Oak Hill-Hargrave hoops showdown returning to SCHS

DOBSON — Once again, Surry Central High School will be hosting an exhibition game that will show off some of the best basketball players in the ...

October 17th, 2016 updated: October 17th, 2016. |  


Local fighter pursues dream in Florida

Local fighter pursues dream in Florida

A native son is training hard in Florida as he pursues his dream of becoming a fighter in the UFC.Dylan Mason, 24, was a 2010 Mount Airy High graduate...

October 16th, 2016 |  


Young back in long-drive championship

Young back in long-drive championship

THACKERVILLE, Okla. — Local golfer Justin Young has qualified for the World Long Drive Championship for the third time in five years.Young, who ...

October 10th, 2016 |  


QB Johnson gets SC’s August award

QB Johnson gets SC’s August award

DOBSON — Surry Central has named quarterback Chandler Johnson its August athlete of the month.Johnson led the Golden Eagles to three straight wi...

September 28th, 2016 |  


North Stokes football season halted

North Stokes football season halted

DANBURY — Coach Mitch Reeves had the difficult task of telling his North Stokes football players Tuesday afternoon their season is officially ov...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Lady Cards top Vikings in three

Lady Cards top Vikings in three

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry struggled at times, but put together enough runs to sweep North Stokes in volleyball 3-0 on Tuesday evening.In the s...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Defense carries Eagles to fifth win

Defense carries Eagles to fifth win

DOBSON — Surry Central’s defense racked up eight turnovers to power a 14-12 win over Salisbury on Homecoming night.The Golden Eagles jumpe...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Cards edge Bears by one stroke

Cards edge Bears by one stroke

WALNUT COVE — East Surry edged Mount Airy by a single stroke in this week’s Northwest Conference golf match.Last week, in the first NW mat...

September 20th, 2016 |  


Hounds shut out Camels 33-0 on road

Hounds shut out Camels 33-0 on road

WINSTON-SALEM — North Surry snapped a two-game losing streak in dramatic fashion with a 33-0 shutout on the road at Atkins.After tough games aga...

September 16th, 2016 |  


Former Eagle smashes college record

Former Eagle smashes college record

MONTREAT — A local volleyball player had a record-setting night for Montreat College on Tuesday.Kendra Johnson, one of the best defensive player...

September 14th, 2016 |  


Lady Hounds win third straight match

Lady Hounds win third straight match

After a rough start to the season, North Surry tennis is starting to find its groove.The Lady Greyhounds lost matches to three of the best teams in th...

September 13th, 2016 |  


Lady Hounds beat Cats in three

Lady Hounds beat Cats in three

A very efficient day at the net by Mikaela Johnson powered the Lady Greyhounds over the Lady Wildcats 3-0 at home Tuesday.North Surry breezed through ...

September 13th, 2016 |  


Millennium XC team having success

Millennium Charter Academy has all of its fall sports seasons under way, as the school gets into its first year of existence with a full interscholast...

September 12th, 2016 |  


Eagles blank Elks 42-0 on the road

Eagles blank Elks 42-0 on the road

ELKIN — Surry Central’s Eric Ramirez rushed for five touchdowns in a 42-0 win over Elkin Friday night.The Golden Eagles scored their first...

September 9th, 2016 |  


Bears roll 3-0 over North Stokes

Bears roll 3-0 over North Stokes

Mount Airy made quick work of North Stokes for a 3-0 volleyball win Thursday evening.The Lady Bears trailed just once by a single point in the opening...

September 8th, 2016 |  


Bears maul Elks 62-7 on tribute night

Bears maul Elks 62-7 on tribute night

The Granite Bears helped speed up a long, emotional night by keeping the clock running the whole second half.Mount Airy led Friday’s football ga...

September 2nd, 2016 |  


Sizemore, Hounds sweep Mount Airy

Sizemore, Hounds sweep Mount Airy

An injured ankle prevented North Surry’s Paige Sizemore from making an impact offensively in the early stages of this season, but Sizemore showe...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Lady Bears knock off Starmount

The Mount Airy volleyball team didn’t pass Chuck Morris’ eye test in a Monday match against Starmount, but the Lady Bears were still good ...

August 29th, 2016 |  


Lady Cards sweep Central in Dobson

Lady Cards sweep Central in Dobson

DOBSON — East Surry ran off the final six points to defeat Surry Central in straight sets Monday evening.The Lady Eagles put together a strong t...

August 29th, 2016 |  


Lady Bears stay unbeaten, down Vikings

Lady Bears stay unbeaten, down Vikings

Mount Airy volleyball coach Chuck Morris experienced a familiar feeling when his Lady Bears dropped the third set of Thursday’s match against No...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Lady Hounds blank rival East Surry

Lady Hounds blank rival East Surry

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Early deficits didn’t derail the North Surry volleyball team on Tuesday night, as the Lady Hounds swept aside their rival...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


East Surry stays unbeaten in girls tennis

WINSTON-SALEM — The East Surry tennis team opened up play in the Northwest Conference on Tuesday, and the Lady Cardinals kept their stellar star...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Lady Bears overpower Surry Central

Lady Bears overpower Surry Central

DOBSON —The Mount Airy volleyball team came into this season with a pair of known commodities at the net in Madeline Mayfield and Sadie Brooks.O...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Cards sweep defending champs Alleghany

Cards sweep defending champs Alleghany

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The East Surry volleyball team continued its perfect opening week on Thursday with a resounding sweep of the defending 1A state...

August 18th, 2016 updated: August 18th, 2016. |  


City schools debate youth sports

City schools debate youth sports

State school officials recently approved athletic participation for sixth-graders, but is it the right move?City school officials discussed this matte...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Lady Bears open with win at Elkin

ELKIN — The Mount Airy volleyball team could be one of the area’s best teams in the 2016 season, and the Lady Bears looked the part in an ...

August 16th, 2016 |  


Lady Cards down Wilkes Central

WILKESBORO — The East Surry volleyball team continues to dominate its opposition in the early stages of the 2016 season.After a sweep against As...

August 16th, 2016 |  


Lady Hounds settle down, then roll

Lady Hounds settle down, then roll

North Surry’s volleyball team was pumped up for its first serves and spikes in 291 days, and it showed in the first set on Monday’s season...

August 15th, 2016 updated: August 16th, 2016. |  


Versatile Surry Central wins opener

Versatile Surry Central wins opener

DOBSON — The Surry Central volleyball team doesn’t quite know its identity this early in the season, but a versatile roster proved too muc...

August 15th, 2016 updated: August 16th, 2016. |  


Storm wrap up season at AAU Nationals

Storm wrap up season at AAU Nationals

The sixth-grade Surry Storm basketball team recently wrapped up their 2016 season with a trip to the AAU National Tournament at Austin Peay State Univ...

August 5th, 2016 |  


Lady Bears hungry to repeat success

Lady Bears hungry to repeat success

The Mount Airy volleyball team learned how to win in 2015.After four straight losing seasons, the Lady Bears broke through in a big way last year. Mou...

August 4th, 2016 |  


Lady Eagles ready for the challenge

Lady Eagles ready for the challenge

DOBSON — When Surry Central’s 2015 volleyball team was on its game, it was as good as any team in the area. However, as Coach Carrie Hutch...

August 4th, 2016 |  


Lions toss their hat in the ring

Lions toss their hat in the ring

Since opening its doors as a K-4 elementary school in 2000, Mount Airy’s Millennium Charter Academy has literally grown up along with its studen...

August 3rd, 2016 |  


Consistency the key for experienced Hounds

Consistency the key for experienced Hounds

The North Surry volleyball team didn’t have a single senior on its roster last season, but coach Shane Slate will be spoiled with experience and...

August 2nd, 2016 updated: August 2nd, 2016. |  


Lady Cards expect another strong season

Lady Cards expect another strong season

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry’s volleyball program faced its biggest challenge in a long time last fall, as the Lady Cardinals found themsel...

August 2nd, 2016 updated: August 2nd, 2016. |  


Dobson Dolphins maintaining success

Dobson Dolphins maintaining success

The Dobson Dolphins are on a roll.The local youth swim team has won three consecutive matches, two victories coming against the Wytheville Waves and o...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Surry Storm to hold tryouts

The Surry Storm girls basketball team is looking for new players and will hold tryouts Aug. 21 at Mount Airy Middle School. The tryouts will be divide...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Myers pulls ahead at Bowman Gray

WINSTON-SALEM — It was a dream scenario for Burt Myers of Walnut Cove: not only did he perform well at Bowman Gray Stadium on Saturday, but his ...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Dolphins take to the pool

Dolphins take to the pool

The Dobson Dolphins continued their season on Thursday evening with their second home meet of the week. The Dolphins will host the championship of the...

July 21st, 2016 |  


Armfield Dolphins finish summer season

Armfield Dolphins finish summer season

KERNERSVILLE – The Armfield Civic Center Dolphins finished the 2016 summer season with a fourth-place finish at the Tri-County Swimming finals a...

July 20th, 2016 |  


Summer ball at Surry Central

Summer ball at Surry Central

Surry Central High School’s boys’ and girls’ basketball teams held a three-day youth hoops camp during the week in which dozens of c...

July 15th, 2016 |  


Surry Mudcats win state title

Surry Mudcats win state title

There’s nothing finer than winning a state championship. Doing it in front of your hometown fans just makes it sweeter.The Surry County Mudcats ...

July 14th, 2016 |  


Hoopin’ in Hound Country

Hoopin’ in Hound Country

There were a number of youth sports camps that took place in the area this week, including the annual North Surry High School youth basketball camp. T...

July 14th, 2016 |  


ES Little League makes history

ES Little League makes history

The East Surry Little League All-Stars couldn’t have made things much tougher on themselves than they did in the District 2 Tournament earlier t...

July 13th, 2016 |  


County schools plan summer projects

County schools plan summer projects

While students are out for the summer, some local schools have projects planned for sports/recreation areas.Surry Central has a couple of projects on ...

July 9th, 2016 |  


Dolphins fall to Elkin in first meeting

The Dobson Dolphins and Elkin Wet Lightning swimming teams squared off last week at the Elkin Municipal Park, with the hosts claiming a 971.5-513.5 vi...

July 7th, 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 |  


Local martial artist wins 6th world title

Local martial artist wins 6th world title

Mount Airy’s marital arts world champion in residence regained his crown last month.Brazilian native Lucas Alves Lepri, the head coach of the Am...

July 5th, 2016 |  


Bear soccer ready to roar

Bear soccer ready to roar

Austin Tumbarello and Malcolm Malone (in red) and their Mount Airy soccer teammates will begin their defense of the Northwest 1A Conference title in j...

July 2nd, 2016 |  


Learning soccer the Bear way

Learning soccer the Bear way

The Mount Airy High School soccer program hosted its annual youth summer camps on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week. The younger campers held their c...

June 29th, 2016 updated: June 29th, 2016. |