Game Watching Parties - Virginia Tech

Can't make it to Mountaineer Field on Wednesday? Head out to an alumni association game watching event in your neck of the woods.

Listed below are scheduled game watches sponsored by local alumni chapters for the WVU vs. Virginia Tech game on 10/22/03. Locations are broken down by state.


COLORADO

Rocky Mountain Chapter - Denver
WVU vs. Virginia Tech Game Watch
Jackson's All American Sports Grill
Denver, CO
Time: 5:30 pm
Contact: Bill Gray at wvurmc1@comcast.net or http://home.comcast.net/~wvurmc1/

Jackson's All American Grill is located at 675 Kipling, LAKEWOOD, CO 80226, at the intersection of 6th Avenue and Kipling.


Rocky Mountain Chapter - Fort Collins
WVU vs. Virginia Tech Game Watch
SportsCaster All Star Grill
Fort Collins, CO
Time: 5:30 pm
Contact: Bill Gray at wvurmc1@comcast.net or http://home.comcast.net/~wvurmc1/

SportsCaster All-star Grill is located at 165 E Boardwalk Dr FORT COLLINS, CO 80525. Phone: 970-223-3553.


Rocky Mountain Chapter - Colorado Springs
WVU vs. Virginia Tech Game Watch
Overtime Sports Bar & Grill
Colorado Springs, CO
Time: 5:30 pm
Contact: Bill Gray at wvurmc1@comcast.net or http://home.comcast.net/~wvurmc1/

Overtime Sports Bar & Grill is located at 2809 Dublin Blvd COLORADO SPRINGS, CO 80918. Phone: 719-531-6032


DELAWARE

Delaware Chapter
WVU vs. Virginia Tech Game Watch
Charcoal Pit Sports Bar
Wilmington, DE
Time: 7:30 pm
Contact: Jon Hickey at JRHEER@aol.com

This year, we will again be joined at this game watching party by members of the Virginia Tech alumni club, which always adds some extra spirit and spice to the proceedings. Arrive early to reserve a good seat. Over 60 people jammed the Charcoal Pit last year for the memorable victory over Tech, and I would expect an even larger crowd this year given some of the off-the-field circumstances. Food and beverage on your own. Please wear gold and blue to this event so you are not identified as a Hokie! Food and drink on your own. Come watch the Mountaineers shock the nation! Charcoal Pit Sports Bar is located off Kirkwood Highway at Greenbank Road near Prices Corner.


FLORIDA

Central Florida Chapter
WVU vs. Virginia Tech Game Watch
Markhams
Longwood, FL
Time: 7:30 PM
Contact: Charla Mitchell at wvugoff@aol.com

Markhams is located at 108 Markham Woods Road, Longwood, Florida 32779 just one block west of I-4 Exit 94 (Longwood), off the corner of SR-434 on Markham Woods Road. Driving time is about 10 minutes from downtown Orlando via I-4 East.


South Florida Mountaineers
WVU vs. Virginia Tech Game Watch
The Sunggery Bar and Grill
West Palm Beach, FL
Time: 7:30 pm
Contact: Andrew Von Gustedt at avongustedt@reidmetzger.com or 561-659-7700.

The Snuggery Bar and Grill, owned by former WVU wide receiver Bernie Kirchner, is the location to follow the Mountaineers in South Florida. The Snuggery is located at 2556 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410. See you there!


Tampa Bay Chapter
WVU vs. Virginia Tech Game Watch
Beef O Brady's Sports Bar
Tampa, FL
Time: 7:30 PM
Contact: Jeff Fenske at jeffreywvu@hotmail.com or 813-601-5837

It's that time of the year again - WEST VIRGINIA FOOTBALL!!!!!! Come join us at the corner of Bay to Bay and MacDill Ave in South Tampa, actual street address is 2819 MacDill Ave. South. The Tampa Alumni Chapter hopes to see you Saturday. Call Jeff if you need directions or a ride. Let's Go Mountaineers!


GEORGIA

Peach State Chapter
WVU vs. Virginia Tech Game Watch
Laseter's Tavern
Atlanta, GA
Time: 7:30 PM
Contact: Bill Toothman at wvupeach@aol.com or 770-928-8614

Give me five reasons that I should I join the Peach State Chapter at Laseter's Tavern to watch the Mountaineers! 1) WVU is the only school that will be there. 2) They will have food & drink specials on game days. 3) 99% sure we will have WVU announcers over PA system. 4) Great TV exposure. 5) Easy to get to, Laseter's Tavern is located at 4355 Cobb Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30339. Join us early, we will have live music with our own Mountaineer led blues/rock band beginning @ 6:00 pm.


INDIANA

Central Indiana Chapter
WVU vs. Virginia Tech Game Watch
Site TBD
Columbus, IN
Time: 6:30 PM
Contact: Rob Smith at rob.c.smith@Cummins.com

The Central Indiana Chapter is planning a joint game watch with the local Virginia Tech alumni chapter. Details, including location, will be released in the next couple of days. For specific information, contact Rob Smith at the email above or check the Alumni Association web site at http://www.wvu.edu/~alumni/pages/upevents.html for additonal details as they are released.


MARYLAND

Baltimore Chapter
WVU vs. Virginia Tech Game Watch
Coliseum Sports Bar and Grill
Cockeysville, MD
Time: 7:30 PM
Contact: Adam Grzybowski at Adam.Grzybowski@morganstanley.com

The Coliseum is located at 334 Cranbrook Rd., Cockeysville, MD. From 83 North: Take Exit 17 - Padionia Road. Turn East on Padonia Road (toward York Road) and proceed to the third traffic light. Turn left onto York Road. Follow to the second traffic light and bear right onto Cranbrook Road. Follow approximately 1 mile and turn left into Cranbrook Shopping Center. the Coliseum Sports Bar is the second space from the far end of the center. From 695: Take exit 24 (83 North) and follow directions for 83 North. We will be meeting 15 minutes before kickoff, see you there!


Greater Frederick Chapter
WVU vs. Virginia Tech Game Watch
Champion Billiards Sports Cafe
Frederick, MD
Time: 7:30 PM
Contact: Brian Martin at brianmartin21@yahoo.com

Champions is in the Westview Shopping Center located at 5205 Buckeystown Pike, Frederick, MD 21703 . From I-270, take the Buckeystown Pike exit (Rt-85 south) go to the light and turn right on Crestwood Blvd. Immediately turn left into the Westview Promonade Mall. Join us for great fun, great specials and Mountaineer football!


MASSACHUSETTS

New England Chapter
WVU vs. Virginia Tech Game Watch
Tequilla Rain (f/k/a Atlas Bar and Grille)
Boston, MA
Time: 7:30 PM
Contact: Dan Thunberg at danthunberg@hotmail.com

Come join local WVU alumni and friends as we gather to watch the Mountaineers take on the Hokies from Virginia Tech. We had a great showing last year for this game and are hoping for the same this year! Join us at Tequilla Rain located just behind Fenway Park, below Jillians. If you are considering attending, please RSVP to Dan Thunberg at danthunberg@hotmail.com. PLEASE NOTE: This game watch is subject to change based on the Red Sox and the World Series schedule. We look forward to seeing you there!


NEW YORK

New York-New Jersey Metro Chapter
WVU vs. Virginia Tech Game Watch
Proof Lounge
New York, NY
Time: 7:30 PM
Contact: Betsy Ross at brosswvu@aol.com

Football season is under way and we have planned a midweek football viewing party. Support the Mounties as they bid good riddance to Virginia Tech as a member of the Big East. Proof Lounge is located at 239 Third Avenue @ East 20th Street in Manhattan. Great drink specials will be available. WVU fans will be in the downstairs room. Let's Go Mountaineers.


NORTH CAROLINA

Charlotte Chapter
WVU vs. Virginia Tech Game Watch
Coach's
Charlotte, NC
Time: 7:30 PM
Contact: Mike Petruski at ironmike942@carolina.rr.com or 704-374-4561

Again this year, the Charlotte Chapter will host game day gatherings at Coach's Sports Bar, located at 10105 Park Road Extension. To get to Coach's, follow Park Road south into Pineville. Alternately, take Interstate 485 to the Highway 51 North exit. Turn left at the 2nd light onto Park Road. Turn right at the first light into Coach's parking lot.


Piedmont Triad Chapter
WVU vs. Virginia Tech Game Watch
Legends Sports Bar & Grill
Greensboro, NC
Time: 7:30 pm
Contact: Carl Leppert at carlleppert@aol.com or 724-255-6033 (cell)

If you are in the Greensboro area and have interest in great food, drinks, and plenty of space to cheer on the Mountaineers, join us at Legend's. Legend's is located on 40 (Exit 213, Guilford College Road, by the Radisson Hotel).


RTP Chapter
WVU vs. Virginia Tech Game Watch
Sammy's Tap and Grill
Raleigh, NC
Time: 7:30 PM
Contact: Laura McCrory at lmccrory@nc.rr.com

GREAT RAFFLES, GREAT FOOD, GREAT FUN. If you have not joined our Chapter or renewed your membership from last year, please remember that you can sign up during the games at Sammy's. For more info go to www.wvu-rtp.com. Sammy's is on Avent Ferry Road in Raleigh.


OHIO

Central Ohio Chapter
WVU vs. Virginia Tech Game Watch
BW-3
Columbus, OH
Time: 7:30 PM
Contact: Tom Erb at terb00@yahoo.com

What could be better than cheering on WVU with a roomful of Mountaineer fans while eating wings and drinking your favorite cold beverage? Admission is free and family and friends are welcome (No Pitt fans please)! In addition, you will have the opportunity to: participate in a 50/50 drawing (proceeds go to starting our chapter's scholarship fund) join one of our new committees, and learn about upcoming Central Ohio Alumni events! BW-3 is located at 5240 Bethel Center Columbus, OH, on the corner of Bethel Center Mall, between Godown Road and Sawmill Road.


Cincinnati-Dayton Chapter
WVU vs. Virginia Tech Game Watch
Damons Clubhouse
Sharonville, OH
Time: 7:30 PM
Contact: Chuck Van Arsdale at chuck@midwetmountaineer.com

Southwestern Ohio alumni are encouraged to join us at Damons Clubhouse to see our Mounties versus the Hurricanes. Damon's features 4 huge screen televisions with good food and drink. It is located right off of the north side of the Ohio Route 42 exit off of Interstate 275 in Sharonville. If you are coming east, take the exit, turn left over the bridge and take the first right at the BP station. Damon's is at the end of Hauck Road about 300 feet from the intersection.


North Coast Cleveland Chapter
WVU vs. Virginia Tech Game Watch
Winking Lizard
Independence, OH
Time: 7:30 PM
Contact: Stan Friedman at oamserv@ix.netcom.com or 216-921-7822

The Winking Lizard is located one-half of a mile east of the I-77-Rockside exit at 6901 Rockside Road (near Brecksville Road) in Independence, OH. Join us in the Side Bar Room. Let's Go Mountaineers!


SOUTH CAROLINA

Grand Strand Chapter
WVU vs. Virginia Tech Game Watch
Broadway Louie's
Myrtle Beach, SC
Time: 7:30 PM
Contact: Jim Ellis at Jimgolfsc@aol.com or 843-650-3327

Broadway Louie's is located in Broadway at the Beach, off Bypass 17, in Myrtle Beach, SC. See you in the sports bar.


TEXAS

Dallas Metroplex Chapter
WVU vs. Virginia Tech Game Watch
Fox and the Hound
Dallas, TX
Time: 6:30 pm
Contact: Mike White at 469-384-2456

The Fox and the Hound is located at 18918 Midway Road, Dallas, TX 75287. Let's Go Mountaineers!


Lonestar Chapter
WVU vs. Virginia Tech Game Watch
SRO
Houston, TX
Time: 6:30 pm
Contact: Nancy DiPaolo at jnkdip@aol.com

Come join us for the THIRD ANNUAL WVU-VA TECH ALUMNI JOINT WATCHING PARTY and COMPETITIVE FOOD DRIVE to benefit the Houston Food Bank. The standings for the past two years are: The Lone Star Chapter is 2-0 in the food drive and the Hokies are "hungry" for the title! During the same time span, the Mountaineer football team is 1-1 and this year's game will be an emotional one! Be sure to support the Lone Star Chapter with your attendance and food for the food bank! SRO is located at Cutten Road and FM1960W (Northwest Houston).


VIRGINIA

Blue Ridge Mountaineers
WVU vs. Virginia Tech Game Watch
All Sports Cafe
Roanoke, VA
Time: 7:30 PM
Contact: Mike Chapman at MChap1Rke@aol.com or 540-772-7708

All Sports Cafe is the spot to be as the WVU Blue Ridge Mountaineer Club will host alumni and fans rooting on the old gold and blue. All Sports Cafe just down from Patrick Henry High School on Grandin Avenue. Let's Go Mountaineers.


Central Virginia Chapter
WVU vs. Virginia Tech Game Watch
Bailey's Smokehouse & Tavern
Richmond, VA
Time: 7:30 PM
Contact Jeff Layne at jeff_layne@yahoo.com or (804) 389-2231

Bailey's Smokehouse and Tavern is located at 7502 W Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23294. See you there!


National Capital Area Chapter
WVU vs. Virginia Tech Game Watch
Ragtime
Arlington, VA
Time: 7:30 pm
Contact: Chris "Lefty" Lefbom at leftywvu@aol.com or 703-243-4003

Come join other DC area alumni as we cheer for WVU at Ragtime. Great food, drink specials, indoor & outdoor seating/tv's, and WVU giveaways. Ragtime is located at 1345 N. Courthouse Rd., just one short block from the Courthouse Metro stop in Arlington. You'll see the WV flag & banner out front!


WEST VIRGINIA

Kanawha Valley Chapter
WVU vs. Virginia Tech Game Watch
Athletic Club in Embassy Suites Hotel
Time: 7:30 pm
Contact: Christy Day at maxandque@charter.net

Come join us at the official WVU vs. Va. Tech Game Watching Party in the Kanawha Valley. Embassy Suites Hotel is located at 300 Court Street, Charleston, WV, across from the Charleston Towne Center Mall. The event is free! (Drinks and food on you). Menu and drink specials begin at 6:00 pm. Raffles will include basketball game tickets and other prizes. Proceeds benefit the KVC Scholarship Fund. Come early, the Miami game watch filled the place up!


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