Granite Bears sweep Wolfpack

Granite Bears sweep Wolfpack

WALKERTOWN — The Mount Airy basketball teams returned from their road trip to Winston-Salem on Tuesday night with a pair of convincing victories...

January 5th, 2016 |  


Game-winning tip from Phillips gives Hounds hard-fought win

Game-winning tip from Phillips gives Hounds hard-fought win

KING — Kevin King scheduled a grueling non-conference slate for his North Surry basketball team, hoping it could become battle-tested for the im...

January 5th, 2016 updated: January 5th, 2016. |  


SC girls clobber Carver

WINSTON-SALEM — Surry Central couldn’t have gotten its defense of the Western Piedmont 2-A Conference girls basketball title off to a bett...

January 5th, 2016 |  


Lady Pats ‘zoned out’ in tourney

Lady Pats ‘zoned out’ in tourney

Most local teams took New Year’s Day off, but the Surry Homeschool Runnin’ Patriots and three other teams used the holiday as an opportuni...

January 4th, 2016 |  


Bears sweep Australian competition

Bears sweep Australian competition

The Mount Airy basketball teams rang in the new year on Saturday with a couple of routs over competition from across the world.The Bears hosted two Al...

January 2nd, 2016 |  


Cards split games with W. Stokes

Cards split games with W. Stokes

KING — A rare Saturday evening of high school basketball brought a split decision for East Surry in the first contests of the New Year.The Lady ...

January 2nd, 2016 |  


Contenders again

Contenders again

The 2015 portion of the 2015-16 high school basketball season came to an end for teams in the area on Wednesday night, with Mount Airy’s girls b...

January 1st, 2016 |  


Mounce flying under the radar

Mounce flying under the radar

Clay Mounce sticks out like a sore thumb when local fans make their way to Howard Finch Gymnasium and take in a Mount Airy boys basketball game this s...

December 31st, 2015 |  


Hounds fall in Sheets final

Hounds fall in Sheets final

GREENSBORO — After two days of wins for one North Surry basketball team and two of frustrating losses for the other, the script flipped on Wedne...

December 31st, 2015 |  


Lady Eagles romp in second half

Lady Eagles romp in second half

DOBSON — Back on the court less than 24 hours after a disappointing near-miss against unbeaten Elkin, it may have taken the Surry Central girls ...

December 30th, 2015 updated: December 31st, 2015. |  


Cardinals come alive to sweep SC tourney

Cardinals come alive to sweep SC tourney

DOBSON — East Surry’s boys basketball team was confident of victory when it hit the floor for its second game of the Golden Eagle Christma...

December 30th, 2015 |  


Slow start dooms Lady Bears

Slow start dooms Lady Bears

GALAX — A slow start turned into a blitzing finish for the Mount Airy girls basketball team on Wednesday night, but in the end, the Lady Bears c...

December 30th, 2015 |  


Eagles intensity soars past Elks

Eagles intensity soars past Elks

DOBSON — A game during Christmas vacation against an Elkin squad that Surry Central had already beaten this year may have been the perfect scena...

December 29th, 2015 |  


Hounds advance to Sheetz final

GREENSBORO —The North Surry boys basketball team earned a spot in the championship game of the Sheetz Invitational Christmas Tournament with an ...

December 29th, 2015 |  


Lady Bears in Galax tournament final

Lady Bears in Galax tournament final

GALAX — Mount Airy’s girls basketball team is just one victory away from making it back-to-back titles in the Grayson National Bank Holida...

December 29th, 2015 |  


Cards sweep Starmount

Cards sweep Starmount

DOBSON — A timekeeper’s error at the end of East Surry’s 53-51 victory over Starmount Tuesday night in the Golden Eagle Christmas Cl...

December 29th, 2015 |  


Lady Bears return with rout

Lady Bears return with rout

GALAX — Before Christmas, Mount Airy girls basketball coach Howard Mayo talked about how his team was eager to get back on the court and redeem ...

December 28th, 2015 |  


Lady Hounds falter down stretch

Lady Hounds falter down stretch

GREENSBORO — North Surry girls basketball coach Shane Slate believed his Lady Hounds played better in their rematch against RJ Reynolds on Monda...

December 28th, 2015 |  


Hounds end skid despite slow start

Hounds end skid despite slow start

GREENSBORO — It took some time for the North Surry boys basketball team to get out of its Christmas break mindset in a Monday contest against No...

December 28th, 2015 updated: December 29th, 2015. |  


Alumni team up to slam-dunk cancer

Alumni team up to slam-dunk cancer

They kept score in the annual Alumni Games held Saturday afternoon at Mount Airy High School, but there was only one real loser — Cancer.Four al...

December 26th, 2015 |  


MAHS alumni taking on cancer

MAHS alumni taking on cancer

Basketball, although not of the high school variety, will resume on the day after Christmas at Mount Airy High School.Mount Airy’s annual Alumni...

December 24th, 2015 |  


Greyhounds fall at finish line

Greyhounds fall at finish line

The North Surry boys basketball team experienced its second tight defeat in as many days on Wednesday, falling to North Forsyth 51-46.The Greyhounds (...

December 23rd, 2015 |  


Cardinals earn tough win over Eagles

Cardinals earn tough win over Eagles

The East Surry boys basketball team couldn’t grab hold of a lead on the scoreboard during the first four quarters of its Wednesday night contest...

December 23rd, 2015 |  


Bears take first loss

Bears take first loss

It’s a tribute to just how well the Mount Airy boys basketball team has played this season that MaxPreps actually rated the Granite Bears as a f...

December 23rd, 2015 |  


Mounce powers Bears past Eagles

Mounce powers Bears past Eagles

Mount Airy basketball coach Levi Goins said the Granite Bears didn’t have a specific game plan to feed Clay Mounce any more than they usually do...

December 22nd, 2015 updated: December 22nd, 2015. |  


Two tough losses for North Surry

Two tough losses for North Surry

A questionable no-call at the end of regulation doomed the North Surry boys basketball team in Tuesday’s finale at the SouthData Winter Classic....

December 22nd, 2015 |  


Lady Cards throw scare into 4-A Mt. Tabor

Lady Cards throw scare into 4-A Mt. Tabor

Whoever made up the pairings for the first day of the SouthData Winter Classic wasn’t in the Christmas spirit when it came to the East Surry Car...

December 22nd, 2015 |  


Golden Eagles avenge earlier loss

Golden Eagles avenge earlier loss

DOBSON — The Surry Central boys basketball team avenged a one-point loss earlier this season with a dominating performance over Wilkes Central o...

December 21st, 2015 |  


Lady Patriots win two of three

Lady Patriots win two of three

School may be out for most students in the area, but school was in on the basketball court for a couple of Surry Home Educators Lady Patriots games la...

December 21st, 2015 |  


Eagles roughed up at Reagan

Eagles roughed up at Reagan

PFAFFTOWN — A long road trip for the Surry Central basketball teams finally came to an end on Friday night, and probably none too soon for the G...

December 19th, 2015 |  


North Surry to host Winter Classic

The North Surry JV Christmas Classic basketball tournament has been such a success over the past five years that now the varsity teams want in on the ...

December 19th, 2015 |  


North Surry defense powers win

North Surry defense powers win

Going into its second contest against Mount Airy, North Surry coach Shane Slate wanted to see how much progress his girls basketball team had made ove...

December 18th, 2015 |  


W. Stokes holds off Cards

W. Stokes holds off Cards

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Basketball games don’t come much more frustrating then the one East Surry’s boys played against visiting West Stoke...

December 18th, 2015 |  


Bears steamroll Hounds, move to 9-0

Bears steamroll Hounds, move to 9-0

The North Surry student section produced a thunderous “8-1” chant just before its rivalry clash with Mount Airy, essentially predicting th...

December 18th, 2015 updated: December 19th, 2015. |  


Cardinal basketball sweeps Sauras

Cardinal basketball sweeps Sauras

WALNUT COVE — After a couple of weeks where not everything was clicking, the East Surry boys basketball team is starting to turn a corner.On Wed...

December 16th, 2015 |  


Bears sweep Cats, remain unbeaten

Bears sweep Cats, remain unbeaten

KING — Mount Airy boys basketball coach Levi Goins believes that the West Stokes’ offense is a difficult matchup for his squad, but the Gr...

December 16th, 2015 |  


Cardinals outlast Wolfpack

Cardinals outlast Wolfpack

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The East Surry basketball team rode a lineup of five seniors to a comeback victory on Tuesday night. The Cardinals trailed 38-3...

December 15th, 2015 |  


Bears pull away late

Bears pull away late

Mount Airy’s Tuesday night basketball games followed a familiar script.A blowout victory for the Lady Bears, ranked No. 2 in the state by MaxPre...

December 15th, 2015 |  


North Surry erases 20-point deficit to defeat powerhouse Northwest Guilford

North Surry erases 20-point deficit to defeat powerhouse Northwest Guilford

The North Surry basketball team struggled to knock down its open shots through the first three quarters of its matchup with an unbeaten 4A powerhouse ...

December 15th, 2015 |  


Shorthanded Surry boys drop two

Shorthanded Surry boys drop two

The Surry Homeschool boys basketball team continues to struggle, but it’s not from a lack of effort or even a lack of talent.The Patriots were o...

December 14th, 2015 |  


Golden Eagles split with Vikings

Golden Eagles split with Vikings

WINSTON-SALEM — Two days and zero practices after a disappointing loss to the East Surry, the Surry Central girls basketball team returned to th...

December 14th, 2015 updated: December 14th, 2015. |  


Cardinals sweep Golden Eagles

Cardinals sweep Golden Eagles

East Surry boys basketball coach Jason Anderson told his seniors he wanted more balance on the score sheet after a difficult 66-55 loss to North Stoke...

December 12th, 2015 |  


Lady Patriots win league opener

Lady Patriots win league opener

There wasn’t nearly as much on the line Friday night, but the Surry Home Educators girls basketball team came away with another happy ending to ...

December 12th, 2015 |  


Granite Bears grind out a win

Granite Bears grind out a win

Mount Airy’s boys basketball team fully expected a challenge from West Stokes on Friday night.The Wildcats came to town with a 4-1 record, regar...

December 11th, 2015 |  


Eagles blast Elks on the road

ELKIN — The Surry Central boys basketball team ended its four-game losing streak on Friday night with a balanced and dominant 76-44 victory on t...

December 11th, 2015 |  


Greyhounds upset top-ranked Cavs

Greyhounds upset top-ranked Cavs

The North Surry boys basketball team knew it had the talent to compete with the 2A powerhouses, but the Greyhounds announced their status as serious c...

December 11th, 2015 |  


Lady Hounds edge past North Rowan

Lady Hounds edge past North Rowan

North Surry’s girls basketball team has lost two games this season by a combined six points. Head coach Shane Slate knew his team could perform ...

December 11th, 2015 |  


Defense propels Hounds to sweep

Defense propels Hounds to sweep

PILOT MOUNTAIN — North Surry’s boys basketball team fell for some pump fakes and allowed a number of easy drives to the rim during the fir...

December 9th, 2015 |  


Both MA teams stay undefeated

BOONVILLE — Since last Friday’s narrow escape against county rival East Surry, the Mount Airy girls basketball team has turned into a wrec...

December 9th, 2015 |  


No. 3 Lady Bears down No. 2 Atkins on the road, 49-48

WINSTON-SALEM —The Mount Airy girls basketball team went back to the basics on Tuesday to top the Atkins Camels in a matchup of two teams ranked...

December 8th, 2015 |