Lady Hounds tested, but march on

Lady Hounds tested, but march on

North Surry head coach Shane Slate has been around the block enough to know that the second round is when the real playoffs begin.After an easy openin...

October 24th, 2017 |  


Cardinals slay Spartans

Cardinals slay Spartans

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The signs of fall’s arrival that engulfed the community of Pilot Mountain in clouds and chilly weather couldn’t dam...

October 24th, 2017 |  


Best in the 1A

Best in the 1A

SOUTHERN PINES — If there was ever a time when finishing second felt like finishing first, this had to be it.Mount Airy came into Tuesday’...

October 24th, 2017 |  


Late surge downs Eagles

Late surge downs Eagles

KING — It took West Stokes three quarters to get going Friday night on the gridiron, but when the dust settled the Wildcats beat a solid Surry C...

October 23rd, 2017 |  


Mount Airy in second at NCHSAA golf finals after first day

Mount Airy in second at NCHSAA golf finals after first day

SOUTHERN PINES — Something almost unthinkable is within the grasp of the Mount Airy golf team.The N.C. High School Athletic Association doesn...

October 23rd, 2017 |  


North Surry earns shot at outright WPAC title with 41-7 win

North Surry earns shot at outright WPAC title with 41-7 win

EAST BEND — The stage is set for Championship Friday in Toast this coming week.North Surry came into this past Friday’s road game at Forbu...

October 21st, 2017 |  


Hounds survive and advance

Hounds survive and advance

“PLAYOFFS!?” Much like former Indianapolis Colts coach Jim Mora, we all feel a rush of emotions as the regular season comes to an end and ...

October 21st, 2017 |  


Lady Bears sweep Union in first round

Lady Bears sweep Union in first round

All season long, Mount Airy’s volleyball team has battled back when it’s gotten behind in a set, but rarely have they been able to finish ...

October 21st, 2017 |  


Cards cruise past Vikings

Cards cruise past Vikings

DANBURY — “Boy, that escalated quickly. I mean, that really got out of hand fast!”The scene at North Stokes High School wasn’t...

October 20th, 2017 |  


Mount Airy advances to second round

NORWOOD — Despite finishing third in the Northwest 1A Conference and needing a wild-card berth to make it back to the state playoffs this fall, ...

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Bears make it three 50-point shutouts in a row

Bears make it three 50-point shutouts in a row

Right now, one Mount Airy game is pretty much the same as the next.The state’s second-ranked 1A team followed up blowout wins of 59-0 and 56-0 w...

October 20th, 2017 |  


Sports Hall of Fame names 2017 class

Sports Hall of Fame names 2017 class

DOBSON — Surry County Parks and Recreation has announced the Class of 2017 for the Surry County Sports Hall of Fame.Each summer the Hall of Fame...

October 19th, 2017 |  


MA soccer chasing history

MA soccer chasing history

The Buffalo Bills competed in four consecutive Super Bowls from 1990-1994. Four times the Bills walked in hoping to give the franchise its first Super...

October 19th, 2017 |  


Cards, Bears dominate all-NW1A team

Cards, Bears dominate all-NW1A team

Wednesday night saw a number of awards handed out to the 2017 Northwest 1A Athletic Conference volleyball champions from East Surry. In addition to wi...

October 19th, 2017 |  


Lady Bears qualify for states

Lady Bears qualify for states

STATE ROAD — The Lady Bears have a return date in Southern Pines next week.Mount Airy’s golf team finished third overall in the NCHSAA 1A/...

October 19th, 2017 |  


One for the thumb

One for the thumb

The stakes are higher every time the East Surry Cardinals and Mount Airy Granite Bears face off. No matter the sport, season, or record, these rivals ...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Lady Hounds hold off Forbush

Lady Hounds hold off Forbush

Shane Slate holds no ill will toward conference rival Forbush, but he’ll have to be forgiven for hoping he next sees the Lady Falcons during bas...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Oak Hill, Hargrave return to Dobson Thursday night

DOBSON — Lee Martin last suited up for North Surry nine years ago, but it’s not been at all unusual to see the former Greyhounds star back...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Hounds steamroll Eagles, advance to Conference Championship

Hounds steamroll Eagles, advance to Conference Championship

Playing the North Surry Greyhounds inside Ron King Gym is like fighting a bulldozer while blindfolded. The Hounds only surrendered three sets this sea...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Mount Airy to take on East Surry in NW1A championship match

Mount Airy to take on East Surry in NW1A championship match

Host Mount Airy kept its date in tonight’s Northwest 1A Conference Tournament championship match, but no one can say that South Stokes didn̵...

October 17th, 2017 |  


It was a little strange to see East Surry called the “home” team on the scoreboard in the Howard Finch Gym of arch-rival Mount Airy, but f...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Surry Central soars to WPAC semis

Surry Central soars to WPAC semis

DOBSON — Bring out the brooms. This reporter wrote that Surry Central’s win over Walkertown on October 10 completed the season sweep, with...

October 16th, 2017 |  


Postseason starts this week

Postseason starts this week

Local tennis teams found out their postseason destinations on Monday afternoon, while conference tournament action got under way for volleyball in bot...

October 16th, 2017 |  


Clean sweep for Lady Cards

Clean sweep for Lady Cards

As usual, the Northwest 1A Conference held its tennis tournament on the courts at Mount Airy High School, but the event turned into home away from hom...

October 14th, 2017 |  


Fantastic finish for Hounds

Fantastic finish for Hounds

WINSTON-SALEM — Coming into Friday night’s game, North Surry had never beaten Carver. That finally changed, but the Yellowjackets didnR...

October 14th, 2017 |  


East Surry routs WSP,keeps pace in conference

East Surry routs WSP,keeps pace in conference

WINSTON-SALEM — What a difference a year makes.Last fall, East Surry hosted Winston-Salem Prep without the services of star running back Joey Ra...

October 14th, 2017 |  


Central falls to Forbush

Central falls to Forbush

DOBSON — Unlike the Philadelphia Eagles, who earned their fifth win of the season against the Carolina Panthers on Thursday, the Surry Central G...

October 14th, 2017 |  


Villains hand Bears first loss

Villains hand Bears first loss

The streak is over.The Mount Airy Granite Bears ran through opponents all season en route to a perfect 17-0 record. The Bears scored an incredible 112...

October 13th, 2017 |  


Bears wreak more Stokes havoc

Bears wreak more Stokes havoc

WALNUT COVE — Stokes County is glad to see the end of the 2017 Mount Airy Granite Bears.The state’s second-ranked 1A team completed its re...

October 13th, 2017 |  


Eagles, Cards pick up more hardware

Eagles, Cards pick up more hardware

While local volleyball teams wind down the regular season this week and football and soccer still have about a month to go, postseason action is alrea...

October 12th, 2017 |  


Lady Bears score Senior Night victory

Lady Bears score Senior Night victory

First and second in the Northwest 1A Conference volleyball standings were decided earlier in the week, but Mount Airy still wanted to end the regular ...

October 12th, 2017 |  


NBA off-season review: league’s landscape has changed greatly

The 2016-2017 NBA season ended with one team hoisting the Larry O’Brien NBA Championship Trophy and 29 others searching for ways to overcome the...

October 12th, 2017 |  


Hounds nearly knock off No. 3 Forbush

Hounds nearly knock off No. 3 Forbush

When the North Surry Greyhounds faced-off against the Forbush Falcons nearly a month ago, the match didn’t quite go the way the Hounds’ wa...

October 11th, 2017 |  


Lady Cards chalk up No. 20

Lady Cards chalk up No. 20

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Officially, it was Senior Night for the East Surry volleyball team, but the seniors didn’t need to play all that much.The...

October 11th, 2017 |  


Lady Cards second to none

Lady Cards second to none

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Technically, it was a battle for first place in the Northwest Conference standings. In reality, it was just a victory lap.With ...

October 10th, 2017 |  


Eagles sweep Wolfpack once again

Eagles sweep Wolfpack once again

DOBSON — With the season winding down, Surry Central’s four seniors are making the most of their final few matches. Strong performances fr...

October 10th, 2017 |  


Lady Cards claim No. 1 seed

Lady Cards claim No. 1 seed

The N.C. High School Tennis Coaches Association will have to flip its rankings yet again.Following Bishop McGuinness’ victory over East Surry tw...

October 9th, 2017 |  


Lady Bears three-peat as NW champs

Lady Bears three-peat as NW champs

PILOT MOUNTAIN — One day, 18 holes, same champ.The final meet of the regular season in golf was held Monday morning at Pilot Knob Park, with the...

October 9th, 2017 |  


Victory for ES Raiders

Victory for ES Raiders

OLIN — There have been plenty of victories for the East Surry Cardinals this fall, and last Saturday, Sept. 30, it was the turn of the East Surr...

October 7th, 2017 |  


Old rivals meet again as Salem downs Pfeiffer

WINSTON-SALEM — Several old friends and rivals met again in Winston-Salem on Thursday afternoon.The official notation from one play in the colle...

October 7th, 2017 |  


Cardinals vanquish Villains

Cardinals vanquish Villains

PILOT MOUNTAIN — It was a good night to be a Gosnell. East Surry sophomore Stephen Gosnell led the Cardinals in a demolition of Bishop McGuinnes...

October 7th, 2017 |  


Runners power Hounds to 28-7 win

Runners power Hounds to 28-7 win

North Surry took the opening kickoff down the field to score and never looked back in a 28-7 conference win over rival Surry Central at home Friday ni...

October 7th, 2017 |  


No. 2 Bears win big on Homecoming night

No. 2 Bears win big on Homecoming night

In a game that it’s unlikely anyone on either team would have chosen to schedule, perhaps Mount Airy’s Homecoming game with Northwest Conf...

October 6th, 2017 |  


Hounds avenge loss to Atkins, move into third in WPAC

The North Surry soccer team had two things on its mind Wednesday evening. One was avenging a loss that they felt they shouldn’t had suffered. Th...

October 6th, 2017 |  


Cardinals tie Wildcats on Senior Night

Cardinals tie Wildcats on Senior Night

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Six Cardinal seniors laced up their cleats and took to their home field for the final time in their high school careers Thursda...

October 5th, 2017 |  


Lady Bears win fifth NW1A golf meet

Lady Bears win fifth NW1A golf meet

Make it five-for-five for the Lady Bears.Mount Airy won round two of the Northwest Conference golf round-robin to be held at Cross Creek Country Club ...

October 5th, 2017 |  


Surry Central didn’t come to county rival North Surry on Thursday evening to be part of a coronation.The No. 1-ranked Lady Greyhounds had the La...

October 5th, 2017 |  


Lady Cards lock up share of NW1A title

Lady Cards lock up share of NW1A title

There were only two possible outcomes in Mount Airy’s tennis match with East Surry on Thursday, a match that saw eyes from both parts of Surry C...

October 5th, 2017 |  


Cards host their first cross country meet ever

Cards host their first cross country meet ever

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Representatives from five high schools and four middle schools took part in history Tuesday by participating in the first cross...

October 4th, 2017 |  


Lady Hounds down Starmount in three

BOONVILLE — Starmount’s volleyball team is closing in on the championship of the Mountain Valley 1A/2A Conference, but the Lady Rams were ...

October 4th, 2017 |