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Virginia Tech, Virginia Meet Media at ACC Kickoff Video included

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    The Hokies and the Cavaliers both appear to have some work to do to make a splash in this year's ACC football campaign.

 

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Tremaine Edmunds to Commit Live on WSLS, July 31st Video included

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Rivals 4 star recruit Tremaine Edmunds has confirmed with ourmedia partnerJason Stamm ofRivals.com and Hokiehaven.com that he will commit live on WSLS 10 on Thursday, July 31st. Edmunds has narrowed his choices down to the University of Maryland, Wake Forest, USC, and Virginia Tech. More>>

Daniels Gets Two-Year Deal with Rockets

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   Troy Daniels NBA future now looks secure.

 

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Fuller on Thorpe Watch List Video included

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     Virginia Tech's star rising sophomore cornerback has been named to his third major award watchlist.

 

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Lebron Returns to Cleveland

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   After four seasons in Miami, the NBA's best player is returning to his roots.

 

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Barksdale to Leave Hokies Video included

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    Danville's C.J. Barksdale is the latest Hokie to step away from the Virginia Tech basketball program.

 

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Argentina Advances to World Cup Final

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 Argentina will get to take a shot a Germany after outlasting the Netherlands in the World Cup Semifinal.     

 

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Miami Football Players Charged in Sexual Assault

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    Two Miami football players have been dismissed from the team and suspended from the University following sexual assault charges.

 

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Brazil Crushed by Germany in Semifinals

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      The home team in the World Cup was smashed by Germany in record fashion.

 

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Hokies Emelogu To Transfer Video included

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    The Hokies basketball roster continues to be in flux since the arrival of new head coach Buzz Williams. More>>

Cabrera Wins Greenbrier Classic

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JOHN RABYAP Sports WriterWHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) - Angel Cabrera no longer has to fret about that streak of disappointments in non-major events on the PGA Tour.The 44-year-old Argentine won the Greenbrier Classic on Sunday for his first victory in a tournament other than a major, closing with his second straight 6-under 64 for a two-stroke victory over a heavy-hearted George McNeill.Cabrera, whose only other... More>>

43 car back in victory lane at Daytona

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MARK LONGAP Sports WriterDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Aric Almirola grew up two hours from Daytona International Speedway, attended countless races as a kid and even "dreamed about what it would be like to have a chance to race at the highest level at this racetrack."He found out Sunday, after two days of thunderstorms, three red-flag stoppages and dozens of wrecked cars.As a bonus, he also accomplished the feat on a mi... More>>

Belgium Ends US World Cup Run

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   Belgium knocks out the United States in the round of sixteen of the World Cup.

 

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Hokies Coaches Tee It Up at the Greenbrier Video included

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     Coaches Frank Beamer and Buzz Williams of Virginia Tech took part in the Wednesday Pro-Am at the Greenbrier. More>>

Past champions return to the Greenbrier Video included

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    The Greenbrier has served as a launching pad for golfers seeking their first PGA tour victory.

 

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Kevin Jones hits the ground running in new position with Virginia Tech Video included

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Former Virginia Tech running back Kevin Jones now has a new position in the school’s athletic department. July 10th was his first day on the job as a Special Assistant to the Athletic Director. Jones says he has hit the ground running, and has been working hard since day 1. Just a week in to the new job he says he has been enjoying it, and is looking forward to mentoring athletes in all sports and loves being back hom... More>>

Martinsville Dupont Credit Union, Martinsville Speedway Join Forces Video included

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The Martinsville Speedway locked up a major local sponsor for their Late Model Stock car race in October.

 

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LeBron is Leagues newest free agent: opts out in Miami

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TIM REYNOLDSAP Basketball WriterMIAMI (AP) - LeBron James is heading back to free agency.James has told the Miami Heat that he is opting out of the final two years of his contract, his agent, Rich Paul, told The Associated Press on Tuesday. And with that, James will become a free agent on July 1."I have informed the Heat," Paul said.That does not mean James is leaving Miami - but there's no guarantee that he'll be in ... More>>

Former Hokie RB Kevin Jones Named Babcock's Assistant Video included

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BLACKSBURG, Va. – Virginia Tech Director of Athletics Whit Babcock announced Tuesday that former Hokie football All-American Kevin Jones will join his staff as Special Assistant to the Athletic Director. “Kevin brings an extremely unique and valuable perspective and skill set to our department, which we are excited about,” Babcock said. “His experience as a student-athlete here, his successful pro career, and then re... More>>

Gruden Tours Redskins Training Camp in Richmond Video included

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    Jay Gruden toured the Redskins camp in advance of the July 24th training camp in Richmond. More>>

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  • 25th Annual Commonwealth Games

    25th Annual Commonwealth Games

     

  • Pulaski Edges Rival Danville 7-6

    Pulaski Edges Rival Danville 7-6

    Thursday, July 10 2014 11:35 PM EDT2014-07-11 03:35:55 GMT
      The Mariners edged the Braves 7-6 in Appalachian League action.
      The Mariners edged the Braves 7-6 in Appalachian League action.

     

  • Hurley III Vaults to Top of Greenbrier Leaderboard

    Hurley III Vaults to Top of Greenbrier Leaderboard

    Friday, July 4 2014 11:36 PM EDT2014-07-05 03:36:04 GMT
    On Independence day a former US Naval officer takes the lead at the Greenbrier Classic.
         On Independence day a former US Naval officer takes the lead at the Greenbrier Classic.
  • Blixt Picks Up Where He Left Off at the Greenbrier

    Blixt Picks Up Where He Left Off at the Greenbrier

    Thursday, July 3 2014 10:31 PM EDT2014-07-04 02:31:38 GMT
       The defending champ fired a sizzling 6-under 64 to take a one stroke lead at the Greenbrier Classic.
       The defending champ fired a sizzling 6-under 64 to take a one stroke lead at the Greenbrier Classic.

     

  • Keselowski Grabs Pole at Kentucky

    Keselowski Grabs Pole at Kentucky

    Friday, June 27 2014 10:29 PM EDT2014-06-28 02:29:34 GMT
        The 2012 NASCAR Champ was right at home at Kentucky Speedway.
        The 2012 NASCAR Champ was right at home at Kentucky Speedway.

     

  • Wiggins Goes #1 To Cleveland in NBA Draft

    Wiggins Goes #1 To Cleveland in NBA Draft

    Thursday, June 26 2014 11:45 PM EDT2014-06-27 03:45:49 GMT
       UVA's Joe Harris will join Wiggins in Cleveland after being selected by the Cavaliers in the second round.
       UVA's Joe Harris will join Wiggins in Cleveland after being selected by the Cavaliers in the second round.

     

  • US Advances To Knockout Round with 1-0 Loss To Germany

    US Advances To Knockout Round with 1-0 Loss To Germany

    Thursday, June 26 2014 11:42 PM EDT2014-06-27 03:42:24 GMT
       The United States played Germany close enough, and got a Portugal win that vaulted them into the knockout round.
       The United States played Germany close enough, and got a Portugal win that vaulted them into the knockout round.

     

  • Vanderbilt Edges UVA 3-2 For CWS Title

    Vanderbilt Edges UVA 3-2 For CWS Title

    Thursday, June 26 2014 12:05 AM EDT2014-06-26 04:05:41 GMT

    The Cavaliers dueled the Commodores to the wire, but they come up just short of winning the NCAA Baseball championship in Omaha.

    The Cavaliers dueled the Commodores to the wire, but they come up just short of winning the NCAA Baseball championship in Omaha.

  • UVA Bounces Vandy, Forces Game 3 For CWS Title

    UVA Bounces Vandy, Forces Game 3 For CWS Title

    Tuesday, June 24 2014 11:58 PM EDT2014-06-25 03:58:02 GMT

    Virginia's pitching staff redeemed itself in the form of a Brandon Waddell complete game as the Cavaliers force a deciding game three in Omaha.

    Virginia's pitching staff redeemed itself in the form of a Brandon Waddell complete game as the Cavaliers force a deciding game three in Omaha.

  • Pulaski resedents open homes to Mariners Players

    Pulaski resedents open homes to Mariners Players

    Monday, July 14 2014 6:03 PM EDT2014-07-14 22:03:59 GMT
    Baseball is more than a game to many small towns across the county, and for the community that surrounds the Pulaski Mariners, for those few short months the team is in town during the summer, baseball is family.
    Baseball is more than a game to many small towns across the county, and for the community that surrounds the Pulaski Mariners, for those few short months the team is in town during the summer, baseball is family.
  • Motor Mile's June 27 race still has race fans buzzing

    Motor Mile's June 27 race still has race fans buzzing

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 2:11 PM EDT2014-07-09 18:11:10 GMT
    Courtesy: Motor Mile SpeedwayCourtesy: Motor Mile Speedway
    There are photo-finishes. And then there are picture-perfect finishes and history was made at Motor Mile Speedway Friday night.
    There are photo-finishes. And then there are picture-perfect finishes and history was made at Motor Mile Speedway Friday night.
  • Cavs Comeback Falls Short in CWS Final-Game One

    Cavs Comeback Falls Short in CWS Final-Game One

    Tuesday, June 24 2014 12:11 AM EDT2014-06-24 04:11:52 GMT
       Virginia rallied from a 9-2 deficit to get within one run in game one the College World Series finals.
       Virginia rallied from a 9-2 deficit to get within one run in game one the College World Series finals.
  • US Has Multiple Scenarios to Advance in World Cup

    US Has Multiple Scenarios to Advance in World Cup

    Tuesday, June 24 2014 12:01 AM EDT2014-06-24 04:01:03 GMT
       The United States late tie with Portugal has created a mathmatical quiz for World Cup fans in Group G.
       The United States late tie with Portugal has created a mathmatical quiz for World Cup fans in Group G.

     

  • Hornets reveal new uniforms

    Hornets reveal new uniforms

    Thursday, June 19 2014 3:27 PM EDT2014-06-19 19:27:33 GMT
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    STEVE REEDAP Sports WriterCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The Charlotte Hornets have unveiled three new primary uniforms featuring white, purple and teal colors.The uniforms bear a strong likeness in color scheme to the old Hornets regime but have been slightly updated.The home white and away purple uniforms both read "Hornets" on the front, instead of "Charlotte" as in years past. The alternate teal uniform, which will be wor...
    STEVE REEDAP Sports WriterCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The Charlotte Hornets have unveiled three new primary uniforms featuring white, purple and teal colors.The uniforms bear a strong likeness in color scheme to the old Hornets regime but have been slightly updated.The home white and away purple uniforms both read "Hornets" on the front, instead of "Charlotte" as in years past. The alternate teal uniform, which will be wor...
  • UVA 2-0 in College World Series

    UVA 2-0 in College World Series

    Wednesday, June 18 2014 6:08 PM EDT2014-06-18 22:08:48 GMT
    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Daniel Pinero's sacrifice fly scored Thomas Woodruff in the bottom of the 15th inning to give Virginia a 3-2 victory Tuesday night in a game that matched the longest in the College World Series' 66-year history.Pinero fouled off two squeeze-bunt attempts against Trey Teakell before he lofted a fly to center. Cody Jones' throw toward home never had a chance. The Cavaliers' bench and bullpen emptied, ...
    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Daniel Pinero's sacrifice fly scored Thomas Woodruff in the bottom of the 15th inning to give Virginia a 3-2 victory Tuesday night in a game that matched the longest in the College World Series' 66-year history.Pinero fouled off two squeeze-bunt attempts against Trey Teakell before he lofted a fly to center. Cody Jones' throw toward home never had a chance. The Cavaliers' bench and bullpen emptied, ...
  • Area Teams Claim State TItles on Finals Saturday

    Area Teams Claim State TItles on Finals Saturday

    Saturday, June 14 2014 6:20 PM EDT2014-06-14 22:20:41 GMT
        The Galax boys and Blacksburg girls soccer teams and Brookville softball were among the championships at this year's VHSL Spring Jubilee.
        The Galax boys and Blacksburg girls soccer teams and Brookville softball were among the championships at this year's VHSL Spring Jubilee.
  • Blacksburg Soccer Headlines VHSL State Semifinal Action

    Blacksburg Soccer Headlines VHSL State Semifinal Action

    Friday, June 13 2014 10:59 PM EDT2014-06-14 02:59:10 GMT
        Southwest Virginia shined on the soccer fields Friday, but had a tough go of it on the baseball diamonds. It's another year of the VHSL jubilee.
        Southwest Virginia shined on the soccer fields Friday, but had a tough go of it on the baseball diamonds. It's another year of the VHSL jubilee.
  • Junior Captures 2nd Win of Season at Pocono

    Junior Captures 2nd Win of Season at Pocono

    Tuesday, June 10 2014 12:04 AM EDT2014-06-10 04:04:21 GMT
       Dale Earnhardt Jr. captured his second victory of the season--thanks in part to a piece of trash.
       Dale Earnhardt Jr. captured his second victory of the season--thanks in part to a piece of trash.
  • UVA Punches Ticket to Omaha

    UVA Punches Ticket to Omaha

    Monday, June 9 2014 11:58 PM EDT2014-06-10 03:58:39 GMT
        The Cavs blasted Maryland to advance to their third CWS since 2009.
        The Cavs blasted Maryland to advance to their third CWS since 2009.
  • Cavalier Girls in Region Soccer Finals

    Cavalier Girls in Region Soccer Finals

    Thursday, June 5 2014 11:11 PM EDT2014-06-06 03:11:25 GMT
        Lord Botetourt is having a banner year in girls soccer--and it is not over yet.
        Lord Botetourt is having a banner year in girls soccer--and it is not over yet.
  • Watson, Day, Simpson Headline Greenbrier Commitments

    Watson, Day, Simpson Headline Greenbrier Commitments

    Tuesday, June 3 2014 8:58 PM EDT2014-06-04 00:58:30 GMT
       Jason Day, Bubba Watson and Webb Simpson headline the early commits to the Greenbrier Classic field.
       Jason Day, Bubba Watson and Webb Simpson headline the early commits to the Greenbrier Classic field.
  • Glenvar GIrls Softball Alive in Regional Play

    Glenvar GIrls Softball Alive in Regional Play

    Tuesday, June 3 2014 8:50 PM EDT2014-06-04 00:50:36 GMT
    Glenvar's softball squad is alive and well in the Region playoffs.
         Glenvar's softball squad is alive and well in the Region playoffs.
  • UVA Rolls Arkansas, Move to Super Regional

    UVA Rolls Arkansas, Move to Super Regional

    Monday, June 2 2014 9:06 PM EDT2014-06-03 01:06:18 GMT
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Brandon Waddell allowed two runs in 6 2-3 innings and Virginia scored six times in the second inning and won the Charlottesville regional with a 9-2 victory against Arkansas on Sunday night. Waddell (8-3) extended the scoreless inning streak for Cavaliers starting pitchers to 21 2-3 innings before allowing a two-out, two-run homer to Krisjon Wilkerson in the seventh. The Razorbacks (40-2...
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Brandon Waddell allowed two runs in 6 2-3 innings and Virginia scored six times in the second inning and won the Charlottesville regional with a 9-2 victory against Arkansas on Sunday night. Waddell (8-3) extended the scoreless inning streak for Cavaliers starting pitchers to 21 2-3 innings before allowing a two-out, two-run homer to Krisjon Wilkerson in the seventh. The Razorbacks (40-2...
  • Jimmie Wins his 9th at Dover

    Jimmie Wins his 9th at Dover

    Monday, June 2 2014 8:59 PM EDT2014-06-03 00:59:08 GMT
    DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer DOVER, Del. (AP) - Jimmie Johnson handled the pothole at Dover the same way he disposed of a rough patch to start the season. He won. A week after shaking off a lengthy winless streak by his championship standards, Johnson raced his way to another routine romp at Dover International Speedway. He followed last week's victory in the Coca-Cola 600 with another sensational run at Dover, ex...
    DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer DOVER, Del. (AP) - Jimmie Johnson handled the pothole at Dover the same way he disposed of a rough patch to start the season. He won. A week after shaking off a lengthy winless streak by his championship standards, Johnson raced his way to another routine romp at Dover International Speedway. He followed last week's victory in the Coca-Cola 600 with another sensational run at Dover, ex...
  • Three Lord Botetourt Football Players Moving to Next Level

    Three Lord Botetourt Football Players Moving to Next Level

    Friday, May 30 2014 10:19 PM EDT2014-05-31 02:19:52 GMT
    The success in Daleville continues with three more football players headed to play college ball.
         The success in Daleville continues with three more football players headed to play college ball.
  • Cavs Must Conquer SEC to Reach Baseball Goals

    Cavs Must Conquer SEC to Reach Baseball Goals

    Friday, May 30 2014 9:50 PM EDT2014-05-31 01:50:35 GMT
    The Cavaliers quest for a third College World Series trip must begin in the Regional round with a familiar Conference standing in the way.
         The Cavaliers quest for a third College World Series trip must begin in the Regional round with a familiar Conference standing in the way.
  • Cavs Welcome Bucknell, Arkansas and Liberty to Charlottesville

    Cavs Welcome Bucknell, Arkansas and Liberty to Charlottesville

    Thursday, May 29 2014 5:33 PM EDT2014-05-29 21:33:36 GMT
      The Cavaliers are set to host their 5th straight NCAA baseball regional.
          The Cavaliers are set to host their 5th straight NCAA baseball regional.
  • Looney Snaps Bad Luck Streak in Franklin Co. Feature Race

    Looney Snaps Bad Luck Streak in Franklin Co. Feature Race

    Tuesday, May 27 2014 12:43 AM EDT2014-05-27 04:43:11 GMT
      Memorial Day Racing Action at Franklin County Speedway did not disappoint.
      Memorial Day Racing Action at Franklin County Speedway did not disappoint.
  • Knights Hoping to Defend Title

    Knights Hoping to Defend Title

    Friday, May 23 2014 10:19 PM EDT2014-05-24 02:19:52 GMT
       The defending state champion Knights softball team is rolling towards another postseason to remember.
       The defending state champion Knights softball team is rolling towards another postseason to remember.
  • Cavs Shocked by Maryland 7-6 at ACC Tournament

    Cavs Shocked by Maryland 7-6 at ACC Tournament

    Thursday, May 22 2014 11:49 PM EDT2014-05-23 03:49:29 GMT
     UVA got themselves into a scoring battle with Maryland, and the third seed fell in pool play action Thursday.
     UVA got themselves into a scoring battle with Maryland, and the third seed fell in pool play action Thursday.
  • Floyd Co Softball Eyes Repeat Title

    Floyd Co Softball Eyes Repeat Title

    Wednesday, May 21 2014 10:16 PM EDT2014-05-22 02:16:58 GMT
      Floyd County's girls athletic success continues on the softball diamond.
          Floyd County's girls athletic success continues on the softball diamond.
  • Patrick Henry Boys Soccer Look to Finish Strong

    Patrick Henry Boys Soccer Look to Finish Strong

    Tuesday, May 20 2014 1:10 PM EDT2014-05-20 17:10:34 GMT
    For 10 years Chris Dowdy has been at the helm of Patrick Henry high schools boys’ soccer team. All those years coaching up players, game after game has all culminated in to one very special season with what coach calls one very special group of players. The team is 12-1-1, and in those 12 wins are two very big ones. The Patriots bested the Blacksburg Bruins not once, but twice this year, each game ending with a fina...
    For 10 years Chris Dowdy has been at the helm of Patrick Henry high schools boys’ soccer team. All those years coaching up players, game after game has all culminated in to one very special season with what coach calls one very special group of players. The team is 12-1-1, and in those 12 wins are two very big ones. The Patriots bested the Blacksburg Bruins not once, but twice this year, each game ending with a fina...
  • Moonshiners Star "Tickle" Appearing at Franklin County Speedway

    Moonshiners Star "Tickle" Appearing at Franklin County Speedway

    Friday, May 16 2014 5:49 PM EDT2014-05-16 21:49:15 GMT
        The Discovery Channel star will be greeting fans at Franklin County Speedway before the races on the Sunday May 18th.
        The Discovery Channel star will be greeting fans at Franklin County Speedway before the races on the Sunday May 18th.
  • Jubilee Adds Liberty University to Championship Venues

    Jubilee Adds Liberty University to Championship Venues

    Thursday, May 15 2014 10:59 PM EDT2014-05-16 02:59:54 GMT
        The spring jubilee will have a different look and a different location for two classifications of the VHSL championships.
            The spring jubilee will have a different look and a different location for two classifications of the VHSL championships.
  • Rain Interrupts Play at NCCAA National Softball Championship

    Rain Interrupts Play at NCCAA National Softball Championship

    Thursday, May 15 2014 9:58 PM EDT2014-05-16 01:58:43 GMT
       The National Christian College Softball Championships managed to get some action in on Thursday before the rains roared through SW Virginia.
       The National Christian College Softball Championships managed to get some action in on Thursday before the rains roared through SW Virginia.
  • Patrick Henry Signs 13, LB's Goode to Prep at Hargrave

    Patrick Henry Signs 13, LB's Goode to Prep at Hargrave

    Wednesday, May 14 2014 11:38 PM EDT2014-05-15 03:38:33 GMT
        The Patriots sign 13 to college, while the Cavaliers Justin Goode is headed to Hargrave to play on the post-grad team.
        The Patriots sign 13 to college, while the Cavaliers Justin Goode is headed to Hargrave to play on the post-grad team.
  • Robertson Tournament Has Hosted A Slew of Current Pro Stars

    Robertson Tournament Has Hosted A Slew of Current Pro Stars

    Monday, May 12 2014 9:40 PM EDT2014-05-13 01:40:57 GMT
        The Roanoke Country Club fairways has seen some of  the PGA and LPGA's brightest young stars stride through on their way to Scott Robertson glory.
        The Roanoke Country Club fairways has seen some of  the PGA and LPGA's brightest young stars stride through on their way to Scott Robertson glory.
  • Logan Thomas Drafted by Arizona in the 4th Round

    Logan Thomas Drafted by Arizona in the 4th Round

    Saturday, May 10 2014 1:17 PM EDT2014-05-10 17:17:03 GMT
    The wait is over for Virginia Tech fans. Quarterback Logan Thomas was drafted Saturday afternoon by the Arizona Cardinals in the 4th round. Thomas was the 120th overall pick and will play for Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians, who also is a former Virginia Tech Quarterback.
    The wait is over for Virginia Tech fans. Quarterback Logan Thomas was drafted Saturday afternoon by the Arizona Cardinals in the 4th round. Thomas was the 120th overall pick and will play for Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians, who also is a former Virginia Tech Quarterback.
  • Local Racer Selected for Peak Stock Car Challenge

    Local Racer Selected for Peak Stock Car Challenge

    Tuesday, May 6 2014 11:47 PM EDT2014-05-07 03:47:22 GMT
    A Danville native gets a huge break in his racing career.
         A Danville native gets a huge break in his racing career.
  • Hamlin Avoids Wrecks, Wins at Talladega

    Hamlin Avoids Wrecks, Wins at Talladega

    Monday, May 5 2014 9:03 PM EDT2014-05-06 01:03:34 GMT
      There was no shortage of huge wrecks at NASCAR's widest Superspeedway, but the Commonwealth's own Denny Hamlin avoided them all--for his first Superspeedway points win.
      There was no shortage of huge wrecks at NASCAR's widest Superspeedway, but the Commonwealth's own Denny Hamlin avoided them all--for his first Superspeedway points win.
  • BCS Rankings Out, New Top 25 In

    BCS Rankings Out, New Top 25 In

    Wednesday, April 30 2014 10:02 PM EDT2014-05-01 02:02:44 GMT
      The BCS standings are now the answer to a trivia question.
          The BCS standings are now the answer to a trivia question.
  • Mears/Ambrose Fight Decision Expected Tuesday

    Mears/Ambrose Fight Decision Expected Tuesday

    Tuesday, April 29 2014 11:37 AM EDT2014-04-29 15:37:35 GMT
    JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Quick quiz: Who won the 1979 Daytona 500? The answer, of course, is Richard Petty. But very few people - if any - equate that race with "The King" grabbing the sixth of his seven Daytona 500 victories. That race is instead infamous for the last-lap crash between Donnie Allison and Cale Yarborough as they raced for the lead. The crash sparked a three-man figh...
    JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Quick quiz: Who won the 1979 Daytona 500? The answer, of course, is Richard Petty. But very few people - if any - equate that race with "The King" grabbing the sixth of his seven Daytona 500 victories. That race is instead infamous for the last-lap crash between Donnie Allison and Cale Yarborough as they raced for the lead. The crash sparked a three-man figh...
  • NAACP Wants Meeting With NBA over Donald Sterling

    NAACP Wants Meeting With NBA over Donald Sterling

    Tuesday, April 29 2014 11:32 AM EDT2014-04-29 15:32:59 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The NAACP wants a meeting with NBA commissioner Adam Silver to discuss Clippers owner Donald Sterling and the racist comments he allegedly made in a recorded conversation. The announcement was made Tuesday morning by Roslyn M. Brock, the chair of the NAACP National Board of Directors. She says the NAACP wants to talk to Silver about what it calls, quote, "the influence and impact of racism in the N...
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The NAACP wants a meeting with NBA commissioner Adam Silver to discuss Clippers owner Donald Sterling and the racist comments he allegedly made in a recorded conversation. The announcement was made Tuesday morning by Roslyn M. Brock, the chair of the NAACP National Board of Directors. She says the NAACP wants to talk to Silver about what it calls, quote, "the influence and impact of racism in the N...
  • Daniels has huge game for Rockets

    Daniels has huge game for Rockets

    Monday, April 28 2014 5:11 PM EDT2014-04-28 21:11:59 GMT
    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - LaMarcus Aldridge had 29 points and 10 rebounds and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Houston Rockets 123-120 in overtime Sunday to take a 3-1 advantage in their first-round playoff series. Nicolas Batum added 25 points in the first win for the home team in the series, which moves to Houston for Game 5 on Wednesday. It was the third overtime game of the series. The Blazers haven't advanced o...
    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - LaMarcus Aldridge had 29 points and 10 rebounds and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Houston Rockets 123-120 in overtime Sunday to take a 3-1 advantage in their first-round playoff series. Nicolas Batum added 25 points in the first win for the home team in the series, which moves to Houston for Game 5 on Wednesday. It was the third overtime game of the series. The Blazers haven't advanced o...
  • Merryman Set to Run at Franklin County Speedway

    Merryman Set to Run at Franklin County Speedway

    Friday, April 25 2014 10:17 PM EDT2014-04-26 02:17:34 GMT
    Franklin County Speedway should be an interesting place to be this Sunday--with WSLS-10's Jonathan Merryman making his racing debut.
         Franklin County Speedway should be an interesting place to be this Sunday--with WSLS-10's Jonathan Merryman making his racing debut.
  • WSLS's Merryman Practices for Debut

    WSLS's Merryman Practices for Debut

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:13 PM EDT2014-04-24 02:13:51 GMT
       Jonathan Merryman knows his way around a newsroom. Now we get to find out if he knows his way around the racetrack.
       Jonathan Merryman knows his way around a newsroom. Now we get to find out if he knows his way around the racetrack.
  • Defending Champion Blackburg Still Chugging Along

    Defending Champion Blackburg Still Chugging Along

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:05 PM EDT2014-04-23 02:05:24 GMT
        Blacksburg boys soccer is 6-1-1 in the early going this season--and playing better defense than the record may indicate.
        Blacksburg boys soccer is 6-1-1 in the early going this season--and playing better defense than the record may indicate.
  • American Wins Boston for First Time in 31 Years

    American Wins Boston for First Time in 31 Years

    Monday, April 21 2014 8:28 PM EDT2014-04-22 00:28:09 GMT
       The Boston Marathon carried on in a powerful show of defiance a year after the deadly bombing--and fittingly, an American won the race for the first time in more than three decades.
       The Boston Marathon carried on in a powerful show of defiance a year after the deadly bombing--and fittingly, an American won the race for the first time in more than three decades.
  • Young Gun Elliott Wins Second Straight Nationwide Race

    Young Gun Elliott Wins Second Straight Nationwide Race

    Monday, April 14 2014 11:40 AM EDT2014-04-14 15:40:23 GMT
       Bill Elliott's son Chase is making quite a splash on the Nationwide circuit.
       Bill Elliott's son Chase is making quite a splash on the Nationwide circuit.
  • Harvick Grabs Pole at the Track Too Tough to Tame

    Harvick Grabs Pole at the Track Too Tough to Tame

    Friday, April 11 2014 10:41 PM EDT2014-04-12 02:41:33 GMT
        Stewart-Haas Racing got a boost when Kevin Harvick grabbed the pole at Darlington.
        Stewart-Haas Racing got a boost when Kevin Harvick grabbed the pole at Darlington.
  • Bubba Takes Command At Midway Point of the Masters

    Bubba Takes Command At Midway Point of the Masters

    Friday, April 11 2014 10:36 PM EDT2014-04-12 02:36:23 GMT
        The 2012 Champ came alive with a back nine charge that left him in the lead at the halfway point of the Masters.
        The 2012 Champ came alive with a back nine charge that left him in the lead at the halfway point of the Masters.
  • Franklin County Speedway to Open Season Sunday

    Franklin County Speedway to Open Season Sunday

    Friday, April 11 2014 6:05 PM EDT2014-04-11 22:05:52 GMT
    Sunday is a big day for Franklin County Speedway. They open their season with several events and the last one is sure to pack a punch. Their final event will be a 100 lap late model race, one of the longest ever for the speedway. Tempers are sure to flare as the drivers look to win early this year, and the tracks cramped quarters will only add gas to a fire of flaring tempers. Track Promoter Langley Austin says th...
    Sunday is a big day for Franklin County Speedway. They open their season with several events and the last one is sure to pack a punch. Their final event will be a 100 lap late model race, one of the longest ever for the speedway. Tempers are sure to flare as the drivers look to win early this year, and the tracks cramped quarters will only add gas to a fire of flaring tempers. Track Promoter Langley Austin says th...
  • Defending Champs Lurking Behind First Round Leader BIll Haas

    Defending Champs Lurking Behind First Round Leader BIll Haas

    Thursday, April 10 2014 11:19 PM EDT2014-04-11 03:19:54 GMT
       Bill Haas has the lead, but a number of players who already have green jackets are lurking after Round one of the Masters.
       Bill Haas has the lead, but a number of players who already have green jackets are lurking after Round one of the Masters.
  • Dabney S. Lancaster Showcases Woodsmen Event

    Dabney S. Lancaster Showcases Woodsmen Event

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 5:08 PM EDT2014-04-09 21:08:45 GMT
    Competition is a constant theme in every culture, but the ways in which those cultures compete is different. One group that embraces a very unique form of competition is the Forestry Department at Dabney S. Lancaster Community College in Clifton Forge. Over the weekend they hosted and competed in the 13th Annual Mid-Atlantic Woodsmen’s Meet and the STIHL Timbersports Collegiate Professional Series Mid-Atlantic Qual...
    Competition is a constant theme in every culture, but the ways in which those cultures compete is different. One group that embraces a very unique form of competition is the Forestry Department at Dabney S. Lancaster Community College in Clifton Forge. Over the weekend they hosted and competed in the 13th Annual Mid-Atlantic Woodsmen’s Meet and the STIHL Timbersports Collegiate Professional Series Mid-Atlantic Qual...
  • Connecticut Veterans Handle Kentucky's Young Guns

    Connecticut Veterans Handle Kentucky's Young Guns

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 12:46 AM EDT2014-04-08 04:46:12 GMT
    JOHN MARSHALL AP Basketball Writer ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Connecticut's upperclassmen were too much for the kids of Kentucky. Poised and experienced, UConn won its second national championship in four years, outlasting Kentucky and its stable of freshmen Monday night. UConn (32-8) dominated early, withstood a big charge late in the first half and made all the clutch plays down the stretch of a 60-54 victory that made Kevin Ollie the first coach since Michigan's Steve Fisher in 1989 to win...
    JOHN MARSHALL AP Basketball Writer ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Connecticut's upperclassmen were too much for the kids of Kentucky. Poised and experienced, UConn won its second national championship in four years, outlasting Kentucky and its stable of freshmen Monday night. UConn (32-8) dominated early, withstood a big charge late in the first half and made all the clutch plays down the stretch of a 60-54 victory that made Kevin Ollie the first coach since Michigan's Steve Fisher in 1989 to win...
  • Red Sox Try to Make Carolina League History

    Red Sox Try to Make Carolina League History

    Monday, April 7 2014 11:50 PM EDT2014-04-08 03:50:00 GMT
        The Red Sox have a chance to head into the Carolina League record books on opening night.
        The Red Sox have a chance to head into the Carolina League record books on opening night.
  • Options Emerging in Hokies Backfield

    Options Emerging in Hokies Backfield

    Friday, April 4 2014 10:32 PM EDT2014-04-05 02:32:30 GMT
        The Hokies are busy developing options to have a productive run game in 2014.
        The Hokies are busy developing options to have a productive run game in 2014.
  • DeSean Jackson Joins Redskins

    DeSean Jackson Joins Redskins

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 9:38 PM EDT2014-04-03 01:38:06 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - DeSean Jackson says joining the Washington Redskins was about finding a place where he can be happy and be himself. Jackson signed with the Redskins on Wednesday, less than a week after he was cut by the Philadelphia Eagles. Jackson calls his departure from the Eagles a humbling experience and says recruiting efforts by Robert Griffin III and DeAngelo Hall played a major role in his decision to co...
    WASHINGTON (AP) - DeSean Jackson says joining the Washington Redskins was about finding a place where he can be happy and be himself. Jackson signed with the Redskins on Wednesday, less than a week after he was cut by the Philadelphia Eagles. Jackson calls his departure from the Eagles a humbling experience and says recruiting efforts by Robert Griffin III and DeAngelo Hall played a major role in his decision to co...
  • VMI's Historic Postseason Run Ends in Semifinals

    VMI's Historic Postseason Run Ends in Semifinals

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 11:47 PM EDT2014-04-02 03:47:12 GMT
    The Keydets bowed out in the CIT semifinal against a solid Yale team.
         The Keydets bowed out in the CIT semifinal against a solid Yale team.
  • Edmunds Making Progress at Hokies Spring Camp

    Edmunds Making Progress at Hokies Spring Camp

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 10:02 PM EDT2014-04-02 02:02:02 GMT
    Virginia Techs rising sophomore Trey Edmunds is on the road to recovery after suffering a broken tibia last fall against UVA. But there is good news for Tech fans as the former Dan River star was out of his walking boot at the start of spring practice. Edmunds says he can’t stand standing around while his team mates practice, but that will only fuel his fire when he is able to return to competition. Techs running ...
    Virginia Techs rising sophomore Trey Edmunds is on the road to recovery after suffering a broken tibia last fall against UVA. But there is good news for Tech fans as the former Dan River star was out of his walking boot at the start of spring practice. Edmunds says he can’t stand standing around while his team mates practice, but that will only fuel his fire when he is able to return to competition. Techs running ...
  • Connecticut Women to FInal 4 for 7th Straight Year

    Connecticut Women to FInal 4 for 7th Straight Year

    Monday, March 31 2014 11:45 PM EDT2014-04-01 03:45:12 GMT
       The defending National Champs look primed to repeat as they move to 38-0, winning another regional final.
       The defending National Champs look primed to repeat as they move to 38-0, winning another regional final.
  • Selig Begins Farewell MLB Tour

    Selig Begins Farewell Tour

    Selig Begins Farewell Tour

    Monday, March 31 2014 10:41 PM EDT2014-04-01 02:41:28 GMT
        Selig sees replay rule in action as his final year at the helm of Major League Baseball begins.
        Selig sees replay rule in action as his final year at the helm of Major League Baseball begins.
  • Redskins Sign Ryan Clark

    Redskins Sign Ryan Clark

    Monday, March 31 2014 10:30 PM EDT2014-04-01 02:30:07 GMT
       The Redskins brought in a veteran defensive player who might help provide leadership after the retirement of London Fletcher.
       The Redskins brought in a veteran defensive player who might help provide leadership after the retirement of London Fletcher.
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  • Danville's Scott Voted Into NASCAR Hall of Fame

    Danville's Scott Voted Into NASCAR Hall of Fame

    Wednesday, May 28 2014 5:48 PM EDT2014-05-28 21:48:23 GMT
        Danville's Wendell Scott is the latest SW Virginia NASCAR legend to be inducted into the Hall of Fame.
        Danville's Wendell Scott is the latest SW Virginia NASCAR legend to be inducted into the Hall of Fame.
  • Johnson's Title Defense Back On After Win

    Johnson's Title Defense Back On After Win

    Tuesday, May 27 2014 12:05 AM EDT2014-05-27 04:05:23 GMT
        Jimmie Johnson's win at Charlotte has all but locked him into the "new look" chase, and makes him an automatic contender for a 7th Cup title.
        Jimmie Johnson's win at Charlotte has all but locked him into the "new look" chase, and makes him an automatic contender for a 7th Cup title.
  • Brookside Golf Hosting Tourney for 1st Tee of Roanoke

    Brookside Golf Hosting Tourney for 1st Tee of Roanoke

    Thursday, May 22 2014 11:02 PM EDT2014-05-23 03:02:18 GMT
        Golf "fore" a good cause will benefit youngsters trying to learn the sport.
        Golf "fore" a good cause will benefit youngsters trying to learn the sport.
  • Brand is Big Winner at Annual B'nai B'rith Award Banquet

    Brand is Big Winner at Annual B'nai B'rith Award Banquet

    Monday, May 19 2014 10:23 PM EDT2014-05-20 02:23:46 GMT
     Star student athletes from Hidden Valley and Blacksburg took home top honors at the B'nai B'rith awards.
         Star student athletes from Hidden Valley and Blacksburg took home top honors at the B'nai B'rith awards.
  • Tempers Flare at Franklin County Speedway: Dudley Wins

    Tempers Flare at Franklin County Speedway: Dudley Wins

    Monday, May 19 2014 2:04 PM EDT2014-05-19 18:04:02 GMT
    ByAndy Aarquis:CALLAWAY, VA :: Bad blood boiled over at Franklin County Speedway on Sunday as the second chapter in the Kyle Dudley/Brian Sutphin rivalry was written when Kyle Dudley avenged his loss in the previous race by scoring the victory and taking Brian Sutphin out of the race in the process. “I don’t know what happened over there,” Dudley said. “He (Sutphin) came down on me and I hate it for him. Then, he wanted to act all stupid and run in to me under caution. He showed me, didn’t he...
    ByAndy Aarquis:CALLAWAY, VA :: Bad blood boiled over at Franklin County Speedway on Sunday as the second chapter in the Kyle Dudley/Brian Sutphin rivalry was written when Kyle Dudley avenged his loss in the previous race by scoring the victory and taking Brian Sutphin out of the race in the process. “I don’t know what happened over there,” Dudley said. “He (Sutphin) came down on me and I hate it for him. Then, he wanted to act all stupid and run in to me under caution. He showed me, didn’t he...
  • Forest Teen Taking Golf By Storm

    Forest Teen Taking Golf By Storm

    Monday, May 19 2014 1:53 PM EDT2014-05-19 17:53:58 GMT
    Golf is a sport enjoyed by many. It’s one of the country’s most popular simply because it can pretty much be played at any age and any level. But one Junior Golfer from Forest is taking that to a entire different level. 18 year old LCA product Zach Bauchou is on top of the jr golf world. He was named to the Rolex All American First Team in 2013, and his 2014 looks to be one for the record books. He is playing in th...
    Golf is a sport enjoyed by many. It’s one of the country’s most popular simply because it can pretty much be played at any age and any level. But one Junior Golfer from Forest is taking that to a entire different level. 18 year old LCA product Zach Bauchou is on top of the jr golf world. He was named to the Rolex All American First Team in 2013, and his 2014 looks to be one for the record books. He is playing in th...
  • Yuan In the Hunt for Repeat Robertson Title

    Yuan In the Hunt for Repeat Robertson Title

    Friday, May 16 2014 11:14 PM EDT2014-05-17 03:14:46 GMT
       The Scott Robertson Memorial junior golf tournament could have a repeat boys 15-18 champ--but its going to take some work in the final two rounds.
       The Scott Robertson Memorial junior golf tournament could have a repeat boys 15-18 champ--but its going to take some work in the final two rounds.
  • ACC Hoops Tournament Final Moves to Saturday Night

    ACC Hoops Tournament Final Moves to Saturday Night

    Tuesday, May 13 2014 10:13 PM EDT2014-05-14 02:13:28 GMT
       The ACC hasn't help the final of the league tournament on a Saturday night since 1981. It will again..in 2015.
       The ACC hasn't help the final of the league tournament on a Saturday night since 1981. It will again..in 2015.
  • Knights Send FIve More Student Athletes to College Ranks

    Knights Send FIve More Student Athletes to College Ranks

    Wednesday, May 7 2014 10:23 PM EDT2014-05-08 02:23:09 GMT
        Five Cave Spring Athletes signed on to the college ranks on Wednesday.
        Five Cave Spring Athletes signed on to the college ranks on Wednesday.
  • Daniels Making Mark for Rockets

    Daniels Making Mark for Rockets

    Wednesday, April 30 2014 10:08 PM EDT2014-05-01 02:08:23 GMT
       Troy Daniels joins J.J. Redick as Roanoke products in the NBA playoffs.
       Troy Daniels joins J.J. Redick as Roanoke products in the NBA playoffs.
  • Logano Wins at Richmond

    Logano Wins at Richmond

    Monday, April 28 2014 5:08 PM EDT2014-04-28 21:08:52 GMT
    HANK KURZ Jr. AP Sports Writer RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - From perfect weather and a big crowd to a classic short-track finish and the fisticuffs afterward, NASCAR hardly could have asked for more from its first visit to Richmond International Raceway. Joey Logano emerged as the big winner by deftly taking advantage of a three-way duel of former champions Jeff Gordon, Matt Kenseth and Brad Keselowski, sneaking by them fo...
    HANK KURZ Jr. AP Sports Writer RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - From perfect weather and a big crowd to a classic short-track finish and the fisticuffs afterward, NASCAR hardly could have asked for more from its first visit to Richmond International Raceway. Joey Logano emerged as the big winner by deftly taking advantage of a three-way duel of former champions Jeff Gordon, Matt Kenseth and Brad Keselowski, sneaking by them fo...
  • Late Race Drama Propels Steele to First FCS Win.

    Late Race Drama Propels Steele to First FCS Win.

    Monday, April 28 2014 2:50 PM EDT2014-04-28 18:50:06 GMT
    The 65 lap Late Model feature at Franklin County was full of drama. The 22 of Eric Winslow got turned around early on lap 2 ending his day, but it was the late race action that had everyone buzzing in the garage and in the pits. With laps winding down the 51 of Kyle Dudley was leading the 11 of Brian Sutphin, when Sutphin got under Dudley sending both cars in to the wall coming off of turn 2. That opened the door f...
    The 65 lap Late Model feature at Franklin County was full of drama. The 22 of Eric Winslow got turned around early on lap 2 ending his day, but it was the late race action that had everyone buzzing in the garage and in the pits. With laps winding down the 51 of Kyle Dudley was leading the 11 of Brian Sutphin, when Sutphin got under Dudley sending both cars in to the wall coming off of turn 2. That opened the door f...
  • Ridgeway Driver Outduels NASCAR Stars at South Boston

    Ridgeway Driver Outduels NASCAR Stars at South Boston

    Friday, April 25 2014 10:11 PM EDT2014-04-26 02:11:38 GMT
       Denny Hamlin's short track showdown brought the stars to South Boston..but it was a local driver from Ridgeway the shined brightest.
       Denny Hamlin's short track showdown brought the stars to South Boston..but it was a local driver from Ridgeway the shined brightest.
  • Annual Spring Game is Both Fun and Important

    Annual Spring Game is Both Fun and Important

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:28 PM EDT2014-04-24 02:28:21 GMT
        The spring football game has become an annual showcase of Frank Beamer's perennial power football program.
        The spring football game has become an annual showcase of Frank Beamer's perennial power football program.
  • Knights Beeker Signs with Bluefield

    Knights Beeker Signs with Bluefield

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:11 PM EDT2014-04-19 02:11:14 GMT
      Cave Spring sends another standout athlete to the next level.
          Cave Spring sends another standout athlete to the next level.
  • Salem Sox Win Home Opener

    Salem Sox Win Home Opener

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 10:31 AM EDT2014-04-09 14:31:43 GMT
        Salem enters the Carolina League record books with a win in the home opener.
      
        Salem enters the Carolina League record books with a win in the home opener.
      
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  • Redskins Deal, Then Choose LB

    Redskins Deal, Then Choose LB

    Friday, May 9 2014 9:06 PM EDT2014-05-10 01:06:57 GMT
    Washington choose to make a deal with divisional rival Dallas to an gain extra pick, then chose a much needed linebacker after the retirement of London Fletcher.
         Washington choose to make a deal with divisional rival Dallas to an gain extra pick, then chose a much needed linebacker after the retirement of London Fletcher.
  • Youthful Experience to Lead Wildcats Football

    Youthful Experience to Lead Wildcats Football

    Wednesday, May 7 2014 5:20 PM EDT2014-05-07 21:20:57 GMT
        Rockbridge County's new head football coach brings a wealth of playing experience--and some interesting links to the professional ranks.
        Rockbridge County's new head football coach brings a wealth of playing experience--and some interesting links to the professional ranks.
  • Cavaliers Send Two to Next Hoops Level

    Cavaliers Send Two to Next Hoops Level

    Thursday, May 1 2014 9:57 PM EDT2014-05-02 01:57:11 GMT
        Two of the key Cavaliers on the state semifinal boys basketball team will be playing college basketball locally next year.
        Two of the key Cavaliers on the state semifinal boys basketball team will be playing college basketball locally next year.
  • Twenty-One Horses Enter Kentucky Derby

    Twenty-One Horses Enter Kentucky Derby

    Wednesday, April 30 2014 9:59 PM EDT2014-05-01 01:59:16 GMT
       Colt "California Chrome" Opens as the favorite for this year's Kentucky Derby.
       Colt "California Chrome" Opens as the favorite for this year's Kentucky Derby.
  • Donald Sterling Banned for Life by NBA: $2.5 Million Fine

    Donald Sterling Banned for Life by NBA: $2.5 Million Fine

    Tuesday, April 29 2014 2:56 PM EDT2014-04-29 18:56:19 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) - Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life by the NBA in response to racist comments the league says he made in a recorded conversation. Commissioner Adam Silver said he will try to force the controversial owner to sell his franchise. Sterling has also been fined $2.5 million, and Silver made no effort to hide his outrage over the comments. He said a league investigation fou...
    NEW YORK (AP) - Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life by the NBA in response to racist comments the league says he made in a recorded conversation. Commissioner Adam Silver said he will try to force the controversial owner to sell his franchise. Sterling has also been fined $2.5 million, and Silver made no effort to hide his outrage over the comments. He said a league investigation fou...
  • NBA Awaits Commissioners Comments on Donald Sterling

    NBA Awaits Commissioners Comments on Donald Sterling

    Tuesday, April 29 2014 11:46 AM EDT2014-04-29 15:46:01 GMT
    The Associated Press From Michael Jordan to LeBron James, from Magic Johnson to Kobe Bryant, from President Obama to prominent corporate partners of the NBA, the condemnation of racist comments purportedly made by Donald Sterling has come from all circles and has shown that the issue extends far beyond the Los Angeles Clippers. They all will be watching on Tuesday, when NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is scheduled to ...
    The Associated Press From Michael Jordan to LeBron James, from Magic Johnson to Kobe Bryant, from President Obama to prominent corporate partners of the NBA, the condemnation of racist comments purportedly made by Donald Sterling has come from all circles and has shown that the issue extends far beyond the Los Angeles Clippers. They all will be watching on Tuesday, when NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is scheduled to ...
  • Merryman Makes U-Car Debut

    Merryman Makes U-Car Debut

    Monday, April 28 2014 5:26 PM EDT2014-04-28 21:26:29 GMT
    Short tracks across the country fill up on weekends with drivers trying to prove their selves in classes from mini stock to late model. This weekend at Franklin County Jonathan Merryman was behind the wheel of a U-Car built by Winslow Motorsports. Earlier in the week Merryman turned a lap of 18.5, a lap that is solid for a rookie’s first outing in the U-Car division. Driving the 2 car, Merryman drew the 10th starti...
    Short tracks across the country fill up on weekends with drivers trying to prove their selves in classes from mini stock to late model. This weekend at Franklin County Jonathan Merryman was behind the wheel of a U-Car built by Winslow Motorsports. Earlier in the week Merryman turned a lap of 18.5, a lap that is solid for a rookie’s first outing in the U-Car division. Driving the 2 car, Merryman drew the 10th starti...
  • QBs take center stage in Hokies' spring game

    QBs take center stage in Hokies' spring game

    Monday, April 28 2014 5:06 PM EDT2014-04-28 21:06:17 GMT
    BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) - Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer still doesn't have a handle on who will be the Hokies' starting quarterback. Mark Leal and Brenden Motley had their moments both this spring and in the annual Maroon-White game at Lane Stadium on Saturday, but neither dazzled enough to grab the job. The offense managed just a touchdown and field goal as spring practice concluded. Leal, the fifth-year senior, w...
    BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) - Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer still doesn't have a handle on who will be the Hokies' starting quarterback. Mark Leal and Brenden Motley had their moments both this spring and in the annual Maroon-White game at Lane Stadium on Saturday, but neither dazzled enough to grab the job. The offense managed just a touchdown and field goal as spring practice concluded. Leal, the fifth-year senior, w...
  • Bubba Watson Captures 2nd Green Jacket

    Bubba Watson Captures 2nd Green Jacket

    Monday, April 14 2014 9:32 PM EDT2014-04-15 01:32:06 GMT
       Bubba Watson left a lackluster 2013 in the rear view and captured his second Masters in three tries.
       Bubba Watson left a lackluster 2013 in the rear view and captured his second Masters in three tries.
  • Defending Champ Dudley Starts Season with Victory at Franklin County Speedway

    Defending Champ Dudley Starts Season with Victory at Franklin County Speedway

    Monday, April 14 2014 9:20 PM EDT2014-04-15 01:20:28 GMT
      Kyle Dudley begins defense of Franklin County Track Championship in style with a win on Sunday.
      Kyle Dudley begins defense of Franklin County Track Championship in style with a win on Sunday.
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  • Gruden Tours Redskins Training Camp in Richmond

    Gruden Tours Redskins Training Camp in Richmond

    Friday, June 6 2014 10:58 PM EDT2014-06-07 02:58:37 GMT
        Jay Gruden toured the Redskins camp in advance of the July 24th training camp in Richmond.
        Jay Gruden toured the Redskins camp in advance of the July 24th training camp in Richmond.
  • DeSean Jackson Joins Redskins

    DeSean Jackson Joins Redskins

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 9:38 PM EDT2014-04-03 01:38:06 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - DeSean Jackson says joining the Washington Redskins was about finding a place where he can be happy and be himself. Jackson signed with the Redskins on Wednesday, less than a week after he was cut by the Philadelphia Eagles. Jackson calls his departure from the Eagles a humbling experience and says recruiting efforts by Robert Griffin III and DeAngelo Hall played a major role in his decision to co...
    WASHINGTON (AP) - DeSean Jackson says joining the Washington Redskins was about finding a place where he can be happy and be himself. Jackson signed with the Redskins on Wednesday, less than a week after he was cut by the Philadelphia Eagles. Jackson calls his departure from the Eagles a humbling experience and says recruiting efforts by Robert Griffin III and DeAngelo Hall played a major role in his decision to co...
  • Redskins Sign Ryan Clark

    Redskins Sign Ryan Clark

    Monday, March 31 2014 10:30 PM EDT2014-04-01 02:30:07 GMT
       The Redskins brought in a veteran defensive player who might help provide leadership after the retirement of London Fletcher.
       The Redskins brought in a veteran defensive player who might help provide leadership after the retirement of London Fletcher.
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  • Virginia Tech, Virginia Meet Media at ACC Kickoff

    Virginia Tech, Virginia Meet Media at ACC Kickoff

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:15 PM EDT2014-07-22 03:15:05 GMT

        The Hokies and the Cavaliers both appear to have some work to do to make a splash in this year's ACC football campaign.

        The Hokies and the Cavaliers both appear to have some work to do to make a splash in this year's ACC football campaign.

     

  • Fuller on Thorpe Watch List

    Fuller on Thorpe Watch List

    Friday, July 11 2014 11:41 PM EDT2014-07-12 03:41:39 GMT
    Virginia Tech's star rising sophomore cornerback has been named to his third major award watchlist.
         Virginia Tech's star rising sophomore cornerback has been named to his third major award watchlist.

     

  • Barksdale to Leave Hokies

    Barksdale to Leave Hokies

    Thursday, July 10 2014 11:10 PM EDT2014-07-11 03:10:56 GMT
        Danville's C.J. Barksdale is the latest Hokie to step away from the Virginia Tech basketball program.
        Danville's C.J. Barksdale is the latest Hokie to step away from the Virginia Tech basketball program.

     

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