It starts with the youth

It starts with the youth

While the world waits in anticipation of Sunday’s’s World Cup final in Russia, the next generation of domestic soccer superstars are train...

July 11th, 2018 |  


Local players, coaches take silver

Local players, coaches take silver

GREENSBORO — It had to be one of the most heart-stopping finishes ever seen in a Powerade State Games of North Carolina men’s soccer tourn...

June 18th, 2018 |  


Local kickers take two at State Games

Local kickers take two at State Games

GREENSBORO — The Midwest team in the high school men’s soccer tournament of the Powerade State Games of North Carolina already knows it wi...

June 16th, 2018 |  


Greenwood receives All-State honor

Greenwood receives All-State honor

RALEIGH — The individual accolades keep piling in for a young woman that couldn’t care less about the spotlight.Mount Airy junior Baylee G...

June 6th, 2018 |  


11 local players named All-Region

11 local players named All-Region

SWANSBORO — The spring sports season is over for all but a few schools around North Carolina, but postseason accolades keep rolling in.On Tuesda...

May 29th, 2018 |  


Five Lady Bears named All-NW1A in soccer

Five Lady Bears named All-NW1A in soccer

With 11 freshmen and five sophomores on the roster, Mount Airy knew there might be some rough spots to weather through during the Lady Bears’ 20...

May 24th, 2018 |  


Lady Bears open with big win

Lady Bears open with big win

All season long, Mount Airy soccer coach Will Hurley has been frustrated by his team’s slow starts. At times, it’s taken the Lady Bears an...

May 9th, 2018 |  


A special Senior Night in Toast

A special Senior Night in Toast

It seems like every time North Surry’s soccer team takes the field this season, it makes some sort of program history.East Surry played its fina...

May 2nd, 2018 |  


Lady Bears finish strong on Senior Night

Lady Bears finish strong on Senior Night

In the first half of Mount Airy’s senior night girls’ soccer match with North Stokes, the visitors had an obsession with stopping one of t...

May 1st, 2018 |  


Shutout No. 7 for Central Soccer

Shutout No. 7 for Central Soccer

DOBSON — In the time it takes you to read this sentence, the Surry Central girls soccer team has probably already scored two goals.The Lady Eagl...

April 30th, 2018 |  


Lady Hounds set new marks in best-ever season

WINSTON-SALEM — The best season that North Surry girls’ soccer has ever had keeps getting better.The program that had won just nine times ...

April 30th, 2018 |  


Lady Bears blank East Surry, 3-0

Lady Bears blank East Surry, 3-0

East Surry was determined not to get burned by Baylee Greenwood in Friday night’s showdown with county rival Mount Airy.They succeeded in that r...

April 27th, 2018 |  


Wingate’s forecast calls for Snow

Wingate’s forecast calls for Snow

Like a number of other senior student-athletes from the area this year, Jo Snow had her choice of what sport she wanted to play in college. But in her...

April 21st, 2018 |  


Huskies out-hustle Lady Bears

Huskies out-hustle Lady Bears

“I thought the effort from us was not there at all.”Lady Bears coach Will Hurley didn’t mince words when discussing Mount Airy’...

April 16th, 2018 |  


Lady Hounds setnew wins record

WALKERTOWN — North Surry’s girls soccer team came into the 2018 season just wanting to play hard and make head coach Julie Gammons proud o...

April 16th, 2018 |  


Football or fútbol, Brown’s got this

Football or fútbol, Brown’s got this

There’s a slight difference of opinion between Americans and the rest of the world when it comes to the meaning of the word “football.R...

April 16th, 2018 |  


101 and Counting

101 and Counting

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Baylee Greenwood was in the fifth grade the last time the Mount Airy Bears defeated rival East Surry in girls soccer. Now a jun...

April 10th, 2018 |  


Hounds continue to make history

Hounds continue to make history

DOBSON — The North Surry Lady Greyhounds made history on March 28 by defeating county foe Mount Airy for possibly the first time ever. Fast forw...

April 3rd, 2018 |  


Lady Hounds make program history

Lady Hounds make program history

North Surry’s soccer team earned two big wins on Wednesday and Thursday night, and the Lady Greyhounds made a little history in the process.Nort...

March 29th, 2018 |  


Lady Bears hold off North

Lady Bears hold off North

North Surry hasn’t beaten cross-town rival Mount Airy in girls’ soccer for at least seven years.With a little better ball movement and a l...

March 23rd, 2018 |  


Lady Hounds outshoot Atkins, but take first loss

Lady Hounds outshoot Atkins, but take first loss

WINSTON-SALEM — The “random luck” factor bit North Surry’s soccer team on Monday night as the Lady Greyhounds sustained their ...

March 20th, 2018 |  


Central eases past Lady Cards

Central eases past Lady Cards

DOBSON — In many ways, this was the type of soccer match that one team is just glad it won.Surry Central peppered the East Surry goal with shots...

March 19th, 2018 |  


North Surry beats North Stokes to stay unbeaten at 3-0-1

North Surry beats North Stokes to stay unbeaten at 3-0-1

North Surry’s girls’ soccer team won just three matches all of last season.It only took them eight days to do it this year.The Lady Hounds...

March 15th, 2018 |  


Lady Bears win fourth straight

Lady Bears win fourth straight

A frigid and physical 80 minutes passed, and the Mount Airy Lady Bears walked away with win No. 4 on the season.The Bears (4-1) defeated East Wilkes b...

March 14th, 2018 |  


Hernandez’hat tricklifts Hounds

On a frigid Wednesday evening, Adaly Hernandez brought the heat for North Surry.The Lady Greyhounds’ senior tri-captain had a hat trick in the f...

March 14th, 2018 |  


Eagles optimistic despite rocky start

Eagles optimistic despite rocky start

DOBSON — Playing three soccer matches in five days takes a toll on a player. Playing three soccer matches in near-freezing weather against quali...

March 9th, 2018 |  


Lady Bears win third straight

Lady Bears win third straight

Since getting roughed up in its season opener against a 4A team, Mount Airy’s girls’ soccer team has gone on a roll.The Lady Bears won the...

March 9th, 2018 |  


Lady Hounds open with 4-0 win

HAYS — North Surry’s girls’ soccer team made its “Mama G” proud in its season opener on Thursday night.With longtime hea...

March 8th, 2018 |  


Lady Bears best Eagles

Lady Bears best Eagles

DOBSON — The Mount Airy Bears boys’ soccer team had a season of firsts in the fall of 2017, including the school’s first-ever victor...

March 5th, 2018 |  


New-look Cards fall in opener

New-look Cards fall in opener

KING — A wet and gloomy environment wasn’t exactly ideal for the first day of spring sports.Amid a day of cancellations, the East Surry La...

February 28th, 2018 |  


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 |