2017 football season to kickoff this week

2017 football season to kickoff this week

With kickoff of the 2017 football season this week, teams are preparing for the opening game. On Friday night, Elkin will travel to Surry Central, Eas...

August 17th, 2017 |  


Study says prep athletes still need more protection

NEW YORK (AP) — A high school sports study conducted by the Korey Stringer Institute shows that many individual states are not fully implementin...

August 13th, 2017 |  


Buckin’ Elks hold midnight madness

Buckin’ Elks hold midnight madness

The Elkin football team kicked off its 2017 season in style with a midnight practice held on 12:01 a.m. on Saturday. The stadium was packed with adori...

August 8th, 2017 |  


East Wilkes to host high school football jamboree

East Wilkes to host high school football jamboree

RONDA — On Aug. 11, East Wilkes High School will be hosting the first Wilkes County High School Football Jamboree. There will be six high school...

August 1st, 2017 |  


Elks, Rams compete in Lineman Challenge

Elks, Rams compete in Lineman Challenge

KING — Football season is fast approaching, and local teams are already preparing for the upcoming season. Last week, offensive and defensive li...

July 20th, 2017 |  


Forbush football schedule released

Forbush football schedule released

EAST BEND — The 2017 football schedule has been released for Forbush High School. Last season the Falcons held an overall record of 5-6 and a co...

July 11th, 2017 |  


Starmount football schedule released

Starmount football schedule released

BOONVILLE — The 2017 football schedule has been released for Starmount High School. Last season the Rams held an overall record of 2-10 and a co...

July 9th, 2017 |  


East Wilkes football schedule released

East Wilkes football schedule released

RONDA — The 2017 football schedule has been released for East Wilkes High School. Last season the Cardinals held an overall record of 8-4 and a ...

July 6th, 2017 |  


2017 Elkin football schedule released

2017 Elkin football schedule released

The 2017 football schedule has been released for Elkin High School. Last season the Buckin’ Elks were unable to win a game as the team went 0-11...

July 4th, 2017 |  


Cheek signs with Methodist University

Cheek signs with Methodist University

One of Elkin’s standout football players, McKinley Cheek, signed his national letter of intent to play football for Methodist University startin...

April 24th, 2017 |