For the first time, Browns receiver Anthony Schwartz opened up about his mental health struggles. His hope is to help others going through similar.Mount Airy is set to host the 1A West Regional Final for the second time in six seasons when the No. 4 Granite Bears welcome No. 6 Draughn on Dec. 2.Talk about an amazing comeback.

RAMSEUR — The Mount Airy sideline erupted as Tyler Mason ran in a 16-yard touchdown with 1:43 to play in Friday’s game at Eastern Randolph.DOBSON — Surry Central senior Jeremiah Price officially signed his NCAA National Letter of Intent and will continue his wrestling career at Appalachian State University.PILOT MOUNTAIN — As great as playoff football is, it has one major drawback for all but one team in each division: someone has to lose.Browns second-year receiver Anthony Schwartz is among the Browns inactives for the Ravens game.

East Surry, Mount Airy move football games up to Nov. 10

The second round of the NCHSAA Football State Playoffs will take place a day earlier than expected in Surry County.Mount Airy soccer’s Class of 2023 hasn’t had much experience with losing.Mount Airy bulldozed North Stokes 72-0 on Friday to advance in the 1A State Playoffs.Surry Central’s Ignacio Morales captured the Midwest 2A Regional Championship at Saturday’s race.

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