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Today's Sports

  • Cheromei breaks 17-year-old mark...

    David Cheromei set a new course record to win the Twin County Regional Healthcare/Galax Autumn Days 5K, presented by the Galax Recreation Department. Cheromei, a 30-yard-old from Marion, covered the 5000-meter course in 14 minutes, 53 seconds, trimming three seconds off of the previous course record, which had stood for 17 years since Merrill Hausenfluck set the standard of 14:56. Cher

  • Break up the Blue Devils

    INDEPENDENCE -- Look at it in golf terms: There are guys who are 12-handicappers who go out every week and try to shoot in the 60s.

  • Tide tops Bears, finishes 10-0...

    Galax locked up the Mountain Empire District regular season championship and a spot in the Region C tournament Tuesday, knocking off Bland County 25-11, 25-17, 25-4 in the Maroon Tide’s regular season finale. Galax will host the MED tournament tomorrow (Saturday) with a perfect 10-0 record in district play, 15-4 overall. “This was a big win going into the district tournamen

  • Cavs, Blues, for it all

    HILLSVILLE -- This, folks, is what Friday nights in October were made for. Carroll County and Richlands will decide the Southwest District championship tonight (Friday) when the Blue Tornado (7-1 overall, 4-0 district) faces Carroll County (6-2, 4-0) at Tommy Thompson Field. It will be the fourth time in the past 12 years that the Cavaliers will have played for the SWD’s crown, h

  • Grayson County gets the point

     BASTIAN -- Grayson County picked a pretty opportune time to begin kicking its PATs again.

  • Cavs run over Grundy

    HILLSVILLE -- Carroll County’s first team offense scored on every possession and the Cavaliers remained undefeated in the Southwest District with a convincing 42-14 Southwest District victory Friday over Grundy at Tommy Thompson Field. It took Carroll County (6-2 overall, 4-0 SWD) just 23 plays to score five touchdowns on its first five possessions.

  • Covington spoils Tide's...

    Covington drove 77 yards in a little more than three minutes to spoil Galax’s homecoming, taking a 30-26 nondistrict win Friday over the Maroon Tide. Galax (1-7), which led 26-16 entering the fourth quarter, was stopped near midfield and punted to the Cougar 23-yard line with 4:39 remaining, holding on to a 26-22 lead.

  • BRCC ladies close '09 season

     The Ladies’ Golf Association of Blue Ridge Country Club ended its 2009 season with its annual Memorial Tournament, awards presentation and banquet on Oct. 3. Earlier in the season, a Solheim Tournament was held in which association members were grouped into an ‘American’ team and a ‘European’ team. The Americans won and were therefore served their meal by the Europeans during the banquet.

  • Reedy’s win lifts Team...

    WAYNESBORO -- Defending Southern Bracket Racing Association national champion Team Elk Creek Dragway stormed back to win the 2009 points championship, taking the title over Colonial Beach Dragway in a tiebreaker. For the finals last Sunday under sunny skies, the race began to turn into a battle between Colonial Beach and Elk Creek, with Colonial beach blowing out in the late rounds.

  • Cavaliers move to 10-0 in SWD...

     HILLSVILLE -- Carroll County ran its record to 10-0 in the Southwest District, rolling past Graham 25-14, 25-11, 25-21 Tuesday.