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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

VHSL CLASS 1 TITLE: Riverheads rolls to three-peat, trounces Chilhowie 35-7

The mantra for the Chilhowie Warriors this season was “Unfinished Business.” On the opposing sideline, the Riverhead Gladiators countered that statement to model their 2018 season after. “We are not into hash tags and all that,” said Riverheads head coach Robert Casto.  “My kids always said #TakingCareofBusiness.” In a dominating performance, Riverheads cruised past Chilhowie for the second straight season in the VHSL Class 1 state championship by a score of 35-7.… Read the rest
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UNFINISHED BUSINESS: Chilhowie looks to spoil trifecta for Riverheads

VHSL CLASS 1 STATE CHAMPIONSHIP Riverheads Gladiators (12-1) vs. Chilhowie Warriors (14-0) Date: Saturday, December 8, 2018 Where: Salem Stadium—Salem, VA. Time: 12:00 p.m. Last meeting: 12/10/2017: Riverheads 42 –Chilhowie 0 All-time record: 3rd meeting: Tied 1-1. Players to watch: Riverheads– FB Jaden Phillips, RB Devin Morris, RB Zac Smiley Chilhowie– RB Greg Sanchez, QB Zach Cale, LB Logan Branson What to watch for: Riverheads: The back-to-back Class 1 state champions look to perform the trifecta on Saturday afternoon.… Read the rest

CoalfieldSports.com Pick Em: Virginia State Championships

This season, the folks at Coalfield Sports picked five of the most intriguing matchups in the area to be the games of the week before the fans selected THE game of the week. Each week, Ryan and Brady, the hosts of the SWVASports Podcast picked the five contests and were joined by a special guest each week. Now that it is playoff time, there is a twist. Ryan and Brady will still be joined by a guest picker and a trivia question winner throughout the playoffs.… Read the rest

SWVA Sports Podcast: Episode 45 – Coach’s Corner with Graham’s Tony Palmer & Chilhowie’s Jeff Robinson

Welcome back to the SWVA Sports Podcast. This week, we go over last weeks state final in West Virginia and the VA semi’s. We also talk to both Jeff Robinson of Chilhowie and Tony Palmer of Graham before answering some questions and making picks with Coach Duble! As always, follow us! @CoalfieldSports, @Ryan4VT and @JBHess66. www.coalfieldsports.com/pod http://coalfieldsports.tk/podcast/media/2018-12-06_episode_45.mp3 CoalField SportsThe collective account for the staff of CoalfieldSports.com http://www.coalfieldsports.com… Read the rest

STATE TITLE WEEK IN SALEM: Chilhowie searches for second state title

As the Chilhowie Warriors take the field Saturday at Salem Stadium, it will mark the second time in 363 days that the Warriors have hit the turf in the Roanoke Valley in search of a state championship. 2018’s VHSL Class 1 football state championship features a rematch from a year ago between Chilhowie and the Riverheads Gladiators. The Warriors look to avenge an embarrassing 42-0 loss at the hands of Riverheads last season.… Read the rest
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Warriors dispatch Maroon Tide on way to state championship game

Unfinished business.  Those two words have been the mantra for the Chilhowie Warriors football team in 2018.  Those words are in reference to the quest for a state championship for the small Smyth County school.  A season ago, the Warriors came up one game short in that quest, a 42-0 loss to Riverheads in the class 1 championship game.  The Warriors will get a second chance to conquer the quest after a 28-7 victory over the Galax Maroon Tide on Saturday.… Read the rest
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CoalfieldSports Pick Em Round 4: State Semis and State Finals

This season, the folks at Coalfield Sports picked five of the most intriguing matchups in the area to be the games of the week before the fans selected THE game of the week. Each week, Ryan and Brady, the hosts of the SWVASports Podcast picked the five contests and were joined by a special guest each week. Now that it is playoff time, there is a twist. Ryan and Brady will still be joined by a guest picker and a trivia question winner throughout the playoffs.… Read the rest

CoalfieldSports.com Round 2 OPOTW: Chilhowie’s Greg Sanchez

A lot has changed for the Chilhowie football program over the past four years, but one thing has remained consistent. Greg Sanchez. When the Warriors were 2-8 in 2015, who toted the rock? Greg Sanchez. Three years later, Sanchez is still the face of the Warriors back field. Three years later, the Warriors are 13-0. “It was a rough freshman year, then sophomore year we were a year older,” said Sanchez.… Read the rest
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CoalfieldSports.com DPOTW Round 1: Chilhowie’s Logan Branson

The Chilhowie Warriors have been setting records all season long. The storied season watched the Warriors go 10-0 for the first time since 1971. The 12-win mark is the most in school history. The defense has allowed three passing touchdowns all season while only allowing 6.7 points a contest. While Zack Cale and Greg Sanchez get the majority of the publicity for their star power on the offensive side of the ball, this defense is statistically the best in the area.… Read the rest
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