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  • Money for scholarship stipends could become a tool in recruiting battles

    Like any new rule, full cost of attendance for scholarship college athletes will take time to absorb into the landscape. But already, the stipend which amounts to thousands of dollars available to the many athletes who signed grant in aids on Wednesday...
  • Virginia Tech commits to enhancing benefits for athletes

    BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech has rapidly embraced the enhanced benefits for athletes approved at last week’s NCAA Convention. Unveiled Thursday, the school’s “Pylons of Promise” most prominently assures Hokies athletes,...
  • Wisconsin's Rob Havenstein, a Mount Airy native, hopes to turn heads at Senior Bowl

    Wisconsin's Rob Havenstein, a Mount Airy native, hopes to turn heads at Senior Bowl
    Towering over defensive ends and overpowering them with his mauling approach to the game, Wisconsin offensive tackle Rob Havenstein isn't looking to rack up style points as a blocker. Havenstein, a Mount Airy native, plays the game with an edge, using...
  • Jamestown's Wolons, Cristian get D-I soccer scholarships

    Jamestown's Wolons, Cristian get D-I soccer scholarships
    Two Jamestown High School players will stay in Virginia to play college soccer. Jeff Wolons accepted a scholarship from Virginia Tech, and Bailey Cristian accepted an offer from the University of Richmond's women's program. Both are two-time all-state...
  • University of South Carolina shooting was murder-suicide, authorities say

    COLUMBIA, S.C. A shooting incident on the University of South Carolina's Columbia campus is being investigated as a murder-suicide. University of South Carolina police and others responded to the shooting at the Public Health Research Center on campus...
  • Virginia Tech gets serious about improving line of scrimmage with 2015 recruiting class

    Virginia Tech gets serious about improving line of scrimmage with 2015 recruiting class
    With half of its recruiting class consisting of defensive and offensive linemen, Virginia Tech left no doubts about what it wanted to get accomplished on National Signing Day. Tech brought in the beef. "We've put a lot of emphasis on the line of...
  • Updates and bios on Virginia Tech's football signees as National Signing Day progresses

    A quick bio-style look at each of Virginia Tech's 2015 football recruiting class signees: Adonis Alexander           S              6-3          193         Independence High/Charlotte, N.C. Enrolled in January at Tech; had offers from Old Dominion,...
  • Uncertain coaching futures at Virginia and Virginia Tech create potential recruiting challenges

    Uncertain coaching futures at Virginia and Virginia Tech create potential recruiting challenges
    Football coaches at Virginia and Virginia Tech swear it doesn’t come up often, but the all-important question isn’t completely avoidable. Tech associate head coach and running backs coach Shane Beamer sat in his dad Frank’s office when...
  • Hampton to focus on improving business parks

    Hampton to focus on improving business parks
    The city's business parks house thousands of jobs, many of which are connected to the nearby hospitals and federal facilities. But to the newcomer, the campuses can be a confusing maze of foliage and office buildings. "What can we do to make these...
  • Year in Review: Charlottesville abduction suspect Jesse L. Matthew Jr. attended Christopher Newport University

    Year in Review: Charlottesville abduction suspect Jesse L. Matthew Jr. attended Christopher Newport University
    NEWPORT NEWS — Jesse L. Matthew Jr., who was charged with abduction with intent to defile in the September disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham and a 2005 sexual assault in Fairfax County, had a local tie. Matthew attended...
  • Smithfield Foods says crate use is declining

    Smithfield Foods announced this week that the company is making steady progress to phase out gestation crates — enclosures for pregnant sows that animal rights advocates call abusive. By the end of 2014, Smithfield Foods hog-production...