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Last week, the football team was notified that they would need to quarantine due to positive cases of Covid-19 within the program. This was a blow to the Timberwolves as they were preparing to face off against Randleman High School. The game was supposed to take place last Friday, September …

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Tuesday, August 31, the Montgomery Central women’s tennis team traveled to Monroe to take on Monroe High School. The Timberwolves’ women’s tennis has gotten off to a hot start for the 2021 season, coming in to the match with a record of 3 and 0.With the amount of momentum that they had comin…

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Last week, the Montgomery Central volleyball team played two games, with one’s being played at home and the other away. The Timberwolves were trying to get off to a hot start last week after splitting games the week before.Monday, August 30, the volleyball team hosted Randleman High School. …

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The Montgomery Central men’s soccer team competed in matches last week that saw both the varsity and junior varsity teams compete. On Monday, August 30, it was the varsity team that played. They traveled to Randleman to take on the Tigers of Randleman High School.The game started off slow fo…

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Monday, August 23, the Montgomery Central men’s soccer team traveled to Oakboro to take on West Stanly. The game started off slow for the Timberwolves as they allowed three goals to be scored in the first half. Montgomery Central did manage to score one goal, making the score 3-1 heading int…

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Last week saw the Montgomery Central volleyball team split a win and a loss at home, with the win coming against Anson and the loss coming against Mount Pleasant. They also dropped another game, losing to Forest Hills on the road. 

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On Thursday the Montgomery Central Junior Varsity football team traveled to Thomasville to take on Thomasville High School’s JV team. This was the first time this season that the Timberwolves had to go on the road.

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Friday night, the Montgomery Central varsity football team hosted the Thomasville Bulldogs. Friday’s game was senior night, and the night came with a lot of ceremonies, including fireworks at halftime. 

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Thursday, August 19, the Montgomery Central junior varsity (JV) football team hosted the junior varsity team from Union Pines. This game marked the first time that Montgomery Central fielded a JV team. 

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Wednesday, August 20, Montgomery Central’s men’s soccer team hosted Southwestern Randolph High. The first half of the match started slow for both sides, ending the first half of play with a 0-0 tie. 

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The Montgomery Central volleyball team competed in three matches last week with the Timberwolves coming out victorious in two out of the three matches. Monday, August 16, Montgomery Central hosted South Stanly High School. In order to win the match, Montgomery Central needed to win the best …

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Friday, August 20, the Montgomery Central varsity football team hosted the Hawks from West Mecklenburg High School. Although West Mecklenburg was a heavy favorite, the Timberwolves had them on the ropes, forcing the game to go to overtime before ultimately coming up short. 

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On Friday, August 6 family, friends and fans of the Montgomery Central High School football team are invited to come out and see the first annual Midnight Madness. August 6, at midnight, marks the first day that the student athletes are allowed the go “full contact” in football.

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On Friday, July 16, the Montgomery County Ozones All-Star team traveled to Eden to participate in the opening ceremonies of the state tournament. The following day they competed in the double-elimination style state tournament.

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On Saturday, July 17, the Stanly County Babe Ruth 13-15-year-olds won the Western North Carolina State Tournament. While they play in Stanly County, the team is comprised of many Montgomery County residents, including both coaches and players.

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Pickleball is becoming one of the fastest growing sports in the United States, and it doesn’t look like the popularity of it is going to go down any time soon, even in Montgomery County.

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People filing for office in Biscoe, Candor and Mt. Gilead are few and far between as of midday on Tuesday. Since last Wednesday, only five people have added their name for consideration.

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Montgomery County residents continue to see some new cases of COVID-19 and even the occasional death associated with the virus, yet only a third of the county’s residents are fully vaccinated. Currently there are just over 9,000 residents vaccinated, a trend that has held fairly steady after…

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In early May, the county conducted an auction of East and West Montgomery high schools’ memorabilia; and for many, including a few players from the 1967 East Montgomery varsity football team, who in that year won the conference and the district while on their way to the state playoffs, that …

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Throughout the summer the Timberwolves’ men’s basketball team has been competing in exhibition games against surrounding high schools. The goal is not necessarily to win, although that is always encouraged, but it’s more about getting better with each week, something this Timberwolves’ team …

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On June 25, the Montgomery County Ozone All-Star team competed in the district tournament in Locust. While the team competed well, they did come up just short, falling to the West Chatham All-Star team in the championship game.

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The 8 U Montgomery County Darlings All-Star softball team recently competed in the district tournament that was held in Norwood. The girls played hard and their efforts were good enough to win the entire district tournament. This means that the Darlings will compete in the state tournament.

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Wrestlers from all over the state of North Carolina competed in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association wrestling state championship. The tournament was held Saturday, June 26, at Eastern Guilford High School in Gibsonville.

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On June 19, Montgomery Central’s Jamira Jackson competed in the 2021 North Carolina High School Athletic Association Women’s Invitational. She had a good showing, finishing third in her weight class.  

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The Montgomery County coach pitch all-star team had a great baseball season this year, so great in fact, that they made it to the district tournament. The tournament was played in Richfield; and while they didn’t win the tournament, they competed well. 

On June 19, Montgomery Central’s Jamira Jackson competed in the 2021 North Carolina High School Athletic Association Women’s Invitational. She had a good showing, finishing third in her weight class.  

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The Montgomery Central baseball team took the field Thursday, June 10, to take on the West Stanly Colts in the Rocky River Conference championship game. Unfortunately, the Timberwolves came up just short of creating one of the best Cinderella stories the county has seen in some time. While t…

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The Montgomery Central baseball team took the field Thursday, June 10, to take on the West Stanly Colts in the Rocky River Conference championship game. Unfortunately, the Timberwolves came up just short of creating one of the best Cinderella stories the county has seen in some time. While t…

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Montgomery Central High School’s new head coach, Chris Metzger, along with some of his staff, will be hosting the first annual C.A.R.E Camp beginning on June 21 and it will run through Thursday, June 24. It will take place from 12:00-2:00 pm everyday and will be made available for school-age…

The Timberwolves met with another round of losses this week in a double-header at Mount Pleasant on Thursday.

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All high school and middle school students interested in participating in our football program at Montgomery Central HS and also at West and East Montgomery middle schools are encouraged and invited to a NFL style combine this Friday, June 4, from 6:30 - 11 a.m. This combine will include a i…

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Star’s Brian Hinson has achieved what few people ever do...selection for induction into the Catawba College Hall of Fame, recognized for his contribution to the football team while a student at the college from 1996 until 1999. Hinson was a four-year starter who accumulated a number of recog…

The Montgomery Central boys’ and girls’ track teams competed in a meet at Forest Hills last Tuesday, finishing second and third in their final regular season meet before the conference meet on June 9. 

The Timberwolves’ wrestling team swept this week, winning at Forest Hills on Tuesday, and defeating West Stanly and Anson in a match at West Stanly on Friday. A match scheduled for Thursday at Asheboro was canceled. 

The Montgomery Central boys’ and girls’ track teams competed in their second meet of the season on Thursday at West Stanly. Both the boys and girls finished third behind West Stanly, who won, and Mt. Pleasant, who finished second. 

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The Montgomery Central High School wrestling team competed in a match at home against CATA and West Stanly on Friday night. The Timberwolves fell to CATA 60-12, but took down West Stanly 40-30. 

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The Montgomery Central High School tennis team competed in two matches last week. On Tuesday, the Timberwolves defeated Forest Hills at home in both the singles and doubles matches. On Thursday, the Timberwolves lost both at West Stanly. 

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Two Montgomery Central High School seniors held a signing event on Tuesday, May 11, in the media center at the high school, which was attended by teachers, family and friends. Photos by Luke Brantley

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Montgomery Central High School has hired Chris Metzger as the new head football coach. Metzger was previously the coach at Pinecrest High School and was hired after Benjie Brown announced his retirement, which will take effect on June 1, earlier this year. 

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Wicked Cats Guide Service, MAD KATZ, and Carolina Squared hosted the first annual “King of Tillery” catfishing tournament on Lake Tillery May 7 and 8.  The biggest tournament in Lake Tillery history started with 123 teams from multiple states but could only end with one king.  The 2021 “King…

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The Montgomery Central Timberwolves defeated the Anson Bearcats 20-4 in their third game of the season on Thursday. The game was the first home game of the season for the Timberwolves.

Editor’s Note: Tomorrow is the third and final day for the East and West Montgomery High School memorabilia sale. Memorabilia may be viewed, and bids placed Thursday, May 13, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Closed bids will be accepted for items and must be received by 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 13, 2021…

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The Montgomery Central girls’ and boys’ track teams won first and third at home in their first meet of the season on Thursday. 

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Editor’s Note: East and West Montgomery High School memorabilia sale will be held in the WMHS Gym. Memorabilia may be viewed, and bids placed at the following times: Saturday, May 8, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Tuesday, May 11, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., and Thursday, May 13, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. …