East Surry names new fieldhouse for Coach Downs

East Surry names new fieldhouse for Coach Downs

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The school board met this week. They approved East Surry’s recommendation that the new fieldhouse be named after retired ...

November 14th, 2017 |  


East Surry planning new fieldhouse

East Surry planning new fieldhouse

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry is planning a new fieldhouse across the road from its campus.East Surry has limited space on its main grounds, so th...

September 8th, 2016 |  


This year in sports, fall season

This year in sports, fall season

Graduation is right around the corner for the four local high schools, and the impending ceremonies will say goodbye to some special athletes in Surry...

June 7th, 2016 |  


Northwest names spring all-conference teams

Northwest names spring all-conference teams

The Northwest Conference released its All-Conference selections for the six spring sports on Wednesday, and there was no shortage of athletes recogniz...

June 1st, 2016 |  


WPAC releases spring All-Conference selections

WPAC releases spring All-Conference selections

The Western Piedmont Athletic Conference released its All-Conference selections for the six spring sports on Thursday, and there was no shortage of at...

May 19th, 2016 updated: May 19th, 2016. |  


NCHSAA releases spring brackets

NCHSAA releases spring brackets

With the spring sports’ regular season and conference tournaments disappearing in the rear-view mirror, the NCHSAA released its brackets for the...

May 9th, 2016 |  


School board approves own realignment proposal

The new realignment proposal doesn’t look very good from the point of view of Surry County Schools, and the school board weighed in on the matte...

February 3rd, 2016 |  


Schools continue fight in realignment

Schools continue fight in realignment

The local schools’ fight to restore old rivalries and limit travel in athletics took another step in the wrong direction on Friday, when the NCH...

January 25th, 2016 |  


NCHSAA releases second realignment proposal

RALEIGH — The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) released its second draft of realignment for the 2017-2021 school years o...

January 23rd, 2016 |  


Wintry weather postpones athletics

Wintry weather postpones athletics

The inclement weather on the horizon has officially washed away all of the local athletics supposed to take place this weekend.Athletic directors push...

January 21st, 2016 updated: January 21st, 2016. |  


Wintry weather affects local athletics

The impending inclement weather across the foothills region continues to take a toll on local high school athletics, and the wintry weather has caused...

January 21st, 2016 updated: January 21st, 2016. |  


Local schools submit realignment proposal

Local schools submit realignment proposal

The three Surry County schools and Mount Airy High began their hopeful fight for change in the NCHSAA realignment for the 2017-2021 school years on Fr...

January 9th, 2016 updated: January 9th, 2016. |  


Local All-Conference athletes

Local All-Conference athletes

The fall sports season officially came to a close on Dec. 19 in Spartanburg, SC as the North Carolina football all-stars took down their rivals from S...

December 24th, 2015 |  


NCHSAA realignment proposal released

NCHSAA realignment proposal released

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) released its initial proposed conferences for the upcoming 2017-2021 athletic seasons on ...

December 17th, 2015 updated: December 17th, 2015. |  


Cards rack up NW football honors

Cards rack up NW football honors

The Northwest Conference released its All-Conference selections for football on Monday. Below is a list of the local athletes and coaches who were rec...

December 8th, 2015 |  


High-flying Eagles

High-flying Eagles

Surry Central High School recently named its Athletes of the Month for the months of August, September and October. Pictured from left to right are As...

November 25th, 2015 |  


NCHSAA reclassifies area schools

The fate of local sports conferences is up in the air thanks to some reclassifications from the state.The last realignment created the Western Piedmon...

November 18th, 2015 updated: November 18th, 2015. |  


Local teams having great fall success

Local teams having great fall success

In my sixth season of following local sports, I am still amazed at the quality of players and teams that come out of this small, rural county.Of cours...

September 25th, 2015 updated: September 25th, 2015. |