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Wild Bills Weekly Sports Roundup!

Wild Bills Weekly Sports Roundup!

This Friday night we enter week-four of  the high school football season and the stars have lined up in a most unusual fashion. We have four undefeated teams remaining in the ‘ Big-11 ‘ and they’re all from the same district. The realigned Blue Ridge District has Northside, William Byrd, Lord Botetourt all at 3-0, […]

Wild Bill Turner’s Sports Roundup

Wild Bill Turner’s Sports Roundup

It’s hard to believe we’re only two months away from the opening night of high school football. Teams open Friday night lights August 30th, where fans can be expected to be clad in tank tops and shorts. By the end of the season Daylight Saving Time will be gone and the fashion statements will be more […]

Late Rally By Radford Seals 54-52 Win Over Cave Spring

Late Rally By Radford Seals 54-52 Win Over Cave Spring

Cave Spring looked to be on cruise control last Friday night at the Knights gym, then things got a little pressing. The Knights scored the game’s first eleven points, led by ten at halftime and 40-31 after three quarters. Radford went to a full-court press to open the fourth, and Cave Spring couldn’t respond as the […]

Roanoke Post 3 American Legion

Roanoke Post 3 American Legion

Roanoke Post 3 won single games over New River Valley and Vinton, along with a double header sweep of Botetourt to clinch the American Legion District 9 Senior West Division regular season race. Post 3 improved to 7-0 in West play with only a makeup game left against Salem that was previously halted on the […]

Cave Spring National 9-10 All-Stars Knock Off Covington 9-7

Cave Spring National 9-10 All-Stars Knock Off Covington 9-7

Cave Spring used a three-run rally in the last inning to overcome a 7-6 deficit, as the National 9-10 year-old All-Stars defeated their counterparts from Covington 9-7 at Starkey Park. By Bill Turner

Roanoke Edges Salem In American Legion Baseball Showdown

Roanoke Edges Salem In American Legion Baseball Showdown

by Bill Turner Roanoke Post 3 jumped out to an early 5-0 lead and the advantage held up for the 12-9 win over Salem Post 3 in American Legion baseball action Saturday afternoon at Salem Memorial Stadium. Roanoke rode the arm of starter Cory Smith, who retired the first thirteen Salem batters he faced. Salem […]

Wild Bill’s Weekly Sports Roundup

Wild Bill’s Weekly Sports Roundup

by Bill Turner Well, July is upon us and things in the world of sports are just heating up for area fans. There’s a lot to digest, so let’s make a run through the area happenings. This column may be the weekly roundup, but certainly no roundup will be bigger than the July 20-21 Monkey […]

Around The Pools With The RVAA Regular Swim Season

Around The Pools With The RVAA Regular Swim Season

by Bill Turner  The six-week Roanoke Valley Aquatic Association regular season in now underway. Monday evening Our Lady of Nazareth Swim Club visited Hunting Hills Country Club.

Swanson, Watts Grab Titles In Roanoke Valley Golf Hall Of Fame Championship

Swanson, Watts Grab Titles In Roanoke Valley Golf Hall Of Fame Championship

by Bill Turner University of South Carolina and former Hidden Valley standout golfer Meredith Swanson fired a final round 2-under 71 to run away with Sunday’s Roanoke Valley Golf Hall of Fame Women’s Championship at Ashley Plantation. It was Swanson’s third straight WHOF title and sixth overall, the first coming when she was 13 years […]

Cave Spring Rallies for 9-8 Win Over Titans in Region IV Final

Cave Spring Rallies for 9-8 Win Over Titans in Region IV Final

by Bill Turner Cave Spring executed a dramatic 3-run rally in the top of the seventh to overcome a two-run deficit, and the Knights defeated Hidden Valley 9-8 in the Region IV baseball final played out at Kiwanis Field in Salem. Both teams had already securred a spot in this week’s Group AA state quarterfinals, […]



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