Mount Airy’s Smith earns 100th victory

Mount Airy’s Smith earns 100th victory

Mount Airy junior Cody Smith closed an impressive wrestling season with a third-place finish at the individual state championships on Saturday. After ...

February 24th, 2016 updated: February 24th, 2016. |  


Pack, Hogue make Mount Airy history

Pack, Hogue make Mount Airy history

GREENSBORO — The Mount Airy wrestling program had never produced a two-time individual state champion, but all that changed in a big way on Satu...

February 20th, 2016 |  


Hogue, Pack to defend titles today

GREENSBORO — A handful of local wrestlers will be going for either state titles or all-state honors in the final rounds of the 1-A and 2-A NCHSA...

February 19th, 2016 updated: February 19th, 2016. |  


Nine local wrestlers headed to Greensboro

Nine local wrestlers headed to Greensboro

This weekend, the Greensboro Coliseum will be host for one of the largest single high school sporting events in the Southeast, and nine local wrestler...

February 15th, 2016 |  


Nine wrestlers qualify for state

Nine local wrestlers survived the gauntlet at regional tournaments this weekend and qualified for next week’s state championships at the Greensb...

February 13th, 2016 |  


Cardinals still alive in wrestling playoffs

In a bit of a surprise, the only local wrestling team left standing after the first two rounds of the NCHSAA dual-team playoffs is East Surry.The Card...

February 3rd, 2016 |  


WINSTON-SALEM — North Surry will represent the Western Piedmont 2-A as its top seed in this week’s state dual-team playoffs, but the Greyh...

February 1st, 2016 |  


Mount Airy duo winning together

Mount Airy duo winning together

The journey can sometimes be the most gratifying aspect of success, and for Jacob Hogue and Cameron Pack, their paths to success came side-by-side.The...

February 1st, 2016 updated: February 1st, 2016. |  


Hounds win WPAC tourney

WINSTON-SALEM — The Western Piedmont Athletic Conference’s wrestling season was filled with tightly contested battles all season. The race...

January 30th, 2016 |  


Bears, Cards grapplers 1-2 at NW1A finals

Bears, Cards grapplers 1-2 at NW1A finals

KERNERSVILLE — For the wrestling teams at Mount Airy and East Surry, next week will bring a quest for a team state championship, as the two squa...

January 30th, 2016 |  


Bears and Cards dominate the mats

Bears and Cards dominate the mats

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Mount Airy wrestling coach Cody Atkins couldn’t hide his excitement inside the Granite Bears biggest rival’s gymnas...

January 28th, 2016 |  


Wildcats down Eagles on the mat

Wildcats down Eagles on the mat

KING — Surry Central wrestling coach Stephen Priddy made some critical decisions that led to a win over Forbush last week, but on Wednesday nigh...

January 27th, 2016 |  


Rising to the occasion

Rising to the occasion

Kaleb Dunn chose the right time to be selected as the Surry Central High School Athlete of the Month for December 2015. Dunn, pictured here with Paul ...

January 21st, 2016 |  


Eagles rally for Priddy’s 300th win

Eagles rally for Priddy’s 300th win

DOBSON — In the final regular-season match of his Surry Central career, everything was riding on the shoulders of Maurice Abrams.With Tuesday ni...

January 19th, 2016 updated: January 19th, 2016. |  


Hounds lock up No. 1 seed, WP2A crown

With his own team well on its way to capturing a Western Piedmont 2-A Conference title and facing league cellar-dweller South Stokes, North Surry wres...

January 19th, 2016 |  


Bears stop Cards’ late rally for win

Bears stop Cards’ late rally for win

Mount Airy held off a late rally to defeat East Surry 42-27 in wrestling Friday night.The Granite Bears took nine of the 14 weight classes, despite gi...

January 16th, 2016 |  


Hound matmen top Central

While the North Surry and Surry Central basketball teams were doing battle Friday night, the schools’ wrestling teams were busy hitting the mat ...

January 16th, 2016 |  


Mount Airy wrestling on a roll

Mount Airy wrestling on a roll

The Mount Airy wrestling team continued its dominance of the Northwest Conference on Friday with a 66-9 victory over Walkertown.The lopsided victory m...

January 11th, 2016 |  


Eagles, Cardinals pin down wins

Eagles, Cardinals pin down wins

Stokes County endured an invasion of Surry County wrestlers on Friday evening, and they’re probably glad that they found their way back across t...

January 9th, 2016 |  


Hound wrestlers win key WP2A clash

Hound wrestlers win key WP2A clash

It will be a week before the North Surry wrestling team returns to the mat, but the Hounds went into their exam week on a high note Tuesday night.The ...

January 7th, 2016 |  


Bears wrestling racking up wins

Bears wrestling racking up wins

The Mount Airy wrestling team began its quest for a second consecutive title in the Northwest Conference on Tuesday with a dominating victory over the...

January 6th, 2016 |  


Hounds go 2-1 in Davidson quad

LEXINGTON — The North Surry wrestling team came up just one match victory short of becoming the unofficial champions of Davidson County on Satur...

January 2nd, 2016 |  


Bear wrestlers earn bragging rights

Bear wrestlers earn bragging rights

West Wilkes High School was the big winner at North Surry’s Greyhound Duals on Saturday, but local bragging rights went to the Granite Bears of ...

December 19th, 2015 |  


Hounds sweep tri-meet at ES

Hounds sweep tri-meet at ES

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Wednesday night’s tri-meet at East Surry High School was two-thirds over before the event most of the fans came to see go...

December 16th, 2015 |  


NS, SC place 16 at Big “A” tourney

EAST BEND — The wrestling teams from North Surry and Surry Central both made their way to Forbush High School on Saturday afternoon, and both ca...

December 12th, 2015 |  


Eagles down Cards in tri-match

Eagles down Cards in tri-match

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The wrestling tri-match at East Surry High School on Thursday was filled with high drama, as all three competitions featuring t...

December 10th, 2015 |  


Bears wrestling still unbeaten

The Mount Airy wrestling team reamained undefeated and improved its record to 4-0 on Tuesday night with a tri-match sweep over South Stokes and Allegh...

December 10th, 2015 |  


Hounds, Eagles showing growth

Hounds, Eagles showing growth

MILLERS CREEK — Two local wrestling teams racked up individual honors this weekend at the annual C.H. Necessary Tournament at West Wilkes High S...

December 7th, 2015 |  


Mount Airy beats 12 Virginia teams to win Carroll Co. Invitational

Mount Airy beats 12 Virginia teams to win Carroll Co. Invitational

HILLSVILLE — Carroll County High School invited 13 teams to participate in its wrestling tournament on Saturday. Only one didn’t hail from...

December 5th, 2015 |  


Mount Airy sweeps first tri-match

HAYS — The Mount Airy wrestling team got its season off to a flying start on Tuesday in a tri-match with North Wilkes and Bunker Hill.The Granit...

December 2nd, 2015 updated: December 2nd, 2015. |  


Eagles pin E. Wilkes again

Eagles pin E. Wilkes again

DOBSON — The Surry Central wrestling team thought that they would be facing a familiar opponent on Tuesday night, until a very different East Wi...

December 1st, 2015 |  


Bears led by two state champions

Bears led by two state champions

The Mount Airy wrestling team is coming off a banner season under head coach Cody Atkins that saw the Bears earn third place honors at the state dual-...

November 30th, 2015 |  


North Surry edges Central, East

North Surry edges Central, East

DOBSON — After missing last year, Surry Central brought back the Jimmy Martin Classic wrestling tournament Saturday.Several unexpected things pr...

November 28th, 2015 |  


Hounds take down Davidson Co.

Hounds take down Davidson Co.

North Surry is off to a flying start to its 2015-16 wrestling season, and coach Eric Jessup couldn’t be more pleased.“This was a big night...

November 24th, 2015 updated: November 24th, 2015. |  


Youthful Hounds ready to wrestle

North Surry wrestling coach Eric Jessup is entering his 12th year at the helm for the Greyhounds. His team has won a conference championship for seven...

November 24th, 2015 |  


Hounds continue hot start

Hounds continue hot start

ELKIN — Three North Surry wrestlers picked up their first career individual tournament victories on Saturday as the Hounds came away with a firs...

November 23rd, 2015 updated: November 23rd, 2015. |  


Hounds wrestling sweeps tri-match

HAYS — The North Surry wrestling team is off to a 2-0 start after sweeping a tri-match on Tuesday with North Wilkes and Atkins.The Greyhounds ea...

November 18th, 2015 |