Two Elkin middle-schoolers and the high school team will be moving on to the state shooting tournament next weekend following first-place finishes at the district level.
Carolina Drillers won the Spring World Series Championship NIT (Top Gun Sports) in Mooresville on April 11 and 12. Team members are Carley Puckett, Brooke Moore, Skylar Partin, Kaylee Hobgood, Riley Pennington, Lane Mccreary, Chloe Potts, Natalie...
The Starmount Lady Rams finally got back on the field Monday after no games were held due to weather last week and fell to their rivals Lady Elks of Elkin, 1-0.
Until last fall, Elkin senior Daniel Brinegar thought baseball would be what he played beyond high school.
Despite an overcast and drizzly day, Elkin and East Wilkes high schools hosted a conference golf match at Cedarbrook Country Club Monday. The match consisted of two nine-hole matches with Starmount topping the first round of play, and Alleghany...
DOBSON — Surry Community College may only have two women's golfers this year, but both of them will be competing in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Golf Tournament May 11-15 in Mesa, Arizona.
Elkin's softball team got an early lead Tuesday in the first three innings against Starmount and went on to capture a 10-2 win.
DOBSON — Madison York scored twice and red-hot Forbush shut out Surry Central 5-0 in Western Piedmont 2A Conference girls soccer on a cool, rainy night at Rex Mitchell Track & Field.
Trey Bryant will continue his basketball career at Moravian Prep in Lenoir.“He'll get to play another year to get seasoned and play against elite talent,” Starmount coach Rocky Horton said.
BOONVILLE — “I'm really happy with my team this year,” Starmount coach Ryan Norman said. “I've got a lot of players who are enthusiastic and want to get better.”
DOBSON — Surry Community College's baseball team played inspired baseball over the weekend, rallying for a 3-2 road win Sunday to knock Brunswick Community College out of first place in Region X.
WEST JEFFERSON — Elkin pounded out 17 hits as it defeated host Ashe County, 17-4, in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference game Wednesday.
DOBSON — After finishing as the top individual golfer in last year's Region X Championship, Surry Community College sophomore Chandler White has his goals set even higher this spring.
SPARTA — Elkin treated its traveling fans to an 11-3 victory over Alleghany Friday night.
Thursday's baseball game between Elkin and East Surry was suspended with two in the bottom of the fifth inning with the Cardinals leading 6-2.
MILLERS CREEK — West Wilkes defeated visiting Starmount, 5-2, in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference softball game Thursday.
WEST JEFFERSON — Elkin defeated host Ashe County, 8-1, in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference match played Thursday afternoon.
BOONVILLE — Starmount High School has a new baseball coach this spring.Caleb Pardue, a graduate of Starmount, was named officially a few weeks ago.
WEST JEFFERSON — Elkin defeated Ashe County, 3-2 in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference game Wednesday night.Daniel Brinegar went the distance, allowing eight hits, one earned run, walking two, and striking out three.
BOONVILLE — Starmount will host Elkin in a game to benefit cancer patient and survivor Shawn Kingrea Tuesday.
*Dates, times, and locations subject to changeTuesday, April 7BaseballAlleghany at East Wilkes, ppd. to WednesdayElkin at Ashe County, ppd. to Wednesday
Mattie Timmerman, Karla Fuentes and Makayla Dimmette all scored first-half goals as Elkin defeated Mount Airy, 3-2, in a nonconference game Wednesday evening.
CHAPEL HILL — An event that has become a highlight of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association year is scheduled for Saturday.
Starmount's Rocky Horton was named the men's basketball Coach of the Year for District 11, while Starmount senior James Ashley was named to the District 11 first team.
*Dates, times, and locations subject to changeThursday, April 2BaseballForbush 4, South Stokes 2Friday, April 3
BOONVILLE — Starmount baseball will host a cancer awareness game against Elkin Tuesday, April 14.
DOBSON — Surry Community College and Richard Bland Community College remain tied for first place in the Region X softball standings after splitting another pair of games Saturday in Dobson.
MOUNT AIRY — Diannah Flores scored five goals as Starmount defeated North Surry, 10-3, in a nonconference game Friday afternoon.Claire Maske added three, while Isabel Najera and Amber Hurst each scored a goal.
Tanner Edwards, Hayden Brooks, and Eli Brown backed Daniel Brinegar's complete game effort with timely hits as Elkin defeated West Wilkes, 3-2, in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference game Thursday night.
BOONVILLE — Kendra King's walk-off single in the bottom of the seventh gave Starmount a 6-5 win over North Wilkes in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference game Thursday.
*Dates, times, and locations subject to changeWednesday, April 1BaseballWest Wilkes 4, Starmount 2SoftballEast Wilkes 2, Alleghany 1
CAMP LEJEUNE — Surry Community College sophomore Chandler White finished with the best score Sunday out of a field of 44 colleges, including NCAA schools and junior colleges, in Camp Lejeune.
Aspen Shaw was strong at the plate and in the circle in carrying Elkin to a 5-1 victory over North Wilkes Tuesday.Shaw racked up three RBI with a triple in the five-run sixth inning.
CONCORD — The Carolina Drillers went 4-0 and won the Gold Bracket in the Top Gun Tournament in Concord Saturday.They also finished second in another Top Gun Tournament in Concord March 7.
*Dates, times, and locations subject to changeTuesday, March 31BaseballElkin 6, North Wilkes 3Starmount 7, East Wilkes 4
RONDA — Elkin seized control of the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference with a convincing 9-0 win over East Wilkes Tuesday.
BOONVILLE — Starmount shook off an early 3-0 deficit to defeat East Wilkes, 7-4, in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference game Tuesday night.
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. — Chase Mounce, of Elkin, has been named to the All-South Athletic second team as a sophomore at Tusculum College.
BOONVILLE — Starmount took a 6-3 win over Ashe County in tennis Monday in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference match.
WILKESBORO — Starmount took the challenge to Wilkes Central on Friday, but the Eagles would score the game-winning goal in the last five minutes for a 1-0 victory over the Rams at Wilkes Central.
*Dates, times, and locations subject to changeMonday, March 30Men's tennisStarmount 6, Ashe County 3Women's soccer
RONDA — Corrinn Shores had two goals and Makayla Dimmette had a goal and an assist as Elkin defeated East Wilkes, 3-0, in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference game Friday.
RONDA — Grace Johnson and Brie Jarvis broke a 3-3 tie with run-scoring singles in the fifth inning as East Wilkes defeated Elkin, 5-3, in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference game Thursday.
*Dates, times, and locations subject to changeThursday, March 26Men's tennisEast Wilkes 9, Ashe County 0Elkin 9, Wilkes Central 0
RONDA — Grace Johnson singled in the game's only run and Brandi Parks and the East Wilkes defense made it stand up as the Cardinals nipped 2A power Forbush, 1-0, Thursday night.
RONDA — Defense. Pitching. Constant scoring situations.And clutch hitting.“Just a great ballgame,” East coach Justin Call said. “Great plays. Great pitching.”
DOBSON — John Faircloth, Blade Best and Caleb Gaster combined to pitch a shutout Thursday as Surry Community College defeated Jamestown Community College, 4-0.
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With a sweep of the swimming championships, Elkin still sits at the top after the winter season of the Wells Fargo Cup standings for the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference.
DOBSON — The students may have defeated the faculty, 66-50, March 19, but Surry Community College's March Madness event was a win-win for all involved.