October 15, 2018

Area Sports

Bears maul Limestone 63-17 on Homecoming 2018

  Offensive Explosion Sends Lenoir-Rhyne to Sixth Straight Win HICKORY, N.C. – The Lenoir-Rhyne Football Team exploded for its highest scoring output since 1975 in a 63-17 destruction of Limestone on Homecoming Weekend. The Bears scored the most points in nearly 43 years when they put up 69 against Davidson under Head Coach Jack Huss.…

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Cougars hammer McDowell, 49-0

Three backs surpass 100 yards in Alexander’s one-sided win By D.N. PENNELL, Jr. Three ACHS running backs surpassed 100 yards rushing as the Varsity Cougar Football Team rolled to a 49-0 win over the McDowell Titans on Friday night, October 12, in Marion. The Cougars rebounded from back-to-back losses to Watauga and Freedom with a…

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Alexander Central announces weather related athletic changes

JV Football and Men’s Soccer contests postponed The Alexander Central Athletic Department has announced the following schedule changes due to inclement weather: JV Football Game against McDowell for  (10/10/18) has been postponed and is rescheduled for Monday, November 5 at 6:30pm JV and Varsity Men’s Soccer Games scheduled at Freedom for  (10/10/18) have been postponed…

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Bears top Newberry in Anderson’s first start

LRU tops Wolves in battle of SAC unbeatens By D.N. PENNELL, Jr. The Lenoir Rhyne Bears Football Team traveled to Newberry, SC and posted a 34-21 win over Newberry College on Saturday afternoon, October 6. ACHS grad and true freshman Gunnar Anderson made his first start at quarterback for the Bears in the game which…

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Freedom hands Cougars their second straight loss

Patriots roll over Alexander, 38-6 By D.N. PENNELL, Jr. The Freedom Patriots led 30-6 at the half and rolled to a 38-6 win over the Alexander Central Cougars on Friday night, October 5, in Taylorsville. The Patriots ran their current win streak to six straight and handed the Cougars their second loss in as many…

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Alexander Central JV Cougars dispatch of Patriots, 46-0

By D.N. PENNELL, Jr. The Alexander Central JV Cougar Football Team remained unbeaten on the season and ran the program win streak to 28 straight with its 46-0 win over the Freedom JV Patriots on Thursday night, October 4, in Morganton. The Cougars built a 24-0 lead at the half and cruised to another one-sided…

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JV Cougars’ roll continues with win over Watauga

ACHS downs Pioneers for 27th straight win By D.N. PENNELL, Jr The Alexander Central JV Cougar Football Team shut out the Watauga Pioneers in a rain-shortened contest played Thursday evening, September 27, in Taylorsville. In the game, which was stopped early in the third period due to weather issues, the young Cougars posted a 32-0…

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Cougars breeze past out-matched West Caldwell Squad, 69-0

Alexander improves to 5-0, will travel to Watauga September 28 By D.N. PENNELL, Jr. The Alexander Central Varsity Cougar Football Team opened NW 3A/4A play with a 69-0 win over the West Caldwell Warriors on Friday night, September 21, in Taylorsville. In the most one-sided win in ACHS history, the Cougars built a 55-0 lead…

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Lady Cougar Volleyball Teams sweep Freedom

The Alexander Central JV and Varsity Volleyball Team posted NW 3A/4A wins over the Freedom Patriots in home action on Thursday, September 20, in the ACHS Cougar Den. The Alexander Central JV Cougars won their match 2-0 and upped their overall record to 13-3 on the season. The win allowed the JV Cougars to improve…

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