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May 11, 2015

This will be my final Kroger Roth Report at Virginia Tech, and I’m limited to 1,200 words to say “thank you” to so many people. Summing up 27 years and thousands of broadcasts in 1,200 words is nearly an impossible task. We’ve had so much fun over the decades, haven’t we? ... Read More

April 7, 2015

If you’re an alumnus, student, constituent or just a Virginia Tech fan, there’s probably a place on the Blacksburg campus that feels like “home” to you. ... Read More

March 16, 2015

Last month, Virginia Tech named 31-year-old Norfolk, Virginia, native Zohn Burden (pronounced ZONN) the wide receivers coach for the Hokies, moving him into the role vacated by Aaron Moorehead, who left for Texas A&M. ... Read More

January 12, 2015

(The following column will appear in the January issue of Inside Hokie Sports. If you’d like to order the magazine, please click here - Tech students get a discount!) ... Read More

December 12, 2014

The 2014 football season will be remembered as one of the most unusually quirky football seasons in Virginia Tech history. It was frustrating at times and confounding at others, and yet extraordinarily thrilling as well. ... Read More

November 7, 2014

Two of the brightest stars in Virginia Tech football history – center Jake Grove and tailback Lee Suggs – were inducted into Virginia Tech’s Sports Hall of Fame this past weekend in Blacksburg. ... Read More

October 8, 2014

Officially, the “Buzz Williams Era” in Virginia Tech basketball begins Friday, Nov. 14 when the Hokies tip off the 2014-15 season against visiting Maryland-Eastern Shore inside of Cassell Coliseum. ... Read More

September 15, 2014

There were times during the 2013 football season when Virginia Tech offensive coordinator Scot Loeffler felt as if he was conducting an orchestra without all the musical instruments. It’s difficult to conduct an award-winning symphony if it doesn’t have … for instance … a brass section. ... Read More

August 6, 2014

There is nothing more exciting than the start of another college football season, especially at Virginia Tech, where the anticipation of the 2014 season has been growing since January. ... Read More

June 23, 2014

July 1 will mark the 10th anniversary of Virginia Tech’s entrance into the Atlantic Coast Conference. What a decade, eh? It has been a quick and ultra-successful 10 years since the Hokies’ logo was first added to the walls at the ACC’s office in Greensboro, North Carolina, and while 2004 began a new era in Tech athletics, so, too, does 2014. ... Read More

May 5, 2014

On May 16, thousands of Virginia Tech students will walk across a stage at Lane Stadium and receive their diplomas during the university’s commencement ceremony. However, for one member of the Tech class of 2014, it will be a welcome return to the stadium where he dazzled fans during his football playing days. Kevin Jones, wearing a cap and gown – not his iconic No. 7 jersey – will receive his diploma 10 years after he left school early for his NFL career. ... Read More

April 4, 2014

Four months remain before Virginia Tech opens its 2014 football season, and between now and the opening kickoff, all eyes will be on the Hokies’ quarterbacks –whomever he might happen to be. ... Read More

March 17, 2014

Although Virginia Tech’s 2014 spring football game isn’t until Saturday, April 26, we’re going to learn a whole bunch about this year’s Hokies in the next few weeks as spring drills get underway. ... Read More

February 12, 2014

When Whit Babcock was introduced to Virginia Tech constituents two weeks ago, the 43-year-old Harrisonburg native sounded almost like the CEO of Disney World, as much as the university’s new director of athletics. ... Read More

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