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RC Boys’ Tournament Run Ends With Loss to TW



In a last ditch effort to continue their season into the regional tour­nament, Rye Cove faced Thomas Walker in the consolation match of the Cumberland Dis­trict Tournament on Saturday where the Ea­gles were edged out in a fourth quarter shootout for the 52-47 Pioneer win. The consolation match, held at the Da­vid J. Prior Convocation Center on the Universi­ty of […]

TS Boys Claim Second in Cumberland District Tourney



On Saturday, Twin Springs took on East­side in the champi­onship round of the Cumberland District Tournament. The Ti­tans hoped to defend their 2023 title but were overtaken by the Spar­tans’ hyper-active de­fense for the 47-38 win. The game, along with the rest of the tourna­ment, was held at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise’s David J. Prior Convocation Center. […]

Lady Titans Fall to TW in Cumberland Tourney

The Lady Titans’ season came to a close last Monday with a 52-31 loss in the Cumberland District tournament to Thomas Walker. Aubrey Meade contributed a big effort with 14 points while Kenzie Gillen­water followed with 8 points. Meade put the Lady Titans on the board with back-to-back threes, but Twin Springs struggled to gain offensive momentum from the opening […]

Devils Claim Memorable Win Over D-B, Clinch District Title



Saturday’s game with Dobyns-Bennett might have been Gate City’s final game of the regular season, but it was definitely its most memorable one. The Devils overcame a 4-point deficit in the final seconds of the contest to upend D-B, 47-46. Trailing Dobyns-Bennett, 46-42, with seven seconds left in the game, coach Chris Fugate looked to his bench for a miracle. […]

Rye Cove Eagles Earn Three-in-a-Row Victories



Powered by three players in double figures, Rye Cove claimed a 53-51 win over Thomas Walker in Ewing last Friday. It was the Eagles’ third win of the week and allowed them to secure the No. 3 seed in this week’s district tournament. Carter Roach-Hodge poured in 13 points along with seven rebounds and three assists to aid the team’s […]

Titans Claim Second in District with Double Wins Over Burton



Twin Springs emerged as a defensive powerhouse with a staggering 61-32 beatdown last Friday of J.I. Burton in the last regular-season Cumberland District match-up before tournament time. The win allowed the Titans to clinch second place in the district and a first-round bye in this week’s Cumberland District tournament. They face the winner of last night’s game between Rye Cove […]

Gate City Lady Devils Edge Eastside in Season Finale



It was the Jaydyn Carrico show on Saturday night as Gate City edged Cumberland District champion Eastside, 47-44, in the final regular season game for both teams. Carrico poured in 28 points to help the Lady Devils secure bragging rights. The Lady Devils were on fire in the first quarter and built a 19-6 lead that grew to 24-15 at […]

Lady Titans Fall to Burton, Rout Castlewood Christian



The Lady Titans faced off against a talented Lady Raider squad last Friday. But their third quarter falloff overshadowed their competitive first-half success and they lost 63-30 to J.I. Burton. Aubrey Meade spearheaded Twin Springs’ effort with nine points and three rebounds. The Raiders were effective in keeping normally productive Addy Bays and Kenzie Gillenwater off balance in the contest. […]

Wood to Play Collegiate Softball at Bluefield University



Following a spectacular 2023 season, a Rye Cove High School senior has signed her intentions to continue playing softball at the next level at Bluefield University on Friday at the Cove. Maddy Wood made it official last Friday during a signing ceremony held at the school. A Gate City native and former Devil, Wood has strong ties to the Duffield […]

Gate City Soccer Stand-Out Commits to King Univesity



A Gate City High School senior has officially signed his intentions to continue playing soccer at the next level as he makes the transition from a Blue Devil to a King University Tornado. Alexander ‘Alex’ Eastman, the son of Michael and Yuliya Eastman, relocated to Scott County after living in Northern Virginia near Washington D.C. The Eastmans moved to Weber […]


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