When Chad Faust was growing up he tried all the normal sports like baseball, basketball and football.“None of that fit,” explained Chad, who at the age of eight discovered his sport of choice was a little more exotic.His true passion, he discovered, lay at the end of a rope in a rodeo ring.“We recognized that Chad loved rodeo life,” said Ron Faust, Chad’s father. Ron explained that at the time of the realization, he and his wife, Kelly, were living in Winston-Salem in a crowded neighborhood. “Kelly and I sat back one day and said we are willing to make a lifestyle change so he can pursue the rodeo life. We wanted to do something so he could chase his dream.”
While county residents and officials battle to preserve Camp Sertoma, Moore’s Springs Campground and Mountain Bike Trails Director Tony McGee is fighting to keep the momentum going on the outdoor tourism project he, and many volunteers, have spent the past couple of years developing.“We still have a lot to do,” said McGee, “but we are very optimistic about the future and we want to keep doing what we are doing.”
King Rotary Club president Deanne Moore poses with President-Elect Dustin Nichols and his guest Todd Mollitt. Mollitt is the head of Human resources at IMG College in Winston-Salem. He told the club how his company helps colleges and universities market their sports program. IMG College works with colleges and University throughout the country including Wake Forest University.
KING —The West Stokes Lady Wildcats won 56-22 over the Starmount Rams on Friday after Anna Lankford leading the board with 21points.
South Stokes JROTC brought home third-place after competition in the Third Annual Viking Competition held in early November.The South Stokes JROTC entered with two teams with cadets from North and West Stokes also on the teams.Team one rose to the occasion by clinching a first-place trophy in the shooting competition in the highly competitive nine-team competition. Team two clinched an 11th place finish.The South Stokes team brought home a third-place medal in...
WALNUT COVE — Emphasis on honoring the memory of a great person by doing good works in their name was the theme of the Bobby W. Duncan Gymnasium Dedication Ceremony led by Principal Rhonda Jackson in the official gymnasium naming ceremony.Principal of Stokes Southeastern Middle School Rhonda Jackson led the Bobby Duncan Gymnasium Dedication Ceremony on Dec. 5, with over 100 guest. They included the Duncan family, County Commissioners Earnest Lankford and Leon Inman, School Bo...
South Stokes JROTC shot a team record of 1015 in drill and rifle competition and is currently ranked 20th in the nation after the Marine Corp. Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps competition. The final date for the first round of the JROTC participants from around the country to compete in a Three Position Air Rifle Competition sponsored by CMP was Friday Dec.6.
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