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Today's Sports

  • Tide rolls in MED wrestling

    MAX MEADOWS -- Galax crowned 11 individual champions and breezed to the team title Thursday at the Mountain Empire District wrestling tournament at Fort Chiswell High School. Junior Espinoza got the championship ball rolling for the Maroon Tide with a technical fall victory over Fort Chiswell’s Kyle Goad at 103 pounds.

  • Sports Shorts

    6-on-6 soccer tournament The 2010 JH Soccer Academy Six-A-Side tournament will be held March 6-7 at Carroll County High School. Divisions for Adult Open, 11U, 15U and 19U boys and girls. Entry fee is $120 before Feb. 19, $150 after. Teams guaranteed three 30-minute games. Maximum eight players per roster. For more information, e-mail harrismhh@comcast.net or visit www.jhsocceracademy.com.

  • Meet the Warriors night planned...

     MOUTH OF WILSON -- Oak Hill Academy, home of the nationally acclaimed Warriors basketball team, will host a Meet the Gold Team fundraising event on Sunday, Feb. 28 at 3 p.m. on the Oak Hill campus.

  • Eller’s 25 leads...

     MAX MEADOWS -- Grayson County blew the doors off of Fort Chiswell at the start of the second half and rolled to an 80-68 win in a Mountain Empire District boys’ game Wednesday.

  • Cavalier girls rally for win,...

    GRUNDY -- The first half wasn’t exactly a wake-up call for Grundy, it was more like the Golden Wave hit the snooze button a couple of times.  The Golden Wave came to life on both ends of the floor after halftime  and picked up a 55-41, come-from-behind win over visiting Carroll County Wednesday night.  Jon Kelly (19 points), Cody Justus (14) and Derek Hess (13) all

  • Maroon Tide rallies past Narrows

    Whether or not Galax catches Grayson County in the chase for the Mountain Empire District regular season title remains to be seen.

  • Wave survives Galax scare

    Narrows did its best to put Galax away.

  • Tide finishes MED season strong

     INDEPENDENCE -- For about 10 minutes, it was shaping up to be the quickest tri-meet in the history of the sport. 

  • Carroll County breaks through...

     TAZEWELL -- Carroll County snapped a seven-game losing streak and won for the first time this year in Southwest District play, holding off Tazewell 69-60 last Wednesday at Tazewell Middle School.

  • Houk nominated for national honor

    One of the most memorable volleyball seasons in Galax High School history keeps producing more good memories as Maroon Tide coach Rose Houk has been nominated as the 2009-10 Virginia volleyball coach of the year. As a result, Houk was also nominated for national volleyball coach of the year. Houk is well known throughout the state for her dedication to and love for the sport she has coached for the past 29 years.