Down several cylinders and running on fumes, the Wilkes Central varsity football team eventually ran out of gas Friday night against North Surry.

The West Wilkes varsity volleyball team got back on the winning track with a three-set sweep of Forbush in East Bend on Monday.

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Daniel Wood, a former Wilkes County resident, is the 2021 winner of the national EDGE/PDGA Educational Award, the Professional Disc Golf Association announced Thursday.

A furious second-half comeback by the Wilkes Central soccer team fell short in a 4-3 loss to North Surry in Moravian Falls on Monday. It was the Foothills 2A Conference opener for both squads.

The West Wilkes varsity volleyball team remained in a first-place tie at the top of the Foothills 2A Conference with a three-set win over Surry Central in Millers Creek on Monday.

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The East Wilkes junior varsity and varsity football teams are the latest Wilkes County prep sports squads with game postponements due to positive COVID-19 tests.

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A pickleball doubles tournament will be held Saturday, Oct. 9, at Cub Creek Park in Wilkesboro.

The Wilkes Central boys finished first and the Eagle girls took second in the Foothills 2A pre-conference cross country meet held Thursday at Veterans Memorial Park in Mount Airy.

The North Wilkes varsity volleyball team dropped a four-set match to Ashe County in West Jefferson on Thursday.

RALEIGH — The organization governing North Carolina high school sports would have to accept financial and administrative changes if it wants to continue in the role under legislation tentatively approved Sept. 1 by the state Senate.

The East Wilkes varsity volleyball team posted its first win of the season Monday, dispatching Hibriten in four sets.

The West Wilkes soccer team swept its preseason series with East Wilkes after taking a 5-1 victory over the Cardinals in Ronda on Monday.

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — Coastal Carolina coach Jamey Chadwell sees a new challenge for his surprising Chanticleers this fall: staying as hungry at chasing success as they were during their landmark 2020 season.

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RALEIGH — Senate Republicans shelved a proposal Thursday to end the North Carolina High School Athletic Association’s oversight of interscholastic sports, replacing it with constraints upon the group’s finances and transparency in decision-making activities.

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The West Wilkes varsity football teams are the latest Wilkes County prep sports squads placed on COVID-19 quarantine protocol after several positive cases forced the cancelation of Friday's football game against Elkin in Millers Creek.

The West Wilkes varsity volleyball team shook off some rust in the opening set before cruising to a three-set nonconference victory over East Wilkes, Monday in Ronda.

The North Wilkes soccer team got all the scoring it would need Monday in the first half, then got defensive in the second stanza.

Officials at North Wilkes and Wilkes Central high schools confirmed today (Monday) the postponement of the schools’ next two varsity football games due to COVID-19 protocol.

The 2021-22 hunting season for mourning and white-winged doves opens on Saturday, Sept. 4. The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission reminds novice and new hunters to be properly licensed, observe state and federal laws and follow safe hunting practices.

BOONE — With its six selections tying for the most among Group of Five programs, App State is well-represented on a Reese’s Senior Bowl Watch List that includes quarterback Chase Brice, linebacker D’Marco Jackson, cornerback Shaun Jolly, receiver Corey Sutton, defensive end Demetrius Taylor …

The West Wilkes soccer team kicked off its 2021 campaign with a 4-0 shutout of East Wilkes in Millers Creek on Monday.

As fall high school sports practices continue in Wilkes County in anticipation of contests beginning on Monday, the N.C. High School Athletic Association announced last week it has no plans to create a detailed adjusted guidelines document, such as the 2020 modified sports manual that result…

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Tim Lackey recently announced his retirement from coaching high school sports after a decorated 41-year career on the prep and collegiate levels.

BOONE — Less than a month remains until App State’s Sept. 2 season opener against East Carolina at Charlotte’s Bank of America Stadium, and the Mountaineers are gearing up for another exciting season at The Rock in Boone.

The 8U (coach pitch) Wilkes County all-star baseball team finished second and the 12U Wilkes all-stars took third in Tar Heel Leagues state tournaments that ended Sunday in Williamston.

Kelly Nichols, after almost two decades of coaching wrestling at West Wilkes High School, resigned last week as the program’s head coach.