GoCross 2019/ G Marrano photos
The “elite” women’s race on Sunday started with a crash at the start but otherwise there appeared to be smooth sailing this past weekend during the third GoCross cycling event at Fallon Park. WFIR’s Gene Marrano has that story.
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Once again Visit Virginia’s Blue Ridge is offering Hospitality Training to local businesses – with the hope of turning participants into ambassadors for the region when visitors come to town. More from WFIR’s Gene Marrano:
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Tonight is a big one at Glenvar High School. The new football field will be dedicated before the Highlanders play their home opener. And the first ever Power 5 conference school to play at Liberty University arrives tomorrow when Syracuse comes to town.
The Salem Museum is getting ready for two new sports-themed exhibitions. One is a permanent nod to the “City of Champions.” More from WFIR’s Gene Marrano:
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Photo: Trevor Fair, RVTV-3
Tonight is a big one at Glenvar High School. The new football field will be dedicated before the Highlanders play their home opener. It will replace the old field that got so muddy at times that home games had to be moved elsewhere — and there were increasing concerns over player safety. WFIR’s Evan Jones has the story:
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The Virginia Tech Hokies are heard on WFIR – Tech is on the road to open the season Saturday at Boston College. And Liberty hosts its first ever Power 5 school when Syracuse comes to Williams Stadium Saturday night.
Now here’s Brent Stevens from Hollins University “At the Movies” with what’s new at the historic Grandin Theatre: “Blinded by the Light”:
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Mike Huston is gone to East Carolina with his FCS national title trophy in tow – now its the Kurt Signetti era as the new head coach takes his JMU Dukes team to West Virginia on Saturday:
From MGN Online
College football is back in full swing and the Hokies are back on WFIR this season. So how good will they be? WFIR’s Ian Price checked in with a long-time Virginia Tech broadcaster:
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Cyclocross racing returns to the valley this Saturday and Sunday, with the Virginia’s Blue Ridge GO Cross races at Fallon Park. WFIR’s Gene Marrano spoke with the race organizers:
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