After enjoying a large halftime lead, the Lady Bears (4-0) held off a furious rally from the Lady Wildcats (2-3) to take a 50-37 victory on Saturday, the final night of play at the Powell Valley National Bank Tip-Off basketball tournament at the Virginia-Wise Prior Center.
Virginia-Wise got a triple-double from Michal Seals and double-double from Jordan Pointer on the way to a 105-82 Mountain East Conference win over Glenville State on Saturday.
WISE — Wise Central had plenty of chances to win it. Instead, Shelby Valley held on for the dramatic victory.
Wise Central and Union set the tone early in their opening-day games of the Powell National Bank Tip-Off girls’ basketball tournament at Virginia-Wise’s Prior Center.
Jeremy Houseright, a Gate City graduate, is only the sixth football coach to be hired at Gate City since 1956.
The Scott County School Board met Tuesday and planned to name an individual to replace Chris Akers as the head of the Blue Devil football program. By late Tuesday night, the school board had not made their decision.
The Lee Generals Youth Football Program out of Lee County has the opportunity to put its program and all of Southwest Virginia on the national stage this month.
Wise Central lost its team leader before the basketball season even started. Still, the Warriors approached the year with guarded enthusiasm.
Gate City and Eastside combined for only one shot-clock violation Saturday in a VHSL benefit basketball game at the Virginia-Wise Prior Center.
COEBURN — Eastside has a different look in comparison to last season’s run to the VHSL Class 1 state championship game.