Nearly 700 disc golfers, including numerous locals, will be in the Lake Norman area July 21-28 for the 2018 Professional Disc Golf Association Amateur World Championships.
It has always appealed to A.J. Whisenant that soccer is like a universal language, and Jordan Hall tends to agree. He enjoys playing soccer whether he’s speaking English or German.
Golfers from across the nation will compete in the 71st U.S. Junior Amateur at New Jersey’s Baltusrol Golf Club July 16-21, and recent Hough High graduate Ben Woodruff is excited to face them.
Lately I’ve been catching so many white perch in my cast net that I have a hard time getting to the shad and herring I’m trying to catch. Some anglers consider the presence of white perch in local waters to be a good thing, but many others think these fish are a destructive nuisance. Let’s t…
T.J. Albert is self-aware enough to know he’s prone to hyperbole, and the Community School of Davidson baseball coach admits he’s only stepped foot inside a few dozen high school baseball stadiums in North and South Carolina.
Summer water temperatures are rising through the 80-degree range, which makes proper handling of the fish we’re catching a more important practice than any other time of year. Several factors combine to make being caught and released in warm water a tougher experience for all fish but especi…
Michael Russell’s steady climb through the Tampa Bay Rays system has him back in the Tar Heel State and playing for perhaps the country’s most famous minor league team.
Hannah Early thinks of her dad often these days, and when she does, she can smile and remember the good times, the love he gave, the goofy jokes he’d tell and how he picked just the right moments to speak up at one of her Hopewell High or Davidson College basketball games.
HUNTERSVILLE – Caroline Coleman was the only female from Pine Lake Prep selected to play in the Jimmy V All-Star Classic at Lake Norman Charter June 2, but she found herself among teammates anyway.
DAVIDSON – A few weeks after hosting the Symetra Classic pro golf event, those at River Run Country Club are beginning to prepare for next year’s tournament, the second in a two-year deal with the official qualifying tour of the Ladies Pro Golf Association (LPGA).
HUNTERSVILLE – Drexler Clark, a fleet-footed guard who could dart from baseline to baseline in a blink, graduated from Hough High in 2013, the year before the Jimmy V All-Star Classic was first held.
HUNTERSVILLE – In 2013, the Lake Norman Charter girls soccer team reached the state final for the first time and won the 1A state championship by an unusual score.
How many watercraft can safely operate one lake at the same time? I don’t know but we’re fixin’ to find out. Summer’s here, and as the area’s population continues to grow, it’s more critical now than ever that all boat operators, and their passengers, make safety their No. 1 priority on the …
HUNTERSVILLE – As much state-level success as Lake Norman Charter has had in cross country, the Knights have never really considered themselves serious contenders for team championships in track and field.
HUNTERSVILLE – It was a hot, sun-drenched afternoon at SouthLake Christian Saturday, May 19 when members of the Eagles lacrosse team quietly and secretly lifted the water cooler, crouched behind a few teammates screening their movements and headed in the direction of unsuspecting head coach …
HUNTERSVILLE – Perhaps the most cliché of all sports clichés indicates that offense wins games and defense wins championships, and if that’s truly the case, the Lake Norman Charter girls soccer team likes its chances.
CORNELIUS – Hough High’s 10-3 win over Lake Norman May 3 did more than break the tie between the I-Meck 4A’s regular season co-champions and give the Huskies league tournament hardware.
The Christ the King Catholic girls soccer team concluded the regular season with a 12-0-2 record, which coach Andy Rendon credits to an improving team chemistry among the team’s veterans and newcomers.
After top performances on the conference level, local track and field athletes head to regionals Saturday, May 12 with hopes of qualifying for the upcoming state championships.
HUNTERSVILLE – Aaron McMellon has changed during his time playing baseball for the Hopewell High Titans, and not just in terms of the senior’s development into a physically imposing 6-foot, 215-pound catcher and the Titans’ top offensive weapon.
The Hough High golf team won its third regional championship Tuesday, leading the field at the 4A West Regional at Mooresville Golf Club and qualifying for its seventh state tournament in eight seasons.
HUNTERSVILLE – A year after ending Forestview’s conference dominance in golf, winning regionals and placing second in the 2A state tournament, the Lake Norman Charter Knights are champions of the South Fork 2A Conference.
DAVIDSON – On the street, on campus and around the ballpark, Davidson College baseball coach Dick Cooke has been asked the same questions many times this season, which is the first after his W…
CORNELIUS – Adam Olmstead saw a lot that he liked when he began considering coaching the Hough High boys lacrosse team, but the advantages really all boiled down to one word: potential.
“I see the moon the moon sees me. God bless the moon, God bless me.” The first verse to this poem is one of my earliest memories. I’m sure it contributed to my lifelong curiosity about the nig…
Bobby Lutz wants to coach college basketball again, and he’s enthusiastic about that opportunity.
DAVIDSON – The regular season ended in a notable way for the Davidson Wildcats, and the 63-61 win over first-place Rhode Island, then the 17th ranked team in the country, on March 2 provided c…
CORNELIUS – Up and down his Hough High lineup card, Huskies coach Jimmy Cochran scribbles the names of players who will one day play college baseball.
HUNTERSVILLE – Ayden Yates turned 16 on March 5, and the Lake Norman Charter soccer standout celebrated the best way she knew how.
DAVIDSON – From Davidson coach Bob McKillop’s viewpoint, Rhode Island’s Jared Terrell was “just a fingertip away” from ending Davidson’s night in a much different way.
DAVIDSON – This time a year ago, there were three 2,000-point scorers in the century-plus history of the Davidson men’s basketball program.
From growing up in Huntersville to leading Lake Norman High to the 2010 4A state title to dancing the “Nae Nae” after helping Mercer upset Duke in the 2014 NCAA Tournament, Kevin Canevari has …
MOORESVILLE – The Pine Lake Prep boys basketball team won 19 games, the PAC-7 regular season title, had a 12-game win streak and reached the round of 16 in the 1A state playoffs.
GREENSBORO – There is a private school swimming state power being built on the eastern edge of Huntersville.
HUNTERSVILLE – There was some shock and disappointment but also a great deal of pride when the end came for the North Meck Vikings in the third round of the 4A basketball state playoffs Feb. 24.
1. The Symetra Classic is the first women’s pro golf event to be held at River Run Country Club
HUNTERSVILLE – It’s possible to beat the North Meck High Vikings on their home floor. Sure, it’s possible.
MOORESVILLE – The Pine Lake Prep boys basketball team entered the 1A state playoffs this week with a first-round bye and a chance to redeem itself.
It’s state playoff time in high school basketball, and if anyone in the Lake Norman area knows what that means, it’s Leroy Holden, a 2016 N.C. High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame inductee.
HUNTERSVILLE – The North Meck High Vikings left little doubt in the I-Meck 4A this basketball season.
CARY – Three straight 4A state titles and five in eight years.
Conference championship games for basketball are held tonight. Here are the local teams battling for a title:
MOORESVILLE — Pine Lake Prep is sending seven divers to the 1A/2A state championships this weekend, and two have the last name Yeakley.
HUNTERSVILLE – For Avery Gambill, it’s simply an honor.
HUNTERSVILLE – The gym at Lake Norman Charter School is not just another gym to the Williams family. It’s like a second home.