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Today's Sports

  • Galax picks up first win

    NEW CASTLE -- As far as Region C goes, there aren’t many places Galax can travel that would be a longer road trip than a journey to scenic Craig County.

  • Maroon Tide, Cavaliers stay hot

    BLAND -- Galax pushed its district volleyball record to 4-0 Thursday night, taking a 25-16, 25-21, 25-11 win  over Bland County in a Mountain Empire District match. The Maroon Tide (11-3 overall) got a strong all-around game from Bailey Shumate, who finished with nine kills, 15 serving points, four aces and 14 digs. Allison White had 13 kills and two blocks, and Jenna White put up

  • Racers dodge raindrops in second...

     ELK CREEK -- Rain was the main event Friday night at Elk Creek Dragway, and with more than two inches per hour falling at the track, the night’s action was washed out. Saturday turned into a race around the raindrops event, and the fans that braved the weather saw a great show.

  • Cavalier cheerleaders bring home...

    BOONE, N.C.

  • Tide runners sweep Marion meet

     MARION -- Galax swept the boys’ and the girls’ individual championships at the Walker’s Run cross country meet, a 3-mile race held Saturday at Hungry Mother State Park in Marion.

  • Carroll cruises past Grayson

     HILLSVILLE -- Carroll County raced out to leads of 13, eight and 10 points and breezed to a 25-13, 25-15, 25-19 win over Grayson County in a nondistrict volleyball match Monday.

  • Tide heads to high ground in...

    Something’s gotta give. Starting the season 0-4, Craig County is giving up 36 points per game, while 0-4 Galax is allowing 39.

  • Cavs, Devils get defensive

    HILLSVILLE -- One is seeking its first win, the other is finding a groove. One is airing it out, the other is running over folks. But despite their differences, Grayson County and Carroll County have one thing in common -- they put up one heck of a defense a week ago. Carroll County (2-2) dominated the first half defensively and the second half offensively en route to a 33-14 thrashing of Tazewell.

  • Cavaliers control Tazewell

    HILLSVILLE -- After dominating the first half in terms of time of possession, Carroll County gradually pulled away from Tazewell in the second half and took home a 33-14 win in a Southwest District game at Tommy Thompson Field. For aficionados of ground control offense, the first offensive series of the game was a thing of beauty.

  • Bobcats throttle Tide, 42-0

     With both Radford and Galax entering Friday night’s game winless on the 2009 season, one was bound to collect its first win — unfortunately for Galax, the Bobcats scored early, quickly and often en route to a 42-0 nondistrict pounding of the Maroon Tide on its home field.