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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Posted at 3:14pm on Aug. 27, 2014
Cannon School senior all-state player Anna Redding is collecting money through her Birdies for Babies project.
Posted at 2:49pm on Sep. 1, 2014
PGA Web.com Tour makes second visit to River Run Country Club. Practice rounds begin Monday and the tournament opens Thursday.
Posted at 11:23am on Aug. 28, 2014
Kannapolis Intimidators infielder Eddy Alvarez has been playing professional baseball for just over two months. He won a speed skating silver medal at the Sochi Winter Olympics.
Posted at 11:12am on Aug. 28, 2014
For nearly two decades Bowman Gray Stadium’s modified championship went to Tim Brown, Burt Myers or Junior Miller. This year the Bohn family took the honors. Danny Bohn won the modified title, his father, Eddie, was named Modified Crew Chief of the Year, and his older brother, Michael, claimed rookie honors.
Posted at 11:47am on Aug. 20, 2014
Do you remember the first time you saw your name or picture in the newspaper for an athletic feat you were proud of?
Posted at 10:01am on Aug. 21, 2014
Former A.L. Brown football player Kalif Phillips was Charlotte’s top rusher in program’s inaugural season in 2013.
Posted at 8:46am on Aug. 21, 2014
Unlike NASCAR, driver changes are required during a sports car race. When proper preparations are taken they are simply synchronized organization.
Posted at 10:36am on Aug. 20, 2014
Although the Charlotte 49ers men’s soccer team is ranked 23rd in one preseason poll, only four full-time starters return to a team that won the Conference USA tournament last year.
Posted at 12:55pm on Aug. 15, 2014
Concord’s zMax Dragway will host the seventh annual NHRA Carolina Nationals Sept. 12-14.
Posted at 2:03pm on Aug. 18, 2014
Concord senior running back Rocky Reid believes his best is yet to come
Posted at 8:42am on Aug. 15, 2014
With one championship already in Joshua Brimecombe’s possession this year, the Concord resident has set his sights on the national title in the Legend Semi-Pro asphalt division.
Posted at 3:02pm on Aug. 14, 2014
Charlotte 49ers women’s soccer has nine starters returing from last year’s team that won the East Division championship.
Posted at 2:03pm on Aug. 18, 2014
Previewing the 2014 high school football season in Cabarrus County.
Posted at 9:05am on Aug. 7, 2014
When Justin Allison rolled into victory lane at Pocono Raceway for his first career ARCA win, the Salisbury resident became the first Allison to visit the winner’s circle in a major racing series since 1993 when his cousin Davey Allison won at Richmond.
Posted at 11:51am on Aug. 7, 2014
Second year pro Trey Michalczewski is just 19 years old and is setting a good example for his teammates. Through 109 games, he’s batting .277 and leading Kannapolis in RBIs, hits and doubles.
Posted at 4:40pm on Aug. 7, 2014
Charlotte 49ers’ cross country and distance coach Ed Schlichter has resigned, head track and field coach Robert Olesen announced last week.
Posted at 1:30pm on Aug. 5, 2014
Mikel Hunter is one of four graduate assistant coaches for the Charlotte 49ers; he played his senior season in Charlotte last year.
Posted at 3:51pm on Aug. 5, 2014
Concord High graduate Mac Ritchie set school records and became a collegiate national champion at Air Force; now he will train to become a pilot.
Posted at 10:32am on Aug. 1, 2014
Once the high school volleyball season starts in a couple weeks, Cabarrus teams will renew rivalries and vie for county and conference supremacy. But many of them have spent the last two months helping each other improve.
Posted at 8:14am on Jul. 30, 2014
Racing lured Sheldon Crouse from California to North Carolina at age 17, but after about three years of working on Legend cars, he turned his attention to becoming a first responder.
Posted at 3:46pm on Jul. 30, 2014
Former Charlotte 49er baseball player Stu Cole is in his second season as the Colorado Rockies third base coach.
Posted at 4:31pm on Jul. 30, 2014
Junior wide receiver Conner O’Donnell from cfa Academy verbally committed to Virginia Tech on July25.
Posted at 11:19am on Jul. 25, 2014
Several Cabarrus County softball players made the 2014 N.C. Softball Coaches Association all-state teams.
Posted at 11:27am on Jul. 23, 2014
Ever since brothers Bob and Dick Rahilly were teenagers, constructing powerful racing engines has consumed their lives, providing them with hundreds of trips to victory lane in several forms of racing.
Posted at 5:36pm on Jul. 24, 2014
Amy Newman recently won an essay contest allowing her to be a Mizuno golf professional.
Posted at 10:56am on Jul. 22, 2014
Charlotte 49ers baseball players Des Roberts and T.J. Nichting made their respective league’s all-star teams this summer.
Posted at 9:02am on Jul. 16, 2014
Throughout Bob Park’s racing career, the Concord resident was known for his accomplishments in the lightweight, powerful modifieds, but this year the 73-year-old driver has shown he can pilot cars with fenders just as well.
Posted at 2:23pm on Jul. 15, 2014
Women’s soccer’s biggest star brings former teammates in collegiate and international soccer to Cabarrus County to lead soccer camp for girls.
Posted at 10:08am on Jul. 14, 2014
Concord’s James Chapman won the gold medal for 15- to 17-year-old black-belt Olympic sparring at the 2014 AAU Taekwondo National Championships on July 2 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Posted at 2:20pm on Jul. 8, 2014
Kannapolis Intimidators have two sets of teammates who were on the same team before their professional careers.
Posted at 9:16am on Jul. 10, 2014
Dillon Faggart is a year-round athlete, participating in football, basketball and baseball, but the 16-year-old Concord resident knew he belonged in racing the first time he drove a Legend car.
Posted at 1:55pm on Jul. 10, 2014
Two Cabarrus County players were named to the N.C. Baseball Coaches Association 2014 All-State teams.
Posted at 10:37am on Jul. 8, 2014
Justin Seager joins two brothers and two Charlotte 49ers teammates playing professional baseball.
Posted at 11:03am on Jul. 3, 2014
A team with a perfect conference record and two teams that experienced dramatic turnarounds from last season highlighted the 2014 high school baseball season in Cabarrus County.