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Another game, another win. And, another defensive casualty. And, as an added bonus, more Li’l E antics. Tech endured its seemingly season-long slow start against Fredo, actually trailing at the half. Then, as has become their habit, seemed to gain interest in playing in the Second Half and rolled to the win. Well, they should. […]
The calendar has now, finally, flipped to August. T. S. Eliot had it wrong: August is the cruelest month. Aside from yet another month to endure of stifling heat and stupendous air conditioning bills, we are in that last, agonizing month before the start of another football season. One can easily imagine full stadiums [well, […]
It always bothered my parents that I didn’t go to Duke. Much more than it did me. I grew up in Fairview Methodist Church. Although the last two times I have set foot in the place were for my Mother’s funeral and that of a really neat cousin of my maternal grandmother and I have […]
Of all the ACC basketball games, those between Virginia Tech and Duke are my least favorite. Sunday night was why. Many are aware that I have closely followed Duke basketball for decades, more closely and much longer than I have followed the same sport at Tech. Through the good graces of a fellow Hokie who […]
Well, this very likely won’t be the first ACC basketball season where every single team finishes with an 8-8 record. While it looked for a while that the entire conference might finish at .500 in league play, and a bunch still might, a bit of separation has taken place in the standings. There is also […]