High School Golf

Hound golf rediscovers its bite

It’s considered conventional wisdom that golf is a “fair weather” sport, something that’s best played on warm days with sunny skies. Conventional wisdom never met 2018 Western Piedmont Athletic Conference golf champion Evan Marion and […]

High School Golf

Best in the 1A

SOUTHERN PINES — If there was ever a time when finishing second felt like finishing first, this had to be it. Mount Airy came into Tuesday’s second and final day of the NCHSAA 1A/2A state […]

High School Football

Fall sports open Monday

After 15 days of official practices, several local sports teams will officially begin their seasons on Monday afternoon, with the rest to follow in the days to come. Two of the more successful sports teams […]


Shooting for 3

When Mount Airy’s Lady Granite Bears golf team assembled Monday at Cross Creek for its first practice of the season, head coach Tommye Phillips took little time to introduce one of her players as “the […]


No off-season for Cox

BERMUDA RUN — Only 32 golfers in the state of North Carolina were good enough to make it to the match play round of the Carolina Golf Association’s 21st annual North Carolina Junior Girls’ Championships […]

High School Basketball

P4CP for the win!

CHAPEL HILL — All year long, the bulletin board outside Mount Airy High School included the message “P4CP” along with whatever else was going on at the time, standing for “Play For Coach Price.” On […]

High School Basketball

Parade of Champions coming Saturday

By any standard, Mount Airy High School had a remarkable season of athletic competition. Student-athletes representing the Granite Bears won nine state championships during the 2016-17 academic year, including two team championships. With all the […]

High School Golf

Cox keeps rolling

FOXFIRE VILLAGE — It will take a big comeback for Mount Airy to bring back a championship today at the 1A/2A state golf championships at the Foxfire Resort, but all-state honors are well within the […]