Ashe County kept its conference record unblemished in a 2-1 win at Starmount on Wednesday. The Huskies (6-2-0 overall, 4-0-0 in the Mountain Valley) scored late in the first half when Frank Ledezma converted a pass from Andrew Lopp and added its other goal midway through the second half off the foot of Honor Rongnstad.
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.
Whether you were in a gym in Ronda, Moravian Falls, East Bend or Elkin last night, you likely found yourself itching to know scores from the other locales hosting Mountain Valley 1A/2A prep basketball games. It was a big night for the conference, both in boys and girls action, and brought a lot of things into focus with just five games left on the MVAC schedule.
A strong second half, which featured a 32-7 run over a period of 9:40, helps Starmount to a lopsided victory over visiting Elkin on Friday night.
The first 2011 Elite Eight girls basketball power rankings feature North Surry, Ashe County and Mount Airy at the top — just like 2010 ended.
Click inside for some of our best images from the recently completed basketball tournament at Surry Central High and Surry Community College.
Getting out to another quick start proved key in Starmount’s boys basketball team getting another conference victory.
Starmount’s boys basketball team used a suffocating defense and diverse offensive attack to beat West Wilkes 76-38 in the conference opener for both teams Tuesday night.
Forbush boys soccer coach Seth Davis likened the end of Saturday’s state playoff match against Shelby to an NFL overtime contest. Whoever wins the toss has an extreme advantage.
Forbush High’s soccer team needs just one more win to complete a perfect conference season. The Falcons beat Ashe County 3-0 on Tuesday night to improve to 15-0 in the Mountain Valley 1A/2A standings.
Steven Gregory threw two touchdown passes and Landon Walker rushed for a pair of scores, helping East Wilkes beat Forbush 30-13 on Friday night.
A goal in the final seconds of the first half stood up for Forbush in a 1-0 non-conference win over West Forsyth on Wednesday night.
Click inside to view some of our top images from Tuesday’s Mountain Valley 1A/2A Conference cross country championships.
This week’s issue of Monday Morning Quarterback is packed with 14 pages of stories, features, notes, observations, scores, schedules, rankings, photos and plenty of names and numbers — our biggest edition yet.
Starmount running backs galloped for more than five football fields worth of yardage Friday night, and the Rams bowled over their eighth-straight opponent with a 55-7 win at West Wilkes.