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Honaker, Hurley battle for the Black Diamond District lead
The favorite to win the Black Diamond District will most likely be the winner of this game. 

A win tonight actually would give Honaker its 12th Black Diamond
Thomas Walker travels to Twin Valley, looking to add to playoff resume


The season in Ewing for the Thomas Walker Pioneers has started on a high note. The Pioneers are 5-1 for the first time since 1996. Third year
Black Raiders, Golden Wave to battle in Grundy
J.I. Burton (4-2) at Grundy (4-2) 

Two very familiar foes are set to do battle on Friday night at Nelson Memorial Stadium in Grundy. 

The Raiders and the Golden Wave
Richlands extends The Streak, prepares for Battle of the Storms
(photo credit: Elizabeth Bennett)
If it could have gone right for Richlands against Tazewell, it did.

The Blues cashed in on five Bulldog turnovers in
Wolfpack look to rebound against Trojans

Ridgeview Wolfpack (5-1, 3-1 M7)
VS.  

John Battle Trojans (1-5, 0-2 M7)
When:  Friday, October 18 at 7:00 p.m.
Where:  Battle Hill, Bristol Va.
Series all time:  Ridgeview
Bears set to clash with Warriors in county rivalry


 

Fresh off of their biggest win of the season over Ridgeview, Union knows they control their own destiny en route to a Mountain 7 title.

The Bears sit
Gate City aims to keep Lee High winless


 

Lee High beating Gate City on the football field is something that hasjust not came easy.

The Generals have defeated the Blue Devils just one time in the last 15

Honaker, Hurley battle for the Black Diamond District lead

The favorite to win the Black Diamond District will most likely be the winner of this game.  A win tonight actually would give Honaker its 12th Black Diamond District title in school history ...
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Thomas Walker travels to Twin Valley, looking to add to playoff resume

The season in Ewing for the Thomas Walker Pioneers has started on a high note. The Pioneers are 5-1 for the first time since 1996. Third year head coach Nick Johnson has the ...
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Black Raiders, Golden Wave to battle in Grundy

J.I. Burton (4-2) at Grundy (4-2)  Two very familiar foes are set to do battle on Friday night at Nelson Memorial Stadium in Grundy.  The Raiders and the Golden Wave have met up ...
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Richlands extends The Streak, prepares for Battle of the Storms

(photo credit: Elizabeth Bennett) If it could have gone right for Richlands against Tazewell, it did. The Blues cashed in on five Bulldog turnovers in its way to a 41-0 rivalry win. It’s ...
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Wolfpack look to rebound against Trojans

Ridgeview Wolfpack (5-1, 3-1 M7) VS.   John Battle Trojans (1-5, 0-2 M7) When:  Friday, October 18 at 7:00 p.m. Where:  Battle Hill, Bristol Va. Series all time:  Ridgeview leads 3-1 (Last meeting Ridgeview ...
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Bears set to clash with Warriors in county rivalry

Fresh off of their biggest win of the season over Ridgeview, Union knows they control their own destiny en route to a Mountain 7 title. The Bears sit at 6-1 overall and hold ...
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Gate City aims to keep Lee High winless

Lee High beating Gate City on the football field is something that hasjust not came easy. The Generals have defeated the Blue Devils just one time in the last 15 years. That victory ...
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Vote for CoalfieldSports.com’s Week 7 Player of the Week!

Vote for Coalfield Sports' Offensive & Defensive Players Of The Week! Winner will be announced on Friday. *Poll will close at 11:59 p.m. 10/17/2019 **Only one vote per person will be counted! ...
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Twin Valley, River View meet in an interstate clash

A lot of purple will flood the scene at Oakwood Friday night when Twin Valley plays host to intrastate rival River View. The Panthers come off the bye week with high hopes after ...
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Northwood travels to Buchanan County to take on the Rebels

Last week proved to be two totally different tales for these two quads. Northwood fell to Castlewood by a score of 38-6 in Saltville on Friday night. The Panthers defense allowed 375 rushing ...
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JI Burton, Honaker to meet for the 14th time

Over the past two decades, the Class 1 ranks of Virginia have became familiar with the Honaker Tigers and J.I. Burton Raiders. Both teams have been a top of the Class 1 ranks ...
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Richlands upsets top-ranked Radford, sets sights to Tazewell

There was electricity in the air at Ernie Hicks Stadium on Friday night, as Richlands upended previously unbeaten Radford 45-28. Behind the arms — and legs — of senior quarterback Cade Simmons, Richlands ...
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CoalfieldSports.com’s Week 7 Top 10 Rankings

1. Bluefield (14) 165 2. Ridgeview (2) 143 3. Union 125 4. Pulaski County (1) 114 5. Graham 101 6. Galax 62 7. Narrows 53 8. Richlands 48 9. Radford 47 10. Patrick ...
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Bears set to defend Bullitt Park in Mountain 7 showdown with Ridgeview

Tom Turner. Phil Robbins. Ralph Cummings. James Colley. Four coaches that had an enormous impact on two programs that continue to be the mecca of high school football in Southwest Virginia. Union, now ...
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Vote for CoalfieldSports.com’s Week 7 Game of the Week!

This week’s game nominees are: Richlands @ Tazewell John Battle @ Central Virginia @ Abingdon Ridgeview @ Union So while you're here, scroll to the bottom to cast your vote for week one! ...
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Vote for CoalfieldSports.com’s Week 6 Player of the Week!

Vote for Coalfield Sports' Offensive & Defensive Players Of The Week! Winner will be announced on Friday. *Poll will close at 11:59 p.m. 10/10/2019 **Only one vote per person will be counted! ...
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Union suffers first setback of season in 21-14 loss to Paintsville

With one half of the season already down, the Union Bears were perfect. The second half of the season didn't start off as planned as they suffered their first defeat of the season ...
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Honaker hosts Tazewell for week six matchup

Tazewell Bulldogs (3-1) @  Honaker Tigers(3-1)  Date: Friday - October, 03 2019. Where: EMATS Stadium - Honaker, VA Time: 7:30 p.m. Last meeting: 10/08/2010 Honaker 35, Tazewell 07 All-time record: Tazewell leads 9-4-1 Players to watch: Tazewell- QB Gavin Nunley, ...
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Rebels, Golden Wave set for Buchanan County showdown

Hurley (2-2) at Grundy (4-1) Nelson Memorial Field will be Buchanan County’s grandest stage on Friday night when Hurley makes the 12-mile trip across Slate Creek to do battle with Grundy.  These Buchanan ...
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Richlands, Radford clash for first time in 47 years

Radford (4-0) at Richlands (1-3) It’s been a long while since the Bobcats and Blue Tornado met on the gridiron. Richard Nixon was the president of the United States. Eight presidents have called ...
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