Lady Bears down Bishop in tennis

KERNERSVILLE — The Mount Airy girls’ tennis team is squarely in the driver’s seat for a Northwest Conference championship.There̵...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Mount Airy tennis beats Atkins

WINSTON-SALEM — The Mount Airy girls tennis team continued its torrid start to the 2016 season on Thursday, this time knocking off a league foe ...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Lady Bears roll W. Stokes, stay unbeaten

Lady Bears roll W. Stokes, stay unbeaten

It only took the Mount Airy tennis team about two hours to keep its perfect record going on Wednesday evening.The Lady Bears, ranked co-No. 1 with lea...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Mount Airy tennis keeps on rolling

Mount Airy tennis keeps on rolling

ELKIN — The Mount Airy girls tennis team’s dominant run of sweeping every single match in 2016 came to an end on Monday, but the Lady Bear...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Lady Bears stay unbeaten, beat Hounds

Neither rain, nor the road, nor North Surry could end Mount Airy’s perfect start to its 2016 tennis season.The Lady Bears hit the road for the f...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Lady Bears shut out Elkin

Lady Bears shut out Elkin

It’s 2-for-2 on the young season for the Mount Airy tennis team.The Lady Bears received more opposition from the weather than they did from the ...

August 16th, 2016 updated: August 16th, 2016. |  


Cardinals down Eagles for first win

Cardinals down Eagles for first win

DOBSON — The East Surry girls’ tennis team downed county rival Surry Central in both teams’ opening match of the 2016 season, taking...

August 15th, 2016 |  


Lady Bears open with 9-0 whitewash

Lady Bears open with 9-0 whitewash

Mount Airy’s girls’ tennis team had no complaints about how it began the 2016 season on Monday evening.The Lady Bears, fielding a veteran ...

August 15th, 2016 |  


Bears, Cards shine in preseason tennis

Bears, Cards shine in preseason tennis

Local tennis teams got a first look at some outside competition Thursday at the preseason Mount Airy 1A Women’s Invitational. The Granite Bears,...

August 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 |  


City schoolboard honorstennis teams

City schoolboard honorstennis teams

The city Board of Education honored two middle school tennis teams this week for their undefeated seasons.Coach James Hayes went 11-0 with both the gi...

May 21st, 2016 |  


Lincoln Charter knocks out Mount Airy

Lincoln Charter knocks out Mount Airy

The Mount Airy tennis team accomplished many things in the 2016 season, but the Granite Bears’ hopes of seizing the ultimate goal came to a clos...

May 16th, 2016 updated: May 16th, 2016. |  


MA out of individual tennis tourney

MA out of individual tennis tourney

CARY — Mount Airy’s quest for the team state championship in tennis will resume next week, but the Bears’ run at the individual sing...

May 13th, 2016 |  


Bear tennis reaches elite eight

Bear tennis reaches elite eight

The Mount Airy tennis team’s pursuit of the state 1A dual-team title resumed on Tuesday evening, with the Granite Bears opening state playoff ac...

May 11th, 2016 |  


Three Bears in state tennis finals

Three Bears in state tennis finals

ELKIN — Mount Airy will be sending both a singles player and a doubles team to the state individual tennis championships.The Granite Bears swept...

May 7th, 2016 |  


Cardinals’ Hancock to play college tennis

Cardinals’ Hancock to play college tennis

PILOT MOUNTAIN — For the last two seasons, Daniel Hancock has had quite a thankless challenge, playing as the No. 1 singles player for East Surr...

May 2nd, 2016 |  


MA tennis sweeps tournament

MA tennis sweeps tournament

So far, 2016 has been the Year of the Bear in Northwest 1A Conference tennis.Mount Airy wrote another chapter into its season of dominance on Thursday...

April 28th, 2016 |  


Harrison cruises as NW singles champ

Harrison cruises as NW singles champ

The 2016 Northwest Conference tennis season will be remembered as a dominant one for the Mount Airy Granite Bears.Mount Airy clinched the league’...

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


The regular season in the Northwest 1A Conference was a two-horse race, with Mount Airy and Bishop McGuinness swapping victories on each other’s...

April 26th, 2016 |  


Eagles earn doubles crown

DOBSON — Surry Central hosted the 2016 Western Piedmont Athletic Conference tennis tournament over the past two days, and the Golden Eagles turn...

April 26th, 2016 |  


Bears earn dramatic win over Bishop

Bears earn dramatic win over Bishop

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The Mount Airy and Bishop McGuinness tennis teams will technically finish the 2016 season as co-champions of the Northwest Conf...

April 25th, 2016 |  


NW1A individual tennis brackets set

The stage is set for what could be the most important postseason of Mount Airy boys’ tennis in several years.Things get under way Monday afterno...

April 23rd, 2016 |  


Bears take down 4A Reagan

Bears take down 4A Reagan

Normally, when a 1A team takes on a 4A team, especially a good 4A team, they’ll end up taking a loss no matter how well they play.Most 1A teams ...

April 21st, 2016 |  


Bears roll past North Surry

Getting upset by county rival Surry Central on Monday must have put the Mount Airy tennis team in a bad frame of mind.The Granite Bears took out their...

April 20th, 2016 |  


Eagles beat Bears in final home match

Eagles beat Bears in final home match

DOBSON — The seniors on the Surry Central boys tennis team went out in style on Monday.The Golden Eagles hosted their rivals from Mount Airy in ...

April 18th, 2016 |  


Bears beat WP leader W. Stokes

KING — The beat goes on for the Mount Airy tennis team.A day after locking up a Northwest 1A Conference co-championship, the Granite Bears set o...

April 15th, 2016 |  


Bears lock up conference title

For the first time since 2010, Mount Airy tennis can hang a Northwest 1-A Conference championship banner.The Granite Bears will have to share the hono...

April 14th, 2016 |  


Bears down shorthanded Elkin

Bears down shorthanded Elkin

The long-awaited showdown between the Mount Airy and Elkin tennis teams produced some well-played tennis, but unfortunately wasn’t the measuring...

April 13th, 2016 |  


Villains exact revenge on Bears

Villains exact revenge on Bears

The Mount Airy tennis team knew what was at stake in its second match of the season against Bishop McGuinness.After a 7-2 win over the Villains on Mon...

April 7th, 2016 |  


Eagles down North Surry

Eagles down North Surry

Surry Central’s tennis team can’t afford another slip-up in its pursuit of a Western Piedmont Athletic Conference, and the Golden Eagles m...

April 7th, 2016 |  


Bear tennis hammers Walkertown

WALKERTOWN — If homestanding Walkertown was hoping for a letdown on the part of the Mount Airy tennis team, the Wolfpack was sorely mistaken on ...

April 5th, 2016 |  


Bear tennis downs Bishop

KERNERSVILLE — It had been five years since the last time Mount Airy’s boys’ tennis team tasted victory against Bishop McGuinness.Th...

April 4th, 2016 |  


Eagles earn easy win over Cards

Eagles earn easy win over Cards

DOBSON — Surry Central tennis coach Mark Parsons felt like his team was a little rusty in its first match back from spring break, facing the Eas...

April 4th, 2016 |  


Eagle tennis nipped by W. Stokes

Eagle tennis nipped by W. Stokes

KING — One of the most important matches that Surry Central has played this season came down to the doubles portion on Tuesday evening.The Golde...

March 29th, 2016 |  


Hounds bounce back, topple Sauras

The North Surry tennis team ended a two-match losing streak in dominating fashion on Thursday night.After dropping contests to two of the top local te...

March 24th, 2016 |  


Bears top Golden Eagles in battle for local tennis supremacy

Bears top Golden Eagles in battle for local tennis supremacy

The best part of Wednesday’s showdown for Surry County tennis supremacy may be that they’ll get to do it again in just 25 days.The early p...

March 23rd, 2016 |  


PILOT MOUNTAIN — So far this season, nothing has been able to stop the Mount Airy tennis juggernaut.East Surry was the latest victim of the unde...

March 22nd, 2016 |  


Surry Central beats North Surry to set up meeting with 9-0 Bears

Surry Central beats North Surry to set up meeting with 9-0 Bears

DOBSON —Surry Central kept up its end of the bargain on Tuesday afternoon and set the stage for what should be the best tennis match that the ar...

March 22nd, 2016 |  


Mount Airy sweeps Hounds on the courts

The Mount Airy tennis team left little doubt that it still holds bragging rights in this part of Surry County, downing cross-town rival North Surry 9-...

March 17th, 2016 |  


Mount Airy tennis completes season sweep of Atkins

WINSTON-SALEM — The recent run of lopsided victories for the Mount Airy tennis team continued on Wednesday evening.The Granite Bears pulled into...

March 16th, 2016 |  


Hound tennis evens the score with ES

Hound tennis evens the score with ES

Before getting into the meat of the Western Piedmont Athletic Conference schedule, North Surry’s tennis team has been busy competing for the uno...

March 16th, 2016 |  


MA tennis clobbers Wolfpack

MA tennis clobbers Wolfpack

If you were a Walkertown fan, at least it was quick and painless.Mount Airy’s second Northwest 1-A Conference tennis match of the season was eve...

March 10th, 2016 |  


Bears blank Atkins in NW opener

WINSTON-SALEM — The start of Northwest 1-A Conference action proved no impediment to the fine start to the 2016 season that the Mount Airy tenni...

March 9th, 2016 |  


Bear tennis tames Wildcats

Bear tennis tames Wildcats

The Mount Airy tennis team got a little resistance in their third completed match of the 2016 season, but it wasn’t enough to derail the Granite...

March 7th, 2016 |  


Efficient Bears defeat East Wilkes

Efficient Bears defeat East Wilkes

The Mount Airy tennis team didn’t complete its tennis match with East Wilkes on Thursday, but the Granite Bears were able to clinch the victory ...

March 3rd, 2016 |  


Bears sweep Falcons for first win

Bears sweep Falcons for first win

After a postponement in the Mount Airy tennis team’s first match of the year, weather and the Forbush Falcons proved no match for the Granite Be...

March 2nd, 2016 |  


Eagle tennis sweeps Cardinals

Eagle tennis sweeps Cardinals

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The Surry Central tennis team kicked off its season with a bang on Tuesday, defeating its rivals from East Surry 6-0.The Golden...

March 1st, 2016 |  


Craddock receives Yokley Award

Craddock receives Yokley Award

Coleman Craddock, daughter of Jennifer and Robert Craddock, was awarded the Charlotte Yokley Tennis Award during the awards banquet for the Mount Airy...

February 1st, 2016 |  


Lady Bears fall in semifinals again

Lady Bears fall in semifinals again

KERNERSVILLE — For the second year in a row, Bishop McGuinness advances to the state 1A tennis championship after edging Mount Airy in the semif...

November 6th, 2015 |  


Lady Bears reach West Regional final

Lady Bears reach West Regional final

SILER CITY — Mount Airy’s girls tennis team is one match away from playing for the 1-A state championship, but they’ll have to beat ...

November 4th, 2015 updated: November 5th, 2015. |