Softball team nabs districts

Softball team nabs districts

They didn’t bring home the state championship, but they did bring home the district championship and a sense of pride in their accomplishment.Th...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Softball players earn all-state

Softball players earn all-state

The North Carolina Softball Coaches Association recently announced its 2016 all-state player recipients. The annual award is given to athletes who pla...

July 7th, 2016 |  


South football players investing in young athletes

South football players investing in young athletes

South Stokes football coach Paul Hall huddled a group of seven to 13-year-old Walnut Cove Wildcats together Thursday night after a free one-night foot...

June 29th, 2016 |  


Local girls named All-District

Local girls named All-District

The North Carolina Softball Coaches Association announced its 2016 All-District award recipients on June 16. Committees in eight districts across the ...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


West takes second in Wells Fargo Conference Cup

Wells Fargo, along with the North Carolina High School Athletic Association, has announced the final standings in the Wells Fargo Conference Cup compe...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Young players gear up on the court

Young players gear up on the court

South Stokes Lady Sauras invited young athletes from fifth to eighth grade to learn more about volleyball in a four-day camp teaching basic fundamenta...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Sauras host basketball camp

Sauras host basketball camp

If smiles were any indication, South Stokes annual basketball camp for ages 5-13 was another wild success.“It’s gone well,” said Sau...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


South Stokes honors graduates

South Stokes honors graduates

South Stokes graduates marched into Keith Gore Stadium on Thursday evening empty-handed, but left with glowing grins and a high school diploma.Princip...

June 15th, 2016 |  


Woods named WPAC track coach of the year

Woods named WPAC track coach of the year

South Stokes Kyle Woods is going out on top. The first year track and field coach was named Western Piedmont Athletic Conference track coach of the ye...

June 15th, 2016 |  


Balser steps down from Sauras volleyball program

Balser steps down from Sauras volleyball program

After five seasons Lady Sauras volleyball coach Doug Balser announced on Thursday he’s stepping down and has accepted a position at Reagan High ...

June 8th, 2016 |  


Carter signs with Surry

Carter signs with Surry

South Stokes senior Jake Carter signed a letter of intent to play baseball for the Surry Knights alongside family, coaches, and school administration ...

June 8th, 2016 |  


King steps down from track program

King steps down from track program

“A lot of people thought I’d retire here and I actually thought that up until all this started happening,” said North Stokes track a...

June 1st, 2016 |  


WPAC spring athletes recognized

WPAC spring athletes recognized

The Western Piedmont Athletic Conference released its All-Conference selections for the six spring sports and there was no shortage of athletes recogn...

June 1st, 2016 |  


Stone wins state title

Stone wins state title

“I couldn’t be happier with how this year has ended. It’s definitely been bittersweet, but I couldn’t ask for a better race to...

May 25th, 2016 updated: May 25th, 2016. |  


WPAC state qualifiers

WPAC state qualifiers

South StokesSouth Stokes only took eight boys to the regionals meet held at Monroe High School on Friday and still managed to secure a second place fi...

May 18th, 2016 |  


Sauras finish third in the state

Sauras finish third in the state

South Stokes golfers took third place at the NCHSAA 2A Men’s Golf State Championship for the second year in a row at Foxfire Resort’s Grey...

May 18th, 2016 |  


Moving forward in playoffs

Moving forward in playoffs

As of press time on Tuesday night, two Stokes County teams remain in the NCHSAA playoffs. North Stokes softball has seen only one loss this season aga...

May 18th, 2016 |  


Sauras win WPAC championship

Sauras win WPAC championship

The Walnut Cove nine, who were one of four WPAC teams who entered the last week of the regular season with a chance to win or share the league title u...

May 11th, 2016 updated: May 11th, 2016. |  


Moulton continues volleyball career

Moulton continues volleyball career

Taylor Moulton left everything on the court in her senior season of volleyball at South Stokes. The Sauras team captain was recognized on the prestigi...

May 4th, 2016 |  


Lady Wildcats win in extra innings

Lady Wildcats win in extra innings

In a game where the lead shifted back and forth West Stokes earned final bragging rights in a 7-6 conference win over South Stokes on Thursday night.&...

April 27th, 2016 |  


Sauras win conference tournament, take WPAC title

Sauras win conference tournament, take WPAC title

For the third year in a row, South Stokes golf team won the Western Piedmont Conference tournament and became overall conference champions.“I wa...

April 27th, 2016 |  


Southeastern raises money for good cause

Southeastern raises money for good cause

Southeastern Middle School’s student council held their first ever Deacon-Warrior Throw Down on Friday, April 22. The student vs. faculty game i...

April 27th, 2016 |  


Annual Special Olympics held at West Stokes

Annual Special Olympics held at West Stokes

This year’s Special Olympics t-shirts may have said it best: It’s so much more than athletics. Over 150 participants from around Stokes Co...

April 27th, 2016 |  


Soccer teams get wins, losses

Soccer teams get wins, losses

The Lady Wildcats handed Surry Central a 2-1 loss Wednesday behind star forward Zoe Wehr. The sophomore supplied an assist in the first half and score...

April 20th, 2016 |  


Goodwin has sights set on state title

Goodwin has sights set on state title

While many young athletes dream of qualifying for the NCHSAA track and field state championship, Keelan Goodwin has his sights set on more. He wants t...

April 20th, 2016 |  


South, West both finish first

South, West both finish first

In a strong track and field showing, South and West Stokes teams finished in first place on Thursday, April 7. Souths’ boys team took first plac...

April 13th, 2016 |  


Wildcats beat Sauras in 9th inning

Wildcats beat Sauras in 9th inning

West Stokes sophomore Austin Lilly drove in Eli Boles in the bottom of the ninth inning to break a scoreless tie and give the Wildcats a 1-0 win on Fr...

April 13th, 2016 |  


Wildcats remain undefeated in WPAC

Wildcats remain undefeated in WPAC

West Stokes tennis team remains undefeated in conference play and on Thursday overwhelmed South Stokes 9-0 for the second time this season.“All ...

April 13th, 2016 |  


NCHSAA recognizes two student-athletes with prestigious Pat Gainey Student Award

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association announced the recipients of the 2015-2016 Pat Gainey Student Award, providing scholarship support ...

April 6th, 2016 |  


South Stokes golfers lead WPAC

South Stokes golfers lead WPAC

South Stokes golfers took another first place finish Wednesday afternoon at Yadkin Country Club. The Sauras shot a 157, edging Forbush out at 164. Wes...

April 6th, 2016 |  


Sauras sweep conference opener

Sauras sweep conference opener

Charley Fallin tossed a no-hitter Friday night against Surry Central helping lead the Lady Sauras to an 11-0 Western Piedmont 2A Conference opener....

April 6th, 2016 |  


South hosts Tomahawk Open

South Stokes is hosting The Tomahawk Open, an off-season wrestling tournament on April 16. There will be four mats, two in the main gym for high schoo...

April 6th, 2016 |  


Saura golfers finish in first

Saura golfers finish in first

South Stokes A.J. Boyd shot a 35 at Cross Creek Country Club helping lead his team a first place (159) Western Piedmont Conference finish. West Stokes...

March 30th, 2016 |  


Sauras host free baseball camp

Sauras host free baseball camp

Walnut Cove’s Lions Park was bustling Saturday morning with players of all ages on each of the four baseball fields. South Stokes baseball team ...

March 30th, 2016 |  


Baseball camp rescheduled

South Stokes baseball team is hosting a free one-day camp for all ages this Saturday, March 26 at Lions Park in Walnut Cove from 1-5 p.m. The camp was...

March 23rd, 2016 |  


Vikings defeat Oak Level, fall to South

Vikings defeat Oak Level, fall to South

North Stokes baseball team clinched their fifth win of the season after defeating Oak Level 10-9 at home on March 15. The Vikings found themselves dow...

March 23rd, 2016 |  


Lady Sauras shut out Vikings

Lady Sauras shut out Vikings

South Stokes Lady Sauras improved their record Monday night after defeating North Stokes 9-0 in a soccer match shortened by the mercy rule.Sauras coac...

March 23rd, 2016 |  


County runners race for titles

County runners race for titles

North Stokes hosted the annual Stokes Track and Field Championship. These are the top three competitors in each event:North StokesJunior Emma Frye won...

March 23rd, 2016 |  


First place finishes for South

First place finishes for South

South Stokes track and field program dug deep to record a number of strong finishes in their first meet of the season.Senior Keelan Goodwin broke the ...

March 16th, 2016 |  


Lady Vikings beat Sauras 10-0

Lady Vikings beat Sauras 10-0

North Stokes Lady Vikings picked up their first win of the season, along with a few bragging rights Friday night in a 10-0 victory against South Stoke...

March 16th, 2016 |  


Sauras shut down Vikings

Sauras shut down Vikings

South Stokes traveled to Danbury Friday night hungry for a win. After dropping their first loss of the season to McMichael the Sauras redeemed themsel...

March 16th, 2016 |  


Stokes soccer picks up first wins

Stokes soccer picks up first wins

South, West and North Stokes ladies soccer teams picked up their first win of the season. On Monday night South Stokes shut out the Atkins Camels 8-0....

March 9th, 2016 |  


South banks third win

South banks third win

South Stokes kept their winning streak alive Monday night turning a triple and double play in the last two innings to defeat Starmount 1-0.“I th...

March 9th, 2016 |  


WPAC All-Conference athletes named

The 2015-2016 Western Piedmont All-Conference Ladies Swim Team honors went to West Stokes: Laura Pulliam, Bethany Memola, Dana Erikson, Anna McGhee, E...

March 2nd, 2016 |  


Sauras host baseball camp

Sauras host baseball camp

South Stokes baseball team is holding a free one-day camp on Saturday, March 19 at Lions Park from 1 to 5 p.m. for all ages. .neFileBlock { margin-bo...

March 2nd, 2016 |  


West rolls past South in conference tournament

West rolls past South in conference tournament

County rivals South and West Stokes met again for the third time this season for a chance to play in the WPAC conference championship game on Friday n...

February 24th, 2016 |  


Sauras season ends, West advances

Sauras season ends, West advances

“Our team didn’t quit and I’m proud of them for that,” said South Stokes coach Jason Clark.After winning 17 games this season,...

February 24th, 2016 |  


WPAC All-Conference athletes named

WPAC All-Conference athletes named

The 2015-16 ladies all-conference selections from the Western Piedmont Athletic Conference are South Stokes Kenya Jones and Haleigh Yontz and West Sto...

February 24th, 2016 |  


Wrestlers hard work pays off at states

Wrestlers hard work pays off at states

West StokesWest Stokes Tim Hurd finished in the top 16 at Saturday’s NCHSAA wrestling state championship in the 138-pound weight class.“I ...

February 24th, 2016 updated: February 24th, 2016. |  


Saura Sweetheart Court winners

Saura Sweetheart Court winners

South Stokes held their annual Sweetheart Court and Sweetheart King honor went to Kenneth Thomas, Mr. Nice Guy Wesley Mabe, and Sweetheart Price Jalyn...

February 17th, 2016 updated: February 17th, 2016. |