Mount Airy native Rocky Horton has earned the coach of the year award for the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference this season.
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.
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.
PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry took on a powerful Reagan team and came away with a respectable 3-0 loss.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
After two weeks of Mother Nature interfering with basketball playoffs, the spring sports season has begun under winter weather advisories.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
DOBSON — Surry Central lost in the second round of the state 2A playoffs, 52-44, to Madison.
DOBSON — The Lady Eagles beat Draughn 53-30 in the first round of the state 2A playoffs.
A driving layup, a softly lofted shot and a bounce off the backboard looked like North Surry would stay alive.
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.
PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry's boys advanced, but the girls lost in the first round of the state 1A playoffs.
Basketball state playoff games were postponed for the third straight day after the latest winter storm dumped several inches of snow in the region overnight.All of the opening round games are tentatively scheduled for Friday.
GREENSBORO — A local elementary school student is headed to Maryland after winning the state Hoop Shoot championship in Greensboro recently.
Scott Meredith has seen a spike in interest from a number of colleges since a 55-point scoring outburst a couple of weeks ago.
The threat of another round of inclement weather forecast for Wednesday night postponed nearly all of the first round state basketball playoff games in the area.