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Kannapolis official is Golden Whistle Merit Award recipient

Posted at 5:34pm on Apr. 10, 2014

Kannapolis native Jeter McKinley was named April 7 as a Golden Whistle Merit Award recipient by the N.C. High School Athletic Association.

Concord racer Payton Ryan prepares for Denny Hamlin’s Short Track Showdown

Posted at 3:32pm on Apr. 8, 2014

Payton Ryan is a rookie in late-model racing, but he already is preparing for one of the division’s most prestigious events: Denny Hamlin’s Short Track Showdown.

First-year coach Walker leads Concord to ninth straight SPC title

Posted at 9:35am on Apr. 8, 2014

Senior guard Connor Burchfield becomes Spiders all-time leading scorer; notches seven games of 30 points or more.

Swedish tennis players help Charlotte 49ers women’s team

Posted at 4:17pm on Apr. 7, 2014

Charlotte 49ers women’s tennis coach Michaela Gorman has recruited four players from Sweden in the past five years.

Justin Carroll vies for track title, spot in stock car contest

Posted at 8:53am on Apr. 4, 2014

Justin Carroll is seeking the late model track championship at Hickory Motor Speedway, but that’s not the Concord resident’s only focus. The high school junior is embroiled in a social media battle to hopefully land a spot in the second PEAK Stock Car Dream Challenge.

Cox Mill leads South Piedmont 3A

Posted at 9:36am on Apr. 4, 2014

Cox Mill leads the Wells Fargo Conference Cup standings for the South Piedmont 3A conference after the winter sports season.

Cabarrus girls’ basketball: All-around play of Mahoney helps Robinson earn playoff berth

Posted at 2:39pm on Apr. 2, 2014

Cabarrus Coach of the Year Tolonda Simmons leads Hickory Ridge to turnaround season during second year as coach. And Robinson’s Kelsi Mahoney averaged 13.8 points, 12 rebounds and two blocks per game while shooting 44 percent from the field.

UNC Charlotte club sports distinguishing themselves this spring

Posted at 10:16am on Apr. 2, 2014

UNC Charlotte senior Bailey Williams will compete in the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association’s Zone championships.

Central Cabarrus’ Gleaton, Hickory Ridge’s Gregor repeat as state wrestling champs

Posted at 10:49am on Apr. 3, 2014

Hinson leads Mount Pleasant wrestlers to conference title in first season back in 2A classificiation.

Cannon golf wins Carmel High School Challenge

Posted at 4:58pm on Mar. 27, 2014

The Cannon boys’ golf team won the Carmel High School Challenge March 24 at Carmel Country Club.