Three Virginia colleges enter agreement to bring virtual mental health services to students
Virginia Tech announced in a press release Thursday that they, along with James Madison University and Virginia Commonwealth University, have entered into an agreement with TimelyMD for student telehealth and tele-mental health services.
5 years to the day, John Szefc’s hiring at Virginia Tech leads to a Super Regional berth
It was five years ago to the day that John Szefc was announced as Virginia Tech’s next head baseball coach. And what a ride it’s been unfolding all the way to this weekend in the Super Regionals, where the Hokies are one of the final 16 teams in the country left playing baseball.
No. 1 Tennessee, 4 other teams lock up NCAA regional titles
Tennessee was right where it was expected to be Sunday night, celebrating an NCAA regional title on its home field and eager to continue one of the most dominant runs in college baseball history. The No. 1 national seed Volunteers, No. 4 Virginia Tech, No. 5 Texas A&M, Texas and Notre Dame closed out their regionals and advanced to super regionals beginning Friday. No. 6 Miami was the first top-eight seed eliminated, losing 4-3 to Arizona in Coral Gables, Florida.news.yahoo.com
No. 4 Virginia Tech baseball to host NCAA Regional
No. 4 Virginia Tech has been selected to be a regional host in the upcoming NCAA DI Baseball Tournament. While the Hokies received that news Sunday, they found out during Monday’s selection show that they will welcome in Wright State, Columbia and Gonzaga to the Blacksburg Regional. Games will begin Friday with the Hokies opening play with Wright State.
Friday Sports Roundup
Alleghany senior Baron Leitch won the Region C singles crown Friday at Virginia Tech. (Photo courtesy Seth Davis) Alleghany’s Carlee Lanford scored four goals in Friday’s soccer tournament match against Appomattox. (Recorder photo by Gavin Dressler) Baseball — Grayson County 5, Covington 4. The Cougars battled the Blue Devils in a Class 1, Region Ctherecorderonline.com
Tuesday Sports Roundup
Sadie Alphin plays No. 2 singles during the Bath-Grayson County regional tennis match. (Recorder photo by Gavin Dressler) Boys’ Tennis — Floyd County 5, Alleghany 4. The Buffalos outlasted the Mountaineers in a Class 2, Region C semifinal that lasted nearly seven hours Tuesday at Virginia Tech. Baron Leitch, Maddox Crance and Coree Nicely postedtherecorderonline.com
No. 5 Hokies even series with No. 7 Louisville
Staked an early lead by Gavin Cross hitting his 12th home run of the season on Saturday, the No. 5 Virginia Tech baseball team held off No. 7 Louisville, 4-3, to even the teams’ top-10 ACC series at English Field at Atlantic Union Bank Park.Cross was sound on both sides of the ball for Virginia Tech (35-11, 15-9 ACC), which defeated Louisville (35-14-1, 16-9-1 ACC) for the first time since the Cardinals joined the league in 2015. Tech’s third-year outfielder homered to account for the first two runs of the Hokies’ three-run third inning, later inducing the timely 8-4 double play during the eighth inning that wiped the bases clean for reliever Henry Weycker.
Hokies softball beats Syracuse, advance to ACC semifinal
Championship quarterfinals over seven innings of work to help the Virginia Tech Hokies over the Orange 2-1. With the win, Tech advances to the semifinals of the ACC Championship In addition to her 10 strikeouts, Rochard (23-2) tossed seven innings, giving up one run on seven hits and walking four for Virginia Tech (41-6). Freshman Bre Peck led the way offensively for the Hokies, going 1-for-3 in the ballgame with a home run and an RBI. Junior Morgan Overaitis also helped out, going 1-for-2 for Virginia Tech with an RBI. Sophomore Emma Ritter provided some offense as well, going 1-for-2 with a double and a walk.
Virginia Tech beats No. 25 UNC to reach ACC championship
Virginia Tech came to Brooklyn a desperate team, in need of a run in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament to have a chance to make the NCAAs. Now the Hokies have the opportunity to eliminate any doubt. Darius Maddox, Keve Aluma and Virginia Tech dominated No. 25 North Carolina 72-59 on Friday night to advance to the ACC championship game for the first time — and prevent another matchup between the Tar Heels and rival Duke.news.yahoo.com
Virginia Tech make history, 66-61 over No. 23 North Carolina
Georgia Amoore put up 17 points and Virginia Tech posted a second straight win over a nationally-ranked opponent for the first time in program history, knocking off No. 23 North Carolina, 66-61 on Sunday afternoon. The Hokies (19-6, 11-3) knocked off No. 11 Georgia Tech, 73-63, Thursday and entered the game tied with No. 18 Notre Dame for third place in the ACC.news.yahoo.com
AP Top 25: Georgia jumps to No. 2 behind Tide; UCLA moves in
Georgia jumped three spots to No. 2 behind Alabama in The Associated Press Top 25 released Tuesday, giving the Southeastern Conference the top two teams in the country for the 30th time in the 85-year history of the college football poll. It is the second time in the last three seasons and the third in the last five that the SEC is sitting 1-2 in the AP Top 25, which is presented by Regions Bank. Alabama and LSU had a four-week run as Nos.news.yahoo.com
Virginia Tech football player Isimemen Etute charged with second-degree murder
Virginia Tech football player Isimemen Etute, 18, was charged with second-degree murder after the death of a Blacksburg resident. Detectives were then called to the scene to initiate a death investigation, later ruling the death a homicide. The investigation revealed that Smith and Etute were “acquaintances,” according to Blacksburg Police.news.yahoo.com
Virginia Tech survivor works to prevent future tragedies
Before the Orlando night club massacre claimed 49 lives, the April 2007 shooting at Virginia Tech was the largest mass shooting in U.S. history. Jeff Pegues tells us how a Virginia Tech survivor is trying to prevent future tragedies.cbsnews.com
Two Virginia Tech college students charged in girl's death
Prosecutors have charged 18-year-old David Eisenhauer with first degree murder in the death of 13-year-old Colie Lovell. His fellow Virginia Tech engineering student, 19-year old Natalie Keepers, is charged with helping Eisenhauer commit the crime. Don Dahler reports.cbsnews.com
Relatives mourn teen as Va. Tech students arraigned
Two Virginia tech students remain behind bars in a murder mystery that has puzzled investigators. David Eisenhauer and Natalie Keepers are charged in connection with the murder of 13-year-old Nicole Lovell. The suspects appeared in court for the first time Monday. Don Dahler reports from Salem, Virginia.cbsnews.com
School lunches healthier than packed lunches, study finds
School lunches healthier than packed lunches, study finds Virginia Tech researchers say that school-provided lunches are more nutritious than those brought from home. Also, why being positive can help your health. Eboni Williams reports on the day's top health news.cbsnews.com
Suspect in missing UVA student's case linked to 2009 murder
Suspect in missing UVA student's case linked to 2009 murder While the search continues for missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, authorities say the man being held in her disappearance is connected to the 2009 murder of Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington. Wyatt Andrews reports from Washington.cbsnews.com