By Jim Fullerjfuller@civitasmedia.comRONDA — Forbush held off a late East Wilkes rally to claim a 64-58 nonconference win Monday night.
BOONVILLE — Friday night's third-round 1AA football playoff game isn't being played at Starmount High School, but at least the Rams are in the third round.
EAST BEND — Edwin Alvarenga is still in El Salvador.
*Dates, times, and locations subject to changeTuesday, November 25Men's basketballForbush at Davie, no report
DANBURY — East Wilkes didn't have to wait long for its first victory under new head coach Brad Davis.
East Wilkes and Elkin both wrestled well in the Perry Lloyd Invitational at Elkin Saturday.
RONDA — Brad Davis has been hired by East Wilkes High School to lead the basketball program.Davis follows Justin Call, who will continue as athletic director at the school.
East Wilkes senior Brandi Parks sign a letter of intent to play softball at Lenoir-Rhyne. Parks, sitting, is flanked by her parents, Ginger and Randall Parks; back row, from left, pitching coach Dale Pruitt, Cranberry Baptist Church pastor Victor...
*Dates, times, and locations subject to changeMonday, November 24Men's BasketballForbush 103, East Wilkes 66Women's basketball
WINSTON-SALEM — The Elkin High School fencing team won a six-school meet held Saturday at Salem Academy in Winston-Salem.
RONDA — East Wilkes High School is sending another softball pitcher to college.Brandi Parks, a senior at East Wilkes, has signed to play for Lenoir-Rhyne.
BESSEMER CITY — Starmount controlled both lines of scrimmage and kept control of the game throughout as they defeated Bessemer City, 34-16, Friday night in a second-round 1AA playoff game.
*Dates, times, and locations subject to changeFriday, November 21Football1AA 2nd round: Starmount 34, Bessemer City 16
DOBSON — The Golden Eagles opened the 2014-15 basketball season with a 60-45 win over East Wilkes Friday night.
MOUNT AIRY — The Granite Bears' big man on campus has picked UNC Pembroke to play college ball.
*Dates, times, and locations subject to changeFriday, November 21Football1AA 2nd round: Starmount at Bessemer City, 7:30
SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Furman and Samford each placed three student-athletes on all-conference teams, as the Southern Conference announced its 2014 all-conference and individual award winners on Tuesday.
No. 5 Starmount (9-3) at No. 4 Bessemer City (9-3), 7:30Bessemer City, the Southern Piedmont co-champions, comes in having won six of their last seven games.
WILKESBORO — Elizabeth McCann will be swimming for Lenoir-Rhyne University in 2015.“She's a versatile swimmer,” Elkin Wet Lightning and Elkin High School swim coach Oz Prim said.
Elkin lost its first four; won its next six; and lost its last two.They started the season battling injuries and they finished the season battling injuries.
RONDA — The East Wilkes football season ended in Mount Gilead Friday night.After Chase Vernon scored on a five-yard pass from Chris Ward, the Cardinals led the Warriors 7-6.
Carter Hampton of Ronda turned 11 last Friday.In just his third season of competitive go-kart racing, the Elkin Elementary fifth-grader has won 21 races — with 17 of those wins coming in 2014.
BOONVILLE — Trey Lomax and John Johnson combined for 374 yards rushing as Starmount completely dominated an outmanned Cherryville team, 75-27, in a 1AA first-round playoff game.
MT. GILEAD — West Montgomery scored four touchdowns of more than 50 yards as they defeated East Wilkes, 51-7, in a first-round 1AA playoff game Friday night.
Despite their 3-8 record and No. 14 seed, West Columbus impressed Elkin head coach Scott Wood on film. Wood said West Columbus “may be the biggest and most athletic team we have seen all year.”