It has become a tradition in the Yadkin Valley for Mount Airy to host a 7-on-7 scrimmage series on the final Friday night before the start of preseason practice.
On one of the hottest days of the year, Elkin’s summer swim team stayed cool in the pool — and picked up yet another meet victory.
Wilkes Diamonds AAU girls basketball will hold tryouts for its 11U program (rising seventh-graders) this Saturday, July 31 in the East Wilkes High School old gym.
The National Junior College Athletic Association has recognized the Surry Community College softball team as a National Academic Team of the Year. The Lady Knights finished the 2010 season with a 3.01 grade point average.
Elkin’s Recreation and Parks Department is currently taking registration for its fall youth baseball and fall youth soccer leagues.
The Yadkin Valley Cyclones — an AAU/USSSA youth boys travel basketball team — will hold tryouts on two Sundays in August.
Elkin’s summer swim team is fast and getting faster. Wet Lightning swimmers collectively posted more than 100 personal best times en route to a Tuesday night meet win over the Dobson Dolphins. Fifty-eight swimmers in all set new personal records, coach Emily Morrison said.
Surry Community College baseball player Michael Radford hit a home run in the classroom during his two years at the school. The National Junior College Athletic Association has named Radford an Academic All-American. Radford posting an overall grade point average of 3.63.
Upward Flag Football and Cheerleading will return to Elkin this fall for boys and girls in grades 1-6. Early bird registration prices are currently in effect.
The Yadkin Valley area will be abuzz with youth football camps over the next week.
Surry Community College will hold a volleyball camp on Aug. 2-4 at the Surry Community Gym located on the Dobson campus. The clinic will include two separate sessions.
The deadline to order your copies of the new Foothills Football magazine at early bird prices has been extended.
Starmount senior Jake Barr has been named a preseason all-state defensive back by the N.C. Prep Football News. Elkin’s Tre Hayes and Mount Airy’s Jokton Moore made all-state for the 1A classification.
To get you ready for the 2010 season, Lusk Media will debut Foothills Football magazine. The glossy publication will publish twice yearly and will feature all the schools in the Mountain Valley 1A/2A and Northwest 1A/2A conferences.
A pair of runners with high school state championships on their resumes haven’t been resting on their laurels since the school year ended.