#Alleghany High School

Colors Chosen For Joint High School, Middle School

Students have selected navy blue and Columbia blue as the colors for Alleghany High School and Covington Middle School under a merged Alleghany Highlands School Division. The Alleghany Highlands School Division will be created through the merger of Alleghany County and Covington City schools on July 1, 2022. In recent voting, a majority of students in both school divisions supported the navy blue and Columbia blue color scheme. After a one-year transition, Alleghany High School will become the high school in the joint school division. Covington High School will become Covington Middle School. The mascot will be the cougar. On Wednesday,...

Alleghany School Board Approves Personnel Changes

LOW MOOR — The Alleghany County School Board approved several personnel changes Monday. The changes were approved after the board met in a closed session to discuss personnel matters. Appointments include Pamela S. Hensley, administrative assistant for Human Resources and Pupil Personnel and Karen R. Willis, administrative assistant for Health Services and Division Support. The […] The post Alleghany School Board Approves Personnel Changes appeared first on The Virginian Review.
Mount Airy News

Lady Bears honor seniors

Mount Airy’s honored seven senior student-athletes prior to Thursday’s regular season finale against Alleghany. Pictured, from left: Gracie Butcher, Amelia Radford, Emma Hawks, Calissa Watson, Paxton Reece, Sofia Stafford, Kylie Hollingsworth and coach Shelby Bryant. Granite Bear Athletics. The Granite Bears’ seven members of the class of 2022 snap a...
Picture for Lady Bears honor seniors
Elkin Tribune

Lady Elks varsity volleyball team named regular season conference champions

In a busy week with back-to-back games on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, the Lady Elks Varsity Volleyball team added two more wins to their record but also suffered their first conference loss of the season. Play began on Tuesday evening, Oct. 12, with play at home against a tenacious team from Mount Airy High School. The Elks only gave up one set, winning 3-1 with scores of 25-15, 23-25, 25-16 and 25-21,
MOUNT AIRY, NC Invitational Results; Wills Finishes In Top 15

On Saturday at the Cross Country Invitational, there were over 3,000 athletes participating in the event. Freshman Nevaeh Wills was the only top 15 runner for the Alleghany Mountaineers in the 5k meter run as she finished in 13th place. Will led the Mountaineers girls team to a 14th place finish overall with a […] The post Invitational Results; Wills Finishes In Top 15 appeared first on The Virginian Review.

Brown Jug On Display During Festival

CLIFTON FORGE — The Clifton Forge High School Alumni Association is displaying the Little Brown Jug at the Clifton Forge Public Library. The display commemorates the 50th annual Fall Foliage Festival being held in Clifton Forge this weekend, as well as the alumni association's 25th anniversary The display highlights the history of Clifton Forge High School, which closed in 1983. The Little Brown Jug was awarded to the winner of the annual football game between Clifton Forge and its archrival, Covington High School. The tradition started in 1937. Even though Clifton Forge won the last Brown Jug game 12-0 in November 1982,...

Covington Cougars sweep Mountaineers in straight sets

Alleghany’s Savannah Cash (12) working at the net against Covington’s Aubrey Brown (8). (Recorder photos by Gavin Dressler)COVINGTON — Covington completed an area volleyball season sweep last Wednesday night against Alleghany High School in Mountaineer Gym. The Cougars got 16 kills from Aubrey Brown and 11 more from Cristi Persinger...

Jana Allen Returns to Emcee The Virginia Opry

CLIFTON FORGE — Fresh from filming in Atlanta, Jana Allen will return home to the Alleghany Highlands to perform at The Historic Masonic Theatre as emcee/vocalist for “Duos Night at The Virginia Opry.” Since singing “Buttons and Bows” as a sixth-grader there in 1992 in “A Musical Tribute to the Railroad,” she has followed her dream, one that has led to a career in show business. She is a member of the Screen Actors Guild (SGA) and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA). Her pursuit of a theatrical career has taken her to Hollywood, New York, Atlanta and...
Mount Airy News

City awaiting 900 cyclists Sunday

It won’t be the Tour de France exactly, but maybe a next-best thing Sunday when an estimated 900 bicycle riders enter Mount Airy as part of a seven-day “Mountains to Coast” trek across North Carolina. This city will be the first overnight stop for the Cycle North Carolina tour —...

Joint committee chooses names for Alleghany and Covington schools

LOW MOOR, Va. (WDBJ) - The joint committee working on the merger of the Alleghany County and Covington City school systems has settled on some school names. Alleghany High School, which will become the high school for the merged systems, will retain its name, while the Covington High School will serve as the middle school, becoming Covington Middle School after the merger.

Homecoming royalty crowned at Alleghany High School

Alleghany High School principal Karen Staunton announced the members of the 2021 Homecoming Court. With the postponement of the homecoming football game, the court was introduced and Homecoming Royalty was crowned during a brief ceremony Saturday evening in front of the school. Members of the court include, from left, first row: Daniel Curtis, Randall Deschler, Baron Leitch, and Andrew Middleton; second row: Erin Harden, Laila White, Leighton Gibson; third row: Ashtyn Bishop, Susannah Bord...

North Stokes Homecoming Court

North Stokes’ Homecoming game is this Friday against Alleghany High School, starting at 7:30 p.m. The Homecoming Court is, front row, from left: Emily Smith, Savannah Collins, Ivy Tysinger, Lydia Stevens and Alex Puckett; back row: Grace Yarbrough, Bethany McQuinn, Anastazia Tynio, Cheyanne Schneppe and Quentin Lingerfelt. Not pictured: Brittany Murray.