New athletic conferences part of NCHSAA leveling playing field

We’ve reached the end of an era for many area high schools. Sure, realignment takes place every four years, forming new conferences and matchups – even reforming them like with the I-Meck 4A – but this time it’s different. The state didn’t just use enrollments for the latest round of shuffling, but on-the-field success was added to the formula. This […]

Hough girls among lake-area regional swimming winners

CSD boys, girls first in 1A/2A

The Hough girls swim team were again regional champions in the 4A West meet Feb. 7, outpacing Myers Park 145-96 at Huntersville Family Fitness and Aquatics. The Huskies took first in three relays: 200 medley, which featured Maya Hanley, Grace Rainey, Elizabeth Sowards and Kyra Tonsil; 200 freestyle (Riché Putnam, Amaya Hanley, Morgan Razewski, Tonsil); and 400 freestyle (Emma Condo, […]

CSD student collects dental supplies for Ada Jenkins Center

DAVIDSON – A commitment to community service and aspirations for a career in dental care combined to inspire a local teenager’s project to support the Ada Jenkins Center. Mia Haglund, a rising junior at Community School of Davidson, coordinated a dental-supply collection drive in her neighborhood and recently delivered boxes of items to the facility. Dental care is one of […]

Athlete Spotlight: Christian Jarrell, CSD Golf

As a golfer, Christian Jarrell has still been able to play his sport recreationally on a regular basis while observing a few social-distancing regulations. His senior season at Community School of Davidson was still cut short, with just two matches for a team that’s won the last two 1A state championships. After finishing third in the state last spring, Jarrell […]

February Athlete Spotlight: Lauren Whitley, CSD basketball

CSD forward Lauren Whitley scored game-highs in each of the Spartans’ three PAC 7 tournament victories, in route to a conference championship. The 5-foot-11 junior averaged 17.7 points in that stretch, culminating with 22 in the finals against 1-seeded Langtree Charter. Under first-year head coach Beth McNamee, CSD entered the 1A state playoffs as the 6 seed in the West. […]