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    The 11th annual Knights Crossing cross country meet was held Saturday at Green Hill Park in Salem. The Blacksburg Girls looked strong as always in the event held by Cave Spring High School. The 4th ranked team in the nation took the Girls Team Title in the Girls Red 5k. E.C. Glass sophomore Libby Davidson took first place overall in the event. She set the course record, running a 17:36.7 minute mile.
    The 11th annual Knights Crossing cross country meet was held Saturday at Green Hill Park in Salem. The Blacksburg Girls looked strong as always in the event held by Cave Spring High School. The 4th ranked team in the nation took the Girls Team Title in the Girls Red 5k. E.C. Glass sophomore Libby Davidson took first place overall in the event. She set the course record, running a 17:36.7 minute mile.

        Like a beehive..that just got rustled with a stick..--on in this case...a four iron.. The Greenbrier is alive and buzzing today as classic week--now in year four...has arrived. Monday's schedule included a 1:30 Monday Pro-Am and a number of players working on their game both on the range and on the course. Justin Leonard talked about how the tournament is becoming a popular stop for the players because of all the area has to offer. Charlie Beljan finished tied for third a year ago and says this tournament helped springboard his PGA tour career a year ago.       

        Tiger may be missing from this year's field,  but the tournament field continues to strengthen. 13 Major championship winners are in the field and they account for 26 titles overall. Because the golf course is tough but fair, the players say it doesn't favor any one kind of player. Billy Horschel is ranked 35th in the world and he says almost anyone can win on this course. The 4th edition of the tournament is setting up to be another 'Classic."

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