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High School

  • Cougars too much for Cavs

    HILLSVILLE ––  ‘Bigger, Faster, Stronger’ is a slogan that’s been pasted on the walls of high school weight rooms all across the country for years. If it’s not in Carroll County’s workout room as a visual form of motivation, it’s certainly been preached there.

    Friday night, bigger, faster and stronger rode a bus down Route 100 from the other side of Draper Mountain.

  • Cave Spring blanks Carroll

    ROANOKE ––The middle two quarters at Dwight Bogle Stadium haven’t been kind to Carroll County.

    For the second week in a row, the opposition did all its scoring in the second and third periods, this time as Cave Spring tallied all 34 of its points in that span during a 34-0 River Ridge District win over the Cavaliers.

  • Fort Chiswell slips past Galax

    MAX MEADOWS –– Volleyball matches commonly have momentum swings, many of them in most cases, often swinging numerous times in even a single set. When momentum swung Thursday between Galax and Fort Chiswell, it tended to swing hard and it tended stick around for a while.

  • Bears surprise Blue Devils

    BASTIAN ––  The Grayson County Blue Devils mounted a gallant comeback effort in the second half last Friday night but fell short in a 26-18 Mountain Empire District loss to Bland County.

  • Sage qualifies for 1A state tournament

    ABINGDON – One stroke in golf can determine who wins first or second place.

    That was the case Monday when the George Wythe Maroons finished with a team score of 357 to edge Thomas Walker by one stroke, 358.

    Patrick Henry and Eastside tied for third with a 369, the Galax Maroon Tide was fifth with a 371, Twin Valley sixth, 374, Auburn seventh, 379 and Radford eighth, 403.

  • Blue Devil netters pick up first win

    INDEPENDENCE –– Grayson County claimed its first volleyball win of the season but was upended in its Mountain Empire District opener last week.

    Tuesday, the Blue Devils avenged an earlier defeat with a 3-0 win at Tazewell, defeating the Bulldogs 25-15, 25-21, 25-9 in a nondistrict Conference 39 match. Candice Todd had 15 kills and Kaely Weatherman put up 29 assists for Grayson County.

  • Carroll posts top XC finishes

    ABINGDON –– Carroll County had two of the top three finishers in the boys’ race and placed third among 17 schools in the team standings at the Becky Selfe Invitational cross country meet, hosted by Patrick Henry-Glade Spring Sept. 12 at the Abingdon 4-H center.

  • Cavaliers rally past Galax

    For the better part of the first two sets Monday, Galax had Carroll County right where it needed, and itself was right where it wanted. But the Cavaliers had a couple of aces in the hole.

    Carroll’s Aubree Marshall served up back-to-back winners to close out the second set, preventing the Cavaliers from falling behind 2-0, and Carroll rallied from a one-set deficit to defeat the Maroon Tide 23-25, 25-21, 25-15, 25-15 in a nondistrict volleyball match at CCHS.

  • THE FRIDAY PRIMER – WEEK 5

    It’s coming home time in Hillsville and Independence and staying home time in Galax as the high school football season reaches Week 5.

    Galax will have a free Friday and an extra few days both prepare for Giles and to digest last week’s 28-27 loss to George Wythe.

    Both Carroll County and Grayson County celebrate their homecoming tonight but neither has exactly scheduled a patsy for its big night.

     

    Blacksburg (1-2)

    at Carroll County (1-2)

  • Tide wins at Olde Mill, Devils take pair of seconds

    The Grayson County Blue Devil golf team finished second in a pair of matches last week and Galax picked up the win in a three-team match.

    In a regional match played at Holston Hills Community Golf Course in Marion last Thursday, George Wythe won first place with a team score of 164, edging Grayson County’s 171.

    Other teams included Patrick Henry (177), Northwood (190), Rural Retreat (191) and Marion (194).