Today's Sports

  • REMEMBER WHEN: February 1-7


    Carroll County remained unbeaten in Southwest District play and used a 14-1 run over the final four minutes to win 47-37 at Grundy. Kayla Goins poured in 25 points to go with 14 rebounds.

    Galax rallied from five points down by scoring the final 11 points of the game in a 71-65 win over Narrows. The win avenged a 24-point defeat to the Green Wave three weeks earlier. Justin Hash, Deion George and Devae Goins all scored between 18 and 20 points for Galax.


  • Grayson muscles past Graham

    INDEPENDENCE –– Facing a Graham team that had advanced to the first week of February without suffering a loss in Mountain Empire District play, Grayson County’s girls probably expected a battle. The Blue Devils’ 17-point win should surely make convalescing from all the bumps, bruises and general soreness a lot easier to handle.

  • Immobile, Adams was far from...

    Tommy Adams spent the last 40 years of his life paralyzed from the neck down, other than having very limited control of his right hand. In his own way, he took pity on the rest of us.

  • CCSO plans annual Basketball...

    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...

    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.

  • Blue Devils grind past Galax

    Galax executed a near-perfect defensive game plan for its rematch with league-leading Grayson County. Having dropped a 17-point loss in Independence on Jan. 9, the Maroon Tide allowed almost no uncontested shots from 16 feet in on Friday, beat and banged in the paint, played physical basketball from start to finish and held the Blue Devils’ two leading scorers to 11 points below their combined average and, not coincidentally, Grayson to 11 points below its season scoring average.

  • REMEMBER WHEN: January 25-31


    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.



  • Three names to be added to CCHS...

    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.

  • Happy homecoming for Cavs

    HILLSVILLE –– Carroll County’s girls’ basketball team is 4-1 this year on its home floor. The Cavaliers are now 1-0 on a neutral court.

  • Brock Funk was one of us. And...

    Should there be a Mount Rushmore of Twin County sports greats, Brock Funk would be on it.

    Through his parents, Tiny and Roxanna Funk, Brock was the confluence of two sports families in the great baseball town of Fries. He was the first grandson of the Funks and the Moores, a blending of genes that would produce the exceptional.