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Today's Sports

  • Galax outlasts Buffaloes

    Three hours, 18 runs, 10 errors and seven pitchers weren’t enough to get the nondistrict game between Galax and Floyd County finished on time.

  • Dixon launches career with Tide

     Bill Sutherland swears Mark Dixon’s reference letter will not be showing up on eBay.

  • Blazers derail Cavaliers

    HARRISONBURG -- Leaving a day early for its first state tournament appearance in five years, it took more than five hours for Carroll County’s team bus to get to Harrisonburg Friday night, thanks to a crash on I-81 in Salem. The Cavaliers’ season was wrecked the following day. Carroll County found itself in a double-digit hole before the end of the first quarter and could n

  • Castlewood edges Galax

    BRISTOL -- Galax’s Justin Hash stared down at the floor when time expired.

  • Region basketball tournament...

     

    REGION BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT SCHEDULES, RESULTS

    Region C Division 2 boys

    Wednesday

  • Maroon Tide moving on

    WYTHEVILLE -- For the first 16 minutes, it was Parry McCluer being Parry McCluer.

  • Bengals bump Carroll for title

    RIDGEWAY -- After starting strong, Carroll County allowed Bassett to take a 13-0 run in the third quarter, bolstered by its full-court press and high-pressure defense, and were never able to recover on its way to a 53-44 loss Friday in the Region IV Division girls’ title game. “We kinda lost that momentum, we weren’t able to find a way to get the basketball in the hole and we got fouled a few times and couldn’t make free throws on t

  • Cavs state-bound, edge Hidden...

    RIDGEWAY -- With the season, her high school career, on the line, Kayla Goins stood at the foul line as 60 excruciatingly-long seconds plodded away.

  • EastMont drills Galax for D1...

    WYTHEVILLE -- Rematch was the word of the day at the Region C Division 1 finals as the four combatants in the girls and boys tournament heated up the gym at George Wythe High School. It was hot enough to melt the snow outside. Bland County defended its title on the girls side in thrilling come-from-behind fashion, 46-45, over Mountain Empire District rival Narrows.

  • Devil comeback falls short

    SALTVILLE -- The rest of the Region C tournament field had to wait for the semifinals until snowbound Grayson County could get its first-round game out of the way. The Blue Devils found themselves in catch-up mode again on Saturday. James River connected on its first 12 shots from the floor and built a 15-point lead after eight minutes, then held off a late Grayson County rally before