Jim Fuller

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DANBURY — East Wilkes didn't have to wait long for its first victory under new head coach Brad Davis.
The Cardinals rallied from an eight-point fourth-quarter deficit to take a 61-58 win over North Stokes Tuesday night.
“It sounds like a cliché,” Davis said, “but I felt like we had to win. It was huge.”
Davis s

Cards rally past Vikings, 61-58

DANBURY — East Wilkes didn't have to wait long for its first victory under new head coach Brad Davis. The Cardinals rallied from an eight-point fourth-quarter deficit to take a 61-58 win over North Stokes Tuesday night. “It sounds like a cliché,” Davis said, “but I felt like we had to win. It was huge.” Davis s

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Furman and Samford each placed three student-athletes on all-conference teams, as the Southern Conference announced its 2014 all-conference and individual award winners on Tuesday.
Regular season champion Furman claimed three first-team all-conference honors, one all-freshman honor and two individual honors. Sophomore mid

Former Ram named Southern Conference player of the year

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Furman and Samford each placed three student-athletes on all-conference teams, as the Southern Conference announced its 2014 all-conference and individual award winners on Tuesday. Regular season champion Furman claimed three first-team all-conference honors, one all-freshman honor and two individual honors. Sophomore mid

East Wilkes senior Brandi Parks sign a letter of intent to play softball at Lenoir-Rhyne. Parks, sitting, is flanked by her parents, Ginger and Randall Parks; back row, from left, pitching coach Dale Pruitt, Cranberry Baptist Church pastor Victor Church, East Wilkes softball coach Bradley Hayes, and East Wilkes athletic director Justin Call.

Parks signs with Bears

East Wilkes senior Brandi Parks sign a letter of intent to play softball at Lenoir-Rhyne. Parks, sitting, is flanked by her parents, Ginger and Randall Parks; back row, from left, pitching coach Dale Pruitt, Cranberry Baptist Church pastor Victor Church, East Wilkes softball coach Bradley Hayes, and East Wilkes athletic director Justin Call.

EAST BEND — Forbush went 1-1 in a tri-meet to open the season at home Nov. 18.
The Falcons edged Mount Airy, 40-39, before falling to perennial powerhouse West Wilkes, 55-16.
“I liked that we attacked on our feet,” Forbush coach Jeff Farmer said. “And I liked that in a couple of matches there was some improvement in a coup

Falcons split in season-opening tri-meet

EAST BEND — Forbush went 1-1 in a tri-meet to open the season at home Nov. 18. The Falcons edged Mount Airy, 40-39, before falling to perennial powerhouse West Wilkes, 55-16. “I liked that we attacked on our feet,” Forbush coach Jeff Farmer said. “And I liked that in a couple of matches there was some improvement in a coup

Recent results and upcoming schedule

*Dates, times, and locations subject to change Monday, November 24 Men's Basketball Forbush 103, East Wilkes 66 Women's basketball Forbush 64, East Wilkes 58 Tuesday, November 25 Men's basketball Forbush at Davie, 7:30 East Wilkes at North Stokes, 8 Swimming East Wilkes, Elkin vs. Surry Central at Armfield Center, 6:30 Women's basketbal

Schedule, results announced

*Dates, times, and locations subject to change Friday, November 21 Football 1AA 2nd round playoffs: Starmount 34, Bessemer City 16 Men's basketball Surry Central 60, East Wilkes 45 West Wilkes 83, Forbush 69 Women's basketball West Wilkes 55. Forbush 45 Surry Central 52, East Wilkes 38 Monday, November 24 Men's Basketball Forbush 103, E

BESSEMER CITY — Starmount controlled both lines of scrimmage and kept control of the game throughout as they defeated Bessemer City, 34-16, Friday night in a second-round 1AA playoff game.
The Rams, the No. 5 seed, will travel to West Montgomery for a third-round game Friday night. The top-seeded Warriors rallied to defeat No. 9 Walkertown,

Rams continue to roll

BESSEMER CITY — Starmount controlled both lines of scrimmage and kept control of the game throughout as they defeated Bessemer City, 34-16, Friday night in a second-round 1AA playoff game. The Rams, the No. 5 seed, will travel to West Montgomery for a third-round game Friday night. The top-seeded Warriors rallied to defeat No. 9 Walkertown,

Recent results and upcoming schedule

*Dates, times, and locations subject to change Tuesday, November 25 Men's basketball Forbush at Davie, no report East Wilkes 61, North Stokes 58 Women's basketball East Wilkes at North Stokes, no report Wednesday, November 26 No events scheduled Friday, November 28 Men's basketball Elkin at Surry Central, 8 Women's basketball Elkin at

Upcoming schedule

*Dates, times, and locations subject to change Friday, November 21 Football 1AA 2nd round: Starmount 34, Bessemer City 16 Men's basketball Surry Central 60, East Wilkes 45 Forbush at West Wilkes, no report Women's basketball Forbush at West Wilkes, no report Surry Central 52, East Wilkes 38 Monday, November 24 Men's basketball Forbush a

BESSEMER CITY — Starmount controlled both lines of scrimmage and kept control of the game throughout as they defeated Bessemer City, 34-16, Friday night in a second-round 1AA playoff game.
The Rams, the No. 5 seed, will travel to West Montgomery for a third-round game Friday night. The top-seeded Warriors rallied to defeat No. 9 Walkertown,

Rams continue to roll

BESSEMER CITY — Starmount controlled both lines of scrimmage and kept control of the game throughout as they defeated Bessemer City, 34-16, Friday night in a second-round 1AA playoff game. The Rams, the No. 5 seed, will travel to West Montgomery for a third-round game Friday night. The top-seeded Warriors rallied to defeat No. 9 Walkertown,

RONDA — East Wilkes High School is sending another softball pitcher to college.
Brandi Parks, a senior at East Wilkes, has signed to play for Lenoir-Rhyne.
Parks, of Roaring River, has been pitching and playing first base for the Cardinals.
“I was looking at every option I had,” Parks said before Thursday's ceremonial signing.

Parks signs with Lenoir-Rhyne

RONDA — East Wilkes High School is sending another softball pitcher to college. Brandi Parks, a senior at East Wilkes, has signed to play for Lenoir-Rhyne. Parks, of Roaring River, has been pitching and playing first base for the Cardinals. “I was looking at every option I had,” Parks said before Thursday's ceremonial signing.

East Wilkes and Elkin both wrestled well in the Perry Lloyd Invitational at Elkin Saturday.
The tournament featured 11 schools, including powerhouses from 4A (West Forsyth), 3A (North Iredell), and 2A (Surry Central and North Surry).
East Wilkes, with 95.5 points and two wrestlers in the finals, and Elkin, with 77 points and three wrestlers in th

Locals fare well in Elkin tourney

East Wilkes and Elkin both wrestled well in the Perry Lloyd Invitational at Elkin Saturday. The tournament featured 11 schools, including powerhouses from 4A (West Forsyth), 3A (North Iredell), and 2A (Surry Central and North Surry). East Wilkes, with 95.5 points and two wrestlers in the finals, and Elkin, with 77 points and three wrestlers in th

Upcoming schedule

*Dates, times, and locations subject to change Friday, November 21 Football 1AA 2nd round: Starmount at Bessemer City, 7:30 Men's basketball East Wilkes at Surry Central, 8 Forbush at West Wilkes, 8 Women's basketball Forbush at West Wilkes, 6 East Wilkes at Surry Central, 6:30 Saturday, November 22 Wrestling RJ Reynolds at Elkin, 9 Mo

WILKESBORO — Elizabeth McCann will be swimming for Lenoir-Rhyne University in 2015.
“She's a versatile swimmer,” Elkin Wet Lightning and Elkin High School swim coach Oz Prim said.
Prim said he expects McCann, who is entering her senior season at North Wilkes, to be one of the Bears' top four swimmers. He said he expects her to h

McCann signs with Bears

WILKESBORO — Elizabeth McCann will be swimming for Lenoir-Rhyne University in 2015. “She's a versatile swimmer,” Elkin Wet Lightning and Elkin High School swim coach Oz Prim said. Prim said he expects McCann, who is entering her senior season at North Wilkes, to be one of the Bears' top four swimmers. He said he expects her to h

No. 5 Starmount (9-3) at No. 4 Bessemer City (9-3), 7:30
Bessemer City, the Southern Piedmont co-champions, comes in having won six of their last seven games.
That one loss, though, is a 39-26 loss to Cherryville — a team Starmount beat 75-27 in the opening round of the 1AA playoffs.
The Yellowjackets advanced with a 28-21 win over 13th-se

Friday night preview

No. 5 Starmount (9-3) at No. 4 Bessemer City (9-3), 7:30 Bessemer City, the Southern Piedmont co-champions, comes in having won six of their last seven games. That one loss, though, is a 39-26 loss to Cherryville — a team Starmount beat 75-27 in the opening round of the 1AA playoffs. The Yellowjackets advanced with a 28-21 win over 13th-se

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Furman and Samford each placed three student-athletes on all-conference teams, as the Southern Conference announced its 2014 all-conference and individual award winners on Tuesday.
Regular season champion Furman claimed three first-team all-conference honors, one all-freshman honor and two individual honors. Sophomore mid

Former Ram named Southern Conference player of the year

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Furman and Samford each placed three student-athletes on all-conference teams, as the Southern Conference announced its 2014 all-conference and individual award winners on Tuesday. Regular season champion Furman claimed three first-team all-conference honors, one all-freshman honor and two individual honors. Sophomore mid

Elkin lost its first four; won its next six; and lost its last two.
They started the season battling injuries and they finished the season battling injuries.
“I think you've got a team that started off the season with injuries,” Elkin head coach Scott Wood said. “One that could very easily folded its tents.”
Wood said com

Elkin seniors leave shoes to fill

Elkin lost its first four; won its next six; and lost its last two. They started the season battling injuries and they finished the season battling injuries. “I think you've got a team that started off the season with injuries,” Elkin head coach Scott Wood said. “One that could very easily folded its tents.” Wood said com

Adkins optimistic about East Wilkes future

RONDA — The East Wilkes football season ended in Mount Gilead Friday night. After Chase Vernon scored on a five-yard pass from Chris Ward, the Cardinals led the Warriors 7-6. “The first quarter played out exactly the way we wanted it to,” East Wilkes head coach J.K.Adkins said. “We made it a real boring game.” Adkin

BOONVILLE — The Lowe's Heroes Project, a volunteer program conducted by employees of Lowe's Home Improvement corporate offices, brought a lot of joy to the Life Skills class at Starmount High School this fall.
“They have remodeled a whole kitchen,” Starmount Principal Cody Hemric said. “What they did was just amazing. They

Lowe's project makes impact

BOONVILLE — The Lowe's Heroes Project, a volunteer program conducted by employees of Lowe's Home Improvement corporate offices, brought a lot of joy to the Life Skills class at Starmount High School this fall. “They have remodeled a whole kitchen,” Starmount Principal Cody Hemric said. “What they did was just amazing. They

RALEIGH — Ledford captured the Carolina Cup in the 12th annual North Carolina High School Athletic Association state invitational cheerleading championships at the Raleigh Convention Center on Saturday night.
Forbush came away with the “Super large varsity non tumble” championship, edging Elizabeth City Northeastern, 124.25-123.6

Falcons claim cheerleading title

RALEIGH — Ledford captured the Carolina Cup in the 12th annual North Carolina High School Athletic Association state invitational cheerleading championships at the Raleigh Convention Center on Saturday night. Forbush came away with the “Super large varsity non tumble” championship, edging Elizabeth City Northeastern, 124.25-123.6





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