Karl Hess

My first real Wahoo memory was waking up from a nap at the end of the 1984 Peach Bowl to discover that the Hoos were victorious. I was hooked as a fan and enthusiastically supported the home state team as a six year old and ever since.

My first live Wahoo sporting event was the home football game against VPI in 1987 with my Hokie grandfather, my grandmother, and my younger brother. The Hoos won when they stopped a Hokie two point conversion at the end and my grandfather threatened to make me walk home from Charlottesville.

While college basketball is my favorite sport, Brian O'Connor's baseball program is my favorite team on Grounds. The 2015 championship run will always hold a special place in my memory as I watched most of the games with my newborn son.

Pro Bronco since the hire too. Go Hoos!

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Welcome back to our 2018 Football Season Preview. In this installment, we're tackling the Kickers, Punters, and Returners position group. 

Who's Gone?

There's very little turnover in the featured special teams positions. At kicker, reserve Andrew King has exhausted his eligibility and moved on. The punter position saw no turnover. The only loss of consequence is found among the returners in running back Daniel Hamm. Hamm was the third leading kick returner...

With the 2018 MLB Draft signing period expiring on July 6, it's a good time to look at where the UVA Baseball roster sits number wise heading into the next season.

NCAA rules stipulate that Division 1 baseball teams can have a maximum of 35 players on their roster. Those rosters do not have to be finalized until the day before the regular season opener. For that reason, it should come as no surprise if the team has more than 35 players on the fall baseball rost...

Way Too Early Lineup Projection

Posted on June 28, 2018, in Baseball by Karl Hess.

With their convincing win over Arkansas, Oregon State closed out the 2018 college baseball season. With that chapter closing, we can begin to look towards the 2019 season even if we're a bit premature. Unlike MLB, college baseball doesn't have the traditional hot stove league to carry the offeason. But there's plenty of time between now and the season opener in February 2019 for rampant speculation and guessing.

And that brings us to this post. A couple we...


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