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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.

 

Starmount wakes up, handles East Surry

BOONVILLE — “That looked like us.” So said Starmount Coach Scott Johnson as he walked off the field Friday night after a 38-15 win over East Surry Friday night.The win came on the heels of a 28-17 loss to Mount Airy a week before - a game that was tight at the half.Starmount was up 10-7 after a half Friday night, but it was three touchdowns in the first seven minutes of the third quarter that all but sealed the victory.“We’re up t...

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RONDA — Host East Wilkes overcame a tough third set to finish off Wilkes Central, 3-1, in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference match Thursday.The Cardinals rolled through the first two sets before the third set. Until they were down 22-15 in the third set, the Cardinals didn’t string two points together. They pulled to within three after a 4-0 run highlighted by a kill by Alexis Pardue and an ace by Sarah Shoupe; and two within two at 24-22 before falling 25-22.

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*Dates, times, and locations subject to changeThursday, August 28Men’s soccerBishop McGuinness 3, East Wilkes 2Women’s tennisStarmount 9, North Wilkes 0Elkin 9, West Wilkes 0East Wilkes 6, Wilkes Central 3VolleyballNorth Wilkes 3, Starmount 2East Wilkes 3, Wilkes Central 1Forbush 3, Eas...

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Falcons improve to 4-0

EAST BEND — The Forbush Falcons use multiple weapons to blast its way past the Spartans of Central Davidson. Ryan Miller scored a career high four goals to lead the attack, while Schuyler Eldridge, Antonio Perez, Martin Lillhager and Robert Cornelius added a goal apiece.After two point blank misses by the Falcons, Miller was able to get his team on the board in the fourth minute with a header off of a corner kick. It was a satisfying goal for the players since they were 0-for...

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Rams dominate Camels, 8-0

BOONVILLE — Ulises López and Bryan Jiménez each netted a hat trick as Starmount pulled away from Atkins for an 8-0 non-conference win Wednesday night.Although they dominated the first half, the Rams led only 2-0 - the second goal coming with just 6:02 to play in the first half.Starmount Coach Edgar Zamora said that being at home may have played a part in the slow start. “They’re excited,” he said. “They want their families to see t...

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Friday night previews

East Surry (1-0) at Starmount (0-1), 7:30Last Year’s Result: East Surry 27, Starmount 6The Rams will be rebounding from a 28-17 loss to Mount Airy. “They should do well in their league,” Starmount Coach Scott Johnson said of the Bears. “And they should make a really good run in the playoffs.“It’s a non-conference game. We play tough people in one-conference to help us.“Any first game you see...

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Just a good ole (little) girl

Kayla Harrell said the first reaction she gets from people is often “Gosh, that little girl’s driving a race car?”At four feet, 11 inches and 110 pounds, Harrell doesn’t cut an imposing figure. That is until you talk to her or until you see her out on the track.“Everybody makes jokes about me being little,” Harrell said. “I have to sit on a pillow.”Metal blocks are welded onto the pedals so she can reach them. Fe...

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Rams rebound with win

DOBSON — Starmount withstood a comeback attempt by Surry Central to secure its first volleyball win of the season, beating the Eagles 3-1 on Tuesday night.The Rams won 25-18, 25-9, 20-25, 25-14 to improve to 1-2.Central coach Carrie Hutchens of Surry Central said it was a combination of little things such as missed passes, net calls and shots hit out of bounds that did in the Eagles.The first game went back-and-forth between the two teams. Starmount call...

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Recent results and upcoming schedule

*Dates, times, and locations subject to changeTuesday, August 26Cross countryMen: Elkin 29, Forbush 50, Davie County 50Women: Elkin 40, Davie County 41, Forbush 48, Starmount 106VolleyballEast Wilkes at Forbush, no reportElkin 3, Forsyth Country Day 0Starmount 3, Surry Central 1Women’s tennisEast Wilkes...

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Rams fall to Villains

KERNERSVILLE — Host Bishop McGuinness scored on a free kick midway through the second half to take a 2-1 lead and the eventual win over Starmount Monday evening.The Villains went out in front off a set play in the first half before Ulises Lopez - on a penalty kick - evened the score for Starmount. It was Lopez’s third goal of the season.“I thought they were a pretty good team,” Starmount Coach Edgar Zamora said. “We have a chance to correct ...

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Former Ram hired at Brevard

BREVARD — Brevard volleyball coach Kelly Burdeau has completed her staff for the 2014 season with the hiring of former Catawba setter and Starmount graduate Jordan Raye to be the program’s next assistant coach.Raye, a 16-time South Atlantic Conference Player of the Week during her playing career at Catawba, graduated with a degree in Physical Education in 2013. She spent the last year as the head volleyball coach at West Rowan High School in Mount Ulla. She has also ser...

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