Mount Airy News- RSS SPORTS Feed Fri, 6 Mar 2015 07:46:13 EST 1800 NS grad wins coach of year Mount Airy native Rocky Horton has earned the coach of the year award for the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference this season. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 22:50:21 EST SCC lands three Lady Cards PILOT MOUNTAIN — Surry Community College's volleyball program made out like a bandit on Thursday, getting commitments from three premier players from a powerful 2014 state runner-up East Surry team. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 21:25:23 EST Lowgap archery club hosting national event A local archery club is hosting a national tournament here in two weeks.Sage Creek 3D Archery Range will hold the Rinehart R100 event on March 21-22. The range is located off N.C. 89 in Lowgap. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 21:25:21 EST Cards open season with Reagan loss PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry took on a powerful Reagan team and came away with a respectable 3-0 loss. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 22:55:33 EST (No heading) Surry Central's Silas Hutson fires a pitch toward home plate during the Golden Eagles' season opener against Alleghany on Wednesday night. The Eagles won the game 3-2. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 22:55:31 EST Bears edge E. Wilkes 5-4 Mount Airy took a 4-2 lead into doubles, then had to hang on for a 5-4 win over East Wilkes in Wednesday's tennis opener. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 22:55:28 EST Hounds win in Martin’s coaching debut WILKESBORO — Chase Chandler and Brady Watts combined for the shutout as North Surry defeated Wilkes Central 1-0 on Wednesday, giving Tony Martin a win in his coaching debut. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 22:55:27 EST Lady Bears win opener 7-0 Mount Airy opened the soccer season with a 7-0 shutout of Thomasville.The Lady Bears led 4-0 at halftime and cruised to a win over the Lady Bulldogs. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 22:55:26 EST Eagles net first win over East DOBSON — The reality of losing eight seniors from a strong 2014 soccer team hit Surry Central hard in a 6-0 season-opening loss to West Iredell earlier this week. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 22:55:24 EST Kicking off spring season After two weeks of Mother Nature interfering with basketball playoffs, the spring sports season has begun under winter weather advisories. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 23:15:25 EST Greyhounds stung by Jackets LEXINGTON — North Surry's postseason run came to an end in a 66-55 loss to Lexington in the Class 2A West sectional finals on Tuesday night at “The Hive.” Tue, 3 Mar 2015 23:15:22 EST Mount Airy falls to Lincoln Charter DENVER — Mount Airy's basketball season came to an end on Monday as the Granite Bears fell to Lincoln Charter 66-60 in the second round of the Class 1A West playoffs. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 22:20:24 EST Hounds advance Coach Kevin King of North Surry said he was terrified when he found out his team would have to play West Stokes again in the second round of the state playoffs.The Greyhounds sure didn't look worried. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 22:20:22 EST Hiwassee Dam knocks out Lady Bears MURPHY — Mount Airy stayed close for a half, but Hiwassee Dam pulled out in front in the third quarter for a 71-56 win in the second round of the state 1A playoffs. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 22:55:33 EST Starmount beats Cards at home BOONVILLE — James Ashley scored 27 points as second-seeded Starmount finally shook off No. 18 East Surry in the fourth quarter for a 61-46 1A West second-round victory Saturday afternoon. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 22:55:31 EST Bears sky for playoff win 74-54 The Granite Bears used a high-energy transition game to build a big lead on Chatham Central and won 74-54 in the state 1A playoffs.Mount Airy ran out to a 30-9 lead in the second quarter and led 37-19 at halftime. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 22:55:26 EST Lady Eagles fall in OT DOBSON — Surry Central lost in the second round of the state 2A playoffs, 52-44, to Madison. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 22:55:21 EST Eagles breeze in 1st round DOBSON — The Lady Eagles beat Draughn 53-30 in the first round of the state 2A playoffs. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 19:40:27 EST Lady Hounds bounced from state playoffs A driving layup, a softly lofted shot and a bounce off the backboard looked like North Surry would stay alive. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 19:40:25 EST Hounds chase Cats in 1st round North Surry sprinted away from Hendersonville for 90-62 win Friday.The Greyhounds dashed out to a 30-6 lead at the end of the first quarter and pushed the margin to 31 points at 43-12. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 19:40:22 EST