Lady Cats rally past Central

DOBSON — The battle between West Stokes and Surry Central in softball is never an easy game for either squad and Tuesday night’s game was ...

April 4th, 2018 |  


Hall of Famer Al Peavy dies

Hall of Famer Al Peavy dies

Local Hall of Fame member Al Peavy passed away over the weekend at his Mount Airy home.Clarence Alton Peavy, age 86, served as the long-time president...

February 7th, 2018 |  


Local Elks host annual Hoop Shoot

Local Elks host annual Hoop Shoot

The annual Elks Hoop Shoot was held on Saturday at the Reeves Community Center, hosted by Mount Airy Elks Lodge #2061.The event, which is sponsored na...

January 16th, 2018 |  


Pilot team wins local soccer tournament

Pilot team wins local soccer tournament

The Reeves Community Center hosted a co-ed soccer tournament on Saturday, Nov. 4 at Riverside Park in Mount Airy. The day-long tournament was open to ...

December 5th, 2017 |  


Central names first three AOM winners

Central names first three AOM winners

Surry Central High School honored its first three Athlete of the Month honorees during last week’s basketball Alumni Game festivities.Each year,...

November 24th, 2017 |  


East Surry names new fieldhouse for Coach Downs

East Surry names new fieldhouse for Coach Downs

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The school board met this week. They approved East Surry’s recommendation that the new fieldhouse be named after retired ...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Whitt vs. The World

Whitt vs. The World

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Sam Whitt, an eighth-grader at Pilot Mountain Middle School, is on his way to represent Surry County football on a big stage.Wh...

October 25th, 2017 |  


Late surge downs Eagles

Late surge downs Eagles

KING — It took West Stokes three quarters to get going Friday night on the gridiron, but when the dust settled the Wildcats beat a solid Surry C...

October 23rd, 2017 |  


Oak Hill, Hargrave return to Dobson Thursday night

DOBSON — Lee Martin last suited up for North Surry nine years ago, but it’s not been at all unusual to see the former Greyhounds star back...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Postseason starts this week

Postseason starts this week

Local tennis teams found out their postseason destinations on Monday afternoon, while conference tournament action got under way for volleyball in bot...

October 16th, 2017 |  


Victory for ES Raiders

Victory for ES Raiders

OLIN — There have been plenty of victories for the East Surry Cardinals this fall, and last Saturday, Sept. 30, it was the turn of the East Surr...

October 7th, 2017 |  


Runners power Hounds to 28-7 win

Runners power Hounds to 28-7 win

North Surry took the opening kickoff down the field to score and never looked back in a 28-7 conference win over rival Surry Central at home Friday ni...

October 7th, 2017 |  


Anderson resigns as ES hoops coach

Anderson resigns as ES hoops coach

PILOT MOUNTAIN — With prep basketball practices soon to begin, East Surry has lost its boys’ head coach.Jason Anderson has been part of th...

October 4th, 2017 |  


Lady Eagles take Western Piedmont golf tournament

Lady Eagles take Western Piedmont golf tournament

STATE ROAD — A short-handed Surry Central golf team wrapped up its regular season with a trio of awards this week.Coach Daniel Broughton won the...

October 4th, 2017 |  


Cardinals fly by Sauras

Cardinals fly by Sauras

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry’s top ten volleyball ranking was pushed to the limit Tuesday evening against South Stokes when the Sauras came...

September 14th, 2017 |  


Rain puts off several games

With the Labor Day weekend behind them, several local sports teams were looking forward to resuming play on Tuesday afternoon.Until about 3:30 p.m., t...

September 5th, 2017 |  


Elkin breaks streak against Golden Eagles

Elkin breaks streak against Golden Eagles

DOBSON — Elkin snapped a 17-game losing streak by beating Surry Central on the road 31-14 in the season opener Friday night.On Oct. 5, 2015, the...

August 18th, 2017 updated: August 21st, 2017. |  


Tough last inning ends Mudcats’ Series run

EPHRATA, Wa. — The 10 teams at the 2017 16-18 Babe Ruth World Series are so evenly matched that the teams at the top and the bottom of the stand...

August 9th, 2017 |  


School system hosts sports camps

School system hosts sports camps

DOBSON — This summer, the Surry County School System offered countywide athletic camps for soccer and tennis for the first time.SCS athletic dir...

August 9th, 2017 |  


Bowman, Currin win MACC juniors

Mount Airy Country Club was back in action earlier this week, as it hosted its annual Junior Club Championship on Monday and Tuesday.The Junior Champi...

August 4th, 2017 |  


Pyles wins jiu-jitsu gold medal

Pyles wins jiu-jitsu gold medal

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Many young people head to the beach for sun and surf during the summer months. Not Kaleah Pyles, though. She goes there for...

August 3rd, 2017 |  


Cardinals finish as runners-up

Cardinals finish as runners-up

MORGANTON — The East Surry Little League U12 All-Stars ended their run through the North Carolina Little League championship series as state run...

July 31st, 2017 |  


Payne repeats as MACC champ

For the second year in a row, Scottie Payne rules the links at Mount Airy Country Club.A total of 21 players entered MACC’s annual Men’s C...

July 31st, 2017 |  


Mudcats earn World Series berth

Mudcats earn World Series berth

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – A Surry County senior Babe Ruth baseball team made county history this past week.The Mudcats (ages 16-18), managed by Core...

July 29th, 2017 |  


Lady Bears plan tryouts, scrimmages

Mount Airy will hold open tryouts for its volleyball team on Monday and Tuesday.The volleyball team has kept busy, even before tryouts, as those inter...

July 29th, 2017 |  


Greyhounds host youth football camp

Greyhounds host youth football camp

North Surry’s football staff hosted a three-day youth camp this week.Head coach Danny Lyons said the camp ran from 9-11 a.m. Tuesday to Thursday...

July 29th, 2017 |  


North Surry plans volley and hoops camps

​North Surry has two youth camps planned for the next two weeks.Coach Shane Slate will hold his annual volleyball camp this coming week, then ho...

July 29th, 2017 |  


Lady Cards host volleyball scrimmages

Lady Cards host volleyball scrimmages

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Six volleyball teams held a summer scrimmage at East Surry Thursday evening.East Surry hosted Atkins, East Wilkes, Elkin, North...

July 27th, 2017 |  


East Surry hosts volley camp

East Surry hosts volley camp

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry is finishing up a busy July with the last day of a volleyball camp.The three-day camp has been open to any student i...

July 27th, 2017 |  


Holleman gaining ground at Bowman Gray

WINSTON-SALEM — The stakes are high and the conditions are challenging for this Saturday’s Colors Edge Sportsman 100 at Bowman Gray Stadiu...

July 26th, 2017 |  


Jason Myers holds off brother

Jason Myers holds off brother

WINSTON-SALEM — Jason Myers had his work cut out for him on Saturday at Bowman Gray Stadium. But he stepped up and took the checkered for the FO...

July 26th, 2017 |  


Peter Raymer wins state officiating award

Peter Raymer wins state officiating award

A Mount Airy referee has received an award from the North Carolina High School Soccer Coaches Association.Mount Airy soccer coach Will Hurley nominate...

July 25th, 2017 |  


Cards host youth football camp

Cards host youth football camp

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry hosted a youth football camp Monday and Tuesday for dozens of boys and even a few girls.The Cardinal coaching staff ...

July 25th, 2017 |  


NFHS lists points of emphais

Along with rules changes, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) listed some points of emphasis for the 2017 season.Sometime...

July 25th, 2017 |  


Report links brain disease and football

Report links brain disease and football

CHICAGO (AP) — Research on 202 former football players found evidence of a brain disease linked to repeated head blows in nearly all of them, fr...

July 25th, 2017 |  


Volley teams earn academic honors

Volley teams earn academic honors

LEXINGTON, Ky. — The volleyball teams of Mount Airy and East Surry have been recognized for their academic achievements.On Monday, the American ...

July 24th, 2017 |  


Cardinals halfway to state title

MORGANTON — After two hard-fought days, the East Surry Little League U12 All-Stars are halfway to a state championship.The Cardinals’ Luke...

July 22nd, 2017 updated: July 24th, 2017. |  


ES football camp coming next week

ES football camp coming next week

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The Gage Edwards Youth Football Camp will be held Monday (July 24) and Tuesday (July 25) at East Surry High School.This camp, w...

July 21st, 2017 |  


Cards rally for win

Cards rally for win

MORGANTON — The East Surry 12U Little League All-Stars had already proven in the District 2 Tournament that they could blow an opponent out. It ...

July 21st, 2017 |  


Cards hoping for new digs

Cards hoping for new digs

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Officials with the East Surry Athletic Boosters are still hoping to have a new fieldhouse in place for the school’s baseb...

July 20th, 2017 |  


Cards, Hounds in Lineman Challenge

Cards, Hounds in Lineman Challenge

KING — Football season is fast approaching, and local teams are already preparing for the upcoming season. Last week, offensive and defensive li...

July 18th, 2017 |  


ESLL 11-12 Cards aim for title

ESLL 11-12 Cards aim for title

PILOT MOUNTAIN — A week after the East Surry Little League 9-10 All-Stars won their District 2 title and went on to finish third in the state ch...

July 17th, 2017 |  


Just one more tenth…

Just one more tenth…

RALEIGH — At the age of 8, Mount Airy karate student Nate Jones found himself on a national stage for the first time.If not for a mere tenth of ...

July 14th, 2017 |  


ESLL 9-10settles forthird place

FOREST CITY — The East Surry 9-10 Little League All-Stars ended their season on Wednesday night with an 11-9 loss to the Wilson All-Stars and a ...

July 12th, 2017 |  


Cardinals drop one, but still alive

Cardinals drop one, but still alive

FOREST CITY — Chalk it up as the kind of game where you just burn the film and move on.East Surry’s 9-10 Little League All-Stars sustained...

July 11th, 2017 |  


Cards 9-10 halfway to title

Cards 9-10 halfway to title

FOREST CITY — The East Surry 9-10 Little League All-Stars are halfway to a state championship after playing their first two games of the North C...

July 10th, 2017 |  


Martin, Cummings return to local diamond

Martin, Cummings return to local diamond

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Randy Marion is justifiably proud of the softball talent that has come out of the area in the past several years.Marion’s...

July 8th, 2017 |  


Slate steps down as North AD

Slate steps down as North AD

For the first time since 2001, North Surry High School’s athletic programs will be under new management come fall.Shane Slate, who has held the ...

July 7th, 2017 |  


Beasleys ace CC

A Mount Airy couple recently enjoyed the rare distinction of both of them knocking down a hole-in-one on the same hole at Cross Creek Country Club, wi...

July 6th, 2017 |  


Youth football events this week

Youth football events this week

Youth sports camps and other events continue this week, with Mount Airy Middle School’s annual football camp and a car wash fundraiser for Mount...

July 4th, 2017 |