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Jutanugarn, Womble Capture Titles In Scott Robertson Golf

Jutanugarn, Womble Capture Titles In Scott Robertson Golf

by Bill Turner Moriya Jutanugarn made it back-to-back wins in the girls 15-18, and Davis Womble used a last-minute opening to take the boys 15-18 in the 29th annual Scott Robertson Junior Golf Tournament played Friday through Sunday at Roanoke Country Club. Jutanugarn, a 17-year-old from Thailand who blitzed the field last year with a […]

Northside Wins Blue Ridge District Girls Singles, Doubles Tennis Titles

Northside Wins Blue Ridge District Girls Singles, Doubles Tennis Titles

by Bill Turner Northside’s Karlie Pope defeated William Byrd’s GraceAnna Chaney 6-1, 6-2 to win the Blue Ridge District girls tennis championship Friday afternoon at Waldron Park. Pope and Rebekah Washington knocked off Viking teammates Kelsie Hendren and Hallie Cole to capture the Blue Ridge doubles 6-4, 6-3.

Hidden Valley Advances In State Lacrosse With 18-5 Win Over Cave Spring

Hidden Valley Advances In State Lacrosse With 18-5 Win Over Cave Spring

by Bill Turner Hidden Valley broke away from a 5-2 halftime advantage with nine third-quarter goals, as the Titans knocked off Cave Spring 18-5 Tuesday afternoon to advance in the state lacrosse playoffs.

Patrick Henry-William Fleming Battle In Western Valley District Baseball

Patrick Henry-William Fleming Battle In Western Valley District Baseball

by Bill Turner Patrick Henry and William Fleming battled it out on the Colonel’s diamond Thursday afternoon in a Western Valley District cross-town rivalry won by the Patriots. The grills were on fire adjacent to the Colonel dugout as the Fleming and Patriot fans as well as the media enjoyed hot dogs, hamburgers, chips and […]

Northside Rallies To Overtake Rockbridge County 11-10 In Blue Ridge Softball

Northside Rallies To Overtake Rockbridge County 11-10 In Blue Ridge Softball

by Bill Turner Softball fans got their money’s worth, and more, as Northside scored a run in the bottom of the eighth to outlast Rockbridge County 11-10 Thursday afternoon at Viking Field. There was nothing on the line as the Lady Vikings, undefeated in Blue Ridge play, had secured the regular-season title in a prior […]

Raiders Advance in VIS Division II State Girls Soccer

Raiders Advance in VIS  Division II State Girls Soccer

by Bill Turner Paxton Helmer broke a 1-1 halftime tie with a goal early in the second half, and India Helmer added an insurance goal with under two minutes left in the game as North Cross advanced in the VIS Division 2 state girls soccer tournament with the 3-1 win over Greenbrier Christian Tuesday afternoon […]

North Cross Downs VES in State Quarterfinals

North Cross Downs VES in  State Quarterfinals

by Bill Turner The North Cross Raiders took on a greatly improved VES lacrosse team on Tuesday and came away with an 8-5 victory. The Bishops came to town ready to play after being shellacked by the Raiders earlier in the season by a score of 15-2. VES scored the opening goal and then went […]

Wild Bill’s Weekly Round-up

Wild Bill’s Weekly Round-up

by Bill Turner  Well, the new Roanoke Star banner now has a week under its belt, with everything being very well-accepted by the reading public. I’ve had numerous compliments on the new banner and masthead we now display. (OK, readers, take a 30-second timeout and glance at page one, then get back to my column.) […]

North Cross Tops Miller School in Extras to Advance in VIC Baseball

North Cross Tops Miller School in Extras to Advance in VIC Baseball

by Bill Turner Derek Mason plated Thomas Weaver with the winning run in the bottom of the ninth, as North Cross defeated Miller School 5-4 in the first round of the VIC baseball playoffs Tuesday afternoon at Porterfield Field. Matt Doughty replaced starter Sam Lawrence on the mound in the seventh, going the final 2 […]

Wild Bill’s Weekly Sports Roundup

Wild Bill’s Weekly Sports Roundup

by Bill Turner  OK, readers- I’m granting you a full timeout. Not a 30-second TO, a full. It’s well documented that many of you grab at each week’s edition and tear the pages apart to get to the Wild Bill column first thing. Obviously, I’m flattered and understand your euphoria that another Wild Bill expose’ […]



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