With no indication how long it will hold up, the Virginia and Virginia Tech men’s and women’s basketball teams have opened the season with a combined record that is seeminglyuntouchable. The UVa men are 8-0 and the Cavalier women are 10-0. In Blacksburg, the Tech men are 8-1 and the Hokie women are 8-0. So, […]
Doug Doughty has been writing for more than 50 years starting as a high school student in Washington, D.C., through his undergraduate years at the University of Virginia, and 47 years at the Roanoke Times where he mostly covered sports with occasional features on non-sports stories he uncovered along the way. He is a member of the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame and the Roanoke Valley Golf Hall of Fame in recognition of his media career. Doug can be heard on the Greg Roberts Show on WFIR-960 AM every Thursday afternoon and readers can still enjoy his weekly College Notebook, published every week for more than 45 years, on his Facebook page.
Martinsville son ultimately gets his Hall of Fame due
Shawn Moore talks about what it means to be named to the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame.
Two to be inducted into Roanoke Valley Golf Hall of Fame
Phil Owenby and Andrew Green are the new members.
Duke tops Virginia Tech and Virginia in terms of coaching results
New coaches in Charlottesville and Blacksburg post losing results but the new coach at Duke has turned things around.
UVa played North Carolina Central in John Grisham novel before the teams actually met in real life
North Carolina Central is mentioned in Grisham’s novel, “Sooley,” about a fictitious 17-year-old South Sudanese athlete, Samuel Sooleymon, who traveled to the United States to play college ball.
Virginia football players star in a game of ‘Where are they now?’
Doug Doughty checks in with former UVa players and coaches, and tips us off to the start of college basketball.
Roanoke man wins national tennis championship for those age 90 and older
Bill Kingery plays tennis nearly every day against people 30 to 40 years his junior.
Virginia Tech quarterback carousel hard to keep up with
Hendon Hooker, who the Hokies demoted, now is a Heisman contender in Tennessee.
Virginia Tech and UVa football fail to live up to “flagship” reputations
Instead, James Madison and LIberty are the two FBS schools with the best records so far.
Former Tech quarterback now a Heisman contender at Tennessee
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