Lady Patriots win two of three

Lady Patriots win two of three

School may be out for most students in the area, but school was in on the basketball court for a couple of Surry Home Educators Lady Patriots games la...

December 21st, 2015 |  


Eagles roughed up at Reagan

Eagles roughed up at Reagan

PFAFFTOWN — A long road trip for the Surry Central basketball teams finally came to an end on Friday night, and probably none too soon for the G...

December 19th, 2015 |  


North Surry to host Winter Classic

The North Surry JV Christmas Classic basketball tournament has been such a success over the past five years that now the varsity teams want in on the ...

December 19th, 2015 |  


North Surry defense powers win

North Surry defense powers win

Going into its second contest against Mount Airy, North Surry coach Shane Slate wanted to see how much progress his girls basketball team had made ove...

December 18th, 2015 |  


W. Stokes holds off Cards

W. Stokes holds off Cards

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Basketball games don’t come much more frustrating then the one East Surry’s boys played against visiting West Stoke...

December 18th, 2015 |  


Bears steamroll Hounds, move to 9-0

Bears steamroll Hounds, move to 9-0

The North Surry student section produced a thunderous “8-1” chant just before its rivalry clash with Mount Airy, essentially predicting th...

December 18th, 2015 updated: December 19th, 2015. |  


Cardinal basketball sweeps Sauras

Cardinal basketball sweeps Sauras

WALNUT COVE — After a couple of weeks where not everything was clicking, the East Surry boys basketball team is starting to turn a corner.On Wed...

December 16th, 2015 |  


Bears sweep Cats, remain unbeaten

Bears sweep Cats, remain unbeaten

KING — Mount Airy boys basketball coach Levi Goins believes that the West Stokes’ offense is a difficult matchup for his squad, but the Gr...

December 16th, 2015 |  


Cardinals outlast Wolfpack

Cardinals outlast Wolfpack

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The East Surry basketball team rode a lineup of five seniors to a comeback victory on Tuesday night. The Cardinals trailed 38-3...

December 15th, 2015 |  


Bears pull away late

Bears pull away late

Mount Airy’s Tuesday night basketball games followed a familiar script.A blowout victory for the Lady Bears, ranked No. 2 in the state by MaxPre...

December 15th, 2015 |  


North Surry erases 20-point deficit to defeat powerhouse Northwest Guilford

North Surry erases 20-point deficit to defeat powerhouse Northwest Guilford

The North Surry basketball team struggled to knock down its open shots through the first three quarters of its matchup with an unbeaten 4A powerhouse ...

December 15th, 2015 |  


Shorthanded Surry boys drop two

Shorthanded Surry boys drop two

The Surry Homeschool boys basketball team continues to struggle, but it’s not from a lack of effort or even a lack of talent.The Patriots were o...

December 14th, 2015 |  


Golden Eagles split with Vikings

Golden Eagles split with Vikings

WINSTON-SALEM — Two days and zero practices after a disappointing loss to the East Surry, the Surry Central girls basketball team returned to th...

December 14th, 2015 updated: December 14th, 2015. |  


Cardinals sweep Golden Eagles

Cardinals sweep Golden Eagles

East Surry boys basketball coach Jason Anderson told his seniors he wanted more balance on the score sheet after a difficult 66-55 loss to North Stoke...

December 12th, 2015 |  


Lady Patriots win league opener

Lady Patriots win league opener

There wasn’t nearly as much on the line Friday night, but the Surry Home Educators girls basketball team came away with another happy ending to ...

December 12th, 2015 |  


Granite Bears grind out a win

Granite Bears grind out a win

Mount Airy’s boys basketball team fully expected a challenge from West Stokes on Friday night.The Wildcats came to town with a 4-1 record, regar...

December 11th, 2015 |  


Eagles blast Elks on the road

ELKIN — The Surry Central boys basketball team ended its four-game losing streak on Friday night with a balanced and dominant 76-44 victory on t...

December 11th, 2015 |  


Greyhounds upset top-ranked Cavs

Greyhounds upset top-ranked Cavs

The North Surry boys basketball team knew it had the talent to compete with the 2A powerhouses, but the Greyhounds announced their status as serious c...

December 11th, 2015 |  


Lady Hounds edge past North Rowan

Lady Hounds edge past North Rowan

North Surry’s girls basketball team has lost two games this season by a combined six points. Head coach Shane Slate knew his team could perform ...

December 11th, 2015 |  


Defense propels Hounds to sweep

Defense propels Hounds to sweep

PILOT MOUNTAIN — North Surry’s boys basketball team fell for some pump fakes and allowed a number of easy drives to the rim during the fir...

December 9th, 2015 |  


Both MA teams stay undefeated

BOONVILLE — Since last Friday’s narrow escape against county rival East Surry, the Mount Airy girls basketball team has turned into a wrec...

December 9th, 2015 |  


No. 3 Lady Bears down No. 2 Atkins on the road, 49-48

WINSTON-SALEM —The Mount Airy girls basketball team went back to the basics on Tuesday to top the Atkins Camels in a matchup of two teams ranked...

December 8th, 2015 |  


Taylor’s putback saves Cardinals

Taylor’s putback saves Cardinals

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Kim Taylor wasn’t thrilled about spending time on the bench during the final stages of East Surry’s basketball game...

December 8th, 2015 |  


Team effort lifts Lady Eagles

Team effort lifts Lady Eagles

DOBSON — In preseason, Surry Central girls basketball coach Mandy Holt talked at length about how her team would need contributions from everyon...

December 8th, 2015 |  


Greyhounds sweep Huskies

WEST JEFFERSON — The North Surry boys basketball team used an offensive explosion in the fourth quarter to sneak past Ashe County on Monday nigh...

December 7th, 2015 |  


Surry Homeschool’s comeback falls just short

The Surry Homeschool boys basketball team may have finally turned a corner on Friday night.The Patriots are off to a slow start this season, due to a ...

December 5th, 2015 |  


Surry Homeschool avenges loss to Sheets, then downs Miller’s Creek

Surry Homeschool avenges loss to Sheets, then downs Miller’s Creek

Don’t count out the defending state champion Surry Homeschool girls basketball team yet.The Lady Patriots have been trying to find a groove in t...

December 5th, 2015 |  


Mount Airy rallies from 11-point deficit to beat N. Surry in OT

Mount Airy rallies from 11-point deficit to beat N. Surry in OT

Until late in the fourth quarter, North Surry had taken all of Mount Airy’s best shots, and answered them blow for blow.Then, it could be argued...

December 4th, 2015 |  


Lady Bears beat NS 50-49 on Snow’s last-second drive, free throw

Lady Bears beat NS 50-49 on Snow’s last-second drive, free throw

Many in the massive crowd that attended Friday night’s games between Mount Airy and North Surry will only remember the girls game as a footnote ...

December 4th, 2015 |  


Lady Eagles rally for comeback win

Lady Eagles rally for comeback win

DOBSON — Mandy Holt challenged her Surry Central girls basketball team at halftime to come out with more energy in the third quarter against Eas...

December 4th, 2015 |  


WP2A boys race looking highly competitive

WP2A boys race looking highly competitive

All six boys basketball teams that make up the Western Piedmont 2-A Conference have gotten off to a solid start in their 2015-16 seasons.Wednesday nig...

December 3rd, 2015 |  


Bouma to sell shirts at Mount Airy

Mount Airy senior Taylor Bouma will be selling t-shirts for his senior project at Friday’s basketball game between the Granite Bears and the Nor...

December 3rd, 2015 |  


Hounds bomb Bishop in opener

Hounds bomb Bishop in opener

Memo to opposing coaches: playing a zone defense against the North Surry boys basketball team is a dangerous strategy.Bishop McGuinness found that out...

December 2nd, 2015 |  


Turnovers fuel Mount Airy sweep

Turnovers fuel Mount Airy sweep

DOBSON — The Mount Airy boys basketball team turned up the heat in the third quarter of its showdown with Surry Central on Wednesday night.The G...

December 2nd, 2015 |  


Wilkes Central sweeps Golden Eagles

Wilkes Central sweeps Golden Eagles

WILKESBORO — The Surry Central boys basketball team couldn’t finish off an impressive second-half rally in a 65-64 loss to Wilkes Central ...

December 1st, 2015 |  


Lady Hounds cruise past East Surry

Lady Hounds cruise past East Surry

The North Surry girls basketball team used a late surge in the third quarter to pull away from East Surry on Tuesday night for a 49-27 season-opening ...

December 1st, 2015 |  


Bears cruise past Lions in opener

Bears cruise past Lions in opener

The opening quarter of Mount Airy’s basketball season was an electric display of efficient offense and lock-down defense in the Bears’ vic...

November 28th, 2015 |  


Lady Bears open with victory

Lady Bears open with victory

TRINITY — Mount Airy had a good beginning to what it hopes will be a banner 2015-16 season in girls basketball on Friday night.The Lady Bears we...

November 27th, 2015 |  


Skilled Hounds ready to attack

Skilled Hounds ready to attack

The North Surry girls basketball team is excited about the potential of a terrific season in 2015-2016. After a slow start last year, the Lady Hounds ...

November 26th, 2015 updated: November 26th, 2015. |  


Youthful Hounds ready to roll

Youthful Hounds ready to roll

The North Surry basketball team has turned in a program that reloads, rather than rebuilds, and the upcoming 2015-2016 season could provide a perfect ...

November 26th, 2015 |  


Lady Patriots split two contests

Lady Patriots split two contests

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Todd Hill is quick to say that a 2-7 start to the 2015-16 season is not at all what he had in mind for his Surry Homeschool Lad...

November 25th, 2015 |  


Cardinals embracing small-ball

Cardinals embracing small-ball

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The Golden State Warriors won the 2015 NBA title behind the sweeping trend of small-ball, and this new style on the hardwood wi...

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


Gilley set to lead Lady Cards

Gilley set to lead Lady Cards

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Caleb Gilley believes his Pilot Mountain Middle boys basketball teams finished in the top two of the conference in each of his ...

November 24th, 2015 |  


Leonard leads Eagles past Vikings

HAYS — A strong first quarter and an efficient night from Cole Leonard propelled the Surry Central boys basketball team to a 72-62 victory over ...

November 24th, 2015 |  


Lady Bears experienced and confident

Lady Bears experienced and confident

Mount Airy coach Howard Mayo is constantly pushing his Lady Bear basketball team to run in practice.Mayo wants his girls to push the ball on offense, ...

November 21st, 2015 |  


Mount Airy looks for continued success 

Mount Airy looks for continued success 

The Mount Airy boys basketball team did what was previously unimaginable in the Northwest Conference last season. The Bears finished the year 18-6, 10...

November 21st, 2015 |  


Golden Eagles expect to contend in 2015-16

Golden Eagles expect to contend in 2015-16

DOBSON — Last year, nearly everyone in the Western Piedmont 2-A Conference took advantage of a young Surry Central boys basketball team, and use...

November 21st, 2015 |  


Don’t underestimate young Lady Eagles

Don’t underestimate young Lady Eagles

DOBSON — During a pair of preseason scrimmages for a Surry Central girls basketball team that was thought by most to be in a rebuilding mode thi...

November 21st, 2015 |  


Surry Central opens basketball season with Alumni Night games

Surry Central opens basketball season with Alumni Night games

DOBSON — The basketball season at Surry Central High School doesn’t officially begin for another week, but fans of the “Big SC”...

November 17th, 2015 |  


Surry girls seek offensive consistency

Surry girls seek offensive consistency

The Surry Homeschool girls basketball team dropped a couple of games last week, but coach Todd Hill believes his team is on its way to putting it all ...

November 16th, 2015 |