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Friday 02/05/2016
Posted: February 05, 2016 - 6:30 pm
PH quarterback Calfee headed north to University of Charleston

One of Timesland’s most explosive football athletes is headed to the next level.

Monday 01/25/2016
Posted: January 25, 2016 - 9:00 am
Timesland Top 10 for week of Jan. 25


Sunday 01/03/2016
Posted: January 03, 2016 - 6:00 pm
Timesland Top 10 basketball rankings for week of Jan. 3, 2016


Saturday 11/07/2015
Posted: November 07, 2015 - 6:32 pm
Strong schedule helps Hidden Valley sneak into 3A playoffs

Who knew that by losing 77-14 to Salem on Sept. 25 that Hidden Valley’s football team actually won?

Friday 11/06/2015
Posted: November 06, 2015 - 5:51 pm
High school regional volleyball tournaments


Sunday 10/25/2015
Posted: October 25, 2015 - 5:33 pm
Southwest Virginia Home School volleyball takes 4th in state

The Southwest Virginia Home School volleyball team captured fourth place in the VACA state tournament. Hannaleah Hoyt earned second-team all-state. 

Thursday 10/22/2015
Posted: October 22, 2015 - 8:30 pm
Timesland high school football predictions

During nearly every summer of my youth, my parents would load us in the family wagon for a two-day trip — pre-Interstate 81 North — to Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Friday 10/09/2015
Posted: October 09, 2015 - 9:59 am
Timesland Football Standings through Oct. 8, 2015

Timesland Football Standings through Oct. 8, 2015

Posted: October 09, 2015 - 9:57 am
Week 6 Timesland Top 10

Here's the Timesland top 10 following play in Week 6 of the football season:

Posted: October 09, 2015 - 9:49 am
Timesland statistical leaders after Week 6

Timesland statistical leaders following Week 6:

Friday 10/02/2015
Posted: October 02, 2015 - 2:15 pm
Weather forces more changes to high school sports schedules

Seven of the nine Timesland football games scheduled for Friday night were postponed by rain.

Tuesday 09/29/2015
Posted: September 29, 2015 - 7:51 pm
Timesland Top 10/Varsity Forecasters for week of Sept. 28

Make your picks for this week's Varsity Forecasters here:

Posted: September 29, 2015 - 6:22 pm
VHSL football playoff points for week of Sept. 28

 The VHSL Points Standings for Regions in TimeslandGROUP 6A SOUTH   (Conferences 3 & 4)   (Top 8 teams qualify)GamesPointsAverageColonial Forge513927.8Manchester410827C.D. Hylton513126.2Tho...

Monday 09/14/2015
Posted: September 14, 2015 - 7:56 am
Varsity Forecasters/Timesland Top 10 for week of Sept. 14

Click here for this week's Varsity Forecasters slate.

Monday 09/07/2015
Posted: September 07, 2015 - 12:23 am
Varsity Forecasters, Timesland Top 10 for week of Sept. 7

This week's Varsity Forecasters is now open for you to make your picks.

Sunday 08/30/2015
Posted: August 30, 2015 - 11:47 pm
Week 2 Timesland Top 10/Varsity Forecasters

Week 2 of the 2015 Varsity Forecasters is ready to go and you can make your picks here. A total of 10 pickers got 20 correct games in Week 1.

Wednesday 07/08/2015
Posted: July 08, 2015 - 9:53 am
Franklin County hires former Bassett coach Tom Hering as its new boys basketball coach

Franklin County announced on Tuesday that Tom Hering would be the team's new boys basketball coach.

Monday 06/15/2015
Posted: June 15, 2015 - 4:12 pm
Three Radford players make VHSCA Group 1A baseball first team


Posted: June 15, 2015 - 3:04 pm
6 Blacksburg players selected to first squad on VHSL Group 3A soccer team


Posted: June 15, 2015 - 3:01 pm
Four Timesland players make first team on VHSL Group 3A soccer squad


Thursday 06/04/2015
Posted: June 04, 2015 - 1:53 pm
The latest on Thursday's high school sports schedule and postponements

Here's what we know about Thursday's VHSL regional play involving Timesland schools. What is on as scheduled, and what has been postponed or moved:

Tuesday 03/24/2015
Posted: March 24, 2015 - 3:31 pm
Floyd's Wiseman, Grayson's McGrady chosen for VHSL 2A girls first team


Posted: March 24, 2015 - 3:23 pm
Fleming's Craft named to VHSL Group 4A boys basketball team

Warren Craft of William Fleming is one of eight players named to the first team on the VHSL Gorup 4A boys basketball squad.

Wednesday 03/04/2015
Posted: March 04, 2015 - 2:35 pm
Franklin County hires former Hidden Valley coach Edwards as new football coach

Former Hidden Valley football coach J.R. Edwards has been named the new head coach at Franklin County, the school announced on Wednesday afternoon.

Posted: March 04, 2015 - 1:22 pm
State indoor track meets for groups 3A-6A postponed until Monday

The VHSL has again postponed both the Group 3A and 4A state indoor track meets, which were scheduled to begin Thursday at at Liberty University, and the 5A and 6A meets, which were scheduled to run...

Monday 02/02/2015
Posted: February 02, 2015 - 12:05 pm
Timesland basketball Top 10 for week of Feb. 2

 Boys top 10      1. William Fleming   16-2  2.  Radford  16-1  3.  William Byrd  15-3  4.  Martinsville  17-4  5.  Northside  15-3  6.  North Cross  14-2  7.  George Wythe  18-2 ...

Thursday 01/22/2015
Posted: January 22, 2015 - 10:43 am
Timesland Top 10 basketball for week of Jan. 18


Posted: January 22, 2015 - 10:36 am
VISAA boys basketball rankings for Jan. 20, 2015

Division I

Saturday 11/08/2014
Posted: November 08, 2014 - 12:19 am
State playoff pairings ... What we know so far

We're adding up the points and figuring out the matchups for the first round of the VHSL state football playoffs. Here's what we know so far. All of this is unofficial:

Sunday 09/28/2014
Posted: September 28, 2014 - 7:04 pm
Timesland Football Top 10 for Sept. 28


Sunday 09/21/2014
Posted: September 21, 2014 - 4:30 pm
Timesland Top 10 for week of Sept. 21-27

1. Salem (4-0)

Thursday 08/07/2014
Posted: August 07, 2014 - 4:39 pm
George Wythe wins team crown; Giles individual winner at Draper Classic

DRAPER — Paced by Alex Arnold's 76, George Wythe captured it first Draper Valley Prep Classic golf title Thursday at Draper Valley Golf Club in Draper. The Maroons outdistanced Galax and Giles by 1...

Monday 05/05/2014
Posted: May 05, 2014 - 11:55 pm
Blue Ridge Conference girls soccer and tennis tourney pairings

Here is the schedule for the Blue Ridge Conference girls tennis and soccer tournaments, which are scheduled to begin Tuesday, May 6:

Wednesday 04/30/2014
Posted: April 30, 2014 - 10:39 pm
Military, wounded warriors to be honored at Northside on Friday

Northside High School's boys soccer team is hosting a benefit night for the Wounded Warrior Project on Friday when the Vikings host Staunton River.

Wednesday 01/08/2014
Posted: January 08, 2014 - 1:07 pm
White resigns as Rockbridge County football coach

Jason White has resigned after nine seasons as the head football coach at Rockbridge County High School.

Thursday 12/19/2013
Posted: December 19, 2013 - 6:11 pm
Salem's Light commits to Richmond; Doll-Hennis, Brown to VMI

Choosing the University of Richmond as a place to play college football has worked out for three former Salem High School players.

Monday 12/16/2013
Posted: December 16, 2013 - 1:53 pm
Final Timesland Top 10 for football

1. Northside (14-1)

Wednesday 12/11/2013
Posted: December 11, 2013 - 8:06 pm
Northside team already has set school records

Here is part of the high school football notebook that will run in Thursday's Roanoke Times.

Posted: December 11, 2013 - 12:44 pm
Harlem Globetrotters impressed by William Byrd player's miraculous shot.

Thursday 12/05/2013
Posted: December 05, 2013 - 7:43 pm
Riverheads kicker has incredible career PAT total

Stop and think about this for a minute.

Posted: December 05, 2013 - 12:41 pm
Floyd County's Tanner makes 33 of 33 FTs in one game

I once made a string of free throws in a row while waiting to interview Abby Redick over at Hidden Valley a couple of years ago. I won't put in the number because no one believes it anyway.

Monday 12/02/2013
Posted: December 02, 2013 - 2:57 pm
Times set for VHSL semifinals

Two of Saturday's VHSL state semifinal football games involving Timesland teams will begin at 1 p.m. and the other two will begin at 2 p.m.

Saturday 11/30/2013
Posted: November 30, 2013 - 6:02 pm
VHSL football semifinal pairings

Seven unbeatens, two Salems, two Heritages, a team looking for its fourth state title in four years...that's part of what is still standing with two more weeks in the VHSL football season.

Monday 11/25/2013
Posted: November 25, 2013 - 3:27 pm
Timesland teams all playing at 7 p.m. Friday

All five VHSL quarterfinal football games involving Timesland schools will kick off at 7 p.m. Friday.

Saturday 11/23/2013
Posted: November 23, 2013 - 6:55 pm
Next week's VHSL quarterfinal pairings

Here a couple of early thoughts on next week's VHSL football quarterfinals:

Thursday 11/21/2013
Posted: November 21, 2013 - 6:30 pm
Dominion team has player with offers from Tech and UVa

Here are just a couple of notes looking toward this weekend's football playoff games involving Timesland teams.

Monday 11/18/2013
Posted: November 18, 2013 - 1:03 pm
Ten Timesland football games Friday; Galax playing Saturday

Official kickoff times have been set for the 11 high school football playoff games involving Timesland schools.

Saturday 11/16/2013
Posted: November 16, 2013 - 11:34 am
Next week's complete VHSL football pairings

Here are next week's VHSL pairings:

Friday 11/15/2013
Posted: November 15, 2013 - 2:55 pm
Starting lineups for VIS Division III championship game


Thursday 11/14/2013
Posted: November 14, 2013 - 6:02 pm
Final Timesland regular season football statistics (includes FGs, PATs)

Here are the final 2013 Timesland regular-season football stats, minus a couple of schools who did not report this week.

Robert Anderson
  • Robert Anderson
  • High school sports editor
  • Robert Anderson, a Martinsville native and veteran sportswriter, has been the high school sports editor of The Roanoke Times since 2001. Check out his blog for breaking news, commentary and other happenings in Timesland sports.
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