Lynn Bowden Jr. ran for 233 yards on 34 carries, and then tossed a 13-yard touchdown pass to Josh Ali with 15 seconds left to rally Kentucky to a 37-30 win over Virginia Tech on Tuesday in the Belk Bowl.
Amazing accomplishments dotted the sports landscape in 2019. Leading the way as the Times News top sports story in Southwest Virginia? Hall of Fame coach Robin Dotson’s state champion Wise Central girls basketball team.
It’s rare when a team starts a quarterback in a bowl game with more yards rushing, receiving and returning than he has passing. But that’s exactly what Kentucky will do when Lynn Bowden Jr. leads the Wildcats against Virginia Tech in Tuesday’s Belk Bowl.
Virginia Tech head coach Justin Fuente announced Sunday that Hamilton is being promoted to defensive coordinator — taking the helm of the Hokies’ defense from the retiring Bud Foster.
Bryce Perkins-led Virginia ended a 15-game losing streak against rival Virginia Tech on Friday with a 39-30 win that sends the Cavaliers on to the ACC title game.
The defense put together a vintage performance against Pittsburgh, and Hendon Hooker threw for 153 yards and two touchdowns to lead No. 25 Virginia Tech to a 28-0 victory Saturday.
The Panthers and Hokies both enter with a chance to capture the Coastal Division, although the crown won’t be determined until after Virginia Tech’s game at Virginia.
Southwest Virginia football fans will see a familiar face wearing an unfamiliar number on Saturday at Lane Stadium.
Vanderbilt and Virginia Tech will meet in their football season openers in 2024 and 2025, the schools announced Tuesday.
Giving outgoing longtime defensive coordinator Bud Foster a shutout was special for Caleb Farley and the Virginia Tech defense. The fact the shutout came against Georgia Tech was a bonus.
Virginia Tech will be going for its fourth straight ACC win on Saturday when the Hokies visit Georgia Tech.
Bud Foster has been at Virginia Tech 33 seasons, and the Hokies honored their retiring defensive coordinator before Saturday’s game against No. 22 Wake Forest. Then during the game, Foster showed why he deserved the recognition.
Emotions will be running high when Virginia Tech faces Atlantic Coast Conference rival Wake Forest on Saturday at Lane Stadium.
Ian Book’s 7-yard touchdown with 29 seconds left capped an 87-yard drive and lifted No. 16 Notre Dame to a 21-20 win over Virginia Tech on Saturday.
Coach Brian Kelly doesn’t want No. 16 Notre Dame looking in the rear-view mirror when it has danger lurking Saturday in a visit from red-hot Virginia Tech.