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.
Jonathan Salyer, a former head coach at Castlewood, was recently named to head another Blue Devils baseball program, this time at Gate City.
After eight years of serving as head coach for two major sports programs at J.I. Burton, Jim Adams is going back to working in just one.
The 2018 All-Region 2D teams for baseball, softball, girls soccer and boys soccer
Abingdon hurler Cade Hungate and Ridgeview pitcher Nikole Counts had a solid year both on the mound and at the plate, and both led their teams in strong postseason runs.
The search to replace two long-term head coaches is on for Wise Central athletic director David Stanley.
The Warriors dropped an 8-7 extra-inning decision to homestanding Virginia High in semifinal play of the VHSL Region 2D tournament Wednesday night, but not before they amazed the congregation at DeVault Stadium.
Tyler Muncy struck out 13 and pitched a four-hit shutout to lead Wise Central to a 4-0 win over Grayson County in a Region 2D baseball quarterfinal game on Tuesday night.
Tuesday was a rough day for Eastside baseball and softball. The season came to an end for both squads with losses in the Region 1D semifinals played less than 5 miles apart.
Sean Simon scored on a last-minute header and the Bears beat Richlands 3-2 in the Region 2D quarterfinals Monday night.
Being aggressive paid off in the end for the Tazewell baseball team, which outlasted Union 3-2 in eight innings on Monday night in the Region 2D quarterfinals.
Union and John Battle squared off Friday night in Bristol, Va., to determine the Mountain 7 District baseball tournament champion. The Trojans rode a big third inning to a 5-2 victory over the Bears.
In Region 1D softball quarterfinal action, Eastside outlasted Holston 6-1 and Chilhowie outslugged Twin Springs on Thursday.
Third-seeded Union scored all its runs with two outs in an 11-4 win over second-seeded Central on Thursday, avenging a pair of regular-season losses to the Warriors.
Stout pitching and a stellar defense led to Ridgeview’s 4-3 win over Gate City on Tuesday at Grogan Park in the opening round of the Mountain 7 baseball tournament.