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    WVU-Virginia Tech Moved to Sept. 3rd

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    WOAY – The season opener between West Virginia & Virginia Tech has been moved to Sunday, September 3rd. It will kick off from FedEx Field in Washington, DC at 7:30 PM and air nationally on ABC.

    This will be the first meeting between these two schools on the gridiron since 2005 – Virginia Tech won 34-17 in Morgantown. West Virginia’s last win in the rivalry was in 2003 (28-7).

    Both schools are coming off 10-win seasons in 2016; the Mountaineers went 10-3, losing to Miami in the Russell Athletic Bowl. Virginia Tech went 10-4 under first-year head coach Justin Fuente, overcoming a first-half deficit to beat Arkansas in the Belk Bowl.

    West Virginia leads the all-time series 28-22-1, with the one tie coming in 1966.

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    Matt Digby

    Matt Digby is the Sports Director at WOAY-TV. He joined the station in January 2015 – right in the middle of Big Atlantic Classic Week. Read More