On A rainy Saturday in Southwest VA, the majority of the Blue Ridge Report team took a trip up the interstate to “The Star City.” Growing up in Northern Ohio and only living here in Virginia a number of years, I am not very familiar with Roanoke. I had heard of the Berglund Center but never had the privilege of visiting the multi-purpose arena and I must say I am very impressed with all it has to offer. Continue reading “Blue Ridge Report Spends a Day in Roanoke”
This past Saturday night (Feb. 10), the crew from Blue Ridge Report was given the opportunity to go and watch the local hockey club, Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs. They belong to the Southern Professional Hockey League, which was established in 2004. Like many of my fellow writers, I hadn’t started following the sport of hockey until the last few years. Although it has always been an interest of mine to learn more about hockey, this is the first time I had ever attended a game. I didn’t know that Roanoke was home to a team until the last few months. After hearing the great experiences from several of my friends, I felt that I needed to check out what Virginia’s own, Roanoke, had to offer.
Growing up in Southwest Virginia, Hockey is not a sport you imagine yourself being a part of, something of a past time only enjoyed by our northern-border neighbors and the kids from The Mighty Ducks. It was not until a few weeks ago that I learned about the Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) and in turn learned that one of the teams made their home down the road in Roanoke, VA. So naturally, our curiosity drove us to the Berglund Center where the Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs reside.
The TD Sports Podcast. Episode 14 includes a recap of the Super Bowl, the future of Nick Foles, and Josh Mcdaniels taking Colts job…..oh wait, never mind he changed his mind. Travis and Dylan also talk Brown’s future. Out of nowhere Mark Sarver from Tennis On Main pops into the studio/bedroom for his second appearance on The TD Sports Podcast. Mark recaps the Australian Open and explains why on paper Federer is the Best ever. The podcast is wrapped up with a DEEP conversation about College basketball. Skydiving? Yep one of Blue Ridge Report’s very own went skydiving, you can find it on our website! WHAT A SHOW! Like, Rate, Share, and Subscribe!
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At 10 years into his career, Chris Long has been an almost unstoppable force at defensive end for the Philadelphia Eagles, who are just coming off their victory at the 2018 Super Bowl. This is his first season with the franchise, but not his first season in the National Football League. Long is the son of former Raiders defensive great, Howie Long. He attended college at the University of Virginia for 3 years and received many awards and accolades while suiting up for the Cavaliers. From ACC Defensive Player of the year to First-team All-ACC in 2007. Continue reading “Chris Long: A Hero On and Off the Field”
The Super Bowl was once again an incredible ball game. But we were able to see two things that were different from last year. Continue reading “BRR, Super Bowl Sunday!”