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The second Hargrave Military Academy big man to commit to college hoops this week, 7-foot center Gabe Wiznitzer signed his letter of intent to the University of Louisville and is expected to be on campus next week.

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Florida Southern College men's basketball coach Mike Donnelly announced he'll sign 6-foot-6, 195 pound Wes Bongiorni from Hargrave Military Academy for the Moccasins' 2020-21 basketball season.

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The VHSL Executive Committee met in special session Thursday, June 25 for the purpose of discussing the FY2021 Budget and Fall Sports. With the Commonwealth currently in Phase II and moving to Phase III in the reopening process on July 1, VHSL staff did not bring forth any recommendations fo…

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The staff and board of directors at Virginia Amateur Sports continue to monitor the governor’s plan for re-opening into (Phases 3). This past weekend the youth baseball USSSA baseball event was held at various locations with 54 teams participating.

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Working in cooperation with the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) and the Virginia Department of Education (DOE), the VHSL Sports Medicine Advisory Committee (SMAC) has developed a list of recommended guidelines for school divisions as they prepare for the safe reopening of high school spo…

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The Virginia Commonwealth Games at Liberty University, organized by Virginia Amateur Sports, has released the work out information for the All-Star Baseball regional teams. The top 15-17 year old high school players in Virginia will represent four regions of the state in an eight game playof…

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In alignment with the Governor’s “Virginia’s Return to School Plan” announced on Tuesday, June 9, the VHSL Executive Committee has cleared the way for schools to begin out-of-season practice activities beginning Monday, June 15. By a majority vote taken on Wednesday, June 10, the Executive C…

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Spring is a great time to be in the woods and beginning Saturday June 6, outdoor enthusiasts have an exciting opportunity to hunt gray and red squirrels statewide.Unless otherwise posted, the following Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (DGIF) Wildlife Management Areas are open…

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Dan River Wildcat and die-hard athlete Ethan Lewis was selected by the Virginia High School League (VHSL) as the class 2 male athlete of the year, a category in the Allstate Foundation and VHSL Achievement Award that comes with a $1,500 scholarship to the school of Ethan's choice. 

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To ensure all compliance with possible state directives from the Governor, Virginia Department of Education (VDOE), the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) and the CDC with the reopening of schools for the fall of 2020, the Virginia High School League is developing plans for the reopening of…

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The VHSL Executive Committee during its May meeting today voted (31-0-1) to cancel all spring sports and activities for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year due to the ongoing threat of COVID-19.

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Victor Starling of Gretna brought by a 12-pound large mouth bass he caught in a pond in Climax. Starling said he's been fishing every day for the past three weeks after Gov. Northam said fishing was permitted during the stay at home order. 

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Hunter Moser, age 12 killed a 20.5 pound, 10 inch beard turkey while hunting with his Dad, Tracey Moser. 

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Tyler Riddle of Chatham killed a 20 pound turkey with a 10 inch beard on Saturday while hunting in Pittsylvania County.

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Tyler Higgins bagged his first turkey while hunting April 4 in Pittsylvania County. The gobbler had an 11-inch beard with 3/4 inch spurs.

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The Pittsylvania County Sports Hall of Fame has rescheduled its seventh annual induction ceremony originally scheduled for July 11th. The new date is Saturday, Sept. 19, at 6 p.m., White Oak Grove Outreach Center, 1461 Dry Fork Rd. in Dry Fork.

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Dan River senior Landon Gammon will continue his academic and golfing careers this fall as he will attend Roanoke College. Gammon is a 2020 Graduate of Merit Candidate and a 2020 Honor Graduate of Dan River High School.

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Due to Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam declaring all schools in the Commonwealth closed for the remainder of year in response to the COVID-19 outbreak all VHSL spring sports and activities are cancelled. The VHSL will hold a conference call Tuesday morning with its VHSL Management Crisis team to…

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The Laidback Golf Tour began its seventh season Tuesday, March 10 under cloudy blustery weather conditions at Tuscarora Golf Club in Danville. The combination of early season jitters, scattered showers, strong wind gusts, and fast greens made scoring quite challenging for the group. Scores r…

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Four-time track champion Caleb Wright signed a letter of intent Thursday to run track and field at Montreat College in North Carolina. Pictured from left to right are Wright’s grandmother, Sylvia Doss, his father, Paul Wright, his grandfather, Terry Wright, Wright, Tammy Wright, his mother a…

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Due to the rapidly changing landscape regarding COVID-19 and amidst the cancellations of major college basketball tournaments, the VHSL Basketball Tournament games for Friday and Saturday have now been cancelled announced VHSL Executive Director Dr. John W. “Billy” Haun. 

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The NCAA released the following statement on Thursday afternoon: Today, NCAA President Mark Emmert and the Board of Governors canceled the Division I men’s and women’s 2020 basketball tournaments, as well as all remaining winter and spring NCAA championships. This decision is based on the ev…

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On Tuesday, Ridge Mills, a senior at Tunstall High School, signed to play football with Averett University next year. Mills is an outside linebacker and right tackle. Pictured from left to right are Jannie Beggarly, Dana Mills, Ridge Mills, Tracy Mills, and Barry Baggarly.

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Chatham High School’s Lady Cavalier basketball team split their two games last week. Chatham lost to Nelson County 70-55, and no we don’t want to talk about it.

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The Dogwood District basketball crown will reside in Ringgold once again as Dan River clinched the district title with victories over Appomattox County and Altavista this week. It was a tough week for the Wildcats (19-2, 11-0 Dogwood) as they played both games with leading scorer Tavion Belc…

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A 14-6 run to begin the second half was key to the GW Eagles 89-66 win over the Trojans last Tuesday night. In route to their victory, the entire 15-man roster scored, which is something the program hasn’t done in recent memory.

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It was a successful week for the Gretna Hawks.  The Hawks earned two wins this week at home.  They went up against Altavista and William Campbell.

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The Central Virginia Sports Commission (CVSC) has invited representatives from regional colleges, high schools, and community stakeholders along with colleagues, friends and family to honor Dennis Carter’s 37 years of dedication to the community through sports and relationships. The event is…

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It was a busy week for the Gretna boys’ basketball team.  The Hawks played extremely well this week, bringing home two wins.

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Chatham High School’s Lady Cavaliers remain undefeated in the district.  Chatham vanquished three district opponents last week.  Chatham won at Appomattox 39-37.  The Lady Cavaliers trailed by seven points 31-24 at the beginning of the fourth quarter.  The Lady Cavaliers used intensity to ov…

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Dan River’s boys’ basketball team is off to a fast start this season, rolling through its first six games while averaging 67 points per game. The Wildcats improved to 6-0 and 2-0 in the Dogwood District with victories over Chatham, William Campbell, and Tunstall respectively.

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Jonovan Coles scored 20 points as Chatham High School’s junior varsity basketball team defeated Dan River High School last week.

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The Atlanta Braves announced today that Brandon Bennett will take over as the Danville Braves General Manager beginning in January.

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It was nothing but short of dominance. Dan River brought the energy from their Dec. 6 win over GW-Danville into Tunstall’s house last Tuesday night Dec. 10, defeating the Trojans 82-62. Although it may have been one-sided in favor of Dan River, head coach Ken Murphy believes his Wildcat squa…

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The Harry Johnson Holiday Classic, formerly the Holiday Shootout, will return to Danville on Dec. 26-28 at George Washington High School (GW).

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The Westover Christian Academy Lady Bulldogs basketball team earned a victory at home on Friday night December 13, defeating the Crusaders of Temple Christian School of Madison Heights, 37-34. 

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Bridgewater College senior linebacker and former Dan River High School standout Re’Shaun Myers picked up two outstanding postseason awards Sunday as he received the Lanier Award for the first time and the State Linebacker of the Year for a second straight season by the Touchdown Club of Rich…