Tags: Chilhowie Class 1 Coalfield Sports Galax Maroon Tide SWVA VHSL Warriors
Unfinished business. Those two words have been the mantra for the Chilhowie Warriors football team in 2018. Those words are in reference to the quest for a state championship for the small Smyth County school. A season ago, the Warriors came up one game short in that quest, a 42-0 loss to Riverheads in the class 1 championship game. The Warriors will get a second chance to conquer the quest after a 28-7 victory over the Galax Maroon Tide on Saturday.… Read the rest
Tags: Chilhowie Grundy Region D playoffs
Region D, 1A Semi Final
Grundy Golden Wave (7-4, 3-0) 4-seed
Chilhowie Warriors (11-0, 5-0) 1-seed
The Warrior train is rolling, but the visiting Wave from Grundy hope to derail that train. Friday’s semi final showdown has Grundy making the trek to Warrior Stadium in hopes of pulling off the shocking upset and ended the Warrior’s holes of a state title.
Chilhowie has made a habit of steamolling opponents en route to 11 straight wins, all coming by at least 23 points.… Read the rest
Tags: Chilhowie Eastside Region D playoffs
Region D, 1A Quarterfinals
Chilhowie Warriors (11-0, 5-0): 49
Eastside Spartans (4-7, 4-1): 0
CHILHOWIE, Va.,-The Chilhowie train keeps rolling. The Warriors scored early and often in route to a dominating 49-0 win over the visiting Eastside Spartans in the first round of the Region 1D playoffs. Led by dynamic quarterback Zack Cale, Chilhowie scored 14 points in the opening stanza followed by 21 points in the second to build a commanding 35-0 lead at the half, a deficit that proved insurmountable.… Read the rest
Tags: 1A playoffs Chilhowie Eastside
Region D, 1A
Eastside Spartans (4-6, 4-1 Cumberland, 8th seed)
Chilhowie Warriors (10-0, 3-0 Hogoheegee, 1st seed)
Chilhowie starts its quest for their first state title since 1970 this week in their playoff opener when they host the Eastside Spartans in a rematch from week seven. The Warriors rolled the Spartans in Coeburn, 46-7 in the regular season. This week may prove to be more difficult for Eastside, as the 8th seed must travel to Chilhowie for their date with the undefeated Warriors.… Read the rest
Tags: Chilhowie George Wythe Giles Glenvar Grayson County Narrows Ridgeview Rye Cove southwest Virginia Thomas Walker Union
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:
Guest: 12-3 (Eugene Hilton: 3-2, Lloyd Combs: 5-0, Rick Baker 4-1)
Last week, Rick Baker went 4-1 during his time in the spotlight.… Read the rest
Tags: Chilhowie Ridgeview Warriors Wolfpack
VHSL Benefit Game, Friday, August 17 at 7:00 p.m.
With a bevy of benefit games on the docket this week, perhaps the most anticipated of those will occur Friday night on Rose Ridge. The marquee features the defending 1A state runner up, Chilhowie Warriors and the Ridgeview Wolfpack.
The Wolfpack received much attention in the preseason with a two-headed monster in the backfield with sophomore Trenton Adkins and senior Matthew Sexton.… Read the rest