• 64°

All-Yadkin Valley Conference for fall sports

Yadkin Valley 1A All-Conference teams

The following athletes made all-conference for the fall sports season.

Women’s Cross Country:  Laurie Fogleman-GS, Jean Holman-GS, Sara Bruinsma-GS, Trinity Cockman-NM, Joselin Catalan-NM, Charlotte Davis-NM, Anne Marie Mullis-NS, Taylor Burleson-NS, Hannah Cranford-SD, Melissa Avalos-SD, Lauren Hulin-SD, Gracie Kirkland-UC

Honorable Mention:  Miranda Smith-NM, Katelyn Purdy-SS

Runner of the Year:  Hannah Cranford-SD

Coach of the Year:  Chris Coble-NM

Men’s Cross Country:  Clayton Broadway-GS, Hunter Smith GS, Kenan Hartung-GS, Noah Maness-GS, Omar Idlibi-GS, Dylan Tuzenew-GS, Israel Depaz-NM, Graham Garner-NM, Dustin Billingsley-NS, Brent Surratt-SD, Everette Rhymer-SD, Hayden Hicks-SD

Honorable Mention:  Cole Luther-NM, Jackson Ellington-SD

Runner of the Year:  Brent Surratt-SD

Coach of the Year:  Chris Coble-NM

Men’s Soccer:  Josh Megson-AL, Brooks Kennedy-GS, Chase Viscomi-GS, Zack Norman-GS, Adam Summer-GS, Jaxon Maness-GS, Alex Hernandez-NM, Moises Estrada-NM, Eddy Abella-NM, Edgar Lopez-NM, Addison Cord-NS, Bryson Childress-NS, Brayton Buie-SD, Josue Morales-SS, Edwin Parroquin-UC, Jeffery Villalobos-WM, Marvin Benitez-WM, Josue Benitez-WM

Honorable Mention:  Leo Hernandez-AL, Angel Vanegas-UC,

Player of the Year:  Alex Hernandez-NM

Coach of the Year:  Brad Harrington-GS

Women’s Tennis: Emma Bost-GS, Miriam Roy-GS, Abbey Styers-GS, Lilley Brookshire-GS, Meriane Hunt-NS, Faith Wang-NS, Ashley Lyle-SS, Kimball Midgett-SS, Sarah Bivens-NM, Cassidy Harris-NM, Lexie Smith-SD, Lauren Surratt-SD

Honorable Mention: Mia Taggart-GS, Sarah Gillispie-NM, Josie Luther-NS, Nicole Bates-NR, Chesney Smith- SD, Huntley Rummage-SS, Bailey Ellis-WM

Player of the Year:  Meriane Hunt-NS 

Coach of the Year:  Carla McSwain-SS

Volleyball:  Samaria Lilly-AL, Makaila Vang-GS, Ivy Overcash-GS, Cole Harris-GS, Savannah Mock-GS, Lauren Wyatt-SD, Sidney McSwain-SS, Adison Campbell-SS, Alexus McCrinmon-NM, Kayla Enloe-NM, Jada Jordan-NS, McKenzie Shoaf-NR, Krissy Weary-UC, Abbie Yarboro-WM, Ivy Futrell-WM

Honorable Mention:  Greyson Griffin-AL, Mattie Burris-GS, Sydney Lee-NM, Madison Misenheimer-NS, Star Lee-SS, Leslie Webb-UC, Delania Binns-WM

Player of the Year:  Makaila Vang-GS

Coach of the Year:  Brittany Blackmon-GS


Offensive Player of the Year:  Cameron Davis-NS

Linemen:  Will Anthony-NR, Logan Chandler-NS, Mike Rager-NS, Peyton Coble-WM, Nick King-WM, Cade Whitley-SS

Receivers:  L.J. Rush-NS, Rylei Smith-NS, Quincey Drake-WM, Quintous Smith-NR

Running Backs:  Cameron Davis-NS, Damon Rhone-WM, Jataviun Leake-WM, Jaleel Webster-NR, Tony Loftin-SS

Quarterback:  Avery Merritt-NS, Willis Mitchell-NR

Place Kicker:  Daniel Brabaw-NS

Special Teams Returner:  L.J. Rush-NS


Defensive Player of the Year:  C.J. Clark-NS

Linemen:  C.J. Clark-NS, Taylor Chandler-NS, Marque Chandler-WM, Matthew Hoosier-NR, Darren Williams-NR

Linebackers:  Drew Little-NS, Holden Brown-WM, Tyzai Lyles-NR, Noah Carpenter-SS, Camryn Hamilton-AL, Chance Freeze-SD

Backs:  Colby Russell-NS, Luke Hinson-WM, Xzavier Davis-NR, Marqueze Crump-AL, J.J. Person-NM

Punter:  Jacob Young-NR

Honorable Mention:  Kolby Lamp-NS, Makel Horne-WM, Jaharion Graham-NR, Davis Moose-SS, Brandon Christian-AL, Austin Williams-NM, A.J. Haltom-SD, Michael Moore-CC

Coach of the Year:  Scott Crisco-NS



Blotter: Woman charged with drug crimes


Nesting no more: Eagles appear to have moved on from Duke’s Buck Station


The Smoke Pit leaving downtown Salisbury for standalone building on Faith Road



High School

High school football: Hornets’ Gaither set the tone against West


Salisbury to show off new fire station


Livingstone College to host virtual Big Read events this month


City makes some appointments to local boards, holds off on others to seek women, appointees of color


Education briefs: RCCC instructor honored by Occupational Therapy Association


Second quarter financial update shows promising outlook for city’s budget


Genia Woods: Let’s talk about good news in Salisbury


City attorney will gather more information for Salisbury nondiscrimination ordinance


North Hills planning to hold May fundraiser in person

East Spencer

Developers aim to transform former Dunbar School site into multi-purpose community development


Knox student organizing event to get community cycling


Decision on Essie Mae charter appeal expected Thursday


House passes sweeping voting rights bill over GOP opposition


Police uncover ‘possible plot’ by militia to breach Capitol


States rapidly expanding vaccine access as supplies surge


North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper receives COVID-19 vaccine


North Carolina health officials urge schools to reopen


In letter, PETA criticizes Salisbury Police for K-9 video


Three deaths, 29 new COVID-19 positives reported


Blotter: Bullet holes found in woman’s Park Avenue apartment