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
It was another rain soaked field for the second week in a row. It was senior night and these seniors wouldn’t have it any other way. The Lee High Generals were in town for a showdown with the Falcons who were riding high after knocking off district foes Ridgeview and Union in back-to-back weeks.
After all the pleasantries and circumstance, the Falcons took the field and picked up right where they left off the week before–playing hard nosed defense and denying their opponents offensive production. … Read the rest
Abingdon def. Union, 35-17
John Battle def. Lee High, 20-14
Abingdon def. Lee High, 42-0
The Abingdon Falcons are back on the friendly confines of Falcon Field for a home game with the Lee High Generals. Falcon head coach Garrett Amburgey and the Falcons are riding a four game win streak that includes wins over Ridgeview and Union. Coach Amburgey looks for his Falcons to continue their dominance on both sides of the ball as they end their regular season. … Read the rest
Lee Generals (2-6) at John Battle Trojans (4-4)
Date: Thursday, October 25, 2018.
Where: Battle Hill – Bristol, VA
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Last meeting: 10/27/2017 John S. Battle 40 – Lee 28
All-time record: Lee leads 13-3
Players to watch:
Lee– QB Dwayne Garrett, RB Blake Lewis, WR Devin Goins
John Battle – QB Walker Osborne, RB Juddy Shaffer, RB Dylan Cunningham
Since 1989, these two have met 17 times. John Battle won last season’s matchup 40-28.… Read the rest
Tags: Avery Jenkins Lee Generals Mountain 7 Union Bears
It was a sluggish start for the Union Bears in their first home game after a three game road trip. The visiting Lee High Generals dominated the time of possession and had double the offensive snaps in the opening stanza. But senior running back Avery Jenkins changed all of that in an instant. The track star scored three second quarter touchdowns that gave the Bears a big lead going into the break and allowed Union to cruise to a 42-7 conference victory.… Read the rest
Tags: Generals Lee Mountain 7 Ridgeview SWVA VHSL Wolfpack
Heading into Friday night’s Mountain 7 District clash with the Lee High Generals, most folks wondered if the Wolfpack would have a letdown after defeating the Union Bears the week before. 48 minutes later, the Wolfpack delivered an emphatic answer with a 49-7 thrashing of the Generals in Ben Hur.
The Generals received the opening kickoff and were forced to go three and out and punt the ball away. The Wolfpack didn’t take long to get the scoring started on the evening. … Read the rest
Tags: Generals Lee M7 Ridgeview SWVA VHSL Wolfpack
Ridgeview Wolfpack (4-0, 2-0 M7)
Lee High Generals(2-2, 0-0 M7)
When: Friday, September 21 at 7:00 p.m.
Where: Five Star Stadium, Ben Hur, Va.
Series all time: Lee High leads 2-1 (Last meeting Ridgeview defeated Lee High 30-27 on September 22, 2017 in Rose Ridge, Va.)
Coming off the biggest win in school history, the Ridgeview Wolfpack must now regain focus and move forward building on to the success of what has been achieved thus far. … Read the rest
Vote for Coalfield Sports’ Offensive & Defensive Players Of The Week!
Winners will be announced on Thursday’s episode of the SWVA Sports Podcast.
Week 1 Winners:
Avery Jenkins (Union) – Offense
Alijah Sproles (Ridgeview) – Defensve
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http://www.coalfieldsports.com… Read the rest
For the next three weeks, we will bring you our preseason polls for each of the districts that our teams play in.
Let’s do some math, shall we?
Okay. There are nine districts and there are three weeks left until opening night…sooooooo…THREE DISTRICTS PER WEEK!
Shew, glad that’s over.
Now, “What is the process?,” you may ask. Well, we will tell ya.
There are eight of us on staff currently at Coalfield Sports (find that in the about section).… Read the rest