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Fishing with Capt. Gus: This song has a fishy smell

Posted at 12:50pm on Dec. 16, 2014

Enjoy Capt. Gus’ 2014 version of “The Twelve Days of Christmas.”

Skiers to bare soles in 37th Lake Norman New Year’s Day Barefoot Challenge

Posted at 8:40am on Dec. 17, 2014

The Lake Norman New Year’s Day Barefoot Challenge – now in its 37th year, and hosted by the Carolina Show Ski Team – is one of the nation’s most unique barefoot water skiing competitions.

John Hunter Nemechek caps season with Snowball Derby victory

Posted at 9:00am on Dec. 18, 2014

John Hunter Nemechek didn’t let a lack of sleep keep him from pulling off a bold move in the closing laps of the Snowball Derby to secure a victory and cap off the 2014 season.

Fishing with Capt. Gus: Plan for great fishing over the holidays

Posted at 12:22pm on Dec. 9, 2014

Not only is the fishing excellent, but there are usually several mild days between Christmas and New Year’s Day.

New crop of Bandys girls’ basketball players want chance at state title

Posted at 8:15am on Dec. 11, 2014

Bandys girls’ basketball made it to the state finals for the first time in 20 years last season. The Trojans hope to do it again despite losing two Division I players.

Davidson wrestlers advance in the Wolfpack Open

Posted at 3:36pm on Dec. 4, 2014

Davidson’s wrestling team had two wrestlers advance to the semifinals and two others to the quarterfinals at the Wolfpack Open tournament, held Nov. 16 in Raleigh.

Fishing with Gus: Diving birds lead to big catches

Posted at 12:15pm on Dec. 2, 2014

If you are among the many who believe sea birds are where the fish are, seek them out.

On the track: Kodie Conner quickly establishes himself as PASS Pro Late Model contender

Posted at 8:50am on Dec. 3, 2014

At age 13, Kodie Conner has quickly established himself as a victory contender in the Pro All Star Series, finishing fourth two consecutive years in the Pro Late Model standings.

Alison Cooke’s position change pays off for Wingate volleyball

Posted at 11:54am on Dec. 3, 2014

Former North Mecklenburg High volleyball player Alison Cooke moved from hitter to setter at Wingate.

SouthLake wrestler Hamilton Hewitt goes for 4th straight title

Posted at 11:55am on Nov. 25, 2014

SouthLake Christian senior wrestler Hamilton Hewitt goes for his fourth straight NCISAA title. He would be the first to win four since 2009.