Today's Sports

  • Devil bats wake up in win

    Having given up just two runs on five hits through four innings, Galax found itself in prime position take over the top spot in the Mountain Empire District softball race.

  • Galax boys edge Blue Devils 5-4

    INDEPENDENCE -- Ty Cornett and Tyler Garman won a second-set tiebreaker over Grayson Holdaway and Jake Parnell, lifting Galax to a 5-4 win over the Blue Devils in a Mountain Empire District boys’ tennis match Friday. Galax picked up four singles wins, and three of the six matches went to three sets. Pres Cardwell edged Garrett Bailey in three sets at No. 1 singles while Grayson’s Tucker Phipps and Ben Horton won three-setters at Nos. 2 and 3.

  • Davis, Smith claim Dannelly 10K

    More than 170 runners and walkers from seven states turned out Saturday morning for the 12th annual New River Trail/Dr. Ed Dannelly III 10K run and 5K walk, sponsored by the Galax Recreation Department. Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, West Virginia, Tennessee, New York and Pennsylvania were represented in the field, which included 89 participants in the 10K run and another 83 in the 5K walk.

  • Nelson continues to shine at King

    BRISTOL, Tenn.

  • Once-in-a-lifetime feeling

     After more than 20 years of futility against its closest rival, Galax finally found the formula necessary to take a win from Grayson County.

  • Cavaliers drop tough loss to...

    HILLSVILLE -- Abingdon scored a pair of runs in the top of the seventh inning Saturday to edge Carroll County 4-3 in a Southwest District game. The Cavaliers had taken a 15-0 road loss to the Falcons just four days earlier, but were three outs away from a 3-2 win when Olivia Moore stroked a two-run single to put Abingdon over the top. Amber Cannaday scored on a wild pitch for a 1-0 Cav

  • Tazewell halts Maroon Tide&...

     BLUEFIELD -- Even though rain was in the forecast for early Saturday afternoon at Bowen Field, the only thing that poured were hits and runs.

  • Closer, but not over the hump

    Less than three weeks after giving up a 5-1 loss to Floyd County, Galax was on even terms with the Buffaloes for 72 minutes before settling for a 2-1 setback in a nondistrict girls’ soccer match Monday. With the score knotted at 1-all, Floyd County’s Brooke Williams launched a high arcing shot from a steep angle near the right side of the 18-yard box.

  • Sports Shorts

     Dannelly 10K

  • Ousley, Edwards lead Cavaliers...

    HILLSVILLE -- Zach Edwards slugged a two-run home run to snap a scoreless tie and lead Carroll County to a 4-1 win over Marion in a Southwest District game Tuesday at Bill Worrell Field. Cavalier starting pitcher Alex Ousley allowed just one baserunner through four innings, that coming on an infield error.