| Apr 29, 2015
The NCAA made freshmen eligible for varsity sports in 1972. More than four decades later, only the romantic and/or delusional believe a return to those more restrained, less moneyed times is possible.
Sure, Wilt Chamberlain, Lew Alcindor and others of...
| Apr 28, 2015
| 9:54 AM
Following nearly every mass shooting in the U.S., the response of law enforcement and medical personnel is examined, a critical exercise experts say is not intended to place blame but to identify areas that can be improved and ways lives can be saved....
| Apr 27, 2015
| 2:49 PM
The last thing Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer wanted to do going into preseason practices in August was to have to worry about finding a slew of starters and top backups.
Thanks to a few key players stepping up, Beamer exits spring with a considerably...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 2:48 PM
After watching his young secondary surrender the bulk of 566 yards amassed by Virginia Tech's offense in last Saturday's scrimmage, defensive coordinator Bud Foster was inspired to have a quick chat with Tech defensive backs coach Torrian Gray.
| Apr 15, 2015
| 5:23 PM
People across Virginia — indeed, around the world — will pause this morning to remember the 32 students and instructors killed eight years ago on the campus of Virginia Tech.
They will pay tribute to the lives of those lost, including Lauren...
| Apr 26, 2015
| 9:30 AM
BLACKSBURG -- Virginia Tech, the sixth stop of Whit Babcock’s two decades in athletic administration, has presented him with his first broadcasting search. He’ll have considerable help.
North Carolina-based IMG College produces the Hokies&...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 8:48 PM
William and Mary (8-4) defeated Virginia Tech 5-1 Tuesday night at Plumeri Park as Willie Shaw socked a grand slam to right field in the fourth inning.
Junior Aaron Fernandez pitched seven-plus strong innings for the win, W&M's...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 1:05 PM
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A 21-year-old Virginia Tech student on spring break went overboard on a cruise ship balcony near the Bahamas, leading to a dayslong air and sea search that was called off Tuesday, officials said.
On Wednesday, Virginia Tech...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 4:21 PM
In about seven months, Christian Beyer will be so deep into first-year medical school classes at the University of North Carolina, he won't have much time to reflect on his senior year playing for Virginia Tech's downtrodden basketball program.
| Mar 6, 2015
| 10:19 PM
Virginia Wesleyan sank 15 3-pointers Friday and beat John Carroll 101-86 in the NCAA Division III tournament's first round in Wayne, N.J.
Warwick High graduate Breven Lyons’ 18 points and Kecoughtan alum Kaelin Poe’s 13 rebounds helped the...
| Mar 8, 2015
Bernadette McGlade was the ideal candidate. Accomplished and versatile administrator, record-setting basketball player, pioneer head coach — all at ACC schools. Who better to serve as the conference's first assistant commissioner for women's...