| Oct 9, 2013
| 6:51 PM
BLACKSBURG — After what will be a 79-year gap in regular-season meetings, and at least one failed attempt by racetrack mogul Bruton Smith to make it happen, Virginia Tech and Tennessee finally are slated to meet again in a regular-season football...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Frank Beamer's milestone moments at Virginia Tech
Dec. 23, 1986: Introduced as head coach.
Sept. 12, 1987: Hokies lose 22-10 at Clemson in Beamer's debut.
Oct. 3, 1987: Beamer's first Tech victory in a 31-11 dusting of Navy.
Oct. 7, 1989: Hokies win...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 8:50 AM
How The Courant told the story of high school defensive player of the year Graham Stewart's plans to leave Florida and come to UConn on May 6, 2012:
Former Xavier-Middletown linebacker and standout Graham Stewart, who played one season at Florida,...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 6:17 AM
Dec. 29, 1982: The Blast treats its fourth straight sellout crowd at the Civic Center to a 5-4 Major Indoor Soccer League victory over the first-place Cleveland Force, ending the visitor's 10-game winning streak. Joey Fink scores twice for the Blast (11-...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 9:58 PM
EL PASO, Texas — Tough may be football's most overused adjective. But if any Virginia Tech player ever merited the description, if anyone demonstrated remarkable durability and strength, despite occasional pain most cannot comprehend, it was...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 1:10 PM
Victor "Vic" Turyn, a retired Federal Bureau of Investigation and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond official who had been an outstanding quarterback at College Park in the late 1940s, died Aug. 11 of heart failure at his Ellicott City home. He was 91....
| Aug 25, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Pat Fitzgerald makes his rounds at 5 p.m. on Thursdays.
"He'll say, 'The office is closed in five minutes. Get out of here,'" linebackers coach Randy Bates said. "And then he'll swing by a second time to make sure."
Thursday is date night for...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 7:50 PM
Virginia has gone undefeated in non-conference play only once in the last 15 football seasons, in 2005, and with No. 2 Oregon visiting Scott Stadium on Saturday, that trend figures to continue.
The Cavaliers upset No. 2 Florida State at home in 1995,...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 5:51 AM
When David Wilson turned pro after his junior season at Virginia Tech in 2011, I presumed the Hokies would simply introduce another quality tailback. From Shyrone Stith to Lee Suggs to Kevin Jones, from Cedric Humes to Branden Ore to Darren Evans, from...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Serderius 'Bird' Bryant was back on the field Saturday, doing what he does best. He was making tackles, sacking the quarterback, all 5-foot-9, 215-pounds of him.
Many remember the scene from last month on national TV, Bryant sprawled, unconscious on the...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 2:25 PM
John Joseph Idzik, 85, who coached the Baltimore Colts during two stints in the 1970s and 1980s after playing for and later coaching the Maryland Terrapins football team, died on Tuesday.
Idzik, of Chadds Ford, Pa., owns the fifth-best punt return...