Another first for Lowe

Another first for Lowe

PILOT MOUNTAIN — For the last four years, Mary Jo Lowe has been more or less like any other high school student in the area. At least until she ...

February 9th, 2017 |  


Smith to play on at Averett

Smith to play on at Averett

Going into the 2015 season, North Surry head football coach Danny Lyons knew the Greyhounds needed to make some changes.The year before, the Hounds ha...

February 8th, 2017 |  


Smith to continue career at SCC

Smith to continue career at SCC

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Bryce Smith, a volleyball libero who played for East Surry High School the past few seasons, signed her National Letter of Inte...

February 4th, 2017 |  


Mounce not missing for Braves

Mounce not missing for Braves

When Carson Mounce played for Mount Airy High School, he specialized in high-percentage shots. Many Granite Bears games featured at least one dunk fro...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Shelton helps NGU to first league win

Shelton helps NGU to first league win

Last spring, after a 21-win season for the Lady Bears of Mount Airy, Ayano Shelton fulfilled her goal of becoming a college basketball player when she...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Central’s Fitzgerald signs with Montreat

Central’s Fitzgerald signs with Montreat

DOBSON — Surry Central senior Tyler Fitzgerald grew up around track and field, so it was natural that this became his sport of choice, both for ...

January 10th, 2017 |  


March leads local contingent on college team

March leads local contingent on college team

Former North Surry standout Erin March is enjoying a strong junior season as a forward/center for the Ferrum College women’s basketball team.Mar...

January 9th, 2017 |  


Locals receive awards for volleyball

Locals receive awards for volleyball

DOBSON — Two East Surry graduates are among four Surry Community College players honored for their volleyball season.After finishing third in Re...

November 16th, 2016 |  


Local VB player wins college honors

Local VB player wins college honors

MONTREAT — A local volleyball player earned three awards this week in college.Kendra Johnson, an all-conference performer at Surry Central, has ...

November 11th, 2016 |  


Two ES grads honored for SCC careers

Two ES grads honored for SCC careers

DOBSON — For Surry Community College volleyball coach Jan Marion-Kiser, last week’s Sophomore Night was a special evening nearly 10 years ...

November 1st, 2016 |  


Surry fighting for top spot

Surry fighting for top spot

DOBSON — With about half of the season into the books, Surry Community College’s volleyball team is challenging for the top spot in the Re...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Former Eagle smashes college record

Former Eagle smashes college record

MONTREAT — A local volleyball player had a record-setting night for Montreat College on Tuesday.Kendra Johnson, one of the best defensive player...

September 14th, 2016 |  


Four SCC athletes earn academic honors

Four SCC athletes earn academic honors

DOBSON — The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) recognized several of its student-athletes this month for academic excellence ...

August 2nd, 2016 |  


SCC celebrates 20th anniversary of golf tourney

SCC celebrates 20th anniversary of golf tourney

The Surry Community College Foundation celebrated the 20th Anniversary of its annual golf tournament on May 19. The event, which has raised more than ...

June 24th, 2016 |  


SCC places five on Region X softball team

SCC places five on Region X softball team

DOBSON — After finishing third in the Region X Conference, Surry Community College’s softball team was rewarded handsomely with five all-r...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Local athletes receive SCC honor

Local athletes receive SCC honor

DOBSON — Two Surry County natives have been honored as the top student-athletes of the year for Surry Community College.East Surry alum Seth Bri...

June 10th, 2016 |  


SCC’s Johnson honored

SCC’s Johnson honored

DOBSON — Surry Community College sophomore Kaylee Johnson wrapped up her two-year career with the Lady Knights by earning All-Academic honors in...

June 2nd, 2016 |  


Woodbury takes her shot to college track

Woodbury takes her shot to college track

At smaller schools, it’s not uncommon for the best student-athletes to compete in several different sports, with the best eventually focusing on...

June 2nd, 2016 |  


SCC golf inks two-sport standout

SCC golf inks two-sport standout

The Surry Community College golf team has added quite a bit of talent over the past six weeks. In light of the latest signee, the Knights might want t...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Lady Cards’ Marion headed to Surry

Lady Cards’ Marion headed to Surry

Surry Community College head volleyball coach Jan Marion-Kiser says it wasn’t her plan to reunite the 2014 East Surry High School team that miss...

May 21st, 2016 |  


Hicks to join Lady Knights

Hicks to join Lady Knights

The 2015 season was one to remember for the Mount Airy volleyball team, which got the better of longtime 1A power Bishop McGuinness and defending East...

May 9th, 2016 |  


Cardinals’ Hancock to play college tennis

Cardinals’ Hancock to play college tennis

PILOT MOUNTAIN — For the last two seasons, Daniel Hancock has had quite a thankless challenge, playing as the No. 1 singles player for East Surr...

May 2nd, 2016 |  


Dorsett to play on with Knights

Dorsett to play on with Knights

The outcome of the 2016 Northwest 1A Conference golf race seemed pre-ordained before anyone even teed off this spring.Bishop McGuinness had not only w...

May 2nd, 2016 |  


Mayes makes tracks to Tusculum

Mayes makes tracks to Tusculum

There was no doubt that North Surry cross country standout Matthew Mayes was going to be running in college somewhere. Tusculum College of Greeneville...

April 20th, 2016 |  


Creed not ready to stop playing

Creed not ready to stop playing

Shawn Creed has been playing football since he was six years old. With his graduation from East Surry High School less than two months away, he decide...

April 10th, 2016 |  


Pack blazes his own trail

Pack blazes his own trail

Cameron Pack will forever hold a place in the long and illustrious history of the Mount Airy High School athletic program. Last month at the NCHSAA wr...

March 26th, 2016 |  


Former Lady Bear gets hoops honors

Former Lady Bear gets hoops honors

WINSTON-SALEM — A Mount Airy graduate has picked up two awards in the past week for her basketball play in college.Mikayla Seivers, class of 201...

March 14th, 2016 |  


Former NS star Coalson wins college tourney

Former NS star Coalson wins college tourney

Former North Surry High School golf standout Taylor Coalson rallied from a slow start in the three-day Tiger Invitational, a collegiate golf event hel...

March 10th, 2016 |  


Former Surry HS star honored

Former Surry HS star honored

Bob Jones University senior basketball player Hannah Tompkins earned Player of the Game honors last Friday night, scoring 25 points to lead the Bruins...

February 4th, 2016 |  


Former Surry prep standouts show some iron

Former Surry prep standouts show some iron

It was all about iron for three former basketball stars from Surry County this past week.Former Mount Airy High School star MiKayla Seivers pulled an ...

January 23rd, 2016 |  


Friends turned rivals

Friends turned rivals

The game may have taken place 201 miles from where Jessica Boyd, Hannah Tompkins and Sydney Bedsaul once starred for the Surry Homeschool basketball t...

January 18th, 2016 |  


Surry CC baseball gives back to community

Surry CC baseball gives back to community

DOBSON — While no score is kept when it comes to helping others, Surry Community College’s baseball team recently hit a grand slam with it...

January 14th, 2016 |  


Mounce contributing at UNCP

Mounce contributing at UNCP

The men’s basketball team at UNC-Pembroke has cut its rotation down to just nine men in the aftermath of a December slump in which the Braves lo...

January 13th, 2016 |  


SCC softball gives back over holidays

SCC softball gives back over holidays

DOBSON — A local softball team provided 22 boxes of gifts for needy children as part of Operation Christmas Child.The Surry Community College te...

January 13th, 2016 |  


Bedsaul makes splash in college debut

Bedsaul makes splash in college debut

Former Surry Homeschool star Sydney Bedsaul didn’t take long to make a splash at the next level.After not leaving the bench in her first two gam...

November 12th, 2015 |  


Brown succeeding for Camels

Brown succeeding for Camels

A pair of local players continue to play a significant role for the Campbell University football team as it continues with its season in the Pioneer F...

November 10th, 2015 |  


NCAA has new rules for hoops season

NCAA has new rules for hoops season

The NBA season has begun, and college hoops isn’t far behind.With preseason tournaments only a week away, here is a reminder of some rule change...

November 3rd, 2015 updated: November 3rd, 2015. |  


SCC takes 24-8 mark into tourney

SCC takes 24-8 mark into tourney

The Surry Community College volleyball team hit the road for the final week and a half of the regular season, winning one and losing two matches in th...

November 2nd, 2015 |  


SCC volleyball rolls Guilford on Sophomore Night

SCC volleyball rolls Guilford on Sophomore Night

DOBSON — After hitting a brief slump earlier this month, it looks like the Surry Community College volleyball team is back on track as the regul...

October 22nd, 2015 |  


Campbell’s King makes quick impact

Campbell’s King makes quick impact

Isaiah King had to wait an extra year, and make a detour along the way, to begin his college football career.Now that’s out of the way, and the ...

October 3rd, 2015 updated: October 5th, 2015. |  


SCC splits 4 matches, loses Markle

DOBSON — Surry Community College’s volleyball team is now 13-3 overall and 5-2 in Region X after splitting four contests this past week.Th...

September 21st, 2015 updated: September 21st, 2015. |  


Lady Knights off to hot volley start

DOBSON — Surry Community College’s volleyball team continued its hot start with a three-set win Wednesday at Greensboro College.Having ope...

September 4th, 2015 |  


SCC athletes get classroom honor

SCC athletes get classroom honor

DOBSON — Two of Surry Community College’s standout athletes have shown they are no slouches in the classroom, either.Gatlin Hiatt and Kels...

July 23rd, 2015 |  


SCC adds 2 for volleyball team

SCC adds 2 for volleyball team

DOBSON — Surry Community College added two new recruits to its volleyball team for this fall.At a press announcement Monday evening, SCC head co...

July 21st, 2015 |  


SCC hosts volleyball camp

SCC hosts volleyball camp

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July 2nd, 2015 |  


SCC hires baseball coach

SCC hires baseball coach

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June 24th, 2015 |  


Coach Lowe gone from SCC

Coach Lowe gone from SCC

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June 20th, 2015 |  


SCC pitcher signs with LA

SCC pitcher signs with LA

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June 19th, 2015 |