Week six football preview

Week six football preview

Week six of high school football has rolled into town with the start of conference play. Elkin will travel to Boonville to take on Starmount, while Ea...

September 21st, 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 19th, 2017 |  


Buckin’ Elks earn second win of the season

Buckin’ Elks earn second win of the season

The Elkin Buckin’ Elks football team earned its second win of the season with a 21-17 win over South Stokes.Beau Burgess had an outstanding perf...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Fall 2017 scores

Football:Elkin:Elkin 31 - Surry Central 14North Surry 35 - Elkin 14Mount Airy 51 - Elkin 14East Wilkes:East Wilkes 36 - East Surry 20East Wilkes 52 - ...

September 14th, 2017 |  


Fall 2017 scores

Football:Elkin:Elkin 31 - Surry Central 14North Surry 35 - Elkin 14Mount Airy 51 - Elkin 14East Wilkes:East Wilkes 36 - East Surry 20East Wilkes 52 - ...

September 13th, 2017 |  


Cardinals overcome Eagles in double OT

Cardinals overcome Eagles in double OT

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Week four in high school football hosted a must-win situation for two teams this evening. East Surry entered the game 1-2 and l...

September 12th, 2017 |  


Fall 2017 scores

Football:Elkin:Elkin 31 - Surry Central 14North Surry 35 - Elkin 14Mount Airy 51 - Elkin 14East Wilkes:East Wilkes 36 - East Surry 20East Wilkes 52 - ...

September 10th, 2017 |  


Unifi Bowl trophy headed back to Boonville

Unifi Bowl trophy headed back to Boonville

EAST BEND — The Unifi Bowl is the type of rivalry game that goes deeper than football. It’s a rivalry that’s ingrained into the mind...

September 9th, 2017 updated: September 10th, 2017. |  


Fall 2017 scores

Football:Elkin:Elkin 31 - Surry Central 14North Surry 35 - Elkin 14Mount Airy 51 - Elkin 14East Wilkes:East Wilkes 36 - East Surry 20East Wilkes 52 - ...

September 7th, 2017 |  


Starmount battles West Stokes until final minute

Starmount battles West Stokes until final minute

BOONVILLE — The Starmount Rams hosted their first home game of the season last Thursday night in Boonville. The Rams and the West Stoke Wildcats...

September 7th, 2017 |  


Week four football preview

Week four football preview

With the fourth week of high school football rolling into town, teams are gearing up for another showdown. Elkin has a bye this week, East Wilkes host...

September 7th, 2017 |  


2017 football schedule and results

Aug. 18:Elkin 31 - Surry Central 14East Wilkes 36 - East Surry 20Mount Airy 28 - Starmount 7West Wilkes 42 - Forbush 17Aug. 25:North Surry 35 - Elkin ...

September 6th, 2017 |  


Cardinals find third straight victory with 42-0 win over Forbush

Cardinals find third straight victory with 42-0 win over Forbush

RONDA — When it comes to 1A football, the East Wilkes Cardinals have one of the best programs in the western part of the state. East Wilkes took...

September 5th, 2017 |  


Mount Airy improved to 3-0 on the season Thursday night with a 51-14 road victory over Elkin, but it was senior Robert Brown who stole the show.The Gr...

September 1st, 2017 |  


High School athletic events moved due to incoming weather

Local athletic events have made changes due to inclement weather scheduled for Friday.The Forbush at East Wilkes football game, which was scheduled fo...

August 30th, 2017 updated: August 30th, 2017. |  


East Surry takes 39-20 win over Starmount

East Surry takes 39-20 win over Starmount

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Starmount closed to six points early in the fourth quarter, but then East Surry pulled away, literally, with two long touchdown...

August 26th, 2017 |  


Buckin’ Elks unable to handle North Surry’s strength

Buckin’ Elks unable to handle North Surry’s strength

Last week the Elkin Buckin’ Elks football team won its first game in more than 16 months. This week, the Elks were looking to continue their win...

August 26th, 2017 |  


East Wilkes wins big over Surry Central

East Wilkes wins big over Surry Central

DOBSON — The East Wilkes Cardinals are on a roll this season as they earned another substantial win on Friday night. The Cardinals traveled to D...

August 26th, 2017 |  


2017 football schedule and results

Aug. 18:Elkin 31 - Surry Central 14East Wilkes 36 - East Surry 20Mount Airy 28 - Starmount 7Aug. 19:West Wilkes 42 - Forbush 17Aug. 25:North Surry at ...

August 25th, 2017 |  


Week two football previews

Week two football previews

The second week of high school football has rolled into town, and local teams are ready for action. This week Elkin will host its first game of the se...

August 24th, 2017 |  


West Wilkes out-muscles Forbush in opener

West Wilkes out-muscles Forbush in opener

MILLERS CREEK — The 2017 football season didn’t start off the way the Forbush Falcons wanted. On Friday night, West Wilkes cancelled the g...

August 22nd, 2017 |  


East Wilkes starts season off with 36-20 win

East Wilkes starts season off with 36-20 win

PILOT MOUNTAIN — In a game that saw two of the top 1A teams in the region, East Wilkes and East Surry gave the crowd in Pilot Mountain a show on...

August 19th, 2017 |  


Elkin breaks losing streak in opening game

Elkin breaks losing streak in opening game

DOBSON — Elkin snapped a 17-game losing streak by beating Surry Central on the road 31-14 in the season opener Friday night. On Oct. 5, 2015, th...

August 19th, 2017 updated: August 19th, 2017. |  


Starmount falls 28-7 in season opener

Starmount falls 28-7 in season opener

MOUNT AIRY — Starmount football kicked off the 2017 season against a powerhouse Mount Airy football team on Friday night. The Bears got the bett...

August 19th, 2017 updated: August 19th, 2017. |  


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 |  


Bears maul Cards 49-6 in playoff game

Bears maul Cards 49-6 in playoff game

The fans roared and the pads popped as the Mount Airy Granite Bears once again hosted the East Surry Cardinals, this time in the second round the NCHS...

November 27th, 2016 |  


Explosive Bearcats end Eagles’ season

Explosive Bearcats end Eagles’ season

DOBSON — Surry Central’s 2016 football season ended in characteristic fashion, as the Western Piedmont Athletic Conference champions score...

November 27th, 2016 |  


2016 MVAC Football All-Conference named

2016 MVAC Football All-Conference named

The Mountain Valley Athletic Conference announced All-Conference and Honoarble Mention awards for the 2016 football season. Jarrett Grimes from North ...

November 23rd, 2016 |  


Eagles roar back in final minutes

Eagles roar back in final minutes

DOBSON — The Golden Eagles advanced to the second round of the state playoffs with a 28-21 win, but it wasn’t easy.Surry Central overcame ...

November 20th, 2016 |  


East Wilkes falls in first round of playoffs

RONDA — After a week off of football in the western part of NC to await games being played delayed due to the flooding in the eastern part of th...

November 20th, 2016 |  


NCHSAA football brackets announced

RALEIGH — The North Carolina High School Athletic Association has finalized the brackets for the 2016 State Football Championships. There are 64...

November 15th, 2016 |  


Falcons fall in final regular season game

Falcons fall in final regular season game

EAST BEND — In a game that had playoff consequences for both sides of the field, the Forbush Falcons and the North Surry Greyhounds put on a sho...

November 5th, 2016 |  


Rams fall to Huskies, 42-7

Rams fall to Huskies, 42-7

BOONVILLE — The Ashe County Huskies ended a four-game losing streak with an impressive 42-7 victory over the Starmount Rams on Friday night.Ashe...

November 1st, 2016 |  


2016 football schedule and scores

Aug. 19 - Week OneForbush 27 - Elkin 6East Wilkes 15 - South Stokes 6Mount Airy 42 - Starmount 18Aug. 26 - Week TwoForbush 24 - North Iredell 14North ...

October 31st, 2016 |  


Eagles hand Cardinals first conference loss

Eagles hand Cardinals first conference loss

MORAVIAN FALLS — East Wilkes and Wilkes Central matched-up for a battle of the undefeated in the MVAC. East Wilkes went into the night on a seve...

October 30th, 2016 |  


Forbush rally falls short versus Eagles

Forbush rally falls short versus Eagles

DOBSON — Forbush cut a 15-point deficit to two, but couldn’t get over the hump against a fired-up Surry Central team seeking its first-eve...

October 30th, 2016 |  


2016 football schedule and scores

Aug. 19 - Week OneForbush 27 - Elkin 6East Wilkes 15 - South Stokes 6Mount Airy 42 - Starmount 18Aug. 26 - Week TwoForbush 24 - North Iredell 14North ...

October 24th, 2016 |  


Eagles work their magic again

Eagles work their magic again

DOBSON — On a night when Surry Central honored its 1976 conference championship football team, the current Golden Eagles took a huge step toward...

October 23rd, 2016 |  


East Wilkes sweeps Starmount, 34-0

East Wilkes sweeps Starmount, 34-0

RONDA — On a windy and chilly Friday night in Ronda, the East Wilkes Cardinals showed why they are the number one team in the MVAC with a 34-0 w...

October 22nd, 2016 |  


2016 football schedule and scores

On Friday, Elkin High School will be participating in Hurricane Matthew relief efforts. The EHS National Honor Society will be taking donations and se...

October 18th, 2016 updated: October 18th, 2016. |  


Elks fall to Blackhawks, 38-35

Elks fall to Blackhawks, 38-35

After a quick turnaround this week, the Elkin Buckin’ Elks put on their best performance of the season against West Wilkes on Friday night. Alth...

October 15th, 2016 updated: October 17th, 2016. |