East Wilkes ready for round three

East Wilkes ready for round three

Thirteen is a lucky number for the East Wilkes Cardinals, as they beat Swain County for the first time in program history, advancing to the third roun...

November 26th, 2015 |  


Baseball: Elkin pitcher Will Altemueller signs with Pfeiffer University

Baseball: Elkin pitcher Will Altemueller signs with Pfeiffer University

It takes more than athleticism to be able to play on the baseball diamond after high school. It takes a complete package of smarts, grit, and discipli...

November 25th, 2015 |  


United by blood, bonded through soccer

United by blood, bonded through soccer

A typical soccer match takes about 80 minutes, but sisterhood lasts forever. For the Swaim sisters, they are united by blood, and bonded through socce...

November 25th, 2015 |  


Wrestling season begins

Wrestling season begins

Wrestling season kicked off Saturday at Elkin High School with the Perry Lloyd Invitational, and high schools from across the state packed the house, ...

November 22nd, 2015 |  


Elkin basketball kicks off season

Elkin basketball kicks off season

Elkin High School basketball teams took to the court Friday night, with the girls varsity defeating North Stokes 52-30 and the boys falling 49-39.The ...

November 22nd, 2015 |  


Football: East Wilkes third round bound with 22-7 win

Football: East Wilkes third round bound with 22-7 win

In many ways mental strength, or lack thereof, trumps physical strength on the football field. Make no mistake, it’s a big reason as to why East...

November 22nd, 2015 |  


Carolina Xtreme-10u Elkin placed second in its bracket at the 2015 Top Gun Western Winter National Championship in Concord last weekend. Team members ...

November 20th, 2015 |  


Football: East Wilkes looks for revenge against familiar foe

Football: East Wilkes looks for revenge against familiar foe

At the end of a football season, records seldom have meaning. However, East Wilkes would like to keep the 0 in its loss column through the end of the ...

November 19th, 2015 updated: November 19th, 2015. |  


Basketball: Friday night kicks off basketball season

Basketball: Friday night kicks off basketball season

The girl’s basketball season is set to begin Friday night, it looks like it’ll be an exciting one.Last year, the Elkin Lady Elks finished ...

November 19th, 2015 |  


Softball: Four Forbush seniors sign on National Signing Day

Softball: Four Forbush seniors sign on National Signing Day

EAST BEND — There was plenty of reason to celebrate Sunday at Forbush High School, as four Falcons now have a little bit more certainty as to wh...

November 19th, 2015 |