Basketball: Cardinals varsity programs a perfect 8-for-8 last week

Basketball: Cardinals varsity programs a perfect 8-for-8 last week

RONDA — For East Wilkes fans there is plenty of reason to be excited for the final two regular season games. This past week was a solid one for ...

February 7th, 2016 |  


Elkin sends many swimmers to states

Elkin sends many swimmers to states

HUNTERSVILLE — The Elkin swim team sent 13 of its individuals and relay racers south to Huntersville Friday night for the chance to compete for ...

February 7th, 2016 |  


Wrestling: Elkin falls in regional finals for duals

Wrestling: Elkin falls in regional finals for duals

MITCHELL — Elkin saw its dual-team season come to an end Thursday night in the regional finals to Mitchell.After East Wilkes fell to Swain Count...

February 7th, 2016 |  


Basketball: Starmount splits Friday night games; Gregory surpasses 1,000-point mark

Basketball: Starmount splits Friday night games; Gregory surpasses 1,000-point mark

Starmount split Friday night’s games on the road against Wilkes Central.BOYSWILKESBORO - Starmount held Wilkes Central to just 10 points in the ...

February 7th, 2016 |  


Basketball: Lady Elks win nail-biter; boys lose big

Basketball: Lady Elks win nail-biter; boys lose big

GIRLSWEST JEFFERSON — A shorthanded Lady Husky team almost pulled off a huge win over Elkin Friday night, but a pair of late free throws and a t...

February 7th, 2016 |  


Swimming: Rosters set for regionals

Swimming: Rosters set for regionals

Swimmers in both the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference and Western Piedmont Athletic Conference are ready to hit the pool at the Huntersville Family...

February 4th, 2016 |  


Elkin girls win 19th of season

HAYS — Elkin dropped its Tuesday night game on the road against North Wilkes 39-25. With the loss, the team is now 1-19, and 0-11 in MVAC play.T...

February 4th, 2016 updated: February 4th, 2016. |  


BB Recap: Cardinals defeat North Stokes/Ashe County

BB Recap: Cardinals defeat North Stokes/Ashe County

East Wilkes basketball came out of the first half of a four-game week unscathed, with both the girls and boys teams grabbing wins against North Stokes...

February 4th, 2016 |  


Starmount drops Wednesday night games

Following a trip to Millers Creek for games against West Wilkes Tuesday night, Starmount dropped both games Wednesday night on the road at Ashe County...

February 4th, 2016 |  


Wrestling: Mountain Valley Athletic Conference tournament results

Wrestling: Mountain Valley Athletic Conference tournament results

BOONVILLE — West Wilkes took home the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference championship Saturday, but not without a close battle with some local ...

February 1st, 2016 |  


Fencers headed to state championship

Fencers headed to state championship

The Elkin High School fencing team secured the Mountain Conference championship for the third straight year on Saturday. As a member of the North Caro...

January 31st, 2016 |  


Mountain Valley Basketball: Weekend roundup

Mountain Valley Basketball: Weekend roundup

Girls BasketballEast Wilkes 61 - Starmount 21The Lady Cardinals’ won big Friday night thanks to an offensive frenzy that saw every player come o...

January 31st, 2016 |  


Basketball: Thursday night rundown

Basketball: Thursday night rundown

With the makeup week for teams in full bloom, here’s how the teams did across the county Thursday night.Girls BasketballElkin 47 - West Wilkes 2...

January 29th, 2016 |  


Swimming: Elkin sweeps conference championship

Swimming: Elkin sweeps conference championship

Elkin dominated Wednesday’s Mountain Valley Athletic Conference championship swim meet in Pilot Mountain, sweeping the conference for both the b...

January 28th, 2016 |  


Basketball: Rivals clash in Boonville

Basketball: Rivals clash in Boonville

BOONVILLE — Rivals clashed in Boonville Wednesday night as the second edition of the Battle of the Bridge took place between Starmount and Elkin...

January 28th, 2016 |  


Remembering a legend: Barney Hall

Remembering a legend: Barney Hall

The motor racing world lost one of its all-time greats this week — a man from Elkin who gave NASCAR its voice.Barney Hall passed away late Tuesd...

January 28th, 2016 |  


Elkin grad great in win

Elkin grad great in win

William Peace University’s Dakota (Kody) King was great in a big 84-78 overtime win over Maryville College over the weekend. King, a 2015 gradua...

January 27th, 2016 |  


Snow continues to push games

Snow continues to push games

Icing is a common sports term. It can mentally disrupt a kicker or shooter in football or basketball, or an infraction in hockey. However, icing took ...

January 26th, 2016 |  


Junior golfers invited to participate in shootout

GREENSBORO — The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour (HJGT) invites golfers to play in the Grandover Junior Shootout. This event will be held at the Gran...

January 25th, 2016 |  


Meet the team scheduled

MOUTH OF WILSON, Va. — Oak Hill Academy, home of the nationally acclaimed Warriors basketball team, will be hosting a “Meet our Gold Team&...

January 25th, 2016 |  


Surry volleyball tryout moved to Feb. 20

DOBSON — Due to inclement weather this past weekend, the Surry Community College volleyball tryouts originally scheduled for Jan. 23 were cancel...

January 25th, 2016 |  


NCHSAA realignment potentially affects Forbush

NCHSAA realignment potentially affects Forbush

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association released a second draft of the realignment set to take effect in 2017, and Forbush High School loo...

January 24th, 2016 |  


Snowstorm postpones sports

Mother Nature won the weekend as snow and sleet pounded the foothills of North Carolina. Schools were closed as drivers were told to stay off the road...

January 24th, 2016 |  


Girls BB: Elkin junior Kylie Thomas to participate in “Select 60” program

Girls BB: Elkin junior Kylie Thomas to participate in “Select 60” program

While the Elkin Lady Elks have been red hot this season, one junior is taking a step to better herself for the next one.Kylie Thomas, a junior at Elki...

January 24th, 2016 |  


Athletic events postponed

Following the announcement that Yadkin County Schools, Elkin City Schools, and East Wilkes High School have cancelled school for Friday Jan. 22, 2016,...

January 21st, 2016 |  


BB: Elkin girls snag OT win, boys blown out by Wilkes Central

BB: Elkin girls snag OT win, boys blown out by Wilkes Central

WILKESBORO — Tuesday night for Elkin basketball saw one game be an instant classic, and another one the Buckin’ Elks would like to forget....

January 21st, 2016 |  


BB: Cardinals fall Tuesday night

BB: Cardinals fall Tuesday night

RONDA — Much to the dismay of the East Wilkes Cardinals, there was no magic on the court for the boys and girls teams Tuesday night as they each...

January 21st, 2016 |  


Starmount hands Alleghany loss

Starmount hands Alleghany loss

BOONVILLE — Starmount is ready for its upcoming game against Elkin, but what North Carolina isn’t ready for is Mother Nature.For the Rams,...

January 21st, 2016 |  


Wrestling championships around the corner

The state tournament for wrestling is looming, and it looks like the stakes are even higher in the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference.According to th...

January 20th, 2016 |  


Sports preview: The week ahead for Elkin, East Wilkes, Starmount

Round two of the Battle of the Bridge is Friday night, and that’s just the beginning of an exciting week for sports.Starmount hosts Elkin Friday...

January 19th, 2016 |  


BB: Starmount boys eke out a win, girls struggle against full-court press

HAYS — The Starmount boys and girls split their games Friday night against North Wilkes.Boys : Starmount 26 - North Wilkes 25Every point mattere...

January 17th, 2016 |  


Boys BB: First conference win of the year for Cardinals

Boys BB: First conference win of the year for Cardinals

RONDA — Going into Friday night’s contest, the East Wilkes Cardinals and Elkin Buckin’ Elks entered as the last two teams in the MVA...

January 17th, 2016 |  


Girls BB: Cardinals complete comeback, top Elkin 58-57 in OT

Girls BB: Cardinals complete comeback, top Elkin 58-57 in OT

RONDA — Who doesn’t love free basketball? East Wilkes and Elkin fans got a treat Friday night as the two rivals clashed head-to-head, with...

January 17th, 2016 updated: January 17th, 2016. |  


East Wilkes girls ready for conference battle

East Wilkes girls ready for conference battle

SPARTA — As the East Wilkes Lady Cardinals traveled through the snow and through the mountains Tuesday night, they did not need any trickery, or...

January 14th, 2016 |  


Cards, Elks to meet

Cards, Elks to meet

SPARTA — The East Wilkes boys basketball team had three days to prepare for upcoming Friday night’s game against Elkin, but if Head Coach ...

January 14th, 2016 updated: January 14th, 2016. |  


Young Starmount team gradually showing improvement

Young Starmount team gradually showing improvement

BOONVILLE — The Starmount girls basketball team is ready for part two of what looks to be a tough week for the team.Following a loss to defendin...

January 14th, 2016 |  


Starmount boys tied for first in MVAC

Starmount boys tied for first in MVAC

BOONVILLE — Starmount had to fight all the way to the final seconds, but in the end, the boys basketball team got it done for its fourth straigh...

January 14th, 2016 |  


What’s going on in sports

ElkinFriday4:00pm - J Girls Basketball @ East Wilkes (Ronda)4:00pm - V Girls Swimming Elkin High School (Yadkinville)4:00pm - V Boys Swimming Elkin Hi...

January 12th, 2016 |  


Buckin’ Elks fall to North Wilkes

Buckin’ Elks fall to North Wilkes

ELKIN — Coming off of their first win of the season on Wednesday, Elkin had a tough bout with North Wilkes in the Friday night feature.In the en...

January 10th, 2016 updated: January 10th, 2016. |  


Cardinals fall to Huskies

Cardinals fall to Huskies

RONDA — After a close game with Ashe County, the East Wilkes Cardinals find themselves still in search of their first conference win this season...

January 10th, 2016 |  


Basketball: Lady Elks remain undefeated; Walters gets 1,000th point

Basketball: Lady Elks remain undefeated; Walters gets 1,000th point

ELKIN — If Elkin fans remember only one moment from Friday night’s game at N.H. Carpenter Gymnasium, it’ll be the shot.The 3-point s...

January 10th, 2016 |  


Girls Basketball: Cardinals throttle Ashe County

Girls Basketball: Cardinals throttle Ashe County

RONDA — By the end of the first half of Friday night’s game between East Wilkes and Ashe County, the house was rockin’ so much, Stev...

January 10th, 2016 |  


Basketball: Rams down the Blackhawks

Basketball: Rams down the Blackhawks

BOONVILLE — The Starmount boys continued to roll with a convincing win over West Wilkes Friday night.The Rams outscored the team from Millers Cr...

January 10th, 2016 |  


Starmount girls come out on top

Starmount girls come out on top

BOONVILLE — In front of a highly energized crowd, the Lady Rams earned a hard fought 56-52 win over West Wilkes.Entering Friday night’s ma...

January 10th, 2016 |  


Kirstan Beaver signs with Milligan College

Kirstan Beaver signs with Milligan College

For the second time in under a month, a member of the Carolina Xtreme is ready to take her softball talents with her to the next level.Elkin High Scho...

January 8th, 2016 |  


Basketball: Elkin ready for battle of the undefeated with North Wilkes; Miracle Walters could make 1,000-point club

Basketball: Elkin ready for battle of the undefeated with North Wilkes; Miracle Walters could make 1,000-point club

Friday night’s showdown in Elkin is promising to be a great one, featuring two unbeaten teams. For the Elkin Lady Elks to get there, they had to...

January 7th, 2016 updated: January 7th, 2016. |  


Basketball: First win for Buckin’ Elks comes in thrilling fashion

Basketball: First win for Buckin’ Elks comes in thrilling fashion

As the Elkin boys closed out the first half of their basketball season with a loss to Alleghany Tuesday night, there was still reason to believe that ...

January 7th, 2016 |  


Basketball: Starmount boys edge out East Wilkes; Cardinals girls pull away from Rams

Basketball: Starmount boys edge out East Wilkes; Cardinals girls pull away from Rams

RONDA — Tuesday night rang in the new year for East Wilkes and Starmount basketball programs, and saw the girls and boys teams go head-to-head.E...

January 7th, 2016 updated: January 7th, 2016. |  


Sports: The week ahead

Sports: The week ahead

Conference games continue for the boys and girls basketball teams, and there are some interesting matchups for the week ahead.Wednesday night, Elkin f...

January 6th, 2016 |  


New Year’s Resolutions: Fall Sports

New Year’s Resolutions: Fall Sports

It’s still fresh in many people’s minds, as for some sports, the fall season just finished. With that, it’s time for the resolutions...

January 3rd, 2016 |