Bears sweep Walkertown

WALKERTOWN — Walkertown was better prepared than it was back in December, when Mount Airy steamrolled the Wolfpack by 29 points in the Granite B...

January 28th, 2017 |  


Cards can’t complete another rally

Cards can’t complete another rally

PILOT MOUNTAIN — For the second day in a row, East Surry’s boys basketball team started off slowly.This time, they couldn’t fight al...

January 28th, 2017 |  


Lady Cards drop 50-48 heartbreaker

Lady Cards drop 50-48 heartbreaker

PILOT MOUNTAIN — This one had to hurt.East Surry’s girls’ basketball team came in on a roll, having won nine out of 11 games, and se...

January 27th, 2017 |  


Cardinals rally, thump Bishop

Cardinals rally, thump Bishop

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry’s second meeting of the 2016-17 season with conference rival Bishop McGuinness was a tale of two different gam...

January 27th, 2017 |  


Lady Cardinals rout S. Stokes

Lady Cardinals rout S. Stokes

WALNUT COVE —A break from Northwest 1A Conference action on Wednesday night was a fruitful one for the East Surry girls, who grabbed a decisive ...

January 26th, 2017 |  


Bad start dooms Cards

Bad start dooms Cards

WALNUT COVE — The South Stokes Sauras got the best on the East Surry boys on Wednesday night, handing the Cardinals a 56-41 defeat in a non-conf...

January 26th, 2017 |  


Greyhounds roll past Falcons, 104-78

Greyhounds roll past Falcons, 104-78

EAST BEND — For two teams who have seen sparks fly every time they meet on the court, Tuesday night’s game between North Surry and Forbush...

January 26th, 2017 |  


Fourth quarter comeback pushes Greyhounds over Falcons

Fourth quarter comeback pushes Greyhounds over Falcons

EAST BEND — At the beginning of the season, Forbush senior Calyn Davis said one of her goals this season was to beat North Surry. Unfortunately ...

January 26th, 2017 |  


Lady Bears’ hot shooting dooms Central

Lady Bears’ hot shooting dooms Central

DOBSON —The worst nightmare for just about any team when facing Mount Airy is when the Lady Bears come out with hot hands.Surry Central was all ...

January 25th, 2017 |  


Bears hold off Hanner, Eagles

Bears hold off Hanner, Eagles

DOBSON — Midterm exams at Mount Airy High School ended about a week ago, but the Granite Bears must have felt like they were taking a course in ...

January 25th, 2017 |  


Bears fall in road trip to WSP

Bears fall in road trip to WSP

WINSTON-SALEM — The Mount Airy boys fell to conference foe Winston Salem Preparatory Academy on Tuesday night, by a score of 78-61.After one qua...

January 24th, 2017 |  


Snow tops 1,000 career points in rout

Snow tops 1,000 career points in rout

WINSTON-SALEM — Mount Airy picked up its fifteenth win of the season on Tuesday night, 75-14 over Winston Salem Preparatory Academy, and the Lad...

January 24th, 2017 |  


Surry regains conference lead

Surry regains conference lead

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The Surry Homeschool girls’ basketball team has returned to the top spot in the North Carolina Home Educators Athletic Co...

January 23rd, 2017 |  


MA avoids Bear trap, beats Cards

MA avoids Bear trap, beats Cards

PILOT MOUNTAIN — If there was ever a perfect time for East Surry’s boys basketball team to spring a trap on its biggest rival, it came in ...

January 21st, 2017 |  


Snow’s flurry breaks it open for MA

Snow’s flurry breaks it open for MA

PILOT MOUNTAIN — For a brief moment late in the third quarter, it looked like East Surry was poised to make the finish of its game with No. 2 Mo...

January 21st, 2017 |  


Fourth-quarter surge gives Hounds the win

Fourth-quarter surge gives Hounds the win

Both North Surry and South Stokes were looking to improve upon their 2-1 league record on Friday night, and a second half surge was surely the differe...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Lady Hounds pummel S. Stokes

Lady Hounds pummel S. Stokes

The Lady Greyhounds of North Surry hosted and defeated the South Stokes Sauras on Friday night, by a score of 55-16.After the first quarter, North alr...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Eagles shut down, then rout Falcons

Eagles shut down, then rout Falcons

DOBSON — It was a sign of things to come when Surry Central’s boys held Forbush without a point for the first five minutes of Friday night...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Forbush changes tactics, beats Central

Forbush changes tactics, beats Central

DOBSON — Forbush had a plan for how to beat Surry Central in Friday night’s girls game, and it was working well in the first quarter.Then ...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Mid-game surge blows away Elks

ELKIN — Even though Elkin’s boys basketball team hasn’t picked up a win yet this season, the Buckin’ Elks came out just as str...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Lady Bears roll over Elks

Lady Bears roll over Elks

The Lady Granite Bears picked up another non-conference road win on Wednesday night against the Elks of Elkin High. Their 72-39 win over Elkin helped ...

January 19th, 2017 |  


West Stokes too much for ES boys

West Stokes too much for ES boys

KING — East Surry lost a non-conference contest Saturday afternoon at Western Piedmont 2-A leader West Stokes by a score of 71-57.The game start...

January 14th, 2017 |  


Lady Cards hammer W. Stokes

Lady Cards hammer W. Stokes

KING — The Lady Cardinals of East Surry picked up another non-conference win against West Stokes on Saturday afternoon. Caleb Gilley and his squ...

January 14th, 2017 |  


North pulls away late to down Eagles

DOBSON — North Surry’s boys’ basketball team improved to 2-1 in Western Piedmont Athletic Conference play Friday night with a 70-56 ...

January 13th, 2017 |  


North Surry shuts down Lady Eagles

North Surry shuts down Lady Eagles

DOBSON — North Surry’s girls earned a road victory over Surry Central on Friday night, 52-34. Before Friday, both teams each carried a 2-0...

January 13th, 2017 updated: January 13th, 2017. |  


Bears tough it out

Bears tough it out

Anytime one of the Forsyth County teams comes to town, you can expect a lot of physical basketball.Friday night was no exception to the rule, as Mount...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Hounds outscore Carver, even league mark

WINSTON-SALEM — North Surry evened its record at 1-1 in Western Piedmont Athletic Conference play on Thursday night at Carter High School. An of...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Lady Hounds pummel Carver

Lady Hounds pummel Carver

WINSTON-SALEM — The North Surry girls basketball team picked up its second win in Western Piedmont Athletic Conference play on Thursday night at...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Surry duo playing big role for college team

Surry duo playing big role for college team

Hannah Tompkins and Sydney Bedsaul both won state championships as members of the Surry Homeschool Runnin’ Patriots girls basketball team, and n...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Lady Lions win tourney crown

Lady Lions win tourney crown

No one saw it coming; that is unless you were a player, fan or coach of the Millennium Charter Academy varsity basketball teams.The MCA Lions and Lady...

January 6th, 2017 |  


Lady Eagles start 2-0 in WPAC

Lady Eagles start 2-0 in WPAC

WALNUT COVE — Surry Central stamped a 2-0 record in Western Piedmont Athletic Conference play after subduing South Stokes on its home court Thur...

January 6th, 2017 |  


Eagles’ rally falls short

Eagles’ rally falls short

WALNUT COVE — Surry Central fell to 1-1 in the Western Piedmont Athletic Conference after suffering their first conference loss to South Stokes ...

January 6th, 2017 |  


Lady Bears shut down Bishop

Lady Bears shut down Bishop

The most obvious first impression about the fourth-ranked Mount Airy girls basketball team is that the Lady Bears are explosive, capable of scoring po...

January 5th, 2017 |  


Bears grind out win over Villains

Bears grind out win over Villains

They don’t come much uglier than this one, but under the circumstances, Mount Airy coach Levi Goins wasn’t complaining.The Granite Bears&#...

January 5th, 2017 updated: January 5th, 2017. |  


Eagles sweep Carver in WPAC openers

DOBSON — Carver may have to get used to the idea that trips to Dobson no longer equal automatic victory for its sports teams.Two months after de...

January 5th, 2017 |  


Lady Cards pummel W. Stokes

Lady Cards pummel W. Stokes

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The Lady Cardinals of East Surry moved over the .500 mark on Wednesday night, as they defeated West Stokes by a 60-19 score.In ...

January 4th, 2017 |  


West Stokes rolls over Cards

West Stokes rolls over Cards

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The West Stokes Wildcats were coming off of a hot victory over North Surry Tuesday night, and carried that momentum to East Sur...

January 4th, 2017 |  


Bears handle sandwich game, sweep Rams

Bears handle sandwich game, sweep Rams

This could have been a serious “trap game” situation for the fifth-ranked Mount Airy boys basketball team. Only the Granite Bears wouldn&#...

January 4th, 2017 |  


Lady Hounds open WPAC with rout

Lady Hounds open WPAC with rout

North Surry defeated West Stokes and notched their first win in Western Piedmont Athletic Conference play Tuesday night, routing their guests 64-8.Hea...

January 3rd, 2017 |  


W. Stokes upsets Hounds again

W. Stokes upsets Hounds again

Going into its first game of the new year and its first game in Western Piedmont Athletic Conference play, North Surry’s boys were rated as the ...

January 3rd, 2017 |  


Lady Bears thrash Phoenix

Lady Bears thrash Phoenix

Mount Airy’s girls basketball team has been no stranger to blowout wins this season, but Monday night’s may have been the most one-sided o...

January 3rd, 2017 |  


Bears fall at the wire

Bears fall at the wire

It was a matchup of the No. 1 and No. 5 ranked teams in the state, according to MaxPreps’ 1A power ratings, and it lived up to its billing.One c...

January 3rd, 2017 |  


Lady Eagles pummel Lady Rams

Lady Eagles pummel Lady Rams

BOONVILLE —Surry Central’s girls basketball team looked like a team ready to mix it up in the Western Piedmont Athletic Conference.In the ...

January 2nd, 2017 |  


Eagles win last non-conference tune-up

Eagles win last non-conference tune-up

BOONVILLE — The Surry Central boys basketball team outscored Starmount for three quarters of Friday’s contest and defeated their non-confe...

January 2nd, 2017 updated: January 2nd, 2017. |  


Lady Patriots fall to second in league

Lady Patriots fall to second in league

The Surry Homeschool girls basketball team had hoped to be a full leg up on everyone else in their conference going into the New Year, but couldn̵...

January 2nd, 2017 |  


Lady Hounds take title

Lady Hounds take title

Most anyone who has watched Mount Airy Lady Bear basketball this season would agree that they are quite entertaining.One notable exception would be No...

December 29th, 2016 updated: December 29th, 2016. |  


Hounds fade in second half, fall to Tabor

PFAFFTOWN — Mount Tabor defeated North Surry in the third-place game of the Champion Bracket at the 2016 Frank Spencer Holiday Classic on Wednes...

December 28th, 2016 |  


Bears take Frank Spencer crown

Bears take Frank Spencer crown

WINSTON-SALEM — The 42nd annual Frank Spencer Holiday Classic Pepsi Bracket Champions are the Granite Bears of Mount Airy. A 69-66 victory over ...

December 28th, 2016 |  


MA, NS girls to meet for title

MA, NS girls to meet for title

For years, teams knew that if they came into the Mount Airy gym and took on one of Howard Mayo’s teams, they would have to battle hard for a vic...

December 28th, 2016 |  


Hounds fall to state’s No. 1 team

WINSTON-SALEM — North Surry fell to West Forsyth on Tuesday night, by a 66-46 decision at Joel Coliseum in the semifinals of the Champion Bracke...

December 27th, 2016 |