The Starmount Rams baseball team battled its way to the Mountain Valley Conference finals Tuesday night with a win against Alleghany, but not without the Trojans putting up a fight.
The Lady Elks played Friday night vs Ashe and honored their seniors, Rebekah Cranford and Victoria Kiger. Elkin finished the season in fourth place in the Mountain Valley 1A/2A Conference, second in 1A.
As baseball great Yogi Berra once said, “It ain't over til it's over.” Those words rang true at Crater Park as the Lady Elks took on the Alleghany Trojans in the opening round of the Mountain Valley Conference tournament...
Errors set the tone early and often during Monday night's matchup between the Buckin' Elks and the Alleghany Trojans at Elkin High School.
Despite not coming away with trophies, the Elkin men's tennis singles and doubles teams both left the 1A regional tournament this past weekend on a winning note, and in good position for the state tournament.
ROARING GAP — Starmount's golfers are headed to the state championship after finishing as the Midwest Regional 1A runner-up as a team Monday at the Olde Beau course with a team score of 332.
It is no surprise after Alleghany finished the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference tournament as champions that both the player of the year and coach of the year hail from Alleghany.
Elkin took top all-conference honors in men's tennis following the completion of the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference tournament recently.
With the regular schedule complete, brackets were released Saturday for the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference tournament in both baseball and softball.
Four local tennis players are still alive in the 1A regional tournament that continues today.
In basketball being 5'10 can be a hindrance to some players, but not for one Elkin senior who signed to play next year with a North Carolina Division 3 team.
BOONVILLE — The Elkin girls won its first track and field conference title in more than 14 years Tuesday at Starmount. The Elkin boys finished third with Ashe boys taking the first place title.
MILLERS CREEK — Entering the final week of the regular season, West Wilkes seemingly had the regular season title wrapped up with an 11-1 conference record and two games ahead of Elkin at 9-3. However, the one loss that West Wilkes had suffered...
Mount Airy lost a couple of tiebreakers in singles, but came back to win two out of three in doubles to defeat East Wilkes in the first round of the 1A dual-team state playoffs.
WEST JEFFERSON — The Lady Huskies ran its winning streak to 11 games with a 2-1 victory over Starmount on Monday evening.
ELKIN — Dirt track race fans have the chance to see some of the best drivers in the country on Friday when the nation's premier touring late model series invades Friendship Motor Speedway.
Sign-ups are scheduled for the 2015-16 Junior Elkin football and cheerleading program will be held May 3 from 2 to 5 p.m. at Elkin Elementary School gym. Those in grades kindergarten through eighth can participate.
The Lady Falcons defeated West Stokes Tuesday night 11-0 and again on Friday 10-1. Forbush remains undefeated 7-0 in conference play
KING — Forbush slugged its way past West Stokes Friday night in a 12-3 WPAC matchup.After coming off a 3-2 loss to North Surry the night before Falcons coach Denny Key said he saw noticeable improvements in his team.
MOUNT AIRY — North Surry won its seventh straight game with a 3-2 win over Forbush Thursday night.The Greyhounds improved to 14-3 and are in a tie with West Stokes atop the Western Piedmont Conference standings.
A Starmount graduate placed seventh in the nation with his relay teammates Friday at the Penn Relays held at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.
ROARING RIVER — Austin Johnson, the 7-year-old son of Matt and Autumn Johnson of Roaring River, has been around racing all of his life. His father began racing when he was 8 and has competed in everything from go-karts to stock...
PILOT MOUNTAIN — Tyler Smith tossed a two-hit shutout and East Surry won its eighth in a row after beating Elkin 10-0 in five innings on Wednesday at Barry Hall Field.
ELKIN — The rainy weather moved out just in time to have a bright, sunny day for the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference tennis tournament on Tuesday.
WEST JEFFERSON — A pair of second half goals made the difference between two of the top teams in the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference on Wednesday evening.Both Ashe and Elkin battled to a scoreless tie in the first half.