Is Thomas Walker a real contender or still a year or two from competing among the Region 1D football elite?
“It’s been a while. It was a good win for us. The kids played good. I’m proud of them. We’ve got five seniors, so it was a good win for them. A good way to go out in the district.”
Sarah Thompson finished with 16 kills, 15 digs, two blocks and five aces to lead the Lady Blue Devils to a 3-1 win over the Tennessee High Lady Vikings.
Senior Blake Lewis of Lee High turned in an all-around performance last Friday night that earned him a gold star. Five of them, in fact.
It’s been a rough start to the football season for teams in the Cumberland District.
Defending Class 3 state golf champion Abingdon, led by medalist Conner Creasy, shot a 291 on Tuesday to win the Mountain 7 District championship. Union and Gate City earned berths in the Region 2D tournament.
Behind true freshman quarterback Tanner Bernard, Virginia-Wise piled up 625 offensive yards in a 35-20 MEC win over Concord on Saturday.
Ridgeview ended Union’s 21-game, regular-season winning streak with a 27-14 Mountain 7 District victory on Friday night in Clintwood.
A lot of football games in Southwest Virginia were moved up to Thursday this week. But the biggest one is still being played tonight.
BIG STONE GAP — Abingdon dominated all phases of the game Thursday.