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  • Virginia Tech backup QB Mark Leal decides to leave the program to pursue "professional opportunity"

    In one of the most surprising developments of Virginia Tech's disappointing football season, senior quarterback Mark Leal has decided to leave the program to pursue “a professional opportunity,” according to a statement from Tech's athletic...
  • The Times' Super 16 rankings: Florida State still ahead of Oregon

    Rankman resisted the selection committee's publicity stunt of jumping Oregon over Florida State and its refusal to acknowledge Baylor's win over Texas Christian earlier this season. We will continue to provide gavel-to-gavel monitoring of all Florida...
  • Why is our government helping to turn kids into shooters?

    It's a sensitive topic one that brings the NRA down on any legislator's head who dares to link guns to any undesirable effect. But the facts scream at us, and we ignore them at our own peril: Giving young people guns and encouraging them to go out and...
  • From demented to soulful, Buzz Williams brings many sides to Virginia Tech basketball

    BLACKSBURG — Let's start with Buzz Williams' compulsive letter-writing and tortured penmanship. No, let's go with the coaching style that borders on "inhumane." But we must mention his heartwarming outreach to children and abiding reverence...
  • 'Guerrilla farming' takes off

    EARLYSVILLE, Va. The Rhode Island Reds run free, which means the hens have a habit of laying their eggs anywhere they please: under the porch, near the hog pen, next to that tree over there. So Chris and Annie Newman have no choice but to play a kind of...
  • Virginia Tech men's basketball preview

    Virginia Tech men's basketball preview
    Virginia Tech COACH: Buzz Williams (1st season at Tech; 153-86 overall in career). OPENER: Nov. 14 against Maryland-Eastern Shore 5 GAMES TO WATCH: Dec. 30 at West Virginia. In what might be the toughest game on a non-conference slate that will do...
  • Thursday's multi-sport college and local roundup: No. 9 CNU survives match point, advances to Capital women's volleyball final

    COLLEGES: Women's volleyball: CAC: Christopher Newport, which hasn’t lost to an opponent in its conference since 2007, nearly saw that streak end Thursday night but the Captains edged St. Mary’s (Md.) 25-17, 24-26, 24-26, 25-17, 16-14 at...
  • Hampton schools superintendent to retire in June

    Hampton schools superintendent to retire in June
    Hampton City Schools Superintendent Linda Shifflette will retire in June, the school district announced in a statement Thursday. She has worked for the school district for 41 years, including the past five as superintendent. The Hampton School Board...
  • ACC intrigue in lower half of College Football Playoff rankings

    The College Football Playoff selection committee's consensus is either Mensa-caliber genius or more troubling than fourth-and-40. Since both of the panel's rankings have virtually mirrored my ballot for the Football Writers Association of America...
  • Leal's pursuit of a 'dream job' leads him to leave Virginia Tech early

    Though Virginia Tech’s coaches didn’t see Mark Leal’s early departure coming, Tech is ready to move on with inexperienced Brenden Motley as its top backup quarterback. Leal, who has been the Hokies’ No. 2 quarterback for the...
  • Hannah Graham search halted in Virginia after human remains found

    Hannah Graham search halted in Virginia after human remains found
    Human remains were found on Saturday in the search for missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, but the remains have not been identified, police said. A Chesterfield County Sheriff's Office team combing an abandoned property on Old...