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Your View: Thanks to all for Richlands High graduation  Bristol Herald Courier

The Richlands High School Class of 2019 and the Project Graduation Committee would like to thank everyone who helped to make their graduation celebration ...

Richlands' Street takes medalist honors in Bank of Marion Invitational  Bristol Herald Courier

MARION, Va. – Caleigh Street doesn't begin her junior year at Richlands High School until Aug. 15, but she's already passed her first major test of the 2019 golf ...

Richlands High School student dies in apparent suicide  WVVA TV

(WVVA) A second student at Richlands High School has reportedly taken their own life. School principal Kimberly Ringstaff confirms that sophomore Kayla.

Student flown to hospital after injuring head in Richlands  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

RICHLANDS, Va. – A Richlands Middle School student was flown Tuesday to a hospital outside the region as a precaution after injuring her head in a fall, the ...

Graduation Day: See photos from Richlands and Tazewell's high school ceremonies  Southwest Virginia Today

Destinee Slate, a member of the Richlands High School Class of 2019, was killed in a car wreck and her classmates honored her. Emily Ball | The News & Press ...

Cyber bullying, social media cited as part of investigation into Virginia teen's death  WSLS 10

Authorities are looking at cyberbullying in the investigation of a Virginia high school student's death, according to the Tazewell County Sheriff's Office.

Hundreds of area high school seniors take next step with graduations  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD, Va. — Hundreds of high school seniors took a big step forward in their lives Friday when they walked across stages in Tazewell County, Va. and ...

Report: Richlands High dealing with second student suicide in 6 months  WCYB

Community members and students at Richlands High School are mourning the loss of another student. Principal Kimberly Ringstaff confirms there are reports ...

Richlands students take break to mourn student's death  WVVA TV

About 100 plus students from Richlands High School and Middle school took a break from classes to mourn the loss of a ninth grader there.

Family mourns teenager lost to suicide  WCYB

A Southwest Virginia community is in mourning after a 15-year-old Richlands High School student took his own life. His family said it was because of bullying.

Ernie Hicks will finally be recognized by VHSL Hall of fame in 2019  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Ernie Hicks, the man who practically invented the Richlands High School athletic tradition singlehandedly is finally being recognized by the Virginia High School ...

Richlands coach says former star ‘the most talented and most humble’  Bristol Herald Courier

RICHLANDS, Va. — Greg Mance described Devon Johnson as “the most talented and most humble” athlete he ever worked with during his 22-year run as the ...

Richlands' Vencill signs with Bluefield College soccer, eager for senior prep season  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

This past Wednesday, Vencill signed a letter of intent to play college soccer for the Bluefield College men's soccer program during a ceremony at Richlands ...

Tazewell County Sheriff's Office investigating cyber bullying in recent case of student's death  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

RICHLANDS, Va. — Looking into incidents of online cyber bullying across the nation is part of a current investigation involving the death this week of a young ...

Former Richlands, Marshall star Johnson dies at 25  Bristol Herald Courier

Devon Johnson, one of Southwest Virginia's most accomplished football players of the past decade, died Tuesday at the age of 25.

Richlands is off to the races with Moir  Bristol Herald Courier

Race Moir wasn't focused on offense when he arrived at Richlands High School.

Video: 2018 Richlands High School's Prom Promise Mock Car Accident  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

With the assistance of Richlands first responders and Wings Air Rescue, Prom Promise students act out a Mock Car DUI car accident at Ernie Hicks Stadium ...

Stacy to lead Tazewell County Schools into 2019-2020 year  Southwest Virginia Today

TAZEWELL, Va. — Tazewell County Schools has seen a year of change, including at the top of the food chain.

Tazewell County names new chief deputy commonwealth attorney  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

TAZEWELL, Va. — Tazewell County's Commonwealth's attorney announced Thursday at a new chief deputy commonwealth's attorney will now serve in his ...

Forrest Thump: Richlands' Levi Forrest an elite kicker, punter  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Levi Forrest isn't the most prolific placekicker in Richlands High School Football history. But he probably will be.

Sheriff gives update on Justin Dye investigation  WVVA TV

TAZEWELL COUNTY (WVVA) Sheriff Brian Hieatt with the Tazewell County Sheriff's Office announced during tonight's school board meeting the findings of the.

Students go hungry in Richlands, VA after a miscommunication at school  WJHL

RICHLANDS, VA (WJHL)- Parents of students at Richlands High School in Virginia are seeking the resignation of the school's principal after students weren't ...

A community comes together to remember Devon Johnson  Bristol Herald Courier

Former Richlands High School football player Aaron Daugherty said he was shocked Tuesday night when he heard the news that Devon Johnson passed away ...

Top 10 of the last 10: Best football games of the decade  Staunton News Leader

We asked you, the readers, for a list of the best high school football games you've seen involving area teams over the last 10 years. And we got plenty of ...

Principal cleared in Richlands school lunch controversy | News  Bristol Herald Courier

RICHLANDS, Va.—Central office staff has completed its investigation and found no evidence of lunches being taken from students by the Principal at Richlands ...

Virginia State Police investigating fatal Washington County crash  WCYB

The Virginia State Police is investigating a single-vehicle crash in Washington County. The crash occurred Saturday at 2:10 a. m. on Route 19, less than a mile ...

Jacksonville-Onslow Hall of Fame to recognize four

The Jacksonville-Onslow Sports Commission announced it will induct two people into its Hall of Fame while two others will receive Heroes Spirit Awards.

HISTORY WITH HAYES: Former Richlands, UT lineman Matt McGlothlin was a hard-hitting weight room warrior with an infectious laugh and burning desire  Bristol Herald Courier

He was one of the hardest hitting players I have ever been hit by in practice or in a game,” said David Baldwin, a lineman with the Blues during McGlothlin's.

Hyder taking his athletic, leadership skills to E&H  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Neither a fractured foot nor an enlarged spleen could keep Luke Hyder from a college football future.

Goins named chief deputy commonwealth's attorney in Tazewell County  Southwest Virginia Today

A 13 year veteran of the Tazewell County Commonwealth's Attorney's office has been named chief deputy for the office.

Parents of teen say he hid feelings before suicide  WVVA TV

It's been an emotional two weeks for the family of Justin Dye, the fifteen year old Richlands High School sophomore who took his own life on October 15th.

VHSL 2A SOFTBALL: Youthful Richlands unfazed, advances to state final  Bristol Herald Courier

Mac Osborne isn't your normal high school freshman.


ROBERT BRUCE JONES. Robert Bruce Jones, 56, passed away Thursday, May 30, 2019 at Liza's Place, Valley Hospice, in Wheeling, West Virginia after a brief ...

Richlands' "Prom Promise" poses potential dangers of drunk driving  WVNS-TV

RICHLANDS, WV (WVNS) -- Richlands sophomore Caitlin Christian will be one of around 200 students expected to attend prom this year. But through her acting ...

Victims identified in double fatal accident in front of Richlands High School  WITN

Police have identified the victims in Tuesday afternoon's deadly crash in front of Richlands High School. The accident happened around 2:30 p.m., shortly after ...

Fred Phillips' heart is full of hoops | Sports |  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

RICHLANDS, Va. — Believe it or not, Fred Phillips and Michael Jordan have a few things in common.

Funeral services set for Devon Johnson | Sports |  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Funeral services for Richlands football and basketball standout Devon Johnson will be held on Sunday, Nov. 11, at Southwest Virginia Community College's ...

Phillips selected as new Richlands boys basketball coach  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

RICHLANDS, Va. — Basketball and Richlands have long been productive mix for Fred Phillips.

Richlands' Phillips working to build a winner  Bristol Herald Courier

Fred Phillips was placed in the center of a Tornado this past summer.

Blue Ridge Junior Golf Tour tees off at Tazewell County CC  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

An unseasonable cool and windy day greeted participants in the June Oblinger Shott Junior Classic at the Tazewell County Country Club on Wednesday June ...

POW memorial dedicated in Cedar Bluff  Southwest Virginia Today

Rain and cold didn't stop a large crowd from turning out for the dedication of the POW\MIA memorial at Cedar Bluff Overlook Park April 26.

HISTORY WITH HAYES: Ernie Hicks had a long reign coaching at Richlands  Bristol Herald Courier

Having already announced that the 1964 season would be his last at the helm of the Richlands High School Blue Tornado, Kenneth McNabb “Ernie” Hicks was ...

Riding for a cause  WVVA TV

TAZEWELL COUNTY, VA (WVVA) Riding for a cause, dozens of jeeps hit the road on Saturday to raise awareness and money for suicide prevention. "We're in ...

Marsh Regional has critical need for O-negative blood  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Marsh Regional Blood Center is experiencing a critical need for donors with O-negative blood following a holiday weekend and recent ...

Athletics part of the future at SWCC | Sports |  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

WARDELL, Va. — The plan is to put the “Community” back in SWCC.

Northwood to host Chilhowie-Galax VHSL state semifinal game  Bristol Herald Courier

It was going to be the first state semifinal game played on Chilhowie High School's football field since 1970.

PREP FOOTBALL OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Richlands' John-Luke Asbury  Bristol Herald Courier

RICHLANDS, Va. – Those scorching summer afternoons spent slinging the pigskin around while perfecting timing routes with his wide receivers. The numerous ...

'Field of dreams': Richlands softball gets diamond of its own  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

RICHLANDS, Va. — It will one day be known as Rhonda Blevins Field. For now, Ronnie Davis has another name for the new home of the Richlands softball ...

Ex-Herd RB Devon Johnson dies at 25 | Sports  Williamson Daily News

HUNTINGTON - Marshall University is once again mourning the loss of a figure within its football program.Former running back Devon Johnson passed away ...

Cougars lose nailbiter to Richlands  USA TODAY High School Sports

Stuarts Draft players celebrate a touchdown during a Group 2A state semifinal football game played in Stuarts Draft on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016. NOTE: If you ...

Hard-nosed Amelia County holds off Richlands with defense  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

HARRISONBURG, Va. — Eric Medley is entirely too young to remember the “bad boy” Detroit Pistons teams that used in-your-face defense to win consecutive ...

Family of teenager who took his own life shares anti-bullying message  WCYB

The family of a Richlands High School student is spreading an anti-bullying message after the 15-year-old took his own life last week. The family said he was ...

SUPER BOWL: Mike Compton was on the field for New England when Patriots dynasty began  Bristol Herald Courier

Mike Compton lay prone on his stomach on the Superdome turf in New Orleans in the split-second before he would become a Super Bowl champion for the first ...

McCall, George William | Obituaries |  Roanoke Times

George William (Billy) McCall Jr., 88, of Cedar Bluff, Va. passed away on Tuesday, December 22, 2015 in Bristol, Tenn. Mr. McCall was born in Huntington, ...

Locals go with the flow on Clinch River excursion  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Almost 100 kayaks and tubes hit the Clinch River in Tazewell County Sunday afternoon for a leisurely float for a few miles and to promote the beauty of the river.

Funeral arrangements set for former Tennessee football player Matt McGlothlin  Knoxville News Sentinel

Former Tennessee defensive lineman Matt McGlothlin has died. He was 36. Tennessee football program confirmed the news Friday.

Local briefs: King, UVa-Wise softball sweeps twinbill, local athletes signed on dotted lines  Bristol Herald Courier

Emma Hughes surrendered just four hits and struck out six to lead King to a 13-0 whipping of Converse in the opener of a Conference Carolinas twinbill.Former ...

Column: Quest to honor legendary Ernie Hicks continues  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

For much of the last 10 years my travels have taken me to Richlands and Ernie Hicks Stadium.

Former Southwest Virginia coach Billy Haun to lead VHSL  Roanoke Times

When Billy Haun was on the losing end of a particularly lopsided football game as the head coach at Richlands High School in 1988, his postgame comment ...

Mike Compton recalls the early days of New England's dynasty  Bristol Herald Courier

Mike Compton was there when it all began. When Tom Brady took over for an injured Drew Bledsoe as the starting quarterback for the New England Patriots.

Lindsey Sr., James | Obituaries |  Roanoke Times

1925 - 2016James R. Lindsey, Sr., 91, of High Meadows in Roaring Gap, N.C., died peacefully on Monday, December 5, 2016, surrounded by family who loved ...

It's all about the points as Region 2D begins VHSL playoffs  Bristol Herald Courier

Richlands High School was the top seed in the Southwest District softball tournament, but the Blue Tornado earned the league's second seed for the Region 2D ...

NFL to Cavs coach – The Official Student Newspaper  The Highland Cavalier

Michael Compton, offensive line coach at The University of Virginia's College at Wise, lived out every football player's dream as a third-round draft pick in the ...

Richlands grad Devon Johnson waived by the Carolina Panthers  Bristol Herald Courier

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Former Richlands High School and Marshall University star Devon Johnson was one of four players waived by the Carolina Panthers on ...

Green retiring as Tazewell County Administrator  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

TAZEWELL, Va. — Pat Green had no ambition to be Tazewell County Administrator when she graduated from Southwest Virginia Community College. “I had to ...

HISTORY WITH HAYES: McCall's mash was among the many highlights for the 1984 Abingdon Falcons  Bristol Herald Courier

1-0 victory over Appomattox in the state semifinals was highlighted by Steve Lowe's one-hit shutout and Jeff Necessary's solo homer in the third inning.

E&H's Josh Compton was inspired by his dad Mike  Bristol Herald Courier

For many Southwest Virginia residents, the Thanksgiving Day routine once featured a hometown hero.

No more extra innings: Bradley Strong says good-bye to pro baseball  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — Bradley Strong singled and scored the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning for the Fort Myers Miracle on June 15. It turned out to be.

Lacrosse taking root at Virginia High  Bristol Herald Courier

BRISTOL, Va. – Lanz Geisler speaks softly but carries a big stick. For the past few years, the Virginia High senior has promoted the sport of lacrosse to ...

Pike delivers strong message to Tazewell County Students  Southwest Virginia Today

His is an impassioned and somber message and Zeke Pike wanted to make sure it was fully delivered at Richlands High School.

Blue Ridge Junior Golf Tour 2018 tees off at Fincastle on the Mountain  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Sixty-one junior golfers converged at Fincastle on the Mountain on Thursday in the place where the local golf pro and several members launched the successful ...

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.

Abingdon steel firm moves to Main Street after owner wins challenge  Bristol Herald Courier

ABINGDON, Va. — With no college education and having worked as a second-shift welder, Steven Harris likely considered himself a country boy from ...

Harmon, Egnor achieve all-state lists | Sports |  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — Richlands junior Olivia Harmon received second team all-state honors in Group 2A volleyball on Monday from the Virginia High School League.

Franklin County hires former Salem assistant J.R. Edwards as new football coach  Roanoke Times

ROCKY MOUNT — The last time Franklin County hired an assistant from Salem as its head football coach, the move brought the program unprecedented ...

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, ...

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Former Abingdon QB transfers from UVa-Wise to Emory & Henry  Bristol Herald Courier

You'll still find Jake Sturgill playing college football in Southwest Virginia in 2018, but he'll be calling the signals for a different team.

UVa-Wise Announces Initial 18 Football Signees  WJHL

WISE – – Head Coach Dane Damron and his staff announced the signing of 18 initial recruits for the 2016 football season. The group of 18 is composed ...

New Hampton coach pledges state-wide recruiting  Roanoke Times

Robert Prunty, a fixture in Southside Virginia when he was the football coach at Gretna High School and Hargrave Military Academy, is looking at the state from a ...

Josh Compton signs with Lenoir-Rhyne | Local Sports  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

For many, Barry Sanders is a highlight, a blur of a running back who was one of the best ever to play the game.

Cousin, Mance make their marks in UVa-Wise spring game  Bristol Herald Courier

A scouting report on Jamorya Cousin must include the word versatile. In bold letters.

Christiansburg wrestling wins 16th straight state title  WSLS

SALEM (WSLS 10 SPORTS) - VHSL Wrestling Final Results (via 1A. 1. Rural Reteat 200.5. 2. Riverheads 155.0. 3. Patrick Henry 83.0. 4.

Shepherd out of baseball, but cherished the 'ride'  Bristol Herald Courier

The 2017 season begins today for many minor league baseball players, but Matthew Shepherd will not be among them.

Mustang Girls Soccer Team Wins Region 2A East, Head to States  Falls Church News Press

THE SENIORS ON MASON'S GIRLS soccer team walk off the field after receiving the Region 2A trophy upon defeating Goochland High School in regional ...

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) ...

Graham to lead Loris High baseball program  Myhorrynews

By Lacy Hardee. For The Loris Scene. The hiring of 26-year coaching veteran Tim Graham to lead the Lions baseball programs this season has been ...

Lusk resigns at UVa-Wise  Bristol Herald Courier

Dewey Lusk's days as the head football coach at the University of Virginia's College at Wise are done.

Murder charge against Texas man dropped in Pulaski County  Roanoke Times

PULASKI — After being incarcerated for about eight months awaiting trial, Leslie Dickerson is a free man.

Judge rules Pulaski County murder case evidence inadmissible  Roanoke Times

PULASKI — A medical examiner will not be allowed to testify later this month that she determined Mindy Dickerson's 2005 death to be caused by asphyxiation, ...

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