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Community Sports

  • CCSO plans annual Basketball Classic
    HILLSVILLE –– Few basketball teams devote eight months out of the year to practice, but the athletes of Carroll County Special Olympics do so every year on Sunday afternoons at the Woodlawn School gym.
  • Galax loses longtime fan Tommy Adams
    Longtime Galax High School and Twin County sports fan Tommy Adams passed away Wednesday at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C. He was 54.
  • REMEMBER WHEN: January 25-31
    2010 Kayla Goins recorded a triple-double for the second time in three days, leading Carroll County over Abingdon 56-46 with 23 points, 11 rebounds and 10 steals. Goins had a triple-double two days earlier and was a single rebound short of one the day before, which would have given her three triple-doubles for the week. Eric Harvey pumped in 29 points while Tyler Rutherford and Jake Blizzard scored 14 apiece as Grayson County rolled over Narrows 81-57.   2005
  • Three names to be added to CCHS hall of fame as Class of 2015
    Carroll County High School will induct a state champion, a rushing record-holder and a superfan in its second class of the CCHS Sports Hall of Fame tonight between the boys’ and girls’ varsity basketball games against Christiansburg. The induction ceremony is expected to begin around 7 p.m., depending on the length of the girls’ game, which begins at 5:30.
  • REMEMBER WHEN: January 4-10
     2010 Grayson County was 10-of-17 from 3-point range and defeated Carroll County 89-66. Tyler Rutherford hit five treys and scored 24 for the Blue Devils.   2005 Baylie Snyder scored 33 points for Galax, including 19 in the fourth quarter, but Bland slipped by with a 77-75 overtime win. Marra Smith (19 points) and Amber Walker (18) also had a big game for the Maroon Tide.
  • REMEMBER WHEN: December 14-20
     2009 Grayson County scored 53 second-half points and ran away from Floyd County 77-69. Eric Harvey scored 26 points for Grayson, which got 16 from Tyler Rutherford, 14 from Bubba Bowen and 12 from Steven Eller. Kayla Goins scored 25 points and topped 1,000 for her career as Carroll County got past Pulaski County 57-52. The Cavaliers rallied from seven points down in the third period for the win.   2004
  • REMEMBER WHEN: November 9-15
     2009 Carroll County earned its 16th straight region tournament appearance by sweeping the Southwest District volleyball tournament with 3-0 wins over Richlands and Tazewell. Galax broke open a tight game with 21 second-half points and ended its season with a 35-6 win over Narrows. Jordan Vaughan rushed for 197 yards and a pair of scores for the Maroon Tide.   2004
  • REMEMBER WHEN: November 2-8
     2009 Galax picked up its first MED win, knocking off Bland County 20-6. Terrance Mazon was 14-of-20 for 210 yards and Jordan Vaughan scored two TDs and rushed for 185 yards for Galax. Grayson County outgained Narrows 347-65 in a 35-7 win over the Green Wave. Seven Blue Devils combined for 194 rushing yards and Ethan Hash threw for another 153 yards.   2004
  • REMEMBER WHEN: October 26-November 1
    2009 Carroll County scored five touchdowns in its first 23 plays, hammering Grundy 42-14. Five different Cavaliers had at least one TD each, including Ulisis Moreno, who scored twice and was 6-of-6 on PATs. Covington rallied from 10 points down in the fourth quarter, driving 77 yards in the final four minutes for a 30-26 win over Galax.  Grayson County attempted its first PAT kick in more than two years, and Mario Ruiz’s boot was true as the Blue Devils nipped Bland County 7-6.
  • Remember When: October 19-25
     2009 Carroll County survived a last-second field goal attempt to edge Marion 14-13. Carroll got a defensive score but was held to 6 rushing yards and two first downs in the first half, finally taking the lead on Blake Bowman’s 21-yard pass to Jonathan Snow. Marion completed eight passes to move from its own 6 to the Carroll 27 in the final two minutes before missing a 45-yard field goal attempt.