BVNW junior running back Edward Thomas (28) runs to the outside to score a touchdown during the second half against Gardner Edgerton High School last season on Oct. 5 at the DAC.
Fall sports preview
Fall sports start this week. Check out a quick preview for each fall sport here.
After a strong third place finish at state last year, the girls tennis team has a big task ahead of them for the current season. With a 2018 graduating class of 16 seniors, the team lost a large group of athletes. This year they have a team of 38 girls, 17 of them new. However, senior captain Hannah Thurlby said she is excited to see how the team grows this year.
“I’m really excited to see where we go t...
With a sense of accomplishment from Riley Beach winning first at state last year, the cross country team is planning to exceed expectations and revisit the state meet this season. Katie Henry, a senior leader and varsity runner, believes that after practicing for many weeks over the summer, the team is trained and ready to take on the new season.
“I feel like our team bond is stronger than last year, because...
After a season that ended with the team missing the state tournament by one point, the team looks to make it to state this year. With the team only having two seniors, head coach Ken Thomas feels it will be important to develop the youth on the team.
“This is my fifth year involved in the program, and this is the youngest team we have had,” Thomas said. “It’s a situation where we need to co...
With being knocked out of the regional playoffs last season, the boys soccer team is looking to find a way back to state. Interim head coach Brian Pollack said he has assembled a group of players that he believes are really talented and said their dedication and work ethic alone will make them a contender in every game, although there will be some challenges.
“I think the biggest challenge is finding ...
As the football season approaches, the varsity football team plans to build off head coach Clint Rider’s first year at the helm and their 2-7 record in order to reach their set goals for the season ahead.
Over the off-season, Rider set up some off-the-field opportunities, such as weights and conditioning, to help prepare the team for the upcoming season. Rider said this year’s group has set a...
After an unconventional performance last season which ended in the volleyball team missing out at state, head coach Molly Haggerty is looking forward to improving the team’s record in the upcoming season.
With many of the current team members eager to take their game to new heights, senior Katelyn Elstun believes the team will have a good motivation to do well. As for taking on the role of a team...