Lake Norman High School

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 […]

Lake Norman students earn thousands in NASCAR Tech grants

MOORESVILLE – Two Lake Norman High students were among the winners in the competition held recently at Universal Technical Institute’s NASCAR training facility in Mooresville. Two separate competitions, with a total of $74,000 in grants available as prizes, were held Feb. 5 at the local institute. The Top Tech Challenge and the Auto Tech Challenge featured 20 teams from North […]

Student charged for bringing Airsoft gun to campus after N.C. 150 incident

MOORESVILLE – A local high school student received misdemeanor charges for waving an Airsoft gun at a motorist Thursday. According to the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office, a young male in a silver Toyota truck waived a gun at someone on N.C. 150 near Mooresville. The suspect truck reportedly appeared to be traveling towards Lake Norman High School, according to a […]

Snow, COVID form one-two punch to create condensed sports schedules


Last year was supposed to be the anomaly. Not only did the sports season start late under the altered 2020-21 schedule, but the worst of the pandemic, before vaccines were widely available, caused pauses for many local athletic programs. This year, there’s a new, more transmissible variant, but COVID-19 has been far from the only wrench thrown into the winter […]

Teen charged with threatening mass violence at Lake Norman High

A 15-year-old suspect faces a felony charge after allegedly making a threat of mass violence at Lake Norman High School Tuesday, authorities say. The school’s resource officer was told about the possible threat after students had been dismissed for the day, according to a media release from the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office. The resource officer notified a sheriff’s office threat […]

Multi-sport athletes, facilities top concerns for delayed NCHSAA schedule


Friday night lights won’t shine until February following the release of the N.C. High School Athletic Association’s updated schedule. With the majority of local schools starting the 2020-21 school year under remote learning, the state stayed consistent with many school systems and won’t have official practices for any sport for three more months. Cross country and volleyball are scheduled to […]

New Iredell school superintendent comes full-circle  


Jeff James is coming home. When he takes over as superintendent of the Iredell-Statesville Schools July 1, James will be returning to the school system that educated him and launched his second career, as an educator. “I could think of no better place to finish my career than the system that taught me,” the former Lake Norman High School teacher […]

‘Matilda’ musical brings magic, humor to LNHS stage


MOORESVILLE – Lake Norman High School is bringing the magic of a childhood movie favorite to stage. Under the direction of teacher Caroline Meisner, the school’s Performing Arts Department will present “Matilda the Musical” Feb. 26-29, infusing the Roald Dahl tale with comedy, high-energy dance numbers and catchy songs. For cast member Megan Bellassai, the musical is an avenue to […]