Topics

Orange Bowl

Military Bowl officials hoping for flock of Hokies to boost attendance

Military Bowl officials hoping for flock of Hokies to boost attendance

Becky Oaksmith's phone blew up after the announcement. "I was getting text messages on my phone saying — ding, ding, ding — 'I want to make sure we've got a room at your house," Oaksmith said. Her friends knew they needed to make their reservations early. After all, Hokies travel well. Virginia Tech will play the University of Cincinnati in the Military Bowl in Annapolis on Dec. 27. It is the second year for the bowl game in Annapolis; last year Marshall University defeated the University of Maryland, 31-20, at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Oaksmith, Virginia Tech Class of '76 and president of the school's Annapolis alumni chapter,...

Loading