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  • Senior season far from over for Emmaus High grad, West Virginia standout White

    Senior season far from over for Emmaus High grad, West Virginia standout White
    Kevin White arrived at West Virginia with almost no fanfare. Little changed after his first season in Morgantown. Now White is among the nation's top receivers and projected as an NFL first-round pick come May. The Emmaus High grad has been named to...
  • College Football Playoff pairings, Hokies' Military Bowl bid ideal

     College Football Playoff pairings, Hokies' Military Bowl bid ideal
    The College Football Playoff selection committee got it right Sunday. The teams and seedings. Precisely at 12:45 p.m., as scheduled, complete with the requisite social media outrage. Two hours later, with a curious about-face on two teams that were idle...
  • Frank Beamer's return figures to inspire Virginia Tech in Military Bowl

    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...
  • Virginia Tech and Cincinnati set to renew acquaintances in Military Bowl

    Virginia Tech and Cincinnati set to renew acquaintances in Military Bowl
    When Virginia Tech meets Cincinnati on Dec. 27 in the Military Bowl in Annapolis, Md., it’ll be a chance for Tech athletic director Whit Babcock to see some familiar faces and an opportunity for coaches to reunite. On the field at Navy-Marine...
  • Tech coach Beamer undergoes throat surgery, is expected to coach in bowl

    Tech coach Beamer undergoes throat surgery, is expected to coach in bowl
    Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer underwent throat surgery and is expected to return for the Hokies’ bowl game, the school announced Saturday. "We waited until the end of the regular season to surgically address an issue with Coach Beamer&...
  • Military Bowl: Cincinnati vs. Virginia Tech

    Military Bowl: Cincinnati vs. Virginia Tech
    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...
  • Virginia Tech survives 'bipolar situation' in upset of Duke

    DURHAM, N.C. — Virginia Tech's hopes imploded Saturday, as they often have this season, with a dumpster fire the Hokies ignited, Michael Brewer throwing a brutal, third-quarter interception that begged Duke for the dagger. But then the game turned...
  • Virginia Tech avoids self-destruction in 17-16 upset win at No. 19 Duke

     Virginia Tech avoids self-destruction in 17-16 upset win at No. 19 Duke
    DURHAM, N.C. — When you're two losses from oblivion, and barely clinging to bowl hopes like Virginia Tech was heading into Saturday's game at No. 19 Duke, winning with style points doesn't factor into the equation. So, after Tech's 17-16 upset...
  • Military Bowl features old acquaintances, chances to finish strong for Tech and Cincinnati

    WASHINGTON — Virginia Tech quarterback Michael Brewer won’t be greeted on his own sideline Saturday in the Military Bowl by the man he’s used to seeing in games, but he’ll have a good feel for the guy making decisions on...
  • U.Va.'s season, London's future hinge on two-game stretch that starts with Miami

    CHARLOTTESVILLE — The email arrived just after midnight Sunday: ESPN2 had slotted Virginia's home football game versus Miami this Saturday for 7 p.m. Upon tweeting the news, I heard instantly from a Hurricanes fan. "Season ended an hour ago."...
  • Virginia Tech football feels more confident as it preps for struggling Wake Forest

    BLACKSBURG — Just a few minutes after the Atlantic Coast Conference announced Monday that Virginia Tech would host its Black Friday game against Virginia at the fan-pleasing time of 8 p.m., Hokies coach Frank Beamer got deep into the killjoy game....