Virginia Tech’s club hockey team is getting to move in to a home of its own – the Lancerlot in Vinton, where the valley’s second sheet of ice is almost ready to go.
Tomorrow more than a dozen local authors will be at the South County Library on Merriman Road – for avid readers its a chance to meet and greet them – and to pick up a few books. More from WFIR’s Gene Marrano:
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Salem Red Sox third baseman-DH Bobby Dalbec may be hitting less than .230 batting wise currently, but he leads the Carolina League in home runs with 14 and RBI’s with 53:
Deschutes Brewery is celebrating its 30th birthday with celebrations in Bend, Oregon and here in Roanoke. Details from WFIR’s Ian Price:
06-27 Deschutes 30th WEB-WRAP
Mookie Betts and two other former Salem red Sox players homer for Boston; Washington Wizards get backcourt help
The Washington Nationals get whitewashed and local amateur golfers compete in the Andrew Haley Tournament.
Long time college basketball official Duke Edsall taught kids some of the finer points of the game last week; Hunter Pence delivers key hit.
Sam Hentges talks about his comeback from elbow surgery; former caps coach Barry Trotz excited for new job with Islanders:
“Nice Work if You Can Get It,” is a stage musical set just before Prohibition took hold in the Roaring Twenties. Attic Productions in Fincastle is gearing up for a production that opens in late July – and they’ve got the “help wanted” sign out. Most of the casting is done, but director James Honnaker says they need about 4 more women and 5 men who can dance and perhaps sing in some of the big production numbers. Contact Honnaker via the Attic Productions Facebook page or website if you are interested in joining the cast of “Nice Work if You Can Get It.”
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If you’re braving the crowds tonight for the premiere of the newest Jurassic World movie you might see a demonstration from actual paleontologists. WFIR’s Ian Price has more:
06-21 Jurasic Kingdom WEB-WRAP