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 |  


Hounds win Bauguess game again

Hounds win Bauguess game again

WINSTON-SALEM — North Surry defeated Wilkes Central in this year’s 9th Annual Memorial Baseball Game honoring Major Larry John Bauguess Jr...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


Cards pick up two non-conference wins

Cards pick up two non-conference wins

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry’s two baseball wins on Thursday afternoon didn’t move the Cardinals any closer to the Northwest 1A Confe...

April 21st, 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 |  


Bears batter Villains again

Bears batter Villains again

On Wednesday night, the Granite Bears of Mount Airy registered a 9-2 win over Bishop McGuinness, and as a result, tallied back-to-back wins over the V...

April 12th, 2017 |  


No. 4 Falcons too much for Hounds

No. 4 Falcons too much for Hounds

When you’re taking on a team that’s on fire, you have to meet fire with fire.The North Surry Greyhounds started Tuesday night’s game...

April 12th, 2017 updated: April 12th, 2017. |  


Cards sweep two from Camels

Cards sweep two from Camels

PILOT MOUNTAIN — There is no team in the Northwest 1A Conference that will just roll over for you.Conference co-leader East Surry had to be remi...

April 11th, 2017 |  


Hounds down Central in mistake-fulled game

Hounds down Central in mistake-fulled game

DOBSON — After a game filled with futility both at the plate and in the field, Surry Central’s baseball team finally came alive in the bot...

April 7th, 2017 |  


Cardinals win first-place showdown

Cardinals win first-place showdown

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Tuesday night’s showcase was a matchup of two teams unbeaten and 4-0 in Northwest 1A play, but only one of them would wal...

April 4th, 2017 |  


Cards down Bishop, set up showdown for first

KERNERSVILLE — Expect to see plenty of red on the baseball field at Pilot Mountain on Tuesday night.East Surry’s sixth-ranked baseball tea...

March 30th, 2017 |  


Rain washes away most of Thursday’s slate

Although a few of the events scheduled for Thursday were completed as scheduled, in some cases by moving up the start times, several other events fell...

March 30th, 2017 |  


Bad outings for MA nines

Bad outings for MA nines

The Granite Bears, both male and female, had rough evenings on the diamond Wednesday.The Mount Airy softball team ran into powerhouse North Stokes, th...

March 29th, 2017 |  


Cards get walk-off single on Bishop

Cards get walk-off single on Bishop

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry’s Luke Horton went from possible goat to hero in just a few minutes, leading the Cardinals to a 3-2 win over B...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Eagles smash Atkins

Eagles smash Atkins

WINSTON-SALEM — Surry Central’s baseball team pounded out their highest number of runs this season as they posted 27 on Saturday during a ...

March 25th, 2017 updated: March 26th, 2017. |  


Three wins in one week

Three wins in one week

Baseball is fun again at Mount Airy High School.The Granite Bears won their third game in four days on Friday night, jumping out to a big early lead o...

March 24th, 2017 updated: March 24th, 2017. |  


Cardinals rally to beat N. Stokes in extras

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The East Surry baseball team got itself in a world of trouble on Friday night against North Stokes, but still found a way to co...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Reagan rallies to down Hounds 4-2

Reagan rallies to down Hounds 4-2

Kendal Tucker’s two-run home run, along with late-game effective pitching command, both worked in North Surry’s favor on Wednesday night, ...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Bears avenge loss, down Eagles

Bears avenge loss, down Eagles

DOBSON — On the surface, it was just a non-conference game sandwiched in between two early-season league tilts. But Mount Airy coach Jon Cawley ...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Bears down Camels for road win

Bears down Camels for road win

WINSTON-SALEM — The Mount Airy baseball team is a long way from where it wants to be, but the Granite Bears have already erased the disappointin...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Cards get better of Hounds again

Cards get better of Hounds again

This time, the Cardinals celebrated a little bit more.When East Surry defeated county rival North Surry last week, the Cardinals were happy to get a w...

March 18th, 2017 |  


Hounds drop heartbreaker in extras

Hounds drop heartbreaker in extras

The Greyhounds rallied for seven runs in the sixth inning, but despite a huge comeback, fell to 4A East Forsyth on Thursday night, by a 13-12 decision...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Eagles miss chances, but still beat MA

Eagles miss chances, but still beat MA

On a less-than-ideal night for high school baseball, missed opportunities were the watchword for both Mount Airy and Surry Central on Friday night. In...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Hounds back at full strength

Hounds back at full strength

Tuesday night’s baseball game at North Surry consisted of a lot of runs, a lot of flakes and 31 degrees, as the Greyhounds picked up their third...

March 14th, 2017 |  


Cards blank shorthanded Hounds

Cards blank shorthanded Hounds

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry’s 6-0 victory over North Surry on Wednesday night at Barry Hall Field was the type of game where both teams co...

March 8th, 2017 updated: March 8th, 2017. |  


Myers, Kidd power Eagles past Elks

Myers, Kidd power Eagles past Elks

DOBSON — Surry Central improved to 2-1 on the season Monday night with a 6-4 win over Elkin, earning its second victory against the Buckin’...

March 6th, 2017 |  


Hounds invited back to Bauguess Memorial game

WINSTON-SALEM — North Surry’s baseball team spoiled the party at last year’s annual Major Larry J. Bauguess, Jr. Memorial Baseball G...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


NCHSAA concludes winter meeting

CHAPEL HILL — The North Carolina High School Athletic Association’s Board of Directors concluded its annual winter meeting last week. Amon...

December 10th, 2016 |  


Several local players earn All-State honors

Several local players earn All-State honors

A handful of local 1A and 2A baseball players received all-state recognition from the North Carolina Baseball Coaches’ Association earlier this ...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Local contingent goes for gold

Local contingent goes for gold

CARY — The school year may be over, but the opportunity for local athletes to win state championships isn’t.The high school all-star team ...

June 18th, 2016 |  


Smith wraps up historic high school career

Smith wraps up historic high school career

When Tyler Smith arrived at East Surry High School for his freshman year, playing all three major sports for the Cardinals was a foregone conclusion.S...

June 10th, 2016 |  


Springtime was Bear season

Springtime was Bear season

After seeing other squads knock on the door all year long, a pair of local sports teams finally broke down the doors to the state championship as the ...

June 9th, 2016 |  


Eagles tab Reece

Eagles tab Reece

DOBSON — Surry Central didn’t have to look far to find the next leader of the Golden Eagles’ varsity baseball program.When Matt Scot...

June 7th, 2016 |  


Tucker chosen for State Games

Tucker chosen for State Games

North Surry High School junior infielder Kendal Tucker was named to the Region 7 team for the upcoming Powerade State Games of North Carolina last wee...

May 30th, 2016 |  


Scott steps down as SC baseball coach

Scott steps down as SC baseball coach

After a decade of success as the Surry Central High School baseball coach, Matt Scott has decided it’s time to hand the reins of the program to ...

May 12th, 2016 |  


Five local teams still standing

Five local teams still standing

Surry County high school sports teams took their bumps and bruises in the early rounds of the NCHSAA spring playoffs, but five local teams are still a...

May 12th, 2016 updated: May 13th, 2016. |