Mount Airy News- RSS SPORTS Feed http://mtairynews.com/section/SPORTS http://mtairynews.com/section/SPORTS Sat, 12 Jul 2014 09:19:12 EST 1800 New study finds no difference in helmet brands http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3892606/New-study-finds-no-difference-in-helmet-brands MADISON, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin reports that its new study showed no difference in the rate of concussions based on what helmet brand is used. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST NOCSAE releases helmet safety findings http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3892113/NOCSAE-releases-helmet-safety-findings OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Football helmets' ability to protect against concussions has become “exaggerated,” according to a national safety committee. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Reeves takes on head coach football position at North Stokes http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3877006/Reeves-takes-on-head-coach-football-position-at-North-Stokes Mitch Reeves was recently named North Stokes new head football coach and will take the reins of a program that didn't win a game last season. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3889951/ East Surry football players cheer for their teammates during the tire tug-of-war during West Stokes' weightlifting challenge. For more coverage of the event, see the Saturday edition of The News. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST North’s Hayley Tickle joins SCC softball team http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3888984/Norths-Hayley-Tickle-joins-SCC-softball-team DOBSON — North Surry's Hayley Tickle has chosen Surry Community College to play softball next year.Tickle says she plans to play one year at SCC before transferring to another school for her major. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3885904/ Surry Central's Dreven Harrison (right) speaks with his team between games, including Levi Coe (white shirt) and Karsen Conner (navy). Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3885841/ North Surry guard Jordan Badgett (in black) instructs a group of girls on using the bounce pass off the pick and roll. The Lady Greyhounds are hosting a youth basketball camp this week. Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST East’s Brim commits to play baseball at SCC http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3883901/Easts-Brim-commits-to-play-baseball-at-SCC PILOT MOUNTAIN — When the time came for Seth Brim to make a decision on his college baseball destination, the choice was easy. Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST East Surry 12U wins District 2 title http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3876160/East-Surry-12U-wins-District-2-title PILOT MOUNTAIN — The girls keep getting older, but the results remain the same.A group of softball all-stars from the East Surry Little League has won its district for the third straight year. Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Pair of Cards’ aces earn all-state baseball honors http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3880769/Pair-of-Cards-aces-earn-all-state-baseball-honors Tyler Marion and Scott Meredith of East Surry have been selected to the N.C. Baseball Coaches Association 1A All-State team. Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST The black eye in Chapel Hill keeps getting worse http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3876611/The-black-eye-in-Chapel-Hill-keeps-getting-worse As more bad news comes to light about UNC, the storied university looks poised to enter the darkest chapter in its 225-year existence. Mon, 7 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST From Ararat to the Amazon http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3868092/From-Ararat-to-the-Amazon Becca Tompkins went to an International Mission Board expo earlier this year with her heart and mind open to where God might call her to serve.She left with a crystal clear confirmation. Sat, 5 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Davis hoping to turn East Wilkes program around http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3863166/Davis-hoping-to-turn-East-Wilkes-program-around RONDA — Former Surry Central assistant coach Brad Davis was recently named the new head basketball head coach at East Wilkes, taking over a program that didn't win a game last season. Fri, 4 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Local Cal Ripken teams headed for state tourneys http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3867885/Local-Cal-Ripken-teams-headed-for-state-tourneys Six local youth baseball teams finished in the top three of tournaments this week. Thu, 3 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Five local softball players named All-State http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3859197/Five-local-softball-players-named-All-State The postseason awards keep coming in for a few of the area's softball standouts. Thu, 3 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST ACC gig the dream job for Gammons http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3863760/ACC-gig-the-dream-job-for-Gammons Someone recently told T.C. Gammons the American Dream is dead.Gammons, a 2007 North Surry graduate working in his dream job, believes otherwise. Wed, 2 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST PAC swimmers earn medals at Powerade State Games http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3863601/PAC-swimmers-earn-medals-at-Powerade-State-Games CHARLOTTE — Swimmers from the North Piedmont Aquatic Club (PAC) brought home 43 medals in the 27th-annual Powerade State Games of North Carolina this past weekend. Wed, 2 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Long driver Justin Young headed back to World event http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3859463/Long-driver-Justin-Young-headed-back-to-World-event ORLANDO — Local golfer Justin Young will be returning for his third appearance in the World Long Drive Championship this fall after qualifying in Florida. Wed, 2 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3850661/ Mackenzie Cooke of the Franklin Gators fires a pitch toward homeplate against the Westfield Orioles during the semifinals of the Surry County Babe Ruth League 15U tournament on Saturday at Surry Central High School. Westfield won 17-5. The tournament... Sat, 28 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST Slate selected for USSSA All American Team http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-sports/3836518/Slate-selected-for-USSSA-All-American-Team Mike Slate was the first in the household to find out his son Kobe was selected for the Atlantic Region team at the USSSA All American Games. 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