Today's Sports

  • Cavaliers battle past Cougars

    HILLSVILLE -- Kayla Goins was unaware that she was about to score the 1,000th point of her career, and once the magic number was reached she barely paused long enough to give the game ball off to a family member before returning to the court. She had more important things to worry about. Goins scored a game-high 25 points and grabbed a dozen rebounds and Carroll County battled back fro

  • Four Cavs named all-SWD

     HILLSVILLE –– Carroll County’s up-and-down football season ended on a high note for four Cavaliers as Mickey Quesenberry, Zack Surratt, Jordan Lamb and Jacob Mollett were named first-team all-Southwest District.

  • Carroll girls rally past Pulaski...

    DUBLIN -- Carroll County overcame an early 10-point deficit and remained undefeated with a 63-53 win over Pulaski County in a nondistrict girls’ game Monday night. The Cougars (0-3) jumped on the Cavaliers (3-0) early, leading 18-8 after the first period, but Carroll County began working its way back in the second quarter, eventually taking the lead in the third by outscoring Pulaski County 19-9.

  • Cavs still searching for first W

     HILLSVILLE -- Carroll County’s bid for its first win of the 2009-10 boys’ basketball season fell victim to a couple of second-half scoring flurries by Patrick County as the Cavaliers fell to 0-3 following a 53-48 nondistrict loss Wednesday.

  • A win-win situation

    Life is full of choices. DeRon Brown has had his share of choices, and so far, it all seems to have worked out pretty well for the former Grayson County multi-sport athlete. As a high school runningback drawing interest from bigger programs such as Davidson, Cornell, Princeton and Pennsylvania, Brown instead decided to play for one of Division III’s less stellar programs, wisely

  • Carroll girls open season with...

    HILLSVILLE -- Carroll County pulled away in the final three quarters and notched an impressive 71-49 win over Patrick County in a nondistrict game Wednesday. It was the season opener for both schools. Carroll County, ranked No.

  • Seasoned Devils should contend

     INDEPENDENCE -- Grayson County boys’ basketball coach Lucas Austin isn’t one to make excuses. It’s a good thing, because a really good one is no longer viable.

  • Cavaliers 2-0 after 52-38 win

    Carroll County commanded the first and third periods and fought off a determined Galax effort to take a 52-38 nondistrict win Friday. The Maroon Tide (0-2) never led after hitting the game’s first field goal, but Galax refused to be put away and trailed by just eight points, 43-35, with 3:54 to play thanks to two jumpshots and a layup on three trips down the floor by Taylor Bryant.

  • Galax pulls away from Cavs

    Galax built a 20-point lead in the third quarter, saw most of it disappear by the fourth, then gradually pulled away down the stretch, taking a 73-59 nondistrict win Friday night over Carroll County. The Cavaliers (0-2) were on the ropes and in danger of being run out of the gym early in the second half as the Maroon Tide (2-0) opened the third quarter on a tear.

  • Devils drop opener at buzzer

     INDEPENDENCE -- Joshua Jones hit a 3-pointer with three seconds left Wednesday night, and Oak Hill Academy’s Red team swiped an opening-night win from Grayson County, 61-60.