| Sep 11, 2011
| 11:31 AM
Turns out I wasn’t the only one unimpressed by Virginia Tech’s 17-10 victory at East Carolina on Saturday.
The Hokies fell from 11th to 13th in the Associated Press poll released Sunday afternoon.
As you’ll see on my AP ballot here,...
| Mar 22, 2011
| 5:16 PM
WSU Cougars power forward DeAngelo Casto will not play in Wednesday’s National Invitation Tournament quarterfinal game vs. Northwestern.
WSU coach Ken Bone announced this afternoon that Casto had been suspended for a violation of team rules,...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 7:31 AM
A 12:51 p.m. update: Here's a link to the latest AP poll.
As you'll see, my colleagues agreed with my ballot and ranked Virginia Tech 13th.
The only team I ranked that didn't make the cut was No. 25 Miami. I did not include No. 24 Illinois on my ballot....
| Sep 21, 2011
| 8:43 AM
Pacific 12 presidents brought wisdom and calm to realignment panic Tuesday night, sparing college athletics, for now, “super conferences,” and increasing the likelihood of a long-term, 14-member ACC.
The Pac-12 member CEOs could have expanded...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 11:15 AM
Glad to see so many of my fellow Associated Press poll voters elevated LSU to No. 1 this week.
For the second time in three weeks, the 25 teams on my ballot mirror the poll results.
Virginia Tech faithful likely will take issue with my voting the No. 11...
| Oct 2, 2011
| 12:19 PM
For much of this season, I’ve annoyed Virginia Tech partisans by voting the Hokies lower than most on my weekly Associated Press top-25 ballot. After Saturday’s anemic 23-3 loss to Clemson, I’m guessing most will forgive me for having...
| Oct 4, 2011
The following are updates on area athletes at the collegiate level.
Nathan Sellers (Crescenta Valley High, 2006) senior, Adams State College cross-country: Running among a field rife with NCAA Division I competition, the former Falcons and Glendale...
| Oct 9, 2011
| 9:05 AM
The ACC was one snap away from its preseason division favorites vanishing from the top 25 Saturday. But Logan Thomas’ last-minute, fourth-and-1 touchdown from 19 yards out gave Virginia Tech a 38-35 victory over Miami and kept the Hokies in the...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 12:26 PM
Time was when beating Wake Forest did nothing for a college football team’s national profile. But Virginia Tech’s 38-17 victory in Winston-Salem on Saturday night was arguably the Hokies’ most impressive this season.
They rolled an...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 2:24 PM
New Orleans Saints Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis announced Monday that 18 undrafted rookie free agents have agreed to terms with the team following the conclusion of the NFL Draft. Joining the Saints will be linebackers Kadarron...
| Oct 22, 2011
| 8:11 AM
It was Snyder vs. Gill and Pinkel vs. Gundy.
The expected winners won.
The undefeated Wildcats are now 7-0, defeating their Jayhawk rivals on the KU turf. The final score was 59-21.
Kansas State is ranked #11 in BCS Standings.
Meanwhile, the #4...
| Oct 23, 2011
| 10:10 AM
Unlike recent weeks, the big movement in the latest Associated Press college football poll, and on Blog Boy’s ballot, was at the top of the heap, where previously undefeated Oklahoma and Wisconsin lost.
How far to drop the Sooners and Badgers?...