Wednesday, 22 February 2017 17:06

Ekwu is Davidson's 'Igwe' of compassion

When Davidson began recruiting Nathan Ekwu, the joke inside the basketball office was that the Wildcats were pursuing “Andrew Lovedale 2.0.”

Tuesday, 21 February 2017 16:41

Kreitter goes out a champion

A year after state championship heartbreak, Hough High’s Caleb Kreitter traveled the same path to state championship glory.

Tuesday, 21 February 2017 16:36

Three Eagles win wrestling state titles

SouthLake Christian wrestlers Tristan Black, Gideon Nelson and Roman Rubrecht emerged as state champions at the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association finals Saturday, helping the Eagles to a fifth-place finish in the team standings.

Saturday, 18 February 2017 00:18

Unbeaten Mavs too much for Hough in final

Two 12-point losses to unbeaten Mallard Creek during the regular season — by identical 59-47 scores, actually — gave the Hough High Lady Huskies some confidence they could hang with the Mavericks in Friday’s MECKA 4A tournament final.

Friday, 17 February 2017 23:40

Knights top South Point in Big South final

One year after coming up short in the conference tournament championship game, the Lake Norman Charter Knights were determined to not let the same fate strike again in Big South 2A/3A action Friday night.

Friday, 17 February 2017 23:05

North completes 2nd straight MECKA sweep

With the win finally secured Friday night, North Meck High coach Duane Lewis made his way down the bench, slapping the outstretched hand of every player and assistant coach.

He was smiling, too.

Thursday, 16 February 2017 00:46

Davidson beats GW, snaps 3-game skid

Jack Gibbs’ face was obscured by a new protective mask, but it was clear Davidson’s point guard was smiling as he held the basketball and watched the final seconds tick away Wednesday night in Belk Arena.

Tuesday, 14 February 2017 15:57

Kreitter, Walker eye state titles

Caleb Kreitter and E.J. Walker have been painstakingly close before, and the seniors enter this week’s state wrestling tournament with the same goal in mind: win a state championship.

It’s the only thing missing in their successful prep careers.

Tuesday, 14 February 2017 15:53

Another splash: Hough wins fourth state title

Six years ago, a new high school in Cornelius finished fifth in its first state swim meet, despite not having a senior class, and it was apparent that Hough High would be a regular contender in the water.

Nothing has changed since.

Tuesday, 14 February 2017 15:49

Pine Lake repeats with state swim title

For the second straight year, the Pine Lake Prep girls are 1A/2A state champions in swimming.

Friday, 10 February 2017 23:43

Vikings win MECKA outright

Every North Meck High basketball season begins with one goal automatically etched atop the teams’ list of expectations: Win a conference title.