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  1. ACC lunchtime links: Hokies' WR problems

    David M. Hale

    The Roanoke Times is counting down to ACC Kickoff by digging deeper into some of Virginia Tech's impact players, and today's installment features a look at receiver Josh Stanford. Here's the basics: "It didn't seem like Stanford was anything too s...

    Blog | July 14, 2014
  2. ACC's lunchtime links

    Jared Shanker

    Everything went downhill for 50 Cent after "Get Rich or Die Tryin.'" Everything. Syracuse coach Scott Shafer hosted a holiday pool party, and he got involved in the action. With the offensive breakdowns complete, Andy Bitter of The Roanoke (Va....

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  3. ACC's lunchtime links

    David M. Hale

    If you haven't read it yet, W.P. Kinsella's take on the 25th anniversary of "Field of Dreams" should kick off your weekend reading. Virginia's Mike London appears ready to name a quarterback ahead of schedule, writes The Roanoke Times. To no on...

    Blog | April 25, 2014
  4. ACC's lunchtime links

    David M. Hale

    Here are Ernest Hemingway's recommended readings for aspiring writers. I've never read any of them, but I've seen a few of the movies. That counts, right? Virginia Tech opens spring practice today. The Roanoke Times offers five key questions faci...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  5. ACC's lunch links

    David M. Hale

    Want to feel old? Happy 30th anniversary for "The Breakfast Club." Virginia Tech is a step closer toward building an indoor practice facility, writes The Roanoke Times. Wake Forest opens spring practice today, which means plenty of work for new...

    Blog | March 25, 2014
  6. ACC mailblog for Friday

    Andrea Adelson

    The mailbag has returned. Make sure to keep those questions coming so we have enough to fill up this space each week! Paul in Roanoke, Va., writes: As a lifelong UVA fan, of course I would love to see Mike London turn things around this fall and g...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  7. Groh rips GT culture; Johnson responds

    Andrea Adelson

    Georgia Tech fired defensive coordinator Al Groh months ago, but that did not stop him from voicing his displeasure with the environment surrounding the program. In an interview with the Roanoke Times printed Wednesday, Groh said: "Just to say it...

    Blog | January 02, 2013
  8. Hokies pick up second commit of week

    Matt Fortuna

    Class of 2013 athlete David Prince (Roanoke, Va./Patrick Henry) committed Thursday to Virginia Tech, making him the Hokies' second commitment this week. "I think it came down to UVa and Tech," the 6-foot, 175-pound Prince told the Roanoke Times. ...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  9. Virginia Tech Hokies down another kicker after sending Tyler Weis...

    Virginia Tech has sent kicker Tyler Weiss home for a curfew violation in New Orleans, where the Hokies are preparing to meet Michigan in the Sugar Bowl.

    Story | Conversation | December 30, 2011
  10. Virginia Tech's Xavier Boyce arrested on child abuse charges

    Blacksburg police say a Virginia Tech football player is facing child abuse charges in connection with injuries to his infant child.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2011
  11. ACC villians: Reader's choices

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich The writers and bloggers at picked our villains this week, and we asked you for yours. Here were a couple of suggestions in my mailbag: Greg Bowyer in Roanoke, VA wrote: Virginia Tech All-Time Villain;...

    Blog | August 18, 2009
  12. Virginia AD 'frustrated'

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich Perhaps in a response to a recent column written by Doug Doughty of the Roanoke Times, Virginia athletic director Craig Littlepage issued a statement about the recent struggles of Virginia athletics. The statem...

    Blog | February 05, 2009
  13. Trouble for Hokies

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich The last thing Virginia Tech needed to lose this summer was another receiver. Projected starter Zach Luckett has been suspended indefinitely, after being charged with a DUI offense, the Roanoke Times reported this ...

    Blog | August 18, 2008
  14. AD: 'We are deeply disturbed'

    Virginia Tech quarterback Marcus Vick and two teammates convicted of serving alcohol to minors will be punished by the school, athletic director Jim Weaver said Monday.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2004
  15. Yell practice shakes up the night

    Wayne Drehs

    In the middle of Hokie country, Texas A&M fans shook up the night with their traditional midnight yell practice.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2003