This week on the Virginia Tech ISP Sports Network
Preview of this weekend's features
September 19, 2001

Here is a list of programming and features for the Virginia Tech ISP Sports Network radio and television networks' coverage of the Virginia Tech vs. Rutgers football game.

Saturday, September 22, 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.

This week's programming lineup includes:

  • Live Q&A session with Tech Athletic Director Jim Weaver from 10:30 - 11:00 a.m. (ET) Fans may call 888-TALK-ISP to join the program

  • Coordinator's Corner with Rickey Bustle and Bud Foster discussing Rutgers' tendencies and changes under their new coaching regime. Also, the impact of the return of Jim Davis to Tech's lineup.

  • Kroger Roth Report features Brian Welch, Grant Noel, and Kevin McCadam previewing the game and discussing life away from football.

  • Great Moments in Virginia Tech History: A flashback to Tech's 1998 overtime thriller against Miami at the Orange Bowl.

  • Suncom Frank Beamer Report. Tech's head coach shares his thoughts in this exclusive interview right before kickoff.

  • Ford Inside Scoop: Mike Burnop interviews Tech linebacker Ben Taylor on the season thus far and the challenge of facing Rutgers.

  • Inside Virginia Tech: Karen Kronin reports on Virginia Tech researchers who have developed new ways to recover high quality solid fuel through new 'clean coal technology.' Karen's report airs at halftime.

  • Play-by-play coverage: Bill Roth and Mike Burnop have the call of the Tech/Rutgers game from Piscataway, New Jersey. Fans at the game can also hear the Tech network broadcast at Rutgers stadium on the FM dial. The exact frequency will be announced Friday at 3 p.m. on hokiesports.com.

  • 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, September 23, 2001
Television coverage: Virginia Tech Sports Today, airs on a network television stations state-wide and is hosted by Bill Roth. (Listing at the bottom of the page)

On this week's show:

  • Highlights of the Tech/Rutgers game from Piscataway, New Jersey.

  • Post-game interviews with Tech players and coach Frank Beamer

  • An up-close look at Grant Noel's progress as Virginia Tech's new starting quarterback with feature reporter Jamie Muro.

  • A profile of Virginia Tech Defensive Coordinator Bud Foster who has built one of the country's top defensive units again this fall.

  • Updated BIG EAST scores and standings.

  • A profile of Tech baseball player Jason Bush, this week's Virginia Lottery Student Athlete of the Week.

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.