Elkin Tribune- RSS sports Feed http://elkintribune.com/section/sports http://elkintribune.com/section/sports Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:14:05 EST 1800 Elks young, but deep in 2014 http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50285861/Elks-young-but-deep-in-2014 Elkin Coach Heath Foster expects as many as “six or seven” freshmen or sophomores to crack his starting 11 this fall. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 01:00:11 EST Basketball sites selected for tourneys http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50317587/Basketball-sites-selected-for-tourneys CHAPEL HILL — The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) has announced its two regional basketball tournament sites for the 2014-15 season. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 01:00:09 EST Rain stops East Wilkes match http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50345434/Rain-stops-East-Wilkes-match RONDA — It wasn't the perfect start East Wilkes Coach Aaron Simmons might have hoped for, but there were plenty of positives to take out of Tuesday's suspended match with Ashe County. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 22:18:05 EST Elks open with win over Wilkes Central http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50345260/Elks-open-with-win-over-Wilkes-Central WILKESBORO — Elkin opened its 2014 season with a rain-shortened 7-1 win over Wilkes Central Tuesday.The Elks host East Wilkes Thursday. The singles matches are scheduled to begin at 4:30.Results Tue, 19 Aug 2014 22:11:06 EST Cardinals open with win http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50336136/Cardinals-open-with-win RONDA — East Wilkes opened their season with a three-set win over Pine Lake Prep Monday.The Cardinals will host Forbush, 1-0, Thursday at 5. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:51:05 EST Cheek, Nance big winners at Friendship http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50334258/Cheek-Nance-big-winners-at-Friendship It was double points nights with all seven racing divisions competing Saturday night at Friendship Motor Speedway. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:14:07 EST Upcoming schedule http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50317771/Upcoming-schedule Monday, August 18Men's soccer North Surry 6, East Wilkes 1Starmount at Mount Airy, ppd., rainVolleyballEast Surry 3, Elkin 0 Mon, 18 Aug 2014 22:21:03 EST A lot returning at Elkin http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50272170/A-lot-returning-at-Elkin With just one player graduated from last year's Mountain Valley Athletic Conference runner-up team, the Elkin women's tennis team will expect to compete for the conference championship this season. Sun, 17 Aug 2014 01:01:08 EST Young team looking for strong season http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50285809/Young-team-looking-for-strong-season The Elkin volleyball program — buoyed by more players trying out, more height, and returning experience — is still young and is still in the tough Mountain Valley Athletic Conference. Sat, 16 Aug 2014 18:51:07 EST Upcoming schedule http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50266427/Upcoming-schedule Monday, August 18Men's soccer North Surry at East Wilkes, 6Starmount at Mount Airy, 6VolleyballEast Surry at Elkin, 4:30 Fri, 15 Aug 2014 01:01:15 EST Camps for Christ hosting one more week http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50277130/Camps-for-Christ-hosting-one-more-week About 20 girls and boys, from ages 7 to 17, have been participating in the basketball camp conducted by Camps for Christ at the Elkin Valley Baptist Church gymnasium that ends today. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 14:12:03 EST Pfeiffer University nets East Wilkes grad http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50272059/Pfeiffer-University-nets-East-Wilkes-grad RONDA — ShaNisha White will take her considerable athletic talents just down the road to Pfeiffer University. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 14:09:18 EST Running down a dream http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50242996/Running-down-a-dream The 2014 Elkin cross country men's season started in November 2013 - just after they finished second at the 1A state meet. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 01:01:12 EST Elkin netters take title http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50234811/Elkin-netters-take-title MOUNT AIRY — Miracle Walters and Makayla Dimmette won the doubles championship at the Mount Airy preseason tennis invitational on Friday. Tue, 12 Aug 2014 01:01:13 EST Wilkes County American claims runner-up trophy http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50234875/Wilkes-County-American-claims-runner-up-trophy SMITHFIELD — The Wilkes County American Coach Pitch Baseball team traveled to Smithfield for the Tar Heel League state tournament at Smithfield Community Park. The team fought an exciting battle and came home with the runner-up... Tue, 12 Aug 2014 01:01:12 EST Rain wins at Friendship http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50234970/Rain-wins-at-Friendship It took four months, but Mother Nature finally tamed the racing at Friendship Motor Speedway Saturday night. Tue, 12 Aug 2014 01:01:11 EST McClure right at home at Friendship http://elkintribune.com/news/localsports/50002906/McClure-right-at-home-at-Friendship No matter which car he brings to the Roaring Thunder Raceway in Ararat, Virginia or Friendship Motor Speedway in Elkin, Brandon McClure is in his “cootermobile.” Tue, 12 Aug 2014 01:01:07 EST Is repeating in the Cards? http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50181379/Is-repeating-in-the-Cards RONDA —Coming off a season with an 11-1 conference mark and a 14-4 record overall, East Wilkes will face a bit of a challenge if it hopes to repeat, or even contend, for the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference championship this... Mon, 11 Aug 2014 01:01:11 EST Rams will ‘work hard’ http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50177567/Rams-will-work-hard BOONVILLE — Starmount women's tennis coach Ryan Norman has more questions than answers regarding his young, athletic team. Mon, 11 Aug 2014 01:01:08 EST Hugh Chatham, ECS partner for concussion management http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-home_top-news-sports/50200892/Hugh-Chatham-ECS-partner-for-concussion-management The Elkin High School football team met Wednesday at Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital to participate in a screening tool designed to record a baseline cognitive measurement that will assist in the diagnosis and monitoring of concussions and help make... Fri, 8 Aug 2014 05:03:06 EST