Lady Pats have had busy November

Lady Pats have had busy November

Basketball season starts early for teams in the North Carolina Home Educators Athletic Conference, such as the Surry Homeschool Runnin’ Patriots...

November 22nd, 2016 |  


Lady Hounds play for third tonight

Lady Hounds play for third tonight

WINSTON-SALEM — Most of the local schools haven’t started their basketball seasons due to highly successful gridiron campaigns, but such i...

November 22nd, 2016 |  


MCA middle schoolers start off strong

While a young Millennium Charter Academy girls’ basketball team is struggling against teams with a much longer history and with greater experien...

November 22nd, 2016 |  


Lady Patriots’ press dooms Lions

Lady Patriots’ press dooms Lions

As rebuilding seasons go, last year for Surry Homeschool’s girls’ basketball team wasn’t half-bad. The defending state champions wer...

November 21st, 2016 |  


Runnin’ Patriots too much for MCA

Runnin’ Patriots too much for MCA

For a quarter, host Millennium Charter Academy was able to hold its own with a taller and more experienced Surry Homeschool team in a Monday night bas...

November 21st, 2016 |  


Eagles tip off hoops season

Eagles tip off hoops season

DOBSON — “The Big SC” is still gripped with football fever, especially one night after the top-seeded Golden Eagles claimed their se...

November 19th, 2016 |  


Bears dazzle in scrimmage with Cards

Bears dazzle in scrimmage with Cards

Mount Airy’s basketball team was understaffed, but still put on a great show Tuesday evening.The Granite Bears held a scrimmage with East Wilkes...

November 15th, 2016 |  


Oak Hill-Hargrave hoops showdown returning to SCHS

DOBSON — Once again, Surry Central High School will be hosting an exhibition game that will show off some of the best basketball players in the ...

October 17th, 2016 updated: October 17th, 2016. |  


Phillips commits to LMC in highlight summer

Phillips commits to LMC in highlight summer

An exciting summer on the basketball floor for North Surry’s Carter Phillips was filled with memorable moments.Playing AAU basketball with the N...

July 30th, 2016 |  


Summer ball at Surry Central

Summer ball at Surry Central

Surry Central High School’s boys’ and girls’ basketball teams held a three-day youth hoops camp during the week in which dozens of c...

July 15th, 2016 |  


Hoopin’ in Hound Country

Hoopin’ in Hound Country

There were a number of youth sports camps that took place in the area this week, including the annual North Surry High School youth basketball camp. T...

July 14th, 2016 |  


Lady Bears to host basketball scrimmages

Lady Bears to host basketball scrimmages

The start of girls basketball season is still five months away, but this weekend a pair of local teams will begin to get a look at where they stand he...

June 15th, 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 |  


Winter sports season brought much success, memorable efforts

Winter sports season brought much success, memorable efforts

There were no team state championships won by any local schools during the winter sports season, but there was plenty of excitement nevertheless.While...

June 8th, 2016 |  


North Surry hoops camp coming in July

North Surry High School will host its annual youth basketball camp from July 11 through 14.The Greyhound Basketball Camp is open to boys and girls who...

May 30th, 2016 |  


SC hoops camp coming in July

Surry Central High School will host the annual Eagles’ Nest Basketball Camp for rising third through ninth graders on July 11-14 at the school.T...

May 27th, 2016 |  


Mayfield excited to lead alma mater

Mayfield excited to lead alma mater

The Mount Airy High School athletics department didn’t have to look very far for its next girls basketball coach.Longtime assistant and junior v...

May 23rd, 2016 updated: May 24th, 2016. |  


Mayo moving from Mount Airy to Galax

Mayo moving from Mount Airy to Galax

Mount Airy girls basketball coach Howard Mayo announced Wednesday that he is stepping down from the program and taking the same job at Galax (Virginia...

May 11th, 2016 updated: May 11th, 2016. |  


Lady Bears to host girls basketball camp

The Mount Airy girls basketball team will be having its annual basketball camp during the week of June 13-16. The time will be from 9 a.m.to 3 p.m. Th...

May 7th, 2016 |  


Anthony’s softball ride continues at SCC

Anthony’s softball ride continues at SCC

DOBSON — Katlin Anthony was set on attending Appalachian State next year and ditching her softball career when Surry Central’s 2016 campai...

April 30th, 2016 updated: April 30th, 2016. |  


Bears to host summer basketball camp

The Northwest Basketball Academy will take place from June 20-23 in the Mount Airy High School Gymnasium. The camp is open to all boys from rising 3rd...

April 30th, 2016 |  


Mounce signs with Furman University

Mounce signs with Furman University

Mount Airy senior Clay Mounce (bottom left) signed Friday to play college basketball next year at Furman University in front of friends, family and co...

April 15th, 2016 |  


Surry girls wrap up hoops season

Surry girls wrap up hoops season

The basketball seasons at all of the local traditional schools are long over, but the Surry Homeschool girls team got to take part in a little March M...

March 29th, 2016 |  


Clay Mounce commits to Furman

Clay Mounce commits to Furman

One month away from national signing day on April 15, Mount Airy’s Clay Mounce has made his decision.Mounce announced his commitment to Furman U...

March 16th, 2016 |  


Six basketball players named All-District

Six basketball players named All-District

It’s been quite a two-day stretch for Mount Airy senior Clay Mounce.On Wednesday, Mounce received his first Division I basketball scholarship of...

March 10th, 2016 |  


Wilmoth named Surry Central basketball coach

DOBSON — The Surry Central basketball team didn’t have to go very far to find its next head coach.Myles Wilmoth, the Golden Eagles’ ...

March 8th, 2016 |  


Golden Lions end Hounds’ memorable year

Golden Lions end Hounds’ memorable year

SHELBY — There’s not a whole lot that the North Surry boys’ basketball team didn’t accomplish in a memorable 2015-16 season.We...

February 27th, 2016 |  


Lady Hounds’ season ends at Smoky Mtn.

Lady Hounds’ season ends at Smoky Mtn.

SYLVA — The North Surry girls’ basketball team had managed to overcome a slow start in several games this season on their way to the Weste...

February 27th, 2016 |  


Bears fall to Avery in 3rd round

Bears fall to Avery in 3rd round

NEWLAND — A historic season for the Mount Airy boys’ basketball team came to a close on Saturday night.In the third round of the NCHSAA 1-...

February 27th, 2016 |  


Three teams still standing

Three teams still standing

Spring sports are right around the corner, but three local basketball teams are refusing to allow outdoor sports to take center stage yet.Both North S...

February 26th, 2016 |  


Mikaela Johnson carries North Surry girls basketball into third round with 52-44 win over East Rutherford

Mikaela Johnson carries North Surry girls basketball into third round with 52-44 win over East Rutherford

Foul trouble prevented Mikaela Johnson from having an impact in the first half of North Surry’s battle with East Rutherford, but the junior was ...

February 25th, 2016 |  


Defending champs zone out Lady Bears

Defending champs zone out Lady Bears

WINSTON-SALEM — If there’s any solace in Mount Airy’s season-ending loss to defending 1-A state champion Winston-Salem Prep in Thurs...

February 25th, 2016 |  


North Surry boys basketball cruises into 3rd round with 77-50 win over Reidsville

North Surry boys basketball cruises into 3rd round with 77-50 win over Reidsville

The North Surry boys’ basketball team has beaten teams down with its outside shooting throughout the season, but the Greyhounds refused to settl...

February 25th, 2016 updated: February 25th, 2016. |  


Bears get defensive, down Devils

Bears get defensive, down Devils

After a shaky first half, the Mount Airy boys’ basketball team concluded its 2015-16 home schedule in the best way possible.The Granite Bears us...

February 25th, 2016 |  


Northwest girls dominate first round

Northwest girls dominate first round

A 28-seed beating a five-seed in any tournament is normally considered an upset, but not when a girls basketball team from the Northwest Conference is...

February 24th, 2016 |  


Monroe ends season for SC girls

Monroe ends season for SC girls

Of the seven local high school basketball teams that made the state playoffs, none had a tougher first-round assignment than Surry Central’s gir...

February 24th, 2016 updated: February 25th, 2016. |  


Hawks, Hounds run past Forbush

Hawks, Hounds run past Forbush

For the first 12 minutes of North Surry’s third meeting of the season with Western Piedmont Athletic Conference rival Forbush, the underdog Falc...

February 23rd, 2016 |  


Lady Hounds find the range, down Wolves

Lady Hounds find the range, down Wolves

Shane Slate knew that what he’d witnessed for two quarters couldn’t continue.For 16 minutes, his North Surry Lady Greyhounds had out-rebou...

February 23rd, 2016 |  


Mounce powers Bears into 2nd round

Mounce powers Bears into 2nd round

Bishop McGuinness seems to bring out the best in Clay Mounce.After recording a career-high 37 points against the Villains in an earlier matchup this s...

February 23rd, 2016 |  


Lady Patriots’ title defense ends

Lady Patriots’ title defense ends

A repeat was probably always a little bit too much to ask, but the Surry Homeschool girls’ basketball team’s defense of its state champion...

February 22nd, 2016 |  


Three Hounds make all-conference

Three Hounds make all-conference

With the exception of one hiccup late in the regular season — which the Greyhounds emphatically rectified in the conference tournament, the 2015...

February 20th, 2016 |  


MA, ES put all four teams in playoffs

There’s no avoiding Winston-Salem Prep for the Mount Airy girls’ basketball team.After sustaining three close losses to the Lady Phoenix t...

February 20th, 2016 |  


Six local players win all-conference in WP girls

Six local players win all-conference in WP girls

A very successful season for the North Surry and Surry Central girls’ basketball teams will continue next week in the NCHSAA 2-A state playoffs,...

February 20th, 2016 updated: February 20th, 2016. |  


Winston-Salem Prep earns Northwest’s top-seed with tournament title over Mount Airy

Winston-Salem Prep earns Northwest’s top-seed with tournament title over Mount Airy

WALKERTOWN — A single category proved costly for the Mount Airy basketball team on the biggest stage of the season.Head Coach Levi Goins believe...

February 19th, 2016 |  


Winston-Salem Prep takes down Mount Airy girls in Northwest Tournament title

Winston-Salem Prep takes down Mount Airy girls in Northwest Tournament title

WALKERTOWN — The Mount Airy girls’ basketball team weathered the Winston-Salem Prep storm for three quarters and some change on Friday nig...

February 19th, 2016 |  


A split decision for Hounds

A split decision for Hounds

WINSTON-SALEM — You crash the North Surry boys’ basketball team’s victory celebration at your own peril.Sixteen days earlier, West S...

February 19th, 2016 |  


Lady Bears slide past Atkins

Lady Bears slide past Atkins

WINSTON-SALEM — Mount Airy girls basketball coach Howard Mayo has been searching for a third scorer to support the consistent offense of Ayano S...

February 18th, 2016 |  


Bears knock off Cards in semifinal

Bears knock off Cards in semifinal

WALKERTOWN — The Mount Airy boys’ basketball team was able to set up a championship bout against Winston-Salem Prep with a 66-53 victory o...

February 18th, 2016 updated: February 18th, 2016. |  


‘Win and in’ today for Surry Homeschool

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Surry Homeschool girls basketball coach Todd Hill hopes that he has seen the last of Kortni Pinion.The Lady Patriots hosted Pin...

February 18th, 2016 |  


Forbush sneaks past SC girls

Forbush sneaks past SC girls

WINSTON-SALEM — Every time that the Surry Central and Forbush girls’ basketball teams have met this season, it’s been a battle of at...

February 18th, 2016 |