Lady Bears return to West final

Lady Bears return to West final

Perhaps the N.C. High School Athletic Association should just call the West Regional final in girls’ tennis the “Lady Granite Bear Invitat...

November 3rd, 2016 |  


Huge stakes for every local team

Huge stakes for every local team

Last week decided many of the championship questions in both the Northwest 1A Conference and the Western Piedmont Athletic Conference in favor of loca...

November 2nd, 2016 |  


Unbeaten Wheatmore’s late run ousts Lady Hounds

Unbeaten Wheatmore’s late run ousts Lady Hounds

TRINITY — Something had to give when North Surry visited Wheatmore in the third round of the NCHSAA 2A state playoffs on Tuesday evening.Coming ...

November 2nd, 2016 |  


East Surry advances to third round

MOORESVILLE — One thing is for certain. Surry County will be represented in the Final Four of the NCHSAA 1A dual-team tennis championships.East ...

November 1st, 2016 updated: November 1st, 2016. |  


Lady Bears rally for 5-4 win

Lady Bears rally for 5-4 win

The No. 1-ranked team in the state found itself on the ropes like it hadn’t been at any time all season on Tuesday afternoon.The third showdown ...

November 1st, 2016 updated: November 2nd, 2016. |  


Two ES grads honored for SCC careers

Two ES grads honored for SCC careers

DOBSON — For Surry Community College volleyball coach Jan Marion-Kiser, last week’s Sophomore Night was a special evening nearly 10 years ...

November 1st, 2016 |  


Lady Bears’ season ends at S. Stanly

Lady Bears’ season ends at S. Stanly

NORWOOD — Often, there’s very little difference between two teams once they get deep into the state volleyball playoffs. A few balls in or...

October 31st, 2016 |  


Lady Cards knocked out by CSD

Lady Cards knocked out by CSD

DAVIDSON — This time, the shoe was on the other foot for East Surry’s volleyball team.Two days after keeping their season alive by holding...

October 31st, 2016 |  


Tough matchups for SC doubles

CARY — In a season where three of the area’s girls’ tennis teams enjoyed outstanding seasons and will be in action this evening in t...

October 31st, 2016 |  


Lady Hounds survive in five

Lady Hounds survive in five

HAYS — North Surry is a better volleyball team than North Wilkes. Just not by much.The Lady Greyhounds reprised their five-set regular-season vi...

October 29th, 2016 |  


Surry Hall of Fame unites old friends

Surry Hall of Fame unites old friends

DOBSON — In so many ways, the 10th induction ceremony for the Surry County Sports Hall of Fame was a reunion of old friends.A number of the memb...

October 29th, 2016 |  


McMillian’s big night powers Hounds past Sauras

Sammy McMillian ran wild as North Surry put together a textbook first-half offensive performance against South Stokes on Friday night.Michael Martin&#...

October 29th, 2016 |  


Surry Sports Hall of Fame inducts Class of ‘16 today

Six prominent figures in Surry County sports history will take their places in the Surry County Sports Hall of Fame this afternoon.Brenda Bledsoe, Ste...

October 29th, 2016 |  


Superb second half makes Bears champs

Superb second half makes Bears champs

On a night when the century-long legacy of Mount Airy High School football was celebrated, the current Granite Bears played a half of football that st...

October 28th, 2016 updated: October 28th, 2016. |  


Eagles clinch first-ever WPAC title

Eagles clinch first-ever WPAC title

DOBSON — Surry Central wrapped up its first Western Piedmont Athletic Conference title with a 41-25 win over Forbush.The Falcons’ offense ...

October 28th, 2016 |  


Lady Cards outlast Murphy

Lady Cards outlast Murphy

PILOT MOUNTAIN — “It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog.”Mark Twain never sai...

October 27th, 2016 |  


Lady Eagles advance, doubles play today

CONNELLY SPRINGS — Without a doubt, Surry Central plays some of the best doubles tennis in the 2A ranks this season. There’s plenty of evi...

October 27th, 2016 |  


Lady Hounds move to third round

Lady Hounds move to third round

The fifth-ranked North Surry volleyball team uncharacteristically started slow in its second-round NCHSAA 2A state playoff showdown with Mountain Heri...

October 27th, 2016 |  


Lady Bears ride six hours, win in one

MURPHY — A 285-mile bus trip? Is that all you got?Mount Airy’s volleyball team made local teams a perfect 3-for-3 in second-round volleyba...

October 27th, 2016 |  


Bears to celebrate milestone wins tonight

In addition to being the de facto championship game in the Northwest 1A Conference and a belated Homecoming for the state’s third-ranked 1A team...

October 27th, 2016 |  


MCA has first champ

MCA has first champ

OAK RIDGE — Surry County’s newest interscholastic athletic program has its first-ever individual state champion. It very nearly added its ...

October 26th, 2016 |  


Playoff-ready North Surry rolls

Playoff-ready North Surry rolls

Because of Hurricane Matthew messing up the schedules for several teams in the East, this year’s NCHSAA volleyball tournament is a marathon in w...

October 26th, 2016 |  


Lady Cardinals win playoff opener

Lady Cardinals win playoff opener

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Volleyball school was in for the Highland School of Technology on Wednesday evening, and the East Surry Lady Cardinals were the...

October 26th, 2016 |  


Lady Bears overwhelm Blue Ridge

Lady Bears overwhelm Blue Ridge

It was clear from early in Mount Airy’s first-round match of the NCHSAA 1A state volleyball playoffs that their opponent wasn’t used to fa...

October 26th, 2016 |  


Three local volleyball teams start title runs

As expected, three local volleyball teams earned first-round home matches in today’s opening round of the NCHSAA state volleyball playoffs.North...

October 25th, 2016 |  


Lady Bears’ Cox is top 1A golfer

Lady Bears’ Cox is top 1A golfer

FOXFIRE VILLAGE — It won’t result in an “official” state championship, but the best 1A golfer in the state for 2016 plays for ...

October 25th, 2016 |  


Bears fall short on Senior Night

Bears fall short on Senior Night

For nearly 30 minutes, a spirited effort by the Mount Airy soccer team and its supporters in the student section had the Granite Bears battling visiti...

October 25th, 2016 |  


Lady Cards roll into second round

Lady Cards roll into second round

PILOT MOUNTAIN — In any other conference in the state, East Surry probably would have had opening day of the 2016 NCHSAA 1A state tennis playoff...

October 25th, 2016 |  


State dual-team tennis playoffs begin today

State dual-team tennis playoffs begin today

Members of the tennis teams from Mount Airy, Surry Central and East Surry learned what roadblocks will be on their path to a state dual-team champions...

October 24th, 2016 |  


MA, ES shut out of state tennis final

ELKIN — There’s a good chance that the Mount Airy girls’ tennis team will be celebrating a state tennis championship soon, but it wo...

October 24th, 2016 |  


Cox keeps rolling

Cox keeps rolling

FOXFIRE VILLAGE — It will take a big comeback for Mount Airy to bring back a championship today at the 1A/2A state golf championships at the Fox...

October 24th, 2016 |  


Three local runners win all-NW1A honors

Three local runners win all-NW1A honors

KERNERSVILLE — Mount Airy’s Hanne Cook and Jo Snow are no strangers to excellence in a pair of running shoes.The two Lady Bears weren̵...

October 22nd, 2016 |  


Elton Brand exemplifies NBA professional

With the NBA season kicking off, one of its best veterans has announced his retirement.Elton Brand will retire as a member of the Sixers, a team for w...

October 22nd, 2016 |  


Four Lady Eagles headed to state

Four Lady Eagles headed to state

SALISBURY — Surry Central’s top two doubles teams were the class of the Western Piedmont Athletic Conference, where they entered the leagu...

October 22nd, 2016 |  


Eagles work their magic again

Eagles work their magic again

DOBSON — On a night when Surry Central honored its 1976 conference championship football team, the current Golden Eagles took a huge step toward...

October 22nd, 2016 |  


Cards roll Villains

KERNERSVILLE — Linebacker Stephen Creech of East Surry isn’t used to taking handoffs, but he knew what to do when Bishop McGuinness nearly...

October 21st, 2016 updated: October 22nd, 2016. |  


Bears’ Holder gets record-tying win

Bears’ Holder gets record-tying win

WINSTON-SALEM — Coach Kelly Holder tied the Mount Airy record for wins in a 52-18 blowout of Atkins.Holder earned two milestones with one win, g...

October 21st, 2016 |  


NW1A names postseason volleyball honorees

NW1A names postseason volleyball honorees

The hardware went to East Surry in this year’s Northwest 1A Conference volleyball race, but most of the individual honors went to the Lady Cardi...

October 20th, 2016 |  


Eagles, Hounds meet in key WPAC game

Eagles, Hounds meet in key WPAC game

The next-to-last Surry County “rivalry game” will be contested tonight, and there’s much more on the line for Surry Central and Nort...

October 20th, 2016 |  


MCA spikers reach CAASC Final Four

It looks like the powerhouse volleyball teams of North Surry, East Surry and Mount Airy high schools will have to make room for a group of girls from ...

October 20th, 2016 |  


NS outlasts W. Stokes for WPAC tourney title

NS outlasts W. Stokes for WPAC tourney title

KING — North Surry was pushed to the limit in its quest to continue an eight-year reign over the Western Piedmont Athletic Conference.The Lady G...

October 19th, 2016 |  


Lady Cards take NW1A tourney crown

Lady Cards take NW1A tourney crown

PILOT MOUNTAIN — If East Surry’s volleyball team ends up making 2016 a season to remember, the Lady Cardinals might look back at the decid...

October 19th, 2016 |  


Lady Hounds in WPAC final

Lady Hounds in WPAC final

KING — North Surry is on its way back to the championship match of the Western Piedmont Athletic Conference.The Lady Hounds advanced to tonight&...

October 18th, 2016 |  


Bears wear down Cards in 5-0 win

Bears wear down Cards in 5-0 win

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The second meeting of the season between the Mount Airy and East Surry soccer teams provided evidence that the Cardinals were a...

October 18th, 2016 |  


Bears advance to NW tourney final

Bears advance to NW tourney final

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The Lady Bears advanced to the finals of the Northwest Conference Tournament, but the Lady Vikings didn’t make it easy on...

October 18th, 2016 |  


Lady Cards sweep Villains in semifinal

Lady Cards sweep Villains in semifinal

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The Lady Cardinals took care of business, beating Bishop McGuinness 3-0 to advance to the Northwest Conference Tournament final...

October 18th, 2016 |  


Oak Hill-Hargrave hoops showdown returning to SCHS

DOBSON — Once again, Surry Central High School will be hosting an exhibition game that will show off some of the best basketball players in the ...

October 17th, 2016 updated: October 17th, 2016. |  


Lady Bears roll into second round

Lady Bears roll into second round

While it’s not likely to make many highlight reels of the 2016 Mount Airy volleyball season, it’s always a special occasion when a team hi...

October 17th, 2016 |  


Local fighter pursues dream in Florida

Local fighter pursues dream in Florida

A native son is training hard in Florida as he pursues his dream of becoming a fighter in the UFC.Dylan Mason, 24, was a 2010 Mount Airy High graduate...

October 16th, 2016 |  


Surry Central powers past South Stokes

Surry Central powers past South Stokes

WALNUT COVE — Surry Central scored 34 unanswered points to break open a tight game and defeat South Stokes 55-38 on the Sauras‘ Homecoming...

October 15th, 2016 |