| Mar 9, 2014
| 4:05 AM
STORRS — UConn was looking for a basketball coach and Tim Tolokan, a member of the search committee, was doing what an old newspaper man does. He was making phone calls, taking notes.
He kept them, too, and he recently re-read the note where...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 7:17 PM
Christopher Newport (15-3), ranked 21st in NCAA Division III, swept Roanoke 9-4 and 13-5, improving the Captains’ winning streak to 14.
In Game 1, Alexis Pope drove in four runs and homered, Kelsey Lewis homered and had...
| Mar 19, 2014
BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech basketball boasts a lavish practice complex, committed administration and a five-year stretch in which the Hokies hovered near the top of the ACC. But when measured by the sport's most precious commodity, Tech ranks last...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 10:26 AM
Virginia Tech isn’t the most attractive of the ACC’s three basketball coaching vacancies, but that hardly precludes the Hokies from landing not only a quality coach but also the best of the group.
Consider the spring of 2011, when the AC&...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 11:40 AM
Some words of caution for Virginia Tech fans judging Buzz Williams: The Hokies’ new basketball coach defies convenient description.
Want Tech to play fast? Williams’ 2011-12 Marquette team ranked 16th nationally in possessions per game,...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 7:40 PM
As far as learning experiences go, Carlis Parker’s ongoing education as a Virginia Tech wide receiver hasn’t always been pretty. Aaron Moorehead has some not-so dazzling memories to prove it.
Last spring, when Tech moved Parker from...
| Apr 10, 2014
Wake Forest, Boston College, Virginia Tech: That's how I ranked the ACC's basketball coaching vacancies this spring. Each has myriad issues, witness the involuntary exits of Jeff Bzdelik, Steve Donahue and James Johnson, but recent and historic success...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 11:36 AM
STORRS — Anthony Poindexter knows the reputation of the UConn defense, except for some uncharacteristic showings the past three seasons, is a solid one.
With Poindexter as defensive coordinator, former Patriots All-pro linebacker Vincent Brown...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 11:19 PM
Note: This is one in a series of stories about under-rated Central Florida senior college football prospects.
With players like Trent Harris and Gabe McClary on his team, Cameron Gergley is puzzled why he still sits without any major college...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 9:58 AM
Chandler Cox was pretty excited when he talked to Florida's Will Muschamp on Thursday morning and the Gators' head coach offered the Apopka athlete a scholarship.
"I didn't even know what to say to him. He told me he'd like to offer me a full-ride...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 2:07 PM
West Orange defensive end Brandon Wilson finally received his first college football scholarship offers this week from Mississippi State and Charlotte, both coming on Super Bowl Sunday.
Mississippi State came first for the 6-foot-3, 240-pound rush end,...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 2:37 PM
Apopka juniors Martez Ivey and Chandler Cox have declared their intentions to play in the 2015 U.S. Army All-American Game in January. The annual event takes place in San Antonio, Texas, at the Alamodome.
"It's definitely a big deal to me," said Cox,...