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State Champions, Wrestling Legend Honored By Roanoke Valley Sports Club

Local high school state champions were honored Monday night at the monthly meeting of the Roanoke Valley Sports Club held at the Salem Civic Center. New ground was broken as the 2021-22 Cave Spring Class 3 State Championship Competition Cheer Team (pictured above) became the first competition cheer squad honored in club history since the sport was officially sanctioned by the VHSL. It was the fourth competition cheer state championship won by Cave Spring, following titles in 2014, 2015 and 2018.
Also honored Monday night were the 2021 Glenvar Class 2 State Championship volleyball team, the 2021 North Cross VISAA Division II State Championship boys soccer team, 2021 Glenvar Class 2 cross country girls individual state championship runner Carly Wilkes, 2021 Glenvar Class 2 cross country boys individual state championship runner Daniel Zearfoss and 2021 Lord Botetourt Class 3 individual state championship golfer Ashton Harper.
Also honored Monday night with the club’s prestigious “Legends of the Game Award” was longtime wrestling coach, wrestling teacher and wrestling ambassador, Otis Dowdy. The event was emceed by WDBJ7 sports anchor Travis Wells and sports club President Dave Ross.
The Roanoke Valley Sports Club meets monthly at the Salem Civic Center and has a long tradition of guest speakers from a wide range of sports in the high school, college and professional ranks. Memberships and information on monthly meetings are available on the club’s website: www.roanokevalleysportsclub.com.
The Roanoke Valley Sports Club is open to anyone who loves sports, loves to talk sports, and loves to hear and meet popular sports personalities. Memberships are only $40 per year and include all family members in the household. The Roanoke Valley Sports Club’s Board of Directors work hard to bring quality programs to club members each month. Each meeting includes a social, full dinner, the guest speaker program and a raffle or 50/50 drawing.
Bill Turner

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