Marshall Dominates in Week One

Huntington, WV (Video Courtesy WCHS) – Marshall started its season with an offensive clinic against Virginia Military Institute on Saturday, resulting in a 56 to 17 win.

Thundering Herd quarterback Isaiah Green connected for a career-high four touchdown passes, all to different receivers. Marshall’s Alex Thomson also went 6 for 7 with 102 yards and a touchdown pass. Receivers Corey Gammage, Artie Henry III, Willie Johnson, Xavier Gaines and Garet Morel all finished the day with touchdown receptions.

Marshall also capitalized on special teams. Punt returner Talik Keaton scored at the end of the first half, helping put Marshall on top 35 to 7.

Check out highlights from Saturday’s game against VMI above.

Marshall’s next test is at Boise State on Friday night.

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Kyle Levasseur is the weekend sports anchor at WOAY-TV. He is originally from New Canaan, CT where he fell in love with television. Kyle was the Station Manager of his high school’s TV Broadcasting class. He commentated high school football games and filmed the other high school sports when he wasn’t playing baseball. Kyle graduated from Quinnipiac University in May 2019 with a degree in journalism. While at Quinnipiac, Kyle reported, produced and worked his way up to President of the student-run TV station, Q30. Kyle won a College Media Association award for Best Sportscast as a producer for the show Sports Paws. He also covered the Quinnipiac men’s ice hockey team on it’s run to the NCAA National Championship game. Also during college, Kyle interned with NBC New York and was able to interview players at the NBA Draft. Other than work, Kyle loves his friends and family, eating at Chick-fil-A and binge-watching The Office, Survivor, and Game of Thrones. He’s excited to cover the great local sports in West Virginia and the amazing people that live there!