A Gym Rat’s Notebook: Got My Mojo Working

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Ahh yes, the dawn of October that many a sports fan considers amongst theirfavorite months. College football has once again eagerly arrived and is reachingthe midpoint of their season. Major league baseball [...] READ MORE


A Gym Rat’s Notebook: A Look Ahead to the ACC, Part 2

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Click here for Part 1While the ACC returns the men’s NCAA defending championin North Carolina, that team will look quite a bit different, as well as muchyounger than the edition that head coach Roy Williams [...] READ MORE





A Gym Rat’s Notebook: Gearing Up for Next Year

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The most bothersome aspect of March basketball is the suddenness with whichyour season can end, especially if your last game was one that you would love torepeat, so as to wipe away the bad taste in your [...] READ MORE


A Gym Rat’s Notebook: A Double Scoop, Please

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You have to go back and test your memory, but it was two women's basketballcoaches ago, and three men’s coaches, before you can correctly answer thetrivia question that perhaps many have not even considered. [...] READ MORE


A Gym Rat’s Notebook: Cleansing the Demons

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March Madness has arrived with gale force in Blacksburg. The ACC tournamenttips off Thursday, and recent history tells us that Virginia Tech will sit idlyby and watch the opening games of the tournament [...] READ MORE



A Gym Rat’s Notebook: The New Word of the Day

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The best thing about being a pack rat is that if you display patience and an even temperament, then those items thatyou've stored away might again be relevant at some point in time. You know those pack [...] READ MORE


A Gym Rat’s Notebook: Regaining the Mental Edge

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Witha key game coming up on Thursday night with the Dookies of Durham, and comingoff a disappointing road loss in Charlottesville last Saturday against theUniversity of Virginia, the Virginia Tech basketball [...] READ MORE



A Gym Rat’s Notebook: Run DGC

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Theymight not have quite the games of Tim Hardaway, Mitch Richmond or Chris Mullin,when they balled with the Golden State Warriors of the NBA, nor perhaps have therap sensibilities of their almost musical [...] READ MORE


A Gym Rat’s Notebook: Basking in the Glow

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After back-to-back ACC victories in the past week at home(and who among you thought you would really be saying that in mid-January?),Virginia Tech fans can be excused if they find themselves in that mode [...] READ MORE