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@  UVAObserver : (29 November 2014 - 06:33 AM) This one hurt. BAD. Congrats on the win, Hokies. You not only beat us, you crushed any hope we have for a long time.
@  BHS03 : (29 November 2014 - 05:06 AM) Yup. The guy is an embarrassment.
@  Ryan4VT : (29 November 2014 - 03:30 AM) @BHS03 Mike London. Nuff said.
@  BHS03 : (29 November 2014 - 02:20 AM) Why is UVA running the zone read????
@  BHS03 : (29 November 2014 - 01:04 AM) Cato threw some bad picks but not his fault. Marshalls defense was exposed against a good offense.
@  hokiebird7 : (28 November 2014 - 08:09 PM) Cato looking alot like Brewer today
@  hokiebird7 : (28 November 2014 - 07:51 PM) Yes he was provoked but he needs to walk away instead of acting like an idiot...especially with one already
@  Ryan4VT : (28 November 2014 - 07:48 PM) He was provoked. I don't like that rule. The first PI penalty was because he did a dance in the end zone earlier. It wasn't a team celebration, shouldn't have been a flag.
@  hokiebird7 : (28 November 2014 - 07:47 PM) #6 for Marshall kicked out of game for 2nd taunting penalty....my god these players will never learn to shut their mouths
@  hokiebird7 : (28 November 2014 - 07:33 PM) What is worse? Vt's god awful offense or Marshall's pathetic defense? LOL
@  Ryan4VT : (28 November 2014 - 07:24 PM) Looks like Devon is done for the day with a shoulder injury. :(
@  VHSLhelper : (28 November 2014 - 07:11 PM) ELEVEN passing TDs - in the first half !!!
@  Ryan4VT : (28 November 2014 - 06:34 PM) All Marshall and WKU have done is score 77 points in 21 1/2 minutes….
@  Ryan4VT : (28 November 2014 - 05:16 PM) Final 4 picks are now posted.
@  redtiger : (28 November 2014 - 01:31 PM) Ryan, I will go for certain big items (TVs, Freezers, Computers, etc) but the small stuff is horrible! Nothing more than a fight.
@  Ryan4VT : (28 November 2014 - 03:28 AM) Went "Black Friday" shopping at 6pm tonight at Walmart. It's the first time I've ever taken part in any of this. And I will never again attempt it. That $hit was crazy.
@  hokiebird7 : (27 November 2014 - 10:57 PM) I think they UVA-VT game should be called the egg bowl instead of Ole Miss-Miss State because UVA and VT have both laid huge eggs this year
@  UVAObserver : (27 November 2014 - 05:19 PM) Went 4-4. They blew our doors off in Game 1. Had that ending to Game 2, and I threw a 202 in Game 3 as we won by 24.
@  GMan : (27 November 2014 - 01:45 PM) Anytime you beat DT's team, it is a good night!
@  BlueRazor : (27 November 2014 - 04:24 AM) I havent been bowling in years !

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#1 starcityfootballfan

 
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Posted 16 September 2013 - 03:30 PM

Interesting matchup in my neck of the woods. Actually, I am planning to be there for this one. The locals early schedule has been much weaker than the Richlands slate. This is a huge determining factor for me. Obviously, the Blue Tornado squad is not as powerful as past teams; however, they are good and solid and certainly will give the Cavaliers their toughest game thus far. Trust me, the folks in Daleville are already fired up for this one. This is the classic Southwest Virginia perennial power versus an upstart working its way to notoriety in the Roanoke Valley. My edge goes to the tradition that is Richlands football. Go Blues!

Richlands 24
Lord Botetourt 20
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Posted 16 September 2013 - 04:13 PM

The Quarterback and Running Back for Lord Botetourt are both very good.  The RB put up some very good numbers last year.  I've heard from a friend out that way that they don't throw the ball hardly at all.  Hopefully Richlands comes to play and can get the ball rolling again.  If we can clean up the passing game and step up our pass defense we have chance of being good.  Look forward to making the trip out to Daleville this Friday.



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Posted 16 September 2013 - 04:19 PM

LB has had some good wins this year against some very respectable teams.  Richlands has had trouble over the past few years against teams from the Roanoke area.  LB by a touchdown.



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Posted 16 September 2013 - 04:39 PM

Good Luck to the blues this week I think LB wins 31 - 21


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Posted 16 September 2013 - 05:27 PM

What is the directions to LB from Richlands?



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Posted 16 September 2013 - 05:34 PM

Daleville exit directly off of Interstate 81! Google Maps!
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Posted 16 September 2013 - 07:27 PM

No disrespect to Richlands, but I have a feeling LB is going to win this pretty handily.  My prediction by at least 17.  31-14.  LB is pretty tough and their RB is a beast.  I would love to see Richlands win this one to keep some notoriety going for extreme SWVA, but I just don't think it will happen. 



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Posted 16 September 2013 - 08:32 PM

We are definitely the underdog here. More bad news for us. Colten will not be playing Friday night. Out with a shoulder sprain. LB wins this pretty easy in my opinion. I hope we can make a good showing. If we can't throw the ball we lose big. If we can trow maybe we can keep it respectable!

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Posted 16 September 2013 - 11:14 PM

Daleville exit directly off of Interstate 81! Google Maps!

is it exit 150



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Posted 17 September 2013 - 12:53 AM

150B



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Posted 17 September 2013 - 12:58 AM

is it exit 150

 

Exit 150B, take a right off the exit.  Right at the first light onto 220.  Go about a mile and a half.  School is on the left



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Posted 17 September 2013 - 01:29 AM

We are definitely the underdog here. More bad news for us. Colten will not be playing Friday night. Out with a shoulder sprain. LB wins this pretty easy in my opinion. I hope we can make a good showing. If we can't throw the ball we lose big. If we can trow maybe we can keep it respectable!

I hate to hear that he is out. Best of luck to you all, pulling for the Blues.

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Posted 17 September 2013 - 02:43 AM

Richlands is representing far SWVA, GO GET 'EM Blues!!!!!


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Posted 17 September 2013 - 11:33 AM

Colten Staten is out?  Wow, that really hurts. 



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Posted 17 September 2013 - 01:01 PM

Colten Staten is out?  Wow, that really hurts. 

Unfortunately, yes he is.....this has the makings of a lonnnnnnggggggg night.


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Posted 17 September 2013 - 02:02 PM

Oddly enough, I think I know more about Botetourt's team than that of my own alma mater with regard to this matchup.

 

My take is that the Blues will have to play their very best to have a shot at this one.  This looks like the best team that Botetourt has fielded in recent memory and they've got really great momentum coming into this game.  Their offense is clicking and they've played some fairly decent competition to date.  Richlands will need to control the line of scrimmage and keep the Cavs' offense on the sidelines as much as possible.  Doing that will improve their chances.

 

On paper this looks like an uphill climb.  But anything can happen.



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Posted 18 September 2013 - 02:15 AM

Richlands will have their hands full this week and for the next two weeks with Virginia High, who is much improved, and with Bluefield.  When was the last time Richlands lost 2 or even 3 regular season games?



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Posted 18 September 2013 - 02:18 AM

2007 or 2008 I think.p

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Posted 18 September 2013 - 03:18 PM

Cavs 24 EF-1 Tornado 14

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Posted 18 September 2013 - 03:36 PM

I love my blues,  but with Colton out and River still getting his legs under him as a starting varsity QB,  and with some issues at receiver, and the O line still coming together,  I think this might be a long night for the blues.  They are playing a lot of young players,  but they do they have the potential to be a very good team,  but I am afraid they have just too much going against them this week,  with them playing a good team that has a lot of good talent along with good coaching and at their place. 

  I hope I am way off on this though and the blues give them a good hard fought game !


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