“It is sweet to finally get a win over Honaker and get that monkey off our back,” Eastside coach Mike Rhodes said. “I thought my kids executed in every facet of the game really well. Offensively and defensively, we played hard and played our assignment football.”
Conner Castle (Chilhowie), Ethan Roberts (Grundy), Carter Creasy (Tazewell), Eli McCoy (Twin Springs), Zavier Lomax (Union), Gage Fleeman (Giles), Johnson County's defense among Friday's standouts
Chris Akers (Holston), Michael Crist (Radford), Eric Tilson (North Greene), Brett McPherson (Cumberland Gap) win new games at new places as head coaches on Friday night.
Jake DeLisi, who has spent the last two years at King University, pitched for the Bristol State Liners in an 8-4 Appalachian League victory over the Danville Otterbots on Wednesday night. DeLisi has entered the transfer portal and will be looking for a new school closer to his home in northern Virginia.
The Lebanon Pioneers are trying to win the first state title in program history after previous runner-up finishes in 1991, 2015 and 2019. … University of Virginia signee Matthew Buchanan is the headliner for Lebanon as the left-handed pitcher is 6-0 and has not allowed a run in 44 2/3 innings. He is also hitting .390 with 30 runs scored and 19 RBIs.
Lebanon scored 23 runs in winning the Region 2D baseball title at Gate City, while Chilhowie crossed the plate 16 times in winning the Region 1D crown at Eastside.
Lebanon (softball and baseball), Graham (boys soccer), George Wythe (boys soccer) still unbeaten. Abigail Street (Patrick Henry) pitches no-hitter.
“I give batters something different to look at and try to get groundouts and pop outs,” AHS senior ace pitcher Chase Hungate said.
A 17-day layoff did not hamper the Honaker Tigers on Monday as they got solid pitching and timely hitting in a 12-5 victory over J.I. Burton in the first round of the VHSL Region 1D baseball playoffs.
Thomas Francisco will be playing in the Super Regional round of the NCAA baseball tournament for the second time in three years.
Chloe Bordwine had two hits, scored three runs and tallied three RBIs as Northwood clinched the Hogoheegee District regular-season softball ti…
Lebanon (softball), John Battle (softball), Virginia High (girls soccer), George Wythe (boys soccer) retain perfect records on Tuesday and are part of a jam-packed Prep Roundup.
Jaymen Buchanan once again made things happen from the leadoff spot in the lineup for J.I. Burton High School’s baseball squad.
A no-hitter for Ryan Salyers (Castlewood), seven RBIs for Katherine Hopkins (Wise County Central), two homers for Zach Smith (John Battle), a blast by Jean Mulumba (Virginia High) among highlights
Emory & Henry’s journey in the NCAA Division III softball tournament came to an end on Sunday as the Wasps fell to Texas Lutheran, 10-2, in the Seguin Region championship in Seguin, Texas.
Nick Raymond and Will Stansbury had big games for Eastside baseball on Friday night. So did Cole Lambert (Abingdon), Tanner Collins (Twin Springs) and Ashton Bolling (Wise County Central). Bayleigh Allison led the Wise County Central softball team past Ridgeview.
Freshman Isaac Booth went 4-for-4 and Daniel Hutton did his usual yeoman’s work on the mound and at the plate as the Chilhowie Warriors earned…
Abingdon's James Whitted was one of several standouts on the high school venues on Wednesday night in helping the Falcons past John Battle on the pitch. Others to produce were Ella Seymore (Abingdon girls), Noah Bandrimer (Rural Retreat baseball), Tinley Hamilton (Eastside softball), Jordan Cannoy (George Wythe baseball) and several track standouts, including Xander Brown and Hayne Carter from Abingdon and Patrick Henry's Ella Maiden.
For just the second time since the school was formed in the fall of 2011, the Eastside Spartans were not on the winning side of a regular-seas…
Virginians need a governor who is not afraid to meet the major challenges of today with bold action. Jennifer Carroll Foy is fearless and speaks boldly on behalf of struggling Virginians. Jennifer Carrol Foy shows up in the coal counties and brings bold ideas with her.
Down 4-0 with one baserunner through five innings, Tennessee High was in need of a spark. Rylee Fields knows where that spark came from.
Two girls soccer matches, three boys soccer contests, nine softball games, nine baseball games, tennis matches included in latest Prep Roundup
“That’s probably the farthest ball that I’ve seen hit on this field in a game,” said THS coach Jenn Testa of Tori Ryan's first-inning blast.