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  • Inside the BRD: A look at Smithfield's football team

    Inside the BRD: A look at Smithfield's football team
    After the glass of cold water that was our early, early, power poll - especially for the Poquoson folks - we'll take a very brief look over the next couple of weeks at each of the 10 Bay Rivers teams leading into the opening day of practice on Aug. 2....
  • Down recruiting year for the area

    Down recruiting year for the area
    Just three years ago on National Signing Day, eight Peninsula District products sat down with letter of intents bearing the insignia of a Bowl Subdivision football program in front of them. The district recruiting scene won't be quite so glamorous today....
  • Peninsula area FBS signees since 2002

    Peninsula area FBS signees since 2002 (positions are where they were recruited) 2002 RB Michael Johnson – Heritage (signed with Virginia) QB Marcus Vick – Warwick (signed with Virginia Tech) FS Jimmy Williams – Bethel (signed with...
  • Hokies can turn eyes upon Heels

    In most years, a bye week in the middle of the season would be a welcomed respite to get the team healed up for the stretch run. For No. 15 Virginia Tech, the off week this season may serve as more of a psychological healing tool. Other than the...
  • Virginia Tech coach clarifies chop-block complaints against Georgia Tech

    Virginia Tech coach clarifies chop-block complaints against Georgia Tech
    Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer felt compelled to make some final statements Tuesday regarding the chop-block controversy that has boiled over the last few days involving his team and Georgia Tech's football program. Beamer said he called Georgia Tech...
  • Virginia Tech fumbles away 20-17 loss to North Carolina

    Virginia Tech fumbles away 20-17 loss to North Carolina
    As Darren Evans draped his arm over Ryan Williams' head, and Kenny Lewis placed a towel over Williams, a whirling celebration was taking place inside Lane Stadium. Moments earlier, Williams had fumbled away Virginia Tech's final opportunity in regulation...
  • Ryan Williams helps Virginia Tech break losing streak

    Ryan Williams helps Virginia Tech break losing streak
    With all national championship discussion having gone extinct three weeks ago, and aspirations for a third consecutive Atlantic Coast Conference championship on life support, Virginia Tech wasn't in a position Thursday night where it needed style points...
  • Hokies dominate Terps

    Hokies dominate Terps
    Its primary goal — the Atlantic Coast Conference title — no longer within reach, Virginia Tech instead focused on avoiding a letdown Saturday against reeling Maryland. The Hokies accomplished that with a businesslike approach led by...
  • Taylor, Hokies ace test

    Led by record-setting freshman tailback Ryan Williams, Virginia Tech entered Saturday's game at Maryland ranked 21st in the nation in rushing offense. The Hokies, though, ranked just ninth in the ACC in passing, with 170 yards a game. As Hokies...
  • For Roberts, speed kills

    By the time Virginia Tech returner Dyrell Roberts sees the ball in the air on a kickoff, he already has gone through the mental checklist of what he needs to accomplish. Secure it, run in the direction of his blockers, find a seam and get to midfield. In...
  • Bowl breakdown

    Offense It all starts with the running game for both teams, as Tech's Ryan Williams (1,538 yards rushing) and Tennessee's Montario Hardesty (1,306 yards) will draw much of the defensive attention. In the last nine games, Tennessee quarterback Jonathan...