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 |  


Central shut down by fifth-ranked ‘Cats

Central shut down by fifth-ranked ‘Cats

KING — The West Stokes women’s soccer team remains perfect in league action after outlasting Surry Central 3-0 on Monday night, and did so...

April 17th, 2017 |  


Lady Cards move into second-place tie

Lady Cards move into second-place tie

Mount Airy already knew it had its work cut out for it on Thursday evening, when East Surry came calling.It didn’t help the Lady Bears’ ca...

April 13th, 2017 updated: April 13th, 2017. |  


Strong second half lifts Central

Strong second half lifts Central

DOBSON — Surry Central’s girls’ soccer team earned its second Western Piedmont Athletic Conference win on Monday evening, earning a ...

April 10th, 2017 |  


Lady Bears roll past Camels

Lady Bears roll past Camels

WINSTON-SALEM — Mount Airy’s soccer team kept pace at the top of the Northwest 1A Conference standings on Friday evening, rolling to a 6-2...

April 8th, 2017 |  


Lady Bears beat rain, pummel Alleghany

SPARTA — It was a race against the rain for the Mount Airy soccer team, and the Lady Bears got the job done.Mount Airy and host Alleghany agreed...

April 5th, 2017 |  


Greenwood is N.C. Player of the Week

Greenwood is N.C. Player of the Week

Baylee Greenwood’s scoring rampage during a five-match winning streak for the Mount Airy soccer team caught the attention of national media outl...

March 31st, 2017 |  


Lady Cards get first conference win

Lady Cards get first conference win

WINSTON-SALEM — The East Surry girls’ soccer team earned its first conference win on the season on Wednesday night at Atkins High. The 7-2...

March 29th, 2017 updated: March 29th, 2017. |  


Lady Elks stop MA scoring spree

Lady Elks stop MA scoring spree

It’s been feast or famine for the Mount Airy soccer team the past two weeks.After a five-match winning streak in which the Lady Bears scored 51 ...

March 29th, 2017 |  


Bevard, Sechrist get hat tricks in win

DANBURY — The last 12 days have been a series of track meets for the Mount Airy soccer team, which entered Tuesday night’s Northwest 1A Co...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Thunderstorms interefere with local schedule

There was a full slate of games on tap for Monday afternoon, but Mother Nature intervened, and nearly every local sporting event that was on the sched...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Lady Bears make short work of Wolfpack

Lady Bears make short work of Wolfpack

Visiting Walkertown surely thought they had a fighting chance against Mount Airy when it arrived at Wallace Shelton Stadium on Friday evening and Bayl...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Lady Bears score 12 goals again

HAYS — A final score of 12-3 suggests a low-scoring football game where one team could kick and one couldn’t, or perhaps a baseball game w...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


MA soccer kicks Walkertown, 9-0

WALKERTOWN — Mount Airy got its 2017 soccer campaign in the Northwest 1A Conference off to a strong start Tuesday night, clobbering Walkertown 9...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Central starts fast, then holds off Cards

Central starts fast, then holds off Cards

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Pretty much everyone agreed that one team outplayed the other in the first half, and then the tables turned in the second.The g...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Lady Bears bounce back with rout of N. Wilkes

Lady Bears bounce back with rout of N. Wilkes

One night after letting a match slip away on a frigid and snowy evening, the Mount Airy girls’ soccer team played some of its best ball of the s...

March 16th, 2017 |  


Lady Eagles freeze out Lady Bears

Lady Eagles freeze out Lady Bears

Girls soccer is officially a spring sport in North Carolina, but don’t try convincing anyone who witnessed the Tuesday evening battle between Mo...

March 14th, 2017 |  


Lady Eagles blank North Stokes

DANBURY — While much of the attention of Surry County has been focused on the joint assault of Mount Airy and North Surry on the state basketbal...

March 13th, 2017 |  


Lady Bears shut down Lady Hounds

Mount Airy’s girls’ soccer team bounced back from its first loss of the 2017 season on Friday night, improving to 3-1-1 on the year with a...

March 10th, 2017 |  


Lady Bears pummel Trojans

Mount Airy’s soccer team got a nice workout on Tuesday afternoon, but that was about all that could be said of their 10-0 rout of Alleghany.The ...

March 7th, 2017 |  


Greenwood has double hat trick in win

The first meeting of the season between local rivals North Surry and Mount Airy on the soccer pitch looked like it might be a closely-contested showdo...

March 3rd, 2017 |  


Another first for Lowe

Another first for Lowe

PILOT MOUNTAIN — For the last four years, Mary Jo Lowe has been more or less like any other high school student in the area. At least until she ...

February 9th, 2017 |  


NS volleyball, Porter earn WPAC honors

NS volleyball, Porter earn WPAC honors

The coaches and athletic directors of the various schools in the Western Piedmont Athletic Conference recently released their selections for Player an...

December 21st, 2016 |  


Villains end MA’s soccer season

Villains end MA’s soccer season

KERNERSVILLE — A strong defensive effort and a flurry of second-half goals was yet again a successful recipe for the Bishop McGuinness boys̵...

November 10th, 2016 |  


Bears earn another date with Bishop

Bears earn another date with Bishop

CASHIERS — And the two great rivals will meet again…On paper, Mount Airy’s soccer team wasn’t supposed to win Tuesday night...

November 8th, 2016 |  


Eagles soar into third round

Eagles soar into third round

HENDERSONVILLE —Surry Central head coach Blake Roth only had one message for his team when it learned that its second-round opponent in the NCHS...

November 8th, 2016 |  


Bears advance with 10-1 rout

Bears advance with 10-1 rout

Mount Airy made a mistake that it has made too often this season, letting an opponent pick up a cheap goal right at the end of a half.Fortunately, tha...

November 7th, 2016 |