All Hokie, All the Time. Period.

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All is lost. Maybe. Maybe not!

Couple of stories I have always liked:

1. In 1936 to make the U.S. Olympic team, track & field athletes went through regionals first. Howard K. Smith, well-known to my generation as an ABC News nightly anchor, ran hurdles in his region's competition (down in Louisiana I think) and lost in the first heat to another guy by the length of the bill on his hat (as I recall). He figured if he didn't win in such an early race in the process, he'd take his spikes and go home so he did. The fellow who beat him - was the eventual Olympic champion and world record breaker that year, Forest Towns.

2. Adrian Zmed, known to us for his role with William Shatner in TJ Hooker, entered some sort of singing/rock competition (details I'm not clear on) in the Chicago area and after coming in 2nd place decided that a singing/rock n roll career might not be that attainable, so he went into acting. The group that beat him out for 1st place, Styx.

I might have got those from Paul Harvey.

Anyway, I have no clear idea how this relates to Virginia Tech football, but my poor translation is: We might as well take the hint and give up. Let's concentrate on Bass Fishing. That's where we belong.

Let's have fun. Go Hokies!

(In response to this post by Hubman)

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Posted: 06/28/2020 at 09:24AM


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FYI for Masochists : ACCN now BC @ VT 2007 -- vtchem75 06/27/2020 7:23PM
  As fans, we will never be like that again..... -- Hubman 06/28/2020 01:22AM
  All is lost. Maybe. Maybe not! -- likehokies 06/28/2020 09:24AM
  Doesn’t have to be this year -- OrangeHokieFan 06/28/2020 02:47AM
  We had Better Coaching,Better Talent,Enthusiastic fanbase, -- accfootballrules 06/28/2020 03:00AM
  We’re much further from a NC than you think. -- Pride_and_Joy 06/28/2020 10:07AM
  No, I’m not going to just be happy with average -- OrangeHokieFan 06/28/2020 7:56PM
  I reckon you are new to this Hokie Football thing? LOL -- 40ozDistrict 06/28/2020 9:32PM
  I blame Weaver for some of that really ** -- OrangeHokieFan 06/28/2020 9:33PM
  It’s easy to sit around and demand more. -- Pride_and_Joy 06/28/2020 8:40PM
  How are you striving to be a perfect VT fan? -- Pride_and_Joy 06/28/2020 9:16PM
  ***** -- MikeVT85 06/28/2020 01:06AM
  Turrible! ** -- ombandit 06/27/2020 9:40PM
  Ruined a good hat that night ** -- VaTechHokiesACC 06/27/2020 8:53PM
  No biggie. I'm Episcopalian. ** -- YBYSAIAHokie 06/27/2020 8:39PM
  Lol. No we would not have played for the MNC. -- Pride_and_Joy 06/27/2020 9:30PM
  ^ This! ** -- NokieHokie 06/28/2020 02:32AM

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