Bears extend NW1A golf lead with win

WINSTON-SALEM — Round two at Winston Lakes belonged to the Granite Bears.Five days after the Northwest 1A Conference golf teams met at the Winst...

April 5th, 2017 |  


Lady Bears beat rain, pummel Alleghany

SPARTA — It was a race against the rain for the Mount Airy soccer team, and the Lady Bears got the job done.Mount Airy and host Alleghany agreed...

April 5th, 2017 |  


Eagle tennis routs Sauras

Eagle tennis routs Sauras

WALNUT COVE — Like a number of other boys’ tennis teams from the area, Surry Central came into 2017 with a relative young squad and player...

April 5th, 2017 |  


Cardinals win first-place showdown

Cardinals win first-place showdown

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Tuesday night’s showcase was a matchup of two teams unbeaten and 4-0 in Northwest 1A play, but only one of them would wal...

April 4th, 2017 |  


Lady Hounds shut down Central

Lady Hounds shut down Central

DOBSON — Surry Central played defense like a championship team. Unfortunately for the Lady Eagles, Drew Beamer pitched like a championship pitch...

April 4th, 2017 updated: April 5th, 2017. |  


No. 6 Bears roll past Atkins

WINSTON-SALEM — Mount Airy’s No. 1 doubles team of Hunt Harrison and Emory Bray finally went down on Tuesday afternoon, but not the Northw...

April 4th, 2017 |  


Tompkins named All-American

Tompkins named All-American

GREENVILLE, S.C. — The college basketball career of former Surry Homeschool star Hannah Tompkins ended with one more accolade following her team...

April 3rd, 2017 |  


Rain plays havoc with schedules again

Another day of bad weather led to another round of cancellations and postponements for local sports teams on Monday, with the heavy storms also puttin...

April 3rd, 2017 |  


Snow, Sawyers nominated to AP All-State team

Snow, Sawyers nominated to AP All-State team

The accolades keep rolling in for the first girls’ basketball state champions in the history of Mount Airy High School.Less than two weeks after...

April 1st, 2017 |  


Lambert is NJCAA Player of the Week

Lambert is NJCAA Player of the Week

DOBSON — Matthew Lambert can now add the National Junior College Athletic Association’s (NJCAA) Division III Pitcher of the Week accolade ...

March 31st, 2017 |  


Greenwood is N.C. Player of the Week

Greenwood is N.C. Player of the Week

Baylee Greenwood’s scoring rampage during a five-match winning streak for the Mount Airy soccer team caught the attention of national media outl...

March 31st, 2017 |  


MA finishes second, still leads NW1A

WINSTON-SALEM — Mount Airy’s golf team lost a little ground in the race for the Northwest 1A Conference title on Thursday evening, but the...

March 31st, 2017 |  


Cardinals keep soaring

Cardinals keep soaring

CLEMMONS — Even the threat of rain couldn’t cool off the East Surry softball team.Upon completion of seven innings, the visiting East Surr...

March 30th, 2017 |  


Cards down Bishop, set up showdown for first

KERNERSVILLE — Expect to see plenty of red on the baseball field at Pilot Mountain on Tuesday night.East Surry’s sixth-ranked baseball tea...

March 30th, 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 |  


Lady Cards keep rolling, clobber Camels

Lady Cards keep rolling, clobber Camels

WINSTON-SALEM — East Surry’s Lady Cardinals improved to 10-2 on the season as they held the Lady Camels of Atkins to only three innings of...

March 29th, 2017 |  


Lady Cards get first conference win

Lady Cards get first conference win

WINSTON-SALEM — The East Surry girls’ soccer team earned its first conference win on the season on Wednesday night at Atkins High. The 7-2...

March 29th, 2017 updated: March 29th, 2017. |  


Lady Elks stop MA scoring spree

Lady Elks stop MA scoring spree

It’s been feast or famine for the Mount Airy soccer team the past two weeks.After a five-match winning streak in which the Lady Bears scored 51 ...

March 29th, 2017 |  


Bad outings for MA nines

Bad outings for MA nines

The Granite Bears, both male and female, had rough evenings on the diamond Wednesday.The Mount Airy softball team ran into powerhouse North Stokes, th...

March 29th, 2017 |  


No. 6 Bears shut out young Hounds

Mount Airy’s tennis team moved up one slot to the No. 6 spot in the latest N.C. Tennis Coaches Association poll this week, and celebrated with a...

March 29th, 2017 |  


Lady Cards take command

Lady Cards take command

PILOT MOUNTAIN — There’s a lot of softball left to be played this season, but East Surry has the inside track on the Northwest 1A Conferen...

March 28th, 2017 updated: March 28th, 2017. |  


Defending champs win second NW1A meet

Defending champs win second NW1A meet

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The Mount Airy golf team ended the long reign of Bishop McGuinness as the premier program in 1A golf last season, taking both t...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Bevard, Sechrist get hat tricks in win

DANBURY — The last 12 days have been a series of track meets for the Mount Airy soccer team, which entered Tuesday night’s Northwest 1A Co...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Cards get walk-off single on Bishop

Cards get walk-off single on Bishop

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry’s Luke Horton went from possible goat to hero in just a few minutes, leading the Cardinals to a 3-2 win over B...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Thunderstorms interefere with local schedule

There was a full slate of games on tap for Monday afternoon, but Mother Nature intervened, and nearly every local sporting event that was on the sched...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Bears beat storm clouds, Cards

Bears beat storm clouds, Cards

PILOT MOUNTAIN — With storm clouds looming in the distance, Mount Airy’s tennis team had plenty of incentive to take care of business agai...

March 27th, 2017 |  


SCC’s Lambert throws no-hitter

SCC’s Lambert throws no-hitter

DOBSON — Matthew Lambert’s no-hitter Saturday highlighted Surry Community College’s three-game weekend baseball sweep of Danville Co...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Eagles smash Atkins

Eagles smash Atkins

WINSTON-SALEM — Surry Central’s baseball team pounded out their highest number of runs this season as they posted 27 on Saturday during a ...

March 25th, 2017 updated: March 26th, 2017. |  


Four MCA athletes named All-State

Four MCA athletes named All-State

In a season filled with All-Conference, All-Region and even All-State performances by local student-athletes during the basketball season, Millennium ...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Three wins in one week

Three wins in one week

Baseball is fun again at Mount Airy High School.The Granite Bears won their third game in four days on Friday night, jumping out to a big early lead o...

March 24th, 2017 updated: March 24th, 2017. |  


Lady Eagles nipped by Cats

Lady Eagles nipped by Cats

KING — Surry Central softball fell 3-2 to West Stokes during its Western Piedmont Athletic Conference opener on Friday night.Neither Surry Centr...

March 24th, 2017 updated: March 25th, 2017. |  


Cardinals rally to beat N. Stokes in extras

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The East Surry baseball team got itself in a world of trouble on Friday night against North Stokes, but still found a way to co...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Lady Bears make short work of Wolfpack

Lady Bears make short work of Wolfpack

Visiting Walkertown surely thought they had a fighting chance against Mount Airy when it arrived at Wallace Shelton Stadium on Friday evening and Bayl...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Lady Hounds fall to 4A Reagan

PFAFFTOWN — After logging a seven-run fourth inning on Thursday night, the North Surry softball team pulled themselves within five of the host R...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Cardinals just miss team victory

Cardinals just miss team victory

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The East Surry tennis team has encountered rough sailing in the early part of its 2017 season, struggling against several of th...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Lady Cards blank Sauras

Lady Cards blank Sauras

PILOT MOUNTAIN — A hallmark of a championship contender is to get the job done when one facet of the team’s game isn’t working.East ...

March 23rd, 2017 updated: March 24th, 2017. |  


Bears win border war, down Galax

GALAX — Teams from North Carolina haven’t been having much luck against the Mount Airy tennis team lately, so the Granite Bears gave a Vir...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Reagan rallies to down Hounds 4-2

Reagan rallies to down Hounds 4-2

Kendal Tucker’s two-run home run, along with late-game effective pitching command, both worked in North Surry’s favor on Wednesday night, ...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Bears avenge loss, down Eagles

Bears avenge loss, down Eagles

DOBSON — On the surface, it was just a non-conference game sandwiched in between two early-season league tilts. But Mount Airy coach Jon Cawley ...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Bears shut out North Surry

There was no letdown for the Mount Airy tennis team.One day after knocking off Bishop McGuinness to take the outright lead in the Northwest 1A Confere...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Lady Bears score 12 goals again

HAYS — A final score of 12-3 suggests a low-scoring football game where one team could kick and one couldn’t, or perhaps a baseball game w...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Lady Hounds’ late rally comes up short

Lady Hounds’ late rally comes up short

KING — The North Surry Lady Greyhounds softball team dropped their Western Piedmont Athletic Conference opener at West Stokes Tuesday night, by ...

March 21st, 2017 updated: March 21st, 2017. |  


MA soccer kicks Walkertown, 9-0

WALKERTOWN — Mount Airy got its 2017 soccer campaign in the Northwest 1A Conference off to a strong start Tuesday night, clobbering Walkertown 9...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Bears down Camels for road win

Bears down Camels for road win

WINSTON-SALEM — The Mount Airy baseball team is a long way from where it wants to be, but the Granite Bears have already erased the disappointin...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Bears down Bishop, take NW1A lead

Bears down Bishop, take NW1A lead

The most recent poll taken by the N.C. Tennis Coaches Association ranked Bishop McGuinness sixth in the state’s 1A ranks, and Mount Airy seventh...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Snow named to All-State team

Snow named to All-State team

In a memorable season for the basketball teams at Mount Airy and North Surry, it took the N.C. Basketball Coaches Association Player of the Year to ke...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Lady Eagles rally for big win

Lady Eagles rally for big win

DOBSON —The visiting North Wilkes Vikings notched three runs during their first time at the plate in Monday evening’s softball game agains...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Central starts fast, then holds off Cards

Central starts fast, then holds off Cards

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Pretty much everyone agreed that one team outplayed the other in the first half, and then the tables turned in the second.The g...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Bears shorthanded again, but it doesn’t matter

EAST BEND — For the second match in a row, Mount Airy’s tennis team was missing a key performer.And once again, it didn’t matter.Top...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Cards get better of Hounds again

Cards get better of Hounds again

This time, the Cardinals celebrated a little bit more.When East Surry defeated county rival North Surry last week, the Cardinals were happy to get a w...

March 18th, 2017 |