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Today's Sports

  • Cavaliers drop tough loss to...

    HILLSVILLE -- Abingdon scored a pair of runs in the top of the seventh inning Saturday to edge Carroll County 4-3 in a Southwest District game. The Cavaliers had taken a 15-0 road loss to the Falcons just four days earlier, but were three outs away from a 3-2 win when Olivia Moore stroked a two-run single to put Abingdon over the top. Amber Cannaday scored on a wild pitch for a 1-0 Cav

  • Tazewell halts Maroon Tide&...

     BLUEFIELD -- Even though rain was in the forecast for early Saturday afternoon at Bowen Field, the only thing that poured were hits and runs.

  • Closer, but not over the hump

    Less than three weeks after giving up a 5-1 loss to Floyd County, Galax was on even terms with the Buffaloes for 72 minutes before settling for a 2-1 setback in a nondistrict girls’ soccer match Monday. With the score knotted at 1-all, Floyd County’s Brooke Williams launched a high arcing shot from a steep angle near the right side of the 18-yard box.

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  • Ousley, Edwards lead Cavaliers...

    HILLSVILLE -- Zach Edwards slugged a two-run home run to snap a scoreless tie and lead Carroll County to a 4-1 win over Marion in a Southwest District game Tuesday at Bill Worrell Field. Cavalier starting pitcher Alex Ousley allowed just one baserunner through four innings, that coming on an infield error.

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  • Cavs take two in softball, top...

    FLOYD -- Carroll County fattened its team batting average considerably last week, knocking the ball around for 34 base hits, including 15 extra-base hits, in softball wins over Marion and Floyd County Thursday in Floyd, Autumn Hill went 4-for-5 with a home run and two doubles as the Cavaliers knocked off the Buffaloes 12-4 in a nondistrict game. Lillie Kimble also had four hits for Car

  • Crotts, Carroll tame Bulldogs

    HILLSVILLE -- When two power pitchers are in the zone, as were Tazewell’s Zak Wasilewski and Carroll County’s Adam Crotts, it almost always comes down to the little things. The little things beat Tazewell on Friday. Carroll County used an error, a passed ball and a Dillon Bryant single to edge the Bulldogs 1-0 in a masterfully-pitched Southwest District duel at Bill Worrell

  • Bell off to hot start at Motor...

    RADFORD -- Brent Bell of Galax got off to a great start defending his track championship, winning the first two Street Stock events of the 2010 season at Motor Mile Speedway. Bell won the Cintas 150 Saturday at Motor Mile, qualifying on the pole and holding off Barry Gregory for the win. Bell opened the season with a win on April 3.

  • Maroon Tide pounds Green Wave

    Galax was all over the Green Wave early, leading 11-0 after three innings and taking a 15-5 win in a Mountain Empire District baseball game Wednesday in Felts Park. Michael Bond went 3-for-4, driving in five runs for Galax (7-2, 1-0).