Eagles, Cards pick up more hardware

Eagles, Cards pick up more hardware

While local volleyball teams wind down the regular season this week and football and soccer still have about a month to go, postseason action is alrea...

October 12th, 2017 |  


Lady Bears score Senior Night victory

Lady Bears score Senior Night victory

First and second in the Northwest 1A Conference volleyball standings were decided earlier in the week, but Mount Airy still wanted to end the regular ...

October 12th, 2017 |  


NBA off-season review: league’s landscape has changed greatly

The 2016-2017 NBA season ended with one team hoisting the Larry O’Brien NBA Championship Trophy and 29 others searching for ways to overcome the...

October 12th, 2017 |  


Hounds nearly knock off No. 3 Forbush

Hounds nearly knock off No. 3 Forbush

When the North Surry Greyhounds faced-off against the Forbush Falcons nearly a month ago, the match didn’t quite go the way the Hounds’ wa...

October 11th, 2017 |  


Lady Cards chalk up No. 20

Lady Cards chalk up No. 20

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Officially, it was Senior Night for the East Surry volleyball team, but the seniors didn’t need to play all that much.The...

October 11th, 2017 |  


Lady Cards second to none

Lady Cards second to none

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Technically, it was a battle for first place in the Northwest Conference standings. In reality, it was just a victory lap.With ...

October 10th, 2017 |  


Eagles sweep Wolfpack once again

Eagles sweep Wolfpack once again

DOBSON — With the season winding down, Surry Central’s four seniors are making the most of their final few matches. Strong performances fr...

October 10th, 2017 |  


Lady Cards claim No. 1 seed

Lady Cards claim No. 1 seed

The N.C. High School Tennis Coaches Association will have to flip its rankings yet again.Following Bishop McGuinness’ victory over East Surry tw...

October 9th, 2017 |  


Lady Bears three-peat as NW champs

Lady Bears three-peat as NW champs

PILOT MOUNTAIN — One day, 18 holes, same champ.The final meet of the regular season in golf was held Monday morning at Pilot Knob Park, with the...

October 9th, 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 |  


Old rivals meet again as Salem downs Pfeiffer

WINSTON-SALEM — Several old friends and rivals met again in Winston-Salem on Thursday afternoon.The official notation from one play in the colle...

October 7th, 2017 |  


Cardinals vanquish Villains

Cardinals vanquish Villains

PILOT MOUNTAIN — It was a good night to be a Gosnell. East Surry sophomore Stephen Gosnell led the Cardinals in a demolition of Bishop McGuinnes...

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 |  


No. 2 Bears win big on Homecoming night

No. 2 Bears win big on Homecoming night

In a game that it’s unlikely anyone on either team would have chosen to schedule, perhaps Mount Airy’s Homecoming game with Northwest Conf...

October 6th, 2017 |  


Hounds avenge loss to Atkins, move into third in WPAC

The North Surry soccer team had two things on its mind Wednesday evening. One was avenging a loss that they felt they shouldn’t had suffered. Th...

October 6th, 2017 |  


Cardinals tie Wildcats on Senior Night

Cardinals tie Wildcats on Senior Night

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Six Cardinal seniors laced up their cleats and took to their home field for the final time in their high school careers Thursda...

October 5th, 2017 |  


Lady Bears win fifth NW1A golf meet

Lady Bears win fifth NW1A golf meet

Make it five-for-five for the Lady Bears.Mount Airy won round two of the Northwest Conference golf round-robin to be held at Cross Creek Country Club ...

October 5th, 2017 |  


Surry Central didn’t come to county rival North Surry on Thursday evening to be part of a coronation.The No. 1-ranked Lady Greyhounds had the La...

October 5th, 2017 |  


Lady Cards lock up share of NW1A title

Lady Cards lock up share of NW1A title

There were only two possible outcomes in Mount Airy’s tennis match with East Surry on Thursday, a match that saw eyes from both parts of Surry C...

October 5th, 2017 |  


Cards host their first cross country meet ever

Cards host their first cross country meet ever

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Representatives from five high schools and four middle schools took part in history Tuesday by participating in the first cross...

October 4th, 2017 |  


Lady Hounds down Starmount in three

BOONVILLE — Starmount’s volleyball team is closing in on the championship of the Mountain Valley 1A/2A Conference, but the Lady Rams were ...

October 4th, 2017 |  


Sweet Sixteen: Lady Eagles finish regular season 16-0

Sweet Sixteen: Lady Eagles finish regular season 16-0

DOBSON — You can’t do any better than the Surry Central tennis team has this fall.The Lady Eagles began their season back on Aug. 17 with ...

October 4th, 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 |  


Cards win 9-0 over South Stokes

Cards win 9-0 over South Stokes

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The East Surry Lady Cards bounced back from their first loss to a 1A team in convincing fashion. The Cards’ first two los...

October 3rd, 2017 |  


Lady Bears sweep S. Stokes

Lady Bears sweep S. Stokes

Mount Airy’s volleyball team came into the 2017 season with a lot of youth, but with the kind of schedule a veteran team would be expected to ta...

October 3rd, 2017 |  


Cards coast to 3-0 victory

Cards coast to 3-0 victory

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Though it is the Vikings who are known for conquering their opponents throughout history, that role would be played by the East...

October 3rd, 2017 |  


Bears escape

Bears escape

The proverbial Bear trap was set on Tuesday evening, but Mount Airy just was able to slip out of it.An inspired effort from visiting Ashe County threa...

October 3rd, 2017 |  


Bears battle for win no. 15

Bears battle for win no. 15

When Mount Airy and North Surry competed earlier this season, the game went 79 minutes and 30 seconds without a goal. Fortunately for the Granite Bear...

October 2nd, 2017 |  


No. 4 Lady Cardssweep N. Davidson

No. 4 Lady Cardssweep N. Davidson

LEXINGTON — East Surry got tired of mowing down the Northwest Conference, so the state’s fourth-ranked 1A team took a road trip and picked...

October 2nd, 2017 |  


Lady Bears win 4th NW1A meet

Lady Bears win 4th NW1A meet

Mount Airy’s golf team is closing in on another Northwest 1A Conference title, with just a week to go before the conference championship meet.Th...

October 2nd, 2017 |  


Local spikers helpSalem to win streak

WINSTON-SALEM — A road doubleheader slowed down the Salem College volleyball team, but not before the Spirits had set a school record by winning...

October 2nd, 2017 |  


Bears blank Oak Hill in Friday night game

Bears blank Oak Hill in Friday night game

When one thinks of Oak Hill Academy, the thought usually turns to blue-chip high school basketball players headed to big-time programs.The Warriors wi...

September 30th, 2017 |  


Lady Cards earn win No. 15

Lady Cards earn win No. 15

WALNUT COVE — East Surry’s volleyball team hadn’t spiked a ball in anger for a week by the time it took a road trip down to South St...

September 30th, 2017 |  


Eagles rush past Camels for first win

Eagles rush past Camels for first win

DOBSON — The Surry Central Golden Eagles put on a show for current and former students alike on the school’s Homecoming night. A stellar a...

September 30th, 2017 |  


Hounds run loose on Homecoming

Hounds run loose on Homecoming

Greyhound fans were greeted with photos of North Surry’s 25 football seniors as they filed into Charles Atkins Stadium for Friday’s Homeco...

September 29th, 2017 |  


Bears win lucky number 13

Bears win lucky number 13

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The East Surry Cardinals had extra motivation to defeat Mount Airy Thursday, hoping to become the 1 in 12-1. The Cards came out...

September 28th, 2017 |  


Lady Bears continue late-season surge

The best five-loss tennis team in the state continued with its late-season roll on Thursday afternoon.Mount Airy, which is ranked fifth in the state&#...

September 28th, 2017 |  


The power rankings on MaxPreps.com say that North Surry is the second-best 2A volleyball team in the state.It’s unlikely that anyone from Forbus...

September 28th, 2017 |  


Central Five-O: Lady Eagles win 50th straight conference match

Central Five-O: Lady Eagles win 50th straight conference match

The numbers just keep on coming for Surry Central’s tennis team.Thursday evening bore witness to the fifth consecutive Western Piedmont Athletic...

September 28th, 2017 |  


Greyhounds down Cards 3-0

Greyhounds down Cards 3-0

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Both East and North Surry entered Wednesday’s match in need of a win. The Greyhounds came into the match 4-6, having lost...

September 27th, 2017 |  


Cubs repeat as NL Central champs

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Addison Russell hit a three-run homer and John Lackey pitched six strong innings as the Chicago Cubs clinched their second cons...

September 27th, 2017 |  


Lady Bears claim 8-1 victory

Lady Bears claim 8-1 victory

EAST BEND — Round two was a little closer, but the outcome was the same.Mount Airy’s tennis team made its return trip to Forbush on Wednes...

September 27th, 2017 |  


Lucky 13 for Lady Eagles

Lucky 13 for Lady Eagles

EAST BEND — It’s a case of ‘maybe next year’ for the Western Piedmont Athletic Conference.Both Surry Central and Forbush went ...

September 27th, 2017 |  


Bears beat Bishop 4-2

Bears beat Bishop 4-2

“Awesome.”Coach Will Hurley muttered a single word to encapsulate the rush of emotions he felt Tuesday night. Mount Airy’s hard-foug...

September 26th, 2017 |  


Lady Bears soar over Sauras for key victory

Lady Bears soar over Sauras for key victory

At this point, the ever-improving Mount Airy tennis team is just seeking to pile up victories.Four days after taking league rival Bishop McGuinness to...

September 26th, 2017 |  


Lady Bears by 10 at Pilot Knob CC

Lady Bears by 10 at Pilot Knob CC

PILOT MOUNTAIN — On a day when Pilot Knob Country Club was playing brutally tough against the golfers of the Northwest 1A Conference, Mount Airy...

September 26th, 2017 |  


No. 2 Lady Cards tripped by Villains

No. 2 Lady Cards tripped by Villains

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry’s march toward the Northwest 1A Conference tennis title hit a bump in the road Tuesday evening.The Lady Cardin...

September 26th, 2017 |  


Eagles tame Greyhounds in 1-0 victory

Eagles tame Greyhounds in 1-0 victory

DOBSON — Surry Central came out Monday with something to prove. The team needed to get back its confidence following a 4-1 loss to Mount Airy on...

September 25th, 2017 |  


Mount Airy stepped up its game a bit for its rematch with county rival North Surry on Monday evening.Unfortunately for them, so did the Lady Hounds.Th...

September 25th, 2017 |