Hounds, Eagles look to bounce back

Both local teams competing in the Western Piedmont 2-A Conference will be looking to get back on the winning track this Friday night, with Surry Centr...

October 15th, 2015 |  


Unbeaten Cardinals blow out Atkins

Unbeaten Cardinals blow out Atkins

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Two games in four days were no problem for the East Surry football team, as the Cardinals rolled on Monday night.East Surry sco...

October 12th, 2015 updated: October 12th, 2015. |  


Bears quiet Phoenix ground game

WINSTON-SALEM — The Mount Airy defense flexed its muscle on Friday night in a 31-18 win over Winston-Salem Prep.The Phoenix scored a whopping 72...

October 10th, 2015 |  


West Stokes wears down Hounds

West Stokes wears down Hounds

KING — West Stokes knew it wasn’t going to beat visiting North Surry on Friday night simply by wanting it more than the visiting Greyhound...

October 9th, 2015 |  


Marion and Scott propel Cardinals

Marion and Scott propel Cardinals

WALKERTOWN — Seniors Blake Marion and Eddie Scott want the 2015 football season to be a special one for East Surry, and the two Cardinal playmak...

October 9th, 2015 updated: October 10th, 2015. |  


Surry County football teams play conference games

East Surry coach David Diamont believes there are three seasons within every football schedule.There is the nonconference slate to start, followed by ...

October 8th, 2015 |  


Bears’ defense dominates Vikings

Bears’ defense dominates Vikings

The Mount Airy football team got back on track in the 2015 season with an uplifting win over the North Stokes Vikings on Monday night.The Granite Bear...

October 5th, 2015 |  


Cardinals cruise over South Stokes

Cardinals cruise over South Stokes

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry coach David Diamont worried how his team would start its contest against South Stokes after 20 days of waiting.Howev...

October 1st, 2015 |  


Cards, Bears eager to play again

Short of a season-ending loss in the state playoffs, it’s hard to imagine a punch in the collective gut worse than the one that Mount Airy suffe...

September 30th, 2015 |  


Hounds vs. Eagles could be key

Hounds vs. Eagles could be key

North Surry head coach Danny Lyons was a happy man last Friday night, after his Greyhounds were one of the few area teams to choose to play despite ve...

September 28th, 2015 |  


Greyhounds get defensive in 13-7 win

OAKBORO — Any North Surry football fan who made the trip down to West Stanly on Friday night got everything they could have hoped for in return ...

September 25th, 2015 |  


Turnovers doom Eagles at Salisbury

Turnovers doom Eagles at Salisbury

SALISBURY — When it rains, it pours, and on Friday night the Surry Central football team couldn’t find a way to minimize its mistakes agai...

September 25th, 2015 updated: September 25th, 2015. |  


Local teams try to extend streaks

Three of Surry County’s four high school football teams will be in action this Friday night, but only one of the four will be playing at home. U...

September 24th, 2015 updated: September 24th, 2015. |  


SC football starts early

Surry Central has announced a new start time for its football game Friday.The Golden Eagles travel to Salisbury. Instead of the usual 7:30 p.m. start,...

September 22nd, 2015 |  


Southern reflects on Mount Airy win

Southern reflects on Mount Airy win

DOBSON — Monty Southern witnessed the long Surry Central losing streak to Mount Airy firsthand.The head coach has been a part of the Golden Eagl...

September 21st, 2015 updated: September 21st, 2015. |  


Eagles pull off upset over Bears

Eagles pull off upset over Bears

DOBSON — The Surry Central football team couldn’t hide its emotions on Friday night.The Golden Eagles hadn’t defeated Mount Airy sin...

September 18th, 2015 |  


Hounds celebrate Homecoming with romp

Hounds celebrate Homecoming with romp

North Surry started the Homecoming celebration early with a fireworks show in the first half.Two plays into the second quarter, the Greyhounds led 42-...

September 18th, 2015 |  


Eagles host Bears in football action

Only two games take place this week as one school has a bye week.Surry Central hosts Mount Airy in the big game tonight, while North Surry hosts Atkin...

September 17th, 2015 updated: September 17th, 2015. |  


Golden Eagles get first win over Elks

Golden Eagles get first win over Elks

DOBSON — The Surry Central offense was by no means perfect in its Friday night matchup with Elkin, but whenever the Golden Eagles needed a big p...

September 14th, 2015 |  


Bears nip Hounds on late field goal

Bears nip Hounds on late field goal

Mount Airy got three chances to win the game and succeeded on the third try.Robert Brown kicked a 40-yard field goal — with plenty of distance t...

September 14th, 2015 |  


East offense rolls to 42-28 win

East offense rolls to 42-28 win

KING — East Surry kept its high-octane offense churning for a 42-28 win over rival West Stokes Friday night.The Cardinals have now scored 166 po...

September 14th, 2015 |  


Hounds look to tackle Bears’ streak

Hounds look to tackle Bears’ streak

North Surry football coach Danny Lyons knows his team is hungry for a win over its long-time rival in Mount Airy.After a crushing, but eye-opening 35-...

September 10th, 2015 |  


Golden Eagles fall in second half

WILKESBORO — The Surry Central football team got off to a nice start when play resumed on Monday night against Wilkes Central, but a tough secon...

September 7th, 2015 |  


East edges North in 35-32 shootout

East edges North in 35-32 shootout

North Surry rallied in the second half, but East Surry held on to win 35-32 in Saturday’s makeup date from Friday.The Cardinals led 21-7 at the ...

September 5th, 2015 |  


Cards and Hounds set to battle

Two weeks of high school football have come and gone, and only North Surry and East Surry were able to survive undefeated among local schools.However,...

September 3rd, 2015 |  


Granite Bears maul Elks 63-7 on road

Granite Bears maul Elks 63-7 on road

ELKIN —The Granite Bears rallied from an early hole to dominate Elkin 63-7.Mount Airy wanted to come out strong and fast against Elkin in its fi...

September 3rd, 2015 |  


Smith back at full strength

Smith back at full strength

In Friday night’s football game at Wallace Shelton Stadium, West Stokes quarterback Alex Manley dropped back and lofted a ball down the left sid...

September 2nd, 2015 |  


Mount Airy football starts a day early

Mount Airy football isn’t playing on Friday night this week.The Granite Bears (1-1) travel to Elkin (0-2) on Thursday to be the featured game on...

September 1st, 2015 updated: September 1st, 2015. |  


DOBSON — Surry Central lost to East Wilkes 46-13 at home.Last week the Golden Eagles lost to East Surry 48-13.“This was not the bounceback...

August 28th, 2015 |  


Wildcats rally in 2nd half on Bears

Wildcats rally in 2nd half on Bears

Mount Airy shut down West Stokes for the entire first half, but the Wildcats played better in the second half for a 27-20 win.The Granite Bear defense...

August 28th, 2015 |  


Smith propels Cardinals to victory

Smith propels Cardinals to victory

PILOT MOUNTAIN — It was a tale of two halves for East Surry on Friday night in its week-two matchup with the Starmount RamsStarmount outscored E...

August 28th, 2015 |  


Vikings look to start new tradition

Vikings look to start new tradition

DANBURY — North Stokes may be the Northwest’s 1A underdogs, but don’t count them out just yet.“You can look in the record book...

August 27th, 2015 |  


Bears, Cards, Eagles at home

Bears, Cards, Eagles at home

Week one of the football season saw all three home teams come away with wins.The only loss for the four local schools was Surry Central at East Surry,...

August 26th, 2015 |  


Cardinals explode in first half

Cardinals explode in first half

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry’s Tyler Smith led an offensive explosion on opening night as the Cardinals defeated rival Surry Central 48-13....

August 21st, 2015 |  


Greyhounds sparked by big play

Greyhounds sparked by big play

North Surry scored the last 19 points to beat Ashe County 26-14 at home in the season opener.The visiting Huskies led 14-7 late in the second quarter,...

August 21st, 2015 |  


Granite Bears win defensive struggle

Granite Bears win defensive struggle

Mount Airy coach Kelly Holder believes his youthful team will drastically improve as the year goes on.However, on Friday night, his defense looked lik...

August 21st, 2015 |  


East Surry celebrates Fan Fest 2015

East Surry celebrates Fan Fest 2015

Hailey Flynn, the daughter of Pam and Michael Flynn, hits the target on the first try at East Surry’s dunk tank during Fan Fest Friday afternoon...

August 21st, 2015 updated: August 21st, 2015. |  


Senior captains for 2015 Granite Bears

Senior captains for 2015 Granite Bears

Mount Airy and East Surry held their photo day on Saturday morning. Here are the senior captains for the Granite Bears this season. From left, Cordell...

August 8th, 2015 updated: August 8th, 2015. |  


Locals named to all-state team

Locals named to all-state team

The Mount Airy and East Surry high school football teams are already receiving statewide recognition before the 2015 season gets underway.NCPreps name...

August 4th, 2015 |  


Golden Eagles open football season

Golden Eagles open football season

Surry Central head coach Monty Southern warms up his players for the first official practice of the season.The Golden Eagles run through some plays sh...

August 3rd, 2015 |  


East Surry hosts Midnight Madness kickoff

East Surry hosts Midnight Madness kickoff

East Surry had a good turnout for its Midnight Madness football kickoff late Friday night.Former Cardinal standouts like John Dickenson (right) and Ca...

August 3rd, 2015 |  


Bears’ 7-on-7 kicks off season

Bears’ 7-on-7 kicks off season

Mount Airy High drew a strong crowd at Friday’s 7-on-7 drills.The fans were spread around four different fields, but the overall attendance was ...

July 31st, 2015 updated: July 31st, 2015. |  


East Surry hosts football camp

East Surry hosts football camp

East Surry senior Brandon McKinney, right, teaches football camper Rommie Speaks how to keep his chest and head up with tackling to protect from neck ...

July 28th, 2015 |  


Bears hosting football drills

Bears hosting football drills

Eight football teams will scrimmage each other Friday in Mount Airy High’s annual 7-on-7 drills.The four local schools will take part: Mount Air...

July 28th, 2015 |  


Golden Eagles get Panthers’ gear

Golden Eagles get Panthers’ gear

DOBSON — Go by a football practice at Surry Central in August, and you might see some familiar names from current and former NFL players.The Gol...

July 24th, 2015 updated: July 24th, 2015. |  


Teams compete in Cats’ 7-on-7

Teams compete in Cats’ 7-on-7

East Surry football coach David Diamont, left, signals to one squad of players while a second squad receives instructions from the assistant coaches. ...

July 17th, 2015 |  


Cats host Lineman Challenge

Cats host Lineman Challenge

KING — North Surry and East Surry put in a good showing at West Stokes’ annul Lineman Challenge this week.The Wildcats hosted more than 14...

July 11th, 2015 |  


Cardinals name Lowman football coach

Cardinals name Lowman football coach

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry High School announced Thursday that Mr. Trent Lowman would become the new varsity football head coachLowman comes fr...

July 6th, 2015 updated: April 19th, 2018. |  


Hounds host 7-on-7 scrimmages

Hounds host 7-on-7 scrimmages

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June 23rd, 2015 |  


Hounds, Cards play 7-on-7 ball

Hounds, Cards play 7-on-7 ball

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June 23rd, 2015 |