Caleb tate

2020-21 Football Preview: Mooresville Blue Devils


Joe Nixon takes over a Mooresville team that not only has had success in recent years but also doesn’t present a bare cupboard. The Blue Devils advanced to the second round of the 4A playoffs the previous two seasons under Thad Wells and have returning weapons for Nixon, who will not have a standard “year zero” learning his way around […]

2020 sports stories of the year, Part 1: The Champions


Hough claims wrestling glory Richard Treanor was already one of the most-decorated wrestlers in the state. Coming into his junior season in 2019-20, he was a state champion with an undefeated record as a sophomore and picked up a bronze his freshman year. But his most monumental win came against Cardinal Gibbons in the 4A dual-team state title match. The […]

Tate’s drop gains wrestling state title

Shaw picks up another state championship

Losing some weight during the season turned out to be a net gain for Caleb Tate. The Lake Norman High junior wrestled at 220 pounds as a sophomore and for the first part of this season, but coach Josh Stanley suggested going down a weight class, a move that culminated in a state championship. Tate, the 2-seed entering states after […]