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2018 All-CoalfieldSports Team Announced

The inaugural football coverage season has come to a close. With the end of the season comes postseason awards—CoalfieldSports.com will recognize the achievements of athletes across the region. During the last month, our staff compiled a list of deserving nominees for a first and second team All CoalfieldSports squad, in addition to an honorable mention. After a list of nominees was finalized, the CoalfieldSports.com staff voted on who made each team.… Read the rest

Lebanon rolls past Castlewood

Tensions were high as the Lebanon Pioneers played host to their Russell County rivals from Castlewood. The Pioneers came into the game still looking for their first win of the season. While the Blue Devils wanted to become the first Castlewood team to get a road win over Lebanon in 39 years. The added pressure of trying to extend the home winning streak over Castlewood to 40 years weighed heavy on the young Pioneers as the they took the field.… Read the rest

Castlewood, Lebanon ready for Russell County clash

The Lebanon Pioneers (0-6) host the Castlewood Blue Devils (3-4) at Earl “Tommy” Bryant Stadium on Friday night. Kickoff is slated for 7:00 p.m. Lebanon leads the series with a  29-10-1 record. The first time the two schools played was in 1957. The Blue Devils haven’t defeated the Pioneers since their 7-0 victory at B.C. White Stadium at Castlewood in 1987. They haven’t beaten the Pioneers on Harry Stuart Field since 1979.… Read the rest

CoalfieldSports Pick ‘Em: Week 8

This season, the folks at Coalfield Sports are picking five of the most intriguing matchups in the area to be the games of the week before you the fans select THE game of the week. Each week, Ryan and Brady, the hosts of the SWVASports Podcast will pick the five contests and be joined by a special guest each week. So far, the records are as follows: Ryan: 30-5 Brady: 31-3 Guest: 28-7 (Eugene Hilton: 3-2, Lloyd Combs: 5-0, Rick Baker 4-1, Casey Goetz 3-2, Anthony Stevens 5-0, Chase Parker 4-1, Nolan Knight 4-1) Trivia Question picker: 9-1 (Dakota Hamilton 5-0, Michael Dotson 4-1) WOAY’s Nolan Knight finished 4-1 with his lone loss being in Galax’s romping of Fort Chiswell.… Read the rest

Vote for CoalfieldSports.com Week 8 Game of the Week!

Welcome to Coalfield Sports’ Game of the Week Poll! Throughout the season, we will select five games each week for our weekly pick’em segment on the SWVA Sports Podcast. Co-Hosts Ryan Dye and Brady Hess will keep a running total of their picks along with a collective total of the weekly guest picker! With so many great games each week to choose from, we’re going to need your help in selecting the Coalfield Sports’ Game of the Week!… Read the rest

CoalfieldSports Pick Em: Week 5

This season, the folks at Coalfield Sports are picking five of the most intriguing matchups in the area to be the games of the week before you the fans select THE game of the week. Each week, Ryan and Brady, the hosts of the SWVASports Podcast will pick the five contests and be joined by a special guest each week. So far, the records are as follows: Ryan: 17-3 Brady: 16-3 Guest: 15-5 (Eugene Hilton: 3-2, Lloyd Combs: 5-0, Rick Baker 4-1, Casey Goetz 3-2) WCYB sports director Casey Goetz went 3-2 after Union and Narrows let him down in week four.… Read the rest
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Vote for Coalfield Sports Week 5 Game of the Week!

Welcome to Coalfield Sports’ Game of the Week Poll! Throughout the season, we will select five games each week for our weekly pick’em segment on the SWVA Sports Podcast. Co-Hosts Ryan Dye and Brady Hess will keep a running total of their picks along with a collective total of the weekly guest picker! With so many great games each week to choose from, we’re going to need your help in selecting the Coalfield Sports’ Game of the Week!… Read the rest

Preseason Poll: Cumberland District

Welcome back to our preseason poll series. If you missed any of last week’s, check them out here: Mountain 7, Black Diamond and River Ridge. This week, we will take a look at the Cumberland, Mountain Empire and Southwest districts. Today, we’ll hit the Cumberland District, a district that historically has seen the Raiders of J.I. Burton sitting at the top. But do our experts agree with the trend? 1.  J.I.… Read the rest