Starmount encouraged despite losing back-to-back

Starmount encouraged despite losing back-to-back

BOONVILLE — It’s possible to be unhappy with a loss in a soccer match, yet still be happy with a team’s performance.Starmount (7-4, ...

October 1st, 2015 |  


Lady Elks fall in conference match

Lady Elks fall in conference match

Elkin’s Lady Elks put up a fight but came up just short in Tuesday night’s volleyball match against West Wilkes.The two teams traded set w...

October 1st, 2015 |  


Champions will be named

Champions will be named

Champions are set to be crowned Saturday night at Friendship Motor Speedway, but for many series, fans are left wondering who they will be.One unique ...

September 30th, 2015 |  


Barr earns SAC Specialist of the Week honors

Barr earns SAC Specialist of the Week honors

ROCK HILL, S.C. — Brevard College sophomore setter Erin Barr has been named the AstroTurf South Atlantic Conference Volleyball Specialist of the...

September 30th, 2015 |  


Defensive dominance continues

Defensive dominance continues

RONDA — Every good team has to battle through adversity, and for the East Wilkes Cardinals, they battled for a win Monday night.The Cardinals (5...

September 29th, 2015 |  


East Wilkes football postponed

Monday Night Football is set to begin later Monday, but in Wilkes County, they’re not caring much about the Kansas City Chiefs and Green Bay Pac...

September 26th, 2015 |  


Forbush routs Cherryville

Forbush routs Cherryville

EAST BEND — Forbush routed Cherryville Friday night, and it all started with a big play by its star quarterback.Jackson Cooper scored on a 42-ya...

September 26th, 2015 |  


Fuel series win vacated

Fuel series win vacated

Heavy rain postponed racing action at Friendship Motor Speedway Saturday night, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t some news coming from th...

September 26th, 2015 updated: September 26th, 2015. |  


Starmount bucks Elks

Starmount bucks Elks

Hate. Hate might be a strong word, but it doesn’t even begin to describe the rivalry between the Starmount Rams and Elkin Buckin’ Elks. Ba...

September 26th, 2015 |  


East Wilkes rebounds from Monday’s loss

East Wilkes rebounds from Monday’s loss

The East Wilkes Lady Cardinals knew they had to improve in all areas if they were going to beat Elkin volleyball Tuesday night. It didn’t start ...

September 24th, 2015 |  


Forbush defeats Wilkes Central

Forbush defeats Wilkes Central

Forbush’s Ricardo Osorio kicks the ball in the net for a goal Tuesday night against Wilkes Central. Osorio’s goal would turn out to be the...

September 24th, 2015 updated: September 24th, 2015. |  


Knights place fourth in golf tournament

Knights place fourth in golf tournament

DOBSON — Despite leaving its top two golfers at home and using a lineup strictly comprised of freshmen, Surry Community College’s golf tea...

September 24th, 2015 |  


Starmount victorious in soccer battle

Starmount victorious in soccer battle

Boonville got a taste of the soccer edition of the Battle of the Bridge, and if it’s any indication as to how the football game Friday night wil...

September 24th, 2015 |  


Bitter rivals set for battle

Bitter rivals set for battle

Conference play is set to begin in football, and what better way to start it than with arguably one of the biggest games of the year for two teams?Sta...

September 24th, 2015 |  


Elkin wins in 9-0 rout

Elkin wins in 9-0 rout

Elkin demolished Alleghany in soccer 9-0 Tuesday afternoon, but they did not take much time to celebrate.It’s conference play, and despite the w...

September 24th, 2015 |  


Surry volleyball splits four, now 13-3

Surry volleyball splits four, now 13-3

DOBSON — Surry Community College’s volleyball team is now 13-3 overall and 5-2 in Region X after splitting four contests this past week.Th...

September 22nd, 2015 |  


Forbush gets revenge

Forbush gets revenge

EAST BEND — After losing earlier this month, Forbush had a chance for revenge on East Wilkes, and that’s exactly what the Lady Falcons got...

September 22nd, 2015 |  


Big wreck, big features the theme for last Saturday at Friendship

Big wreck, big features the theme for last Saturday at Friendship

With only a few races left in the season for the classes at Friendship Motor Speedway, things are heating up.George Anen Jr. of Elkin was leading in t...

September 20th, 2015 |  


Starmount knocks off Mount Airy and Surry Central

Starmount knocks off Mount Airy and Surry Central

BOONVILLE — The Mount Airy volleyball team traveled to Boonville Saturday morning with the hopes to continue its stellar undefeated season. Star...

September 20th, 2015 |  


Starmount hangs on for win, set for battle

BOONVILLE — While their season did not start out strong, Starmount football is picking up the pace as they’re set for the Battle of the Br...

September 20th, 2015 |  


Chapter one complete for East Wilkes football

Chapter one complete for East Wilkes football

The East Wilkes Cardinals have separated their football season into numerous chapters, and with a successful chapter one, they’re ready to turn ...

September 20th, 2015 |  


Making the right moves

Making the right moves

Mooresville’s Donnie Chappell made the right moves this year in more ways than one, and thanks to that, he’s $3,000 richer.Chappell jumped...

September 20th, 2015 |  


Week five HS football preview

Week five HS football preview

Week five is upon the Yadkin Valley, and while there aren’t any huge rivalry games, there are plenty of intriguing matchups this weekend.East Wi...

September 18th, 2015 |  


Forbush Falcons Head Coach Seth Davis said Monday that Wednesday night’s match against West Forsyth was going to be tight, and he was exactly ri...

September 17th, 2015 updated: September 17th, 2015. |  


Starmount volleyball victorious over Elkin

Starmount volleyball victorious over Elkin

The Starmount Rams volleyball squad started out ugly Tuesday night against the Lady Elks, but at least it ended pretty.Despite losing the first set 25...

September 17th, 2015 |  


Friendship Motor Speedway Preview

Friendship Motor Speedway Preview

The Fuel Racing Series returns Saturday night to Friendship Motor Speedway, and while there are plenty of drivers gunning for the big check at the end...

September 16th, 2015 |  


Starmount not happy after 10-4 win

Starmount not happy after 10-4 win

BOONVILLE — Normally, when a soccer team scores eight goals in one half, and 10 in a game, the coach, and its players celebrate after a hard fou...

September 15th, 2015 |  


Falcons fight for 4-2 win

Falcons fight for 4-2 win

EAST BEND — Forbush soccer’s Ryan Miller scored a hat trick in a win over Dudley Monday night.Up 2-1 at halftime thanks to a goal from Mil...

September 15th, 2015 |  


East Wilkes flying high

East Wilkes flying high

RONDA — The East Wilkes Cardinals are flying right now, and after Friday night’s football game against North Stokes, they show no signs of...

September 13th, 2015 |  


Football rivals come together as one

Football rivals come together as one

EAST BEND — Friday night pitted the Starmount Rams and Forbush Falcons against one another in the Unifi Bowl, but perhaps the biggest play of th...

September 12th, 2015 |  


Make it ten!

Make it ten!

EAST BEND — On a Friday night in East Bend, the Starmount Rams were out to prove doubters wrong.Despite starting the season 0-2, the Rams (1-2) ...

September 12th, 2015 |  


East Wilkes dominates Alleghany

RONDA — The East Wilkes Cardinals women’s tennis team continued its winning streak with a win against Alleghany Tuesday afternoon.At press...

September 10th, 2015 |  


Lady Elks stay undefeated

Lady Elks stay undefeated

WEST JEFFERSON — Elkin’s Lady Elks continued their domination on the tennis court with a win over Ashe County on Tuesday.The Lady Elks (6-...

September 10th, 2015 |  


Forbush poised to make some noise

Forbush poised to make some noise

EAST BEND — The Forbush men’s soccer program is a strong one, and they’re showing it with big performances against Starmount and Elk...

September 10th, 2015 |  


Yadkin Valley hunters leave summer as champions

RALEIGH — Youth teams affiliated with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission emerged as junior and senior division champions at the 30th annual ...

September 10th, 2015 |  


Forbush, Starmount set for Unifi Bowl

Forbush, Starmount set for Unifi Bowl

Friday night features week four of football action, with the game of the night happening in East Bend.The Forbush Falcons (2-1) and Starmount Rams (0-...

September 9th, 2015 |  


Fan Appreciation Day at Friendship

Fan Appreciation Day at Friendship

Following another round of racing at Friendship Motor Speedway on Labor Day Weekend, the speedway is set to have Fan Appreciation Night this Saturday....

September 9th, 2015 |  


Southern 500 tradition returns to Labor Day Weekend

Southern 500 tradition returns to Labor Day Weekend

DARLINGTON, S.C. — Tradition returned to Darlington Raceway over Labor Day weekend, and it was exactly what NASCAR needed.Missouri’s Carl ...

September 8th, 2015 |  


Late game heroics give Falcons win

Late game heroics give Falcons win

Late in Saturday’s football contest between Forbush and North Wilkes, when the Forbush Falcons needed someone to move the chain, they could coun...

September 6th, 2015 |  


Frustrating loss for Buckin’ Elks

Frustrating loss for Buckin’ Elks

The Elkin football team came out strong in the first quarter of Thursday night’s matchup against Mount Airy, but like a sweater that got unravel...

September 6th, 2015 |  


East Wilkes tennis wins through depth

RONDA — East Wilkes women’s tennis defeated Starmount Tuesday night, and it’s a testament to the team’s depth this season.Desp...

September 3rd, 2015 |  


Elkin tennis dominates

Elkin tennis dominates

The Elkin women’s tennis team defeated North Wilkes in a rout Tuesday night.Elkin (4-0) continued its strong start with an 8-1 win, and simply d...

September 3rd, 2015 |  


Volleyball thriller at East Wilkes

Volleyball thriller at East Wilkes

RONDA — Volleyball fans at East Wilkes High School got their money’s worth Tuesday night as the Cardinals took on the Forbush Falcons in a...

September 3rd, 2015 |  


Thursday night football for Elkin/Mount Airy

Thursday night football for Elkin/Mount Airy

Week three is upon the area for high school football season, and with the Labor Day weekend approaching, off weekends stifle Starmount’s, Elkin&...

September 2nd, 2015 |  


Teams place high in tourney

Teams place high in tourney

The Carolina Xtreme 8U team performed well in only its second tournament. Many members of the team have never played travel ball before. They had a se...

September 2nd, 2015 |  


Rams fight for comeback win

Rams fight for comeback win

BOONVILLE — For the Starmount men’s soccer team, Monday night was one they’ll never forget.After falling down 1-0 at halftime, the S...

September 1st, 2015 |  


Birthday boy gets win

Birthday boy gets win

Birthday boy wins SECA Late ModelsIf you were to ask Dobson’s Chase McCormick Saturday if a feature win at Friendship Motor Speedway or piece of...

September 1st, 2015 |  


Football fun off the field

Football fun off the field

Elkin City Schools hosts a cookout before Friday night’s matchup between Elkin and North Surry.Three members of the Jr. Elks football teams smil...

August 31st, 2015 |  


Big plays lead to big loss for Buckin’ Elks

Big plays lead to big loss for Buckin’ Elks

The Elkin Buckin’ Elks showed signs of strength at Grissom Stadium Friday night against the North Surry Greyhounds. However, they also gave up s...

August 29th, 2015 |  


Lady Elks take down Cardinals

Lady Elks take down Cardinals

RONDA — East Wilkes women’s tennis played host to rival Elkin Thursday night, and it was the Lady Elks who emerged victorious.Each match w...

August 28th, 2015 |