The piece didn’t receive much love, receiving only 13 views and six reads, but I had so much fun researching and writing it, I decided to delve into a bit again this year, but only with former Danville Braves players playing for Atlanta …

Last year around this time, I…


However, former George Washington standout and freshman running back Shawn Watlington got Averett out of the pickle, breaking off an 82-yard touchdown run on the first play from scrimmage to give the Cougars the lead at 25–24 with 10:27 left in the contest …

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The Averett University…


At one point during Saturday’s game, George Washington senior quarterback Jeb Byrnes watched in enjoyment and w0nderment as fellow senior running back Jakobe Dixon made a swift cut and changed fields on his way to a first down run …

GW senior Donavan Howard breaks into the end zone in the first half of the Eagles’ matchup against Halifax County Saturday afternoon. Photo: Davin Wilson/River City Sports.

HALIFAX, Va. — At one point during Saturday’s game, George…


The Dogwood District isn’t the nickname for Virginia’s 5th Congressional District — in which Chatham and the rest of Pittsylvania County reside in — it’s a VHSL football district that houses Altavista, Appomattox, Chatham, Dan River, Gretna, Nelson County and William Campbell …

Chatham senior running back Chance Long breaks loose for a gain in the first half of the Cavaliers’ matchup against William Campbell Friday night. Photo: Davin Wilson/River City Sports.

CHATHAM, Va. — Chatham and William Campbell…


On a night where Tunstall honored its two seniors, Emily Austin and Emily Howell …

Tunstall volleyball seniors Emily Austin (left) and Emma Howell (right) receive their senior gifts with their families during a pre-game ceremony Thursday night. Photo: Davin Wilson/River City Sports.

DRY FORK, Va. — Bassett volleyball’s Makayla Rumley proved she was one tough out against Tunstall on Thursday evening.

Facing a raucous Trojans crowd motivated by it being Tunstall’s Senior Night, the senior outside hitter…


David Bullins, Ferrell Edmunds and Dennis Saunders were inducted into the Dan River Athletics Hall of Fame Friday night, Danny Miller picks up 650th win and Harold Drumheller, Averett baseball program originator passes away after battle with pancreatic cancer

EDITOR’S NOTE: River City Sporters, there are so many great stories…


Former Dan River coaches Ferrell Edmunds and the late David Bullins and Dennis Saunders wore many different hats over the course of their coaching careers. From coach to chauffeur to equipment provider to mentor, all three have touched the lives of young men and women in many different aspects …


Miller notched another Friday afternoon, as Averett finished its stay in a USA South Conference tri-match with a 3–0 sweep of N.C. Wesleyan College that helped Miller tally his 650th career win …

RALEIGH, N.C. — Longtime Averett University volleyball coach Danny Miller has a long list of accomplishments in…


On a night where former NFL tight end and former Dan River football coach Ferrell Edmunds and late Dan River football coaches and Pittsylvania County youth league coaches David Bullins and Dennis Saunders were inducted into Dan River’s Hall of Fame, the Wildcats and Colonels locked into a dogfight …

Dan River sophomore quarterback Jaidon Haynes breaks loose for a touchdown in the first quarter of the ‘Cats’ matchup against Altavista Friday night. Photo: Davin Wilson/River City Sports.


On the same week his dad, former Pro Bowl tight end and Dan River football coach Ferrell Edmunds, is to be enshrined in the Dan River Athletics Hall of Fame, Buffalo Bills linebacker Tremaine Edmunds was named AFC Defensive Player of the Week following his performance against the Texans …

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