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Broken wrist costs Huntersville’s Osborne shot at modified rookie title

Posted at 9:39am on Oct. 16, 2014

Entering the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour season finale at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Joe Ryan Osborne trailed Spencer Davis by only five points in the battle for rookie honors. A broken left wrist cost Osborne the opportunity to challenge for the title.

Concord High’s Tucker Wall excels on field and in pool

Posted at 1:43pm on Oct. 10, 2014

Concord senior Tucker Wall is a two-time state swimming champion and has been a member of two football teams that have finished as state runner-up.

UNC Charlotte men’s soccer team getting balanced scoring in stellar season.

Posted at 12:36pm on Oct. 9, 2014

The No. 10 UNC Charlotte 49ers men’s soccer team has five players with at least three goals in the first nine games.

Action Express Racing Claims Championships With Flawless Season

Posted at 11:56am on Oct. 8, 2014

Approximately nine months after winning the Rolex 24 at Daytona, Denver-based Action Express Racing emerged from the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship’s inaugural season with four titles and the phenomenal accomplishment of completing every race lap in the 13-event season.

Mooresville driver becomes youngest NASCAR winner

Posted at 9:56am on Oct. 8, 2014

Cole Custer, 16, became the youngest NASCAR winner when he won a Truck Series race in New Hampshire.

Cox Mill volleyball team rises to the top of the South Piedmont Conference

Posted at 1:34pm on Oct. 2, 2014

Mix of upper and lowerclassmen has Cox Mill volleyball undefeated through 16 matches.

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.