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.
MOORESVILLE – With a wireless microphone sticking out of his back pocket, Denver’s John Wilcox walks between the third-base dugout and a Disney-themed inflatable bounce house, approaches a chainlink gate that refuses to stay closed and turns to the group of a dozen or more children following…
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.
GREENSBORO – The N.C. High School Athletic Association track and field state championships were held May 19-20 at N.C. A&T State University, and a number of Mooresville athletes placed in the top five.
MOORESVILLE – Mooresville High softball coach Ally Davis saw something she liked when rival Lake Norman rallied late against her Blue Devils in the I-Meck 4A tournament final May 3.
MOORESVILLE – It’s state playoff time in lacrosse, and after making two state finals appearances the last three years, the Lake Norman High Lady Wildcats are aiming high once again.
MOORESVILLE – Steve Rankin likes his new hall of fame ring just fine, don’t get him wrong. And he enjoys being a part of the 2018 induction class of the N.C. Athletic Directors Association Hall of Fame as well.
MOORESVILLE – Ty Wigginton is in his third season as Lake Norman High’s baseball coach, and the former major league infielder is enjoying this phase of his career.
Strike calls, bang-bang plays at second base and the intricacies of the rulebook make life interesting for an umpire, the often-criticized-but-necessary arbitrator of baseball and softball games.
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 lived a basketball life.
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.
MOORESVILLE – Nine wrestlers from Mooresville High are headed to this weekend’s 4A state championships at the Greensboro Coliseum after punching their tickets with top-four performances at the 4A West Regionals at Hough High Feb. 10.
MOORESVILLE – It’s championship season in high school wrestling, and the Lake Norman Wildcats are following the lead of standout juniors Will Edmiston and Nathan Dugan, who medaled at the 4A state tournament a year ago.
HUNTERSVILLE – Lake Norman High swimmer Gracie Steelhammer is now the answer to an I-Meck 4A Conference trivia question: Who was the only female, from somewhere other than Hough High, to win an event at the I-Meck championships?
MOORESVILLE – Mooresville-based Lake Norman Soccer Club (LNSC) has been recognized by the North Carolina Youth Soccer Association as that organization’s Academy Association of the Year.
MOORESVILLE – At first, DeMarcus Johnson wasn’t thrilled about playing in the post. He’ll admit that.
MOORESVILLE – There were around a dozen rows of bleachers on the home side of the old gym at Mooresville High School and six on the other.
Another year is in the books, and it was an eventful one for high school teams in and around Mooresville.
Jarrett Nagy, Hough, RB/LB
MOORESVILLE – At about 9:30 the morning of Dec. 12, Mooresville High Athletic Director Kevin Wilson sent out a press release via email announcing that head football coach Marty Paxton had resigned.
2017 All-Lake Soccer
MOORESVILLE – The Mooresville High girls basketball team won against Northwest Cabarrus, 37-23, in its first game of the season Nov. 17.
MOORESVILLE – After a strong showing in its third-round game, the top-seeded Pine Lake Prep soccer team fell, 1-0, to 12-seeded Mount Airy High Saturday, Nov. 11.
WHEATON, Ill. – Wheaton College student Courtney Rockness of Mooresville was named to the 2017 women’s cross country team roster.
MOORESVILLE – Mooresville High’s boys soccer team reached the state 4A playoffs and got two rounds deep before being eliminated.
1. Hough (8-3)
MOORESVILLE – When Taylor Cullen first played varsity basketball at Mooresville High, as a freshman, she was a raw talent with a long way to go.
MOORESVILLE – Alex Cluff saw it happen enough times last season that he’s determined not to let it happen again in his senior season of basketball at Pine Lake Prep.
KERNERSVILLE – Pine Lake Prep senior Conrad Phillips will lead a contingent of cross country stars from the Mooresville Weekly area into the state championship races on Saturday, Nov. 4, at th…
1. Hough (7-3)
MOORESVILLE – With the state high school football playoffs just three weeks away, Mooresville and Lake Norman appear headed in different directions.
SOUTHERN PINES – Pine Lake Prep senior Payton Newsome shot a two-day plus-44 to finish tied for 23rd in the Women’s 1A/2A Golf State Championship at Longleaf Golf and Family Club.
MOORESVILLE – With the state volleyball playoffs just ahead, Pine Lake Prep’s girls have been busy making adjustments and weathering a storm of injuries.
MOORESVILLE – Running back Cole Jackson’s touchdown run in the opening minutes of the fourth quarter carried visiting Mooresville High past archrival Lake Norman, 14-10, in I-Meck 4A football …
1. North Meck (7-1)
Blue Devils’ girls win title
MOORESVILLE – They have only three wins between them – Mooresville High has two and Lake Norman has one – but the Friday, Oct. 13 crosstown varsity football battle has a much greater value th…