Elkin Tribune- RSS SPORTS Feed http://elkintribune.com/section/SPORTS http://elkintribune.com/section/SPORTS Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:16:31 EST 1800 Carolina Xtreme 14-and-under team rocking softball world http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50012805/Carolina-Xtreme-14-and-under-team-rocking-softball-world The Carolina Xtreme 14-and-under team has come a long way since its inception four summers ago. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/312805/ Most of the current members of the Carolina Xtreme 14-and-under team have been playing together for the past four years. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST NOCSAE releases helmet safety findings http://elkintribune.com/news/localsports/50003303/NOCSAE-releases-helmet-safety-findings OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Football helmets' ability to protect against concussions has become “exaggerated,” according to a national safety committee. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST New study finds no difference in helmet brands http://elkintribune.com/news/localsports/50003360/New-study-finds-no-difference-in-helmet-brands MADISON, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin reports that its new study showed no difference in the rate of concussions based on what helmet brand is used. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Camps and clinics slated http://elkintribune.com/news/localsports/50002774/Camps-and-clinics-slated AgilityI Support My Community will host a free agility clinic July 28 at Crater Park. Youth under 10: 5 to 5:45 p.m.; 10 and older: 6 to 8 p.m. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Elkin tennis, softball, baseball, soccer registration info http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50011762/Elkin-tennis-softball-baseball-soccer-registration-info There are several registration dates approaching for events and sports leagues through the Elkin Recreation and Sports Department. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Richardson earns first win http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50012177/Richardson-earns-first-win It was well into Sunday morning before the UCars finally got out onto the track at Friendship Motor Speedway. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Richardson earns first win http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/312177/Richardson-earns-first-win It was well into Sunday morning before the UCars finally got out onto the track at Friendship Motor Speedway. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Lightning split with Tide http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/313233/Lightning-split-with-Tide GALAX, Va. — With several swimmers absent, the Elkin Wet Lightning earned a split with the Galax Maroon Tide Saturday.The Elkin women won 441-379, but the men fell 394-309. The combined score was 773-750 in favor of Galax. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Ross Bailes wins again (and again) at Friendship http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/307456/Ross-Bailes-wins-again-(and-again)-at-Friendship Ross Bailes won for the third and fourth times this season at Friendship Motor Speedway, claiming both $1,000 Southeastern Crate Association Late Model features early Sunday morning. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 48 years and still running strong http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/301927/48-years-and-still-running-strong GERMANTON — Bill Tesh started racing in June of 1966 — just more than 48 years ago. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Elkin tennis, softball, baseball, soccer registration info http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/311551/Elkin-tennis-softball-baseball-soccer-registration-info There are several registration dates approaching for events and sports leagues through the Elkin Recreation and Sports Department. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Local camps and clinics slated http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/3887522/Local-camps-and-clinics-slated AgilityI Support My Community will host a free agility clinic Monday nights through July 28 at the Elkin Municipal Recreation Complex. Youth under 10: 5 to 5:45 p.m.; 10 and older: 6 to 8 p.m. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Elks, Rams near top of Wachovia Cup Standings http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/3910175/Elks-Rams-near-top-of-Wachovia-Cup-Standings Elkin and Starmount have finished as the top two public schools in the Wachovia Cup Standings for 1A high schools in North Carolina. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Wet Lightning strong versus Dobson http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/3910011/Wet-Lightning-strong-versus-Dobson The Elkin Wet Lightning swim team swept past the Dobson Dolphins Tuesday in a swim meet at Elkin Municipal Park. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Hall headed to Washington and Lee to play golf http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/3906286/Hall-headed-to-Washington-and-Lee-to-play-golf Elkin graduate Mary-Frances Hall is going to take her golf clubs and her study habits to Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, this fall. Sat, 19 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST A little levity on a warm night http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/3901966/A-little-levity-on-a-warm-night ShaNisha White, left, and Abby Burchette share a laugh during a doubles match at East Wilkes High School Monday evening. White, who will be attending Pfeiffer University this fall, and Burchette, a rising senior, were part of several matches between... Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 2014 Elkin Wet Lightning Swim Team http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/3909364/2014-Elkin-Wet-Lightning-Swim-Team The team poses for a group photo before their home swim meet Tuesday. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Dobson wants to play as long as he can http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/3898048/Dobson-wants-to-play-as-long-as-he-can SANTA BARBARA, California — Dillon Dobson, the former Starmount standout and current Appalachian State University standout, is soaking in the sun a bit more as a member of the Santa Barbara Foresters in the California Collegiate League this... Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Elkin standout chooses Tennessee Temple http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/3901724/Elkin-standout-chooses-Tennessee-Temple After mulling over and turning down other options, Elkin graduate Cayley Shoemaker has decided to make Tennessee Temple University in Chattanooga her next home for softball and school. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST