The Bluefield Beavers and the Graham G-Men will square off on August 24th in the 86th “Battle of the Bluefields”. This game is packed full of history and is the biggest and most anticipated game of the season for the two schools. The game is played at Mitchell Stadium and it is expected to be sold out with upwards of 10,000 fans showing up. Although Mitchell Stadium is in West Virginia by a mere 500 feet, it is the home stadium for the two Bluefield teams throughout the season.
Spencer is honored to represent his high school and community in receiving this award. He is grateful to be apart of such a wonderful achievement. Spencer Sheets is a three-year letterman in football, a two-year letterman in basketball, and a one-year letterman in baseball. He is currently a captain for the Graham High School football team, and was selected for Player of the Week in the 2011 football season. Spencer was a member of the Junior National Honor Society for three years, a four-year member of the National Honors Society, and a four-year member of the Beta Club. Spencer was awarded the 2010-2011 Citizenship Award from Graham High School. He is an honor role student, leader, and role model for the youth in our community. His future plans are to pursue a degree in sports medicine. He has enjoyed his time at Graham High School, is a proud member of his community, and appreciates the support and love he’s received during his journey from the coaches, teachers, community members, and his family. Spencer hopes to one day return the support, and give back to the community that has been there for him through the years.
Justin is a kicker and punter on the football team and carries a 4.11 GPA. He is a 4 year varsity letter winner in football and a 2 year letter winner in baseball. He plans to attend Davidson University and major in civil engineering
Michael was the quarterback of the 1989 State Championship football team and student council president. After graduating from Graham he went on to play football for Virginia Tech and graduated. He then returned to Bluefield where he now works as a certifie financial planner for Raymond James. He is actively involved with the community in the Rotary Club, Sales Executive Club, Graham High School Education Foundation, and the Carlock Pruett Foundation where he has helped raise funds to build a new field house and gymnasium.
Donnie played 4 years in his rivalry as a running back/defensive back and played on the 1975 State Championship Team. He attended Penn State University and late transferred to Wake Forest. His sister Ann Farmer accepted his award