Golden Lions end Hounds’ memorable year

Golden Lions end Hounds’ memorable year

SHELBY — There’s not a whole lot that the North Surry boys’ basketball team didn’t accomplish in a memorable 2015-16 season.We...

February 27th, 2016 |  


Lady Hounds’ season ends at Smoky Mtn.

Lady Hounds’ season ends at Smoky Mtn.

SYLVA — The North Surry girls’ basketball team had managed to overcome a slow start in several games this season on their way to the Weste...

February 27th, 2016 |  


Bears fall to Avery in 3rd round

Bears fall to Avery in 3rd round

NEWLAND — A historic season for the Mount Airy boys’ basketball team came to a close on Saturday night.In the third round of the NCHSAA 1-...

February 27th, 2016 |  


Three teams still standing

Three teams still standing

Spring sports are right around the corner, but three local basketball teams are refusing to allow outdoor sports to take center stage yet.Both North S...

February 26th, 2016 |  


Mikaela Johnson carries North Surry girls basketball into third round with 52-44 win over East Rutherford

Mikaela Johnson carries North Surry girls basketball into third round with 52-44 win over East Rutherford

Foul trouble prevented Mikaela Johnson from having an impact in the first half of North Surry’s battle with East Rutherford, but the junior was ...

February 25th, 2016 |  


Defending champs zone out Lady Bears

Defending champs zone out Lady Bears

WINSTON-SALEM — If there’s any solace in Mount Airy’s season-ending loss to defending 1-A state champion Winston-Salem Prep in Thurs...

February 25th, 2016 |  


North Surry boys basketball cruises into 3rd round with 77-50 win over Reidsville

North Surry boys basketball cruises into 3rd round with 77-50 win over Reidsville

The North Surry boys’ basketball team has beaten teams down with its outside shooting throughout the season, but the Greyhounds refused to settl...

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


Bears get defensive, down Devils

Bears get defensive, down Devils

After a shaky first half, the Mount Airy boys’ basketball team concluded its 2015-16 home schedule in the best way possible.The Granite Bears us...

February 25th, 2016 |  


Northwest girls dominate first round

Northwest girls dominate first round

A 28-seed beating a five-seed in any tournament is normally considered an upset, but not when a girls basketball team from the Northwest Conference is...

February 24th, 2016 |  


Monroe ends season for SC girls

Monroe ends season for SC girls

Of the seven local high school basketball teams that made the state playoffs, none had a tougher first-round assignment than Surry Central’s gir...

February 24th, 2016 updated: February 25th, 2016. |  


Hawks, Hounds run past Forbush

Hawks, Hounds run past Forbush

For the first 12 minutes of North Surry’s third meeting of the season with Western Piedmont Athletic Conference rival Forbush, the underdog Falc...

February 23rd, 2016 |  


Lady Hounds find the range, down Wolves

Lady Hounds find the range, down Wolves

Shane Slate knew that what he’d witnessed for two quarters couldn’t continue.For 16 minutes, his North Surry Lady Greyhounds had out-rebou...

February 23rd, 2016 |  


Mounce powers Bears into 2nd round

Mounce powers Bears into 2nd round

Bishop McGuinness seems to bring out the best in Clay Mounce.After recording a career-high 37 points against the Villains in an earlier matchup this s...

February 23rd, 2016 |  


Lady Patriots’ title defense ends

Lady Patriots’ title defense ends

A repeat was probably always a little bit too much to ask, but the Surry Homeschool girls’ basketball team’s defense of its state champion...

February 22nd, 2016 |  


Three Hounds make all-conference

Three Hounds make all-conference

With the exception of one hiccup late in the regular season — which the Greyhounds emphatically rectified in the conference tournament, the 2015...

February 20th, 2016 |  


MA, ES put all four teams in playoffs

There’s no avoiding Winston-Salem Prep for the Mount Airy girls’ basketball team.After sustaining three close losses to the Lady Phoenix t...

February 20th, 2016 |  


Six local players win all-conference in WP girls

Six local players win all-conference in WP girls

A very successful season for the North Surry and Surry Central girls’ basketball teams will continue next week in the NCHSAA 2-A state playoffs,...

February 20th, 2016 updated: February 20th, 2016. |  


Winston-Salem Prep earns Northwest’s top-seed with tournament title over Mount Airy

Winston-Salem Prep earns Northwest’s top-seed with tournament title over Mount Airy

WALKERTOWN — A single category proved costly for the Mount Airy basketball team on the biggest stage of the season.Head Coach Levi Goins believe...

February 19th, 2016 |  


Winston-Salem Prep takes down Mount Airy girls in Northwest Tournament title

Winston-Salem Prep takes down Mount Airy girls in Northwest Tournament title

WALKERTOWN — The Mount Airy girls’ basketball team weathered the Winston-Salem Prep storm for three quarters and some change on Friday nig...

February 19th, 2016 |  


A split decision for Hounds

A split decision for Hounds

WINSTON-SALEM — You crash the North Surry boys’ basketball team’s victory celebration at your own peril.Sixteen days earlier, West S...

February 19th, 2016 |  


Lady Bears slide past Atkins

Lady Bears slide past Atkins

WINSTON-SALEM — Mount Airy girls basketball coach Howard Mayo has been searching for a third scorer to support the consistent offense of Ayano S...

February 18th, 2016 |  


Bears knock off Cards in semifinal

Bears knock off Cards in semifinal

WALKERTOWN — The Mount Airy boys’ basketball team was able to set up a championship bout against Winston-Salem Prep with a 66-53 victory o...

February 18th, 2016 updated: February 18th, 2016. |  


‘Win and in’ today for Surry Homeschool

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Surry Homeschool girls basketball coach Todd Hill hopes that he has seen the last of Kortni Pinion.The Lady Patriots hosted Pin...

February 18th, 2016 |  


Forbush sneaks past SC girls

Forbush sneaks past SC girls

WINSTON-SALEM — Every time that the Surry Central and Forbush girls’ basketball teams have met this season, it’s been a battle of at...

February 18th, 2016 |  


North Surry cruises to semifinal sweep

North Surry cruises to semifinal sweep

WINSTON-SALEM — The North Surry boys’ basketball team put together a complete performance during the Hounds’ 90-75 victory over Carv...

February 17th, 2016 |  


Bears sweep tourney doubleheader

Bears sweep tourney doubleheader

There was little doubt among the assembled fans that Mount Airy would sweep Wednesday night’s doubleheader of Northwest 1-A Conference Tournamen...

February 17th, 2016 |  


Lady Eagles advance with rout

Lady Eagles advance with rout

DOBSON — There was already no question as to the outcome of Surry Central’s first-round game of the Western Piedmont 2A Conference tournam...

February 16th, 2016 updated: February 18th, 2016. |  


Northwest tournament starts Wednesday

Northwest tournament starts Wednesday

While the Western Piedmont Athletic Conference was able to begin play in its postseason tournament on Tuesday, the Northwest Conference decided to pla...

February 16th, 2016 |  


Weather delays conference tournaments

Weather delays conference tournaments

Local high school basketball teams are once again facing the possibility of having to cancel their conference tournaments due to wintry conditions.Mon...

February 15th, 2016 |  


Mount Airy dominates second half to beat Bishop, share conference crown

Mount Airy dominates second half to beat Bishop, share conference crown

There was a great deal on the line for the Mount Airy boys’ basketball team on Friday night, and the pressure seemed to get to the Granite Bears...

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


Mount Airy girls secure third place in NW1A with 59-49 win

Mount Airy girls secure third place in NW1A with 59-49 win

Mount Airy’s girls basketball team was going to the state playoffs one way or the other. But they preferred not to back in.The strength of the N...

February 12th, 2016 |  


Strong first half powers Cards

Strong first half powers Cards

WINSTON-SALEM — The East Surry boys basketball team played the spoiler role during Atkins’ senior night on Friday.The Cardinals sliced up ...

February 12th, 2016 |  


Surry boys rally for victory

The Surry Homeschool boys basketball team finally found a light at the end of the tunnel last week.The Runnin’ Patriots, who have at times been ...

February 11th, 2016 |  


East Surry sweeps North Stokes

East Surry sweeps North Stokes

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry girls basketball coach Caleb Gilley didn’t think North Stokes had anyone who could guard senior Sydney Marion,...

February 10th, 2016 |  


Surry Central girls overcome poor shooting night to win

Surry Central girls overcome poor shooting night to win

KING — It’s a good thing for the Surry Central girls’ basketball team that the Lady Eagles believe in playing good defense.The team ...

February 10th, 2016 |  


North Surry girls win conference

North Surry girls win conference

EAST BEND — The Western Piedmont 2-A Athletic Conference basketball regular season is a clean sweep for the North Surry Greyhounds.The North Sur...

February 9th, 2016 |  


Winston-Salem Prep uses physical play for comeback win over Mount Airy

Winston-Salem Prep uses physical play for comeback win over Mount Airy

The Mount Airy boys basketball team couldn’t close the door on the Northwest Conference despite a dream start in its contest against Winston-Sal...

February 9th, 2016 updated: February 10th, 2016. |  


Eiswald retires with storybook ending

Eiswald retires with storybook ending

DOBSON — Surry Central basketball coach Ken Eiswald told his team many times over the course of this season that life just wasn’t like the...

February 8th, 2016 |  


Conference titles up for grabs

Conference titles up for grabs

The high school basketball season is heading down the final stretch, but two conference races are already decided as teams jockey for position over th...

February 8th, 2016 |  


Surry Central drops both basketball games on the road

RONDA — Surry Central was swept on the road in Saturday’s make-up basketball games against East Wilkes.GirlsBehind solid second and third ...

February 7th, 2016 |  


Late run lifts Forbush over Eagles

Late run lifts Forbush over Eagles

DOBSON — The Lady Eagles bounced back from a third-quarter hole only to let the lead slip away in the last four minutes against Forbush.Surry Ce...

February 5th, 2016 |  


Eagles roar back for dramatic win

Eagles roar back for dramatic win

DOBSON — Surry Central trailed by 25 points, but roared back to beat Forbush 69-66 for its first conference win of the season on Friday night.Th...

February 5th, 2016 |  


Mount Airy boys take unsatisfying victory; girls collapse in second half

Mount Airy boys take unsatisfying victory; girls collapse in second half

For the last two weeks, MaxPreps.com has ranked the Mount Airy boys’ basketball team as the best 1-A team in the state. This week, the NCPreps.c...

February 5th, 2016 |  


Hounds repeat

Hounds repeat

North Surry coach Kevin King believes his team’s loss to West Stokes on Wednesday served as a wake-up call.The ensuing day’s practice was ...

February 5th, 2016 |  


Lady Patriots playing for conference title

Lady Patriots playing for conference title

The last two weeks have been very productive ones for the Surry Homeschool girls’ basketball team, which finds itself in position to defend its ...

February 4th, 2016 |  


Eagles take Carver to the wire

Eagles take Carver to the wire

DOBSON — As the regular season winds down, the Surry Central boys basketball team is playing some of its best ball of the year, but the Golden E...

February 3rd, 2016 updated: February 4th, 2016. |  


Wildcats delay Hounds’ title run

Wildcats delay Hounds’ title run

The Western Piedmont Athletic Conference championship will have to wait for North Surry.The Greyhounds had an opportunity to clinch their second conse...

February 3rd, 2016 |  


Bears avoid upset from East Surry

Bears avoid upset from East Surry

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The Mount Airy boys basketball team’s quest for a Northwest Conference championship nearly hit a detour on Tuesday night....

February 2nd, 2016 |  


Strong finishes give Hounds the sweep

Strong finishes give Hounds the sweep

DOBSON — For most of the night, Surry Central’s basketball teams gave their hometown fans plenty to hope for in Tuesday night’s show...

February 2nd, 2016 |  


Wilmoth powers Lady Eagles toward playoffs

Wilmoth powers Lady Eagles toward playoffs

WALNUT COVE — Thursday night’s tragic death of Dobson police officer Dave Wilmoth hit very close to home for the Surry Central girls’...

January 30th, 2016 |