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Be careful on Bland County roads Saturday as the Tour de Bland hits town for the seventh year. The October event raises money for ABB Relay for Life Team.

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When the pits at Wythe Raceway are full of cars from all over the United States, Canada and even Australia, and the grandstands packed with race fans, that’s how you know it’s going to be a night of excitement.

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Beautiful Pipestem Resort State Park hosted the Blue Ridge Junior Golf Tour on Monday July 16. It was the last tournament before the season ending Tour Championship and was sponsored by First Community Bank. Players were attempting to improve their standing in hope of qualifying for the last…

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Gregory Allen Belcher was a model student, humble to his core, liked and respected by everyone who crossed his path, and the greatest basketball player to ever don a Warrior uniform. John Goodwin was a young coach who must have felt like he’d won the lottery when he was chosen to replace Dickie Greer as Chilhowie’s head basketball coach after the ‘76-‘77 season.

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The Blue Ridge Junior Golf Tour returned to the site of its origin on Thursday to begin the tournament section of the 20th season. Sixty-one junior golfers converged at Fincastle on the Mountain, the place where the local golf pro and several members launched the successful junior golf tour …

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Patrick Henry won the championship game of Bland County’s Yo-Na Invitational baseball tournament with a 7-1 victory against George Wythe on Saturday, April 14.

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Chilhowie third baseman Jenna Gollehon helped the Lady Warriors take a 9-6 win at Northwood.

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Rachael Williams, who hit a grand slam against George Wythe, squares up to bunt against Marion.

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Tyler Waddle gets ready to score Northwood's first run during the Panthers' home game with Holston. He had two hits in the contest after being the winning pitcher against Marion.

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Chilhowie rolled to home varsity baseball and softball wins against Marion on Tuesday, March 27. In five-inning contests, the Warriors downed the Scarlet Hurricanes 15-1 in softball and 15-2 in baseball.

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Nancy Jo Roberts pitches during Northwood's home softball win against Rural Retreat.

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Northwood and Patrick Henry started their varsity softball seasons Thursday, March 15, with victories. The Panthers won at Honaker 3-1 while the Rebels beat visiting Rural Retreat 14-6.

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After taking the first NCAA Division III tournament victory in program history on Friday, March 2, the Emory & Henry women’s basketball team saw its season end the next night in the tourney’s second round.

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The Wytheville Community College Bass Fishing Team competed in the 2018 Virginia Bassmasters Collegiate State Championship on Saturday, February 24 on Claytor Lake in Pulaski County.  This event is a qualifying event for the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series presented by Bass Pro Shops.

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With a 72-70 victory over Roanoke on Sunday at the Salem Civic Center, Emory & Henry won the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament for the first time in school history.

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After capturing the first boys’ Virginia High School League team title in school sports history last spring, it didn’t take Patrick Henry’s track program long to pick up a second one. Competing in the combined indoor state meet for Class 2 and Class 1 schools Feb. 21 and 22 at Roanoke Colleg…

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Dylan Catron gave a 23-point, 10-rebound performance during Chilhowie's playoff win against Northwood.

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Chance Moore's two-pointer at the fourth-quarter buzzer lifted Northwood to an 80-79 basketball win at Chilhowie that forced a Hogoheegee District playoff game.

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Chilhowie's Dylan Catron goes up for a shot against Patrick Henry with Andrew Belcher (#5) among the Rebels trying to block his path.

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Patrick Henry's Alex Brown (left) and Northwood's Jake Keesee  face off in a first-round match at 138 pounds.

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Chilhowie's Branden Williams swims a leg of the boys' 200-meter medley relay.

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Emory & Henry and Randolph-Macon have the Old Dominion Athletic Conference’s only unbeaten men’s basketball teams, and the two are scheduled to play at E&H this Saturday, Jan. 20, at 2 p.m.

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PH's Josh Presley passes the ball with Northwood's Spencer Carter charging toward him.

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Northwood’s visit to Patrick Henry on Jan. 12 for a basketball quadrupleheader included victories in the first three games by the Rebels, including a 41-point performance by an eighth-grader. The Panthers won the boys’ varsity nightcap by holding off a PH squad that cut a 20-point deficit to…