Tag: hokies

That time Bill Roth called me: And didn’t complain

The news that Bill Roth is leaving Virginia Tech to take over as the voice of UCLA sports had me reflecting on a phone call that I received from the Voice of the Hokies more than seven years ago.


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Jerry Carter: The Buzz Williams Fan Club

Someone needs to find me an application and quick. I want to join the Buzz Williams Fan Club, maybe take a seat on the board!


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Don’t underestimate these Hokies: Virginia Tech is a tough out

Virginia Tech won all of two ACC games in Buzz Williams’ first season. The Hokies were rarely an easy win on the schedule for opponents even so.


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Video: Florida State defeats Virginia Tech, 86-75

It was a battle of freshmen in Tallahassee, as Xavier Rathan-Mayes (22 points) and the Florida State Seminoles edged Justin Bibbs (game-high 25 points) and Virginia Tech 86-75. Hokies guard Adam Smith posted 24 points of his own, but 11 three pointers paved the way to FSU’s first ACC win of the season.


Cuccinelli releases Hokies TV ad

With the college football season about to begin in earnest, the Cuccinelli for Governor Campaign today announced its latest TV advertisement, which is scheduled to run across Virginia during the Virginia Tech vs. Alabama, Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game on Saturday night.


Hokies rally from 20-0 hole, roll past Duke

Duke jumped out to a 20-0 lead and had a Homecoming crowd at Lane Stadium ready to head to the exits. Then Virginia Tech found its Inner Hokie. Tech ran off 41 unanswered points to turn that early hole into a convincing 41-20 win on Saturday.


Live Blog | UVa.-Virginia Tech

The day is here, and ACCVirginia.com will be live in Scott Stadium in Charlottesville for the annual in-state rivalry game between the University of Virginia Cavaliers and the Virginia Tech Hokies. Kickoff is set for 3:30 p.m. The game is being broadcast on ABC-TV. Editor Chris Graham will be live in the press box providing […]


AFP Sports Blog – Feb. 13-15, 2009

– News: ODU knocks off VCU, 69-65, Sunday, 3:09 p.m. – News: Wallace qualifies for Nationwide race, Saturday, 12:45 a.m. – News: JMU softball sweeps pair to open season, Friday, 4:30 p.m. – News: Crown Royal to honor Purple Heart winner at RIR, Friday, 2:10 p.m. – News: Hokies have action-packed 2009 slate, Friday, 9:40 […]


Live Blog – The Orange Bowl!

Join us tonight at 8:30 p.m. for a Live Blog during tonight’s Orange Bowl between ACC champion Virginia Tech (9-4) and Big East champ Cincinnati (11-2). The game is being broadcast nationally on Fox. AFP editor Chris Graham will lead a live in-game discussion of the goings-on with analysis and commentary. Please feel free to […]


Stop the Presses | Not looking forward to the rivalry game

AFP editor and UVa. alum Chris Graham can see the writing on the wall. Another big loss in the big game looms for his beloved ‘Hoos. How will he cope? Length: 2:05.


College Football Saturday (And Thursday!)

College Football Saturday begins with a preview of the Thursday-night national-TV matchup between Virginia Tech and Maryland and continues with a look at Saturday’s UVa.-Wake Forest game in Winston-Salem. Hear from the coaches and from AFP editor Chris Graham with commentary and analysis. Length: 10:11.


RBs, QBs get good grades at Tech scrimmage

Item by Chris Graham sportsdom@ntelos.net The Branden Ore Era is over at Virginia Tech. The Sean Glennon Era is not. Tailbacks Jahre Cheeseman and Darren Evans combined for 107 yards on 14 carries, and Glennon matched rising sophomore quarterback Tyrod Taylor throw for throw in Virginia Tech’s first full-scale football scrimmage Saturday afternoon. Glennon was […]