College Sports

SCC adds 2 for volleyball team

DOBSON — Surry Community College added two new recruits to its volleyball team for this fall. At a press announcement Monday evening, SCC head coach Jan Marion-Kiser introduced North Surry graduate Morgan Hawks and Starmount’s […]

Local Sports

Bears host soccer camp

Mount Airy soccer, East Surry basketball and Surry Central volleyball all held summer camps this week. With high school sports starting back up Aug. 1, the summer camp season is winding down. Here is a […]

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Cards wrap up hoops camp

East Surry wrapped up its three-day basketball camp on Wednesday. Shown are the boys and girls who participated this week. East Surry wrapped up its three-day basketball camp on Wednesday. Shown are the boys and […]

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Injury costs Smith his shot

HAMPTON, Va. — An nagging injury from the state track meet cost a local middle schooler a chance at qualifying for the national USATF championship. Meadowview Middle student Kaulin Smith competed in the USATF Southeast […]

Auto Racing

Hicks finish 2nd, 3rd

ELKIN — Local dirt-track drivers Tony and Benji Hicks finished second and third in this weekend’s Crate Late Model race at Friendship Speedway. This was just the latest top-five finish for the father and son […]

High School Baseball

Smith picks ECU for baseball

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry’s three-sport star Tyler Smith has verbally committed to play baseball at East Carolina University. Smith started at quarterback for the football team and at small forward for the basketball team […]

College Sports

SCC hosts volleyball camp

SCC volleyball coach Jan Marion-Kiser and Lady Knights players pose with campers from the elementary-aged morning session of the recent camp. SCC player Haley Hartman helps camper Ellie Collins during the college’s volleyball camp held […]

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Youth baseball champions

The Surry North team win the 2015 area championship earlier this week. Front row, from left, Rylan Venable, Corbin Dollyhigh, Jake Beamer, Abram Gammons and Brison George; middle row, Myles Draughn, Avery Poindexter, Bradley Goins, […]

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Summer camps continue

Girls scrimmage at Mount Airy’s basketball camp recently. The summer camp season continues. Several camps have passed, but several more summer camps are on the schedule for the next month. • Monday to July 2, […]


Hornets go Big 10 yet again

Wisconsin Badgers forward Frank Kaminsky (44) is the Charlotte Hornets’ first-round pick in this year’s NBA Draft. Wisconsin’s Frank Kaminsky (44) gets past Duke center Jahlil Okafor (15) during the second half of the NCAA […]

College Sports

SCC hires baseball coach

DOBSON — Surry Community College’s last baseball coach was a local product who graduated from the high school next door. The college’s new coach has been all over the country. Shawn Hawk, 40, has been […]

High School Basketball

JV Eagles scrimmage in Stokes

Surry Central’s JV basketball team plays against North Stokes Thursday night. The Golden Eagles won 49-42. Surry Central gets the ball out in transition against South Stokes. The Sauras won 61-33. Surry Central’s JV basketball […]

College Sports

Coach Lowe gone from SCC

Baseball coach Jamie Lowe tries to shake hands with catcher Jamison Nagle after the player had surgery for a torn labrum. Lowe has been terminated by SCC after seven years. DOBSON — Surry Community College […]

College Sports

SCC pitcher signs with LA

Former SCC pitcher Wes Helsabeck, seen pitching for UNC Pembroke this year, has signed a minor-league contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Wes Helsabeck pitches for SCC in 2013. PEMBROKE — A college pitcher with […]

Local Sports

Lady Cavs win state 4A title

Carroll County catcher Caitlin Horton (left) hugs pitcher Sydney Nester on Saturday while Cheyenne Strickland (far left) and Hannah Dalton (far right) come in to celebrate after the Cavaliers defeat Woodgrove 1-0 for the 4-A […]

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Central honors its athletes

Marlee Wilmoth and Kirk Needham receive the female and male athlete of the year awards from Surry Central during Friday’s awards ceremony. Football coach Monty Southern, left, and girls basketball coach Mandy Holt receive the […]

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Summer camp schedule

Surry Central head coach Monty Southern gets the boys pumped up coming out of a water break at the Golden Eagle football camp this week in Dobson. Jackson Gates holds the pad as campers practice […]


Panthers’ Stewart ready

Carolina Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart, left, breaks downfield as fullback Mike Tolbert, tosses him a pass during practice last week. Stewart is ready to take over the starting spot after years behind Deangelo Williams. […]