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 |  


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 |  


Wrestling Roundup

Wrestling Roundup

KING — On Friday, the West Stokes Wildcats hosted a Quad-Meet with South Stokes, Forbush, and Carver. South Stokes went 3-0 on the evening with ...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Lady Eagles ready for the challenge

Lady Eagles ready for the challenge

DOBSON — When Surry Central’s 2015 volleyball team was on its game, it was as good as any team in the area. However, as Coach Carrie Hutch...

August 8th, 2016 |  


East Wilkes steals win against North Stokes, 10-4

East Wilkes steals win against North Stokes, 10-4

RONDA — After a tough loss last week to Forbush, the East Wilkes Cardinals bounced back on Tuesday night with a 10-4 nonconference win over Nort...

March 9th, 2016 |  


Lady Rams fall to West Stokes

KING — The Starmount Rams faced their stiffest competition to date, as they traveled to West Stokes Wednesday night for a nonconference encounte...

March 9th, 2016 |  


Forbush falls to North Surry in first round

Forbush falls to North Surry in first round

MOUNT AIRY — Forbush’s boys gave it all they had in their third meeting of the year with Western Piedmont 2A bully North Surry.Unfortunate...

February 24th, 2016 |  


Lady Falcons’ season ends

Lady Falcons’ season ends

EAST BEND — A memorable season of high school basketball came to an end in heartbreaking fashion for the Forbush girls on Tuesday night.After le...

February 24th, 2016 |  


Forbush’s McMillan earns state championship

Forbush’s McMillan earns state championship

GREENSBORO — Forbush’s Isaac McMillan had quite a year on the mat, and finished it with a state championship Saturday afternoon.McMillan w...

February 23rd, 2016 |  


Forbush girls win WPAC Tournament

Forbush girls win WPAC Tournament

WINSTON-SALEM — It won’t matter much in the grand scheme of things, but the third time was a charm for the Forbush girls’ basketball...

February 23rd, 2016 |  


State playoff brackets released

There’s a hidden advantage to knowing one’s opponent, even if it has gotten the better of a team the past two times it’s played the ...

February 23rd, 2016 |  


Forbush’s Paige Keaton signs with Catawba

Forbush’s Paige Keaton signs with Catawba

EAST BEND — Coaches often show praise to a player who executes her tasks with the entire team in mind. Forbush senior Paige Keaton is a perfect ...

February 18th, 2016 |  


Runners close out indoor track season

Runners close out indoor track season

WINSTON-SALEM — With a limited supply of six runners from the tri-county area competing in the 1A/2A Indoor Track & Field State Championship...

February 17th, 2016 updated: February 17th, 2016. |  


Swimmers close out season at states

Swimmers close out season at states

CARY — Plenty of swimmers from the region traversed to Cary Saturday for the NCHSAA 1A/2A state swimming championships, closing the book on anot...

February 16th, 2016 |  


Basketball: WPAC Tournament preview and state playoff scenarios

Basketball: WPAC Tournament preview and state playoff scenarios

Conference tournament time is among us, and Forbush fans have reason to be confident heading into it.As of Monday night, the Falcons girls basketball ...

February 16th, 2016 |  


Forbush sends three wrestlers to state

Forbush sends three wrestlers to state

WALNUT COVE — Forbush will send three wrestlers to the state tournament this weekend (Feb. 18-20) in Greensboro. Isaac McMillan, Caleb Price and...

February 16th, 2016 |  


Forbush sends many swimmers to states

Forbush sends many swimmers to states

HUNTERSVILLE — Forbush sent 17 of its individuals and relay racers south to Huntersville Friday night for the chance to compete for a state cham...

February 11th, 2016 |  


Falcons top Statesville 75-66; Girls flat in loss to Statesville

Falcons top Statesville 75-66; Girls flat in loss to Statesville

In order to jump out to a lead in Monday night’s win over Statesville, Head Coach Jody Christopherson said the big thing they concentrated on ea...

February 10th, 2016 |  


Basketball: Starmount splits Friday night games; Gregory surpasses 1,000-point mark

Basketball: Starmount splits Friday night games; Gregory surpasses 1,000-point mark

Starmount split Friday night’s games on the road against Wilkes Central.BoysWILKESBORO — Starmount held Wilkes Central to just 10 points i...

February 9th, 2016 |  


Lady Falcons pull off comeback

Lady Falcons pull off comeback

DOBSON — The Lady Eagles bounced back from a third-quarter hole only to let the lead slip away in the last four minutes against Forbush.Surry Ce...

February 9th, 2016 |  


Falcons blow 25-point lead, lose to Eagles

Falcons blow 25-point lead, lose to Eagles

DOBSON — Surry Central trailed by 25 points, but roared back to beat Forbush 69-66 for its first conference win of the season on Friday night.Th...

February 9th, 2016 |  


Basketball: Starmount splits Friday night games; Gregory surpasses 1,000-point mark

Basketball: Starmount splits Friday night games; Gregory surpasses 1,000-point mark

Starmount split Friday night’s games on the road against Wilkes Central.BOYSWILKESBORO - Starmount held Wilkes Central to just 10 points in the ...

February 7th, 2016 |  


Swimming: Rosters set for regionals

Swimming: Rosters set for regionals

Swimmers in both the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference and Western Piedmont Athletic Conference are ready to hit the pool at the Huntersville Family...

February 4th, 2016 |  


Starmount drops Wednesday night games

Following a trip to Millers Creek for games against West Wilkes Tuesday night, Starmount dropped both games Wednesday night on the road at Ashe County...

February 4th, 2016 |  


Wrestling: Mountain Valley Athletic Conference tournament results

Wrestling: Mountain Valley Athletic Conference tournament results

BOONVILLE — West Wilkes took home the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference championship Saturday, but not without a close battle with some local ...

February 1st, 2016 |  


Mountain Valley Basketball: Weekend roundup

Mountain Valley Basketball: Weekend roundup

Girls BasketballEast Wilkes 61 - Starmount 21The Lady Cardinals’ won big Friday night thanks to an offensive frenzy that saw every player come o...

January 31st, 2016 |  


Basketball: Thursday night rundown

Basketball: Thursday night rundown

With the makeup week for teams in full bloom, here’s how the teams did across the county Thursday night.Girls BasketballElkin 47 - West Wilkes 2...

January 29th, 2016 |  


Basketball: Rivals clash in Boonville

Basketball: Rivals clash in Boonville

BOONVILLE — Rivals clashed in Boonville Wednesday night as the second edition of the Battle of the Bridge took place between Starmount and Elkin...

January 28th, 2016 |  


Remembering a legend: Barney Hall

Remembering a legend: Barney Hall

The motor racing world lost one of its all-time greats this week — a man from Elkin who gave NASCAR its voice.Barney Hall passed away late Tuesd...

January 28th, 2016 updated: January 28th, 2016. |  


Snow continues to push games

Snow continues to push games

Icing is a common sports term. It can mentally disrupt a kicker or shooter in football or basketball, or an infraction in hockey. However, icing took ...

January 26th, 2016 |  


Junior golfers invited to participate in shootout

GREENSBORO — The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour (HJGT) invites golfers to play in the Grandover Junior Shootout. This event will be held at the Gran...

January 25th, 2016 updated: January 25th, 2016. |  


Meet the team scheduled

MOUTH OF WILSON, Va. — Oak Hill Academy, home of the nationally acclaimed Warriors basketball team, will be hosting a “Meet our Gold Team&...

January 25th, 2016 |  


Surry volleyball tryout moved to Feb. 20

DOBSON — Due to inclement weather this past weekend, the Surry Community College volleyball tryouts originally scheduled for Jan. 23 were cancel...

January 25th, 2016 |  


NCHSAA realignment potentially affects Forbush

NCHSAA realignment potentially affects Forbush

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association released a second draft of the realignment set to take effect in 2017, and Forbush High School loo...

January 24th, 2016 |  


Girls BB: Elkin junior Kylie Thomas to participate in “Select 60” program

Girls BB: Elkin junior Kylie Thomas to participate in “Select 60” program

While the Elkin Lady Elks have been red hot this season, one junior is taking a step to better herself for the next one.Kylie Thomas, a junior at Elki...

January 24th, 2016 updated: January 24th, 2016. |  


Forbush basketball: The week ahead

EAST BEND — The Forbush girls basketball team only had one game this past week, but they made sure to make it count.The Lady Falcons made easy w...

January 19th, 2016 |  


BB: Starmount boys eke out a win, girls struggle against full-court press

HAYS — The Starmount boys and girls split their games Friday night against North Wilkes.Boys : Starmount 26 - North Wilkes 25Every point mattere...

January 19th, 2016 |  


BB: Starmount boys eke out a win, girls struggle against full-court press

HAYS — The Starmount boys and girls split their games Friday night against North Wilkes.Boys : Starmount 26 - North Wilkes 25Every point mattere...

January 17th, 2016 |  


What’s going on in sports

ElkinFriday4:00pm - J Girls Basketball @ East Wilkes (Ronda)4:00pm - V Girls Swimming Elkin High School (Yadkinville)4:00pm - V Boys Swimming Elkin Hi...

January 12th, 2016 |  


Forbush week in review

Forbush week in review

EAST BEND — Last week saw the Forbush Falcons girls basketball team continue its strong run it’s been on over the past few weeks, while th...

January 12th, 2016 |  


Forbush closes out year as champs

Forbush closes out year as champs

GALAX, Va. — Before 2015 came to an end, the Forbush Falcons girls basketball team made sure it’d close it out as champions.The Falcons wo...

January 5th, 2016 |  


Starmount Student-Athletes of the Month named

Starmount Student-Athletes of the Month named

BOONVILLE — Starmount recently named its Student-Athletes of the Month for the months of October and November, and neither two are surprising at...

December 29th, 2015 |  


Student-Athlete Stories: Jessica Funk

Student-Athlete Stories: Jessica Funk

Putting in one’s best effort is all a person can do, but for one Forbush grad turned Lenoir-Rhyne student-athlete, she is always trying to push ...

December 23rd, 2015 updated: December 23rd, 2015. |  


Baseball Academy registration open

The U.S Baseball Academy’s Spring Training 2016 is coming to Elkin High School early in the new year.On Jan. 16, 23, 30, and Feb. 30, the camp w...

December 23rd, 2015 |  


Student-Athlete Stories: Erin Barr

Student-Athlete Stories: Erin Barr

To be a champion in any sport, one has to set the bar high to always be as competitive as they can be. For Brevard College’s Erin Barr, setting ...

December 20th, 2015 |  


RECAP: Rams fall to Huskies

RECAP: Rams fall to Huskies

BOONVILLE — Friday night’s games did not have the endings for which the Starmount boys or girls basketball teams had hoped.GIRLS: Ashe Cou...

December 20th, 2015 |  


Successful week for Forbush girls

Successful week for Forbush girls

It’s been an interesting week for the Forbush girls basketball program, starting off with taking down the defending 2A champions for the second ...

December 13th, 2015 updated: December 14th, 2015. |  


Forbush Weekly Recap: How sweep it is!

Forbush Weekly Recap: How sweep it is!

The Forbush boys basketball program continued to roll, fighting through fatigue to rattle off three wins, extending their winning streak to five games...

December 13th, 2015 updated: December 14th, 2015. |  


Wrestling big for Big “A”

Wrestling big for Big “A”

EAST BEND — It’s fitting that in a tournament named in memory of the late great Austin Macemore, Starmount would perform well.Nine schools...

December 13th, 2015 updated: December 13th, 2015. |  


Eagles fly over Buckin’ Elks

The Elkin boys basketball team was tough to beat in the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference back in 2013, winning the regular season championship. Sin...

December 12th, 2015 |