Lake Norman | Sports


Fishing with Gus: Squads of sea birds signal schools of fish

Posted at 2:38pm on Oct. 14, 2014

When shad are chased to the surface by schools of hungry bass, perch or hybrids, things really get exciting. Hunry sea birds screech loudly between dives as they snare the fleeing shad with their sharp bill.

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.

Community School of Davidson, Hough play ‘Pink Out’ match for former coach

Posted at 8:42pm on Oct. 17, 2014

On Oct. 1, Community School of Davidson’s and Hough’s girls’ tennis teams turned their regular-season non-conference match into a “Pink Out” match in honor of Crystal Hamilton, who coached at CSD for six years before stepping down at the end of the 2013 season.

Longtime baseball coach Dick Cooke honored by Davidson

Posted at 3:52pm on Oct. 7, 2014

Dick Cooke, who recently began his 25th season as Davidson’s baseball coach, was honored with day of celebration Sept. 27.

Local anglers fare well at Lake Norman tournament

Posted at 4:02pm on Oct. 7, 2014

Does a home field advantage make a difference in a bass fishing tournament? It just may if you look at the statistics from last week’s tournament on Lake Norman.

Hybrid striped bass are tackle-busting fighters

Posted at 4:25pm on Oct. 7, 2014

The hybrid striped bass caught from Lake Norman in recent weeks are larger than average spotted bass and fight harder than a striped bass of equal size.

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.

This time, Community School of Davidson tennis players want a doubles tennis title

Posted at 8:50am on Oct. 8, 2014

Community School of Davidson’s Courtney Mudge and Marisa Deininger, opponents in last year’s NCHSAA 1A state singles final, teaming up this season to go for a state championship in doubles

Hough’s Mark Fields selected for All-American game

Posted at 2:39pm on Oct. 8, 2014

Hough senior football player Mark Fields II has been selected to play in the 2015 U.S. Army All-American Bowl on Jan. 3 in San Antonio.

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.