Noel chooses Concord

Noel chooses Concord

PILOT MOUNTAIN — A soccer program that isn’t yet a decade old has now produced two college-caliber athletes in the past two years.East Sur...

February 7th, 2018 |  


Five make All-Region

Five make All-Region

For the second year in a row, both Surry Central and North Surry qualified for the NCHSAA 2A state soccer playoffs last November.While the Greyhounds ...

January 29th, 2018 |  


Nine Bears All-NW1A, two make All-State

Nine Bears All-NW1A, two make All-State

It was probably the best season of boys’ soccer that Mount Airy has ever had, and it was plenty recognized at season’s end.The Granite Bea...

January 4th, 2018 |  


MCA names fall All-Conference selections

MCA names fall All-Conference selections

Millennium Charter Academy had three soccer players and two volleyball players selected to the Central Carolina Conference All-Conference Teams. In so...

December 6th, 2017 |  


“We’ll be back”

“We’ll be back”

KERNERSVILLE — Not all fairy tales have storybook endings. Sometimes, it is the Villain that emerges victorious after a hard fought battle.The B...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Heroes take on Villains tonight

Heroes take on Villains tonight

The storybook season for Mount Airy soccer continues in the Bears’ pursuit of a state championship. However, the Bears’ record of 23-1-1 s...

November 13th, 2017 |  


History in the Making

History in the Making

MOORESVILLE — The number 23 is often synonymous with greatness.The number was made famous by arguably the greatest basketball player of all time...

November 11th, 2017 |  


Not Done Yet: Bears Advance

Not Done Yet: Bears Advance

MISENHEIMER — Three down, three to go. Mount Airy’s chances of winning a state championship became much more realistic with a 1-0 overtime...

November 9th, 2017 |  


SC soccer suffers heartbreaking playoff loss

THOMASVILLE — If they’d let them, Surry Central and Ledford might still be playing soccer right now.The Golden Eagles battled the Panthers...

November 9th, 2017 |  


Bears, Eagles in third round tonight

Bears, Eagles in third round tonight

If the season ended today, both Mount Airy and Surry Central could be proud of the soccer seasons they’ve enjoyed.The Granite Bears won their fi...

November 7th, 2017 |  


DENVER, N.C. — Forgive Southern Piedmont 1A champion Lincoln Charter and Northwest 1A co-champion Mount Airy if they think the NCHSAA 1A playoff...

November 6th, 2017 |  


Eagles blank Foard, earn another home game

Eagles blank Foard, earn another home game

DOBSON — It was the day after Halloween, but the Surry Central soccer team got two treats on Wednesday night.The first was one they earned, as t...

November 1st, 2017 updated: November 1st, 2017. |  


Lady Hounds fall in West final

Lady Hounds fall in West final

STATESVILLE — MaxPreps has insisted all season long that these were the two best 2A volleyball teams in the state.If they’re wrong, then t...

October 31st, 2017 |  


Lady Bears fall toBishop in quarters

KERNERSVILLE — Mount Airy’s reign as 1A West Regional tennis champions is over, but it lasted longer than anyone expected. Furthermore, it...

October 30th, 2017 |  


Hounds avenge loss to Atkins, move into third in WPAC

The North Surry soccer team had two things on its mind Wednesday evening. One was avenging a loss that they felt they shouldn’t had suffered. Th...

October 6th, 2017 |  


Bears escape

Bears escape

The proverbial Bear trap was set on Tuesday evening, but Mount Airy just was able to slip out of it.An inspired effort from visiting Ashe County threa...

October 3rd, 2017 |  


Bears blank Oak Hill in Friday night game

Bears blank Oak Hill in Friday night game

When one thinks of Oak Hill Academy, the thought usually turns to blue-chip high school basketball players headed to big-time programs.The Warriors wi...

September 30th, 2017 |  


Hounds tame Cats with 2-1 win

Hounds tame Cats with 2-1 win

It didn’t look good for North Surry’s soccer team when West Stokes earned a goal on its very first shot on goal.One of the things the Grey...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Bears trample West Wilkes in home opener

Bears trample West Wilkes in home opener

It’s no secret that if you looked in the sky Monday afternoon the sun was blocked out by a large sphere. While many think that the moon was betw...

August 21st, 2017 |  


Eagles battle for win in opener

Eagles battle for win in opener

DOBSON — Surry Central started off soccer season with a bang in more ways than one by defeating the North Iredell Raiders 2-1. The awe-inspiring...

August 16th, 2017 |  


Young Hounds strong in opener

Young Hounds strong in opener

Don’t sleep on the Greyhounds.North Surry’s soccer team lost eight key seniors from last year’s record-setting team, and there was s...

August 16th, 2017 |  


Bears crush W. Wilkes in opener

HAYS — The games are counting now, but the Mount Airy soccer team continues its winning ways.After six preseason scrimmage matches in which the ...

August 15th, 2017 |  


Fall sports open Monday

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 th...

August 12th, 2017 |  


Old face for young Hounds

Old face for young Hounds

After a dozen years away from the program, one of North Surry’s most successful coaches ever is back at the help of the Greyhounds’ soccer...

August 11th, 2017 |  


Eagles still a contender

Eagles still a contender

DOBSON — Don’t sleep on the Surry Central soccer team this fall.The Golden Eagles sustained heavy graduation losses from last year’s...

August 8th, 2017 |  


Bears impressive in debut

Bears impressive in debut

STATESVILLE — Every local sports team hopes they begin their 2017 season as well as Mount Airy’s soccer team did on Saturday.The Granite B...

August 5th, 2017 |  


Fall sports ready to begin

Fall sports ready to begin

Local high school sports fans will have their first looks at some of the local fall sports teams this week. One of them isn’t even waiting that ...

August 4th, 2017 |  


Peter Raymer wins state officiating award

Peter Raymer wins state officiating award

A Mount Airy referee has received an award from the North Carolina High School Soccer Coaches Association.Mount Airy soccer coach Will Hurley nominate...

July 25th, 2017 |  


MA soccer, volleyball camps coming soon

MA soccer, volleyball camps coming soon

Time is running out to sign up for the upcoming soccer and volleyball camps scheduled for mid-July at Mount Airy High School.The Granite Bears are hos...

June 28th, 2017 |  


Tumbarello’s goal seals medal

Tumbarello’s goal seals medal

GREENSBORO — All Austin Tumbarello had to do was just stay calm.The rising junior on the Mount Airy High School soccer team was determined not t...

June 26th, 2017 |  


History repeats: Win and in

History repeats: Win and in

GREENSBORO — Will Hurley, Holden Hurley and Austin Tumbarello are in the same spot they were on this weekend a year ago.The three representative...

June 24th, 2017 |  


Bear coaches, players seek gold

Bear coaches, players seek gold

For those who took part, it had to be one of the toughest days of soccer that they ever played.Last summer, Mount Airy High School soccer coaches Will...

June 22nd, 2017 |  


Three Lady Eagles named All-Region

Three Lady Eagles named All-Region

Although other conferences had teams represented in the 2A ranks of Region 9 of the N.C. Soccer Coaches Association, it was players from the Western P...

June 14th, 2017 updated: June 14th, 2017. |  


ES, MA soccer place 10 on All-Region team

ES, MA soccer place 10 on All-Region team

There was no doubting the strength of the Northwest 1A Conference in girls’ soccer this spring. The league’s top two teams both reached th...

June 13th, 2017 |  


P4CP for the win!

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 ...

June 9th, 2017 updated: June 9th, 2017. |  


Bear brothers named to State Games

Bear brothers named to State Games

The Midwest team for the boys’ soccer tournament at the 2017 Powerade State Games of North Carolina is quite the family affair.Mount Airy High S...

June 8th, 2017 |  


Greenwood named NW1A’s best

Greenwood named NW1A’s best

There weren’t many 1A conferences as tough as the Northwest was this spring in the sport of girls’ soccer.The league sent two teams to the...

June 5th, 2017 |  


Lady Cards end best-ever season

Lady Cards end best-ever season

MISENHEIMER — The East Surry women’s soccer squad season ended on Friday afternoon in Misenheimer with a 2-1 road loss to the No. 5 seeded...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Lady Cards in action tonight

Lady Cards in action tonight

East Surry’s state quarterfinal in the NCHSAA 1A soccer playoffs will come off a day sooner than originally expected.The Lady Cardinals, who ear...

May 18th, 2017 |  


Lady Cardinals march on

Lady Cardinals march on

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The 2017 East Surry soccer program is making history, one playoff victory at a time.The next time the Lady Cardinals suit up, t...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Lady Cards seek history tonight

Lady Cards seek history tonight

When the state playoffs began for local teams in the spring sports, few would have guessed that the last team standing would have been the East Surry ...

May 16th, 2017 |  


Lady Cardinals back in 3rd round

Lady Cardinals back in 3rd round

BISCOE — The last chapter in the high school career of East Surry soccer standout Mary Jo Lowe remains to be written. In the meantime, she wrote...

May 13th, 2017 updated: May 16th, 2017. |  


Second round showdowns begin tonight

Second round showdowns begin tonight

A lot of eyes around the state will be focused on the sports complex next to the Armfield Civic Center tonight, as the state’s top-seeded 1A bas...

May 11th, 2017 |  


Lady Cards’ seniors say goodbye in style

Lady Cards’ seniors say goodbye in style

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The most successful run in East Surry girls’ soccer history will last for at least a few more days.As the final seconds t...

May 10th, 2017 |  


Lady Bears make short work of E. Wilkes

Lady Bears make short work of E. Wilkes

The Mount Airy Lady Bears were not in a merciful frame of mind when East Wilkes came calling for the second time in a week on Wednesday evening.Exactl...

May 10th, 2017 |  


Ten local teams entering playoffs

Surry County is well represented in the upcoming 1A and 2A state baseball, softball and soccer state playoffs.Of the teams in the Mount Airy News cove...

May 8th, 2017 |  


Central finishes with win

Central finishes with win

The regular season came to an end for the Western Piedmont Athletic Conference in soccer on Thursday evening, and just in the nick of time.North Surry...

May 4th, 2017 |  


Lady Bears win third straight

Lady Bears win third straight

WINSTON-SALEM — The Mount Airy soccer team appears to be out of its slump, just in time for the playoffs.Head coach Will Hurley was concerned ab...

May 4th, 2017 |  


Lady Bears romp on Senior Day

Lady Bears romp on Senior Day

This was more like what Mount Airy soccer coach Will Hurley wanted to see from his team.Coming off some recent lackluster performances, the Lady Bears...

May 2nd, 2017 |  


Lady Cardinals down Camels

Lady Cardinals down Camels

PILOT MOUNTAIN — It took the East Surry soccer team a little while to get going in Thursday match with Atkins, but once the Lady Cardinals got g...

April 27th, 2017 |