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bknight

Joined: 12/20/18 Posts: 4
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The facts


VT_Alum2x,
I am the young lady in questions father. I want everyone to know the facts. If you do not believe me then I encourage you to talk to D'Amour. I will say upfront we DID NOT go to the paper, the paper contacted us!! Our ONLY gripe was not that he dropped our daughter but the way he treated her. The day after the new coach was hired I immediately called Corn and asked him where our daughter stood with VT. We know how the game is played. My wife and I were both collegiate athletes. When there is a coaching change these things happen, EVERYBODY knows this. Corn contacted Pete and called me back, that day or the next not exactly sure, telling us our daughter was still a Hokie! What a relief! If he would have not have kept her we were prepared for that. We had the entire summer to find another school. My daughter was in constant contact with Pete through the summer as he would text to see how she was doing. The week before she received the email, and you read it if you read the article, we all (my wife, daughter, and myself) talked to him face to face. This was at the Legacy tournament in Atlanta. The TRUTH is not somewhere in between I can ASSURE you of that!! The man if you want to call him that had a chance to do the right thing. He chose to wait till the LAST tourney of the summer (PGF Nationals) to let us know. Let me ask you this, if you had some news that you knew was gonna crush a kid, remember she is not an adult, would you tell them via e-mail??? You can take the "self serving and sour grapes" remark and shove it up your ___! Your "coach" treated a kid like a piece of meat. You may be surprised at the writing off VT comment. I will not put words in Corn's mouth but he treated one of John Corn's favorite players, a girl who has traveled 4 to 5 hours ONE WAY for 6 YEARS to his practices since she was 11 like garbage. Pretty sure he will not forget THAT! She did not bash anyone, she simply told the TRUTH!! You are right about one thing it will be interesting when BC and VT hook up...too bad she is not a pitcher who throws 70 MPH!

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Posted: 12/20/2018 at 08:55AM



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Current Thread:
  Could have and should have in my opinion. ** -- dallasvt 12/23/2018 1:13PM
  Agree. D'Amour isn't getting off to a good start... -- Old Line Hokie 12/21/2018 5:08PM
  That was unacceptable. We should be ashamed. -- hokiego 12/20/2018 11:39AM
  Key point there is “some coaches” ** -- Slider!22 12/21/2018 7:03PM
  It's a mean world ** -- bigbadbird 12/20/2018 11:15AM
  I know several players who are worried -- VT_AD 12/20/2018 10:55AM
  Now know 3 that lost their money ** -- VT_AD 01/06/2019 2:45PM
  The article is bad form -- VT_Alum2x 12/19/2018 11:50PM
  I just +1 him... -- HokieJack 12/25/2018 5:51PM
  The facts -- bknight 12/20/2018 08:55AM
  IF being the key word -- Slider!22 01/04/2019 6:27PM
  I'm sorry disappointed in my University -- Roll-Tech 12/27/2018 7:45PM
  Wish your daughter nothing but success! -- Slider!22 12/22/2018 10:24AM
  Mr. Knight, -- Chesapeake_Hokie 12/20/2018 7:38PM
  Chesapeake -- bknight 12/20/2018 11:39PM
  Like I said -- bknight 12/20/2018 09:19AM
  Thanks for the response -- VT_Alum2x 12/20/2018 10:19AM
  Maybe it does -- bknight 12/20/2018 11:00AM
  Lastly -- VT_Alum2x 12/20/2018 10:51AM
  You are entitled to your.... -- 2hhoop3 12/20/2018 9:29PM
  Absolutely 100% correct! -- Slider!22 12/20/2018 10:09PM
  Easy to say if you're not the family affected ! ** -- Slider!22 12/20/2018 07:51AM
  Not a isolated case -- Slider!22 12/19/2018 7:11PM
  Pretty common in all sports -- bigbadbird 12/19/2018 11:55AM
  Probably right but it would be classy... -- Old Line Hokie 12/21/2018 6:50PM
  That too. ** -- RJHokie 12/19/2018 11:29AM

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