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Jim Fuller

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SPARTA — Elkin treated its traveling fans to an 11-3 victory over Alleghany Friday night.
On a cool, breezy night, the Buckin' Elks rapped out 12 hits, supporting Will Altemueller's complete-game effort on the mound.
Eight different Elks had a hit, with Eli Brown, Hayden Brooks, Matthew Martir-Tullock, and Hardin Walker each getting two.
B

Elkin gets easy win

SPARTA — Elkin treated its traveling fans to an 11-3 victory over Alleghany Friday night. On a cool, breezy night, the Buckin' Elks rapped out 12 hits, supporting Will Altemueller's complete-game effort on the mound. Eight different Elks had a hit, with Eli Brown, Hayden Brooks, Matthew Martir-Tullock, and Hardin Walker each getting two. B

Rams lose at West, 5-2

MILLERS CREEK — West Wilkes defeated visiting Starmount, 5-2, in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference softball game Thursday. Alli Jones and Lakin Shore both went 2-for-4 with a run scored for Starmount. Kendra King went 2-for-3, while Madeline Nixon had the only RBI for Starmount. King took the loss on the mound for the Rams, who are now

Thursday's baseball game between Elkin and East Surry was suspended with two in the bottom of the fifth inning with the Cardinals leading 6-2.
The game will be resume at some point, Elkin coach Nick Tomlin said, but a date has not been officially set at this time.
The Buckin' Elks spotted East Surry five runs in the first innings on three hits, t

Rain halts Elks, Cards

Thursday's baseball game between Elkin and East Surry was suspended with two in the bottom of the fifth inning with the Cardinals leading 6-2. The game will be resume at some point, Elkin coach Nick Tomlin said, but a date has not been officially set at this time. The Buckin' Elks spotted East Surry five runs in the first innings on three hits, t

BOONVILLE — Starmount High School has a new baseball coach this spring.
Caleb Pardue, a graduate of Starmount, was named officially a few weeks ago.
It hasn't been a tough transition for Pardue, but it is something new.
“I feel real comfortable,” Pardue said. “It's a lot of fun.
“I didn't think about all the small

Pardue in at Starmount

BOONVILLE — Starmount High School has a new baseball coach this spring. Caleb Pardue, a graduate of Starmount, was named officially a few weeks ago. It hasn't been a tough transition for Pardue, but it is something new. “I feel real comfortable,” Pardue said. “It's a lot of fun. “I didn't think about all the small

East Surry head coach Barry Hall and catcher Blake Marion talk to Tyler Smith during the third inning of Thursday's game with Elkin. The Cardinals led 6-2 in the bottom of the fifth inning before a rain delay. The game was later postponed.

East Surry head coach Barry Hall and catcher Blake Marion talk to Tyler Smith during the third inning of Thursday's game with Elkin. The Cardinals led 6-2 in the bottom of the fifth inning before a rain delay. The game was later postponed.

Trey Bryant will continue his basketball career at Moravian Prep in Lenoir.
“He'll get to play another year to get seasoned and play against elite talent,” Starmount coach Rocky Horton said.
Horton related that Moravian coach Jeremy Ellis said he wished he had 15 players just like Bryant. Ellis said, Horton related, that he hopes the

Bryant to play at Moravian Prep

Trey Bryant will continue his basketball career at Moravian Prep in Lenoir. “He'll get to play another year to get seasoned and play against elite talent,” Starmount coach Rocky Horton said. Horton related that Moravian coach Jeremy Ellis said he wished he had 15 players just like Bryant. Ellis said, Horton related, that he hopes the

EAST BEND — Jeremy Helton couldn't ask for a much better situation than the one he has inherited as the new softball coach at Forbush High School.
The Falcons graduated only one senior from a team that lost a heartbreaking three-game series to East Rutherford last May in the state 2A semifinals.
But Helton comes with a solid background of c

'Here it is'

EAST BEND — Jeremy Helton couldn't ask for a much better situation than the one he has inherited as the new softball coach at Forbush High School. The Falcons graduated only one senior from a team that lost a heartbreaking three-game series to East Rutherford last May in the state 2A semifinals. But Helton comes with a solid background of c

BOONVILLE — “I'm really happy with my team this year,” Starmount coach Ryan Norman said. “I've got a lot of players who are enthusiastic and want to get better.”
The Rams have three seniors at the top of the lineup — Nick Worley, Josh Tucker and Jordan Roberts at No. 1, 2, and 3, respectively. “Under that

A competitive team

BOONVILLE — “I'm really happy with my team this year,” Starmount coach Ryan Norman said. “I've got a lot of players who are enthusiastic and want to get better.” The Rams have three seniors at the top of the lineup — Nick Worley, Josh Tucker and Jordan Roberts at No. 1, 2, and 3, respectively. “Under that

BOONVILLE — “I'm really happy with my team this year,” Starmount coach Ryan Norman said. “I've got a lot of players who are enthusiastic and want to get better.”
The Rams have three seniors at the top of the lineup — Nick Worley, Josh Tucker and Jordan Roberts at No. 1, 2, and 3, respectively. “Under that

A competitive team

BOONVILLE — “I'm really happy with my team this year,” Starmount coach Ryan Norman said. “I've got a lot of players who are enthusiastic and want to get better.” The Rams have three seniors at the top of the lineup — Nick Worley, Josh Tucker and Jordan Roberts at No. 1, 2, and 3, respectively. “Under that

Until last fall, Elkin senior Daniel Brinegar thought baseball would be what he played beyond high school.
But a scout from Catawba College caught the Elkin-Wilkes Central game — a 41-21 Buckin' Elk win. Brinegar ran for 113 yards and a touchdown and threw for another score.
“I wasn't even looking into playing college football,”

Pushing limits

Until last fall, Elkin senior Daniel Brinegar thought baseball would be what he played beyond high school. But a scout from Catawba College caught the Elkin-Wilkes Central game — a 41-21 Buckin' Elk win. Brinegar ran for 113 yards and a touchdown and threw for another score. “I wasn't even looking into playing college football,”

Mattie Timmerman, Karla Fuentes and Makayla Dimmette all scored first-half goals as Elkin defeated Mount Airy, 3-2, in a nonconference game Wednesday evening.
Judy Madrigal countered with a goal in each half to keep the Granite Bears in it.
Elkin coach Heath Foster, who had his team run the hill after the game, was obviously displeased with his t

Elks hold on, 3-2

Mattie Timmerman, Karla Fuentes and Makayla Dimmette all scored first-half goals as Elkin defeated Mount Airy, 3-2, in a nonconference game Wednesday evening. Judy Madrigal countered with a goal in each half to keep the Granite Bears in it. Elkin coach Heath Foster, who had his team run the hill after the game, was obviously displeased with his t

Cancer benefit game Tuesday

BOONVILLE — Starmount will host Elkin in a game to benefit cancer patient and survivor Shawn Kingrea Tuesday. “We're just trying to bring awareness to breast cancer,” Starmount coach Sarah Boles said. The game was originally scheduled to be played three weeks ago between Starmount and Forbush — there were even T-shirts prin

Recent results and upcoming schedule

*Dates, times, and locations subject to change Tuesday, April 7 Baseball Alleghany at East Wilkes, ppd. to Wednesday Elkin at Ashe County, ppd. to Wednesday Starmount at West Wilkes, ppd. Softball Elkin 17, Ashe County 4 Forbush 23, Carver 0 Women's soccer Alleghany at East Wilkes, ppd. to Wednesday Starmount at West Wilkes, ppd. to Apri

ELKIN — Mattie Timmerman, Karla Fuentes and Makayla Dimmette all scored first-half goals as Elkin defeated Mount Airy, 3-2, in a nonconference game Wednesday evening.
Judy Madrigal countered with a goal in each half to keep the Granite Bears in it.
Elkin coach Heath Foster, who had his team run the hill after the game, was obviously displea

Lady Bears fall to Elks in soccer

ELKIN — Mattie Timmerman, Karla Fuentes and Makayla Dimmette all scored first-half goals as Elkin defeated Mount Airy, 3-2, in a nonconference game Wednesday evening. Judy Madrigal countered with a goal in each half to keep the Granite Bears in it. Elkin coach Heath Foster, who had his team run the hill after the game, was obviously displea

'Turn it teal'

BOONVILLE — Starmount baseball will host a cancer awareness game against Elkin Tuesday, April 14. The theme is “Turn it Teal.” T-shirts will be available at the game. All proceeds will go towards the Meme Brown “Fight Like a Girl” Scholarship fund. Starmount will be wearing teal jerseys, while Elkin will be wearing p

'Turn it teal'

BOONVILLE — Starmount baseball will host a cancer awareness game against Elkin Tuesday, April 14. The theme is “Turn it Teal.” T-shirts will be available at the game. All proceeds will go towards the Meme Brown “Fight Like a Girl” Scholarship fund. Starmount will be wearing teal jerseys, while Elkin will be wearing p

EAST BEND — Forbush bounced back from its first loss of the season with a pair of impressive wins last week.
March 31, Sydney Miller struck out nine as the Falcons blanked South Stokes, 6-0, to improve to 2-0 in the conference.
April 1, Miller struck out 10 and drove in the go-ahead run in the sixth inning as the Falcons defeated Davie, 1-0

Falcons improve to 7-1

EAST BEND — Forbush bounced back from its first loss of the season with a pair of impressive wins last week. March 31, Sydney Miller struck out nine as the Falcons blanked South Stokes, 6-0, to improve to 2-0 in the conference. April 1, Miller struck out 10 and drove in the go-ahead run in the sixth inning as the Falcons defeated Davie, 1-0

MOUNT AIRY — Diannah Flores scored five goals as Starmount defeated North Surry, 10-3, in a nonconference game Friday afternoon.
Claire Maske added three, while Isabel Najera and Amber Hurst each scored a goal.
It did not take the Lady Rams of Starmount High School long to get on the board as Maske scored off an assist of Emily Mendenhall 3

Rams defeat 'Hounds, 10-3

MOUNT AIRY — Diannah Flores scored five goals as Starmount defeated North Surry, 10-3, in a nonconference game Friday afternoon. Claire Maske added three, while Isabel Najera and Amber Hurst each scored a goal. It did not take the Lady Rams of Starmount High School long to get on the board as Maske scored off an assist of Emily Mendenhall 3

Starmount's Rocky Horton was named the men's basketball Coach of the Year for District 11, while Starmount senior James Ashley was named to the District 11 first team.
Starmount junior Kyler Gregory was named to the District 11 third team.
Horton, who was previously named the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference Coach of the Year, was selected by

Coach, player recognized on district level

Starmount's Rocky Horton was named the men's basketball Coach of the Year for District 11, while Starmount senior James Ashley was named to the District 11 first team. Starmount junior Kyler Gregory was named to the District 11 third team. Horton, who was previously named the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference Coach of the Year, was selected by

Recent results and upcoming schedule

*Dates, times, and locations subject to change Thursday, April 2 Baseball Forbush 4, South Stokes 2 Friday, April 3 Women's soccer Starmount 10, North Surry 3 Saturday, April 4 No events scheduled Monday, April 6 Baseball East Surry 11, Starmount 0 (5 inn.) Forbush 4, West Iredell 2 Men's tennis Surry Central 8, Forbush 1 Softball E





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