High School

  • Tide third, Cavs second in golf; CC runners roll

    WYTHEVILLE –– Galax finished third in a four-team 9-hole Mountain Empire District match at Wytheville Country Club last Monday.

    George Wythe placed first in the match with a team score of 142. Auburn finished second at 161, followed by Galax with 174. Rural Retreat had only two players and no team score.

    Galax players and their scores were Hunter Bowers (40), Jed Diamond (41), Coleman Morgan (46) and Alex Brannock 47.

    Peyton Coe of George Wythe was the medalist with a 2-under 34.

  • Hump day headache


    Sports Editor

    SALEM –– It could be a tough decision, choosing which is more disheartening – the fact that Grayson County’s heretofore perfect season was ruined by Glenvar with a 36-12 throttling Wednesday night, or the fact that everybody involved still had two days of either school or work to deal with afterwards.

  • Pulaski runs past Carroll

    DUBLIN –– Carroll County had to shake off a loss, but take home the lessons learned after falling short of a comeback following a blowout into the second half in a 53-14 nondistrict loss to Pulaski County last Wednesday night.

  • Mascot makes devilish debut

    INDEPENDENCE ― At the game against the Alleghany Trojans on Aug. 24, the Grayson County Blue Devils football team was joined on the field by none other than the Blue Devil himself.

    The new mascot made his first public debut, donning a Grayson Blue Devils football jersey and carrying a flag bearing the message “Go Blue!”

    Throughout the game, he trotted along the base of the bleachers, giving hugs to younger fans, dancing along to the band as they played and participating with the cheerleading squad as they chanted messages of team spirit.

  • Tide pulls away from Bobcats

    RADFORD –– Galax swept the competition at Radford High School this past Friday night, shutting down the Bobcats’ offense and gaining a 17-point lead during the third quarter, allowing the Maroon Tide to finish out the rest of the game ahead and return home with a 41-21 victory.

  • Grayson boys, Tide girls win at Carroll XC meet

    HILLSVILLE –– Galax topped Grayson County for the team win while Carroll County runners took the top three spots in the girls’ race of a cross country meet last Wednesday at Hillsville Elementary School.

  • Blue Devils, Maroon Tide finish second

    RINER – Grayson County came in a close second last Thursday in a three-team golf played at Auburn Hills Golf Club in Riner.

    Homestanding Auburn finished first with a team total of 176 while the Blue Devils shot a 179 and third place Fort Chiswell a 195.

    Levi Lundy paced the Blue Devil attack with a 43. Trevor Hawks and Chase Hensdell both shot a 45, Sawyer Moxley a 46 and Jackson Moxley a 56.

    The Blue Devils will play a tri-match today (Monday) at New River Country Club in Sparta, N.C., against Auburn and Galax.


  • Grayson County runs past Trojans

    INDEPENDENCE –– Grayson County dominated the trenches on both sides of the ball, built a three-touchdown lead by the early stages of the second half and went on to open its season with a 28-7 nondistrict win over Alleghany (N.C.) Friday at Bill Strong Field.

  • Cavs open strong, taking 21-6 win from Patrick

    HILLSVILLE –– The Carroll County Cavaliers left the stadium with an opening-night win under their belts after a 21-6 victory in a non-district challenge this past Friday against the Patrick County Cougars.

  • Tide tennis falls in semis

    BLACKSBURG –– Galax was the final Class 1 team standing in all three disciplines at last week’s boys’ tennis state tournaments. Unfortunately, the Maroon Tide was rewarded with just some pats on the back and a lot of ‘atta-boys.’