“We rely on it,” said senior quarterback/safety Brycen Sheets. “Our offense does put up some points, but we like to play defense.”
Twenty years after he played in a Region D football title game, Seth Padgett will serve as the head coach in a Region D championship showdown.
The VHSL Region 1D football championship trophy will once again find a home in the Hogoheegee District.
Don’t blame Connor Beeson if he hits the snooze button on his alarm clock and catches a few more winks of sleep this morning, because the Patrick Henry High School senior certainly deserves some extra rest.
Athletes from Virginia High, Abingdon, Wise County Central, Union, Lee High, J.I. Burton, Gate City, Eastside, Sullivan East, Patrick Henry, Dobyns-Bennett, Sullivan Central, Graham, Honaker, Tennessee High, Grundy in latest edition
Allyson Martin’s 17-kill, 14-dig, two-ace performance led the Eagles to a 25-20, 25-19, 25-18 victory over PH on Saturday in the quarterfinals of the VHSL Class 1 state tournament.
Grundy, Patrick Henry, Abingdon, Wise County Central, Graham, Maryville all advance.
Every volleyball team needs a setter like Logan Newberry. The 5-foot-10 senior is a four-year starter with quickness, leaping ability and court awareness. Those qualities were on display Thursday as the Patrick Henry Rebels earned a 25-20, 25-19, 25-10 victory over the Eastside Spartans in the Region ID volleyball semifinals.
Next week’s Region 1D volleyball final will actually be held at Northwood, but the road to the championship must run through Patrick Henry. the three-time defending champion Rebels began their quest for a fourth straight Region 1D title on Tuesday, blanking Rye Cove in tournament quarterfinal play on their home floor.
Ian Scammell rushed for 263 yards on 38 carries and scored four touchdowns as Grundy posted an impressive 26-8 non-district victory over the Patrick Henry Rebels.
Taylor Clay collected 51 digs and 23 kills to lead Eastside to a 3-1 Region 1D quarterfinal win at Grundy on Tuesday. A trip to three-time defending regional champion Patrick Henry on Thursday is up next for the Spartans.
Patrick Henry freshman defensive back Alex Brown picked off a Chilhowie pass with 1:21 left to lift the Rebels to a rainy 14-10 win over the Warriors on Friday night.
The Ella Maiden era is over at Patrick Henry, but another Maiden has become a big smash in volleyball. Avery Maiden, younger sister of current Milligan University star Ella Maiden, delivered 17 kills Thursday as the PH Rebels took a win over the Chilhowie Warriors for the Hogoheegee District tournament title.
Five Virginia area districts ran their cross country championships, including Abingdon rolling to success in the Mountain 7 District. The Cumberland, Hogoheegee, Mountain Empire and Southwest districts also had their meets on Wednesday.
Football and volleyball results from Thursday.
Abingdon, Honaker, Union, John Battle, Rye Cove, Richlands, Tennessee High, Sullivan East, Gate City, Eastside, Patrick Henry grads among those featured
Jordan Ezell likes to live on the edge.
Ridgeview, Honaker, Rye Cove, Patrick Henry, Grundy among Monday's winners.
Tinley Hamilton (Eastside), Caleigh Hampton (Virginia High), Hannah Goodwon (Chilhowie), Autumn Miller (Honaker) and many more star in the latest edition of the Prep Roundup
Holston, Honaker, Union, Gate City, Sullivan East, Grundy, Patrick Henry, Marion, Tennessee High, Lebanon were victors on the volleyball court.
Cross Country, Volleyball, Soccer headline the Regional Briefs
Virginia High senior Stevie Thomas resembled a human joystick on a video game, using his shiftiness and breaking tackles to score first half six touchdowns to lead the Bearcats to a 3-0 start to the season with a 66-40 non-district win over Patrick Henry at Gene Malcolm Stadium on Friday night
Abingdon's Connor Brummitt, Graham's Brayden Surface, Marion's Amber Kimberlin, Honaker's Riley Hart, Union's Isabella Blagg, West Ridge's Gracie Olinger, Logan Newberry (Patrick Henry) among Tuesday's stars.