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Hounds’ team camp concludes

North Surry’s team camp ended today with the Lady Hounds winning in convincing fashion. Friday game against East Wilkes concluded the two-day, six-game tournament for eight teams ranging from Carroll County to Caldwell County. The […]

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Ward signs with Pfeiffer

Only one word is appropriate when describing the Mount Airy Girls Basketball team’s historic run the past few years: dominance. Now, another member of the Lady Bears’ will carry the legacy of Mount Airy basketball […]

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Second to none

RALEIGH — Being state champions was so sweet, the Lady Bears went and got a repeat. Mount Airy defended its 1A state girls’ basketball championship on Saturday, riding a dominant performance on the defensive end […]

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Bears top list

The N.C. Basketball Coaches’ Association named its All-District teams on Wednesday, and there was plenty for 1A girls’ state finalist Mount Airy to celebrate. Two-time Northwest 1A Conference Player of the Year Jo Snow was […]

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Final Four bound

The problem with trying to beat Mount Airy is that even when you take one thing away, the Lady Bears are likely to come back with something else, and beat you anyway. East Wilkes found […]

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Lady Bears swamp Highlands

Mount Airy’s toughest opponent in the first half of Saturday’s third-round state playoff game wasn’t Highlands. It was themselves. The top-ranked Lady Bears were never in any danger of losing to the Little Smoky Mountain […]

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Fourth time not the charm

WINSTON-SALEM — Mount Airy had four opportunities this season to figure out a winning strategy against Winston-Salem Preparatory Academy. Unfortunately for the Bears, sometimes there is no answer to an unstoppable force. Thursday’s rematch of […]

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Phoenix rise from the ashes

DANBURY — A clash between the state’s first- and fifth-ranked 1A squads lived up to the hype in the Northwest 1A Athletic Conference Championship. The Winston-Salem Preparatory Academy Phoenix (22-3, 10-0) have been near unstoppable […]