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Robinson golfer looks to revisit state tourney

Posted at 4:12pm on Sep. 25, 2014

Emily Davis has set school milestones in the last two seasons including winning a regular season match. This year, two of Robinson’s five golfers are high school rookies. But senior Davis has set a high standard for her teammates.

Hickory win gives Taylor Stricklin first-ever championship on a shoestring budget

Posted at 12:32pm on Sep. 24, 2014

Taylor Stricklin’s 2014 racing season was full of uncertainty when the year began; however, by September the 25-year-old Mount Ulla resident possessed a limited late-model track championship at Hickory Motor Speedway.

Setter Britney Held helping Charlotte 49ers volleyball turn things around

Posted at 11:45am on Sep. 23, 2014

Six-foot junior setter Britney Held gives the 49ers an extra attacker on the front line.

Cox Mill offensive line sizes up the competition

Posted at 10:01am on Sep. 23, 2014

With two 300-pounders – and another at 275 – Cox Mill’s offensive line has a luxury that few high school teams have.

Denver’s Gray Motorsports sends 3 drivers to the NHRA Countdown to the Championship

Posted at 3:01pm on Sep. 18, 2014

In Gray Motorsports’ first year with a three driver contingent, the Denver-based Pro Stock team has all three cars in the NHRA’s Countdown to the Championship.

Concord man grows local chapter for ‘mediocre’ golfers

Posted at 11:53am on Sep. 10, 2014

The Mediocre Golf Association celebrates its own level of players while mocking those who take the game too seriously.

Jason Line heads into NHRA championship as No. 1 seed

Posted at 1:05pm on Sep. 5, 2014

With three victories in the last four NHRA Pro Stock events, Mooresville’s Jason Line finds himself in an enviable position in the standings: the No. 1 seed in the Countdown to the Championship that begins this month at zMax Dragway in Concord.

Penske brings IndyCar title to Mooresville

Posted at 12:11am on Sep. 12, 2014

Team Penske brought an IndyCar championship to Mooresville when Will Power finished first in the series. Teammate Helio Castroneves finished second.

Concord man’s bobsled design helps win bronze at Winter Olympics

Posted at 4:55pm on Mar. 13, 2014

The owner of Cheech’s Creative Concepts in Concord was hired in 2009 by the Bo-Dyn Bobsled Project to co-design and build a bobsled for Team USA’s four-man event.

Cannon Memorial YMCA West Cabarrus Branch hosting kids triathlon

Posted at 11:19am on Sep. 4, 2014

Members of the Kids Triathlon Training Club have been preparing for a race for the past six weeks.