Winter weather affects sports schedules


By Kristian Russell - [email protected]



Winter sports were put on hold this week due to Mother Nature dropping several inches of snow and ice. Several teams were scheduled to play last Friday night, with many games being postponed until later this month. The schedule changes are as follows.

Elkin:

The Buckin’ Elks are set to take on East Wilkes on Friday night. Games times are back to normal.

Elkin will travel to North Wilkes on Saturday, with JV girls beginning at 1 p.m.

The Elkin wrestling team will travel to East Wilkes on Friday night.

East Wilkes:

The Cards will travel to Elkin on Friday night.

They will make up their missed game against Alleghany on Saturday at home beginning at noon.

On Friday night, the Cards will wrestle the Elks at home.

Starmount:

The Rams travel to Wilkes Central on Friday.

Starmount also will make up its Jan. 6 game as it will meet up with North Wilkes on Jan. 25.

Forbush:

The Falcons were set to take on West Stokes on Jan. 6. The game was moved to Jan. 17, but it has now been postponed until after exams are over.

By Kristian Russell

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