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.
Posted at 10:27am on Mar. 27, 2014
Switch-hitting infielder Mikal Hill played two years at Miami Dade College before transferring to Charlotte.
Posted at 10:44am on Mar. 20, 2014
Cox Mill places seven on all-Cabarrus team including four freshmen, and Cannon’s Majia Roses caps senior season with individual state titles.
Posted at 8:55pm on Mar. 20, 2014
Until two years ago, Coleman Pressley always focused on being a third-generation driver. Now he makes his living in racing as a crew chief, spotter and a late model driver.
Posted at 1:18pm on Mar. 11, 2014
Senior Justus Cochran won an individual state championship and another with one of Concord’s relay teams. Coach Ray Morgan led Spiders to a fourth-place finish at the state meet.
Posted at 1:39pm on Mar. 13, 2014
The passion for racing Tom DeLoach acquired while with the Mobil led him to partner with NASCAR championship crew chief Jeff Hammond to create Pit Instruction and Training facility in Mooresville.
Posted at 1:47pm on Mar. 5, 2014
Mark Green competed in NASCAR’s Nationwide Series for 17 years. Now he’s sharing his extensive racing knowledge with his son, Tyler, and NASCAR K&N Pro Series East driver Ryan Gifford, a member of NASCAR’s diversity program.
Posted at 11:50am on Mar. 7, 2014
Central Cabarrus senior Jada Wallace was a surprise participant in the 100 meters at last year’s 3A state meet after finishing second at regionals.
Posted at 12:55pm on Mar. 7, 2014
Alan Cress and John Carroll coach their sons, Walker Cress and Stephen Carroll, on the Spiders golf team.
Posted at 2:20pm on Mar. 7, 2014
The Kannapolis Intimidators are hosting tryouts for national anthem singers starting at 1 p.m. March 15 at the Concord Mills food court.
Posted at 12:20pm on Feb. 28, 2014
cfa Academy had two basketball players named to the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association all-state teams.
Posted at 10:31am on Feb. 28, 2014
Northwest Cabarrus senior is a three-time regional qualifier and advanced to the state tournament last year.
Posted at 10:07am on Feb. 28, 2014
Since the 1950s and Chicago’s Soldier Field, the Venturini name has been synonymous with stock car racing. It wasn’t until Bill Venturini Sr. moved the family operation to Concord in 1993, however, that it became a full-time profession.
Posted at 4:02pm on Feb. 25, 2014
Sophomore scored 27 goals and assisted on 18 others during all-conference season.
Posted at 3:09pm on Feb. 25, 2014
Myers Park graduate Jessica Perez is showing progress by cracking the Charlotte 49ers singles lineup.
Posted at 3:23pm on Feb. 19, 2014
A much younger Cannon School boys’ lacrosse team hopes to continue the success the program had last season.
Posted at 3:02pm on Feb. 20, 2014
Hickory Ridge junior Elizabeth Olesen leaped 5 feet, 8 inches to capture her first state title. Olesen was the highest placing athlete among the 16 that represented five Cabarrus County high schools at the three different state indoor meets in Feb. 7-8.
Posted at 10:32pm on Feb. 19, 2014
Austin McDaniel received a quarter-midget car for Christmas at age 12. Since then he’s quickly advanced through the ranks and in 2013 he earned his second consecutive track championship in the past three years at Hickory Motor Speedway.
Posted at 1:57pm on Feb. 21, 2014
The Cannon School girls’ swimming team won three events and finished fourth overall at the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association 3A state meet Feb. 17 at the Greensboro Aquatic Center.
Posted at 12:49pm on Feb. 13, 2014
Senior pitcher/infielder helped cfa Academy to conference tournament championship last season. The school may be poised to win a conference championship this season and make a deep run in the private/independent schools state playoffs.
Posted at 12:40pm on Feb. 14, 2014
Robinson High softball team’s run last year to the 3A state championship finals was unexpected. But with most of their players back and a stable of quality replacements ready to take their turn this season, the Bulldogs won’t be able to sneak up on anyone.
Posted at 1:06pm on Feb. 14, 2014
Joe Ryan Osborne, an 18-year-old Kannapolis resident, will compete in four racing series in 2014: Whelen Southern Modified Tour, Bowman Gray Stadium modified races, PASS Super Late Model Tour and the Legend car Pro Division.
Posted at 12:30pm on Feb. 6, 2014
The Charlotte 49ers football team will play an 11-game schedule in 2014, including six opponents that were ranked or received votes in the final Football Championship Subdivision national polls last season, school officials announced Feb.4.
Posted at 10:21am on Feb. 7, 2014
A.L. Brown junior Avery Clinding qualified for the NCHSAA state championships as a freshman, but an injury curtailed his sophomore season. Now, he's preparing for his second trip to the state tourney, this time as one of the state's top 120-pound wrestlers in class 4A
Posted at 9:29am on Feb. 7, 2014
Justin Allison, the grandson of NASCAR legend Donnie Allison, heads to Daytona International Speedway for the Feb. 15 season-opening ARCA race.
Posted at 5:30pm on Feb. 6, 2014
Only a year ago Ty-Shon Alexander and Hamsah Nasirildeen were playing for opposing middle school basketball teams. Now they’re playing key roles as freshmen on Concord High’s varsity boys’ basketball team.
Posted at 11:37am on Jan. 30, 2014
Darryl Mallanda, a teacher at Mount Pleasant Elementary School, has a growing business creating works of art of sports and famous athletes by recreating photographs using various media
Posted at 4:30pm on Jan. 30, 2014
When the Legend Cars were created 21 years ago, Humpy Wheeler was simply searching for an affordable race car. But during the past two decades, the Harrisburg-based company has grown into an international business and produced more than 6,000 race cars.
Posted at 11:10am on Jan. 30, 2014
Concord High swimmer Hailey Knox failed to qualify for the state championships as a freshman, but she's made the past two state meets and is in good position to qualify for her third.
Posted at 4:15pm on Jan. 30, 2014
Lew Massey, a high-scoring guard who starred for the Charlotte 49ers men’s basketball team during its trips to the 1976 NIT Finals and 1977 NCAA Final Four, died Jan.24 at age 57, school officials announced.
Posted at 2:33pm on Jan. 24, 2014
CFA Academy’s boys basketball team, last year’s NCISAA 2A state runner-up, plays an up-tempo game, has an 18-3 overall record and was ranked second in the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association 2A class by MaxPreps.com as of Jan. 20.
Posted at 1:56pm on Jan. 24, 2014
Despite having just 20 swimmers, Cox Mill High's girls’ swim team won its first South Piedmont 3A conference title and has a good shot at the 3A Central regional.
Posted at 3:00pm on Jan. 24, 2014
Kindergartners and first-graders many in their first competition grappled for N.C. AAU championships at the state elementary and middle school tournament.
Posted at 7:04pm on Jan. 24, 2014
For veterans interested in auto racing, a Salisbury-based dirt-track racing program can provide hope to those seeking to return to the life they knew before going to war.
Posted at 11:01am on Jan. 17, 2014
Central Cabarrus girls’ basketball team lost several key players to graduation, but has bounced back to post a 6-1 conference record heading into the semester exam break.
Posted at 10:43am on Jan. 17, 2014
Central Cabarrus wrestler Heath Gleaton, a 3A state champ at 113 pounds last year, is undefeated through 31 matches at 120 pounds. He aims to win a second title, break the school's career wins record.
Posted at 10:37am on Jan. 17, 2014
Third-generation driver Taylor Stricklin works full time for his father during the day and devotes his time to his race cars at night. It’s old-school racing, but Stricklin is focused on NASCAR’s upper series.
Posted at 5:29pm on Jan. 20, 2014
Concord High running back Rocky Reid, who led the Spiders back to the NCHSAA 3AA championship game this season, is one of three running backs named to the junior All-American second team by noted high school athletics website MaxPreps.com. Reid set Cabarrus County records for rushing yards (3,355 yards) and touchdowns (39) this season.
Posted at 9:56am on Jan. 16, 2014
The Sailfish Masters swim program has nearly 40 swimmers, ages 18-73, practicing at the West Cabarrus YMCA, and several competing in local, regional and national Masters-level swim meets.
Posted at 3:22pm on Jan. 10, 2014
Former Concord High basketball player Reid Aube eschews offers from smaller colleges to walk on with Charlotte’s men’s basketball team