Lady Bears repeat as NW1A Champs

Lady Bears repeat as NW1A Champs

DANBURY — A night full of trophies and recognition for the Mount Airy Lady Bears was capped off by a second straight Northwest 1A Athletic Confe...

February 17th, 2018 |  


Phoenix rise from the ashes

Phoenix rise from the ashes

DANBURY — A clash between the state’s first- and fifth-ranked 1A squads lived up to the hype in the Northwest 1A Athletic Conference Champ...

February 16th, 2018 |  


13 local wrestlersstill alive at states

GREENSBORO — There won’t be any Surry County wrestlers who will come home with a state wrestling championship today, but there’s lik...

February 16th, 2018 updated: February 16th, 2018. |  


Lady Hounds take throne back

Lady Hounds take throne back

DOBSON — Meet the new boss, same as the old boss.North Surry’s girls’ basketball team had won or shared the Western Piedmont Athleti...

February 16th, 2018 |  


Atkins girls beat Central, face NS in WPAC final tonight

Atkins girls beat Central, face NS in WPAC final tonight

DOBSON — The Surry Central girls will have to wait until the weekend to see when, or even if, they will get to play another basketball game this...

February 15th, 2018 |  


Villains win rubber match

Villains win rubber match

DANBURY —The East Surry Lady Cards and Bishop McGuinness Lady Villains met on the hardwood for the third time this season with a shot at the Nor...

February 15th, 2018 |  


Arrington, Greene lead Bears to the ‘ship

Arrington, Greene lead Bears to the ‘ship

DANBURY — Not once. Not twice. Not three times.Mount Airy and South Stokes met for the fourth time this season and delivered another instant cla...

February 15th, 2018 updated: February 15th, 2018. |  


Surry girls rally to earn 20th victory

Surry girls rally to earn 20th victory

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The Surry Homeschool Lady Patriots reached the 20-win plateau last week and also wrapped up an unbeaten regular season in confe...

February 14th, 2018 |  


Atkins ends season for Central boys

Atkins ends season for Central boys

WINSTON-SALEM — The 2017-18 basketball season came to an end for Surry Central on Tuesday night, but the Golden Eagles went down with guns blazi...

February 14th, 2018 |  


Beamer chooses the Knights

Beamer chooses the Knights

Last summer, the coaches of Surry Community College’s softball team had to face North Surry’s Drew Beamer as an opponent.They decided they...

February 14th, 2018 |  


Lady Bears slay the Vikings

Lady Bears slay the Vikings

DANBURY — It’s been more than a year since the Mount Airy Lady Bears dropped a game in the Northwest 1A Athletic Conference. The team sent...

February 13th, 2018 |  


Norman, Cochran win Central AOM honors

Norman, Cochran win Central AOM honors

DOBSON — Two Surry Central High School basketball players were named as the school’s Athlete of the Month for December 2017 and January 20...

February 13th, 2018 |  


Three Hounds, one Eagle make 2A state wrestling finals

MT. PLEASANT — North Surry wrestler Reid Walker was oh, so close in the NCHSAA 2A Midwest Regional on Saturday.The 145-pound junior missed a reg...

February 13th, 2018 |  


Two out of Three Ain’t Bad

Two out of Three Ain’t Bad

DOBSON — The rubber match for the Surry Central Lady Golden Eagles and the West Stokes Lady Wildcats had so much than bragging rights at stake.T...

February 12th, 2018 |  


Eight Bears and four Cards make state wrestling finals

Eight Bears and four Cards make state wrestling finals

NEWLAND — It takes a little over two hours to reach Avery County High School, where the 1A West Regionals for wrestling were held on Saturday mo...

February 12th, 2018 |  


Bears roll Vikings in tourney opener

Bears roll Vikings in tourney opener

Mount Airy came into Monday night’s opener of the Northwest 1A Conference Tournament as a heavy favorite against North Stokes, but head coach Le...

February 12th, 2018 |  


Trio of champs for local schools

Trio of champs for local schools

WINSTON-SALEM — Most of the area’s top track and field athletes are busy with other sports during the winter and don’t compete in th...

February 10th, 2018 updated: February 10th, 2018. |  


No dive, but still No. 5

No dive, but still No. 5

CARY — Every year, it seems like East Surry gets a little closer to its ultimate goal, overcoming both the charter schools and the larger 2A tea...

February 10th, 2018 |  


Hounds defeat Cards with second-half surge

Hounds defeat Cards with second-half surge

It’s not how you start, it’s how you finish.The East Surry Lady Cards hope that how they finished their regular season is not indicative o...

February 9th, 2018 |  


Cardinals stomp Hounds in season finale

Cardinals stomp Hounds in season finale

The East Surry Cardinals ended their regular season on a high note with back-to-back wins over county rivals, the latter of which was a 61-44 victory ...

February 9th, 2018 |  


Lady Cards 5th at 1A/2A swim finals

Lady Cards 5th at 1A/2A swim finals

CARY — For the third year in a row, East Surry’s girls’ swim team is the best team representing a traditional 1A school in North Car...

February 9th, 2018 |  


Lady Bears finish perfect

Lady Bears finish perfect

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The Mount Airy Lady Bears completed their, “Perfect 10,” of a conference season with a 57-35 victory over East Surr...

February 8th, 2018 |  


Cards stand tall, stun Bears

Cards stand tall, stun Bears

PILOT MOUNTAIN — A basketball team wearing dark blue found itself in the lion’s den of their rival school on Thursday night. The home team...

February 8th, 2018 |  


NS boys rally in 4th to defeat Atkins

A night that began with heartbreak ended with a message sent by the North Surry boys’ basketball team.The North Surry girls, who had their wings...

February 8th, 2018 |  


Bears get road sweep of Bishop, girls win NW outright

KERNERSVILLE — Tuesday night was a great day to be a Granite Bear.The Mount Airy boys’ and girls’ basketball teams knew they had a c...

February 7th, 2018 |  


Noel chooses Concord

Noel chooses Concord

PILOT MOUNTAIN — A soccer program that isn’t yet a decade old has now produced two college-caliber athletes in the past two years.East Sur...

February 7th, 2018 |  


Hall of Famer Al Peavy dies

Hall of Famer Al Peavy dies

Local Hall of Fame member Al Peavy passed away over the weekend at his Mount Airy home.Clarence Alton Peavy, age 86, served as the long-time president...

February 7th, 2018 |  


Lady Cards seek to rule the pool again

Lady Cards seek to rule the pool again

When it comes to girls’ swimming, there’s no better 1A traditional school in the state than East Surry. For each of the last two seasons, ...

February 7th, 2018 |  


Lady Eagles tame the Wolfpack

Lady Eagles tame the Wolfpack

DOBSON — It’s not how you start, it’s how you finish.A rough start in Tuesday’s game against Walkertown Tuesday was soon forgo...

February 6th, 2018 |  


Golden Eagles shine in victory over Wolfpack

Golden Eagles shine in victory over Wolfpack

DOBSON — Things just got very interesting in the Western Piedmont 2A Athletic Conference.Surry Central’s has now won consecutive conferenc...

February 6th, 2018 |  


Atkins leads SCgirls past Trinity

DOBSON — Three straight road losses, two to teams ranked in the MaxPreps top 10 in their classification, had pushed Surry Central’s girls ...

February 5th, 2018 |  


Biggest questions coming out of Super Bowl LII

A rematch of Super Bowl XXXIX surpassed all expectations when the Philadelphia Eagles won their first Super Bowl by defeating the New England Patriots...

February 5th, 2018 |  


Cardinals honor a trio of Champions

Cardinals honor a trio of Champions

PILOT MOUNTAIN —Who run the world? Girls!Beyoncé said it best to describe East Surry’s athletics in 2017-2018.East Surry High School ...

February 5th, 2018 |  


Lady Pats win league title outright

Lady Pats win league title outright

KANNAPOLIS — Surry Homeschool’s girls can officially add 2018 to its list conference championships.The Lady Patriots faced adversity for t...

February 5th, 2018 |  


Cards sweep two from N. Stokes

Cards sweep two from N. Stokes

PILOT MOUNTAIN — After four straight losses to teams ranked in the top six of the MaxPreps 1A rankings, East Surry’s boys’ basketbal...

February 3rd, 2018 |  


Lady Hounds grind out win over Lady Eagles

Lady Hounds grind out win over Lady Eagles

The Lady Hounds of North Surry High School meant business from Friday night’s opening whistle.North Surry jumped out to a 13-0 lead to start the...

February 2nd, 2018 |  


Mount Airy clinches share of NW1A with rout of Prep

Mount Airy clinches share of NW1A with rout of Prep

Senior Night for the most successful group of Lady Bear basketball players ever was interesting on the court as well, but only for about 90 seconds.Mo...

February 2nd, 2018 |  


No. 1 Prep escapes MA with 75-73 win

No. 1 Prep escapes MA with 75-73 win

Mount Airy did everything it needed to do to earn a Senior Night victory over top-ranked Winston-Salem Prep on Friday night. Everything but one, that ...

February 2nd, 2018 |  


Eagles come back for Win over Hounds

Eagles come back for Win over Hounds

It was a tale of two halves Friday night as the North Surry Greyhounds hosted the Golden Eagles of Surry Central High School.Just when it looked like ...

February 2nd, 2018 |  


Robbinsville dashes’ Bears dreams again

Robbinsville dashes’ Bears dreams again

CHERRYVILLE — Only one thing has stood in the way of Mount Airy and a trip to the NCHSAA 1A state dual-team wrestling championship the past two ...

February 1st, 2018 |  


Showdown in Minnesota

It looked like another close-but-not-close-enough year for the Eagles when Carson Wentz went down with a season-ending injury in early December. Fast ...

February 1st, 2018 |  


Central swept by Forbush

Central swept by Forbush

EAST BEND — It’s been “pick your poison” week for the Surry Central girls, and neither choice was a good one.Three days after ...

January 31st, 2018 |  


Sauras down MA boys, girls roll

Sauras down MA boys, girls roll

WALNUT COVE — If you believe MaxPreps, four of the six best 1A teams in the state all play in the Northwest 1A Conference.Mount Airy’s boy...

January 31st, 2018 |  


Johnson moves on up

Johnson moves on up

Trey Johnson’s career came full circle when it was announced he would return to Wofford as the offensive line coach.It was announced on January ...

January 31st, 2018 |  


Lady Cards second in conference with blowout victory

Lady Cards second in conference with blowout victory

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The East Surry Lady Cards held off an early flurry of offense to win their fifth conference game, 71-26.Back on January 9, the ...

January 30th, 2018 |  


Cards drop fourth straight

Cards drop fourth straight

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Two very different teams are trending in two very different directions after Tuesday night.Winston-Salem Preparatory Academy (1...

January 30th, 2018 |  


Bears pin Starmount, move on

Bears pin Starmount, move on

After four years of being passed over despite winning the Northwest 1A Conference title every year, Mount Airy finally got to host two rounds of the N...

January 30th, 2018 |  


Five make All-Region

Five make All-Region

For the second year in a row, both Surry Central and North Surry qualified for the NCHSAA 2A state soccer playoffs last November.While the Greyhounds ...

January 29th, 2018 |  


Cardinals split games on the road at Bishop

KERNERSVILLE — It took all four quarters to decide both the varsity girls’ and boys’ games between East Surry and Bishop McGuinness ...

January 29th, 2018 |  


Lyons honored for historic season

Lyons honored for historic season

North Surry football coach Danny Lyons was honored Friday for the Greyhounds’ historic 2017 season.Seniors from the football team planned a surp...

January 29th, 2018 |