Best in the 1A

Best in the 1A

SOUTHERN PINES — If there was ever a time when finishing second felt like finishing first, this had to be it.Mount Airy came into Tuesday’...

October 24th, 2017 |  


Mount Airy in second at NCHSAA golf finals after first day

Mount Airy in second at NCHSAA golf finals after first day

SOUTHERN PINES — Something almost unthinkable is within the grasp of the Mount Airy golf team.The N.C. High School Athletic Association doesn...

October 23rd, 2017 |  


Lady Bears qualify for states

Lady Bears qualify for states

STATE ROAD — The Lady Bears have a return date in Southern Pines next week.Mount Airy’s golf team finished third overall in the NCHSAA 1A/...

October 19th, 2017 |  


Lady Bears three-peat as NW champs

Lady Bears three-peat as NW champs

PILOT MOUNTAIN — One day, 18 holes, same champ.The final meet of the regular season in golf was held Monday morning at Pilot Knob Park, with the...

October 9th, 2017 |  


Lady Bears win fifth NW1A golf meet

Lady Bears win fifth NW1A golf meet

Make it five-for-five for the Lady Bears.Mount Airy won round two of the Northwest Conference golf round-robin to be held at Cross Creek Country Club ...

October 5th, 2017 |  


Lady Eagles take Western Piedmont golf tournament

Lady Eagles take Western Piedmont golf tournament

STATE ROAD — A short-handed Surry Central golf team wrapped up its regular season with a trio of awards this week.Coach Daniel Broughton won the...

October 4th, 2017 |  


Lady Bears win 4th NW1A meet

Lady Bears win 4th NW1A meet

Mount Airy’s golf team is closing in on another Northwest 1A Conference title, with just a week to go before the conference championship meet.Th...

October 2nd, 2017 |  


Lady Bears by 10 at Pilot Knob CC

Lady Bears by 10 at Pilot Knob CC

PILOT MOUNTAIN — On a day when Pilot Knob Country Club was playing brutally tough against the golfers of the Northwest 1A Conference, Mount Airy...

September 26th, 2017 |  


Lady Bears take another win

Lady Bears take another win

WALNUT COVE — Make it 2-for-2 for the Lady Bears.The four teams who play Northwest 1A Conference golf were back on the links for round two at He...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Lady Bears growl back

Lady Bears growl back

WALNUT COVE — As Mount Airy golf coach Tommye Phillips put it, the Bears growled back.The defending Northwest 1A Conference champions were upset...

September 16th, 2017 |  


Lady Cards pull off surprise

Lady Cards pull off surprise

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The race for the Northwest 1A Conference golf title looks like it will be very interesting this fall.Coming off a season where ...

August 30th, 2017 |  


Lady Bears’ Cox wins title at Oak Valley tourney

Lady Bears’ Cox wins title at Oak Valley tourney

ADVANCE — The high school golf season hasn’t officially begun for Mount Airy’s Alyssa Cox yet, but the reigning Northwest 1A Confere...

August 23rd, 2017 |  


Fall sports open Monday

Fall sports open Monday

After 15 days of official practices, several local sports teams will officially begin their seasons on Monday afternoon, with the rest to follow in th...

August 12th, 2017 |  


Shooting for 3

Shooting for 3

When Mount Airy’s Lady Granite Bears golf team assembled Monday at Cross Creek for its first practice of the season, head coach Tommye Phillips ...

August 1st, 2017 |  


Two finalsin one dayfor Barnes

GOLDSBORO — East Surry High School golfer Landon Barnes had a strong afternoon of golf at the Goldsboro Municipal Golf Club on Friday, and in on...

July 10th, 2017 |  


Cox takes on Carolinas’ best

Cox takes on Carolinas’ best

GREENSBORO — Mount Airy junior golfer Alyssa Cox continued her summer season on the links by taking part in the 51st annual Twin States Girls...

June 29th, 2017 |  


No off-season for Cox

No off-season for Cox

BERMUDA RUN — Only 32 golfers in the state of North Carolina were good enough to make it to the match play round of the Carolina Golf Associatio...

June 17th, 2017 |  


Nester earns spot at NC Junior Golf Championship

Nester earns spot at NC Junior Golf Championship

STATESVILLE — The high school golf season is over, but several local standouts from a season where both Mount Airy and East Surry qualified for ...

June 15th, 2017 |  


P4CP for the win!

P4CP for the win!

CHAPEL HILL — All year long, the bulletin board outside Mount Airy High School included the message “P4CP” along with whatever else ...

June 9th, 2017 updated: June 9th, 2017. |  


Parade of Champions coming Saturday

Parade of Champions coming Saturday

By any standard, Mount Airy High School had a remarkable season of athletic competition.Student-athletes representing the Granite Bears won nine state...

May 31st, 2017 |  


Bears 4th, Cards 7th at state golf finals

WHISPERING PINES — The Granite Bears couldn’t recapture the magic of a year ago on the second and final day of the NCHSAA 1A state golf ch...

May 9th, 2017 |  


Bears 4th, Cards 7th after day one of golf finals

WHISPERING PINES — Mount Airy came from behind on the second day of the NCHSAA 1A Golf Championships to claim the state title a year ago, but a ...

May 8th, 2017 |  


Cards, Bears both make 1A golf finals

NORWOOD — There’s a chance that the 1A state golf championship might remain in Surry County, but not in the same spot it’s in now.De...

May 3rd, 2017 |  


Bear golfers repeat as NW champs

Bear golfers repeat as NW champs

Tuesday’s Northwest 1A Conference championship golf meet might as well have been titled the Surry County Shootout.The final league showdown of t...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Cardinals win final NW1A golf meet

KERNERSVILLE — With just the conference championship meet left to contest in two weeks, East Surry got the last word in the Northwest 1A Confere...

April 11th, 2017 |  


Bear golf closing in on title

WALNUT COVE — The Mount Airy golf team is closing in on a second straight Northwest 1A Conference title.The Granite Bears dominated at the fifth...

April 8th, 2017 |  


Bears extend NW1A golf lead with win

WINSTON-SALEM — Round two at Winston Lakes belonged to the Granite Bears.Five days after the Northwest 1A Conference golf teams met at the Winst...

April 5th, 2017 |  


MA finishes second, still leads NW1A

WINSTON-SALEM — Mount Airy’s golf team lost a little ground in the race for the Northwest 1A Conference title on Thursday evening, but the...

March 31st, 2017 |  


Defending champs win second NW1A meet

Defending champs win second NW1A meet

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The Mount Airy golf team ended the long reign of Bishop McGuinness as the premier program in 1A golf last season, taking both t...

March 28th, 2017 |  


NS volleyball, Porter earn WPAC honors

NS volleyball, Porter earn WPAC honors

The coaches and athletic directors of the various schools in the Western Piedmont Athletic Conference recently released their selections for Player an...

December 21st, 2016 |  


Lady Bears’ Cox is top 1A golfer

Lady Bears’ Cox is top 1A golfer

FOXFIRE VILLAGE — It won’t result in an “official” state championship, but the best 1A golfer in the state for 2016 plays for ...

October 25th, 2016 |  


Cox keeps rolling

Cox keeps rolling

FOXFIRE VILLAGE — It will take a big comeback for Mount Airy to bring back a championship today at the 1A/2A state golf championships at the Fox...

October 24th, 2016 |  


Lady Bears win NW1A golf title

Lady Bears win NW1A golf title

An outstanding season of fall sports for Mount Airy High School just got a little bit better.On Monday, it was the turn of the Lady Bears’ golf ...

October 10th, 2016 |  


Cards edge Bears by one stroke

Cards edge Bears by one stroke

WALNUT COVE — East Surry edged Mount Airy by a single stroke in this week’s Northwest Conference golf match.Last week, in the first NW mat...

September 20th, 2016 |  


Lady Eagles claim win at conference meet

Lady Eagles claim win at conference meet

WALNUT COVE — Even though they were technically a player short, nothing could prevent Surry Central from claiming victory in the third Western P...

September 15th, 2016 |  


Lady Bears dominate at golf tourney

Lady Bears dominate at golf tourney

If Tuesday afternoon’s results qualify as the Mount Airy girls’ golf team not playing its best, then everyone else should look out.The Lad...

September 6th, 2016 |  


Springtime was Bear season

Springtime was Bear season

After seeing other squads knock on the door all year long, a pair of local sports teams finally broke down the doors to the state championship as the ...

June 9th, 2016 |  


Jessup heading to SCC for golf

Jessup heading to SCC for golf

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Brock Jessup always planned on continuing his education at Surry Community College in the fall, but now the senior from East Su...

May 28th, 2016 |  


Bears ride confidence to state championship

Bears ride confidence to state championship

As the Mount Airy gondola ascended the mountain of North Carolina High School golf royalty, each Granite Bear had moments where they thought their wil...

May 14th, 2016 updated: May 14th, 2016. |  


Mount Airy wins state 1A golf title

Mount Airy wins state 1A golf title

SOUTHERN PINES — The Mount Airy boys golf team entered the final day of the NCHSAA 1A State Championship facing an uphill battle, but by the end...

May 10th, 2016 |  


MA second after first day of 1A golf finals

SOUTHERN PINES — After one day of action at the two-day NCHSAA 1A State Golf Championships, Mount Airy finds itself in the thick of the race for...

May 9th, 2016 |  


Bears take regional crown

Bears take regional crown

ELKIN — Make room in the case for another championship trophy earned by the 2016 Mount Airy Granite Bears golf team.A week after taking the Nort...

May 3rd, 2016 updated: May 3rd, 2016. |  


Dorsett to play on with Knights

Dorsett to play on with Knights

The outcome of the 2016 Northwest 1A Conference golf race seemed pre-ordained before anyone even teed off this spring.Bishop McGuinness had not only w...

May 2nd, 2016 |  


Surry Central’s Fletcher earns trip to golf regionals

Surry Central’s Fletcher earns trip to golf regionals

It wasn’t a good day for the host Surry Central golf team overall, but it was for one of the Golden Eagles as an individual.Central’s Garr...

April 25th, 2016 |  


Granite Bears capture NW1A golf championship

Granite Bears capture NW1A golf championship

It was only fitting that the Mount Airy Granite Bears got to come home for the coronation — but they had to earn it.On a day when virtually ever...

April 25th, 2016 |  


Cards get revenge, shutout Vikings

Cards get revenge, shutout Vikings

DANBURY — The East Surry baseball team was desperate for a victory over North Stokes on Tuesday for a pair of reasons.On one hand, the Cardinals...

April 19th, 2016 |  


Eagles’ Fletcher signs with SCC

Eagles’ Fletcher signs with SCC

DOBSON — Garrett Fletcher’s favorite feeling in the world is watching a perfect drive come off the tee.The Surry Central senior has been g...

April 17th, 2016 |  


Fletcher second at fifth WPAC meet

The golf teams from North Surry and Surry Central were playing close to home on Thursday evening, but it was the three visiting teams from the Western...

April 14th, 2016 |  


Solomon signs with SCC golf

Solomon signs with SCC golf

Taylor Solomon’s passion for golf brought him back to the sport at Gentry Middle School, and the love for the game is now pushing him to new hei...

April 12th, 2016 |  


Bears, Cards top NW golf match

WALNUT COVE — The Mount Airy golf team continued its roll through the Northwest Conference on Monday at the Hemlock Golf Course, but the Granite...

April 11th, 2016 |