Bears, CardsdominateAll-NW picks

Bears, CardsdominateAll-NW picks

The 2017 football race in the Northwest 1A Conference was two-tiered — you had the Granite Bears and the Cardinals, and then you had everyone el...

December 26th, 2017 |  


Bears, Lady Bears to play in tournaments

Bears, Lady Bears to play in tournaments

Mount Airy’s boys’ basketball team will be right back on the court less than 24 hours after celebrating Christmas tomorrow.The Granite Bea...

December 23rd, 2017 |  


Eagles start a winning streak

Eagles start a winning streak

DOBSON — Surry Central’s boys’ basketball team liked winning so much that as soon as it got its first victory of the 2017-18 season,...

December 23rd, 2017 |  


Greyhounds to playin FS Pepsi Bracket

Greyhounds to playin FS Pepsi Bracket

WINSTON-SALEM — Mount Airy isn’t the only team that was invited to the party for the Frank Spencer Holiday Classic starting on Tuesday nig...

December 23rd, 2017 updated: December 23rd, 2017. |  


Starmount to host basketball tournament

Starmount to host basketball tournament

BOONVILLE — Starmount High School will be hosting the 2017 Cook’s Holiday Classic basketball tournament from Dec. 27-29. This is a three-d...

December 23rd, 2017 |  


Hounds fall in OTagainst W. Stokes

Hounds fall in OTagainst W. Stokes

Three days before Christmas, Santa came and brought the gift of free basketball to the Ron King Gym.If you were a North Surry fan, you’d probabl...

December 22nd, 2017 |  


Lady Bears obliterate Sauras 68-18

Lady Bears obliterate Sauras 68-18

Depending on which side of the gymnasium you were sitting on, fans were split on whether the Lady Bears’ victory lands them on the naughty or ni...

December 22nd, 2017 |  


Lady Hounds crushCats’ winning streak

Lady Hounds crushCats’ winning streak

West Stokes has its best girls’ basketball team in several years, and came into Friday night’s game with longtime Western Piedmont Athleti...

December 22nd, 2017 |  


Bears down Sauras to start conference play

Bears down Sauras to start conference play

Christmas came early for the Mount Airy Granite Bears in the form of a victory against a top-10 team.South Stokes, ranked 10th in the MaxPreps 1A poll...

December 22nd, 2017 |  


Lady Eagles rout Elks for sixth win

Lady Eagles rout Elks for sixth win

DOBSON — Surry Central quickly vanquished any impending threat made by visiting Elkin to improve to 6-1 on Thursday night.It was a true team eff...

December 21st, 2017 |  


Second half rally gives Eagles first win

Second half rally gives Eagles first win

DOBSON — The Golden Eagles of Surry Central tallied their first win of the season in a 71-52 come-from-behind victory over Elkin.The boys of Sur...

December 21st, 2017 |  


Hounds rule WPAC All-Conference team

Hounds rule WPAC All-Conference team

The 2017 football season in the Western Piedmont Athletic Conference was clearly the “Year of the Greyhound.”Featuring an experienced team...

December 21st, 2017 |  


Mount Airy head coach Hurleywill coach Midwest team again

GREENSBORO — The 2018 Powerade State Games of North Carolina won’t be taking place for several more months, but it’s already time to...

December 20th, 2017 |  


Bears show no mercy

Bears show no mercy

Mount Airy didn’t hold any (figurative) punches in their walloping of Walkertown and Grayson County in Wednesday’s tri-match. The Granite ...

December 20th, 2017 |  


Lady Patriots just short vs. undefeated Forsyth

Lady Patriots just short vs. undefeated Forsyth

WINSTON-SALEM — It was another team from Surry County doing battle with a powerhouse from the big city.Last week, Mount Airy High School did bat...

December 20th, 2017 |  


Lady Cards fall as West wins seventh straight

Lady Cards fall as West wins seventh straight

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Close, but no cigar for East Surry’s Lady Cardinals on Tuesday night. Six days after the teams met in King and West Stoke...

December 19th, 2017 |  


Bears deliver early KO punch

Bears deliver early KO punch

Just like in the girls’ game earlier in the evening, the boys’ game between Mount Airy and North Surry at the Ron King Gym saw the visitor...

December 19th, 2017 |  


Lady Bears start and finish strong to beat NS

Lady Bears start and finish strong to beat NS

When Mount Airy ended the first quarter on a 10-0 run against county rival North Surry, fans of the Lady Hounds probably thought they were in for a lo...

December 19th, 2017 |  


Revenge denied

Revenge denied

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry came into Tuesday’s game against West Stokes with retribution on their mind, but were unable to achieve it Tue...

December 19th, 2017 |  


Greyhounds finish second on Senior Night

Greyhounds finish second on Senior Night

As 2017 comes to a close, so to do the high-school career’s of four senior swimmers.Four Hounds were honored in Monday’s meet: Drew Jones,...

December 18th, 2017 |  


Let no one accuse the Mount Airy boys basketball team of playing a cupcake schedule.One night after opening their season by playing, and beating, the ...

December 16th, 2017 |  


Cardinals bounce back by blowing out Central

Cardinals bounce back by blowing out Central

PILOT MOUNTAIN — After a tough overtime loss to West Stokes, the East Surry Cardinals needed a big win to get back on track. Unfortunately for t...

December 15th, 2017 |  


Cards get revenge

Cards get revenge

PILOT MOUNTAIN — When the Lady Cardinals traveled to Dobson on Dec. 5, they left with two significant accomplishments.East Surry was the first (...

December 15th, 2017 |  


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 |