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ACC Women’s Soccer, Field Hockey Featured Friday On NESNplus

NESNplus will be carrying a pair of ACC games this Friday. Virginia Tech visits North Carolina in a women’s soccer matchup at 4 p.m. The 6 p.m. time slot features field hockey with Louisville at Duke. Check out the list below for the NESNplus channel in your area. Channel listings subject to change. 2014 NESNplus CHANNEL LISTINGS NESNplus NESNplus HD CONNECTICUT AT&...
Via NESN.com
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hokies look to make big plays, and prevent them

The numbers seem incongruous. Virginia Tech's defense ranks 27th nationally, allowing 325.6 yards per game, but is among the worst when it comes to giving up big plays. Only eight Division I schools, out of 128, have allowed more plays covering 20 or more yards than the Hokies, who have allowed 32. The numbers are more than a little troubling for a program that has always had...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech RB Shai McKenzie out for season

Virginia Tech will be without one of its top rushing threats for the rest of the season. The program announced Sunday that true freshman running back Shai McKenzie suffered a torn ACL in his right knee during Saturday’s win over Western Michigan. Per a release from the program, doctors will “let the swelling in the knee subside” before McKenzie undergoes surgery in October...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech RB McKenzie out for season with torn ACL

Virginia Tech freshman running back Shai McKenzie , the team's second-leading rusher, has been lost for the season with a torn right ACL, the team announced Sunday. McKenzie, who leads the Hokies with three rushing touchdowns, was injured in Saturday's victory over Western Michigan. McKenzie will have surgery in October to repair the ligament and will miss spring football...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Shai McKenzie Injury Update: Torn ACL, out for season

Virginia Tech got back on the winning track with a 35-17 win over Western Michigan behind 308 yards on the ground. Yet it came with a price. Freshman tailback Shai McKenzie was injured on a run late in the fourth quarter. And all indications don’t look good for his prognosis. Frank Beamer on Shai McKenzie's late injury: "I don't think it looks good." #Hokies...
Via KCM Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Virginia Tech Unveils New “Orange Effect” Helmets

Earlier this week, Virginia Tech teased a new helmet ahead of its homecoming contest against Western Michigan. Considering the Hokies chose to “orange out” their field for the game, we probably should have known what was coming. Check out the new Virginia Tech “Orange Effect” helmet, which will be worn with its orange and white uniforms. Let’s Go #HOKIES | #OrangeEffect...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Virginia Tech’s Lane Stadium Field Has A New Orange-Themed Look

It’s homecoming for Virginia Tech football Saturday.  The Hokies, 2-2, coming off a 27-24 loss to Georgia Tech, host Western Michigan at Lane Stadium. Virginia Tech is planning an “Orange Effect” for the game, with most fans preparing to orange out the stands.  The Lane Stadium field will have a new look for the contest. Check it out:  Orange you glad we have a great @VT_groundscrew...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Darius Fullwood commits to Virginia Tech Hokies

The Kentucky Wildcats lost Darius “Dee” Fullwood on Tuesday night, and less than 24 hours later, he’s already committed to another school. Fullwood announced his commitment to the Virginia Tech Hokies Wednesday afternoon. The Hokies flipped the commitment of Fullwood after he originally chose to commit to Kentucky over the Hokies in June. Fullwood decommitted […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
7 days ago  |  Discuss

East Carolina plunders Virginia Tech transfer RB

East Carolina had quite a day picking from and poking at their ACC opponents this season. In the past two weeks the Pirates have defeated Virginia Tech and North Carolina, and seen a billboard bragging about in-state dominance. Now the Pirates welcome the addition fo a former Hokies running back.
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Trevor Thompson officially not playing for Ohio State this season

Center Trevor Thompson, who transferred to Ohio State from Virginia Tech in May, will not play this season, he said on his Twitter account tonight. Thompson, 6 feet 11 and 210 pounds, said in the spring that he planned to appeal to the NCAA to waive his transfer year on the grounds that he transferred to be closer to his Indianapolis home while his father recuperates from neck surgery...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Virginia Tech Teases Another New Helmet For Saturday

Virginia Tech has had an up-and-down season thus far, as the Hokies opened the year with wins over William & Mary and Ohio State but have since dropped contests against East Carolina and Georgia Tech. Regardless, the team keeps rolling out different helmets seemingly every other week. Two weeks ago, Virginia Tech wore American Flag-themed lids against the aforementioned Pirates...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

GIF: Michael Brewer Scoops Virginia Tech Fumble, Runs It 21 Yards For Go-Ahead Touchdown

Just when it looked like Georgia Tech had stolen the momentum against Virginia Tech, the Hokies come up with a ridiculous go-ahead touchdown. After a fumble by Virginia Tech’s Marshawn Williams, Michael Brewer found himself with the ball, which squirted out of the scrum between the two teams, and took it all the way in for a 21-yard score. That’s one way to get the points back...
Via College Spun
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Virginia Tech Using American Flag-Patterned “VT” For Midfield Logo

Virginia Tech is hosting “Military Appreciation Day” at Lane Stadium for today’s game against ECU, and the Hokies’ helmets won’t be the only thing getting a patriotic spin. Virginia Tech is using the same American flag-patterned “VT” logo that will appear on the Hokies’ helmets today as the midfield logo as well. ‘Murica. #Hokies pic.twitter.com/j87Sz2PgAc —...
Via College Spun
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Shots From The ‘Shoe: Virginia Tech

Saturday was one of those types of game-days that you just new something special was going on in playing Virginia Tech for the first time and in the Shoe. Campus was busy with a lot of fans and most especially Tech fans who made the trip: They were definitely in full force and ready to go. Classy bunch that came mostly from Blacksburg but clearly they have a national following as...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Mountaineers Set to Host Virginia Tech

The men’s soccer team will play host to Virginia Tech today at Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. “Our record speaks for itself when the stadium is filled,” coach Marlon LeBlanc said. “When you play a school like Virginia Tech, which is a rival for us, you don’t get to see the Hokies in Morgantown very much. When you have an opportunity to have them come...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss
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