| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Some of the assumptions we've made for generations about the best way to save and plan for retirement may no longer be true. The decline in housing and stock prices beginning with the 2008 crash, and a decline in 401(k) matches from employers, has...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 3:55 PM
GLENDALE — The Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club, in its 71st year, meets Tuesdays at the Elk's Lodge. The following are odds and ends from the fourth meeting of the year.
VAQUEROS FIND BAD, GOOD IN UGLY LOSS
Most everyone in attendance at the...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 2:17 PM
Jim Weaver, who presided over the most successful era in Virginia Tech sports history, is retiring at year’s end because of ongoing health problems.
Sharon McCloskey, a long-time associate athletic director at the school, will serve as interim...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 6:19 PM
If Virginia Tech’s defense needed a decent comparison for Miami backup running back Dallas Crawford heading into Saturday’s game, defensive coordinator Bud Foster came up with one.
Just think of Crawford as David Wilson - the 2010 version....
| Oct 5, 2013
| 4:09 AM
Virginia Tech’s home football game Saturday against North Carolina will start shortly after 12:30, ideal for newspaper hacks fighting early deadlines, anathema to fans who crave more tailgate time and believe Lane Stadium rocks best after dark....
| Nov 9, 2013
| 7:43 PM
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Though Virginia Tech hadn't looked like an Atlantic Coast Conference championship contender of late, it proved Saturday night it still has plans on making a run at a sixth appearance in the conference title game.
| Nov 5, 2013
| 9:07 AM
John Gallagher has tweaked the staff of the Hartford men's basketball team. In addition to hiring Tom Devitt as director of operations this offseason -- Devitt replaced Brian Glowiak, who is pursuing opportunities outside of basketball -- Gallagher...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 10:15 AM
Fourth year (16-21 at U.Va.; 40-26 in coaching career)
After opening last season 2-0, the bottom dropped out for U.Va. with a six-game losing streak. At a time when London needed to sustain momentum on the heels of a stretch in...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 5:26 PM
AARON MOOREHEAD | VIRGINIA TECH | WIDE RECEIVERS COACH
Watching another young wide receiver drop a pass in the first week of Virginia Tech's preseason practices, Aaron Moorehead suddenly had an appreciation for what his coaches had to endure early in...
| Sep 8, 2013
WASHINGTON Three years ago, with his former partner suffering from cancer, Jim Dorsey decided to borrow against the equity on his Vashon Island, Wash., home with a reverse mortgage. The couple didn't have children and didn't plan to move, so a loan that...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 4:04 PM
West Orange wide receiver Garrett Johnson has narrowed his 11 Football Bowl Subdivision scholarship offers down to four schools (listed alphabetically): Arizona, Boston College, Kentucky and USF.
Johnson (5-foot-9, 162 pounds) announced the list...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 9:54 AM
Fort Lauderdale University School wide receiver Dionte “D.J.” Taylor admits that when he was first approached by the UCF coaching staff, his reaction wasn’t unlike a lot of other high school football prospects.
UCF can sometimes be an...