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George Wythe graduates honored for accomplishments

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - A recent graduate of George Wythe High School was recognized for his accomplishments during a service held at New Life Deliverance Tabernacle on Sunday morning. Pastor Robert Winfree invited Corey Stuckey onstage to recognize his achievements. “He received acceptance into Morehouse College, this prestigious school, where...
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Legendary George Wythe baseball coach Paul Susce guided countless on field, in classroom

Denny Williams sometimes thinks of his high school baseball coach as a big oak tree in the middle of a forest. Williams, a retired Henrico Police Captain, credits the late Paul Susce with being a stalwart, guiding force through the most trying points of his life. The trees throughout the forest are the countless players and students that Susce, a coach and teacher at George Wythe High in the 60s and 70s, impacted in a similar fashion.

PREP ROUNDUP: Abingdon's baseball team is 10-0 and clinched the Mountain 7 District regular-season title; Haley Whitlow (Rural Retreat), Maria Wilson (Virginia High), Haley Patel (George Wythe) also among Monday's stars

Abingdon High School’s baseball team is a Perfect 10. And Mountain 7 District champions. The Falcons improved to 10-0 on Monday in becoming the first diamond squad from far Southwest Virginia to reach double-digit victories in 2021. They also clinched the Mountain 7 District regular-season title. Ethan Ketron, Jake Thacker...

Mayor, councilmembers blast RPS board over George Wythe construction

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Mayor Levar Stoney and some Richmond City Council members are casting doubt that a new George Wythe High School will be ready by 2024. In a joint statement on Wednesday, the mayor, along with councilmembers Newbille, Robertson and Lynch, blasted the school board’s decision to ignore his compromise to share responsibility for new school construction.

RPS to hold vaccine clinic for students age 12+ at George Wythe

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Richmond Public Schools will be hosting a special vaccination event at George Wythe High School for students ages 12 and older. The vaccine clinic will be held on May 22 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. RPS nurses will be staffed to administer the vaccines. A...
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LOCAL BRIEFS: Grayson County football hires George Wythe assistant

Stephen James, who spent the spring 2021 season as an assistant coach at George Wythe, has been hired as the head football coach of the Grayson County Blue Devils. A Wytheville native, James was previously the head coach at Fort Chiswell and Pulaski County. He also had a stint leading the baseball program at Marion and was the defensive coordinator for the Scarlet Hurricanes.
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Parry McCluer, George Wythe capture Class 1 cross country titles

SALEM — Local teams had a tough day during Friday’s VHSL Class 1 cross country championships at Green Hill Park. The Region D champion Castlewood boys team finished in sixth and Thomas Walker eighth in the event won by Parry McCluer. The Blues, led by individual winner Trevor Tomlin, edged...

VHSL STATE GOLF: Abingdon, George Wythe chasing more titles

The Virginia High School League will crown state golf champions in April instead of October this season in this age of COVID-19, but the favorites to take those titles are the usual suspects. The George Wythe Maroons are aiming for their third straight VHSL Class 1 championship – and sixth...

PREP ROUNDUP: Graham, George Wythe claim region golf titles

Brayden Surface led four Graham golfers in the 80s to lead the G-Men to the Region 2D Championship on Tuesday at Fincastle Country Club in Bluefield, Virginia. Surface placed second with 80, joined by Ben Morgan (85), Abby Peterson (86) and Alex Ramsey (88) in capturing Region 2D title with a four-person score of 339.

George Wythe @ Galax

GALAX, Va. (WDBJ) - George Wythe fell to Galax 7 nothing in a tight defensive struggle just a few weeks ago but the Maroons got another shot at the Maroon Tide. 3rd and 8 on the 50 QB Cole Pickett hurdles a Wythe player and gained 20 yards down to the 20 yard line.

PREP FOOTBALL: Galax rolls over George Wythe, 41-21

GALAX, Va. – The success of Galax Maroon Tide football has long been based around disciplined offensive linemen and speedy running backs. Galax flashed another weapon in Friday’s Region 1C playoff opener. Six-foot-three senior quarterback Cole Pickett scored four touchdowns, generated over 100 total yards and intercepted two passes as...