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  • Holston to visit John Battle in a Washington County Showdown

    Holston to visit John Battle in a Washington County Showdown

    The John Battle Trojans (1-1) will host the Holston Cavaliers (2-0 ) on Battle Hill this week in a non district matchup. This Washington County rivalry has been historically dominated by the Trojans who lead the overall series 24-5-0. Last year the Cavs returned two kickoffs for touchdown in an effort to upset the Trojans,… Read More on Holston to visit John Battle in a Washington County Showdown »Read More »
  • Trojans Hold Off Bearcats to Break Streak

    Trojans Hold Off Bearcats to Break Streak

    In a game filled with turnovers, penalties, and some anxiety at the end, the John Battle Trojans held off the Virginia High Bearcats Friday night to win against their arch rival for the first time in five years. The win also gave new head coach Bradley Ricker his first victory at the helm of John Battle.… Read More on Trojans Hold Off Bearcats to Break Streak »Read More »
  • Trojans v.s. Bearcats in City/County Bowl

    Trojans v.s. Bearcats in City/County Bowl

     Cunningham scores last year against the Bearcats For years, one of the most storied rivalries in Bristol has been Virginia High versus John Battle. The first meeting was in 1963 and they have played each other 57 times with Virginia High dominating the series. John Battle has not won in the series since 2013. This… Read More on Trojans v.s. Bearcats in City/County Bowl »Read More »
  • Abingdon Flexes Muscle Against John Battle; Wins 45-14

    Abingdon Flexes Muscle Against John Battle; Wins 45-14

    The Abingdon Falcons reminded everyone Friday night why they are the defending Mountain 7 District champions. In the first game of the season the Falcons welcomed the John Battle Trojans to Falcon Stadium. Abingdon picked up right where they left off last year, picking up 12 first downs and playing solid defense on there way… Read More on Abingdon Flexes Muscle Against John Battle; Wins 45-14 »Read More »
  • Abingdon Falcons v/s John Battle Trojans

    Abingdon Falcons v/s John Battle Trojans

    Football in Southwest Virginia is full of great rivalries. This opening Friday night one of those long-time rivalries will continue when the Abingdon Falcons and the John Battle Trojans square off at Falcon Stadium in Abingdon, Virginia at 7:00 PM.  Abingdon and John Battle have faced 60 times with Abingdon owning the series 42-16-1. As… Read More on Abingdon Falcons v/s John Battle Trojans »Read More »
  • Ricker, Trojans ready for another playoff run.

    Ricker, Trojans ready for another playoff run.

    It’s football time on Battle Hill. After another season culminating with a trip to the post-season, the Trojans will enter 2019 trying to make it four in a row; this time under new head coach Bradley Ricker. Previous head coach Brit Stone led the Trojans to three straight playoff appearances. Coach Ricker has no intention… Read More on Ricker, Trojans ready for another playoff run. »Read More »
  • 2018 All-CoalfieldSports Team Announced

    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.… Read More on 2018 All-CoalfieldSports Team Announced »Read More »
  • Union uses power run game to eliminate John Battle

    Union uses power run game to eliminate John Battle

    Region D, 2A Quarterfinals  Union-21 John Battle-0 The Union Bears relied on their power run game and a suffocating defense to end the John Battle Trojans’ season Saturday at Bullitt Park. The Bears (9-2) racked up over 300 rushing yards on offense and shut out the visiting Trojans (5-6) for the second straight week to… Read More on Union uses power run game to eliminate John Battle »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 »
  • Union, John Battle prepare for round two in first round of playoffs

    Union, John Battle prepare for round two in first round of playoffs

    Region D, 2A opening round John Battle (5-5, 3-3, 7th seed) at Union Bears (8-2, 4-2, 2nd seed) For the second week in a row, the Union Bears and John Battle Trojans will meet on the field with this meeting being the opening round of the Region D, 2A playoffs. The first meeting in the… Read More on Union, John Battle prepare for round two in first round of playoffs »Read More »
  • Union overcomes Battle in regular season finale

    Union overcomes Battle in regular season finale

    Friday marked the second consecutive week that Union took the field in a downpour, but this week’s contest ended much more favorably for the Bears. Union relied on a steady dose of Aaron Stidham and a smothering defense to shut out John Battle 12-0 to end the regular season. It was a low scoring, defensive… Read More on Union overcomes Battle in regular season finale »Read More »
  • Bears look to rebound against Trojans in regular season finale

    Bears look to rebound against Trojans in regular season finale

    Week 11 Preview Union Bears (7-2, 3-2) at John Battle Trojans (5-4, 3-2) Last Week: Abingdon def. Union, 35-17; John Battle def. Lee, 20-14 Last Meeting: Union def. Battle, 57-29. Union leads series 5-0 The final week of the regular season sees the Union Bears, fresh off of a blowout home loss to Abingdon, travel… Read More on Bears look to rebound against Trojans in regular season finale »Read More »
  • Trojans set to welcome Generals to Battle Hill

    Trojans set to welcome Generals to Battle Hill

      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,… Read More on Trojans set to welcome Generals to Battle Hill »Read More »
  • Wolfpack hold off Trojans, 24-7

    Wolfpack hold off Trojans, 24-7

    The Ridgeview Wolfpack were on top of the world heading into this past Friday night’s Mountain 7 district game with the John Battle Trojans.  The Trojans were looking for a place to belong in the Region 2D playoff hunt.  After 36 minutes of football, it was a deadlock on who would come out of Friday… Read More on Wolfpack hold off Trojans, 24-7 »Read More »
  • Wolfpack set to host Trojans on Senior Night

    Wolfpack set to host Trojans on Senior Night

    Ridgeview Wolfpack (6-0, 4-0 M7) VS. John Battle Trojans (3-3, 1-1 M7) When:  Friday, October 12 at 7:00 p.m. Where:  The Ridge, Rose Ridge, Va. Series all time:  Ridgeview leads 2-1 (Last meeting Ridgeview defeated John Battle 24-7 on October 13, 2017 in Bristol, Va.) As the 2018 regular season winds down, some teams are… Read More on Wolfpack set to host Trojans on Senior Night »Read More »
  • CoalfieldSports Pick Em: Week 5

    CoalfieldSports Pick Em: Week 5

    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 5 »Read More »
  • Patrick Henry vies to stay unbeaten vs. John Battle

    Patrick Henry vies to stay unbeaten vs. John Battle

    Patrick Henry Rebels (4-0) at John S. Battle Trojans (2-2)  Date: Friday – September, 21 2018. Where: Battle Hill – Bristol, VA  Time: 7:00 p.m. Last meeting: 09/20/2017 John Battle 56 – Patrick Henry 26 All-time record: Patrick Henry leads 29-27-2 Players to watch: Patrick Henry – RB Zach Brown, RB Cody Smith, QB Brady Stiltner John Battle – RB Juddy Shaffer, QB Walker… Read More on Patrick Henry vies to stay unbeaten vs. John Battle »Read More »
  • Vote for Coalfield Sports Week 5 Game of the Week!

    Vote for Coalfield Sports Week 5 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 5 Game of the Week! »Read More »
  • Trojans, Pioneers prepare for battle

    Trojans, Pioneers prepare for battle

    The John Battle Trojans hit the road for the third straight week as they travel north on route 19 to face the Lebanon Pioneers this Thursday. It will be the 33rd meeting between to the two squads with the first game being played in 1963. Lebanon currently leads the series 20-11-1. John Battle has won… Read More on Trojans, Pioneers prepare for battle »Read More »
  • Trojans set for battle against undefeated Cavaliers

    Trojans set for battle against undefeated Cavaliers

    The John Battle Trojans look to crack the win column for the first time in 2018 as they travel to Damascus to take on the 2-0 Holston Cavaliers Friday. The Trojans are continuing their tour of Washington County. John Battle will play its third county rivalry game in as many weeks after dropping its first… Read More on Trojans set for battle against undefeated Cavaliers »Read More »
  • Bearcats shake off slow start, win fifth straight game over John Battle

    Bearcats shake off slow start, win fifth straight game over John Battle

    The Virginia High Bearcats received some preseason hype from fans and coaches around the region. For the second consecutive week, the Bearcats have shown flashes of greatness but have also shown to be sluggish. In a complete reversal of week one, Virginia High started off a little out of sorts before taking off in the… Read More on Bearcats shake off slow start, win fifth straight game over John Battle »Read More »
  • Bearcats, Trojans battle for Bristol

    Bearcats, Trojans battle for Bristol

      For the 56th consecutive season, the Virginia High Bearcats will play their county rival, the John Battle Trojans, this Friday night at Gene Malcolm Stadium. This will actually be the 57th matchup between the schools, as 2012 saw the teams play in the regular season and again in the playoffs, with Battle winning both… Read More on Bearcats, Trojans battle for Bristol »Read More »
  • Preseason Poll: Mountain 7

    Preseason Poll: Mountain 7

    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… Read More on Preseason Poll: Mountain 7 »Read More »

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