Wilkes Centralâ€™s Dustin Triplett, Ashe Countyâ€™s Josh Wineberg and Starmountâ€™s Scott Johnson earned the Mountain Valley 1A/2A Conferenceâ€™s top football awards. The conference’s awards team was released Monday. Triplett was voted the leagueâ€™s offensive player of the year. The senior rushed for more than 1,500 yards this season, helping the Eagles win 10 games for the second consecutive season.
West Wilkes baseball coach Ben Wellborn described last Fridayâ€™s surprising — and costly — loss at Ashe County as â€śone of those nights where we were really off.â€ť Elkin coaches and players now know that feeling. The Buckinâ€™ Elks suffered through one of their worst performances of the season Monday night, losing to West Wilkes 16-4 in the opening round of the Mountain Valley 1A/2A Conference tournament.
Lusk Media, the parent company of YadkinValleySports.com, published three glossy magazines during the 2010-11 school year. You can now read one of those magazines — Foothills Football 2010 Season Wrap-up — online from cover to cover. Just click inside for the link.
After a competitive regular season, the Mountain Valley 1A/2A Conference tournament brackets have finally been set. It took until the final night of the regular season to settle all of the seedings.
McKinley Johnson of East Wilkes earned individual medalist honors, and Forbush took the team victory in the latest Mountain Valley 1A/2A Conference golf match Monday afternoon. Johnson carded a 34 at Mountain Aire Golf Club in West Jefferson, edging Zach Joines of Wilkes Central by one stroke. Forbush won the team duel by three strokes over Elkin.
Wilkes Centralâ€™s Kiel Zaleski collected medalist honors, and Forbush earned a comfortable team victory in the latest Mountain Valley 1A/2A Conference golf match, held Tuesday at Greenstreet Mountain Golf Club.
Here are updated Mountain Valley 1A/2A and Northwest 1A/2A conference baseball and softball standings after Thursday games.
The N.C. High School Athletic Association released updated Wachovia Conference Cup standings this week, following the winter sports season. Forbush leads the Mountain Valley 1A/2A standings, while Bishop McGuinness moves in front in the Northwest 1A/2A.
Click inside for updated Mountain Valley 1A/2A and Northwest 1A/2A conference softball standings.
Both the Mountain Valley 1A/2A and Northwest 1A/2A conferences are into the heart of their league baseball schedules. Click inside for updated conference standings for baseball as of March 21, plus the schedule for this week.
The Mountain Valley 1A/2A has announced its all-conference basketball teams. Forbush senior Michael Scott and Starmount senior Kelli Bonner were voted MVAC players of the year. Starmount boys coach Jeffery Hague and Ashe County girls coach Laura Foster earned coach of the year status.
Starmountâ€™s boys and Ashe Countyâ€™s girls will be the top seeds in this weekâ€™s Mountain Valley 1A/2A Conference basketball tournaments. Click inside for tournament brackets.
North Wilkes forged its way back into the Mountain Valley 1A/2A Conference lead with a grind-it-out 42-36 boys basketball win at Forbush on Friday night.
Getting out to another quick start proved key in Starmountâ€™s boys basketball team getting another conference victory.
Elkin coach Shannon Norris and Ashe County singles standout Courtney Bowers earned the Mountain Valley 1A/2A Conferenceâ€™s top tennis awards, released this week.