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  • Sardin finding footing with Terriers

    Sardin finding footing with Terriers
    Basketball has taken Tiffany Sardin from the playgrounds of Chicago all the way to Portugal as a professional.  Now the journey has stopped in Vinton where the former UVA star is in her first year as the head girls coach at William Byrd.  But while Sardin...
  • After long wait, Walmart opens in Clearbrook

    After long wait, Walmart opens in Clearbrook
        From flat bread to flat screen TVs.     The new Walmart in Clearbrook is open for business offering a wide variety of goods.  The superstore celebrated its opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony this morning.     As a part of the celebration,...
  • Sentencing postponed for former high school football coach accused of sex crimes

    Sentencing postponed for former high school football coach accused of sex crimes
    A former high school coach expecting to learn his fate in court Tuesday will have to wait a little longer. Rick Witt's sentencing has been postponed until April 12 at 1:30 p.m.  Witt was the football coach for Staunton River High School's football team....
  • New Principal named at William Byrd Middle School

    New Principal named at William Byrd Middle School
    A new principal has been named at William Byrd Middle School in Roanoke County. Tammy Newcomb will take over as principal starting in July. Here is the full press release from Roanoke County Schools: ROANOKE – The Roanoke County School Board has...
  • William Byrd baseball team does construction work to save county money

    William Byrd baseball team does construction work to save county money
    If you build it, the savings will come. The William Byrd high school baseball team made drastic changes to its field themselves, saving taxpayers money. They had a licensed and insured contractor overseeing the work and they say all permits were...
  • High school basketball results

    High school basketball results
    Christiansburg vs. EC Glass (Boys Basketball) The Blue Demons pressure overwhelmed the Hilltoppers.  Early on, it's Darius Kelly coming up with the steal.  He goes coast-to-coast, Christiansburg up by double digits. Just before the half, the Toppers...
  • Five high schools bringing the best of the best to the Roanoke Valley Drill Competition

    Five high schools bringing the best of the best to the Roanoke Valley Drill Competition
    They're the best of the best and they'll all put their skills to the test this weekend!     Air Force Junior ROTC teams from William Fleming, Patrick Henry, William Byrd, Franklin County and E.C. Glass will go head to head on Saturday at the Roanoke...
  • Kiwanis Clubs honor local basketball players

    Kiwanis Clubs honor local basketball players
    The Kiwanis Clubs of the Roanoke area put a finishing touch on the high school basketball season Sunday night with their annual awards banquet. Thirteen different schools were represented as the coaches gave an unsung hero award for each team. Player of...
  • William Byrd Terriers Hoping to Get Back to the Post Season

    William Byrd Terriers Hoping to Get Back to the Post Season
         As the 28th season of Friday Football Extra draws closer, the William Byrd Terriers are getting ready for an opening night matchup against their Roanoke County neighbors from Cave Spring.       Jeff Highfill begins his 31sts season in Vinton, 38th...
  • Danville History

    Founded: 1793 History:   In 1728, William Byrd went exploring for the border between Virginia and North Carolina, but when he camped over night in the area now know as danville, he fell in love with the scenery. He decided to settle in this area....
  • Cave Spring vs. William Byrd

    Cave Spring vs. William Byrd
    Roanoke County schools Cave Spring and William Byrd hadn't met the last two seasons, but Friday night the Knights and Terriers got re-acquainted at Bob Patterson Stadium in Vinton. Cave led it 22-14 at the half, but the Terriers were on the move.  Zac...
  • William Byrd vs. Northside

    William Byrd vs. Northside
    The Northside Vikings had won 11 straight Blue Ridge District games dating back to 2008.  But that last loss came against William Byrd.  Friday night, the Terriers were smelling the upset at Jim Hickam Field. Northside got on the board on the first...