Cardinals come away with win over Elks

Cardinals come away with win over Elks

RONDA — Last week, the Elkin Buckin’ Elks traveled the short distance to Ronda to take on the East Wilkes Cardinals on the baseball diamon...

April 24th, 2018 |  


Local sports briefs

First Elk Day to be held on SaturdayOn Saturday, Elkin High School will be hosting the first Elk Day at Elkin High School.Elk Day gives an opportunity...

April 24th, 2018 |  


MVAC golf results

WEST JEFFERSON — The Elkin men’s golf team competed in a conference match hosted by Ashe County last week. The teams traveled to Mountain ...

April 24th, 2018 |  


Lady Rams clinch win over Cardinals

Lady Rams clinch win over Cardinals

BOONVILLE — The Starmount Lady Rams softball team earned an important conference win on Friday night over the East Wilkes Cardinals. Coming into...

April 24th, 2018 |  


Starmount takes vital MVAC win over East Wilkes

Starmount takes vital MVAC win over East Wilkes

BOONVILLE — Coming down to the last few weeks of the regular season, baseball teams are looking for wins now more than ever. In the Mountain Val...

April 24th, 2018 |  


Lady Rams take win over Cardinals

Lady Rams take win over Cardinals

BOONVILLE — The Starmount Rams defeated the Lady Cardinals of East Wilkes on Friday afternoon by a score of 4-2. The Lady Cardinals scored the f...

April 24th, 2018 |  


East Wilkes bests Elkin on the court

East Wilkes bests Elkin on the court

RONDA — The 2018 Mountain Valley Athletic Conference tennis championship came down to the last match of the season between the Elkin Buckin̵...

April 24th, 2018 |  


Elkin, East Wilkes track results

Elkin and East Wilkes competed in a track meet on Tuesday afternoon at Elkin. The Lady Elks placed third, while the Buckin’ Elks placed first. E...

April 19th, 2018 |  


Lady Elks down Cardinals in penalty shootout

Lady Elks down Cardinals in penalty shootout

RONDA — The East Wilkes Cardinals hosted the Elkin Lady Elks in a game that went 100 minutes and saw a penalty kick shootout. After 80 minutes o...

April 19th, 2018 |  


Pardue signs with Mars Hill

Pardue signs with Mars Hill

East Wilkes basketball player Alexis Pardue signs her National Letter of Intent to play basketball at Mars Hill University. Pardue has been a standout...

April 17th, 2018 |  


Elkin drops MVAC game against Starmount

Elkin drops MVAC game against Starmount

The Buckin’ Elks hosted Starmount last week in a vital Mountain Valley Athletic Conference game. Elkin had an early lead over the Rams, but the ...

April 17th, 2018 |  


Elkin falls to hard-hitting Lady Rams

Elkin falls to hard-hitting Lady Rams

The Elkin Lady Elks hosted their Battle of the Bridge conference opponents, Starmount, last week in Elkin. Starmount put down an impressive performanc...

April 17th, 2018 |  


Elkin tennis takes win over Starmount

Last week, the Elkin men’s tennis team took on Starmount in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference game. Elkin put down an impressive performance...

April 17th, 2018 |  


East Wilkes spring sports results

RONDA — The East Wilkes Cardinals softball, soccer, baseball and tennis teams played several games last week across the area. Some teams took ho...

April 17th, 2018 |  


Starmount soccer takes win over Elkin

In the second meeting between the Lady Elks and Lady Rams soccer team, it was a hard fought battle between both teams. Elkin was able to score first, ...

April 16th, 2018 |  


ACC Barnstorming Tour takes over East Bend

ACC Barnstorming Tour takes over East Bend

EAST BEND — In a gym that’s usually filled with red, white and blue, Carolina blue and Duke blue were the dominating colors. On Tuesday ni...

April 16th, 2018 |  


Local sports briefs

FHS women’s soccer alumni recognition gameEAST BEND — Forbush High School will be hosting alumni recognition for former Forbush women̵...

April 11th, 2018 |  


Mayes signs with Guilford College

Mayes signs with Guilford College

Elkin football player, Jaylen Mayes, signed his National Letter of Intent to play football at Guilford College starting this fall. Mayes had been a fo...

April 11th, 2018 |  


East Wilkes earns vital conference win

East Wilkes earns vital conference win

HAYS — The East Wilkes Cardinals traveled to Hays on Wednesday night for an important Mountain Valley Athletic Conference match-up against the N...

April 10th, 2018 |  


Elkin continues successful spring seasons

Elkin continues successful spring seasons

The Elkin baseball, softball, soccer and tennis teams competed in conference and non-conference games over the past week. Some teams had wins, while o...

April 10th, 2018 |  


East Wilkes tennis results

RONDA — The East Wilkes men’s tennis team has had a successful 2018 season. The Cardinals are 6-4 overall, and 6-1 in the Mountain Valley ...

April 10th, 2018 |  


Starmount spring sports results

BOONVILLE — The Starmount baseball, softball, soccer and tennis teams competed in conference and non-conference games last week. Results from th...

April 10th, 2018 |  


Local sports briefs

Terry Adams Tri-Football Camp to be heldThe Terry Adams Tri-Football Camp will be held on June 19 at Elkin High School. The camp is for ages 10-17. Th...

April 4th, 2018 |  


Local tennis team makes National Championship

Local tennis team makes National Championship

Two local Elkin residents will take to the courts at the United States Tennis Association National Championship in Arizona this weekend. Richard Edwar...

April 4th, 2018 |  


Cardinals pull off dramatic comeback win

Cardinals pull off dramatic comeback win

RONDA – Baseball has a way of surprising everyone in the stands and on the field. On Thursday night, East Wilkes hosted Wilkes Central in a game...

April 3rd, 2018 |  


Harris signs with Guilford College

Harris signs with Guilford College

Elkin football player, Tevin Harris, signed his National Letter of Intent to play football at Guilford College starting this Fall. Harris has been a t...

April 3rd, 2018 |  


Wildlife Commission opens hatchery supported trout waters April 7

RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will open Hatchery-Supported Trout Waters in 25 western counties at 7 a.m. on April 7. The seas...

April 2nd, 2018 |  


Cardinal Heat places first

Cardinal Heat places first

The Cardinal Heat sixth-grade girls basketball team finished off their season March 18 in the Boone RoundBall tournament. The team had a successfully ...

April 1st, 2018 |  


Elkin area wrestlers fare well at NHSCA

Elkin area wrestlers fare well at NHSCA

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — North Carolina college basketball fans are usually well aware of the number of McDonald’s All Americans that are mem...

March 31st, 2018 |  


Surry golf team dedicates win to late coach

Surry golf team dedicates win to late coach

DOBSON — As a retired first sergeant in the Army, the late Tom Pendergraft loved taking his Surry Community College golf team to the Intercolleg...

March 30th, 2018 |  


Lady Rams soccer takes down Lady Cardinals

RONDA — The Starmount Lady Rams traveled the short distance from Boonville to Ronda for a Mountain Valley 1A/2A conference rivalry game with the...

March 29th, 2018 |  


Starmount spring sports schedules

BOONVILLE — The 2018 spring sports schedules have been released for the Starmount High School Rams. Teams will begin action on Feb. 28, and wrap...

March 27th, 2018 |  


Eagles take down Lady Rams

BOONVILLE — The Wilkes Central Lady Eagles and the Starmount Lady Rams met in Boonville in the battle of the unbeaten teams early in the confere...

March 27th, 2018 |  


East Wilkes defeats Elkin, 14-3

East Wilkes defeats Elkin, 14-3

The Lady Cardinals softball team traveled the short distance to Elkin to take on the Lady Elks on Friday afternoon. East Wilkes came out swinging at t...

March 27th, 2018 |  


East Wilkes baseball takes 11-2 win over Elkin

East Wilkes baseball takes 11-2 win over Elkin

The Elkin Buckin’ Elks hosted the East Wilkes Cardinals on Friday night in the first meeting of the season between the two teams. The Cardinals ...

March 27th, 2018 |  


Ryan Macy signs his National Letter of Intent to play tennis at Christopher Newport University in Virginia. Macy has been a standout tennis athlete at...

March 27th, 2018 |  


Elkin tennis moves to 7-0 in MVAC

The Elkin men’s tennis team continued its unbeaten streak with two wins over their Mountain Valley Athletic Conference opponents. The BuckinR...

March 25th, 2018 |  


Elkin, Starmount golf results

NORTH WILKESBORO — On Thursday afternoon, the Elkin and Starmount golf teams took to the course at Oakwoods Country Club. It was a non-conferenc...

March 24th, 2018 |  


MVAC swim names All Conference

The Mountain Valley Athletic Conference announced All Conference and Honorable Mention for the 2017-2018 swim season.Elkin men had a great showing as ...

March 23rd, 2018 |  


Surry’s Mitchell named National Pitcher of the Week

Surry’s Mitchell named National Pitcher of the Week

DOBSON — With his selection Wednesday as the National Junior College Athletic Association’s (NJCAA) Division III Pitcher of the Week, Surr...

March 23rd, 2018 |  


Elkin tennis moves to 5-1

The Elkin Buckin’ Elks tennis team earned three wins over the past week. On Monday night, the Elks took a 7-2 win over Ashe County. Last week, E...

March 20th, 2018 |  


Cardinals score early, often to take MVAC win

Cardinals score early, often to take MVAC win

RONDA — The East Wilkes Cardinals wasted no opportunities on Monday night, as they came out swinging to take a conference win over Ashe County. ...

March 20th, 2018 |  


Starmount downs Elkin, 15-0

Starmount downs Elkin, 15-0

BOONVILLE — It was a quick game for the Starmount Rams on Friday night, as they hosted the Lady Elks of Elkin. Starmount came out swinging again...

March 20th, 2018 |  


Buckin’ Elks take win over Starmount

Buckin’ Elks take win over Starmount

BOONVILLE — In the first meeting on the diamond between the Elkin Buckin’ Elks and the Starmount Rams, the game came down to the final two...

March 20th, 2018 |  


East Wilkes softball earns 10-1 win

East Wilkes softball earns 10-1 win

RONDA — The East Wilkes Cardinals softball team continued its dominating week of performances with a win over North Wilkes last week in Ronda. T...

March 20th, 2018 |  


Elkin and East Wilkes golf results

The Elkin and East Wilkes men’s golf teams hosted their first non-conference match on Tuesday afternoon at Cedarbrook Country Club. The teams pl...

March 20th, 2018 |  


Lady Rams take golden goal win over Elkin

Lady Rams take golden goal win over Elkin

BOONVILLE — In a game that usually lasts 80 minutes, the Starmount Rams and the Lady Elks soccer teams battled through 100 minutes of play and g...

March 20th, 2018 |  


Elkin Junior team wins Hunter Skills Tournament

Elkin Junior team wins Hunter Skills Tournament

HARMONY — Saturday was the 41st year of the North Carolina Wildlife Resource Commission’s District 7 Youth Hunter Skills Tournament. There...

March 20th, 2018 |  


Starmount softball splits games

Starmount softball splits games

The Starmount Rams softball team competed in two games last week. On Wednesday night, the team traveled to North Iredell, and on Friday night, the tea...

March 13th, 2018 |  


East Wilkes tennis earn wins

RONDA — The East Wilkes men’s tennis team is off to a 2-0 start for the 2018 season. Last week, the Cardinals took wins over Starmount and...

March 13th, 2018 |