Abingdon Falcons Hit the Road to Take on New Look Gate City Blue Devils

The Abingdon Falcons take their show on the road to Scott County to this Friday to take on the Gate City Blue Devils. Gate City looks to build off their upset win over Richlands last week, while the Falcons look to pick up where they left off in their 45-14 week one win over John Battle. Jeremy Houseright returned to his roots at Gate City this season as the Blue Devils’ new head coach and seems to pumped new life into a program that had been struggling in recent years.… Read the rest

Falcons set to take on the Cavaliers in second round

Last Week: Abingdon def. Hidden Valley, 20-0 Lord Botetourt def. Christiansburg, 62-6 Last Meeting: Lord Botetourt def. Abingdon, 39-28.  November 2015 2nd Round Playoffs The rematch between the Falcons and Cavaliers has been three years in the making since these two programs met in the playoffs.  The Cavaliers won that contest 39-28 on a brisk night in Daleville.  Abingdon has been itching for the chance to redeem themselves against teams all season. … Read the rest

Revenge minded Falcons set for rematch with Titans in Round 1

  Last Week: Abingdon def. Lee, 28-6. Hidden Valley def. Cave Spring, 14-13.   Last Meeting: Hidden Valley def. Abingdon, 37-25 The Abingdon Falcons are set to open the 2018 playoffs in the friendly confines of Falcon Field for a rematch with the Hidden Valley Titans.  Earlier this season the Titans scored one of their three victories over the Falcons 37-25.  Heads oach Garrett Amburgey’s Falcons are riding a five game win streak that includes wins over Ridgeview and Union, two of the 2A powerhouse teams in the region.  … Read the rest

Falcons claim Mountain 7 title with win over Lee

It was another rain soaked field for the second week in a row.  It was senior night and these seniors wouldn’t have it any other way.  The Lee High Generals were in town for a showdown with the Falcons who were riding high after knocking off district foes Ridgeview and Union in back-to-back weeks. After all the pleasantries and circumstance, the Falcons took the field and picked up right where they left off the week before–playing hard nosed defense and denying their opponents offensive production. … Read the rest

Falcons set to take on the Generals

Last Week: Abingdon def. Union, 35-17 John Battle def. Lee High, 20-14   Last Meeting: Abingdon def. Lee High, 42-0 The Abingdon Falcons are back on the friendly confines of Falcon Field for a home game with the Lee High Generals.  Falcon head coach Garrett Amburgey and the Falcons are riding a four game win streak that includes wins over Ridgeview and Union.  Coach Amburgey looks for his Falcons to continue their dominance on both sides of the ball as they end their regular season.  … Read the rest

Falcons top Bears to remain unbeaten in the M7

The rain was steady at Bullitt Park as Abingdon (7-2 5-0) and Union (7-2 3-2) took the field for a showdown to potentially decide the Mountain 7 district. The Falcons were back to their usual game plan.  Stifle the run, play gritty defense and take advantage of opportunities.  The Falcons did just that.  Union turned the ball over three times on their first four drives to open the game.  Abingdon capitalized on those turnovers but only put up nine points thanks to Graham Griffith’s 39-yard field goal in the first quarter and William Seymore’s score after the Falcons recovered a fumble deep in the Bears territory.… Read the rest

CoalfieldSports.com Week 9 DPOTW: Abingdon’s William Seymore

Abingdon Falcons’ linebacker William Seymore is back to full strength for his senior season. Seymore came back off season ending ACL surgery during his junior year. That means he wasn’t on the field last season last year as the Falcons made their run at the Region 3D playoffs.  He was limited to watching from the sidelines as Abingdon fell to Northside in round one, 7-0. Seymore went to work and rehabbed all off season to make it back on the field this fall.… Read the rest

Falcons stun Wolfpack in overtime 36-30

The first forty-eight minutes on Friday night were as exciting as any game in Southwest Virginia.  This game could be considered an instant classic as it came down to each teams possession in overtime. When the dust settled, the home-standing Falcons had more to cheer about at the final whistle, as Abingdon (6-2) pulled out the 36-30 victory over Ridgeview (7-1) on William Seymore’s 23-yard touchdown run. The Wolfpack took the early 3-0 lead on Joe Meggison’s field goal. … Read the rest

Wolfpack, Falcons meet with Mountain 7 up for grabs

Last Week: Abingdon Bye Week Ridgeview def. John Battle, 24-7   Last Meeting: Ridgeview def. Abingdon, 21-13 The top spot in the Mountain 7 District is on the line Friday night when Ridgeview Wolfpack travel to Falcon Stadium to take on Abingdon. Both of these teams are positioning themselves for the post season. Ridgeview (7-0) has been rolling through 2A since their defeat of Union.  While Abingdon (5-2) is coming off their bye week. … Read the rest

Falcons win VHSL 3A State Golf Title

Last Week: Abingdon def. Virginia High, 14-6 Last Meeting: Abingdon def. Bye Week The Abingdon Falcons are on their long anticipated bye week this week.  No game scheduled for Friday comes at an opportune time for the Falcons and head coach Garrett Amburgey.  It’s a time for the team to heal some nagging injuries and hopefully get some players back.  Coach Amburgey and his staff will also be afforded the chance to go scout some upcoming opponents in person this week.… Read the rest