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Today's Sports

  • Maroon Tide Invitational draws...

    HILLSVILLE -- The 16th running of the Maroon Tide Invitational cross country meet drew the largest field in the history of the event as 20 teams and more than 320 runners in six divisions toed the line Wednesday at the Southwestern Virginia Training Center. Some paving work done on the wooded trail portion of the grounds brought about minor changes to the 3.1-mile course.

  • Cavs defend homecoming with 25-6...

    HILLSVILLE -- Carroll County flexed its muscles down the stretch en route to a 25-6 nondistrict victory at Tommy Thompson Field Friday night over neighboring Grayson County. The Cavaliers (3-2) moved above the .500 mark for the first time this season, while the Blue Devils (0-5) extended their losing streak to 15 -- one that dates back to the 2007 playoffs. Carroll took the lead early

  • Galax picks up first win

    NEW CASTLE -- As far as Region C goes, there aren’t many places Galax can travel that would be a longer road trip than a journey to scenic Craig County.

  • Maroon Tide, Cavaliers stay hot

    BLAND -- Galax pushed its district volleyball record to 4-0 Thursday night, taking a 25-16, 25-21, 25-11 win  over Bland County in a Mountain Empire District match. The Maroon Tide (11-3 overall) got a strong all-around game from Bailey Shumate, who finished with nine kills, 15 serving points, four aces and 14 digs. Allison White had 13 kills and two blocks, and Jenna White put up

  • Racers dodge raindrops in second...

     ELK CREEK -- Rain was the main event Friday night at Elk Creek Dragway, and with more than two inches per hour falling at the track, the night’s action was washed out. Saturday turned into a race around the raindrops event, and the fans that braved the weather saw a great show.

  • Cavalier cheerleaders bring home...

    BOONE, N.C.

  • Tide runners sweep Marion meet

     MARION -- Galax swept the boys’ and the girls’ individual championships at the Walker’s Run cross country meet, a 3-mile race held Saturday at Hungry Mother State Park in Marion.

  • Carroll cruises past Grayson

     HILLSVILLE -- Carroll County raced out to leads of 13, eight and 10 points and breezed to a 25-13, 25-15, 25-19 win over Grayson County in a nondistrict volleyball match Monday.

  • Tide heads to high ground in...

    Something’s gotta give. Starting the season 0-4, Craig County is giving up 36 points per game, while 0-4 Galax is allowing 39.

  • Cavs, Devils get defensive

    HILLSVILLE -- One is seeking its first win, the other is finding a groove. One is airing it out, the other is running over folks. But despite their differences, Grayson County and Carroll County have one thing in common -- they put up one heck of a defense a week ago. Carroll County (2-2) dominated the first half defensively and the second half offensively en route to a 33-14 thrashing of Tazewell.