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West Virginia holds off No. 15 Virginia Tech with goal line stand to win the Black Diamond Trophy

After 6,194 long, excruciating days, the Black Diamond Trophy has finally returned to its rightful home in Morgantown with the West Virginia Mountaineers’ 27-21 win over the No. 15 ranked Virginia Tech Hokies on Saturday in front of a sold out crowd. The win also marked the Mountaineers’ first win over their bitter rivals from Blacksburg since 2003.
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No. 15 Virginia Tech Hokies falls to West Virginia Mountaineers, 27-21

ROANOKE, Va. – The Black Diamond Trophy won’t be going home with the No. 15 Virginia Tech Hokies after its rivalry game against the West Virginia Mountaineers. The Hokies fell to the Mountaineers in a close game, 27-20, with the Mountaineers winning the battle for the Black Diamond Trophy. It’s...
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WVU holds on for win over Virginia Tech

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WV News) — All week long, Neal Brown had harped on the same thing with his West Virginia football team as it readied itself for Virginia Tech. “That Black Diamond Trophy has been in Blacksburg for 6,190 days,” he would say one day before reminding them the next day it had resided with this week’s rival 6,191 days. He added a day each passing 24 hours until, by the time Saturday came along, they Mountaineers believed that there was no way they could leave it there a minute longer.

Hokies fall to North Carolina A&T in five sets

BLACKSBURG – The Virginia Tech volleyball team fell in five sets to North Carolina A&T Saturday afternoon, moving the Hokies to 9-3 on the season. The Aggies are now 8-4 and end the Hokie Invite with a 3-0 record. The Hokies won the first two sets 28-26 and 25-22. Tech...

Virginia Falls to No. 17 Virginia Tech 2-1 in Double Overtime

BLACKSBURG, Va. – The Virginia men’s soccer team (2-3-1, 0-2-0 ACC) fell in double overtime to No. 17 Virginia Tech (3-1-2, 1-1-0 ACC) on Friday night at Thompson Field in the Commonwealth Clash presented by Smithfield. Asparuh Slavov scored his first collegiate goal for the Cavaliers. GOALS. 47’ – VT:...

A look around the ACC

The first week of the 2021 NCAA football season was an eventful one for the Atlantic Coast Conference, with unranked Virginia Tech defeating No. 10 North Carolina in Blacksburg, Virginia, while Miami fell to No. 1 Alabama and Clemson lost to then No. 5 Georgia. In Week 2, conference programs...

No. 17 Hokies, Cavaliers rekindle Commonwealth rivalry

BLACKSBURG – The No. 17 Virginia Tech men's soccer makes its long-awaited home debut in contentious fashion, as Commonwealth foe Virginia comes to Thompson Field on Friday night. MATCH DETAILS. Opponent: Virginia. Date/Time: Friday, Sept. 17 | 7 PM. Location: Thompson Field (Blacksburg, Va.) Watch: ACC Network. Live Stats: HERE.

ACC reveals 2021-22 league schedule

BLACKSBURG, Va. — The Atlantic Coast Conference rolled out the 2021-22 men's basketball slate Thursday night during "Nothing But Net" on ACC Network. Of Virginia Tech's 20 games, the Hokies are set for home-and-home dates with North Carolina, Pittsburgh, NC State, Virginia, Miami and defending ACC champion Georgia Tech. Wake Forest will be Tech's foe for the conference opener on Dec. 4 at Carilion Clinic Court at Cassell Coliseum. That game will air on ACC Network.
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WVU gets educated on Black Diamond Trophy rivalry

On Saturday, West Virginia and No. 15 Virginia Tech renew the Black Diamond Trophy rivalry for the first time since 2017 and only the second time since 2005. In order to prepare for the game, West Virginia head coach Neal Brown and the Mountaineers are getting educated on their rivalry with their neighbor in Blacksburg, Virginia.

ACC announces women’s hoops schedule Wednesday night

BLACKSBURG – Virginia Tech's 18 conference contests for the upcoming 2021-22 women's basketball season were announced Wednesday evening live on ACC Network's Nothing But Net: Basketball Schedule Release show. The Hokies' initial contest will be a trip to Tallahassee to face Florida State on December 19, a game that can be seen on ACC Network. After final exams and the holidays, the Hokies will be back on the court on December 30, this time at home to face Duke in their first matchup with head coach Kara Lawson.

Virginia Tech prepares for road test at West Virginia

BLACKSBURG, Va. (WFXR) — The Hokies now getting ready for their week three match-up against West Virginia. Saturday’s game in Morgantown set to be Virginia Tech’s first true road game with a full stadium since the pandemic began. Virginia Tech head football coach Justin Fuente says this week his players will try to simulate the hostile environment they’re expecting at West Virginia by pumping in crowd noise at their indoor practice facility. Tech looking for its first 3-0start since the 2017 season — which coincidentally was the last time the Mountaineers and Hokies met. Virginia Tech winning that battle at FedEx Field, 31 to 24.

On This Date: 1985 Clemson- 20 Virginia Tech- 17

Treadwell Boots Hokies in Blacksburg, 20-17 FROM TIMES WIRE SERVICES. David Treadwell kicked a 36-yard field goal with no time on the clock to give Clemson a 20-17 victory over Virginia Tech Saturday at Blacksburg, Va. The winning kick came after Virginia Tech was called for roughing the kicker and...