Hokies open spring football practice

Justin Fuente’s 2016 ended with him taking a Gatorade shower, kissing his daughters on the cheek, and hoisting a beautiful crystal trophy that only...

Dates set for 2017 football season

  The Virginia Tech Athletics Department announced special dates for the 2017 football season on Monday. White Effect – Military Appreciation/Hall of Fame Weekend –...

Former Hokie retires from NFL

Marty Gordon NRVsports@ourvalley.org Former Virginia Tech and Pulaski County kicker Shayne Graham has made it official, he will not seek another job in the National Football...

Henderson to continue football career at Concord

Marty Gordon NRVsports@ourvalley.org Christiansburg running back Alec Henderson is taking his talents to Concord University in Athens, West Virginia. He signed a letter of intent to the...

Local athletes and national signing day

Brad Shelton was the News Messenger and News Journal Defensive Player of the Year after leading Blacksburg to the 3A state title this past...

Six games in Lane highlight 2017 VT schedule

  The Virginia Tech Athletics Department and the Atlantic Coast Conference announced the Hokies’ 2017 football schedule on Tuesday. A rematch of the 2016 ACC Championship...

Christiansburg found new coach just down the mountain

Christiansburg High School has a new head football coach, and he is a familiar face to people in the eastern part of Montgomery County...

Beamer joins CFP selection committee

Bill Hancock, executive director of the College Football Playoff (CFP), today announced that Frank Beamer has been appointed to the selection committee by the...

News Messenger 2016 All-County/All-City football team announced

Cole Beck ran his way through opponents this season, but saved his most impressive performance in the postseason where he rushed for a 1,000...

Blacksburg’s Wells coach of the year

Thad Wells took Blacksburg on a magical run this year that included winning the state championship in Williamsburg two weeks ago. For his efforts,...

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