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High School

  • Carroll County silences Falcons for big SWD win

    ABINGDON –– Freshman pitcher Gracie Davidson kept a potent Abingdon lineup under control for seven innings Friday and Carroll County claimed a key 2-1 Southwest District softball win over the Falcons.

    Davidson scattered six hits, struck out two, issued one walk and let her defense do its thing behind her, and the Cavaliers responded by handling all 18 chances flawlessly, coming within an out of shutting out the Falcons.

    Davidson also had an RBI single for Carroll County.

     

    BOYS’ SOCCER

  • Grayson uses huge start to win 26-1

     BASTIAN –– Grayson County opened the game with 11 runs in the top of the first inning Thursday and cruised to a 26-1 Mountain Empire District baseball win over Bland County.

  • Tide, Devils post high finishes

    Galax and Grayson County earned five scoring finishes each at the Buffalo Invitational track meet Friday at Floyd County High School.

    Grayson’s Tyler Pauley and the Maroon Tide’s Darian Brown placed in two events each. Pauley took home a pair of third-place finishes, in the 400 (53.60 seconds) and the 1600 (4:53.92) while Brown was third in the high jump (5-8) and sixth in the 110-meter hurdles (18.06).

  • Davidson pitches Cavs to win; Devils rally with big 7th

    HILLSVILLE –– Carroll County notched a big Southwest District softball win on Tuesday as Gracie Davidson shut out Richlands on four hits in the Cavaliers’ 3-0 victory.

    Davidson walked one and struck out five on the day as Carroll County improved to 9-5 overall, 2-2 in SWD play. The young righthander had to work out of a pair of jams as Richlands had two runners on base in both the third and sixth innings, but only one Blue Tornado runner advanced past second base all day.

  • Callahan, Devils shut down Chilhowie 9-1

    INDEPENDENCE –– Grayson County pitcher Chelsea Callahan wasn’t perfect all day. Just most of it.

    A sophomore, Callahan allowed just two baserunners, issued zero walks and got flawless defense behind her as the Blue Devils took a 9-1 softball win Tuesday in a nondistrict game at the Grayson County Recreation Park.

  • Cavaliers hold on for 2-1 win

    HILLSVILLE –– Carroll County hasn’t had the best of luck this year when it comes to scoring runs. But Wednesday, the Cavaliers were really good at dodging bullets.

    Carroll County diffused a pair of late-inning predicaments and made the most of another lean day at the plate, holding off Grayson County 2-1 in a nondistrict game at Bill Worrell Field.

  • Maroon Tide chills Graham in DH

    Bluefield Daily Telegraph


    BLUEFIELD — It felt more like March than May, but it didn’t seem to bother the Maroon Tide.

    Caleb Spurlin had four hits, drove in five runs and scored three more, and Logan Beamer threw a no-hitter in the second game, and Nick Davis scattered five hits in the opener, leading Galax to a Mountain Empire District sweep over Graham 4-2 and 6-0 on a cold and windy Friday evening at Graham Middle School.

  • Graham hands Tide girls MED loss

    Galax’s top doubles tandem remained undefeated on the year but Graham easily took the team win, knocking off the Maroon Tide 8-1 in a Mountain Empire District girls’ tennis match Thursday at Felts Park.

    The two teams started the afternoon in doubles, and the Maroon Tide duo of Hanks and Davis bounced back from a close 7-5 loss in the first set to score a 5-7, 6-2, 6-4 win over the G-Girls’ Caitlin Williams and Rebecca Day.

  • Maroon Tide girls bounce back, top Wave

    Galax rebounded from a 15-run loss the day before and won for the second time in the week, getting off to a hot start and defeating Narrows 10-0 in six innings in a Mountain Empire District game Friday at Mountain View Park.

    Leading 3-0 after two innings, the Maroon Tide (3-9 overall, 2-2 MED) added four runs in the third to lead 7-0. Taylor Cummings doubled to drive in a pair of runs and later scored on an error, and Brittany Byrd’s base hit capped the rally by knocking in Nikki Boyles.

  • Blue Devils deep-six Maroon Tide

    INDEPENDENCE –– For Grayson County Thursday it was six of one, a half-dozen of the other. 

    The Blue Devils put six runs on the board in the first inning and a half-dozen more in the second, and coasted to a 16-1 five-inning win over Galax in a Mountain Empire District game Thursday.

    Grayson County retained firm control of the top spot in the MED by moving to 3-0 in the league, 8-2 overall. Galax dipped to 2-9 overall, 1-2 MED.