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Jim Fuller

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Recent results and upcoming schedule

*Dates, times, and locations subject to change Monday, March 2 Baseball Forbush at West Forsyth, cancelled Reagan at Starmount, cancelled Softball Elkin at West Stokes, ppd. Women's basketball Third-round 1A: Elkin at Hiawassee Dam, 6 Tuesday, March 3 Men's basketball Third-round 1A: TBD at Starmount, 6 or 7 Softball Starmount at West

RONDA — It was no thing of beauty but No. 23 Elkin slipped past No. 7 East Wilkes, 46-30, in a second-round 1A West regional basketball game Saturday afternoon.
Elkin, now 17-9, will travel to face second-seeded Hiawassee Dam, 28-1, in Murphy Tuesday at a time to be determined.
A 3 by Madeline Carter and an inside basket by Kylie Thomas tur

Elkin clips East

RONDA — It was no thing of beauty but No. 23 Elkin slipped past No. 7 East Wilkes, 46-30, in a second-round 1A West regional basketball game Saturday afternoon. Elkin, now 17-9, will travel to face second-seeded Hiawassee Dam, 28-1, in Murphy Tuesday at a time to be determined. A 3 by Madeline Carter and an inside basket by Kylie Thomas tur

RONDA — Jada McCrimmon scored 15 points and had seven rebounds and Lauren Johnson added 14 points and seven rebounds of her own as No. 7 East Wilkes ran to a 67-32 win over No. 26 Andrews Friday night.
The first-round 1A West regional playoff game had been postponed three times due to inclement weather and hazardous travel conditions.
It wa

East claims first-round win over Andrews

RONDA — Jada McCrimmon scored 15 points and had seven rebounds and Lauren Johnson added 14 points and seven rebounds of her own as No. 7 East Wilkes ran to a 67-32 win over No. 26 Andrews Friday night. The first-round 1A West regional playoff game had been postponed three times due to inclement weather and hazardous travel conditions. It wa

BOONVILLE — James Ashley scored 27 points as second-seeded Starmount finally shook off No. 18 East Surry in the fourth quarter for a 61-46 1A West second-round victory Saturday afternoon.
“He's a versatile player,” Starmount coach Rocky Horton said of Ashley. “He fills out a stat book. With us, you have to pick your poison.

Movin' on

BOONVILLE — James Ashley scored 27 points as second-seeded Starmount finally shook off No. 18 East Surry in the fourth quarter for a 61-46 1A West second-round victory Saturday afternoon. “He's a versatile player,” Starmount coach Rocky Horton said of Ashley. “He fills out a stat book. With us, you have to pick your poison.

Recent results and upcoming schedule

*Dates, times, and locations subject to change Wednesday, February 25 Men's basketball First-round 1A: Highland School of Technology at Starmount, ppd. Women's basketball First-round 1A: Andrews at East Wilkes, ppd. First-round 1A: Elkin 65, Lincoln Charter 33 First-round 2A: Forbush at North Rowan, ppd. Thursday, February 26 Men's basketb

BOONVILLE — James Ashley scored 27 points as second-seeded Starmount finally shook off No. 18 East Surry in the fourth quarter for a 61-46 1A West second-round victory Saturday afternoon.
“He's a versatile player,” Starmount coach Rocky Horton said of Ashley. “He fills out a stat book. With us, you have to pick your poison.

Starmount beats Cards at home

BOONVILLE — James Ashley scored 27 points as second-seeded Starmount finally shook off No. 18 East Surry in the fourth quarter for a 61-46 1A West second-round victory Saturday afternoon. “He's a versatile player,” Starmount coach Rocky Horton said of Ashley. “He fills out a stat book. With us, you have to pick your poison.

LINCOLN — Elkin women's basketball coach Derek Carter got four quarters out of his team Wednesday afternoon.
“Little things we've struggled with all year we did well,” Carter said Wednesday night.
Those four quarters resulted in a 65-33 first-round 1A playoff win over Lincoln Charter.
“We played with intensity,” Car

Moving on

LINCOLN — Elkin women's basketball coach Derek Carter got four quarters out of his team Wednesday afternoon. “Little things we've struggled with all year we did well,” Carter said Wednesday night. Those four quarters resulted in a 65-33 first-round 1A playoff win over Lincoln Charter. “We played with intensity,” Car

Snow blowing up sports schedules

Three rounds of the state basketball playoffs were supposed to be played this week. Several inches of snow have fallen across the state. Ice has complicated poor road conditions in many areas. First-round games, which were originally scheduled for Tuesday, were pushed back to Wednesday. All but one local team, Elkin, had their games pushed back a

Snow blowing up sports schedules

Three rounds of the state basketball playoffs were supposed to be played this week. Several inches of snow have fallen across the state. Ice has complicated poor road conditions in many areas. First-round games, which were originally scheduled for Tuesday, were pushed back to Wednesday. All but one local team, Elkin, had their games pushed back a

Recent results and upcoming schedule

*Dates, times, and locations subject to change Wednesday, February 25 Men's basketball First-round 1A: Highland School of Technology at Starmount, ppd. Women's basketball First-round 1A: Andrews at East Wilkes, ppd. First-round 1A: Elkin 65, Lincoln Charter 33 First-round 2A: Forbush at North Rowan, ppd. Thursday, February 26 Men's basketb

Recent results and upcoming schedule

*Dates, times, and locations subject to change Wednesday, February 25 Men's basketball First-round 1A: Highland School of Technology at Starmount, ppd. Women's basketball First-round 1A: Andrews at East Wilkes, ppd. First-round 1A: Elkin 65, Lincoln Charter 33 First-round 2A: Forbush at North Rowan, ppd. Thursday, February 26 Men's basketb

GREENSBORO — It took eight-and-a-half minutes, an unlikely scenario, and an improbable finish, but Starmount's Garrett Stokes claimed the 1A 195-pound state championship with an ultimate tiebreaker win over Avery County's Ryan Sheppard at the Greensboro Coliseum Saturday night.
“You saw what happened,” Starmount coach David Olive

Ram tough

GREENSBORO — It took eight-and-a-half minutes, an unlikely scenario, and an improbable finish, but Starmount's Garrett Stokes claimed the 1A 195-pound state championship with an ultimate tiebreaker win over Avery County's Ryan Sheppard at the Greensboro Coliseum Saturday night. “You saw what happened,” Starmount coach David Olive

Upcoming schedule

*Dates, times, and locations subject to change Tuesday, February 24 Men's basketball First-round 1A: Highland School of Technology at Starmount, ppd. Women's basketball First-round 1A: Andrews at East Wilkes, ppd. First-round 1A: Elkin at Lincoln Charter, ppd. First-round 2A: Forbush at North Rowan, ppd. Wednesday, February 25 Men's basket

GREENSBORO — With his win in the 1A 195-pound state championship match Saturday night in the Greensboro Coliseum, Starmount's Garrett Stokes finished his senior season with 28 wins and one loss.
That one loss was to Avery County's Ryan Sheppard a week before at the 1A West regionals at Walkertown High School.
After three close losses over t

Title no easy task

GREENSBORO — With his win in the 1A 195-pound state championship match Saturday night in the Greensboro Coliseum, Starmount's Garrett Stokes finished his senior season with 28 wins and one loss. That one loss was to Avery County's Ryan Sheppard a week before at the 1A West regionals at Walkertown High School. After three close losses over t

Elkin junior Said Javier caught a tough break in his 120-pound title match when a clock malfunction was noticed during a first-period takedown Saturday night at the Greensboro Coliseum.
Starmount junior Patrick Johnson had quite a run before falling in the 106-pound finals Saturday night at the Greensboro Coliseum.
Elkin freshman Jude Lloyd made

They gave it all they had

Elkin junior Said Javier caught a tough break in his 120-pound title match when a clock malfunction was noticed during a first-period takedown Saturday night at the Greensboro Coliseum. Starmount junior Patrick Johnson had quite a run before falling in the 106-pound finals Saturday night at the Greensboro Coliseum. Elkin freshman Jude Lloyd made

Smith wins home school fencing title

GREENSBORO — Josh Smith, 15, of Elkin, captured the North Carolina Home School Fencing League championship Sunday. Smith “had to try some new tactics,” coach Walter Triplette said, adding the tactics had not been used by Smith in competition before. “He used his tactics and changed his style,” Triplette said. “

CHAPEL HILL — For the second time in two years, the Elkin High School fencers finished second at the North Carolina high School Fencing League State Team Championship.
It was also the second time in two years they missed the title by just two touches, losing 5-4 to Chapel Hill High School.
“We had a good fight,” Elkin coach Walt

Elkin fencers take 2nd

CHAPEL HILL — For the second time in two years, the Elkin High School fencers finished second at the North Carolina high School Fencing League State Team Championship. It was also the second time in two years they missed the title by just two touches, losing 5-4 to Chapel Hill High School. “We had a good fight,” Elkin coach Walt

GREENSBORO — With his win in the 1A 195-pound state championship match Saturday night in the Greensboro Coliseum, Starmount's Garrett Stokes finished his senior season with 28 wins and one loss.
That one loss was to Avery County's Ryan Sheppard a week before at the 1A West regionals at Walkertown High School.
After three close losses over t

Title no easy task

GREENSBORO — With his win in the 1A 195-pound state championship match Saturday night in the Greensboro Coliseum, Starmount's Garrett Stokes finished his senior season with 28 wins and one loss. That one loss was to Avery County's Ryan Sheppard a week before at the 1A West regionals at Walkertown High School. After three close losses over t

Upcoming schedule

*Dates, times, and locations subject to change Tuesday, February 24 Men's basketball First-round 1A: Highland School of Technology at Starmount, ppd. Women's basketball First-round 1A: Andrews at East Wilkes, ppd. First-round 1A: Elkin at Lincoln Charter, ppd. First-round 2A: Forbush at North Rowan, ppd. Wednesday, February 25 Men's basket

GREENSBORO — It took eight-and-a-half minutes, an unlikely scenario, and an improbable finish, but Starmount's Garrett Stokes claimed the 1A 195-pound state championship with an ultimate tiebreaker win over Avery County's Ryan Sheppard at the Greensboro Coliseum Saturday night.
“You saw what happened,” Starmount coach David Olive

Ram tough

GREENSBORO — It took eight-and-a-half minutes, an unlikely scenario, and an improbable finish, but Starmount's Garrett Stokes claimed the 1A 195-pound state championship with an ultimate tiebreaker win over Avery County's Ryan Sheppard at the Greensboro Coliseum Saturday night. “You saw what happened,” Starmount coach David Olive





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