RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will close about 1,000 miles of hatchery supported trout waters to fishing one-half hour after sunset on Feb. 28 and reopen them at 7 a.m. on April 4.
Three rounds of the state basketball playoffs were supposed to be played this week.Several inches of snow have fallen across the state. Ice has complicated poor road conditions in many areas.
LINCOLN — Elkin women's basketball coach Derek Carter got four quarters out of his team Wednesday afternoon.“Little things we've struggled with all year we did well,” Carter said Wednesday night.
*Dates, times, and locations subject to changeWednesday, February 25Men's basketball
CHAPEL HILL — The schedule has been announced for next week's North Carolina High School Athletic Association regional basketball tournaments, set to be played in Fayetteville and Winston-Salem.
Elkin junior Said Javier caught a tough break in his 120-pound title match when a clock malfunction was noticed during a first-period takedown Saturday night at the Greensboro Coliseum.
GREENSBORO — With his win in the 1A 195-pound state championship match Saturday night in the Greensboro Coliseum, Starmount's Garrett Stokes finished his senior season with 28 wins and one loss.
GREENSBORO — Josh Smith, 15, of Elkin, captured the North Carolina Home School Fencing League championship Sunday.
CHAPEL HILL — For the second time in two years, the Elkin High School fencers finished second at the North Carolina high School Fencing League State Team Championship.
*Dates, times, and locations subject to changeTuesday, February 24Men's basketball
DOBSON — For their part in assisting needy children around the world, Surry Community College's softball team has received national recognition for the second year in a row.
The Starmount men picked up the No. 2 seed in the East when the NCHSAA announced pairings for the upcoming 1A state playoffs Saturday afternoon.
GREENSBORO — It took eight-and-a-half minutes, an unlikely scenario, and an improbable finish, but Starmount's Garrett Stokes claimed the 1A 195-pound state championship with an ultimate tiebreaker win over Avery County's Ryan...
The Elkin junior varsity women's team finished with one of the top records in the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference this season.
Two Starmount wrestlers and two Elkin wrestlers begin their quest for a state championship at the Greensboro Coliseum tonight.
The Mountain Valley Athletic Conference tournament was cancelled amid a week of inclement weather and a forecast of more inclement weather through Saturday, the conference announced Wednesday afternoon.
*Dates, times, and locations subject to changeWednesday, February 18No events scheduledThursday, February 19Men's basketball
DOBSON — Lacey Grubbs bashed three home runs and finished with eight RBIs Saturday as Surry Community College swept a doubleheader at USC-Salkehatchie.
With the first-round Mountain Valley Athletic Conference games postponed due to weather from Monday to Thursday at the earliest, area teams will have to play three games in three nights to play in conference championship games.
DOBSON — Dalton Boles drove in two runs and made two highlight reel, game-saving catches to help Surry Community College defeat Rockingham Community College 7-6 Saturday in the Knights' home opener.
WALKERTOWN — Four area wrestlers earned berths in the 1A state championships with their performance in the West regional at Walkertown High School Friday and Saturday.
Monday, January 16Men's basketballMVAC tournamentEast Wilkes at West Wilkes, ppd. to Thur.Elkin at Alleghany, ppd. to Thur.
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WALKERTOWN — Starmount's Patrick Johnson, the No. 5 seed at 106 pounds entering the 1A West Regional wrestling meet at Walkertown High School, took down Queens Grant's Wes Joyner, 5-3, to earn the 106 title Saturday.
BOONVILLE — Starmount couldn't put Alleghany away until the very end, securing a 51-44 victory over the Trojans to claim the outright Mountain Valley Athletic Conference title Friday night.