Yadkin Ripple- RSS SPORTS Feed http://yadkinripple.com/section/SPORTS http://yadkinripple.com/section/SPORTS Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:51:49 EST 1800 BC volleyball Award of Excellence finalist http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/150933965/BC-volleyball-Award-of-Excellence-finalist INDIANAPOLIS – Brevard College has been announced as one of 25 finalists for the NCAA Division II Award of Excellence for its volleyball team's commitment to fighting ovarian cancer and involvement with the Meme Brown Fight Like a Girl... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:23:14 EST Starmount grad earns All-America mention http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/150933805/Starmount-grad-earns-All-America-mention OKLAHOMA CITY — The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) has tabbed Furman sophomore Ashton Gregory as an All-American Honorable Mention award recipient, the organization announced Wednesday. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:14:06 EST ‘Big A’ remembered at Starmount Saturday http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/150898811/Big-A-remembered-at-Starmount-Saturday BOONVILLE — The Big A Wrestling Tournament — held Saturday at Starmount High School in the honor and memory of Starmount graduate Austin Macemore — was about something bigger than wrestling, championships and winning... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 15:34:04 EST Falcons trip Cards, fall to ‘Hawks http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/150899341/Falcons-trip-Cards-fall-to-Hawks EAST BEND — Forbush led by as much as 34 points, before settling for an 88-61 win over East Wilkes Dec. 10. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:07:07 EST All-MVAC football team named http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/150888760/All-MVAC-football-team-named Mountain Valley Athletic Conference co-champions Starmount and Elkin dominated the MVAC all-conference football team. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:04:07 EST Ram tough http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/150877176/Ram-tough RALEIGH — Starmount coach Scott Johnson gathered his players in the end zone at Carter-Finley Stadium after the Rams' 34-21 loss to Wallace-Rose Hill in the Class 1AA championship game. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:02:07 EST Rams fall to Bulldogs in 1AA final http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/150877175/Rams-fall-to-Bulldogs-in-1AA-final RALEIGH — Starmount's magical postseason run came to an end in a 34-21 loss to Wallace-Rose Hill in the Class 1AA championship game on Friday night at Carter-Finley Stadium on the campus of N.C. State University. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 13:56:04 EST Dream season ends with loss http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/150873532/Dream-season-ends-with-loss Starmount fell to Wallace-Rose Hill, 34-21, in the 1AA state championship game in Raleigh Friday night. Sat, 13 Dec 2014 07:08:03 EST Falcons top Cardinals, 69-62 http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/150851052/Falcons-top-Cardinals-69-62 EAST BEND — Forbush hit six of seven free throws in a game's final minute to secure a 69-62 nonconference win over East Wilkes Dec. 10.The Falcons defeated the Cardinals, 64-58, in Ronda Nov. 24. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 15:02:08 EST 1AA title game on TV http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/150851698/1AA-title-game-on-TV The 1AA state championship football game between Starmount and Wallace-Rose Hill Friday night will be televised by Time-Warner Sportschannel at 7:30 p.m. Thu, 11 Dec 2014 12:32:10 EST Lady Rams hoping to build program http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/150752472/Lady-Rams-hoping-to-build-program By Jim Fullerjfuller@civitasmedia.com Thu, 11 Dec 2014 01:01:06 EST Wrestling in memory of Austin http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/150776622/Wrestling-in-memory-of-Austin BOONVILLE — Nine teams will meet in the Big A Memorial Wrestling Tournament Saturday at Starmount High School.Starmount and Forbush will co-host the tourney, which was held for the first time a year ago. Wed, 10 Dec 2014 01:01:09 EST Forbush goes 6-3 at Mount Tabor http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/150824175/Forbush-goes-6-3-at-Mount-Tabor WINSTON-SALEM — Forbush went 6-3 over two days at the Mount Tabor High School Super Dual meet Dec. 5 and 6. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:09:04 EST Friday night preview http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/150812127/Friday-night-preview BOONVILLE — Several Starmount football players used the word “crazy” when describing how they were feeling just moments after the Rams dispatched Swain County, 42-14, Friday night.And why not? Tue, 9 Dec 2014 16:17:05 EST ‘We’re young and inexperienced’ http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/150645334/Were-young-and-inexperienced EAST BEND — Forbush won't replace the losses of Dylan Edwards and Storm Long easily.There are a lot of questions, but a lot of potential for Forbush wrestling this season. Tue, 9 Dec 2014 13:01:03 EST Recent results and upcoming schedule http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/150819162/Recent-results-and-upcoming-schedule *Dates, times, and locations subject to changeTuesday, December 2Men's basketballWilkes Central 77, Forbush 63 Tue, 9 Dec 2014 12:50:04 EST Bulldogs a formidable foe http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/150818632/Bulldogs-a-formidable-foe Wallace-Rose Hill has earned the right to play for the 1AA state championship Friday night in Raleigh.The Bulldogs, the No. 1 seed in the East, defeated defending state champion James Kenan, 34-31, Friday night to earn the berth. Tue, 9 Dec 2014 12:12:07 EST Rams take care of business http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/150818288/Rams-take-care-of-business BOONVILLE — As the first half wound down and Starmount led 21-0, “Taking Care of Business” — a 1973 hit by Bachman-Turner Overdrive — blared through the sound system.The Rams certainly were. Tue, 9 Dec 2014 11:55:06 EST Forbush sweeps home tri-meet http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/150776647/Forbush-sweeps-home-tri-meet EAST BEND — Forbush swept a home tri-meet with Ashe County and West Davidson Tuesday night. Tue, 9 Dec 2014 12:19:06 EST 4th quarter sinks Forbush http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/150776403/4th-quarter-sinks-Forbush EAST BEND — Elkin exploded for 26 fourth-quarter points as they defeated Forbush, 63-41, in a nonconference basketball game Wednesday night. Tue, 9 Dec 2014 12:12:11 EST