Lady Elks break losing streak with MVAC win

Lady Elks break losing streak with MVAC win

Coming into Monday night’s game between Elkin and Starmount, both teams were looking for a well-deserved win. The Lady Elks were on a six-game l...

January 23rd, 2018 |  


UPDATE: Wildlife Commission postpones public hearing in Elkin

Due to the snow that arrived last week in the region, the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission has rescheduled a public hearing for Feb. 21 at...

January 23rd, 2018 |  


Winter conditions bring changes to athletic events for Friday night

With road conditions still questionable, many of tonight’s sporting events have been rescheduled.The basketball games between Elkin and Starmoun...

January 19th, 2018 |  


MVAC wrestling results and standings

Official Mountain Valley Athletic Conference standings as of Jan. 6.Wilkes Central 4-0; 13-15West Wilkes 3-0; 13-1Starmount 2-1; 10-5Ashe County 2-1; ...

January 16th, 2018 |  


Wildlife Commission seeks public comment through Feb. 9 on Draft Coyote Management Plan

RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is seeking public comment through Feb. 9 on its draft Coyote Management Plan.Comments can be su...

January 16th, 2018 |  


East Wilkes dominates Lady Elks, 50-12

East Wilkes dominates Lady Elks, 50-12

RONDA — It was an East Wilkes dominated night for the women’s basketball team as the Cardinals put up a 50-12 win over the Lady Elks. East...

January 16th, 2018 |  


Elkin bests East Wilkes and Oak Grove in wrestling tri-match

RONDA — On Friday evening, the Buckin’ Elks picked up two team victories in Carpenter Gymnasium. Elkin slid past East Wilkes, 36-25, in th...

January 16th, 2018 |  


Basketball scores and schedules

Women’s Basketball:Starmount:Nov. 28: Surry Central 53 - Starmount 8Dec. 1: Forbush 78 - Starmount 46Dec. 6: Galax 45 - Starmount 33Dec. 12: Sta...

January 16th, 2018 |  


Buckin’ Elks take rivalry win over Cardinals

Buckin’ Elks take rivalry win over Cardinals

RONDA — After a rough start to the 2017-2018 season, the Elkin Buckin’ Elks seemed to have turned their season around. On Friday night, El...

January 16th, 2018 |  


Winter weather advisory changes athletic schedules for Tuesday night

Due to the threat of winter weather, local schools are making changes to Tuesday night athletic events. Elkin High School has changed tonight’s ...

January 16th, 2018 |  


UPDATE: Wildlife Commission postpones public hearing in Elkin

Due to the snow that arrived Wednesday in the region, the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission has postponed a public hearing that was schedul...

January 15th, 2018 updated: January 17th, 2018. |  


Starmount splits games with East Wilkes

RONDA — On the second day of the new year, the Starmount Rams traveled to Ronda to take on the East Wilkes Cardinals in a Mountain Valley Athlet...

January 10th, 2018 |  


Winter basketball schedules

Women’s Basketball:Elkin:Nov. 28: North Stokes 58 - Elkin 52Nov. 29: East Surry 65 - Elkin 36Dec. 5: West Wilkes 62 - Elkin 46Dec. 6: East Surry...

January 10th, 2018 |  


East Wilkes holds off late surge by East Surry

East Wilkes holds off late surge by East Surry

PILOT MOUNTAIN — For the second time this season, the East Wilkes Lady Cardinals took home a win against the East Surry Cardinals. It was a clos...

January 9th, 2018 |  


Cardinals battle in Pilot

Cardinals battle in Pilot

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Wilkes travelled to East Surry for a battle of the Cardinals. East Wilkes was able to make an impressive comeback after on...

January 9th, 2018 |  


Elkin wrestling results

Elkin wrestling results

Elks drop two to Falcons and VikingsTROUTMAN — Ultimately regarding the outcome of most sporting events, an old children’s adage holds tru...

January 9th, 2018 |  


Rams take first place in Holiday Tournament

Rams take first place in Holiday Tournament

BOONVILLE — The 2017 Cook’s Holiday Classic Tournament came to a close on Friday night, and the Starmount Rams took home the Championship ...

January 2nd, 2018 |  


Tournament sees Elkin place fourth, Rams seventh

Tournament sees Elkin place fourth, Rams seventh

BOONVILLE — On the girl’s side of the 2017 Cook’s Holiday Classic Tournament, Elkin placed fourth after fighting hard against North ...

January 2nd, 2018 |  


Elkin’s Stealthy Seven surface in second place at RJR Invitational

WINSTON-SALEM — Over-achievement is an attribute that is highly desirable in both individuals and groups. The Buckin’ Elk grapplers, with ...

January 2nd, 2018 |  


Buckin’ Elks place fourth in Holiday Tournament

Buckin’ Elks place fourth in Holiday Tournament

BOONVILLE — On the final day of the 2017 Cook’s Holiday Classic Tournament, Elkin took on Surry Central in a nail-biting game. It took two...

January 2nd, 2018 |  


Rams win opening game in Holiday tournament

Rams win opening game in Holiday tournament

BOONVILLE — The Starmount Rams put their best foot forward on Wednesday afternoon at the Cook’s Holiday Classic Tournament. Starmount took...

January 1st, 2018 |  


Lady Elks take first round win

Lady Elks take first round win

BOONVILLE — The Elkin Lady Elks took a first round win on Wednesday night in the Cook’s Holiday Classic Tournament. Elkin took on Salem Ba...

December 28th, 2017 |  


Rams win opening game in Holiday tournament

Rams win opening game in Holiday tournament

BOONVILLE — The Starmount Rams put their best foot forward on Wednesday afternoon at the Cook’s Holiday Classic Tournament. Starmount took...

December 28th, 2017 |  


East Wilkes basketball teams fall to Surry Central

East Wilkes basketball teams fall to Surry Central

BOONVILLE — In the opening round of the Cook’s Holiday Classic Tournament at Starmount, the East Wilkes men’s and women’s team...

December 28th, 2017 |  


Elkin earns first win of the season

Elkin earns first win of the season

BOONVILLE — It’s been a long time coming for the Elkin men’s basketball team, as it notched its first win since Feb. 9, 2016. On Wed...

December 28th, 2017 |  


Winter basketball schedules

Women’s Basketball:Elkin:Nov. 28: North Stokes 58 - Elkin 52Nov. 29: East Surry 65 - Elkin 36Dec. 5: West Wilkes 62 - Elkin 46Dec. 6: East Surry...

December 27th, 2017 |  


Elkin wrestling results

Elkin wrestling results

Elkin wrestling competed in two events over the past week, and the Buckin’ Elks put on a show. Elkin will travel to Winston-Salem on Dec. 28 to ...

December 26th, 2017 |  


Surry’s Thomas earns All-American honor

Surry’s Thomas earns All-American honor

DOBSON — Having already been named Region X Player of the Year, Surry Community College’s Anika Thomas is now recognized as one of the top...

December 26th, 2017 |  


State Games registration now open

GREENSBORO — The 2018 Powerade State Games of North Carolina won’t be taking place for several more months, but it’s already time to...

December 26th, 2017 |  


Winter basketball schedules

Women’s Basketball:Elkin:Nov. 28: North Stokes 58 - Elkin 52Nov. 29: East Surry 65 - Elkin 36Dec. 5: West Wilkes 62 - Elkin 46Dec. 6: East Surry...

December 22nd, 2017 |  


Starmount to host basketball tournament

Starmount to host basketball tournament

BOONVILLE — Starmount High School will be hosting the 2017 Cook’s Holiday Classic basketball tournament from Dec. 27-29. This is a three-d...

December 21st, 2017 |  


Buckin’ Elks fall short against North Stokes

Buckin’ Elks fall short against North Stokes

The Elkin men’s basketball team has struggled to find a win this season. On Wednesday night, the Buckin’ Elks (0-9, 0-4) lost 65-53 to Nor...

December 21st, 2017 |  


Lady Cardinals take win; Pardue scores 1,000

Lady Cardinals take win; Pardue scores 1,000

RONDA — On Tuesday night, East Wilkes hosted North Stokes in a non-conference game that saw the Lady Cardinals take a 43-29 win.A special highli...

December 21st, 2017 |  


Lady Elks get first win of the season

Lady Elks get first win of the season

The Lady Elks have struggled all season to get their first win. On Wednesday night, the tides finally turned as Elkin was able to hang on to take its ...

December 21st, 2017 |  


Surry’s Thomas earns All-American honor

DOBSON — Having already been named Region X Player of the Year, Surry Community College’s Anika Thomas is now recognized as one of the top...

December 19th, 2017 |  


The magnificent seven ride again at Greyhound Classic

The magnificent seven ride again at Greyhound Classic

STATESVILLE — Elkin took seven wrestlers to the Greyhound Classic at Statesville High School on Saturday and placed fifth in the team standings....

December 19th, 2017 |  


Winter basketball schedules

Women’s Basketball:Elkin:Nov. 28: North Stokes 58 - Elkin 52Nov. 29: East Surry 65 - Elkin 36Dec. 5: West Wilkes 62 - Elkin 46Dec. 6: East Surry...

December 19th, 2017 |  


Starmount High School inducts 2017 Hall of Fame class

Starmount High School inducts 2017 Hall of Fame class

BOONVILLE — Starmount High School inducted its second Hall of Fame class on Friday night in Boonville. The Rams started the Hall of Fame last ye...

December 19th, 2017 |  


Wildlife Commission opens public comment period for proposed regulation changes

RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has opened the public comment period for proposed changes to agency regulations related to wild...

December 18th, 2017 |  


Winter basketball schedules

Women’s Basketball:Elkin:Nov. 28: North Stokes 58 - Elkin 52Nov. 29: East Surry 65 - Elkin 36Dec. 5: West Wilkes 62 - Elkin 46Dec. 6: East Surry...

December 18th, 2017 |  


Starmount names Athletes of the Month

Starmount names Athletes of the Month

BOONVILLE — Last week Starmount High School named its Athletes of the Month for September, October and November. Andres O’Campo, Maggie Fr...

December 17th, 2017 |  


Falcons down Cardinals, 64-46

Falcons down Cardinals, 64-46

EAST BEND — Last week, the East Wilkes Cardinals (0-5, 0-1) traveled to East Bend to take on the Forbush Falcons (4-3, 1-0). Both teams put up a...

December 17th, 2017 |  


Lady Cardinals take down undefeated Falcons

Lady Cardinals take down undefeated Falcons

EAST BEND — Thursday night’s game between the Lady Cardinals and the Lady Falcons brought out the fire and the intensity of both teams. Fo...

December 17th, 2017 |  


Blackhawks hand Elks a loss in conference opener

Blackhawks hand Elks a loss in conference opener

MILLERS CREEK — Last season Elkin and West Wilkes were in a fierce competition for the wrestling conference championship when the two teams face...

December 14th, 2017 |  


SHS Hall of Fame ceremony to take place on Friday

BOONVILLE — The Starmount High School Hall of Fame will hold its induction ceremony on Friday. The ceremony will take place in the Starmount gym...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Lady Rams take 62-42 win over Elkin

Lady Rams take 62-42 win over Elkin

BOONVILLE — The Starmount Lady Rams put on a show on Tuesday night as they hosted the Lady Elks in Boonville. Starmount came out firing and took...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Winter basketball schedules

Women’s Basketball:Elkin:Nov. 28: North Stokes 58 - Elkin 52Nov. 29: East Surry 65 - Elkin 36Dec. 5: West Wilkes 62 - Elkin 46Dec. 6: East Surry...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Starmount picks up first conference win of season over Elkin

Starmount picks up first conference win of season over Elkin

BOONVILLE — With the start of Mountain Valley Athletic Conference basketball games underway, the Starmount Rams hosted the Elkin Buckin’ E...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Winter basketball schedules

Women’s Basketball:Elkin:Nov. 28: North Stokes 58 - Elkin 52Nov. 29: East Surry 65 - Elkin 36Dec. 5: West Wilkes 62 - Elkin 46Dec. 6: East Surry...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Starmount basketball splits games against South Stokes

Starmount basketball splits games against South Stokes

Starmount basketball traveled to South Stokes on Dec. 4 to take on the Sauras. The Rams were able to win the girl’s game, while falling in the b...

December 12th, 2017 |