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@  hokiebird7 : (22 December 2014 - 01:11 AM) And there is maybe one team in the country i would take against KY and that's Duke....plain and simple because they can score and have a better coach
@  hokiebird7 : (22 December 2014 - 01:10 AM) Didn't say their O wasn't good but i could see Tobey getting thrown around like a rag doll all game by those trees KY has
@  Bearcat Bob : (21 December 2014 - 11:58 PM) UVA's offense is very good...diverse, patient, confident...I would like their chances v. the Wildcats.
@  hokiebird7 : (21 December 2014 - 10:17 PM) Duke has a good chance to beat KY because of their offense...i think VA would struggle to score enough against a good KY defense to beat them
@  UVAObserver : (21 December 2014 - 08:48 PM) I would LOVE to get a crack at Kentucky. Name me one team in the NCAA that has a better chance to beat them.
@  futbolking : (21 December 2014 - 03:08 AM) Graham beats Union 64 to 59 in finals of tourney at V High...
@  futbolking : (20 December 2014 - 01:23 AM) Graham wins 57-51 against a very good Honaker team....will play in the Championship against the winner of V High and Union...should be another good matchup.
@  futbolking : (20 December 2014 - 01:16 AM) Graham up by 5 with about a minute left....
@  futbolking : (20 December 2014 - 01:10 AM) Graham up by 3 with about 3 minutes left in the game against Honaker....
@  RichlandsRyan : (19 December 2014 - 06:58 PM) Pick'em winner is up.
@  UVAObserver : (19 December 2014 - 03:27 PM) Ricky DeBerry is a yet another example of why London's ship has sailed.
@  GMan : (19 December 2014 - 02:41 PM) Don't forget...SWVASports Bowl Game Pick'em http://www.swvasport...14/#entry320751
@  hokiebird7 : (18 December 2014 - 09:44 PM) Not a problem was just wondering
@  RichlandsRyan : (18 December 2014 - 08:29 PM) Sorry. It's been finals week and I've had 17 jazz gigs in the past 15 days. To say my life has been crazy is a vast understatement.
@  hokiebird7 : (18 December 2014 - 01:48 PM) Ryan who won the pick em? Never saw anything posted
@  BHS03 : (17 December 2014 - 07:01 PM) Look for Oregon AD Rob Mullens to be Luck's replacement. He's a Morgantown native and WVU graduate
@  bhs7695 : (17 December 2014 - 04:14 PM) Oliver Luck leaving WVU
@  UVAObserver : (17 December 2014 - 12:07 AM) Spam in Galax-George Wythe thread.
@  GMan : (15 December 2014 - 07:58 PM) Best recruiting video...EVER!!! http://www.sbnation....ecruiting-video
@  GMan : (15 December 2014 - 02:50 PM) My Wu-Name is Curly-Haired Slacker.

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#1 starcityfootballfan

 
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Posted 16 September 2013 - 03:30 PM

Interesting matchup in my neck of the woods. Actually, I am planning to be there for this one. The locals early schedule has been much weaker than the Richlands slate. This is a huge determining factor for me. Obviously, the Blue Tornado squad is not as powerful as past teams; however, they are good and solid and certainly will give the Cavaliers their toughest game thus far. Trust me, the folks in Daleville are already fired up for this one. This is the classic Southwest Virginia perennial power versus an upstart working its way to notoriety in the Roanoke Valley. My edge goes to the tradition that is Richlands football. Go Blues!

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Lord Botetourt 20
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Posted 16 September 2013 - 04:13 PM

The Quarterback and Running Back for Lord Botetourt are both very good.  The RB put up some very good numbers last year.  I've heard from a friend out that way that they don't throw the ball hardly at all.  Hopefully Richlands comes to play and can get the ball rolling again.  If we can clean up the passing game and step up our pass defense we have chance of being good.  Look forward to making the trip out to Daleville this Friday.



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Posted 16 September 2013 - 04:19 PM

LB has had some good wins this year against some very respectable teams.  Richlands has had trouble over the past few years against teams from the Roanoke area.  LB by a touchdown.



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Posted 16 September 2013 - 04:39 PM

Good Luck to the blues this week I think LB wins 31 - 21


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Posted 16 September 2013 - 05:27 PM

What is the directions to LB from Richlands?



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Posted 16 September 2013 - 05:34 PM

Daleville exit directly off of Interstate 81! Google Maps!
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Posted 16 September 2013 - 07:27 PM

No disrespect to Richlands, but I have a feeling LB is going to win this pretty handily.  My prediction by at least 17.  31-14.  LB is pretty tough and their RB is a beast.  I would love to see Richlands win this one to keep some notoriety going for extreme SWVA, but I just don't think it will happen. 



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Posted 16 September 2013 - 08:32 PM

We are definitely the underdog here. More bad news for us. Colten will not be playing Friday night. Out with a shoulder sprain. LB wins this pretty easy in my opinion. I hope we can make a good showing. If we can't throw the ball we lose big. If we can trow maybe we can keep it respectable!

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Posted 16 September 2013 - 11:14 PM

Daleville exit directly off of Interstate 81! Google Maps!

is it exit 150



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Posted 17 September 2013 - 12:53 AM

150B



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Posted 17 September 2013 - 12:58 AM

is it exit 150

 

Exit 150B, take a right off the exit.  Right at the first light onto 220.  Go about a mile and a half.  School is on the left



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Posted 17 September 2013 - 01:29 AM

We are definitely the underdog here. More bad news for us. Colten will not be playing Friday night. Out with a shoulder sprain. LB wins this pretty easy in my opinion. I hope we can make a good showing. If we can't throw the ball we lose big. If we can trow maybe we can keep it respectable!

I hate to hear that he is out. Best of luck to you all, pulling for the Blues.

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Posted 17 September 2013 - 02:43 AM

Richlands is representing far SWVA, GO GET 'EM Blues!!!!!


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Posted 17 September 2013 - 11:33 AM

Colten Staten is out?  Wow, that really hurts. 



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Posted 17 September 2013 - 01:01 PM

Colten Staten is out?  Wow, that really hurts. 

Unfortunately, yes he is.....this has the makings of a lonnnnnnggggggg night.


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Posted 17 September 2013 - 02:02 PM

Oddly enough, I think I know more about Botetourt's team than that of my own alma mater with regard to this matchup.

 

My take is that the Blues will have to play their very best to have a shot at this one.  This looks like the best team that Botetourt has fielded in recent memory and they've got really great momentum coming into this game.  Their offense is clicking and they've played some fairly decent competition to date.  Richlands will need to control the line of scrimmage and keep the Cavs' offense on the sidelines as much as possible.  Doing that will improve their chances.

 

On paper this looks like an uphill climb.  But anything can happen.



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Posted 18 September 2013 - 02:15 AM

Richlands will have their hands full this week and for the next two weeks with Virginia High, who is much improved, and with Bluefield.  When was the last time Richlands lost 2 or even 3 regular season games?



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Posted 18 September 2013 - 02:18 AM

2007 or 2008 I think.p

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Posted 18 September 2013 - 03:18 PM

Cavs 24 EF-1 Tornado 14

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Posted 18 September 2013 - 03:36 PM

I love my blues,  but with Colton out and River still getting his legs under him as a starting varsity QB,  and with some issues at receiver, and the O line still coming together,  I think this might be a long night for the blues.  They are playing a lot of young players,  but they do they have the potential to be a very good team,  but I am afraid they have just too much going against them this week,  with them playing a good team that has a lot of good talent along with good coaching and at their place. 

  I hope I am way off on this though and the blues give them a good hard fought game !


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