Long has breakout season at Guilford

Long has breakout season at Guilford

Guilford College sophomore Carson Long, a 2015 graduate of East Surry High School, earned a pair of honors during the school’s recently complete...

May 1st, 2017 |  


Hawks signs with Salem

Hawks signs with Salem

A change of heart by North Surry senior Maggie Hawks last month means that the volleyball team at Salem College will have a decidedly local flavor com...

April 29th, 2017 |  


Knights win Region X golf title

Knights win Region X golf title

DOBSON — This season’s success was no different than in the years prior, as Surry Community College’s Golf team claimed their fourth...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Wolfpack’s 1974 champs return to site of glory

Wolfpack’s 1974 champs return to site of glory

GREENSBORO — On Wednesday night, the Greensboro Coliseum hosted the array of individuals in which its fame is perhaps most surrounded upon, the ...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Lady Cards’ Hicks inks with Mars Hill

Lady Cards’ Hicks inks with Mars Hill

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Few high school swimming programs in North Carolina have been as impressive as East Surry’s girls program over the past t...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Whitaker signs with Bluefield

Whitaker signs with Bluefield

DOBSON — As Surry Central’s baseball team makes a late-season push toward the top of the Western Piedmont Athletic Conference standings, t...

April 20th, 2017 |  


ACC Barnstorming Tour visits Stokes

ACC Barnstorming Tour visits Stokes

WALNUT COVE — Some of Tobacco Road’s finest were present in Stokes County on Wednesday night at South Stokes High School for the sixth sto...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Lady Eagles’ Goins is Salem-bound

Lady Eagles’ Goins is Salem-bound

DOBSON — Grayce Goins probably had one of the most difficult tasks of any local volleyball player during the 2016 season.The Surry Central defen...

April 19th, 2017 |  


Rising to the occasion

Rising to the occasion

Kaylee Freed played an important role on North Surry volleyball teams that won 46 matches and two Western Piedmont Athletic Conference titles the past...

April 18th, 2017 |  


King signs to play at Lees-McRae

King signs to play at Lees-McRae

On Wednesday, Logan King of Mount Airy High inked her National Letter of Intent to play tennis at the collegiate level, and this fall will suit up for...

April 14th, 2017 |  


Lankford inks with Presbyterian

Lankford inks with Presbyterian

The final day of Sarah Lankford’s memorable athletic career at Mount Airy High School was almost perfect.After a four-year career that included ...

April 10th, 2017 |  


Tompkins named All-American

Tompkins named All-American

GREENVILLE, S.C. — The college basketball career of former Surry Homeschool star Hannah Tompkins ended with one more accolade following her team...

April 3rd, 2017 |  


Lambert is NJCAA Player of the Week

Lambert is NJCAA Player of the Week

DOBSON — Matthew Lambert can now add the National Junior College Athletic Association’s (NJCAA) Division III Pitcher of the Week accolade ...

March 31st, 2017 |  


SCC’s Lambert throws no-hitter

SCC’s Lambert throws no-hitter

DOBSON — Matthew Lambert’s no-hitter Saturday highlighted Surry Community College’s three-game weekend baseball sweep of Danville Co...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Ex-Hound Wilson crushing it

Ex-Hound Wilson crushing it

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - University of Charleston sophomore catcher/first baseman Nick Wilson has been named the NCBWA Division II Atlantic Region Hitter o...

March 15th, 2017 |  


Three local standouts vie for national title

Three local standouts vie for national title

The seasons of three local athletes who went on to play college basketball came to an end in the same game early Friday afternoon, when former Surry H...

March 13th, 2017 |  


Hull to play for Catawba in fall

Hull to play for Catawba in fall

Last Thursday, Casey Hull became the second football player from the 2017 class at North Surry High School to sign a National Letter of Intent to play...

March 7th, 2017 |  


A special week for Tompkins

A special week for Tompkins

GREENVILLE, S.C. —Former Surry Homeschool Lady Patriot star Hannah Tompkins could have been content to complete a fine college basketball career...

March 1st, 2017 |  


Surry golf wins opener

Surry golf wins opener

FAYETTEVILLE — Surry Community College placed three golfers in the top six, including medalist Nick Gunnell, to easily win the Fayetteville Tech...

February 27th, 2017 updated: February 27th, 2017. |  


Seivers makesUSA Southsecond team

Seivers makesUSA Southsecond team

Mount Airy native Mikayla Seivers has received all-conference honors in college for the women’s basketball season.The former Lady Bear is a juni...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Boyd earns national honor

Boyd earns national honor

PENSACOLA, Fla. — No one would like to get 26 games into a basketball season and only have eight victories to show for it.Fortunately, that wasn...

February 22nd, 2017 updated: February 22nd, 2017. |  


Another first for Lowe

Another first for Lowe

PILOT MOUNTAIN — For the last four years, Mary Jo Lowe has been more or less like any other high school student in the area. At least until she ...

February 9th, 2017 |  


Smith to play on at Averett

Smith to play on at Averett

Going into the 2015 season, North Surry head football coach Danny Lyons knew the Greyhounds needed to make some changes.The year before, the Hounds ha...

February 8th, 2017 |  


Smith to continue career at SCC

Smith to continue career at SCC

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Bryce Smith, a volleyball libero who played for East Surry High School the past few seasons, signed her National Letter of Inte...

February 4th, 2017 |  


Mounce not missing for Braves

Mounce not missing for Braves

When Carson Mounce played for Mount Airy High School, he specialized in high-percentage shots. Many Granite Bears games featured at least one dunk fro...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Shelton helps NGU to first league win

Shelton helps NGU to first league win

Last spring, after a 21-win season for the Lady Bears of Mount Airy, Ayano Shelton fulfilled her goal of becoming a college basketball player when she...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Central’s Fitzgerald signs with Montreat

Central’s Fitzgerald signs with Montreat

DOBSON — Surry Central senior Tyler Fitzgerald grew up around track and field, so it was natural that this became his sport of choice, both for ...

January 10th, 2017 |  


March leads local contingent on college team

March leads local contingent on college team

Former North Surry standout Erin March is enjoying a strong junior season as a forward/center for the Ferrum College women’s basketball team.Mar...

January 9th, 2017 |  


Locals receive awards for volleyball

Locals receive awards for volleyball

DOBSON — Two East Surry graduates are among four Surry Community College players honored for their volleyball season.After finishing third in Re...

November 16th, 2016 |  


Local VB player wins college honors

Local VB player wins college honors

MONTREAT — A local volleyball player earned three awards this week in college.Kendra Johnson, an all-conference performer at Surry Central, has ...

November 11th, 2016 |  


Two ES grads honored for SCC careers

Two ES grads honored for SCC careers

DOBSON — For Surry Community College volleyball coach Jan Marion-Kiser, last week’s Sophomore Night was a special evening nearly 10 years ...

November 1st, 2016 |  


Surry fighting for top spot

Surry fighting for top spot

DOBSON — With about half of the season into the books, Surry Community College’s volleyball team is challenging for the top spot in the Re...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Former Eagle smashes college record

Former Eagle smashes college record

MONTREAT — A local volleyball player had a record-setting night for Montreat College on Tuesday.Kendra Johnson, one of the best defensive player...

September 14th, 2016 |  


Four SCC athletes earn academic honors

Four SCC athletes earn academic honors

DOBSON — The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) recognized several of its student-athletes this month for academic excellence ...

August 2nd, 2016 |  


SCC celebrates 20th anniversary of golf tourney

SCC celebrates 20th anniversary of golf tourney

The Surry Community College Foundation celebrated the 20th Anniversary of its annual golf tournament on May 19. The event, which has raised more than ...

June 24th, 2016 |  


SCC places five on Region X softball team

SCC places five on Region X softball team

DOBSON — After finishing third in the Region X Conference, Surry Community College’s softball team was rewarded handsomely with five all-r...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Local athletes receive SCC honor

Local athletes receive SCC honor

DOBSON — Two Surry County natives have been honored as the top student-athletes of the year for Surry Community College.East Surry alum Seth Bri...

June 10th, 2016 |  


SCC’s Johnson honored

SCC’s Johnson honored

DOBSON — Surry Community College sophomore Kaylee Johnson wrapped up her two-year career with the Lady Knights by earning All-Academic honors in...

June 2nd, 2016 |  


Woodbury takes her shot to college track

Woodbury takes her shot to college track

At smaller schools, it’s not uncommon for the best student-athletes to compete in several different sports, with the best eventually focusing on...

June 2nd, 2016 |  


SCC golf inks two-sport standout

SCC golf inks two-sport standout

The Surry Community College golf team has added quite a bit of talent over the past six weeks. In light of the latest signee, the Knights might want t...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Lady Cards’ Marion headed to Surry

Lady Cards’ Marion headed to Surry

Surry Community College head volleyball coach Jan Marion-Kiser says it wasn’t her plan to reunite the 2014 East Surry High School team that miss...

May 21st, 2016 |  


Hicks to join Lady Knights

Hicks to join Lady Knights

The 2015 season was one to remember for the Mount Airy volleyball team, which got the better of longtime 1A power Bishop McGuinness and defending East...

May 9th, 2016 |  


Cardinals’ Hancock to play college tennis

Cardinals’ Hancock to play college tennis

PILOT MOUNTAIN — For the last two seasons, Daniel Hancock has had quite a thankless challenge, playing as the No. 1 singles player for East Surr...

May 2nd, 2016 |  


Dorsett to play on with Knights

Dorsett to play on with Knights

The outcome of the 2016 Northwest 1A Conference golf race seemed pre-ordained before anyone even teed off this spring.Bishop McGuinness had not only w...

May 2nd, 2016 |  


Mayes makes tracks to Tusculum

Mayes makes tracks to Tusculum

There was no doubt that North Surry cross country standout Matthew Mayes was going to be running in college somewhere. Tusculum College of Greeneville...

April 20th, 2016 |  


Creed not ready to stop playing

Creed not ready to stop playing

Shawn Creed has been playing football since he was six years old. With his graduation from East Surry High School less than two months away, he decide...

April 10th, 2016 |  


Pack blazes his own trail

Pack blazes his own trail

Cameron Pack will forever hold a place in the long and illustrious history of the Mount Airy High School athletic program. Last month at the NCHSAA wr...

March 26th, 2016 |  


Former Lady Bear gets hoops honors

Former Lady Bear gets hoops honors

WINSTON-SALEM — A Mount Airy graduate has picked up two awards in the past week for her basketball play in college.Mikayla Seivers, class of 201...

March 14th, 2016 |  


Former NS star Coalson wins college tourney

Former NS star Coalson wins college tourney

Former North Surry High School golf standout Taylor Coalson rallied from a slow start in the three-day Tiger Invitational, a collegiate golf event hel...

March 10th, 2016 |  


Former Surry HS star honored

Former Surry HS star honored

Bob Jones University senior basketball player Hannah Tompkins earned Player of the Game honors last Friday night, scoring 25 points to lead the Bruins...

February 4th, 2016 |