Clintwood High School

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Clintwood High School
Address
141 Greenwave Circle
Clintwood, Virginia, 24228
USA

37°8′57.93″N 82°28′11.33″W / 37.1494250°N 82.4698139°W / 37.1494250; -82.4698139Coordinates: 37°8′57.93″N 82°28′11.33″W / 37.1494250°N 82.4698139°W / 37.1494250; -82.4698139

Information
School type Public, high school
Founded 1918
School district Dickenson County Schools
Superintendent Ms. Haydee Robinson
Principal Mr. Rodney Compton
Assistant principals Mrs. Karen Martin
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 320 (2012)
Language English
Color(s)              Green, White, and Gold
Athletics conference A Cumberland District
Region D
Mascot Greenwave
Rival Haysi High School
Newspaper The Rolling Wave Newsletter
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.

Athletics[edit]

Football[edit]

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).[1] 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.

Basketball[edit]

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.

Notable alumni[edit]

  • Kevin Triplett - Vice President of Public Affairs for Bristol Motor Speedway and former candidate for U.S. Congressman from Virginia's 9th Congressional District.

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