Some of the region’s high school football coaches are continuing the Super Bowl week tradition of predicting the outcome of the big game.
In the girls’ game, Sullivan East fought through to a 69-65 overtime win — but Lady Blue Devils junior Sarah Thompson still had a night to remember.
After the end of a game at Union that ended in a flurry of fouls and confusion, Gate City had taken another step toward winning another Mountain 7 District boys basketball championship Friday.
Teams in the Mountain 7 have reached the halfway point in their district basketball race with Gate City’s boys and Abingdon’s girls sitting in their respective driver’s seats.
Carson-Newman used an 11-3 scoring run over a five-minute stretch in the second half to break open a close game on the way to a 78-69 South Atlantic Conference men’s basketball win.
Basketball games in the Mountain 7 District this season are not boring. Just ask Union boys coach Zack Moore.
An injury-plagued Virginia-Wise women’s basketball team used a fourth-quarter rally Saturday to stop a three-game SAC skid.
The Eastside girls basketball team got some respect the best way possible Friday. The Lady Spartans earned it.
Injuries are unfortunately common and expected in sports. What is happening with the Virginia-Wise basketball programs, however, is a complete anomaly.
No one can blame the Virginia-Wise basketball teams if they feel like they’ve been in a seasonlong endurance test.