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Today's Sports

  • Galax girls fall to Bland 47-36

     BLAND -- Galax couldn’t overcome a slow start and fell to Bland County 47-36 in a Mountain Empire District girls’ game Saturday.

  • Galax fades after halftime,...

    MAX MEADOWS -- The off-balance, off-the-glass, buzzer-beating 3-pointer by Amber Chrisley seemed like just a lucky shot when it fell.

  • Fort dumps Tide in OT

     MAX MEADOWS -- Galax spent the final five minutes of regulation Monday night laying waste to a 10-point Fort Chiswell lead. The Pioneers spent overtime wasting the Tide’s efforts.

  • GHS to begin interview process

     Any Galax High School football fan hoping to see a wisp of white smoke wafting from the chimney at 223 Long Street any time soon should be patient.

  • Carroll comeback falls short

     HILLSVILLE -- Carroll County trailed Marion by as many as 17 points before reeling in the Scarlet Hurricane with a minute to go, but the comeback lost steam and the Cavaliers were handed a 72-67 defeat in a Southwest District game Thursday.

  • 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