If you’re looking for something positive to take from the 54-17 drubbing East Carolina received last Saturday at Virginia Tech, here’s one to try on for size: At least there weren’t any “what ifs” to ponder like there were after the previous week’s loss at South Carolina. Seriously. As bad as the Pirates’ performance was… [ Continue Reading ]
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Perry Parks is a high school football coach players love to follow. For Latheron Rogers-Anderson, that meant moving 46 miles West for his senior season. Parks is the second-year head coach of the currently unbeaten Ridge View High School Blazers from Columbia, SC. Rogers-Anderson, a running back-defensive back on the Ridge View squad, has received college… [ Continue Reading ]
East Carolina had several streaks snapped in a big way on Saturday in the embarrassing 54-17 loss to Virginia Tech. It was as if the Hokies took out their frustrations of a two-game losing streak to the Pirates on this 2016 ECU team. That six game-winning streak against the ACC also bit the Blacksburg dust. Virginia… [ Continue Reading ]
East Carolina football coach Scottie Montgomery met with the news media for his weekly press conference on Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. He discussed ECU’s loss to Virginia Tech and addressed the Pirates’ upcoming home game with American Athletic Conference foe Central Florida.
There must be something in that lunch pail that has been a symbol of Virginia Tech’s success under defensive coordinator Bud Foster. The Hokies surely had something cooked up for East Carolina in a 54-17 win at Lane Stadium in Blacksburg on Saturday. You can believe that Central Florida defensive coordinator Erik Chinander will be… [ Continue Reading ]
East Carolina receiver Jimmy Williams had a career day in Blacksburg on Saturday, but continued Red Zone woes and miscues on special teams helped the Virginia Tech Hokies have a happy homecoming at the Pirates’ expense.
BLACKSBURG, VA — A year ago in Greenville, James Summers wasn’t on the Virginia Tech radar in Frank Beamer’s final season as Hokies coach. The junior college transfer emerged as a secret weapon with 21 carries for 169 yards and two touchdowns in a 35-28 ECU win. Summers had joined the Pirates during preseason camp… [ Continue Reading ]