Photo Credit – Chris Lang
The Narrows Green Wave have rolled through the 2019 regular season with ease.
In his 17th year as the head coach of the Wave, Kelly Lowe has led his team to a 10-0 record. That marks the first undefeated season since 1979 for the team that calls Ragsdale Field home.
But that’s not the only milestone that Narrows has reached this year. The Green Wave won the Pioneer District championship and clinched the #2 seed in the region 1C playoffs.… Read the rest
Richlands scored early and often, dispatching the Virginia High Bearcats 59-21.
The Blues (6-4, 4-1) used a prolific offensive attack that accounted for 539 yards of offense to run past the Bearcats (1-9, 1-4). While the Bearcats’ season ends, Richlands blows into the playoffs as the 5 seed in the Class 2D bracket.
Playing on senior night, quarterback Cade Simmons went 6-10 for 138 yards with three total touchdowns on the night.… Read the rest
Photo credit – Elizabeth Bennett
#6 Tazewell (7-3) vs. #3 Graham (8-2)
Tazewell/Graham, David vs. Goliath, is set for this Saturday at Mitchell Stadium.
It’s a tale of two different programs as these two county rivals are set to clash in the VHSL Region 2D playoffs. One team is coming off of a storied State Championship season and looks to repeat while the other playing in its first playoff game since 2014.… Read the rest
Photo credit: SWVA Photography
#8 Honaker (5-5) vs. #1 Patrick Henry (10-0)
A first round matchup in Region 1D features a regular season rematch between two district champions.
The Black Diamond District champion Honaker Tigers are set to take on the Hogoheegee District Patrick Henry Rebels on the turf of Fred Selfe Stadium at NicewonderField on the campus of Emory and Henry College on Friday night.
Both teams come into this first round matchup after ending the regular season on two totally different notes.… Read the rest
Central (7-2) at Grundy (4-5)
A win tonight in Buchanan County could take the Central Warriors to heights they have previously been unaccustomed to. Grundy alum Luke Owens has the Warriors rolling into Buchanan County with a 7-2 record, having won its last four contests.
The four game winning streak ties a program best from 2011 when the Warriors were able to defeat Lee, Johnson County, TN, Union and Eastside in back-to-back-to-back-to-back weeks in their inaugural campaign. … Read the rest
Hurley (4-5) at Twin Valley (2-7)
2019 could come to a close for both of these Buchanan County foes on Friday. However, one would love to cap the season off with a win over a Black Diamond District rival.
Both squads are currently riding losing streaks into Friday’s showdown in Oakwood.
After starting his first season as a head coach 2-0, Austin Cooper and the Hurley Rebels have gotten cold, as the red and gray have dropped three in a row to bring their record to 4-5. … Read the rest
*Photo Credit: SWVA Photography
Patrick Henry (9-0) at Northwood (1-8)
Thursday night’s Hogoheegee District matchup features two teams who have had entirely different seasons.
The Northwood Panthers are set to pack things up after tonight in what has been a woeful first season for Tim Johnson in Saltville. The Panthers lone win came in a 18-0 shutout over Twin Valley back on September 20. The Panthers have lost six consecutive games since in a season where they are being outscore by opponents 322-77.… Read the rest
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Twin Valley (2-6) at Castlewood (5-3)
Twin Valley’s blunders continued last week when the Panthers travelled to Rye Cove. Jeremy Ward’s squad returned from Rye Cove on the wrong end of a 38-8 decision last Friday night. In its third consecutive loss, the Panthers were only able to amass 50 yards of total offense and a touchdown from Larry Justice.
A win this Friday night on the road in Russell County will not be an easier to come by. … Read the rest
Photo Credits: Elizabeth Bennett
Grundy Golden Wave (4-4) @ Tazewell Bulldogs (5-3)
Date: Friday – 11/01/2019
Where: Bulldog Stadium – Tazewell, VA
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Last meeting: 10/26/2018
Grundy 36, Tazewell 22
All-time record: Tazewell leads 39-31-2
Players to watch:
Tazewell– QB Gavin Nunley, WR Josiah Jordan, QB/DB Jared Mullins
Honaker – RB Ian Scammell, WR Jake McCoy, QB Austin Vance
What to watch for:
The Tazewell Bulldogs are coming off a “Back Of The Dragon Bowl” win vs.… Read the rest