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Prep scoreboard from Friday, Jan. 18  Lynchburg News and Advance

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Barker, Patricia Blount Moore  NRVN News

Patricia “Patsy” Blount Moore Barker passed away on January 16, 2019. She was born July 22, 1937 to the late Charles Frederick Blount and Juliet Boyd Blount ...

'Acts 4 Ash' turns tragedy into a movement  WDBJ7

On July 22, 2018 one Christiansburg family's life would forever change when 16-year-old Ashlyn Poole was tragically killed in a car crash.

BOOTH,, Michael G. | Obituaries  Roanoke Times

BOOTH, Michael G. January 6, 2019 Michael G. Booth passed away suddenly on Sunday, January 6, 2019. Born in Christiansburg, Va., Michael was 56 years ...

Christiansburg High School renovations prepare students for success  WDBJ7

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (WDBJ) Students in Montgomery County will be heading back to school in a few days. Christiansburg High School students will have a ...

Christiansburg High School football team plays first game on new turf field  WSLS 10

Upgrades are underway at Christiansburg High School, and Friday night, the new turf field was unveiled.

PPEA still in play for Christiansburg school strand projects  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — The Montgomery County school division has opened the door for developers to submit proposals on long-term plans to build a ...

New proposal could speed up Christiansburg school improvements  WSLS 10

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. - Amid concerns of overcrowding at public schools in Christiansburg, a new building and other renovations could be coming sooner ...

Christiansburg police officer surprises high school student  WDBJ7

One young man from Christiansburg High School found out his hard work and determination was not unnoticed.

Upgrades to Christiansburg High School football field begins  WDBJ7

Heavy machinery is ripping away the old football field, a new turf field will replace it. An eight lane rubberized track will circle the field.

Officials exploring options for CHS expansion, new elementary school  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — Officials with Montgomery County Public Schools are considering a tool that has been used more frequently elsewhere in Virginia to ...

School Board considers replacing "not acceptable" schools years ahead of schedule  WDBJ7

The Montgomery County School Board is considering a public-private partnership that would allow them to build two new schools while skirting a county debt ...

Christiansburg High teacher named Montgomery County's Teacher of the Year  WSET

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (WSET) -- Talk about a surprise.Emily Redding was in the middle of teaching a math class when the Superintendent of Montgomery ...

16-year-old Christiansburg boy charged for driving a vehicle that killed a 16-year-old Christiansburg girl  WDBJ7

MONTGOMERY Co., Va. (WDBJ7) -- A 16-year-old Christiansburg boy has been charged for driving a vehicle in a crash that took the life of a 16-year-old ...

Christiansburg teens gather to honor crash victim and survivor  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — Ashlyn Nicole Poole loved pugs, wanted to go to Hawaii and ate her ice cream with a fork, sometimes with pizza, while bouncing on a ...

Montgomery County schools introduce Domino's to the menu  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — The teenagers rapidly filed into the kitchen and almost as quickly darted out to sit down with friends at their preferred lunch tables.

Montgomery County agrees to fund phase one of Christiansburg High School athletic fields makeover  WDBJ7

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (WDBJ7) Christiansburg is officially getting a facelift on it's high school sports fields. In a joint meeting Monday night, the Montgomery ...

Montgomery Co. supervisors approve funding for athletic facilities at Christiansburg High School  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — Montgomery County's governing body approved approximately $1.8 million Monday night for the future construction of an artificial turf ...

High school notebook: Christiansburg football coach gets special delivery  Roanoke Times

In the span of two days, Alex Wilkens got a berth and a birth.

Christiansburg teen charged in driving death released from detention  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — A Christiansburg teen charged with killing his girlfriend in a July wreck cannot drive while he awaits the outcome of his case, a judge said ...

Students in Christiansburg, Radford join national protest  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — Nicole DiIoia is among the high school students old enough to remember the 2007 shooting at nearby Virginia Tech. On Wednesday, the ...

Montgomery County schools requesting funding for Christiansburg High School renovations  WSLS 10

Improving and upgrading Christiansburg High School has been a point of discussion in the New River Valley for years. Now the county school board is taking ...

Christiansburg community remembers 16 year old girl

The Christiansburg community came together at a candlelight vigil to remember Ashlyn Poole Thursday night.

Christiansburg High School teacher, 71, charged with selling drugs  WSLS 10

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. - A 71-year-old Christiansburg High School teacher is charged with selling drugs. William Bennett Calloway was arrested Thursday and ...

Christiansburg schools kick off new year with new looks  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — Principal Julie Vanidestine says she can't appreciate the view enough from behind her school.

More Christiansburg road projects planned | Christiansburg News  Roanoke Times

A regional organization plans to submit an estimated $15 million of proposals to a statewide program for improvements to ease the flow of the U.S. 460 and ...

Christiansburg girls' basketball coach no longer employed by MCPS  Roanoke Times

Christiansburg High School's most recent girls basketball coach is no longer employed by Montgomery County Public Schools, according to a school official.

Changes coming to Christiansburg schools  WDBJ7

Tuesday night parents in Christiansburg got a closer look at proposed changes to schools.

Christiansburg hires coach of four-time W.Va. champs as wrestling coach  Roanoke Times

Cliff Warden led Independence High of Coal City, West Virginia to Class AA titles from 2014-17.

Authorities try to seize teacher's vehicles as drug case goes to Montgomery Co. grand jury  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — Drug charges against a longtime Montgomery County teacher headed to a grand jury Thursday and a prosecution effort to seize his ...

Cheer Camp for ages 5 and up  NRVN News

Do you know someone that is five years of age or older and loves cheerleading? Does your cheerleader want to learn some cheers and work on some skills?

E.C. Glass set to battle Blacksburg for the Region 4D Championship  WSET

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (WSET) - Two seed 11-and-1 E. C. Glass battles unbeaten and top seed 12-and-0 Blacksburg Friday at 7 in the Region 4D ...

Christiansburg lights town tree, holds Christmas parade after weather delay

The town of Christiansburg lit its Christmas tree in the middle of town square Monday.

Christiansburg High School students suspended for Confederate flag clothing  CBS News

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. - More than 20 students at a Virginia high school received a one-day suspension for wearing clothing displaying the Confederate flag.

Horne, Patricia Knowles | Obituaries  Roanoke Times

March 30 2018 Patricia Knowles (Pat) Horne, 67, went to be with the Lord on Friday, March 30 2018, her 49th wedding anniversary, at a Carilion Roanoke ...

Montgomery County, Christiansburg support connection of Huckleberry to Roanoke greenway  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — Members of the governing bodies representing the town and Montgomery County are voicing enthusiasm for an eventual connection of ...

H.S. football: Blacksburg's unbeaten run ends with OT loss to Woodgrove in state semis  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — A memorable football season for Blacksburg came to an end in a flash on Saturday afternoon.

H.S. football Blacksburg rolls past Richlands 49-17  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — Blacksburg might spend its extra day between games tearing out its grass field.

Deibler is new Christiansburg High School principal  Roanoke Times

Tony Deibler is the new principal at Christiansburg High School, the Montgomery County school system announced Tuesday.

Christiansburg proposing new trail from North Franklin to Roanoke Street  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — The town plans to seek state funds for a $4.7 million trail project that is expected to significantly expand bicycle and pedestrian access.

H.S. football: Unbeaten Blacksburg survives Pulaski County's second-half rally  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — After trailing by 28 points in the third quarter, Pulaski County came up just 19 yards short of completing a remarkable comeback on Friday ...

Liberty Christian Academy at Blacksburg  WDBJ7

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (WDBJ7) -- Top seed in Region 4D, the Blacksburg Bruins tried to stay perfect on the season, butting heads with Liberty Christian in ...

Lawyer: Christiansburg High teacher charged with selling prescription opioid  Roanoke Times

Veteran Montgomery County teacher William Bennett Calloway allegedly sold drugs to a police informant, according to a search warrant filed Monday in ...

Christiansburg gets Truman Wilson proposal  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — The town has yet to give the green light on plans to build a vast multipurpose park off Peppers Ferry Road, but it has received a bid on.

Gunshot incident prompts lockdown at Christiansburg High School  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — A heavy police presence quickly assembled and the town high school was locked down Thursday afternoon after a shooting that was ...

'Brughing' up a different coffee shop  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — The two-week-old Brugh Coffee Roastery and Brew Lab on Roanoke Street wants to be more than the traditional cafe.

CASEY: Christiansburg mom hopes son's birth certificate truly is 'in the mail'  Roanoke Times

Melanie Graves has been trying to get a duplicate birth certificate for her 18-year-old son for almost two years. But that's been anything but easy.

Christiansburg restaurant hosts fundraiser for Poole family  WDBJ7

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (WDBJ) A Christiansburg restaurant held a fundraiser Saturday for a family whose daughter was killed in a car accident last month.

Tim Cromer steps down as Christiansburg High School football coach  WDBJ7

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (WDBJ7) Christiansburg football coach Tim Cromer resigned. Cromer spent the past 15 years coaching at his alma mater. “The Blue ...

H.S. football: Blacksburg waxes Glass to win Region 4D title  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — Virginia Tech wasn't the only football team in Montgomery County to extend its season on Friday.

Christiansburg High School students painting VDOT snow plow blade  WDBJ7

Students at Christiansburg High School were asked to paint the blade of a VDOT snow plow.

More first-round football playoff games moved  Lynchburg News and Advance

Two more high school football first-round playoff games involving Lynchburg-area schools were moved to either Thursday or a different location because of ...

High School Football Predictions  Bristol Herald Courier

The pain of improvement without the ultimate celebration of a victory continued last week for the Cougars as they suffered their third narrow defeat in as many ...

H.S. notebook: Timesland Saturday football playoff games to be played on artificial turf  Roanoke Times

All four semifinals involving Timesland schools will be played on artificial turf after two were moved to new locations Wednesday.

Christiansburg High School exhibit honors local African American history  WDBJ7

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (WDBJ7) A Christiansburg school that closed more than 50 years ago is living on through the work of students. An exhibit of the school ...

Rotary presents Youth Awards  Roanoke Times

The Rotary Club of Christiansburg-Blacksburg presented its 2017-2018 Youth Awards to Montgomery County high school students at the club's May 7 meeting.

Christiansburg names new boys and girls basketball coaches  Roanoke Times

The new leaders of the Christiansburg boys and girls basketball programs were announced on Thursday.

Longtime Christiansburg teacher charged with selling drugs  Roanoke Times

A veteran Christiansburg educator has been charged with selling drugs.

Local events celebrate the Fourth of July | Local News  Roanoke Times

Celebrate the holiday with patriotic music by Winds of the Blue Ridge, food trucks, bouncy castles and the city's largest display of fireworks starting at 9:15 p.m. ...

Montgomery County schools may no longer name valedictorian  WSLS 10

There is some pushback in Montgomery County over the plan to stop ranking students based on GPA. It came Tuesday night at the school board work session ...

Big Blue wrestling: Christiansburg dominates tournament with 6 individual champs  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — Christiansburg's wrestling team claimed six individual titles on Saturday, cruising to its fourth straight team title at the Big Blue Invitational ...

Christiansburg High School taps Wilkens as new football coach  Southwest Virginia Today

Christiansburg lost a veteran head football coach when Tim Cromer resigned after the 2016 season.

Mongtomery County Schools create list of possible Christiansburg school renovations  WDBJ7

New school buildings in Christiansburg aren't likely to come anytime soon and neither is the funding for those massive projects.

Christiansburg High star athlete alumnus invited to try out with San Francisco 49ers  WDBJ7

A star athlete at Christiansburg High School is entering the big leagues. Joey Augustin was invited to try out with the San Francisco 49ers - a first for a graduate ...

Former Christiansburg wrestling great dies of apparent overdose  Roanoke Times

Cody Gardner, who died at the age of 28, was one of the greatest wrestlers in Timesland history.

Pulaski County High School 52, Christiansburg High School 27 | Community  Roanoke Times

Pulaski County quarterback Kade Akers took charge in the second stanza of the Cougars' matchup against visiting Christiansburg. Over the next two quarters, ...

Speed limit changes on North Franklin, U.S. 11 in Christiansburg  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — Beginning today, the speed limit on North Franklin Street between Cambria Street and Wades Lane will be permanently dropped from 45 ...

Christiansburg to launch curbside recycling this summer | Christiansburg News  Roanoke Times

Christiansburg residents who pay for town trash collection services will see their bill go up by $5 beginning July 1 to cover a new curbside recycling program.

Christiansburg, Blacksburg moving to expand Huckleberry this year  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — Kimberly Caldwell takes the opportunity to jog the Huckleberry Trail whenever she and her children visit her parents.

Confederate symbol ban continues to churn in Christiansburg  Richmond Times-Dispatch

CHRISTIANSBURG — New skirmish lines are forming in Christiansburg High School's rebel flag flap, which has triggered a beefed-up police presence, a swirl ...

Christiansburg, Northside sign star athletes to next level

It was a landmark day for six seniors at Christiansburg High School Monday as they signed letters of intent. Three students will run cross-county at the next level, ...

From Virginia Tech to Parkland, Montgomery County schools hone threat assessment  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — For a community that has vowed since its own traumatic ordeal not to be defined by gun violence, the Feb. 14 mass shooting in Parkland, ...

Region 3D wrestling: Christiansburg wins nine classes, claims another title  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — In what quite possibly could be a preview of next weekend's Class 3 state wrestling tournament, Christiansburg held off Cave Spring to ...

H.S. football: Blacksburg's winning ways due in part to prolific passing attack  Roanoke Times

BLACKSBURG — Blacksburg's football team has passed 13 tests in 2018.

Christiansburg High School baseball coach charged with public intoxication  Roanoke Times

Christiansburg High School's baseball coach has been charged with public intoxication and urinating in public.

Kelly continues on the court in Christiansburg  Roanoke Times

The Blue Demon athlete, who turned 23 on Christmas day, is in his first season as head coach of the girls program that went a combined 10-38 the past two.

Christiansburg moving toward curbside recycling service | Christiansburg News  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — Town officials hope to roll out a curbside recycling program in early 2018.

Rehg, Christina Dawn Raymond  Roanoke Times

July 17, 2018 Christina Dawn Raymond Rehg, 38, of Talbott, Tenn., formerly of Christiansburg, Va. passed away at Morristown Hamblen Hospital, Morristown, ...

Redding named MCPS teacher of year  Roanoke Times

The Montgomery County Public Schools system has announced the recipient of the 2018-19 Teacher of the Year Award.

Second crash involving school bus in two weeks occurs at Christiansburg intersection  Roanoke Times

A sedan crashed into the back of a bus transporting eight high school students and four adults, including the driver, while it was stopped at the railroad crossing ...

Week 3 high school football predictions: Focusing on one of TImesland's great sports contributors  Roanoke Times

Among the many great kindnesses my parents provided during my teenage years was hauling me to the eye doctor to be fitted with contact lenses.

HEROUX, Kate  Roanoke Times

February 1998 March 21, 2018 Kate Heroux, sister of Hope Meese died unexpectedly Wednesday, March 21, 2018. She is survived by her sister Hope; her ...

Ferrier, Joshua Gray  NRVN News

Joshua Gray Ferrier, of Christiansburg, Virginia born on May 6, 1991, to Louis Ferrier Jr. and Terri Ferrier, passed away at the age of 27 on May 23…

Prep roundup: Gretna's football game vs. Radford changed, area athletes attend signing ceremonies  Lynchburg News and Advance

The day, time and venue for Gretna's second-round playoff game against Radford was changed Wednesday. The Hawks and Bobcats will now play Saturday at ...

Correll, Frank Epperly | Obituaries  Roanoke Times

January 18, 1943 June 22, 2018 Frank Epperly Correll of Lexington, Va., avid Hokie fan (therefore, an eternal optimist) died on June 22, 2018. He was born on ...

State Heartbreak  The Carroll News

Carroll County's tremendous season ended in heartbreak Saturday as Loudoun Valley rallied from a 12-point second-half deficit to defeat the Lady Cavaliers…

Christiansburg wrestling set to continue dominance with new coaching staff  WSLS

For more than a decade, Christiansburg wrestling has been the premier program in the state. The Blue Demons have captured 16 straight team state wrestling ...

Old makes for new with Christiansburg High baseball  Roanoke Times

CHRISTIANSBURG — New coach, new practice facility, old players — it makes for an interesting formula.

New Christiansburg football coach Wilkens has traveled path of success  Roanoke Times

It seems pretty obvious now. Even so, football coaching really wasn't in Alex Wilkens' plans as he was preparing for life at soon-to-be alma mater Bridgewater ...

Woodgrove outlasts Blacksburg in overtime to earn trip to state final  Loudoun Times-Mirror

Like many of his teammates, Ben Castellano eagerly anticipated his senior football season at Woodgrove. Describing the 2018 Wolverines as the best team ...

UPDATE: No one hurt in Christiansburg house fire  WDBJ7

Firefighters are battling a significant house fire in Christiansburg Monday morning.

A fine line on student free speech  Washington Post

High school students in Virginia test the First Amendment with Confederate-themed clothing.

BAILEY, Joshua  Roanoke Times

November 23, 2018 Joshua Bailey, 29, of Christiansburg and Roanoke, Va., passed away on Friday, November 23, 2018, after a hard-fought battle with cancer.

Editorial: A trail from Galax to Greenfield  Roanoke Times

Someday, many years from now, when you can ride a bike all the way from Galax to the Greenfield Center in Botetourt County, you may wonder how such a ...

Missing Christiansburg teen found safe  WSET

UPDATE:14-year-old Andrew Sheppard was found early Saturday morning and is safe, according to Christiansburg officials.______CHRISTIANSBURG, Va.

Montgomery County sells former Blacksburg High School property  WDBJ7

Montgomery County has completed the sale of property that once was the site of a prominent high school. The property had been up for sale since late 2016.

More than 20 students at Virginia high school suspended for wearing Confederate flag on clothing  Fox News

More than 20 western Virginia high school students were suspended Thursday after holding a rally to protest a new policy banning vehicles with Confederate ...

PH girls basketball rallies, then holds off Christiansburg  Roanoke Times

The girls basketball teams at Patrick Henry and Christiansburg are new and improved.

Full slate of Timesland football games rescheduled ahead of Hurricane Florence  Roanoke Times

Twenty-four Timesland high school football games originally scheduled for Friday and Saturday have been moved up in advance of the expected arrival of ...

Man attempts suicide near Christiansburg Waffle House | News  Virginia Tech Collegiate Times

An adult male attempted suicide at approximately 3:25 p.m. on Thursday at 90 Oak Tree Boulevard NW in Christiansburg.

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