Virginia Tech signs 19 on Early Signing Day
Virginia Tech Football head coach Brent Pry welcomed home his first signing class as the Hokies added 19 players to the squad during Wednesday’s early signing period. Tech’s early signing list included 11 players who completed their prep careers in Virginia, the best haul of in-state talent for the Hokies since 2014.
Virginia Tech hires Penn State DC Pry as next head coach
Virginia Tech hired Penn State defensive coordinator and former Bud Foster disciple Brent Pry as its next head coach. The school made the announcement Tuesday, saying Pry will be introduced Thursday. Pry has been with Penn State since 2014, first as co-defensive coordinator before becoming the defensive coordinator in 2016.news.yahoo.com
Blacksburg businesses prepare for uncertain fate of Tech football season
BLACKSBURG, Va Business owners in Blacksburg are staying optimistic despite the uncertainties surrounding Virginia Techs upcoming football season. As thousands of students prepare to return to campus in just a few weeks, some are cautiously optimistic about a potential boost in revenue. As thousands of students prepare to return to campus in just a few weeks, some are cautiously optimistic about a potential boost in revenue. Casey Jenkins with Downtown Blacksburg Inc says the university accounts for almost all of the towns generated revenue. With the fate of the ACC football season still unclear, Jenkins says student health comes first - but if those plans fall through it could cause a big financial hit for Blacksburg.
Local college coaches, teams make statements in response to recent social injustice
Many college athletes have been pondering the same thing while also speaking out, which is why the Virginia Tech football program recently held a team meeting via Zoom. Virginia Tech Football Statement pic.twitter.com/YpXxEcvkPp Virginia Tech Football (@HokiesFB) May 31, 2020The program reiterated that they remain committed to being part of a solution to the problem, striving to work and live together in harmony.Coaches from the University of Virginia also released statements over the weekend. My Lord teaches faith without works is dead and loving one another with kindness and compassion filled with good deeds is the right way, said Bennett. That is the right way. Unified diversity is powerful and right, and the prayer of my heart for these times, Bennett said.