Elkin, East Wilkes football schedules released


By Kristian Russell - [email protected]



Elkin opens up its 2016 football schedule on Aug. 19 with an away game at Forbush.


Ryan DeCosta | File Photo

The 2016 football schedules have been released for Elkin and East Wilkes high schools.

Elkin opens up its season with an away game at Forbush on Aug. 19. Last season, the Elks had a tough season as they went 1-10 overall, and 1-6 in the MVAC. The Elks scored 103 points overall, and had a 0.91 winning percentage.

August 19: Elkin @ Forbush

August 26: Elkin @ North Surry

September 2: Elkin @ Mount Airy

September 9: Surry Central at Elkin

September 23: Starmount at Elkin

September 30: Elkin @ North Wilkes

October 7: Elkin @ East Wilkes

October 14: West Wilkes at Elkin

October 21: Wilkes Central at Elkin

October 28: Elkin @ Alleghany

November 4: Ashe County at Elkin

November 11, 18, 25: NCHSAA Playoffs

December 2: NCHSAA Regional Finals

December 10: NCHSAA State Championship

East Wilkes starts off its 2016 season with an away game against South Stokes on Aug. 19. Last season the Cardinals held a 13-1 overall record and they made it to the third round of the NCHSAA High School playoffs, before they lost to Mitchell, 17-14.

In the conference, the Cardinals won the MVAC with a 7-0 undefeated conference record. In conference play, East Wilkes scored 237 points and allowed only 70.

August 19: East Wilkes @ South Stokes

August 26: Surry Central at East Wilkes

September 16: East Wilkes @ Forbush

September 23: North Wilkes at East Wilkes

September 30: East Wilkes @ Alleghany

October 7: Elkin at East Wilkes

October 14: East Wilkes @ Ashe County

October 21: Starmount at East Wilkes

October 28: East Wilkes @ Wilkes Central

November 4: West Wilkes at East Wilkes

November 11, 18, 25: NCHSAA Playoffs

December 2: NCHSAA Regional Finals

December 10: NCHSAA State Championship

Kristian Russell can be reached at 336-258-4052 or on Twitter @YadkinElkSports.

Elkin opens up its 2016 football schedule on Aug. 19 with an away game at Forbush.
http://elkintribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_ElkFootball.jpgElkin opens up its 2016 football schedule on Aug. 19 with an away game at Forbush. Ryan DeCosta | File Photo

By Kristian Russell

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