| Jul 31, 2014
| 9:00 PM
In recent months, I've been concerned about the level of credence being given to some reports covering honey bees and colony decline, especially those that claim that a bee-apocalypse is coming and that bees will most definitely be extinct within a few...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 11:01 PM
After leading the University of Denver to the Summit League women's tennis championship in her first year on campus, Maureen Slattery of Newport News recently added another accomplishment to a long list of them.
The 5-foot-2 slugger, who laces flat...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 10:41 AM
Virginia athletic director Craig Littlepage last month restated the Cavaliers’ 10-year goal of winning 70 ACC and 12 national championships. At first blush, the numbers are clearly ambitious. The conference record book reveals just how ambitious....
| Jul 15, 2014
| 6:35 AM
The dollar figures popped off the page last winter when Virginia Tech hired Buzz Williams to lead the Hokies’ basketball team. Few, if any, schools with such a modest tradition in a sport would commit not only $18.2 million over seven years to the...
| Jul 16, 2014
It may be a longer, hotter summer for the gun freaks than they have had in some time — mainly the National Rifle Association, which approaches every election with a strategy to oppose everything and dole out money only to candidates who pledge...
| Jul 16, 2014
Virginia Tech sold out 93 consecutive home football games from 1998-2012, a streak that reflected not only the Hokies' national emergence but also college football's burgeoning appeal. Last year, fans filled Lane Stadium once in six dates, again mirroring...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 11:18 AM
The annual media pilgrimage to Greensboro, N.C. to interrogate Atlantic Coast Conference football coaches and players regarding the coming season is upon us.
For Virginia coach Mike London and Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer, there's a lot to get...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 6:45 PM
When Kevin Jones first arrived on Virginia Tech’s campus in the fall of 2001, he was as confident and well-prepared as any freshman athlete that ever came to Blacksburg.
Not only was he considered by most recruiting analysts the No. 1 football...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 5:10 PM
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Michael Brewer can't pass up a fishing or hunting trip, has a serious competitive streak — even in drills — and he might be Virginia Tech's next starting quarterback.
So far, that's the book on Virginia Tech's newest...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 1:54 PM
Though Virginia quarterback David Watford appears to have redeemed himself after failing to meet some offseason expectations, it remains to be seen if he will or won’t face team-mandated discipline early in the season.
At the end of spring...
| Jul 23, 2014
Virginia Tech entered the 2005 ACC championship game against Florida State 10-1 and ranked fifth nationally. An Orange Bowl bid and potential matchup with Penn State seemed inevitable.
But a loss to the unranked Seminoles dropped the Hokies to 10th in the...