“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 |  


MA’s Payne signs scholarship

MA’s Payne signs scholarship

Mount Airy High School cheerleader Samantha Payne’s sporting career with the school will come to an end whenever the Granite Bears play their fi...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Bears maul Cards 49-6 in playoff game

Bears maul Cards 49-6 in playoff game

The fans roared and the pads popped as the Mount Airy Granite Bears once again hosted the East Surry Cardinals, this time in the second round the NCHS...

November 26th, 2016 |  


SC runner signs with Davidson College

SC runner signs with Davidson College

DOBSON — Daniel Alvarez-Orlachia still has two state titles to defend, but he’s already chosen his future as he commits to Davidson Colleg...

November 19th, 2016 |  


Eagles roar back in final minutes

Eagles roar back in final minutes

DOBSON — The Golden Eagles advanced to the second round of the state playoffs with a 28-21 win, but it wasn’t easy.Surry Central overcame ...

November 18th, 2016 |  


Panthers need better draft spot in April

Panthers need better draft spot in April

With the Carolina Panthers struggling through 10 games, fans are diving off the bandwagon like it’s a runaway train.But maybe a rough season is ...

November 17th, 2016 |