Posted at 9:19am on Mar. 27, 2014
Hough and SouthLake Christian lead the All-Lake Norman News wrestling team
Posted at 12:10pm on Mar. 27, 2014
Bandys senior Andrew Brotherton – the Mooresville News' wrestler of the year – wins NCHSAA 2A state title at 170 pounds after finishing second in the same weight class at last year's state championships.
Posted at 2:59pm on Mar. 26, 2014
The Wildcats Baseball team’s nine-game winning streak (from March 8-22) tied a single-season mark first set by the program in 1904 and last matched in 1964.
Posted at 2:46pm on Mar. 26, 2014
If you’re like most fishermen, you’ve broken a fishing rod or two over the years. It’s a traumatic experience to break one, particularly if it was passed down from a family member or had a history of catching big fish.
Posted at 4:45pm on Mar. 27, 2014
Neil Campolungo made his third career hole-in-one at Mooresville Golf Course March 19 during the Senior Golf League.
Posted at 3:48pm on Mar. 20, 2014
Pine Lake Prep sophomore Alyssa Marsh gets off to slow start in the preliminary rounds, but makes up for it with two record-shattering performances in the final round at the NCHSAA 1A/2A state championships in Raleigh.
Posted at 3:25pm on Mar. 20, 2014
The Balls Creek Bassmasters Club hosted its annual Jim Ledbetter Team Bass Tournament on March 8 – the 28th year that the charity fishing tournament has been held.
Posted at 9:33am on Mar. 19, 2014
Boat docks and piers are havens for largemouth and spotted bass. But with so many to choose from, it’s a daunting task to figure out which ones hold the most fish
Posted at 12:09pm on Mar. 19, 2014
Morganton Freedom star guard Chris Bridges said he thought there were so many fans at their 3A state championship basketball game in Chapel Hill that “it was like the town shut down so they could all come see us.”
Posted at 2:13pm on Mar. 13, 2014
Compiled by Gina Smith
Posted at 2:29pm on Mar. 13, 2014
After losing two key swimmers from last year’s team to graduation and moving up in classification this season, North Lincoln High boys swim coach Adam Fier didn’t expect the Knights to have the same level of success as in past years.
Posted at 3:03pm on Mar. 13, 2014
Hough coach Tim Queen is All-Lake Norman News coach of the year. SouthLake Christian’s John Baker is swimmer of the year.
Posted at 10:26am on Mar. 14, 2014
David Cooke started fishing at age 6 and turned pro in 1999. When General Mills was his sponsor, his face appeared on four kinds of Hamburger Helper in every Walmart in the country.
Posted at 12:44pm on Mar. 14, 2014
Compiled by Gina Smith
Posted at 3:46pm on Mar. 11, 2014
Economics lecture: Alexander Field, the Orradre Professor of Economics at Santa Clara University and former executive director of the Economic History Association, will give the annual Phi Beta Kappa lecture 8 p.m. March 20 in Tyler-Tallman Hall of Sloan Music Center.
Posted at 10:14am on Mar. 12, 2014
Here are a few unscientific reasons anglers use when buying fishing lures.
Posted at 11:56am on Mar. 14, 2014
Hough swimmer Heather Merritt joined Kathleen Baker, Rebecca Postoll and Lauren Rhodes to break two 800-yard freestyle relay age group national records.
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 11:14am on Mar. 12, 2014
The pinnacle of the Davidson wrestling program’s season came this past Saturday, March 8th, when two of the 16 wrestlers on the Wildcats roster successfully punched their tickets to the NCAA tournament.
Posted at 3:03pm on Mar. 7, 2014
Davidson Day senior and Air Force Academy signee Kyle Fuller is shooting to go out on top.
Posted at 1:38pm on Mar. 7, 2014
The North Lincoln’s boys’ golf team fell just a few shots shy of winning its first state championship last year.
Posted at 2:29pm on Mar. 6, 2014
Community School of Davidson junior, Malia Ellington, is one of top runners in the state, nation
Posted at 9:18am on Mar. 5, 2014
When fish are shallow, they’re easier to catch. And that is where they will be for the next few months, so break out your shallow running plugs, topwater lures and floating worms and enjoy what is expected to be a great spring fishing season.
Posted at 3:37pm on Feb. 27, 2014
Last year, Statesville Christian’s boys’ tennis team capped one of the program’s most successful seasons ever with a state championship.
Posted at 2:35pm on Feb. 27, 2014
Defending 1A state champions move into class 2A, Big South conference
Posted at 2:16pm on Feb. 27, 2014
The Wildcats have hired a local product – in Charlotte Country Day alum, Derham Cato – to coach their offensive line and tight ends this coming season.
Posted at 2:53pm on Feb. 24, 2014
Two golfers had their first career holes-in-one at Mooresville Golf Course on Feb.23.
Posted at 2:52pm on Feb. 25, 2014
Both largemouth and spotted bass make nests, known as beds, to rear their young. They make them by clearing away silt and other debris with their tails. Should a predator invade the nest, it is quickly chased away by a parent. Knowing this, anglers toss lures into the bed hoping that one of the parents will pick it up.
Posted at 1:22pm on Feb. 26, 2014
Harrison Burton, son of NASCAR driver and NBC Sports analyst Jeff Burton, surprised many in the motorsports community by winning two pro late model races in the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing at New Smyrna (Fla.) Speedway. However, he’s learning lessons off the track as well as on it, donating 30 percent of his winnings to charities supported by his sponsor.
Posted at 11:36am on Feb. 21, 2014
Last season, Lake Norman High’s girls’ lacrosse team fell a game short of playing for its first state championship and two games shy of an undefeated season.
Posted at 9:50am on Feb. 21, 2014
Former North Meck, Appalachian State player, Aaron Rabozzi, leads Hough girls’ lacrosse team
Posted at 2:58pm on Feb. 20, 2014
Three weeks ago Davidson men’s soccer coach Matt Spear announced the addition of eight newcomers to the Wildcats roster for the 2014 season. Of the eight recruits, three hail from North Carolina and one – Nathan Marder – is from right here in Charlotte.
Posted at 11:32pm on Feb. 19, 2014
Lake Norman Charter senior, Petey Fabian, is shooting for a big senior season
Posted at 1:54pm on Feb. 18, 2014
Snow, sleet and cold have kept fishermen off the lake this winter. As they hang out at bait and tackle shops, some complain about the weather, and others share their favorite fish tales.
Posted at 10:23am on Feb. 19, 2014
Clay Rogers has won the Pro Cup Series championship a record five times. He’s also competed in two of NASCAR’s top three touring series as well as ARCA, but this year he’s focusing on super late models, which he believes provides the toughest competition.
Posted at 4:42pm on Feb. 13, 2014
Josh Ladowski was a seventh-grader when Lake Norman High’s baseball team won its first, and only, North Carolina High School Athletic Association state championship.
Posted at 3:02pm on Feb. 13, 2014
Bandys High softball coach Randi Keith has reason to feel good about the Trojans’ prospects for the 2014 high school season.
Posted at 2:07pm on Feb. 13, 2014
North Meck senior, UNC signee Ryder Ryan looks to make major impact on mound and at the plate
Posted at 11:33am on Feb. 13, 2014
The Lake Norman Marine Commission will have a budget of nearly $105,000 for the 2014-2015 fiscal year, if the requested funding is received from each of the four counties surrounding Lake Norman
Posted at 1:10pm on Feb. 13, 2014
In January, Davidson wrestler Kevin Birmingham went 7-1 with six pins, while recording wins over a pair of nationally ranked opponents – No. 24 Justin Arthur (Clarion) and No. 27 Matt Frisch (The Citadel). For his efforts, the 149-pound junior was named the Southern Conference’s Wrestler of the Month, becoming the first Wildcat ever to receive the honor.