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@  bhs7695 : (27 March 2015 - 04:01 AM) He's a bit small for the ACC and doesn't play defense well enough for Buzz. I'm not surprised he's leaving. Wish him well and there could be one or two more leave soon.
@  UVAObserver : (26 March 2015 - 08:07 PM) The Invisible Hand transferring from VT. Surprising move considering that he and Bibbs were the only non-cadavers that VT trotted out last year.
@  GMan : (24 March 2015 - 07:11 PM) Here's another Brooklyn Vick "highlight" video...
@  GMan : (23 March 2015 - 06:18 PM) Buzz needs to go ahead and offer this "home town" prodigy...Brooklyn Vick, Blacksburg, VA. Watch for the ankle-breaking cross-over dribble drive about half way through the vid (they even replay it in slo-mo).
@  Bearcat Bob : (23 March 2015 - 12:18 PM) I was terribly wrong in saying that UVA baseball had righted the ship. After winning game one v. FSU, the lost the next two giving up 25 runs in those two games. I actually went to Sundays game instead of watching the basketball game. Should have just planted iris bulbs and skipped both.
@  UVAObserver : (23 March 2015 - 11:26 AM) GMan...now you see why I named my brackets as I did.
@  UVAObserver : (23 March 2015 - 12:16 AM) Atkins was right. We were soft and listless.
@  BHS03 : (22 March 2015 - 06:20 PM) And UVA goes down. That's th first of my final 4 teams out :(
@  UVAObserver : (22 March 2015 - 05:07 PM) Longest halftime ever. Couldn't have had a worse first half.
@  UVAObserver : (22 March 2015 - 01:01 AM) Dropped today's game 12-10. Sborz is beyond awful in the closer's role.
@  UVAObserver : (21 March 2015 - 02:25 PM) And a huge win for our baseball team. Badly needed.
@  UVAObserver : (21 March 2015 - 02:25 PM) My reality bracket will be more correct after Round 2. ;)
@  Bearcat Bob : (21 March 2015 - 12:08 PM) UVA baseball rights the ship with an 8-4 win over FSU.
@  blueinbama : (20 March 2015 - 09:12 PM) I've missed 4 games because i second-guessed myself. The last one I changed was the WVU game. I should have known Huggy never loses an opening round game.
@  Bearcat Bob : (20 March 2015 - 12:48 PM) My wife was 15-1 Thursday...only miss was the VCU game. WTF...
@  GMan : (20 March 2015 - 12:13 PM) UVAO...I like how your "Fantasy" bracket is doing better than your "Reality" bracket. LOL
@  futbolking : (20 March 2015 - 12:03 AM) My 9 year old picked Georgia State.... His bracket looks much better than mine at this point.
@  GMan : (19 March 2015 - 08:23 PM) Pretty sure my wife picked Georgia St. in her bracket for work. She actually has some really good picks.
@  blueinbama : (19 March 2015 - 07:53 PM) That's why we love the NCAA Basketball Tournament.
@  blueinbama : (19 March 2015 - 07:52 PM) Georgia State? Are you kidding me???

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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!

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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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