Area Sports

Alex Men’s Tennis downs Hickory & West Iredell in home contests

The Alexander Central Men’s Tennis Team grabbed a pair of victories and climbed to 5-3 on the season in contests played at the Liledoun Road tennis courts on March 20 and March 21. The Cougars hosted perennial 3A power and future conference mate Hickory High School on Monday, March 20, and came away with an…

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Sherrill named Conference Carolinas Player of the Week

HIGH POINT, N.C. – Pfeiffer University’s Vada Blue Sherrill was named the Conference Carolinas Softball Player of the Week, while Limestone College’s Josie Weber was named Conference Carolinas Softball Pitcher of the Week for games played Mar. 13-19, the Conference announced today. Sherrill, a sophomore from Hiddenite, N.C., led the Falcons to a 5-1 week, including a win over No.…

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ACHS Tuesday Scoreboard

AC Softball rallies past Mooresville Tuesday, improves to 10-0 overall By D.N. PENNELL, Jr. The Alexander Central Varsity Softball Team dug itself out of an early 4-0 hole to earn a come-from-behind win over the previously unbeaten Mooresville Blue Devils on Tuesday, March 21, at Taylorsville’s Central Park. Mooresville looked poised to hand ACHS its…

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ACHS Athletics – Monday Scoreboard

Alexander’s Riddle earns medalist honors By D.N. PENNELL, Jr.           Alexander Central golfer Hunter Riddle fired an even-par score of 36 to claim medalist honors in the first North Piedmont Conference match of the season played Monday, March 20, at River Oaks Golf Course in Statesville.           Riddle edged Lake Norman’s Clayton Saunders by one…

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Caitlyn Price Memorial Golf Tourney set April 7 at Brushy Mtn. Golf Club

The 7th Annual Caitlyn McLeod Price Scholarship Golf Tournament has been scheduled for Friday, April 7, at Brushy Mountain Golf Club in Taylorsville. Proceeds from the four-man captain’s choice event will go to the Caitlyn Price Memorial Scholarship. Ms. Price died in a car accident on April 24, 2010. The entry fee is $75 per player. …

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Lady Cougars topple Spartans, Titans in Varsity Clash Saturday

By D.N. PENNELL, Jr. The Alexander Central Softball Team hosted the 2017 Varsity Clash over the past weekend and chalked up a pair of wins over solid 4A programs. In games played Saturday, March 18, at Central Park in Taylorsville, the Lady Cougars remained perfect on the season after wins over South Caldwell and McDowell.…

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ACHS Baseball rallies past Saint for first win

By D.N. PENNELL, Jr.         After dropping their first two games of the season, the Alexander Central Varsity Cougars rallied for a 5-4 win over St. Stephens on Friday for the first win of the 2017 season.         Matt Wilkinson’s double in the bottom of the seventh plated pinch runner Nathaniel Moretz from second base…

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Lady Cougars blank Wilkes for 2-0 start

  By D.N. PENNELL, Jr.         The Alexander Central Lady Cougar Softball Team ran its early record to 2-0 with a 4-0 victory over the Wilkes Central Eagles on Friday afternoon, March 3, at Central Park in Taylorsville.         Alexander junior Chesney Millsaps tossed a complete-game in the circle, allowing just one Wilkes hit. In…

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Alexander Central Scoreboard

      Lady Cougar wallop St. Stephens 19-3 in Softball Opener Tuesday By D.N. PENNELL, Jr. The Alexander Central Varsity Softball Team got its 2017 season off to a winning start with a one-sided 19-3 victory over the St. Stephens Lady Indians on Tuesday, February 28. The Lady Cougars busted the contest wide open…

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Pfeiffer’s Pennell earns Player of the Week honors for second time

Taylorsville freshman leads Falcons to 6-0 record on the week HIGH POINT, N.C. – Pfeiffer University’s Makenzie Pennell was named the Conference Carolinas Softball Player of the Week, while King University’s Emma Hughes was tabbed the Conference Carolinas Softball Pitcher of the Week for games played Feb. 20-26, the Conference announced Tuesday. A freshman from Taylorsville, N.C., Pennell paced the…

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