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Virginia Tech Hokie Baseball Struggling in ACC Competition but Still Winning in Non-Conference Play

It has certainly been a tough season for the Hokies in the ACC this year. The team is extremely young after being eviscerated by the MLB Draft and graduations and learning to win close games is still a challenge. No worries, Coach Szefc is an excellent teacher. GO HOKIES!!!

Virginia Tech Hokies Women’s Basketball is in the Final Four!!! Defeat OSU: 84-74

Well, how about that. It was a battle, but the Lady Hokies are nearly there! The Ohio State Lady Buckeyes were playing hard, and physical. The Hokies matched and did them 10 points better in the end! Tech is in the Final Four! GO HOKIES!!!

Virginia Tech Hokies Football 1st Open Practice Report

So, something rare occurred on Saturday. The Head Coach Brent Pry opened a practice session for the media and the general public. We haven’t seen that in ages, and it was some public relations gold that has been missing for a while. What happened and what do things look like? GO HOKIES!!!

Virginia Tech Hokies Win! Make the Elite Eight! Defeat Tennessee Lady Vols: 73-64

Georgia Amoore, Kayana Traylor, and Liz Kitley in double figures, #4 ranked Virginia Tech leads wire to wire to end the Lady Vols’ season. It got close, but for the first time in program history, the Lady Hokies are in the Elite Eight! Great win! GO HOKIES!!!

It was a Tough Two Weekends for Virginia Tech Hokies Baseball: 1-5 in the ACC

The Hokies play at home against VMI after a really brutal two weekends and a postponed game at ETSU. Hokies drop a split series against Boston College, 1-2, and then get swept in Coral Gables against Miami. Birds need to get their feet back underneath before calling on Pitt. GO HOKIES!!!

Virginia Tech Hokies will Face the Tennessee Lady Volunteers in a Bid for the Elite Eight

UPDATE: Game Time Set - 6:30 PM Saturday March 25th! The Hokies beat the Lady Vols in the 2022 December warm-up period of the season. It was a close game on December 4th in Knoxville. Hokies took it and never looked back. The Lady Vols are looking for revenge. GO HOKIES!!!

Virginia Tech Hokies Women’s Basketball Advances to the Sweet 16 with a Win Over SDSU: 72-60

Georgia Amoore starts the Hokies rolling with her 100th three, and South Dakota State never got closer than they did in the first 3 minutes of the game. The Lady Hokies advance to the Sweet Sixteen for only the 2nd time in program history, and do it breaking program records. GO HOKIES!!!

Virginia Tech Hokies Advance to the 2nd Round, Win over UT-Chattanooga: 58-33

Cassell Coliseum was rocking, the Hokies had to tone down the "Hokie" stuff because Tech was playing host to the first and second rounds of the NCAA Tournament. That didn’t stop the fans, though. And it didn’t phase the Hokies, either. Big 58-33 defensive blanket for this one. GO HOKIES!!!

Virginia Tech Hokies Baseball Drops Their ACC Opening Series with Boston College: 1-2

It started out great, with an emphatic win on Friday, but bad weather and a double header on Saturday, March 11th combined with short rest from the 2 mid-week games flamed out the Hokies bats and cooled off their pitching. Miami is up next in Coral Gables. GO HOKIES!!!

Virginia Tech Hokies Women’s Basketball is a #1 Seed for the Big Dance

The 2022/2023 Women’s basketball season has been pure magic, and no one doubted short of a disaster that the Hokies would make the big show, but big dreams do come true sometimes. Selection Sunday nets the Hokies a #1 seed and the first two rounds in Blacksburg. GO HOKIES!!!