Posted at 1:24pm on May. 7, 2013
Getting his college decision out of the way early has helped Noah Edmondson on the golf course.
Posted at 1:23pm on May. 7, 2013
Tournament draws 60 to start chasing the dream.
Posted at 11:17am on May. 1, 2013
Concord High’s Michael Gregory bests lymphoma while suiting up for football, track
Posted at 2:45pm on Apr. 30, 2013
From time to time, I try to answer questions posed by readers. The following are a few of the most frequently asked in recent weeks.
Posted at 12:23pm on Apr. 26, 2013
When Brittany Eudy walks onto the softball field, she turns into a different person.
Posted at 12:05pm on Apr. 26, 2013
Concord’s boys’ golf team had not won a conference championship since long before its current players were born.
Posted at 1:50pm on May. 2, 2013
Senior night festivities for the Hickory Ridge softball team were certain to be quick this year.
Posted at 12:42pm on Apr. 23, 2013
May is considered by many to be the best month of the year to fish on area lakes.
Posted at 2:49pm on Apr. 19, 2013
Cassie Nelson’s soccer career has grown from picking daisies to setting records at Jay M. Robinson High in Concord.
Posted at 2:40pm on Apr. 19, 2013
The team, with almost half of last year’s roster returning, is on the verge of making the state playoffs for the first time.
Posted at 2:19pm on Apr. 19, 2013
Garrett Freeze, who has started the season with a stingy ERA of 0.89, hopes to lead the Vikings to the postseason.
Posted at 2:47pm on Apr. 21, 2013
The UNC Charlotte team takes first place in the Carhartt Bassmaster Southern Regional Championship and advance to the national championship this year.
Posted at 11:33am on Apr. 17, 2013
The terminology used by fishermen to describe a not-so-large catch is very interesting
Posted at 11:07am on Apr. 17, 2013
Meredith Hoover placed fourth in the women’s 200-yard butterfly, which is believed to be the best performance ever by a Cabarrus County-bred swimmer at an NCAA championship swim meet.
Posted at 11:59am on Apr. 9, 2013
Elijaah Goins is one of the top 110-meter hurdlers in the state. But if he competes in college, no one would be more surprised than Goins himself.
Posted at 9:51am on Apr. 12, 2013
While Henderson, 17, has become known for his ability to knock the ball out of the park, this year he has also tried to adopt a more mature approach on taking what opposing pitchers and defenses give him.
Posted at 10:11am on Apr. 12, 2013
A shortstop at heart, Keleigh Romine worked hard on her pitching over last summer at Winthrop College.
Posted at 9:54am on Apr. 10, 2013
Local angler and author Jake Bussolini has just published a new book titled “Jake’s Fishing Facts.” It is the fifth in what has turned out to be a series of books on how to catch freshwater fish.
Posted at 3:23pm on Apr. 9, 2013
Kurt Busch says he’s always been a baseball fan and that he played the sport as a youth growing up in Las Vegas.
Posted at 11:13am on Apr. 5, 2013
Concord and Jay M. Robinson are in a deadlock for first place in the Wells Fargo Conference Cup standings after the previously third-place Spiders captured conference titles in boys’ basketball and boys’ swimming while also finishing second in wrestling.
Posted at 11:23am on Apr. 5, 2013
Ryan Ross can’t step on the mound this season for Mount Pleasant.
Posted at 1:12pm on Apr. 9, 2013
Cannon School’s Anna Estep said she doesn’t know why she has a knack for putting the soccer ball in the back of the net.
Posted at 9:58am on Apr. 3, 2013
Thanks to the strength of the Texas Rangers’ farm system, the Hickory Crawdads’ roster for 2013 is stocked with talented players – including a couple of first-round draft choices – who should keep the team in the running for a playoff spot the entire season.
Posted at 4:04pm on Apr. 3, 2013
His 2011 team missed the South Atlantic League playoffs by one game. The 2013 team has an experienced pitching, speed and contact hitting.
Posted at 10:46am on Mar. 29, 2013
At Jay M. Robinson High, junior McCann Sheridan leads by example.
Posted at 3:30pm on Apr. 2, 2013
Contemplating her senior season at Northwest Cabarrus High, center midfielder Skylar Olson said she wants the Trojans to “make a dent” in the South Piedmont Conference.
Posted at 10:00am on Mar. 27, 2013
The Cabarrus Literacy Council will host its first Scrabble Scramble 5K and Fun Run at Frank Liske Park in Concord. Proceeds will go toward its adult literacy programs. At CMC–NorthEast Stadium, newly renamed home of the Kannapolis Intimidators minor league baseball team, the second annual Feeding Frenzy 5K will go on in support of Compassion International.
Posted at 3:45pm on Mar. 28, 2013
Garden worm lookalikes and other soft plastic versions of creepy crawlers have been catching bass for decades.
Posted at 1:08pm on Mar. 22, 2013
For most of the past decade, Scott Brewer and his Concord High boys basketball team have set the standard in the South Piedmont Conference by winning the last seven regular-season titles.
Posted at 10:36am on Mar. 27, 2013
Tori Zavodny has not had to look far for a role model. As far back as she can remember, the Jay M. Robinson junior has emulated her older sister, Katie, a former Bulldog all-state standout whos now playing at Liberty.
Posted at 3:02pm on Mar. 22, 2013
The Concord Spiders’ top four boys tennis players, especially the second through fourth flights, are so evenly matched that any one of them could hold any of the four positions.
Posted at 12:41pm on Mar. 22, 2013
Cox Mill baseball coach J.D. Vidal will be part of the coaching staff for the Powerade State Games High School Showcase Region 6 team June 19-23.
Posted at 12:18pm on Mar. 19, 2013
Is fishing better or worse than it used to be? This question is difficult to answer.
Posted at 12:47pm on Mar. 19, 2013
In June, Lake Norman will host the 2013 United States Tennis Association League Adult State Championships, a four-day tournament that will draw roughly 1,500 players, ages 18 and older, from throughout North Carolina.
Posted at 11:07am on Mar. 20, 2013
Coach says academics come first on boys’ and girls’ teams. It’s the second straight year both Cannon teams have won the award.
Posted at 1:55pm on Mar. 15, 2013
With some local high schools developing club teams, some club teams evolving into varsity teams, and some schools moving into an athletic conference rich in the sport, lacrosse is at a crossroads in Cabarrus County.
Posted at 1:26pm on Mar. 15, 2013
Seniors J.T. Ford and Matt Grochmal have embraced their new roles atop the Hickory Ridge pitching rotation.
Posted at 1:41pm on Mar. 15, 2013
Last season, Lin Smithson and her Jay M. Robinson girls’ basketball became the first team other than Concord to win the South Piedmont Conference title in the past five years.
Posted at 3:15pm on Mar. 14, 2013
But his skills and his path will be different from Kyle’s and Corey’s
Posted at 2:34pm on Mar. 8, 2013
Wing player Katie Coffelt, who led Chargers in assists last year, has high goals