East wins battle of Cards 52-7

East wins battle of Cards 52-7

RONDA — East Surry football kicked off the Trent Lowman era in dramatic fashion.It started with thunder and lightning in the sky and carried ove...

August 18th, 2018 |  


Hounds’ D comes up huge in win

Hounds’ D comes up huge in win

WINSTON-SALEM — Anyone who sees the final score of North Surry’s season-opening win over North Forsyth would think the Greyhounds didnR...

August 18th, 2018 updated: August 19th, 2018. |  


Bears open with exciting 45-38 win

Bears open with exciting 45-38 win

BOONVILLE — The 2018 high school football season wasn’t even four hours old, and Mount Airy and Starmount may have already played the area...

August 18th, 2018 updated: August 18th, 2018. |  


Eagles bucked 30-0 by Elks

Eagles bucked 30-0 by Elks

ELKIN — Football season officially kicked off Friday night and fans couldn’t have been happier to see the sport return. Come the end of th...

August 18th, 2018 |  


Bears roll young Elks in mercy-rule win

Bears roll young Elks in mercy-rule win

ELKIN — The Elkin Buckin’ Elks men’s soccer team hosted its first home game of the season on Thursday night. Elkin took on the Mount...

August 17th, 2018 |  


Down, but not out

Down, but not out

Losing isn’t something the North Surry Greyhound seniors are used to.The Lady Hounds’ volleyball team boasted an incredible 75-15 record i...

August 16th, 2018 |  


Lady Eagles crash MA’s celebration

Lady Eagles crash MA’s celebration

It was a day of celebration for the Mount Airy women’s tennis program and those who made the school’s newly-surfaced tennis courts a reali...

August 16th, 2018 |  


Cards soccer improves to 2-0

Cards soccer improves to 2-0

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The East Surry Cardinals soccer team defeated Elkin 7-2 Wednesday to improve to 2-0. The last time the Cards started 2-0 was th...

August 15th, 2018 |  


Cards come back to conquer Hounds

Cards come back to conquer Hounds

PILOT MOUNTAIN — “Better late than never,” was the consensus reached by the Cardinal faithful after Tuesday’s home volleyball ...

August 14th, 2018 |  


Lady Eagles open with tough loss

Lady Eagles open with tough loss

DOBSON — Brittany Tolbert got everything she wanted out of her first official match as Surry Central’s head coach, except what she wanted ...

August 14th, 2018 |  


Tolbert, Lady Eagles ready for fresh start

Tolbert, Lady Eagles ready for fresh start

DOBSON — Brittany Tolbert’s volleyball journey has now come full circle. The 2010 graduate of Surry Central High School enters her first s...

August 13th, 2018 |  


Putting Down a Dream

Putting Down a Dream

Perhaps the finest hour in the history of Mount Airy women’s golf, to date, came on the evening of October 23, 2017, in Pinehurst.The Lady Bears...

August 13th, 2018 |  


Bears wrap up promising preseason

Bears wrap up promising preseason

NEWTON — Head coach Will Hurley says his 2018 edition of the Mount Airy men’s soccer team doesn’t have the level of depth that he wo...

August 11th, 2018 |  


School board to honor Diamont on Sept. 9

School board to honor Diamont on Sept. 9

Former East Surry head football coach David Diamont, who announced his retirement following the 2017 season with 291 career victories, will receive an...

August 11th, 2018 |  


Bears, Eagles go live

Bears, Eagles go live

WINSTON-SALEM — Donavon Greene wasted no time giving everyone at BB&T Field a preview of what they have to look forward to.Greene, who commi...

August 10th, 2018 |  


Four seniors lead Lady Bears

Four seniors lead Lady Bears

The Mount Airy Lady Bears have participated in numerous team camps, scrimmages, and a flurry of two-a-days in anticipation of the 2018 volleyball seas...

August 9th, 2018 |  


Fall Sports Preview: North Surry Volleyball

Fall Sports Preview: North Surry Volleyball

North Surry volleyball coach Shane Slate has never been one to showboat and tell everyone how good his teams are. Instead, Slate lets the players do t...

August 9th, 2018 |  


2018 Mayberry Pickleball Tournament a hit

2018 Mayberry Pickleball Tournament a hit

The Surry County Health Foundation Board hosted the third annual Mayberry Pickleball Tournament last month, with a record 118 pickleballers from aroun...

August 9th, 2018 |  


ACC hosts Summer Swim Season Championship

ACC hosts Summer Swim Season Championship

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The Tri-County Swim Association held its annual Summer Swim Season Championship Meet at the Armfield Civic Center last month. T...

August 8th, 2018 |  


Lady Cards expect to be strong again

Lady Cards expect to be strong again

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry volleyball has been one of the most consistent teams around in recent years in any sport.Since moving to an all 1A c...

August 7th, 2018 updated: August 9th, 2018. |  


Preseason football resumes tonight

Preseason football resumes tonight

Weather permitting, all four local high school football teams will be in action tonight, and they won’t be hitting teammates.East Surry, Mount A...

August 7th, 2018 |  


No rust for former NS star Tucker

No rust for former NS star Tucker

Kendal Tucker’s first season of college baseball didn’t go the way he had hoped. But the former North Surry two-time All-State player didn...

August 6th, 2018 |  


Midnight Madness

Midnight Madness

On Friday afternoon, the weather was so inhospitable that North Surry head football coach Danny Lyons and his staff weren’t even sure that the G...

August 4th, 2018 |  


Another All-State accolade for Greene

Another All-State accolade for Greene

With two weeks to go before the Granite Bears’ first official football game, the preseason accolades keep rolling in for senior Donavon Greene.T...

August 3rd, 2018 |  


Rain disrupting practice schedules

Rain disrupting practice schedules

None of the local high school sports teams have even hit or thrown a ball in anger yet, and bad weather is already rearing its ugly head.The Mount Air...

August 2nd, 2018 |  


Greene named preseason All-State

Greene named preseason All-State

Despite heavy graduation losses and a coaching change since making it all the way to the NCHSAA 1AA state championship game last year, Mount Airy̵...

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


Payne pulls off 3-peat

Payne pulls off 3-peat

The Golden State Warriors are gaining traction as one of the NBAs best teams ever as they pursue their third straight title in the 2018-2019 season. M...

July 31st, 2018 |  


Cardinals host Midnight Madness

Cardinals host Midnight Madness

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Midnight Madness represents new beginnings. Students will soon return to school a year older and (hopefully) another year wiser...

July 30th, 2018 |  


Elkin tops Dobson for BRSL crown

Elkin tops Dobson for BRSL crown

Dozens of children from all across Surry County and the counties of Virginia to its north took over the Reeves Community Center pool on Friday night a...

July 30th, 2018 |  


Lady Bears ready to rumble

Lady Bears ready to rumble

Mount Airy volleyball completed its final scrimmage of the summer session this week. The next time the Lady Bears step on the court, it will be for of...

July 26th, 2018 |  


MACC holds Junior Club Championship

MACC holds Junior Club Championship

Mount Airy Country Club has been involved in some highly competitive tournaments this summer. A portion of the first-ever Surry County Junior Golf Cha...

July 25th, 2018 |  


Cards hold Edwards Youth Camp

Cards hold Edwards Youth Camp

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The wait for Friday night lights is nearly over, as practice for the high school football season begins in less than a week. Th...

July 24th, 2018 |  


Hill inducted into NCSCA Hall of Fame

Hill inducted into NCSCA Hall of Fame

GREENSBORO — It’s time to make room in the trophy case.Derrick Hill helped turn East Surry into a softball powerhouse by coaching the Lady...

July 23rd, 2018 |  


Lady Bears’ Noonkester, dad 6th in CGA event

Lady Bears’ Noonkester, dad 6th in CGA event

PINEHURST — With golf season fast approaching for the state’s best 1A women’s team, its players are rounding into form.Less than two...

July 20th, 2018 |  


Holder, West team rally for win

Holder, West team rally for win

GREENSBORO — During Ian Holder’s career with the Mount Airy Granite Bears football team, most college recruiting services listed the 6R...

July 19th, 2018 |  


Cox second in PKB golf event

Cox second in PKB golf event

CHARLOTTE — Alyssa Cox of Mount Airy High School was the low scorer among 1A golfers at the NCHSAA state championships in 2016 and fourth last y...

July 18th, 2018 |  


Snow, Johnson end careers in style

Snow, Johnson end careers in style

GREENSBORO — One more time as a high school player, the two-time MVP of the NCHSAA 1A state women’s basketball championship had a chance t...

July 17th, 2018 |  


Free hoops camp coming next week

A free youth basketball camp for boys and girls in grades K-5 will be held July 24 through July 27 at old White Plains gym.Campers will be divided int...

July 16th, 2018 |  


Cards, Hounds compete in Lineman Challenge

Cards, Hounds compete in Lineman Challenge

KING — West Stokes hosted the seventh annual Offensive/Defensive Lineman Challenge last Thursday and welcomed East Surry, North Surry, and old c...

July 16th, 2018 |  


Free Fallin’

Free Fallin’

“Why would you want to jump out of a perfectly good plane?”Explaining the logic (or lack thereof) of skydiving to my 100-year-old great-gr...

July 16th, 2018 |  


Greene win special race at Antioch

Greene win special race at Antioch

MORGANTON — Steve Greene #39 from Bostic led every lap on his way to victory in the Tire Plus/Tires Pros Thunder Bombers/PSV8 Special $600-to-wi...

July 14th, 2018 |  


Lady Cards host Elite Camp

Lady Cards host Elite Camp

PILOT MOUNTAIN — In order to build an elite program, schools must provide an elite level of training.More than 40 young women between first and ...

July 14th, 2018 |  


MA spikers kick off ‘18 campaign

MA spikers kick off ‘18 campaign

Mount Airy’s volleyball team won’t be bumping, setting or spiking in anger for about a month yet, but the Lady Bears are already gearing u...

July 13th, 2018 |  


Eagles Nest Camp Concludes

Eagles Nest Camp Concludes

DOBSON — A record 110 boys and girls gathered at Surry Central High School for the annual Eagles Nest Basketball Camp.Campers were divided by ag...

July 12th, 2018 |  


North Surry to host volleyball, basketball camps in August

North Surry High School will host the Lady Greyhound summer camps for rising fourth- through fifth-graders in volleyball and basketball in August. The...

July 12th, 2018 |  


It starts with the youth

It starts with the youth

While the world waits in anticipation of Sunday’s’s World Cup final in Russia, the next generation of domestic soccer superstars are train...

July 11th, 2018 |  


First Surry Juniors decided by one stroke

First Surry Juniors decided by one stroke

PILOT MOUNTAIN — There’s plenty of good junior golf played in Surry County, and several of its practitioners were in action on Monday and ...

July 10th, 2018 |  


Six local teams make state tournaments

Six local teams make state tournaments

MATTHEWS — The Surry North 10U All-Stars ended an impressive run in the North Carolina Cal Ripken Baseball state tournament this weekend.Surry N...

July 9th, 2018 |  


Busy slate for local swim teams

Busy slate for local swim teams

DOBSON — The annual Blue Ridge Swim League is back in action for the 2018 summer, giving children from all around the area the opportunity to co...

July 7th, 2018 |  


Last call for some kids’ sports camps

Last call for some kids’ sports camps

The Mount Airy High School soccer program is putting out the last call for the seventh annual Mount Airy Young Bears Soccer Camp, which will be held J...

July 6th, 2018 |