Behind true freshman quarterback Tanner Bernard, Virginia-Wise piled up 625 offensive yards in a 35-20 MEC win over Concord on Saturday.
Ridgeview ended Union’s 21-game, regular-season winning streak with a 27-14 Mountain 7 District victory on Friday night in Clintwood.
A lot of football games in Southwest Virginia were moved up to Thursday this week. But the biggest one is still being played tonight.
BIG STONE GAP — Abingdon dominated all phases of the game Thursday.
Two teams reeling from big losses last weekend are looking to get back on the right track Thursday night. But both squads face tough foes again and a day earlier than planned.
The robust personality that is J.I. Burton senior Houston Thacker earned the top spot in the Times News/Johnson City Press Southwest Virginia Player of the Week awards following the third week of the season.
Union volleyball coach Kim Moore has been preaching about a balanced front-line attack since the season started.
In anticipation of lots of rain and wind and just plain ugly weather, several of this week’s games in Southwest Virginia have been moved up a day and will be played Thursday night instead of Friday night.
Cloey Bailey had eight of Eastside’s 21 aces in Monday’s nondistrict volleyball sweep of Lee.
J.I. Burton defense forces five turnovers and QB Houston Thacker turns in career night to lead the Raiders to a 38-13 victory over Lee High.