A local student, Rae Benton, will be among the thousands of football fans gathering next week in Phoenix, Arizona, for the Super Bowl.
Forbush and Starmount head into their respective conference tournaments Saturday with a number of wrestlers who will make some noise.
BOONVILLE — The Starmount women lost three games in three nights, but the Rams showed signs of being anything but an easy out in their loss to Forbush.
The Jan. 20 win over Surry Central was a matter of Forbush going “back to our pressure.”
Forbush's 53-46 loss to Surry Central Jan. 20 was a frustrating night, coach Bradley Shore said.“We'd get down one, two, three points,” he said. “Then we'd get down five or six.
ELKIN — Starmount outscored Elkin 16-2 in the fourth quarter to claim a 51-30 Mountain Valley Athletic Conference win Thursday night.
*Dates, times, and locations subject to changeTuesday, January 20Men's basketballWilkes Central 53, Elkin 34
By Jim Fullerjfuller@civitasmedia.comWINSTON-SALEM — Forbush lost only two matches — one by forfeit — in a 58-10 Western Piedmont Athletic Conference win over host Carver Friday night.
HAYS — North Wilkes defeated Starmount, 42-33, in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference meet Friday night.
EAST BEND — When Forbush's Isaac McMillan took Carver's Cornelius Tribble by fall in a wrestling match Friday night, he secured his place in Forbush athletic history.
The Yadkin Valley Trail Riders (YVTR) are just one of the groups of outdoor enthusiasts benefiting from the push to complete a trail between Stone Mountain and Elkin.
*Dates, times, and locations subject to changeWednesday, January 14Men's basketballStarmount at Forbush, ppd. to Jan. 15
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EAST BEND — Sydney Matthews had 15 points and Kala Doub added 12 as Forbush used a fast start to defeat Starmount, 75-36, Thursday night.
EAST BEND — James Ashley had 29 points as Starmount handled Forbush, 81-50, in a nonconference game Thursday night.The game was the first of two meetings in seven days between the teams.
BOONVILLE — When Dale Draughn left the Starmount men's soccer program after 17 years in November of 2013, he said it “would have to be the right situation” before he returned to coaching.
Forbush split a pair of dual meets, losing 48-27 to South Stokes Jan. 6; and defeating West Stokes, 48-6, Friday.With two wins this week, Isaac McMillan, at 152 pounds, improved to 27-0 on the season.
Starmount has placed two players, Josh Houser and John Johnson, on the NCPreps 1A all-state team.
*Dates, times, and locations subject to changeTuesday, January 6Men's basketballAlleghany 50, Elkin 33Starmount 86, East Wilkes 49
In Ronda Jan. 6, the Starmount defeated East Wilkes, 54-30, in a dual match.
The Starmount women dropped a pair of Mountain Valley Athletic Conference games last week.Jan. 6 in Boonville, East Wilkes began the game on a 16-2 run as they defeated the Rams, 69-36.
The Forbush women's winning streak reached four after two convincing victories last week.Jan. 6, the Falcons defeated South Stokes, 69-51, in East Bend.
The Forbush men's basketball dropped a couple of tough ones last week.Jan. 6, the Falcons lost to South Stokes, 62-61, after the Sauras trailed by nine entering the fourth quarter.
MILLERS CREEK — Luke Shore's pull-up jumper from 15 feet gave Starmount a 75-73 overtime win over host West Wilkes as the buzzer sounded Friday night.
*Dates, times, and locations subject to changeFriday, January 2Men's basketballStarmount 73, Wilkes Central 46