Surry County team makes history with World Series berth

Surry County team makes history with World Series berth

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. — The Surry County Mudcats Senior Babe Ruth (ages 16-18) baseball team made county history on July 19-23.The Mudcats, manage...

August 2nd, 2017 |  


Local sports briefs

Summer Skills soccer camp scheduledEAST BEND — The Summer Skills soccer camp is scheduled for Aug. 7-10 from 8 to 10:30 a.m. at the Forbush High...

August 1st, 2017 |  


Local sports briefs

Starmount football practice begins in JulyBOONVILLE — Starmount football will begin practice on July 31 with a team meeting at 5:30 p.m. with pr...

July 27th, 2017 |  


Local players shine in Senior American Legion Baseball

Local players shine in Senior American Legion Baseball

Four area athletes excelled and recently completed their season for the Mocksville-Davie American Legions.Matt Martir-Tullock of Traphill, and a recen...

July 26th, 2017 |  


Swaim commits to Greensboro College

Swaim commits to Greensboro College

Recent Forbush graduate, Kelsey Swaim, committed to play softball at Greensboro College starting this fall. Swaim played softball at Forbush High Scho...

July 26th, 2017 |  


Camp kicks off volleyball season for SCC Knights

Camp kicks off volleyball season for SCC Knights

DOBSON — With three seasoned sophomores and a talented crop of freshmen, Surry Community College’s volleyball team was ready to tip off th...

July 26th, 2017 |  


Local sports briefs

Elite baseball looking for two new playersYADKINVILLE — Two well-established travel teams are looking to add up to two additional players that c...

July 20th, 2017 |  


Forbush and Starmount name their student athletes of the month

Forbush and Starmount name their student athletes of the month

Starmount High School’s 2016-17 Edward Jones’ Student Athletes of the Months include September - Faith Brewer, October - Jeyson Pineda, No...

July 19th, 2017 |  


Local student sings national anthem in front of record crowd

Local student sings national anthem in front of record crowd

WINSTON SALEM — Matthew Pinnix, a fourth-grader from West Yadkin Elementary, took his talents to the ball field where he sang the national anthe...

July 19th, 2017 |  


Surry volleyball named NJCAA All-Academic team

Surry volleyball named NJCAA All-Academic team

COLORADO SPRING, Colo. — The National Junior College Athletic Association has announced the top academic programs for the 2016-2017 school year ...

July 18th, 2017 |  


Local sports briefs

Elite baseball coming to Yadkin CountyYADKINVILLE — Two well-established travel teams are looking to add up to two additional players that can c...

July 12th, 2017 |  


Yadkin County 10U All-Stars named state champions

Yadkin County 10U All-Stars named state champions

EAST BEND — Yadkin County All-Stars won the 10U Cal Ripken State Tournament hosted at Fall Creek Elementary School last week. The team started w...

July 12th, 2017 |  


Forbush football schedule released

Forbush football schedule released

EAST BEND — The 2017 football schedule has been released for Forbush High School. Last season the Falcons held an overall record of 5-6 and a co...

July 11th, 2017 |  


Starmount football schedule released

Starmount football schedule released

BOONVILLE — The 2017 football schedule has been released for Starmount High School. Last season the Rams held an overall record of 2-10 and a co...

July 11th, 2017 |  


Local sports briefs

Elite baseball coming to Yadkin CountyYADKINVILLE — Two well-established travel teams are looking to add up to two additional players that can c...

July 6th, 2017 |  


Surry CC offers taxidermy orientation on July 29

Surry CC offers taxidermy orientation on July 29

DOBSON — Anyone interested in learning more about the Taxidermy classes offered by Surry Community College is encouraged to attend an orientatio...

July 5th, 2017 |  


Punishers end weekend undefeated, win gold bracket

Punishers end weekend undefeated, win gold bracket

SILER CITY — Out of 16 teams, Elkin’s NC Punishers came out undefeated as the No. 1 seed and Gold bracket champions. The girls had an impr...

July 5th, 2017 |  


Surry’s Huntley, Lambert named baseball All-Americans

Surry’s Huntley, Lambert named baseball All-Americans

DOBSON — It’s been nearly a month since Surry Community College’s baseball team played its last game, but the Knights are still reap...

July 5th, 2017 |  


Local sports briefs

East Wilkes tennis campRONDA — Coach Aaron Simmons, along with current and former East Wilkes tennis players, will be holding tennis clinics for...

June 29th, 2017 |  


No fishing license needed to fish on July 4

RALEIGH — July 4 is “free fishing day” in North Carolina where everyone — residents and non-residents alike — can fish i...

June 28th, 2017 |  


Local softball athletes place fourth in Powerade Games

Local softball athletes place fourth in Powerade Games

GREENSBORO — The Powerade State Games softball tournament was held last week in Greensboro with regions across the state competing for a medal. ...

June 27th, 2017 |  


Forbush baseball players compete in Greensboro

Forbush baseball players compete in Greensboro

GREENSBORO — The Powerade State Games baseball games were held at the UNC Greensboro baseball stadium last week. Five local athletes made the ro...

June 27th, 2017 |  


High Schools hold successful camps

High Schools hold successful camps

Starmount High School held its annual softball camp for future Lady Rams last week in Boonville. The camp was a success with more than 40 participants...

June 21st, 2017 |  


Six Lady Falcons named All-Region

Six Lady Falcons named All-Region

Although other conferences had teams represented in the 2A ranks of Region 9 of the N.C. Soccer Coaches Association, it was players from the Western P...

June 21st, 2017 |  


Local sports briefs

Swim Lessons in ElkinELKIN — Summer swim lessons will be held at Elkin Municipal Pool starting May 29. Elkin residents rate is $25, while the no...

June 20th, 2017 |  


Local sports briefs

Swim Lessons in ElkinELKIN — Summer swim lessons will be held at Elkin Municipal Pool starting May 29. Elkin residents rate is $25, while the no...

June 15th, 2017 |  


Yadkinville 8U softball named regular season county champions

Yadkinville 8U softball named regular season county champions

The Yadkinville 8u softball team earned the title of regular season county champs. Team members are, front row, from left, Kenlee Brantley, Valeria Am...

June 15th, 2017 |  


Wells Fargo Conference Cup standings announced

Wells Fargo, along with the North Carolina High School Athletic Association, has announced the final standings in the Wells Fargo Conference Cup compe...

June 14th, 2017 |  


East Bend Wildcat major division sweeps season

East Bend Wildcat major division sweeps season

The East Bend Wildcat Major division baseball team had a successful 2016-2017 season. The Wildcats were named preseason champions, regular season cham...

June 14th, 2017 |  


Powerade State Games rosters released

Powerade State Games rosters released

The 2017 Powerade State Games rosters have been released for baseball, softball and soccer. Several local players from Forbush and East Wilkes made th...

June 14th, 2017 |  


Surry’s run in CWS ends

Surry’s run in CWS ends

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. — If you were born the last time Surry Community College had earned a spot in the National Junior College Athletic Associatio...

June 5th, 2017 |  


Local sports briefs

Swim Lessons in ElkinELKIN — Summer swim lessons will be held at Elkin Municipal Pool starting May 29. Elkin residents rate is $25, while the no...

June 5th, 2017 |  


Forbush athletes sign with Surry Community College

Forbush athletes sign with Surry Community College

Katie Moncus signs her letter of of intent to play volleyball at Surry Community College this fall. She is joined at the signing by her parents, Maggi...

May 31st, 2017 |  


Region and All-State soccer players awarded

Region and All-State soccer players awarded

With the 2016-2017 men’s and women’s soccer seasons in the books, the final awards have been handed out. Forbush and Starmount each came a...

May 31st, 2017 |  


Local sports briefs

Swim Lessons in ElkinELKIN — Summer swim lessons will be held at Elkin Municipal Pool starting May 29. Elkin residents rate is $25, while the no...

May 30th, 2017 |  


Yearbook dedicated to McKnight

Yearbook dedicated to McKnight

Every year the Forbush yearbook staff dedicates the yearbook to a deserving individual who has had an important role at Forbush High School. They care...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Forbush baseball fired up

Forbush baseball fired up

Forbush High School — As the school year is coming to a close, the Forbush Falcons baseball team is just getting fired up. The Falcons stand str...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Behind the Scenes: Graduation

Behind the Scenes: Graduation

The season of graduation is such a wonderlust time! You’re finally done with your high school education and you’re moving on in your life,...

May 25th, 2017 |  


All in the name of graduation

Graduation can come with a wide variety of emotion ranging from happiness to sadness, and from excitement to relief. Some students are as ready as it ...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Local sports briefs

Jack Williams Memorial Golf TournamentYADKINVILLE — The annual Jack Williams Memorial Golf Tournament will take place on June 4 at the Yadkin Co...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Falcons win third round, fall in fourth

Falcons win third round, fall in fourth

EAST BEND — On paper, the Forbush Falcons baseball team had the perfect set up to go all the way in the 2A NCHSAA Playoffs. As things sometimes ...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Local track athletes compete at State Championship

GREENSBORO — The 2017 Track and Field season has come to a close, with several local athletes competing at the 2A State Championship on Friday. ...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


MVAC awards All Conference for women’s soccer

MVAC awards All Conference for women’s soccer

The Mountain Valley Athletic Conference announced the All Conference and Honorable Mention recipients for the 2017 women’s soccer season. Player...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Falcons win third round, fall in fourth

Falcons win third round, fall in fourth

EAST BEND — On paper, the Forbush Falcons baseball team had the perfect set up to go all the way in the 2A NCHSAA Playoffs. As things always go ...

May 20th, 2017 updated: May 21st, 2017. |  


Forbush baseball advances to third round of state playoffs

EAST BEND — The Forbush Falcons baseball team ended its second round playoff game against Draughn in spectacular fashion on Saturday night. Cart...

May 17th, 2017 |  


A note from the faculty editor

This edition of YCS News features some of our best senior writers on staff. I am honored to have worked with these amazing, talented writers and photo...

May 17th, 2017 |  


FHS: a senior’s retrospection and prospection

FHS: a senior’s retrospection and prospection

We seniors at Forbush High School are in the midst of our last two weeks of free, public education. Each period brings us an hour and one half closer ...

May 17th, 2017 |  


A note from the student editor: a senior year perspective

We made it. Well, almost.At the beginning of this year, I felt the excitement that only a senior could feel. In the past, I simply experienced the sam...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Pucker up, Petree!

Pucker up, Petree!

Everyone knows that Christmas time is the season of giving, but this spring weather didn’t stop the Starmount students from giving their hearts ...

May 17th, 2017 |  


SHS Prom Fashion: 50th Year Edition

SHS Prom Fashion: 50th Year Edition

Over the decades, prom fashion has drastically altered. From hoop-skirts, to princess-like dresses, to the modern day “two pieces,” the fa...

May 17th, 2017 |