N. Wilkes tops MA soccer

N. Wilkes tops MA soccer

Everyone knew there would be some growing pains for the Mount Airy girls’ soccer team this season, and the team’s second match was more ev...

March 2nd, 2016 |  


Improving Eagles defeat Cards

Improving Eagles defeat Cards

DOBSON — The Surry Central girls soccer team continued its impressive start to the 2016 season with another victory over a local rival..After a ...

March 2nd, 2016 |  


Central tops Lady Bears in opener

Central tops Lady Bears in opener

Before sending his young Mount Airy girls’ soccer team out to play county rival Surry Central in a season opener that many rated as a mismatch, ...

February 29th, 2016 updated: March 1st, 2016. |  


Bears’ Chappell, both Hurleys honored

Bears’ Chappell, both Hurleys honored

Mount Airy’s run to the Western Regional finals in boys’ soccer last fall brought accolades to the Granite Bears’ top player and the...

February 3rd, 2016 |  


Mount Airy’s Chappell tabbed all-state

Mount Airy’s Chappell tabbed all-state

Mount Airy’s soccer team experienced a historic season in 2015 with a 19-6-1 record and a runner-up finish in the Western Regional of the 1A sta...

November 24th, 2015 |  


Spartans eliminate Granite Bears

Spartans eliminate Granite Bears

CORNELIUS — A special season for the Mount Airy boys’ soccer team came to a halt on Tuesday night with a 6-1 loss to the Community School ...

November 17th, 2015 updated: November 17th, 2015. |  


Bears Regional Final moved to Hough

Bears Regional Final moved to Hough

The Mount Airy soccer team will be on the road Tuesday in the 1A Western Regional Final against Community School of Davidson, but the 10th-seeded Gran...

November 16th, 2015 |  


Soccer: Mount Airy defeats Starmount to advance to Final Four

Soccer: Mount Airy defeats Starmount to advance to Final Four

BOONVILLE — In an epic bout between Starmount and Mount Airy Saturday, 10 turned out to be the magic number.Playing with 10 men for the final 50...

November 14th, 2015 |  


Mount Airy’s offense explodes in 3rd round win over Walkertown

Mount Airy’s offense explodes in 3rd round win over Walkertown

Jeremy Chappell and Austin Tumbarello admitted Mount Airy came out a little too confident to start its third-round match in the 1A NCHSAA playoffs aga...

November 11th, 2015 updated: November 11th, 2015. |  


Bear soccer advances to 3rd round

NEWLAND — The Mount Airy boys soccer team advanced to the third round of the NCHSAA 1A playoffs in style on Saturday with a 5-0 win over Avery C...

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


Surry Central’s soccer team falls in first round to Lincolnton

Surry Central’s soccer team falls in first round to Lincolnton

DOBSON — Surry Central coach Blake Roth knows soccer can be a cruel sport, and on Wednesday night, his Golden Eagles experienced one of the most...

November 4th, 2015 |  


Bears not mystified by Roxboro

Bears not mystified by Roxboro

When the 1-A playoff draw was announced and Mount Airy’s first-round opponent was revealed as Roxboro Community, Granite Bears head coach Will H...

November 4th, 2015 |  


Bears, Eagles staying home

Bears, Eagles staying home

It was a foregone conclusion that Mount Airy’s and Surry Central’s soccer teams would be in the state playoffs this season. The Granite Be...

November 2nd, 2015 |  


East Surry beats North Surry in soccer

East Surry beats North Surry in soccer

Coming to the end of unsatisfying seasons, there was little for the East Surry and North Surry soccer teams to play for on Friday night except pride.T...

October 30th, 2015 |  


Bishop McGuiness edges Mount Airy in soccer shootout

Bishop McGuiness edges Mount Airy in soccer shootout

KERNERSVILLE — A couple of unlucky bounces kept Mount Airy soccer from tying Bishop McGuinness in a 10-shot penalty kick shootout Friday afterno...

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


Eagles clinch share of conference

Eagles clinch share of conference

KING — The Surry Central soccer team fell behind early in its regular-season finale against West Stokes, but with a share of the Western Piedmon...

October 29th, 2015 updated: October 29th, 2015. |  


Recent weather means big Thursday in sports

Recent weather means big Thursday in sports

Inclement weather from Tuesday and Wednesday forced an assortment of teams to reschedule contests, making Thursday one of the busiest days of the year...

October 28th, 2015 |  


Bear soccer clinches share of first

Bear soccer clinches share of first

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Mount Airy soccer clinched a share of first place with a 10-1 drubbing of East Surry in their regular-season finale.The Granite...

October 26th, 2015 |  


Golden Eagles hang on, tie Forbush for conference lead

Golden Eagles hang on, tie Forbush for conference lead

DOBSON — With 12 seconds left to play in Surry Central’s key Western Piedmont 2-A Conference soccer match with Forbush, the Falcons’...

October 26th, 2015 |  


Eagles thrash Hounds with six goals

DOBSON — Surry Central soccer coach Blake Roth believes North Surry goalie Ivan Barrientos is one of the best keepers in the Western Piedmont At...

October 22nd, 2015 |  


Bears use corners to crush Atkins

WINSTON-SALEM — The Mount Airy boys’ soccer team continued its hot finish to the 2015 season with a 7-0 win over the Atkins Camels on Wedn...

October 21st, 2015 |  


Mount Airy downs Walkertown 7-1 on Senior Night

Mount Airy downs Walkertown 7-1 on Senior Night

Take away the plays where the Granite Bears scored, and anyone who watched a film of the first half of Mount Airy’s victory over Walkertown on T...

October 20th, 2015 |  


Eagles shutout Sauras on road

Eagles shutout Sauras on road

WALNUT COVE — The Surry Central soccer team played the spoiler role on Monday night with a 3-0 victory against South Stokes on the Sauras’...

October 19th, 2015 |  


Strong finish carries Bears to 7-1 win

Strong finish carries Bears to 7-1 win

Mount Airy soccer coach Will Hurley knew there was no way his Granite Bears were going to be as locked in Thursday night as they had been two nights b...

October 15th, 2015 |  


Mount Airy tied atop Northwest Conference with win over Villains

Mount Airy tied atop Northwest Conference with win over Villains

Will Hurley believes his Mount Airy boys’ soccer team has come together as a unit since its 3-1 loss to Bishop McGuinness three weeks ago, and t...

October 13th, 2015 |  


Falcons top Hounds in conference match

Falcons top Hounds in conference match

Fans at North Surry hoped for a solid soccer match against conference rival Forbush Monday night, and while that’s that they got, the result did...

October 13th, 2015 |  


Eagles patiently dispatch Wildcats

Eagles patiently dispatch Wildcats

DOBSON — For much of the first half of Monday’s 4-0 win, the Surry Central soccer team must have thought there was an invisible cover on t...

October 12th, 2015 |  


Bear soccer outscores Walkertown 8-3

WALKERTOWN — Walkertown started putting up a fight against visiting Mount Airy in the second half of their soccer match Thursday evening, but it...

October 8th, 2015 |  


Mistakes prove costly for Eagles

EAST BEND — The Surry Central soccer team made one too many mistakes on Wednesday night in a pivotal Western Piedmont match against the Forbush ...

October 7th, 2015 |  


Atkins comeback downs Cardinals

Atkins comeback downs Cardinals

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The East Surry soccer team is in the midst of an inconsistent season, and this Jekyll and Hyde play once again plagued the Card...

October 7th, 2015 updated: October 7th, 2015. |  


Chappell sparks Bears over Cards

Chappell sparks Bears over Cards

Jeremy Chappell got his first taste of the Mount Airy and East Surry soccer rivalry two seasons ago as a sophomore. After losing both games to the Car...

October 6th, 2015 updated: October 6th, 2015. |  


Eagles use everyone in 3-0 win

Eagles use everyone in 3-0 win

The circumstances under which North Surry hosted Surry Central in an Western Piedmont 2-A Conference match Tuesday evening weren’t to the liking...

October 6th, 2015 updated: October 6th, 2015. |  


Granite Bears run away from Atkins

Granite Bears run away from Atkins

The Granite Bears claimed their first conference win in soccer with an 8-1 blowout of Atkins on Thursday night.Mount Airy improved to 8-5-1 overall an...

October 2nd, 2015 |  


Eagles win conference opener

Eagles win conference opener

DOBSON — The Surry Central soccer team was without four starters in its match against South Stokes on Wednesday, but the Golden Eagles managed j...

September 30th, 2015 |  


Controversial red card dooms Cardinals

Controversial red card dooms Cardinals

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The East Surry boys’ soccer team appeared to be slightly outmanned in its Northwest 1-A Conference battle with Bishop McG...

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


Cards win shootout over Wolfpack

WALKERTOWN — The East Surry soccer team opened up play in the Northwest Conference on Tuesday with a thrilling win over the Walkertown Wolfpack....

September 24th, 2015 |  


Eagles fall to talented Statesville

Eagles fall to talented Statesville

STATESVILLE — Surry Central soccer coach Blake Roth refused to be disappointed with his team’s performance in a 2-0 loss to Statesville (8...

September 21st, 2015 |  


Hounds fall to Wilkes Central 2-1

Hounds fall to Wilkes Central 2-1

North Surry’s Vincent Hernandez (13) gets around a Wilkes Central defender, but the Greyhounds lost a close 2-1 match.Wilkes Central attacks the...

September 18th, 2015 |  


Golden Eagles fly past Knights in 3-1 win

DOBSON — The Surry Central soccer team responded to its coach’s wishes on Tuesday with a dominant 3-1 win over North Davidson.Coach Blake ...

September 15th, 2015 |  


Balance propels Bears over Greyhounds

Balance propels Bears over Greyhounds

The Mount Airy soccer team used a balance attack on Tuesday to roll over North Surry with a 4-1 victory.Jose Perez and Jeremy Chappell came into the m...

September 15th, 2015 |  


Golden Eagles slide by Cardinals

Golden Eagles slide by Cardinals

DOBSON — The East Surry soccer team drastically improved in its second match of the season against Surry Central, but it still wasn’t enou...

September 14th, 2015 |  


Granite Bears fall to West Stokes

KING — Mount Airy’s seven-match unbeaten streak came to an end against West Stokes Monday.The Granite Bears lost their first two games to ...

September 14th, 2015 |  


Eagles suffer 1st loss to Hornets

Eagles suffer 1st loss to Hornets

DOBSON — Surry Central was undefeated through eight matches, but couldn’t keep it going against a good Salisbury team in a 5-1 loss.“...

September 10th, 2015 |  


Bears and Eagles tie in shootout

Bears and Eagles tie in shootout

The Mount Airy and Surry Central soccer teams battled hard in a matchup of undefeated teams.Sometimes after a game, a coach will say, “That was ...

September 8th, 2015 |  


Bears beat Elks 4-1 in mud bowl

ELKIN — Mount Airy beat Elkin 4-1 in a game as noteworthy for the weather as the action.There was a big downpour almost the whole second half, s...

September 2nd, 2015 updated: September 2nd, 2015. |  


Eagles tie with North Forsyth

WINSTON-SALEM — Surry Central soccer faced stiff competition, but remains undefeated after a 2-2 tie with North Forsyth.North Forsyth came into ...

September 1st, 2015 |  


Bears come back to top Hounds

Bears come back to top Hounds

The Mount Airy soccer team had outscored its opponents 36-6 in the previous four games, but the Granite Bears found themselves in a fight on Tuesday a...

September 1st, 2015 |  


New defense lifts East Surry

New defense lifts East Surry

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The East Surry soccer team has struggled on defense this season, and coach Mike Lowery knew he needed to make an adjustment.Low...

August 31st, 2015 |  


Bears roll to 4th straight soccer win

Mount Airy soccer thumped East Wilkes for the second time in a week on Monday.After starting the season with two close losses, the Granite Bears haven...

August 31st, 2015 |  


Eagles blank Hawks for 6th win

Eagles blank Hawks for 6th win

DOBSON — Surry Central picked up its fourth 9-0 shutout Monday, but has a much tougher opponent in today’s match.The Golden Eagles improve...

August 31st, 2015 |