One of Timesland’s most explosive football athletes is headed to the next level.
Who knew that by losing 77-14 to Salem on Sept. 25 that Hidden Valley’s football team actually won?
GROUP 4A WEST
The Southwest Virginia Home School volleyball team captured fourth place in the VACA state tournament. Hannaleah Hoyt earned second-team all-state.
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.
Timesland Football Standings through Oct. 8, 2015
Here's the Timesland top 10 following play in Week 6 of the football season:
Timesland statistical leaders following Week 6:
Seven of the nine Timesland football games scheduled for Friday night were postponed by rain.
Make your picks for this week's Varsity Forecasters here:
The VHSL Points Standings for Regions in TimeslandGROUP 6A SOUTH (Conferences 3 & 4) (Top 8 teams qualify)GamesPointsAverageColonial Forge513927.8Manchester410827C.D. Hylton513126.2Tho...
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This week's Varsity Forecasters is now open for you to make your picks.
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.
Franklin County announced on Tuesday that Tom Hering would be the team's new boys basketball coach.
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:
VHSL GROUP 2A ALL-STATE
Warren Craft of William Fleming is one of eight players named to the first team on the VHSL Gorup 4A boys basketball squad.
Former Hidden Valley football coach J.R. Edwards has been named the new head coach at Franklin County, the school announced on Wednesday afternoon.
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...
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 ...
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:
TIMESLAND TOP 10
1. Salem (4-0)
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...
Here is the schedule for the Blue Ridge Conference girls tennis and soccer tournaments, which are scheduled to begin Tuesday, May 6:
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.
Jason White has resigned after nine seasons as the head football coach at Rockbridge County High School.
Choosing the University of Richmond as a place to play college football has worked out for three former Salem High School players.
1. Northside (14-1)
Here is part of the high school football notebook that will run in Thursday's Roanoke Times.
Stop and think about this for a minute.
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.
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.
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.
All five VHSL quarterfinal football games involving Timesland schools will kick off at 7 p.m. Friday.
Here a couple of early thoughts on next week's VHSL football quarterfinals:
Here are just a couple of notes looking toward this weekend's football playoff games involving Timesland teams.
Official kickoff times have been set for the 11 high school football playoff games involving Timesland schools.
Here are next week's VHSL pairings:
VIS DIVISION 3 FOOTBALL FINAL
Here are the final 2013 Timesland regular-season football stats, minus a couple of schools who did not report this week.
Iva Geraldine Nester, 73, of Dugspur, passed away Friday, February 5, 2016. Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, February 7, 2016, at Reece Cemetary. Arrangements by Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady Chapel.
Lt. Col. James C. "Jim" Akers, USAF Ret., 75, of Daleville and formerly of Fork Union, died Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital following a long illness.A memorial service will be 5 p.m. Sunday, February 7, 2016 at The Glebe, 200 The Glebe Boulevard, Daleville with the Reverend Kevin Cummings officiating. Inurnment with Full Military Honors provided by The United States Air Force Honor Guard will be 1 p.m., Wednesday, February 10 at Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery, 5550 Bagging Plant Road, Dublin, Virginia.
Helen Hatcher Dyson, 89, died on Friday, January 29, 2016, in Richmond following a long illness.Mrs. Dyson was a native of Troutville, Va., and was preceded in death by her parents, the late Arthur and Georgia Hatcher; her husband, the late Robert Dyson; and by four sisters and four brothers.She is survived by two sisters-in-law, Annis Hatcher and Mary Hatcher, both of Richmond; and by numerous nieces, nephews and their families.Aunt Helen, as she was known affectionately by her nieces and nephews, resided in Troutville for 86 years, living in the same house for over half a century. She graduated from Troutville High School and for many years was employed in Roanoke as a medical assistant for Dr. Charles Young Sr. and Dr. Charles Young Jr. in their practice of ophthalmology.She was a member of Troutville Baptist Church from her youth. She was active in all ministries of the church, including singing in the choir, serving as church historian and chairing the Board of Deacons. She also served as one of the church's Trustees. The congregation honored her for her servant spirit by naming her Deacon Emeritus.Helen was the last surviving sibling in a remarkable generation of the Hatcher family who grew up under the nurture of a strong matriarch and who embodied the values of hard work, service to others, thrift, fidelity to family, faith in God, and unrelenting good humor. She will always be remembered as devoted to her immediate and extended family, a loyal friend to neighbors and the citizens of Troutville, tireless in placing the needs of others ahead of herself and faithful in her relationship to God.Services honoring her memory will be held at Troutville Baptist Church, 5520 Lee Highway, Troutville on Tuesday, February 9, 2016, at 11 a.m. Burial will be in the Troutville Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Rader Funeral Home, 630 Roanoke Road, Daleville on Monday, February 8, 2016, from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Troutville Baptist Church.Online condolences may be made to the family at www.rader-funeralhome.com.
Granville Carr Shrader, 88, of Narrows, passed away Friday, February 5, 2016.Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Monday, February 8, 2016, at Riverview Baptist Church in Ripplemead. Burial will follow in the Shrader Cemetery on Wolf Creek Road outside Narrows. The family will receive friends at Riverview Baptist Church Monday from noon until just prior to the service.The family is being served by Riffe's Funeral Service in Narrows, (540) 726-2442, and online at www.riffefuneralservice.com.