Bailey signs football scholarship



Will Bailey, a recent graduate of DAR High School, signed a football scholarship with Bluefield College in Bluefield, Va. Bailey is the son of Bill Bailey of Susan Moore and Chellee Bailey of Grant. Also pictured are brother Luke and grandparents Mary Edmonds of Grant and Marlain and Danny Bailey of Susan Moore.

During his high school career, Bailey threw for more than 7,000 yards while rushing for 2,500. “Bluefield is a beautiful town that straddles the West Virginia/Virginia border,” Bill said. “It’s surrounded by mountains. Will saw it and just loved it.” Bailey connected on 146 out of 207 passes in 2018 for 2,565 yards and 29 touchdowns. He rushed for 889 yards on 99 carries and had 13 touchdowns.