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“Just being around her from a very young age, whatever she decides to go into she does it well. A lot of times she’s the best player out there, whatever sport it is. She is so gifted and talented.”
The Church Hill Board of Mayor and Aldermen discussed upgrades to Derrick Park at its Dec. 17 meeting, and a workshop will be scheduled in early January after more concrete cost estimates for the splash pad are available.
Amazing accomplishments dotted the sports landscape in 2019. Leading the way as the Times News top sports story in Southwest Virginia? Hall of Fame coach Robin Dotson’s state champion Wise Central girls basketball team.
East Tennessee State pulled off one big rally in Sunday’s Southern Conference volleyball final but couldn’t pull off another in a five-set loss to Samford.
At this stage of the high school football season, every team carries reasons to believe it can go further.
Down two sets to none Saturday in the VHSL Class 2 quarterfinals, Floyd County found another gear to take a dramatic five-set victory over Union.
Gate City saw its volleyball season come to an end Saturday at the hands of defending VHSL Class 2 champion Radford.
The Union volleyball team fought from start to finish before ultimately falling to Floyd County in a five-set thriller Saturday in their VHSL Class 2 quarterfinal match in Big Stone Gap. The Lady Buffs rallied from a two-set deficit to take a 17-25,
Sullivan South senior volleyball player Abbey Jayne signed Friday afternoon to continue her athletic and academic career at King University.
Patrick Henry knocked down 46 kills and had 10 blocks on the way to a 25-16, 25-21, 25-9 win over Thomas Walker at Eastside High School in winning its second straight Region 1D title.
During the season, several Southwest Virginia volleyball players surpassed big personal milestones and helped their teams to strong finishes. Here’s a look at some of the top achievers and those who made the All-Southwest Virginia squad.
Patrick Henry advanced to Wednesday’s Region 1D final by eliminating Eastside on Tuesday. The defending VHSL Class 1 champs will face Thomas Walker, which earned its first regional final and state tourney berths.
Replacing two seniors at key positions with two freshmen is never easy, but Union made it look that way in Tuesday night’s Region 2D finals win over Gate City.