September 8th, 1996

Hokies in Trouble Off, On the Field

On Friday, September 7th, the news broke about an incident that occurred the weekend before and allegedly involved Tech football players beating a Tech track athlete. Click on the links below to read The Roanoke Times and The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports on what happened:

Do you think I've got something to say about this? You bet your sweet bippy I do. Keep an eye on Hokie Central in the coming days for a scorching commentary on what's been going on with the football team ever since we won the Sugar Bowl.

On the field, the Hokies rode a rash of mistakes, injuries, and (fortunately) superior talent to a 21-18 victory over the Akron Zips, in a game the Hokies were favored to win by 38 points. Click on the Game Analysis section of the navigation bar above to read my commentary on the game.


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