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Today's Sports

  • Tide, Cavs split tight matches

    In its first year of competition, Galax’s girls’ soccer team needed nearly an entire season before notching the first win in program history. Winning has become commonplace for the Tide in year No.

  • Nelson, E&H off to hot start

     EMORY -- Matt Nelson didn’t take his time making a good impression at Emory and Henry College.

  • Galax Municipal events planned

    Galax Municipal Golf Course is planning several events and promotions for the 2010 season. Season pass rates will remain the same as during 2009, and players’ cards are available, where five rounds earns one free round. Mondays are senior days, when senior golfers can play for cart fee only, and twosomes of any age will get a deal on Monday.

  • Gymnasts earn top-10 finishes

    Michaela Sproviero of Galax’s Junior Olympics gymnastics team competed in a USAG Level 4 sectional competition in Chesapeake on Feb.

  • Tide takes another close one...

    FLOYD -- For the second time in two weeks Galax pushed a run across late in the game to take a one-run win over Floyd County, this time edging the Buffaloes 7-6 in a nondistrict game Thursday. The Maroon Tide (2-2) had scratched out a 10-9, eight-inning win in the two teams’ first meeting last week.

  • If this is second-best, I&...

     If Kayla Goins isn’t the best female basketball player in Region IV, then she’s definitely one of the best two. If she isn’t the best player in the Southwest District, and I mean the far-and-away, hands-down, no-debate-required, better-baller-than-99-percent-of-the-boys best, then I’m Tony Kornheiser.

  • Sports Shorts

     Galax Rec. Easter egg hunt

  • Maroon Tide girls open with pair...

     Galax’s girls’ soccer team opened the season on a high note, taking wins over Bland County and Giles last week.

  • Motley SWD’s top coach...

     Carroll County girls’ basketball coach Marc Motley was named the Southwest District coach of the year and Kayla Goins led a list of seven Cavaliers named either first- or second-team or honorable mention on the all-SWD basketball team.

  • Devils drop opener to Knights

    INDEPENDENCE -- Officially, the best part of Grayson County’s day never happened. The Blue Devils’ season opener will go in the books as an 8-1 loss, but darkness interfered with what was shaping up to be a pretty good finish Friday as Coeburn held a five-run lead in the bottom of the seventh with the bases full of Blue Devils before the game was called due to darkness. Coe