Category Archives: Honaker


2018 All-CoalfieldSports Team Announced

The inaugural football coverage season has come to a close. With the end of the season comes postseason awards— 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 staff voted on who made each team.… Read the rest

CoalfieldSports Pick Em: Playoffs Week 1

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

Tigers, Rebels set for rematch at Emory and Henry

Honaker Tigers (5-5) at Patrick Henry Rebels (9-1) Date: Friday, November 9, 2018. Where: Fred Selfe Stadium at Nicewonder Field—Emory, VA Time: 7:00 p.m. Last meeting: 10/19/2018 Patrick Henry 46– Honaker 15 All-time record: Honaker leads 7-4 Players to watch: Honaker– QB Levi Miller, RB Trevor Dye, WR Chandler Hubbard Patrick Henry– RB Cody Smith, RB Zach Brown, FB Landon Smithson What to watch for: Honaker: The Tigers are coming off a 58-13 loss to Ridgeview last week.… Read the rest

Wolfpack maul Tigers in regular season finale

The weather outside Friday night was frightful.  However, the Ridgeview Wolfpack offense Friday night was delightful.  The Wolfpack offense was firing on all cylinders in Russell County Friday night in a 58-13 beatdown of the Honaker Tigers. The Tigers started the game on offense, though could not get anything going and were forced to punt.  The Wolfpack took over on their own 11 yard line and only needed six plays to cover the 89 yards to paydirt. … Read the rest

Wolfpack, Tigers meet in regular season finale

Ridgeview Wolfpack (8-1) VS. Honaker Tigers (5-4) When:  Friday, November 2 at 7:30 p.m. Where:  Fuller Field at EMats Stadium, Honaker, Va. Series all time:  Ridgeview leads 2-1 (Last meeting Ridgeview defeated Honaker 42-13 on November 3, 2017 in Rose Ridge, Va.) After Friday night’s contest in Russell County, the Ridgeview Wolfpack and Honaker Tigers will prepare for the second season known as the VHSL playoffs.  Before that, however, the two programs will meet in the regular season finale. … Read the rest

Tigers head to Saltville to take on Northwood

Honaker (4-4) at Northwood (1-7) Date: Friday, October 26, 2018. Where: Northwood High School—Saltville, VA. Time: 7:00 p.m. Last meeting: 10/26/2017 Honaker 40 – Northwood 33 All-time record: Honaker leads 4-3 Players to watch: Honaker—RB Trevor Dye, QB Levi Miller, WR/DB Chandler Hubbard Northwood– QB Gage Hogston, WR Zach DeBusk, OL/LB AJ Johnson What to watch for: Honaker: The Tigers came out of the gate strong in 2018 with a 3-0 record.… Read the rest

CoalfieldSports Pick Em: Week 9

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: 34-6 Brady: 32-6 Guest: 31-9 (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, Frank Browning 3-2) Trivia Question picker: 12-3 (Dakota Hamilton 5-0, Michael Dotson 4-1, Jeff Atwell 3-2) Frank Browning finished 3-2 last week with Bluefield and Grundy falling.  … Read the rest

Vote for Week 9 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

Honaker, Hurley set for BDD showdown at The Cliff

For the second straight week, The Cliff is the site for a marquee Black Diamond District showdown. A week after Hurley and Honaker each had heartbreaking losses of their own, the two district rivals will meet up in Hurley in search of a return to the win column. Honaker was all but certain they were heading back to the win column last week at home against J.I. Burton. However, some last minute heroics by J.I.… Read the rest

Tigers, Raiders set for battle on homecoming night in Honaker

After starting the season 3-0, the Honaker Tigers have hit a two-game losing skid. The Tigers are indeed into the meat of their schedule and it will not get ant easier when the 3-2 J.I. Burton Raiders travel to Fuller Field for battle. Honaker is coming off a 41-17 defeat at the hands of the George Wythe Maroons last week at Pendleton Field in Wytheville. Behind a Cole Simmons and his 166-yard, three-touchdown performance on the ground, the Maroons outgained the Tigers in total offense, 349-218.… Read the rest