Registration for the first season of Elkin Mighty Mites football and cheerleading will be held Monday, May 21 from 6-8 p.m. in the gym at the Elkin Recreation Center. The football and cheerleading program is for rising first- and second-graders.
Wilkes Central, the regular season champions of Mountain Valley 1A/2A girls soccer, swept the conference’s top awards. Senior midfielder Risa Baker was voted the league’s Player of the Year. Uwe Ehrlich was voted the Coach of the Year.
Drenching rains and thunderstorms to start the week forced the postponement of a handful of state playoff baseball and softball games involving teams from the Yadkin Valley.
Four baseball teams from the Mountain Valley 1A/2A Conference and three more from the Northwest 1A/2A survived the opening round of the state playoffs Friday.
Elkin’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.
The third time was the charm for Elkin’s Tyler Macy on Saturday morning in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 1A tennis championships at the Cary Tennis Center.
Tyler Macy of Elkin will take on Jacob Fuqua of Hendersonville on Saturday morning for the singles crown in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 1A tennis championships at the Cary Tennis Center.
Here are state playoff baseball, softball and soccer games we’ll be following tonight at Yadkin Valley Sports. Please feel free to leave scoring updates on our Facebook page or on our Twitter account:
Elkin’s girls soccer team may have taken some lumps in the ultra-tough Mountain Valley 1A/2A Conference during the regular season, but the strong competition certainly got the Elks ready for the state playoffs.
Elkin’s boys tennis team pushed the defending 1A state champions to the limit Thursday afternoon before falling 5-2 to Bishop McGuinness in a second-round dual-team playoff match-up.
Seven baseball teams from the Mountain Valley 1A/2A and five from the Northwest 1A/2A made the state playoffs. The N.C. High School Athletic Association released the brackets Wednesday morning.
Forbush High’s girls soccer team scored five unanswered goals – including three in overtime – to upset Randleman 5-2 in Tuesday’s state playoff opener. Jessica Tucker, Sheridan Caudle and DeAnna Wilkins netted shots within three minutes of each other in extra time to lift the Falcons. Forbush was the No. 3 seed from the Mountain Valley 1A/2A Conference. Randleman was the champion of the Pac-6.
Tanner Owen shot a blistering round of 69, and Bishop McGuinness claimed top team honors in the Midwest 1A golf regionals, held Monday at Cedarbrook Country Club in State Road.
A Mount Airy singles player and doubles team won 1A West Regional honors over the weekend in Hendersonville. Matt Kessler captured the 1A West singles crown, defeating Hendersonville’s Jacob Fuquay in the championship. Kessler rallied after dropping the opening set 6-3 to win the next two sets 6-1 and 6-2.
Elkin, Wilkes Central, West Wilkes, West Stokes and Bishop McGuinness will enjoy first-round home games as the N.C. High School Athletic Association girls soccer state playoffs start this week.