.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's Sports

  • Cavaliers finish on high note

    HILLSVILLE -- The Carroll County soccer teams put exclamation points on their seasons and their Southwest District schedules Thursday night with a pair of easy wins over Grundy in a SWD double-header at Tommy Thompson Field. The Cavalier girls found themselves in a battle early against the Golden Wave, deadlocked 1-1 after nearly 30 minutes before exploding for a 9-1 win shortened by 11 minutes by the slaughter rule. 

  • Cavs outduel Maroon Tide

    An adjustment in the cut of uniform, a change of names here and there and the removal of the ‘nondistrict’ label, and it may as well have been 30 years ago. After years of blowouts followed by 18 years of not playing one another at all, Carroll County and Galax put on a battle worthy of the ones common between the two in the 70s and 80s, with the Cavaliers escaping the Tide 2-1 in a non-league meeting Wednesday night in Felts Park.

  • However briefly, Cavs the...

    BLUEFIELD -- It doesn’t look like it will last for very long, but Carroll County is atop the Southwest District baseball standings in mid-May. The Cavaliers exploded for  11 runs in the second and third innings Thursday to swamp Graham 15-1 in five innings, taking over the top spot by percentage points over Abingdon.

  • Late surge can’t lift...

    HILLSVILLE -- A late flurry of activity very nearly brought Carroll County to within striking distance, but a disallowed goal helped keep Tazewell out of reach as the Bulldogs took a 4-1 win over Carroll County in a Southwest District girls’ soccer match Thursday at Tommy Thompson Field. The Cavaliers (3-9 overall, 2-8 district) trailed 3-0 before Summer Rigney sparked Carroll County in the 61st minute, taking a long direct kick from Lauren Roper, ge

  • Devils finish MED on hot streak

    INDEPENDENCE -- Grayson County assured itself of at least a second-place finish in the Mountain Empire District and kept alive its barely-flickering hopes of an 18th straight regular season title Friday with an 8-4 win over Galax at GNB Park. The Blue Devils finish the district portion of their schedule at 6-2 (12-5 overall), one game behind league-leading Fort Chiswell.

  • Carroll Co. edges closer to...

     HILLSVILLE -- Carroll County pulled to within a half-game of league-leading Abingdon Tuesday, holding on for a 4-2 win in a Southwest District baseball game at Bill Worrell Field.

  • Tide boots shot at MED lead

    Both teams played nice this time around.

  • Carroll takes three in SWD

    HILLSVILLE -- For a bunch of young kids, the Carroll County softball team put together a veteran-type effort last week, rolling to two slaughter-rule victories and notching a signature win over Richlands in Southwest District action. The week culminated with an 18-0 shelling of Marion on Friday for the Cavaliers (6-8 overall, 4-5 district), who field two seniors and two juniors peppered among a core of sophomores and freshmen.

  • Carroll County, Grayson claim...

    MAX MEADOWS -- Grayson County wasted a six-run lead but was still able to throw a wrench into the Mountain Empire District baseball standings, knocking off league leader Fort Chiswell 8-7 in an eight-inning thriller Tuesday. The Pioneers rallied from being down 7-1 in the middle of the fourth and knotted the game at 7-7 in the bottom of the seventh.

  • Tide, Fort split extended DH

     

    It wasn’t your every-day double-header. Not even a same-day twinbill.