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Blacksburg Basketball Defeats Christiansburg When it Matters

Jordan Burch, Sports Editor

March 3, 2017

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Few High Schools have a rivalry as intense as the one between Blacksburg High School and Christiansburg High School. The High Schools are located only 9 miles from each other (a 14 minute car ride). This close imity, as well as th...

NBA Trade Deadline Recap

Ethan McDowell, Staff Writer

March 1, 2017

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February is an eventful time for basketball fans. College teams have entered the final leg on the run towards March Madness, NBA all-star weekend provides a small break for the players in the middle of the marathon that is the NBA...

Super Bowl LI Recap

Charlie Skutt, Staff Writer

February 5, 2017

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No matter who won, Super Bowl LI would make history. The game pitted Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons against Tom Brady and the New England Patriots. Atlanta had only been to the big game once, and had never won. New England ...

Michael Vick Retires From NFL

Guthrie Martin, Staff Writer

February 4, 2017

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After playing 13 seasons in the National Football League, former Virginia Tech quarterback Michael Vick is calling it a career. “In this moment right now, I'm willing to say yeah, I'm officially retired, I think it's time,” ...

Tom Brady: Future Hall-of-Famer?

Kweku Achenie, Staff Writer

February 2, 2017

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Tom Brady was born on August 3rd, 1977 in Mateo, California, to Galynn Patricia and Thomas Edward Brady. As a kid Brady was eager to play football; however, his dad would not let him play till he was fourteen years old. He grew...

Jordan Burch Signs With Milligan College

Cameron Setareh, Staff Writer

February 1, 2017

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On February 1, National Signing Day,  many varsity football and soccer players signed contracts to play at various NCAA schools.  On signing day, the athletes sign a National Letter of Intent, promising to attend that colleg...

Yordano Ventura Dies

Josh Gingrich, Staff Writer

January 22, 2017

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On Sunday, January 22, baseball pitcher Yordano Ventura was killed in a car accident in his native Dominican Republic. He was 25.   After the news of his death broke, the Royals lowered the flag outside their stadium ...

2016 NBA Power Rankings

Ethan McDowell, Staff Writer

November 18, 2016

Filed under Sports

On October 25, the Cleveland Cavaliers raised a championship banner for the first time in their team’s history. This was a great moment for Cavalier fans and players that will most likely remain one of the most memorable momen...

Jose Fernandez Dies

Josh Gingrich, Staff Writer

October 7, 2016

Filed under Sports

In the early morning on Sunday, September 25, star baseball pitcher Jose Fernandez was killed in a boating accident. He was 24.   According to CNN, Fernandez, who pitched for the Miami Marlins, and two others were kill...

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