MAHS equestrian duo in national finals

MAHS equestrian duo in national finals

The Fox Run Middle School Equestrian Team competed during the weekend of April 14-16 at the Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) Zone Finals a...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Rain plays havoc with schedules again

Another day of bad weather led to another round of cancellations and postponements for local sports teams on Monday, with the heavy storms also puttin...

April 3rd, 2017 |  


Thunderstorms interefere with local schedule

There was a full slate of games on tap for Monday afternoon, but Mother Nature intervened, and nearly every local sporting event that was on the sched...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Gammons wins state, regional titles

Gammons wins state, regional titles

The Elks Hoops Shoot has held competitions on the local level in Mount Airy for many years, and the 2017 edition of the national free-throw shooting c...

March 13th, 2017 |  


Hounds add five members to Hall of Fame

North Surry inducted five new members into its Sports Hall of Fame on Friday, Feb. 3.Whitley Culler is a 2008 graduate of North Surry. In volleyball, ...

March 1st, 2017 |  


“Fear the Beard” ready to defend title

“Fear the Beard” ready to defend title

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH — Better known as ‘Fear the Beard’ on the professional Cyclocross and mountain bike circuits, Robert Marion of Mo...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Bears barely hang on at Bishop

KERNERSVILLE — Mount Airy’s boys’ basketball team appeared to have a road win over Bishop McGuinness well in hand as the teams moved...

February 3rd, 2017 |  


Four Bears moving on to next level

Four Bears moving on to next level

On Wednesday, four Mount Airy Granite Bears placed their skills and talents into the hands of four different colleges and universities, by inking thei...

February 1st, 2017 |  


Extra athletes working well for schools

Extra athletes working well for schools

Local schools are giving a thumbs up to a new state ruling that allows sixth-graders to play school sports.In August, the state decreed that students ...

January 7th, 2017 |  


Local sports legend Fred Folger dies

Local sports legend Fred Folger dies

A local sports legend passed away on Tuesday.Fred Folger Jr. not only was a gifted athlete at the high school level, the future lawyer also was a stan...

December 14th, 2016 |