Christiansburg skate center shuttered; financial issues blamed

Christiansburg skate center shuttered; financial issues blamed

Adventure World Skate & Fun Center abruptly closed this week, as the owner of the New River Valley’s only commercial skating rink facility enters bankruptcy. The property owner, Midway Plaza 6, LLC, faced foreclosure last month. But on March 7, the same day a public auction was to be held, Midway filed for bankruptcy, avoiding(…)

Sheriff’s Office, Triad plan Drug Take Back Program

The Floyd County Sheriff’s Office and the Triad Program will have a Drug Take Back Program on April 26 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. in the back parking lot of the Floyd courthouse. : Floyd Press

Playmakers & Company actors to return to stage

Playmakers & Company actors to return to stage

Director Mike Vaughn gives instruction to Florence (Kaity Aigner) during a rehearsal of “The Odd Couple, Female Version.” Former members of an historic New River Valley community theater group are about to make an encore. Beginning April 25, cast and crew from the former Playmakers. Read more

Traffic Pattern Changes for Clearview Drive on Thursday, April 24

Traffic Pattern Changes for Clearview Drive on Thursday, April 24

Flaggers will maintain one way traffic through the work zone.: Christiansburg.org

Celebrate Virginia Caves Week

Virginia Cave Week, now in its 15th year, is the annual celebration of : Floyd Press

Dayspring Christian Edges Parkway

Dayspring Christian Edges Parkway

Justin Burch’s game-winning RBI single in the fifth inning scored Jacob Rose to propel Dayspring Christian Academy to 4-3 baseball win against visiting Parkway Christian on Thursday afternoon. Source: NRVSports

Area High School Schedule 4/18/14

Here is the area high school sports schedule for games played on Friday, April 18. Scores will be posted as soon as they are reported to us. Check back often for the latest updates. You may report scores/game summaries by emailing us at scores@valleysportsnow.com. Source: NRVSports

Bruins Blank Patriots

Bruins Blank Patriots

In a pitching duel, Blacksburg outlasted Patrick Henry 2-0 to earn its second consecutive win of the season in River Ridge District softball action Thursday afternoon. Source: NRVSports

Burleson Leads Blue Demons Past Titans

Burleson Leads Blue Demons Past Titans

Jesse Burleson banged out four hits and drove in five runs in helping lead Christiansburg to a 7-2 River Ridge District softball win against visiting Hidden Valley Thursday afternoon. Source: NRVSports

Glenvar Cruises Past Giles

Glenvar Cruises Past Giles

Zach Duncan had the hot bat in this one, as he helped lead Glenvar to 10-1 Three Rivers District baseball win against Giles Thursday afternoon in Pearisburg. Source: NRVSports

Phillips Hurls One-Hitter In Raddord’s Win Against Auburn

Phillips Hurls One-Hitter In Raddord’s Win Against Auburn

Luke Phillips hurled a one-hitter in leading Radford to a 10-0 Three Rivers District baseball win against Auburn Thursday afternoon in Riner. The game was called after five innings due to the 10-run mercy rule. Source: NRVSports

Blacksburg Edges Spotswood

Blacksburg Edges Spotswood

John Hinson hurled a four-hitter as Blacksburg claimed the championship of the Jefferson Forest Classic with a 3-2 win against Spotswood in non-district baseball action Thursday night in Forest,: NRVSports

Hidden Valley, Christiansburg Tie In Boys Soccer

Hidden Valley, Christiansburg Tie In Boys Soccer

In a River Ridge District boys soccer battle, Christiansburg and Hidden Valley played to a 1-1 overtime tie Thursday night in Roanoke. : NRVSports

Spartans Edge Highlanders In Girls Soccer

Spartans Edge Highlanders In Girls Soccer

Victoria Agud scored the only goal of the match off an assist from Holly Fontaine in overtime, as Giles claimed a hard-fought 1-0 win against Glenvar in Three Rivers District girls soccer action Thursday night in Pearisburg.: NRVSports

Violent sex offender arrested at Roanoke day care

Violent sex offender arrested at Roanoke day care

James Marion Floyd, IV, is charged with being on property of a child day care center during daytime hours, and two counts of failure to list his address as a violent sex offender. Source: WDBJ7

Knights Slip By Blue Demons In Girls Soccer

Knights Slip By Blue Demons In Girls Soccer

In a tough defensive battle for 80 minutes, Cave Spring managed to pull out a 1-0 River Ridge District girls soccer win against host Christiansburg on Wednesday night, Source: NRVSports

Lady Eagles Stop Bengals In Girls Tennis

Lady Eagles Stop Bengals In Girls Tennis

The Franklin County Lady Eagles tennis team got back out on the court for a match this evening away at Bassett High School.The Lady Eagles won all six singles and all three doubles for a team score of 9-0. Source: NRVSports

FloydFest makes logistical changes for 13th ‘Revolutionary’ year

For its 13th year, FloydFest is bringing its fans a Revolutionary 5-day music, outdoors, and healing arts experience that will embrace the beauty of creativity, evolution, and positive change, say its promoters. Among the changes taking place this year, the festival is offering attendees a full 5-day staycation, from July 23rd – 27th. Source: Floyd(…)

Bobcats Nip Buffaloes In Girls Tennis Action

Bobcats Nip Buffaloes In Girls Tennis Action

Allison Lowe’s victory at No. 5 singles was the deciding match, as Radford held on for an exciting 5-4 win against visiting Floyd in Three Rivers District girls tennis action on Wednesday afternoon. Source: NRVSports

In the region: Hokies have a blast in softball win over Liberty

BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech ran its winning streak to nine games in record-breaking fashion by topping Liberty (6-38) 11-0 in a softball game called after five innings on Wednesday due to the 10-run ru Source: Roanoke Times

Ex-RG III teammate to coach at Rockbridge County

Justin Akers caught 89 passes in a four-year football career at Baylor University. Source: Roanoke Times

Darrell Wallace Jr. shines in Truck Series

Darrell Wallace Jr. was the first black driver to win a NASCAR race since the 1960s when he took the checkered flag in a Truck Series race at Martinsville last year. Source: Roanoke Times