Mount Airy News- RSS SPORTS Feed http://mtairynews.com/section/SPORTS http://mtairynews.com/section/SPORTS Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:52:48 EST 1800 Modified ladder scrambled at Bowman Gray http://mtairynews.com/news/localsports/50024532/Modified-ladder-scrambled-at-Bowman-Gray WINSTON-SALEM — The Night of Destruction on Saturday at Bowman Gray Stadium saw monster trucks and demolition derby cars crunching sheet metal — but the biggest hit of the night came to the points ladder for the Modified... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST PAC swimmers compete at state championship http://mtairynews.com/news/localsports/50018978/PAC-swimmers-compete-at-state-championship CARY — Four swimmers represented the North Piedmont Aquatic Club (PAC) this past weekend in the North Carolina 14-and-Under Age Group Long Course Championships held at the Triangle Aquatic Center in Cary. Sydney Beck, Julie Hicks, Mikki Nunn and... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST NFL player buys local property, reaches new deal http://mtairynews.com/news/localsports-nfl/50019799/NFL-player-buys-local-property-reaches-new-deal An NFL football player with local ties has signed a new contract with the Houston Texans. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Bears’ Brown shines in East-West All-Star Game http://mtairynews.com/news/hssoccer-localsports/50019763/Bears-Brown-shines-in-East-West-All-Star-Game GREENSBORO — The East All-Stars beat the West 5-2 in soccer, but Mount Airy's Mitchell Brown was one of the bright spots for his team. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Surry North 13U All-Stars compete in Southeast Regional http://mtairynews.com/news/localsports/311296/Surry-North-13U-All-Stars-compete-in-Southeast-Regional The state champion Surry County Cal Ripken 12U Surry North All-Stars open play today at the 2014 Babe Ruth Southeast Regional Tournament in Lewisburg, Tennessee. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://mtairynews.com/news/hssoccer-localsports/311688/ Mount Airy soccer and football player Mitchell Brown receives two awards at the N.C. Coaches Association 48th-Annual All-Star Banquet held Sunday. Brown received a plaque for being named as a player on the West Men's Soccer Team and for being an... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Johnson perfect in East-West All-Star Game http://mtairynews.com/news/localsports/303003/Johnson-perfect-in-East-West-All-Star-Game GREENSBORO — For Malaya Johnson, it was the perfect ending to a sparkling high school basketball career. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Concussions in football harder than ever to ignore http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3908548/Concussions-in-football-harder-than-ever-to-ignore The days of jarring hits in football being brushed off as “dings” or “cleaning out the cobwebs” are long gone. Sat, 19 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Safety, budget are priorities in helmet selection http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3904490/Safety-budget-are-priorities-in-helmet-selection With trendy titles like Schutt Vengeance VTD, Xenith EPIC, and Riddell Revolution Speed, today's football helmets sure seem like the real deal. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Heads up: Area coaches react to helmet study http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3903372/Heads-up:-Area-coaches-react-to-helmet-study No football helmet is concussion proof. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST East Surry 11-12 All-Stars headed to regionals http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3908030/East-Surry-11-12-All-Stars-headed-to-regionals The East Surry 11-12 Little League All-Stars are headed to the Southeastern Region Little League softball tournament July 24-28 in Warner Robins, Georgia. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST North’s Alex Cooke gets dream offer from UNC http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3899323/Norths-Alex-Cooke-gets-dream-offer-from-UNC It's a dream she's had for years, her stepfather said.North Surry senior Alex Cooke wanted to win a state championship and earn a scholarship to play for UNC. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Greyhounds, Cards shine in Lineman Challenge http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3892419/Greyhounds-Cards-shine-in-Lineman-Challenge KING — It was the big guys' night to shine. Sun, 13 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Fulp enjoys trip of a lifetime http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3888961/Fulp-enjoys-trip-of-a-lifetime Keri Fulp would like to visit all seven continents in her lifetime.So when her college adviser presented a summer opportunity to go overseas, the East Surry graduate did not hesitate to jump at the chance. Sun, 13 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST New study finds no difference in helmet brands http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3892606/New-study-finds-no-difference-in-helmet-brands MADISON, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin reports that its new study showed no difference in the rate of concussions based on what helmet brand is used. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST NOCSAE releases helmet safety findings http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3892113/NOCSAE-releases-helmet-safety-findings OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Football helmets' ability to protect against concussions has become “exaggerated,” according to a national safety committee. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Reeves takes on head coach football position at North Stokes http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3877006/Reeves-takes-on-head-coach-football-position-at-North-Stokes Mitch Reeves was recently named North Stokes new head football coach and will take the reins of a program that didn't win a game last season. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3889951/ East Surry football players cheer for their teammates during the tire tug-of-war during West Stokes' weightlifting challenge. For more coverage of the event, see the Saturday edition of The News. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST North’s Hayley Tickle joins SCC softball team http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3888984/Norths-Hayley-Tickle-joins-SCC-softball-team DOBSON — North Surry's Hayley Tickle has chosen Surry Community College to play softball next year.Tickle says she plans to play one year at SCC before transferring to another school for her major. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3885904/ Surry Central's Dreven Harrison (right) speaks with his team between games, including Levi Coe (white shirt) and Karsen Conner (navy). Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST