Goble kicks into NCHSAA record book

Goble kicks into NCHSAA record book

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Page five of the NCHSAA football record book is reserved for the category of most extra points in a season, and a local kicker ...

December 3rd, 2015 updated: December 3rd, 2015. |  


Turnovers doom Cardinals in 3rd round

Turnovers doom Cardinals in 3rd round

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The rematch between East Surry and Walkertown in the third round of the NCHSAA 1AA playoffs was a complete reversal of the scri...

November 27th, 2015 updated: November 27th, 2015. |  


Cards meet familiar foe in 3rd round

Cards meet familiar foe in 3rd round

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry football coach David Diamont feels as if he’s living a dream.The Cardinals coach has been around the game of f...

November 26th, 2015 updated: November 27th, 2015. |  


East Surry advances to third round with hard-fought victory

East Surry advances to third round with hard-fought victory

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Anyone who just sees the 56-35 final score of East Surry’s second-round 1-AA state playoff win over East Montgomery won&#...

November 20th, 2015 |  


Mitchell eliminates Mount Airy in second round

Mitchell eliminates Mount Airy in second round

BAKERSVILLE — The Mount Airy football team couldn’t sustain a strong start in its NCHSAA 1AA second-round playoff game against the Mitchel...

November 20th, 2015 |  


Bears looking for another upset

Bears looking for another upset

Mount Airy coach Kelly Holder believes his team turned a corner during halftime of the Granite Bears’ 49-24 loss to East Surry in the regular-se...

November 19th, 2015 |  


East Surry has tough second-round playoff assignment

East Surry has tough second-round playoff assignment

The quadrant of the 1-AA West Regional that includes third-seeded East Surry has turned into a challenge tournament between the two top teams of the N...

November 19th, 2015 |  


Hounds’ season ends in first-round loss

Hounds’ season ends in first-round loss

CATAWBA — Maiden High piled up 232 rushing yards while its defense held North Surry to 281 total yards of offense en route to a 48-15 win for th...

November 13th, 2015 |  


Mount Airy stonewalls Whiteville

Mount Airy stonewalls Whiteville

WHITEVILLE – On a night when Whiteville made mistakes, Mount Airy was ready to capitalize.The Granite Bears (8-4) converted a big turnover into ...

November 13th, 2015 updated: November 13th, 2015. |  


Cardinals fly past Yellow Jackets

Cardinals fly past Yellow Jackets

East Surry wide receiver Shawn Creed could sense that his coach was going to dial up a long play on the Cardinals’ first snap of their opening g...

November 13th, 2015 |  


Playoffs begin for local teams

Playoffs begin for local teams

Three local teams will begin their quest for a state football championship this Friday night. One of them begins the postseason on their home field, a...

November 12th, 2015 |  


Gage Edwards still leading the Cards

Gage Edwards still leading the Cards

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry’s Blake Marion scored his first touchdown of the season on a short pass from quarterback Tyler Smith. Marion c...

November 12th, 2015 |  


Football playoff brackets released

The high school football regular season came to an end on Friday night, but three local teams will continue play in 2015 with the NCHSAA playoffs star...

November 7th, 2015 updated: November 8th, 2015. |  


Hounds win 36-29 thriller

Hounds win 36-29 thriller

There was no way North Surry was losing this one.Not on Senior Night, with an automatic playoff berth and maybe even a first-round home game on the li...

November 6th, 2015 |  


East Surry finishes unbeaten season and Northwest title with win over Mount Airy

East Surry finishes unbeaten season and Northwest title with win over Mount Airy

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The East Surry football team came into its regular season finale against its rivals from Mount Airy looking for a celebration.T...

November 6th, 2015 updated: November 7th, 2015. |  


Wildcats barely escape Eagle upset bid

Wildcats barely escape Eagle upset bid

DOBSON —With eight minutes left to play, it looked like Surry Central would pull off its second huge upset of the season.However, a late touchdo...

November 6th, 2015 |  


East Surry and Mount Airy set to battle for Northwest title

East Surry and Mount Airy set to battle for Northwest title

The East Surry and Mount Airy football teams come into their rivalry showdown in Pilot Mountain having experienced very different seasons in 2015.The ...

November 5th, 2015 updated: November 5th, 2015. |  


Early struggles doom Surry Central

Early struggles doom Surry Central

EAST BEND — Slow starts have plagued the Surry Central football team throughout the 2015 season, and in Friday’s must-win contest against ...

October 31st, 2015 |  


Hounds roll over South Stokes

WALNUT COVE — Despite winning its final two games of last season, North Surry missed the state 2-A football playoffs last year, and the Greyhoun...

October 30th, 2015 |  


Mount Airy’s offense struggles in 35-7 football loss to Walkertown

Mount Airy’s offense struggles in 35-7 football loss to Walkertown

WALKERTOWN — A normally reliable rushing attack from the Mount Airy football team was held in check for three periods of its Friday night showdo...

October 30th, 2015 |  


East Surry Cardinals blank North Stokes in football

East Surry Cardinals blank North Stokes in football

DANBURY — By the time that East Surry’s football team had wrapped up a 49-0 victory over North Stokes on Friday night, the Cardinals were ...

October 30th, 2015 updated: October 30th, 2015. |  


Bears and Cards face final challenges

Bears and Cards face final challenges

Only two weeks remain in the high school football regular season, and the usual front-runners in the Northwest Conference once again sit atop the stan...

October 28th, 2015 |  


North Surry, Surry Central must win to stay in playoff hunt

With two weeks left in the regular season, it’s do-or-die time for both local teams hailing from the Western Piedmont 2-A Conference.North Surry...

October 28th, 2015 |  


Avery Smith’s four rushing TDs propels North Surry Greyhounds over Surry Central Golden Eagles

Avery Smith’s four rushing TDs propels North Surry Greyhounds over Surry Central Golden Eagles

North Surry quarterback Avery Smith rose to the occasion when his team needed him most on Friday night against Surry Central.The Golden Eagles turned ...

October 23rd, 2015 |  


Big plays highlight Cards’ 49-6 win

Big plays highlight Cards’ 49-6 win

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Bishop McGuinness hung around for a quarter on Friday night, but a huge third period blew open the game and kept East Surry und...

October 23rd, 2015 |  


Mount Airy Granite Bear football defense outscores Atkins Camels in 72-6 rout

Mount Airy Granite Bear football defense outscores Atkins Camels in 72-6 rout

The evidence that Mount Airy is fielding a young football team came in the pregame, when the school’s annual Senior Night ceremony was held for ...

October 23rd, 2015 |  


Matchup of Surry Central and North Surry highlights week 10 of high school football

Matchup of Surry Central and North Surry highlights week 10 of high school football

Conference standings are starting to take shape as the local football teams head into Week 10.On Friday night, East Surry and Mount Airy will try to s...

October 22nd, 2015 |  


Mount Airy football defense makes life miserable for Bishop McGuinness Villains

Mount Airy football defense makes life miserable for Bishop McGuinness Villains

Mount Airy seems to have put a shaky beginning to its 2015 football campaign behind it.The Granite Bears posted their second shutout of a three-game w...

October 17th, 2015 |  


East Surry wins third game in eight days, 42-0

East Surry wins third game in eight days, 42-0

WINSTON-SALEM — It wasn’t too long ago that Winston-Salem Prep rolled up 72 points in a high school football game.Apparently, the East Sur...

October 17th, 2015 |  


Bears, Cardinals post shutout wins

Bears, Cardinals post shutout wins

Two local football teams spent Friday night “zeroing in” on the competition, as Mount Airy clobbered Bishop McGuinness 48-0 and East Surry...

October 17th, 2015 |  


Surry Central Golden Eagles football routs South Stokes Sauras

Surry Central Golden Eagles football routs South Stokes Sauras

DOBSON — Homecoming night at Surry Central High School was just what the doctor ordered for the school’s football team.Coming off two one-...

October 16th, 2015 updated: October 16th, 2015. |  


Carver Yellow Jackets beat North Surry Greyhounds in football

Carver Yellow Jackets beat North Surry Greyhounds in football

The Carver Yellow Jackets, a perennial powerhouse in the Western Piedmont Athletic Conference, proved too much to handle for the North Surry football ...

October 16th, 2015 |  


East Surry and Mount Airy try to stay on collision course for each other

The Mount Airy and East Surry football teams look like they are once again on a collision course for a conference championship showdown when the two t...

October 15th, 2015 updated: October 15th, 2015. |  


Hounds, Eagles look to bounce back

Both local teams competing in the Western Piedmont 2-A Conference will be looking to get back on the winning track this Friday night, with Surry Centr...

October 15th, 2015 |  


Unbeaten Cardinals blow out Atkins

Unbeaten Cardinals blow out Atkins

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Two games in four days were no problem for the East Surry football team, as the Cardinals rolled on Monday night.East Surry sco...

October 12th, 2015 updated: October 12th, 2015. |  


Bears quiet Phoenix ground game

WINSTON-SALEM — The Mount Airy defense flexed its muscle on Friday night in a 31-18 win over Winston-Salem Prep.The Phoenix scored a whopping 72...

October 10th, 2015 |  


West Stokes wears down Hounds

West Stokes wears down Hounds

KING — West Stokes knew it wasn’t going to beat visiting North Surry on Friday night simply by wanting it more than the visiting Greyhound...

October 9th, 2015 |  


Marion and Scott propel Cardinals

Marion and Scott propel Cardinals

WALKERTOWN — Seniors Blake Marion and Eddie Scott want the 2015 football season to be a special one for East Surry, and the two Cardinal playmak...

October 9th, 2015 updated: October 10th, 2015. |  


Surry County football teams play conference games

East Surry coach David Diamont believes there are three seasons within every football schedule.There is the nonconference slate to start, followed by ...

October 8th, 2015 |  


Bears’ defense dominates Vikings

Bears’ defense dominates Vikings

The Mount Airy football team got back on track in the 2015 season with an uplifting win over the North Stokes Vikings on Monday night.The Granite Bear...

October 5th, 2015 |  


Cardinals cruise over South Stokes

Cardinals cruise over South Stokes

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry coach David Diamont worried how his team would start its contest against South Stokes after 20 days of waiting.Howev...

October 1st, 2015 |  


Cards, Bears eager to play again

Short of a season-ending loss in the state playoffs, it’s hard to imagine a punch in the collective gut worse than the one that Mount Airy suffe...

September 30th, 2015 |  


Hounds vs. Eagles could be key

Hounds vs. Eagles could be key

North Surry head coach Danny Lyons was a happy man last Friday night, after his Greyhounds were one of the few area teams to choose to play despite ve...

September 28th, 2015 |  


Greyhounds get defensive in 13-7 win

OAKBORO — Any North Surry football fan who made the trip down to West Stanly on Friday night got everything they could have hoped for in return ...

September 25th, 2015 |  


Turnovers doom Eagles at Salisbury

Turnovers doom Eagles at Salisbury

SALISBURY — When it rains, it pours, and on Friday night the Surry Central football team couldn’t find a way to minimize its mistakes agai...

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


Local teams try to extend streaks

Three of Surry County’s four high school football teams will be in action this Friday night, but only one of the four will be playing at home. U...

September 24th, 2015 updated: September 24th, 2015. |  


SC football starts early

Surry Central has announced a new start time for its football game Friday.The Golden Eagles travel to Salisbury. Instead of the usual 7:30 p.m. start,...

September 22nd, 2015 |  


Southern reflects on Mount Airy win

Southern reflects on Mount Airy win

DOBSON — Monty Southern witnessed the long Surry Central losing streak to Mount Airy firsthand.The head coach has been a part of the Golden Eagl...

September 21st, 2015 updated: September 21st, 2015. |  


Eagles pull off upset over Bears

Eagles pull off upset over Bears

DOBSON — The Surry Central football team couldn’t hide its emotions on Friday night.The Golden Eagles hadn’t defeated Mount Airy sin...

September 18th, 2015 |  


Hounds celebrate Homecoming with romp

Hounds celebrate Homecoming with romp

North Surry started the Homecoming celebration early with a fireworks show in the first half.Two plays into the second quarter, the Greyhounds led 42-...

September 18th, 2015 |