Heather Courts, who has led Starmount High’s softball program the past 13 years, has stepped down from her post. She plans to stay at the school and serve as a teacher and assistant athletics director.
The first Heal The Hurt Football Combine will be held Saturday, June 2 at Starmount High School. The rain date is June 9. The cost is $10 per athlete, and all money raised will go to the medical needs of Starmount student-athlete Christian Hurt, who suffered a serious neck injury in a football playoff game last November and is awaiting a special surgery.
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.
Starmount Middle Football registration will be Sunday, May 20th and Sunday, June 3rd from 2-4 p.m. in the gym lobby. Registration will cost $50. For more information, call Starmount Middle at (336) 468-6833.
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.
East Surry used opportunistic base-running and stout defense to overcome a sluggish night at the plate Friday in the opening round of the 1A softball playoffs.
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:
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.
Charleston Southern softball junior Jana Matthews, a Starmount High graduate, was named Second-Team All-Big South Conference, it was announced Wednesday night during the league’s annual softball awards banquet.
The defending 1A state champion East Surry Cardinals will begin their softball title defense by hosting Alleghany later this week.
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.
Starmount and Wilkes Central played for the Mountain Valley 1A/2A Conference baseball tournament championship on Monday night. The Rams won the game 4-1. Below are some of photographer Eric Lusk’s top images from the tournament. To view images in a larger size or to purchase images, click on one of the thumbnails.
The fourth-annual Risings Stars Starmount Basketball Camp will be held July 18-21. Sessions will run from 9 a.m. until noon each day at Starmount Middle School. Participants will receive daily instruction from coaches and players on fundamentals of the game.
Starmount’s baseball team came into the 2012 season as the favorite to win the Mountain Valley 1A/2A Conference. In a vote of league coaches for Yadkin Valley Sports’ spring preview magazine, the Rams edged Wilkes Central as the team to beat. Despite having all-conference pitcher Alex Barr shelved for awhile due to injury, Starmount opened [...]