Lady Rams take 62-42 win over Elkin

Lady Rams take 62-42 win over Elkin

BOONVILLE — The Starmount Lady Rams put on a show on Tuesday night as they hosted the Lady Elks in Boonville. Starmount came out firing and took...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Winter basketball schedules

Women’s Basketball:Elkin:Nov. 28: North Stokes 58 - Elkin 52Nov. 29: East Surry 65 - Elkin 36Dec. 5: West Wilkes 62 - Elkin 46Dec. 6: East Surry...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Powerade State Games registration open for 2018 baseball tournament

Powerade State Games registration open for 2018 baseball tournament

The 2017-18 Powerade State Games are gearing up for registration for various sports. The competition site for this year’s events are Greensboro ...

December 13th, 2017 |  


SHS Hall of Fame ceremony to take place on Friday

BOONVILLE — The Starmount High School Hall of Fame will hold its induction ceremony on Friday. The ceremony will take place in the Starmount gym...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Starmount basketball splits games against South Stokes

Starmount basketball splits games against South Stokes

Starmount basketball traveled to South Stokes on Dec. 4 to take on the Sauras. The Rams were able to win the girl’s game, while falling in the b...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Winter basketball schedules

Women’s Basketball:Elkin:Nov. 28: North Stokes 58 - Elkin 52Nov. 29: East Surry 65 - Elkin 36Dec. 5: West Wilkes at ElkinDec. 6: Elkin at East S...

December 6th, 2017 |  


Surry softball gives back to children in need

Surry softball gives back to children in need

DOBSON — Winning games is always among the top priorities for Surry Community College’s softball program. The opportunity to help others i...

December 6th, 2017 |  


Lady Falcons take win over Starmount

Lady Falcons take win over Starmount

EAST BEND — Things were smooth sailing for the Forbush Falcons women’s basketball team on Friday night. The Falcons hosted their cross-cou...

December 5th, 2017 |  


Rams outlast Falcons comeback

Rams outlast Falcons comeback

EAST BEND — It’s no surprise that when Forbush and Starmount meet on the court or the field, sparks tend to fly. On Friday night, the Rams...

December 5th, 2017 |  


Caiti Mickles signs with Pfeiffer University

Caiti Mickles signs with Pfeiffer University

Forbush High School softball player Caiti Mickles signed with Pfeiffer University last week in East Bend. She was joined by her dad, Scotty Mickles, a...

December 5th, 2017 |  


West Yadkin JV wins championship

West Yadkin JV wins championship

The West Yadkin junior varsity football team completed its undefeated season with a championship win against Jonesville on Nov. 11. .neFileBlock { ma...

December 5th, 2017 |  


Local wins at US disc golf tourney

Local wins at US disc golf tourney

Last month, Aaron Shindledecker and his doubles partner, James Hopkins, claimed top honors in the United States Amateur Disc Golf Championship. In Sep...

November 27th, 2017 |  


MVAC soccer All Conference and Honorable Mention

MVAC soccer All Conference and Honorable Mention

The Mountain Valley Athletic Conference has released All Conference and Honorable Mention for the men’s 2017 soccer season. Starmount came away ...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


2017 football All Conference and Honorable Mention

The Mountain Valley Athletic Conference released All Conference and Honorable Mention for the 2017 football season. Wilkes Central came away with the ...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


Starmount Rams basketball schedules

Starmount Rams basketball schedules

BOONVILLE — The 2017-2018 Starmount basketball schedules have been released for the men’s and women’s basketball teams. The Rams wil...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


2017-2018 Forbush basketball schedules

2017-2018 Forbush basketball schedules

EAST BEND — The 2017-2018 schedules have been released for the Forbush men and women’s basketball teams. The Falcons will take on Starmoun...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


Sports briefs

Elite baseball to hold tryoutsElite Baseball 10U and 12U are having tryouts for spring 2018. The tryouts will be held on Nov. 16 at 6 p.m. and Nov. 18...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Playoff scores and schedules

Football:Elkin:Elkin 31 - Surry Central 14North Surry 35 - Elkin 14Mount Airy 51 - Elkin 14Elkin 21 - South Stokes 13Starmount 38 - Elkin 22Ashe 49 - ...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Forbush women’s tennis soars to new heights

Forbush women’s tennis soars to new heights

EAST BEND — The 2017 season started with a lot of promise for the Forbush women’s tennis program. After graduating only two seniors follow...

November 15th, 2017 |  


SCC Athletic Club hosts bingo fundraiser

DOBSON — The Surry Community College Knights Athletic Club will hold its ninth annual bingo event on Nov. 17 at 6:30 p.m. in the college gym. Th...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Starmount falls to East Surry in final minute

Starmount falls to East Surry in final minute

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Starmount put up a hard fight on Friday night as the Rams traveled to Pilot Mountain to take on the East Surry Cardinals. The C...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Rams win third round, fall in fourth

Rams win third round, fall in fourth

Starmount hosted Highlands in the third round of the playoffs and took a 4-0 win. On Saturday, Starmount traveled to Bishop McGuinness for the fourth ...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Sports briefs

Elite baseball to hold tryoutsElite Baseball 10U and 12U are having tryouts for spring 2018. The tryouts will be held on Nov. 16 at 6 p.m. and Nov. 18...

November 10th, 2017 |  


Football playoffs begin Friday night

Football playoffs begin Friday night

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association has finalized the playoff brackets for the 2017 football season. The association used MaxPreps see...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Women’s golf wraps up state tournament

Women’s golf wraps up state tournament

PINEHURST — After a windy day one, conditions ripened up for the final day of competition in the 2017 NCHSAA Women’s Golf State Championsh...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Women’s golf wraps up state tournament

Women’s golf wraps up state tournament

PINEHURST — After a windy day one, conditions ripened up for the final day of competition in the 2017 NCHSAA Women’s Golf State Championsh...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Wildcats squeak by Falcons

Wildcats squeak by Falcons

KING — Friday night’s regular season finale saw the Forbush Falcons travel to West Stokes in a game that ended 10-9. The Wildcats, who hav...

November 7th, 2017 |  


Cross country All Conference and Honorable Mention named

The Mountain Valley Athletic Conference released All Conference and Honorable Mention for the 2017 Cross Country season. Ashe County took the conferen...

November 7th, 2017 |  


MVAC names volleyball All Conference and Honorable Mention

MVAC names volleyball All Conference and Honorable Mention

The Mountain Valley Athletic Conference has named the All Conference and Honorable Mention recipients for the 2017 volleyball season.Starmount took ho...

November 7th, 2017 |  


Starmount soccer moves on to third round

Starmount soccer moves on to third round

BOONVILLE — After a first-round bye, the Starmount Rams were back in action on Saturday night for the second round of the North Carolina High Sc...

November 6th, 2017 |  


Fall 2017 scores

Football:Elkin:Elkin 31 - Surry Central 14North Surry 35 - Elkin 14Mount Airy 51 - Elkin 14Elkin 21 - South Stokes 13Starmount 38 - Elkin 22Ashe 49 - ...

November 6th, 2017 |  


Forbush volleyball awarded

Forbush volleyball awarded

The Forbush Falcons volleyball team placed second in the Western Piedmont Athletic Conference tournament, and second overall in the WPAC. Ebony Willia...

November 1st, 2017 |  


Second class of inductees named for SHS Hall of Fame

BOONVILLE — Created in the 50th year as a way to honor and recognize individuals who have contributed so much to make Starmount the standard of ...

November 1st, 2017 |  


MVAC announces All Conference for women’s tennis

The Mountain Valley Athletic Conference announced the All Conference recipients for the 2017 Women’s Tennis season. Ashe County came away as MVA...

November 1st, 2017 |  


Wells named to Averett University’s Hall of Fame

Wells named to Averett University’s Hall of Fame

DANVILLE, Va. — As part of Averett University’s 2017 homecoming weekend, Oct. 20-22, the university honored five alumni with Distinguished...

November 1st, 2017 |  


Surry’s Wooten, Huffman win medalist honors

Surry’s Wooten, Huffman win medalist honors

DOBSON — Dylon Wooten and Alexis Huffman were the top individual golfers Saturday as the Surry Knights finished second out of five teams in the ...

November 1st, 2017 |  


MVAC golf All Conference and Honorable Mention

The Mountain Valley Athletic Conference has released All Conference and Honorable Mention for the 2017 women’s golf season.East Wilkes had an ou...

November 1st, 2017 |  


State soccer playoff brackets released

State soccer playoff brackets released

CHAPEL HILL — Several local teams will begin play for the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) men’s soccer playoffs W...

October 31st, 2017 |  


North Surry rolls over Forbush with 41-7 win

North Surry rolls over Forbush with 41-7 win

EAST BEND — The Forbush Falcons football team met up against a powerhouse Western Piedmont Athletic Conference team on Friday night when North S...

October 25th, 2017 |  


Guilford students honored for Academic Excellence

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Guilford College’s softball team placed a school-record 14 student-athletes on the National Fastpitch Coaches’ Ass...

October 25th, 2017 |  


Scott Johnson reaches milestone victory

Scott Johnson reaches milestone victory

BOONVILLE — Starmount High School head football coach Scott Johnson recorded his 100th win as a head coach on Oct. 13. His Starmount Rams varsit...

October 25th, 2017 |  


Cross Country MVAC championship results

RONDA — Ashe County swept the competition at this year’s Mountain Valley Athletic Conference cross country championship. The Huskies won b...

October 25th, 2017 |  


Fall 2017 scores

Football:Elkin:Elkin 31 - Surry Central 14North Surry 35 - Elkin 14Mount Airy 51 - Elkin 14Elkin 21 - South Stokes 13Starmount 38 - Elkin 22Ashe 49 - ...

October 24th, 2017 |  


Falcons earn first round victory

Falcons earn first round victory

EAST BEND — The Forbush Falcons volleyball team started its trek towards the NCHSAA 2A volleyball state championship with a blowout win over Bun...

October 24th, 2017 |  


Fall 2017 scores

Football:Elkin:Elkin 31 - Surry Central 14North Surry 35 - Elkin 14Mount Airy 51 - Elkin 14Elkin 21 - South Stokes 13Starmount 38 - Elkin 22Ashe 49 - ...

October 19th, 2017 |  


Forbush takes conference win over Central

Forbush takes conference win over Central

DOBSON — A back-and-forth game turned into a one-sided affair to give the Forbush Falcons their third win of the season. Surry Central and Forbu...

October 18th, 2017 |  


2017 Forbush High School homecoming court announced

2017 Forbush High School homecoming court announced

The Forbush High School homecoming game will take place Friday at 7:30 p.m. in East Bend. During halftime, the 2017 homecoming queen will be crowned. ...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Starmount takes 8-0 win over East Wilkes

Starmount takes 8-0 win over East Wilkes

RONDA — With only two weeks left in the 2017 regular season, soccer teams around the area are putting their best foot forward to earn as many wi...

October 18th, 2017 |  


East Wilkes tennis earns MVAC tournament wins

East Wilkes tennis earns MVAC tournament wins

The Mountain Valley Athletic Conference tennis tournament has come to a close, and the East Wilkes Cardinals reign supreme as the 1A Singles and Doubl...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Forbush remains undefeated in WPAC

Forbush remains undefeated in WPAC

MOUNT AIRY — The Forbush Falcons men’s soccer team are proving their dominance in the Western Piedmont Athletic Conference with a record o...

October 17th, 2017 |