Area Sports

Wolfpack, McLain to play at Fenway Park today at 4 pm

Game will be televised on ESPNU By D.N. PENNELL, Jr.           Hiddenite’s Josh McLain and his NC State Wolfpack baseball teammates will face off against Boston College in the Annual ALS Baseball Game on Saturday afternoon, April 22, at 4 pm.           The annual game will be played at Fenway Park in Boston and will…

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Cougar Teams pick up big road wins in baseball and softball

Brzykcy, Hammer combine to no-hit Mooresville’s Devils By D.N. PENNELL, Jr.         The Alexander Central Baseball and Softball Teams journeyed to Mooresville for important North Piedmont Conference clashes on Thursday, April 13, and both varsity squads came home winners.         In baseball, ACHS pitchers Zach Brzykcy and Zach Hammer combined to toss a no-hitter as…

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ACHS Thursday Scoreboard

Cougar Baseball Team blanks Patton By D.N. PENNELL, Jr.          The Alexander Central Varsity Baseball Team stepped out of the NPC for a non-league home game against Patton on Thursday evening, April 6, at Bob Gryder Stadium.          Justin Cook tossed a complete-game, four-hitter to earn the win on the mound, while Grayson Chapman homered…

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ACHS Tuesday Scoreboard

Lady Cougars top West Iredell for 13-0 start By D.N. PENNELL, Jr. The Alexander Central Varsity Softball Team ran its record to 13-0 to start the regular season with a 10-3 victory over the West Iredell Lady Warriors on Tuesday, March 28, at Central Park. Alexander, now 6-0 in NPC play, broke open a close…

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ACHS Announces weather-forced changes to schedule

With unsettled weather forecasted this week, the Alexander Central High School Athletic Department has announced a few schedule changes for events later this week. * Women’s Soccer will host South Iredell High School as scheduled on Thursday, March 30. However, the varsity match will be played first at 5 pm and will be followed by…

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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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