Lake Norman & Mooresville

Sports briefs

Biker takes 1st place

Jay Fesperman of Davidson won top honors in the 13-14 year old category at the U.S. Cycling Downhill Mountain Bike National Championship in Granby, Colo., July 17.

Fesperman, 14, pedaled five seconds ahead of the second-place finisher. He received a medal along with a stars-and-stripes jersey.

Davidson tourney

Davidson will host the East Zone South Region Tournament for Bronco baseball's 11-12 division Friday through Sunday at McEver Fields . The winner will participate in the Bronco World Series.

Showcase tryouts

The Copperheads showcase baseball team will hold tryouts Aug. 7 at 11 a.m. for rising juniors and seniors. For more information, contact coach Tim Wyatt at