Cards top Bears, win NW1A co-championship

Cards top Bears, win NW1A co-championship

After Friday night’s regular-season finale, East Surry head baseball coach Chad Freeman was the first to congratulate Mount Airy’s basebal...

April 28th, 2017 updated: April 28th, 2017. |  


Harrison wins all-Bear final, doubles team in regionals

Harrison wins all-Bear final, doubles team in regionals

Mount Airy couldn’t have asked for a better ending to the Northwest Conference Tournament on Friday afternoon.The regular-season co-champions fi...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Lady Cards’ Hicks inks with Mars Hill

Lady Cards’ Hicks inks with Mars Hill

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Few high school swimming programs in North Carolina have been as impressive as East Surry’s girls program over the past t...

April 27th, 2017 |  


NW1A tennis final is all-Bear affair

NW1A tennis final is all-Bear affair

The singles championship of the Northwest 1A Conference for 2017 is an all-Mount Airy affair, but Hunt Harrison and Emory Bray will have to decide it ...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Lady Cardinals down Camels

Lady Cardinals down Camels

PILOT MOUNTAIN — It took the East Surry soccer team a little while to get going in Thursday match with Atkins, but once the Lady Cardinals got g...

April 27th, 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 |  


No sharing for Lady Cards

No sharing for Lady Cards

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Six bright red banners hang from the outfield fence at East Surry High School’s softball field. The last one proclaims th...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Cardinals walk off with 5-4 win

Cardinals walk off with 5-4 win

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Mount Airy’s baseball team both lived and died by aggressive baserunning in its 5-4 loss to Northwest 1A Conference rival...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Both Bear singles players, one doubles team in semis

Mount Airy will be represented in both the singles and doubles semifinals when the Northwest 1A Conference Tournament resumes today on the Bears’...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Panthers in prime spot in NFL Draft

Panthers in prime spot in NFL Draft

The days leading up to the NFL Draft are like the days before an election. You can’t believe anything anyone is saying.The Carolina Panthers are...

April 25th, 2017 |  


NW1A tennis tournament opens today

NW1A tennis tournament opens today

When it comes time to contest the individual conference tournament for tennis, teams almost always face a dilemma as to whether or not to send their t...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Bears fall in playoff-seeding match

Bears fall in playoff-seeding match

The Mount Airy tennis team will still get a trophy for the case, but the Granite Bears won’t get the easiest route to a possible trip to the sta...

April 25th, 2017 |  


E. Wilkes snaps Lady Cards’ winning streak

E. Wilkes snaps Lady Cards’ winning streak

RONDA — A dominant run of games by the East Surry softball team ended in an upset on Saturday afternoon at East Wilkes.The Lady Cardinals allowe...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Rain cuts Bowman Gray opener short

Rain cuts Bowman Gray opener short

WINSTON-SALEM — Rain storms unfortunately ruined most of the racing action at Bowman Gray Stadium – but they didn’t stop John Hollem...

April 24th, 2017 |  


MAHS equestrian duo in national finals

MAHS equestrian duo in national finals

The Fox Run Middle School Equestrian Team competed during the weekend of April 14-16 at the Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) Zone Finals a...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Lady Hounds claim two key wins

Lady Hounds claim two key wins

North Surry’s softball team still has a little work to do in order to punch a ticket to the state playoffs next month, but the Lady Hounds certa...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


Hounds win Bauguess game again

Hounds win Bauguess game again

WINSTON-SALEM — North Surry defeated Wilkes Central in this year’s 9th Annual Memorial Baseball Game honoring Major Larry John Bauguess Jr...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


Cards pick up two non-conference wins

Cards pick up two non-conference wins

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry’s two baseball wins on Thursday afternoon didn’t move the Cardinals any closer to the Northwest 1A Confe...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Lady Cards rally to down Glenn

Lady Cards rally to down Glenn

KERNERSVILLE — The East Surry Lady Cardinals powered out an 8-3 victory over the Glenn Lady Cats of the Piedmont Triad 4A on Thursday night.East...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Whitaker signs with Bluefield

Whitaker signs with Bluefield

DOBSON — As Surry Central’s baseball team makes a late-season push toward the top of the Western Piedmont Athletic Conference standings, t...

April 20th, 2017 |  


ACC Barnstorming Tour visits Stokes

ACC Barnstorming Tour visits Stokes

WALNUT COVE — Some of Tobacco Road’s finest were present in Stokes County on Wednesday night at South Stokes High School for the sixth sto...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Lady Cards deliver more goose eggs

Lady Cards deliver more goose eggs

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The state’s second-ranked 1A softball team continued to zero in on the opposition Wednesday night.A visit from Starmount ...

April 19th, 2017 |  


Lady Eagles’ Goins is Salem-bound

Lady Eagles’ Goins is Salem-bound

DOBSON — Grayce Goins probably had one of the most difficult tasks of any local volleyball player during the 2016 season.The Surry Central defen...

April 19th, 2017 |  


Lady Eagles outslug host Sauras

Lady Eagles outslug host Sauras

WALNUT COVE — The Surry Central Golden Eagles and the South Stokes Sauras each owned only two innings in which they scored any runs, but it was ...

April 18th, 2017 |  


Rising to the occasion

Rising to the occasion

Kaylee Freed played an important role on North Surry volleyball teams that won 46 matches and two Western Piedmont Athletic Conference titles the past...

April 18th, 2017 |  


Central shut down by fifth-ranked ‘Cats

Central shut down by fifth-ranked ‘Cats

KING — The West Stokes women’s soccer team remains perfect in league action after outlasting Surry Central 3-0 on Monday night, and did so...

April 17th, 2017 |  


Phillips makes it official

Phillips makes it official

If Carter Phillips’ basketball career continues on the same upward path it has taken in the last year, then opponents of Catawba College are in ...

April 17th, 2017 |  


Hurley to coach at State Games again

Hurley to coach at State Games again

DURHAM — The Powerade State Games High School Soccer Showcase will take place June 24-25 at the UNC Greensboro Soccer Stadium, and as usual, Mou...

April 15th, 2017 |  


Bears’ Robertson wins long-snapping competition

Bears’ Robertson wins long-snapping competition

Football fans rarely think about their favorite team’s long snapper, at least until a botched field goal or punt costs the team a game.This isn&...

April 15th, 2017 |  


Bears sweep Surry track championships

Bears sweep Surry track championships

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry was the host for Thursday’s Surry County Track and Field Championships, but the five-school meet saw the Mount...

April 14th, 2017 |  


King signs to play at Lees-McRae

King signs to play at Lees-McRae

On Wednesday, Logan King of Mount Airy High inked her National Letter of Intent to play tennis at the collegiate level, and this fall will suit up for...

April 14th, 2017 |  


Lady Cards move into second-place tie

Lady Cards move into second-place tie

Mount Airy already knew it had its work cut out for it on Thursday evening, when East Surry came calling.It didn’t help the Lady Bears’ ca...

April 13th, 2017 updated: April 13th, 2017. |  


Lady Cards lock up share of NW crown

Lady Cards lock up share of NW crown

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The East Surry Cardinals advanced to an unblemished 8-0 in Northwest 1A play after defeating Mount Airy 15-0 on Thursday night....

April 13th, 2017 |  


Bear tennis shares NW title

Bear tennis shares NW title

It was little more than a formality, but Mount Airy became one of two local teams to lock up a team conference title on what became a Championship Thu...

April 13th, 2017 |  


Golden Eagles fall just short of title

DOBSON — Oh, so close.Surry Central came into Thursday’s rematch with West Stokes with a chance to claim an improbable share of a Western ...

April 13th, 2017 |  


Bears batter Villains again

Bears batter Villains again

On Wednesday night, the Granite Bears of Mount Airy registered a 9-2 win over Bishop McGuinness, and as a result, tallied back-to-back wins over the V...

April 12th, 2017 |  


No. 4 Falcons too much for Hounds

No. 4 Falcons too much for Hounds

When you’re taking on a team that’s on fire, you have to meet fire with fire.The North Surry Greyhounds started Tuesday night’s game...

April 12th, 2017 updated: April 12th, 2017. |  


Lady Cards aim for title today

Lady Cards aim for title today

KERNERSVILLE — In its first game back on the field since taking a stranglehold on the Northwest 1A Conference race with a second win over North ...

April 12th, 2017 |  


Cards sweep two from Camels

Cards sweep two from Camels

PILOT MOUNTAIN — There is no team in the Northwest 1A Conference that will just roll over for you.Conference co-leader East Surry had to be remi...

April 11th, 2017 |  


SC tennis downs Forbush, has shot at title

EAST BEND — The young Surry Central tennis team has earned a shot at possibly taking a Western Piedmont Athletic Conference title, just a season...

April 11th, 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 |  


Strong second half lifts Central

Strong second half lifts Central

DOBSON — Surry Central’s girls’ soccer team earned its second Western Piedmont Athletic Conference win on Monday evening, earning a ...

April 10th, 2017 |  


Lankford inks with Presbyterian

Lankford inks with Presbyterian

The final day of Sarah Lankford’s memorable athletic career at Mount Airy High School was almost perfect.After a four-year career that included ...

April 10th, 2017 |  


Lady Bears roll past Camels

Lady Bears roll past Camels

WINSTON-SALEM — Mount Airy’s soccer team kept pace at the top of the Northwest 1A Conference standings on Friday evening, rolling to a 6-2...

April 8th, 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 will have to share

Bears will have to share

The Mount Airy tennis team will probably have to settle for a Northwest Conference co-championship this spring.The Granite Bears needed a victory at B...

April 8th, 2017 updated: April 8th, 2017. |  


East Surry takes command of NW1A

East Surry takes command of NW1A

PILOT MOUNTAIN — For the first time in years, East Surry will enjoy a season with two regular-season wins over conference foe North Stokes. Thei...

April 7th, 2017 |  


Hounds down Central in mistake-fulled game

Hounds down Central in mistake-fulled game

DOBSON — After a game filled with futility both at the plate and in the field, Surry Central’s baseball team finally came alive in the bot...

April 7th, 2017 |  


Central tennis beats Hounds

DOBSON — Another afternoon brought another 9-0 victory for the Surry Central tennis team, as the Golden Eagles maintained the second-place spot ...

April 6th, 2017 |  


Lady Cards rout Sauras before big game

Lady Cards rout Sauras before big game

WALNUT COVE — South Stokes hosted the second-ranked East Surry softball team Thursday night and almost got shut out in the process, and even tho...

April 6th, 2017 |