High School Football

A fast track

One could call the race for the 2018 Western Piedmont Athletic Conference title a three-horse race, but the defending champs would prefer a Greyhound race. But whatever you call it, they’re right in the thick […]

High School Tennis

Dasher, Mann and Marion win NW1A

The Northwest 1A Conference Tennis Tournament was finally completed Friday morning after Hurricane Michael postponed the championship rounds two days. Four individuals and four teams reached the semifinals. Bishop McGuinness led the way with one […]

High School Soccer

Hounds back in the chase

At times, North Surry soccer coach Eric Jessup must have thought his other sport — wrestling — had begun a month early. The Greyhounds were clearly the more skilled team in Monday night’s Western Piedmont […]


The Red Tide rolls in

PILOT MOUNTAIN — It’s another Red October in the Northwest 1A Conference. East Surry’s volleyball team won its third straight conference title, and fourth in the last five years, with a 3-0 sweep of Bishop […]

High School Football

Hounds spoil Homecoming

DOBSON — It was Surry Central’s Homecoming, but the guests from North Surry were the ones doing the celebrating on Friday night. The Greyhounds looked like a team challenging to defend the Western Piedmont Athletic […]

High School Soccer

Bears fall 2-1 to No. 1

KERNERSVILLE — It’s hard enough to get to the top of the mountain, but staying on top when everyone is gunning for you is another challenge within itself. That said, Bishop McGuinness showed Thursday night […]

High School Cross Country

Central hosts 1-mile relay

DOBSON — Five teams from the Western Piedmont 2A Conference braved an unusually toasty October afternoon to take part in the Fisher River 1 Mile Relay on Wednesday. Surry Central, North Surry, Walkertown, and Forbush […]

High School Soccer

Bears stomp Hounds

Monday games are usually a cause of dread for local soccer teams. Players often go two full days without touching a soccer ball after a light Friday practice, leaving them unprepared for the next contest. […]


Chasing History

DOBSON — Surry Central’s first-year head coach Brittany Tolbert said in the preseason that she aimed to finish in the top three of the Western Piedmont 2A Athletic Conference. Not only can the Eagles still […]


Rain on their Parade

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Wednesday’s tennis match was circled on both Surry Central and East Surry’s schedules. Unfortunately, Mother Nature had other plans, as the match was cut short due to weather. Redemption was on the […]