Pine lake Basketball

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 […]

1A/2A HOOPS NOTEBOOK: East Lincoln girls win 7th straight

VALE – The East Lincoln girls used a dominant second half to defeat West Lincoln 70-43 Tuesday. The Mustangs (10-3) were only up by 9 at halftime, but outscored the home Rebels (4-9) by a  42-26 margin in the second. Sophomore center Ginny Overbay picked up another double-double with 15 points, 10 rebounds and two blocks. Junior guards Kelsey Campo […]

Former Pine Lake standout prepares for coaching career in final college season


STATESBORO, Ga. – Eito Yuminami may not get much playing time at the Division I level, but the Georgia Southern basketball player is preparing for a future on the sidelines. The former all-conference point guard at Pine Lake Prep, a walk-on for the Eagles, averaged just 1.7 points per game as a sophomore in 2019-20. But off the court, he’s […]

NOTEBOOK: Lake Norman sweeps I-Meck swim titles

CHARLOTTE – The Lake Norman High boys and girls swim teams won the I-Meck 4A conference championship Jan. 18 at the Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center. The girls edged Hough, 530-515, with the following gold-medal performances: 200 medley relay: Hanani Dona, Maddie Huecker, Emma Stolberg, Macyn Garlick (1:51.14) 200 freestyle: Garlick (1:58.20) 200 Individual medley: Dona (2:08.17) 500 freestyle: Stolberg (5:13.19) […]

NOTEBOOK: Wildcats split against Hopewell

HUNTERSVILLE – The Lake Norman boys basketball team defeated Hopewell 55-51 Jan. 14. Jack Edmonson led the visiting Wildcats with 15 points, as Christian Taylor scored 12 and Seth Aeschliman added 11. Antonio Perkins, with 12 points, was the only Hopewell player to score in double-figures. Lake Norman advanced to 10-5 and 4-2 in the I-Meck 4A. Hopewell fell to […]

PHOTOS: Lincoln Charter boys defeat Pine Lake Prep 89-79