Posted at 12:03pm on May. 2, 2013
565 anglers competed April 27-28 event designed for amateur bass fishermen
Posted at 2:45pm on Apr. 30, 2013
From time to time, I try to answer questions posed by readers. The following are a few of the most frequently asked in recent weeks.
Posted at 10:22am on May. 1, 2013
Every once in a while, Lamar Briggs says, he catches himself daydreaming, picturing himself playing on a field in the major leagues.
Posted at 1:43pm on May. 2, 2013
Dominique Wilson seized the opportunity to be Lake Norman’s top pitcher and didn’t look back.
Posted at 5:12pm on Apr. 25, 2013
Malia Ellington says she is at her best when she is running against the best competition.
Posted at 12:42pm on Apr. 23, 2013
May is considered by many to be the best month of the year to fish on area lakes.
Posted at 12:31pm on Apr. 25, 2013
For more than an hour, the Charlotte Junior Checkers under-18 AA team thought it was out of the national championship tournament.
Posted at 10:48am on Apr. 19, 2013
Coming into this season, freshman Julia Grainda felt she was going to be part of something special, playing for her first school soccer team at Community School of Davidson.
Posted at 3:53pm on Apr. 18, 2013
Mike Hart has been on a lacrosse field for most of his life.
Posted at 3:48pm on Apr. 18, 2013
Patricia Thompson admits she was timid during her first couple of years on the Hopewell softball team.
Posted at 2:48pm on Apr. 18, 2013
For as long as he can remember, Darin Salter’s main passion in life has been baseball.
Posted at 11:33am on Apr. 17, 2013
The terminology used by fishermen to describe a not-so-large catch is very interesting
Posted at 10:35am on Apr. 12, 2013
Transfer has adjusted to the change of schools and last month verbally committed to play for the Charlotte 49ers in college.
Posted at 9:57am on Apr. 12, 2013
At the No. 1 spot on a co-ed team, she works hard and isn’t intimidated by male singles opponents.
Posted at 8:07am on Apr. 12, 2013
Normally a shortstop Devan Watts has put up dazzling numbers, shoring up the school’s depleted pitching staff.
Posted at 4:35pm on Apr. 9, 2013
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Posted at 11:53am on Apr. 9, 2013
David and Leighton Daniels play collegiate baseball at different schools, leaving their family to scramble to stay on top of both team schedules.
Posted at 3:23pm on Apr. 9, 2013
Kurt Busch says he’s always been a baseball fan and that he played the sport as a youth growing up in Las Vegas.
Posted at 9:54am on Apr. 10, 2013
Local angler and author Jake Bussolini has just published a new book titled “Jake’s Fishing Facts.” It is the fifth in what has turned out to be a series of books on how to catch freshwater fish.
Posted at 11:00am on Apr. 10, 2013
Excited about rejoining forces after going separate ways for a few years, coach and player knew they were taking on a daunting task: building an Eagles soccer program that had existed for only two years and collected only two wins.
Posted at 1:12pm on Apr. 9, 2013
Cannon School’s Anna Estep said she doesn’t know why she has a knack for putting the soccer ball in the back of the net.
Posted at 12:08pm on Apr. 10, 2013
Win streak after slow start shows team can contend for the 4A state title, starting catcher says.
Posted at 9:31am on Apr. 5, 2013
Conference championships in wrestling as well as in boys’ and girls’ swimming kept Hough on top of the I-Meck 4A Wells Fargo Conference Cup standings after the winter sports season. Lake Norman was second with Mallard Creek close behind in third. North Mecklenburg was fourth followed by Mooresville and Hopewell.
Posted at 11:02am on Apr. 5, 2013
Breaking a national record is a moment of pride for any athlete.
Posted at 1:02pm on Apr. 5, 2013
Over the past two seasons, the Davidson Day girls’ soccer team has been on a run, going 39-9-5, scoring 246 goals on their way to back-to-back NCISAA state championships (NCISAA 1A in 2011, NCISAA 2A in 2012).
Posted at 9:58am on Apr. 3, 2013
Thanks to the strength of the Texas Rangers’ farm system, the Hickory Crawdads’ roster for 2013 is stocked with talented players – including a couple of first-round draft choices – who should keep the team in the running for a playoff spot the entire season.
Posted at 3:41pm on Apr. 2, 2013
Craig Zalewa knew he would have a much larger role to play this year for his Hopewell baseball team to succeed.
Posted at 4:00pm on Mar. 28, 2013
Blake Fiest may be only a sophomore, but the Lake Norman Charter golfer acts like a veteran when he’s on the course.
Posted at 3:41pm on Apr. 2, 2013
Taylor and Carly Vaccaro grew up with lacrosse sticks in their hands.
Posted at 8:46am on Mar. 29, 2013
For the second consecutive season, Davidson men’s basketball players Jake Cohen and De’Mon Brooks were named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches all-district team. The honor makes the duo eligible for the NABC All-America team.
Posted at 3:45pm on Mar. 28, 2013
Garden worm lookalikes and other soft plastic versions of creepy crawlers have been catching bass for decades.
Posted at 3:22pm on Mar. 31, 2013
At one point in their lives, Angel and Leonard Campbell werent sure if they were going to able to have another child.
Posted at 5:53pm on Mar. 26, 2013
Courtney Carroll knew that more would be expected from her on the Hough girls soccer team this year.
Posted at 9:58am on Mar. 22, 2013
The 2012-13 basketball season was a year of firsts for several teams in the Lake Norman area.
Posted at 9:58am on Mar. 27, 2013
Sean Ryan didn’t look to coach his sons at the high-school level.
Posted at 1:16pm on Mar. 25, 2013
When Hunter Harvey takes the mound these days, 20 to 25 professional baseball scouts are usually on hand to watch the Bandys senior pitch, according to Trojans’ coach Frank Porter.
Posted at 12:14pm on Mar. 22, 2013
Hough’s Jimmy Cochran and Lake Norman’s Robert Little will coach at the Powerade State Games high school baseball showcase June 19-23.
Posted at 12:47pm on Mar. 19, 2013
In June, Lake Norman will host the 2013 United States Tennis Association League Adult State Championships, a four-day tournament that will draw roughly 1,500 players, ages 18 and older, from throughout North Carolina.
Posted at 12:18pm on Mar. 19, 2013
Is fishing better or worse than it used to be? This question is difficult to answer.
Posted at 3:08pm on Mar. 15, 2013
The Lake Norman region regularly produces some of the top girls’ basketball teams in the state.