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Hugh Chatham, ECS partner for concussion management

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The Elkin High School football team met Wednesday at Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital to participate in a screening tool designed to record a baseline cognitive measurement that will assist in the diagnosis and monitoring of concussions and help make safe decisions for a player’s return to sports.Mary Blackburn, VPO/chief practice officer at Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital, said the tool will help in prevention of long-term injury associated with sports-related concussions and also is designed to provide an affordable means of concussion management for athletes.

 

Recent results and upcoming schedule

Thursday, August 21Men’s soccerForsyth Country Day 5, Elkin 0Starmount 4, East Surry 2West Wilkes at Forbush, no reportVolleyballForbush at East Wilkes, no reportMount Airy 3 Elkin 1Women’s tennisEast Wilkes at Elkin 7, East Wilkes 2Friday, August 22Football...

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Rams win opener, 4-2

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry let its halftime lead slip away in a 4-2 nonconference soccer loss to Starmount on Thursday night.Cole Casstevens scored early in the first half off a throw-in from Caleb Lowe to give the Cardinals a 1-0 lead that held up until intermission.Starmount got the equalizer early in the second half, and then scored two more goals in a 10-minute span to go ahead 3-1. The Rams had a 4-1 lead late in the game when Austin Haymore converted a penal...

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Elkin handles heat, East Wilkes

Elkin High was the hotter team on a hot day at Elkin Municipal Park Thursday afternoon.The Elks, behind rallies at No. 3 and No. singles, defeated East Wilkes, 7-2 on a hot, humid afternoon and evening at Elkin Municipal Park.“It was a great match,” Elkin assistant coach Pam Fencl said. “It’s a good way to start the season.”Ally Gentry at No. 3 and Julie Nuemark at No. 4 both bounced back from first-set losses to win in tiebreaker...

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Friday night previews

Elkin (0-0) at Forbush (0-0), 7:30Last Year’s Result: Elkin 24, Forbush 21Losing a close game on the opponent’s home field in 2013 sets the stage for the Elkin-Forbush clash in East Bend Friday night.Forbush Coach Chris Johnson is cautious about approaching the game with revenge in mind. “There’s always a revenge factor,” Johnson said. “You want to play that card as a coach.“Thing is it̵...

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Schedule, results announced

Tuesday, August 19Men’s soccerMount Airy 10, East Wilkes 1Hibriten 4, Elkin 0Women’s tennisElkin 7, Wilkes Central 1Ashe County 4, East Wilkes 2 (susp., rain)Wednesday, August 20Men’s soccerElkin at North Surry, no reportForbush 5, Davie County 1Thursday, August 21...

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Elks young, but deep in 2014

Elkin Coach Heath Foster expects as many as “six or seven” freshmen or sophomores to crack his starting 11 this fall.“We lost eight seniors,” Foster said Thursday, adding four of them played “crucial spots.”While the Buckin’ Elks will be young, Foster doesn’t think it’s a bad thing. “A couple of years from now that will be great,” he said.Foster added his team should “be good in the midfie...

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Basketball sites selected for tourneys

CHAPEL HILL — The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) has announced its two regional basketball tournament sites for the 2014-15 season.The Eastern Regional event will once again be played in Fayetteville, while the Western Regional tournament will return to Winston-Salem after a stint in Greensboro. The dates for the tournaments are March 3 through March 7.In the Eastern Regional, games will be held at the Crown Coliseum complex, at both the C...

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Elks open with win over Wilkes Central

WILKESBORO — Elkin tennis opened its 2014 season with a rain-shortened 7-1 win over Wilkes Central Tuesday.The Elks host East Wilkes Thursday. The singles matches are scheduled to begin at 4:30.ResultsSingles — No. 1: Miracle Walters (E) def. Mckenzie Ingle 6-3, 6-2; No. 2: Jessika Barber (WC) def. Makayla Dimmette 6-3, 6-1; No. 3: Ally Gentry (E) def. Madison Wilcox 6-2, 6-3; No. 4: Julie Neumark (E) def. Marissa Ingle 7-5, 6-4; No. 5: Carolyn Bla...

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Rain stops East Wilkes match

RONDA — It wasn’t the perfect start East Wilkes Coach Aaron Simmons might have hoped for, but there were plenty of positives to take out of Tuesday’s suspended match with Ashe County.Before doubles play could get past warmups, a storm blew in with the Huskies leading 4-2. Simmons said the match is tentatively scheduled to be finished Sept. 3.“Considering the immense advantage they had in experience, I think we played well,” Simmons said. ...

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Cardinals open with win

RONDA — East Wilkes opened their season with a three-set win over Pine Lake Prep Monday.The Cardinals will host Forbush, 1-0, Thursday at 5.East Surry 3, Elkin 0: In Elkin, East Surry defeated the Elks, 25-17, 25-4, 25-17 in the season-opening match for both.Elkin hosts Mount Airy Thursday at 5.Men’s soccerNorth Surry 6, East Wilkes 1: In Ronda, North Surry defeated the Cardin...

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Cheek, Nance big winners at Friendship

It was double points nights with all seven racing divisions competing Saturday night at Friendship Motor Speedway.Saturday night’s winners included Hamptonville’s Chris Cheek in the SeCA Crate Late Model division and Ronda’s Bryan Nance in the Limited Sportsman division.North Wilkesboro’s Chad Call claimed his eighth feature of the season in the Super Stock 4 division. Harmony’s Richard Clew, prending a tire protest, picked up the Open Wheel...

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McClure right at home at Friendship

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Cards’ baseball preparing for state championship

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