No. 11 Hokies hold off Pirates 17-10 - WVVA TV Bluefield Beckley WV News, Weather and Sports

No. 11 Hokies hold off Pirates 17-10

Posted:

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- Josh Oglesby ran for the go-ahead 10-yard score with 7:30 left, helping No. 11 Virginia Tech beat East Carolina 17-10 on Saturday to give coach Frank Beamer his 200th win at the school.

David Wilson ran for 138 yards to lead the Hokies (2-0) and quarterback Logan Thomas struggled in his second career start while the Hokies also committed 12 penalties and committed two turnovers, but their defense completely shut down the Pirates' high-powered passing attack and held East Carolina (0-2) to 112 total yards.

That included minus-15 yards rushing, second fewest in ECU history.

Michael Dobson ran for a 2-yard touchdown for the Pirates. But in an unusual twist, it was their defense -- among the nation's worst last year -- that kept East Carolina in it until late.

  • SPORTSMore>>

  • Bluefield College Falls To Pikeville In Season Opener

    Bluefield College Falls To Pikeville In Season Opener

    Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVThe Bluefield Rams fell to Pikeville 62-40 to open the season. The Rams are still without a win since the program was created. The two teams combined for over 1200 yards of total offense on the night. The Rams next game is Saturday September 6th at Presbyterian.More >>
    Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVThe Bluefield Rams fell to Pikeville 62-40 to open the season. The Rams are still without a win since the program was created. The two teams combined for over 1200 yards of total offense on the night. The Rams next game is Saturday September 6th at Presbyterian.More >>
  • Virginia Tech Announces 2014-2015 Men's Basketball Schedule

    Virginia Tech Announces 2014-2015 Men's Basketball Schedule

    Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVVirginia Tech announced its 2014-2015 Men's Basketball Schedule. The Hokies start the season on Nov. 14th at home against UMES. The first ACC game will be Jan. 3rd against Syracuse. Here's the schedule: Fri., Nov 14 UMES 7 p.m. Wed., Nov 19 Liberty TBA Sat., Nov 22 Appalachian State TBA Tue., Nov 25 Northern Iowa TBA CBS Sports Networkin Cancun, Mexico Wed., Nov 26 Championship/Consolation TBA CBS Sports Networkin Cancun, Mexico Sun., Nov 30 Morgan State TBA Wed., Dec 3 at...More >>
    Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVVirginia Tech announced its 2014-2015 Men's Basketball Schedule. The Hokies start the season on Nov. 14th at home against UMES. The first ACC game will be Jan. 3rd against Syracuse. Here's the schedule: Fri., Nov 14 UMES 7 p.m. Wed., Nov 19 Liberty TBA Sat., Nov 22 Appalachian State TBA Tue., Nov 25 Northern Iowa TBA CBS Sports Networkin Cancun, Mexico Wed., Nov 26 Championship/Consolation TBA CBS Sports Networkin Cancun, Mexico Sun., Nov 30 Morgan State TBA Wed., Dec 3 at...More >>
  • No Motivation Needed For WVU

    No Motivation Needed For WVU

    Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVWest Virginia will travel Saturday to take on Alabama in the Georgia Dome. The Mountaineers have used this opening game as motivation in the off season. Offensive Coordinator Shannon Dawson says if his team isn't ready, then something is wrong.More >>
    Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVWest Virginia will travel Saturday to take on Alabama in the Georgia Dome. The Mountaineers have used this opening game as motivation in the off season. Offensive Coordinator Shannon Dawson says if his team isn't ready, then something is wrong.More >>
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WVVA.
All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Audrey Sluss at (304) 324-0659. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.