Pulaski County girls secure spot in Class 4 state tournament, ready for Region 4D championship
The Region 4D Championship will be played on Friday in Lynchburg, where the 22-3 Pulaski County Cougars will face off at 22-3 E.C. Glass. The Cougars have become usual suspects at this level. They were state runner-ups a year ago, but on Tuesday, they downed Louisa County, the team that beat them for the ring. They are ready to make another run at the title.
Patrick Henry prevails in back-and-forth battle against Pulaski County
Copyright 2021 by WSLS 10 - All rights reserved. PULASKI COUNTY, Va. – Patrick Henry put the kibosh on Pulaski County’s perfect season, beating the Cougars 24-23. Patrick Henry prevails in back-and-forth battle against Pulaski County Patriots won 24-23If you need help with the Public File, call 540-512-1558.
Pulaski County defense holds strong against Blacksburg
Copyright 2021 by WSLS 10 - All rights reserved. PULASKI COUNTY, Va. – Pulaski County showed off its strong offense and defense Friday night, beating Blacksburg, 56-0. Pulaski County defense holds strong against Blacksburg Cougars beat the Bruins, 56-0If you need help with the Public File, call 540-512-1558.
Pulaski County opens season with shutout win over Cave Spring
Copyright 2021 by WSLS 10 - All rights reserved. ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. – On Monday night, the Pulaski County Cougars beat the Cave Spring Knights, 42-0. Pulaski County opens season with shutout win over Cave Spring Cougars won 42-0If you need help with the Public File, call 540-512-1558.
Parry McCluer wins first ever hoops title; Pulaski County, PH girls finish as runner-ups
Spencer Hamilton scored 17 points, 8 rebounds and 5 blocks in the 56-39 win, as Parry McCluer won its first VHSL State Championship in program history. Ad“Two out of three years we’ve been to state title game, we get a little closer every year,” said Pulaski County head coach Scott Ratcliff. This season they reached a VHSL State Championship game for the first time in program history. The difference was, we made a few turnovers we didn’t want to and we had some shots that didn’t go in,” said Patrick Henry head coach Mike Hedrick. With the win Princess Anne has now won 8 consecutive VHSL State Championships, 12 overall as a program.
WATCH: State semifinals in the area, Pulaski County and Patrick Henry girls advance
ROANOKE, Va. – It was a busy night in Southwest Virginia with nearly a dozen area teams competing in the VHSL basketball state semifinals. Starting with Class 5 girls action, Patrick Henry dispatched visiting Potomac Falls 61-37 to advance to the program’s first state final. “Very blessed to have the players I have, very lucky to have Savannah Derey here for every game I’ve ever coached,” Hedrick explained. AdIn Pulaski County, the girls basketball Region D champions hosted Loudon Valley, who won the Region C title. In girls Class 2 action, Glenvar had a tall task in trying to topple defending Class 2 Champion Gate City.
Region Championship Sunday: area schools vie for State Tournament berths
Burton on Wednesday for the Class 1 State Semifinals. The Maroons travel to Honaker for its State Semifinal matchup on Wednesday. Up next is an away match up at Union for the State semifinal action. The Bulldogs will play at Abingdon to start State Tournament play. The Comets reach the State Tournament in back-to-back seasons, first final four appearance in over 4 decades.
WATCH: Comets and Cougars go to 5 OTs, Radford boys and girls advance to Region Finals
ROANOKE, Va. – Pulaski County came out strong against Halifax County in the Region 4D Semifinal, building a 10 point first half lead. But Halifax County stayed disciplined, remained poised and closed the game strong to force overtime. In Radford both the boys and girls programs advanced to Region 2C Finals. The girls defeated Fort Chiswell 64-32, behind four three pointer from Haley Whitt. AdOther Wednesday night scores included:BOYS:Blacksburg 50, Amherst County 30Halifax County 75, Pulaski County 69, 5OTLiberty Christian 67, Fluvanna 53Floyd County 73, Fort Chiswell 39Radford 66, Glenvar 45Narrows 59, George Wythe-Wytheville 57Parry McCluer 44, Auburn 33GIRLS:Pulaski County 64, Salem 33Glenvar 52, Giles 42Radford 64, Fort Chiswell 32
Spartans staying ready despite uncertain fall
Salem, Va. like many other teams across the state...its been a long 3 months for the salem spartans. despite winning the past 10 matchups...theres a new wrinkle in an old rivalry with pulaski county...with mark dixon now at the helm in dublin. Coach Dixon is a heck of a football coach, I know that. Longtime Salem football fans and Pulaski fans can remember. They remember 1984-85, Salem went 9-1 and didnt make the playoffs and the only loss was to Pulaski and vice versa.
Dublin Police Department remembers late chief
DUBLIN, Va. - The Dublin Police Department is remembering late chief Jay Vest, who died on Tuesday, according to a Facebook post shared by the department. Vest was a big fan of the Pulaski County Cougars football team and NASCAR fanatic. He is remembered by his sons & daughter-in-law, Greg Vest and Scott and Chrissi Vest; his daughters and sons-in-law, Anna and Greg Tickle, and Lora and Billy Richardson and his grandchildren. A memorial service will be held Thursdayat 7 p.m. at A. Vest & Sons Funeral Home Chapel, White Gate. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations be made in Jay Vest's honor to PCHS Football, ATTN: Jamie Graham, 5414 Cougar Trail Rd., Dublin VA 24084.