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“Parade of Success” held at Dobson Elementary

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DOBSON — Organizers of Dobson Elementary’s first “Parade of Success” Friday morning say the jaunt around town’s main goal was to show students the community is behind them as they open their school year. Media Specialist Stephanie Bode credited Principal Sharia Templeton with seeing a similar idea in another school and adapting it for the Tigers.She said more than 400 students participated, along with music from the Surry Central Marching Band and flag corps. Bode credited volunteer traffic control provided by the Dobson Volunteer Fire Department, Surry County Sheriff’s Office, Dobson and Surry Community College Police with the successful march.

 

Bears ranked in top 5 in AP poll

Mount Airy is currently ranked No. 5 in the latest Class 1A prep football polls released by The Associated Press. The Granite Bears (4-0) are one of four teams in the the top 10 with an undefeated record.The Bears came from behind to beat rival North Surry 35-28 last week, their eighth in a row against the Greyhounds. Mount Airy hosts Surry Central on Friday evening.Wallace-Rose Hill (4-0) sits atop the 1A rankings, ahead of Princeton (4-0), James Kenan (3-1), and Murphy...

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East Surry takes girls golf match

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry took first place in a a seven-team golf tournament Tuesday at Pilot Knob Park.Madison Moore took the medalist honor with a 38 after the match was halted for about 40 minutes for rain.The rain might have helped some of the players, said East coach Chad Freeman.Rain has kept teams from playing the last two scheduled events, so the girls may have been a little anxious, he pointed out.Madison was playing bogey golf thro...

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Eagle netters nip Hounds

DOBSON — North Surry came from behind to take some matches, but Surry Central pulled out the tennis win 5-4.The Lady Greyhounds trailed in the second set on the first three courts, but came back to take all three.The Lady Eagles won the bottom three courts to make it tied 3-3 going into doubles.The Eagles took matches one and three and the Hounds took the second doubles match.“North Surry came to play,” said Central coach Dennis Mi...

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Lady Bears drop 5-set thriller to Vikings

Mount Airy came all the way back from a 2-0 deficit to force a fifth-set tiebreaker but lost to North Stokes at Finch Gymnasium on Tuesday night in Northwest 1A Conference volleyball.The Vikings won 25-19, 25-12, 16-25, 23-25, 21-19 to improve to 7-5 overall and 4-1 in conference play. With the victory, North holds on to second place in the league standings behind undefeated East Surry.Mount Airy fell to 6-7 overall and 2-3 in a league race that currently has the Bears, ...

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Hounds down Eagles in five sets

DOBSON — North Surry needed all five sets to overcome Surry Central in volleyball 3-2.The Lady Greyhounds committed more unforced errors than usual, and the Lady Eagles fought hard after a poor first set.The Hounds scored the first three points of the match and led 7-3 when Jordan Badgett served the team to a 7-0 run to lead 14-3. The Eagles got no closer than six in a 25-14 set.The longest rally of the match occurred on the first point of the second set...

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Eagles fall to Titans 3-1

DOBSON — Surry Central came within a couple of points of forcing a fifth set, but lost to West Forsyth 3-1 on Monday.The Lady Eagles (6-4) pushed the 4A Lady Titans to 27-25 in the fourth set.“Both teams came out strong,” said Central coach Carrie Hutchens. Each team made good runs only to see the other answer.The front lines were swinging, and the back lines were covering the floor well on both sides of the net, she said.Central t...

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Bears topple 4A Reagan 7-2

WINSTON-SALEM — The Lady Bears remain undefeated in nonconference play after a 7-2 win over Reagan on the road Monday.Mount Airy tennis improved to 9-2 overall and 4-0 outside the Northwest Conference.The Bears won five of six singles matches to clinch the team win before starting doubles.Mount Airy took the first three points with wins at the fourth, third and first seeds.Jai Daniels tore through Mia Franklin 6-0, 6-1. Then Carley Vanhoy beat...

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Cardinals head past Bears 1-0

East Surry’s Ty Covington scored with a header off a corner kick to defeat rival Mount Airy 1-0 Monday night.Neither team could score through the first 60 minutes or so before Souli Boutis lofted a ball toward the goal for Covington to beat keeper Scott Kunkel.East Surry managed to crash the goal despite keeping three defenders back at midfield, noted Bear coach Will Hurley.“If you can’t guard six players with 10, then obviously the other tea...

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Lady Cards blank Wildcats

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry swept West Stokes 9-0 in the Lady Cardinals’ only match this week.The Cards were scheduled to play Atkins on Wednesday, but the Lady Camels don’t have a team this season, giving East some time off before next Tuesday’s match at Bishop McGuinness.The nonconference win makes East Surry 9-2 overall and in third place in the Northwest Conference. Bishop is in first place, with Mount Airy in second.Against the Lad...

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Cards spike Cougars in three

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Undefeated East Surry spiked 4A Alexander Central in three games on Saturday, winning 25-20, 25-15, 25-14.The Lady Cardinals (11-0) trailed the Cougars in the first game, but Kacie Markle’s kill gave East a 14-13 lead it would not relinquish. Cheyenne Kota (six kills, six digs) had a kill that capped a 5-0 run and forced a timeout by Alexander Central.Sydney Mosley (16 digs) dove to the floor near the stands for a dig to help East get another...

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Loud and clear

PILOT MOUNTAIN — During pregame warmups, West Stokes’ football players jogged over toward East Surry’s sideline to chirp at the student section.After the opening kickoff, the Cardinals’ defense sent a jarring message of its own.East scored two touchdowns off turnovers and did not allow any points until the final minute in a 24-8 pounding of the Wildcats on Friday night. By halftime, East was ahead 17-0 and firmly in control.“We ha...

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