East Surry's Kelsey Tunstall won the girls 200 individual medley on Saturday.Mount Airy's Gentry Williamson placed second in the boys 200 freestyle.
PILOT MOUNTAIN — The East Surry Lady Cardinals swam to a Northwest 1A Conference championship on Saturday, halting a five-year run by perennial powerhouse Bishop McGuinness.
Mount Airy City Schools and Surry County Schools dismissed students early on Friday because of inclement weather, and all of the prep sporting events for the evening were postponed.
Led by a host of versatile area players, Surry Community College's softball team has a lofty goal for 2015 – a trip to the NJCAA College World Series in Clinton, Mississippi.
DOBSON — Surry Community College's volleyball team recently wrapped up a successful 2014 both on and off the court.The Lady Knights put together a winning season and had a player named to the all-conference team.
North Surry is No. 8 in the latest Class 2A boys basketball rankings, released by MaxPreps on Thursday.MaxPreps takes into consideration quality wins and strength of schedule when determining the rankings.
PILOT MOUNTAIN — The Surry Home Educators fell behind early and couldn't catch up in a 66-48 loss to Carlisle School (Virginia) on Tuesday night in varsity girls basketball.
DANBURY — Carson Mounce scored 21 points and six players scored nine points or more during Mount Airy's 74-56 victory against North Stokes in a Northwest 1A Conference game on Tuesday night.
Mount Airy's Lexi France has a season-high 18 points against North Stokes in a 65-15 win on Tuesday. France was 8 of 11 from the floor. Halee Ratcliff added 12 points. Ayano Shelton added nine points and Madison Hall finished with eight points...
Levi Goins benched his entire starting five to start the second quarter, and it paid off as the Granite Bears pulled away from the Golden Eagles for a 56-37 win.
PILOT MOUNTAIN — Carson Long hit the go-ahead 3-pointer in overtime and East Surry handed three-time defending state champion Winston-Salem Prep its first Northwest 1A Conference loss on Tuesday night, 73-68.
Surry Central controlled the glass for most of the night against Mount Airy on Wednesday night.In the final minute, that decided the game for the Lady Eagles.
North Surry locked up at least a share of the wrestling title with a 46-22 win over South Stokes.Surry Central lost by just three points to Forbush to drop back to fourth place in the Western Piedmont standings.
North Surry went on a 13-0 run in the first half and never looked back in a 70-37 win against South Stokes in a Western Piedmont 2A Conference game on Tuesday night at Ron King Gymnasium.
DOBSON — Kirk Needham had a big game for Surry Central, but the Golden Eagles couldn't top Forbush Tuesday night.
DOBSON — The Lady Eagles beat Forbush 53-46 Tuesday to move into a tie for second place in the Western Piedmont standings.
Midway through the first quarter, North Surry sped up the pace against South Stokes on Tuesday night at Ron King Gymnasium.Then Lady Greyhounds ran away with the game.
Mount Airy wrestling celebrated Senior Night Tuesday with a sweep of a trimatch with North Stokes and R.J. Reynolds.The Granite Bears beat the Vikings 72-6 and the Demons 48-24.
With exams out of the way, all four local schools are back in action today. Here is a list of events for today.In basketball, three of the four schools are hosting today's conference games.
PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry soccer standout Souli Boutis has been selected to participate in the East-West All-Star Game.
WALKERTOWN — RetroRankings is expected to announce its updated wrestling lists, and East Surry should have a couple of new names.
WALKERTOWN — The visiting East Surry Lady Cardinals had no trouble with Walkertown on Friday, beating the Wolfpack 68-19 for a Northwest 1A Conference victory.
WALKERTOWN — Carson Long poured in a career-high 39 points in East Surry's 71-60 victory against Walkertown in Northwest 1A Conference play on Friday night.
LEXINGTON — Jessica Boyd scored 23 points and Krissa Hill added 14 to lead the Surry Home Educators past Union Grove 62-28 in varsity girls basketball on Friday night.
DOBSON — A late flurry in the third quarter helped the Lady Greyhounds build a double-digit lead on the way to a 51-35 win over Surry Central.North Surry led just 32-29 in the final minute of the third.
DOBSON — The Greyhounds scored the first 14 points of the game and never trailed in a 69-43 win over the Golden Eagles.
North Surry took advantage of five forfeits and went on to defeat Surry Central 60-21 in a Western Piedmont 2A Conference wrestling match on Friday night at Ron King Gymnasium.
Surry County traditionally boasts some of the stronger 1A and 2A prep girls basketball teams in the state.
Sometimes the fiercest competition on the basketball court takes place in-house.That certainly has been the case at times at Mount Airy, where brothers Carson and Clay Mounce have gone at each other in practice.
Mount Airy wide receiver Caleb Horton has been named to the NCPreps 1A all-state team.The 5-foot-11 senior has led the Granite Bears in receiving and punt-return yardage the past two seasons.
WINSTON-SALEM — Jessica Boyd scored 25 points and added 22 rebounds in the Surry Home Educators' 52-35 victory against Salem Baptist on Monday night.
PILOT MOUNTAIN — Jessica Boyd added another milestone to her Surry Runnin' Patriots career on Friday night.
PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry basketball takes an exam break fresh off two close losses to a 4A school.While other schools were opening conference play, the Cardinals faced Mount Tabor over the weekend.
WALNUT COVE — Coach Ken Eiswald told his Golden Eagles not to get down during a difficult one-month stretch.It finally paid off on Friday night with a win.
WINSTON-SALEM — Senior forward Taylor Hill scored 13 points and freshman guard Taylor Duncan added 10 as North Surry overpowered Carver 61-13 on Friday for the Lady Greyhounds' fourth straight victory.
KERNERSVILLE — Mount Airy wrestling picked up a win on the road at Bishop McGuinness Friday night.The Granite Bears doubled up the Villains 54-27 in a Northwest Conference meeting.
Mount Airy kept Villains' leading scorer Spencer Wilson in check and went on to beat Bishop McGuinness 59-42 in a Northwest 1A Conference game on Friday night at Howard Finch Gymnasium.
WALNUT COVE — The Lady Eagles beat South Stokes on the road Friday 64-45.Surry Central outscored the Lady Sauras by three or four points in each of the first three quarters, then tightened down on defense at the end.
DOBSON — Surry Central held a one-point lead on South Stokes until a string of forfeits gave the Sauras the wrestling match.
Mount Airy controlled the pace of play for the vast majority of Friday night's showdown with Bishop McGuinness. After four quarters and two overtimes, the Lady Bears finally knocked out the nine-time defending state champs.
Mount Airy's Caleb Horton (3) rises for a jumper against Bishop McGuinness during Friday night's Northwest 1A Conference game. The Bears won 57-42. For more on the game, see Sunday's edition of The News.
PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry beat North Stokes 58-24 in wrestling Friday night.The Cardinals accepted seven forfeits and only gave up one (as well as a double forfeit at 106), a swing of 30 points.
North Surry wrestling destroyed an undermanned Carver squad 78-6 Friday night.The Greyhounds lost just one match out of the seven that were held. The Yellow Jackets gave up seven other matches to forfeit.
PILOT MOUNTAIN — Jessica Boyd poured in 23 points as the Surry Home Educators girls basketball team raced past the High Point Home Educators 70-34 at Armfield Civic & Recreation Center.
North Surry is No. 5 in the latest Class 2A basketball rankings released by MaxPreps on Thursday.
Prep swim teams returned to action this week with East Surry's girls taking first over Mount Airy and Bishop McGuinness.
WINSTON-SALEM — A close game got away from Mount Airy in the second half during a 73-47 loss to Winston-Salem Prep in a Northwest 1A Conference matchup on Tuesday evening.
DOBSON — The Lady Eagles opened conference play with a bang, blowing out Carver 71-27 on Tuesday.
WINSTON-SALEM — Mount Airy was held scoreless in the third quarter of Tuesday night's Northwest 1A Conference game at Winston-Salem Prep.
KING — North Surry got its conference wrestling season off to a good start, whipping West Stokes 68-12 Tuesday night.