Jeffreys claims win, looks for more at Bowman Gray

Jeffreys claims win, looks for more at Bowman Gray

With double points on the line on Saturday, the tension level was kicked up at Bowman Gray Stadium. And after a hard-won and emotional victory in the ...

June 13th, 2018 |  


Stonewall Winners

Stonewall Winners

On Thursday, June 7, in the 18 hole Captain’s Choice Tournament two teams tied at 13 under par. Team pictured L to R: Larry Young, Johnny Vogt, ...

June 13th, 2018 |  


Softball all-county announced

Softball all-county announced

North, South and West Stokes softball teams qualified for the NCHSAA state playoffs this past season with the Vikings making a fourth round exit when ...

June 13th, 2018 |  


Pettitt signs with William Peace University

Pettitt signs with William Peace University

West Stokes recent graduate Reid Pettitt signed to play lacrosse for William Peace University and plans to be part of the new program the Pacers are b...

June 13th, 2018 |  


Coe extends his baseball career

Coe extends his baseball career

South Stokes senior Keylan Coe signed a letter of intent to play baseball with Rockingham Community College last week.“I’ve thought about ...

June 13th, 2018 |  


Vikings host basketball camp

Vikings host basketball camp

David Anderson and the North Stokes basketball team hosted their annual camp for boys and girls ages eight to 14 during a three-day session this past ...

June 13th, 2018 |  


Riverview Results

Riverview Results

At the June 5 Riverview Senior Bunny Hop, the winning team was (from L to R): Rodie Marovich, Buster Mabe, Jesse Sams and Larry Young. Closest to the ...

June 13th, 2018 |  


Burt Myers combines luck and skill to win at Bowman Gray

Burt Myers combines luck and skill to win at Bowman Gray

When you’re fighting for the points championship at Bowman Gray Stadium, it takes a strong car, lots of driving talent, and unshakeable nerves.A...

June 6th, 2018 |  


Lady Trojans win middle school championship

Lady Trojans win middle school championship

Eighth grader Christa Moore has led the Trojans from the shortstop position this year.Chestnut Grove Katelyn Tucker bats in a recent game against Gent...

June 6th, 2018 |  


Surry’s Roberts named Region X Player of Year

Surry’s Roberts named Region X Player of Year

Finishing second in the nation in home runs and putting up eye-popping offensive numbers, Surry Community College’s Michael Roberts led the way ...

June 6th, 2018 |  


Spencer commits to Littlejohn Sports Academy

Spencer commits to Littlejohn Sports Academy

South Stokes senior Brendyn Spencer fulfilled his dream of playing college basketball when he signed with Littlejohn Sports Academy last week. Spencer...

June 6th, 2018 |  


Stonewall Winners

Stonewall Winners

Stonewall Golf Course team member winners of the Thursday, May 31, 18 hole Captain’s Choice tournament were L to R: Paul Hill, Butch Clark, Jess...

June 6th, 2018 |  


All-County baseball named

All-County baseball named

All three county baseball teams made it to the state playoffs with North Stokes exiting in the second round against number five ranked Polk County. Th...

June 6th, 2018 |  


Catch of the Month

Catch of the Month

Ron Russell caught the biggest fish of the month in May at Jim Booth’s Catfish Pond in Walnut Cove weighing in at 35 pounds. Russell won a troph...

June 6th, 2018 |  


Dowdy set to play for William Peace University

Dowdy set to play for William Peace University

West Stokes senior Marcus Dowdy is one of three players on the Wildcats lacrosse team to play at the collegiate level.Dowdy signed a letter of intent ...

June 6th, 2018 |  


Wildcat players picked for West All-Star team

Wildcat players picked for West All-Star team

West Stokes senior lacrosse players Tristan Carter, Reid Pettitt and Jackson Sapp were selected to play in the seventh annual Triad East/West All-Star...

June 6th, 2018 |  


Riverview Results

Riverview Results

The winners of the Riverview Senior Bunny Hop on Thurs., May 31, were (from L to R): Robert Leake, Ken Priddy, Dock Lineberry and Bob Blackburn. Close...

June 6th, 2018 |  


Wildcats transition to Jr. Sauras

Wildcats transition to Jr. Sauras

The Southern Stokes Jr. Sauras, formerly known as the Walnut Cove Wildcats is transitioning to a new look, new division and new name. The group is sla...

May 31st, 2018 |  


Stonewall Winners

Stonewall Winners

Pictured are winners of the Thursday morning, 18 hole Captain’s Choice tournament held on May 24, 2018 at Stonewall Golf Course in Germanton. L ...

May 30th, 2018 |  


Stokes YMCA offers water safety progams

Stokes YMCA offers water safety progams

As part of the Y’s commitment to reduce drowning rates and keep kids safe in and around the water, the Stokes Family YMCA is offering swim instr...

May 30th, 2018 |  


Riverview Results

Riverview Results

At the Riverview Senior Bunny Hop on Thurs., May 24, the winners were (from L to R): Jackie Tuttle, Hawk Harrelson and Alvin Vaden. Closest to the pin...

May 30th, 2018 |  


Samuels signs with Littlejohn Academy

Samuels signs with Littlejohn Academy

South Stokes senior PJ Samuels signed with Littlejohn Sports Academy out of High Point and will be on the inaugural team led by former Lexington men&#...

May 29th, 2018 |  


Northwest 1A announces all-conference

Northwest 1A announces all-conference

North and South Stokes accumulated 59 all-conference or honorable mention athletes in the Northwest 1A Conference this spring with Jeff Frye (softball...

May 29th, 2018 |  


Rain postponement at Bowman Gray

Rain storms moved in and led to the postponement of Saturday’s racing at Bowman Gray Stadium. The action will return to the Madhouse next Saturd...

May 28th, 2018 |  


Post 290 begins season strong

Post 290 begins season strong

Stokes County Post 290 baseball team picked up their second win of the season against Kernersville on Friday night at West Stokes. The Stokes team fea...

May 27th, 2018 |  


The inherent risk of sport specialization

One of the responsibilities that parents take most seriously is protecting their children from injury, whether it is buckling seat belts in a car or w...

May 27th, 2018 |  


Lady Trojans win middle school championship

Lady Trojans win middle school championship

Eighth grader Christa Moore has led the Trojans from the shortstop position this year.Chestnut Grove Katelyn Tucker bats in a recent game against Gent...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


Best of Prep athletes honored

Best of Prep athletes honored

The Mount Airy News and its sister publications, the Stokes News, Yadkin Ripple, Elkin Tribune and Carroll County News, are pleased to present the fir...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


Vikings season cut short

Vikings season cut short

Coach Jeff Frye and the number one ranked North Stokes Lady Vikings had aspirations of playing for another state championship this season, but on Mond...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


PCT returns from Disney World

PCT returns from Disney World

Power Cheer and Tumble’s senior Fusion team just returned from a trip to the D2 Summit in Walt Disney World where the team competed as a wildcar...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


Stokes athletes compete at state track meet

Stokes athletes compete at state track meet

Stokes County was well represented at the 1A and 2A state track meets on Saturday and Sunday at A&T University in Greensboro. North, South and Wes...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


Lady Sauras end fourth round run in overtime

Lady Sauras end fourth round run in overtime

The overall two seeded South Stokes ladies soccer team dream-season came to a halt in the fourth round of the 1A state playoffs on Monday night when t...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


West Stokes names new athletic director

West Stokes names new athletic director

West Stokes principal Kevin Spainhour announced this week the school will hire Travis Gammons as the new athletic director. Gammons will replace Chris...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


Jason Myers and Jonathan Brown hit their stride at Bowman Gray

Jason Myers and Jonathan Brown hit their stride at Bowman Gray

Jason Myers and Jonathan Brown both showed on Saturday that they’ll be forces to reckon with this season at Bowman Gray Stadium. Each claimed th...

May 21st, 2018 |  


Marcelli signs with Rams

Marcelli signs with Rams

West Stokes exchange student Eugenia Marcelli will extend her stay in the United States next season and play basketball for Winston-Salem State Univer...

May 21st, 2018 |  


Riverview Results

Riverview Results

At Riverview Senior Bunny Hop on Tue., May 15, the winners were (from L to R): Hawk Harrelson, Rusty Snow, Danny Pope and Lester Parris. Closest to th...

May 16th, 2018 |  


Brown and Measmer reverse bad luck at Bowman Gray

Brown and Measmer reverse bad luck at Bowman Gray

Last week, Bobby Measmer and Jonathan Brown left the race early and headed to the pits with mechanical issues. On Saturday, they left the race with th...

May 16th, 2018 |  


Stonewall Winners

Stonewall Winners

Pictured L to R: Lee Hatcher/Son, JuJu, Dylan Mounce, winners of the 9 hole Bunny Hop on Thursday, May 10, 2018. Team scored 4 under par in a play-off...

May 16th, 2018 |  


Dudley signs with Pfeiffer University

Dudley signs with Pfeiffer University

South Stokes senior shooting guard Brady Dudley chose Pfeiffer University over six different offers he entertained from division two and division thre...

May 16th, 2018 |  


Lady Vikings squeeze past Murphy

Lady Vikings squeeze past Murphy

North Stokes started their second round state playoff game on Friday, but finished the 1-0 win over Murphy the next day after the contest was suspende...

May 16th, 2018 |  


Stokes athletes advance to state meet

Stokes athletes advance to state meet

North, South and West Stokes each participated in the NCHSAA Midwest Regionals on Saturday. The Vikings recorded the most athletes with eight advancin...

May 16th, 2018 |  


First time competitors bring home medals

First time competitors bring home medals

Students from Japan Shudokan Budo-Kai Karate School in King returned from their latest competition at the 2018 AAU Karate Super Regional Championships...

May 16th, 2018 |  


Sauras advance to fourth round

Sauras advance to fourth round

South Stokes girls soccer have gone where no other team in school history have on Tuesday evening, a fourth round berth in the 1A NCHSSA state playoff...

May 16th, 2018 |  


Vikings fall in state playoffs

Vikings fall in state playoffs

North Stokes baseball was hoping to match last year’s fourth round state playoff run since it started well with a 7-0 victory over Highland Scho...

May 16th, 2018 |  


Catch of the Month

Catch of the Month

Chris Osborne caught the biggest fish of the month in April at Jim Booth’s Catfish Pond in Walnut Cove weighing in at 33 pounds. Osborne won a t...

May 9th, 2018 |  


NHSCA announces 2018 Academic All-Americans

NHSCA announces 2018 Academic All-Americans

The National High School Coaches Association (NHSCA) announced the 2018 High School Academic All-Americans for the 2017-2018 school year. This marks t...

May 9th, 2018 |  


Stonewall Winners

Stonewall Winners

Pictured is the winning team in the 9 hole, Bunny Hop tournament held at Stonewall Golf on May 3. L to R: Justus Morefield, Kim Mounce, Kris Kiser. Th...

May 9th, 2018 |  


Riverview Results

Riverview Results

At the Thurs., May 3, Riverview Senior Bunny Hop, the winners were (from L to R): Ron Lawson, Tommy Bray, Lester Parris and Jerry Williams. Closest to...

May 9th, 2018 |  


Basketball camps come to area schools

Basketball camps come to area schools

As summer quickly approaches, basketball camps around the county are beginning sign-ups for early registration.North and South Stokes basketball camps...

May 8th, 2018 |  


Viking miscues leads to Cardinal victory

Viking miscues leads to Cardinal victory

North Stokes allowed five runs on four passed balls and an error in the third inning against East Surry on Friday during the Northwest 1A conference t...

May 7th, 2018 |