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Today's Sports

  • Cavs squeak past Marion 14-13

    MARION -- Upon delivering the Marion homecoming court to the Carroll County side of Hurricane Stadium, a stretch limousine stood mired in the muck in front of the Cavalier bench until a small gang of Carroll students climbed in the back for ballast and another one crawled in behind the wheel.

  • Back-to-back titles for Bell

     RADFORD -- Brent Bell of Galax claimed his second straight class championship at Motor Mile Speedway with a pair of top-two finishes in the season-ending Adams Construction 150 on Sept. 12.

  • Cavs face surprisingly-good...

    HILLSVILLE -- Those planning on making the trip to Marion for Carroll County’s Southwest District matchup with the Scarlet Hurricane on Friday may want to make sure they get there on time. This one may be over in a hurry. Not that anybody is expecting a blowout. On the contrary, these two teams appear very evenly-matched, much more so than anyone may have expected at the beginning of the season.

  • Cavaliers battle past Galax

    Some foggy patches obscured vision Monday night for travelers heading from Hillsville to Galax.

  • Maroon Tide girls pick up XC win

    RINER -- Galax’s girls’ cross country team put together its strongest showing of the season Wednesday, winning the Auburn Invitational at Auburn High School.

  • Tide sweeps ‘08 nemesis

    MAX MEADOWS -- It’s hard to erase the memory of looking into the other side of the court and seeing another team celebrates a championship. Thursday night may at least make those memories a little less vivid for Galax. The Maroon Tide completed a season sweep Thursday night of Fort Chiswell, the team that had defeated Galax in five games a year ago to win both the Mountain Empire District tournament and a playoff for the season championship.

  • Cavaliers rout Abingdon 26-7

     ABINGDON -- Dillon Caviness rushed for 183 yards and a pair of touchdowns Friday as Carroll County pulled away from Abingdon for a 26-7 win in a Southwest District game at Falcon Field.

  • Devils ride D to first win

    INDEPENDENCE -- In fracturing a string of losses 17 games and nearly two years long, Grayson County put safety first.

  • Cavaliers get back to work

    HILLSVILLE -- Will he or won’t he? Much of what transpires tonight at Falcon Field, when Carroll County travels to Abingdon for a Southwest District game, will depend on whether or not Falcon quarterback Jacob Hess suits up after rolling an ankle in Abingdon’s 45-12 win last week over John Battle. Carroll County coach Tom Hale is convinced that even a 50-percent chance of s

  • 0-0 is all that matters now

     INDEPENDENCE -- It’s been said a thousand times over the years that when Galax and Grayson County get together, you can throw the records out the window.