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Honaker girls top Grundy to clinch BDD regular-season title  Bristol Herald Courier

It was a big night for Honaker High School's girls basketball team as the Tigers clinched their second consecutive Black Diamond District regular-season title on ...

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 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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

H.S. football: Freshman Hutton adds kicking weapon to Chilhowie's offensive attack  Roanoke Times

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

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.

Virginia asks for public input on elk management plan  WHSV

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

LOCAL BRIEFS: SWCC lands first hoops recruits  Bristol Herald Courier

Brett Boyd, Taylor Justus and Alec Anderson are the first recruits to sign with the men's basketball program at Southwest Virginia Community College.

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 ...


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 ...

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.

Heath Miller, Jeff Burton headline Virginia Sports Hall of Fame class  Roanoke Times

The eight-member class also includes Ruben Brown and Debbie White.

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 ...

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.

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  Roanoke Times

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

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 ...

Virginia draft plan puts Dickenson County in elk management zone

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

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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, ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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) ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Mason Scholastic Bowl Team Nabs 4th Straight State Title  Falls Church News Press

George Mason High School's scholastic bowl team (with coach Jamie Scharff, far right) is pictured above with its state tournament trophy. George Mason has ...

NFL: Pittsburgh QB honors Heath Miller  Bristol Herald Courier

Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger called retired tight end Heath Miller, a Honaker High School graduate, the best teammate he ever had.

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