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Today's Sports

  • Experienced Devils should show...

     INDEPENDENCE -- Returning four starters and six of its top seven players, things should be looking up for Grayson County after struggling through a 1-23 season a year ago.

  • Maroon Tide, Devils win big

    NEW CASTLE -- Galax outscored Craig County a combined 63-17 in the first and third quarters and breezed to a 91-34 nondistrict win Friday night. Galax (3-1) bolted to a 35-9 lead in just eight minutes and widened the margin to 75-24 by the start of the fourth quarter. Justin Hash led all scorers with 23 points for the Maroon Tide, which knocked down 11 3-pointers as a team and also got

  • Galax doubles up Rockets

     Scoring comes a whole lot easier when one shoots the ball. For more than five minutes Friday night, Galax didn’t allow Craig County that luxury.

  • Cavaliers battle past Cougars

    HILLSVILLE -- Kayla Goins was unaware that she was about to score the 1,000th point of her career, and once the magic number was reached she barely paused long enough to give the game ball off to a family member before returning to the court. She had more important things to worry about. Goins scored a game-high 25 points and grabbed a dozen rebounds and Carroll County battled back fro

  • Four Cavs named all-SWD

     HILLSVILLE –– Carroll County’s up-and-down football season ended on a high note for four Cavaliers as Mickey Quesenberry, Zack Surratt, Jordan Lamb and Jacob Mollett were named first-team all-Southwest District.

  • Carroll girls rally past Pulaski...

    DUBLIN -- Carroll County overcame an early 10-point deficit and remained undefeated with a 63-53 win over Pulaski County in a nondistrict girls’ game Monday night. The Cougars (0-3) jumped on the Cavaliers (3-0) early, leading 18-8 after the first period, but Carroll County began working its way back in the second quarter, eventually taking the lead in the third by outscoring Pulaski County 19-9.

  • Cavs still searching for first W

     HILLSVILLE -- Carroll County’s bid for its first win of the 2009-10 boys’ basketball season fell victim to a couple of second-half scoring flurries by Patrick County as the Cavaliers fell to 0-3 following a 53-48 nondistrict loss Wednesday.

  • A win-win situation

    Life is full of choices. DeRon Brown has had his share of choices, and so far, it all seems to have worked out pretty well for the former Grayson County multi-sport athlete. As a high school runningback drawing interest from bigger programs such as Davidson, Cornell, Princeton and Pennsylvania, Brown instead decided to play for one of Division III’s less stellar programs, wisely

  • Carroll girls open season with...

    HILLSVILLE -- Carroll County pulled away in the final three quarters and notched an impressive 71-49 win over Patrick County in a nondistrict game Wednesday. It was the season opener for both schools. Carroll County, ranked No.

  • Seasoned Devils should contend

     INDEPENDENCE -- Grayson County boys’ basketball coach Lucas Austin isn’t one to make excuses. It’s a good thing, because a really good one is no longer viable.