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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 ...

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 ...

Honaker High placed on 'soft lockdown' by sheriff's office  WCYB

UPDATE, 2:34 p.m.The lockdown at Honaker High School has been lifted, according to a statement from the Russell County Sheriff's OfficeA search was ...

Harding remembered as Honaker's gentleman coach  Bristol Herald Courier

Harding was quick with a quip instead of criticism and sported a smile instead of a scowl.

BDD BASEBALL: Honaker dedicating season to the late Brandon Looney  Bristol Herald Courier

Honaker High School's baseball team has high expectations for the 2018 season and the Tigers will be playing with heavy hearts.

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 ...

Virginia asks for public input on elk management plan  The News Tribune

The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries wants to know how state residents feel about elk.

REGION 1D BOYS: Honaker, Eastside headed to state  Bristol Herald Courier

WISE, Va. – Honaker High School's boys basketball team is headed back to the state tournament thanks to the combination of *fresh* faces and varsity veterans.

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 ...

Honaker High School standout athlete...  WCYB

A Honaker High School student has died from a work accident which occurred at Blue Ridge Chrysler Jeep Dodge in Russell County.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Virginia Tech still trying to establish ‘pecking order’ at kicker  Lynchburg News and Advance

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

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.

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 ...

VHSL Hall of Fame coach Harding out...  WCYB

Nearly six months after receiving the highest honor a high school coach can receive, Tom Harding will not be returning to the dugout at a position he has held for ...

Prince William students give old computers a new life for needy schools  Prince William Times

It's not every day that you get to team up with a U.S. senator.

Alliance among SW Va. high schools leads to academic team success  Kingsport Times News

An alliance among high schools in Southwest Virginia to improve the performance of academic teams has been a smashing success — leading to a state ...

Honaker tops Holston, maintains grip on Crooked Road  Bristol Herald Courier

Is there anybody surprised that Honaker High School's baseball team is once again at the top of the Crooked Road Conference?

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.

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 ...

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 ...

DGIF asks for comment on elk management  CBS19 News

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries wants to know how state residents feel about elk. Officials are asking for public ...

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

Doug Hubbard has always been proud of his prized pupil.

PREP ROUNDUP: Honaker's Jordan Stout scores 100th career goal  Bristol Herald Courier

Honaker boys and girls soccer teams win; Holston, Daniel Boone, Bell County (Ky.), Tazewell take softball wins.

Black Diamond District basketball preview capsules  Bristol Herald Courier

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

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

Hermitage star Cornelious Cousins Jr., UVa great Heath Miller highlight Virginia High School Hall of Fame class

Cornelious Cousins Jr., a former Hermitage standout track and field star, and Heath Miller, a former University of Virginia All-America tight end and Honaker High ...

Dye, JoAnn Murray  Roanoke Times

January 15, 1937 January 29, 2018 JoAnn Murray Dye, 81, of Roanoke and Bristol, Va., passed away suddenly from health issues Monday, January 29, 2018.

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, ...

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.

Draft Virginia elk plan meeting is Nov. 14

The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries Monday opened to public comment its elk management plan, which would designate Wise, Dickenson ...

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 ...

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.

LOCALS IN COLLEGE: Allen transferring from Radford to Hawaii Pacific  Bristol Herald Courier

Brittany Allen was seeking a change of scenery and she's definitely going to get it.

Battle Buddies: Looking out for younger students  Bristol Herald Courier

BRISTOL, Va. - Tim Burnette plays golf, soccer and basketball at John S. Battle High School. The high-school senior is also the president of the school's chapter ...

2016 Gene "Pappy" Thompson Award nominees  Bristol Herald Courier

Madison Andrews. Cherokee. A 4.0 grade point average and four letters for the Cherokee basketball squad are just the start of the list of impressive ...

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) ...

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 ...

HerdMBB Inks Three Recruits

Marshall University head men's basketball coach Dan D'Antoni officially welcomed center Iran Bennett (Raleigh, N.C./Hargrave Military Academy), guard Darius ...

Coty Sensabaugh signs with Steelers  Bristol Herald Courier

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed free agent cornerback Coty Sensabaugh on Monday.

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 ...

Miller's no-hitter paces Rams | College Sports |  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Chaz Miller had a day to remember Tuesday, tossing a seven-inning no-hitter to lead the Bluefield College Rams to a 12-0 whitewash of ...

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 ...

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