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*Dates, times, and locations subject to change
Thursday, January 22
Men's basketball
North Stokes at Elkin, cancelled
Starmount 51, Elkin 30
Women's basketball
North Stokes at Elkin, cancelled
Starmount at Elkin 64, Starmount 23
Wrestling
Wilkes Central 45, Starmount 27
Friday, January 23
Men's basketball
Starmount at Elkin, rescheduled

Recent results and upcoming schedule

*Dates, times, and locations subject to change Thursday, January 22 Men's basketball North Stokes at Elkin, cancelled Starmount 51, Elkin 30 Women's basketball North Stokes at Elkin, cancelled Starmount at Elkin 64, Starmount 23 Wrestling Wilkes Central 45, Starmount 27 Friday, January 23 Men's basketball Starmount at Elkin, rescheduled

Starmount outscored Elkin 16-2 in the fourth quarter to claim a 51-30 Mountain Valley Athletic Conference win Thursday night.
“They knew it was going to be tough,” Starmount coach Rocky Horton said of his team.
“My kids played hard,” Elkin coach Kenneth Abrams said. “That was a good basketball game. I was proud of th

Starmount stops Elkin, 51-30

Starmount outscored Elkin 16-2 in the fourth quarter to claim a 51-30 Mountain Valley Athletic Conference win Thursday night. “They knew it was going to be tough,” Starmount coach Rocky Horton said of his team. “My kids played hard,” Elkin coach Kenneth Abrams said. “That was a good basketball game. I was proud of th

Miracle Walters had 15 points and Kylie Thomas added 14 as Elkin defeated Starmount, 64-23, in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference game Thursday night.
“Nice to get back in the win column,” Elkin coach Derek Carter said. “Got to win the home games.”
Elkin came strong out early, rolling to a 23-3 lead and leading 26-7 aft

Elks ease past Rams, 64-23

Miracle Walters had 15 points and Kylie Thomas added 14 as Elkin defeated Starmount, 64-23, in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference game Thursday night. “Nice to get back in the win column,” Elkin coach Derek Carter said. “Got to win the home games.” Elkin came strong out early, rolling to a 23-3 lead and leading 26-7 aft

BOONVILLE — Starmount followed up Tuesday night's 57-47 Mountain Valley Athletic Conference win over Alleghany with a 72-41 win over neighborhood rival Forbush Wednesday night.
The win over Alleghany gave the Rams, now 11-1 overall and 7-0, the MVAC lead at the midpoint of the conference season. The Spartans fell to 11-2 and 5-1. Both teams

Starmount tops Alleghany, Forbush

BOONVILLE — Starmount followed up Tuesday night's 57-47 Mountain Valley Athletic Conference win over Alleghany with a 72-41 win over neighborhood rival Forbush Wednesday night. The win over Alleghany gave the Rams, now 11-1 overall and 7-0, the MVAC lead at the midpoint of the conference season. The Spartans fell to 11-2 and 5-1. Both teams

Local sports roundup

HAYS — Chandler Bare scored 18 points and pulled down 31 rebounds as East Wilkes won its second game in a row, 62-38, over North Wilkes Tuesday night. “Chandler worked hard on the glass and helped us offensively as well,” East coach Brad Davis said. Will Jolly had 17 points, eight rebounds, and three steals as the Cardinals impr

Recent results and upcoming schedule

*Dates, times, and locations subject to change Tuesday, January 20 Men's basketball Wilkes Central 53, Elkin 34 East Wilkes 62, North Wilkes 38 Starmount 57, Alleghany 47 Forbush 79, Surry Central 73 Women's basketball Surry Central 53, Forbush 46 Wilkes Central 65, Elkin 57 North Wilkes 65, East Wilkes 49 Alleghany 57, Starmount 32 Wre

BOONVILLE — The Starmount women lost two games in two nights, but the Rams are showing signs of being anything but an easy out now.
Starmount fell 57-32 at Alleghany Tuesday night before falling to Forbush 69-42 Wednesday night at home.
Of the Alleghany game, Starmount coach Mike Dodson said his team is “giving up too many points in t

Rams improving, but fall twice

BOONVILLE — The Starmount women lost two games in two nights, but the Rams are showing signs of being anything but an easy out now. Starmount fell 57-32 at Alleghany Tuesday night before falling to Forbush 69-42 Wednesday night at home. Of the Alleghany game, Starmount coach Mike Dodson said his team is “giving up too many points in t

Dr. Bill Blackley calls himself “more of an enabler” when describing his job as chairman of the Elkin Valley Trails Association (EVTA).
Bob Hillyer, the man in charge of the trail (on the ground so to speak), calls Blackley the man “who knows who to go to; the driving force. He's our cheerleader,” Hillyer said.
Blackley he

EVTA moving ahead on several fronts

Dr. Bill Blackley calls himself “more of an enabler” when describing his job as chairman of the Elkin Valley Trails Association (EVTA). Bob Hillyer, the man in charge of the trail (on the ground so to speak), calls Blackley the man “who knows who to go to; the driving force. He's our cheerleader,” Hillyer said. Blackley he

The Yadkin Valley Trail Riders (YVTR) are just one of the groups of outdoor enthusiasts benefiting from the push to complete a trail between Stone Mountain and Elkin.
When the Elkin Valley Trails Association (EVTA) came into being and the dream to build a trail between Stone Mountain and Elkin began heading toward reality, it didn't take long for

YVTR president sees big upside for EVTA project

The Yadkin Valley Trail Riders (YVTR) are just one of the groups of outdoor enthusiasts benefiting from the push to complete a trail between Stone Mountain and Elkin. When the Elkin Valley Trails Association (EVTA) came into being and the dream to build a trail between Stone Mountain and Elkin began heading toward reality, it didn't take long for

EAST BEND — When Forbush's Isaac McMillan took Carver's Cornelius Tribble by fall in a wrestling match Friday night, he secured his place in Forbush athletic history.
The win was McMillan's 100th varsity win.
“That's special,” Forbush coach Jeff Farmer said. “It puts him in some elite company.”
Farmer said the win p

Forbush wrestler just keeps on winning

EAST BEND — When Forbush's Isaac McMillan took Carver's Cornelius Tribble by fall in a wrestling match Friday night, he secured his place in Forbush athletic history. The win was McMillan's 100th varsity win. “That's special,” Forbush coach Jeff Farmer said. “It puts him in some elite company.” Farmer said the win p

EAST BEND — When Forbush's Isaac McMillan took Carver's Cornelius Tribble by fall in a wrestling match Friday night, he secured his place in Forbush athletic history.
The win was McMillan's 100th varsity win.
“That's special,” Forbush coach Jeff Farmer said. “It puts him in some elite company.”
Farmer said the win p

Forbush wrestler just keeps on winning

EAST BEND — When Forbush's Isaac McMillan took Carver's Cornelius Tribble by fall in a wrestling match Friday night, he secured his place in Forbush athletic history. The win was McMillan's 100th varsity win. “That's special,” Forbush coach Jeff Farmer said. “It puts him in some elite company.” Farmer said the win p

Vikings eke by Rams, 42-33

HAYS — North Wilkes defeated Starmount, 42-33, in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference meet Friday night. The meet came down to the last match. Starmount's Caleb Money, a freshman who weighs in at 211 pounds, had a tall order in his heavyweight match to decide it all. Money didn't win, but fought hard against a worthy opponent, Starmount c

Recent results and upcoming schedule

*Dates, times, and locations subject to change Monday, January 19 No events scheduled Tuesday, January 20 Men's basketball Wilkes Central at Elkin, 7:45 East Wilkes at North Wilkes, 8 Starmount at Alleghany, 8 Women's basketball Forbush at Surry Central, 6 Wilkes Central at Elkin, 6:15 East Wilkes at North Wilkes, 6:30 Starmount at Alle

By Jim Fuller
jfuller@civitasmedia.com
WINSTON-SALEM — Forbush lost only two matches — one by forfeit — in a 58-10 Western Piedmont Athletic Conference win over host Carver Friday night.
During the match, Forbush junior Isaac McMillan picked up his 100th career win.
“We wrestled an undermanned Carver team,” Forbush

Falcons swat Yellow Jackets

By Jim Fuller jfuller@civitasmedia.com WINSTON-SALEM — Forbush lost only two matches — one by forfeit — in a 58-10 Western Piedmont Athletic Conference win over host Carver Friday night. During the match, Forbush junior Isaac McMillan picked up his 100th career win. “We wrestled an undermanned Carver team,” Forbush

Recent results and upcoming schedule

*Dates, times, and locations subject to change Wednesday, January 14 Men's basketball Starmount at Forbush, ppd. to Jan. 15 Women's basketball Starmount at Forbush, ppd. to Jan. 15 Thursday, January 15 Men's Basketball Starmount 81, Forbush 50 Women's basketball Forbush 75, Starmount 36 Wrestling Wilkes Central at Starmount, ppd. to Jan

Alexis Pardue scored inside with seven seconds remaining to lift East Wilkes to a 56-54 win over Elkin in a Mountain Valley Conference game Friday night.
The Cardinals' win was secured when Elkin's Madeline Carter's 3 bounced off the far iron after an on-line shot from the corner as the buzzer sounded.
Pardue's basket, which came on Jada McCrimmo

Cards rally past Elkin, 56-54

Alexis Pardue scored inside with seven seconds remaining to lift East Wilkes to a 56-54 win over Elkin in a Mountain Valley Conference game Friday night. The Cardinals' win was secured when Elkin's Madeline Carter's 3 bounced off the far iron after an on-line shot from the corner as the buzzer sounded. Pardue's basket, which came on Jada McCrimmo

Recent results and upcoming schedule

*Dates, times, and locations subject to change Thursday, January 15 Men's Basketball Starmount 81, Forbush 50 Women's basketball Forbush 75, Starmount 36 Wrestling Wilkes Central at Starmount, ppd. to Jan. 22 Friday, January 16 Men's basketball East Wilkes 62, Elkin 59 Carver 74, Forbush 47 Starmount 60, North Wilkes 22 Women's basketb

East Wilkes built a nine-point fourth-quarter lead and then held on for a 62-59 win over Elkin in a Mountain Valley Athletic conference game and (neighborhood war) Friday night.
“We played to win tonight, not to not lose,” East senior Will Jolly said. “We made the right plays at the right time.”
Jolly had 21 points and eig

Cardinal win

East Wilkes built a nine-point fourth-quarter lead and then held on for a 62-59 win over Elkin in a Mountain Valley Athletic conference game and (neighborhood war) Friday night. “We played to win tonight, not to not lose,” East senior Will Jolly said. “We made the right plays at the right time.” Jolly had 21 points and eig

EAST BEND — James Ashley had 29 points as Starmount handled Forbush, 81-50, in a nonconference game Thursday night.
The game was the first of two meetings in seven days between the teams.
Kyler Gregory added 17 points, while Ashley pulled down eight rebounds and four assists. “He's one of our leading rebounders as a guard,” Star

Round 1 goes to Rams

EAST BEND — James Ashley had 29 points as Starmount handled Forbush, 81-50, in a nonconference game Thursday night. The game was the first of two meetings in seven days between the teams. Kyler Gregory added 17 points, while Ashley pulled down eight rebounds and four assists. “He's one of our leading rebounders as a guard,” Star

EAST BEND — Sydney Matthews had 15 points and Kala Doub added 12 as Forbush used a fast start to defeat Starmount, 75-36, Thursday night.
The game was tied at 6 early before the Falcons went on an 8-0 run and an eventual 29-5 run that spilled over into the second quarter.
“We talked about before the game to come out and get a hot star

Rams improved, but Falcons prevail

EAST BEND — Sydney Matthews had 15 points and Kala Doub added 12 as Forbush used a fast start to defeat Starmount, 75-36, Thursday night. The game was tied at 6 early before the Falcons went on an 8-0 run and an eventual 29-5 run that spilled over into the second quarter. “We talked about before the game to come out and get a hot star





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