Regular season champions awarded

Regular season champions awarded

The 2017-2018 regular season champion team for ages 11-13 at the Elkin Rec Center includes, front row, from left, Lydia Teachey, Brooke Moore, Matthew...

February 13th, 2018 |  


Lady Cardinals take win over Elkin

Lady Cardinals take win over Elkin

The Lady Elks hosted East Wilkes in the last regular season basketball game last week. East Wilkes put together a tough performance as it outscored th...

February 13th, 2018 |  


Elkin advance five to State Championship

Elkin advance five to State Championship

NEWLAND — With only eight wrestlers participating, the Buckin’ Elk grapplers fared extremely well at the North Carolina High School Athlet...

February 13th, 2018 |  


Starmount competes in Wrestling Regionals

Starmount competes in Wrestling Regionals

NEWLAND — The North Carolina High School Athletic Association held the 1A West Regionals last week in Newland. East Wilkes and Starmount came ou...

February 13th, 2018 |  


MVAC basketball tournament results

The first round of the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference basketball tournament was held on Friday night. Starmount will host the second and third ro...

February 13th, 2018 |  


Reid signs with Guilford College

Reid signs with Guilford College

East Wilkes football player, Damien Reid, signs his Letter of Intent to play football at Guilford College starting this fall. At the signing is, front...

February 10th, 2018 |  


Elks mush Huskies 48 to 34 on Senior Night

Elks mush Huskies 48 to 34 on Senior Night

On Senior Night in Carpenter Gymnasium, the Buckin’ Elks put on a show for the wrestling faithful handing the unsuspecting Ashe County Huskies t...

February 9th, 2018 |  


East Wilkes nabs first win of the season

East Wilkes nabs first win of the season

It’s been a long time coming for the East Wilkes Cardinals, as they have finally won their first game of the season. The Cardinals travelled to ...

February 9th, 2018 |  


Starmount wrestlers compete in State Playoffs

Starmount wrestlers compete in State Playoffs

MOUNT AIRY — After a successful regular season, the Starmount Rams wrestling team travelled to Mount Airy on Tuesday night to compete in the fir...

February 7th, 2018 |  


Elkin swim team competes in Regional meet

MOORESVILLE — The Elkin High School swim team competed in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Regional swim meet on Saturday aft...

February 6th, 2018 |  


Starmount takes comeback win over Falcons

Starmount takes comeback win over Falcons

BOONVILLE — Wednesday night’s game between the Forbush Falcons and the Starmount Rams was an interesting one. After leading for three quar...

February 6th, 2018 |  


Falcons take win over Lady Rams in county rivalry

Falcons take win over Lady Rams in county rivalry

BOONVILLE — The Starmount Rams hosted the Forbush Falcons in a cross-county rivalry game last week in Boonville. The Falcons and the Lady Rams h...

February 6th, 2018 |  


Elks advance to second round of NCHSAA Dual Team Tournament before bowing to Ironmen

Elks advance to second round of NCHSAA Dual Team Tournament before bowing to Ironmen

CHERRYVILLE — The Buckin’ Elk grapplers attempted to make the most of their wildcard invitation into the North Carolina High School Athlet...

February 6th, 2018 |  


Basketball scores and schedules

Women’s Basketball:Starmount:Nov. 28: Surry Central 53 - Starmount 8Dec. 1: Forbush 78 - Starmount 46Dec. 6: Galax 45 - Starmount 33Dec. 12: Sta...

February 1st, 2018 |  


Local sports briefs

Surry Storm to hold tryoutsThe Surry Storm basketball organization is rolling out its spring 2018 season, and tryouts have been scheduled. Surry Storm...

January 31st, 2018 |  


MVAC wrestling tournament results

MVAC wrestling tournament results

HAYS — The Mountain Valley Athletic Conference held the 2018 conference wrestling match on Saturday at North Wilkes High School. Elkin, East Wil...

January 30th, 2018 |  


Cardinals put up 47-29 win over Starmount

Cardinals put up 47-29 win over Starmount

BOONVILLE — News broke last week that Starmount had combined its JV and varsity girl’s basketball teams after injuries and illnesses plagu...

January 30th, 2018 |  


Rams take MVAC win over Cardinals

Rams take MVAC win over Cardinals

BOONVILLE — On Friday night, East Wilkes travelled to Boonville to take on the Starmount Rams. With only a few weeks left in the regular season,...

January 30th, 2018 |  


Elkin’s tenacious 10 tread through opposition in MVAC Tournament

Elkin’s tenacious 10 tread through opposition in MVAC Tournament

HAYS — Ten Buckin’ Elk grapplers boarded Bus #8 in the parking lot of Carpenter Gymnasium at 6:50 a.m. on Saturday. All 10 of these young ...

January 30th, 2018 |  


Local sports briefs

Surry Storm to hold tryoutsThe Surry Storm basketball organization is rolling out its spring 2018 season, and tryouts have been scheduled. Surry Storm...

January 24th, 2018 |  


Basketball scores and schedules

Women’s Basketball:Starmount:Nov. 28: Surry Central 53 - Starmount 8Dec. 1: Forbush 78 - Starmount 46Dec. 6: Galax 45 - Starmount 33Dec. 12: Sta...

January 24th, 2018 |  


Lady Cardinals complete successful fourth-quarter comeback

Lady Cardinals complete successful fourth-quarter comeback

RONDA — It’s a well known fact that teams should never doubt the East Wilkes Lady Cardinals, and last Tuesday night they proved why.In the...

January 23rd, 2018 |  


Small Elkin contingency fares well at Johnson Stamey Mill Town Invitational

Small Elkin contingency fares well at Johnson Stamey Mill Town Invitational

CANTON — The Buckin’ Elks journeyed to Canton on Saturday to participate in the rescheduled Johnson Stamey tournament. This event, which w...

January 23rd, 2018 |  


East Wilkes falls to Wilkes Central

East Wilkes falls to Wilkes Central

RONDA — The East Wilkes men’s basketball team has struggled to find a win all season. The Cardinals have fought at every turn, but the fin...

January 23rd, 2018 |  


MVAC swim meet sees Elkin take first and second place

MVAC swim meet sees Elkin take first and second place

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The Mountain Valley Athletic Conference swim meet was held Saturday afternoon at the Armfield Civic Center in Pilot Mountain. S...

January 23rd, 2018 |  


Rams earn MVAC win over Buckin’ Elks

Rams earn MVAC win over Buckin’ Elks

After the winter storm canceled school and athletic events last week, the Buckin’ Elks and Starmount Rams were ready to take the court on Monday...

January 23rd, 2018 |  


Lady Elks break losing streak with MVAC win

Lady Elks break losing streak with MVAC win

Coming into Monday night’s game between Elkin and Starmount, both teams were looking for a well-deserved win. The Lady Elks were on a six-game l...

January 23rd, 2018 |  


UPDATE: Wildlife Commission postpones public hearing in Elkin

Due to the snow that arrived last week in the region, the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission has rescheduled a public hearing for Feb. 21 at...

January 23rd, 2018 |  


Winter conditions bring changes to athletic events for Friday night

With road conditions still questionable, many of tonight’s sporting events have been rescheduled.The basketball games between Elkin and Starmoun...

January 19th, 2018 |  


MVAC wrestling results and standings

Official Mountain Valley Athletic Conference standings as of Jan. 6.Wilkes Central 4-0; 13-15West Wilkes 3-0; 13-1Starmount 2-1; 10-5Ashe County 2-1; ...

January 16th, 2018 |  


Wildlife Commission seeks public comment through Feb. 9 on Draft Coyote Management Plan

RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is seeking public comment through Feb. 9 on its draft Coyote Management Plan.Comments can be su...

January 16th, 2018 |  


East Wilkes dominates Lady Elks, 50-12

East Wilkes dominates Lady Elks, 50-12

RONDA — It was an East Wilkes dominated night for the women’s basketball team as the Cardinals put up a 50-12 win over the Lady Elks. East...

January 16th, 2018 |  


Elkin bests East Wilkes and Oak Grove in wrestling tri-match

RONDA — On Friday evening, the Buckin’ Elks picked up two team victories in Carpenter Gymnasium. Elkin slid past East Wilkes, 36-25, in th...

January 16th, 2018 |  


Basketball scores and schedules

Women’s Basketball:Starmount:Nov. 28: Surry Central 53 - Starmount 8Dec. 1: Forbush 78 - Starmount 46Dec. 6: Galax 45 - Starmount 33Dec. 12: Sta...

January 16th, 2018 |  


Buckin’ Elks take rivalry win over Cardinals

Buckin’ Elks take rivalry win over Cardinals

RONDA — After a rough start to the 2017-2018 season, the Elkin Buckin’ Elks seemed to have turned their season around. On Friday night, El...

January 16th, 2018 |  


Winter weather advisory changes athletic schedules for Tuesday night

Due to the threat of winter weather, local schools are making changes to Tuesday night athletic events. Elkin High School has changed tonight’s ...

January 16th, 2018 |  


UPDATE: Wildlife Commission postpones public hearing in Elkin

Due to the snow that arrived Wednesday in the region, the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission has postponed a public hearing that was schedul...

January 15th, 2018 updated: January 17th, 2018. |  


Starmount splits games with East Wilkes

RONDA — On the second day of the new year, the Starmount Rams traveled to Ronda to take on the East Wilkes Cardinals in a Mountain Valley Athlet...

January 10th, 2018 |  


Winter basketball schedules

Women’s Basketball:Elkin:Nov. 28: North Stokes 58 - Elkin 52Nov. 29: East Surry 65 - Elkin 36Dec. 5: West Wilkes 62 - Elkin 46Dec. 6: East Surry...

January 10th, 2018 |  


East Wilkes holds off late surge by East Surry

East Wilkes holds off late surge by East Surry

PILOT MOUNTAIN — For the second time this season, the East Wilkes Lady Cardinals took home a win against the East Surry Cardinals. It was a clos...

January 9th, 2018 |  


Cardinals battle in Pilot

Cardinals battle in Pilot

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Wilkes travelled to East Surry for a battle of the Cardinals. East Wilkes was able to make an impressive comeback after on...

January 9th, 2018 |  


Elkin wrestling results

Elkin wrestling results

Elks drop two to Falcons and VikingsTROUTMAN — Ultimately regarding the outcome of most sporting events, an old children’s adage holds tru...

January 9th, 2018 |  


Rams take first place in Holiday Tournament

Rams take first place in Holiday Tournament

BOONVILLE — The 2017 Cook’s Holiday Classic Tournament came to a close on Friday night, and the Starmount Rams took home the Championship ...

January 2nd, 2018 |  


Tournament sees Elkin place fourth, Rams seventh

Tournament sees Elkin place fourth, Rams seventh

BOONVILLE — On the girl’s side of the 2017 Cook’s Holiday Classic Tournament, Elkin placed fourth after fighting hard against North ...

January 2nd, 2018 |  


Elkin’s Stealthy Seven surface in second place at RJR Invitational

WINSTON-SALEM — Over-achievement is an attribute that is highly desirable in both individuals and groups. The Buckin’ Elk grapplers, with ...

January 2nd, 2018 |  


Buckin’ Elks place fourth in Holiday Tournament

Buckin’ Elks place fourth in Holiday Tournament

BOONVILLE — On the final day of the 2017 Cook’s Holiday Classic Tournament, Elkin took on Surry Central in a nail-biting game. It took two...

January 2nd, 2018 |  


Rams win opening game in Holiday tournament

Rams win opening game in Holiday tournament

BOONVILLE — The Starmount Rams put their best foot forward on Wednesday afternoon at the Cook’s Holiday Classic Tournament. Starmount took...

January 1st, 2018 |  


Lady Elks take first round win

Lady Elks take first round win

BOONVILLE — The Elkin Lady Elks took a first round win on Wednesday night in the Cook’s Holiday Classic Tournament. Elkin took on Salem Ba...

December 28th, 2017 |  


Rams win opening game in Holiday tournament

Rams win opening game in Holiday tournament

BOONVILLE — The Starmount Rams put their best foot forward on Wednesday afternoon at the Cook’s Holiday Classic Tournament. Starmount took...

December 28th, 2017 |  


East Wilkes basketball teams fall to Surry Central

East Wilkes basketball teams fall to Surry Central

BOONVILLE — In the opening round of the Cook’s Holiday Classic Tournament at Starmount, the East Wilkes men’s and women’s team...

December 28th, 2017 |