The high jump has been good to West Wilkesâ€™ Makayla Roten this year. The junior won an indoor state title in the event back in February, then earned an outdoor 1A Midwest Region championship on May 5 at North Stokes. On Saturday at N.C. A&T Universityâ€™s Belk Track, Roten added an outdoor state title in the high jump to her collection.
Elkinâ€™s Zach Millsaps completed his final strides in the 800 meters Saturday afternoon at the 1A state track championships, all of his competitors safely in the rearview mirror and his first state title locked up. Then he kept running.
Mount Airy sophomore Kirsten Parries may have picked up some new nicknames at Saturdayâ€™s 1A state track and field championships in Greensboro. The Comeback Kid. Or maybe Kickinâ€™ Kirsten.
Starmount sophomore Hunter Welborn won a Class 2A state championship today in the high jump. Welborn cleared the bar at 5 feet, 6 inches in the 2A state meet, held at N.C. A&T University in Greensboro.
The Northwest 1A/2A Conference released its all-conference teams for spring sports on Tuesday. Here is the complete list for baseball, softball, boys tennis, golf, girls soccer and track & field
A group of conference champions from the Mountain Valley 1A/2A earned bigger prizes Saturday at the 2A Midwest Regional meet at Cuthbertson High School. Laney Browder of Wilkes Central â€“ the MVACâ€™s female track MVP — earned region gold in both the 800 and 1,600 meters. Casey Evans of Forbush â€“ the leagueâ€™s male track MVP â€“ placed first in the 100 meters and came within a whisker of winning the 400 meters.
Senior Zach Millsaps won three gold medals, and Elkinâ€™s boys track team finished third overall in the 1A Midwest Region track and field championships, held Saturday at North Stokes High School. Millsaps crossed first in his signature event, the 800 meters, and won a rainy 3,200 meters.
A sprinter from Forbush and a distance specialist from Wilkes Central won the top individual awards at Tuesdayâ€™s Mountain Valley 1A/2A Conference track and field championships.
Elkin distance runners Zach Millsaps and Cuauhtli Lozada took assistant coach Dan Merritt by surprise when they boarded the bus to head over to Starmount for Tuesdayâ€™s conference track and field championship. Both runners donned long sleeve white dress shirts and blue ties over their track uniforms.
The Mountain Valley 1A/2A Conference held its track and field championships Tuesday at Starmount High School. Here are some of photographer Eric Luskâ€™s top images from the meet. To view images in a larger size or to purchase images, click on one of the thumbnails.
The Northwest 1A/2A and Mountain Valley 1A/2A conferences arenâ€™t just blessed with great athletes. The leagues have smart athletes as well. Area conferences were well represented in the N.C. High School Athletic Associationâ€™s latest list of AAA Scholar-Athletes. North Wilkes won the scholar-athlete award for football, boasting a 3.400 team GPA. Ashe County earned the [...]
The Mount Airy boys and the North Stokes girls lead the way after the opening day of the Northwest 1A/2A Conference track and field championships, held Tuesday at North Stokes High.
Here is a round-up of scores from Wednesday, March 28 sports action around the Mountain Valley 1A/2A and Northwest 1A/2A conferences. Below is the schedule for Thursday, March 29.
It was a busy Tuesday in sports for schools from the Mountain Valley 1A/2A and Northwest 1A/2A conferences. Thankfully, rainy weather wasn’t a part of the story line as it has been the past few weeks. Below are scores from various events.
Here is a calendar of high school sporting events involving teams from the Mountain Valley 1A/2A and Northwest 1A/2A conferences. Please send corrections, changes or additions to Eric Lusk at firstname.lastname@example.org or post on our Facebook page