Silver Cardinals

Silver Cardinals

BURLINGTON — About 15 minutes after their season came to an end on a damp Saturday evening, one could notice many of the East Surry tennis playe...

November 4th, 2017 updated: November 4th, 2017. |  


East Surry aiming for 1A tennis title on Saturday

For the past three years, the battle for the 1A state girls’ tennis championship has come down to Raleigh Charter vs. the Northwest Conference, ...

November 3rd, 2017 |  


Lady Cards reach state championship match

Lady Cards reach state championship match

PILOT MOUNTAIN — It’s official. East Surry is the best of the West when it comes to tennis this fall.Now, it’s their turn to see if ...

November 1st, 2017 |  


All four teams make soccer playoffs

All four teams make soccer playoffs

When the N.C. High School Athletic Association announced its 1A and 2A state playoff brackets on Monday morning, all four local teams found their tick...

October 30th, 2017 |  


Lady Cards reach West Region final

Lady Cards reach West Region final

COLUMBUS — The Lady Cardinals are one win away from Burlington.The state’s second-ranked 1A tennis team had to travel for Monday’s s...

October 30th, 2017 |  


Lady Bears charge into third round

RONDA — Mount Airy won’t yield the distinction of reigning 1A West Regional tennis champions without a fight.It took until the very last m...

October 25th, 2017 |  


Down 4-2 after singles, SC rallies to reach 18-0

Down 4-2 after singles, SC rallies to reach 18-0

DOBSON — The perfect season remains so, at least for another week.Surry Central’s tennis team found itself in dire straits on Tuesday afte...

October 25th, 2017 updated: October 25th, 2017. |  


Mount Airy advances to second round

NORWOOD — Despite finishing third in the Northwest 1A Conference and needing a wild-card berth to make it back to the state playoffs this fall, ...

October 20th, 2017 updated: October 21st, 2017. |  


Clean sweep for Lady Cards

Clean sweep for Lady Cards

As usual, the Northwest 1A Conference held its tennis tournament on the courts at Mount Airy High School, but the event turned into home away from hom...

October 14th, 2017 |  


Eagles, Cards pick up more hardware

Eagles, Cards pick up more hardware

While local volleyball teams wind down the regular season this week and football and soccer still have about a month to go, postseason action is alrea...

October 12th, 2017 |  


Lady Cards claim No. 1 seed

Lady Cards claim No. 1 seed

The N.C. High School Tennis Coaches Association will have to flip its rankings yet again.Following Bishop McGuinness’ victory over East Surry tw...

October 9th, 2017 |  


Lady Cards lock up share of NW1A title

Lady Cards lock up share of NW1A title

There were only two possible outcomes in Mount Airy’s tennis match with East Surry on Thursday, a match that saw eyes from both parts of Surry C...

October 5th, 2017 |  


Sweet Sixteen: Lady Eagles finish regular season 16-0

Sweet Sixteen: Lady Eagles finish regular season 16-0

DOBSON — You can’t do any better than the Surry Central tennis team has this fall.The Lady Eagles began their season back on Aug. 17 with ...

October 4th, 2017 |  


Lady Bears continue late-season surge

The best five-loss tennis team in the state continued with its late-season roll on Thursday afternoon.Mount Airy, which is ranked fifth in the state&#...

September 28th, 2017 |  


Central Five-O: Lady Eagles win 50th straight conference match

Central Five-O: Lady Eagles win 50th straight conference match

The numbers just keep on coming for Surry Central’s tennis team.Thursday evening bore witness to the fifth consecutive Western Piedmont Athletic...

September 28th, 2017 |  


Lucky 13 for Lady Eagles

Lucky 13 for Lady Eagles

EAST BEND — It’s a case of ‘maybe next year’ for the Western Piedmont Athletic Conference.Both Surry Central and Forbush went ...

September 27th, 2017 |  


Lady Bears soar over Sauras for key victory

Lady Bears soar over Sauras for key victory

At this point, the ever-improving Mount Airy tennis team is just seeking to pile up victories.Four days after taking league rival Bishop McGuinness to...

September 26th, 2017 |  


No. 2 Lady Cards tripped by Villains

No. 2 Lady Cards tripped by Villains

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry’s march toward the Northwest 1A Conference tennis title hit a bump in the road Tuesday evening.The Lady Cardin...

September 26th, 2017 |  


Lady Bears lose heartbreaker at Bishop

KERNERSVILLE — If the Mount Airy tennis team took a step back from elite status in the early part of the 2017 season, then the young Lady Bears ...

September 25th, 2017 |  


Lady Eaglescrush Forbush

Lady Eaglescrush Forbush

DOBSON — Round one of the showdown for first place in the Western Piedmont Athletic Conference was a rout.Both Forbush and Surry Central arrived...

September 25th, 2017 |  


Lady Eagles win two, now 11-0 on the year

DOBSON — No doubt, Surry Central’s tennis team gets more competition in intrasquad scrimmages, but it’s not often that a team gets t...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Lady Eagles enter polls, beat Camels

Lady Eagles enter polls, beat Camels

WINSTON-SALEM — Three of the state’s top six 1A teams in the latest N.C. High School Tennis Coaches Association can’t stop Surry Cen...

September 20th, 2017 |  


No. 2 Lady Cards in command

No. 2 Lady Cards in command

PILOT MOUNTAIN — This may be the year in which the Northwest 1A Conference girls’ tennis trophy comes in Cardinal red and white.East Surry...

September 19th, 2017 |  


N. Stokes avenges early loss

N. Stokes avenges early loss

North Surry’s tennis team pulled off one of the surprises of the early part of the season a month ago, when the Lady Greyhounds traveled to Nort...

September 18th, 2017 |  


MA tennis wins 144 of 145 games in two wins

Winston-Salem Prep’s date with Mount Airy for tennis had already been put off once before the two teams decided to just play a doubleheader on T...

September 15th, 2017 |  


NS tennis wins second straight match

All of a sudden, playing North Surry’s tennis team is becoming a bad idea for those who do so.The Lady Greyhounds won their second straight matc...

September 15th, 2017 |  


Unbeaten SC tennisblanks W. Stokes

Unbeaten SC tennisblanks W. Stokes

KING — It took two extra days to finally get it into the books, but Surry Central kept its unbeaten tennis season going on Thursday evening with...

September 14th, 2017 |  


Lady Hounds fight to earn 5-4 win over WS

Coming into Wednesday’s Western Piedmont Athletic Conference match with West Stokes, the North Surry tennis had six losses, five of them at the ...

September 14th, 2017 updated: September 15th, 2017. |  


No. 4 MA falls to Bishop

No. 4 MA falls to Bishop

If anyone wants to get the Mount Airy tennis team, they’d better do it while they can.The Lady Bears lost five senior starters from last year...

September 13th, 2017 |  


No. 3 East tennis upsets No. 2 Bishop

KERNERSVILLE — Going into Thursday’s Northwest 1A Conference showdown between Bishop McGuinness and East Surry, the N.C. High School Tenni...

September 9th, 2017 |  


No. 4 MA sweeps Sauras

No. 4 MA sweeps Sauras

WALNUT COVE — After a long layoff, Mount Airy’s tennis team finally got back onto the courts Thursday afternoon and scored a decisive vict...

September 9th, 2017 |  


Lady Eagles blank Lady Hounds, 9-0

Lady Eagles blank Lady Hounds, 9-0

DOBSON — Without a doubt, the unbeaten Surry Central girls’ tennis team can now say it is the best team in Surry County.The Lady Golden Ea...

September 7th, 2017 updated: September 8th, 2017. |  


Lady Eagles rally past East Surry, 5-4

Lady Eagles rally past East Surry, 5-4

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Whatever it takes, the Surry Central tennis team has been able to do this season.The Lady Eagles had to dig down deep in Wednes...

August 30th, 2017 |  


Lady Bears hold off Elks, but fall to Reagan

ELKIN — You win some and you lose some.Mount Airy’s tennis team found that out on Monday and Tuesday of this week, when a pair of difficul...

August 29th, 2017 |  


No. 8 Lady Cards beat North

No. 8 Lady Cards beat North

This is a rough neighborhood for tennis, as the young North Surry tennis team has found out this month.The Lady Greyhounds have played five matches ag...

August 28th, 2017 |  


SC tennis takes down Atkins in tight battle

SC tennis takes down Atkins in tight battle

DOBSON — Going into Thursday’s conference opener, Surry Central’s tennis team had won 40 straight Western Piedmont Athletic Conferen...

August 25th, 2017 |  


Lady Bears win home debut

Lady Bears win home debut

For the Mount Airy tennis team, there was no place like home.One day after a road loss to county rival Surry Central, the Lady Bears finally had their...

August 23rd, 2017 updated: August 23rd, 2017. |  


At last, Eagles soar over Bears

At last, Eagles soar over Bears

DOBSON — On back-to-back evenings, the Surry Central girls’ tennis program took the lone criticism anyone could raise against them, and ca...

August 22nd, 2017 |  


Lady Eagles beat East Surry for first time since ‘13

Lady Eagles beat East Surry for first time since ‘13

DOBSON — For more than four years, Surry Central tennis has been unstoppable in Western Piedmont Athletic Conference play.On Monday afternoon, t...

August 21st, 2017 |  


Lady Bears open with victory

Lady Bears open with victory

Mount Airy’s tennis team returns just one starter from last year’s state runner-up team, but the Lady Bears don’t rebuild as much as...

August 21st, 2017 |  


Lady Hounds rally for first win

DANBURY — North Stokes head tennis coach Mark Parsons promised that his young, but enthusiastic team would get better as the season went along.C...

August 17th, 2017 |  


Lady Eagles win opener

Lady Eagles win opener

DOBSON — No one can accuse Surry Central of starting its tennis season off easily. Neither can anyone say the four-time defending Western Piedmo...

August 17th, 2017 |  


ES tennis beats NS in opener

ES tennis beats NS in opener

PILOT MOUNTAIN — On the first day of the fall sports season, the first inter-county rivalry match was contested as well.A young North Surry team...

August 14th, 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 |  


Young Lady Hounds begin ‘17 season

Young Lady Hounds begin ‘17 season

North Surry’s tennis team started its season off on Tuesday night with a match that would have been a test even if the Lady Greyhounds were in m...

August 10th, 2017 |  


Cards hoping for new digs

Cards hoping for new digs

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Officials with the East Surry Athletic Boosters are still hoping to have a new fieldhouse in place for the school’s baseb...

July 20th, 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. |  


Hinson chooses Lady Knights

Hinson chooses Lady Knights

DOBSON — Hope Hinson might have drawn college interest in another sport if she’d so desired, but the Surry Central two-sport standout̵...

May 30th, 2017 |  


East Surry fieldhouse project begins

East Surry fieldhouse project begins

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Few would complain about the quality of the East Surry High School athletic facilities, including the baseball and softball fie...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Harrison named conference POY

Harrison named conference POY

The final two matches of Mount Airy’s 2017 boys’ tennis season saw the Granite Bears pitted against the two best teams in the West Regiona...

May 23rd, 2017 |