Emory & Henry got a stellar pitching performance from Cameron Derr and clutch hitting by leadoff batter Hailey Mince to open the NCAA Tournament Sequiin Regional with a 4-0 win over Bridgewater State (Massachusetts) on Friday.
The No. 15 Emory & Henry Wasps (26-7) were selected to play in the NCAA Division III tournament on Monday and will face fifth-seeded Bridgewater State University (17-9) of Massachusetts on Friday in the Seguin, Texas, regional on the campus of Texas Lutheran University.
Emory & Henry earned an at-large berth into the NCAA Division III softball tournament Monday afternoon. The second seeded Wasps (26-7) wil…
Emory & Henry will host the Lynchburg Hornets in an ODAC tournament semifinal doubleheader today. A third game, if necessary, would be played on Thursday. The series winner advances to this weekend's ODAC championship series...King acrobatics and tumbling standout Catherine Reynolds is the third King athlete to claim NCATA All-America honors.
Lee High athletic director Brian Coomer confirmed on Saturday that Alec Haston is no longer the head football coach of the Generals.
Graham's Katie Benson placed second in the Class 2 state cross country meet in Salem on Thursday. Wise County Central’s Lydia Slemp (8th) and Tazewell’s Lauren Keene (10th) also had top-10 finishes. The Virginia High girls finished fourth as a team, while the Union boys placed third...Among other results from Thursday, King loss to Barton 14-2 in the opening game of the Conference Carolinas tournament, while ninth-ranked Emory & Henry dropped a doubleheader to top-ranked Virginia Wesleyan.
Alex Braun was effective in the circle and at the plate in leading Emory & Henry to an ODAC doubleheader sweep of Ferrum on Thursday....The Brewer brothers will return to ETSU to play for new coach Desmond Oliver after entering the transfer portal...Tennessee's Rennia Davis was the ninth overall pick in the WNBA Draft by the Minnesota Lynx.
Former Virginia High star Justin Grimm will begin the 2021 season with the Mexican League’s Mariachis de Guadalajara...The World of Outlaws Bristol Bash Morton Buildings Late Model Series will headline the action in the World of Outlaws Bristol Bash, supported by the DIRTcar UMP Modifieds, slated for Bristol Motor Speedway, beginning on Thursday and running through Saturday.
Kasey Uecker is the new head coach of the girls basketball program at Patrick Henry High School, officials announced on Monday.
Both Emory & Henry and Virginia Tech advanced in their respective postseason tournaments on Thursday. The Wasps defeated Eastern Mennonite, while the Hokies toppled Miami. The King women led in the fourth quarter, but fell to top-seed Belmont Abbey in the Conference Carolinas semifinals.
John Battle High School’s Mountain 7 District football game scheduled for Saturday at Wise County Central was postponed as the Trojans follow coronavirus (COVID-19) protocols within the program.
Sullivan East High School’s Amelia Malcolm recorded a sixth-place finish in the 132-pound weight class during Thursday’s TSSAA girls wrestling state tournament in Chattanooga...In other news, Thomas Walker girls basketball standout Shelbie Fannon will play college basketball at Alice Lloyd...King women's basketball will be the fourth seed in the Conference Carolinas tournament that begins on Tuesday.
Emory & Henry will play just five football games in the spring, beginning tonight at Ferrum College, after the 2020 ODAC season was cancelled due to the pandemic. E&H will have at least two home games played on Fridays with no fans, a huge blow to a school that has always been among the top NCAA Division III schools in terms of attendance in the nation.
Abingdon High School finished as runner-up in both the boys and girls team standings at Sunday’s VHSL Region 3D indoor track and field championships in Roanoke.