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Craig County High School is losing its principal

By Gwen Johnson
CRAIG COUNTY – After two years of being “a small part of many good things” that have happened at Craig County High School, Principal Matt Coe is leaving his position the end of June in order to be able to spend more time with his young family. “This position requires a tremendous amount of... »

Terriers will need to make regional in BRD tourney

By Brian Hoffman
There’s nowhere to go but up for the William Byrd baseball team. The Terriers are an uncharacteristic 0-4 in Blue Ridge District play as they host Rockbridge County Friday night to conclude the first half of the BRD schedule. Byrd hit rock bottom with a 7-5 loss to Staunton River on Tuesday. Nothing went... »

Sherk pressed into duty

By Brian Hoffman
The William Byrd softball team bounced back from a tough loss against Northside to pick up an 11-5 win at home against Staunton River Tuesday. Spencer Biggs started on the mound for Byrd but came out with a sore arm and Byrd trailing 4-1. Biggs had doubled in a first inning run at the... »

Long strange trip leads to first district loss

By Brian Hoffman
VINTON – The William Byrd baseball team lost their Blue Ridge District opener last Thursday in one of the most unusual games in recent memory. The game took over four hours to complete before LB pulled out a 10-8 win in extra innings at Walthall Park. Much of the time was taken up by... »

Late Lord Botetourt rally downs WB in BRD game

By Brian Hoffman
VINTON – The William Byrd boys’ soccer team let one slip away last week as Lord Botetourt scored twice late in the game to win a key Blue Ridge District game. Botetourt won 3-2 in Daleville last Thursday. Byrd missed a penalty kick in the first five minutes of the game and LB countered... »

Softball team is 7-2; at LB for BRD today

By Brian Hoffman
VINTON – After playing nine non-district softball games in the first 22 games of the season, the William Byrd girls are ready for some district competition. That comes tonight when the Terriers play at Lord Botetourt in the Blue Ridge District opener for both. Byrd is off to a 7-2 start while LB is... »

Terriers host LB in district opener

By Brian Hoffman
VINTON – Junior lefty Collin Hill will be on the mound tonight when William Byrd opens the Blue Ridge District baseball season. Byrd will host Lord Botetourt at 5 pm at Walthall Park. This year’s district season is highly anticipated. Lord Botetourt is the defending district season champ and the Cavaliers are off to... »

Softball off to a 3-0 start

By Brian Hoffman
VINTON – The William Byrd softball team is off to a good start. The Terriers are 3-0 and undefeated against River Ridge District competition. The Terriers beat Salem at home last Thursday, 4-3. The Spartans pitched their ace, Emily Taylor, against Byrd the Spartans led 1-0 after three innings. However, Byrd took the lead... »

Byrdmen bounce back from first loss with wins over Cave Spring, Glenvar

By Brian Hoffman
VINTON – The William Byrd baseball team will be home Friday night to host Cave Spring in a jayvee varsity-doubleheader at Walthall Park. The jayvees are scheduled to begin at 4:30 pm with the varsity to follow, at approximately 7 pm. Byrd is 3-1 after a busy week. The Terriers lost for the first... »

Former Byrd wrestler wins national title for Liberty U.

By Brian Hoffman
VINTON – William Byrd graduate Aaron Thompson was one of two Liberty University wrestlers who won individual national titles in their weight classes at the National Collegiate Wrestling Association Championships in Daytona Beach, Fla., on Saturday, March 10. Aaron Thompson, at 197 pounds and teammate Scott Clymer at 141 joined 12 teammates at the... »