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Roanoke College hires Waggoner as new golf coach/communications assistant  WSET

SALEM, Va. (WSET) - Roanoke College today hired Richie Waggoner as its new head golf coach and Assistant Director of Athletic Communications. Waggoner ...



Glenvar High School christens new recording studio  WDBJ7

The studio was funded in part by a $10000 grant from the Academy of Country Music.



Grammy nominated songwriter gives back to his hometown high school.  WDBJ7

He's written more than a dozen country hits. Now Grammy-nominated songwriter Ross Copperman is bringing music to his hometown high school in Roanoke ...



Glenvar's grass football field to be replaced with artificial turf  Roanoke Times

There is joy in Mudville. Glenvar High School is getting a new football field. The Roanoke County School Board on Thursday night approved the purchase and ...



Former Glenvar coach charged with child sex abuse  Roanoke Times

A former Glenvar High School coach was arrested Friday on charges of child sex abuse.



Former Glenvar girls basketball coach charged with child sex crimes  WSLS 10

A former Glenvar High School girls basketball coach now faces child sex crimes charges.



Mooning charge against Glenvar coach's wife headed toward dismissal  Roanoke Times

FLOYD — What lawyers are calling the “moon over Floyd” case was put on hold Thursday — with a judge saying that if there's no more trouble, a Roanoke ...



Glenvar's Millirons signs with Radford Track/Cross Country  WSET

SALEM, Va. (WSET) - Big day Tuesday for a Glenvar High School track standout. Senior Rachel Millirons (Mill-irons) signed a college scholarship with Radford ...



Roanoke County senior engineers memorable high school experience  Roanoke Times

Graduating Hidden Valley High senior Nabeel Raza didn't have much time to sleep.



County high school graduations at civic center will be live-streamed June 8  Roanoke Times

Friends and families of graduating Roanoke County seniors will once again be able to watch the pomp and circumstance of graduation on Friday, June 8 even if ...



Roanoke County School Board leader Don Butzer announces re-election bid  Roanoke Times

Roanoke County School Board Chairman Don Butzer said modernizing schools is his top priority as he seeks another term.



Community buzzes about Glenvar lip balm as students learn through doing  WSLS 10

The Glenvar community is buzzing about a new product students at Glenvar High School are working on as part of a science experiment.



Proposed Roanoke County schools budget offers average raise of 3.15 percent  Roanoke Times

The proposed Roanoke County Public Schools budget allows the division to “really invest in its people” in the 2019-2020 school year, said Superintendent Ken ...



New scholarship to honor retired Glenvar faculty and staff  Roanoke Times

Senior Highlanders have a new scholarship opportunity this year thanks to retired Glenvar teachers who, although they are no longer teaching, continue to be ...



Crouse announces candidacy for Botetourt Sheriff  WDBJ7

A detective with the Salem Police Department has announced his candidacy for sheriff in Botetourt County.



Paparazzi at Glenvar High School's 2015 homecoming dance  Roanoke Times

We have photos of those who stepped on the red carpet at Glenvar High School's homecoming dance Saturday night.



RVGS announces 2019 Project Forum Category Award Winners  Roanoke Times

On Saturday, February 2nd, 264 gifted and talented students from across the Roanoke Valley participated in Roanoke Valley Governor's School for Science and ...



2019 Western Virginia Regional Science Fair Winners Announced  The Roanoke Star

On Saturday, March 16, over 120 gifted and talented students from the school districts of Roanoke City and Roanoke County, plus the Roanoke Valley ...



Supervisor Martha Hooker announces bid for re-election  Roanoke Times

Citing a desire to build on the strides achieved over the last four years, Catawba District Supervisor Martha Hooker announced Monday she's running for a ...



Photos from Glenvar High School's powder puff game  Roanoke Times

It was perfect weather for Glenvar's homecoming powder puff football game – no mudding for these girls!



Glenvar middle school principal promoted to high school  Roanoke Times

A familiar face has been chosen to lead Glenvar High School when its longtime principal retires at the end of this year.



New Glenvar Middle School principal named | Education | roanoke.com  Roanoke Times

Josh Whitlow, an assistant principal at Hidden Valley High School, was hired to serve as Glenvar Middle's principal.



Family laments loss of Salem musician in Sunday shooting  Roanoke Times

Cedric Bernard Gillum — or C.B.G. to those who knew his stage name — was an up-and-coming rapper. He rapped in the Carolinas, rapped in Iowa. He wanted ...



Glenvar wins 2A championship in OT  Roanoke Times

Given it was Glenvar's first venture into a state high school football championship game, Saturday was already going to be a memorable experience.



WATCH LIVE: Roanoke County Public Schools graduations  WDBJ7

Five Roanoke County Public Schools are holding graduation ceremonies Wednesday at the Salem Civic Center.



Education Notebook: Roanoke County meetings to focus on protecting teens from addiction  Roanoke Times

For parents and guardians, identifying the signs of addiction in teenagers is not always easy.



Paparazzi at Salem High School's 2016 homecoming dance  Roanoke Times

We have photos of those who stepped on the red carpet at Salem High School's homecoming dance Saturday night.



Glenvar crowns homecoming king, queen  Roanoke Times

Glenvar High School celebrated homecoming Sept. 22 by defeating Carroll County, 49-14, in a Three Rivers District game.



Casey: Readers come through with information about black WWI soldiers  Roanoke Times

Many of us here in the Roanoke Valley would describe it as a caring place with no shortage of people willing to lend a hand. Though that's a bit of an abstraction, ...



25 Years of Athletes  Roanoker

We take a look at elite Roanoke Valley high school athletes from 1993 to 2018.



Glenvar winter sports  Roanoke Times

Here are the sports teams competing this winter at Glenvar High School. Next week, we will feature photos of Salem.



Hollowell III, Harry W.  Roanoke Times

May 11, 2018 Harry W. (Pops, Bill) Hollowell III, 64, of Roanoke, Va., passed away on Friday, May 11, 2018. He was a respected and successful sales associate ...



Salem, Glenvar students fare well at annual RVGS Student Project Forum  Roanoke Times

Students from Salem and Glenvar high schools who attend the Roanoke Valley Governor's School recently participated in the annual Student Project Forum.



Police: Two in custody after standoff, armed robbery in Roanoke Co.  WSET

UPDATE: 10:45 p.m.The Salem Police Department said officers responded to the 1300 block of West Main Street in reference to a reported armed robbery on ...



Glenvar ex-coach pleads no contest to giving beer to 3 teens  Roanoke Times

A former Glenvar High School volleyball coach was ordered to complete 60 hours of community *service* after supplying beer to three 18-year-olds.



Glenvar baseball adjusts quickly to new head coach Amos  Roanoke Times

There has been some extra hop at Glenvar's baseball practices lately.



Glenvar AD McElwee finds hope in Highlanders  Roanoke Times

Glenvar athletic director Richard McElwee had a good feeling about this game. But then again, he'd had a good feeling about the last one, too, which is why the ...



Former Glenvar coach accused of giving beer to 18-year-olds  Roanoke Times

The former Glenvar High School volleyball coach charged with purchasing alcohol for minors is accused of supplying beer to three 18-year-olds, police said ...



Glenvar's Wilbourne commits to Ferrum  Roanoke Times

Glenvar High School senior girls' basketball player Maggie Wilbourne made public her intentions on Friday, Feb. 13, to attend Ferrum College.



Students begin to head back to school in Roanoke, New River valleys  Roanoke Times

This week, students in three of the region's school districts will pack their lunches, board the bus and head off to school for the start of a new year. Other.



Roanoke County to ease substitute teacher hiring policy  Roanoke Times

The Roanoke County school district is loosening its requirements for substitute teachers with the hope of attracting more applicants.



Wired to teach: New Roanoke teacher follows dad's path, aims to help immigrant students  Roanoke Times

If the zeal for teaching truly runs in the blood, Hannah Claros fits the paradigm.



More photos from Glenvar's homecoming parade, game  Roanoke Times

We have more photos from Glenvar High School's homecoming parade and game.



Ken Nicely named superintendent of Roanoke County Schools  Roanoke Times

Ken Nicely was promoted to superintendent of Roanoke County Public Schools Thursday, stabilizing central office after a summer of changes just days before ...



Governor's School announces project forum category winners  Roanoke Times

On Saturday, February 3rd, 262 gifted and talented students from across the Roanoke Valley participated in Roanoke Valley Governor's School for Science and ...



Dogs fetch some stress relief for students in days before annual project forum  Roanoke Times

Jax can pick up toys, shake with both hands and bow his head in prayer. Monday morning, the yellow Labrador also gave high school students at the Roanoke ...



Salem Police Department promotes Glenvar grad Crouse to sergeant  Roanoke Times

Salem Police Chief Tim Guthrie has announced that Danny Crouse has been elevated to the rank of sergeant.



Governor's School Announces Award Winners at Regional Science and Engineering Fair  The Roanoke Star

On Saturday, March 17, over 100 gifted and talented students from the school districts of Roanoke City and Roanoke County, plus the Roanoke Valley ...



Glenvar goalie Thompson signs with Radford  Roanoke Times

Glenvar senior Cory Thompson will be trading in one set of Highlanders colors for another.



Haley Green excels on the field, on the court and in class  Roanoke Times

Three-sport standout Haley Green of Glenvar will play basketball for Ivy League member Brown.



Paparazzi photos: High school proms  Roanoke Times

Another prom season is underway ... here are the Red Carpet Paparazzi galleries we have so far (in alphabetical order):



Glenvar Keydet wins boxing championship  Roanoke Times

Candy Long. candy.long@roanoke.com. 540.981.3342. Sam Shaffer, a 2014 graduate of Glenvar High School and a junior Keydet at VMI, was awarded the ...



Photos from Glenvar Basketball Camp  Roanoke Times

Members of the Glenvar High School basketball program spent a week teaching the youngsters the fundamentals of the game. The Highlanders held their ...



William Byrd senior with Olympic goals bids fond farewell  Roanoke Times

William Byrd High School senior Khalil Fonder will carry a near-perfect GPA, state swimming titles and Olympic dreams with him when he walks across the ...



High schools: Cave Spring hands Salem first baseball loss of season  Roanoke Times

Grant Wilson homered and drove four runs, and Logan Altizer got the pitching win and doubled twice as Cave Spring scored six runs in the second and four in ...



Back Points: Wilson Memorial, Riverheads keep rolling  Staunton News Leader

Riverheads and Wilson Memorial followed up their 1-2 finish at last week's News Leader Wrestling Tournament with impressive efforts over the weekend.



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 ...



Atkins' Hall of Fame induction about way more than Baseball  Roanoke Times

Scott Atkins has worked side by side with fellow Physical Education Teacher Sandy Hill at Andrew Lewis Middle School for 27 years now. The two played ...



Roanoke Valley Governor's School announces project forum award winners  Roanoke Times

On Jan. 28, 264 gifted and talented students from across the Roanoke Valley participated in Roanoke Valley Governor's School for Science and Technology's ...



Southernettes hope to keep passing -- and twirling -- their batons for years to come  Roanoke Times

The Southernettes, Salem's only baton twirling corps, is celebrating a milestone year: Fifty-five years ago, Marceline Dooley began teaching little girls how to ...



Salem-Roanoke Baseball Hall of Fame Inducts Four  The Roanoke Star

The Salem-Roanoke Baseball Hall of Fame inducted four new members to its prestigious list last Thursday night at the 23rd annual induction ceremony and hot ...



A day in the life of a school resource officer  WSLS 10

For 22 years, school resource officers have been part of the family at Glenvar High School.



The Top 50 Underclassman Boys In Every Event  MileSplit

Check out the top 50 underclassman male athletes in every indoor event.



Martin, Dylan Lewis  Roanoke Times

Martin Dylan Lewis Dylan Lewis Martin, ''Dyl-Pickle'',17, of Catawba, passed away Sunday August 31, 2014 due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident.



Foundation for Roanoke Valley Awards Over $100000 in Scholarships  The Roanoke Star

Foundation for Roanoke Valley announced it has awarded more than $100,000 in educational scholarships during its annual scholarship dinner, held at the ...



Tim Guthrie retiring as Salem police chief, Mike Crawley to fill position  Roanoke Times

Mike Crawley will be the first black chief in the city police department's 94-year history when he assumes the position Feb. 1.



Salem police officers receive promotions  Roanoke Times

Salem Police Chief Tim Guthrie recently announced a series of promotions during a ceremony at the department as a number of key personnel were elevated in ...



In Memoriam 2016: Notable deaths in our region  Roanoke Times

Dec. 21, 2015: Lifelong Moneta resident Marvin Tuck was a former chief of the fire department, a businessman and was once named Citizen of the Year by the ...



Christiansburg wrestling wins 16th straight state title  WSLS

SALEM (WSLS 10 SPORTS) - VHSL Wrestling Final Results (via trackwrestling.com) 1A. 1. Rural Reteat 200.5. 2. Riverheads 155.0. 3. Patrick Henry 83.0. 4.



LBHS to host Cavalier Classic Festival of Bands on Saturday  Roanoke Times

The Lord Botetourt Cavalier Band Boosters will host the 18th Annual Cavalier Classic Festival of Bands at Lord Botetourt High School in Daleville on Saturday, ...



To country star Dierks Bentley, Glenvar grad Ross Copperman is 'on fire'  Roanoke Times

Some of country music's hottest product comes with a Roanoke Valley imprint.



FCHS students win awards at RVGS science forum  Franklin News Post

Sixteen Franklin County High School students won awards at the 30th annual Project Forum at the Roanoke Valley Governor's School for Science and ...



Fun + fundraising meet at Roanoke County school  Roanoke Times

When Kaley Shoemaker was 4 years old, she was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.



Billy Currington's newest song has Roanoke Valley connection in Ross Copperman  Roanoke Times

Country music hit-maker Billy Currington is not one to perform songs that his fans don't know already. He prefers his concerts to have a familiar feel.



Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.



Carey Casey speaks in Poconos  Pocono Record

There is a film clip on YouTube that shows Carey Casey's father and others boarding a bus from Roanoke, Va., to the 1963 March on Washington D.C., where ...



Greg Puckett's home-brewed beer videos have made him a YouTube star  Roanoke Times

Greg Puckett lets the world into his refrigerator. “Hey there, everybody! Let's see what's in the fridge today.” Beer. Lots of beer is in the fridge. Bottles of IPAs ...



US Top 500 Outdoor Returnees: Jamal Walton Leads The Pack With Top All-Time 400m Mark  MileSplit

Last spring at the Pan-American Junior Athletics Championships, Jamal Walton ran one of the top marks ever by a high school athlete. Walton threw down a ...



UVa-Wise Announces Initial 18 Football Signees  WJHL

WISE - - Head Coach Dane Damron and his staff announced the signing of 18 initial recruits for the 2016 football season. The group of 18 is composed primarily ...



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