Should other leagues follow the NBA’s recent example?

Earlier this month, the NBA became the first major league in American sports to pursue a suggestion that has come up many times in recent years.When t...

September 28th, 2015 |  


Spartans rally against Cardinals

Spartans rally against Cardinals

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Central Davidson’s plan of attack against East Surry was simple. The Spartans wanted to feed the dangerous Kamber Skeen a...

September 27th, 2015 |  


Cards bounce back to top Knights

Cards bounce back to top Knights

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The East Surry volleyball team bounced back in a big way on Saturday against the North Davidson Black Knights.After dropping a ...

September 27th, 2015 |  


Greyhounds get defensive in 13-7 win

OAKBORO — Any North Surry football fan who made the trip down to West Stanly on Friday night got everything they could have hoped for in return ...

September 25th, 2015 |  


Turnovers doom Eagles at Salisbury

Turnovers doom Eagles at Salisbury

SALISBURY — When it rains, it pours, and on Friday night the Surry Central football team couldn’t find a way to minimize its mistakes agai...

September 25th, 2015 updated: September 25th, 2015. |  


Local teams having great fall success

Local teams having great fall success

In my sixth season of following local sports, I am still amazed at the quality of players and teams that come out of this small, rural county.Of cours...

September 25th, 2015 updated: September 25th, 2015. |  


When is ‘going for two’ the best move?

When is ‘going for two’ the best move?

It’s right at the convergence between mathematical analysis and sports, where Moneyball Alley intersects Tradition Boulevard.We call it the two-...

September 25th, 2015 updated: September 25th, 2015. |  


Eagles close in on WPAC title

Eagles close in on WPAC title

EAST BEND — Surry Central defeated Forbush 8-1 to all but wrap up the league tennis title.The Lady Eagles are 9-4 overall and a perfect 7-0 in t...

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


East Surry serves past Atkins

East Surry serves past Atkins

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The East Surry volleyball team put on a serving clinic in its match against Atkins on Thursday.Coach Caleb Gilley wanted his gi...

September 24th, 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. |