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Mike Stevens

For more than three decades, Mike Stevens has been working to put Virginia’s athletes and the sports they play in the spotlight. After graduating from Virginia Tech in 1983 with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications, he began his broadcasting career…

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Bill Roth

Bill Roth, a native of Pittsburgh, PA is most famous for the refrain, "From the blue waters of the Chesapeake Bay to the hills of Tennessee, the Virginia Tech Hokies are on the air!" Roth has been considered the "Voice…

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William “Bill” Shellenberger

The sport of soccer began in Virginia under the direction of legendary Hall of Fame Coach Bill Shellenberger in 1954 at Lynchburg College.  The first Hornet team of Shellenberger’s finished 2-3.   His overall record at Lynchburg College was 371 wins,…

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Robert “Bobby” Spangler

Bobby Spangler was a four-sport athletic star at Newport News High School. He was a standout in football, basketball, track and tennis. He attended Duke University on a football scholarship. While at Duke, he played as a center, an end,…

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Antonio Freeman

Antonio Freeman, native of Baltimore, MD, attended Baltimore Polytechnic High School, named the Baltimore Sun’s offensive player of the year and was recruited by Virginia Tech where he red-shirted as a freshman in 1990. In his collegiate career he set…

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Bob Porterfield

Porterfield, a native of Newport in Giles County, was signed off the Radford semipro team by New York Yankee scout H.P. Dawson and spent 12 years pitching for the Yankees, Washington Senators, Boston Red Sox and Pittsburgh Pirates. A right-hander…

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George Preas

In four years at Virginia Tech, George Preas helped turn the Hokies from a winless football team into an undefeated one.  That achievement was typical of the success Preas enjoyed throughout a long career in the game. From his sandlot…

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Frank Loria

Frank Loria, Virginia Tech’s first consensus football All-American gained this honor in 1965 and 1966 as a safety man.  He, according to his former coach Jerry Claiborne just made things happen and had a knack for football that you find…

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H.M. “Mac” McEver

Mac McEver, for half a century, was known as “Coach Mac” to the legions of Tech fans across Virginia.  Even in his early 70’s Coach Mac was as active as he was nearly fifty years before when he joined the…

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Gary Clark

Gary Clark was born and raised in Pulaski, Virginia.  He attended Pulaski County High School and lettered in three sports—football, track, and baseball before heading to James Madison University in Harrisonburg, where he played Division I-AA football.  As the Dukes’…

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