County sports reshuffling continues

County sports reshuffling continues

Mount Airy head baseball coach Jon Cawley has resigned, the school announced on Wednesday morning.Cawley, the Granite Bears’ head coach since 20...

June 20th, 2018 updated: June 20th, 2018. |  


Kiser, Wilson earn All-State Honors

Kiser, Wilson earn All-State Honors

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Spring sports may be over, but the accolades keep piling in for two East Surry baseball players. Senior Kain Kiser and junior A...

June 19th, 2018 |  


Cards upset by Eagles

Cards upset by Eagles

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The East Surry Cardinals were upset in the fourth round of the 1A State Playoffs on Saturday. The Lincoln Charter Eagles gave u...

May 19th, 2018 |  


Cardinals advance to Elite Eight

Cardinals advance to Elite Eight

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry booked its ticket to the Elite Eight with a 6-2 win over the East Wilkes Cardinals. But for a while, it looked as if...

May 15th, 2018 |  


Raining wins in Pilot Mountain

Raining wins in Pilot Mountain

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The forces of Mother Nature weren’t even enough to stop the East Surry Cardinals baseball team Friday night.The Cardinals...

May 11th, 2018 |  


Round 3 of Bears vs. Dogs goes to Murphy

Round 3 of Bears vs. Dogs goes to Murphy

MURPHY — It was time for the revenge of the Bulldogs on Friday night.For the third time this season, Mount Airy and Murphy met in a state playof...

May 11th, 2018 |  


Hounds fall 1-0 in pitcher’s duel

Hounds fall 1-0 in pitcher’s duel

An adage you often hear about playoff baseball at the high school level is that you’re only as good as your pitcher that day.On Wednesday, North...

May 9th, 2018 |  


Bears tame Bulls in playoff opener

NORWOOD — Tuesday’s opening round of the state playoffs was a Surry vs. Stanly challenge, and Surry went 2-for-2.While Mount Airy’s ...

May 9th, 2018 |  


Northwest All-Conference teams named

Northwest All-Conference teams named

The East Surry Cardinals came away from championship week with a lot of hardware. The Cards’ baseball and softball teams each won the Northwest ...

May 8th, 2018 |  


A Cardinal Coronation

A Cardinal Coronation

DANBURY — The East Surry Cardinals added to their already fantastic season with a dominant 9-2 victory Friday night in the conference championsh...

May 4th, 2018 |  


Forbush cools off Hounds, takes WPAC tourney

Forbush cools off Hounds, takes WPAC tourney

KING — It had been so long, and so much had happened since North Surry last met Forbush that it almost felt like a different season when the Fal...

May 4th, 2018 |  


Cardinals vanquish Villains en route to title game

Cardinals vanquish Villains en route to title game

DANBURY — The East Surry baseball team has a chance to grab both conference titles for the school following the Lady Cards’ championship v...

May 3rd, 2018 |  


Hounds headed to the ‘ship

Hounds headed to the ‘ship

KING — The last time North Surry stepped onto the diamond at West Stokes High School, the Hounds suffered loss number five on the season after b...

May 2nd, 2018 |  


North rolls in tourney openers

Don’t look now, because North Surry might have scored again.The first round of the Western Piedmont Athletic Conference baseball tournament was ...

May 1st, 2018 |  


Hounds roll into postseason with win

Hounds roll into postseason with win

Even a late-season rivalry game wasn’t enough to cool off one of the hottest teams in the state.Host Mount Airy gave streaking North Surry a run...

April 28th, 2018 |  


Cards redeemed on Senior Night

Cards redeemed on Senior Night

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Losing is never fun, but handing the team that beat you a 6-0 stomping on Senior Night has to help alleviate the pain.East Surr...

April 28th, 2018 |  


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 |