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Robinson is the man with the plan  Bristol Herald Courier

CHILHOWIE, Va. – On June 4, the Chilhowie Warrior baseball team dropped a tension-filled 7-6 decision at eventual state champion Auburn in the state ...

Honaker Redbud Festival Beauty Pageants set | Lifestyles  Bristol Herald Courier

HONAKER, Va. — The 35th annual Honaker Redbud Festival Beauty Pageants will be held April 12 at Honaker High School auditorium. Admission is $5 for ...

Honaker High School awards diplomas to 112 students  Bristol Herald Courier

HONAKER, Va. — On June 4, Russell County School Superintendent Dr. Gregory Brown, the Russell County School Board, and Honaker High School Principal ...

BLACK DIAMOND DISTRICT BASEBALL PREVIEW: Honaker picked to win title  Bristol Herald Courier

A trio of stalwart seniors helped Honaker High School's baseball team take state silver last season.

Honaker High School currently on soft lockdown  Bristol Herald Courier

HONAKER, Va. -- Honaker High School in Russell County is currently on a soft lockdown, according to the Russell County Sheriff's Office.

Hubbard still 'just as fiery' entering 36th season at Honaker  Bristol Herald Courier

Doug Hubbard hadn't been the head football coach at Honaker High School for very long – four or five years, maybe – when an interesting opportunity came his ...

5 Star Student: Recent high school graduate becomes small business owner  WCYB

When Josh Eaton was 15-years-old, he was traveling on the road with his family and found he frequently did not have access to outlets. To help his family ...

VHSL STATE TOURNEY: Honaker sophomore sensation LeeAnna McNulty has been masterful in postseason  Bristol Herald Courier

As a physical education teacher at Honaker Elementary School, Misty Davis Miller noticed several years ago that one of her students stood out among the rest ...

LOCALS IN COLLEGE: Honaker's Gray spins no-hitter for Lipscomb  Bristol Herald Courier

Megan Gray was feeling good on Feb. 16. “I was on cloud nine,” she said. “It was pretty cool.” She had a great reason to feel that way after spinning the first ...

Russell County leader to seek nomination for House of Delegates seat  Bristol Herald Courier

David Eaton, a member of the Russell County Board of Supervisors, will seek the Republican nomination for the 4th District House of Delegates seat being ...

Honaker High School Wrestler wins...  WCYB

Summer vacation is a time for relaxation for most high schoolers, but Jorie Richardson spent her summer racking up medals at the Junior Olympics in Michigan.

Honaker gathers to remember Brandon...  WCYB

Brandon Looney was an all state third baseman for the Tigers and died while working at a garage in Lebanon on July 19.

Former Honaker kicker Jordan Stout leaving Hokies for Nittany Lions  Bristol Herald Courier

Penn State University offered an opportunity that was too good to pass up for kicker Jordan Stout.

Prayers need for Honaker after tragic loss of teen  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Brandon Looney, a rising senior at Honaker High School, died following a work accident on Wednesday in Lebanon, Va. The 18-year-old Looney, who was an ...

Stout off to an 'unreal' start kicking for Virginia Tech  Bristol Herald Courier

Virginia Tech had just polished off a 10-play, 75-yard scoring drive to grab a 7-0 lead with 10:34 remaining in the first quarter on Sept. 3 when Jordan Stout took.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Virginia Tech kicker Jordan Stout (Honaker) to enter NCAA transfer portal  Bristol Herald Courier

Virginia Tech kicker Jordan Stout has entered his name in the NCAA transfer. The news was first reported by 247Sports reporter Evan Watkins. A Tech ...

Honaker boys basketball overpowers George Wythe  Roanoke Times

LEBANON — Tanner Robinette threw down a two-handed dunk, Hunter Lester converted a four-point play and Honaker High School's lead swelled to as much ...

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Jordan Stout scores for Virginia Tech  Bristol Herald Courier

Jordan Stout (Honaker) scored the first two points of his college football career on Saturday for the Virginia Tech Hokies in their win over William and Mary.

Miller takes over for Dunham as boys basketball coach at Honaker  Bristol Herald Courier

When Brandon Miller was playing baseball at King College (now King University) he and his roommate/teammate, Jeff Robinson, would often talk about being ...

Honaker baseball star Looney, 18, remembered for joyful spirit  Bristol Herald Courier

He was one of Southwest Virginia's best high school baseball players, idolized Derek Jeter, always played hard, usually had a smile on his face and dreamed of ...

Virginia asks for public input on elk management plan  WWBT NBC12 News

Officials are asking for public comments on how elk will be managed in the state into the future.

LOCAL BRIEFS: Abingdon eliminated from boys tennis state tourney  Bristol Herald Courier

Abingdon suffered a 5-0 loss at Western Albemarle on Saturday in the quarterfinals of the VHSL Class 3 boys tennis state tournament.

Honaker man sentenced to 22 years in prison in shooting of juvenile  Bristol Herald Courier

David Lee Meadows, 55, was convicted Thursday of attempted murder, aggravated malicious wounding and possession of a firearm by a felon.

Friday Morning Kickoff at Patrick Henry High School  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

News Channel 11's morning team is at Patrick Henry High School for Friday Morning Kickoff! Tonight the Patrick Henry Rebels take on the Honaker High School ...

Hitting 500: Loudoun Valley's Wayne Todd reaches rare milestone  Loudoun Times-Mirror

High school baseball has been officially played in Virginia for 104 years. In all that time, only five head coaches had ever done what Loudoun Valley's Wayne ...


Morgan Brooke Duty from Lebanon was crowned Miss Virginia Teen USA 2019 on Nov. 25 at the TCC Roper Performing Arts Center in Norfolk. She is a junior at ...

LOCAL BRIEFS: Boyd to coach Southwest Virginia CC men's hoops  Bristol Herald Courier

Scotty Boyd is the new head men's basketball coach at Southwest Virginia Community College, the school announced on Tuesday.

LOCALS IN COLLEGE: Former Gate City standout Quillen having a smashing year at Walters State  Bristol Herald Courier

The former Gate City High School star slugger has racked up a .451 batting average with nine home runs and 25 RBIs in 33 games for the Walters State ...

Honaker's Jordan Stout getting his kicks  Bristol Herald Courier

Jordan Stout has the ability to make a football travel a very long distance when striking the pigskin with his right foot.

Virginia Tech still trying to establish ‘pecking order’ at kicker  Roanoke Times

BLACKSBURG - Replacing Joey Slye won't be an easy task this fall.

Freshman kicker Hutton making an impact on veteran Chilhowie squad  Bristol Herald Courier

Jeff Robinson had never really paid much attention to the young kid he had seen occasionally kicking field goals on Chilhowie High School's football field during ...

Anderson adds a new dimension for Honaker  Bristol Herald Courier

Having to fill the size-15 shoes of Tanner Robinette in Honaker High School's starting lineup was a tall task.

Deel, Vance a fearsome tandem for Honaker  Bristol Herald Courier

HONAKER, Va. – Once adversaries, now amigos. Once competitors, now companions. Once opponents, now allies. That would best describe what has ...

Hubbard to transfer to ETSU from Walters State  Bristol Herald Courier

Bubba will be a Buccaneer.Former Union High School standout Braxton "Bubba" Hubbard.

LOCALS IN COLLEGE: New chapter begins for McClung  Bristol Herald Courier

There wasn't much fanfare surrounding Mac McClung back in December 2014 when the ninth-grader made his varsity boys basketball debut for the Gate City ...

Munro Rateau and Heath Miller Chosen for Virginia HS Hall of Fame  NBC 29 News

The Virginia High School Hall of Fame announced the inductees for its 27th Hall of Fame class on Tuesday. The class includes former Fluvanna County ...

Hanover High School among at least 10 Virginia schools where police investigated recent social media threats

A seventh-grader was arrested and authorities are weighing charges against two other people as law enforcement agencies around Virginia investigate reports ...

NATIONAL SIGNING DAY: Stout finalizes VT plans  Bristol Herald Courier

Jordan Stout's path toward the glamorous world of NCAA Division I athletics began with a challenge.

LOCALS IN COLLEGE: Former Bearcat Griffith nearing end of college baseball career  Bristol Herald Courier

Alex Griffith went 2-for-4, scored two runs and collected an RBI on Sunday as Francis Marion University's baseball team closed out the regular season with a ...

Jordan Stout Says 'It Was Time" to Commit to Virginia Tech

Jordan Stout finally decided it was time to commit to Virginia Tech on Tuesday, giving the Hokies an option at kicker in the future.

These Virginia high schools will receive a Golden Football from the NFL

Golden Footballs were sent to the high school of every player or head coach who was on an active roster in a Super Bowl.

Heath Miller's humble rise a fond Tiger tale  Bristol Herald Courier

Doug Hubbard has always been proud of his prized pupil.

Black Diamond District basketball preview capsules  Bristol Herald Courier

Preview capsules for the boys and girls basketball teams in the Black Diamond District.

Daniels took a chance saving his ace; it paid off for Virginia High  Bristol Herald Courier

Mark Daniels placed his head on the pillow about midnight in a hotel in Christiansburg, Virginia. But the harder he tried to sleep, the more he tossed and turned.

Why Richmond-area high school baseball coaches just can't quit

It's not uncommon for a baseball coach to log 20 or 30 seasons. Here are the stories of the area's three longest tenured coaches and why they've stuck around ...

Retired J.I. Burton football coach Jim Dotson looks back and ahead

Jim Dotson, the Clintwood boy who followed his passion for football to Norton, Wise and around the world, has retired from coaching. He can still be seen at ...

2017 Thompson Award nominees are named  Bristol Herald Courier

The Gene “Pappy” Thompson Award for Excellence originated in 1982 to recognize an area high school student-athlete who exhibits exemplary athletic skills, ...

Heath Miller and Munro Rateau Inducted into Virginia HS Hall of Fame  NBC 29 News

Former UVa tight end Heath Miller and former Fluvanna County basketball coach Munro Rateau were among the eight inductees at the 27th annual Virginia ...

School news for March 2  Rappahannock News

Rapp's Scholastic Bowl team completes 'a great run' and is heading for "It's Academic" TV show; WCDS reach harmony at Bland Music Competition; and ...

From driving a coal truck to taking a seat at the Grammy Awards … ‘Is this really the life I’ve led?’  Bristol Herald Courier

Lonesome pine I can hear you calling,” Taylor sang during the song's chorus, “calling me back to my home.”

Altavista runs off from Honaker | Local Sports  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

HONAKER, Va. — It was a miserable, cold, windy, rainy day at Fuller Field at EMATS Stadium on Saturday afternoon and it was a miserable result for the Tigers.

LOCAL IN THE PROS: Former THS ace Cunningham earns Frontier League All-Star nod  Bristol Herald Courier

Chase Cunningham is still in complete command. The former Tennessee High standout is 6-0 with a 2.49 ERA in 10 starts for the Washington (Pennsylvania) ...

Emory author's second book a gift to her grandchild, and to 'those who are different'  Southwest Virginia Today

EMORY, Va. — An Emory author has penned a second children's book as a gift to her granddaughter.After self-publishing her first book, “Oatmeal and Lavender ...

Morrell takes over as men's basketball coach at UNC Asheville  Bristol Herald Courier

UNC Asheville announced on Wednesday that Mike Morrell is the new head men's basketball coach at the Big South Conference school.

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