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    October 10, 2012

    As he walked off the Philips Arena court in Atlanta this past March, Virginia Tech guard Erick Green looked up at the scoreboard and saw an all-too-familiar picture in lights. It was another close loss for the Hokies: Duke 60, Virginia Tech 56. That second-round ACC Tournament game marked the 11th time during an agonizing season that the Hokies had lost a game by four points or less, or in overtime. Eleven times during a 16-17 season, Tech was close, but fell short. ... Read More

    September 12, 2012

    This past summer, the BCS Presidential Oversight Committee met in Washington, D.C., and approved massive and dramatic changes to the process of how college football will crown a national champion. As we know now, starting in 2014, there will be four-team playoff at the conclusion of each season. Virginia Tech president Charles Steger was the chair of the committee that also included USC president Max Nikias, Nebraska chancellor Harvey Pearlman, Texas president Bill Powers, Florida president Bernie Machen, and Notre Dame’s Rev. John Jenkins, among others. Simply put, the biggest, most powerful men in college football were all in one room to make some major changes. ... Read More

    August 8, 2012

    What happens when you combine a stifling defense with an elite quarterback? ... Read More

    June 14, 2012

    As you probably know, this has been a troubling and disconcerting time for administrators, fans and athletes at some major universities throughout the country who are currently facing huge athletics department deficits, sinking revenues and rising costs. Some schools are even considering dropping sports as a result of their financial situations. ... Read More

    May 7, 2012

    The plane, other than the roar of the engines, was completely silent. ... Read More

    April 5, 2012

    Today’s Kroger Roth Report will look more like one of those “all you can eat” breakfast buffets at a fancy hotel. Lots of different items for your enjoyment. No carving station or omelet bar here, but hopefully you’ll find something you like. Here goes: ... Read More

    March 14, 2012

    As he begins his 18th season as the defensive coordinator at Virginia Tech, Bud Foster knows his 2012 group should be among the best in the ACC, if not the country. And with nine starters returning from a 2011 unit that finished 10th in the country in total defense and seventh nationally in scoring defense, it’s easy to see why Foster is confident that can happen. But if you know Foster and are aware of his drive and competitive fire, you know that his mantra for this spring is to raise the level of Tech’s defense to an even higher level. ... Read More

    February 7, 2012

    Several weeks ago, Virginia Tech football recruit Joel Caleb was sitting in his high school, deliberating between his three finalists – Ohio State, West Virginia and Virginia Tech – when the school’s principal, Dr. Deborah Marks, walked into the room. ... Read More

    December 31, 2011

    In a few hours, we’ll have our final Virginia Tech sports broadcast for calendar year 2011 when we air the first of three Tech Talk LIVE! Sugar Bowl radio shows from New Orleans. ... Read More

    December 14, 2011

    In the history of college football, no team has won more games than the University of Michigan. ... Read More

    December 6, 2011

    As he rode up Interstate 77 in the front seat of one of his team’s buses, chugging up Fancy Gap Mountain toward his hometown, Virginia Tech head coach Frank Beamer worked on his coaches’ poll ballot. Beamer was trying to put the bad taste of the ACC championship game loss to Clemson out of his mind for at least a couple of minutes while he filled out his top-25 list. ... Read More

    November 8, 2011

    November, as you know, is the big month for both politicians and football teams. ... Read More

    October 30, 2011

    The broadcast edition of the Kroger Roth Report can be heard prior to every Hokies football game on the Virginia Tech IMG Sports Network. Click below to listen to the Kroger Roth Report which aired prior to the Hokies' October 29th game at Duke. ... Read More

    October 27, 2011

    The broadcast edition of the Kroger Roth Report can be heard prior to every Hokies football game on the Virginia Tech IMG Sports Network. Click below to listen to the Kroger Roth Report which aired prior to the Hokies' October 22nd game against Boston College. It features Bill Roth and Tech quarterback Logan Thomas. ... Read More

    October 10, 2011

    Did Virginia Tech quarterback Logan Thomas just play the greatest game ever by a Tech quarterback? ... Read More

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