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Today's News

  • Reedy’s win lifts Team Elk Creek to SBRA title

    WAYNESBORO -- Defending Southern Bracket Racing Association national champion Team Elk Creek Dragway stormed back to win the 2009 points championship, taking the title over Colonial Beach Dragway in a tiebreaker. For the finals last Sunday under sunny skies, the race began to turn into a battle between Colonial Beach and Elk Creek, with Colonial beach blowing out in the late rounds.

  • Cavaliers move to 10-0 in SWD after win over Graham

     HILLSVILLE -- Carroll County ran its record to 10-0 in the Southwest District, rolling past Graham 25-14, 25-11, 25-21 Tuesday.

  • Galax marches closer to MED title

    Galax drew to within one match of a perfect run through its Mountain Empire District volleyball schedule, bouncing back from a first-set loss to knock off Narrows 22-25, 25-15, 25-8, 25-19 last Thursday in Galax. “We would love to finish the season 8-0 in the district,” said Maroon Tide coach Rose Houk after her team improved to 14-4 overall, 7-0 in the district.

  • Devils seeking new streak

    INDEPENDENCE -- Having ended one streak, Grayson County would like nothing better than to start a new one, this time one of a different sort. Coming off a bye week that followed the end of a 17-game slide, the Blue Devils will look for their second straight win this week when they return to action with a Mountain Empire District game Friday at Bland County.

  • Grundy not one to be overlooked

    HILLSVILLE -- Grundy is capable of beating Carroll County.

  • Tide’s bid to repeat in Group A golf falls short

    MIDLOTHIAN -- Galax put forth great effort in trying to defend its 2008 Group A golf championship but fell just short at Independence Golf Club on Tuesday. The Maroon Tide shot a second-round 313 to put the pressure on Giles, but the Spartans held on for their first team championship since 2002 with a score of 622, followed by Galax (636) in second and Chatham (643) in third. Radford H

  • Key stretch for Galax

     Now and then, a school will purposely schedule a key game for homecoming week in hopes of having a little added motivation. Normally, though, homecoming games are scheduled against the downtrodden, the 0-fers, the patsies. Other than an expected win, the opponent often has little to offer as far as the big picture is concerned.

  • It’s now or never for Maroon Tide

    Welcome to the 2009 playoffs, Galax. Your first-round opponent is Covington. Galax entered the season with every expectation of cruising into the playoffs and giving frontrunners EastMont, Holston and Bath County a run for their money in the Region C Division 1 title chase. The Maroon Tide just didn’t expect the playoffs to begin in October.

  • Fort Chiswell rolls past Tide

    Galax remained winless in the Mountain Empire District after another tough loss at home Friday night, falling to Fort Chiswell 31-8. The game began promising for Galax (1-6 overall, 0-2 MED), after the Maroon Tide put up eight quick points on its opening drive. Galax’s offense netted a loss of 1 yard on its first two plays before quarterback Terrance Mazon found Deion George on a

  • Cavs squeak past Marion 14-13

    MARION -- Upon delivering the Marion homecoming court to the Carroll County side of Hurricane Stadium, a stretch limousine stood mired in the muck in front of the Cavalier bench until a small gang of Carroll students climbed in the back for ballast and another one crawled in behind the wheel.