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  • Appomattox bounces Giles for third straight year

    Appomattox bounces Giles for third straight year

    For the third straight year, Giles (5-6) fell to Appomattox (9-1) in the playoffs. The Raiders showed that despite having a young team, they still have a chance at making it to the state title game for the fourth straight year. Appomattox thumped the Spartans 35-6 at Bragg Stadium to advance in the regional playoffs. Giles finishes 2018… Read More on Appomattox bounces Giles for third straight year »Read More »
  • CoalfieldSports Pick Em: Playoffs Week 1

    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… Read More on CoalfieldSports Pick Em: Playoffs Week 1 »Read More »
  • Appomattox looks to continue streak against Giles

    Appomattox looks to continue streak against Giles

    The regular season is over with and the post season begins. Win, and you get to play another week. Lose, and you get to pull out the basketballs. The last two seasons Appomattox (8-1) has been responsible for Giles (5-5) pulling the basketballs out early. In 2016, Giles fell to the Raiders 45-21 in the second round.… Read More on Appomattox looks to continue streak against Giles »Read More »
  • Giles tops Alleghany to conclude regular season

    Giles tops Alleghany to conclude regular season

    The Spartans finished the regular season strong with a 42-20 victory over the Mountaineers. Giles (5-5, 3-3) jumped out to a 20-6 lead at halftime. Dominic Collini scored from 29 yards out and another score from 11 yards out. Logan Greenway added the third score in the first half from four yards out. Early in the third… Read More on Giles tops Alleghany to conclude regular season »Read More »
  • Giles falls to Glenvar on senior night

    Giles falls to Glenvar on senior night

    It was a tough night for ten Spartan seniors. Not only did they play their last game at Stephen C. Ragsdale Field, but they fell to their district rivals, Glenvar (9-0, 5-0). The Highlander offense started wearing Giles (4-5, 2-3) down in the second quarter, and they showed that their defense is as good as advertised,… Read More on Giles falls to Glenvar on senior night »Read More »
  • Giles, Glenvar set for district showdown in Pearisburg

    Giles, Glenvar set for district showdown in Pearisburg

      Since 2011, the Three Rivers District champion has either been Giles or Glenvar. Giles had won 20 straight against Glenvar before falling to them in the 2014 playoffs. It was at that time the two turned into district rivals. The Highlanders went on a four game winning streak against the Spartans before Giles pulled off the upset last season… Read More on Giles, Glenvar set for district showdown in Pearisburg »Read More »
  • Giles tops Carroll to keep playoff hopes alive

    Giles tops Carroll to keep playoff hopes alive

    As the regular season winds down, the post season picture becomes clearer. Not often is Giles at risk of not making it into the playoffs. With a losing record near the end of the season, the Spartans knew how important a win over Carroll County would be. Giles left Tommy Thompson Field on Saturday with a 33-13… Read More on Giles tops Carroll to keep playoff hopes alive »Read More »
  • Giles turns attention to Carroll County

    Giles turns attention to Carroll County

    After giving up a 28-point lead and falling to James River last week, many wonder what the mindset is for the Spartan players and coaches. Giles dropped to 3-4 on the season and 1-2 in the Three Rivers District. There was drama from the fans after the game as the coaches walked off the field, as well as… Read More on Giles turns attention to Carroll County »Read More »
  • James River spoils homecoming in Giles

    James River spoils homecoming in Giles

    The Spartan faithful were in shock after witnessing Giles (3-4, 1-2) surrender a 28-0 lead against James River (5-1, 1-1). The Knights scored 36 unanswered points and completely shut the single-wing offense down in the second half, leaving Steven C. Ragsdale with a 36-28 victory to spoil homecoming in Pearisburg. Giles won the toss and elected to defer until… Read More on James River spoils homecoming in Giles »Read More »
  • Giles, James River set for Three Rivers District showdown

    Giles, James River set for Three Rivers District showdown

    There is not much history between Giles and James River, as the two have played each other five times since 1980 with Giles leading the series 4-1. With the Knights now in the Three Rivers District, they know that beating Giles would be a great accomplishment, especially after falling to the Spartans 54-7 last season. After only… Read More on Giles, James River set for Three Rivers District showdown »Read More »
  • Radford thrashes Giles at Salem Stadium

    Radford thrashes Giles at Salem Stadium

    For the first time in 21 years, Radford (5-1, 2-0) shut out the Spartans in a 38-0 thrashing at Salem Stadium. They also ended a seven-year losing streak to Giles(3-3, 1-1) in this Three Rivers District contest. After facing electrical issues at its home field, Radford chose to move this game to Salem Stadium. Many questioned why the… Read More on Radford thrashes Giles at Salem Stadium »Read More »
  • CoalfieldSports Pick Em: Week 6

    CoalfieldSports Pick Em: Week 6

    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… Read More on CoalfieldSports Pick Em: Week 6 »Read More »
  • Giles, Radford return to Salem for district showdown

    Giles, Radford return to Salem for district showdown

    The last time Giles and Radford played at Salem Stadium they were playing for a state championship. Radford lost their state game to Essex in 2009 and Giles topped Brunswick in the 2013 version of the state championship. Unexpectedly, the two teams return to Salem to battle each other this Friday. The game was scheduled… Read More on Giles, Radford return to Salem for district showdown »Read More »
  • Vote for CoalfieldSports.com Week 6 Game of the Week!

    Vote for CoalfieldSports.com Week 6 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… Read More on Vote for CoalfieldSports.com Week 6 Game of the Week! »Read More »
  • Wilson kicks Giles to a victory over Floyd

    Wilson kicks Giles to a victory over Floyd

    Like last week’s contest against Narrows, Giles (3-2, 1-0) had to play the full 48 minutes to edge Floyd (1-4, 0-1). Giles place-kicker Jacoby Wilson nailed a 37-yard field goal with 1:55 remaining to put the Spartans on top 24-21 in their Three Rivers District opener. The game began as an offensive showdown in the first… Read More on Wilson kicks Giles to a victory over Floyd »Read More »
  • Giles host Floyd in Three Rivers District opener

    Giles host Floyd in Three Rivers District opener

    Floyd (1-3) hopes to end their losing streak against Giles (2-2) as they travel to Pearisburg in a Three Rivers District opener. Coach Winfred Beale enters his 37th season as the Buffaloes head coach. In those 37 seasons, he only has five victories over the Spartans out of thirty meetings. The last time Floyd beat Giles was… Read More on Giles host Floyd in Three Rivers District opener »Read More »
  • Giles comes from behind to keep streak vs. Narrows alive

    Giles comes from behind to keep streak vs. Narrows alive

    Narrows (3-1) was just minutes away from ending their 15-game losing streak to their county rivals, Giles (2-2). However, Giles’ Logan Greenway defeated the Green Waves in the final minute. Greenway rushed for 147 yards and led the Spartans to a 12-7 victory over the unbeaten Green Wave. Greenway, filling in for Chaston Ratcliffe who was… Read More on Giles comes from behind to keep streak vs. Narrows alive »Read More »
  • CoalfieldSports Pick ‘Em Week 4

    CoalfieldSports Pick ‘Em Week 4

    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… Read More on CoalfieldSports Pick ‘Em Week 4 »Read More »
  • Spartans, Green Wave prepare for Giles County Throwdown

    Spartans, Green Wave prepare for Giles County Throwdown

    Pearisburg will look like a ghost town Friday. Why you may ask? All of the Spartan fans will be at Harry Ragsdale Field in Narrows. Giles (1-2) will travel five miles down 460 to face their arch rival, Narrows (3-0). While the series is lopsided, this is always an exciting game with a huge turnout. 2002 was the last… Read More on Spartans, Green Wave prepare for Giles County Throwdown »Read More »
  • G-Men leave Pearisburg with 28-13 victory

    G-Men leave Pearisburg with 28-13 victory

    In 2016 and 2017, the Giles and Graham match up came down to the last quarter. 2018 would be the same. It was not until late in the fourth before the G-Men (2-1) went up by two scores to put the game away. Fans packed in Steven C. Ragsdale Field with their umbrellas and ponchos as… Read More on G-Men leave Pearisburg with 28-13 victory »Read More »
  • Vote for Coalfield Sports’ Week 4 Game of the Week!

    Vote for Coalfield Sports’ Week 4 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… Read More on Vote for Coalfield Sports’ Week 4 Game of the Week! »Read More »
  • CoalfieldSports Pick ‘Em: Week 3

    CoalfieldSports Pick ‘Em: Week 3

    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… Read More on CoalfieldSports Pick ‘Em: Week 3 »Read More »
  • Vote for Coalfield Sports’ Week 3 Game of the Week!

    Vote for Coalfield Sports’ Week 3 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… Read More on Vote for Coalfield Sports’ Week 3 Game of the Week! »Read More »
  • Giles looks to find win column against Christiansburg

    Giles looks to find win column against Christiansburg

      Giles welcomes their Montgomery County foe, the Christiansburg Blue Demons, to Pearisburg for its home opener Friday. Giles (0-1) must forget about the 50-7 thrashing it took from Blacksburg last week and focus on Christiansburg (1-0). With new faces scattered across the Spartan offense, Giles must find a way to get the single-wing offense moving. The Spartans… Read More on Giles looks to find win column against Christiansburg »Read More »
  • Bruins thrash Spartans in season opener

    Bruins thrash Spartans in season opener

    Bill Brown Stadium filled up fast on Friday night for the season opener between Blacksburg and Giles. Blacksburg showed that experience matters as they went home with a 50-7 victory over a young Giles team. Blacksburg won the toss but elected to defer to the second half. On the first kickoff there was some confusion… Read More on Bruins thrash Spartans in season opener »Read More »
  • Preseason Poll: Three Rivers District

    Preseason Poll: Three Rivers District

    The final preseason poll is here! Today, we take a look at the Three Rivers District. The last several seasons have seen Giles and Glenvar battle for supremacy, but Radford may want to have a say about how shakes out at the top in 2018. 1. Glenvar (7) 2. Giles (1) 3. Radford 4. Floyd… Read More on Preseason Poll: Three Rivers District »Read More »

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