Lady Cards take command

Lady Cards take command

PILOT MOUNTAIN — There’s a lot of softball left to be played this season, but East Surry has the inside track on the Northwest 1A Conferen...

March 28th, 2017 updated: 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 Eagles nipped by Cats

Lady Eagles nipped by Cats

KING — Surry Central softball fell 3-2 to West Stokes during its Western Piedmont Athletic Conference opener on Friday night.Neither Surry Centr...

March 24th, 2017 updated: March 25th, 2017. |  


Lady Hounds fall to 4A Reagan

PFAFFTOWN — After logging a seven-run fourth inning on Thursday night, the North Surry softball team pulled themselves within five of the host R...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Cardinals just miss team victory

Cardinals just miss team victory

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The East Surry tennis team has encountered rough sailing in the early part of its 2017 season, struggling against several of th...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Lady Cards blank Sauras

Lady Cards blank Sauras

PILOT MOUNTAIN — A hallmark of a championship contender is to get the job done when one facet of the team’s game isn’t working.East ...

March 23rd, 2017 updated: March 24th, 2017. |  


Lady Hounds’ late rally comes up short

Lady Hounds’ late rally comes up short

KING — The North Surry Lady Greyhounds softball team dropped their Western Piedmont Athletic Conference opener at West Stokes Tuesday night, by ...

March 21st, 2017 updated: March 21st, 2017. |  


Lady Eagles rally for big win

Lady Eagles rally for big win

DOBSON —The visiting North Wilkes Vikings notched three runs during their first time at the plate in Monday evening’s softball game agains...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Lady Hounds can’t hold onto lead

Lady Hounds can’t hold onto lead

CLEMMONS — The Lady Hounds softball team put defending NCHSAA 4-A state champion West Forsyth in an early 4-0 hole on Wednesday night, but a 10-...

March 8th, 2017 |  


Local girls named softball all-district

Local girls named softball all-district

The N.C. Softball Coaches Association announced its all-district teams on Friday, and the East Surry Cardinals were heavily involved in the District 7...

June 18th, 2016 |  


East Surry’s Bowman signs with SCC

East Surry’s Bowman signs with SCC

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Brooke Bowman wasn’t sure where she would end up when her senior year at East Surry came to a close.One thing Bowman did ...

June 11th, 2016 |  


Springtime was Bear season

Springtime was Bear season

After seeing other squads knock on the door all year long, a pair of local sports teams finally broke down the doors to the state championship as the ...

June 9th, 2016 |  


Cummings finishes record-breaking career

Cummings finishes record-breaking career

East Surry softball coach Randy Marion knew Emily Cummings was destined for greatness during her first session of batting practice with the Lady Cardi...

May 27th, 2016 |  


East Surry’s late rally falls short

East Surry’s late rally falls short

NEW LONDON — The East Surry softball team fought till the bitter end, but the Lady Cardinals’ comeback bid against North Stanly fell just ...

May 23rd, 2016 |  


Cards rally past Knights, into 4th round

Cards rally past Knights, into 4th round

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The East Surry softball team entered its third-round showdown with Gray Stone Day feeling very confident about its chances. The...

May 17th, 2016 |  


East Surry routs Avery County

East Surry routs Avery County

NEWLAND — For the second straight year, the East Surry softball team had to hit the road and face Avery County in the second round of the NCHSAA...

May 13th, 2016 |  


Five local teams still standing

Five local teams still standing

Surry County high school sports teams took their bumps and bruises in the early rounds of the NCHSAA spring playoffs, but five local teams are still a...

May 12th, 2016 updated: May 13th, 2016. |  


Local teams’ playoff schedules

Five local teams remain in the NCHSAA spring sports’ playoffs still going on, and below is a list of opponents and times for the next round of g...

May 12th, 2016 updated: May 12th, 2016. |  


Lady Cards easily advance to second round of softball playoffs

Lady Cards easily advance to second round of softball playoffs

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry softball fans had reason to be nervous for the first 10 minutes of their first-round playoff game against Swain Coun...

May 10th, 2016 |  


Lady Vikings top Cards for NW title

Lady Vikings top Cards for NW title

PILOT MOUNTAIN —The North Stokes softball team might need its own personal section in the school’s trophy case thanks to the 2016 campaign...

May 6th, 2016 updated: May 7th, 2016. |  


Weather delays conference tournaments

Weather delays conference tournaments

Inclement weather in Surry County postponed three local conference tournaments on Thursday.The Northwest Conference softball final between No. 1 North...

May 5th, 2016 |  


Lady Eagles roll into WPAC semis

Lady Eagles roll into WPAC semis

The fifth-seeded Surry Central softball team is looking to make some noise in the Western Piedmont Athletic Conference Tournament, and North Surry was...

May 4th, 2016 |  


Lady Bears knock off Bishop

Lady Bears knock off Bishop

It took some time for the Mount Airy softball team to hit its stride, but a pair of big innings late in the game powered the Lady Bears to an 11-7 vic...

May 3rd, 2016 |  


Sullivan signs with SCC softball

Sullivan signs with SCC softball

Playing college softball was always part of the plan for Kaitlyn Sullivan. She also wanted to stay close to home, so there was really just one school ...

April 30th, 2016 |  


Young Eagles fly past North Surry

Young Eagles fly past North Surry

DOBSON — On the night the Surry Central softball team celebrated the careers of four seniors, a pair of underclassmen powered the Lady Eagles to...

April 28th, 2016 |  


Lady Cards rout Bears on senior night

Lady Cards rout Bears on senior night

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The East Surry softball team celebrated its senior night on Wednesday with a romp over its chief rivals from Mount Airy.The Lad...

April 27th, 2016 updated: April 27th, 2016. |  


N. Stokes too much for Lady Bears

N. Stokes too much for Lady Bears

This was one that the Mount Airy softball team might have preferred to just take a pass on.What had been a tough season has gotten better of late for ...

April 26th, 2016 |  


Lady Cards can’t tame Viking bats

Lady Cards can’t tame Viking bats

DANBURY — The East Surry softball team kept the North Stokes offense quiet through four innings in their contest last week, but the Lady Vikings...

April 25th, 2016 |  


Missed chances doom Lady Hounds

Missed chances doom Lady Hounds

There were times when the North Surry softball team’s offense looked unstoppable in Wednesday’s game with Elkin, but the Lady Hounds could...

April 20th, 2016 |  


Lady Sauras shut down Central

Lady Sauras shut down Central

DOBSON — The last big step up is still eluding the Surry Central softball team.The Lady Eagles long ago established that they were one of the ar...

April 19th, 2016 |  


Lady Cards can’t tame Viking bats

Lady Cards can’t tame Viking bats

DANBURY — The East Surry softball team kept the North Stokes offense quiet through four innings on Tuesday, but the Lady Vikings rose to the occ...

April 19th, 2016 |  


Cummings signs with FSW softball

Cummings signs with FSW softball

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry softball pitcher Emily Cummings can officially say she has accomplished one of her childhood dreams.Cummings signed ...

April 13th, 2016 |  


Lady Cards romp Granite Bears

Lady Cards romp Granite Bears

The East Surry softball team continued its domination of the Northwest Conference on Tuesday with a 15-0 rout over Mount Airy.Since dropping a 10-4 ga...

April 12th, 2016 |  


No. 3 Forbush too much for Lady Eagles

No. 3 Forbush too much for Lady Eagles

DOBSON — Without a doubt, Surry Central’s softball team has come a long way since last year.The next Lady Eagle victory of the 2016 season...

April 8th, 2016 |  


Lady Cards claw back to down Sauras

Lady Cards claw back to down Sauras

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The East Surry softball team dug itself into a hole with some ill-timed errors against South Stokes, but the roles reversed in ...

April 6th, 2016 |  


Lady Cards crush Wolfpack

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The East Surry softball team showed no signs of rust in its first game back from spring break on Tuesday.The Lady Cardinals cra...

April 5th, 2016 |  


Via pitches Eagles past Elks

Via pitches Eagles past Elks

DOBSON — Surry Central’s Claire Via made her season debut inside the pitcher’s circle on Saturday, and the sophomore righty may have...

March 26th, 2016 |  


Lady Cards boot one to N. Stokes

Lady Cards boot one to N. Stokes

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Not that East Surry head softball coach Randy Marion finds it acceptable under any circumstances, but there are days when you c...

March 25th, 2016 |  


Lady Bears have a wild week

Lady Bears have a wild week

The Mount Airy softball team has taken the old adage “it was the best of times, it was the worst of times” to a new extreme this week.The ...

March 24th, 2016 |  


Lady Hounds run wild on Huskies

WEST JEFFERSON — When the North Surry softball team wins this season, the Lady Hounds win big.North Surry trounced Ashe County 15-0 on Monday, i...

March 21st, 2016 |  


Small ball lifts Lady Cards past NS

Small ball lifts Lady Cards past NS

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry head softball coach Randy Marion was hoping to see his team improve on its bunting skills before the Lady Cardinals ...

March 18th, 2016 |  


Offense powers Eagles past Bears

Offense powers Eagles past Bears

The Surry Central girls softball team didn’t want to give Mount Airy its first win of the season on Tuesday, so the Lady Eagles turned in a domi...

March 15th, 2016 updated: March 15th, 2016. |  


Lady Hounds rebound with win over MA

Lady Hounds rebound with win over MA

For North Surry, a trip to county rival Mount Airy proved to be just the antidote for a two-game skid. As for the Lady Bears, the team did itself in w...

March 11th, 2016 |  


Lady Cardinals’ offense comes to life

Lady Cardinals’ offense comes to life

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The East Surry softball team’s offense has been relatively quiet to start the 2016 season, but the bats finally came to l...

March 10th, 2016 |  


East Surry slides past Lady Hounds

East Surry slides past Lady Hounds

The North Surry softball team took an early lead over East Surry with a home run in the bottom of the first, but that was the only success the Lady Ho...

March 8th, 2016 |  


Starmount takes advantage of big inning to down Lady Bears

Starmount takes advantage of big inning to down Lady Bears

For four innings, Mount Airy’s softball team gave itself a fighting chance to earn its first victory of the season on Tuesday evening against St...

March 8th, 2016 |  


Lady Hounds win season opener

Lady Hounds win season opener

Unlike most local spring teams, the North Surry softball squad waited until Friday for its first game of the year. The delay in live competition gave ...

March 4th, 2016 |  


Lady Eagles break into win column

DOBSON — Surry Central showed some signs in its season opener that it wasn’t the same team that struggled to a 5-15 campaign a year ago.Th...

March 4th, 2016 |  


Titan comeback drops East Surry

Titan comeback drops East Surry

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The East Surry softball team let a major opportunity for a statement win slip through its fingers against West Forsyth on Thurs...

March 3rd, 2016 |  


Errors hurt Lady Bears in softball opener

Errors hurt Lady Bears in softball opener

Things began well enough for Mount Airy’s softball team in its season opener with North Wilkes.The Lady Bears opened their season by holding the...

March 2nd, 2016 |