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...
Click here for this week's Varsity Forecasters slate.
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.
Horace Dillard Lackey, 99, of Roanoke, Va., born on August 4, 1916, in Botetourt County, Va., went to be with the Lord on Friday, January 29, 2016. He was preceded in death by his parents, Carl Marshall Lackey and Nanny Thomas Lackey; sisters, Kathryn Akers, Phyllis Webb and Audrey Ellis; and brothers, Chris, Clarence, Stone, Vernon and Waldron Lackey.He is survived by his faithful wife of 69 years, Christina Ruth Nethercott Lackey; his five children and their spouses, David and Linda Lackey of White Salmon, Wash., Ben and Sue Lackey of Troutville, Va., Mary and John Carroll of Blue Ridge, Va., Mark and Tammy Lackey of Salem, Va., and Melvin and Ruth Lackey of Vinton, Va.; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; his sister, Lois Kinsey; brother-in-law, Bob Kinsey; and numerous nieces and nephews.Mr. Lackey attended Salem High School and earned a certificate from the Bible Institute of Los Angeles (now BIOLA). He worked in commercial farming and landscaping until "retirement" when he started and ran his own lawn care business for over 20 years.In 2002, at age 86, he was recognized as the "Volunteer of the Year" for his tireless service in developing and promoting bike and walking trails in the Roanoke Valley Greenways. Horace was a faithful member of Faith Alliance Church where, for many years, he lovingly maintained the lawns. He will be missed by his family and friends.Visitation will be held at Oakey's North Chapel, 6732 Peters Creek Road, NW, Roanoke, VA 24019, on Wednesday, February 17, 2016, from 6 to 8 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held at noon on Thursday, February 18, 2016, at Oakey's North Chapel with the Rev. David Fraser officiating. Burial will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens.In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Faith Alliance Church, 7505 Barrens Road, Roanoke, VA 24019. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.oakeys.com.
Kathy Alta Broyles Jones passed from this life Wednesday, February 10, 2016, at the Narrows Livestock Market of a heart aneurism. She was born August 30, 1980, to Linda Kay Shafer Broyles and the late Dewey Herbert Broyles. She grew up on Curve Valley Farm located near Assurance, W.Va., which she was operating with her mom, brothers and their families.Kathy was a 1998 graduate of James Monroe High School being a part of the first class to attend all 4 years at the school located on property formerly belonging to her family. She earned an associate degree in 2001 from Mountain State University as a legal, administrative and medical secretary. Kathy was working as a secretary for Semco in Narrows, and had been employed as the scale/sale clerk at the Narrows Livestock Market for 16 years. She had just been hired as the office manager prior to death. Kathy faithfully attended the Spruce Run Church of the Brethren where she served as the Sunday School Secretary/Treasurer, youth Treasurer and in any other capacity where she was needed.Kathy attained the American FFA degree surpassing her father and brothers' accomplishment by being the State Star Farmer. She served as the South Eastern District Vice President for the WV FFA Association. She had been a member of the New Pioneer 4H club in Peterstown, W.Va. She placed third in the national 4H Lawn and Garden Tractor driving competition and was a member of the Monroe County 4H All Stars. Kathy had a gift for and enjoyed working with people and was liked by all who knew her. She had a passion and a huge collection of all things Frogs!!In addition to her father she was preceded in death by her grandparents, Marshall Claude and Evelyn Cathleen Springston Shafer; and Herbert and Minnie Alta Halstead Broyles.Kathy also farmed with her husband, Paul Jones who survives her at Elgood. In addition to her husband and mother; she is survived by brothers, Dewey Vergal Broyles, his wife, Iwona and their children, David, Jairus, Ania and Abigail; Stephen Claude Broyles, his wife, Lorrie and their children, Caleb, Natalie, Eli, Isaac and Luke all of Lindside W.Va.; step-daughter, Tiffany O'Sullivan, her husband, Sean, and their children, Erin, Ireland, Michael and Conor; mother-in-law, Virginia Jones Henthorn all of Athens, W.Va.; brother-in-law, Robert C. Jones Jr. and wife, Paula of Hancock; sisters-in-law, Linda Alvis and husband, Dirk of Athens, W.Va.; Paula Best and husband, Howard of Christiansburg; puppy, Rickie; quiet a few feline friends and a huge family of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends too numerous to mention.The family will receive friends Sunday, February 14, 2016, at the Wickline Funeral Home in Lindside from 5 to 9 p.m.Funeral Services will be Monday, February 15, 2016, at 11 a.m. at Wickline Funeral Home with Pastors Dewey Broyles, Roger Boothe and Brother Karl Resse officiating. Burial will follow at Allen-Broyles Cemetery in Wikel, W.Va.Online condolences may be made at http://www.wicklinefuneralhome.com/In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Dewey H. Broyles Scholarship Fund, c/o Bank of Monroe PO Box 219 Union, WV 24983Funeral arrangements by Wickline Funeral Home of Lindside, WV.
Sallie Mae Nagy, 94, passed away Saturday, January 21, 2016, at Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital in Rocky Mount. She is survived by her three children, Alexis Nagy Cundiff (Elton) of Glade Hill, Paul Nagy of Charlottesville, and James Nagy (Jill) of Johnson City, Tenn. She was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Alex John Nagy, in 1986. Mrs. Nagy was the third of 15 children born to Oveeda Hodges Greer and Harry Thomas Greer. She is also survived by two brothers, AJ (Jim) Greer and Edward Greer; and three sisters, Lonnie Holland, Virginia Hodges, and Carolyn Lyman. Mrs. Nagy has seven grandchildren, Barry Cundiff (Cindy), Amanda Brooks (Merriman), Michael Nagy (Alysson), Steven Nagy, Melvin Nagy, Caleb Nagy, and Jacob Nagy. She also has 10 great-grandchildren, Katelin, Carrie, Kasey, and Caroline Cundiff, Beth, Amber, and Andrew Brooks, and Ian, Mercedes, and Skye Nagy.She was a member of the First Pentecostal Holiness Church of Rocky Mount and Glade Hill Baptist Church. A special memorial service will be held at Redeeming Life Pentecostal Holiness Church in Rocky Mount 1 p.m. Saturday, February 20, 2016. Officiating the service will be the Revs. David Long and Jackie Spence. Special music will be provided by Jaime Baker of Piney Flats, Tenn. In lieu of donations, please send flowers.
Charles A. Semones, 83, passed away in Las Vegas, Nev., on Wednesday, February 3, 2016. He was born in Hillsville, on June 10, 1932. He was the son of Hazel and James Semones.Following four years in the United States Airforce, he attended the University of Virginia, graduating Summa Cum Laude in 1959, then attended the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and graduated with a master's degree.He joined the United States Department of State and served as a Foreign Service Officer in Cuarcao, Philippines, and Brazil. Charles later spent 20 years as an International Economics Officer at Security Pacific National Bank (now Bank of America in L.A.)Charles is survived by his wife, Marilyn; sisters, Betty Jo Manning and Shirley Boon of Roanoke.On Tuesday, February 16, 2016, a funeral mass will be held at St. Viator Catholic Church in Las Vegas, Nev., followed by burial at the Southern Nevada Veteran's Memorial Cemetery.