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  • 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 »
  • Graham hosts Virginia High in Region D quarterfinals

    Graham hosts Virginia High in Region D quarterfinals

    The lone Saturday game in the opening round of the Class 2, Region D playoffs features a Week 8 rematch between the Graham G-Men (9-1) and the Virginia High Bearcats (5-5). The first contest between the two teams back in October, saw Cam Allen lead the G-Men to a 44-7 rout of the Bearcats. Allen… Read More on Graham hosts Virginia High in Region D quarterfinals »Read More »
  • Richlands prevails in Bristol, defeats Virginia High in overtime

    Richlands prevails in Bristol, defeats Virginia High in overtime

    Exhale. That’s what a collective fanbase did after the excitement of a thrilling overtime game had faded from Gene Malcolm Stadium. Staring down the uprights, Levi “Fle” Forrest had missed his three previous attempts, including an attempt at a game winner just moments earlier. This one was true, however, and it lifted Richlands to a… Read More on Richlands prevails in Bristol, defeats Virginia High in overtime »Read More »
  • Bearcats host Blue Tornado in key SWD clash

    Bearcats host Blue Tornado in key SWD clash

    Friday night at Gene Malcolm Stadium will be a night of emotion and reflection for the Virginia High seniors and their families as the Bearcats welcome the Richlands Blue Tornado on senior night. It will also be a night that features a matchup between two teams that many people consider to be darkhorses as we… Read More on Bearcats host Blue Tornado in key SWD clash »Read More »
  • CoalfieldSports Pick Em: Week 11

    CoalfieldSports Pick Em: Week 11

    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 11 »Read More »
  • Bearcats grind out important district win over Marion

    Bearcats grind out important district win over Marion

    Thursday night’s matchup between Southwest District foes Virginia High and Marion can be described in one word…..physical. The new-look offense of Virginia High had four different players combine for 54 carries, 305 yards and two touchdowns to pave the way for a 27-12 victory over Marion. The victory locks up a playoff spot for the… Read More on Bearcats grind out important district win over Marion »Read More »
  • Virginia High, Marion battle for playoff positioning

    Virginia High, Marion battle for playoff positioning

    On Thursday night, the Virginia High Bearcats will make the trip north on I-81 for an important Southwest District game against the Marion Scarlet Hurricanes. Each team enters the contest at 4-4 with Virginia High coming off a much needed 41-0 win at Lebanon, while Marion is coming off of a 34-20 victory over Tazewell.… Read More on Virginia High, Marion battle for playoff positioning »Read More »
  • Pioneers, Bearcats set for SWD battle

    Pioneers, Bearcats set for SWD battle

    The Virginia High Bearcats (3-4) will be paying a visit to the Lebanon Pioneers (1-6) on Friday night. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:00 pm at Harry Stuart Field. Lebanon Head Coach Michael Webb knows his team has their work cut out for them, “Va High is a very talented team. Great Skill Kids, Big on… Read More on Pioneers, Bearcats set for SWD battle »Read More »
  • Bearcats welcome G-Men for SWD battle

    Bearcats welcome G-Men for SWD battle

      In a game that was moved from Thursday to Friday because of inclement weather from Hurricane Michael, the Graham G-Men (5-1) are set to take on the Virginia High Bearcats (3-3) in Bristol. Early in the season, this matchup was circled on many calendars as a potential game to decide a favorite in the… Read More on Bearcats welcome G-Men for SWD battle »Read More »
  • Falcons top Bearcats in defensive showdown, 14-6

    Falcons top Bearcats in defensive showdown, 14-6

    In one of the lowest scoring games in this longstanding rivalry, it’s only fitting that it was a defensive play that sealed the win for the Falcons. Facing a 14-0 deficit late in the game, the Virginia High Bearcats’ offense was finally able to find the end zone on a touchdown strike from quarterback Jamie… Read More on Falcons top Bearcats in defensive showdown, 14-6 »Read More »
  • CoalfieldSports PickEm: Week 7

    CoalfieldSports PickEm: Week 7

    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 PickEm: Week 7 »Read More »
  • Falcons and Bearcats set to lock up for a Friday night battle

    Falcons and Bearcats set to lock up for a Friday night battle

    Last Week: Abingdon def. Wise-Central, 50-21 Chilhowie def. Virginia High, 37-7   Last Meeting: Virginia High def. Abingdon, 20-19 The Abingdon Falcons are back on the road this week to Bristol for a road game with the Virginia High Bearcats. Falcons head coach Garrett Amburgey is returning to the school where he was the offensive… Read More on Falcons and Bearcats set to lock up for a Friday night battle »Read More »
  • Vote for CoalfieldSports.com Week 7 Game of the Week!

    Vote for CoalfieldSports.com Week 7 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 7 Game of the Week! »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 »
  • Bearcats set for high profile showdown with Chilhowie

    Bearcats set for high profile showdown with Chilhowie

    On Friday night, Smyth County will be the place to be when the Chilhowie Warriors (5-0) host the Virginia High Bearcats (3-1). The Warriors, the last team standing from far southwest Virginia in 2017, return 20 starters from a team that advanced to the 1A state championship game. They are led by one of the… Read More on Bearcats set for high profile showdown with Chilhowie »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 »
  • Bearcats hold on to defeat Wise-Central, 41-27

    Bearcats hold on to defeat Wise-Central, 41-27

    Due to Hurricane Florence, the Virginia High Bearcats contest with the Wise-Central Warriors was moved to Thursday night. However, the Bearcats stayed true to their M.O. so far this season. After scoring two touchdowns in their first five offensive plays and building an early 27-7 lead, the Bearcats had to fight to hold on for… Read More on Bearcats hold on to defeat Wise-Central, 41-27 »Read More »
  • Bearcats set to host Warriors in non-district clash

    Bearcats set to host Warriors in non-district clash

    For only the second time ever, the Virginia High Bearcats meet the Wise-Central Warriors on the gridiron Thursday night. Last year’s matchup in Wise saw the Bearcats roll to a 31-14 victory. This year’s contest features two very different teams. The Warriors are led by former Virginia Tech Hokie football standout, head coach Luke Owens.… Read More on Bearcats set to host Warriors in non-district clash »Read More »
  • Bearcats speared by Vikings in V-T game, 41-21

    Bearcats speared by Vikings in V-T game, 41-21

    Expectations for this game by most fans in the region, were for the undermanned Bearcats to go into the Stone Castle and get roughed up by the 5A Vikings. This game did not meet those expectations. In an extremely physical game, the 2A Bearcats fought, scratched and clawed with the bigger Tennessee High squad before… Read More on Bearcats speared by Vikings in V-T game, 41-21 »Read More »
  • Bearcats look to take city championship from Vikings

    Bearcats look to take city championship from Vikings

    Friday night marks the 102nd meeting all-time between the 2A Virginia High Bearcats and the 5A Tennessee High Vikings, and has been voted CoalfieldSports.com’s “Game of the Week.” The V-T game is one of the oldest high school football rivalries in the country. In 2016, Kirk Herbstreet of ESPN’s College GameDay, mentioned the rivalry during… Read More on Bearcats look to take city championship from Vikings »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 »
  • 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 »
  • Vote for Coalfield Sports’ Week 2 Players of the Week!

    Vote for Coalfield Sports’ Week 2 Players of the Week!

    Vote for Coalfield Sports’ Offensive & Defensive Players Of The Week! Winners will be announced on Thursday’s episode of the SWVA Sports Podcast.     Week 1 Winners: Avery Jenkins (Union) – Offense Alijah Sproles (Ridgeview) – DefensveRead 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 »
  • Vote for Coalfield Sports’ Week 1 Players of the Week!

    Vote for Coalfield Sports’ Week 1 Players of the Week!

    Vote for Coalfield Sports’ Offensive & Defensive Players Of The Week! Winners will be announced on Thursday’s episode of the SWVA Sports Podcast.  Read More »
  • Bearcats claw Bulldogs in 2018 season opener

    Bearcats claw Bulldogs in 2018 season opener

    Whether it’s been the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, the Four Horsemen led by the great Knute Rockne at Notre Dame or the stylin’ and profilin’ Four Horsemen of the NWA/WCW days, the term “Four Horsemen” has always been applied to a quartet of greatness. On Thursday night, Virginia High showed that they have their own… Read More on Bearcats claw Bulldogs in 2018 season opener »Read More »
  • Fighting Like Cats and Dogs: Virginia High/Tazewell Preview

    Fighting Like Cats and Dogs: Virginia High/Tazewell Preview

      The Tazewell Bulldogs will host the Virginia High Bearcats on Thursday night at 7 p.m. at Bulldog Stadium, officially kicking off the high school football season in southwest Virginia. In last year’s season opener, the Bulldog’s youthfulness was on full display. The Bearcats scored on their opening possession and never looked back, coming away… Read More on Fighting Like Cats and Dogs: Virginia High/Tazewell Preview »Read More »
  • Vote for CoalfieldSports.com Game of the Week!

    Vote for CoalfieldSports.com Game of the Week!

    Welcome to Coalfield Sports’ Game of the Week Poll! Throughout the season we will be selecting 5 games each week for our weekly pick’em segment on the SWVA Sports Podcast. Co-Hosts Ryan Dye & Brady Hess will keep a running total of their picks along with a collective total of the weekly guest picker! With… Read More on Vote for CoalfieldSports.com Game of the Week! »Read More »
  • Bears, Bearcats show flashes of potential in benefit game

    Bears, Bearcats show flashes of potential in benefit game

    Leave it to the Union Bears to make a benefit game dramatic. The Bears traveled to Bristol to take on the Virginia High Bearcats for a scrimmage, their last preseason test before opening the season against John I. Burton on Aug. 23rd. While the game does not count towards your record, it came down to… Read More on Bears, Bearcats show flashes of potential in benefit game »Read More »
  • Preseason Poll: Southwest District

    Preseason Poll: Southwest District

    Welcome back to the sixth installment of our preseason poll series. If you haven’t seen the previous entries, you can check them out here: Mountain 7, Black Diamond, River Ridge, Cumberland, and Mountain Empire. Today we hit the Southwest District, Richlands won or shared the district crown for over a decade, but Abingdon a few… Read More on Preseason Poll: Southwest District »Read More »
  • Virginia High to host Union in benefit game

    Virginia High to host Union in benefit game

    On Thursday night August 16th, the Union Bears will travel to Bristol to take on the Virginia High Bearcats for 2018’s benefit game. This will be the second consecutive year that these two teams have locked horns in the final tune-up before the start of the regular season. Last year’s contest was closer than expected.… Read More on Virginia High to host Union in benefit game »Read More »
  • 2017 Recap & 2018 Preview-Virginia High Bearcats Part 2

    2017 Recap & 2018 Preview-Virginia High Bearcats Part 2

    Welcome back, Bearcat fans! Here is the official Coalfield Sports preview of the 2018 Virginia High Bearcats.   Expectations are high this season for the Bearcats. They are led by a close-knit group of seniors, with a supporting cast of underclassmen. This should make for fun times in Bristol this fall. Here are some key… Read More on 2017 Recap & 2018 Preview-Virginia High Bearcats Part 2 »Read More »
  • 2017 Recap & 2018 Preview-Virginia High Bearcats Part 1

    2017 Recap & 2018 Preview-Virginia High Bearcats Part 1

    Hello Bearcat fans and fans of any SWVA football team who are interested in the Coalfield Sports official recap of the 2017 and preview of the 2018 Virginia High Bearcats. Here’s a little information about myself to show my background in all things VHS sports. My name is Doug Rose. I am a 1997 graduate of… Read More on 2017 Recap & 2018 Preview-Virginia High Bearcats Part 1 »Read More »
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