This weekend on the Virginia Tech ISP Sports Network
Tech at Temple
November 7, 2001

Here is a list of programming and features for the Virginia Tech ISP Sports Networks' radio and television coverage of the Virginia Tech vs. Temple University football game:

Saturday, November 10, 2001:
Radio Coverage: 10:30 a.m. eastern time on radio affiliates throughout Virginia and surrounding states. (For a complete list of radio stations, see the Fan's Guide to Radio and TV). Tech radio broadcasts are presented by the Virginia Lottery, the presenting sponsor of the Virginia Tech ISP Sports Network.

The Tech Network radio broadcast can also be heard inside Veterans Stadium in Philadelphia on the FM dial. The exact frequency will be announced on Friday, November 9th at 3:00 p.m. eastern time on It will also be made available on signage in the Hokies' team hotel in Philadelphia.

This week's programming lineup includes:
  • Live Q&A session with Tech Athletic Director Jim Weaver from 10:30-11:00 a.m. (eastern time) Fans may call 888-TALK-ISP to join the program.
  • Coordinator's Corner with Rickey Bustle and Bud Foster. "We have taken a few things away from our offense and added a few other things," Bustle says about this week's game plan. Bustle and Foster will join Mike Burnop for an insightful pre-game discussion on the Hokies' recent woes.
  • Kroger Roth Report: Ben Taylor spoke at a player-only team meeting this week. Ben will share his thoughts on the meeting and what the team's goals are for this season. "We basically came out of the meeting saying we didn't want to be a 6-5 football team. We need to get back to playing Virginia Tech football starting this week.," he said. Also, Tech running backs coach Billy Hite will talk about the decision to start Kevin Jones at tailback. And with basketball season just one week away, Tech guard Brian Chase will comment on the new-look 2001-2002 Hokies.
  • Great Moments in Virginia Tech History: Keion Carpenter's 100-yard interception return sealed Tech's win at the Orange Bowl in a 1996 game against Miami. We'll flash back to Tech's dramatic victory over Miami.
  • USA STAFFING PROFILE: Danny Pearman coaches Tech's tight ends. The Clemson graduate played in three bowl games under Danny Ford and has coached in 11 bowl games in his young career. We'll profile the 36-year old Charlotte native.
  • SunCom Frank Beamer Report: Tech's head coach shares his thoughts in this exclusive interview right before kickoff.
  • Ford Inside Scoop: Mike Burnop has the Inside Scoop on the Hokies and Owls, presented by Southern Virginia Ford Dealers.
  • Inside Virginia Tech: Over 1,000 Virginia Tech students have studied abroad over the last five years, and the opportunities for Hokies to study in foreign countries grows each year. Karen Cronin has details on her halftime report Inside Virginia Tech.
  • Play-by-play coverage: Bill Roth and Mike Burnop have the call of the Tech/Temple game from Veterans Stadium.
  • Kroger Point After: Following the game, interviews, highlights, scores, and listener telephone calls (888-TALK-ISP) make for a lively 90-minute post-game show.

Sunday, November 11, 2001:
Television coverage: Virginia Tech Sports Today, airs on a network of television stations state-wide and is hosted by Bill Roth. (Listing at bottom of page).

On this week's show:
  • Highlights of the Tech//Temple game from Veterans Stadium.
  • Post-game interviews with Tech players and coach Frank Beamer.
  • Meet Tech defensive line coach Charlie Wiles.
  • Hokie Insider: This week, sound bytes from practice with Bud Foster.
  • Tech's final regular season volleyball game is Sunday at George Mason. We'll talk with Tech coach Greg Smith about this season and the upcoming BIG EAST/SEC Challenge series in Orlando which will pit Tech against LSU and Florida.
  • Updated BIG EAST scores and standings.
  • A profile of Tech softball star Ashlee Dobbe this week's Virginia Lottery Student Athlete of the Week. Ashley is from North Vancouver, BC and carries a 3.85 GPA into this semester.

Virginia Tech Sports Today can be seen on the following stations:

  • Washington, DC: NewsChannel 8, Sunday at 11 a.m.
  • Norfolk, VA: WAVY, Channel 10, Sunday at Noon.
  • Bristol, VA: WCYB, Channel 5, Sunday at 9:30 a.m.
  • Roanoke, VA: WSLS, Channel 10, Sunday at 10 a.m.
  • Comcast SportsNet: Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 p.m.

    In addition, Cox Cable Channel 9 of Roanoke re-broadcasts the show at the following times:

    • Monday-Thursday: 3 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.
    • Friday: 3 p.m.