Lynchburg - Heritage basketball coach Dan Stephens is stepping down after 16 seasons guiding the Pioneers. The 30-year coaching veteran led Heritage to the Conference 30 championship and region semifinals this year.
Ringgold - Dan River takes its unbeaten record into Saturday's state semifinal game against Brunswick. Head Coach Kenny Murphy says his players are very pleased to make it to the Final Four, but they know their work isn't done.
Altavista - In the 13 years since Altavista moved to Single A, the boys basketball team has been to the state semifinals EIGHT times. A potential state championship game against Radford looms...but first things first - Friday night in the semifinals.
Bruton defeated Brunswick 83-65 Wednesday night in high school regional championship action. With the win, Bruton will now host 2A West region runner-up Martinsville Saturday in state semifinal action at ODU, while 2A West champion Dan River will host Brunswick Saturday at 6:15 at the Salem Civic Center in the other state semifinal.