Eagles shine in County showdown

Eagles shine in County showdown

Back-to-back wins seemed nearly impossible mere weeks ago for a struggling Surry Central squad. Fast-forward to now and the Golden Eagles are riding t...

April 25th, 2018 |  


Greyhounds chase down MVC leaders

Greyhounds chase down MVC leaders

It’s not how you start, it’s how you finish.North Surry (13-5) turned a rocky start into the team’s 14th win in Thursday’s non...

April 20th, 2018 |  


Cards conquer Vikings in conference clash

Cards conquer Vikings in conference clash

PILOT MOUNTAIN — “Strikkkkkkkkkkkkkkkke three!” echoed throughout Barry Hall Field a number of times in Friday’s game between ...

April 20th, 2018 |  


Central rallies late but still falls 8-5 to South Stokes

Central rallies late but still falls 8-5 to South Stokes

DOBSON — Surry Central nearly pulled off an incredible comeback against South Stokes Wednesday evening. The Eagles rallied late but fell just sh...

April 20th, 2018 |  


Down to the Wire

Down to the Wire

DANBURY — There’s a saying that you can’t get a diamond without going through immense pressure. The East Surry Cardinals just surviv...

April 17th, 2018 |  


East Surry baseball beats Reagan to improve to 16-1

PFAFFTOWN — Playing other 1A teams wasn’t doing East Surry any good, so the Cardinals challenged a 4A team on Saturday.The Reagan Raiders ...

April 14th, 2018 |  


North Surry routs Ashe County for 10th win in 11 games

WEST JEFFERSON — Huskies can’t keep up with Greyhounds on a track, or on the baseball diamond. Of late, no one can keep up with the Hounds...

April 13th, 2018 |  


Bears tamed in the Kennel

Bears tamed in the Kennel

The North Surry Greyhounds showed they’re in full mid-season form with a 9-1 victory over county rival Mount Airy Thursday night.Since starting ...

April 11th, 2018 |  


Rusty Bears sunk by Vikings

Rusty Bears sunk by Vikings

One team hadn’t played in two weeks, while the other was on its fifth game in eight days. There was little doubt which was which on Tuesday nigh...

April 10th, 2018 |  


Cards go Berserk on Vikings

Cards go Berserk on Vikings

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The word berserk is derived from the Old Norse “berserkr,” and was used to describe a Norse warrior that fought int...

April 9th, 2018 |  


Lady Cards hitting their stride

Lady Cards hitting their stride

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry is entering one of the toughest stretches of its season, with games against West Stokes and North Stokes just over t...

April 6th, 2018 |  


Hounds tame Cats in rematch

Hounds tame Cats in rematch

If North Surry’s seven-game winning streak didn’t make a statement, then the way the team bounced back from a tough loss certainly did.Thr...

April 6th, 2018 |  


Cards raise Kain in Dobson

Cards raise Kain in Dobson

DOBSON — Kain Kiser proved that the number 13 is anything but unlucky by throwing 10 strikeouts in East Surry’s 11-0 victory over Surry Ce...

April 5th, 2018 |  


Cardiac Cards

Cardiac Cards

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The first meeting between East Surry and North Surry ended an inning early. On Tuesday night, the teams went down to the final ...

April 4th, 2018 |  


Cards win back-to-back

Cards win back-to-back

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The East Surry Cardinals have been on a tear since dropping their only game of the season to Forbush.In the 11 days following t...

April 4th, 2018 |  


W. Stokes steals win from Hounds

KING — North Surry needed just six outs on Tuesday night to make it eight in a row. The Greyhounds couldn’t quite get them.North held a 1-...

April 4th, 2018 |  


Hounds extend win streak to seven

Hounds extend win streak to seven

WALKERTOWN — Toss out eight days of the season, and North Surry’s baseball team is undefeated in 2018.The Greyhounds came into this spring...

April 2nd, 2018 |  


Hounds extend win streak to seven

Hounds extend win streak to seven

WALKERTOWN — Toss out eight days of the season, and North Surry’s baseball team is undefeated in 2018.The Greyhounds came into this spring...

April 2nd, 2018 |  


Cats run wild on Eagles

Cats run wild on Eagles

DOBSON — Surry Central dropped its second straight game in a 6-2 loss to West Stokes Friday.The Golden Eagles defeated the Wildcats (4-7, 1-3) o...

March 30th, 2018 |  


Wolfpack too much for Central

Wolfpack too much for Central

DOBSON — The Surry Central Golden Eagles baseball team fell to 1-5 in the Western Piedmont 2A Athletic Conference with a 5-2 loss to Walkertown ...

March 29th, 2018 |  


Double Trouble in Pilot Mountain

Double Trouble in Pilot Mountain

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Mount Airy and East Surry met not once, but twice on Tuesday afternoon for six hours of action on the baseball diamond.The Card...

March 27th, 2018 |  


Cards tame Cats in no-hitter

Cards tame Cats in no-hitter

KING — A walk in the first inning was Jefferson Boaz’s lone blemish on the mound Monday night. The sophomore threw the first no-hitter of ...

March 26th, 2018 |  


Cooke, Greyhounds blank Eagles

Cooke, Greyhounds blank Eagles

DOBSON — The North Surry Greyhounds moved to .500 in the Western Piedmont 2A Conference with a 5-0 win over their foe just down the road, Surry ...

March 22nd, 2018 |  


“Polar Bears” put Vikings on ice

“Polar Bears” put Vikings on ice

With a game-time temperature of 38 degrees and wind chills down in the 20’s, Wednesday evening’s baseball game featured conditions more su...

March 14th, 2018 updated: March 14th, 2018. |  


Cardinals conquer county challenger

The East Surry Cardinals baseball team moved to 4-0 Saturday by defeating county rival North Surry twice in two days.“For us to come out and pla...

March 10th, 2018 |  


MA baseball holds on to win opener over Elks

Mount Airy got its baseball season under way Wednesday night, and the Granite Bears picked up the win, but not without a little hand-wringing.Visiting...

March 7th, 2018 |  


East Surry dedicates new fieldhouse to Downs

East Surry dedicates new fieldhouse to Downs

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry High School honored longtime educator and baseball coach Harry Downs Sunday in the dedication of the school’s ...

February 26th, 2018 |  


Hounds’ Cooke to join Surry Knights

Hounds’ Cooke to join Surry Knights

For the past few years, Surry Community College head baseball coach Tim Collins has focused on signing as much local talent as he could. The policy pa...

November 9th, 2017 |  


Kiser signs NLI with Lenoir-Rhyne

Kiser signs NLI with Lenoir-Rhyne

PILOT MOUNTAIN — High school athletes across the nation are making headlines this week by committing to continue their athletic careers. It̵...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Cards hoping for new digs

Cards hoping for new digs

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Officials with the East Surry Athletic Boosters are still hoping to have a new fieldhouse in place for the school’s baseb...

July 20th, 2017 |  


Myers, Tucker and Wilson named All-State

Myers, Tucker and Wilson named All-State

CHARLOTTE — For the second year in a row, multiple high school baseball players representing Surry County schools have been chosen to the N.C. B...

June 9th, 2017 updated: June 10th, 2017. |  


Hawks, Tucker named SCS’ top athletes

Hawks, Tucker named SCS’ top athletes

There was scarcely a day during the 2016-17 school year where either Maggie Hawks or Kendal Tucker weren’t in the news for some sporting accompl...

June 2nd, 2017 |  


Schendel bound for Big Blues

Schendel bound for Big Blues

DOBSON — Sean Schendel had only been a member of the Surry Central varsity baseball team for a few days when he played in his most memorable gam...

June 1st, 2017 |  


East Surry fieldhouse project begins

East Surry fieldhouse project begins

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Few would complain about the quality of the East Surry High School athletic facilities, including the baseball and softball fie...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Kiser, Wilson chosen for State Games

Kiser, Wilson chosen for State Games

GREENSBORO — One of the major reasons behind East Surry’s 20-5 baseball season and Northwest 1A Conference regular-season and tournament t...

May 18th, 2017 |  


Cards fall 1-0 in pitchers’ duel

Cards fall 1-0 in pitchers’ duel

PILOT MOUNTAIN — A lucky break and a timely hit are all that separated East Surry and Pine Lake Prep on an evening where two pitchers locked up ...

May 13th, 2017 |  


Hounds, Bears knocked out in first round

Hounds, Bears knocked out in first round

The North Surry and Mount Airy baseball teams both saw their seasons come to an end on Wednesday night after sustaining one-run defeats in the first r...

May 11th, 2017 |  


Second round showdowns begin tonight

Second round showdowns begin tonight

A lot of eyes around the state will be focused on the sports complex next to the Armfield Civic Center tonight, as the state’s top-seeded 1A bas...

May 11th, 2017 |  


Cards crush first-round foe

Cards crush first-round foe

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry’s Kain Kiser and company shut out the visiting Smoky Mountain 1A Conference’s Blue Ridge Early College o...

May 10th, 2017 |  


Central rallies to advance

Central rallies to advance

DOBSON — Surry Central made one mistake in the first inning, and dug itself into an immediate hole in its first-round 2A state playoff game with...

May 9th, 2017 |  


Ten local teams entering playoffs

Surry County is well represented in the upcoming 1A and 2A state baseball, softball and soccer state playoffs.Of the teams in the Mount Airy News cove...

May 8th, 2017 |  


Hounds fall in WPAC baseball final

Hounds fall in WPAC baseball final

EAST BEND — Going into the Western Piedmont Athletic Conference championship game, the North Surry Greyhounds knew it would be have to brings it...

May 6th, 2017 |  


Cards take NW1A top spot

Cards take NW1A top spot

The championship of the Northwest 1A Conference tournament reached a definitive turning point in the top of the fifth inning.With the score tied at 4,...

May 6th, 2017 |  


Cardinals sweep NW1A tourneys

Cardinals sweep NW1A tourneys

The last day of play in the Northwest 1A Conference for baseball and softball was a tour de force for the regular-season softball champion and basebal...

May 5th, 2017 |  


Hounds beat Eagles for finals berth

Surry Central stole a march on everyone and slipped into the No. 2 slot in the Western Piedmont Athletic Conference when it upset regular-season champ...

May 4th, 2017 |  


Cards into NW1A final

Cards into NW1A final

The battle for No. 1 in the Northwest 1A Conference baseball ranks will be decided on the field Friday night.East Surry kept its date with Walkertown ...

May 3rd, 2017 updated: May 3rd, 2017. |  


Bears roll into NW1A semis

Bears roll into NW1A semis

The host team will be heard from in this year’s edition of the Northwest 1A Conference Baseball Tournament.Some hard work from the Mount Airy Hi...

May 1st, 2017 |  


Eagles stun No. 2 Forbush

Eagles stun No. 2 Forbush

EAST BEND — It appears as if Surry Central’s baseball team is peaking at just the right time.The Golden Eagles paid a visit to already-cro...

April 29th, 2017 |  


Cards top Bears, win NW1A co-championship

Cards top Bears, win NW1A co-championship

After Friday night’s regular-season finale, East Surry head baseball coach Chad Freeman was the first to congratulate Mount Airy’s basebal...

April 28th, 2017 updated: April 28th, 2017. |  


Cardinals walk off with 5-4 win

Cardinals walk off with 5-4 win

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Mount Airy’s baseball team both lived and died by aggressive baserunning in its 5-4 loss to Northwest 1A Conference rival...

April 26th, 2017 |