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Today's Sports

  • Warriors hold off Tide rally

     A ferocious rally that saw Galax overcome an 18-point deficit in less than four minutes was laid to waste by a two-minute barrage by Oak Hill Red’s R.J. Currington as the Warriors held off the Maroon Tide 77-64 in a nondistrict game Monday night.

  • Tide wrestlers 2nd at Lebanon

    LEBANON -- Galax placed six wrestlers in the championship round and came away with two individual titles, placing second in the team standings at the T.Tom Riner Memorial wrestling tournament this past weekend at Lebanon High School. Tate’s Creek, Ky. was the runaway winner in the team standings with 266.5 points, followed by the Maroon Tide, which held off Chancellor 183.5-176. Marion (150) and J.J.

  • Maroon Tide girls top Grayson

     INDEPENDENCE -- Galax opened the second half on an 11-2 run to get some breathing room and held off Grayson County 53-40 in a Mountain Empire District girls’ game Wednesday evening.

  • There’s a new sheriff...

     Competition has finally trumped tradition at Graham High School.

  • Galax edges Blue Devils

     INDEPENDENCE -- Galax point guard Justin Hash is an 88-percent free throw shooter on the year. Hitting 50 percent with the game on the line was good enough Wednesday night.

  • Bobcats thwart Carroll rally

    RADFORD -- Carroll County trailed for virtually the entire game until forcing overtime with a late rally, but was unable to complete the comeback, falling 54-49 to Radford in a nondistrict game Wednesday. After taking its only lead in regulation by scoring the game’s first two points, Carroll County (10-3) faced its largest deficit of the game, 37-27, with less than six minutes to play before staging a furious rally.

  • Devils add to MED lead

    INDEPENDENCE -- Sometimes it happens early, sometimes it happens late, but it almost always seems to happen.

  • Pioneers rally past Cavs

    MAX MEADOWS -- Heading into the stretch drive of their respective district schedules, Fort Chiswell and Carroll County both needed a get-well game, having dropped 16 of their last 18 games, combined.

  • Carroll AAU team gets rare treat...

    BLACKSBURG -- The premise goes that if you practice hard, work hard and believe in yourself, some day you may get to play in a really big college gym in front of a whole lot of people. It happened to a bunch of girls from Carroll County a few years sooner than any may have hoped. The Carroll County 11-under AAU girls’ basketball team had the special privilege of being part of the

  • Hill, Nunn ready to travel

    HILLSVILLE -- While many girls in the area are just beginning to thing about what they plan to do after high school, two Carroll County teens are working diligently toward their goals. Autumn Hill, a 15-year-old Carroll County Intermediate freshman, and Jordan Nunn, a 16-year-old sophomore at Carroll County High School, are hoping to use their athletic abilities to further their education and their careers playing the game they love.