Lady Cards host Elite Camp

Lady Cards host Elite Camp

PILOT MOUNTAIN — In order to build an elite program, schools must provide an elite level of training.More than 40 young women between first and ...

July 14th, 2018 |  


Three Cardinals named to All-State softball team

Three Cardinals named to All-State softball team

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Even after graduating high school, the athletic accolades continue to pile in for East Surry’s Bethany Clayton. The North...

June 28th, 2018 |  


Elite Softball Academy back for ‘18

Elite Softball Academy back for ‘18

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry’s first Elite Softball Academy showcase a year ago was a success, so Lady Cardinal head coach Randy Marion and...

June 13th, 2018 |  


Late Runs eliminate Lady Cards

Late Runs eliminate Lady Cards

DENVER — The East Surry Lady Cardinals fought until the very last out, but ultimately fell on the road to Lincoln Charter in the second round of...

May 14th, 2018 |  


North softball plays Forbush tough but falls in first round

EAST BEND — Despite a loss that dropped North Surry’s softball team to the No. 4 spot in the Western Piedmont Athletic Conference for post...

May 11th, 2018 |  


Lady Cards roll

Lady Cards roll

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry’s road to the state championship runs through the Southern Piedmont Conference. The Lady Cardinals vanquished ...

May 9th, 2018 |  


Northwest All-Conference teams named

Northwest All-Conference teams named

The East Surry Cardinals came away from championship week with a lot of hardware. The Cards’ baseball and softball teams each won the Northwest ...

May 8th, 2018 |  


Central grabs No. 3 spot in WPAC, advantage in playoff qualification

EAST BEND — Surry Central and North Surry couldn’t decide bragging rights for 2018 in just two games, so they met one more time on neutral...

May 5th, 2018 |  


Central, North softball meet tonight with likely playoff berth at stake

EAST BEND — North Surry’s attempt to defend its 2017 Western Piedmont Athletic Conference tournament title and Surry Central’s attem...

May 4th, 2018 |  


Lady Cards take NW1A tourney

Lady Cards take NW1A tourney

WALNUT COVE — The fourth time truly is the charm.East Surry softball overcame three regular season losses to North Stokes (20-3) to become just ...

May 3rd, 2018 |  


East Surry seniors down Sauras

East Surry seniors down Sauras

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry completed the season sweep of South Stokes with a 3-0 victory over the Sauras on Tuesday. The win puts the Cardinals...

May 1st, 2018 |  


Sending the Wolves packing

Sending the Wolves packing

DOBSON — The Surry Central softball team added another statement win over the Wolfpack of Walkertown High Monday night. A 10-0 win for the Lady ...

April 30th, 2018 |  


Saving the best for last

Saving the best for last

KING — Surry Central saved its best win of the year for the final game of the regular season. The Golden Eagles rallied from a 6-4 deficit on th...

April 28th, 2018 updated: May 1st, 2018. |  


Scott, Kiser help East rally past South Stokes

WALNUT COVE — South Stokes kept Friday night’s Northwest 1A Conference showdown with East Surry in suspense for a while, but the Lady Card...

April 20th, 2018 |  


North finishes conference with win over SC

North finishes conference with win over SC

With a week to go in the 2018 regular season, North Surry’s softball team is in the clubhouse of the Western Piedmont Athletic Conference.Senior...

April 20th, 2018 updated: April 23rd, 2018. |  


Lady Cards crush ball, rout Rams

Lady Cards crush ball, rout Rams

BOONVILLE — East Surry’s non-conference softball game on Wednesday night was close for three innings. Then things took a decidedly red-tin...

April 19th, 2018 |  


Hounds can’t holdlead in 7-3 setback

Hounds can’t holdlead in 7-3 setback

KING — The Lady Hounds couldn’t pull off the sweep.West Stokes’ softball team had been flying high back on March 23 when it traveled...

April 17th, 2018 |  


The franchise player…in everything

The franchise player…in everything

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Occasionally, one encounters a student-athlete who fits the old adage “jack of all trades and master of none.”And t...

April 14th, 2018 |  


Lady Vikings take round 3

Lady Vikings take round 3

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The re-rematch of the states top two 1A softball teams ended the same as the first two encounters. North Stokes (14-2, 4-0) com...

April 13th, 2018 |  


Lady Hounds sweep doubleheader and are 3-0 for the week

WEST JEFFERSON — North Surry’s softball team had almost an entire week to stew over a heartbreaking loss in its last game before spring br...

April 11th, 2018 |  


Eagles up-and-down before break

Eagles up-and-down before break

DOBSON — Surry Central’s softball team has experienced a number of highs and a number of lows in the 2018 season. It just so happened that...

March 28th, 2018 |  


Amazing Grace

Amazing Grace

Grace Kiser brought the bat, Morgan Smith brought the leather, and the Lady Cardinals rediscovered victory in Toast.On an evening where everyone seeme...

March 28th, 2018 |  


Lady Cardinals blow out Sauras

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Just another day at the office for the fifth-ranked East Surry Lady Cardinals.The team kept pace in the Northwest 1A Conference...

March 27th, 2018 |  


Lady Hounds stun W. Stokes

Lady Hounds stun W. Stokes

After a brilliant run through the Western Piedmont Athletic Conference tournament last spring, there was every reason to believe North Surry would con...

March 24th, 2018 |  


Extra Innings not enough for East

Extra Innings not enough for East

DANBURY —Two of the best softball teams around spent the first Friday of spring competing for supremacy in the Northwest 1A Conference.The East ...

March 23rd, 2018 |  


Lady Cards ready for rematch

Lady Cards ready for rematch

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Weather permitting, every softball fan’s eyes will be on Danbury come Friday evening.When MaxPreps came out with its firs...

March 21st, 2018 |  


Lady Hounds redeem bad outing

Lady Hounds redeem bad outing

After a stinker, any team is happy to get right back on the field the next day and redeem themselves.North Surry’s softball team found itself of...

March 16th, 2018 |  


East outshines Golden Eagles

East outshines Golden Eagles

DOBSON — Spring showed a little bit of its true colors Thursday, making the atmosphere for a softball game much more ideal than the freezing wea...

March 15th, 2018 |  


Lady Cards obliterate Sauras

WALNUT COVE — With the team’s first two wins coming by just a one-run margin, the Lady Cards of East Surry softball went on a tirade in a ...

March 10th, 2018 |  


Cards’ late run sends Titans packing

Cards’ late run sends Titans packing

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The East Surry Lady Cardinals earned their second win of the season after a thrilling 2-1 victory over previously unbeaten 4A W...

March 7th, 2018 |  


Lady Cards split in early tests

EAST BEND — Non-conference showdowns early in the year don’t come much better than Saturday’s battle in East Bend.East Surry ended t...

March 5th, 2018 |  


Beamer chooses the Knights

Beamer chooses the Knights

Last summer, the coaches of Surry Community College’s softball team had to face North Surry’s Drew Beamer as an opponent.They decided they...

February 14th, 2018 |  


Cards hoping for new digs

Cards hoping for new digs

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Officials with the East Surry Athletic Boosters are still hoping to have a new fieldhouse in place for the school’s baseb...

July 20th, 2017 |  


Martin, Cummings return to local diamond

Martin, Cummings return to local diamond

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Randy Marion is justifiably proud of the softball talent that has come out of the area in the past several years.Marion’s...

July 8th, 2017 |  


Five Lady Cards named All-District

Five Lady Cards named All-District

LEXINGTON — East Surry’s dominant season on the softball diamond this spring was duly rewarded this week, when the North Carolina Softball...

June 24th, 2017 |  


Local softballers fall in bronze-medal game

Local softballers fall in bronze-medal game

GREENSBORO — The Region 7 all-star softball team came all the way back from an opening-game loss to reach the medal round on Wednesday, but came...

June 21st, 2017 |  


Kiser, teammates eye medal

GREENSBORO — The Region 7 softball team at the Powerade State Games of North Carolina will return to action this morning in need of a victory.Th...

June 20th, 2017 |  


Kiser named to State Games team

Kiser named to State Games team

GREENSBORO — East Surry’s Grace Kiser was one of 15 players chosen for the Region 7 all-star softball team that will compete in the Powera...

June 5th, 2017 |  


Hinson chooses Lady Knights

Hinson chooses Lady Knights

DOBSON — Hope Hinson might have drawn college interest in another sport if she’d so desired, but the Surry Central two-sport standout̵...

May 30th, 2017 |  


East Surry fieldhouse project begins

East Surry fieldhouse project begins

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Few would complain about the quality of the East Surry High School athletic facilities, including the baseball and softball fie...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Lady Cards upset in second round

Lady Cards upset in second round

PILOT MOUNTAIN — One could say that not only earning, but owning the regular season and conference tournament titles would be enough to satisfy ...

May 12th, 2017 |  


R-S Central ends Lady Eagles’ season

R-S Central ends Lady Eagles’ season

RUTHERFORDTON — Three big offensive innings and a complete game three-hitter by R-S Central’s Haley White ousted Surry Central 10-1 in the...

May 11th, 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 Devils tame Hounds in six, 13-3

Lady Devils tame Hounds in six, 13-3

The Lady Hounds fought back from a 4-0 deficit and seemed to have momentum, but then the Devils snatched that hope away.Back-to-back big innings allow...

May 10th, 2017 |  


Lady Cardinals roll in opener

Lady Cardinals roll in opener

PILOT MOUNTAIN —The first stepping-stone on top-seeded East Surry’s quest for its first state championship in six years turned out as well...

May 9th, 2017 |  


Lady Cards make it a clean sweep

Lady Cards make it a clean sweep

DANBURY — North Stokes hosted the Northwest 1A Conference Tournament, and as predicted, the number one seeded East Surry Cardinals faced off aga...

May 6th, 2017 |  


Lady Hounds win WPAC tourney

Lady Hounds win WPAC tourney

WALNUT COVE — Friday night’s win for the North Surry Greyhounds was a little different than any other win, and for two very distinct reaso...

May 5th, 2017 |  


Lady Hounds stun No. 3 Forbush

Lady Hounds stun No. 3 Forbush

WALNUT COVE — The North Surry Greyhounds knocked off regular-season champion Forbush in Wednesday night’s semifinal of the Western Piedmon...

May 3rd, 2017 |  


Lady Hounds advance to second round

Lady Hounds advance to second round

Tuesday night on the Hounds’ home field, North Surry defeated Surry Central by a 5-2 decision during the first round of the Western Piedmont Ath...

May 2nd, 2017 |  


No sharing for Lady Cards

No sharing for Lady Cards

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Six bright red banners hang from the outfield fence at East Surry High School’s softball field. The last one proclaims th...

April 26th, 2017 |