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Today's Sports

  • Abingdon rallies past Cavs

     HILLSVILLE -- Carroll County missed a golden opportunity to knock off Southwest District frontrunner Abingdon on Friday, falling to the Falcons 4-3 at Bill Worrell Field.

    The Cavaliers (5-3 overall, 2-1 district) jumped on Abingdon and starting lefthander Nathan Hagy for three runs in the first inning, but missed out on a series of chances to build on the lead as the Falcons (6-1, 3-0) gradually chipped away, eventually tying the game with two runs in the top of the fifth.

  • Young Devils take big stride

     MAX MEADOWS -- 2009 is supposed to be the year. Thursday was not the day.

  • Tide splits pair of nondistrict...

    PEARISBURG -- Galax couldn’t overcome a three-run first inning by Giles and fell to the Spartans 6-4 in a nondistrict game last Wednesday. The Maroon Tide was able to get to within a run on three occasions, first on a two-run home run by freshman Travis Garvey in the second. Tyler Houk doubled and scored on Zach Robinson’s sacrifice fly to cut Giles’ lead to 4-3 in th

  • E&H adds another Galax...

     Emory and Henry is like the Fort Knox of college basketball. There is no shortage of guards. That’s just one reason that Cameron Frazier should fit right in.

  • Tide MVP set to spike it for E...

     For the past two years at Galax High School, Jamie Cockerham played volleyball on a higher level. Now, she’s going to a higher level to play.

  • Robinson headed to hot BC program

    Zach Robinson is a lot of things.

  • State champ joins exodus to E...

    Good things seem to happen when Matt Nelson steps on a tennis court. Though success is yet to be earned at the collegiate level, one good thing is already a given –– he won’t have trouble finding a ride home on weekends. Nelson, a senior and the Maroon Tide’s No.

  • Galax gymnasts win at USAG event

    The USAG Junior Olympic gymnastics team of Galax competed in the Candy Cane Classic, hosted by the Roanoke Gymnastics Academy, in December. It was the team’s second meet of the 2008-09 season. Jenna Lawson qualified for the Level 4 sectional competition, to be held later this season in Manassas. Lawson compiled the highest all-around score for her team, and joins Makena Neely as a sectional qualifier.

  • Hey, Junior, we’re...

    Fan favorite and Hendrick Motorsports driver Dale Earnhardt Jr.

  • Galax edges Cavs in final seconds

    HILLSVILLE -- With the scoreboard clock stopping at two minutes due to official time being kept on the field of play, stoppage time in a soccer match can seem to drag on forever. For Carroll County, it dragged on just a few seconds too long.

    Having just knotted the match at 1-1 and the clock stuck at 2:00, Carroll County’s hopes were dashed when Galax’s Jorge Mendez connected with a penalty kick inside a minute from the final whistle as the Maroon Tide escaped with a 2-1 nondistrict win Monday at Tommy Thompson Field.