Clintwood High School
|Clintwood High School|
|141 Greenwave Circle
Clintwood, Virginia, 24228
|School type||Public, high school|
|School district||Dickenson County Schools|
|Superintendent||Ms. Haydee Robinson|
|Principal||Mr. Rodney Compton|
|Assistant principals||Mrs. Karen Martin|
|Color(s)||Green, White, and Gold|
|Athletics conference||A Cumberland District
|Rival||Haysi High School|
|Newspaper||The Rolling Wave Newsletter|
|Website||CHS Official Website|
Clintwood High School (CHS) is one of two high schools in Dickenson County, Virginia. It is located in Clintwood, the county seat of Dickenson County. It will combine with Haysi High School in the 2015-2016 school year to form Ridgeview High School.
Clintwood has won four state championships in football, 3 under legendary former Head Coach Ralph Cummins (1974, 1975, 1978) and 1 under current Head Coach Rick Mullins (2011). Clintwood plays at Ralph Cummins Stadium, which is one of the premier facilities in Southwest Virginia and is commonly referred to as "Ralph's House". Coach Cummins was the Head Coach of the Clintwood Football team for 35 years; his teams won 271 games, going undefeated in the regular season 10 times. Coach Cummins is a member of the VHSL Hall of Fame.
The Clintwood boy's team won two state championships in 1950 and 1951. The Clintwood girl's team has also won two state championships in 1985 and 1989.
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