Mooresville Sports

SOCCER PLAYOFFS: Lake Norman Charter gets two hat tricks in Round 2 rout


HUNTERSVILLE – Have the playoffs started yet for Lake Norman Charter? The top-seeded Lady Knights soccer team won their second straight game by the mercy rule, taking down St. Stephens 9-0 Thursday in the second round of the 3A state playoffs. Forwards Eliza Rich and Haven Stanley each notched hat tricks for a second straight game, as center-back Reese Robinson […]

Lake Norman High softball coach arrested for sex-related charges


MOORESVILLE – The softball coach at Lake Norman High School was arrested Wednesday on felony sex-related charges. According to the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office, LNHS staff members notified the School Resource Officer Tuesday about a female student at the school who had allegedly received a voicemail from 58-year-old Thomas Patrick “Tommy” Strahan talking about a sexual act. When the Iredell […]

Pine Lake runs into experienced juggernaut in state tennis finals


GREENSBORO – Pine Lake Prep fell one step short of repeating as boys tennis state champions, losing to N.C. School of Science & Math in the 2A title match May 14. The Pride picked up wins from its top two players, singles state champ Tyler Ramanata (6-2, 6-0) and freshman Dylan Patel (6-3, 6-2). But in the match that was […]

SOFTBALL PLAYOFFS: Correll dazzles for Mustangs; Mooresville falls to Deal, Eagles

DENVER – East Lincoln pitcher Leah Correll gave up just one infield single, and the top-seeded Mustangs got past No. 8 Hibriten 2-1 Tuesday in the third round of the 3A softball playoffs. Correll did have her fair share of traffic on the basepaths, however. She walked six batters and struck out four, but was otherwise dominant enough to continue […]

See who Lake Norman girls soccer teams are playing in the first round of playoffs

The N.C. High School Athletic Association released the playoff brackets for girls soccer Friday. Last year’s 2A state champion, Lake Norman Charter, is the top seed in the 3A West after only losing to Hough this season. In 4A, 3-seed Hough will look to at least replicate the boys team’s run to the state title. All six schools from the […]

SOFTBALL PLAYOFFS: Hough falls to Hickory Ridge in high scoring affair

CORNELIUS – A high-scoring affair ended with the potential winning run on base that gave the Hickory Ridge softball team an 11-10 victory over Hough in the second round of the 4A playoffs. The Ragin’ Bulls from Harrisburg entered the seventh inning with a one-run lead that everyone in the stadium knew wasn’t going to be enough based on the […]

See how lake-area teams fared in the second round of the baseball playoffs

Three of the Denver-area schools won their second-round playoff games Thursday night, with North Lincoln winning 2-1 in walkoff fashion after Crest tied the game at 1 in the top of the seventh. Meanwhile, Lake Norman High played its second straight extra-inning game, but fell at home to South Meck. And the two teams remaining in the Catawba Shores 1A/2A, […]

State champs from Langtree, Pine Lake lead LKN tennis prowess


Two lake-area tennis players brought home singles state championships May 7, with both coming from the Catawba Shores conference’s Mooresville schools.  Ramanata repeats A bump up to a higher classification didn’t affect Tyler Ramanata one bit. Pine Lake Prep’s reigning 1A tennis champion capped off his undefeated senior season by adding a 2A state title to his resume. Ramanata defeated […]

Moore’s arm, bat leads Lake Norman into softball playoffs

MOORESVILLE – When it comes to playoff success on the softball field, it comes down to pitching and defense. And Lake Norman High is in great shape with the former. The Wildcats entered the 4A state playoffs at 17-4 and as the third team from the Greater Metro 4 to host a first-round game. If they make the kind of […]

These are the top performances at conference track meets

Lake Norman Charter picked up conference Runner of the Year honors for boys and girls track and field following their performances May 5. Sophomore Lily Yampolsky was named the South Piedmont 3A Girls Conference Distance Runner of the Year after her three wins in the 400 meters (1 minute, 0.76 seconds), 800 (2:31.63) and 1,600 (5:42.89), winning the latter by […]


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