Yadkin Ripple- RSS sports Feed http://yadkinripple.com/section/sports http://yadkinripple.com/section/sports Wed, 23 Jul 2014 05:28:22 EST 1800 Rams finish high in Wachovia Cup Standings http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/306484/Rams-finish-high-in-Wachovia-Cup-Standings Elkin and Starmount have finished as the top two public schools in the Wachovia Cup Standings for 1A high schools in North Carolina. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Ross Bailes wins again (and again) at Friendship http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/310658/Ross-Bailes-wins-again-(and-again)-at-Friendship ELKIN — Ross Bailes won for the third and fourth times this season at Friendship Motor Speedway, claiming both $1,000 Southeastern Crate Association Late Model features early Sunday morning. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 48 years and still running strong http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/325848/48-years-and-still-running-strong GERMANTON — Bill Tesh started racing in June of 1966 — just more than 48 years ago. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Starmount grad wants to play as long as he can http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/302664/Starmount-grad-wants-to-play-as-long-as-he-can SANTA BARBARA, California — Dillon Dobson, the former Starmount standout and current Appalachian State University standout, is soaking in the sun a bit more as a member of the Santa Barbara Foresters in the California Collegiate League this... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 2014 already a success for Cheek http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/3895500/2014-already-a-success-for-Cheek RONDA — Sitting in the meeting room of the Ronda Volunteer Fire Department, Chris Cheek exudes a calm exterior. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Anen finds groove at Friendship http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/3895483/Anen-finds-groove-at-Friendship George Anen Jr.'s win in the Open Wheel Modified feature his last time out was just another chapter in a career that is become more and more storied. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 7-on-7 season winding down at Forbush http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/3895519/7-on-7-season-winding-down-at-Forbush EAST BEND —Forty fans watched and about as many football players participated in last Thursday's seven-on-seven scrimmage between Wilkes Central and host Forbush. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST AAU basketball off the ground in Yadkin County http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/3887483/AAU-basketball-off-the-ground-in-Yadkin-County BOONVILLE — Sitting on the sideline at Starmount High School, Stephanie Nichols looks on as Paul Hoover conducts his ProShot Basketball Camp for about 20 boys and for exactly two girls. Sat, 12 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Swim team teaches youth self-esteem http://yadkinripple.com/news/community_news-home_top-news-sports/3887300/Swim-team-teaches-youth-self-esteem Many area kids have been hitting the pool this summer for fun and relaxation, but a group of about 60 area youth have been spending their summer swim time competing as part of the Yadkin Stingrays swim team. Twin brothers Hunter and Jacob Kepley, 14,... Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Yadkin All-Stars play on! http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/3885810/Yadkin-All-Stars-play-on EAST BEND — The 7-and-under Yadkin County All-Stars will play in the Western North Carolina State Tournament beginning July 12 at Fall Creek Elementary School after winning the Western North Carolina Area 3 Tournament in Churchland. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 2014 already a success for Cheek http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/3883767/2014-already-a-success-for-Cheek RONDA — Sitting in the meeting room of the Ronda Volunteer Fire Department, Chris Cheek exudes a calm exterior. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Forbush wrestler headed to North Dakota http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/3853394/Forbush-wrestler-headed-to-North-Dakota Forbush wrestler Isaac McMillan has earned a spot on the North Carolina USA Wrestling Junior National Dual Team. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Players work on the art of shooting at Starmount http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/3878830/Players-work-on-the-art-of-shooting-at-Starmount BOONVILLE — More than 20 basketball players, from age 8 to 17, showed up for this week's ProShot Camp at Starmount High School. Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST It’s Bailes again in FUEL feature http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/3875283/Its-Bailes-again-in-FUEL-feature Ross Bailes picked up his third FUEL racing series victory of the season at Friendship Motor Speedway Saturday night. Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Student-athletes learn to lead at Elon camp http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/3870541/Student-athletes-learn-to-lead-at-Elon-camp ELON — June 12 through 15, more than 30 high school students from eight schools met for the Student-Athlete Summer Institute (SASI) at Elon University. Sun, 6 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Barr ready to scale new heights http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/3870351/Barr-ready-to-scale-new-heights BOONVILLE — After bookend state championships - one in her freshman year in 2A and one in her senior year in 1A - Starmount four-year starter and setter Erin Barr will take her game to Brevard College this fall. Sat, 5 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST All-Mountain Valley Athletic Conference track teams http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/3847267/All-Mountain-Valley-Athletic-Conference-track-teams MenPlayer of the Year – Kody King (Elkin)Coach of the Year – Brendan Murray (West Wilkes) Thu, 3 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Family and Friendship a perfect fit for Harrell http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/3856011/Family-and-Friendship-a-perfect-fit-for-Harrell RONDA — Sitting on the front porch of Michael Harrell's home in Ronda, Harrell seems like a man much at peace with his world. Wed, 2 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Davis, Oliver star in Legion wins http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/3856571/Davis-Oliver-star-in-Legion-wins MOCKSVILLE — Sawyer Davis went 3-for-4 and drove in four runs as Mocksville-Davie Post 54-174 defeated Wilkes County Post 31, 21-0, in a Senior American Legion baseball game Monday night at Mando Park. Tue, 1 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Ronda driver tops limited sportsman field http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/3856190/Ronda-driver-tops-limited-sportsman-field Ronda's Andrew Durham claimed the Limited Sportsman feature at Friendship Motor Speedway Saturday night. Tue, 1 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST