Cards throw scare into No. 1 W. Forsyth

Cards throw scare into No. 1 W. Forsyth

Everyone involved with East Surry basketball was proud of what their Cardinals did on Friday night in the middle game of the SouthData Holiday Classic...

December 23rd, 2016 |  


Eagles bounce back, down Glenn

Eagles bounce back, down Glenn

WINSTON-SALEM — Surry Central’s boys basketball team made sure that its trip to the SouthData Winter Classic wasn’t a fruitless one....

December 23rd, 2016 |  


Hounds hang on to beat E. Forsyth

Hounds hang on to beat E. Forsyth

Fittingly, the most exciting game of the two-day SouthData Holiday Classic was the last one to finish.Action had already wrapped up at North Forsyth w...

December 23rd, 2016 |  


Change of pace nets Bear win

Change of pace nets Bear win

One way to keep a Bear under control in the winter is to lull it to sleep.Reagan tried this theory on day two of the SouthData Winter Classic on Frida...

December 23rd, 2016 |  


Cardinals earn split decision with Glenn

Cardinals earn split decision with Glenn

WINSTON-SALEM — East Surry’s women’s basketball team started their participation in the 2016 SouthData Winter Classic just the right...

December 22nd, 2016 |  


Lady Eagles chop down 4A Spartans

Lady Eagles chop down 4A Spartans

This isn’t the kind of game that the Surry Central girls’ basketball team was supposed to win.The Lady Eagles’ opening game of the S...

December 22nd, 2016 |  


Hounds win on the road at home

Hounds win on the road at home

Reagan was technically the home team for the last contest of Day 1 of the SouthData Holiday Classic at North Surry High School, but if the Raiders tho...

December 22nd, 2016 updated: December 22nd, 2016. |  


Goins accepted into leadership training

Goins accepted into leadership training

A Mount Airy teacher and coach is taking the first step toward one day becoming a principal.Levi Goins teaches biology and chemistry at the high schoo...

December 22nd, 2016 |  


Southern, Ramirez honored for SC’s big year

Southern, Ramirez honored for SC’s big year

Few people outside of the locker room at Surry Central High School picked the Golden Eagles to win the Western Piedmont Athletic Conference championsh...

December 21st, 2016 |  


NS volleyball, Porter earn WPAC honors

NS volleyball, Porter earn WPAC honors

The coaches and athletic directors of the various schools in the Western Piedmont Athletic Conference recently released their selections for Player an...

December 21st, 2016 |  


Lady Bears beat North again, now 4-0

Lady Bears beat North again, now 4-0

Make it 4-for-4 for the Lady Bears of Mount Airy, and a season sweep of county rival North Surry.Mount Airy improved its overall record to 4-0 on Tues...

December 20th, 2016 |  


Hounds make key stops, hold off Bears

Hounds make key stops, hold off Bears

The North Surry boys’ basketball team completed the season sweep of county rival Mount Airy on Tuesday night, but while last week’s first ...

December 20th, 2016 |  


Hounds take down Parkland

Hounds take down Parkland

North Surry head wrestling coach Eric Jessup will head off into the Christmas holiday feeling good about his team.Three days after the Greyhounds fini...

December 20th, 2016 |  


Golden Eagles sweep Elks

Golden Eagles sweep Elks

ELKIN — Surry Central’s girls’ basketball team had several frustrating losses last season, in which the Lady Eagles played a strong ...

December 19th, 2016 |  


Both MA teams off to 2-0 league start

Both MA teams off to 2-0 league start

Last week, Mount Airy head girls basketball coach Angela Mayfield talked about her team had been chomping at the bit to play a real game after six wee...

December 19th, 2016 updated: December 19th, 2016. |  


Bears second to W. Wilkes at NS tourney

Bears second to W. Wilkes at NS tourney

North Surry hosted the 9th Annual Greyhound Invitational Duals this past Saturday at Ron King Gymnasium.Surry Central, East Surry, Mount Airy, West Wi...

December 19th, 2016 |  


SouthData Classic coming this week

SouthData Classic coming this week

Last year’s SouthData Winter Classic was one of the area’s top holiday basketball tournaments, with games going on all day on the campus o...

December 17th, 2016 |  


Cardinals hold off Walkertown for road win

WALKERTOWN — East Surry improved its Northwest 1A conference record to 2-1 after a road victory against Walkertown on Friday night. The contest ...

December 16th, 2016 |  


Local JV teams have own holiday event

There are a number of high school basketball tournaments coming up during the week before and after Christmas, with both the SouthData Winter Classic,...

December 16th, 2016 |  


Lady Hounds nipped again

Lady Hounds nipped again

GREENSBORO — North Surry’s girls basketball team is overdue for a few favorable bounces of the ball.The Lady Hounds suffered their third r...

December 16th, 2016 |  


Lady Cards blow out Walkertown

Lady Cards blow out Walkertown

WALKERTOWN —East Surry’s return to Northwest 1A Conference action Friday night at Walkertown was a good one, as the Lady Cardinals dominat...

December 16th, 2016 |  


Another dominating week for Bears

Another dominating week for Bears

If Mount Airy’s wrestling team is only the second-ranked 1A team in the state, then their most recent opponents surely wouldn’t want to se...

December 15th, 2016 |  


Eagles, Cards split contests

Eagles, Cards split contests

PILOT MOUNTAIN — There was no letdown for the Surry Central girls’ basketball team.Two nights after the Lady Eagles outlasted East Wilkes ...

December 15th, 2016 |  


Hound grapplers sweet tri-meet

The North Surry wrestling team warmed up for its weekend tournament by sweeping a tri-meet on Wednesday night.The Greyhounds wrestled Starmount and Ea...

December 15th, 2016 |  


Lady Bears roll at North Surry

Lady Bears roll at North Surry

Don’t worry, Lady Bear fans. Angela Mayfield isn’t going anywhere.Roughly 26 hours after the first-year Mount Airy girls’ basketball...

December 14th, 2016 updated: December 14th, 2016. |  


Hounds hold off Bears in foulfest

Hounds hold off Bears in foulfest

The only people who will consider footage from Wednesday night’s boys’ game between North Surry and Mount Airy for their personal highligh...

December 14th, 2016 |  


Local sports legend Fred Folger dies

Local sports legend Fred Folger dies

A local sports legend passed away on Tuesday.Fred Folger Jr. not only was a gifted athlete at the high school level, the future lawyer also was a stan...

December 14th, 2016 |  


A Bear of a debut

A Bear of a debut

Mount Airy’s boys’ basketball team, with the exception of its recently arrived football players, had been through 43 days of practice and ...

December 13th, 2016 |  


Golden Eagles rally to down Wilkes

Golden Eagles rally to down Wilkes

DOBSON — The Surry Central boys seem to be getting on track as the season hits its stride.The Golden Eagles won their second straight game on Mo...

December 12th, 2016 |  


MCA girls start off season 6-1

MCA girls start off season 6-1

After a strong start to the year, the Millennium Charter Academy middle-school girls basketball team ran into a wall to in taking their first loss of ...

December 12th, 2016 |  


Lady Eagles outlast E. Wilkes

Lady Eagles outlast E. Wilkes

DOBSON — The 2016-17 basketball season is less than a month old, but it already has its first serious candidate for game of the year.Surry Centr...

December 12th, 2016 |  


Lady Patriots on a roll

Lady Patriots on a roll

REIDSVILLE — Surry Homeschool’s girls’ basketball team is on a roll.The Lady Patriots added four wins to their ledger in the first e...

December 10th, 2016 |  


North boys 6-0 after win over East

North boys 6-0 after win over East

The North Surry boys’ basketball team keeps on rolling.The Greyhounds won their sixth game in as many tries Friday night, riding a game-high 33 ...

December 10th, 2016 |  


NCHSAA concludes winter meeting

CHAPEL HILL — The North Carolina High School Athletic Association’s Board of Directors concluded its annual winter meeting last week. Amon...

December 10th, 2016 |  


Bears’ season ends at W. Montgomery

Bears’ season ends at W. Montgomery

MT. GILEAD — At one point in Friday night’s West Regional championship game between Mount Airy and West Montgomery in the NCHSAA 1AA state...

December 10th, 2016 updated: December 10th, 2016. |  


No. 2 Bears keep pinning foes

No. 2 Bears keep pinning foes

Don’t look now, but it looks like there’s yet another contender wearing Mount Airy navy blue and white.After a fall which saw the school&#...

December 8th, 2016 |  


One stop between Bears and Chapel Hill

One stop between Bears and Chapel Hill

Mount Airy and West Montgomery are no strangers to deep runs in the NCHSAA state playoffs.While this the first appearance in the West Regional finals ...

December 8th, 2016 |  


Lady Cardinals earn second straight win

Lady Cardinals earn second straight win

PILOT MOUNTAIN — After opening the season with two losses, it appears as if the East Surry girls have found a formula for victory.For the second...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Cardinals go inside, pound Rams

Cardinals go inside, pound Rams

PILOT MOUNTAIN — It appeared as if Starmount read the account of East Surry’s Tuesday night victory over North Stokes, and rightfully conc...

December 7th, 2016 |  


East Surry goes deep for win

East Surry goes deep for win

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The rain had all but stopped outside by the time that East Surry’s boys took to the court for their game with Northwest 1...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Unbeaten Hounds clobber W. Caldwell

Unbeaten Hounds clobber W. Caldwell

So far, the North Surry Greyhounds are living up to their name. The team is simply too swift for everyone who has tried to challenge it to date. On Tu...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Lady Cards break into win column

Lady Cards break into win column

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry earned the first win of its 2016-17 girls’ basketball campaign Tuesday night, but visiting North Stokes didn&#...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Greyhounds clobber Ashe County, now 4-0

Greyhounds clobber Ashe County, now 4-0

The North Surry Greyhounds boys’ basketball team stayed unbeaten at 4-0 after hosting and defeating the Huskies of Ashe County on Monday night. ...

December 5th, 2016 updated: December 5th, 2016. |  


Lady Hounds blank Ashe in first, win in rout

Lady Hounds blank Ashe in first, win in rout

The Lady Greyhounds advanced to a record of 3-2 with their triumph over Ashe County on Monday night.One might say it took a little bit to get the play...

December 5th, 2016 |  


Eagles rout N. Wilkes for first win

Eagles rout N. Wilkes for first win

DOBSON — The night didn’t start out the way Surry Central fans would have liked, but the ending more than made up for it Monday night.The ...

December 5th, 2016 |  


MA swimmers split with Atkins

MA swimmers split with Atkins

WINSTON-SALEM —Conference play got an early start this season for the Mount Airy swimming teams.The Granite Bears traveled to Winston-Salem Stat...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


Cardinals squeak past Eagles

Cardinals squeak past Eagles

DOBSON — Resilient.That’s the word East Surry head coach Jason Anderson uttered about his team’s 46-45 road victory over Surry Centr...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


Bears make first regional final since ‘09

Bears make first regional final since ‘09

The rock outside Wallace Shelton Stadium was painted with the words “Ring Chasin’” back in August, before the Mount Airy football te...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


Concussions causing Panthers headaches

Despite a growing concern about head injuries in football, dozens of NFL players are still being diagnosed with concussions every year. And this seaso...

December 1st, 2016 |  


MA’s Payne signs scholarship

MA’s Payne signs scholarship

Mount Airy High School cheerleader Samantha Payne’s sporting career with the school will come to an end whenever the Granite Bears play their fi...

December 1st, 2016 |