INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Davis Whitfield, commissioner of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) for the past five years, has been selected chief operating officer of the National Federation of State High School Associations...
*Dates, times, and locations subject to changeMonday, January 26Men's basketballNorth Surry 83, Forbush 79Women's basketball
DOBSON — Putting together another winning season while also giving back to the community, Surry Community College's volleyball team recently wrapped up a successful year on and off the court.
The Eagles outscored the Elks by 10 in the second half as they defeated Elkin, 65-57, in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference Tuesday night.
Starmount outscored Elkin 16-2 in the fourth quarter to claim a 51-30 Mountain Valley Athletic Conference win Thursday night.“They knew it was going to be tough,” Starmount coach Rocky Horton said of his team.
Miracle Walters had 15 points and Kylie Thomas added 14 as Elkin defeated Starmount, 64-23, in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference game Thursday night.
*Dates, times, and locations subject to changeThursday, January 22Men's basketballNorth Stokes at Elkin, cancelled
BOONVILLE — The Starmount women lost two games in two nights, but the Rams are showing signs of being anything but an easy out now.
*Dates, times, and locations subject to changeTuesday, January 20Men's basketballWilkes Central 53, Elkin 34
HAYS — Chandler Bare scored 18 points and pulled down 31 rebounds as East Wilkes won its second game in a row, 62-38, over North Wilkes Tuesday night.
BOONVILLE — Starmount followed up Tuesday night's 57-47 Mountain Valley Athletic Conference win over Alleghany with a 72-41 win over neighborhood rival Forbush Wednesday night.
WILKESBORO — After a fast start, the Buckin' Elks faltered in the second half of the match to fall to Wilkes Central, 45-26.
Dr. Bill Blackley calls himself “more of an enabler” when describing his job as chairman of the Elkin Valley Trails Association (EVTA).
EAST BEND — When Forbush's Isaac McMillan took Carver's Cornelius Tribble by fall in a wrestling match Friday night, he secured his place in Forbush athletic history.
*Dates, times, and locations subject to changeMonday, January 19No events scheduledTuesday, January 20
EAST BEND — Sydney Matthews had 15 points and Kala Doub added 12 as Forbush used a fast start to defeat Starmount, 75-36, Thursday night.
EAST BEND — James Ashley had 29 points as Starmount handled Forbush, 81-50, in a non-conference game Thursday night.
East Wilkes built a nine-point fourth-quarter lead and then held on for a 62-59 win over Elkin in a Mountain Valley Athletic conference game and (neighborhood war) Friday night.
*Dates, times, and locations subject to changeThursday, January 15Men's BasketballStarmount 81, Forbush 50Women's basketball
Alexis Pardue scored inside with seven seconds remaining to lift East Wilkes to a 56-54 win over Elkin in a Mountain Valley Conference game Friday night.
The Yadkin Valley Trail Riders (YVTR) are just one of the groups of outdoor enthusiasts benefiting from the push to complete a trail between Stone Mountain and Elkin.
Elkin High School will be seeking its seventh state fencing championship next month.
*Dates, times, and locations subject to changeWednesday, January 14Men's basketballStarmount at Forbush, ppd. to Jan. 15
BOONVILLE — When Dale Draughn left the Starmount men's soccer program after 17 years in November of 2013, he said it “would have to be the right situation” before he returned to coaching.
Starmount has placed two players, Josh Houser and John Johnson, on the NCPreps 1A all-state team.
*Dates, times, and locations subject to changeMonday, January 12No events scheduledTuesday, January 13
Elkin's “A'” team fencers clinched the Mountain Conference championship, sweeping their five matches Saturday.
*Dates, times, and locations subject to changeThursday, January 8Men's basketballAshe County 63, Elkin 48
MILLERS CREEK — Luke Shore's pull-up jumper from 15 feet gave Starmount a 75-73 overtime win over host West Wilkes as the buzzer sounded Friday night.
Elkin's dual meet with North Wilkes Friday night worked as a sporting event where the outcome was undecided until the penultimate match and it worked as a report on the fitness of the Elkin wrestling team.
By Adam MartinFor The Tribune
*Dates, times, and locations subject to changeTuesday, January 6Men's basketballAlleghany 50, Elkin 33Starmount 86, East Wilkes 49
SPARTA — On one of the colder nights of the season, the Buckin' Elks traveled to Sparta to wrestle the Trojans in a conference match. Elkin prevailed 42-28, improving to 3-0 in the conference and 4-4 overall.
BOONVILLE — Kyler Gregory and Trey Bryant each rang up double-doubles as the Rams handled East Wilkes, 86-49, in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference game Tuesday night.
*Dates, times, and locations subject to changeFriday, January 2Men's basketballStarmount 73, Wilkes Central 46
EAST BEND — Forbush men's basketball coach Jody Christopherson has come home this season.Sort of.
WILKESBORO — Starmount improved to 5-1 after Friday night's 73-46 win over host Wilkes Central.“Everyone shared the ball really well,” Starmount coach Rocky Horton said.
WALNUT COVE — South Iredell defeated East Wilkes , 66-18, in a dual meet at the South Stokes Duals Saturday.
YADKINVILLE — East Wilkes has a swim team this season.The team, which has had individuals compete over the years — but not a team, has 10 swimmers under the direction of David Jones.
*Dates, times, and locations subject to changeThursday, January 1No events scheduledFriday, January 2
The Elkin Valley Trails Association (EVTA) is bringing hiking — and much more — to Elkin and much of the surrounding area.
STATESVILLE — Host West Iredell defeated East Wilkes, 64-58, in a nonconference game Tuesday afternoon.The game was part of the Wilkes-Iredell Classic.
*Dates, times, and locations subject to changeMonday, December 29Men's basketballWilkes-Iredell Classic
WILKESBORO — David Montana and Preston Allison led a balanced attack with 12 points each as West Iredell defeated East Wilkes, 60-49, in the Wilkes-Iredell Classic at Wilkes Central Tuesday afternoon.
HAYS — Elkin, with six wrestlers, and Starmount, with eight wrestlers, traveled to Hays Saturday morning to participate in the Royal Viking Classic wrestling tournament.