Jackson taking up coaches’ whistle

Jackson taking up coaches’ whistle

When seven seniors from the Mount Airy High School football team made the college commitments in one ceremony back on March 9, a few of them expressed...

March 31st, 2018 |  


Cats run wild on Eagles

Cats run wild on Eagles

DOBSON — Surry Central dropped its second straight game in a 6-2 loss to West Stokes Friday.The Golden Eagles defeated the Wildcats (4-7, 1-3) o...

March 30th, 2018 |  


Smith casts lot with Terriers

Smith casts lot with Terriers

It was a strange but true circumstance that in a season where he was named to the NCPreps.com 1A All-State team, Zack Smith rarely had his name called...

March 30th, 2018 |  


Eagles fall to Forbush

Eagles fall to Forbush

DOBSON — The Golden Eagles tennis team’s path to winning the Western Piedmont 2A Conference just got a lot more complicated.It’s bee...

March 29th, 2018 |  


Wolfpack too much for Central

Wolfpack too much for Central

DOBSON — The Surry Central Golden Eagles baseball team fell to 1-5 in the Western Piedmont 2A Athletic Conference with a 5-2 loss to Walkertown ...

March 29th, 2018 |  


Lady Hounds make program history

Lady Hounds make program history

North Surry’s soccer team earned two big wins on Wednesday and Thursday night, and the Lady Greyhounds made a little history in the process.Nort...

March 29th, 2018 |  


Everyone else ran for second…

Everyone else ran for second…

Mount Airy’s Madeline Mayfield approaches the finish line in the finals of the women’s 200-yard dash during Thursday’s tri-meet agai...

March 29th, 2018 |  


Eagles up-and-down before break

Eagles up-and-down before break

DOBSON — Surry Central’s softball team has experienced a number of highs and a number of lows in the 2018 season. It just so happened that...

March 28th, 2018 |  


Amazing Grace

Amazing Grace

Grace Kiser brought the bat, Morgan Smith brought the leather, and the Lady Cardinals rediscovered victory in Toast.On an evening where everyone seeme...

March 28th, 2018 |  


Todd ‘snapped’ up by James Madison

Todd ‘snapped’ up by James Madison

Hard work — both on the field and in selling himself — has paid off for a North Surry football player.Carson Todd, a wide receiver and lon...

March 28th, 2018 |  


Double Trouble in Pilot Mountain

Double Trouble in Pilot Mountain

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Mount Airy and East Surry met not once, but twice on Tuesday afternoon for six hours of action on the baseball diamond.The Card...

March 27th, 2018 |  


Lady Cardinals blow out Sauras

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Just another day at the office for the fifth-ranked East Surry Lady Cardinals.The team kept pace in the Northwest 1A Conference...

March 27th, 2018 |  


Bears fall to Bishop again

Bears fall to Bishop again

Mount Airy’s tennis team will probably have to settle for second place in the Northwest 1A Conference this season after coming up short in its r...

March 27th, 2018 |  


Central tennis stays in WPAC title hunt

KING — Conference championship banners for Surry Central tennis are old hat, but in recent years, they’ve all belonged to the girls. Now t...

March 27th, 2018 |  


Bears promote Hayes to top job

Bears promote Hayes to top job

Mount Airy High School didn’t have very far to look in order to find a new head men’s basketball coach.Nineteen days after Levi Goins step...

March 27th, 2018 |  


Cards tame Cats in no-hitter

Cards tame Cats in no-hitter

KING — A walk in the first inning was Jefferson Boaz’s lone blemish on the mound Monday night. The sophomore threw the first no-hitter of ...

March 26th, 2018 |  


Depth wins out

Depth wins out

A combination of bad weather and walking wounded had taken their toll on the tennis teams from Mount Airy and North Surry when they met for the second...

March 26th, 2018 |  


Tucker makes college choice

Tucker makes college choice

In the unlikely event that an opposing running back got past the Mount Airy defensive line, or a receiver snagged a short pass during the past two sea...

March 26th, 2018 |  


Creech signs with Catawba

Creech signs with Catawba

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Stephen Creech of East Surry High School signed a National Letter of Intent Friday and will continue his football career at Cat...

March 24th, 2018 |  


Bullington signs with Bulldogs

Bullington signs with Bulldogs

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry senior Kolt Bullington officially extended his football career when he signed with Gardner-Webb University on Friday...

March 24th, 2018 |  


Lady Hounds stun W. Stokes

Lady Hounds stun W. Stokes

After a brilliant run through the Western Piedmont Athletic Conference tournament last spring, there was every reason to believe North Surry would con...

March 24th, 2018 |  


Extra Innings not enough for East

Extra Innings not enough for East

DANBURY —Two of the best softball teams around spent the first Friday of spring competing for supremacy in the Northwest 1A Conference.The East ...

March 23rd, 2018 |  


North runner signs with Montreat

North runner signs with Montreat

North Surry distance runner Alma Rodriguez has signed to compete for Montreat College.Over her career, Rodriguez has won track races at 1,500 meters (...

March 23rd, 2018 |  


Lady Bears hold off North

Lady Bears hold off North

North Surry hasn’t beaten cross-town rival Mount Airy in girls’ soccer for at least seven years.With a little better ball movement and a l...

March 23rd, 2018 |  


Cooke, Greyhounds blank Eagles

Cooke, Greyhounds blank Eagles

DOBSON — The North Surry Greyhounds moved to .500 in the Western Piedmont 2A Conference with a 5-0 win over their foe just down the road, Surry ...

March 22nd, 2018 |  


No. 6 Bears blank Cardinals

No. 6 Bears blank Cardinals

East Surry sent a senior, four sophomores and a freshman onto the court for Thursday’s tennis battle with county rival Mount Airy, and the diffe...

March 22nd, 2018 updated: March 22nd, 2018. |  


Lady Cards ready for rematch

Lady Cards ready for rematch

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Weather permitting, every softball fan’s eyes will be on Danbury come Friday evening.When MaxPreps came out with its firs...

March 21st, 2018 |  


MA’s Mauckis here to stay

DANBURY — Mount Airy’s Kathlyn Mauck stunned everyone when she beat out 23 higher-seeded rivals and claimed the individual 1A/2A indoor tr...

March 21st, 2018 |  


Lowe trains in Spain

Lowe trains in Spain

Another four years have come and gone and 32 teams are just months away from competing in the 2018 World Cup. For three weeks, the world comes togethe...

March 21st, 2018 |  


Lady Hounds outshoot Atkins, but take first loss

Lady Hounds outshoot Atkins, but take first loss

WINSTON-SALEM — The “random luck” factor bit North Surry’s soccer team on Monday night as the Lady Greyhounds sustained their ...

March 20th, 2018 |  


Bears avenge loss to Reagan

Bears avenge loss to Reagan

A few adjustments to the lineup and a change of venue were all it took for Mount Airy to avenge one of its two losses this season.The sixth-ranked Gra...

March 20th, 2018 |  


Eagles top Hounds on courts

DOBSON —The Surry Central men’s tennis team won’t be matching the undefeated regular season that its women’s counterpart enjoy...

March 20th, 2018 |  


MA tennis downs Forbush 8-1

EAST BEND — The Mount Airy tennis team is off and rolling now.The Granite Bears hit the road for a showdown with Forbush, and ran off a long run...

March 19th, 2018 |  


Snow named to NCBCA All-State team

Snow named to NCBCA All-State team

Two giant trophies and their corresponding banners now residing in the Howard Finch Gym will forever attest to the brilliant career of Jo Snow in a Mo...

March 19th, 2018 |  


Central eases past Lady Cards

Central eases past Lady Cards

DOBSON — In many ways, this was the type of soccer match that one team is just glad it won.Surry Central peppered the East Surry goal with shots...

March 19th, 2018 |  


Bear standout Ian Holder goes D-1

Bear standout Ian Holder goes D-1

There were many appreciative words thrown in longtime Mount Airy head football coach Kelly Holder’s direction when he announced Friday that he w...

March 17th, 2018 |  


Eagles crash golf party

STATE ROAD — Someone forgot to tell the Surry Central golf team that it’s not nice to spoil someone else’s party.The Golden Eagles w...

March 17th, 2018 |  


Bears’ Robertson snaps his way into college football

Bears’ Robertson snaps his way into college football

For three years, Corbin Robertson handled one of the most thankless roles that a football player can be asked to do.The Granite Bear senior was listed...

March 17th, 2018 |  


Lady Hounds redeem bad outing

Lady Hounds redeem bad outing

After a stinker, any team is happy to get right back on the field the next day and redeem themselves.North Surry’s softball team found itself of...

March 16th, 2018 |  


Bears’ winningest football coach retires

Bears’ winningest football coach retires

For the second time this offseason, Surry County is losing an all-time great football coach.Mount Airy City Schools released a statement Friday, ̶...

March 16th, 2018 updated: March 16th, 2018. |  


East outshines Golden Eagles

East outshines Golden Eagles

DOBSON — Spring showed a little bit of its true colors Thursday, making the atmosphere for a softball game much more ideal than the freezing wea...

March 15th, 2018 |  


Bears roll 8-1

Bears roll 8-1

Mount Airy’s tennis team has already played its share of tiebreaker sets this season, and the Granite Bears faced another one when East Wilkes c...

March 15th, 2018 |  


SC tennis evens conference slate with win at Forbush

EAST BEND — After losing its conference opener to Atkins last week, Surry Central needed a win over another contender to stay in the hunt for th...

March 15th, 2018 |  


North Surry beats North Stokes to stay unbeaten at 3-0-1

North Surry beats North Stokes to stay unbeaten at 3-0-1

North Surry’s girls’ soccer team won just three matches all of last season.It only took them eight days to do it this year.The Lady Hounds...

March 15th, 2018 |  


Lady Bears win fourth straight

Lady Bears win fourth straight

A frigid and physical 80 minutes passed, and the Mount Airy Lady Bears walked away with win No. 4 on the season.The Bears (4-1) defeated East Wilkes b...

March 14th, 2018 |  


“Polar Bears” put Vikings on ice

“Polar Bears” put Vikings on ice

With a game-time temperature of 38 degrees and wind chills down in the 20’s, Wednesday evening’s baseball game featured conditions more su...

March 14th, 2018 updated: March 14th, 2018. |  


Hernandez’hat tricklifts Hounds

On a frigid Wednesday evening, Adaly Hernandez brought the heat for North Surry.The Lady Greyhounds’ senior tri-captain had a hat trick in the f...

March 14th, 2018 |  


Norman signs with Guilford

Norman signs with Guilford

DOBSON — Surry Central senior Brandon Norman will continue his tennis career with Guilford College after signing a National Letter of Intent Wed...

March 14th, 2018 |  


March Madness: What are the Odds?

Nonstop basketball for the next three or so weeks is a sports fan’s dream. Fans across the nation are filling out brackets, only to throw them i...

March 13th, 2018 |  


Bears hand Elks first loss

Bears hand Elks first loss

Welcome to early spring sports, where snow cancels school on Monday and you play a tennis match on Tuesday.A breezy Tuesday afternoon was the scene of...

March 13th, 2018 |