Basketball: Friday night kicks off basketball season

Basketball: Friday night kicks off basketball season

The girl’s basketball season is set to begin Friday night, it looks like it’ll be an exciting one.Last year, the Elkin Lady Elks finished ...

November 19th, 2015 |  


Softball: Four Forbush seniors sign on National Signing Day

Softball: Four Forbush seniors sign on National Signing Day

EAST BEND — There was plenty of reason to celebrate Sunday at Forbush High School, as four Falcons now have a little bit more certainty as to wh...

November 19th, 2015 |  


Fall Sports: Many All-Conference teams named

Fall Sports: Many All-Conference teams named

Except for football, the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference has named its All-Conference members for the fall of 2015.Most recently, the soccer All-C...

November 18th, 2015 |  


Soccer: Elkin Elite Soccer Club wins tournament

Soccer: Elkin Elite Soccer Club wins tournament

GREENSBORO — The Elkin Elite Soccer Club took home the championship in the U9 bracket of the Adidas Clash Soccer Tournament in Greensboro on Sun...

November 17th, 2015 |  


Football Playoffs: East Wilkes Cardinals total Mustangs 48-14, out to earn respect

Football Playoffs: East Wilkes Cardinals total Mustangs 48-14, out to earn respect

RONDA — Following a 48-14 win Friday night over South Robeson, you can rest assured that many eyes will be on the East Wilkes Cardinals as they ...

November 15th, 2015 |  


Scrimmages beginning for basketball

Scrimmages beginning for basketball

BOONVILLE — Scrimmages are beginning, signifying that it’s time for another great basketball season.The Starmount and Elkin girls teams go...

November 15th, 2015 |  


Soccer: Mount Airy defeats Starmount to advance to Final Four

Soccer: Mount Airy defeats Starmount to advance to Final Four

BOONVILLE — In an epic bout between Starmount and Mount Airy Saturday, ten turned out to be the magic number.Playing with ten men for the final ...

November 15th, 2015 |  


Forbush falls to defending champion

NEWTON — Forbush came inches and seconds away from knocking out the defending state champions in the second round of the 2A Men’s Soccer S...

November 13th, 2015 |  


Steelmans enter Hall of Fame together

Linda and Brent Steelman entered the Surry County Hall of Fame together on Saturday after a lifetime of teaching and coaching at Elkin High School.The...

November 12th, 2015 |  


East Wilkes set to keep pounding

East Wilkes set to keep pounding

It’s playoff time, and in 1AA play, there’s a familiar face as the top seed.The East Wilkes Cardinals pulled off their first undefeated se...

November 12th, 2015 |  


Soccer: Forbush set for rematch against defending champion

Soccer: Forbush set for rematch against defending champion

All sports teams control their own destiny during one particular game. If they play better and perhaps have a bit of luck, they’re going to win ...

November 10th, 2015 |  


Auto Racing: World Finals trip puts spotlight on Friendship Motor Speedway winner

Auto Racing: World Finals trip puts spotlight on Friendship Motor Speedway winner

CONCORD — All dirt roads led to The Dirt Track at Charlotte this past weekend, and for local driver Chris Ferguson, his journey is just beginnin...

November 10th, 2015 |  


Cross Country: Forbush finishes season on wet note

Cross Country: Forbush finishes season on wet note

KERNERSVILLE — Saturday marked the end of the cross country season for Forbush, and amidst pouring rain and mud, the runners powered on for a st...

November 10th, 2015 |  


Football: Playoff brackets released

Football: Playoff brackets released

Football brackets are out for both the 1A, 1AA, 2A, and 2AA schools, and there are certainly some surprises as the playoffs are set to begin.East Wilk...

November 8th, 2015 |  


HOF: Elkin’s Tyler Sanborn elected to Surry County Sports Hall of Fame

HOF: Elkin’s Tyler Sanborn elected to Surry County Sports Hall of Fame

Elkin’s Tyler Sanborn has been elected into the Surry County Sports Hall Of Fame, and while he’s young, the 2006 Elkin graduate made a nam...

November 8th, 2015 |  


Soccer: Starmount wins 4-3 in overtime

Soccer: Starmount wins 4-3 in overtime

BOONVILLE — Starmount has had no shortage of drama in the first two rounds of the 1A Men’s Soccer Tournament, and in the closing minute of...

November 7th, 2015 |  


Cross Country: East Wilkes closes out season with championship

Cross Country: East Wilkes closes out season with championship

KERNERSVILLE — It’s been quite a season for East Wilkes Cross Country, and as the season concluded at the Ivey M. Redmon Sports Complex Sa...

November 7th, 2015 |  


Soccer: Starmount set for Saturday match

Soccer: Starmount set for Saturday match

BOONVILLE - Starmount moved on to the second round of the 1A Men’s Soccer State Championship Thursday with a 6-1 win, but it took a strong secon...

November 6th, 2015 updated: November 6th, 2015. |  


Homeschoolers win soccer championship

Homeschoolers win soccer championship

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — After an eight and a half hour trip, 18 boys and their families from Winston-Salem and surrounding counties traveled more tha...

November 6th, 2015 |  


Playoff berths on the line

Playoff berths on the line

The final week of regular season football has arrived, and for some teams, it’s the final chance to earn a playoff berth, and for others, itR...

November 5th, 2015 |  


Forbush headed to round two

Forbush headed to round two

EAST BEND — Forbush earned its way into the second round of the 2A Men’s Soccer State Championship playoffs Wednesday afternoon. By coming...

November 5th, 2015 |  


Auto Racing: Friendship Motor Speedway winner set to compete in World Finals

Auto Racing: Friendship Motor Speedway winner set to compete in World Finals

CONCORD — While Friendship Motor Speedway concluded its season Saturday night, that doesn’t mean its fans won’t be at a dirt track t...

November 3rd, 2015 |  


Soccer state tournament preview

Soccer state tournament preview

Starmount and Forbush both clinched home playoff games with wins in their final games of the regular season, but despite a previous report, Elkin has ...

November 3rd, 2015 |  


Cross Country: East Wilkes headed to states

Cross Country: East Wilkes headed to states

KERNERSVILLE — When the cross country state championships kick off at the Ivey M. Redmon Sports Complex in Kernersville on Saturday, keep an eye...

November 3rd, 2015 |  


Forbush cross country headed to states

Forbush cross country headed to states

KERNERSVILLE — Forbush is set to compete in the Cross Country 2A State Championship at the Ivey M. Redmon Sports Complex in Kernersville this Sa...

November 3rd, 2015 |  


Elkin juniors top seniors

Elkin juniors top seniors

The Elkin High School Class of 2017 upset the senior class 24-6 Thursday night during their annual Powder Puff Football tournament. .neFileBlock { ma...

November 1st, 2015 |  


Auto Racing : Season finale at Friendship Motor Speedway

Auto Racing : Season finale at Friendship Motor Speedway

This year’s season of racing at Friendship Motor Speedway concluded Saturday night, sending fans off with one last night of fun.From high-speed ...

November 1st, 2015 |  


Soccer: Elkin and Starmount clinch home playoff matches

Soccer: Elkin and Starmount clinch home playoff matches

Starmount and Elkin both clinched home games for the 1A state soccer playoffs with wins in their final regular-season games.Seniors step up in big win...

November 1st, 2015 |  


Tennis: Elkin’s Miracle Walters and Morgan Randleman play for state championship

Tennis: Elkin’s Miracle Walters and Morgan Randleman play for state championship

CARY— Elkin seniors Miracle Walters and Morgan Randleman pulled off upsets this past weekend to make it to the state championship, but unfortuna...

November 1st, 2015 |  


Football: Breaking down East Wilkes’ thrilling comeback win

Football: Breaking down East Wilkes’ thrilling comeback win

RONDA — Arguably the greatest game in East Wilkes varsity football history happened Friday night. Just ask the nearly 3,000 people who were at E...

November 1st, 2015 |  


Rams defeat Ashe, Buckin’ Elks fall

Rams defeat Ashe, Buckin’ Elks fall

WEST JEFFERSON — The Starmount Rams got all the offense they needed from a pair of big runs from Brandon Prescott and let the defense handle the...

November 1st, 2015 |  


Football weekly preview

Football weekly preview

Only two weeks remain in the regular season for football, and only one team has the potential to come out of Friday night with a trophy to add to its ...

October 29th, 2015 |  


Soccer: Forbush wins in rout over North Surry; Starmount/East Wilkes game postponed to Friday

Soccer: Forbush wins in rout over North Surry; Starmount/East Wilkes game postponed to Friday

EAST BEND — The field was wet and spongy, and perhaps that helped the Forbush Falcons absorb what they learned earlier this month against North ...

October 29th, 2015 |  


Volleyball: East Wilkes, Starmount, and Forbush volleyball knocked out in 1A/2A volleyball tournament

Volleyball: East Wilkes, Starmount, and Forbush volleyball knocked out in 1A/2A volleyball tournament

For Starmount, East Wilkes and Forbush high schools, their hopes of a volleyball state championship were dashed Tuesday night. Starmount and East Wilk...

October 29th, 2015 |  


Golf: Forbush and East Wilkes compete in 1A/2A championship

SOUTHERN PINES — Homework can be made up, but experiences at Southern Pines like two underclassmen from East Wilkes and Forbush had on Monday an...

October 27th, 2015 |  


Soccer: East Wilkes and Starmount set for final regular season game

Soccer: East Wilkes and Starmount set for final regular season game

East Wilkes soccer is going to remember what it was able to do Monday night, because it’s something that no team before has ever done.East Wilke...

October 27th, 2015 |  


Elkin tennis moving on

Elkin tennis moving on

Elkin High School features the girls tennis Player of the Year, and to nobody’s surprise, she, along with her partner, are set to compete for a ...

October 25th, 2015 |  


East Wilkes golfer headed to state championship

One East Wilkes golfer is set to compete for a state championship on Monday and Tuesday.Sophomore Hunter Tharpe punched her ticket to Southern Pines l...

October 25th, 2015 |  


Volleyball 1A tournament: Starmount and East Wilkes ready to hit the road Tuesday night after opening round wins

Volleyball 1A tournament: Starmount and East Wilkes ready to hit the road Tuesday night after opening round wins

Starmount and East Wilkes volleyball are headed to round two of the 1A state tournament following big wins on Saturday afternoon.Starmount (14-10) kic...

October 25th, 2015 |  


Football: Last Friday night’s game of the week lives up to the hype

Football: Last Friday night’s game of the week lives up to the hype

East Wilkes 28, Starmount 21BOONVILLE — Football fans at Starmount High School knew Friday night’s game between East Wilkes and Starmount ...

October 25th, 2015 |  


Volleyball: Elkin shows improvement in season finale

Volleyball: Elkin shows improvement in season finale

Elkin girl’s volleyball’s senior night might have been spoiled by a loss Tuesday, but there’s no reason for the Lady Elks to frown.E...

October 22nd, 2015 |  


Volleyball: Starmount clinches second in MVAC with win over East Wilkes

Volleyball: Starmount clinches second in MVAC with win over East Wilkes

BOONVILLE — Starmount volleyball clinched a playoff spot Wednesday night with a win against East Wilkes, but it did not come easy. Tied for seco...

October 22nd, 2015 updated: October 22nd, 2015. |  


Football game of the week: East Wilkes at Starmount

Football game of the week: East Wilkes at Starmount

East Wilkes and Starmount are set to battle Friday night, and make no mistake, it will be the game of the week.The Cardinals narrowly escaped defeat i...

October 22nd, 2015 |  


XC: East Wilkes shines in cross country conference championship

XC: East Wilkes shines in cross country conference championship

BOONVILLE — The MVAC conference championship for cross country was held at Starmount Tuesday afternoon, but it was East Wilkes and Ashe County w...

October 22nd, 2015 |  


Volleyball: Starmount/East Wilkes result could leave one team out of playoffs

Volleyball: Starmount/East Wilkes result could leave one team out of playoffs

Starmount and East Wilkes are set to square off in their final regular season match Wednesday night, with playoff seedlings likely on the line.The Lad...

October 20th, 2015 updated: October 21st, 2015. |  


What “Rock Strong” means to the auto racing community

What “Rock Strong” means to the auto racing community

Even as a sports reporter, I admit, there are much more important things in life than sports. With that being said, sports can create an outlet of sup...

October 18th, 2015 |  


Golf: East Wilkes ties Alleghany in Cedarbrook Invitational; Elkin and East Wilkes players headed to states

Golf: East Wilkes ties Alleghany in Cedarbrook Invitational; Elkin and East Wilkes players headed to states

As conference play came to a close Monday, the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference golf teams gathered together for one final match on Tuesday at the ...

October 15th, 2015 |  


Soccer: Starmount sophomore nails deciding goal in Wednesday’s win

Soccer: Starmount sophomore nails deciding goal in Wednesday’s win

BOONVILLE — Rams soccer is going to remember what they were able to accomplish Wednesday night against Ashe County for many years to come.Down 2...

October 15th, 2015 |  


Tennis: East Wilkes and Elkin win MVAC tournament championships

Tennis: East Wilkes and Elkin win MVAC tournament championships

As the 1A Mountain Valley Athletic Conference tennis tournament concluded Tuesday, one East Wilkes senior punched her way into the 1A West Tournament ...

October 15th, 2015 |  


Golf: All-Conference players named

As the 2015 Mountain Valley Athletic Conference women’s golf season concluded Monday night, Ashe County emerged as the champions. However, East ...

October 15th, 2015 |