Aniya Finger

Lake Norman girls basketball all-decade team

The previous decade of local hoops produced numerous championships, future ACC players and long-lasting memories. The 2020s may not have begun in the most ideal fashion, so let’s take a look at the top Lake Norman-area players from 2011-2020. Starting 5 plus 1: Maya Caldwell, Davidson Day (2014-17) Caldwell burst onto the scene, scoring 24.6 points and 9.8 rebounds per […]

3-point shooting raises Caldwell’s game

HUNTERSVILLE – Neveah Caldwell’s rise to become one of the I-Meck’s most dangerous scorers comes from what should be an obvious source. “My mom always got on me,” said Caldwell. “I always used to shoot 3s and not make them.” Outside shooting is now one of many ways the Hopewell guard can fill it up. She averaged 13 points per […]

Finger, Kuthan chosen for East-West All Star Game

Two lake-area basketball players have been named to the 2020 East-West All Star game. Hopewell’s Aniya Finger is among 10 seniors on the West girls team, while East Lincoln forward Justin Kuthan is on the West boys team. North Carolina’s East-West All Star Basketball Game has been held since 1949, and is scheduled to be played July 20 at Greensboro […]

BASKETBALL: Raptors reach regional semis, win streak hits 18

MOUNT HOLLY – The Mountain Island Charter boys basketball team advanced to the West Regional semifinals with an 80-63 third-round win over Starmount Feb. 29. In second round of the 1A state playoffs, MICS defeated conference foe Queen’s Grant 86-67 Feb. 27. As the 3 seed in the West, the PAC 7 champion Raptors (22-5) extended their winning streak to […]

North Meck, Hopewell represented on Carolinas Classic All-Star Game rosters

Three local basketball players were named to the North Carolina team in the 2020 Carolinas Classic All-Star Basketball Games. On March 28, the top public high school boys and girls from North Carolina and South Carolina will face off at John T. Hoggard High School in Wilmington. From North Meck, senior guards Tristan Maxwell and Trayden Williams will represent the […]