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    WYTHEVILLE, Va. –– On this busiest travel weekend of the year, George Wythe got the most of what little distance it did need to venture in the first half of the Region 1C championship game. As such, the Maroons extended their playoff journey at least one more week.

      EMORY, Va. – Ian Scammell rushed for 176 yards on just 14 carries in his first-ever varsity football game for Grundy High School Aug. 30, 2019, against the Twin Valley Panthers and he’s continued to carry the ball with poise and purpose ever since.

        Three regional championships will be decided today on the gridiron. George Wythe, Patrick Henry and Graham are the home teams. Will they finish on top? Check out the opinions of our resident experts. 

        Virginia High graduate Justin Grimm has signed with Tigres del Licey of the Dominican Professional Baseball Winter League...Mac McClung scored 24 points on Friday night for the Delaware Blue Coats in their 111-105 NBA G League win over the visiting Greensboro Swarm.

        Ridgeview athlete Brandon Beavers made a statement in the 2021 Region 2D track and field meet...He has been doing the same on the gridiron for the Wolfpack. 

        Grayson County High School football coach Stephen James will stand on the visiting team’s sideline this afternoon at Pendleton Field in Wytheville, Virginia, the same venue where he was once a standout tight end and linebacker for the George Wythe Maroons.

        It’s easy to spot Graham senior lineman Connor Roberts on the football field.

        Just look for the animated guy with the long blonde hair and No. 56 jersey delivering big hits on offense and defense for the G-Men.

        Emory & Henry left for Puerto Rico after defeating Bluefield University on Wednesday to improve to 3-1 on the season. ETSU fell to 2-2 with a home loss that night to Appalachian State. 

        While the Patrick Henry High School Rebels won’t be playing at their on-campus football stadium Saturday afternoon when they entertain Grundy in the VHSL Region 1D finals, the team will be taking the field at a venue less than a mile away that has become home sweet home.

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        West Ridge picked up two boys basketball victories and the Sullivan East boys and girls picked up one apiece in the latest Food City Thanksgiving Classic results from Bluff City. 

        John Dyer coached the West Ridge Wolves to a 67-63 boys basketball win over Lakeway Christian Academy on Tuesday night at Bluff City’s Dyer Dome, the venue named in his honor.

        Over the course of four star-crossed football seasons featuring plenty of pain and missed games, Luke Jollay and Ben Jollay have persevered and are now receiving their just rewards.

        As Grundy High School’s close-knit, veteran football team huddled together during a game earlier this season and a particular play was called, junior Ethan Roberts was challenged by his 10 teammates surrounding him on the field.

        The King women and men's basketball teams picked up their first wins of the season, while the UVA Wise men improved to 5-0. Local baseball coaching legends Tom Harding and Mack Shupe will be inducted into the inaugural Hall of Fame class of the Virginia Baseball Coaches Association (VBCA).

        Ed Goodson played alongside Dusty Baker in the 1970s.

        Kevin Barker was managed by Dusty Baker in the aughts.

        Those two Southwest Virginia natives were among the countless folks happy to see Baker skipper the Houston Astros to the 2022 World Series championship 15 days ago in what was a long-sought achievement for the 73-year-old baseball lifer.

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