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  • Virginia Tech gets serious about improving line of scrimmage with 2015 recruiting class

    Virginia Tech gets serious about improving line of scrimmage with 2015 recruiting class
    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...
  • Virginia Tech commits to enhancing benefits for athletes

    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,...
  • Hokies bump pay for assistant football coaches in 2015

    Hokies bump pay for assistant football coaches in 2015
    Bud Foster isn’t the only Virginia Tech assistant football coach receiving a raise. The school bumped the pay of each of his eight colleagues 6.0 percent. The increases were mandated by a clause in head coach Frank Beamer's contract, which calls...
  • For former Penn State players, NCAA decision represents a start

    For former Penn State players, NCAA decision represents a start
    Restoring Penn State's vacated football victories was a good start that needs to continue with restoration of Joe Paterno's legacy, former players said Friday. A total of 111 wins were restored to Joe Paterno's record, once again making him the...
  • Pick a state song to make us happy

    Yes, fellow Virginians, it pops up every few years, just like that fungal rash of yours: the discussion of are we going to have a state song, or what? For those of you who came in late, it is 18 years since Virginia took its previous official state...
  • Virginia Tech makes Foster among nation's highest-paid defensive coordinators

    Virginia Tech makes Foster among nation's highest-paid defensive coordinators
    Bud Foster’s abiding affection for Frank Beamer and Virginia Tech was never more evident and moving than after the Hokies’ Military Bowl victory. Speaking with radio analyst Mike Burnop, Foster fought back tears amid the emotions of winning...
  • Annapolis residents, organizations support Military Bowl

    Dean D'Camera is a supporter of the Navy and Maryland football programs. The Annapolis resident has no allegiance whatsoever to either Cincinnati or Virginia Tech. So it was somewhat odd that D'Camera was among the first people to set up a tailgate area...
  • Prized '15 recruit Josh Sweat from Oscar Smith commits to Florida State

    Prized '15 recruit Josh Sweat from Oscar Smith commits to Florida State
    CHESAPEAKE — Josh Sweat will play for one of the nation’s elite college football programs, and he’s leaving the commonwealth to do it. Sweat, a 6-foot-5, 240-pound senior defensive end from Oscar Smith High in Chesapeake who is...
  • J.C. Coleman leads Virginia Tech to 33-17 Military Bowl victory against Cincinnati

     J.C. Coleman leads Virginia Tech to 33-17 Military Bowl victory against Cincinnati
    ANNAPOLIS, MD. – Sitting in the coaches' booth Saturday in Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Frank Beamer's ailing throat kept him from offering much verbal advice, but communicating what needed to happen when his team built a lead on Cincinnati...
  • Virginia Tech overcomes more injuries, wins Military Bowl for Beamer

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Isaiah Ford is an 18-year-old freshman, less than six months removed from high school. But as Virginia Tech reveled in Saturday’s Military Bowl victory, this rookie receiver spoke wisely, briefly and eloquently about the...
  • After 36 years with Beamer, hard to imagine Foster as coordinator elsewhere

    After 36 years with Beamer, hard to imagine Foster as coordinator elsewhere
    Bud Foster has played or worked for Frank Beamer since 1979. That’s 36 consecutive seasons for the math impaired and the primary, though not sole, reason I pay little attention to the annual rumors about Foster leaving his post as Virginia Tech&...