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Surry County Sports Hall of Fame 2014 inductees named

DOBSON — The Surry County Parks and Recreation Department and the Surry County Sports Hall of Fame Committee announce the inductees for the 2014 class of the Surry County Sports Hall of Fame and Ring of Honor.2014 Hall of Fame inductees:• Mr. Alfred “Chubby” Dean• Mr. Deane W. Hall• Ms. Tina Roberta Lane Heafner• Ms. Melanie Bledsoe Hudspeth• Mr. Robert Smith2014 Ring o...

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Elkin crushes West Wilkes, 49-13

Elkin recovered quickly from an early 6-o deficit to down West Wilkes, 49-13, in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference game on Homecoming.It was the fourth straight win for the Buckin’ Elks.After the first Blackhawk drive, Elkin Head Coach Scott Wood said the “defensive coaches made a slight adjustment. They got kids where they were supposed to be. We were OK after that.”The 13 points were the most the Buckin’ Elks have allowed in the l...

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Villain, Spartans claim 1A tennis titles

Morgan Auger of Bishop McGuinness claimed the singles title and Courtney Mudge and Marisa Deininger of the Community School of Davidson claimed the doubles title at 1A regional play at Elkin Municipal Park Saturday.Play began Friday afternoon for the top players in the region, including four players from East Wilkes and two from Elkin.Auger defeated Lydia Miller of Queens Grant, 6-3, 6-2 to claim her title. Auger dropped just seven games in four matches.Mudge ...

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Rams roll to 3rd straight win

BOONVILLE — Visiting Starmount made short work of North Wilkes, racing to a 52-0 Mountain Valley Athletic Conference victory Friday night.It was the third straight win for the Rams, who have outscored those three opponents 154-7.Trey Lomax who returned the opening kickoff 83 yards to the Viking 2 and Zach Freed scored two plays later and the Rams never looked back.“We started well,” Starmount Head Coach Scott Johnson said. “We had a rea...

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*Dates, times, and locations subject to changeThursday, October 16Men’s soccerAshe County 9, East Wilkes 0Wilkes Central 5, Elkin 0Friday, October 17FootballAshe County 48, East Wilkes 14West Stokes 24, Forbush 21Starmount 52, North Wilkes 0Elkin 49, West Wilkes 13Men’s soccer...

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Huskies drop Cards, 48-14

WEST JEFFERSON – Connor Bowers tossed four touchdown passes and the Huskies added three more scores on the ground to remain undefeated, topping East Wilkes 48-14.Ashe out-gained East Wilkes 340 to 204 and did most of its damage in the first half of Friday night’s Homecoming game.It took the Huskies just three plays and 39 seconds to score on its first drive. Sophomore running back Skye Sullivan powered ahead for a 16-yard touchdown. Kendall Richardson’s...

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Rams move past Cards, 3-0

BOONVILLE — Seventh-seeded Starmount started their 2014 playoff run with a three-set win over East Wilkes Saturday.The Rams took charge early in the first set, scoring the first three points and nine of the first 10 before settling for a 25-12 win.They followed that with another 3-0 start in the second set, but after stretching it 9-4 had to withstand an East Wilkes rally that cut their lead to 12-11 and 13-12.Alli St. John delivered four of her 12 kills...

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Jolly, Rhodes continue East tradition

WEST JEFFERSON — If Wednesday’s 1-2 finish by East Wilkes runners Will Jolly and Kyle Rhodes at the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference cross country meet seemed familiar — that’s because it was.Jolly, then a sophomore, finished second to teammate Abram Logan two years ago at the MVAC meet. Rhodes, now a sophomore, finished second to Jolly Wednesday.“I think it was awesome,” East Wilkes Coach Anita Tharpe said. “I’ve been d...

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Elkin tops at MVAC meet

WEST JEFFERSON — The Elkin men and women accomplished the first goal they set before the start of summer by capturing their respective cross county titles at the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference meet at Ashe County High School Wednesday.On a slippery, soggy course, the Elks edged West Wilkes 52-58 on the men’s side and 56-59 on the women’s side.There was suspense and surprise on the men’s side as West Wilkes was first thought to have won. Rylan...

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Friday night previews

East Wilkes (2-5, 1-1) at Ashe County (7-0, 3-0), 7:30Last year’s result: Ashe County 39, East Wilkes 14The Cardinals play the middle game of a three-game stretch that started with Elkin last week and ends with Starmount next week.The middle game is Ashe County — a team that has scored more than 50 points the past two games. But the Huskies are also a team that has been scored upon.Facing the unbeaten Huskies doesn’...

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Schedule, results announced

*Dates, times, and locations subject to changeTuesday, October 14VolleyballStarmount 3, East Wilkes 0North Wilkes 3, Elkin 1Women’s tennis1A dual team playoffs: Mount Airy 5, East Wilkes 0Wednesday, October 15Men’s soccerWilkes Central 5, Elkin 0Starmount 7, Alleghany 0...

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