Update List for the Year 1997

Note: Game previews, recaps, analysis, etc. are not included in this archive. To view those articles, please see the appropriate schedule archive.

News and Notes: 12/29/97
1998 HokieCentral Memberships Now Available
So, What About the Gator Bowl?

News and Notes: 12/26/97
Doug Doughty's New Top 25 Recruiting List is Out
Okay, You're Right: Playing JMU is Better Than Playing Akron
HokieCentral Makes the Front Page of the Roanoke Times
Thanks for the Christmas Cards

Tech Fans Send Soldiers, Kids to Gator Bowl
by Will Stewart, 12/25/97

News and Notes: 12/23/97
Clemson, JMU Reappear on Hokies Football Schedules
Tech Gets Verbal From Hicks

News and Notes: 12/22/97
WVU Basketball is a Tall Order for Young Hokies
Druck Plays an Entire Half in Niners Finale
Will's Got a Few Weeks Off!
Have a HokieCentral Christmas!

News and Notes: 12/19/97
Ticket Totals Are Now Well Over 200
The Brawlin' Heels Will All Get to Play (Anybody Surprised?)
Hokie Songs

News and Notes: 12/17/97
More Tickets Than You Can Shake Your Gobbler At
The Brawlin' Heels
Hokie Hotline Notes

News and Notes: 12/16/97
Ticket Purchase Plans in Full Swing

News and Notes: 12/15/97
Some HokieCentral Plans Are in the Works for Selling More Tickets
1997 Membership Offerings Coming to a Close

News and Notes: 12/12/97
A Brief Update on Gator Bowl Ticket Sales

News and Notes: 12/10/97
Suddenly, UVa's Concerned About Fairness
I Couldn't Be Happier With Bowl Selection
Thanks for the Compliment, Heels
Time to Go, Before I Have a Stroke

News and Notes: 12/9/97
Hokie Hotline Notes

News and Notes: 12/8/97
Hokies Return to the Gator Bowl
Hoopsters Awesome Over Weekend

News and Notes: 12/5/97
The Bowl Outlook
Basketball Attendance Survey

News and Notes: 12/3/97
Hokie Hotline Notes

News and Notes: 11/20/97
It's $3.5 Million, Not $8 Million!
Future Schedules
Hokie Hotline Notes

News and Notes: 11/16/97
Orangemen Win; Cavaliers Lose
An Important Fine Point About the Big East Tiebreaker

News and Notes: 11/14/97
A Stale Basketball Exhibition Game Report
Mims Signs on the Dotted Line
A Little Beggin' for Contributions

News and Notes: 11/12/97
Hokie Hotline Notes

News and Notes: 11/6/97
Hurricanes in the Forecast
Tailgate Plans

News and Notes: 11/4/97
Hokie Hotline Notes

News and Notes: 10/31/97
Follow-up on Torgersen/Tranghese
A Mind-Blowing Quote

News and Notes: 10/30/97
Notes About the Upcoming UAB Game
Rumors Are Flying About Hokies/Huskers
Go Paul, Go Paul!
Turkey Bites

News and Notes: 10/28/97
Hokie Hotline Notes

News and Notes: 10/23/97
Update on Shawn Scales
The Trash Man Cometh
A Statistical Breakdown, and Some Thoughts on the Game

News and Notes: 10/21/97
Big East Recap
Looking Forward in the Big East
Bad News for Ace
UConn Votes To Go 1-A
Take Off to the Great White North ... and Play the Huskers, Eh?
As If You Needed It ... More Proof That AP Voters Are Morons
Hokie Hotline Notes

News and Notes: 10/16/97
Cops and Robbers
Hokies Land Grundy Star Luke Owns
The Pirates' Ship is Sinking

News and Notes: 10/14/97
Hokie Hotline Notes

News and Notes: 10/10/97
Notes on the BC Game

News and Notes: 10/8/97
Coach Grimes Rushed Into Surgery, Now Doing Okay
"Coach" Weaver on SportsTalk With John Hale

News and Notes: 10/7/97
Hokie Hotline Notes

Mr. Robinson Meets HokieCentral
by Will Stewart, 10/3/97

News and Notes: 9/29/97
Another Rough Week for the Big East
My Take on the Dopey Scissors

News and Notes: 9/25/97
Tech Pulls a Surprise, Names Weaver as AD
Injuries and the Weight Room

News and Notes: 9/22/97
What a Difference a Year Makes
How About Those Owls? ... And Those Eagles? ... And Those Panthers?

News and Notes: 9/19/97
The HokieCentral Tailgate
The Nebraska Lesson
VT Soccer Comes Back Down to Earth
Slip Into Your Thick Skin and Get Used to It
Here's Who I Want to Play

News and Notes: 9/11/97
Some Thoughts on This Weekend's Game
Turkey Bites

News and Notes: 9/8/97
Druck Gets a W in Pro Debut
A Chat With a Former Hokie
HokieCentral Tailgate Details

News and Notes: 9/4/97
Druckenmiller to Start Against Rams on Sunday
Joe, Pressey Quit Football Team
Injury Report
Turkey Bites

News and Notes: 8/25/97
Stats From Scrimmage #3
Syracuse Serves Notice

News and Notes: 8/21/97
Stats From Scrimmage #2
A New Hokie Site Springs Up
This Web Site is on Fire

News and Notes: 8/19/97
Scrimmage Stats
Now THIS is Fun
More Neat Stuff

News and Notes: 8/15/97
Bryan Jennings Cut By Oilers

News and Notes: 8/13/97
HokieCentral Receives Large Donation to Fund Syracuse Tailgate Party
Some Notes From a Bill Roth Radio Appearance

News and Notes: 8/11/97
Freshmen Arrive
AP Poll Up to its Old Tricks
Druck Doing Well in San Francisco
One Last Note

News and Notes: 8/8/97
Football Starts Up; Hokies Ranked #25 in Coaches Poll

News and Notes: 8/5/97
Lamar Cobb Verbals to Tech

A Conversation With Bill Roth
by Will Stewart, 8/4/97

News and Notes: 8/1/97
Druck, Niners Do the Deal
Follow Up to the 92.7/WMJS Story
Big East Media Day Lightly Reported on TV

News and Notes: 7/30/97
Yes, Virginia Tech, There is a Radio Station in Northern Virginia
Shoddy Money Management by 49ers is Keeping Druck Out Of Training Camp

News and Notes: 7/28/97
Bill Roth Signs New Three-Year Contract

Football '97
by Jim Alderson, 7/21/97

News and Notes: 7/21/97
Some New Web Sites to Watch
The Screaming Lizard Goes On-Line at Last
See You Next Week

News and Notes: 7/16/97
Beamer Goes on SportsTalk With John Hale ... And Says Nothing

News and Notes: 7/11/97
Larry Green's Return Adds Depth to Defensive Backfield

News and Notes: 7/9/97
A Long, Sad Chapter of Hokie Football History Finally Ends

News and Notes: 7/7/97
A Recap of Last Week's News
The Latest on NFL Hokies

News and Notes: 7/2/97
Hokie Football Graduation Rate is Middle of the Pack
The Football TV Schedule at This Point

The Top Ten Plays in Virginia Tech History
by Will Stewart, 6/30/97

News and Notes: 6/26/97
Carl Bradley Wins Ironman '97

News and Notes: 6/23/97
Musings on Camm, David, Yubrenal, and Tyrone

News and Notes: 6/19/97
UVa Stadium Expansion Has Tech Playing Catch-Up Again
The Gobbler is Coming on Board Soon

News and Notes: 6/12/97
A Few More Thoughts on the AD Hiring Process
Mo' Members, Mo' Members
A Shameless Plug for the A-10 Hoop Report

News and Notes: 6/10/97
Some 1993 Independence Bowl Notes

Portrait of the Next Virginia Tech AD
by Will Stewart, 6/5/97

News and Notes: 6/4/97
It's Official: the Hokies are Now Braine-Dead

News and Notes: 6/3/97
The "Dave Braine Watch" Is On
HokieCentral.com and Hokie.com: Two Different Animals
Hoops Recruiting

News and Notes: 5/31/97
Dave Braine Being Considered for Georgia Tech, Houston Vacancies
Sights and Sounds Are Starting to Roll In
Turkey Bites

News and Notes: 5/28/97
The New Hokie Central Debuts...

News and Notes: 5/24/97
1997 NCAA Baseball Tourney Results

News and Notes: 5/20/97
Hokie Baseball Team to Face USC in Regional
Cornell Brown: Guilty

News and Notes: 5/18/97
Hokie Baseball Team Sweeps the A-10 Tourney

News and Notes: 5/15/97
Gentry Gets a Well-Deserved Promotion
Gone Fishin' -- Sort Of

Money Matters
by Will Stewart, 5/11/97

News and Notes: 5/8/97
Rhode Island Hoops Hires Harrick

News and Notes: 5/6/97
Turkey Bites

News and Notes: 5/2/97
Ford's Allegations Discovered to be Unfounded
Basketball Update
Two Way-Cool Photos

News and Notes: 4/29/97
Crank Up the Grindstaff Hype Machine and Let 'Er Rip!
Best Tech/UVa Joke I've Heard in a While

News and Notes: 4/24/97
Turkey Bites

News and Notes: 4/22/97
Draftee and Free Agent Recap

News and Notes: 4/20/97
Druck to the Niners, Torrian to the Vikings
Brian Edmonds Goes to Jail
HokieCentral Goes to the Spring Game

News and Notes: 4/17/97
We Waited That Long for This?
Kiper Finally Gets Specific About Druckenmiller's Draft Destination

The Stuff Hokies Own
by Will Stewart, 4/16/97

News and Notes: 4/6/97
The Big Move is On
HokieCentral Has to Change Its Look
HokieCentral Spring Game Tailgate
Clark Plays Well in Second Scrimmage

News and Notes: 4/4/97
Pedro Edison Arrested, Dismissed From Team

News and Notes: 4/3/97
Druck Info Straight From N'Awlins
Carruth's Ride With the Bucks is Over
Web Site News

News and Notes: 4/1/97
Ace Gets Scouts' Attention at All-Star Game
Orange Bowl Hospitality Chairman Full of Praise for Hokies
Football Team Holds First Scrimmage
Keener Returns to Tech as Hussey's Assistant

News and Notes: 3/28/97
Tic Price Named Coach at Memphis
Hokies Pound Radford Again
The Move is Coming Soon

News and Notes: 3/27/97
Druck Gets a Look From Strock and Ditka
Edmond Will Suffer No Further Punishment
Hokie Baseball on a Roll
Student Found Dead at Lane Stadium

News and Notes: 3/25/97
Edmond First to be Convicted
Hokies Show Tony Morrison the Door
Last Week's Off the Field News
Last Week's On the Field News
Excellent Info From the Screaming Lizard
Internet Happenings

News and Notes: 3/19/97
Carruth Saga Continues
Where's the Coach?
Turkey Bites

News and Notes: 3/18/97
Harrison Acquitted; Hawkes Trial Delayed
Hokie Hotline Notes
Spring Football Preview
Spring Game Get-Together?
Late Breaking Carruth News

News and Notes: 3/17/97
Message Board Down Temporarily
Recap of Last Week's News
St. Joe's Lone Remaining A-10 Team in NCAA Tourney

News and Notes: 3/15/97
Vote for the Hokie Bird!
Hey Beavis (heh-heh) ... CBS SportsLine is Cool!
Goodbye, Mailbag, We Knew You Well

Happy First Birthday, Hokie Central!
by Will Stewart, 3/12/97

News and Notes: 3/12/97
Happy Birthday, HokieCentral!
The Future of This Not-So-Humble Web Site

News and Notes: 3/11/97
Hokie Hotline Notes

Druck: A Lock for the Next Level
by Will Stewart, 3/8/97

News and Notes: 3/8/97
JJ Cruises Blacksburg for Future Draft Choices

News and Notes: 3/4/97
Troy's "Career High"
Hokie Hotline Notes
Number 20

News and Notes: 2/25/97
Tech Puts New Athletic Behavior Policies in Place
Bad Blood in Tech/Duquesne Game
Hokies and Hoos Ready to Go

News and Notes: 2/23/97
Hokies Dump Dukes
Channel 7 Does it to Me Again
Turkey Bites

News and Notes: 2/21/97
News On the Edmonds/Crawford Pre-Trial Hearing
Tech Set to Adopt Uniform Discipline Standards for Athletes

News and Notes: 2/18/97
Hokie Hotline Notes

News and Notes: 2/17/97
Big East Notes
Turkey Bites

News and Notes: 2/14/97
All's Quiet on the Hokie Front
The Guys in Stripes Are Stinking Up the Court

News and Notes: 2/12/97
It was Troy, Not Brendan
Big East News

Thoughts on Recruiting
by Will Stewart, 2/9/97

News and Notes: 2/9/97
The New Football Schedule is Released
Show Me the Money

News and Notes: 2/6/97
Hokies/Colonials One for the Ages
Robertson and Other New Hokies Sign
Bill Roth Wins Sportscaster of the Year in Virginia -- Again!
The Latest on the Edmonds/Crawford Case
Our Basketball Schedule Isn't Helping Our Attendance

News and Notes: 2/4/97
Robertson Narrows It Down ... (gulp) to Tech and UVa
A Plug for the Texas Steakhouse
A New Message Board is Up
Don't Trust That Football Schedule on the Home Page

News and Notes: 2/2/97
Hokies Storm Back to Defeat Dayton
No, Shut Up ... Because I Think YOU Suck
Basketball Notes

News and Notes: 1/31/97
Isabelle Reportedly Commits to UVa

News and Notes: 1/29/97
Wake Crushes Hokies
My Word, they DID Run It!
More About Isabelle

Replace Temple, the Weakest of the Weak Sisters
by Bill Klink, 1/29/97

News and Notes: 1/28/97
Isabelle Commits to Tech
Greg Melvin Brawl Case Dismissed
SEC Talk - Again
Hokie Hotline Notes

News and Notes: 1/24/97
Murray State Hires Oklahoma Assistant
Hokies Defeat Liberty

News and Notes: 1/23/97
In Case You Missed It
Signing Date is Two Weeks Away
HokieCentral Scores Another Coup

News and Notes: 1/19/97
HokieCentral Joins Conference Press Publishing
Druck Puts in a Decent Showing at the Senior Bowl
Rams Thrash Hokies at Cassell

News and Notes: 1/18/97
Bustle Staying Put
That's Embarrassing
My, How Times Have Changed

Why I Love Maroon and Orange
by Bart Warner, 1/16/97

News and Notes: 1/16/97
Senior Bowl and Hula Bowl This Weekend
Turkey Bites

News and Notes: 1/13/97
Hokies Pound UMass on the Road
No More News About Foster and Bustle
Football Team Lands Two More Florida Recruits
Kiper Likes Druckenmiller and Gray

News and Notes: 1/9/97
The Annual Migration of the Assistant Coaches Has Begun
News About Former Hokie Football Players

News and Notes: 1/7/97
New Message Board for HokieCentral
What's Next, Recruiting Kids Out of Middle School?
Some Nebraska Fans Had a Good Reason

It's Official: You HATE the Football Schedule
by Will Stewart, 1/5/97

News and Notes: 1/5/97
New Format for HokieCentral
Xavier Crushes Hokie Hoops Team
Hokies Land Another Player from PA (Matt Wincek)

News and Notes: 1/3/97
Hokies Land the Next Bryan Jennings
ESPN and ABC Should Just "Get a Room!"

News and Notes: 1/2/97
Huskers Pile-Drive Hokies Into Submission
The Post-Game Press Was Fairly Nice
I'm Bumming
1997 Schedule Announced

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