Final Four Bears

Final Four Bears

If one only considers traditional schools, then the Mount Airy Granite Bears men’s tennis team was almost certainly the best 1A team in the stat...

June 4th, 2018 updated: June 5th, 2018. |  


Bears’ run ends in regionals

Bears’ run ends in regionals

CHARLOTTE — The 2018 Mount Airy men’s tennis team went from wild-card to the last traditional school still standing in the NCHSAA 1A state...

May 16th, 2018 |  


Bears reach West Regional final

Bears reach West Regional final

ELKIN — From wild-card playoff qualifier to Western Regional finalist.Mount Airy’s tennis team was confident it would make the 1A state du...

May 14th, 2018 updated: May 15th, 2018. |  


Bray’s run ends in 1A state tennis tourney

Bray’s run ends in 1A state tennis tourney

CARY — At least from an individual standpoint, the 2018 tennis season didn’t end the way Mount Airy’s Emory Bray had hoped, but he&#...

May 12th, 2018 |  


MA tennis in Elite Eight of 1A state playoffs

MA tennis in Elite Eight of 1A state playoffs

NEW LONDON — North Stanly’s tennis team had enjoyed a perfect season up until Tuesday afternoon, but the Yadkin Valley Conference champion...

May 8th, 2018 |  


Bray earns spot in state tennis championships

Bray earns spot in state tennis championships

ELKIN — Emory Bray avenged his first loss of the season and earned a spot in the state championships in so doing. But the Mount Airy No. 1 singl...

May 5th, 2018 |  


Bears advance with first-round win

Bears advance with first-round win

One could forgive Mount Airy’s tennis team if it were to laugh a bit at some of the latest N.C. Tennis Coaches’ Association 1A polls.The B...

May 2nd, 2018 |  


Morris, Eaton rally for doubles crown

Morris, Eaton rally for doubles crown

Harrison Morris and Hunter Eaton had never played doubles competitively this season until last week. Now, they’re headed to the regionals as one...

April 27th, 2018 |  


NW1A tennis finals postponed

NW1A tennis finals postponed

The final round of the Northwest 1A Conference Tennis Tournament was pushed back another day due to inclement weather. The finals, originally schedule...

April 26th, 2018 |  


It’s Bears vs. Bishop in the finals

It’s Bears vs. Bishop in the finals

The Northwest 1A Conference tennis championships always seem to come down to Bishop McGuinness vs. Mount Airy, and the 2018 NW1A tennis tournament wil...

April 25th, 2018 |  


Bears’ Bray aiming for NW1A title

Bears’ Bray aiming for NW1A title

Weather permitting, the top tennis players in the Northwest 1A Conference will finally have the chance to compete for league honors and a berth in the...

April 24th, 2018 |  


Sigmon leads Cards on Senior Night

Sigmon leads Cards on Senior Night

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry wrapped up its regular season with a dominant 9-0 performance against county foe North Surry.The Cardinals honored t...

April 21st, 2018 |  


Golden Eagles win big on Senior Day

Golden Eagles win big on Senior Day

DOBSON — Brandon Norman, Rodrigo Landeverde and Blake Woods, the Nos. 1, 2 and 4 players in the Golden Eagles’ tennis lineup, all went out...

April 19th, 2018 |  


Bears turnback Tide

Bears turnback Tide

GALAX — In spite of not losing for three weeks, the Mount Airy tennis team tumbled from fifth to eighth in the latest N.C. High School Tennis Co...

April 19th, 2018 |  


MA tennis takes 9-0 win over Cardinals

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The winner of Tuesday’s tennis match between host East Surry and Mount Airy was sort of predictable, but the No. 2 single...

April 18th, 2018 updated: April 18th, 2018. |  


Mount Airy’s John headed for Hall of Fame

Mount Airy’s John headed for Hall of Fame

It’s always difficult to choose just one person to be the greatest in a program’s history. This is especially true when considering all of...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Bears to Bobcats: Morris signs with Lees-McRae

Bears to Bobcats: Morris signs with Lees-McRae

Mount Airy High School has been a powerhouse in tennis for as long as people can remember. Last week, another name was added to the list of Mount Airy...

April 17th, 2018 |  


Bears sweepEagle tennis

Bears sweepEagle tennis

Surry Central’s tennis team already had its work cut out for it on a road trip to Mount Airy, the state’s fifth-ranked 1A team.Trying to p...

April 16th, 2018 |  


Eagles take season series from Hounds

Eagles take season series from Hounds

Host North Surry was able to put up a fight at the top of the lineup, but the Greyhounds were no match for league rival Surry Central in the second me...

April 12th, 2018 |  


Bear tennisrouts Pack

Bear tennisrouts Pack

WALKERTOWN — Walkertown tennis finally escaped the powerful Northwest 1A Conference this season, but the Wolfpack decided to come back for more,...

April 10th, 2018 |  


No rust for No. 5 Bear tennis

No rust for No. 5 Bear tennis

Mount Airy’s tennis team hadn’t hit a serve or volley in anger for 13 days, but the Granite Bears showed little signs of rust when they re...

April 9th, 2018 updated: April 9th, 2018. |  


Eagles fall to Forbush

Eagles fall to Forbush

DOBSON — The Golden Eagles tennis team’s path to winning the Western Piedmont 2A Conference just got a lot more complicated.It’s bee...

March 29th, 2018 |  


Bears fall to Bishop again

Bears fall to Bishop again

Mount Airy’s tennis team will probably have to settle for second place in the Northwest 1A Conference this season after coming up short in its r...

March 27th, 2018 |  


Central tennis stays in WPAC title hunt

KING — Conference championship banners for Surry Central tennis are old hat, but in recent years, they’ve all belonged to the girls. Now t...

March 27th, 2018 |  


Depth wins out

Depth wins out

A combination of bad weather and walking wounded had taken their toll on the tennis teams from Mount Airy and North Surry when they met for the second...

March 26th, 2018 |  


No. 6 Bears blank Cardinals

No. 6 Bears blank Cardinals

East Surry sent a senior, four sophomores and a freshman onto the court for Thursday’s tennis battle with county rival Mount Airy, and the diffe...

March 22nd, 2018 updated: March 22nd, 2018. |  


Bears avenge loss to Reagan

Bears avenge loss to Reagan

A few adjustments to the lineup and a change of venue were all it took for Mount Airy to avenge one of its two losses this season.The sixth-ranked Gra...

March 20th, 2018 |  


Eagles top Hounds on courts

DOBSON —The Surry Central men’s tennis team won’t be matching the undefeated regular season that its women’s counterpart enjoy...

March 20th, 2018 |  


MA tennis downs Forbush 8-1

EAST BEND — The Mount Airy tennis team is off and rolling now.The Granite Bears hit the road for a showdown with Forbush, and ran off a long run...

March 19th, 2018 |  


Bears roll 8-1

Bears roll 8-1

Mount Airy’s tennis team has already played its share of tiebreaker sets this season, and the Granite Bears faced another one when East Wilkes c...

March 15th, 2018 |  


SC tennis evens conference slate with win at Forbush

EAST BEND — After losing its conference opener to Atkins last week, Surry Central needed a win over another contender to stay in the hunt for th...

March 15th, 2018 |  


Norman signs with Guilford

Norman signs with Guilford

DOBSON — Surry Central senior Brandon Norman will continue his tennis career with Guilford College after signing a National Letter of Intent Wed...

March 14th, 2018 |  


Bears hand Elks first loss

Bears hand Elks first loss

Welcome to early spring sports, where snow cancels school on Monday and you play a tennis match on Tuesday.A breezy Tuesday afternoon was the scene of...

March 13th, 2018 |  


Bears drop two tennis matches

Bears drop two tennis matches

PFAFFTOWN — Two road matches on back-to-back days in Forsyth County didn’t go well for the Mount Airy tennis team last week.The Granite Be...

March 12th, 2018 updated: March 12th, 2018. |  


East completes sweep of Wildcats

East completes sweep of Wildcats

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry’s tennis team grabbed its’ second win of the season with a 5-4 victory over West Stokes Wednesday.The Ca...

March 8th, 2018 |  


Bears down Hounds in tennis opener

Bears down Hounds in tennis opener

Thanks to bad weather last week, the 2018 tennis season started a week late for Mount Airy and North Surry, and with an non-conference showdown betwee...

March 5th, 2018 |  


Silver Cardinals

Silver Cardinals

BURLINGTON — About 15 minutes after their season came to an end on a damp Saturday evening, one could notice many of the East Surry tennis playe...

November 4th, 2017 updated: November 4th, 2017. |  


East Surry aiming for 1A tennis title on Saturday

For the past three years, the battle for the 1A state girls’ tennis championship has come down to Raleigh Charter vs. the Northwest Conference, ...

November 3rd, 2017 |  


Lady Cards reach state championship match

Lady Cards reach state championship match

PILOT MOUNTAIN — It’s official. East Surry is the best of the West when it comes to tennis this fall.Now, it’s their turn to see if ...

November 1st, 2017 |  


All four teams make soccer playoffs

All four teams make soccer playoffs

When the N.C. High School Athletic Association announced its 1A and 2A state playoff brackets on Monday morning, all four local teams found their tick...

October 30th, 2017 |  


Lady Cards reach West Region final

Lady Cards reach West Region final

COLUMBUS — The Lady Cardinals are one win away from Burlington.The state’s second-ranked 1A tennis team had to travel for Monday’s s...

October 30th, 2017 |  


Lady Bears charge into third round

RONDA — Mount Airy won’t yield the distinction of reigning 1A West Regional tennis champions without a fight.It took until the very last m...

October 25th, 2017 |  


Down 4-2 after singles, SC rallies to reach 18-0

Down 4-2 after singles, SC rallies to reach 18-0

DOBSON — The perfect season remains so, at least for another week.Surry Central’s tennis team found itself in dire straits on Tuesday afte...

October 25th, 2017 updated: October 25th, 2017. |  


Mount Airy advances to second round

NORWOOD — Despite finishing third in the Northwest 1A Conference and needing a wild-card berth to make it back to the state playoffs this fall, ...

October 20th, 2017 updated: October 21st, 2017. |  


Clean sweep for Lady Cards

Clean sweep for Lady Cards

As usual, the Northwest 1A Conference held its tennis tournament on the courts at Mount Airy High School, but the event turned into home away from hom...

October 14th, 2017 |  


Eagles, Cards pick up more hardware

Eagles, Cards pick up more hardware

While local volleyball teams wind down the regular season this week and football and soccer still have about a month to go, postseason action is alrea...

October 12th, 2017 |  


Lady Cards claim No. 1 seed

Lady Cards claim No. 1 seed

The N.C. High School Tennis Coaches Association will have to flip its rankings yet again.Following Bishop McGuinness’ victory over East Surry tw...

October 9th, 2017 |  


Lady Cards lock up share of NW1A title

Lady Cards lock up share of NW1A title

There were only two possible outcomes in Mount Airy’s tennis match with East Surry on Thursday, a match that saw eyes from both parts of Surry C...

October 5th, 2017 |  


Sweet Sixteen: Lady Eagles finish regular season 16-0

Sweet Sixteen: Lady Eagles finish regular season 16-0

DOBSON — You can’t do any better than the Surry Central tennis team has this fall.The Lady Eagles began their season back on Aug. 17 with ...

October 4th, 2017 |  


Lady Bears continue late-season surge

The best five-loss tennis team in the state continued with its late-season roll on Thursday afternoon.Mount Airy, which is ranked fifth in the state&#...

September 28th, 2017 |