The teams in the Region 2D and Region 1D football semifinals — Central vs. Ridgeview, Graham vs. Union, Chilhowie vs. J.I. Burton and Holston vs. Patrick Henry — have already faced once this year.
Science Hill returns a ton of firepower from a team that reached the TSSAA Class AAA tournament last season, so it’s no surprise the Lady Hilltoppers are favored to win the Big 7.
Sullivan Central hosted a swimming meet on Thursday night, the Cougars going up against Sullivan South, Sullivan East and Elizabethton.
Other winners on the hardwood Thursday night included the David Crockett girls and boys and the Volunteer boys.
The Sullivan Central basketball teams hosted Hampton on Thursday night in a nonconference doubleheader. The Lady Cougars breezed to a 62-30 victory, but the Central boys suffered a tight, 62-59 loss to the Bulldogs.
Sullivan Central and Elizabethton are expected to have a heated battle for the top spot in the Three Rivers Conference in girls basketball.
Michael McMeans’ senior-laden Sullivan South boys basketball team earned a 74-63 win over Tennessee High on Thursday night.
Southwest Virginia football fans will see a familiar face wearing an unfamiliar number on Saturday at Lane Stadium.
Radford pulled away for a 67-43 victory over ETSU in a nonconference women’s basketball game Thursday at Brooks Gym.
University High will be the team others are chasing when league play begins in the Watauga Valley Conference.
Can the Indians continue their postseason run? The answer to that question has our panel divided in this week’s football picks.
It’s back to the top for Science Hill in Big 7 Conference boys basketball, according to preseason expectations among the coaches. The Dobyns-Bennett Indians lost most of their scoring from last year’s 30-5 team, which lost to state champion Bearden in the sectionals.
Sullivan South and Elizabethton are expected to battle it out at the top of the Three Rivers Conference in boys basketball this season.
Kyle Busch ended the 2010s as the top driver in the NASCAR Cup Series, finishing with a series-best 40 wins and two championships.
Austin Hicks, Marcus Tarrer and Demetrius Mann made the All-SAC second team, becoming the first Virginia-Wise football players to receive postseason honors since the Cavs joined the league.