Hokies fall to High Point
In its first exhibition game of the 2018 fall season, the Virginia Tech baseball team saw a number of its newcomers lead the offensive attack, however the visiting High Point Panthers registered the 17-7 win over the Hokies Friday night at English Field at Union Park.
Junior-transfers led the Hokies at the plate as Kerry Carpenter registered a team-high three hits and scored once, while Tanner Thomas and Dalton Harum each had a hit and crossed the plate twice. Carpenter and Dalton also each had a double in the contest, while Reagan Teegarden had a hit and an RBI.
Golden goal provides overtime win for RU
With 57 seconds left in double overtime, redshirt senior forward Kieran Roberts slotted home a golden goal to lift Radford University to a 1-0 victory over Presbyterian at Cupp Stadium on Saturday night.
As the clocked ticked closer and closer towards a scoreless draw, fellow forward Khori Bennett picked out Roberts in the center of the pitch. Roberts held off two defenders on either side of him and fired a low, driven shot past the keeper for his fifth goal of the season.
It was a tight battle for the first 109 minutes of the match as neither side could find a breakthrough. At the end of regulation, Presbyterian (2-9, 2-1 BSC) led in shots 13-11, but the Highlanders (3-6, 2-2 BSC) grabbed a 6-3 advantage in shots across the two overtime periods.
Fishing rodeo Saturday
The Christiansburg Recreation Department is holding is fourth annual Tony Huddleston Trout Rodeo on Saturday, Oct. 13 at the Izaak Walton Pond. The event is for youth ages 4-12 and is scheduled for 2-4 p.m. with registration beginning at noon.
There will be prizes for first, second and third in each age group as well as big and small fish. Lunch will be provided for participants. For more information, call 382-2349.
RU volleyball clinic Oct. 21
The Radford University volleyball team has announced a free youth clinic at the Christiansburg Recreation Center on Sunday, Oct. 21 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. for ages 5-13. Members of the RU team and coaching staff will be teaching fundamentals of volleyball.
Participants should pre-register by Oct. 19 by calling 382-2349. Attendees are asked to bring their own volleyball and any other equipment they may need for the clinic.