Starmount Basketball Camp set for Halloween

Pumpkins aren’t the only orange thing this upcoming Halloween, as basketballs take the place of jack-o’-lanterns.Starmount’s Basketb...

October 14th, 2015 |  


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...

October 14th, 2015 updated: January 28th, 2016. |  


Forbush soccer continues winning streak; On top of WPAC standings

Forbush soccer continues winning streak; On top of WPAC standings

MOUNT AIRY — Forbush soccer went up to North Surry Monday night knowing it would be tight, but probably not nearly as tight as it actually was.K...

October 13th, 2015 |  


Auto Racing: Championship night at Friendship Motor Speedway ends in thrilling fashion

Auto Racing: Championship night at Friendship Motor Speedway ends in thrilling fashion

Championship racing concluded Saturday night at Friendship Motor Speedway, and the storylines across all seven series that raced were picture perfect....

October 11th, 2015 |  


10th annual Elkin Rescue Squad Charity Event results

Below are the first and second place finishers of each flight from Thursday’s 10th annual Elkin Rescue Squad Charity Event presented by 100.9 FM...

October 11th, 2015 |  


Starmount’s defense key in rivalry win against Elkin

Starmount’s defense key in rivalry win against Elkin

The Battle of the Bridge between Starmount and Elkin might have bigger implications on the football field than on the volleyball court, but make no mi...

October 10th, 2015 updated: October 10th, 2015. |  


High school football: East Wilkes football ends 4-year losing streak against Elkin

High school football: East Wilkes football ends 4-year losing streak against Elkin

The East Wilkes Cardinals are flying high after the beatdown they put on the Elkin Buckin’ Elks Friday night. Having mental focus can win games,...

October 10th, 2015 updated: October 10th, 2015. |  


East Wilkes tennis shines with back-to-back wins

RONDA — East Wilkes tennis defeated Alleghany 8-1 on Monday night to move to 12-5 overall and 10-2 in the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference. T...

October 8th, 2015 |  


Speedway champions set to be crowned

Speedway champions set to be crowned

Rain has plagued Friendship Motor Speedway this season, with the past two weekends postponed due to heavy downfalls. Despite this, officials are hopin...

October 8th, 2015 |  


Starmount seniors great in final home game

Starmount seniors great in final home game

Starmount’s tennis team fell in its final home match of the season, but not without a fight from its seniors.Seniors Amber Hurst and Olivia Gree...

October 8th, 2015 |  


Starmount rams Ashe County 3-0

Starmount rams Ashe County 3-0

BOONVILLE — Starmount’s volleyball program came into this season for the most part young and inexperienced. However, looking at their perf...

October 8th, 2015 |  


Dealership looks to raise $10,000 to support Starmount High School

WINSTON-SALEM — Flow Buick of Winston-Salem will host a one-day test-drive event to help raise thousands of dollars for student programs at Star...

October 7th, 2015 |  


Elkin hangs on for first win

Elkin hangs on for first win

In the battle between two football teams desperate for wins, it was Elkin who came out on top Monday night.Tension was in the air and in the hearts of...

October 6th, 2015 |  


Starmount gets shutout win

Starmount gets shutout win

RONDA — Starmount soccer traveled to East Wilkes Monday night, and they did something they haven’t done all season.Behind a relentless off...

October 6th, 2015 |  


SCC Volleyball moves to 18-3

SCC Volleyball moves to 18-3

DOBSON — Surry Community College’s volleyball team is now 18-3 overall with recent wins over Louisburg College and Pitt Community College....

October 6th, 2015 |  


Rams ‘dig teal’ against West Wilkes

Rams ‘dig teal’ against West Wilkes

Starmount Senior Ashley Johnson and sophomore Maggie Freed get ready for a serve during Thursday night’s game against West Wilkes. The Rams wore...

October 4th, 2015 |  


Big Red Machine continues to roll

Big Red Machine continues to roll

For the seniors on the East Wilkes Cardinals football program, their annual game against Alleghany has meant so much to them over the past three years...

October 3rd, 2015 |  


Lady Elks sweep Ashe County

Lady Elks sweep Ashe County

Elkin’s Lady Elks put on a dominating performance Thursday night on the volleyball court against Ashe County.Strong serves, as well as a strong ...

October 3rd, 2015 |  


Monday night football for Buckin’ Elks

Rain postponed many Friday night athletic events in North Carolina, including what was supposed to be Elkin’s homecoming football game against N...

October 3rd, 2015 |  


Starmount football pushes forward

Starmount had one less day to prepare for their conference matchup against West Wilkes, but with the way the Rams played, they wouldn’t have nee...

October 3rd, 2015 |  


Starmount encouraged despite losing back-to-back

Starmount encouraged despite losing back-to-back

BOONVILLE — It’s possible to be unhappy with a loss in a soccer match, yet still be happy with a team’s performance.Starmount (7-4, ...

October 1st, 2015 |  


Lady Elks fall in conference match

Lady Elks fall in conference match

Elkin’s Lady Elks put up a fight but came up just short in Tuesday night’s volleyball match against West Wilkes.The two teams traded set w...

October 1st, 2015 |  


Champions will be named

Champions will be named

Champions are set to be crowned Saturday night at Friendship Motor Speedway, but for many series, fans are left wondering who they will be.One unique ...

September 30th, 2015 |  


Barr earns SAC Specialist of the Week honors

Barr earns SAC Specialist of the Week honors

ROCK HILL, S.C. — Brevard College sophomore setter Erin Barr has been named the AstroTurf South Atlantic Conference Volleyball Specialist of the...

September 30th, 2015 updated: September 30th, 2015. |  


Defensive dominance continues

Defensive dominance continues

RONDA — Every good team has to battle through adversity, and for the East Wilkes Cardinals, they battled for a win Monday night.The Cardinals (5...

September 29th, 2015 |  


East Wilkes football postponed

Monday Night Football is set to begin later Monday, but in Wilkes County, they’re not caring much about the Kansas City Chiefs and Green Bay Pac...

September 26th, 2015 |  


Forbush routs Cherryville

Forbush routs Cherryville

EAST BEND — Forbush routed Cherryville Friday night, and it all started with a big play by its star quarterback.Jackson Cooper scored on a 42-ya...

September 26th, 2015 |  


Fuel series win vacated

Fuel series win vacated

Heavy rain postponed racing action at Friendship Motor Speedway Saturday night, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t some news coming from th...

September 26th, 2015 |  


Starmount bucks Elks

Starmount bucks Elks

Hate. Hate might be a strong word, but it doesn’t even begin to describe the rivalry between the Starmount Rams and Elkin Buckin’ Elks. Ba...

September 26th, 2015 |  


East Wilkes rebounds from Monday’s loss

East Wilkes rebounds from Monday’s loss

The East Wilkes Lady Cardinals knew they had to improve in all areas if they were going to beat Elkin volleyball Tuesday night. It didn’t start ...

September 24th, 2015 |  


Forbush defeats Wilkes Central

Forbush defeats Wilkes Central

Forbush’s Ricardo Osorio kicks the ball in the net for a goal Tuesday night against Wilkes Central. Osorio’s goal would turn out to be the...

September 24th, 2015 |  


Knights place fourth in golf tournament

Knights place fourth in golf tournament

DOBSON — Despite leaving its top two golfers at home and using a lineup strictly comprised of freshmen, Surry Community College’s golf tea...

September 24th, 2015 |  


Starmount victorious in soccer battle

Starmount victorious in soccer battle

Boonville got a taste of the soccer edition of the Battle of the Bridge, and if it’s any indication as to how the football game Friday night wil...

September 24th, 2015 |  


Bitter rivals set for battle

Bitter rivals set for battle

Conference play is set to begin in football, and what better way to start it than with arguably one of the biggest games of the year for two teams?Sta...

September 24th, 2015 |  


Elkin wins in 9-0 rout

Elkin wins in 9-0 rout

Elkin demolished Alleghany in soccer 9-0 Tuesday afternoon, but they did not take much time to celebrate.It’s conference play, and despite the w...

September 24th, 2015 |  


Surry volleyball splits four, now 13-3

Surry volleyball splits four, now 13-3

DOBSON — Surry Community College’s volleyball team is now 13-3 overall and 5-2 in Region X after splitting four contests this past week.Th...

September 22nd, 2015 |  


Forbush gets revenge

Forbush gets revenge

EAST BEND — After losing earlier this month, Forbush had a chance for revenge on East Wilkes, and that’s exactly what the Lady Falcons got...

September 22nd, 2015 |  


Big wreck, big features the theme for last Saturday at Friendship

Big wreck, big features the theme for last Saturday at Friendship

With only a few races left in the season for the classes at Friendship Motor Speedway, things are heating up.George Anen Jr. of Elkin was leading in t...

September 20th, 2015 |  


Starmount knocks off Mount Airy and Surry Central

Starmount knocks off Mount Airy and Surry Central

BOONVILLE — The Mount Airy volleyball team traveled to Boonville Saturday morning with the hopes to continue its stellar undefeated season. Star...

September 20th, 2015 updated: September 20th, 2015. |  


Starmount hangs on for win, set for battle

BOONVILLE — While their season did not start out strong, Starmount football is picking up the pace as they’re set for the Battle of the Br...

September 20th, 2015 |  


Chapter one complete for East Wilkes football

Chapter one complete for East Wilkes football

The East Wilkes Cardinals have separated their football season into numerous chapters, and with a successful chapter one, they’re ready to turn ...

September 20th, 2015 |  


Making the right moves

Making the right moves

Mooresville’s Donnie Chappell made the right moves this year in more ways than one, and thanks to that, he’s $3,000 richer.Chappell jumped...

September 20th, 2015 |  


Week five HS football preview

Week five HS football preview

Week five is upon the Yadkin Valley, and while there aren’t any huge rivalry games, there are plenty of intriguing matchups this weekend.East Wi...

September 18th, 2015 |  


Forbush Falcons Head Coach Seth Davis said Monday that Wednesday night’s match against West Forsyth was going to be tight, and he was exactly ri...

September 17th, 2015 |  


Starmount volleyball victorious over Elkin

Starmount volleyball victorious over Elkin

The Starmount Rams volleyball squad started out ugly Tuesday night against the Lady Elks, but at least it ended pretty.Despite losing the first set 25...

September 17th, 2015 |  


Elkin defeats feisty Starmount 9-0

Elkin defeats feisty Starmount 9-0

Starmount put up a challenge in Tuesday afternoon’s tennis match against Elkin, but in the end, it was the Lady Elks who emerged victorious.Elki...

September 17th, 2015 |  


Friendship Motor Speedway Preview

Friendship Motor Speedway Preview

The Fuel Racing Series returns Saturday night to Friendship Motor Speedway, and while there are plenty of drivers gunning for the big check at the end...

September 16th, 2015 |  


Starmount not happy after 10-4 win

Starmount not happy after 10-4 win

BOONVILLE — Normally, when a soccer team scores eight goals in one half, and 10 in a game, the coach, and its players celebrate after a hard fou...

September 15th, 2015 |  


Falcons fight for 4-2 win

Falcons fight for 4-2 win

EAST BEND — Forbush soccer’s Ryan Miller scored a hat trick in a win over Dudley Monday night.Up 2-1 at halftime thanks to a goal from Mil...

September 15th, 2015 |  


East Wilkes flying high

East Wilkes flying high

RONDA — The East Wilkes Cardinals are flying right now, and after Friday night’s football game against North Stokes, they show no signs of...

September 13th, 2015 |