Wilmoth to play football at E&H

Wilmoth to play football at E&H

DOBSON —Surry Central’s Noah Wilmoth made his college plans official on Friday afternoon, when he signed his National Letter of Intent to ...

May 16th, 2017 |  


Browns dominate Saturday’s races

Browns dominate Saturday’s races

WINSTON-SALEM — On Saturday night, Tim Brown showed us how quickly a night can go from hot to cold at Bowman Gray Stadium.Brown was the fastest ...

May 16th, 2017 |  


Lady Cards seek history tonight

Lady Cards seek history tonight

When the state playoffs began for local teams in the spring sports, few would have guessed that the last team standing would have been the East Surry ...

May 16th, 2017 |  


Best could be yet to come for Cam

Best could be yet to come for Cam

The Carolina Panthers’ starting quarterback still feels like a youngster to me, but he’s already played six full seasons in the NFL.And th...

May 15th, 2017 |  


Frost casts his lot with Lions

Frost casts his lot with Lions

When football practice began in the fall of 2015, few outside of his family and friends even knew who Malik Frost, the fifth-string tailback for the G...

May 15th, 2017 |  


Future plans unveiled at Hall reunion

Future plans unveiled at Hall reunion

The Greater Mount Airy Sports Hall of Fame decided earlier this year that it would take a break in 2016 and not induct any new members for a year. How...

May 15th, 2017 updated: May 15th, 2017. |  


Cards fall 1-0 in pitchers’ duel

Cards fall 1-0 in pitchers’ duel

PILOT MOUNTAIN — A lucky break and a timely hit are all that separated East Surry and Pine Lake Prep on an evening where two pitchers locked up ...

May 13th, 2017 |  


Bears romp to track regional title

DANBURY — Just one more test remains in Mount Airy’s quest to win back-to-back 1A state championships in boys’ track.The Granite Bea...

May 13th, 2017 |  


Lady Cardinals back in 3rd round

Lady Cardinals back in 3rd round

BISCOE — The last chapter in the high school career of East Surry soccer standout Mary Jo Lowe remains to be written. In the meantime, she wrote...

May 13th, 2017 updated: May 16th, 2017. |  


Lady Cards upset in second round

Lady Cards upset in second round

PILOT MOUNTAIN — One could say that not only earning, but owning the regular season and conference tournament titles would be enough to satisfy ...

May 12th, 2017 |  


Harrison reaches 1A tennis final four

Harrison reaches 1A tennis final four

CARY — Only three of the eight players in the NCHSAA 1A individual tennis championships represented traditional high schools. Just one made it t...

May 12th, 2017 |  


Sloop inks with Salem Spirits

Sloop inks with Salem Spirits

The Salem College volleyball team plays its home matches in Winston-Salem, but there may be times this season when the Spirits’ lineup has a dec...

May 11th, 2017 |  


R-S Central ends Lady Eagles’ season

R-S Central ends Lady Eagles’ season

RUTHERFORDTON — Three big offensive innings and a complete game three-hitter by R-S Central’s Haley White ousted Surry Central 10-1 in the...

May 11th, 2017 |  


Hounds, Bears knocked out in first round

Hounds, Bears knocked out in first round

The North Surry and Mount Airy baseball teams both saw their seasons come to an end on Wednesday night after sustaining one-run defeats in the first r...

May 11th, 2017 |  


Second round showdowns begin tonight

Second round showdowns begin tonight

A lot of eyes around the state will be focused on the sports complex next to the Armfield Civic Center tonight, as the state’s top-seeded 1A bas...

May 11th, 2017 |  


Lady Devils tame Hounds in six, 13-3

Lady Devils tame Hounds in six, 13-3

The Lady Hounds fought back from a 4-0 deficit and seemed to have momentum, but then the Devils snatched that hope away.Back-to-back big innings allow...

May 10th, 2017 |  


Cards crush first-round foe

Cards crush first-round foe

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry’s Kain Kiser and company shut out the visiting Smoky Mountain 1A Conference’s Blue Ridge Early College o...

May 10th, 2017 |  


Lady Cards’ seniors say goodbye in style

Lady Cards’ seniors say goodbye in style

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The most successful run in East Surry girls’ soccer history will last for at least a few more days.As the final seconds t...

May 10th, 2017 |  


Lady Bears make short work of E. Wilkes

Lady Bears make short work of E. Wilkes

The Mount Airy Lady Bears were not in a merciful frame of mind when East Wilkes came calling for the second time in a week on Wednesday evening.Exactl...

May 10th, 2017 |  


Lady Cardinals roll in opener

Lady Cardinals roll in opener

PILOT MOUNTAIN —The first stepping-stone on top-seeded East Surry’s quest for its first state championship in six years turned out as well...

May 9th, 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 |  


Central rallies to advance

Central rallies to advance

DOBSON — Surry Central made one mistake in the first inning, and dug itself into an immediate hole in its first-round 2A state playoff game with...

May 9th, 2017 |  


Ten local teams entering playoffs

Surry County is well represented in the upcoming 1A and 2A state baseball, softball and soccer state playoffs.Of the teams in the Mount Airy News cove...

May 8th, 2017 |  


MCA girls win state track title

MCA girls win state track title

Coach Rodney King is accustomed to this sort of thing. Millennium Charter Academy, not so much.MCA’s high school girls’ track team won the...

May 8th, 2017 |  


Harrison, Norman finals bound

Harrison, Norman finals bound

ELKIN — Hunt Harrison will end his Mount Airy tennis career by competing for the 1A state championship this weekend. Meanwhile, Surry Central ju...

May 8th, 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 |  


Lady Cards make it a clean sweep

Lady Cards make it a clean sweep

DANBURY — North Stokes hosted the Northwest 1A Conference Tournament, and as predicted, the number one seeded East Surry Cardinals faced off aga...

May 6th, 2017 |  


Ex-Cards dominate SCC sports awards

Ex-Cards dominate SCC sports awards

DOBSON — East Surry High is only 18.6 miles from Dobson, but graduates of the Pilot Mountain school made a world of difference at Surry Communit...

May 6th, 2017 |  


Hounds fall in WPAC baseball final

Hounds fall in WPAC baseball final

EAST BEND — Going into the Western Piedmont Athletic Conference championship game, the North Surry Greyhounds knew it would be have to brings it...

May 6th, 2017 |  


Cards take NW1A top spot

Cards take NW1A top spot

The championship of the Northwest 1A Conference tournament reached a definitive turning point in the top of the fifth inning.With the score tied at 4,...

May 6th, 2017 |  


Former gymnast transitions to new sport

Former gymnast transitions to new sport

An East Surry alumnae is headed to Atlanta in the first weekend in June to compete in the Regional CrossFit Games.Katlin Isaacs (ESHS Class of 2012) w...

May 6th, 2017 |  


Cardinals sweep NW1A tourneys

Cardinals sweep NW1A tourneys

The last day of play in the Northwest 1A Conference for baseball and softball was a tour de force for the regular-season softball champion and basebal...

May 5th, 2017 |  


Lady Hounds win WPAC tourney

Lady Hounds win WPAC tourney

WALNUT COVE — Friday night’s win for the North Surry Greyhounds was a little different than any other win, and for two very distinct reaso...

May 5th, 2017 |  


MA Hall of Fame inductees having Sunday reunion

College athletes sometimes take a year off from competition for one reason or another, and a local variation of the practice called “redshirting...

May 5th, 2017 |  


Bears, Pack tie for NW track title

Bears, Pack tie for NW track title

DANBURY —If what happened a year ago is any indication, the Mount Airy boys’ track team will be celebrating again soon.A year ago, the Gra...

May 5th, 2017 |  


Central finishes with win

Central finishes with win

The regular season came to an end for the Western Piedmont Athletic Conference in soccer on Thursday evening, and just in the nick of time.North Surry...

May 4th, 2017 |  


Hounds beat Eagles for finals berth

Surry Central stole a march on everyone and slipped into the No. 2 slot in the Western Piedmont Athletic Conference when it upset regular-season champ...

May 4th, 2017 |  


Lady Bears win third straight

Lady Bears win third straight

WINSTON-SALEM — The Mount Airy soccer team appears to be out of its slump, just in time for the playoffs.Head coach Will Hurley was concerned ab...

May 4th, 2017 |  


Lady Hounds stun No. 3 Forbush

Lady Hounds stun No. 3 Forbush

WALNUT COVE — The North Surry Greyhounds knocked off regular-season champion Forbush in Wednesday night’s semifinal of the Western Piedmon...

May 3rd, 2017 |  


Cards into NW1A final

Cards into NW1A final

The battle for No. 1 in the Northwest 1A Conference baseball ranks will be decided on the field Friday night.East Surry kept its date with Walkertown ...

May 3rd, 2017 updated: May 3rd, 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 |  


Lady Hounds advance to second round

Lady Hounds advance to second round

Tuesday night on the Hounds’ home field, North Surry defeated Surry Central by a 5-2 decision during the first round of the Western Piedmont Ath...

May 2nd, 2017 |  


Lady Bears romp on Senior Day

Lady Bears romp on Senior Day

This was more like what Mount Airy soccer coach Will Hurley wanted to see from his team.Coming off some recent lackluster performances, the Lady Bears...

May 2nd, 2017 |  


Bears fall to PLP in first round

Bears fall to PLP in first round

Occasionally, the method used by the N.C. High School Athletic Association for playoff pairings produces an early-round matchup that probably should h...

May 2nd, 2017 |  


Long has breakout season at Guilford

Long has breakout season at Guilford

Guilford College sophomore Carson Long, a 2015 graduate of East Surry High School, earned a pair of honors during the school’s recently complete...

May 1st, 2017 |  


Bears roll into NW1A semis

Bears roll into NW1A semis

The host team will be heard from in this year’s edition of the Northwest 1A Conference Baseball Tournament.Some hard work from the Mount Airy Hi...

May 1st, 2017 |  


Eagles stun No. 2 Forbush

Eagles stun No. 2 Forbush

EAST BEND — It appears as if Surry Central’s baseball team is peaking at just the right time.The Golden Eagles paid a visit to already-cro...

April 29th, 2017 |  


Hawks signs with Salem

Hawks signs with Salem

A change of heart by North Surry senior Maggie Hawks last month means that the volleyball team at Salem College will have a decidedly local flavor com...

April 29th, 2017 |  


Knights win Region X golf title

Knights win Region X golf title

DOBSON — This season’s success was no different than in the years prior, as Surry Community College’s Golf team claimed their fourth...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Wolfpack’s 1974 champs return to site of glory

Wolfpack’s 1974 champs return to site of glory

GREENSBORO — On Wednesday night, the Greensboro Coliseum hosted the array of individuals in which its fame is perhaps most surrounded upon, the ...

April 28th, 2017 |