Vikings too much in 1AA final

Vikings too much in 1AA final

RALEIGH — It’s been a long time since the 1AA ranks of North Carolina high school football have seen a team as dominant as the Tarboro Vik...

December 10th, 2017 |  


Bears back for Redemption

Bears back for Redemption

History is written by the victors. Rather, in this case, the newspaper headline is written by the victors.The Mount Airy Bears stormed the playing fie...

December 3rd, 2017 |  


2017 football All Conference and Honorable Mention

2017 football All Conference and Honorable Mention

The Mountain Valley Athletic Conference released All Conference and Honorable Mention for the 2017 football season. Wilkes Central came away with the ...

November 26th, 2017 |  


Playoff scores and schedules

Football:Elkin:Elkin 31 - Surry Central 14North Surry 35 - Elkin 14Mount Airy 51 - Elkin 14Elkin 21 - South Stokes 13Starmount 38 - Elkin 22Ashe 49 - ...

November 20th, 2017 |  


Turkey Day football, anyone?

Turkey Day football, anyone?

MOUNT AIRY — For the second year in a row, Black Friday means Granite Bear football at Wallace Shelton Stadium.The state’s second-ranked 1...

November 19th, 2017 |  


East Wilkes falls in tough playoff battle

East Wilkes falls in tough playoff battle

RONDA — All eyes were focused on the second-round 1AA playoff match-up in Ronda as East Wilkes hosted East Surry. It was a game that has been hy...

November 19th, 2017 |  


East Wilkes hoping to advance past second round

East Wilkes hoping to advance past second round

RONDA — East Surry and East Wilkes began their season with a showdown of the area’s “East Cardinals” back on Aug. 18. On Frida...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Buckin’ Elks look to continue winning streak

Buckin’ Elks look to continue winning streak

The Buckin’ Elks football team is on a four-game winning streak, and are looking to make it five on Friday night. Elkin will travel to Mooresbor...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Playoff scores and schedules

Football:Elkin:Elkin 31 - Surry Central 14North Surry 35 - Elkin 14Mount Airy 51 - Elkin 14Elkin 21 - South Stokes 13Starmount 38 - Elkin 22Ashe 49 - ...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Playoff scores and schedules

Football:Elkin:Elkin 31 - Surry Central 14North Surry 35 - Elkin 14Mount Airy 51 - Elkin 14Elkin 21 - South Stokes 13Starmount 38 - Elkin 22Ashe 49 - ...

November 13th, 2017 |  


Starmount falls to East Surry in final minute

Starmount falls to East Surry in final minute

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Starmount put up a hard fight on Friday night as the Rams traveled to Pilot Mountain to take on the East Surry Cardinals. The C...

November 12th, 2017 |  


Buckin’ Elks pull out all the stops in first-round win

Buckin’ Elks pull out all the stops in first-round win

For the first time since 2014, Elkin football made it back to the North Carolina High School Athletic Association playoffs. On Friday night, the Bucki...

November 12th, 2017 |  


Playoff scores and schedules

Playoff scores and schedules

Football:Elkin:Elkin 31 - Surry Central 14North Surry 35 - Elkin 14Mount Airy 51 - Elkin 14Elkin 21 - South Stokes 13Starmount 38 - Elkin 22Ashe 49 - ...

November 10th, 2017 |  


Fall 2017 scores

Football:Elkin:Elkin 31 - Surry Central 14North Surry 35 - Elkin 14Mount Airy 51 - Elkin 14Elkin 21 - South Stokes 13Starmount 38 - Elkin 22Ashe 49 - ...

November 8th, 2017 |  


JV Elks go undefeated for the 2017 season

JV Elks go undefeated for the 2017 season

In the world of high school sports, the JV programs are often overlooked with most of the attention on the varsity teams. However, this year the Elkin...

November 7th, 2017 |  


Football playoffs begin Friday night

Football playoffs begin Friday night

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association has finalized the playoff brackets for the 2017 football season. The association used MaxPreps see...

November 7th, 2017 |  


Fall 2017 scores

Football:Elkin:Elkin 31 - Surry Central 14North Surry 35 - Elkin 14Mount Airy 51 - Elkin 14Elkin 21 - South Stokes 13Starmount 38 - Elkin 22Ashe 49 - ...

November 6th, 2017 |  


East Wilkes falls to Wilkes Central

East Wilkes falls to Wilkes Central

RONDA — The 2017 regular season for football has come to a close and teams around the area put on a show on Friday night. One game that had ever...

November 5th, 2017 |  


Fall 2017 scores

Fall 2017 scores

Football:Elkin:Elkin 31 - Surry Central 14North Surry 35 - Elkin 14Mount Airy 51 - Elkin 14Elkin 21 - South Stokes 13Starmount 38 - Elkin 22Ashe 49 - ...

November 3rd, 2017 |  


Fall 2017 scores

Football:Elkin:Elkin 31 - Surry Central 14North Surry 35 - Elkin 14Mount Airy 51 - Elkin 14Elkin 21 - South Stokes 13Starmount 38 - Elkin 22Ashe 49 - ...

October 30th, 2017 |  


Big plays lift Carver over Eagles

Big plays lift Carver over Eagles

DOBSON — The Golden Eagles’ short-yardage defense came up with several key stops Friday night, but a few big plays were all Carver needed ...

October 29th, 2017 |  


Elks upset Cards with 53-52 win

Elks upset Cards with 53-52 win

Elkin came from behind for the second week in a row to pull off the biggest upset of the 2017 football season Friday night. A field goal in the final ...

October 29th, 2017 |  


Fall 2017 scores

Fall 2017 scores

Football:Elkin:Elkin 31 - Surry Central 14North Surry 35 - Elkin 14Mount Airy 51 - Elkin 14Elkin 21 - South Stokes 13Starmount 38 - Elkin 22Ashe 49 - ...

October 27th, 2017 |  


Scott Johnson reaches milestone victory

Scott Johnson reaches milestone victory

BOONVILLE — Starmount High School head football coach Scott Johnson recorded his 100th win as a head coach on Oct. 13. His Starmount Rams varsit...

October 25th, 2017 |  


Fall 2017 scores

Football:Elkin:Elkin 31 - Surry Central 14North Surry 35 - Elkin 14Mount Airy 51 - Elkin 14Elkin 21 - South Stokes 13Starmount 38 - Elkin 22Ashe 49 - ...

October 24th, 2017 |  


Big second half lifts Cardinals over Huskies

Big second half lifts Cardinals over Huskies

WEST JEFFERSON — The East Wilkes Cardinals looked like a completely different team after halftime. It was much more of a defensive battle in the...

October 24th, 2017 |  


Fall 2017 scores

Football:Elkin:Elkin 31 - Surry Central 14North Surry 35 - Elkin 14Mount Airy 51 - Elkin 14Elkin 21 - South Stokes 13Starmount 38 - Elkin 22Ashe 49 - ...

October 23rd, 2017 |  


North Surry rolls over Forbush with 41-7 win

North Surry rolls over Forbush with 41-7 win

EAST BEND — The Forbush Falcons football team met up against a powerhouse Western Piedmont Athletic Conference team on Friday night when North S...

October 22nd, 2017 |  


Buckin’ Elks stage second-half comeback

Buckin’ Elks stage second-half comeback

Elkin football had an outstanding Friday night, as the Buckin’ Elks won their first home game since 2015 and also won their first conference gam...

October 21st, 2017 |  


Fall 2017 scores

Football:Elkin:Elkin 31 - Surry Central 14North Surry 35 - Elkin 14Mount Airy 51 - Elkin 14Elkin 21 - South Stokes 13Starmount 38 - Elkin 22Ashe 49 - ...

October 19th, 2017 |  


Fall 2017 scores

Football:Elkin:Elkin 31 - Surry Central 14North Surry 35 - Elkin 14Mount Airy 51 - Elkin 14Elkin 21 - South Stokes 13Starmount 38 - Elkin 22Ashe 49 - ...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Central falls to Forbush

Central falls to Forbush

DOBSON — A back-and-forth game turned into a one-sided affair to give the Forbush Falcons their third win of the season. Surry Central and Forbu...

October 15th, 2017 |  


Fall 2017 scores

Football:Elkin:Elkin 31 - Surry Central 14North Surry 35 - Elkin 14Mount Airy 51 - Elkin 14Elkin 21 - South Stokes 13Starmount 38 - Elkin 22Ashe 49 - ...

October 15th, 2017 |  


East Wilkes keeps undefeated season alive

East Wilkes keeps undefeated season alive

RONDA — Going into the ninth week of the season, and the halfway point of the conference, can make or break a football team no matter its record...

October 15th, 2017 |  


Fall 2017 scores

Football:Elkin:Elkin 31 - Surry Central 14North Surry 35 - Elkin 14Mount Airy 51 - Elkin 14Elkin 21 - South Stokes 13Starmount 38 - Elkin 22Ashe 49 - ...

October 12th, 2017 |  


Starmount hosts homecoming festivities

Starmount hosts homecoming festivities

Starmount High School held its homecoming half-time ceremonies Friday night, with Maggie Freed, third from right, being named the 2017 Homecoming Quee...

October 11th, 2017 |  


Fall 2017 scores

Fall 2017 scores

Football:Elkin:Elkin 31 - Surry Central 14North Surry 35 - Elkin 14Mount Airy 51 - Elkin 14Elkin 21 - South Stokes 13Starmount 38 - Elkin 22Ashe 49 - ...

October 10th, 2017 |  


Fall 2017 scores

Football:Elkin:Elkin 31 - Surry Central 14North Surry 35 - Elkin 14Mount Airy 51 - Elkin 14Elkin 21 - South Stokes 13Starmount 38 - Elkin 22Ashe 49 - ...

October 9th, 2017 |  


Runners power Hounds to 28-7 win

Runners power Hounds to 28-7 win

North Surry took the opening kickoff down the field to score and never looked back in a 28-7 conference win over rival Surry Central at home Friday ni...

October 8th, 2017 |  


Fall 2017 scores

Football:Elkin:Elkin 31 - Surry Central 14North Surry 35 - Elkin 14Mount Airy 51 - Elkin 14Elkin 21 - South Stokes 13Starmount 38 - Elkin 22Ashe 49 - ...

October 6th, 2017 |  


High school football preview; week seven

High school football preview; week seven

With the seventh week of high school football approaching, teams are gearing up for more conference match ups. On Friday night, East Wilkes will trave...

October 3rd, 2017 |  


Fall 2017 scores

Football:Elkin:Elkin 31 - Surry Central 14North Surry 35 - Elkin 14Mount Airy 51 - Elkin 14Elkin 21 - South Stokes 13Starmount 38 - Elkin 22Ashe 49 - ...

October 3rd, 2017 |  


Eagles rush past Camels for first win

Eagles rush past Camels for first win

DOBSON — The Surry Central Golden Eagles put on a show for current and former students alike on the school’s Homecoming night. A stellar a...

October 1st, 2017 |  


Ashe spoils Elkin’s homecoming

Ashe spoils Elkin’s homecoming

Friday night’s high school football game between Elkin and Ashe County was everything a good football game was supposed to be. It was homecoming...

October 1st, 2017 |  


Fall 2017 scores

Football:Elkin:Elkin 31 - Surry Central 14North Surry 35 - Elkin 14Mount Airy 51 - Elkin 14Elkin 21 - South Stokes 13Starmount 38 - Elkin 22Ashe 49 - ...

September 30th, 2017 |  


Fall 2017 scores

Football:Elkin:Elkin 31 - Surry Central 14North Surry 35 - Elkin 14Mount Airy 51 - Elkin 14Elkin 21 - South Stokes 13Starmount 38 - Elkin 22East Wilke...

September 29th, 2017 |  


Fall 2017 scores

Football:Forbush:West Wilkes 42 - Forbush 17Forbush 37 - North Iredell 13East Wilkes 42 - Forbush 0Starmount 20 - Forbush 0North Wilkes 49 - Forbush 1...

September 26th, 2017 |  


Fall 2017 scores

Football:Elkin:Elkin 31 - Surry Central 14North Surry 35 - Elkin 14Mount Airy 51 - Elkin 14Elkin 21 - South Stokes 13Starmount 38 - Elkin 22East Wilke...

September 25th, 2017 |  


Starmount and Elkin battle in Boonville

Starmount and Elkin battle in Boonville

BOONVILLE — In a rivalry that dates back to 1967, there is always a bit of drama when the Elkin Buckin’ Elks and the Starmount Rams meet o...

September 24th, 2017 |  


Fall 2017 scores

Football:Elkin:Elkin 31 - Surry Central 14North Surry 35 - Elkin 14Mount Airy 51 - Elkin 14Elkin 21 - South Stokes 13East Wilkes:East Wilkes 36 - East...

September 22nd, 2017 |