Old face for young Hounds

Old face for young Hounds

After a dozen years away from the program, one of North Surry’s most successful coaches ever is back at the help of the Greyhounds’ soccer...

August 11th, 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 |  


Tough last inning ends Mudcats’ Series run

EPHRATA, Wa. — The 10 teams at the 2017 16-18 Babe Ruth World Series are so evenly matched that the teams at the top and the bottom of the stand...

August 9th, 2017 |  


School system hosts sports camps

School system hosts sports camps

DOBSON — This summer, the Surry County School System offered countywide athletic camps for soccer and tennis for the first time.SCS athletic dir...

August 9th, 2017 |  


Eagles still a contender

Eagles still a contender

DOBSON — Don’t sleep on the Surry Central soccer team this fall.The Golden Eagles sustained heavy graduation losses from last year’s...

August 8th, 2017 |  


Bears impressive in debut

Bears impressive in debut

STATESVILLE — Every local sports team hopes they begin their 2017 season as well as Mount Airy’s soccer team did on Saturday.The Granite B...

August 5th, 2017 |  


Bowman, Currin win MACC juniors

Mount Airy Country Club was back in action earlier this week, as it hosted its annual Junior Club Championship on Monday and Tuesday.The Junior Champi...

August 4th, 2017 |  


Fall sports ready to begin

Fall sports ready to begin

Local high school sports fans will have their first looks at some of the local fall sports teams this week. One of them isn’t even waiting that ...

August 4th, 2017 |  


Pyles wins jiu-jitsu gold medal

Pyles wins jiu-jitsu gold medal

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Many young people head to the beach for sun and surf during the summer months. Not Kaleah Pyles, though. She goes there for...

August 3rd, 2017 |  


Bears open as preseason No. 2 team

Mount Airy’s 2017 football team will be missing a lot of firepower from last year’s unit, which won 13 games, a share of the Northwest 1A ...

August 2nd, 2017 updated: August 3rd, 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 |  


Cardinals finish as runners-up

Cardinals finish as runners-up

MORGANTON — The East Surry Little League U12 All-Stars ended their run through the North Carolina Little League championship series as state run...

July 31st, 2017 |  


Payne repeats as MACC champ

For the second year in a row, Scottie Payne rules the links at Mount Airy Country Club.A total of 21 players entered MACC’s annual Men’s C...

July 31st, 2017 |  


Mudcats earn World Series berth

Mudcats earn World Series berth

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – A Surry County senior Babe Ruth baseball team made county history this past week.The Mudcats (ages 16-18), managed by Core...

July 29th, 2017 |  


Lady Bears plan tryouts, scrimmages

Mount Airy will hold open tryouts for its volleyball team on Monday and Tuesday.The volleyball team has kept busy, even before tryouts, as those inter...

July 29th, 2017 |  


Greyhounds host youth football camp

Greyhounds host youth football camp

North Surry’s football staff hosted a three-day youth camp this week.Head coach Danny Lyons said the camp ran from 9-11 a.m. Tuesday to Thursday...

July 29th, 2017 |  


North Surry plans volley and hoops camps

​North Surry has two youth camps planned for the next two weeks.Coach Shane Slate will hold his annual volleyball camp this coming week, then ho...

July 29th, 2017 |  


Lady Cards host volleyball scrimmages

Lady Cards host volleyball scrimmages

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Six volleyball teams held a summer scrimmage at East Surry Thursday evening.East Surry hosted Atkins, East Wilkes, Elkin, North...

July 27th, 2017 |  


East Surry hosts volley camp

East Surry hosts volley camp

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry is finishing up a busy July with the last day of a volleyball camp.The three-day camp has been open to any student i...

July 27th, 2017 |  


Holleman gaining ground at Bowman Gray

WINSTON-SALEM — The stakes are high and the conditions are challenging for this Saturday’s Colors Edge Sportsman 100 at Bowman Gray Stadiu...

July 26th, 2017 |  


Jason Myers holds off brother

Jason Myers holds off brother

WINSTON-SALEM — Jason Myers had his work cut out for him on Saturday at Bowman Gray Stadium. But he stepped up and took the checkered for the FO...

July 26th, 2017 |  


Peter Raymer wins state officiating award

Peter Raymer wins state officiating award

A Mount Airy referee has received an award from the North Carolina High School Soccer Coaches Association.Mount Airy soccer coach Will Hurley nominate...

July 25th, 2017 |  


Cards host youth football camp

Cards host youth football camp

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry hosted a youth football camp Monday and Tuesday for dozens of boys and even a few girls.The Cardinal coaching staff ...

July 25th, 2017 |  


NFHS lists points of emphais

Along with rules changes, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) listed some points of emphasis for the 2017 season.Sometime...

July 25th, 2017 |  


Report links brain disease and football

Report links brain disease and football

CHICAGO (AP) — Research on 202 former football players found evidence of a brain disease linked to repeated head blows in nearly all of them, fr...

July 25th, 2017 |  


Bears host weekend youth camp

Bears host weekend youth camp

Mount Airy football coach Kelly Holder, right, uses a blue barrel as a stationary defender for running backs to dodge as one of his high school player...

July 24th, 2017 updated: July 24th, 2017. |  


Volley teams earn academic honors

Volley teams earn academic honors

LEXINGTON, Ky. — The volleyball teams of Mount Airy and East Surry have been recognized for their academic achievements.On Monday, the American ...

July 24th, 2017 |  


ACC Dolphins wrap up season

ACC Dolphins wrap up season

WINSTON-SALEM — The kids may get the summer off, but the pool at the Armfield Civic Center never does.On Saturday, July 15, the Armfield Civic C...

July 22nd, 2017 |  


Cardinals halfway to state title

MORGANTON — After two hard-fought days, the East Surry Little League U12 All-Stars are halfway to a state championship.The Cardinals’ Luke...

July 22nd, 2017 updated: July 24th, 2017. |  


ES football camp coming next week

ES football camp coming next week

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The Gage Edwards Youth Football Camp will be held Monday (July 24) and Tuesday (July 25) at East Surry High School.This camp, w...

July 21st, 2017 |  


Cards rally for win

Cards rally for win

MORGANTON — The East Surry 12U Little League All-Stars had already proven in the District 2 Tournament that they could blow an opponent out. It ...

July 21st, 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 |  


Cards, Hounds in Lineman Challenge

Cards, Hounds in Lineman Challenge

KING — Football season is fast approaching, and local teams are already preparing for the upcoming season. Last week, offensive and defensive li...

July 18th, 2017 |  


ESLL 11-12 Cards aim for title

ESLL 11-12 Cards aim for title

PILOT MOUNTAIN — A week after the East Surry Little League 9-10 All-Stars won their District 2 title and went on to finish third in the state ch...

July 17th, 2017 |  


Just one more tenth…

Just one more tenth…

RALEIGH — At the age of 8, Mount Airy karate student Nate Jones found himself on a national stage for the first time.If not for a mere tenth of ...

July 14th, 2017 |  


ESLL 9-10settles forthird place

FOREST CITY — The East Surry 9-10 Little League All-Stars ended their season on Wednesday night with an 11-9 loss to the Wilson All-Stars and a ...

July 12th, 2017 |  


GREENSBORO — Ryan Eldridge and Alma Rodriguez will have some more throwing and running to do, this time on a national stage.The two North Surry ...

July 12th, 2017 |  


Cardinals drop one, but still alive

Cardinals drop one, but still alive

FOREST CITY — Chalk it up as the kind of game where you just burn the film and move on.East Surry’s 9-10 Little League All-Stars sustained...

July 11th, 2017 |  


Robertson still snapping away

Robertson still snapping away

CHARLOTTE — Mount Airy senior Corbin Robertson first drew the attention of college scouts last fall, when the Granite Bears’ long-snapper ...

July 10th, 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 |  


Cards 9-10 halfway to title

Cards 9-10 halfway to title

FOREST CITY — The East Surry 9-10 Little League All-Stars are halfway to a state championship after playing their first two games of the North C...

July 10th, 2017 |  


Martin, Cummings return to local diamond

Martin, Cummings return to local diamond

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Randy Marion is justifiably proud of the softball talent that has come out of the area in the past several years.Marion’s...

July 8th, 2017 |  


Slate steps down as North AD

Slate steps down as North AD

For the first time since 2001, North Surry High School’s athletic programs will be under new management come fall.Shane Slate, who has held the ...

July 7th, 2017 |  


Beasleys ace CC

A Mount Airy couple recently enjoyed the rare distinction of both of them knocking down a hole-in-one on the same hole at Cross Creek Country Club, wi...

July 6th, 2017 |  


Team Elite runners make USATF Regionals

Team Elite runners make USATF Regionals

Five area track and field athletes will represent North Carolina at the USA Track and Field Southeast Regional Championship meet starting today at Irw...

July 5th, 2017 |  


Youth football events this week

Youth football events this week

Youth sports camps and other events continue this week, with Mount Airy Middle School’s annual football camp and a car wash fundraiser for Mount...

July 4th, 2017 |  


ESHS announces summer sports camps

ESHS announces summer sports camps

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry High School’s basketball, football, softball and volleyball programs will all be hosting summer camps during t...

July 3rd, 2017 |  


Reeves Rapids host Elkin, Patrick Co.

Reeves Rapids host Elkin, Patrick Co.

The Reeves Rapids played host to the Elkin Wet Lightning and Patrick County on Saturday, June 24 for a Blue Ridge Swim League meet.The visitors from E...

July 1st, 2017 |  


Schools tightening student policies

If a student-athlete makes a mistake, what should be the standard punishment for the infraction?That is a question that the Mount Airy City Schools wo...

June 30th, 2017 |  


East Surry 9-10 LL wins District

East Surry 9-10 LL wins District

WINSTON-SALEM — It’s hard enough to beat a good team twice.Do it on their own field, in a ballpark suited to their strengths, with a title...

June 30th, 2017 |