EAST BEND — Austin Macemore’s legacy continues to live on nearly a year after his untimely death.Starmount and Forbush high schools teamed up Saturday morning for the 1st Annual Big A Memorial Wrestling Tournament in honor of the fallen Starmount graduate.“It’s great to keep his memory alive,” Starmount head wrestling coach David Oliver said. “That’s one of the things that both his mom and dad have said to me. When he passed away in January, I remember his mom looking at me and said ‘I don’t want people to forget Austin.’ I told her “People won’t forget him.’
BOONVILLE — North Surry fought back from an early deficit and grabbed a 47-43 non-conference road win over Starmount on Friday night.Marcus Sawyers scored a game-high 16 points for the Greyhounds, who improved to 5-2 on the season.North trailed 17-11 after the first quarter, but held the Rams to just 25 points the rest of the way as the Hounds got back in the game.
JONESVILLE — The Lady Greyhounds jumped on Starmount quickly and never looked back in a 62-16 win Friday night.North Surry outscored the Lady Rams 24-2 in the first quarter and 23-3 in the third quarter for a dominant victory.Malaya Johnson led all scorers with 18 points.Nine different Hounds scored as North Surry broke a two-game losing streak and returned to .500 at 4-4. Starmount remains winless at 0-5.NORTH SURRY 62, STARMOUNT 16...
ELKIN — With 9.8 seconds left in overtime Friday night, Jamiles Hayes took the inbounds pass and dribbled into the paint.He looked to dish to red-hot Kody King in the corner, but Surry Central cut off passing lane, forcing Hayes to improvise.The junior took advantage, knocking down a fall-away, contested jumper at the buzzer to lift the Buckin’ Elks to a wild and improbable 49-47 victory over the Golden Eagles.“I was nervous,” Hayes adm...
Starmount’s student section celebrates a 58-44 victory over Yadkin County rival Forbush Wednesday night at home. Check the sports page for the full story.
BOONVILLE — The Rams were off and running from the opening tip Wednesday night against county rival Forbush.Starmount grabbed a 4-2 lead less than two minutes into the game and never looked back, cruising to the 58-44 win to claim basketball’s rendition of the Unifi Bowl.“It’s Forbush,” Starmount Head Coach Rocky Horton explained. “The guys started the night before (against West Stokes) and carried that momentum over into tonight. I th...
ELKIN — It took the Lady Elks 10 games to notch their first Mountain Valley Conference victory last season.They got it out of the way this year in a hurry.Elkin battled back from 13 points down to stun Ashe County 53-49 Tuesday night in the conference opener for both teams at N.H. Carpenter Gymnasium.“We played from behind most of the night, it was like we were a half-step behind, but we kept battling,” Head Coach Derek Carter said. “I ...
ELKIN — The Buckin’ Elks poured in 25 points in a fourth-quarter charge against Ashe County Tuesday night in the Mountain Valley Conference opener for both squads.But an early hole proved to be too steep for the new-look team to climb out of as the Huskies knocked off the defending champs, 60-50.“We didn’t play ball in the first quarter. We had one point in the first and 25 in the fourth — a big difference,” Head Coach Kenneth Abrams s...
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