Wilkes Yellow Jackets

The Wilkes County Recreation Department Fall soccer will be holding registrations for fall soccer.

Registrations will continue until July 15.

For more information please call (336) 903-7250.

Surry CC cancels Volleyball Camp

Due to COVID-19 and the current circumstances, Surry Community College has canceled its the volleyball camp scheduled for July 20-23. All individuals who have registered will receive a full refund by mail.

The camp, which was to be held in two separate sessions, was originally slated for July 6-9 but was pushed back two weeks because of the pandemic.

The Knights, under the direction of first-year Head Coach Caleb Gilley (who was formerly the head volleyball coach at East Surry) have not unveiled their schedule for the Fall 2020 season.

Surry finished the 2019 season with an overall record of 15-9 and reached the semifinals of the Region 10 Division II Volleyball Tournament.

Yellow Jackets youth football sign-ups

The Wilkes Yellow Jackets football teams are currently holding signups for the 2020 season.

The Wilkes Yellow Jackets will field three teams: kindergarten, 1st and 2nd (full-contact tackle football), 3rd-4th and 5th-6th. Any Wilkes County students in grades kindergarten through 6th are eligible to play. This includes public, private, Christian and home schooled athletes.

Practices are still to be determined.

All players must have permission forms and physicals before they allowed to practice. To  sign up, for forms or more information call Commissioner Mark Whittington at (336) 262-0765 or (336) 670-3177. Prospective parents can also e-mail him at whittg43@aol.com.

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