It’s Bears vs. Bishop in the finals

It’s Bears vs. Bishop in the finals

The Northwest 1A Conference tennis championships always seem to come down to Bishop McGuinness vs. Mount Airy, and the 2018 NW1A tennis tournament wil...

April 25th, 2018 |  


Eagles shine in County showdown

Eagles shine in County showdown

Back-to-back wins seemed nearly impossible mere weeks ago for a struggling Surry Central squad. Fast-forward to now and the Golden Eagles are riding t...

April 25th, 2018 |  


Surry Starfish win 49 medals

Surry Starfish win 49 medals

GREENSBORO — Members of the Surry County Starfish recently competed in the 2018 Special Olympics Southeastern United States Swimming Invitationa...

April 25th, 2018 |  


Bears’ Bray aiming for NW1A title

Bears’ Bray aiming for NW1A title

Weather permitting, the top tennis players in the Northwest 1A Conference will finally have the chance to compete for league honors and a berth in the...

April 24th, 2018 |  


Mount Airy Sports Hall inducts Class of ‘18

Mount Airy Sports Hall inducts Class of ‘18

After a one-year hiatus from inducting new members, the Greater Mount Airy Sports Hall of Fame welcomed three new individual members, inducted a forme...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


East Surry gridder Vass signs with Ferrum

East Surry gridder Vass signs with Ferrum

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Many people were predicting hard times for East Surry football after the team lost more than 20 seniors off a record-setting 20...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


North’s Rodriguez headed for Catawba

North’s Rodriguez headed for Catawba

“Nic’s one of those kids that we never had a doubt that he was going to live, eat, sleep, and breathe football.”North Surry defensiv...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


Bears’ hoops legend headed for Hall of Fame

Bears’ hoops legend headed for Hall of Fame

Basketball teams these days celebrate win streaks of five, 10, or maybe even 15 games. This is child’s play to former Mount Airy standout Jim Se...

April 21st, 2018 |  


Wingate’s forecast calls for Snow

Wingate’s forecast calls for Snow

Like a number of other senior student-athletes from the area this year, Jo Snow had her choice of what sport she wanted to play in college. But in her...

April 21st, 2018 |  


Sigmon leads Cards on Senior Night

Sigmon leads Cards on Senior Night

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry wrapped up its regular season with a dominant 9-0 performance against county foe North Surry.The Cardinals honored t...

April 21st, 2018 |  


Greyhounds chase down MVC leaders

Greyhounds chase down MVC leaders

It’s not how you start, it’s how you finish.North Surry (13-5) turned a rocky start into the team’s 14th win in Thursday’s non...

April 20th, 2018 |  


Scott, Kiser help East rally past South Stokes

WALNUT COVE — South Stokes kept Friday night’s Northwest 1A Conference showdown with East Surry in suspense for a while, but the Lady Card...

April 20th, 2018 |  


Cards conquer Vikings in conference clash

Cards conquer Vikings in conference clash

PILOT MOUNTAIN — “Strikkkkkkkkkkkkkkkke three!” echoed throughout Barry Hall Field a number of times in Friday’s game between ...

April 20th, 2018 |  


North finishes conference with win over SC

North finishes conference with win over SC

With a week to go in the 2018 regular season, North Surry’s softball team is in the clubhouse of the Western Piedmont Athletic Conference.Senior...

April 20th, 2018 updated: April 23rd, 2018. |  


Central rallies late but still falls 8-5 to South Stokes

Central rallies late but still falls 8-5 to South Stokes

DOBSON — Surry Central nearly pulled off an incredible comeback against South Stokes Wednesday evening. The Eagles rallied late but fell just sh...

April 20th, 2018 |  


New Lowman on Campus

New Lowman on Campus

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry High School ushered in a new era of Cardinal football with the hiring of Trent Lowman as its new head coach.“I...

April 19th, 2018 |  


Golden Eagles win big on Senior Day

Golden Eagles win big on Senior Day

DOBSON — Brandon Norman, Rodrigo Landeverde and Blake Woods, the Nos. 1, 2 and 4 players in the Golden Eagles’ tennis lineup, all went out...

April 19th, 2018 |  


Bears turnback Tide

Bears turnback Tide

GALAX — In spite of not losing for three weeks, the Mount Airy tennis team tumbled from fifth to eighth in the latest N.C. High School Tennis Co...

April 19th, 2018 |  


Lady Cards crush ball, rout Rams

Lady Cards crush ball, rout Rams

BOONVILLE — East Surry’s non-conference softball game on Wednesday night was close for three innings. Then things took a decidedly red-tin...

April 19th, 2018 |  


Cardinals name Lowman football coach

Cardinals name Lowman football coach

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry High School announced Thursday that Mr. Trent Lowman would become the new varsity football head coachLowman comes fr...

April 19th, 2018 |  


Eight MCA hoopsters named all-state candidates

Eight MCA hoopsters named all-state candidates

This year, eight Millennium Charter Academy basketball players were selected as all-state candidates by the Carolina Athletic Association for Schools ...

April 18th, 2018 |  


ES swim standout Nunn chooses Converse

ES swim standout Nunn chooses Converse

PILOT MOUNTAIN — In an alternate universe where the NCHSAA didn’t require 1A schools to compete for the state swimming championship with o...

April 18th, 2018 |  


MA tennis takes 9-0 win over Cardinals

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The winner of Tuesday’s tennis match between host East Surry and Mount Airy was sort of predictable, but the No. 2 single...

April 18th, 2018 updated: April 18th, 2018. |  


Mount Airy’s John headed for Hall of Fame

Mount Airy’s John headed for Hall of Fame

It’s always difficult to choose just one person to be the greatest in a program’s history. This is especially true when considering all of...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Down to the Wire

Down to the Wire

DANBURY — There’s a saying that you can’t get a diamond without going through immense pressure. The East Surry Cardinals just surviv...

April 17th, 2018 |  


Hounds can’t holdlead in 7-3 setback

Hounds can’t holdlead in 7-3 setback

KING — The Lady Hounds couldn’t pull off the sweep.West Stokes’ softball team had been flying high back on March 23 when it traveled...

April 17th, 2018 |  


Bears to Bobcats: Morris signs with Lees-McRae

Bears to Bobcats: Morris signs with Lees-McRae

Mount Airy High School has been a powerhouse in tennis for as long as people can remember. Last week, another name was added to the list of Mount Airy...

April 17th, 2018 |  


Huskies out-hustle Lady Bears

Huskies out-hustle Lady Bears

“I thought the effort from us was not there at all.”Lady Bears coach Will Hurley didn’t mince words when discussing Mount Airy’...

April 16th, 2018 |  


Bears sweepEagle tennis

Bears sweepEagle tennis

Surry Central’s tennis team already had its work cut out for it on a road trip to Mount Airy, the state’s fifth-ranked 1A team.Trying to p...

April 16th, 2018 |  


Lady Hounds setnew wins record

WALKERTOWN — North Surry’s girls soccer team came into the 2018 season just wanting to play hard and make head coach Julie Gammons proud o...

April 16th, 2018 |  


Football or fútbol, Brown’s got this

Football or fútbol, Brown’s got this

There’s a slight difference of opinion between Americans and the rest of the world when it comes to the meaning of the word “football.R...

April 16th, 2018 |  


East Surry baseball beats Reagan to improve to 16-1

PFAFFTOWN — Playing other 1A teams wasn’t doing East Surry any good, so the Cardinals challenged a 4A team on Saturday.The Reagan Raiders ...

April 14th, 2018 |  


East Surry football stadium to be named for Diamont

East Surry football stadium to be named for Diamont

DOBSON — When East Surry takes the football field for the 2018 season, longtime head coach David Diamont won’t be on the sideline, but his...

April 14th, 2018 |  


The franchise player…in everything

The franchise player…in everything

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Occasionally, one encounters a student-athlete who fits the old adage “jack of all trades and master of none.”And t...

April 14th, 2018 |  


Lady Vikings take round 3

Lady Vikings take round 3

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The re-rematch of the states top two 1A softball teams ended the same as the first two encounters. North Stokes (14-2, 4-0) com...

April 13th, 2018 |  


North Surry routs Ashe County for 10th win in 11 games

WEST JEFFERSON — Huskies can’t keep up with Greyhounds on a track, or on the baseball diamond. Of late, no one can keep up with the Hounds...

April 13th, 2018 |  


Air Caleb commits to Crusaders

Air Caleb commits to Crusaders

A staple of Mount Airy basketball will continue his career by joining the North Greenville Crusaders in the fall.Caleb Arrington, better known on the ...

April 13th, 2018 |  


Lady Hounds’ Shuff picks LMC

Lady Hounds’ Shuff picks LMC

In what has been a golden age of high school basketball in Surry County, it’s been a common sight to see North Surry’s Tiana Shuff taking ...

April 13th, 2018 |  


Eagles take season series from Hounds

Eagles take season series from Hounds

Host North Surry was able to put up a fight at the top of the lineup, but the Greyhounds were no match for league rival Surry Central in the second me...

April 12th, 2018 |  


Lady Hounds sweep doubleheader and are 3-0 for the week

WEST JEFFERSON — North Surry’s softball team had almost an entire week to stew over a heartbreaking loss in its last game before spring br...

April 11th, 2018 |  


Cropps sprints into Hall of Fame

Cropps sprints into Hall of Fame

For Clarence Cropps, history was 31 years in the making.The long-time youth and high school track and field coach finally reached the pinnacle of his ...

April 11th, 2018 |  


Bears tamed in the Kennel

Bears tamed in the Kennel

The North Surry Greyhounds showed they’re in full mid-season form with a 9-1 victory over county rival Mount Airy Thursday night.Since starting ...

April 11th, 2018 |  


101 and Counting

101 and Counting

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Baylee Greenwood was in the fifth grade the last time the Mount Airy Bears defeated rival East Surry in girls soccer. Now a jun...

April 10th, 2018 |  


Bear tennisrouts Pack

Bear tennisrouts Pack

WALKERTOWN — Walkertown tennis finally escaped the powerful Northwest 1A Conference this season, but the Wolfpack decided to come back for more,...

April 10th, 2018 |  


Rusty Bears sunk by Vikings

Rusty Bears sunk by Vikings

One team hadn’t played in two weeks, while the other was on its fifth game in eight days. There was little doubt which was which on Tuesday nigh...

April 10th, 2018 |  


Cards go Berserk on Vikings

Cards go Berserk on Vikings

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The word berserk is derived from the Old Norse “berserkr,” and was used to describe a Norse warrior that fought int...

April 9th, 2018 |  


No rust for No. 5 Bear tennis

No rust for No. 5 Bear tennis

Mount Airy’s tennis team hadn’t hit a serve or volley in anger for 13 days, but the Granite Bears showed little signs of rust when they re...

April 9th, 2018 updated: April 9th, 2018. |  


Smith excelling at highest level

Smith excelling at highest level

GREENVILLE — Transitioning from high school to college hasn’t been a problem for former East Surry multi-sport athlete Tyler Smith.Smith, ...

April 7th, 2018 |  


Lady Cards hitting their stride

Lady Cards hitting their stride

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry is entering one of the toughest stretches of its season, with games against West Stokes and North Stokes just over t...

April 6th, 2018 |  


Hounds tame Cats in rematch

Hounds tame Cats in rematch

If North Surry’s seven-game winning streak didn’t make a statement, then the way the team bounced back from a tough loss certainly did.Thr...

April 6th, 2018 |