Forbush High menâ€™s soccer team and South Oak Ridge Baptist Church are organizing a 5K run/walk event and a one-mile fun run for May 5. The race will be called Nehemiahâ€™s Challenge. The aim will be to provide a great day of racing as well as help raise money for youth mission trips and Yadkin Christian Ministries.
The Yadkin Valley Volleyball Club is holding tryouts for the 2011-2012 Junior Olympic volleyball season. Tryouts are $10.
Week seven of the Sertoma youth football season is in the books, and just two weeks remain before the playoffs. Click below to views scores from Oct. 1 games, plus updated league and division standings. Please send any corrections or schedule changes to Eric Lusk at firstname.lastname@example.org or post them on our Facebook page (Yadkin Valley Sports).
The Carolina Cardinals 14U softball team won the â€śClass Aâ€ť World Fastpitch Connection World Series, played in Myrtle Beach on Aug. 1-7. The team is represented by players from Yadkin, Davie, Forsyth and Davidson counties. The World Series tournament consisted of teams from 10 different Eastern states.
Here are scores from Saturday, Sept. 3 action in the Sertoma Youth Football League. Please send any corrections or schedule changes to Eric Lusk at email@example.com or post them on our Facebook page (Yadkin Valley Sports).
A soggy field and a half-hour rain delay did nothing to slow down Starmount in its annual Unifi Bowl battle with cross-county rival Forbush on Friday. Sparked by 100-yard rushing nights from three different backs, the Rams made the Falconsâ€™ gridiron their own private playground in taking their fifth straight Unifi Bowl crown with a decisive 44-5 Mountain Valley 1A/2A victory in front of a packed crowd on both sides.
Forbush Middle Schoolâ€™s fastpitch softball team completed an undefeated season with a 14-0 record in the Mountain Valley Middle School Conference during the spring 2011 season.
Elkinâ€™s Jonathan Walker outdueled Jonesvilleâ€™s Tyler Macy to win the Boys 18 championship at the Myers Junior Open tennis tournament, held Saturday in Elkin. Jessica Rumple won the Girls 16 division.
The Armfield Civic Center Dolphins finished the 2011 summer season with a fourth-place finish at the Tri-County Swimming finals in Kernersville on Saturday. The Dolphins — coached by Grant Simmons, Leah Tunstall and Ashley Horn — finished the eight-team meet with 468 total points.
A group of Yadkin County baseball all-stars is still alive in their quest for a Western North Carolina Cal Ripken state championship. Yadkin County is hosting the annual 11-and-under Cal Ripken state tournament at Yadkinville Elementary. The home team went 4-0 during pool play over the weekend and won its first bracket play match-up Sunday afternoon.
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A Yadkin County All-Star T-Ball team went undefeated at a tournament in Jonesville over the weekend. The group of local standouts is preparing to play in the upcoming Cal Ripken State Tournament in Asheville in a couple of weeks.
The Yadkin Soccer Association is current registering for the fall 2011 recreation season. To register for the upcoming season, please visit www.yadkinsoccer.com and click on â€śrecreationâ€ť and then look for the online registration link.
The Yadkin Valley has a strong tradition in competitive swimming, one that extends from summer youth leagues up to the collegiate level. A number of the most accomplished swimmers who now compete for college teams logged countless laps at the Yadkin Family YMCA and still train at the Yadkinville facility when they are home.
The high school basketball season tipped off right before Thanksgiving and tonight marks the first round of monumental games. Click inside for our early season views of who the best teams from the Mountain Valley and Northwest 1A/2A conferences are.