Hokies Look Ahead for Improvement Against Thundering Herd - WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va

Hokies Look Ahead for Improvement Against Thundering Herd

Posted: Updated:
  • SportsSportsMore>>

  • WSLS HS Football Camp Tour-Roanoke Catholic Celtics

    WSLS HS Football Camp Tour-Roanoke Catholic Celtics

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:45 AM EDT2014-08-20 04:45:21 GMT
    Roanoke Catholic welcomes home a former student who moved away to Richmond. The quarterbacks return should make the Celtics more of an aerial attack team.
         Roanoke Catholic welcomes home a former student who moved away to Richmond. The quarterbacks return should make the Celtics more of an aerial attack team.
  • Glenvar's Dooley Poised to Be Key Hokies Backup This Fall

    Glenvar's Dooley Poised to Be Key Hokies Backup This Fall

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:44 AM EDT2014-08-20 04:44:11 GMT
        A former Glenvar Highlander star is set to make some noise this fall on the Hokies defense.
        A former Glenvar Highlander star is set to make some noise this fall on the Hokies defense.
  • Redskins Edge Browns, Defense Shuts Down Cleveland QB's

    Redskins Edge Browns, Defense Shuts Down Cleveland QB's

    Monday, August 18 2014 11:47 PM EDT2014-08-19 03:47:21 GMT
      The Redskins defense dismantled the Browns first team offense and left them with a real quarterback quandry. 
      The Redskins defense dismantled the Browns first team offense and left them with a real quarterback quandry. 

     

   Coach Frank Beamer called it another step for his team--And while the 15-10 win at East Carolina wasn't a big step on the scoreboard in what certainly were the unstable purple surroundings of Greenville, NC. There's no question Logan Thomas and his young receivers took many many steps with a 25 for 43 effort..and two touchdown passes.  Logan explains that he gains confidence in his receivers as they gain confidence in themselves, and when he sees them smiling and having fun, it helps him develop a rhythm with them.

   The Hokies next opponent is Marshall. The conference USA contender is 2-1 after wins over Miami(OH) and Gardner-Webb and a three-point loss to Ohio. The Thundering Herd is currently ranked third in the nation in plays run--which means that up-tempo hurry up offensive fad---continues in Huntington, West Virginia.  Coach Beamer was more specific in his complimentary comments about quarterback Rakeem Cato, who played a couple of years ago against Virginia Tech but has since matured into an outstanding quarterback.

     Through three games the Thundering Herd is third in the nation in first downs..and first in plays that have gone at least 10 yards. Two more reasons the Hokies 2nd ranked defense--might be tested this Saturday at Lane Stadium.  Kickoff Saturday slated for 12:01 PM from Blacksburg. 

Powered by WorldNow

WSLS 10, P.O. Box 10
Roanoke, VA 24022-0010

Telephone: 540.981.9110
Fax: 540.343.3157
Email: news@wsls.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.