Carson-Newman used an 11-3 scoring run over a five-minute stretch in the second half to break open a close game on the way to a 78-69 South Atlantic Conference men’s basketball win.
Basketball games in the Mountain 7 District this season are not boring. Just ask Union boys coach Zack Moore.
An injury-plagued Virginia-Wise women’s basketball team used a fourth-quarter rally Saturday to stop a three-game SAC skid.
The Eastside girls basketball team got some respect the best way possible Friday. The Lady Spartans earned it.
Injuries are unfortunately common and expected in sports. What is happening with the Virginia-Wise basketball programs, however, is a complete anomaly.
No one can blame the Virginia-Wise basketball teams if they feel like they’ve been in a seasonlong endurance test.
Powered by Bradley Dean’s 41 points, Gate City outscored Wise Central 45-30 in the second half to take a 69-59 Mountain 7 win, the Blue Devils’ 71st consecutive district victory at home.
The Union boys basketball team stayed in Saturday’s game all the way to the end and picked up a 62-59 win over a strong Sullivan South squad in the FCA Hoops Classic at Sullivan East’s Dyer Dome.
Freshman Sean Cusano blazed in 31 points for Union, but Wise Central fought past the Bears 62-59 in a key Mountain 7 District matchup on Friday night.
Rick Mullins, head coach at Ridgeview for the past five years and at Clintwood for 12 years before consolidation, confirmed Friday that he’s stepping down.