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Jim Fuller

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WILKESBORO — Starmount took the challenge to Wilkes Central on Friday, but the Eagles would score the game-winning goal in the last five minutes for a 1-0 victory over the Rams at Wilkes Central.
“I am pleased with how we played the entire game,” Starmount coach Dale Draughn said. “We had opportunities in both halves to put

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WILKESBORO — Starmount took the challenge to Wilkes Central on Friday, but the Eagles would score the game-winning goal in the last five minutes for a 1-0 victory over the Rams at Wilkes Central. “I am pleased with how we played the entire game,” Starmount coach Dale Draughn said. “We had opportunities in both halves to put

Results, schedule announced

*Dates, times, and locations subject to change Monday, March 30 Men's tennis Starmount 6, Ashe County 3 Women's soccer North Wilkes at East Wilkes, no report Softball West Stokes 15, Elkin 5 Tuesday, March 31 Baseball North Wilkes at Elkin, 6:30 East Wilkes at Starmount, 7 South Stokes at Forbush, 7:30 Men's tennis Elkin at East Wilke

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. — Chase Mounce, of Elkin, has been named to the All-South Athletic second team as a sophomore at Tusculum College.
Mounce, who turns 22 in May, led the Pioneers in scoring, blocked shots, and field goal percentage. He was second on the team in rebounding.
At 16.5 points per game, Mounce was sixth in the conference in scor

Mounce earns honors

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. — Chase Mounce, of Elkin, has been named to the All-South Athletic second team as a sophomore at Tusculum College. Mounce, who turns 22 in May, led the Pioneers in scoring, blocked shots, and field goal percentage. He was second on the team in rebounding. At 16.5 points per game, Mounce was sixth in the conference in scor

BOONVILLE — Starmount took a 6-3 win over Ashe County in tennis Monday in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference match.
Buoyed by the return of their No. 1, Ashe County hung with the Rams until a key win at No. 4 singles by Starmount's Levi Myers.
Griffin Cass and Zachary Sizemore clinched the win for the Rams with an 8-1 win at No. 3 double

Rams on a roll

BOONVILLE — Starmount took a 6-3 win over Ashe County in tennis Monday in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference match. Buoyed by the return of their No. 1, Ashe County hung with the Rams until a key win at No. 4 singles by Starmount's Levi Myers. Griffin Cass and Zachary Sizemore clinched the win for the Rams with an 8-1 win at No. 3 double

BOONVILLE — Starmount took a 6-3 win over Ashe County in tennis Monday in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference match.
Buoyed by the return of their No. 1, Ashe County hung with the Rams until a key win at No. 4 singles by Starmount's Levi Myers.
Griffin Cass and Zachary Sizemore clinched the win for the Rams with an 8-1 win at No. 3 double

Rams on a roll

BOONVILLE — Starmount took a 6-3 win over Ashe County in tennis Monday in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference match. Buoyed by the return of their No. 1, Ashe County hung with the Rams until a key win at No. 4 singles by Starmount's Levi Myers. Griffin Cass and Zachary Sizemore clinched the win for the Rams with an 8-1 win at No. 3 double

RONDA — Grace Johnson and Brie Jarvis broke a 3-3 tie with run-scoring singles in the fifth inning as East Wilkes defeated Elkin, 5-3, in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference game Thursday.
East jumped on top in the first inning with two errors and a single by Olivia Bullard. Caitlyn Macemore and Bullard both scored to make it 2-0 East.
El

Cards edge Elks, 5-3

RONDA — Grace Johnson and Brie Jarvis broke a 3-3 tie with run-scoring singles in the fifth inning as East Wilkes defeated Elkin, 5-3, in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference game Thursday. East jumped on top in the first inning with two errors and a single by Olivia Bullard. Caitlyn Macemore and Bullard both scored to make it 2-0 East. El

RONDA — Defense. Pitching. Constant scoring situations.
And clutch hitting.
“Just a great ballgame,” East coach Justin Call said. “Great plays. Great pitching.”
The Elkin-East Wilkes baseball game Friday night had everyone's five-dollars worth as East defeated Elkin, 4-3, in nine innings to claim what East assistant

Cards outlast Elks

RONDA — Defense. Pitching. Constant scoring situations. And clutch hitting. “Just a great ballgame,” East coach Justin Call said. “Great plays. Great pitching.” The Elkin-East Wilkes baseball game Friday night had everyone's five-dollars worth as East defeated Elkin, 4-3, in nine innings to claim what East assistant

BOONVILLE — A two-run single by Sawyer Davis finished off an 11-hit performance by Starmount as the Rams defeated Alleghany, 11-1, in five innings Tuesday night.
Henry Stone went the distance, allowing four hits, walking one, and striking out five. The Alleghany run was unearned.
Stone helped his cause with two hits. Cody Whitaker also had

Rams 'Stone' Trojans

BOONVILLE — A two-run single by Sawyer Davis finished off an 11-hit performance by Starmount as the Rams defeated Alleghany, 11-1, in five innings Tuesday night. Henry Stone went the distance, allowing four hits, walking one, and striking out five. The Alleghany run was unearned. Stone helped his cause with two hits. Cody Whitaker also had

WILKESBORO — After blowing a chance to score runs and committing three first-inning errors, Forbush found itself down 5-0 early.
The Falcons came out flat and stayed flat, but managed to even their record at 4-4 with a 13-5 win over Wilkes Central Saturday afternoon.
“I knew we were flat coming into the game,” Forbush coach Denn

Flat Falcons wins

WILKESBORO — After blowing a chance to score runs and committing three first-inning errors, Forbush found itself down 5-0 early. The Falcons came out flat and stayed flat, but managed to even their record at 4-4 with a 13-5 win over Wilkes Central Saturday afternoon. “I knew we were flat coming into the game,” Forbush coach Denn

Cards tip Falcons, 1-0

RONDA — Grace Johnson singled in the game's only run and Brandi Parks and the East Wilkes defense made it stand up as the Cardinals nipped 2A power Forbush, 1-0, Thursday night. Parks allowed just three hits, striking out 16. Sydney Miller took the hard-luck loss, allowing just five hits and striking out five. With one in the first, Olivia

Results, schedule announced

*Dates, times, and locations subject to change Tuesday, March 24 Baseball Starmount 11, Alleghany 1 (5) East Wilkes 4, Ashe County 3 Elkin 5, Wilkes Central 1 Men's tennis North Surry 8, Forbush 1 Elkin 9, Starmount 0 West Wilkes at East Wilkes, no report Softball Alleghany 4, Starmount 2 East Wilkes 10, Ashe County 0 Wilkes Central 10

*Dates, times, and locations subject to change
Thursday, March 26
Men's tennis
East Wilkes 9, Ashe County 0
Elkin 9, Wilkes Central 0
South Stokes at Forbush, no report
Softball
East Wilkes 1, Forbush 0
Women's soccer
Surry Central 1, Elkin 0
Forbush 1, North Iredell 0
Friday, March 27
Baseball
East Wilkes 4, Elkin 3 (9 inn.)
Starmoun

Recent results and upcoming schedule

*Dates, times, and locations subject to change Thursday, March 26 Men's tennis East Wilkes 9, Ashe County 0 Elkin 9, Wilkes Central 0 South Stokes at Forbush, no report Softball East Wilkes 1, Forbush 0 Women's soccer Surry Central 1, Elkin 0 Forbush 1, North Iredell 0 Friday, March 27 Baseball East Wilkes 4, Elkin 3 (9 inn.) Starmoun

RONDA — Corrinn Shores had two goals and Makayla Dimmette had a goal and an assist as Elkin defeated East Wilkes, 3-0, in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference game Friday.
Anna Poplin and Karla Fuentes also had assists, while Abbie Flores recorded four saves to pick up the shutout in net for the Elks.
Elkin, now 3-1 overall and 2-0 in the

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RONDA — Corrinn Shores had two goals and Makayla Dimmette had a goal and an assist as Elkin defeated East Wilkes, 3-0, in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference game Friday. Anna Poplin and Karla Fuentes also had assists, while Abbie Flores recorded four saves to pick up the shutout in net for the Elks. Elkin, now 3-1 overall and 2-0 in the

RONDA — Grace Johnson singled in the game's only run and Brandi Parks and the East Wilkes defense made it stand up as the Cardinals nipped 2A power Forbush, 1-0, Thursday night.
Parks allowed just three hits, striking out 16.
Sydney Miller took the hard-luck loss, allowing just five hits and striking out five.
With one in the first, Olivia

Cards tip Falcons

RONDA — Grace Johnson singled in the game's only run and Brandi Parks and the East Wilkes defense made it stand up as the Cardinals nipped 2A power Forbush, 1-0, Thursday night. Parks allowed just three hits, striking out 16. Sydney Miller took the hard-luck loss, allowing just five hits and striking out five. With one in the first, Olivia

BOONVILLE — A two-run single by Sawyer Davis finished off an 11-hit performance by Starmount as the Rams defeated Alleghany, 11-1, in five innings Tuesday night.
Henry Stone went the distance, allowing four hits, walking one, and striking out five. The Alleghany run was unearned.
Stone helped his cause with two hits. Cody Whitaker also had

Rams 'Stone' Trojans

BOONVILLE — A two-run single by Sawyer Davis finished off an 11-hit performance by Starmount as the Rams defeated Alleghany, 11-1, in five innings Tuesday night. Henry Stone went the distance, allowing four hits, walking one, and striking out five. The Alleghany run was unearned. Stone helped his cause with two hits. Cody Whitaker also had

BOONVILLE — Claire Maske and four goals as seven different Rams recorded either a goal or an assist or both in an 8-0 win over Alleghany Tuesday night.
“I thought we played a very solid game,” Starmount coach Dale Draughn said, “but in the first half we had players out of position and I think we got a little shot happy afte

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BOONVILLE — Claire Maske and four goals as seven different Rams recorded either a goal or an assist or both in an 8-0 win over Alleghany Tuesday night. “I thought we played a very solid game,” Starmount coach Dale Draughn said, “but in the first half we had players out of position and I think we got a little shot happy afte

Elkin leads Wells Fargo standings

With a sweep of the swimming championships, Elkin still sits at the top after the winter season of the Wells Fargo Cup standings for the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference. Wilkes Central is in second with a league title in women's basketball and a solid second-place finish in wrestling, while the third spot belongs to Ashe County. Conference St

Forbush atop Wells Fargo standings

EAST BEND — Buoyed by top conference finishes by both their men's and women's swimming teams, Forbush is the frontrunner in the Western Piedmont Athletic Conference Wells Fargo Cup standings after the winter season. Forbush is followed by a second place tie between Surry Central and North Surry. Both of those schools tied at the top this sea

Results, scheduled announced

*Dates, times, and locations subject to change Tuesday, March 17 Baseball Elkin 5, Alleghany 2 Ashe County 6, Starmount 2 East Wilkes 10, North Wilkes 2 Men's Tennis Elkin 9, Ashe County 0 East Wilkes 9, Alleghany 0 Softball Elkin 13, Alleghany 3 Starmount 13, Ashe County 1 East Wilkes 4, North Wilkes 0 Women's soccer Mount Airy 3, St

Cody Whitaker, Henry Stone and Sawyer Davis helped take Starmount to an early 3-0 lead and Dalton Oliver kept it going on the mound as the Rams defeated Elkin, 5-2, in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference game Monday.
Starmount extended its lead to 4-0 with the help on an error and a wild pitch in the fifth. They plated one more in the seventh wh

Rams top Elks, 5-2

Cody Whitaker, Henry Stone and Sawyer Davis helped take Starmount to an early 3-0 lead and Dalton Oliver kept it going on the mound as the Rams defeated Elkin, 5-2, in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference game Monday. Starmount extended its lead to 4-0 with the help on an error and a wild pitch in the fifth. They plated one more in the seventh wh





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