East Wilkes keeps momentum over Elkin

East Wilkes keeps momentum over Elkin

RONDA — After a rain out on Friday night, East Wilkes and Elkin moved their game to Monday night where they saw clear skies and chilly temperatu...

October 12th, 2016 |  


Friday football preview

With week eight of high school football coming up, every team is prepared for a conference match-up.East Wilkes (6-1, 3-0) will take on Ashe County (2...

October 12th, 2016 |  


Rams fall to Eagles

Rams fall to Eagles

BOONVILLE — Home field advantage is something most teams savor, the Starmount Rams have yet to win a game at home this season. Friday night̵...

October 9th, 2016 |  


Falcons earn first conference win

Falcons earn first conference win

EAST BEND — With rain in the forecast for Friday night, the Forbush Falcons moved their home conference game against the South Stokes Sauras to ...

October 9th, 2016 updated: October 9th, 2016. |  


Week seven football preview

Heading into the seventh week of high school football, many teams are looking for their second or third conference win while other teams are looking f...

October 5th, 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 4th, 2016 |  


Rams fall to Hawks, 37-14

Rams fall to Hawks, 37-14

BOONVILLE — On paper, the Rams would have been favorites going into their game against West Wilkes on the gridiron. The Rams have the upper hand...

October 2nd, 2016 |  


North Stokes football season abruptly ends

North Stokes football season abruptly ends

DANBURY — North Stokes football coach Mitch Reeves had the difficult task of telling his varsity players Tuesday afternoon their season was offi...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Surry Central Homecoming Queen crowned

Surry Central Homecoming Queen crowned

Brenda Ordoñez, left, is crowned Surry Central’s homecoming queen Friday night at the Golden Eagles’ football. The maid of honor is M...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Starmount wins Battle of the Bridge, 40-20

Starmount wins Battle of the Bridge, 40-20

The Battle of the Bridge is one of those games Starmount and Elkin football want to win. On Friday night, there was an extra incentive, as both teams ...

September 24th, 2016 |  


Bears dominate battle of unbeatens

Bears dominate battle of unbeatens

MOUNT AIRY — Mount Airy’s football team did its best to hide just how badly last year’s 20-0 drubbing at the hands of county rival S...

September 17th, 2016 |  


Cardinals dominate Falcons, 45-7

Cardinals dominate Falcons, 45-7

EAST BEND — Coming into the fifth week of high school football, the East Wilkes Cardinals and the Forbush Falcons were both looking for another ...

September 17th, 2016 |  


Week five football preview

With the fifth week of high school football upon the region, there is only one week left before the conference match-ups start.Going into the fifth we...

September 14th, 2016 |  


Elkin falls to Surry Central, 42-0

Elkin falls to Surry Central, 42-0

ELKIN — Elkin football has struggled to find a win this season, and Friday night was no different as they came up against unbeaten Surry Central...

September 11th, 2016 |  


Falcons finally get their trophy

Falcons finally get their trophy

BOONVILLE — The last time the Unifi Bowl graced the halls of Forbush High School was September 22, 2006 after a 27-14 win over Starmount. On Fri...

September 11th, 2016 |  


Week four football preview

Week four football preview

BOONVILLE — This week all four football teams are back in action for the fourth week of Friday night football.One of the biggest games of the se...

September 6th, 2016 |  


Tribute propels Bears over Elks 62-7

Tribute propels Bears over Elks 62-7

MOUNT AIRY — Elkin couldn’t overcome the fired up Granite Bears Friday night, losing 62-7.A perennially good Mount Airy team would be enou...

September 4th, 2016 |  


Falcons fall to North Wilkes, 42-7

Falcons fall to North Wilkes, 42-7

EAST BEND — After coming off a huge win at North Iredell, and getting off to a 2-0 start, the Forbush Falcons were looking to continue their win...

September 3rd, 2016 |  


Eagles outlast Cardinals, 21-20

Eagles outlast Cardinals, 21-20

RONDA — On Friday night, East Wilkes took on Surry Central in its first home football game of the 2016 season. The stands were packed on both si...

August 28th, 2016 |  


Hounds bounce back, roll Elkin

Hounds bounce back, roll Elkin

Starting the 2016 season with a young offensive line and an inexperienced quarterback, North Surry head coach Danny Lyons has relied on his defense to...

August 28th, 2016 |  


East Surry comes from behind to beat Starmount, 28-27

East Surry comes from behind to beat Starmount, 28-27

BOONVILLE — East Surry connected on just one pass attempt against Starmount on Friday night, but the completion proved to be the difference in t...

August 28th, 2016 |  


Eagles seek redemption in ‘16

Eagles seek redemption in ‘16

DOBSON — Call it a case of mistaken identity.Surry Central’s football team appeared to be on its way to a successful season last Sept. 18,...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Falcons top Elks, 27-6

Falcons top Elks, 27-6

EAST BEND — Friday night saw the opening night of high school football for several local teams. The Elkin Buckin’ Elks traveled to East Be...

August 21st, 2016 |  


Mount Airy uses big plays to down Starmount 42-18 in season opener

Mount Airy uses big plays to down Starmount 42-18 in season opener

BOONVILLE — The Mount Airy football team is stacked with experienced veterans this season, but a pair of underclassmen helped spark the Granite ...

August 20th, 2016 |  


Elkin senior holds cheerleading camp

Elkin senior holds cheerleading camp

Elkin High School senior Rebecca Reece conducted a cheerleading camp for second- through eighth-graders as part of her senior project at Elkin High Sc...

August 12th, 2016 |  


Elkin, East Wilkes football schedules released

Elkin, East Wilkes football schedules released

The 2016 football schedules have been released for Elkin and East Wilkes high schools.Elkin opens up its season with an away game at Forbush on Aug. 1...

July 7th, 2016 |  


Golden Eagles get first win over Elks

Golden Eagles get first win over Elks

DOBSON — The Surry Central offense was by no means perfect in its Friday night matchup with Elkin, but whenever the Golden Eagles needed a big p...

September 12th, 2015 updated: September 14th, 2015. |  


DOBSON — Surry Central lost to East Wilkes 46-13 at home.Last week the Golden Eagles lost to East Surry 48-13.“This was not the bounceback...

August 29th, 2015 |  


Smith propels Cardinals to victory

Smith propels Cardinals to victory

PILOT MOUNTAIN — It was a tale of two halves for East Surry on Friday night in its week-two matchup with the Starmount RamsStarmount outscored E...

August 29th, 2015 |  


Golden Eagles open football season

Golden Eagles open football season

The Golden Eagles run through some plays shortly after the new season opened at midnight.One of the Eagles catches a pass, something the team did well...

August 4th, 2015 |  


Education over sports key to success

Education over sports key to success

There’s nothing small about community, and Farando “Sly” Best knows a lot about keeping one strong through football.Best, along with...

August 3rd, 2015 |  


Forbush travels north for 7-on-7 play

Forbush travels north for 7-on-7 play

MOUNT AIRY — The fans were spread around four different fields, but the overall attendance was obvious by the packed parking lot as seven school...

August 3rd, 2015 updated: August 3rd, 2015. |  


Football in the air

Football in the air

As August began on Saturday morning, so did football practice for many of the football teams in the area.Although most of the practices consisted of j...

August 3rd, 2015 |  


Plenty of stars at Starmount football camp

Plenty of stars at Starmount football camp

BOONVILLE — Starmount finished its three-day football clinic Tuesday evening, and its commitment to excellence was clear.Kicking off on Sunday, ...

July 29th, 2015 |  


Football camp and coaches clinic set to begin

BOONVILLES — Starmount football Head Coach Scott Johnson will be hosting a Youth Coaches Clinic and Camp next week.K-6 coaches will be attending...

July 22nd, 2015 |