The Butler Lady Bulldogs (26-1) will face Providence (8-14) and Independence (18-7) will travel to Berry Academy (8-16) tomorrow night in the first round of the state basketball playoffs. Both games begin at 7 pm. The Lady Bulldogs are coming off its first SW4A confernce championship title, are ranked first in the state of North […]
The 2009 Special Olympics World Winter Games concluded on February 13 in Boise, Idaho, ending nine days of international competition among more than 3,000 Special Olympics athletes, according to Keith L. Fishburne, Special Olympics North Carolina president/CEO. Four athletes from North Carolina competed as members of Special Olympics Team USA.
In Figure Skating Caitlyn Belk of Mecklenburg County came in fifth place in singles and David Wilches, also of Mecklenburg County, came in fourth place in figure skating singles. […]
Nate Charest, defensive back and wide receiver for Butler, is starting to get looks from Division 1 schools. Duke, Clemson, South Carolina, NC State and East Carolina have shown interest. Illinois is also a possibility. Charest’s brother, Jacob, plays quarterback for Illinois.
Former Independence baseball star Evan Taylor was named South Atlantic Conference player of the week. Taylor is batting .520 (13-of-25) with three home runs and 13 runs batted in after two weeks of the season and has led Lenoir-Rhyne to a 4-3 start to the year.