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@  UVAObserver : (26 February 2017 - 01:08 AM) Galax is getting to be U-level these days...
@  redtiger : (24 February 2017 - 08:36 PM) WOW!!! thats big time
@  GMan : (24 February 2017 - 05:49 PM) WOW! That's some serious $hit! That's Leavenworth activity...
@  SXSW : (24 February 2017 - 04:27 PM) Sounds like they make it rain in Galax. Hundees by the dozen and fidies to light our fires...
@  sixcat : (24 February 2017 - 02:59 PM) More issues at Galax. 1st team MED & 1A-West football star arrested by the feds for operating a counterfeiting ring.
@  UVAObserver : (24 February 2017 - 01:55 AM) London has a tendency to sulk and whine when things don't go well for him. As the one senior on this team, that is an awful sign, and the juniors are following that lead.
@  Bearcat Bob : (22 February 2017 - 05:36 PM) Perrantes was playing lacksidasical before that shot. He failed to box out his man v. Villanova who got the game winning tap in. He had turnovers at the absolute worst time in several of their other losses. I know he is a good player but not this season.
@  Ryan4VT : (22 February 2017 - 02:47 PM) @GMan I was talking to a couple of writers (Wood, Barber) who cover both VT and UVA and they think that ball hanging on the flange has messed with London mentally. He hasn't been the same since that happened. And they know both teams very well.
@  Ryan4VT : (21 February 2017 - 07:51 PM) Not familiar with their program, but a member of this board who is a wrestling person mentioned their coach as a possible replacement.
@  Ryan4VT : (21 February 2017 - 07:51 PM) I think Robie is the best option. Especially if he can keep Zadick and St. John at VT. If now Robie, maybe the coach at South Dakota St.
@  GMan : (21 February 2017 - 06:00 PM) Virginia Tech broke UVA's basketball team...dropped 4 in a row now and can't even score 50 points in an OT game...sounds like their football team...
@  99Bama : (21 February 2017 - 01:37 PM) Hate to see Dresser leave. I think Robie will fill in pretty good though.
@  Ryan4VT : (20 February 2017 - 09:42 PM) He told us last night he would buy a ticket to the ACCs and NCAAs. Glad he'll at least be there.
@  Hokiebird7 : (20 February 2017 - 09:32 PM) He shouldnt coach them....i heard at first he would and was like WTH
@  Ryan4VT : (20 February 2017 - 09:13 PM) Dresser announces he's left VT for Iowa St. He won't coach the team at the ACCs or NCAAs, but will be in attendance at both.
@  BigWinners : (19 February 2017 - 03:10 AM) Holy shit, this D-leaguer stealing the show in the dunk contest.
@  BigWinners : (17 February 2017 - 12:53 AM) Damn now GW has their own Ryan Leaf situation. A coach screwing minors and doing drugs
@  BHS03 : (17 February 2017 - 12:33 AM) http://www.wdbj7.com...-414018433.html
@  BHS03 : (17 February 2017 - 12:30 AM) George Wythe assistant football coach arrested for having inappropriate relationship with student and possessing illegal drugs
@  GMan : (15 February 2017 - 06:29 PM) Someone was telling me about these new non-alcoholic wines on the market. I looked at them and asked "why not just drink grape juice?", got the thousand yard stare...

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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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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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