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Jim Fuller

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BOONVILLE — A two-run single by Sawyer Davis finished off an 11-hit performance by Starmount as the Rams defeated Alleghany, 11-1, in five innings Tuesday night.
Henry Stone went the distance, allowing four hits, walking one, and striking out five. The Alleghany run was unearned.
Stone helped his cause with two hits. Cody Whitaker also had

Rams 'Stone' Trojans

BOONVILLE — A two-run single by Sawyer Davis finished off an 11-hit performance by Starmount as the Rams defeated Alleghany, 11-1, in five innings Tuesday night. Henry Stone went the distance, allowing four hits, walking one, and striking out five. The Alleghany run was unearned. Stone helped his cause with two hits. Cody Whitaker also had

BOONVILLE — Claire Maske and four goals as seven different Rams recorded either a goal or an assist or both in an 8-0 win over Alleghany Tuesday night.
“I thought we played a very solid game,” Starmount coach Dale Draughn said, “but in the first half we had players out of position and I think we got a little shot happy afte

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BOONVILLE — Claire Maske and four goals as seven different Rams recorded either a goal or an assist or both in an 8-0 win over Alleghany Tuesday night. “I thought we played a very solid game,” Starmount coach Dale Draughn said, “but in the first half we had players out of position and I think we got a little shot happy afte

Elkin leads Wells Fargo standings

With a sweep of the swimming championships, Elkin still sits at the top after the winter season of the Wells Fargo Cup standings for the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference. Wilkes Central is in second with a league title in women's basketball and a solid second-place finish in wrestling, while the third spot belongs to Ashe County. Conference St

Cody Whitaker, Henry Stone and Sawyer Davis helped take Starmount to an early 3-0 lead and Dalton Oliver kept it going on the mound as the Rams defeated Elkin, 5-2, in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference game Monday.
Starmount extended its lead to 4-0 with the help on an error and a wild pitch in the fifth. They plated one more in the seventh wh

Rams top Elks, 5-2

Cody Whitaker, Henry Stone and Sawyer Davis helped take Starmount to an early 3-0 lead and Dalton Oliver kept it going on the mound as the Rams defeated Elkin, 5-2, in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference game Monday. Starmount extended its lead to 4-0 with the help on an error and a wild pitch in the fifth. They plated one more in the seventh wh

Cody Whitaker, Henry Stone and Sawyer Davis helped take Starmount to an early 3-0 lead and Dalton Oliver kept it going on the mound as the Rams defeated Elkin, 5-2, in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference game Monday.
Starmount extended its lead to 4-0 with the help on an error and a wild pitch in the fifth. They plated one more in the seventh wh

Rams top Elks, 5-2

Cody Whitaker, Henry Stone and Sawyer Davis helped take Starmount to an early 3-0 lead and Dalton Oliver kept it going on the mound as the Rams defeated Elkin, 5-2, in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference game Monday. Starmount extended its lead to 4-0 with the help on an error and a wild pitch in the fifth. They plated one more in the seventh wh

*Dates, times, and locations subject to change
Tuesday, March 24
Baseball
Starmount 11, Alleghany 1 (5)
East Wilkes 4, Ashe County 3
Elkin 5, Wilkes Central 1
Men's tennis
North Surry 8, Forbush 1
Elkin 9, Starmount 0
West Wilkes at East Wilkes, no report
Softball
Alleghany 4, Starmount 2
East Wilkes 10, Ashe County 0
Wilkes Central 10

Recent results and upcoming schedule

*Dates, times, and locations subject to change Tuesday, March 24 Baseball Starmount 11, Alleghany 1 (5) East Wilkes 4, Ashe County 3 Elkin 5, Wilkes Central 1 Men's tennis North Surry 8, Forbush 1 Elkin 9, Starmount 0 West Wilkes at East Wilkes, no report Softball Alleghany 4, Starmount 2 East Wilkes 10, Ashe County 0 Wilkes Central 10

Results, scheduled announced

*Dates, times, and locations subject to change Tuesday, March 17 Baseball Elkin 5, Alleghany 2 Ashe County 6, Starmount 2 East Wilkes 10, North Wilkes 2 Men's Tennis Elkin 9, Ashe County 0 East Wilkes 9, Alleghany 0 Softball Elkin 13, Alleghany 3 Starmount 13, Ashe County 1 East Wilkes 4, North Wilkes 0 Women's soccer Mount Airy 3, St

Cards win weightlifting invite

EAST BEND — East Wilkes High School claimed the team championship at the Yadkin Valley Invitational weightlifting competition at Forbush High School Saturday. “Two years ago, they didn't have a single winner,” Forbush coach Chris Johnson said of East Wilkes. “J.K. (Adkins) has done a great job getting them excited about it.

Results, schedules announced

*Dates, times, and locations subject to change Monday, March 23 Baseball Starmount 5, Elkin 2 Forbush 1, Mount Tabor Men's tennis Elkin 9, Alleghany 0 Bishop McGuinness at East Wilkes, moved to Wed. Softball Elkin 12, Starmount 10 Forbush at Starmount, ppd. Women's soccer Forbush 4, West Lincoln 0 Tuesday, March 24 Baseball Alleghany

Cards win weightlifting invite

EAST BEND — East Wilkes High School claimed the team championship at the Yadkin Valley Invitational weightlifting competition at Forbush High School Saturday. “Two years ago, they didn't have a single winner,” Forbush coach Chris Johnson said of East Wilkes. “J.K. (Adkins) has done a great job getting them excited about it.

WALKERTOWN — Walkertown rallied from a seven-run deficit entering the bottom of the fourth inning with eight unanswered runs to take a 10-9 nonconference win over East Wilkes Saturday afternoon.
“Any time you lose one like that, it's tough,” East coach Justin Call said. “But I thought we learned a lot about ourselves today.

'Pack edges Cards

WALKERTOWN — Walkertown rallied from a seven-run deficit entering the bottom of the fourth inning with eight unanswered runs to take a 10-9 nonconference win over East Wilkes Saturday afternoon. “Any time you lose one like that, it's tough,” East coach Justin Call said. “But I thought we learned a lot about ourselves today.

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RONDA — East Wilkes needed an extra inning to defeat rival powerhouse West Wilkes, 2-1, in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference softball game Friday night. With the win, the Cardinals improved to 4-1 overall and 3-0 in the conference. The Blackhawks fell to 5-1 and 1-1. The Cards host Ashe County Tuesday. Baseball West Wilkes 6, East Wil

Strikeout Cancer Night at Elkin

Due to rain, Elkin High School's first Strikeout Cancer Night was moved from Friday night to Monday night. The Buckin' Elks will host Starmount for junior varsity and varsity baseball. The festivities will include a pink fire truck; and the sale of special pink Strikeout Cancer T-shirts with all proceeds going to a local family in need in the Elki

EAST BEND — Nolan Flachofsky pitched six innings of shutout ball as Reagan defeated Forbush, 1-0, in a nonconference game Saturday afternoon.
Reagan scored the game's only run in the fourth when Hunter Sprinkle singled; moved to third on a double by Chase Lane; and scored on a sacrifice fly by Jacob Hartle.
Carson Fulp took the loss working

Reagan edges Forbush, 1-0

EAST BEND — Nolan Flachofsky pitched six innings of shutout ball as Reagan defeated Forbush, 1-0, in a nonconference game Saturday afternoon. Reagan scored the game's only run in the fourth when Hunter Sprinkle singled; moved to third on a double by Chase Lane; and scored on a sacrifice fly by Jacob Hartle. Carson Fulp took the loss working

EAST BEND — Charly McCormick scored one early and Madison York scored one late as Forbush turned away Ashe County, 2-0, in a physical, nonconference soccer game Wednesday night.
It was a “typical Ashe County-Forbush game,” Forbush coach Kenan James said.
“It was a good test of where we are,” Ashe County coach Wes Rou

Forbush tops Ashe County, 2-0

EAST BEND — Charly McCormick scored one early and Madison York scored one late as Forbush turned away Ashe County, 2-0, in a physical, nonconference soccer game Wednesday night. It was a “typical Ashe County-Forbush game,” Forbush coach Kenan James said. “It was a good test of where we are,” Ashe County coach Wes Rou

Elkin overcame a slow start to defeat Mount Airy, 8-2, in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference game Wednesday night.
Daniel Brinegar, making his first start at pitcher since the eighth grade, went the distance to pick up the win. Brinegar allowed two hits, hit a batter, walked none, and struck out 12. Both Mount Airy runs were unearned.
“I

The distance

Elkin overcame a slow start to defeat Mount Airy, 8-2, in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference game Wednesday night. Daniel Brinegar, making his first start at pitcher since the eighth grade, went the distance to pick up the win. Brinegar allowed two hits, hit a batter, walked none, and struck out 12. Both Mount Airy runs were unearned. “I

Strikeout Cancer Night at Elkin tonight

Elkin High School will hold a Strikeout Cancer Night for the first time Friday as they host Starmount for baseball. The festivities will include a pink fire truck; and the sale of special pink Strikeout Cancer T-shirts with all proceeds going to a local family in need in the Elkin community. Elkin High School and baseball coach Nick Tomlin are in

Recent results and upcoming schedule

*Dates, times, and locations subject to change Thursday, March 19 Men's tennis East Wilkes at North Wilkes, ppd. Elkin at Alleghany, ppd. Surry Central at Forbush, ppd. Women's soccer North Stokes at East Wilkes, ppd. Starmount at North Surry, ppd. to April 3 Friday, March 20 Baseball Starmount at Elkin, ppd. to Monday West Wilkes 6, Ea

EAST BEND — Forbush senior Mallory Choplin will play softball at Appalachian State University.
The speedy centerfielder made the decision last fall and will enroll for the 2015 fall semester.
Choplin said there were other options; that ASU wasn't even on the radar when she was considering schools last summer and early fall.
But a tournamen

'Bush star to ASU

EAST BEND — Forbush senior Mallory Choplin will play softball at Appalachian State University. The speedy centerfielder made the decision last fall and will enroll for the 2015 fall semester. Choplin said there were other options; that ASU wasn't even on the radar when she was considering schools last summer and early fall. But a tournamen

EAST BEND — Charly McCormick scored one early and Madison York scored one late as Forbush turned away Ashe County, 2-0, in a physical, nonconference soccer game Wednesday night.
It was a “typical Ashe County-Forbush game,” Forbush coach Kenan James said.
“It was a good test of where we are,” Ashe County coach Wes Rou

Tough enough

EAST BEND — Charly McCormick scored one early and Madison York scored one late as Forbush turned away Ashe County, 2-0, in a physical, nonconference soccer game Wednesday night. It was a “typical Ashe County-Forbush game,” Forbush coach Kenan James said. “It was a good test of where we are,” Ashe County coach Wes Rou





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