Jeff Linville

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DOBSON — North Surry came from behind to take some matches, but Surry Central pulled out the tennis win 5-4.
The Lady Greyhounds trailed in the second set on the first three courts, but came back to take all three.
The Lady Eagles won the bottom three courts to make it tied 3-3 going into doubles.
The Eagles took matches one and three and

Eagle netters nip Hounds

DOBSON — North Surry came from behind to take some matches, but Surry Central pulled out the tennis win 5-4. The Lady Greyhounds trailed in the second set on the first three courts, but came back to take all three. The Lady Eagles won the bottom three courts to make it tied 3-3 going into doubles. The Eagles took matches one and three and

DOBSON — North Surry needed all five sets to overcome Surry Central in volleyball 3-2.
The Lady Greyhounds committed more unforced errors than usual, and the Lady Eagles fought hard after a poor first set.
The Hounds scored the first three points of the match and led 7-3 when Jordan Badgett served the team to a 7-0 run to lead 14-3. The Eag

Hounds down Eagles in five sets

DOBSON — North Surry needed all five sets to overcome Surry Central in volleyball 3-2. The Lady Greyhounds committed more unforced errors than usual, and the Lady Eagles fought hard after a poor first set. The Hounds scored the first three points of the match and led 7-3 when Jordan Badgett served the team to a 7-0 run to lead 14-3. The Eag

East Surry's Ty Covington scored with a header off a corner kick to defeat rival Mount Airy 1-0 Monday night.
Neither team could score through the first 60 minutes or so before Souli Boutis lofted a ball toward the goal for Covington to beat keeper Scott Kunkel.
East Surry managed to crash the goal despite keeping three defenders back at midfield

Cardinals head past Bears 1-0

East Surry's Ty Covington scored with a header off a corner kick to defeat rival Mount Airy 1-0 Monday night. Neither team could score through the first 60 minutes or so before Souli Boutis lofted a ball toward the goal for Covington to beat keeper Scott Kunkel. East Surry managed to crash the goal despite keeping three defenders back at midfield

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry swept West Stokes 9-0 in the Lady Cardinals' only match this week.
The Cards were scheduled to play Atkins on Wednesday, but the Lady Camels don't have a team this season, giving East some time off before next Tuesday's match at Bishop McGuinness.
The nonconference win makes East Surry 9-2 overall and in third pl

Lady Cards blank Wildcats

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry swept West Stokes 9-0 in the Lady Cardinals' only match this week. The Cards were scheduled to play Atkins on Wednesday, but the Lady Camels don't have a team this season, giving East some time off before next Tuesday's match at Bishop McGuinness. The nonconference win makes East Surry 9-2 overall and in third pl

Mount Airy's Cordell France intercepted a North Surry pass with a minute left to preserve the Granite Bears 35-28 win.
The two teams battled back and forth all game long, with a capacity crowd cheering from both sidelines.
The Bears scored their last touchdown with 2:09 left. The Greyhounds moved the ball across midfield before Nolan Stanley's pa

Late INT lifts Bears over Hounds

Mount Airy's Cordell France intercepted a North Surry pass with a minute left to preserve the Granite Bears 35-28 win. The two teams battled back and forth all game long, with a capacity crowd cheering from both sidelines. The Bears scored their last touchdown with 2:09 left. The Greyhounds moved the ball across midfield before Nolan Stanley's pa

Looking deeper at the ban of 'Redskins'

This weekend when Washington plays Jacksonville, several newspapers across the country have vowed to report on the game without any mention of the word Redskins. The Charlotte Observer is one of those papers who has said it will not use that name anymore because the editors find it offensive. My first reaction to that is say, “Now it offend

Lady Eagles fall in five

WALNUT COVE — Surry Central fell to South Stokes in a lengthy fifth set. The Lady Eagles didn't play well in the first set, falling 25-10. However, coach Carrie Hutchen said the team picked it up and played one of its best matches of the season from that point on. The Eagles came back to take two of the next three sets. The scores for thos

North Surry's defense stymied Bishop McGuinness in a 2-0 soccer win Thursday.
The Greyhounds improved to 6-1-2 after scoring a goal in each half and shutting the door on the Villains time and time again.
Bishop showed good passing in the midfield, but every time the Villains got to the 30- or 35-yard line, the Hounds would take the ball away and

Hounds' D stops Bishop in win

North Surry's defense stymied Bishop McGuinness in a 2-0 soccer win Thursday. The Greyhounds improved to 6-1-2 after scoring a goal in each half and shutting the door on the Villains time and time again. Bishop showed good passing in the midfield, but every time the Villains got to the 30- or 35-yard line, the Hounds would take the ball away and

WINSTON-SALEM — Mount Airy tennis tied with Bishop McGuinness in singles, but couldn't pull out the doubles matches in a 6-3 loss.
With Thursday's threat of rain, the match was held at Wake Forest University's indoor tennis courts.
The Lady Bears lost five of six singles matches in the first meeting with the conference-leading Lady Villains

Doubles dooms Bears at Bishop

WINSTON-SALEM — Mount Airy tennis tied with Bishop McGuinness in singles, but couldn't pull out the doubles matches in a 6-3 loss. With Thursday's threat of rain, the match was held at Wake Forest University's indoor tennis courts. The Lady Bears lost five of six singles matches in the first meeting with the conference-leading Lady Villains

The Lady Bears swept the Lady Greyhounds in Wednesday's tennis action.
Mount Airy looks to be building momentum going into its rematch with Bishop McGuinness today.
The Bears are 8-1 on the season, but were roughed up 7-2 by the Lady Villains in the first match and are looking for some payback.
Freshman Elizabeth Marion was responsible for one o

Lady Bears sweep rival Hounds 9-0

The Lady Bears swept the Lady Greyhounds in Wednesday's tennis action. Mount Airy looks to be building momentum going into its rematch with Bishop McGuinness today. The Bears are 8-1 on the season, but were roughed up 7-2 by the Lady Villains in the first match and are looking for some payback. Freshman Elizabeth Marion was responsible for one o

North Surry and Mount Airy each scored one goal in both halves for a 2-2 tie in Wednesday's soccer match.
The Greyhounds jumped to the offensive early, stealing the ball from Mount Airy and hitting ahead to a streaking Hector Zuvieta.
Zuvieta took one shot at the goal, and keeper Scott Kunkel made the stop. However, the ball escaped his grasp, an

Bears, Hounds battle to 2-2 tie

North Surry and Mount Airy each scored one goal in both halves for a 2-2 tie in Wednesday's soccer match. The Greyhounds jumped to the offensive early, stealing the ball from Mount Airy and hitting ahead to a streaking Hector Zuvieta. Zuvieta took one shot at the goal, and keeper Scott Kunkel made the stop. However, the ball escaped his grasp, an

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry improved to 10-0 with a sweep of Mount Airy that was closer than the 3-0 score.
The Lady Cardinals won all three games, but the Lady Bears kept the score within reach in each frame.
In the first set, the girls may have trying too hard and missed several serves. East had seven serve errors and Mount Airy had six,

Bears can't break Cards' streak

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry improved to 10-0 with a sweep of Mount Airy that was closer than the 3-0 score. The Lady Cardinals won all three games, but the Lady Bears kept the score within reach in each frame. In the first set, the girls may have trying too hard and missed several serves. East had seven serve errors and Mount Airy had six,

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The Lady Bears beat the Lady Cardinals 6-3 in Tuesday's tennis action.
East Surry has improved greatly, coming in at 7-1 with its only loss to a powerful Bishop McGuinness squad poised to make a deep run in the playoffs. However, the Cards still couldn't get the monkey off their back with Mount Airy.
Mount Airy improved to

Lady Bears down Cards 6-3

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The Lady Bears beat the Lady Cardinals 6-3 in Tuesday's tennis action. East Surry has improved greatly, coming in at 7-1 with its only loss to a powerful Bishop McGuinness squad poised to make a deep run in the playoffs. However, the Cards still couldn't get the monkey off their back with Mount Airy. Mount Airy improved to

Lady Eagles win 3-0 on the road

MILLERS CREEK — Surry Central played one of its most consistent matches of the season to defeat West Wilkes 3-0 on the road Monday. The Lady Eagles improved to 4-2 on the season with the nonconference win. Last time out, the Eagles lost to a very good East Surry squad, but in this one, the team showed great persistence and offensive balance

East Surry finally broke the scoreless tie and defeated North Surry 1-0 in soccer Monday.
In what amounted to a huge upset on paper, the winless Cardinals (0-4-2) took on the undefeated Greyhounds (5-0-1) and pulled off a shutout.
The teams were tied 0-0 at the half after North Surry just missed off a kick from the left side with less than a minu

East's late goal breaks 0-0 tie

East Surry finally broke the scoreless tie and defeated North Surry 1-0 in soccer Monday. In what amounted to a huge upset on paper, the winless Cardinals (0-4-2) took on the undefeated Greyhounds (5-0-1) and pulled off a shutout. The teams were tied 0-0 at the half after North Surry just missed off a kick from the left side with less than a minu

The Granite Bears remain undefeated in soccer with a 4-3 win over West Stokes Monday.
Mount Airy improved to 4-0-2 on the season with an easy game with North Wilkes on the menu today.
When the Bears played the Vikings last week, the game ended early on the mercy rule, 9-0.
In this game, the Bears scored twice in the first half and missed out on

Bears beat Wildcats 4-3 in soccer

The Granite Bears remain undefeated in soccer with a 4-3 win over West Stokes Monday. Mount Airy improved to 4-0-2 on the season with an easy game with North Wilkes on the menu today. When the Bears played the Vikings last week, the game ended early on the mercy rule, 9-0. In this game, the Bears scored twice in the first half and missed out on

DOBSON — East Surry edged out Surry Central in tennis 5-4 Monday afternoon.
The two teams were tied 4-4 with one doubles match still going.
East's Tiffany King and Kayla Keener battled point for point and game for game with Central's Marlee Wilmoth and Sommer Chilton.
In the 10-game pro set, the two teams were tied 10-all and had to play a

Epic battle lifts Cards

DOBSON — East Surry edged out Surry Central in tennis 5-4 Monday afternoon. The two teams were tied 4-4 with one doubles match still going. East's Tiffany King and Kayla Keener battled point for point and game for game with Central's Marlee Wilmoth and Sommer Chilton. In the 10-game pro set, the two teams were tied 10-all and had to play a

Mount Airy scored early and often Friday in a 55-7 win over Carroll County in Mount Airy, N.C.
Senior Caleb Horton scored on a touchdown catch, interception return and a two-point conversion, to go along with a nice punt return.
Tailback Shay Wilson averaged more than 20 yards per rush, breaking loose for several big runs.
On their first possess

Bears crush Carroll 55-7

Mount Airy scored early and often Friday in a 55-7 win over Carroll County in Mount Airy, N.C. Senior Caleb Horton scored on a touchdown catch, interception return and a two-point conversion, to go along with a nice punt return. Tailback Shay Wilson averaged more than 20 yards per rush, breaking loose for several big runs. On their first possess

Mount Airy held a Kick Lupus fundraiser during halftime of Friday's game with Carroll County. Travis Manchester, left, holds the ball so that kids can try their luck at making a field goal. Each person donated $1 to lupus research with local spokesperson Barbi Manchester handing out plastic footballs.
Tennis player Carley VanHoy, left, and cheerle

Mount Airy held a Kick Lupus fundraiser during halftime of Friday's game with Carroll County. Travis Manchester, left, holds the ball so that kids can try their luck at making a field goal. Each person donated $1 to lupus research with local spokesperson Barbi Manchester handing out plastic footballs. Tennis player Carley VanHoy, left, and cheerle

Levi Wray goes around right end for 50 yards to set up East Wilkes' second touchdown in their 22-8 win on opening night. Wray was originally misidentified as Zack Dunn in the September 3 edition of The Tribune.

Correction

Levi Wray goes around right end for 50 yards to set up East Wilkes' second touchdown in their 22-8 win on opening night. Wray was originally misidentified as Zack Dunn in the September 3 edition of The Tribune.




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