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Grant Mitchell

Grant Mitchell

My name is Grant Mitchell and I am a Junior at Virginia Tech majoring in Sports Media & Analytics. The first college football game that I ever watched was Tech versus my dad’s alma mater, UVA, and after Tech took a 43-3 lead I became a lifelong fan. I was born and raised in northern Virginia and competed in track and field through high school and my first year of college before transferring to VT. I love to tell a good story and keep close track of all things sports related, so I hope to provide the best content for you that I can!

graduation '21, Sports Media and Analytics
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All Systems "No"
Football

All Systems "No"

The Virginia Tech Hokies fell to the Pittsburgh Panthers 28-7 Saturday in what was a deplorable performance.

By Grant Mitchell | October 16
Rodney Rice, Top-10 Combo Guard in America, Commits to Virginia Tech
Sports

Rodney Rice, Top-10 Combo Guard in America, Commits to Virginia Tech

Rodney Rice, the ninth-ranked combo-guard in America, has committed to the Hokies.

By Grant Mitchell | October 03
Unmet Expectations
Sports

Unmet Expectations

Looking at what Virginia Tech's recent performances mean as a whole.

By Grant Mitchell | September 30
Misery in Morgantown: Hokie Hopes Crushed by WVU
Sports

Misery in Morgantown: Hokie Hopes Crushed by WVU

Looking at how #15 Virginia Tech's 21-27 loss to West Virginia was nothing short of a disaster.

By Grant Mitchell | September 18
Hokies Cover 20-Point Spread at Home in a Tale of Two Halves
Sports

Hokies Cover 20-Point Spread at Home in a Tale of Two Halves

#19 Virginia Tech defeated Middle Tennessee State University 35-14 at home Saturday afternoon.

By Grant Mitchell | September 11
Examining Virginia Tech's 17-10 Win over #10 North Carolina
Sports

Examining Virginia Tech's 17-10 Win over #10 North Carolina

What went right and what went wrong for the Hokies during their 17-10 victory over #10 North Carolina

By Grant Mitchell | September 06
"Winning is How You Are Measured": A Conversation with Mike Jones
Sports

"Winning is How You Are Measured": A Conversation with Mike Jones

An interview with Virginia Tech's new Associate Head Coach, Mike Jones.

By Grant Mitchell | May 25
No More Kidding Around
Basketball

No More Kidding Around

Mike Young and the Hokies have landed former four-star recruit and Clemson transfer Lynn Kidd, a 6'10 center from Bradenton, Florida.

By Grant Mitchell | May 18
We'll See What's About to Happen Next, Okay?
Basketball

We'll See What's About to Happen Next, Okay?

Detailing the storylines after the hiring of Assistant Coach Mike Jones.

By Grant Mitchell | May 18
Hokies Hire Legendary High School Coach Mike Jones
Basketball

Hokies Hire Legendary High School Coach Mike Jones

The Virginia Tech Men's Basketball team filled a vacancy by hiring legendary high school coach Mike Jones.

By Grant Mitchell | May 17
Darrisaw and Farley Off the Board: Hokies' First Round Review
Virginia Tech

Darrisaw and Farley Off the Board: Hokies' First Round Review

Reviewing the Hokies' newest additions to the NFL and their landing spots.

By Grant Mitchell | April 29
Under-the-Radar Recruit Lands at Virginia Tech: Why He Can Succeed
Sports

Under-the-Radar Recruit Lands at Virginia Tech: Why He Can Succeed

An interview with the newest member of Virginia Tech's Men's Basketball team, Camden Johnson.

By Grant Mitchell | April 24
Tightening the Vice: Johnny Dickson Commits to Virginia Tech
Football

Tightening the Vice: Johnny Dickson Commits to Virginia Tech

Offensive lineman Johnny Dickson has committed to Virginia Tech.

By Grant Mitchell | April 21
Spring Football Takeaways
Football

Spring Football Takeaways

Grant Mitchell and Evan Norris break down the biggest stories from VT's Spring Football sessions.

By Grant Mitchell | April 21
Keep the Ball Rolling! Hokies Add Another Potential Star
Basketball

Keep the Ball Rolling! Hokies Add Another Potential Star

TheVirginia Tech Men's Basketball team picked up another commitment, this time from incoming freshman Jalen Haynes.

By Grant Mitchell | April 15
Run it Back Robinson: 5 Back for Another 10
Basketball

Run it Back Robinson: 5 Back for Another 10

Former VT guard Justin Robinson has signed another contract with the Oklahoma City Thunder.

By Grant Mitchell | April 15
Bring the Brothers to Blacksburg
Sports

Bring the Brothers to Blacksburg

Mike Young and the Hokies are interested in bringing in the Groves brothers from Eastern Washington University.

By Grant Mitchell | April 13
Did You Know?
Sports

Did You Know?

Analyzing under-the-radar stats for members of VT's basketball team.

By Grant Mitchell | April 09
Aluma Declares for the Draft: Could Return Next Season
Sports

Aluma Declares for the Draft: Could Return Next Season

Keve Aluma announced Wednesday evening that he will be declaring for the NBA draft, with the option of returning to Blacksburg next season.

By Grant Mitchell | April 07
Durr Ditches the Beach for Blacksburg
Sports

Durr Ditches the Beach for Blacksburg

Detailing the arrival of the Hokies' newest transfer portal acquisition, Michael Durr.

By Grant Mitchell | April 07
Hokies Crack the Top 10 in First 2021-22 Predictions
Sports

Hokies Crack the Top 10 in First 2021-22 Predictions

Investigating and reacting to Virginia Tech's #10 rank in the first batch of 2021-22 national basketball seeding.

By Grant Mitchell | April 06
Way-Too-Early Football Schedule Breakdown
Sports

Way-Too-Early Football Schedule Breakdown

Breaking down every matchup of Virginia Tech's 2021 football season.

By Grant Mitchell | April 05
The Scribes Weigh In: Blacksburg's Best Spots
Virginia Tech

The Scribes Weigh In: Blacksburg's Best Spots

The Scribes talk about their favorite places to visit in Blacksburg and what their "must-see" locations are.

By Grant Mitchell | April 04
Mike Young's Grocery List
Basketball

Mike Young's Grocery List

Reviewing the players in the transfer portal reported to have received interest from Virginia Tech.

By Grant Mitchell | March 31
The Battle for Blacksburg: Local Businesses and the Town Government
Virginia Tech

The Battle for Blacksburg: Local Businesses and the Town Government

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam eased capacity restrictions earlier in the week: the Blacksburg town government had a different plan.

By Grant Mitchell | March 28
Cone Says Goodbye to Blacksburg
Basketball

Cone Says Goodbye to Blacksburg

Detailing Jalen Cone's decision to enter the transfer portal on Thursday, March 25th.

By Grant Mitchell | March 25
Purging the Portal: An Answer Inside
Basketball

Purging the Portal: An Answer Inside

Detailing a potential transfer portal candidate for Mike Young and the Hokies' basketball team.

By Grant Mitchell | March 25
Taking a Step Back
Football

Taking a Step Back

An opinion piece regarding Virginia Tech's decision to move forward without a spring football game.

By Grant Mitchell | March 24
Severe Storm Inbound: Catching Up With Virginia Tech's Newest Star
Basketball

Severe Storm Inbound: Catching Up With Virginia Tech's Newest Star

Sitting down with Virginia Tech's newest hoops star, Storm Murphy, to talk about the upcoming season.

By Grant Mitchell | March 23
Redistricting the ACC: Which School Would Dominate a New World?
Sports

Redistricting the ACC: Which School Would Dominate a New World?

Ranking ACC teams based on potential rosters if they could only enroll in-state high school students.

By Grant Mitchell | March 21
Hokie Hardwood NCAA Tournament Edition: Florida
Sports

Hokie Hardwood NCAA Tournament Edition: Florida

Recapping #10 Virginia Tech's loss to the #7 Florida Gators in the NCAA Tournament.

By Grant Mitchell | March 19
Sons of Saturday Place Their Picks for the Final Four
Sports

Sons of Saturday Place Their Picks for the Final Four

The Sons of Saturday weigh in with their nominations for the 2021 NCAA Tournament's Final Four.

By Grant Mitchell | March 18
We're Not in Blacksburg Anymore
Sports

We're Not in Blacksburg Anymore

Previewing Virginia Tech's matchup against the seventh-seeded Florida Gators in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

By Grant Mitchell | March 16
Storm Warning Advisory
Sports

Storm Warning Advisory

First-team all-Southern Conference guard Storm Murphy announced that he will be taking his talents to Virginia Tech for the 2021-22 season, rejoining his former coach Mike Young for what is destined to be a…

By Grant Mitchell | March 14
Hokie Hardwood ACC Edition: North Carolina
Sports

Hokie Hardwood ACC Edition: North Carolina

A recap of Virginia Tech's loss to North Carolina in the third round of the ACC Tournament.

By Grant Mitchell | March 11
All-Honorable Hokies
Sports

All-Honorable Hokies

Hokies Mike Young, Keve Aluma and Tyrece Radford wound up on this year's ACC awards list.

By Grant Mitchell | March 08
The Scribes Weigh In: Favorite Athlete Edition
Sports

The Scribes Weigh In: Favorite Athlete Edition

The scribes talk about their favorite players and what about those athletes drew them into Virginia Tech fandom.

By Grant Mitchell | March 07
Ripping Rubber and Taking Titles: The Success of Virginia Tech's Track and Field Program
Sports

Ripping Rubber and Taking Titles: The Success of Virginia Tech's Track and Field Program

Reviewing Virginia Tech's Track and Field program and their performance at the ACC championships.

By Grant Mitchell | March 03
Hokie Hardwood: Wake Forest
Sports

Hokie Hardwood: Wake Forest

A recap of #16 Virginia Tech's 84-46 victory over the Wake Forest Demon Deacons.

By Grant Mitchell | February 27
Hokie Hardwood: Georgia Tech
Sports

Hokie Hardwood: Georgia Tech

A recap of #16 Virginia Tech's matchup against Georgia Tech.

By Grant Mitchell | February 23
Radford Reinstated! Championship Aspirations Return
Sports

Radford Reinstated! Championship Aspirations Return

Guard Tyrece Radford has been reinstated, effective immediately, according to the voice of the Hokies.

By Grant Mitchell | February 23
Whoami? Pt. 3
Sports

Whoami? Pt. 3

Put your knowledge of Virginia Tech sports to the test in edition #3 of "Whoami?" by figuring out who our mystery figure is in 10 clues or less for a chance to win a prize in the Sons of Saturday online…

By Grant Mitchell | February 07
Hokie Hardwood: Miami
Sports

Hokie Hardwood: Miami

A recap of #16 Virginia Tech's victory over the Miami Hurricanes as well as highlight plays, key performers and comments from the team.

By Grant Mitchell | February 06
Harvey the Hokie: A Sit Down with Virginia Tech's Top Commit
Sports

Harvey the Hokie: A Sit Down with Virginia Tech's Top Commit

Checking in with Virginia Tech's top commit from the 2021 class, defensive back DJ Harvey.

By Grant Mitchell | February 05
Hokie Hardwood: Pittsburgh
Sports

Hokie Hardwood: Pittsburgh

A recap of #16 Virginia Tech's loss to the Pittsburgh Panthers as well as highlight plays, key performers and remarks from the team.

By Grant Mitchell | February 03
Three Words Only
Sports

Three Words Only

Describing the season for the active members of Virginia Tech's basketball roster in just three words.

By Grant Mitchell | February 03
#16 Too Low for the Hokies in this Week's AP Top 25
Sports

#16 Too Low for the Hokies in this Week's AP Top 25

Dissecting Virginia Tech's #16 ranking against #14 UVA.

By Grant Mitchell | February 01
Whoami? Pt. 2
Virginia Tech

Whoami? Pt. 2

Put your knowledge of Virginia Tech sports to the test in edition #2 of "Whoami?" by figuring out who our mystery figure is in 10 clues or less for a chance to win a prize in the Sons of Saturday online…

By Grant Mitchell | January 31
Hokie Hardwood: UVA
Sports

Hokie Hardwood: UVA

A recap of #20 Virginia Tech's 65-51 victory over #8 UVA as well as highlight plays, key performers and remarks from the team.

By Grant Mitchell | January 30
Hokies Hunt the Undefeated Wolfpack
Sports

Hokies Hunt the Undefeated Wolfpack

The Virginia Tech Women's Basketball team scored their greatest victory as a program, knocking off the undefeated #2 NC State Wolfpack, 83-71.

By Grant Mitchell | January 28
Tale of the Tape
Sports

Tale of the Tape

Previewing #20 Virginia Tech's upcoming game against the #8 Virginia Cavaliers this Saturday.

By Grant Mitchell | January 28
Hokie Hardwood: Notre Dame
Sports

Hokie Hardwood: Notre Dame

A recap of #20 Virginia Tech's victory over Notre Dame as well as highlight plays, key performers and remarks from the team.

By Grant Mitchell | January 27
BA to the SB: Virginia Tech's First Head Coach to Win the Lombardi?
Sports

BA to the SB: Virginia Tech's First Head Coach to Win the Lombardi?

Will the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Bruce Arians become the first Virginia Tech graduate to hoist the Lombardi Trophy as a Head Coach?

By Grant Mitchell | January 27
Hokies Humbled by the Loss of Radford
Sports

Hokies Humbled by the Loss of Radford

Virginia Tech announced that guard Tyrece Radford would be suspended indefinitely, leaving the Hokies with some questions moving forward.

By Grant Mitchell | January 25
Whoami?
Virginia Tech

Whoami?

Put your knowledge of Virginia Tech sports to the test by figuring out who our mystery figure is in 10 clues or less for a chance to win a prize in the Sons of Saturday online…

By Grant Mitchell | January 24
Hokie Hardwood: Syracuse
Sports

Hokie Hardwood: Syracuse

A recap of #16 Virginia Tech's defeat at the hands of Syracuse as well as highlight plays, key performers and remarks from the team.

By Grant Mitchell | January 23
Halfway to Tournament Time
Sports

Halfway to Tournament Time

Previewing Virginia Tech's chances in March Madness less than two months before the tournament starts.

By Grant Mitchell | January 18
Hokie Hardwood: Wake Forest
Sports

Hokie Hardwood: Wake Forest

A recap of #20 Virginia Tech's victory over Wake Forest as well as highlight plays, key performers and remarks from the players and Head Coach.

By Grant Mitchell | January 17
The Stuff of Legends
Sports

The Stuff of Legends

Remembering the first team to start Virginia Tech's 27-year streak of bowl games.

By Grant Mitchell | January 13
Hokie Hardwood: Duke
Sports

Hokie Hardwood: Duke

A recap of #20 Virginia Tech's victory over the #19 Duke Blue Devils as well as highlight plays, key performances and remarks from the players and Head Coach.

By Grant Mitchell | January 12
Hokie Hardwood: Notre Dame
Sports

Hokie Hardwood: Notre Dame

A recap of #19 Virginia Tech's battle against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish as well as highlight plays, key performances and remarks from the players and Head Coach.

By Grant Mitchell | January 10
Hokie Hardwood: Louisville
Sports

Hokie Hardwood: Louisville

A recap of what happened in #19 Virginia Tech's clash with the Louisville Cardinals.

By Grant Mitchell | January 06
Hokie Hardwood: Miami
Sports

Hokie Hardwood: Miami

A recap of Tuesday's battle between the #24 Virginia Tech Hokies and the Miami Hurricanes plus highlight plays, key performances and remarks from the players and coaching staff.

By Grant Mitchell | December 29
Hokie Hardwood: Longwood
Sports

Hokie Hardwood: Longwood

A recap of what happened in #24 Virginia Tech's defeat of Longwood including highlight plays, standout performances and remarks from players and the Head Coach.

By Grant Mitchell | December 21
Hokie Hardwood: Coppin State
Sports

Hokie Hardwood: Coppin State

A recap of what happened during Virginia Tech's 97-57 defeat of Coppin State, standout performances and remarks from the players and coaches.

By Grant Mitchell | December 19
Women's Basketball Quarter Poll Check-In
Sports

Women's Basketball Quarter Poll Check-In

A recap of the highly successful first quarter of the Virginia Tech Women's Basketball 2020-21 season.

By Grant Mitchell | December 17
Hokie Hardwood: Clemson
Sports

Hokie Hardwood: Clemson

The Virginia Tech Men's Basketball team improved to 5-1 Tuesday night, defeating #24 Clemson 66-60. Here's a look at what happened in the inter-conference matchup.

By Grant Mitchell | December 15
The Defining Five: UVA
Sports

The Defining Five: UVA

Virginia Tech defeated UVA 33-15 in the battle for the Commonwealth Cup: here are the key plays that decided the final outcome.

By Grant Mitchell | December 14
Sons of Saturday Presents: ❄️Frozen Takes of Football❄️
Sports

Sons of Saturday Presents: ❄️Frozen Takes of Football❄️

Ranking the top five cold takes of the Virginia Tech football season.

By Grant Mitchell | December 11
Hokie Hardwood: Penn State
Sports

Hokie Hardwood: Penn State

A look at what happened in #15 Virginia Tech's 55-75 loss to Penn State, notes on the players and quotes from the Head Coach.

By Grant Mitchell | December 09
The Defining Five: Clemson
Sports

The Defining Five: Clemson

The Virginia Tech Hokies were defeated by the Clemson Tigers 45-10 Saturday evening. See the five moments that contributed the most to the final outcome along with highlights and quotes from the players and…

By Grant Mitchell | December 06
Hokie Hardwood: VMI
Sports

Hokie Hardwood: VMI

A look at what happened in Virginia Tech's 64-57 victory over VMI, notes on the players and important comments from the coaching staff.

By Grant Mitchell | December 03
Hokie Hardwood: South Florida
Sports

Hokie Hardwood: South Florida

Virginia Tech won their second battle of a back-to-back, defeating South Florida University, and capping off a perfect trip to Bubbleville. Here's a look at what happened in Sunday's game and what to look for…

By Grant Mitchell | November 30
Hokie Hardwood: Villanova
Sports

Hokie Hardwood: Villanova

A recap of the Virginia Tech men's basketball Saturday night matchup versus the #3 Villanova Wildcats.

By Grant Mitchell | November 28
Hokie Hardwood: Radford
Sports

Hokie Hardwood: Radford

The Virginia Tech men's basketball team defeated the Radford Highlanders in both teams' first game of the 2020-21 season. Here's a look at what happened.

By Grant Mitchell | November 25
The Defining Five: Pittsburgh
Sports

The Defining Five: Pittsburgh

Five key plays from the Virginia Tech vs Pittsburgh game that decided the final outcome.

By Grant Mitchell | November 22
2020-21 Men's Basketball Season Preview: One Week Away
Sports

2020-21 Men's Basketball Season Preview: One Week Away

A preview of the upcoming Virginia Tech Men's Basketball season, as well as a look back on last year's and some key moments.

By Grant Mitchell | November 18
The Defining Five: Miami
Sports

The Defining Five: Miami

Five key plays from the Virginia Tech vs Miami game that decided the final outcome.

By Grant Mitchell | November 15
Footsketball
Sports

Footsketball

Ever wonder how far a football team like Virginia Tech's could advance in March Madness?

By Grant Mitchell | November 12
EXIT LIGHT! ENTER HOKIES!
Sports

EXIT LIGHT! ENTER HOKIES!

What does "Enter Sandman" mean to Virginia Tech? Answer: Everything!

By Grant Mitchell | November 03
#Herbert4Heisman
Sports

#Herbert4Heisman

Virginia Tech's Khalil Herbert has been putting up Heisman worthy numbers... and it's time for the college football world to WAKE UP.

By Grant Mitchell | October 20
Five Things We Learned: Boston College
Sports

Five Things We Learned: Boston College

Five takeaways from Virginia Tech's 40-14 victory over ACC opponent Boston College.

By Grant Mitchell | October 18
15 Yard Penalty? Not that Face Mask!
Sports

15 Yard Penalty? Not that Face Mask!

A flashback to what college football game day was like before COVID-19, and what the outlook is moving forward.

By Grant Mitchell | October 16
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