Area Sports

ACHS lands 29 on NPC All Conference Teams

  NPC Pitcher of the Year Zach Brzykcy Brzykcy, Godfrey garner top honors By D.N. PENNELL, Jr.           Last week, the North Piedmont Conference made the final All-Conference announcement in the league history when the 2017 Spring All-NPC Teams were announced.           In all, a total of 29 Alexander Central athletes garnered All-Conference spots and…

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Family Care Center Athletic Screenings set for May 30

Iredell Family Care Center in Taylorsville is offering discounted Athletic Screenings for Alexander County athletes on Tuesday, May 30, from 5-7 pm in the Alexander Central High School varsity gym. The screenings will cover student athletes for the 2017-18 academic year. The cost of the discounted screening is $20. Checks should be made payable to…

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ACHS Summer Athletic Camps Start in June

 Alexander Central High School will be offering numerous youth sport camps during the upcoming summer vacation starting in June. COUGAR SOCCER CAMP The 2017 Alexander Central Youth Soccer Camp is scheduled for June 14-16 from 9-11:30 am each day.  The cost of the camp is $40 each and it is open for ages 5 through…

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Cougar Club plans Annual Golf Tourney Sat., June 10 at BMGC

Players will have a chance to win 2017 Harley Davidson motorcycle The Alexander Central Cougar Club will host its Annual Golf Tournament on Saturday, June 10, at Brushy Mountain Golf Club in Taylorsville.  The tournament is the major spring fundraiser for the club which  is designed to enhance ALL athletic programs at Alexander Central High…

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“Stop Hunger” Concert May 26 at Brushy Mtn. Golf Club

Brushy Mountain Golf Club will sponsor a “Stop Hunger in Alexander” concert featuring the Band of Oz, on Friday, May 26, at 6:30 p.m., at the golf course. All proceeds from the event will go to help Hiddenite Helpers, 957 Mobile Cafe, and Stony Point Food Pantry in fighting hunger.  Advance tickets can be purchased…

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Senior duo leads Cougars past SWG into fourth round

Cougars will host North Davidson May 18 at 7 pm   By D.N. PENNELL, Jr. Alexander Central advanced to the fourth round of the NCHSAA 4A Softball Playoffs on Tuesday night, May 16, with a 10-0 home win over the SW Guilford Cowgirls in Taylorsville. A seven-RBI offensive effort from Caroline Maltba, coupled with a…

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Wike among for UNC Players named to All-ACC Teams

Hiddenite Sophomore earns All-ACC honors for third time in three years GREENSBORO – North Carolina pitcher Brittany Pickett was selected as ACC Freshman of the Year on Thursday morning, as voted on by the league’s head coaches. The Indian Trail, North Carolina, native was also named to the All-ACC First Team and the inaugural All-Freshman…

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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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