Virginia-Wise will add another chapter to its football history on Saturday. After a weekend off, Emory & Henry opens up ODAC play with a road trip to Randolph Macon.
Of Abingdon’s 77 points scored in the three-set sweep, 41 points came from kills, while nine more were registered from blocks.
Also in the SW Virginia Notes: The golf teams of Gate City and Abingdon qualified for regionals, and Ridgeview Trenton’s Adkins garnered another 5-star accolade.
When Abingdon’s volleyball team is clicking on all cylinders, it’s hard to stop. Such was the case Tuesday night against Gate City.
Three games into the season, Ridgeview’s Trenton Adkins has surpassed the 1,000-yard rushing mark.
Ridgeview junior running back Trenton Adkins is on target to break several records this season, including the VHSL state mark for most rushing yards in a single season.
The Lady Blue Devils took the lead on the first point of the fifth and deciding set and never let it go on the way to taking a 3-2 Mountain 7 District volleyball win over John Battle on Thursday.
Eastside had a little extra incentive to win the third set and sweep Lee High in Wednesday’s nondistrict volleyball match.
Virginia-Wise faces one of its toughest challenges Saturday when the NCAA Division II Cavaliers travel to Cookeville, Tennessee, to face Tennessee Tech, of the FCS Ohio Valley Conference.
It did not take long for Virginia-Wise to get its first football player of the week award as a member of the South Athletic Conference.