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August 31, 2015
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Pride overcomes early hole, stymies Blackhawks

CONCORD — In Pine Lake Prep’s win against South Davidson in week one, the offense didn’t get too many chances to get on the field due to the Pride’s success on special teams.

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Saturday 08/29/2015
Friday night round up
Updated: August 30, 2015 - 2:48 am

Wilkes County teams went 3-0 on Friday night as East Wilkes, North Wilkes and Wilkes Central all came away with wins. West Wilkes plays at Pine Lake Prep on Saturday.

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Friday 08/28/2015
Blackhawks shut out Vikings in opener
Posted: August 28, 2015

Starting its fourth year under the helm of Head Coach David Wiles, there are signs the West Wilkes tennis program is heading in the right direction.

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Bryan returns as Blackhawks head coach
Posted: August 28, 2015

After a one-year break, Head Coach Steve Bryan has returned to the sidelines for the West Wilkes volleyball team.

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Wednesday 08/26/2015
Golden Eagles blank West
Posted: August 26, 2015

For the second night in a row, the West Wilkes boys’ soccer team stepped on to the field with an extremely talented opponent and for the second night in a row, the Blackhawks came out on the wrong end of a rout.

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Wilkes County football week two breakdown
Posted: August 26, 2015

Wilkes Central (1-0) at West Iredell (0-1)

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Hibriten breezes past Blackhawks thanks to fast start
Posted: August 26, 2015

The Hibriten Panthers put West Wilkes away quickly Monday night in Millers Creek with four goals by the 18th minute.

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Shepherd selected to Perfect Game Summer Collegiate All-America team
Posted: August 26, 2015

Liberty outfielder Will Shepherd, a 2013 West Wilkes graduate, has been named to the Perfect Game Summer Collegiate All-America team.

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Surry Central downs Blackhawks in tight contest
Posted: August 26, 2015

In each set, the West Wilkes volleyball team was right with the visiting Surry Central Eagles. But the Eagles were able to finish each set with poise and that led them to a 3-0 sweep Monday in Millers Creek.

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Wilkes County Football Week 2 Rundown

Sports Editor Zach Colburn and Assistant Sports Editor Brandon Moree give the rundown on the W...

Countdown to Kickoff

The high school football season is nearly here and we want this BRAND NEW PAGE to be your destination for all the football news and updates you need. In Week 3, North Wilkes is hosting Forbush and Wilkes Central is hosting Surry Central. Both East Wilkes and West Wilkes have the week off.

New etiquette issues raised
Posted: August 31, 2015

Albert Einstein has been quoted as saying, “I fear the day technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.”

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Too much news
Posted: August 28, 2015

Media coverage of the tragic fatal shooting in Roanoke, Va., on Wednesday that has explored the deeper questions of why it occurred and how it could have been prevented has focused largely on gun control laws, mental health treatment and racial tension.

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Names are no simple matter
Posted: August 31, 2015

Hearing “Kerr” in W. Kerr Scott Reservoir pronounced like “purr” the other day reminded me of the “correct” and “incorrect” pronunciations of some surnames and place names.

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Economic officials frustrated by lack of funds
Posted: August 31, 2015

RALEIGH – When you create or build something – say a child or a business – you typically try to nurture it so it can grow and thrive, right?

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Most cyclists are responsible
Posted: August 26, 2015

As a cyclist who has ridden the Brushy Mountain area for more than 25 years, I am ashamed of the actions of a very few of my cycling brethren. (Aug. 19 article, “Cyclists cause of concerns.”)

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Good return on Food Stamp
Posted: August 26, 2015

The question of drug testing people receiving public assistance in the Food and Nutrition Program was brought up in the Aug. 4 Wilkes County commissioners meeting.

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