| Feb 6, 2015
| 5:05 AM
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...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 7:16 AM
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,...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 7:15 PM
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...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 4:48 PM
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...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 1:20 PM
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...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 4:57 PM
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...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 4:16 AM
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,...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 7:04 PM
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...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 5:21 AM
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...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 1:29 PM
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.
| Jan 7, 2015
| 7:18 PM
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...