Late goal propels Cards over Mount Airy

Late goal propels Cards over Mount Airy

The neck-and-neck race between Mount Airy and East Surry for second place in the Northwest Conference soccer standings had one final twist on Tuesday ...

May 3rd, 2016 |  


Lady Bears secure third place

DANBURY — The battle for second place in the Northwest 1A Conference, and local bragging rights, won’t be settled until next week.The Moun...

April 29th, 2016 |  


League champ Bishop overwhelms MA

League champ Bishop overwhelms MA

Bishop McGuinness has run roughshod through the Northwest 1A Conference this season, and the Villains’ 2016 season seems likely to end with a se...

April 26th, 2016 |  


Lady Bears romp Wolfpack

WALKERTOWN — The Mount Airy girls soccer team ran right past Walkertown on Thursday, earning a 10-1 victory over the Wolfpack. Mount Airy has no...

April 21st, 2016 |  


Lady Cardinals rolling again

Lady Cardinals rolling again

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Unless you happen to be a loaded 2A or independent school powerhouse, you don’t want to see East Surry on your soccer sch...

April 21st, 2016 |  


Lady Bears earn shutout win

Lady Bears earn shutout win

The Mount Airy soccer team posted its second shutout victory in as many days on Tuesday evening. And this was one that coach Will Hurley didn’t ...

April 19th, 2016 |  


Wildcats throttle Eagles’ upset bid

Wildcats throttle Eagles’ upset bid

DOBSON — Despite experiencing a difficult loss, the Surry Central girls’ soccer team took a step in right direction during its match again...

April 18th, 2016 |  


Good fortune smiles on Lady Bears

Good fortune smiles on Lady Bears

Monday would have been a good day for the Mount Airy soccer team to play the lottery.“I think that was us today…lucky,” said coach W...

April 18th, 2016 |  


Lowe’s hat trick lifts Lady Cards

Lowe’s hat trick lifts Lady Cards

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Earlier in the week, it was mentioned in this newspaper that many observers believed Mount Airy to be the second-best soccer te...

April 15th, 2016 updated: April 17th, 2016. |  


Lady Hounds draw with N. Stokes

Lady Hounds draw with N. Stokes

For 77 minutes and 47 seconds, it looked as though a spectacular early goal by North Surry’s Alexa Hernandez and lots of gritty defense might st...

April 14th, 2016 |  


Big second half gives Lady Bears the win

Big second half gives Lady Bears the win

Mount Airy soccer coach Will Hurley did two things at halftime in order to turn Tuesday night’s match with North Stokes in favor of his team.Fir...

April 12th, 2016 |  


Lady Eagles blank North Surry

Lady Eagles blank North Surry

The North Surry girls’ soccer team stayed within striking distance of Surry Central well into the second half of Monday’s rivalry match, b...

April 11th, 2016 |  


Lady Eagles cruise past North Stokes

Lady Eagles cruise past North Stokes

DOBSON — It took some time for the Surry Central girls soccer team to get on the scoreboard against North Stokes, but once the Lady Eagles found...

March 23rd, 2016 |  


Bears get defensive in draw with Elkin

Bears get defensive in draw with Elkin

The Mount Airy girls soccer team came into its match with Elkin on Tuesday riding a three-game losing streak and in desperate need of a bounce-back pe...

March 21st, 2016 |  


Lady Cards even score with North Surry

Lady Cards even score with North Surry

PILOT MOUNTAIN — All the East Surry soccer team wanted was for the injury bug to go away and give them a fighting chance.That’s finally ha...

March 19th, 2016 |  


Ashe’s experience too much for Lady Bears

Ashe’s experience too much for Lady Bears

Mount Airy soccer coach Will Hurley had choices on Thursday night. He just didn’t have any good ones.The Lady Bears faced about the worst possib...

March 17th, 2016 |  


East Surry rallies for draw with Surry Central

East Surry rallies for draw with Surry Central

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Sometimes, a tie game feels like more, or less, than it was on the scoreboard.Anyone coming away from Wednesday night’s 1...

March 16th, 2016 |  


Lady Hounds return to form

Lady Hounds return to form

Coming off a disappointing outing, North Surry soccer coach Julie Gammons only wanted to see one thing from her team on Tuesday evening — for he...

March 15th, 2016 |  


Lady Eagles roll in the rain

Lady Eagles roll in the rain

DOBSON — The Surry Central soccer team knew weather could become a factor against Mount Airy on Monday night, so the Lady Eagles left nothing to...

March 14th, 2016 |  


Since the start of the season, it’s been clear that the future is now for the Mount Airy soccer team, and fans of the Lady Bears have seen a con...

March 11th, 2016 |  


Lady Hounds on a roll

Lady Hounds on a roll

What a difference a few days can make.North Surry’s soccer team will go into Friday night’s rematch with county rival Mount Airy on a two-...

March 9th, 2016 |  


Lady Bears get revenge over North Wilkes

HAYS — The Mount Airy girls’ soccer team avenged an earlier loss this season on Wednesday.After losing to North Wilkes 4-1 in the second g...

March 9th, 2016 |  


Lady Bears show progress in tie

Lady Bears show progress in tie

After a dismal first half, the Mount Airy girls soccer team took over the final 40 minutes of its match against East Wilkes. The Lady Bears turned up ...

March 7th, 2016 |  


Lady Bears break into win column

Lady Bears break into win column

The third time was the charm for Mount Airy’s girls soccer team, and now North Surry will hope for the same next week.The two county rivals clas...

March 4th, 2016 updated: March 5th, 2016. |  


N. Wilkes tops MA soccer

N. Wilkes tops MA soccer

Everyone knew there would be some growing pains for the Mount Airy girls’ soccer team this season, and the team’s second match was more ev...

March 2nd, 2016 |  


Improving Eagles defeat Cards

Improving Eagles defeat Cards

DOBSON — The Surry Central girls soccer team continued its impressive start to the 2016 season with another victory over a local rival..After a ...

March 2nd, 2016 |  


Central tops Lady Bears in opener

Central tops Lady Bears in opener

Before sending his young Mount Airy girls’ soccer team out to play county rival Surry Central in a season opener that many rated as a mismatch, ...

February 29th, 2016 updated: March 1st, 2016. |  


Bears’ Chappell, both Hurleys honored

Bears’ Chappell, both Hurleys honored

Mount Airy’s run to the Western Regional finals in boys’ soccer last fall brought accolades to the Granite Bears’ top player and the...

February 3rd, 2016 |  


Mount Airy’s Chappell tabbed all-state

Mount Airy’s Chappell tabbed all-state

Mount Airy’s soccer team experienced a historic season in 2015 with a 19-6-1 record and a runner-up finish in the Western Regional of the 1A sta...

November 24th, 2015 |  


Spartans eliminate Granite Bears

Spartans eliminate Granite Bears

CORNELIUS — A special season for the Mount Airy boys’ soccer team came to a halt on Tuesday night with a 6-1 loss to the Community School ...

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


Bears Regional Final moved to Hough

Bears Regional Final moved to Hough

The Mount Airy soccer team will be on the road Tuesday in the 1A Western Regional Final against Community School of Davidson, but the 10th-seeded Gran...

November 16th, 2015 |  


Soccer: Mount Airy defeats Starmount to advance to Final Four

Soccer: Mount Airy defeats Starmount to advance to Final Four

BOONVILLE — In an epic bout between Starmount and Mount Airy Saturday, 10 turned out to be the magic number.Playing with 10 men for the final 50...

November 14th, 2015 |  


Mount Airy’s offense explodes in 3rd round win over Walkertown

Mount Airy’s offense explodes in 3rd round win over Walkertown

Jeremy Chappell and Austin Tumbarello admitted Mount Airy came out a little too confident to start its third-round match in the 1A NCHSAA playoffs aga...

November 11th, 2015 updated: November 11th, 2015. |  


Bear soccer advances to 3rd round

NEWLAND — The Mount Airy boys soccer team advanced to the third round of the NCHSAA 1A playoffs in style on Saturday with a 5-0 win over Avery C...

November 7th, 2015 updated: November 7th, 2015. |  


Surry Central’s soccer team falls in first round to Lincolnton

Surry Central’s soccer team falls in first round to Lincolnton

DOBSON — Surry Central coach Blake Roth knows soccer can be a cruel sport, and on Wednesday night, his Golden Eagles experienced one of the most...

November 4th, 2015 |  


Bears not mystified by Roxboro

Bears not mystified by Roxboro

When the 1-A playoff draw was announced and Mount Airy’s first-round opponent was revealed as Roxboro Community, Granite Bears head coach Will H...

November 4th, 2015 |  


Bears, Eagles staying home

Bears, Eagles staying home

It was a foregone conclusion that Mount Airy’s and Surry Central’s soccer teams would be in the state playoffs this season. The Granite Be...

November 2nd, 2015 |  


East Surry beats North Surry in soccer

East Surry beats North Surry in soccer

Coming to the end of unsatisfying seasons, there was little for the East Surry and North Surry soccer teams to play for on Friday night except pride.T...

October 30th, 2015 |  


Bishop McGuiness edges Mount Airy in soccer shootout

Bishop McGuiness edges Mount Airy in soccer shootout

KERNERSVILLE — A couple of unlucky bounces kept Mount Airy soccer from tying Bishop McGuinness in a 10-shot penalty kick shootout Friday afterno...

October 30th, 2015 updated: October 30th, 2015. |  


Eagles clinch share of conference

Eagles clinch share of conference

KING — The Surry Central soccer team fell behind early in its regular-season finale against West Stokes, but with a share of the Western Piedmon...

October 29th, 2015 updated: October 29th, 2015. |  


Recent weather means big Thursday in sports

Recent weather means big Thursday in sports

Inclement weather from Tuesday and Wednesday forced an assortment of teams to reschedule contests, making Thursday one of the busiest days of the year...

October 28th, 2015 |  


Bear soccer clinches share of first

Bear soccer clinches share of first

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Mount Airy soccer clinched a share of first place with a 10-1 drubbing of East Surry in their regular-season finale.The Granite...

October 26th, 2015 |  


Golden Eagles hang on, tie Forbush for conference lead

Golden Eagles hang on, tie Forbush for conference lead

DOBSON — With 12 seconds left to play in Surry Central’s key Western Piedmont 2-A Conference soccer match with Forbush, the Falcons’...

October 26th, 2015 |  


Eagles thrash Hounds with six goals

DOBSON — Surry Central soccer coach Blake Roth believes North Surry goalie Ivan Barrientos is one of the best keepers in the Western Piedmont At...

October 22nd, 2015 |  


Bears use corners to crush Atkins

WINSTON-SALEM — The Mount Airy boys’ soccer team continued its hot finish to the 2015 season with a 7-0 win over the Atkins Camels on Wedn...

October 21st, 2015 |  


Mount Airy downs Walkertown 7-1 on Senior Night

Mount Airy downs Walkertown 7-1 on Senior Night

Take away the plays where the Granite Bears scored, and anyone who watched a film of the first half of Mount Airy’s victory over Walkertown on T...

October 20th, 2015 |  


Eagles shutout Sauras on road

Eagles shutout Sauras on road

WALNUT COVE — The Surry Central soccer team played the spoiler role on Monday night with a 3-0 victory against South Stokes on the Sauras’...

October 19th, 2015 |  


Strong finish carries Bears to 7-1 win

Strong finish carries Bears to 7-1 win

Mount Airy soccer coach Will Hurley knew there was no way his Granite Bears were going to be as locked in Thursday night as they had been two nights b...

October 15th, 2015 |  


Mount Airy tied atop Northwest Conference with win over Villains

Mount Airy tied atop Northwest Conference with win over Villains

Will Hurley believes his Mount Airy boys’ soccer team has come together as a unit since its 3-1 loss to Bishop McGuinness three weeks ago, and t...

October 13th, 2015 |  


Falcons top Hounds in conference match

Falcons top Hounds in conference match

Fans at North Surry hoped for a solid soccer match against conference rival Forbush Monday night, and while that’s that they got, the result did...

October 13th, 2015 |