Virginia-Wise’s football team will have a new defensive coordinator this season. The position will be filled by a familiar face, however.
Peyton Carter hit two free throws with 1:17 left to play to lift Abingdon to a 57-55 Mountain 7 District girls basketball win over Wise Central on Tuesday.
Saturday night’s basketball game between the Union and J.I. Burton boys was a contest of scoring runs.
Thomas Lang sank a jumper inside the lane with 10 seconds left to play to give Shepherd an 80-79 Mountain East Conference win over Virginia-Wise on Saturday at the Prior Convocation Center.
Elijah Hayes scored 14 points, Jordan Bishop added 13 and Wise Central picked up a 54-48 victory over Union in boys basketball action Friday.
WISE — A career night from Ada Stanley and a full-court pressure defense led Virginia-Wise to a come-from-behind 76-61 Mountain East Conference women’s basketball win over Fairmont State at the Prior Convocation Center Thursday.
The Lady Raiders had four of their seven players reach double figures in scoring, including two finishing with a double-double, on the way to a 69-39 nondistrict basketball victory over Twin Valley at Stan Wilson Gymnasium.
Ashley Cusano and Ty Bloomer lead the Union swim team and have had plenty of early season success and look to be strong contenders again in the Region 2D championships and Class 2 state championships next month.
Senior Olivia Mullins scored a career-high 27 points Tuesday to lead Wise Central to a key 53-44 Mountain 7 District win over Ridgeview.
On July 1, Virginia-Wise leaves the Mountain East Conference and joins the South Atlantic Conference, becoming the league’s first member from Virginia.