This weekend on the Virginia Tech ISP Sports Network
Tech vs. Syracuse
October 24, 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. Syracuse football game:

Saturday, October 27, 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. (eastern time) Fans may call 888-TALK-ISP to join the program.
  • Coordinator's Corner with Rickey Bustle and Bud Foster discussing the development of Tech's offensive line and the game plan to slow down SU's sensational defensive end Dwight Freeney. Also, Eric Green will make his first start since last year's game at Miami.
  • Kroger Roth Report: The first BCS Standings of the year are sure to change after Saturday's huge games. Bill Roth has the story on the big games in Lincoln, Palo Alto, Jacksonville, Tallahassee, and Blacksburg. Also, the World Series begins Saturday night in Phoenix. Tech players give their Fall Classic predictions.
  • Great Moments in Virginia Tech History: A flashback to Tech's 1995 game at Virginia, considered by many to be the most exciting game in Hokies' history. A memorable fourth-quarter comeback sends the Hokies to the Sugar Bowl.
  • USA STAFFING PROFILE: Virginia Tech has averaged 203.1 yards per game rushing in the 259 games that Billy Hite has served as Tech's running backs coach. We'll profile the senior member of Tech's coaching staff.
  • 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 Orangemen, presented by Southern Virginia Ford Dealers.
  • Inside Virginia Tech: Researchers on the Virginia Tech campus are investigating ways to make fuel cells a more viable power source. 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/Syracuse game from Lane Stadium/Worsham Field.
  • 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, October 28, 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/SU Game from Lane Stadium/Worsham Field.
  • Post-game interviews with Tech players and coach Frank Beamer.
  • What's the story with those orange and black braces Tech's offensive lineman are wearing on their knees? We've got the Scoop.
  • Lane Stadium is getting bigger and better. A 65,000 seat stadium sounds great to Tech coaches, players and recruits.
  • Bill Frieder coached the ╬Fab Five' at the University of Michigan. Next Thursday, he brings his new team to Cassell Coliseum to battle Ricky Stokes' Hokies in a basketball exhibition game. We'll have a preview.
  • Updated BIG EAST scores and standings.
  • A profile of goaltender Ryan Lewellyn of Tech's soccer team, this week's Virginia Lottery Student Athlete of the Week. Ryan is from Parkersburg High School in Vienna, West Virginia.

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.