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Gate City High School

Gate City High School

178 Harry Fry Dr, Gate City (VA), 24251, United States

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Description Gate City High School is a public high school in Gate City, Virginia. The school was built in 1956. The school employs 185 teachers and the student to teacher ratio is 21:1.Extracurricular activitiesGate City offers a variety of sports programs. The school colors are Blue and White and the mascot is the Blue Devil, which comes from a sheriff who left town claiming that it was filled with nothing but "Yankee Devils." Gate City also competes in Soccer, Track and Field, Cross Country, Forensics, Speech and Drama, and Academic competitions.BasketballThe girls' basketball team won a state championship in 2006 and were also state runner-up in 2005, 2012, and 2014. The boys' team was also state runner-up for the 1998-1999, 2006-2007, 2007–2008, and 2012-13 seasons. The boys' team also won the Marshall Johnson Sportsmanship Award for the 2004-2005 season.FootballGate City won state championships in football in 1970, 1974, 1997, 2003, and 2010. Gate City was also state runners-up in 1978, 1994, and 2007. Gate City is second only to Hampton High School for the most appearances in the VHSL State Playoffs. Gate City has appeared in the playoffs 30 times while Hampton High School has appeared 35 times. Gate City currently has three VHSL Hall of Fame inductees: Coach Harry Fry in 1991, Coach Nick Colobro in 2005, and football player Jeff Baker in 1995.2010 Football Schedule: Notifies District Game Gate City was the 2010 Clinch Mountain District Champions, winning the district for the third straight year. The district championship automatically qualified the Blue Devils for the 2010 VHSL Playoffs. Gate City won the Region D championship easily by defeating Coeburn High School 56-0 and Honaker High School 53-6. They defeated Radford High School 27-17 to advance to their seventh state championship appearance. They faced the Gretna High School Hawks, who, in 2007, defeated Gate City in the state championship 52-0. Gate City defeated Gretna 27-17 to win their fifth state championship
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