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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 at the same time in the Boo Williams Sportsplex in Hampton.

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
 8.  Covington  17-3
 9.  Blacksburg  10-6
 10.  Patrick Henry  11-4
 Girls top 10    
 1.  William Fleming  13-4
 2.  Floyd County  14-3
 3.  Hidden Valley  15-1
 4.  Carlisle  12-3
 5.  Magna Vista  12-2
 6.  Carroll County  11-4
 7.  Grayson County  15-1
 8.  Liberty  12-4
 9.  Lord Botetourt  11-7
 10.  Cave Spring  12-5

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 12 shots for the crown.

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.

Updated: June 25, 2014 - 11:31 pm
Rowsey off to hot start in college basketball career

Andrew Rowsey is proving he can score at the college level too.

Tuesday 11/12/2013
Posted: November 12, 2013 - 1:12 pm
Group 3A West volleyball semis moved to Turner Ashby

The prospect of inclement weather in Patrick County has forced tonight's Group 3A West volleyball semifinals to be moved to Turner Ashby High School near Harrisonburg.

Monday 11/11/2013
Posted: November 11, 2013 - 3:39 pm
Carroll County football coach resigns after 15 seasons

Carroll County head football coach Tom Hale said Monday he has resigned from his coaching job at the Hillsville school after 15 seasons.

Posted: November 11, 2013 - 12:28 pm
All Timesland teams in VHSL have Friday football games

All VHSL first-round football playoff games involving Timesland schools will be played Friday night with most of the kickoffs at 7 p.m.

Sunday 11/10/2013
Posted: November 10, 2013 - 3:21 pm
Grayson County will be opponent for Giles in 2A West football

Grayson County is in.

Posted: November 10, 2013 - 2:53 pm
Fourteen Timesland teams to play in VHSL region volleyball

Here are the VHSL region volleyball pairings.

Saturday 11/09/2013
Posted: November 09, 2013 - 1:27 pm
VHSL football pairings, updated Saturday

Below are the updated pairings for the opening round of the VHSL football playoffs as they relate to Timesland schools.

Friday 11/08/2013
Posted: November 08, 2013 - 11:46 pm
3A West football pairings (unofficial)

Just finished writing up William Byrd's 14-7 victory over Lord Botetourt.

Thursday 11/07/2013
Posted: November 07, 2013 - 4:08 pm
Updated Timesland football stats through Week 10


Wednesday 11/06/2013
Posted: November 06, 2013 - 7:20 pm
VHSL change in Rating Scale slightly affects 2A West

The VHSL sent out a corrected Rating Scale points list Wednesday, slightly altering the landscape in Group 2A West.

Monday 11/04/2013
Posted: November 04, 2013 - 1:04 pm
Updated official VHSL Rating Scale football playoff points

Here are the updated VHSL playoff points with breakdowns on a few teams.

Sunday 11/03/2013
Posted: November 03, 2013 - 4:35 pm
VIS football pairings, VIS, VHSL volleyball pairings

North Cross earned the No. 3 seeding in the VIS Division III football playoffs, and the Raiders will play a semifinal at noon Saturday at Fishburne Military School in Waynesboro.

Friday 11/01/2013
Posted: November 01, 2013 - 7:36 pm
Norfolk Christian forfeits Saturday's schedule football game at North Cross

North Cross announced that its schedule regular-season finale for football -- and Senior Day game against Norfolk Christian -- has been canceled due to the Norfolk Christian players refusing to board the bus for Roanoke.

Thursday 10/31/2013
Posted: October 31, 2013 - 6:35 pm
Updated Timesland football statistics through Week 9

Here are the updated Timesland football statistics, including place-kicking:

Monday 10/28/2013
Posted: October 28, 2013 - 2:07 pm
Updated VHSL football playoff standings through Week 9

Two more weeks of football in the the VHSL and some interesting scenarios have cropped up following the results from Week 9.

Thursday 10/24/2013
Posted: October 24, 2013 - 7:41 pm
Updated Timesland high school football statistics

Here are the updated Timesland football stats heading into Friday's games.

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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