By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
The Virginia Cavaliers football team is still dealing with the unthinkable tragedy that has rocked its program. As a result, the Cavaliers have canceled their rivalry game with the Virginia Tech Hokies.
The Hokies have been a support for the Cavaliers during this difficult time. Their social media accounts have shown support for their rivals.
After speaking with the Atlantic Coast Conference, the two schools decided not to play this season finale.
The game was originally scheduled to be played at Lane Stadium at Virginia Tech. It is not clear if the 2023 version will resume at Virginia Tech or be moved to Virginia, as originally scheduled.
The Cavaliers had to cancel their final two games following the shooting deaths of three of its football players. Mike Hollins, also a part of the football program, was released from the hospital on Monday.
Hollins was one of two survivors in the shooting by former football player Chris Jones. Hollins had to undergo multiple surgeries in his recovery from the shooting.
We do not have much information on the other survivor. We do know that her name is Marlee Morgan.
A witness believes that the players were targeted by Jones. D’Sean Perry, Devin Chandler, and Level Davis Jr. were killed by Jones in the shooting.
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