The Tech Lunch Pail covers Virginia Tech athletics, but we are not associated with Virginia Tech athletics. The Tech Lunch Pail is committed to providing great coverage of all Virginia Tech sports. The Tech Lunch Pail also covers recruiting and Virginia Tech athletic alumni.


Editor: Tim Thomas

Tim Thomas was previously the editor of Fighting Gobbler, and also has experience as a writer for Lombardi Ave and as the editor of the True Sports Blog. Tim is a passionate Virginia Tech fan that has student season tickets for football and men’s basketball while also being a member of the leadership board for the Student Hokie Club. As someone that loves Hokie sports, you can expect me to give you the ins and outs on everything surrounding Virginia Tech.

Writer: Bobby Murray

Bobby Murray loves sports. It’s plain and simple. Having been born and raised in NOVA, Nationals pride runs in his blood and his John Wall is second only to the wizards player himself. He once gave up watching television after the Nats lost 5 straight. Hokie pride runs in his veins. He has passions for football, cross country, and NCAA football 14. He enjoys watching Virginia Tech games from the North End Zone with a glacier freeze Gatorade in his hand. He has a savings fund created to eventually rename Worsham field the Bobby. This man of mystery is Bobby Murray, staff writer.

Writer: Dwight Lester

Dwight Lester is a Virginia Tech alum who is passionate about all things Virginia Tech athletics. Dwight has previous writing experience with Fighting Gobbler, the VT site on the FanSided network, and will bring some great opinions to the site.

Writer: Evan Hughes

Evan Hughes is a lifelong Hokies fan and is ecstatic to be a student at Virginia Tech (Class of 2021). He created his own radio radio show in high school, Patriot Talk Live, that gained over 40,000 listeners in 4 years. Evan is excited to be apart of The Tech Lunch Pail and looks forward to covering Hokie Nation.

Writer: Robert Irby

Writer: David Cunningham

David Cunningham has been a fan of the Hokies since traveling to New Orleans for the National Championship game against Florida State (when he was six months old). He is a member of the Virginia Tech Class of 2021 majoring in multimedia journalism with a concentration in sports media and analytics.

Prior to his arrival in Blacksburg, David wrote for his school newspaper, The Talon, for two years: one as the sports editor and one as the editor in-chief. He also had a mentorship at the Yorktown Crier, his hometown newspaper. David is ecstatic to start covering Hokie sports for the Tech Lunch Pail.

Writer: Jackson Pugh

Baseball Beat Writer: Matthew Atkins

Matthew Atkins is a junior at Virginia Tech studying multimedia journalism. He has previously worked with the Pulaski Yankees and started his own podcast, Foul Ball Area, which focuses on baseball. Matthew is excited to be joining the Tech Lunch Pail team.

Photographers: Harley Taylor, Jake Roth, Trey Hamby

Graphics Developer: Matt Rogers

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