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.
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
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.
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.
Posted at 11:53am on Oct. 2, 2014
Sept. 25, Krissie Newman dedicate the ground on the family’s 87-acre Rescue Ranch in Statesville where a pet memorial garden will open next spring.
Posted at 3:47pm on Oct. 1, 2014
Much to the delight of fishermen, October finds fewer pleasure boats plying the waters of Lake Norman, while cooling water temperatures help to improve fishing.
Posted at 12:22pm on Oct. 1, 2014
Gardner-Webb redshirt senior Seth Cranfill, a Bandys High graduate and Sherrills Ford native, set the Big South record for career receptions by a tight end.
Posted at 4:12pm on Oct. 1, 2014
After two straight losing seasons, SouthLake Christian’s volleyball team is in good position to return to NCISAA playoffs. Entering the final week of the regular season, SouthLake Christian is 14-4 overall and undefeated (12-0) in the Metrolina Athletic Conference.
Posted at 2:28pm on Sep. 23, 2014
There is a lot of talk about the one that got away – and how big a fish might have been.
Posted at 5:07pm on Sep. 24, 2014
More than two dozen athletes spent the weekend at the Lake Norman Yacht Club on Sept. 20-21 competing in the second-annual Special Olympics Sailing Regatta.
Posted at 12:32pm on Sep. 24, 2014
Taylor Stricklin’s 2014 racing season was full of uncertainty when the year began; however, by September the 25-year-old Mount Ulla resident possessed a limited late-model track championship at Hickory Motor Speedway.
Posted at 10:49am on Sep. 19, 2014
Community School of Davidson junior running back Joey Bernardini is setting records as the Spartans get off to a 3-1 start.
Posted at 11:21am on Sep. 17, 2014
Bull red drum are sought after by anglers on the Atlantic and Gulf coasts for their fighting ability, size and great taste.
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 3:46pm on Sep. 18, 2014
Hannah and Olivia Archer lead Lake Norman Charter's girls tennis team to 8-0 start, including a decisive win over 10-time NCHSAA 2A dual-team champs Salisbury
Posted at 5:20pm on Sep. 11, 2014
Davidson cross country sweeps men’s and women’s individual and team titles at 2014 Eye Opener Invitational meet Sept. 5 in Spartanburg, S.C.
Posted at 12:06pm on Sep. 10, 2014
Tired of fishing the same old way?
Posted at 4:03pm on Sep. 10, 2014
Leroy Holden is back at North Mecklenburg as a part-time interim athletics director. “I never though I’d be back here,” he said.
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 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 10:33am on Sep. 4, 2014
The Pine Lake Prep football team started the season 2-0 after going 0-10 in 2013.
Posted at 2:56pm on Sep. 2, 2014
It has taken a few years, but hybrid striped bass now are being caught with some regularity by Lake Norman fishermen.
Posted at 2:47pm on Sep. 3, 2014
Trey Ramsey is the new head baseball coach at Lake Norman High after spending two years as an assistant at Providence High.
Posted at 12:25pm on Aug. 27, 2014
Renovations to playing surface at Belk Turf Field finished in time for Wildcats' field hockey season; fundraising for Vance Athletic Complex surpasses $13.3M goal three years ahead of schedule
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 2:32pm on Aug. 26, 2014
According to a report compiled and published by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission in May 2014, there were 143 boating accidents statewide during 2013.
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 4:22pm on Aug. 20, 2014
Davidson’s men’s and women’s tennis programs will have a new place to play their home matches next year once work is complete on a dozen new hard-surface tennis courts.
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 10:20am on Aug. 20, 2014
How times have changed for Lenoir-Rhyne football.
Posted at 2:39pm on Aug. 19, 2014
While no-wake buoys serve as reminders around bridges, boat-access areas and certain marinas, the regulation is in effect even where warnings aren’t present.
Posted at 2:51pm on Aug. 19, 2014
The widespread revamping planned for the Mooresville golf course is proceeding on schedule.
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 4:10pm on Aug. 21, 2014
Three SouthLake Christian Academy basketball players helped Proskills Select Basketball’s 16U Gold squad win at the 2014 AAU Nationals Showcase July 23-26 in Louisville, Ky.
Posted at 12:06pm on Aug. 15, 2014
Two Lake Norman area girls’ soccer coaches were named state head coaches of the year by the National Soccer Coaches Association.
Posted at 11:52am on Aug. 15, 2014
The Lake Norman High boys’ cross country team is confident in its talent, despite the loss of Patrick Sheehan to graduation.
Posted at 10:54am on Aug. 15, 2014
CSD senior, Courtney Mudge looks to repeat as 1A state champion and more
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 1:47pm on Aug. 18, 2014
New Davidson Day quarterback Anthony DiGioia relishes the chance to take over the Patriot offense.