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: Black Diamond District Honaker southwest Virginia Twin Valley
Two undefeated teams will meet up in their Black Diamond District opener on Friday night. Fuller Field at EMats Stadium will be packed to the brim when the Twin Valley Panthers travel to take on the Honaker Tigers.
Twin Valley has had a phenomenal season so far. Honaker is the first team from the Commonwealth of Virginia the Panthers have faced.
Twin Valley opened its season with a 56-18 win over Jenkins (KY) and followed it up in week two with a 26-16 win over Montcalm (WV).… Read the rest
Tags: Black Diamond District Gabe Fiser Grundy Lebanon Seth Stanley Southwest District southwest Virginia
A week removed from a 40-12 interstate victory over the RiverView (WV) Raiders, Grundy travels to take on former Southwest District rival Lebanon.
Lebanon stands at 0-2 after falling in the Coal Bowl to Honaker, 35-28, in week one and taking a 48-8 thumping by the Lee Generals in week two.
Seth Stanley has run like a mad man for the Pioneers in the early onset of the season.… Read the rest
Tags: Cavaliers Landon Mance Mountain East Conference southwest Virginia Trevor Owens UVa Wise
The days of shootout football in Wise seem to be over.
It used to be the norm to walk into Carl Smith Stadium on a brisk fall afternoon and expect a score resembling that of a high school basketball game.
Insert head coach Dane Damron and his staff, which includes Shap Boyd at defensive coordinator.
Since that duo took their first exit off Route 23 in 2016, the UVa-Wise football program has sported a .500 record.… Read the rest