Young Cardinals forming their identity
PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry dropped a close game to Walkertown in its Dec. 6 home opener. The Cardinals led most of the first half with a strong interior presence, but the rejuvenated Wolfpack took over the boards and forced East Surry out of the paint with a zone defense.
North Carolina High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Stokes County Today - December 8
The high school basketball season is underway, and if you're searching for how to watch matchups in Stokes County, North Carolina today, we've got you covered. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Stokes County, North...
Pinnacle Bank Game of the Week 12-10-23
Each week fans can vote for the Pinnacle Bank Game of the Week. Mike Sautter will provide extensive coverage at the game that wins the fan vote for the Game of the Week. The poll opens at 8:00 p.m. on Sunday (12/10/23) and closes at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday (12/13/23) this week.
Bears hit the ground running in women's wrestling
Mount Airy wrestlers have already been part of numerous “firsts” in women’s wrestling the past few years, and the team looks to continue making history during the sport’s first officially sanctioned season in the NCHSAA. In just the past three years, Mount Airy had wrestlers win...
Anderson gets 300th Career Win
DANBURY — North Stokes’ coach, David Anderson, grabs his 300th career win when his team beat McMichael 50-40 in a non-conference contest on Friday. “Hitting 300 came with a sigh of relief,” said Anderson. “This team came into the season, not only with an expectation of executing in a tough conference, but knowing this milestone was sitting within reach. That put a lot of pressure on these guys. I am proud of the heart and determination they have played with this season and am looking forward to seeing how they grow in the coming weeks.
Mount Airy Granite Bears Eye Second Consecutive State Championship
Get ready for an exciting weekend as Mount Airy Granite Bears gear up for the 2023 state championship. With a winning streak of 29 games, the team is focused on claiming their second straight 1A title. Tune in for an intense match against Tarboro!
Surry County Schools holds GROW Strong 5K
Last month the sixth annual Surry County Schools GROW Strong 5K race took place, with area students and teachers running through Fisher River Park. All eleven Surry County elementary schools participated in the event with more than 350 students competing. The 5K race for third, fourth and fifth grade runners began at 9:30 in the morning. By 11 a.m., all student runners had completed the race with dozens of family members and Surry County School system staff cheering on each team.
Lady Vikings suffer first loss
DOBSON — North Stokes and Surry Central were both undefeated heading into Monday’s contest. The Eagles used a strong second half and beat the Vikings on a last second three-pointer by Layla Wall to win 54-52 in front of the home crowd. The Vikings jumped out to a...
SCA women’s basketball takes down White Plains Christian
MOUNT AIRY — The Scotland Christian Academy Saints women’s basketball team defeated the White Plains Christian Patriots 70-32 on the road Friday. Layla Nicolosi scored 31 points to lead Scotland Christian Academy (5-0); Zoey Neff had 25 points; and Lily Cartrette had 10 points, 13 rebounds, eight assists, and seven steals.
Lash scores 31 against Reagan
WALNUT COVE — Senior Isiah Lash exploded for 31 points against 4A Reagan High School on Tuesday and helped his South Stokes Sauras to a 77-66 win over the previously unbeaten Raiders. “We have several games on our schedule that we have circled to see where we are as...
Eagles battle back to conquer Vikings in OT
DOBSON — Surry Central overcame a 16-point deficit to defeat North Stokes 88-81 in overtime. Central scored the first two points of the Dec. 4 game, then North Stokes took a lead it didn’t surrender until the final four minutes of the fourth quarter.
Lady Sauras beat rival West Stokes, lose to Reagan
WALNUT COVE — South Stokes beat county-rival West Stokes last Friday 56-32 and then hosted 4A Reagan High School on Tuesday and loss 58-41. The Sauras opened the game against West Stokes with a 6-0 run and led 15-4 after one quarter of play. Rebecca Amos paced South with six points in the period and Sage Stovall had five.
Granite Bears go Back-to-Back
Cheers from Big Oaks Stadium were heard 250 miles away in the Granite City after Walker Stroup converted a field goal with 42 seconds to play. The senior’s second field goal of the evening gave Mount Airy a two-score advantage over Robbinsville in the 1A West Regional Championship, ultimately sealing the team’s 27-16 victory.
Wildcats rebound past Chatham Central, North Surry
KING — Having losing last Friday to rival South Stokes at home, West Stokes boys went on the road to Forsyth County Day on Saturday and beat Chatham Central 62-33, and then returned home on Tuesday against North Surry and won 64-45. The Wildcats started hot in the first quarter with Derek Studer connecting on two three-pointers and a pair of free throws, Keyon Rawley totaling seven points, and leading scorer Cam Edmonds tallying four points to lead 22-14.
Caudle, Edwards pace Elkin past Falcons
EAST BEND — Every time that Forbush cut into Elkin’s lead during Friday night’s home opener, the visiting Buckin’ Elks responded. Those answers resulted in a 53-40 win for Elkin in boy’s basketball action and moved to 3-2 in the early season. The third victory matches its win total from all of last season.
Elkin Swim Team edges out East Surry, Surry Central
PILOT MOUNTAIN — The Elks of Elkin High School swim team competed at the Armfield Civic Center last Wednesday against the Cardinals of East Surry and the Golden Eagles of Surry Central High School. The Lady Elks, already small in number, had four athletes missing due to sickness, but managed to barely edge out East Surry for the victory, winning by one point. Elkin’s men swimmers were able to take the win with a much larger margin, while Surry Central edged out East Surry by two points for second place.
Staunton River beats Patrick County in boys basketball, 50-42
The Staunton River boys basketball team defeated Patrick County in Moneta on Friday, December 1st by a score of 50 – 42, improving the Golden Eagles’ record on the season to 1-1. Vari Austin led in scoring for Staunton River with 14 points, including two 3-pointers from beyond...
3 Special Olympic teams bring home medals
Special Olympics Surry County recently had the opportunity to send three teams to the fall tournament in Charlotte, where all three teams found success. The Surry County bocce team, the Surry Sting, started off the weekend strong by winning three consecutive matches to claim the gold medal for Surry County.
Eagles, Cardinals compete in nonconference meet
PILOT MOUNTAIN — Surry Central and East Surry competed in their second swim meets of the season on Nov. 29. The two Foothills 2A Conference members took part in nonconference action with Elkin, Starmount and East Wilkes at the Armfield Civic Center.
Mount Airy hosts NW1A Swim Meet
Mount Airy hosted a Northwest 1A Conference swim meet on Nov. 27. Elkin, Starmount and East Wilkes piled into Reeves Community Center for the Monday evening meet, which served as Mount Airy’s second of the season. The Bears previously hosted fellow league teams South Stokes and Alleghany on Nov. 15.