“We are disappointed for him, what a great leader and great young man,” Fuente said. “A great player, team captain and leadership council member. Just incredibly disappointed for him, I know how much this football team means to him. That’s immediately where his thoughts went.”
E.J. Horton (George Wythe) and James Mitchell (Union) had TDs, Jordan Stout (Honaker) punted his way to a Big 10 honor, Caleb Goins (John Battle) and Cam Allen (Graham) each had five tackles, Chancellor Harris (Tazewell) and Jaden Keller (Tennessee High) made collegiate debuts, plus more.
BLACKSBURG, Va. — Virginia Tech didn't appear to get much consideration when the experts tabbed No. 10 North Carolina and No. 14 Miami as the …
“We think he has a shot at the next level, but even if he never does he can walk away proud,” said Jimmy Mitchell, father of James Mitchell. “We have watched him grow, man. He’s a man now and he’s always done it right.”
I’ve played against the Clemsons, the Notre Dames," Mitchell said. “The experience is there. It’s time to take everything I’ve learned from each season and take that into each week, just try to be the best player on the field at all times.”
Virginia Tech tight end James Mitchell gave Hokie fans a late Christmas gift on Monday night. The talented junior tweeted out 2020 video highlights with the words ‘I’m back’ popping up at the end.
Tight end James Mitchell will be catching passes for Virginia Tech in 2021.
Eastside graduate Colyn Sturgill and Darrin Martin from Graham each competed against NCAA Division I competition last week. Sturgill plays for Alice Lloyd, while Martin is a starter at West Virginia Tech.
Former Union High School star James Mitchell had three catches for 67 yards in what could possibly be his final game at Lane Stadium. The junior is rated as one of the top NFL prospects at tight end and it's not known yet if he will forego his final season of eligibility.
“It’s hard, because guys are playing hard…” Mitchell said, after the game on Saturday. “Guys are playing hard, and everybody is just battling. It’s tough the way things are going. Guys are deflated, and we made some mistakes in situations like that, but for a long time, we were right there.”
“Todd was one of the greatest guys ever to be around,” said Eric Smith, an Abingdon High School graduate who played with Meade at Virginia Tech. “He played tough with a low center of gravity and was a teammate that everyone respected.”
BLACKSBURG, Va. — For those doubting Liberty’s initial foray into the Associated Press national rankings, the Flames took a rather large step …
Liberty University defensive back JaVon Scruggs and Virginia Tech tight end James Mitchell have met twice before in the high school ranks, with Appomattox beating Union twice in the playoffs.
Former Union High School star James Mitchell had three catches for 46 yards in the win. He also recovered an onside kick in the fourth quarter.
If you spent your Saturday surfing the channels to get your college football fix, there is a good chance you saw some guys from Southwest Virginia and Northeast Tennessee making major contributions.
Walk-on freshman safety Nick Andersen had three interceptions, Christian Beal-Smith ran for 129 yards and Nick Sciba kicked three field goals to help Wake Forest beat No. 19 Virginia Tech 23-16 on Saturday.
“I just try to do whatever they ask me and whatever is going to give us the best chance to win,” Mitchell said on Tuesday.
James Mitchell had a TD run and TD catch on Saturday.
Virginia High graduate Kelsey Harrington led early and finished sixth in her first cross country meet at the University of North Carolina. Harrington is just one of several local athletes who have thrived on college campuses.
Union High School graduate James Mitchell is one of two Virginia Tech football players who spoke with the media on Wednesday, expressing the importance of all Hokies to abide by the proper COVID-19 protocols.
As Molly Shaw nears the completion of her college volleyball career for the Charlotte 49ers, the former Tennessee High standout is making the most of the matches she has remaining.
James Mitchell had his finest performance of the season for the Virginia Tech Hokies on Saturday.
Southwest Virginia natives continue to perform strongly.
Concord's Cameron Fannon (Union) and Purdue's Cam Allen (Graham) among those featured in the latest "Locals in College" Notebook.
James Mitchell caught a TD pass and Jordan Stout booted a 53-yard field goal on Saturday