Relatives As Parents meeting in Floyd Thursday

Relatives as Parents will meet Thursday, April 24 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Jessie Peterman Memorial Library in Floyd. : Floyd Press

King Leads Christiansburg Past Blacksburg

King Leads Christiansburg Past Blacksburg

Ashton King was red-hot at the plate, as he helped lead Christiansburg to a 14-4 River Ridge District baseball win against visiting county-rival Blacksburg on Tuesday. The game was called after six innings due to the 10-run mercy rule. : NRVSports

Mustangs Upend Spartans

Mustangs Upend Spartans

Tayler Lewis had the highlights in this one, as she helped lead Eastern Montgomery to its first Three Rivers District softball win of the season, 10-5, against Giles on Tuesday in Pearisburg. : NRVSports

Auburn Blanks Floyd County In Boys Soccer

Auburn Blanks Floyd County In Boys Soccer

In a defensive battle, Auburn scored late in the second half to claim a 1-0 win over host Floyd County in Three Rivers District boys soccer action on Tuesday night. : NRVSports

Cougars Nip Warriors In Girls Soccer Play

Cougars Nip Warriors In Girls Soccer Play

In Piedmont District girls soccer action, Patrick County claimed a 2-1 win over Magna Vista Tuesday evening. : NRVSports

RU Softball Splits With Coastal Carolina

RU Softball Splits With Coastal Carolina

Behind a two-hitter from sophomore Rachael Walters and three home runs, Radford earned a split with first-place Coastal Carolina in Big South action on Tuesday afternoon at RU Softball Stadium. In the opener, the Chanticleers (34-14, 16-4 Big South) edged the Highlanders (20-21, 12-5) in eight innings, 6-5. : NRVSports

10th Annual Police Officers’ Memorial Ceremony is May 19

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office will host the 10th Annual Fallen Officers’ Memorial Ceremony on Monday, May 19, at 5 p.m. The public is invited to the ceremony at the Montgomery County Government Center, 755 Roanoke Street in Christiansburg.: Montgomery County

Area High School Schedule 4/23/14

Here is the area high school sports schedule for games played on Wednesday, April 23. 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 <a class=”colorbox” href=”mailto:scores@valleysportsnow.com”>scores@valleysportsnow.com. : NRVSports

Bruins Edge Blue Demons

Bruins Edge Blue Demons

Blacksburg made it three wins in a row, as Katie Muscatello helped lead the Bruins to a 10-8 River Ridge District softball win against visiting Christiansburg in a battle of county rivals. : NRVSports

James Named New Gridiron Boss At Pulaski County

James Named New Gridiron Boss At Pulaski County

After spending the last nine seasons at near-by Fort Chiswell High School, Stephen James will make the short move to Dublin after being named the new head football coach at Pulaski County High School on Tuesday. : NRVSports

Blue Mountain School sponsoring Floyd County Skit Night

Blue Mountain School is bringing back Skit Night on Wednesday, April 30 from 6 to 9 p.m. : Floyd Press

Plenty! in Floyd offers Adopt-a-Crop program to feed neighbors and help local agriculture

Plenty! has a new program to help feed Floyd County and strengthen local agriculture. You can adopt some of the potato and carrot crop at Patchwork Farm to be donated for distribution in the Plenty!Fr : Floyd Press

Senator says education, communication must improve

Senator says education, communication must improve

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine sat with Wythe County business and education leaders Tuesday morning and discussed a variety of topics ranging from the shifting role of education in America to how to improve comm : Floyd Press

Peppers Ferry Road Detour Scheduled for Sunday, April 27

Detours will affect Route 114 at the New River Valley Mall, as well as the entrance to Village Plaza Shopping Center. : Christiansburg.org

04/26: First Baptist Vendor Fair

04/26: First Baptist Vendor Fair

This event will benefit the Pulaski Project of First Baptist Church. Pulaski Project strives to provide food and clothing for people of our community in need.

05/24: All Star Wrestling

05/24: All Star Wrestling

Wrestling comes to The Pearisburg Community Center in Pearisburg, Virginia on May 24, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. Doors open 6 p.m. Concesssions available before the show. Meet WWE Hall Of Famer, professional wrestler, The Boogie Woogie Man, Jimmy Valiant and get an autograph. Wrestling merchandise available for sale. Troy “Sarge” Long comes out of retirement(…)

04/26: Michael “Elvis” Chambliss in Concert

04/26: Michael “Elvis” Chambliss in Concert

Award winning Elvis Tribute artist, Michael Chambliss will perform “Elvis” to benefit Relay for Life Giles County. Doors open 5 p.m. show at 7 p.m. Concessions will be sold before the show. General seating tickets are only $10 per person and are available at Star Mart or Pearisburg Town Office in Pearisburg, Va. Call 540-921-4512(…)

Area High School Schedule 4/22/14

Here is the area high school sports schedule for games played on Tuesday, April 22. 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. : NRVSports

Strong Start Has Men’s Golf in Fifth Place

Strong Start Has Men’s Golf in Fifth Place

After making the turn in 8-under-par, Radford struggled on the back nine to finish at 4-over-par 292 following Monday’s first round of the 2014 Big South Men’s Golf Championship at The Patriot Golf Club (par 72, 7,120 yards). : NRVSports

Dayspring Christian Splits Twinbill With Ridgeview

Dayspring Christian Splits Twinbill With Ridgeview

Dayspring Christian Academy split a baseball doubleheader with Ridgeview Christian on Monday, winning the opener 8-6 before falling 10-4 in the second game. : NRVSports

Floyd County Rallies Late To Beat Carroll County

Floyd County Rallies Late To Beat Carroll County

Floyd County rallied for six runs in the sixth inning to turn an early deficit into a late 7-5 non-district baseball win against visiting Carroll County Monday afternoon. : NRVSports

Car crash into Outback Steakhouse

Car crash into Outback Steakhouse

Christiansburg police responded to an incident Friday evening after a Troutville woman allegedly drove her vehicle into Outback Steakhouse. Jeannette Craft Jennings, 47, has been charged with driving under the influence (DUI).