http://www.galaxgazette.com/sports/rss.xml en Back to business for Cavaliers http://www.galaxgazette.com/content/back-business-cavaliers <img src="http://www.galaxgazette.com/sites/www.galaxgazette.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/7034.jpg" alt="Carroll County coach Cindy Edwards is congratulated by her players before Monday’s match with Galax for surpassing the 300-win mark for her career over the weekend." title="Carroll County coach Cindy Edwards is congratulated by her players before Monday’s match with Galax for surpassing the 300-win mark for her career over the weekend." align="left" hspace="6" width="106" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">HILLSVILLE &ndash;&ndash; With six of Carroll County&rsquo;s first seven volleyball matches on the road, there was virtually no chance, barring a catastrophic start to the season, that Cavalier coach Cindy Edwards would reach career win No. 300 on her home court.</span></p> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">That didn&rsquo;t mean that the milestone would go unrecognized once the team returned to familiar environs.</span></p> Blue Ridge ladies hold member-guest http://www.galaxgazette.com/content/blue-ridge-ladies-hold-member-guest <img src="http://www.galaxgazette.com/sites/www.galaxgazette.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/golf1_0.jpg" alt="First flight Front (from left), Judy Chambers, Margie Peel, (back) Jackie Butler, Becky Guynn, Myra Kirby, Ann Mercer, Trish Golding, Diana Nunley, Margaret Cheek, Wanda Blackwell." title="First flight Front (from left), Judy Chambers, Margie Peel, (back) Jackie Butler, Becky Guynn, Myra Kirby, Ann Mercer, Trish Golding, Diana Nunley, Margaret Cheek, Wanda Blackwell." align="left" hspace="6" width="116" height="85" /><p> <span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Blue Ridge Country Club hosted its Member-Member, Member-Guest tournament last Tuesday with a six-six-six format that included six holes of best ball, six holes of alternating shot and six holes of captain&rsquo;s choice.</span></p> REMEMBER WHEN: September 14-20 http://www.galaxgazette.com/content/remember-when-september-14-20 <p> &nbsp;<strong style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">2009</strong></p> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Carroll County avenged its only loss of the season by taking down Floyd County 3-1 in volleyball. Jessi Goad served for 27 points for the Cavaliers. Maleah Neely had 14 assists, including six aces.</span></p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> Carroll County trailed Christiansburg 10-7 in the fourth quarter before the Blue Demons pulled away for a 23-7 win.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> <strong>2004</strong></p> Galax escapes Mustangs http://www.galaxgazette.com/content/galax-escapes-mustangs <img src="http://www.galaxgazette.com/sites/www.galaxgazette.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/emdixon_0.jpg" alt="Galax runningback Joseph Dixon is upended by Eastern Montgomery’s Trey Kerr in the third quarter of the Maroon Tide’s 38-35 win over the Mustangs." title="Galax runningback Joseph Dixon is upended by Eastern Montgomery’s Trey Kerr in the third quarter of the Maroon Tide’s 38-35 win over the Mustangs." align="left" hspace="6" width="103" height="85" /><p> <span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">ELLISTON &ndash;&ndash;&nbsp;Galax&rsquo;s nondistrict win Friday at Eastern Montgomery seemed as if it would never end. Odd, considering the thing seemed to be over on about four separate occasions.</span></p> REMEMBER WHEN: September 7-13 http://www.galaxgazette.com/content/remember-when-september-7-13 <p> &nbsp;<strong style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">2009</strong></p> <p> Tyler Reavis hauled in a 51-yard touchdown pass from Blake Bowman as time expired and Mason King added the PAT as Carroll County pulled off a miraculous 28-27 win over Patrick County. The Cavaliers trailed 27-14 before scoring 14 points in the final 3:35.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> Galax held off Floyd County 15-10 in the fifth set and notched an impressive 3-2 win over the Buffaloes as Allison White put away 20 kills.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> <strong>2004</strong></p> WEEK 3 PRIMER http://www.galaxgazette.com/content/week-3-primer <img src="http://www.galaxgazette.com/sites/www.galaxgazette.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/galax.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="53" height="85" /><p> <span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Carroll County will begin its district slate by bidding farewell to one of the state&rsquo;s longest-tenured coaches, while Grayson County and Galax continue their nondistrict schedules as the high school football season hits Week 3 tonight.</span></p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> <strong>Blacksburg (0-1)</strong></p> <p> <strong>at Carroll County (1-1)</strong></p> Blaze wins in Lenoir http://www.galaxgazette.com/content/blaze-wins-lenoir <img src="http://www.galaxgazette.com/sites/www.galaxgazette.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/clark.jpg" alt="Front, from left: Kacie Shaffner, Rachel Clark, Sydney Bedsaul, Audrey Clark, (back) coach Larry Clark, Rebekah Clark, Nancy Clark, Hallie Bryant, Kylee Hill, Kelsey Cave, Hannah Swiger and assistant Diana Clark." title="Front, from left: Kacie Shaffner, Rachel Clark, Sydney Bedsaul, Audrey Clark, (back) coach Larry Clark, Rebekah Clark, Nancy Clark, Hallie Bryant, Kylee Hill, Kelsey Cave, Hannah Swiger and assistant Diana Clark." align="left" hspace="6" width="138" height="85" /><p> <span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Virginia Blaze travel team finished its summer season by winning the Battle Ball Showcase in Lenoir, N.C. on Aug. 30.</span></p> <p> The Blaze went 3-0 in the tournament by defeating the Lenoir Bobcats 40-10, the Lenoir Spartans 59-58 and then edging the Wilkes Diamonds 67-62 for the championship.</p> <p> Team members are Kacie Shaffner, Rachel Clark, Sydney Bedsaul, Audrey Clark, Rebekah Clark, Nancy Clark, Hallie Bryant, Kylee Hill, Kelsey Cave, Hannah Swiger, coach Larry Clark and assistant Diana Clark.</p> Blue Ridge ladies host tournaments http://www.galaxgazette.com/content/blue-ridge-ladies-host-tournaments <img src="http://www.galaxgazette.com/sites/www.galaxgazette.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/chambers_0.jpg" alt="Championship winners Judy Chambers (left) first place, Trish Golding second place." title="Championship winners Judy Chambers (left) first place, Trish Golding second place." align="left" hspace="6" width="119" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Ladies&rsquo; Golf Association of Blue Ridge Country Club held its Ladies Championship and Net Tournament on August 23-24 and its Ladies&rsquo; Invitational on Aug. 19.</span></p> <p> In the two-day, stroke play championship and net tournament, Judy Chambers shot an 81 in her opening round and came back with a 78 on the second day to win the championship with a two-day total of 159. Trish Golding placed second with an 88-86&ndash;174.</p>