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Jim Fuller

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Starmount wrestling getting 'settled'

RONDA — Starmount may have lost four of five matches at the East Wilkes dual tournament Saturday, but Starmount coach David Oliver was happy to see the Starmount wrestling season begin in earnest. “It was nice to have everybody,” Oliver said. Because the Starmount football season didn't end until Dec. 12, the Rams have been with

McMillan wins at Greyhound Classic

STATESVILLE — Isaac McMillan won the 152-pound title and Caleb Price lost in the 106-pound finals as Forbush flexed their muscle at the 12-team Greyhound Classic in Statesville Saturday. McMillan took the title with a 57-second pin. He reached the finals with an 18-3 win the semifinals. Price was decisioned 10-6 in the finals. Tyler Mitche

Starmount wrestling getting 'settled'

RONDA — Starmount may have lost four of five matches at the East Wilkes dual tournament Saturday, but Starmount coach David Oliver was happy to see the Starmount wrestling season begin in earnest. “It was nice to have everybody,” Oliver said. Because the Starmount football season didn't end until Dec. 12, the Rams have been with

Local sports roundup

WEST JEFFERSON — James Ashley scored 29 points and Kyler Gregory added 19 points and 13 rebounds as Starmount defeated Ashe County, 72-58, in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference game Friday night. “Ashe County is always a tough place to go play,” Starmount coach Rocky Horton said. “The guys fought hard.” Ashley hit

RONDA — The score will show a 12-point win for Wilkes Central over East Wilkes Friday night, but the 65-53 final score won't indicate how close this Mountain Valley Athletic Conference game was.
“They're all coming together,” East Wilkes coach Matt Campbell said. “They are all asking themselves, 'what can I do to help my te

Cards fall to Eagles, 65-53

RONDA — The score will show a 12-point win for Wilkes Central over East Wilkes Friday night, but the 65-53 final score won't indicate how close this Mountain Valley Athletic Conference game was. “They're all coming together,” East Wilkes coach Matt Campbell said. “They are all asking themselves, 'what can I do to help my te

RONDA — Whatever East Wilkes had in the first half when they were going toe-to-toe with Wilkes Central slipped away in the second half as the Eagles came out with a 74-41 Mountain Valley Athletic Conference win Friday night.
“I don't know,” East Wilkes coach Brad Davis said when asked what happened to his team in the third and fo

2nd half dooms Cardinals

RONDA — Whatever East Wilkes had in the first half when they were going toe-to-toe with Wilkes Central slipped away in the second half as the Eagles came out with a 74-41 Mountain Valley Athletic Conference win Friday night. “I don't know,” East Wilkes coach Brad Davis said when asked what happened to his team in the third and fo

*Dates, times, and locations subject to change
Friday, December 19
Men's basketball
West Wilkes 70, Elkin 43
Starmount 72, Ashe County 58
Wilkes Central 74, East Wilkes 41
Women's basketball
West Wilkes at Elkin 54, West Wilkes 46
Wilkes Central 65, East Wilkes 53
Ashe County 57, Starmount 21
Monday, December 22
Men's basketball
Starmou

Recent results and upcoming schedule

*Dates, times, and locations subject to change Friday, December 19 Men's basketball West Wilkes 70, Elkin 43 Starmount 72, Ashe County 58 Wilkes Central 74, East Wilkes 41 Women's basketball West Wilkes at Elkin 54, West Wilkes 46 Wilkes Central 65, East Wilkes 53 Ashe County 57, Starmount 21 Monday, December 22 Men's basketball Starmou

Starmount grad earns All-America mention

OKLAHOMA CITY — The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) has tabbed Furman sophomore Ashton Gregory as an All-American Honorable Mention award recipient, the organization announced Wednesday. The nod makes Gregory the first player in Furman volleyball history to be named an AVCA All-American. Former Paladin Kristin Kiessling was na

BOONVILLE — Starmount jumped out to an early 12-0 lead and maintained control throughout as it defeated Elkin, 71-38, in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference game Tuesday night.
It was the first game of the season for the Rams.
Elkin won the women's matchup, taking a 68-18 MVAC win over Starmount.
James Ashley led Starmount with 22 points

Elkin, Starmount split in Boonville

BOONVILLE — Starmount jumped out to an early 12-0 lead and maintained control throughout as it defeated Elkin, 71-38, in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference game Tuesday night. It was the first game of the season for the Rams. Elkin won the women's matchup, taking a 68-18 MVAC win over Starmount. James Ashley led Starmount with 22 points

Shannon Holden had 16 points and Kala Doub added 11 as visiting Forbush defeated Elkin, 62-51, in a nonconference game Wednesday night.
Hunter Chapman had 18 and Logan Lineberry had 15 as the Falcons pulled away from Elkin late for a 79-56 win in the nightcap.
In the women's game, the two teams traded the lead seven times before Forbush settled i

Elkin men, women fall to Forbush

Shannon Holden had 16 points and Kala Doub added 11 as visiting Forbush defeated Elkin, 62-51, in a nonconference game Wednesday night. Hunter Chapman had 18 and Logan Lineberry had 15 as the Falcons pulled away from Elkin late for a 79-56 win in the nightcap. In the women's game, the two teams traded the lead seven times before Forbush settled i

Starmount grad earns All-America mention

OKLAHOMA CITY — The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) has tabbed Furman sophomore Ashton Gregory as an All-American Honorable Mention award recipient, the organization announced Wednesday. The nod makes Gregory the first player in Furman volleyball history to be named an AVCA All-American. Former Paladin Kristin Kiessling was na

RONDA — For the second straight year, East Wilkes High School has collected more than 1,800 cans of food for the Friends Feeding Friends Food Drive, sponsored by Lowes Grocery Stores and Save-A-Lot.
Along with $325 that also was collected, the total weight of the food provided to those in need in the area is about 2,100 pounds.
Student coun

East Wilkes food drive a huge success

RONDA — For the second straight year, East Wilkes High School has collected more than 1,800 cans of food for the Friends Feeding Friends Food Drive, sponsored by Lowes Grocery Stores and Save-A-Lot. Along with $325 that also was collected, the total weight of the food provided to those in need in the area is about 2,100 pounds. Student coun

Three runners qualify for state indoor meet

DOBSON —Three Elkin runners qualified for the 1A/2A state indoor track and field meet on “a cold, blustery day” at the Surry Central Polar Bear meet Dec. 9. Kelsey Nicholson, with a win in the 500 meters; Shakai Ward, with a win in the 300; and Jacob Parker, with a win in the 3,200, all earned berths in the state meet. A fourth,

Falcons trip Cards, fall to 'Hawks

EAST BEND — Forbush led by as much as 34 points, before settling for an 88-61 win over East Wilkes Dec. 10. Cameron Engebretson lead a balanced Falcon attack with 17 points, while Hunter Chapman added 14 and Carson Fulp and Bryce Hennings each added 13. Will Jolly, with 17 points, and Camon Bryan, with 14, led the Cardinals in scoring. Joah

BOONVILLE — The Big A Wrestling Tournament — held Saturday at Starmount High School in the honor and memory of Starmount graduate Austin Macemore — was about something bigger than wrestling, championships and winning matches.
Austin, who died at the age of 19 in January of 2013, touched many lives — not just in Yadkin Count

'Big A' remembered at Starmount Saturday

BOONVILLE — The Big A Wrestling Tournament — held Saturday at Starmount High School in the honor and memory of Starmount graduate Austin Macemore — was about something bigger than wrestling, championships and winning matches. Austin, who died at the age of 19 in January of 2013, touched many lives — not just in Yadkin Count

BOONVILLE — The Big A Wrestling Tournament — held Saturday at Starmount High School in the honor and memory of Starmount graduate Austin Macemore — was about something bigger than wrestling, championships and winning matches.
Austin, who died at the age of 19 in January of 2013, touched many lives — not just in Yadkin Count

'Big A' remembered at Starmount Saturday

BOONVILLE — The Big A Wrestling Tournament — held Saturday at Starmount High School in the honor and memory of Starmount graduate Austin Macemore — was about something bigger than wrestling, championships and winning matches. Austin, who died at the age of 19 in January of 2013, touched many lives — not just in Yadkin Count

Mountain Valley Athletic Conference co-champions Starmount and Elkin dominated the MVAC all-conference football team.
The Rams and the Buckin's Elks each took up 10 of the 46 spots in the eight-team league. East Wilkes took three spots — two on defense and one on offense.
Starmount defensive lineman Josh Houser was named Defensive Player of

All-MVAC football team named

Mountain Valley Athletic Conference co-champions Starmount and Elkin dominated the MVAC all-conference football team. The Rams and the Buckin's Elks each took up 10 of the 46 spots in the eight-team league. East Wilkes took three spots — two on defense and one on offense. Starmount defensive lineman Josh Houser was named Defensive Player of

Mountain Valley Athletic Conference co-champions Starmount and Elkin dominated the MVAC all-conference football team.
The Rams and the Buckin's Elks each took up 10 of the 46 spots in the eight-team league. East Wilkes took three spots — two on defense and one on offense.
Starmount defensive lineman Josh Houser was named Defensive Player of

All-MVAC football team named

Mountain Valley Athletic Conference co-champions Starmount and Elkin dominated the MVAC all-conference football team. The Rams and the Buckin's Elks each took up 10 of the 46 spots in the eight-team league. East Wilkes took three spots — two on defense and one on offense. Starmount defensive lineman Josh Houser was named Defensive Player of

EAST BEND — North Surry had five individual champs and Surry Central three in Starmount's weekend wrestling tournament.
The Rams hosted a nine-school event titled the Big A Memorial after former wrestler Austin Macemore, who died of cancer less than a year after graduating.
West Wilkes and Chatham Central finished atop the team scoring in t

Hounds, Eagles collect 8 titles

EAST BEND — North Surry had five individual champs and Surry Central three in Starmount's weekend wrestling tournament. The Rams hosted a nine-school event titled the Big A Memorial after former wrestler Austin Macemore, who died of cancer less than a year after graduating. West Wilkes and Chatham Central finished atop the team scoring in t

Recent results and upcoming schedule

*Dates, times, and locations subject to change Monday, December 15 No events scheduled Tuesday, December 16 Men's basketball Elkin at Starmount, 8 Swimming Forbush, Surry Central, North Surry at Armfield Civic Center, 6:30 Women's basketball Elkin at Starmount, 6:30 Wrestling Elkin, Mount Airy at Surry Central Forbush at West Iredell, 6





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