East Surry handles Walkertown

WINSTON-SALEM — The East Surry boys’ basketball finished off a 24-hour stretch with a 2-0 record in Winston-Salem by taking a 62-42 victor...

January 30th, 2016 |  


Mount Airy takes care of business

Mount Airy takes care of business

Friday night was more about taking care of business than anything else for the Mount Airy basketball teams.With the Mount Airy boys standing unbeaten ...

January 29th, 2016 updated: January 29th, 2016. |  


Cards’ defense stonewalls Villains

Cards’ defense stonewalls Villains

KERNERSVILLE — The East Surry basketball team took a giant step towards a hopeful berth in the NCHSAA playoffs on Friday with a 54-28 victory ov...

January 29th, 2016 |  


Clutch Hounds down Yellow Jackets

Clutch Hounds down Yellow Jackets

WINSTON-SALEM — Back in the early stages of December, North Surry basketball coach Kevin King wanted to see his team take better control of its ...

January 29th, 2016 updated: January 29th, 2016. |  


Mount Airy sweeps North Stokes

Mount Airy sweeps North Stokes

DANBURY — The Mount Airy basketball teams continued their stellar play in the Northwest Conference on Thursday with a sweep over the North Stoke...

January 28th, 2016 |  


SC girls end first half with win

SC girls end first half with win

DOBSON — After more than a week off due to the weather, the Surry Central girls basketball team ended round one of the Western Piedmont 2-A race...

January 28th, 2016 |  


Lady Hounds cruise into first-place

Lady Hounds cruise into first-place

The North Surry girls basketball team turned in one of its best performances of the season on Wednesday with sole possession of first place in the Wes...

January 27th, 2016 |  


Surry girls let one get away

Surry girls let one get away

The Surry Homeschool girls basketball team let one get away last week.The Lady Patriots held a 10-4 lead at the end of the first quarter of their game...

January 20th, 2016 |  


Greyhounds stay unbeaten in WPAC

Greyhounds stay unbeaten in WPAC

The North Surry varsity basketball teams ground out a pair of victories over the South Stokes Sauras on Tuesday to remain undefeated in the Western Pi...

January 20th, 2016 |  


Mount Airy splits with Villains

Mount Airy splits with Villains

KERNERSVILLE — The Mount Airy girls basketball team had a huge opportunity to brush off its first conference loss of the season, a 58-49 loss to...

January 19th, 2016 |  


Mount Airy earns historic win

Mount Airy earns historic win

WINSTON-SALEM —A mission that seemed impossible has finally become a reality for the Mount Airy basketball team.No team in the Northwest Confere...

January 15th, 2016 |  


Lady Hounds escape with win

Lady Hounds escape with win

From listening to the coaches, it was difficult to tell who won Friday night’s game between the North Surry and Surry Central girls basketball t...

January 15th, 2016 |  


Phoenix slides past Lady Bears

Phoenix slides past Lady Bears

WINSTON-SALEM —The Mount Airy girls basketball team didn’t quite possess the firepower on Friday night to keep up with the defending state...

January 15th, 2016 |  


Shorthanded Surry boys can’t buy a break

Surry Homeschool’s boys basketball team doesn’t seek out bad luck.On the other hand, it seems like misfortune goes out of its way to find ...

January 14th, 2016 |  


Mount Airy ready for Phoenix

Mount Airy ready for Phoenix

A banner year for the Mount Airy basketball program is about to face its biggest challenge of the season.The boys and girls’ basketball teams at...

January 14th, 2016 updated: January 15th, 2016. |  


Bears ranked top-five in state

Bears ranked top-five in state

The Mount Airy basketball teams’ continued excellence on the hardwood this season has earned the Granite Bears recognition across the state.NCPr...

January 12th, 2016 |  


Sauras squeeze by Eagles 48-44 on the road

Sauras squeeze by Eagles 48-44 on the road

DOBSON — The Golden Eagles stayed close with South Stokes, but never took the lead in the second half of a 48-44 loss at home Friday night.It lo...

January 8th, 2016 |  


North Surry gets tough in second half for 79-57 blowout of Carver

North Surry gets tough in second half for 79-57 blowout of Carver

For about two and a half quarters on Friday night, there was no question who the most skilled team in the Coach Ron King Gymnasium was.There was also ...

January 8th, 2016 |  


Late run lifts Lady Eagles to win

Late run lifts Lady Eagles to win

DOBSON — The Lady Eagles overcame some early shooting woes to defeat South Stokes 28-21 Friday night.Surry Central scored just one basket over t...

January 8th, 2016 |  


Granite Bears down rival Cardinals

Granite Bears down rival Cardinals

A heated rivalry turned into a night of celebration for the Mount Airy basketball team on Friday. The Granite Bears (14-1, 4-0) jumped on East Surry (...

January 8th, 2016 |  


Bears romp Eagles with big run

Bears romp Eagles with big run

The Surry Central basketball team climbed its way back from an 11-point deficit against Mount Airy in the first half, but the Granite Bears made sure ...

January 6th, 2016 |  


Taylor’s basket with 1.8 seconds to go lifts East Surry over Villains

Taylor’s basket with 1.8 seconds to go lifts East Surry over Villains

PILOT MOUNTAIN — In a game as close as this one, victory usually goes to the team that executes best in the endgame.East Surry never led in the ...

January 5th, 2016 |  


Granite Bears sweep Wolfpack

Granite Bears sweep Wolfpack

WALKERTOWN — The Mount Airy basketball teams returned from their road trip to Winston-Salem on Tuesday night with a pair of convincing victories...

January 5th, 2016 |  


Game-winning tip from Phillips gives Hounds hard-fought win

Game-winning tip from Phillips gives Hounds hard-fought win

KING — Kevin King scheduled a grueling non-conference slate for his North Surry basketball team, hoping it could become battle-tested for the im...

January 5th, 2016 updated: January 5th, 2016. |  


SC girls clobber Carver

WINSTON-SALEM — Surry Central couldn’t have gotten its defense of the Western Piedmont 2-A Conference girls basketball title off to a bett...

January 5th, 2016 |  


Lady Pats ‘zoned out’ in tourney

Lady Pats ‘zoned out’ in tourney

Most local teams took New Year’s Day off, but the Surry Homeschool Runnin’ Patriots and three other teams used the holiday as an opportuni...

January 4th, 2016 |  


Bears sweep Australian competition

Bears sweep Australian competition

The Mount Airy basketball teams rang in the new year on Saturday with a couple of routs over competition from across the world.The Bears hosted two Al...

January 2nd, 2016 |  


Cards split games with W. Stokes

Cards split games with W. Stokes

KING — A rare Saturday evening of high school basketball brought a split decision for East Surry in the first contests of the New Year.The Lady ...

January 2nd, 2016 |  


Contenders again

Contenders again

The 2015 portion of the 2015-16 high school basketball season came to an end for teams in the area on Wednesday night, with Mount Airy’s girls b...

January 1st, 2016 |  


Mounce flying under the radar

Mounce flying under the radar

Clay Mounce sticks out like a sore thumb when local fans make their way to Howard Finch Gymnasium and take in a Mount Airy boys basketball game this s...

December 31st, 2015 |  


Hounds fall in Sheets final

Hounds fall in Sheets final

GREENSBORO — After two days of wins for one North Surry basketball team and two of frustrating losses for the other, the script flipped on Wedne...

December 31st, 2015 |  


Lady Eagles romp in second half

Lady Eagles romp in second half

DOBSON — Back on the court less than 24 hours after a disappointing near-miss against unbeaten Elkin, it may have taken the Surry Central girls ...

December 30th, 2015 updated: December 31st, 2015. |  


Cardinals come alive to sweep SC tourney

Cardinals come alive to sweep SC tourney

DOBSON — East Surry’s boys basketball team was confident of victory when it hit the floor for its second game of the Golden Eagle Christma...

December 30th, 2015 |  


Slow start dooms Lady Bears

Slow start dooms Lady Bears

GALAX — A slow start turned into a blitzing finish for the Mount Airy girls basketball team on Wednesday night, but in the end, the Lady Bears c...

December 30th, 2015 |  


Eagles intensity soars past Elks

Eagles intensity soars past Elks

DOBSON — A game during Christmas vacation against an Elkin squad that Surry Central had already beaten this year may have been the perfect scena...

December 29th, 2015 |  


Hounds advance to Sheetz final

GREENSBORO —The North Surry boys basketball team earned a spot in the championship game of the Sheetz Invitational Christmas Tournament with an ...

December 29th, 2015 |  


Lady Bears in Galax tournament final

Lady Bears in Galax tournament final

GALAX — Mount Airy’s girls basketball team is just one victory away from making it back-to-back titles in the Grayson National Bank Holida...

December 29th, 2015 |  


Cards sweep Starmount

Cards sweep Starmount

DOBSON — A timekeeper’s error at the end of East Surry’s 53-51 victory over Starmount Tuesday night in the Golden Eagle Christmas Cl...

December 29th, 2015 |  


Lady Bears return with rout

Lady Bears return with rout

GALAX — Before Christmas, Mount Airy girls basketball coach Howard Mayo talked about how his team was eager to get back on the court and redeem ...

December 28th, 2015 |  


Lady Hounds falter down stretch

Lady Hounds falter down stretch

GREENSBORO — North Surry girls basketball coach Shane Slate believed his Lady Hounds played better in their rematch against RJ Reynolds on Monda...

December 28th, 2015 |  


Hounds end skid despite slow start

Hounds end skid despite slow start

GREENSBORO — It took some time for the North Surry boys basketball team to get out of its Christmas break mindset in a Monday contest against No...

December 28th, 2015 updated: December 29th, 2015. |  


Alumni team up to slam-dunk cancer

Alumni team up to slam-dunk cancer

They kept score in the annual Alumni Games held Saturday afternoon at Mount Airy High School, but there was only one real loser — Cancer.Four al...

December 26th, 2015 |  


MAHS alumni taking on cancer

MAHS alumni taking on cancer

Basketball, although not of the high school variety, will resume on the day after Christmas at Mount Airy High School.Mount Airy’s annual Alumni...

December 24th, 2015 |  


Greyhounds fall at finish line

Greyhounds fall at finish line

The North Surry boys basketball team experienced its second tight defeat in as many days on Wednesday, falling to North Forsyth 51-46.The Greyhounds (...

December 23rd, 2015 |  


Cardinals earn tough win over Eagles

Cardinals earn tough win over Eagles

The East Surry boys basketball team couldn’t grab hold of a lead on the scoreboard during the first four quarters of its Wednesday night contest...

December 23rd, 2015 |  


Bears take first loss

Bears take first loss

It’s a tribute to just how well the Mount Airy boys basketball team has played this season that MaxPreps actually rated the Granite Bears as a f...

December 23rd, 2015 |  


Mounce powers Bears past Eagles

Mounce powers Bears past Eagles

Mount Airy basketball coach Levi Goins said the Granite Bears didn’t have a specific game plan to feed Clay Mounce any more than they usually do...

December 22nd, 2015 updated: December 22nd, 2015. |  


Two tough losses for North Surry

Two tough losses for North Surry

A questionable no-call at the end of regulation doomed the North Surry boys basketball team in Tuesday’s finale at the SouthData Winter Classic....

December 22nd, 2015 |  


Lady Cards throw scare into 4-A Mt. Tabor

Lady Cards throw scare into 4-A Mt. Tabor

Whoever made up the pairings for the first day of the SouthData Winter Classic wasn’t in the Christmas spirit when it came to the East Surry Car...

December 22nd, 2015 |  


Golden Eagles avenge earlier loss

Golden Eagles avenge earlier loss

DOBSON — The Surry Central boys basketball team avenged a one-point loss earlier this season with a dominating performance over Wilkes Central o...

December 21st, 2015 |