Lady Bears rout S. Iredell, 62-17

Lady Bears rout S. Iredell, 62-17

Mount Airy could barely buy a jump shot for much of its Friday night game against visiting South Iredell.Fortunately, the defending 1A state champions...

December 15th, 2017 |  


Greene powers Bears to opening win

Greene powers Bears to opening win

From the looks of Donavon Greene’s 2017-18 basketball debut, you’d never think the 6’3” forward was just six days removed from...

December 15th, 2017 |  


Second half surge lifts Cats over Lady Cards

Second half surge lifts Cats over Lady Cards

KING — It was a tale of two halves when the Lady Cardinals traveled to West Stokes to take on the 4-1 Wildcats. East Surry played the Cats close...

December 14th, 2017 updated: December 14th, 2017. |  


Tough road trips end as Hounds come home tonight

PFAFFTOWN — North Surry’s long road trip is finally about to come to an end.The Greyhounds haven’t been seen at the Ron King Gym sin...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Cardinals fall in OT

Cardinals fall in OT

KING — How are basketball games and candy bars alike? Sometimes, four quarters just isn’t enough.Bad jokes out of the way, the East Surry ...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Bears dominate on new mat

Bears dominate on new mat

The Mount Airy wrestling team finally got to wrestle on its brand-new mat, and the Granite Bears broke it in by putting on a clinic in front of a big ...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Lady Eagles beat RJR, stay perfect

WINSTON-SALEM — Make it four straight for the Lady Golden Eagles.Surry Central kept its unbeaten streak to open the 2017-18 basketball season al...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Greyhounds dominate Quad meet

Greyhounds dominate Quad meet

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The North Surry Greyhounds wrestling team walked out of East Surry High School with a perfect record for the night, defeating t...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Titans outlast Lady Bears in double OT

Titans outlast Lady Bears in double OT

It was a “Clash of the Titans” to open the season in the Howard Finch Gym on Tuesday night, in more ways than one. And it more than lived ...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Last Week in Sports: Upsets, ACLs, and…Derek Jeter?

A lot is going on in the world of professional sports.With the NFL, NBA, NHL, NCAAB, and NCAAF attracting mainstream attention, it’s hard to kee...

December 11th, 2017 |  


Greenville’s Bears hitting the court

Greenville’s Bears hitting the court

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Following an outstanding career with Mount Airy High School, Clay Mounce took last winter off as a redshirt for Furman Univer...

December 11th, 2017 |  


Vikings too much in 1AA final

Vikings too much in 1AA final

RALEIGH — It’s been a long time since the 1AA ranks of North Carolina high school football have seen a team as dominant as the Tarboro Vik...

December 9th, 2017 updated: December 10th, 2017. |  


Miller honored withspot in Surry HOFRing of Honor

Miller honored withspot in Surry HOFRing of Honor

In addition to honoring exemplary athletes, the Surry County Sports Hall of Fame aims to recognize individuals/organizations that had a profound impac...

December 8th, 2017 |  


Bears’ kicker eyes milestones in last game

Bears’ kicker eyes milestones in last game

When Tarboro head coach Jeff Craddock was asked at Monday’s NCHSAA press conference, he conceded the advantage in kicking to his opponent in tod...

December 8th, 2017 |  


Mayfield named AP’s College Player of the Year

NEW YORK (AP) — Baker Mayfield is The Associated Press college football Player of the Year, becoming the fourth Oklahoma quarterback to win the ...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Surry Homeschool girls on a roll, with six straight wins

PILOT MOUNTAIN — It took Surry Homeschool’s girls’ basketball team a few games to get their legs underneath them.Since then, it̵...

December 7th, 2017 |  


One to go

One to go

This is it.The Granite Bears have had their eyes on a state championship since day one. The moniker #ringchasin was sprawled across the giant banner t...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Lady Cards run past Elks

Lady Cards run past Elks

PILOT MOUNTAIN — A five-point loss on the road to Surry Central on Tuesday left a bad taste in the mouth of the East Surry Lady Cards. However, ...

December 6th, 2017 |  


Cardinal boys steamroll Elkin

Cardinal boys steamroll Elkin

PILOT MOUNTAIN — A closely-contested first quarter quickly got out of hand in the East Surry Cardinals’ 78-47 victory over the Elkin Bucki...

December 6th, 2017 |  


MCA names fall All-Conference selections

MCA names fall All-Conference selections

Millennium Charter Academy had three soccer players and two volleyball players selected to the Central Carolina Conference All-Conference Teams. In so...

December 6th, 2017 |  


Sharpshooting keeps Lady Eagles perfect

Sharpshooting keeps Lady Eagles perfect

DOBSON — Surry Central prevailed over county foe East Surry in a tightly contested game in which the lead changed dozens of times.Neither team l...

December 5th, 2017 |  


Boaz leads Cards in comeback win

Boaz leads Cards in comeback win

DOBSON — If you’re not a fan of teeter-totters, then the Surry Central versus East Surry varsity boys basketball game on Tuesday night pro...

December 5th, 2017 |  


Pilot team wins local soccer tournament

Pilot team wins local soccer tournament

The Reeves Community Center hosted a co-ed soccer tournament on Saturday, Nov. 4 at Riverside Park in Mount Airy. The day-long tournament was open to ...

December 5th, 2017 |  


Central soccer star chosen to Hall of Fame

Central soccer star chosen to Hall of Fame

2017 has been quite the year for Surry County soccer enthusiasts.In the spring, the ladies of Elkin and East Surry High School’s reached the thi...

December 4th, 2017 |  


Motsinger takes state title for MCA

Motsinger takes state title for MCA

KERNERSVILLE — Millennium Charter Academy’s cross country program has another individual state champion.Eighth-grader Cooper Motsinger won...

December 4th, 2017 |  


Bears vs. Tarboro takes me full circle once more

Bears vs. Tarboro takes me full circle once more

It’s been a recurring tale of my life that things have always come full circle.As I mentioned to someone just a few days ago, and have told many...

December 4th, 2017 |  


East Surry wrestlers off to strong start

East Surry wrestlers off to strong start

MILLERS CREEK — Surry County means business when it comes to wrestling in the Northwest 1A Conference this winter.East Surry’s wrestling t...

December 2nd, 2017 |  


Bears back for Redemption

Bears back for Redemption

History is written by the victors. Rather, in this case, the newspaper headline is written by the victors.The Mount Airy Bears stormed the playing fie...

December 2nd, 2017 |  


Cardinals rally tostun Greyhounds

Cardinals rally tostun Greyhounds

PILOT MOUNTAIN — With six minutes left in Friday night’s game between host East Surry and county rival North Surry, it appeared that the n...

December 1st, 2017 |  


Lady Hounds hold ball, hold off East Surry

Lady Hounds hold ball, hold off East Surry

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Clinging to a two-point lead in the fourth quarter against East Surry, Shane Slate trusted his guards to control the action in ...

December 1st, 2017 |  


Home Sweet Home

Home Sweet Home

After a two-week wait, fans of Mount Airy wrestling finally got to see this year’s Granite Bears compete on their own mat Thursday afternoon.The...

November 30th, 2017 |  


“To be the man, you’ve gotta beat the man.”

“To be the man, you’ve gotta beat the man.”

Legendary professional wrestler Ric Flair has been a topic of conversation in the world of sports due to the release of the ESPN’s recent 30-for...

November 30th, 2017 |  


Greyhounds fall in home opener

Greyhounds fall in home opener

A strong second half performance by Wilkes Central spoiled the North Surry Greyhounds’ first home game of the season. The Hounds led by five at ...

November 29th, 2017 |  


Lady Hounds nipped by Wilkes

Lady Hounds nipped by Wilkes

A slow start would prove detrimental to the North Surry Lady Greyhounds in their 41-38 loss to Wilkes Central.The Hounds came into their home opener w...

November 29th, 2017 |  


Lady Eagles 2-0 after dominant defensive outing against Rams

Lady Eagles 2-0 after dominant defensive outing against Rams

DOBSON — Make it 2-for-2 for the Lady Eagles.Surry Central’s girls basketball team turned in an outstanding defensive effort on Tuesday ni...

November 28th, 2017 |  


Rams pull away late to down Eagles

Rams pull away late to down Eagles

DOBSON — Tuesday night’s showdown between visiting Starmount and Surry Central was a tale of three games in one.The Rams opened the game l...

November 28th, 2017 |  


Wilkes Blackhawks spoil Central’s quad

Wilkes Blackhawks spoil Central’s quad

DOBSON — The party got crashed at Saturday’s annual Jimmy Martin Classic at Surry Central High School.The host Golden Eagles were there an...

November 27th, 2017 |  


Mount Airy wrestlers sweep Turkey Duals

Mount Airy wrestlers sweep Turkey Duals

KING — It may have been named after a bird, but it was a feast fit for a Bear.Mount Airy’s run at a 1A state wrestling title ended last ye...

November 27th, 2017 |  


ES falls, 49-27

ES falls, 49-27

MURPHY — For the second week in a row, East Surry’s football team got into a shootout.Unfortunately, this time they got out-gunned.The Car...

November 25th, 2017 |  


Bears’ Robertson shines at Rubio camp

Bears’ Robertson shines at Rubio camp

CHARLOTTE — Mount Airy lineman Corbin Robertson has been regarded as one of the area’s top long-snapping prospects for quite some time, an...

November 25th, 2017 |  


Bears rip Bessemer, host Murphy for West title

Bears rip Bessemer, host Murphy for West title

It’s West Regional finals time again. Only this time, it’ll be in the Granite City.Mount Airy reached the regional final for the second co...

November 24th, 2017 |  


Central names first three AOM winners

Central names first three AOM winners

Surry Central High School honored its first three Athlete of the Month honorees during last week’s basketball Alumni Game festivities.Each year,...

November 24th, 2017 |  


Football Friday

Football Friday

Only eight 1A teams in the entire state had the honor of putting on the pads and practicing on Thanksgiving Day.Two of those eight are right here in S...

November 23rd, 2017 |  


Split decision for Central in opener

Split decision for Central in opener

TRINITY — The evening started off well for Surry Central, but the nightcap didn’t go their way.The Golden Eagles played their first offici...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


Surry tops in Davidson challenge

Surry tops in Davidson challenge

In the seventh annual presentment of the Surry-Davidson Duals, Surry’s wrestlers came away with a slight advantage.The quad-meet, hosted every N...

November 21st, 2017 |  


Shorthanded Lady Hounds drop two games

WINSTON-SALEM — When North Surry signed up for this year’s Mary Garber Holiday Tip-Off Classic, the Lady Hounds didn’t expect to be ...

November 20th, 2017 |  


Hounds third at Elkin tourney

Hounds third at Elkin tourney

ELKIN — Let the pursuit of another Western Piedmont Athletic Conference title begin.North Surry’s wrestling team wasted little time gettin...

November 20th, 2017 |  


Not done yet

Not done yet

DOBSON — Anyone who has ever seen Sadie Brooks on a volleyball court can tell that the 5’10” outside hitter loves the game.Starting ...

November 18th, 2017 updated: November 18th, 2017. |  


East turns the tables

East turns the tables

RONDA — Some things are so nice they need to happen twice.The East Surry Cardinals and the East Wilkes Cardinals first met this season in week 1...

November 18th, 2017 |  


Turkey Day Football, anyone?

Turkey Day Football, anyone?

For the second year in a row, Black Friday means Granite Bear football at Wallace Shelton Stadium.The state’s second-ranked 1A team kept its dat...

November 17th, 2017 |