Powerade State Games rosters released

Powerade State Games rosters released

The 2017 Powerade State Games rosters have been released for baseball, softball and soccer. Several local players from Forbush and East Wilkes made th...

June 14th, 2017 |  


Surry’s run in CWS ends

Surry’s run in CWS ends

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. — If you were born the last time Surry Community College had earned a spot in the National Junior College Athletic Associatio...

June 5th, 2017 |  


Local sports briefs

Swim Lessons in ElkinELKIN — Summer swim lessons will be held at Elkin Municipal Pool starting May 29. Elkin residents rate is $25, while the no...

June 5th, 2017 |  


Forbush athletes sign with Surry Community College

Forbush athletes sign with Surry Community College

Katie Moncus signs her letter of of intent to play volleyball at Surry Community College this fall. She is joined at the signing by her parents, Maggi...

May 31st, 2017 |  


Region and All-State soccer players awarded

Region and All-State soccer players awarded

With the 2016-2017 men’s and women’s soccer seasons in the books, the final awards have been handed out. Forbush and Starmount each came a...

May 31st, 2017 |  


Local sports briefs

Swim Lessons in ElkinELKIN — Summer swim lessons will be held at Elkin Municipal Pool starting May 29. Elkin residents rate is $25, while the no...

May 30th, 2017 |  


Yearbook dedicated to McKnight

Yearbook dedicated to McKnight

Every year the Forbush yearbook staff dedicates the yearbook to a deserving individual who has had an important role at Forbush High School. They care...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Forbush baseball fired up

Forbush baseball fired up

Forbush High School — As the school year is coming to a close, the Forbush Falcons baseball team is just getting fired up. The Falcons stand str...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Behind the Scenes: Graduation

Behind the Scenes: Graduation

The season of graduation is such a wonderlust time! You’re finally done with your high school education and you’re moving on in your life,...

May 25th, 2017 |  


All in the name of graduation

Graduation can come with a wide variety of emotion ranging from happiness to sadness, and from excitement to relief. Some students are as ready as it ...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Local sports briefs

Jack Williams Memorial Golf TournamentYADKINVILLE — The annual Jack Williams Memorial Golf Tournament will take place on June 4 at the Yadkin Co...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Falcons win third round, fall in fourth

Falcons win third round, fall in fourth

EAST BEND — On paper, the Forbush Falcons baseball team had the perfect set up to go all the way in the 2A NCHSAA Playoffs. As things sometimes ...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Local track athletes compete at State Championship

GREENSBORO — The 2017 Track and Field season has come to a close, with several local athletes competing at the 2A State Championship on Friday. ...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


MVAC awards All Conference for women’s soccer

MVAC awards All Conference for women’s soccer

The Mountain Valley Athletic Conference announced the All Conference and Honorable Mention recipients for the 2017 women’s soccer season. Player...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Falcons win third round, fall in fourth

Falcons win third round, fall in fourth

EAST BEND — On paper, the Forbush Falcons baseball team had the perfect set up to go all the way in the 2A NCHSAA Playoffs. As things always go ...

May 20th, 2017 updated: May 21st, 2017. |  


Forbush baseball advances to third round of state playoffs

EAST BEND — The Forbush Falcons baseball team ended its second round playoff game against Draughn in spectacular fashion on Saturday night. Cart...

May 17th, 2017 |  


A note from the faculty editor

This edition of YCS News features some of our best senior writers on staff. I am honored to have worked with these amazing, talented writers and photo...

May 17th, 2017 |  


FHS: a senior’s retrospection and prospection

FHS: a senior’s retrospection and prospection

We seniors at Forbush High School are in the midst of our last two weeks of free, public education. Each period brings us an hour and one half closer ...

May 17th, 2017 |  


A note from the student editor: a senior year perspective

We made it. Well, almost.At the beginning of this year, I felt the excitement that only a senior could feel. In the past, I simply experienced the sam...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Pucker up, Petree!

Pucker up, Petree!

Everyone knows that Christmas time is the season of giving, but this spring weather didn’t stop the Starmount students from giving their hearts ...

May 17th, 2017 |  


SHS Prom Fashion: 50th Year Edition

SHS Prom Fashion: 50th Year Edition

Over the decades, prom fashion has drastically altered. From hoop-skirts, to princess-like dresses, to the modern day “two pieces,” the fa...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Starmount High School yearbook dedicated to Principal Cody Soots and the late Kim Spillman

Starmount High School yearbook dedicated to Principal Cody Soots and the late Kim Spillman

On May 2, the Starmount High School Yearbook Staff, Assistant Editor Mick Moxley, and Editor Claire Maske dedicated the 50th Special Edition yearbook ...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Forbush Regional track results

MONROE — The Forbush Falcons track and field team put on a show at the 2017 Regionals. Several athletes earned important wins to move on to the ...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Forbush places fourth in golf state championship

Forbush places fourth in golf state championship

PINEHURST — The Men’s Golf Championships concluded in Pinehurst after two days and 36 holes of competition. An individual champions and a ...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Second round NCHSAA playoffs held

Second round NCHSAA playoffs held

The second round of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association playoffs is in the books, and several local teams are moving on to the third r...

May 16th, 2017 |  


Local sports briefs

Starmount High School softball campBOONVILLE — Rising kindergarten through ninth-graders are invited to attend Starmount High School’s sof...

May 16th, 2017 |  


Second round NCHSAA playoffs held

Second round NCHSAA playoffs held

The second round of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association playoffs is in the books, and several local teams are moving on to the third r...

May 16th, 2017 |  


First round NCHSAA playoffs held

First round NCHSAA playoffs held

The first round of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association playoffs is in the books, and several local teams are moving on to the second r...

May 11th, 2017 |  


Signing for the future

Signing for the future

There have been many great athletes who have come through Forbush High School. Many of them have gone on to college to play the sport they succeeded i...

May 11th, 2017 |  


Men’s tennis sees success

Men’s tennis sees success

The men’s tennis team at Forbush has been nothing but successful so far this season. The team was 10-5 in the regular season. The team as a whol...

May 11th, 2017 |  


FFA banquet honors members

FFA banquet honors members

The upcoming Forbush High School Future Farmers of America annual end-of-year banquet was held on May 9. All members were invited to the event which w...

May 11th, 2017 |  


Forbush hosts 2017 spring blood drive

Forbush hosts 2017 spring blood drive

Every semester of each year, Forbush High School organizes a blood drive with the American Red Cross. The Forbush Health Occupations Students of Ameri...

May 11th, 2017 |  


MVAC championship track results

WEST JEFFERSON — The 1A/2A Mountain Valley Conference Track Championship was held last week at the Ashe County High School Track in West Jeffers...

May 10th, 2017 |  


FHS track and field conference championship results

DOBSON — The Forbush Falcons track and field team took control of the 2017 Western Piedmont Athletic Conference championship last week with seve...

May 10th, 2017 |  


Lady Rams reign on East Wilkes senior night

RONDA — The Lady Rams of Starmount traveled a short distance up the road for their final conference match against East Wilkes on Friday night. T...

May 9th, 2017 |  


NCHSAA playoff brackets announced

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association has released the final 2017 playoff brackets for soccer, softball and baseball. The first round st...

May 9th, 2017 |  


Forbush baseball crowned WPAC champions

Forbush baseball crowned WPAC champions

EAST BEND — After a 10-year conference championship drought, Forbush baseball has gone back-to-back. The Falcons were named regular season champ...

May 9th, 2017 |  


Forbush golf places third at Regionals

Forbush golf places third at Regionals

EAST BEND — The Forbush men’s golf team has had a successful post season run. Last week, the Falcons placed third in the Midwest Regionals...

May 9th, 2017 |  


Students travel during spring break

Students travel during spring break

Paris, France, mostly known as the City of Love, is one of the world’s biggest tourist destination spots. Many people would give a lot for a tri...

May 4th, 2017 |  


Impact Yadkin making a difference

Impact Yadkin making a difference

Many people have probably heard of Impact Yadkin but you might not know what it is. Impact Yadkin is a week-long event where several hundred students ...

May 4th, 2017 |  


Forbush’s senior trip to Dash

Forbush’s senior trip to Dash

For the past two years, seniors at Forbush High School have taken a trip to the BB&T Ballpark to watch the Winston-Salem Dash baseball team. This ...

May 4th, 2017 |  


SASI completes a kindness project

Forbush High School has many, many clubs to offer to its very involved students. “SASI” is one of those clubs, but it’s much more th...

May 4th, 2017 |  


Graduation prepping

Graduation prepping

The preparation for graduation can be very time consuming and stressful for many seniors. The stress hits not only seniors but others such as the peop...

May 4th, 2017 |  


MVAC and WPAC golf award recipients

As the 2017 golf regular season has come to a close, the Mountain Valley and Western Piedmont athletic conference awarded their All-Conference and Hon...

May 3rd, 2017 |  


Forbush takes 2-1 win over West Stokes

Forbush takes 2-1 win over West Stokes

EAST BEND — In a pivotal game of soccer that saw the No. 3 and No. 5 ranked teams in the western 2A play each other in a conference showdown, th...

May 2nd, 2017 updated: May 2nd, 2017. |  


Forbush baseball celebrates 50 years

Forbush baseball celebrates 50 years

Forbush baseball celebrated 50 years on Friday night in East Bend. Players from 1967 through 2017 were honored in front of a packed crowd. The Forbush...

May 2nd, 2017 |  


Dual Team Regional brackets announced

On Monday afternoon, the North Carolina High School Athletic Association announced the brackets for the 2017 men’s tennis Dual Team Regionals. A...

May 2nd, 2017 |  


Lady Rams earn one win, one loss

BOONVILLE — The Starmount soccer team is winding down its regular season play with non-conference and conference games. On Wednesday night, the ...

May 2nd, 2017 |  


SCC Knights win Region X golf title

SCC Knights win Region X golf title

DOBSON — This season’s success was no different than in the years prior, as Surry Community College’s golf team claimed their fourth...

May 2nd, 2017 |  


FCCLA competes in state competition

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America, most commonly known by students as FCCLA, is a non profit student led organization that focuses on Fa...

April 27th, 2017 |