Surry Knights slate Military Appreciation Day DOBSON — The Surry Knights Baseball Team is planning Military Appreciation Day on Saturday when the Knights play Rockingham Community College at home during a double header starting at 1 p.m.
Veterans and active military personnel will be recognized on the field that day along with Surry and Rockingham players. Veterans will be given a free hot dog lunch, and admission to the games are free. Both teams will wear camouflage-style jerseys to ...
Kessler, doubles team earn regional spots Mount Airy’s Mitch Kessler won the Northwest Conference 1A singles title, and a doubles team earned a spot in the regional 1A tournament next week.
As the Northwest is a split 1A/2A conference, the league gets only the top three for both singles and doubles for the 1A side.
Bishop McGuinness took four of the top six points, two for singles and two for doubles, so that all six starters will advance.
The Bears get half their six starters ...
Hounds, Eagles sweep four matches North Surry took the singles title, and Surry Central the doubles title as the 2A side of the Northwest Conference Tournament concluded Wednesday.
North’s Austin Barker won the championship, and teammate Samuel Holder won the crucial third-place match so that both advance to the regional 2A tournament next weekend.
Surry Central also won first and third places in doubles, plus a second place in singles to advance five of six starters to r...
Conference records shattered in NW track championship North Stokes and South Stokes finished first and second for both boys and girls after the first day of the Northwest track and field championship.
Still, several local athletes won events and many others placed in the top three.
Mount Airy took third place in the boys’ events at 40.5 points — just two points behind North Stokes — with a record-setting day by discus thrower Parley Gentry.
North Surry took third place in the girls’ events...
Cards top Bears on Senior Night PILOT MOUNTAIN — Senior Drew Wilson drove in the first run as East Surry beat Mount Airy on Senior Night, 5-1.
Wilson and Jeremy Gilley were honored before the game, then the Cardinals wasted no time putting two runs on the board.
Logan Sheets led off with a ground single to right. One out later, Wilson doubled to left-center to score Sheets.
Alec Wilson hit a line drive toward third. Kenny Overfelt leaped up and just got the tip of the...
Lady Cards outkick Greyhounds PILOT MOUNTAIN — The East Surry girls soccer team won against North Surry in a shutout game by a score of 5-0 on Tuesday in a comeback after a 0-3 loss to South Stokes on Monday.
About Tuesday’s win, Cardinal Head Coach John Sigmon said, “They were on their game in passing, had good decision making and played their hearts out.” Sigmon said the team also played “a good and hard game” on Monday.
Sigmon said he continues to see improvement e...
Lady Cards beat Vikings in last at-bat PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry broke a 1-1 tie in its last at-bat to beat conference leader North Stokes, finishing 2-1.
The Lady Cardinals needed a win to stay ahead of North Surry for second place in the Northwest standings.
The second-place team gets a first-round matchup Monday with Bishop McGuinness (1-11), while third place gets a tougher West Stokes (4-9) team.
Through four innings, both pitchers were dominant.
The Lady Vikings’ L...
Mount Airy Lanes show high scores The Mount Airy Lanes co-owner Tammy Casstevens reported the men’s and women’s high game series for the week of April 15-19.
The results are as follows:
Men’s High Game
1. Darrin Casstevens 279 (Monday Night Doubles)
2. Jeremy Johnson 258 (Mount Airy Drug Classic)
3. Rocky Casstevens 247 (Mount Airy Drug Classic)
4. Chris Southard 246 (Mount Airy Drug Classic)
5. Brian Warren 245 (Mount Airy Drug Classic)
Men’s High Series ...
Young takes third in long-drive kickoff ALPHARETTA, Ga. — Local golfer Justin Young finished third in a regional long drive competition in Georgia over the weekend.
This Masters of Long Drive event is the start of the of the American Power Golf Tour.
Thirty-two golfers boomed drives at Echelon Golf Course on a blustery Saturday.
The wind was a challenge all day long, said Young, who graduated from North Surry and is attending Surry Community College.
Sometimes the wind was ...