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.
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There will be a Mountain 7 District reunion in next week’s Region 2D volleyball final, with Union and Gate City receiving invitations to both the championship match and the VHSL Class 2 tournament.
COEBURN — Eastside’s front-line play was dominant Thursday.
Wednesday night's Region 2D volleyball quarterfinal at Virginia High's Bearcat Den came off as expected, much to the delight of the top seed out of the Southwest District.
In about 57 minutes, Gate City took a 25-14, 25-12, 25-16 win over Richlands (13-8) in the Region 2D quarterfinals at Gate City High School.