Football teams search for opening statement

Football teams search for opening statement

Championships won’t be decided in the first week of high school football, but all four local teams will get a good look at their potential when ...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Can the Bears return to the top?

Can the Bears return to the top?

Mount Airy is used to leading the pack in Northwest 1A Conference football.The Granite Bears won or shared the conference championship in seven of the...

August 13th, 2016 |  


New faces, same expectations for Cardinals

New faces, same expectations for Cardinals

PILOT MOUNTAIN — At this time last year, the East Surry football team was preparing for a 2015 burdened with enormous expectations.The Cardinals...

August 13th, 2016 updated: August 13th, 2016. |  


Eagles seek redemption in ‘16

Eagles seek redemption in ‘16

DOBSON — You could call it a case of mistaken identity.Surry Central’s football team appeared to be on its way to a successful season last...

August 12th, 2016 |  


Year 2 of ‘Air Raid’ looks promising

Year 2 of ‘Air Raid’ looks promising

North Surry football coach Danny Lyons didn’t know how his team would fare in its first year after an offensive overhaul.Lyons is about to enter...

August 12th, 2016 |  


Bears, Hounds host football scrimmages

Bears, Hounds host football scrimmages

Jackson Smith (left) runs the read option with Malik Frost (right) during Mount Airy’s Wednesday football scrimmage against Galax (VA). Frost wa...

August 11th, 2016 |  


NCPreps tabs Bears as NW1A favorites

NCPreps tabs Bears as NW1A favorites

The Mount Airy football team hasn’t won an outright conference title since 2013, and coaches in the Northwest Conference believe that brief brea...

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


Bears host local teams in 7-on-7s

Bears host local teams in 7-on-7s

The Mount Airy football team hosted a 7-on-7 event on Friday featuring eight schools and all four schools located in Surry County. In this photo, Moun...

July 30th, 2016 |  


Eagles, Hounds collide in 7-on-7

Eagles, Hounds collide in 7-on-7

Surry Central’s Chandler Johnson (3) fires a pass to the right sideline in a 7-on-7 scrimmage against North Surry on Wednesday. The Golden Eagle...

July 27th, 2016 updated: July 27th, 2016. |  


East Surry to host football clinic, camp

East Surry to host football clinic, camp

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry High School and football coach David Diamont will host the seventh annual Little League Football Coaches Clinic on S...

July 22nd, 2016 |