Carroll falls to Demons in home opener

Jake Hamley scored two goals and added an assist April 8 as Carroll County dropped its home boys’ soccer opener 4-0 to Christiansburg.Ryan Hepburn and Tyler Harrison both added goals for Christiansburg (3-1, 1-1 River Ridge). Carroll County head coach Corey Williams was visibly upset with his team as the Blue Demons stayed on the attack most of the night and limited the Cavaliers to just two shots on goal.

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Knights tag Carroll 10-3 in district home opener

Cave Spring banged out 13 hits and took advantage of six Carroll County errors Friday in a 10-3 River Ridge District win at Bill Worrell Field in Hillsville.Carroll County (1-2, 1-1 River Ridge) hit the ball well with eight hits of its own, but the Cavaliers stranded six runners. The Knights also plated a pair of unearned runs as Carroll booted the ball to the tune of six errors.“We put the bat on ball, ours just found the glove and theirs found the hole. We also h...

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Lady Cavs remain unbeaten with 7-5 win over Pulaski

Good base running, the strong arm of catcher Gracie Lindsey and a gutty performance by pitcher Eden Durnil all played key roles in the Cavaliers running their record to 3-0 with a 7-5 win over Pulaski County on April 1.“We have a very intelligent group of girls and a very athletic group of girls,” said Cavaliers Head Coach Rick Nester. “All but one of them started for us last year, and our new starter, Sydney Childress, laid down two perfectly executed sacrifice b...

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Morris steps down as Carroll’s wrestling coach

Jason Morris has stepped down as head wrestling coach at Carroll County High School after 10 years in that position.Morris, who came to CCHS from Marion in 2003, said he needed more time to be with his family. CCHS assistant wrestling coach Joe Shumate has also stepped down.“It’s just kind of the way it worked out. It’s not some big protest or anything,” Morris said. “You would have to ask Joe the reason he decided to give it up, but I neede...

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Mayberry Madness Champions

The Carroll County Lady Cavs are champions of the Mayberry Madness Tournament. The Lady Cavs, the sixth-grade Carroll County girls’ AAU basketball team, went 4-0 in the Mount Airy, N.C. tournament from March 1-2 to finish as Division II champions. Team members are Katie Smith, Abigail Easter, Lilly Cox, Rianna Shupe, Johanna Utt, Hannah Spangler, Haley Spangler, Cassidy Edwards, Kaitlyn Shupe, Ashton Sharp, Aly Leonard.

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Carroll Special Olympians finish season in Roanoke

Four teams from Carroll County Special Olympics took part in the Owen M. Grogan Memorial Area 8 Tournament at Roanoke College in Salem on Sunday, March 16. This was the final tournament of the 2013-2014 season for the team, and they would like to thank every team that scrimmaged with them during regular practices in the fall and winter to get them ready, the great crowd that attended the Classic to get them ready for the noise and excitement, Carroll County Schools for the use of facilities a...

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