Category Archives: Tazewell


Graham, Tazewell to meet for the 100th time

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

Tazewell welcomes Grundy to Bulldog Stadium

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: Tazewell: The Tazewell Bulldogs are coming off a “Back Of The Dragon Bowl” win vs.… Read the rest

Tazewell, Marion to play for the “Dragon Bowl”

Photo Credits: Elizabeth Bennett Tazewell Bulldogs (4-3) @ Marion Scarlet Hurricanes(3-4)  Date: Friday – October, 24 2019. Where: Hurricane Stadium – Marion, VA Time: 7:00 p.m. Last meeting: 10/19/2018 Marion 34, Tazewell 20 All-time record: Tazewell leads 40-26-2 Players to watch: Tazewell– QB Gavin Nunley, WR Josiah Jordan, DB Jared Mullins Honaker – QB Tanner Tate, WR Harrison Thomas, OL/DL Will Moss What to watch for: Tazewell: The Tazewell Bulldogs are coming off a 35-7 loss at the hands of the Bluefield Beavers.… Read the rest

Honaker hosts Tazewell for week six matchup

Tazewell Bulldogs (3-1) @  Honaker Tigers(3-1)  Date: Friday – October, 03 2019. Where: EMATS Stadium – Honaker, VA Time: 7:30 p.m. Last meeting: 10/08/2010 Honaker 35, Tazewell 07 All-time record: Tazewell leads 9-4-1 Players to watch: Tazewell– QB Gavin Nunley, WR Josiah Jordan, LB Cameron Taylor Honaker – RB Dylan Casey, RB Trevor Dye, WR/QB Chandler Hubbard, What to watch for: Tazewell: The Tazewell Bulldogs are coming off an thrilling win in Princeton.… Read the rest

Tazewell to Host Mount View for Early Homecoming

For the first time ever, the Mount View Golden Knights will make the winding trip over the mountain to take on the Tazewell Bulldogs. In a rare early Homecoming game, the Bulldogs will play their first home game of the season against their McDowell County counterparts. Tazewell (1-1) is coming into the game fresh off a disappointing showing versus the Graham G-Men. After notching a blowout win in their first game at Virginia High, the Bulldogs could not gain any traction against the defending state champion G-Men on their home field, dropping a 45-0 decision.… Read the rest

G-Men to Host Bulldogs for the 99th Time

  The Graham G-Men, the defending AA state champions, will play host to the resurgent Tazewell Bulldogs tonight in one of the area”s oldest rivalries. Graham is coming off a 41-27 loss to rival Bluefield in a packed house at Mitchell Stadium. The G-Men were led by their senior quarterback Devin Lester. The do-it-all Old Dominion University commit compiled over 250 yards rushing against the stacked Beavers defense, while adding over 100 yards through the air and accounting two touchdowns.… Read the rest

Tazewell Humbles Virginia High 55-14

EMORY, Va. — After losing a substantial amount of production to graduation, most Bearcat fans knew the 2019 campaign had the potential to start on shaky ground.  Few expected the onslaught that Tazewell unleashed Friday night. After the Bristol Pirates clinched their first playoff berth in 17 years, it was announced that the game would be moved to the new turf at Emory and Henry’s Fred Selfe Stadium. In their first home game away from Gene Malcolm Stadium since 1971, the Cats’ defense was torched by Tazewell’s rushing attack to the tune of 473 yards and a 55-14 setback The three-headed monster of Chancellor Harris, Josiah Jordan, and new quarterback Gavin Nunley (who took the reigns after Jamir Blevins transferred to Bluefield) gave the young Virginia High defense fits all night.… Read the rest

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

Bulldogs – Pioneers Ready for Battle

The Tazewell Bulldogs (2-7) make the drive down US Highway 19 to face the Pioneers (1-8) on Senior Night in Lebanon. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:00. The Bulldogs won the last meeting by a final score of 53-0 in Tazewell and lead the series 18-14. Both teams have had to contend with small rosters and similar struggles so far this year. Tazewell is coming off 36-22 loss to Grundy while the Pioneers fell to Richlands 52-18 last week.… Read the rest

Grundy, Tazewell look to get back in win column

Tazewell (2-6) at Grundy (5-3) Date: Friday, October 26, 2018. Where: Nelson Memorial Field—Grundy, VA. Time: 7:00 p.m. Last meeting: 10/27/2017 Grundy 42 – Tazewell 20 All-time record: Tazewell leads 39-30. Players to watch: Tazewell—RB Chancellor Harris, QB/RB/WR Josiah Jordan, QB Jamir Blevins Grundy– RB Gabe Fiser, QB Derick Endicott, WR/CB Jacob McCoy What to watch for: Tazewell: 
Another season for Tazewell has brought a similar feeling. Disappointment. The Bulldogs will travel to Grundy riding a three-game losing streak after dropping contests to Richlands, Fort Chiswell and Marion.… Read the rest