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Today's Sports

  • Tide girls’ tourney...

    MAX MEADOWS -- Galax outscored season champion Bland County 27-17 in the second half, but it wasn’t enough to overcome a poor start and the Maroon Tide was ousted in the MED girls’ semifinals with a 45-39 loss Saturday morning. Galax trailed 13-2 after eight minutes and was down 28-12 at intermission before coming to life. Burgandy Bobbitt led Galax with 11 points, while Ki

  • Pioneers eliminate Galax in...

     MAX MEADOWS -- Fort Chiswell rode a big second quarter to an upset of Galax, eliminating the season runner-up Maroon Tide 79-71 in the Mountain Empire District tournament semifinals Saturday afternoon.

  • Devils match season title with...

    MAX MEADOWS -- Ten different players scored in double figures as Grayson County won the Mountain Empire District tournament boys’ championship in a high-energy final Saturday. Grayson County (20-3) led by no more than five points at the end of any one quarter, and took a slim 65-63 lead into the fourth.

  • State wrestling update

     

     Updated at 12:01 a.m.

  • MED season comes to a close......

    INDEPENDENCE -- Two district tournaments were crammed into one day to make room for this? In the final games of the Mountainee^Empire District regular season Thursday, Grayson County whi

  • Maroonee^Tide breezes into...

    Galax tuned up for its challenge against higher-seeded opposition in the Mountain Empire District varsity girls’ basketball tournament by cruising to a relatively easy 75-37 triumph over rival Grayson County Friday night.  A balanced attack for the Mar

  • Willard, Lamb reach state for...

    CHRISTIANSBURG -- Jordan Lamb and Aaron Willard of Carroll County advanced to the Group AA state tournament after placing in the top four of their respective weight classes at the Region IV tournament Saturday. Willard took third place in the 160-pound class, defeating Tanner Howell of Graham 9-7 in the consolation finals.

  • Tide takes second in region

    BUENA VISTA -- Glenvar came on strong in the championship finals and overtook Galax in the team standings to claim the Region C wrestling championship Saturday at Parry McCluer High School. The Maroon Tide led 98.5-81 after conclusion of the early rounds on Friday and still held a slim advantage entering the championship round on Saturday, but the Highlanders sent eight wrestlers to the finals to Galax’s four and won five individual championships to

  • Carroll boys ousted in SWD, Wave...

    RICHLANDS -- Carroll County pulled to within two points late in the third quarter, but Richlands pulled away and notched a 65-52 win in the Southwest District tournament quarterfinals Tuesday at Richlands Middle School. Blake Tatum’s 3-pointer staked the Blue Tornado (15-3) to a 40-31 lead but Carroll County (2-18) answered with a 7-0 run and closed to 40-38.

  • Galax sweeps JV titles

    If they’re not careful, first-year Galax JV basketball coaches Mark Dixon and Beth Walker may start to think it’s supposed to be this way every year. Though their teams took different routes to get there, the two rookie Tide coaches and their respective clubs put together a couple of remarkable seasons, capped by district tournament championships Saturday at Narrows High School.