| Dec 11, 2014
| 5:20 PM
BLACKSBURG — With his first full season as a starter under his belt, Virginia Tech junior defensive end Dadi Nicolas has decided to at least get a feel for what the NFL thinks about him.
Nicolas, a 6-foot-4, 231-pound native of Delray Beach, Fla.,...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 4:18 PM
Christopher Newport senior Jalen Brown was named the Player of the Year for the Virginia Sports Information Directors College Division (non-D-I) team for the second time. He is CNU’s all-time leader in goals (52) and...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 5:58 PM
When you've finished your season in bowls for more than two straight decades without a break, like Virginia Tech has done, there's a mountain of memories — both positive and negative — to cull through.
As Tech prepares for its 22nd...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 7:28 PM
BLACKSBURG — After producing the most complete half of basketball it has had all season Monday night, Virginia Tech had to fend off a determined Virginia Military Institute charge in the second half to finish an 87-74 victory.
Tech (7-4), which...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 9:27 AM
BLACKSBURG – The wonky side of Virginia Tech basketball coach Buzz Williams parsed the relevant analytics from the Hokies’ 87-74 victory over VMI on Monday.
Allowing the Keydets to offensive rebound only four of their 21 missed shots in...
| Dec 24, 2014
BLACKSBURG — Eyes bloodshot, ballcap pulled low, stubble at multiple days and counting, Scot Loeffler looked every part the sleepless man. In short, he looked like he often does.
This was late Monday morning as Loeffler, Virginia Tech's second-...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 1:17 PM
Eleven ACC teams are bowling in nine states, in venues from Yankee Stadium to the Rose Bowl. Agendas and stakes vary, not to mention quality of opponents. But there are three overarching storylines:
**Unlike its four power-conference colleagues, the...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 12:15 PM
As far as on-field awakenings are concerned, Virginia Tech defensive ends Ken Ekanem and Dadi Nicolas have both come a long way in their first seasons as full-time starters.
Coming into Saturday's game against Cincinnati (9-3) in the Military Bowl,...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 4:40 PM
SATURDAY'S BOWL GAMES
Cincinnati (9-3) vs. Virginia Tech (6-6)
Time: 10 a.m. PST; Location: Annapolis, Md., TV: ESPN.
The buzz: After an early season three-game losing streak, Cincinnati won its final seven regular-season games...
| Dec 27, 2014
WASHINGTON — Shane Beamer was 12 and a sideline gofer the last time his father was not on the field for a Virginia Tech football game. This was 1989, Frank Beamer's third year as the Hokies' head coach, and less than a week after a coronary...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 8:36 PM
After Cincinnati lost three straight games in which its defense allowed nearly 50 points per game, head coach Tommy Tuberville dubbed them the “Bad News Bearcats”. His team took that moniker to heart and responded with seven straight victories...