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After all of the talk and all of the hype, it was business as usual.   There had been much chatter surrounding this year’s annual Virginia Tech- Hoo game. Most of it centered around the ‘London Miracle’ in Hooville, with the Hoo coach credited with what had been thought a near impossibility, getting Mr. Jefferson’s […]
The A-Line Board of Football Experts After attending 12 Virginia Tech football games in the last 13 weeks, it was an interesting change of pace and actually a bit relaxing to take a break. Well, sort of. The Saturday spent not attending a game in person was spent watching a bunch of them on the […]
Various media sources have reported that the Hoos have hired Richmond coach and former algroh assistant Mike London for the enviable job of trying to rebuild the mess left behind by the Great NFL Legend Poetry Reader. The Hoos acted quickly to lock up London, merely hours after UR’s season ended in a loss to […]
“It’s an improvement.”– algroh The A-Line Board of Football Experts Is it basketball season yet? Ol’ Roy still has a ton of top-shelf talent returning and Coach K has addressed his guard shortage. ACC basketball is poised for another big year. And then there is football. Things did not get off to a promising start […]
The Hoos reacted to a Tech Internet columnist publicly proclaiming his support by losing to Arkansas in the College World Series. The announcement by a Tech fan that he was a closet supporter of Hoo baseball had something other than a positive effect on the Hoo team, as a blown late-game lead, a flurry of […]
I have a confession to make. It is a very difficult admission, especially considering the image I have tried very hard to project over the years. But, I feel I must come clean. As I have for the last several years, I am enjoying watching the College World Series. That is nothing new. The dirty […]
05/06/2009 New Hoo basketball coach Tony Bennett vowed to speed up his tempo. Speaking to a gathering of Hoo basketball and music fans, Bennett addressed concerns that his style might be too slow to appeal to today’s audiences and players. “Sure, I made my reputation with syrupy ballads,” said Bennett, adding, “But let me tell […]
04/27/2009 How about that Spring Game? Was that fun or what? Well, for the most part it was. The Virginia Tech Spring Game drew a crowd of 41,000, claimed to be the largest in the history of Tech holding these things. It was certainly the biggest I had seen in the 15 or so years […]
There ain’t much separating us from another Dead Zone. In this Commonwealth, we are down to two weekends. Spring football practice will conclude at Virginia Tech and Hooville with two notable social events, the Tech Spring Game and the always-exciting Hoo Football Festivus. I doubt there will be many people attending both. It is always […]
A-Line Extra Hoo Sports Marketing has announced the addition of another act to the algroh’s Follies Football Revue. The same brilliant promotional folks who delivered the Hoo Spring Football Festivus, which has provided such laughter and merriment, said that Magical Bob would be appearing at the Smithsonian this year. Magical Bob last performed in Huntington, […]