North Surry cruises to semifinal sweep

North Surry cruises to semifinal sweep

WINSTON-SALEM — The North Surry boys’ basketball team put together a complete performance during the Hounds’ 90-75 victory over Carv...

February 17th, 2016 |  


Bears sweep tourney doubleheader

Bears sweep tourney doubleheader

There was little doubt among the assembled fans that Mount Airy would sweep Wednesday night’s doubleheader of Northwest 1-A Conference Tournamen...

February 17th, 2016 |  


Lady Eagles advance with rout

Lady Eagles advance with rout

DOBSON — There was already no question as to the outcome of Surry Central’s first-round game of the Western Piedmont 2A Conference tournam...

February 16th, 2016 updated: February 18th, 2016. |  


Northwest tournament starts Wednesday

Northwest tournament starts Wednesday

While the Western Piedmont Athletic Conference was able to begin play in its postseason tournament on Tuesday, the Northwest Conference decided to pla...

February 16th, 2016 |  


Weather delays conference tournaments

Weather delays conference tournaments

Local high school basketball teams are once again facing the possibility of having to cancel their conference tournaments due to wintry conditions.Mon...

February 15th, 2016 |  


Mount Airy dominates second half to beat Bishop, share conference crown

Mount Airy dominates second half to beat Bishop, share conference crown

There was a great deal on the line for the Mount Airy boys’ basketball team on Friday night, and the pressure seemed to get to the Granite Bears...

February 12th, 2016 updated: February 12th, 2016. |  


Mount Airy girls secure third place in NW1A with 59-49 win

Mount Airy girls secure third place in NW1A with 59-49 win

Mount Airy’s girls basketball team was going to the state playoffs one way or the other. But they preferred not to back in.The strength of the N...

February 12th, 2016 |  


Strong first half powers Cards

Strong first half powers Cards

WINSTON-SALEM — The East Surry boys basketball team played the spoiler role during Atkins’ senior night on Friday.The Cardinals sliced up ...

February 12th, 2016 |  


Surry boys rally for victory

The Surry Homeschool boys basketball team finally found a light at the end of the tunnel last week.The Runnin’ Patriots, who have at times been ...

February 11th, 2016 |  


East Surry sweeps North Stokes

East Surry sweeps North Stokes

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry girls basketball coach Caleb Gilley didn’t think North Stokes had anyone who could guard senior Sydney Marion,...

February 10th, 2016 |  


Surry Central girls overcome poor shooting night to win

Surry Central girls overcome poor shooting night to win

KING — It’s a good thing for the Surry Central girls’ basketball team that the Lady Eagles believe in playing good defense.The team ...

February 10th, 2016 |  


North Surry girls win conference

North Surry girls win conference

EAST BEND — The Western Piedmont 2-A Athletic Conference basketball regular season is a clean sweep for the North Surry Greyhounds.The North Sur...

February 9th, 2016 |  


Winston-Salem Prep uses physical play for comeback win over Mount Airy

Winston-Salem Prep uses physical play for comeback win over Mount Airy

The Mount Airy boys basketball team couldn’t close the door on the Northwest Conference despite a dream start in its contest against Winston-Sal...

February 9th, 2016 updated: February 10th, 2016. |  


Eiswald retires with storybook ending

Eiswald retires with storybook ending

DOBSON — Surry Central basketball coach Ken Eiswald told his team many times over the course of this season that life just wasn’t like the...

February 8th, 2016 |  


Conference titles up for grabs

Conference titles up for grabs

The high school basketball season is heading down the final stretch, but two conference races are already decided as teams jockey for position over th...

February 8th, 2016 |  


Surry Central drops both basketball games on the road

RONDA — Surry Central was swept on the road in Saturday’s make-up basketball games against East Wilkes.GirlsBehind solid second and third ...

February 7th, 2016 |  


Late run lifts Forbush over Eagles

Late run lifts Forbush over Eagles

DOBSON — The Lady Eagles bounced back from a third-quarter hole only to let the lead slip away in the last four minutes against Forbush.Surry Ce...

February 5th, 2016 |  


Eagles roar back for dramatic win

Eagles roar back for dramatic win

DOBSON — Surry Central trailed by 25 points, but roared back to beat Forbush 69-66 for its first conference win of the season on Friday night.Th...

February 5th, 2016 |  


Mount Airy boys take unsatisfying victory; girls collapse in second half

Mount Airy boys take unsatisfying victory; girls collapse in second half

For the last two weeks, MaxPreps.com has ranked the Mount Airy boys’ basketball team as the best 1-A team in the state. This week, the NCPreps.c...

February 5th, 2016 |  


Hounds repeat

Hounds repeat

North Surry coach Kevin King believes his team’s loss to West Stokes on Wednesday served as a wake-up call.The ensuing day’s practice was ...

February 5th, 2016 |  


Lady Patriots playing for conference title

Lady Patriots playing for conference title

The last two weeks have been very productive ones for the Surry Homeschool girls’ basketball team, which finds itself in position to defend its ...

February 4th, 2016 |  


Eagles take Carver to the wire

Eagles take Carver to the wire

DOBSON — As the regular season winds down, the Surry Central boys basketball team is playing some of its best ball of the year, but the Golden E...

February 3rd, 2016 updated: February 4th, 2016. |  


Wildcats delay Hounds’ title run

Wildcats delay Hounds’ title run

The Western Piedmont Athletic Conference championship will have to wait for North Surry.The Greyhounds had an opportunity to clinch their second conse...

February 3rd, 2016 |  


Bears avoid upset from East Surry

Bears avoid upset from East Surry

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The Mount Airy boys basketball team’s quest for a Northwest Conference championship nearly hit a detour on Tuesday night....

February 2nd, 2016 |  


Strong finishes give Hounds the sweep

Strong finishes give Hounds the sweep

DOBSON — For most of the night, Surry Central’s basketball teams gave their hometown fans plenty to hope for in Tuesday night’s show...

February 2nd, 2016 |  


Wilmoth powers Lady Eagles toward playoffs

Wilmoth powers Lady Eagles toward playoffs

WALNUT COVE — Thursday night’s tragic death of Dobson police officer Dave Wilmoth hit very close to home for the Surry Central girls’...

January 30th, 2016 |  


East Surry handles Walkertown

WINSTON-SALEM — The East Surry boys’ basketball finished off a 24-hour stretch with a 2-0 record in Winston-Salem by taking a 62-42 victor...

January 30th, 2016 |  


Mount Airy takes care of business

Mount Airy takes care of business

Friday night was more about taking care of business than anything else for the Mount Airy basketball teams.With the Mount Airy boys standing unbeaten ...

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


Cards’ defense stonewalls Villains

Cards’ defense stonewalls Villains

KERNERSVILLE — The East Surry basketball team took a giant step towards a hopeful berth in the NCHSAA playoffs on Friday with a 54-28 victory ov...

January 29th, 2016 |  


Clutch Hounds down Yellow Jackets

Clutch Hounds down Yellow Jackets

WINSTON-SALEM — Back in the early stages of December, North Surry basketball coach Kevin King wanted to see his team take better control of its ...

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


Mount Airy sweeps North Stokes

Mount Airy sweeps North Stokes

DANBURY — The Mount Airy basketball teams continued their stellar play in the Northwest Conference on Thursday with a sweep over the North Stoke...

January 28th, 2016 |  


SC girls end first half with win

SC girls end first half with win

DOBSON — After more than a week off due to the weather, the Surry Central girls basketball team ended round one of the Western Piedmont 2-A race...

January 28th, 2016 |  


Lady Hounds cruise into first-place

Lady Hounds cruise into first-place

The North Surry girls basketball team turned in one of its best performances of the season on Wednesday with sole possession of first place in the Wes...

January 27th, 2016 |  


Surry girls let one get away

Surry girls let one get away

The Surry Homeschool girls basketball team let one get away last week.The Lady Patriots held a 10-4 lead at the end of the first quarter of their game...

January 20th, 2016 |  


Greyhounds stay unbeaten in WPAC

Greyhounds stay unbeaten in WPAC

The North Surry varsity basketball teams ground out a pair of victories over the South Stokes Sauras on Tuesday to remain undefeated in the Western Pi...

January 20th, 2016 |  


Mount Airy splits with Villains

Mount Airy splits with Villains

KERNERSVILLE — The Mount Airy girls basketball team had a huge opportunity to brush off its first conference loss of the season, a 58-49 loss to...

January 19th, 2016 |  


Mount Airy earns historic win

Mount Airy earns historic win

WINSTON-SALEM —A mission that seemed impossible has finally become a reality for the Mount Airy basketball team.No team in the Northwest Confere...

January 15th, 2016 |  


Lady Hounds escape with win

Lady Hounds escape with win

From listening to the coaches, it was difficult to tell who won Friday night’s game between the North Surry and Surry Central girls basketball t...

January 15th, 2016 |  


Phoenix slides past Lady Bears

Phoenix slides past Lady Bears

WINSTON-SALEM —The Mount Airy girls basketball team didn’t quite possess the firepower on Friday night to keep up with the defending state...

January 15th, 2016 |  


Shorthanded Surry boys can’t buy a break

Surry Homeschool’s boys basketball team doesn’t seek out bad luck.On the other hand, it seems like misfortune goes out of its way to find ...

January 14th, 2016 |  


Mount Airy ready for Phoenix

Mount Airy ready for Phoenix

A banner year for the Mount Airy basketball program is about to face its biggest challenge of the season.The boys and girls’ basketball teams at...

January 14th, 2016 updated: January 15th, 2016. |  


Bears ranked top-five in state

Bears ranked top-five in state

The Mount Airy basketball teams’ continued excellence on the hardwood this season has earned the Granite Bears recognition across the state.NCPr...

January 12th, 2016 |  


Sauras squeeze by Eagles 48-44 on the road

Sauras squeeze by Eagles 48-44 on the road

DOBSON — The Golden Eagles stayed close with South Stokes, but never took the lead in the second half of a 48-44 loss at home Friday night.It lo...

January 8th, 2016 |  


North Surry gets tough in second half for 79-57 blowout of Carver

North Surry gets tough in second half for 79-57 blowout of Carver

For about two and a half quarters on Friday night, there was no question who the most skilled team in the Coach Ron King Gymnasium was.There was also ...

January 8th, 2016 |  


Late run lifts Lady Eagles to win

Late run lifts Lady Eagles to win

DOBSON — The Lady Eagles overcame some early shooting woes to defeat South Stokes 28-21 Friday night.Surry Central scored just one basket over t...

January 8th, 2016 |  


Granite Bears down rival Cardinals

Granite Bears down rival Cardinals

A heated rivalry turned into a night of celebration for the Mount Airy basketball team on Friday. The Granite Bears (14-1, 4-0) jumped on East Surry (...

January 8th, 2016 |  


Bears romp Eagles with big run

Bears romp Eagles with big run

The Surry Central basketball team climbed its way back from an 11-point deficit against Mount Airy in the first half, but the Granite Bears made sure ...

January 6th, 2016 |  


Taylor’s basket with 1.8 seconds to go lifts East Surry over Villains

Taylor’s basket with 1.8 seconds to go lifts East Surry over Villains

PILOT MOUNTAIN — In a game as close as this one, victory usually goes to the team that executes best in the endgame.East Surry never led in the ...

January 5th, 2016 |  


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. |