William Byrd


1st and 10 Camp Tour: Experience running deep at William Byrd

VINTON, Va. – The Camp Tour continues on down the road to Vinton where the William Byrd Terriers are prepping for a new season, packed with experience. Last season’s scoreless record doesn’t tell the full story of this William Byrd team. Operating under two young quarterbacks, the Terriers are back in head coach Brad Lutz’s fourth season, with experience on their side, ready to lead the charge and surprise a lot of people.
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William Byrd Festival Returns

After a two-year pause, Cantores in Ecclesia is bringing back the William Byrd Festival with a celebration of the music of Thomas Tallis and William Byrd with a focus on the work of Tallis, Byrd’s teacher and mentor, alongside music by Byrd himself, and will include services, concerts and lectures.
Smith Mountain Eagle

Staunton River soars by William Byrd 9-4, remains unbeaten

Staunton River High School’s softball team remained perfect on the season after a 9-4 road victory over district rival William Byrd on Thursday. The Golden Eagles used two three-run innings to pull away from the Lady Terriers. William Byrd jumped out first in the bottom of the first inning,...

Cave Spring girls lacrosse defeats William Byrd 13-12

ROANOKE, Va. – Roanoke County schools battled it out on the lacrosse field Wednesday night as Cave Spring hosted William Byrd. In what proved to be a back and forth game, the Knights prevailed with a 13-12 victory. The winning goal was scored by Taylor Hilovsky.
Franklin News Post

Pasley's play propels Eagles past William Byrd

Maybe, Franklin County freshman Lawson Pasley is out to prove a point—that in high school varsity baseball, freshman are sometimes seen and heard. In his third varsity game, Pasley has a win on the mound and a game-winning hit at the plate to his credit. Those baseball accomplishments couldn’t...
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William Byrd “Dub” Braden, age 83, of Briceville

William Byrd “Dub” Braden, age 83, of Briceville, TN, passed away on Saturday, March 19, 2022. He was born on April 29, 1938 to the late William Braden and Sallie Braden. dub was of the Baptist faith and attended church at Indian bluff Baptist. Dub enjoyed car racing, fishing and four wheeling. He is preceded in death by his parents William & Sallie Braden, Sisters; Cora Bailey, Wilma Hooks, Helen Mlinarcik, Mary Williams, Bonnie Long, Cleta Long, Vandalee Hensley. He is survived by:

William Byrd band, choir students selected for All District Choir and Band, Virginia Tech Honor Band

Several William Byrd High School and Middle School students were selected to perform in 2022 All District Band and Choir as well as the Virginia Tech Honor Band. The 2022 Virginia Tech Honor Band was held from January 21 to 23 at Virginia Tech. Five students from WBHS attended after being nominated by William Byrd High School Director of Bands Dan Plybon and accepted by the event staff.

Renovations well underway at William Byrd High

“William Byrd High School has a proud history in the Roanoke Valley as one of the original large public high schools opened in the 1930s,” said Roanoke County Schools Superintendent Dr. Ken Nicely. “The current building built in 1969 has had a couple of additions to keep pace with growing enrollment, but the project we are undertaking now is a true, comprehensive renovation of the entire school to bring it up to modern standards. Principal Tammy Newcomb and our district staff have been highly involved in working with our design and construction partners from Avis and Hughes Associates to launch the project and see it through. The project is on schedule and, when completed, will give our students and community a facility to match Terrier pride and support innovative learning.”

Amplifying the Black Community: Dwight Bailey and William Byrd

In celebration of Black History Month, throughout February USTA Florida recognizes all of those in the Black community whose talents and dedication help to grow the great game of tennis every day — at every level. We applaud them all for making tennis a better and more inclusive sport, and for making the face of our game more accurately reflect the dynamic diversity of our country. As part of our coverage, USTA Florida has provided a platform for community members to be honest and open about their thoughts and experiences.