.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's Sports

  • Carroll Olympians invade the...

    Last summer, Detective Chris Brown was organizing the torch run for his fellow officers in the Galax Police Department, and he invited members of the Carroll County Special Olympics track team to run with the law. This past February, Brown and his wife, Kim, came to the Special Olympics Basketball Classic at Carroll County Intermediate School to see those same athletes put on a basketball exhibition.

  • Maroon Tide takes track wins

    HILLSVILLE -- Marleigh Durham and Devae Goins each won three events Wednesday as Galax swept both the boys’ and girls’ team wins in a track meet at Tommy Thompson Field. Durham won the high jump (4’2”), 800 meters (2 minutes, 50.38 seconds) and 400 meters (1:10.91) as the Maroon Tide racked up 73 points as a team.

  • Floyd deals Galax first loss

    FLOYD -- Floyd County brought an end to Galax’s season-opening four-match win streak and remained undefeated itself on the young season with a convincing 5-1 win Monday. Though the Buffaloes (5-0) put five shots on goal to the Maroon Tide’s one in the first half, Galax (4-1) managed to stay within a goal heading into the second half, trailing just 2-1. Maroon Tide keeper Ab

  • Quick start lifts Ashe over...

     INDEPENDENCE -- Getting through the final six and one-half innings Thursday was a breeze, but the first 20 minutes spoiled what was otherwise a tremendous pitchers’ duel.

  • Galax pounds Cavaliers

    HILLSVILLE -- April of 1993 was the last time Carroll County and Galax had met on the baseball field in varsity competition. The once-heated rivalry was ended following a 29-3 win by the Cavaliers that included 15 walks and eight errors by the Maroon Tide.

  • Kimble, Carroll wallop Graham

     HILLSVILLE -- Carroll County pitcher Lillie Kimble struck out 14 Graham batters in five innings Tuesday as the Cavaliers opened Southwest District play with a 23-0 pounding of the G-Girls.

  • Galax’s Goins going...

     To reach the top level of collegiate athletics, any athlete must be willing to go the extra mile. Galax High School senior Devae Goins is willing to go 2,200 of them.

  • Tide, Cavs split tight matches

    In its first year of competition, Galax’s girls’ soccer team needed nearly an entire season before notching the first win in program history. Winning has become commonplace for the Tide in year No.

  • Nelson, E&H off to hot start

     EMORY -- Matt Nelson didn’t take his time making a good impression at Emory and Henry College.

  • Galax Municipal events planned

    Galax Municipal Golf Course is planning several events and promotions for the 2010 season. Season pass rates will remain the same as during 2009, and players’ cards are available, where five rounds earns one free round. Mondays are senior days, when senior golfers can play for cart fee only, and twosomes of any age will get a deal on Monday.