Posted at 9:58am on Jul. 3, 2014
Four local divers were named 2014 NISCA/Speedo Girls’ One Meter Diving All-Americans.
Posted at 3:46pm on Jul. 2, 2014
Lake Norman junior second baseman Zach Little named player of the year, while long-time Wildcats coach Robert Little earns coach of the year award.
Posted at 12:22pm on Jul. 2, 2014
After Bruce Silver moved to Davidson eight years ago and located his company’s headquarters in Concord, it didn’t take the owner of Racing Electronics long to determine his new hobby: racing Legend cars.
Lake Norman High School seniorMacKenzie Winslow worked the field to become the Wildcats’ No. 1 pitcher
Posted at 12:03pm on Jun. 27, 2014
It took three years of spot work and playing at other positions on Lake Norman’s softball team before MacKenzie Winslow became the Wildcats’ No. 1 pitcher. Once she got there as a senior, Winslow turned in some career-best numbers for Lake Norman, and earned the Mooresville News’ player of the year honors.
Posted at 2:44pm on Jun. 26, 2014
North Mecklenburg senior Ryder Ryan and his father, Vikings’ head coach Sean, earn area player, coach of the year honors
Posted at 8:41am on Jun. 26, 2014
Community School of Davidson, Lake Norman High and Hough won their respective conference’s 2013-14 Wells Fargo Conference Cup.
Posted at 1:16pm on Jun. 25, 2014
At age 12, Enzo Fittipaldi is in his first season of Legend competition, but a limited late model test is already on the horizon for the grandson of two-time Formula One champion and Indianapolis 500 winner Emerson Fittipaldi.
Posted at 9:41am on Jun. 20, 2014
At age 16, California native Steven Cantrell bid his family farewell and moved 3,000 miles to North Carolina to enter Mooresville’s NASCAR Technical Institute. Now 22, Cantrell races Legend cars part-time and works full-time at Stewart-Haas Racing on Kurt Busch’s NASCAR Sprint Cup team.
Lake Norman's Amanda Karlsson, Pine Lake Prep's Kimberly Gordon earn Mooresville News girls’ soccer honors
Posted at 12:07pm on Jun. 20, 2014
Lake Norman’s Amanda Karlsson is the Mooresville News girls’ soccer player of the year and Pine Lake Prep’s Kimberly Gordon is coach of the year.
Posted at 11:51am on Jun. 20, 2014
The Hough High girls’ soccer team finished the season at No. 1 in the final National Soccer Coaches Association of America national rankings.
Posted at 11:12am on Jun. 18, 2014
Travis Byrd and Jake “Ziggy” Ziegler were buddies, always working on race cars and enjoying the sport together. When Ziegler was killed last October in a car wreck it was tough on Byrd. This year, Byrd decided to use his race car to help Ziegler’s parents raise funds for a scholarship they have created in their son’s memory at Bandys High School.
Posted at 2:41pm on Jun. 17, 2014
Lake Norman’s red and green channel markers do more than identify river and creek channels. They also identifying some of the best fishing spots.
Posted at 8:01pm on Jun. 20, 2014
Mooresville Highs Barclay Marsh is retiring after more than 30 years as a teacher, coach and athletic director.
Posted at 2:27pm on Jun. 12, 2014
Hough’s Marnie Merritt is the Lake Norman News girls’ soccer player of the year. Hough’s David Smith and Community School of Davidson’s Chad Solomonson share coach of the year honors.
Posted at 8:24am on Jun. 13, 2014
Bandys High pole vaulter Nathan Flowers is the Mooresville News boys’ track and field athlete of the year. North Lincoln’s Jerry Castro is coach of the year.
Posted at 10:39am on Jun. 13, 2014
Pine Lake Prep senior baseball player Will Welborne signed to play at Belmont Abbey next season.
Posted at 10:28am on Jun. 12, 2014
This past school year, Mount Mourne IB Middle fielded baseball teams at both the varsity and junior varsity level, the school's first interscholastic athletic programs.
Posted at 10:01am on Jun. 12, 2014
J.P. Morgan was 22 years old before he started driving race cars. Now, he possesses 13 Pro Cup Series victories, two series championships and is planning his entrance into NASCAR’s K&N Pro Series East.
Posted at 11:18am on Jun. 12, 2014
Plans for a $20 million baseball complex in Mooresville have been abandoned, and the 170 acres of vacant, wooded property just west of Interstate 77 where the fields were to be built will be sold, development officials say.
Posted at 9:03am on Jun. 6, 2014
Hopewell’s Nicholas Lawson is Lake Norman News runner of the year and his coach, Michelle LaPointe, is coach of the year. Davidson Day’s Ricky Smith is the area’s field athlete of the year.
Posted at 12:01pm on Jun. 6, 2014
Former East Mecklenburg boys’ basketball coach Jason Grube will be the new head coach at Hough next year.
Posted at 5:47pm on Jun. 5, 2014
North Lincoln’s Allie Castro and South Iredell’s Julia Scoles share Mooresville News girls’ track athlete of the year honors.
Posted at 9:07am on Jun. 4, 2014
Modified racing and the Bohn family have been synonymous for three generations. It began in Wall, N.J., with Parker Bohn, continued with his son Eddie and now has migrated to North Carolina with grandson Danny.
Posted at 12:22pm on May. 30, 2014
Former North Mecklenburg High girls’ golfer Katie Kirk won the Carolinas Women’s Amateur Championship May 22 at Wachesaw Plantation Club in Murrells Inlet.
Posted at 11:09am on May. 30, 2014
Lake Norman High’s Greg Dow is the Mooresville News boys’ tennis player of the year. Pine Lake Prep’s Paul Ebenhoeh is coach of the year.
Posted at 4:11pm on May. 29, 2014
Community School of Davidson’s Malia Ellington, Hopewell’s Olivia Walker and East Lincoln’s Melvin Morrison take home area honors.
Posted at 7:42am on May. 29, 2014
A loss two weeks ago concluded the winningest season in Davidson baseball history. The Wildcats earned a program-record 29 wins.
Posted at 8:58am on May. 29, 2014
Nearly 10 years ago, Huntersville resident and physician assistant Bill Heisel saw a need for a motorsports program to keep over-the-wall NASCAR crewmen performing at their peak. Today he’s joined by physical therapist Ken Breath, also of Huntersville, and athletic trainer Angela Sneed of Mooresville as they treat the motorsports athletes in the shops and at the track.
Posted at 11:46am on May. 23, 2014
Woodlawn School has been accepted as a provisional member of the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association for the 2014-15 school year, according to a release from the school.
Posted at 9:24am on May. 23, 2014
North Lincoln’s Alston Taylor is the All-Mooresville News boys’ golfer of the year. Pine Lake Prep’s Adam Triplett is coach of the year.
Posted at 5:28pm on May. 22, 2014
Cannon School’s Pat Whisenant is the Cabarrus News boys’ golf coach of the year. Will Gordon is golfer of the year.
Posted at 9:34am on May. 23, 2014
Humpy Wheeler and his grandson will compete in the Great Race in a Hudson designed to be a replica of the character Doc Hudson in the Pixar movie Cars.
Posted at 12:40pm on May. 16, 2014
Hough High defensive back Mark Fields and athlete Carl Tucker are among 17 North Carolina rising senior football players nominated for the U.S. Army All-American Bowl.
Posted at 1:43pm on May. 15, 2014
Bandys seniors Andrew Blake and J. Will Edwards were a late-season pairing in doubles, but they went on to advance to the NCHSAA 2A state tournament.
Posted at 12:14pm on May. 15, 2014
Hough’s Patrick Cover is the All-Lake Norman News boys’ golfer of the year. His coach, Erik Herberth, is coach of the year.
Posted at 1:25pm on May. 13, 2014
Garfish in Lake Norman look scary but leave humans alone.
Posted at 12:46pm on May. 14, 2014
Richard Fountain is just the second three-time NCAA qualifier from Davidson College and the program’s first three-time all-conference selection in its 77-year existence.
Posted at 12:59pm on May. 14, 2014
For 19-year-old Myatt Snider, the 2014 racing season had a tough beginning, but the Belmont resident hopes his seventh-place finish in the recent Denny Hamlin Short Track Showdown signals a turnaround.
Posted at 3:25pm on May. 15, 2014
Richard Heinrich was no stranger to the Boston Marathon, having run it every year since 2010.
Posted at 1:31pm on May. 13, 2014
On their return trip to the Boston Marathon in April, Kim Atkins and Krista Schoenewolf could tell right away there was something different about this year’s event.