Bill Roth Named Virginia Sportscaster Of The Year
Radio Voice of the Hokies Wins for Third Time in Five Years
January 26, 2000

BLACKSBURG, Va. - For the third time in the last five years, Virginia Tech/ISP Sports radio broadcaster Bill Roth has been selected Virginia Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association. The voting was done by writers and broadcasters in all 50 states.

Roth, who is in his 12th year as the radio voice of the Hokies, also won the award in 1995 and 1996. He handles the play-by-play for all Tech football and men's basketball games and serves as the host for the coaches' call-in shows. The Pittsburgh native and Syracuse University graduate also serves as the director of broadcast operations for ISP Sports' Blacksburg office.

Roth will be honored along with other state winners and two national winners at the annual Sportswriters and Sportscasters Awards Program in Salisbury, N.C., on May 1.