Three games into the season, Ridgeview’s Trenton Adkins has surpassed the 1,000-yard rushing mark.
Ridgeview junior running back Trenton Adkins is on target to break several records this season, including the VHSL state mark for most rushing yards in a single season.
The Lady Blue Devils took the lead on the first point of the fifth and deciding set and never let it go on the way to taking a 3-2 Mountain 7 District volleyball win over John Battle on Thursday.
Eastside had a little extra incentive to win the third set and sweep Lee High in Wednesday’s nondistrict volleyball match.
Virginia-Wise faces one of its toughest challenges Saturday when the NCAA Division II Cavaliers travel to Cookeville, Tennessee, to face Tennessee Tech, of the FCS Ohio Valley Conference.
It did not take long for Virginia-Wise to get its first football player of the week award as a member of the South Athletic Conference.
Gate City’s football team is not the only Blue Devils squad making some noise in the Mountain 7 District this fall.
The Virginia-Wise football team scored on offense, defense and special teams in a 40-22 season-opening win over Chowan at Carl Smith Stadium in Wise.
After being held scoreless through the first three quarters Friday night, Union scored 26 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to take a 26-3 win over Richlands at Bullitt Park.
One week into the season, Gate City has something not many thought it would have heading into the year on the gridiron: a win.