Local players, coaches take silver

Local players, coaches take silver

GREENSBORO — It had to be one of the most heart-stopping finishes ever seen in a Powerade State Games of North Carolina men’s soccer tourn...

June 18th, 2018 |  


Local kickers take two at State Games

Local kickers take two at State Games

GREENSBORO — The Midwest team in the high school men’s soccer tournament of the Powerade State Games of North Carolina already knows it wi...

June 16th, 2018 |  


SYEMC golf tournament raises more than $20,000

SYEMC golf tournament raises more than $20,000

STATE ROAD — A total of 96 golfers teed up at Cedarbrook Country Club for the 7th Annual Surry-Yadkin Electric Membership Corporation Golf Tourn...

June 15th, 2018 |  


State Games soccer tournament starts today

State Games soccer tournament starts today

GREENSBORO — About a year ago, Austin Tumbarello celebrated winning a medal at the Powerade State Games of North Carolina, and then said he want...

June 15th, 2018 |  


Surry-Yadkin EMC holds Annual Golf Tourney

Surry-Yadkin EMC holds Annual Golf Tourney

STATE ROAD — The Surry-Yadkin Electric Membership Corporation held its seventh annual Golf Tournament at Cedarbrook Country Club on Thursday.Pro...

June 14th, 2018 |  


Elite Softball Academy back for ‘18

Elite Softball Academy back for ‘18

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry’s first Elite Softball Academy showcase a year ago was a success, so Lady Cardinal head coach Randy Marion and...

June 13th, 2018 |  


Could the King be in search of a new Kingdom?

It’s been four years since LeBron James returned to Cleveland after winning two titles with the Miami Heat. LeBron’s homecoming was just t...

June 12th, 2018 |  


Isaacs finding her ‘Fit’

Isaacs finding her ‘Fit’

CrossFit is a high-intensity program designed to test your physical and mental limitations by combining aerobic exercise, weightlifting, and calisthen...

June 12th, 2018 |  


King leaves Greyhounds for W. Forsyth

King leaves Greyhounds for W. Forsyth

CLEMMONS — North Surry head men’s basketball coach Kevin King announced his departure from the school on Monday afternoon, in order to tak...

June 11th, 2018 |  


Kevin King leaves Greyhounds for W. Forsyth

Kevin King leaves Greyhounds for W. Forsyth

CLEMMONS — North Surry head men’s basketball coach Kevin King announced his departure from the school on Monday afternoon, in order to tak...

June 11th, 2018 updated: June 11th, 2018. |  


Brown named All-Star gridder for Campbell

Brown named All-Star gridder for Campbell

BUIES CREEK —Campbell University senior Mitchell Brown finished his college football career last November 11, and graduation took place on May 1...

June 9th, 2018 |  


Year in Photos: Spring 2018

Year in Photos: Spring 2018

Part three of a three-part series that reviews the Surry County sports year one season at a time. These pictures captured the excitement and electrici...

June 8th, 2018 |  


Year in Photos: Winter

Year in Photos: Winter

Part two of a three-part series that reviews the Surry County sports year one season at a time. These pictures captured the excitement and electricity...

June 7th, 2018 |  


Year in Photos: Fall

Year in Photos: Fall

Part one of a three-part series that reviews the Surry County sports year one season at a time. These pictures captured the excitement and electricity...

June 7th, 2018 |  


Local athletes earn 48 medals

Local athletes earn 48 medals

CARY — Members of the Surry County Starfish recently competed in the 2018 Special Olympics Summer Games held at the Triangle Aquatic Center. The...

June 6th, 2018 |  


Greenwood receives All-State honor

Greenwood receives All-State honor

RALEIGH — The individual accolades keep piling in for a young woman that couldn’t care less about the spotlight.Mount Airy junior Baylee G...

June 6th, 2018 |  


Wilmoth trades places, heads to E. Wilkes

Wilmoth trades places, heads to E. Wilkes

RONDA — Mount Airy and East Wilkes high schools have effectively traded two of their top athletic officials, after the announcement made by the ...

June 5th, 2018 |  


Final Four Bears

Final Four Bears

If one only considers traditional schools, then the Mount Airy Granite Bears men’s tennis team was almost certainly the best 1A team in the stat...

June 4th, 2018 updated: June 5th, 2018. |  


Is LeBron a real Finals MVP candidate?

Jerry West made history in 1969 when he was named the first-ever NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Award. In the near-half century since then, West rema...

June 4th, 2018 |  


Dorsett, Mabe win MACC Member/Member title

The Mount Airy Country Club held its annual Member/Member Golf Tournament last weekend, with the team of Brad Dorsett and Mitch Mabe running away with...

June 4th, 2018 |  


Former Lady Bear earns her wings

Former Lady Bear earns her wings

RALEIGH — A few months after Mount Airy’s women’s tennis team finished as state runner-up in 2016, one of the Lady Bears’ seni...

June 2nd, 2018 |  


Registration for MA youth football and cheerleading starting

Registration is currently under way for Mount Airy Bears youth football and cheerleading.Those interested in participating in either sport during the ...

June 1st, 2018 |  


Sewage overflows shut down MA athletic facilities

Sewage overflows shut down MA athletic facilities

The unseasonably heavy rains that affected the Mount Airy area during the second half of May caused serious damage to the athletic facilities at Mount...

June 1st, 2018 updated: June 1st, 2018. |  


Snow signs with Salem

Snow signs with Salem

DOBSON — Most athletes spend close to 15 years honing their craft in hopes of making it to the collegiate level. Surry Central senior Brooke Sno...

June 1st, 2018 |  


Former NS starFreed comeshome to Surry

Former NS starFreed comeshome to Surry

DOBSON — Of the more than two dozen local seniors of the Class of 2017 who signed to play college sports, Kaylee Freed was one of the last to si...

May 31st, 2018 |  


Mason set for pro MMA debut

Mason set for pro MMA debut

Being locked in a cage with competitor whose sole purpose is to knock you out probably isn’t most people’s idea of fun. But for Dylan Maso...

May 31st, 2018 |  


Strong start

Strong start

KING — Stokes County Post 290 baseball team picked up their second win of the season against Kernersville on Friday night at West Stokes High Sc...

May 30th, 2018 |  


Local players to kick at State Games

Local players to kick at State Games

Mount Airy soccer coach Will Hurley chose his roster for the 2018 Powerade State Games of North Carolina soccer tournament this week.This year’s...

May 30th, 2018 |  


Should you care about the NBA Finals?

The more things change, the more they stay the same. A 101-92 victory by the Warriors in Game 7 of the Western Conference finals Monday night set up p...

May 29th, 2018 |  


11 local players named All-Region

11 local players named All-Region

SWANSBORO — The spring sports season is over for all but a few schools around North Carolina, but postseason accolades keep rolling in.On Tuesda...

May 29th, 2018 |  


Former ES star Cummings completes JUCO career at 14-2

Former ES star Cummings completes JUCO career at 14-2

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Former East Surry standout Emily Cummings recently completed her junior college softball career with a run at the national ch...

May 28th, 2018 |  


Former Lady Hound finding college success

Former Lady Hound finding college success

BANNER ELK — Lees-McRae College’s 2018 women’s tennis season was a challenge for everyone involved.The Lady Bobcats completed their ...

May 28th, 2018 updated: May 28th, 2018. |  


Former Bears are teammates once more

Former Bears are teammates once more

MARS HILL — When Mount Airy made school history two years ago by winning its first-ever state championship in men’s track and field, two o...

May 26th, 2018 |  


The Champ is Here

The Champ is Here

Each second that passed seemed like an eternity for Michael Macchiavello.One wrong move and the championship he fought so hard to compete for would fa...

May 26th, 2018 |  


Snow signs with Salem

Snow signs with Salem

DOBSON — Most athletes spend close to 15 years honing their craft in hopes of making it to the collegiate level. Surry Central senior Brooke Sno...

May 25th, 2018 |  


Former Hound star part of memorable year

Former Hound star part of memorable year

CHARLESTON, W.Va. —Former North Surry baseball standout Nick Wilson’s high school career featured a remarkable three-year turnaround. Now ...

May 25th, 2018 |  


Five Lady Bears named All-NW1A in soccer

Five Lady Bears named All-NW1A in soccer

With 11 freshmen and five sophomores on the roster, Mount Airy knew there might be some rough spots to weather through during the Lady Bears’ 20...

May 24th, 2018 |  


Mauldin commits to Quakers

Mauldin commits to Quakers

Make it five.The list of North Surry Greyhounds committed to play college football increased to a handful on Wednesday when Carson Mauldin signed his ...

May 24th, 2018 |  


West Stokes hires Hounds’ Gammons as new AD

West Stokes hires Hounds’ Gammons as new AD

KING — West Stokes principal Kevin Spainhour announced earlier this week the school will hire current North Surry cross country and track and fi...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


Smith named All-Conference at ECU

Smith named All-Conference at ECU

GREENVILLE — Back in February, former East Surry standout Tyler Smith went into his sophomore season on the East Carolina University baseball te...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


Best of Prep athletes honored

Best of Prep athletes honored

The Mount Airy News and its sister publications, the Stokes News, Yadkin Ripple, Elkin Tribune and Carroll County News, are pleased to present the fir...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


Cox makes return to links

Cox makes return to links

MONROE — Mount Airy’s Alyssa Cox is back to her old stomping grounds, as in 18 holes and a bag of clubs.The MAHS junior had quite the year...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


A pair of eights

A pair of eights

GREENSBORO — It would have taken the proverbial “perfect storm” for the Mount Airy men to pull off a three-peat in the NCHSAA 1A tra...

May 21st, 2018 updated: May 22nd, 2018. |  


Eldridge, Brown tear up record book

Eldridge, Brown tear up record book

GREENSBORO — For Western Carolina-bound Ryan Eldridge, the final chapter of his high school career was the best of all. As for Sarah Brown, she&...

May 19th, 2018 |  


Cards upset by Eagles

Cards upset by Eagles

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The East Surry Cardinals were upset in the fourth round of the 1A State Playoffs on Saturday. The Lincoln Charter Eagles gave u...

May 19th, 2018 |  


CMS girls win Foothills title

CMS girls win Foothills title

DOBSON — Bragging rights in girls’ track and field for the Foothills Middle School Conference went to the Lady Hornets of Central Middle S...

May 18th, 2018 |  


Johnson, Snow named to East-West Game

Johnson, Snow named to East-West Game

GREENSBORO — Two local high school basketball standouts will represent their schools one more time before moving on to college basketball.Mount ...

May 17th, 2018 |  


Hound golf rediscovers its bite

Hound golf rediscovers its bite

It’s considered conventional wisdom that golf is a “fair weather” sport, something that’s best played on warm days with sunny ...

May 17th, 2018 |  


Duncan signswith Catawba

Duncan signswith Catawba

A leader, a workhorse, and the best defensive back he’s coached at North Surry. Coach Danny Lyons had no hesitations in singing the praises of D...

May 16th, 2018 |  


City schools offering free physicals

City schools offering free physicals

Mount Airy City Schools has teamed up with the Surry County Health and Nutrition Center to offer free physicals for sports.Jason Dorsett, chief operat...

May 16th, 2018 |