Win tickets to see the smash hit musical Mamma Mia at the Roanoke Civic Center. Two winners will each receive four tickets!
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
VMI 8, Virginia Tech 0
BLACKSBURG — The Keydets (12-15) scored six runs in the second inning and two more in the sixth inning to shut out the Hokies (18-8) for a huge road win.
Ray Lopez led VMI with two hits and two RBIs. Will Connerley and Rob Dickinson each had two hits and one RBI, and Thomas Stallings had two hits.
T.J. Lighton got the win, pitching nine innings, striking out three and allowing six hits. Virginia Tech was led by Chad Pinder’s three hits, and Andrew Rash added two hits.
The last time VMI beat Virginia Tech was in 2007. The last time the Keydets shut out the Hokies was in 1961.
UVa finishes 14th at Bulls Bay
AWENDAW, S.C. — University of Virginia golfer Denny McCarthy finished in seventh place at the Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate at Bulls Bay Golf Couse that ended Tuesday after the two-day tournament was pushed up a day because of bad weather Sunday.
McCarthy was 3-over for the 54-hole tournament with rounds of 75-73-71. This was McCarthy’s second top-10 finish of the season.
As a team, the Cavaliers finished 14th out of 15 teams.
Radford finishes 10th at tournament
WILLIAMSBURG — Radford’s Weston Eklund shot a 2-over par 72 as the Highlanders finished 10th at the C&F Bank Intercollegiate.
The Highlanders shot 295, 10 shots behind tournament champion Tennessee. Originally scheduled for three days and 54 holes, the tournament was shortened to one day and 18 holes because of the weather.
Christiansburg wrestler honored
Christiansburg High School senior wrestler Zach Epperly was one of four recipients of the F.D. “Red” Robertson Student Athlete of the Year award, and Virginia Tech coach Kevin Dresser was among the Virginia nominees for National Wrestling Hall of Fame, the Virginia chapter of the hall has announced.
Epperly won the state Group AA 182-pound title in February, his fourth individual state title, and helped the Blue Demons win their 12th team title. Epperly moved up from 170 for this year’s postseason and pinned his way through to the crown. Additionally during his career he twice won the national Beast of the East tournament and is a Junior National Freestyle All-American.
The award recognizes superiority on the mat, excellence in the classroom, and community involvement. Epperly has a 3.875 GPA, volunteers as a youth wrestling coach, and serves as a motivational speaker for primary school
Weather JournalBreather before next wintry system