Local contingent goes for gold

Local contingent goes for gold

CARY — The school year may be over, but the opportunity for local athletes to win state championships isn’t.The high school all-star team ...

June 18th, 2016 |  


Smith wraps up historic high school career

Smith wraps up historic high school career

When Tyler Smith arrived at East Surry High School for his freshman year, playing all three major sports for the Cardinals was a foregone conclusion.S...

June 10th, 2016 |  


Springtime was Bear season

Springtime was Bear season

After seeing other squads knock on the door all year long, a pair of local sports teams finally broke down the doors to the state championship as the ...

June 9th, 2016 |  


Eagles tab Reece

Eagles tab Reece

DOBSON — Surry Central didn’t have to look far to find the next leader of the Golden Eagles’ varsity baseball program.When Matt Scot...

June 7th, 2016 |  


Tucker chosen for State Games

Tucker chosen for State Games

North Surry High School junior infielder Kendal Tucker was named to the Region 7 team for the upcoming Powerade State Games of North Carolina last wee...

May 30th, 2016 |  


Scott steps down as SC baseball coach

Scott steps down as SC baseball coach

After a decade of success as the Surry Central High School baseball coach, Matt Scott has decided it’s time to hand the reins of the program to ...

May 12th, 2016 |  


Five local teams still standing

Five local teams still standing

Surry County high school sports teams took their bumps and bruises in the early rounds of the NCHSAA spring playoffs, but five local teams are still a...

May 12th, 2016 updated: May 13th, 2016. |  


Local teams’ playoff schedules

Five local teams remain in the NCHSAA spring sports’ playoffs still going on, and below is a list of opponents and times for the next round of g...

May 12th, 2016 updated: May 12th, 2016. |  


North Surry grinds out 7-4 win over South Stokes

North Surry grinds out 7-4 win over South Stokes

WALNUT COVE — The North Surry and South Stokes baseball teams met on the diamond for the fourth time in two weeks on Tuesday, but the final show...

May 10th, 2016 |  


Sauras upset Hounds, advance to final

Sauras upset Hounds, advance to final

South Stokes wasn’t even guaranteed a berth in the state playoffs when the Western Piedmont Athletic Conference Tournament began on Monday night...

May 6th, 2016 updated: May 7th, 2016. |  


Weather delays conference tournaments

Weather delays conference tournaments

Inclement weather in Surry County postponed three local conference tournaments on Thursday.The Northwest Conference softball final between No. 1 North...

May 5th, 2016 |  


North Stokes takes second playoff seed over East Surry, advances to final

North Stokes takes second playoff seed over East Surry, advances to final

The playoff field for the Northwest 1A Conference is set.There will be one more game on Friday, to decide the conference tournament championship, but ...

May 4th, 2016 |  


Baseball, softball tournament pairings announced

Coaches from the various baseball and softball teams in the Northwest 1A Conference and the Western Piedmont 2A held their postseason meetings on Satu...

April 30th, 2016 |  


Forbush holds off Eagles’ rally

Forbush holds off Eagles’ rally

DOBSON — Surry Central spent the entire regular season in the Western Piedmont Athletic Conference chasing Forbush, but there wasn’t much ...

April 29th, 2016 |  


Cards rout Bears on senior night

Cards rout Bears on senior night

PILOT MOUNTAIN — An up-and-down regular season for the East Surry baseball team finished on a high note Friday evening.The Cardinals (14-9, 7-3)...

April 29th, 2016 |  


Hounds blank Sauras for 2nd place

Hounds blank Sauras for 2nd place

North Surry wrapped up second place in the Western Piedmont by shutting out South Stokes 3-0 at home.After honoring its five seniors, the Greyhounds s...

April 29th, 2016 |  


Johnson signs with Bluefield

Johnson signs with Bluefield

DOBSON — Garrett Johnson began his college application process like most high school seniors, but the end result was a little bit different for ...

April 28th, 2016 |  


Falcons top Eagles for WPAC title

Falcons top Eagles for WPAC title

EAST BEND — A nine-year drought as conference champions finally came to an end for the Forbush baseball team on Tuesday night.The Falcons (14-7,...

April 26th, 2016 |  


Vikings out-slug MA baseball

Vikings out-slug MA baseball

For a while on Tuesday night, Mount Airy was holding its own in a baseball slugfest against visiting North Stokes.The Granite Bears matched their gues...

April 26th, 2016 |  


‘Pink In The Park’ a big hit

‘Pink In The Park’ a big hit

DOBSON — Bring on Forbush.The Surry Central baseball team, and starting pitcher Garrett Johnson in particular, may have been a little too pumped...

April 23rd, 2016 |  


Two wins away from WPAC title, Surry Central baseball not surprised at all with success in 2016

Two wins away from WPAC title, Surry Central baseball not surprised at all with success in 2016

DOBSON — Surry Central baseball coach Matt Scott came into the 2016 season with a firm belief that his team would enter the final week of the re...

April 22nd, 2016 updated: April 22nd, 2016. |  


Wolfpack clinch title, top Cards

Wolfpack clinch title, top Cards

WALKERTOWN — The East Surry baseball team got off to a dream start in Thursday’s conference showdown with Walkertown, but the Wolfpack bat...

April 21st, 2016 |  


Bears hit well, but mistakes lead to loss

Bears hit well, but mistakes lead to loss

There was no questioning the effort of the Mount Airy baseball team in the final game of the ALS Challenge on Saturday evening. The execution, however...

April 16th, 2016 |  


Cards win fourth straight

Cards win fourth straight

The book on how to beat the East Surry baseball team doesn’t appear to work anymore.There aren’t too many teams in the area that have the ...

April 16th, 2016 |  


Bears honor Welch with big win

Bears honor Welch with big win

The Mount Airy baseball team honored one of its historic fans with a clinical victory over Atkins on Friday night.The Granite Bears pummeled the Camel...

April 15th, 2016 |  


Cards stay hot with win over Bishop

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The East Surry baseball team might be getting back on track at just the right time. The Cardinals pummeled Bishop McGuinness on...

April 15th, 2016 |  


First place Forbush nips North Surry

First place Forbush nips North Surry

EAST BEND — Narrow victories propelled the North Surry baseball team to a Western Piedmont Athletic Conference title last season, but the Greyho...

April 14th, 2016 |  


Eagles drop tight one with Wildcats

Eagles drop tight one with Wildcats

KING — West Stokes’ Josh Chunn was a thorn in Surry Central’s side throughout Wednesday’s baseball game.The senior lefty pitch...

April 13th, 2016 |  


Smith, Wilson no-hit Mount Airy

Smith, Wilson no-hit Mount Airy

East Surry stuck to the plan and pulled Tyler Smith after four innings on the mound against Mount Airy despite Smith cruising along with a no-hitter.F...

April 12th, 2016 |  


Eagles make statement, defeat Hounds

Eagles make statement, defeat Hounds

The Surry Central baseball team announced itself as a legitimate contender in the Western Piedmont Athletic Conference on Friday night.The Golden Eagl...

April 8th, 2016 updated: April 8th, 2016. |  


Bears can’t slow down red-hot Walkertown attack

Bears can’t slow down red-hot Walkertown attack

Whatever mojo that East Surry was using to silence the Walkertown bats on Tuesday night wasn’t there for Mount Airy on Wednesday.One night after...

April 6th, 2016 |  


Hounds hold off late SC rally

Hounds hold off late SC rally

DOBSON — It was feast or famine for the North Surry defense against county rival Surry Central. The Greyhounds were either really good…or ...

April 5th, 2016 |  


Wolfpack claw out win over East Surry

Wolfpack claw out win over East Surry

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Despite the daunting presence of Tyler Smith, pitchers’ duels just haven’t resulted in victories for the East Surry...

April 5th, 2016 |  


Wildcat rally downs Greyhounds

Wildcat rally downs Greyhounds

KING — The North Surry baseball team couldn’t put West Stokes away on Monday, and the Wildcats showed some moxie in what their head coach ...

April 4th, 2016 |  


Eagles end skid by downing Elks

Eagles end skid by downing Elks

Maybe the Surry Central baseball team just shouldn’t play anyone who is struggling.After two straight games where the Golden Eagles blundered th...

March 31st, 2016 |  


Cardinals bust loose for 13-3 win

Cardinals bust loose for 13-3 win

DOBSON — To say East Surry’s baseball team ended a prolonged batting slump with a bang might be the understatement of the season.The Cardi...

March 31st, 2016 |  


Eagles boot away second straight

Eagles boot away second straight

DOBSON — Surry Central’s opening game of the Surry Central Easter Tournament was almost a repeat of the Golden Eagles’ last outing.C...

March 30th, 2016 |  


Poor first inning dooms East Surry

Poor first inning dooms East Surry

DOBSON — Ledford baseball coach Chris Adams knew his team could find success against East Surry and starting pitcher Tyler Smith if the Panthers...

March 30th, 2016 updated: March 30th, 2016. |  


Greyhounds rally past West Stokes

Greyhounds rally past West Stokes

The North Surry baseball team trailed West Stokes through five sluggish innings of its Western Piedmont Athletic Conference opener on Tuesday night, b...

March 29th, 2016 |  


Rusty Eagles drilled by Starmount

Rusty Eagles drilled by Starmount

DOBSON — One team had perhaps spent a little too much time away from the diamond. The other was due to bust out.The combination led to a surpris...

March 28th, 2016 |  


East Surry snakebit in 1-0 loss

East Surry snakebit in 1-0 loss

PILOT MOUNTAIN — On Friday night, East Surry played the kind of baseball game that a modern analyst would call an undeserved loss.The Cardinals ...

March 25th, 2016 |  


Clinical Hounds take down Eagles

Clinical Hounds take down Eagles

WINSTON-SALEM — The eighth-annual Major Larry J. Bauguess, Jr. Memorial Baseball game was a perfect opportunity for North Surry to display its p...

March 25th, 2016 updated: March 25th, 2016. |  


Mount Airy rallies in final inning, but falls to Grayson

Mount Airy rallies in final inning, but falls to Grayson

If there was a positive to take from Mount Airy’s 8-5 loss to Grayson County on Thursday night, it’s that the Granite Bears didn’t f...

March 24th, 2016 |  


Sauras win pitchers’ duel with Cards

Sauras win pitchers’ duel with Cards

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry’s AJ Wilson turned in a pitching performance worthy of a victory against South Stokes on Thursday, but the Car...

March 24th, 2016 |  


Cards down Villains despite errors

Cards down Villains despite errors

KERNERSVILLE — A lopsided victory was just what East Surry wanted in its Northwest Conference opener against Bishop McGuinness, but a sloppy fin...

March 22nd, 2016 |  


Golden Eagles down West Forsyth

Golden Eagles down West Forsyth

Someone forgot to tell Surry Central’s baseball team that it’s not supposed to beat the 4-A powerhouses that are on its schedule.The Golde...

March 19th, 2016 |  


Hounds start, finish strong vs. ES

Hounds start, finish strong vs. ES

PILOT MOUNTAIN — For five innings, the North Surry baseball team didn’t do a whole lot in its rivalry game with East Surry on Friday eveni...

March 18th, 2016 |  


Bears can’t overcome poor start in 13-2 loss

Bears can’t overcome poor start in 13-2 loss

It was another rough night for the Mount Airy baseball team on Thursday, as the Granite Bears dug themselves a deep hole and couldn’t dig out of...

March 17th, 2016 |  


Eagles end Greyhounds win streak

Eagles end Greyhounds win streak

The North Surry baseball team couldn’t get the bats going early and a sloppy finish doomed the Greyhounds on Wednesday as East Forsyth rolled to...

March 16th, 2016 |  


Hounds top Bears in pitchers’ duel

Hounds top Bears in pitchers’ duel

The North Surry and Mount Airy baseball teams could both take pride in a well-played game under the lights. But the visiting Greyhounds had just a lit...

March 11th, 2016 updated: March 12th, 2016. |