A complete overhaul of the tennis courts at Carroll County High School is scheduled to be completed by the time school starts on Aug. 7.Due to large cracks in the playing surfaces, the tennis courts at CCHS have been shut down on two different occasions over the past 18 months. The courts were initially shut down in March of 2013 prior to a scheduled boys’ tennis match with Galax High School. The cracks were patched in and reopened later that year, but were again shut down in...
Although Carroll County’s football team has won just seven games over the past three seasons, new head coach Eddie Sloss appears determined to change the attitude and culture within the football program.On the surface, there is not a lot of reason for optimism. Carroll County went just 2-8 last year and 0-7 in its first run through the River Ridge District. A schedule that features just four home games, and only one after Sept. 26, certainly doesn’t help matters. The mo...
Carroll County’s Connor Lundy wasn’t about to let flu-like symptoms keep him from playing in the Virginia High School Coaches’ Assocation East-West All-Star Game July 7 at Lynchburg College.Lundy, who will continue his basketball career at Division II Queens University this fall, spent the night before the game, and even a couple of portions of the contest, throwing up from a stomach bug. But that did not stop him from scoring seven points in his West team’s...
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