Despite not having a chance to play high school ball this spring, area players are being recognized by the Times News — in conjunction with their coaches — as members of the All-Southwest Virginia baseball team for 2020.
There was no high school softball this year because of the coronavirus pandemic, which robbed many deserving players of a chance to shine on the softball diamond.
There will be sports this fall in the South Atlantic Conference, though just exactly how the fall sports season will look and when it will start remains undecided.
Underclassmen were strong in athletics at Castlewood over the fall and winter seasons in 2019-20 school year.
Hank Banner has coached baseball at Virginia-Wise for 23 years. He’d never had a season end like the 2020 season.
Virginia-Wise announced Monday that the Cavaliers and East Tennessee State football teams have agreed to play at ETSU’s Greene Stadium in the 2021, 2024 and 2027 seasons.
Union may need to add some more room to its trophy case considering all the hardware its sports programs won in the 2019-20 year.
For former Powell Valley quarterback Brad Robbins, football is like breathing. “Football has always been a part of my life,” he said. “It’s a unique passion.”
Nearly every Abingdon fall and winter sports program advanced to either the state or regional level this past year.
Stan Wilson is usually relaxed, calm and a soft-spoken gentleman. Unless he’s on a basketball court.