First Surry Juniors decided by one stroke

First Surry Juniors decided by one stroke

PILOT MOUNTAIN — There’s plenty of good junior golf played in Surry County, and several of its practitioners were in action on Monday and ...

July 17th, 2018 |  


YC All Stars headed to World Series

YC All Stars headed to World Series

EAST BEND — The Yadkin County 11U All Star baseball team placed second in the Cal Ripken State Championship, which was held at Fall Creek School...

July 17th, 2018 updated: July 17th, 2018. |  


Forbush names Student Athletes of the Month

Forbush names Student Athletes of the Month

EAST BEND — Forbush High School named its 2017-2018 Student Athletes of the Month. The Student Athletes of the Month are recognized for their ch...

July 11th, 2018 |  


Local sports briefs

Starmount to host football campBOONVILLE — Starmount High School football will be hosting its annual youth football camp for grades kindergarten...

July 10th, 2018 |  


MVAC names all conference track athletes

The Mountain Valley Athletic Conference named the Track and Field All Conference and Honorable Mention for the 2018 season. Starmount, Elkin and East ...

July 10th, 2018 |  


Surry’s Roberts named First-Team All-American

Surry’s Roberts named First-Team All-American

DOBSON — Surry Community College’s Michael Roberts is one of just six freshmen across the nation to be named First-Team All-American for h...

July 7th, 2018 |  


Yadkinville’s Zachary wins event at Antioch

Yadkinville’s Zachary wins event at Antioch

MORGANTON — Antioch Speedway held an exciting race on June 15, and Yadkinville’s Tommy Zachary was able to take home a win.Zachary won a v...

July 7th, 2018 |  


SCC to host annual volleyball camp

DOBSON — Surry Community College will be hosting its annual summer volleyball camp July 16-19 in the campus gym.For four days, girls will be giv...

July 6th, 2018 |  


Local sports briefs

SCC volleyball camp scheduledDOBSON — Surry Community College volleyball team will be hosting its summer camp July 16-19 at Surry.There are two ...

July 5th, 2018 |  


MVAC announces conference awards for baseball

MVAC announces conference awards for baseball

The Mountain Valley Athletic Conference named the 2018 All Conference and Honorable Mention for the 2018 baseball season.West Wilkes came away with Pl...

July 1st, 2018 |  


MVAC awards softball athletes

MVAC awards softball athletes

The Mountain Valley Athletic Conference named its All Conference and Honorable Mention for the 2018 softball season.East Wilkes’ Lauren Rakes wa...

June 30th, 2018 |  


PAC claims 55 State Games medals

PAC claims 55 State Games medals

GREENSBORO — Swimmers from the North Piedmont Aquatic Club (PAC) competed in the 31st annual Powerade State Games of North Carolina this past we...

June 29th, 2018 |  


Region 7 softball team wins bronze

Region 7 softball team wins bronze

GREENSBORO — The Powerade State Softball games took place on the campus of UNC Greensboro and Carolyn Allen Park on June 19 and June 20. Forbush...

June 27th, 2018 |  


Local baseball players play in Powerade Games

Local baseball players play in Powerade Games

GREENSBORO — On June 14-17, the 2018 Powerade State Baseball Games took place on the campuses on UNC Greensboro and Grimsley High School. Baseba...

June 27th, 2018 |  


MVAC all conference announced for men’s tennis

MVAC all conference announced for men’s tennis

The Mountain Valley Athletic Conference announced All Conference for the 2018 men’s tennis season. The 2018 Player of the Year was Elkin’s...

June 23rd, 2018 |  


Punishers win state championship

Punishers win state championship

The Punishers won the Top Gun Summer State Championship in Concord. Players include, bottom, from left, Jazzy Ford, Emma Kate Gough, Keylan Cook, Kenl...

June 23rd, 2018 updated: June 25th, 2018. |  


Surry’s Roberts named Region X Player of Year

DOBSON — Finishing second in the nation in home runs and putting up eye-popping offensive numbers, Surry Community College’s Michael Rober...

June 22nd, 2018 |  


Local sports briefs

SCC volleyball camp scheduledDOBSON — Surry Community College volleyball team will be hosting its summer camp July 16-19 at Surry.There are two ...

June 22nd, 2018 |  


Pardue catches brown trout

Pardue catches brown trout

Eight-year-old Carter Pardue caught a brown trout in the Big Elkin Creek recently. It was 24 inches long and weighed 4.2 pounds. Carter is in the seco...

June 21st, 2018 |  


Triplett signs with Surry

Triplett signs with Surry

Starmount High School athlete, Shea Triplett, signs to play softball at Surry Community College starting this fall. Joining Shea at the signing are, f...

June 21st, 2018 |  


Forbush’s Beane helps team win State Games silver

Forbush’s Beane helps team win State Games silver

GREENSBORO — In the end, Morgan Beane and her teammates on the South team in the Powerade State Games of North Carolina’s women’s so...

June 18th, 2018 |  


Conference, Regional and All State soccer awards announced

Last week, the North Carolina Soccer Coaches Association announced the Women’s soccer All State Players. Forbush High School put three athletes ...

June 17th, 2018 |  


Surry Starfish capture Aquatic Awards

Surry Starfish capture Aquatic Awards

CARY — Members of the Surry County Starfish recently competed in the 2018 Special Olympics Summer Games held at the Triangle Aquatic Center. The...

June 15th, 2018 |  


Local sports briefs

East Wilkes soccer camp scheduled RONDA — East Wilkes will host a youth soccer camp for fourth- through ninth-grade students. The camp will take...

June 14th, 2018 |  


Kennedy signs with Guilford

Kennedy signs with Guilford

Forbush athlete Lance Kennedy signs his letter of intent to play tennis at Guilford College starting this fall. While at Forbush, Kennedy made it to s...

June 13th, 2018 |  


Yadkin County Baseball hosts post-season tournament

Yadkin County Baseball hosts post-season tournament

EAST BEND — Yadkin County Baseball held its post-season tournament over the past few weeks at Fall Creek Elementary School. Teams put on a show ...

June 13th, 2018 |  


Forbush alumnas completes season at Guilford

GREENSBORO — Forbush alumnas, Savannah Yale, recently completed her third season with Guilford College’s softball team. A 5-9 junior, Yale...

June 8th, 2018 |  


Surry Starfish capture medals in Southeast Invitational

Surry Starfish capture medals in Southeast Invitational

GREENSBORO — Members of the Surry County Starfish recently competed in the 2018 Special Olympics Southeastern United States Swimming Invitationa...

June 7th, 2018 |  


Usher signs with Lenior CC

Usher signs with Lenior CC

Starmount student-athlete, Patrick Usher, signs his letter of intent to play baseball at Lenior Community College starting this fall. Usher was joined...

June 6th, 2018 |  


Forbush student tapped as winner of Charlie Adams Endowed Scholarship

CHAPEL HILL — The North Carolina High School Athletic Association announced the 2018 recipients of the Charlie Adams Endowed Scholarship, an awa...

June 6th, 2018 |  


Jonesville 10U finishes perfect season

Jonesville 10U finishes perfect season

The 2018 Jonesville 10U softball team finished a perfect 15-0 season with the East Yadkin Softball Association. The team are 2018 Regular Season Champ...

June 6th, 2018 |  


Local sports briefs

East Wilkes soccer camp scheduled RONDA — East Wilkes will host a youth soccer camp for fourth- through ninth-grade students. The camp will take...

June 6th, 2018 |  


Pearson signs with Cottey College

Pearson signs with Cottey College

Hannah Pearson signs her letter of intent to be a cross-country and track athlete at Cottey College starting the fall. Pearson was a standout athlete ...

May 30th, 2018 |  


Surry honors Jessup, Travis with top athletic honors

Surry honors Jessup, Travis with top athletic honors

DOBSON — Brock Jessup and Hunter Travis swept the top honors for Surry Community College during the school’s annual athletic awards banque...

May 30th, 2018 |  


Local sports briefs

Players Edge volleyball camp informationBOONVILLE — Catawba College volleyball coach, Ginger Hamric, will be hosting Players Edge Volleyball cam...

May 30th, 2018 |  


Best of Prep athletes honored

Best of Prep athletes honored

MOUNT AIRY — The Yadkin Ripple and its sister publications, The Stokes News, The Tribune, Mount Airy News and Carroll News, are pleased to prese...

May 29th, 2018 |  


Starmount athletes sign

Starmount athletes sign

Starmount football player, Antonio Lopez, signs his Letter of Intent to be a walk-on football player at Catawba College starting this fall. Lopez is j...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


Forbush soccer, baseball fall in playoffs

Forbush soccer, baseball fall in playoffs

The Forbush spring sports season has come to an end as the baseball and soccer teams fell in the playoffs. The baseball team made it to the third roun...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


Track and field teams compete

Local track athletes took to the track and field over the past few weeks to compete in the Conference, Regionals and the State Championship. Forbush a...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


Guilford places four on All-ODAC Teams

Guilford places four on All-ODAC Teams

FOREST, Va. — Junior Makayla Carver (Granite Falls, N.C./South Caldwell) became Guilford College’s initial back-to-back First Team All-Old...

May 18th, 2018 |  


Starmount holds tennis fundraiser

Starmount holds tennis fundraiser

BOONVILLE — Starmount High School hosted a community doubles tennis tournament on May 5 in Boonville. The tournament was sponsored by men’...

May 16th, 2018 |  


Lady Rams fall to Alleghany

SPARTA — In the second round of the 1A North Carolina High School Athletic Association softball playoffs, the Starmount Rams faced a familiar fo...

May 15th, 2018 |  


Forbush softball falls in second round

EAST BEND — The 2018 season for Forbush’s softball team came to an end on Friday night at the hands of Mount Pleasant (21-6, 8-2).The Falc...

May 15th, 2018 |  


Forbush baseball advances in 2A playoffs

EAST BEND — It was an exciting first and second round of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 2A Playoffs for the Forbush Falcons...

May 15th, 2018 |  


Forbush soccer takes wins in first, second rounds

EAST BEND — The Forbush women’s soccer team continued its dominating 2018 season with wins in the first and second rounds of the North Car...

May 15th, 2018 |  


NCHSAA 1A golf state championship results

NCHSAA 1A golf state championship results

WEST END — The North Carolina High School Athletic Association’s 1A golf state championship took place at Foxfire Golf Club and Resort in ...

May 15th, 2018 |  


Starmount soccer advances to third round

BOONVILLE — On Saturday afternoon, the Starmount Lady Rams hosted Highlands High School in the second round of the North Carolina High School At...

May 15th, 2018 |  


Surry sending two golfers to nationals

Surry sending two golfers to nationals

DOBSON — Surry Community College’s golf program will be sending two golfers to nationals and another on a golf scholarship to The Apprenti...

May 10th, 2018 |  


Golf Regional results

The end of the 2018 men’s golf season was one for the books. Local teams were able to travel to the state championship and take on their fellow ...

May 9th, 2018 |  


Adkins named as Bears’ new football coach

Adkins named as Bears’ new football coach

RONDA — On Friday morning, Mount Airy High School named former East Wilkes football coach, Jasson “J.K.” Adkins, as the head coach o...

May 9th, 2018 |