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Walkertown game ‘a broken record’ for Starmount

MOUNT AIRY — “It’s a broken record,” Starmount Coach Josh Pardue said after his Rams lost to Walkertown, 10-5, Saturday in the opening game of the ALS Benefit in Memory of Craig Hunter event at Mount Airy High School Saturday.“We haven’t been playing seven innings,” Pardue continued. “Even in our wins, we’re not playing seven innings.”Every spot in the lineup produced a hit as the Wolfpack pounded out 13 hits. S...

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Recent results and upcoming schedule

Tuesday, April 8BaseballStarmount at East Wilkes, ppd. to April 9Forbush at Carver, ppd.Women’s SoccerEast Wilkes 4, Starmount 0Forbush 5, South Stokes 0SoftballForbush 15, Carver 0Starmount at East Wilkes, ppd. to April 24Men’s TennisSurry Central 9, Forbush 0...

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Sports Roundup

STATESVILLE — Forbush scored four times in the 10th inning to defeat host West Iredell Thursday.“Very complete game by all the players,” Forbush Coach Denny Key said. “Pitchers threw strikes and hitters put the ball in play.”Forbush scored twice in the top of the seventh to send the game into extra innings.Carson Fulp pitched the final five innings, allowing six hits, walking two, and striking out nine. He did not give up a run....

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Coach optimistic despite inconsistencies

EAST BEND — Three weeks ago Forbush baseball was 5-0. There was room for improvement, but it was still a good start.Now the Falcons are 3-4 in their last seven heading into the second half of the season.“It’s not where I wanted us to be,” Forbush Coach Denny Key said. “We’re still struggling to do the things we need to do every game.”Key said before this season he knew where his team stood going into each game; whether...

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Falcons solid all the way around

EAST BEND — Rachel Davis enters her 10th season with the Forbush softball program — her fifth as the head coach — with tempered expectations.“I expect to do well in our conference,” Davis said last week. “We have a very tough conference to play in.“I’ll be surprised if anybody goes undefeated.”Except for Carver, all members of the Western Piedmont Athletic Conference made the playoffs last year. In fact, th...

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Starmount coach pleased with meet

BOONVILLE — West Wilkes claimed both the men’s and the women’s team titles at a four-team track and field meet at Starmount Thursday.The Blackhawks ran away with it on the men’s side, scoring 113 points, followed by Starmount (64) and Elkin (56).On the women’s side, West Wilkes scored 78 points, while Elkin had 70 and Starmount had 62.The meet was held under clear skies and a temperature nudging 80.“Overall, I was...

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Results, schedules announced

Tuesday, April 1BaseballStarmount 11, Alleghany 4Men’s TennisWilkes Central 9, Starmount 0Women’s SoccerStarmount 2, Alleghany 0SoftballSouth Stokes 5, Forbush 4Starmount 9, Alleghany 7Wednesday, April 2SoftballForbush 17, Sta...

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Area teams’ game roundup

BaseballTuesday, April 1Forbush 8, South Stokes 2: In Walnut Cove, Barrett Hennings went 3-for-4 with three doubles and three RBI as the Falcons defeated South Stokes.“We had a very solid team effort tonight,” Forbush Coach Denny Key wrote after the game. “Everyone made the plays they were supposed to make and did their jobs very well.”...

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Boles’ return ‘just fell into place’

BOONVILLE — After five years of teaching and coaching softball at high schools in Shelby and Statesville, new Starmount softball coach Sarah Boles is happy to be closer to home.“I just wanted to be in Yadkin County,” Boles, who graduated from Forbush in 2001, said. “I really felt a pull to get back to Yadkin County. It’s kind of weird how things work out. How God has a plan.“It just fell into place.”Boles said getting ...

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Former Ram nabs player of the week honors

MURFREESBORO — Starmount graduate and Chowan University sophomore Courtney Groce earned Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) player of the week honors for her pitching performances March 9 and 10.Groce guided the Hawks to a 9-1 win over St. Augustine’s and 10-2 victory against Fayetteville State.Chowan Coach Mandi Balduf said Groce “has returned in her sophomore season to take the reins of the pitching staff and become our solid go-to pit...

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Results, schedule announced

Wednesday, March 26BaseballStarmount 7, Ashe County 3Mount Tabor 6, Forbush 1Women’s SoccerAshe County 5, Starmount 0Thursday, March 27BaseballStarmount 9, Elkin 5Forbush 13, North Wilkes 1Women’s SoccerElkin 6, Starmount 0Softball...

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Forbush ‘just trying to become a better team’

EAST BEND — A lot is expected when you are coming...

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Forbush ‘just trying to become a better team’

EAST BEND — A lot is expected when you are coming...

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Forbush ‘just trying to become a better team’

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