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Back on track

It had been six days since East Surry’s tennis team suffered a disappointing loss to fellow Northwest 1A Conference Bishop McGuinness. The Lady Cardinals were eager to redeem that setback, and it wasn’t going to […]

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WINSTON-SALEM — While tennis is generally thought of as a game of individual athletes, team tennis requires that everyone pull together and give their all for success. Surry Central needed the contributions of every player […]

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Seeking Six

DOBSON — The “Search for Six” began in earnest on Tuesday afternoon, and the five-time defending Western Piedmont 2A champions from Surry Central looked the part. Playing a Carver team that was already shorthanded, the […]

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Cardinals Fly Higher

DOBSON — Both Surry Central and East Surry made waves in their respective tennis divisions in 2017. Central finished 16-1, falling to the eventual state champion Salisbury in the third round of the 2A State […]

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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 state during the 2018 season. The Bears ran up a 15-4 […]

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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 Coaches Association poll released Thursday, with one team […]

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Bear tennisrouts Pack

WALKERTOWN — Walkertown tennis finally escaped the powerful Northwest 1A Conference this season, but the Wolfpack decided to come back for more, scheduling No. 5 Mount Airy as a non-conference match this season. Leaving the […]

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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 been the Eagles’ goal to win the conference from the season’s genesis. This […]

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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 time this season on Monday evening. With […]

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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 difference in experience showed as the sixth-ranked Granite Bears finally scored […]

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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 came calling on Thursday evening. However, this one, which was won […]

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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 Wednesday. “Coming into my sophomore year I realized [playing in college] was something […]