| Mar 9, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Friday’s edition of The Sun included an article on the top defenseman for five of the six teams participating in Saturday’s Face-Off Classic at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore. Four of the five aforementioned have been named All Americans and...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 3:59 PM
Big-stage events such as theKonica MinoltaFace-Off Classicat M&T Bank Stadium are usually a showcase for explosive offenses and highlight-reel goals.
But four of the six participants at Saturday's Classic feature a defenseman who has been an All-...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Cottonwood trees (Populus deltoids) are native to bottomland areas subject to periodic floods. Turn-of-the- 20th-Century photographs in this region show Great Plains native grasslands and cottonwood forests that mark riverbanks.
Today, cottonwoods are...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 1:23 PM
As the state's four-time defending state titlist in Group AAA Division 5, Phoebus has plenty of championship experience. Guys like Tony Pittman, Mark Wilson and Atavius Matthews have been around the block a time or two.
But the Phantoms also have a...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 4:28 PM
ARCADIA, Fla. — Today began like the previous 4,710 days for Cecil Collins. He woke alone and made coffee. He washed his face and read from the Bible (Ephesians, this morning). He put some sports radio station on headphones and swept some rooms....
| Aug 22, 2011
| 10:51 AM
Last season, the Galax Maroon Tide won nine games under first year head coach Mark Dixon, a former star at UVA and with the Miami Dolphins. Dixon has his team primed for another run this year, starting Friday night against Glenvar and Virginia Tech...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 11:06 AM
The Galax Maroon Tide tried to stay perfect tonight. Mark Dixon's team put its 12 and 0 mark on the line against Honaker with a trip to the state semis on the line. Galax hadn't been this far in the postseason since 1985.
In the second quarter, 6 to...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 11:11 AM
The Galax Maroon Tide welcomes Central Lunenburg Saturday afternoon in a 2 p.m. kick. Mark Dixon's team has shown quite an ability to be explosive this season, scoring 43 or more points 10 times this season. The 13-0 Tide leads all of Group A in the...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 1:03 PM
By Nancy Leedy
The Lincoln County High School football team’s impressive midseason turnaround did not go unnoticed with running back Deon Shannon and Patriot head coach Mike Settles named the Class 5A, District 7 Player of the Year and Coach of...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 11:55 AM
The entire Galax community is fired up for the Maroon Tide's maiden voyage into the championship round.
Saturday's Division 1 matchup with Clintwood kicks at high noon in Salem, marking the first ever appearance for a Mountain Empire District team in the...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 10:27 PM
Galax was in search of its first Division 1 title on Saturday at Salem Stadium in a title tilt against Clintwood.
Early on, the Tide made it look easy.
Steven Peoples got the ball and went down the left side and into the endzone for a 22 yard...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 7:24 AM
Our 15th and final player of the week for this season, says he was named after former Florida State star Neon Deion Sanders, who played both professional football and baseball.
Galax wide receiver Deion George has certainly made the postseason Prime Time...