A pair of eights

A pair of eights

GREENSBORO — It would have taken the proverbial “perfect storm” for the Mount Airy men to pull off a three-peat in the NCHSAA 1A tra...

May 21st, 2018 updated: May 22nd, 2018. |  


Eldridge, Brown tear up record book

Eldridge, Brown tear up record book

GREENSBORO — For Western Carolina-bound Ryan Eldridge, the final chapter of his high school career was the best of all. As for Sarah Brown, she&...

May 19th, 2018 |  


Eagles, Hounds qualify for State Meet

DOBSON — Rex Mitchell Track at Surry Central High School played host to the 2A Midwest Regional Track Meet on Saturday. Temperatures neared 90 d...

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


Lady Bears capture Regional title

Lady Bears capture Regional title

DANBURY — The Mount Airy Lady Bears have turned North Stokes’ stadium into their home away from home.A week after beating everyone in the ...

May 12th, 2018 |  


Bears dominate NW track meet

DANBURY — Officially, it was the Northwest 1A Conference Track and Field championships. In reality, it was the Granite Bear Invitational, and th...

May 10th, 2018 |  


Eldridge signs D1 track offer from WCU

Eldridge signs D1 track offer from WCU

Listed at six feet tall and 288 pounds on the North Surry football roster, Ryan Eldridge lives up to the old adage “Big Man on Campus” in ...

May 8th, 2018 |  


Wingate’s forecast calls for Snow

Wingate’s forecast calls for Snow

Like a number of other senior student-athletes from the area this year, Jo Snow had her choice of what sport she wanted to play in college. But in her...

April 21st, 2018 |  


Everyone else ran for second…

Everyone else ran for second…

Mount Airy’s Madeline Mayfield approaches the finish line in the finals of the women’s 200-yard dash during Thursday’s tri-meet agai...

March 29th, 2018 |  


MA’s Mauckis here to stay

DANBURY — Mount Airy’s Kathlyn Mauck stunned everyone when she beat out 23 higher-seeded rivals and claimed the individual 1A/2A indoor tr...

March 21st, 2018 |  


Forbush, Atkins take SC track meet

Forbush, Atkins take SC track meet

DOBSON — The Forbush girls and the Atkins boys took first place in the opening track meet of the spring at Surry Central.Forbush’s girls e...

March 9th, 2018 |  


Trio of champs for local schools

Trio of champs for local schools

WINSTON-SALEM — Most of the area’s top track and field athletes are busy with other sports during the winter and don’t compete in th...

February 10th, 2018 updated: February 10th, 2018. |  


West signs with Coker Cobras

West signs with Coker Cobras

To many fans of North Surry athletics, Myia West is probably best known as a reserve on last year’s Lady Greyhound basketball team that made it ...

November 16th, 2017 |  


GREENSBORO — Ryan Eldridge and Alma Rodriguez will have some more throwing and running to do, this time on a national stage.The two North Surry ...

July 12th, 2017 |  


Team Elite runners make USATF Regionals

Team Elite runners make USATF Regionals

Five area track and field athletes will represent North Carolina at the USA Track and Field Southeast Regional Championship meet starting today at Irw...

July 5th, 2017 |  


P4CP for the win!

P4CP for the win!

CHAPEL HILL — All year long, the bulletin board outside Mount Airy High School included the message “P4CP” along with whatever else ...

June 9th, 2017 updated: June 9th, 2017. |  


Parade of Champions coming Saturday

Parade of Champions coming Saturday

By any standard, Mount Airy High School had a remarkable season of athletic competition.Student-athletes representing the Granite Bears won nine state...

May 31st, 2017 |  


Bears repeat as 1A track champs

Bears repeat as 1A track champs

GREENSBORO — Mount Airy’s boys’ track team liked winning the state championship so much, they did it again.And, if first-year head c...

May 20th, 2017 |  


SC’s Fitzgerald, Alavarez-Orlachia win titles

SC’s Fitzgerald, Alavarez-Orlachia win titles

GREENSBORO — Surry Central’s Tyler Fitzgerald and Dnaiel Alvarez-Orlachia ended their high school careers in style.The Golden Eagles’...

May 19th, 2017 updated: May 19th, 2017. |  


Last go-round for SC track stars

Last go-round for SC track stars

Friday’s 2A state track and field championships won’t see North Surry or Surry Central in contention for the state team championships, but...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Lady Cards seek history tonight

Lady Cards seek history tonight

When the state playoffs began for local teams in the spring sports, few would have guessed that the last team standing would have been the East Surry ...

May 16th, 2017 |  


Bears romp to track regional title

DANBURY — Just one more test remains in Mount Airy’s quest to win back-to-back 1A state championships in boys’ track.The Granite Bea...

May 13th, 2017 |  


MCA girls win state track title

MCA girls win state track title

Coach Rodney King is accustomed to this sort of thing. Millennium Charter Academy, not so much.MCA’s high school girls’ track team won the...

May 8th, 2017 |  


Bears, Pack tie for NW track title

Bears, Pack tie for NW track title

DANBURY —If what happened a year ago is any indication, the Mount Airy boys’ track team will be celebrating again soon.A year ago, the Gra...

May 5th, 2017 |  


Bears sweep Surry track championships

Bears sweep Surry track championships

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry was the host for Thursday’s Surry County Track and Field Championships, but the five-school meet saw the Mount...

April 14th, 2017 |  


Rain washes away most of Thursday’s slate

Although a few of the events scheduled for Thursday were completed as scheduled, in some cases by moving up the start times, several other events fell...

March 30th, 2017 |  


Central’s Fitzgerald signs with Montreat

Central’s Fitzgerald signs with Montreat

DOBSON — Surry Central senior Tyler Fitzgerald grew up around track and field, so it was natural that this became his sport of choice, both for ...

January 10th, 2017 |  


SC runner signs with Davidson College

SC runner signs with Davidson College

DOBSON — Daniel Alvarez-Orlachia still has two state titles to defend, but he’s already chosen his future as he commits to Davidson Colleg...

November 19th, 2016 |  


Millennium competes in first-ever meet

Millennium competes in first-ever meet

Let the games begin at Millennium Charter Academy.The Lions traveled to Boone on Saturday for the school’s first-ever cross-country meet, the Pi...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Four local athletes make USATF Regionals

Four local athletes make USATF Regionals

Four local athletes from the Team Elite Track Club will represent the area in the USA Track and Field (USATF) Region 3 Southeast Regional Championship...

July 6th, 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 |  


Mount Airy’s France signs with Mars Hill

Mount Airy’s France signs with Mars Hill

The long road to recovery for Cordell France is making all of his recent success a little bit sweeter.The Mount Airy track star had a fracture in the ...

June 8th, 2016 |  


Winter sports season brought much success, memorable efforts

Winter sports season brought much success, memorable efforts

There were no team state championships won by any local schools during the winter sports season, but there was plenty of excitement nevertheless.While...

June 8th, 2016 |  


Woodbury takes her shot to college track

Woodbury takes her shot to college track

At smaller schools, it’s not uncommon for the best student-athletes to compete in several different sports, with the best eventually focusing on...

June 2nd, 2016 |  


Two Eagles star at 2A track finals

Two Eagles star at 2A track finals

After a stellar performance on Friday, local athletes weren’t quite finished excelling at the NCHSAA state track championships.Action resumed at...

May 23rd, 2016 |  


Alvarez-Orlachia wins gold in 800

Alvarez-Orlachia wins gold in 800

GREENSBORO — Surry Central only had representatives in four events at Saturday’s NCHSAA 2A Track and Field State Championships in Greensbo...

May 21st, 2016 |  


Bears take track title

Bears take track title

GREENSBORO — The performance of the Mount Airy boys’ and girls’ track teams on Friday morning and afternoon gave new meaning to the ...

May 20th, 2016 |  


Local athletes qualify for state track meet

The best high school track and field athletes from across the state will converge upon North Carolina A&T State University this weekend for the NC...

May 18th, 2016 |  


Granite Bears shine at NW track meet

Granite Bears shine at NW track meet

DANBURY — The Mount Airy track and field team of 2016 nearly pulled off a clean sweep at the Northwest Conference Championship meet held at Nort...

May 7th, 2016 |  


Bears reign on the track

Bears reign on the track

It’s not often that all five of the high schools that represent the various communities in Surry County all go at it on the same day, but that w...

April 11th, 2016 |  


Bears impressive at Mighty Viking

Bears impressive at Mighty Viking

DANBURY — There was only one way to stop the Mount Airy boys’ and girls’ track teams at the eighth annual Mighty Viking Track and Fi...

March 22nd, 2016 |  


Lady Bears win 10 events at meet

Lady Bears win 10 events at meet

Mount Airy’s track team competed against host South Stokes and two other area schools on Thursday afternoon, with the girls team taking victorie...

March 14th, 2016 |  


Local runners win state titles

Local runners win state titles

WINSTON-SALEM — A pair of local schools can add some hardware to their state title trophy case after the 1A/2A indoor track championships on Sat...

February 13th, 2016 |  


Local athletes take 13 wins at track finals

Local athletes take 13 wins at track finals

Athletes from North Surry, Surry Central and Mount Airy high schools were in action last Thursday afternoon, as the Western Piedmont 2-A and Northwest...

February 6th, 2016 |  


Central’s Bunn to toss for Salem

Central’s Bunn to toss for Salem

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