Truck driver on trial in crash that killed 7 motorcyclists
A prosecutor says that a commercial truck driver charged in the deaths in 2019 of seven members of a Marine motorcycle club told police he caused the crash and wasn’t looking, while his lawyer said it was the fault of the lead biker, who looked over his shoulder at his fellow riders moments beforehand.
Roanoke native Daniel Pereira selected #1 overall in MLS SuperDraft
Daniel Pereira declares for the MLS DraftROANOKE, Va. – From Northside to Virginia Tech and now to Austin, Texas! In Thursday’s 2021 MLS SuperDraft, Austin FC selected midfielder Daniel Periera with the first overall pick. @danipereira121 celebrating with the family and yes, we do love to see it. pic.twitter.com/rDMr32AQ9o — Austin FC (@AustinFC) January 21, 2021Back in December, Pereira announced that he would enter the draft. While in high school, Pereira was the 2019 VHSL Class 3 Boys Soccer Player of the Year.
Virginia Tech’s Daniel Pereira declares for MLS Draft
ROANOKE, Va. – Virginia Tech midfielder Daniel Pereira announced on social media he’s entering the 2021 Major League Soccer Superdraft. Pereira started all 26 games he appeared in over the last 2 seasons for the Hokies. In 2019 he was second in points, tallying 5 goals and 5 assists. The former Northside High School star was named the 2019 VHSL Class 3 Boys Soccer Player of the Year after leading the Vikings to a State Final appearance. The draft will take place virtually on Jan. 2110 Sports caught up with Pereira back in September.
Former Northside soccer star shines at Virginia Tech
It only took one game of his freshman season for former Northside soccer star Daniel Pereira to prove why he would be an asset at Virginia Tech. The midfielder tied the team in assists with 5 and finished third on the team in goals with 5. “That was the most challenging, traveling, soccer, it was just a lot. There’s two sides, two conferences, we have to be top-four so I’m looking to that for now. We make it to that, and win the ACC,” Periera said.