July 19, 2019

Area Sports

Sherrill reaches 200-mark in hits & runs

Pfeiffer, Salem split softball twinbill    Misenheimer, N.C.   –The Pfeiffer University softball team split a USA South doubleheader with Salem College on Tuesday afternoon, March 12,  at Jack Ingram Field.  The Falcons took game one 5-1 and fell in game two to Salem, 5-3. Pfeiffer got two RBI from both Vada Blue Sherrill and Hannah…

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Stewart Brown named Big 10 Freshman of the Week

Former Cougar honored for gymnastics effort IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa freshman gymnast Stewart Brown was named Big Ten Freshman of the Week, the conference announced Tuesday. It is the first weekly honor of Brown’s career.     The Taylorsville, North Carolina, native placed third on vault (14.050) and parallel bars (13.800) against third-ranked Michigan…

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Cougar Golfers earn runner-up finish in NWC opener

Carrigan leads ACHS with low score of 80 By D.N. PENNELL, Jr. The Alexander Central Men’s Golf Team opened the 2019 NW 3A/4A Conference schedule with a solid second place finish in the league opener played Monday, March 11, at Orchard Hills Golf Course in Connelly Springs. West Caldwell carded a team score of 325…

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ACHS Sports Scoreboard – Thursday, March

  Kerley hurls no-hitter in win over Watauga By D.N. PENNELL, Jr. Alexander Central junior southpaw Maddox Kerley tossed his first career no-hitter in Alexander Central’s 5-0 win over the Watauga Pioneers on Thursday afternoon, March 7, at Bob Gryder Stadium. The Cougar hurler fanned 13 and walked just three as the Cougars evened their…

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Suddreth Voted to All-SAC Team

Former Cougar picked for  Second Team ROCK HILL, S.C. – The South Atlantic Conference announced their regular season awards and all-conference teams on Thursday morning, and a trio of Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Basketball players were honored by the league officials. Madi Suddreth was named to the All-Conference Second Team, Kendall Toineeta to the Honorable Mention Team and Madeline Hardy was selected as an…

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Diamond Cougars struggle in NWC Openers Tuesday

South Caldwell clubs start fast, roll to wins Tuesday By D.N. PENNELL, Jr. The Alexander Central Varsity Softball and Baseball Teams opened the 2019 NW 3A/4A Conference schedule with a pair of tough losses at South Caldwell High School on Tuesday, March 5. The ACHS Softball Team suffered an 11-4 loss to defending NWC Champion…

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Alexander Central Sports Scoreboard – Thursday, February 28

  Cougar Baseball and Women’s Soccer pick up first wins of the spring By D.N. PENNELL, Jr. The ACHS Varsity Baseball Team picked up a come-from-behind road win over the West Forsyth Titans on Thursday, February 28, in Clemmons. ACHS, which evened its record at 1-1 on the young season, scored three runs in the…

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Cougars topple McDowell in tourney first round game

Alexander shoots 73 percent on three-pointers By D.N. PENNELL, Jr. The Alexander Central Varsity Men’s Basketball Team shook off a slow start to claim a 70-65 victory over the McDowell Titans in the  opening round of the NW 3A/4A Tournament on Tuesday evening, February 19, in Taylorsville. After trailing by nine points early, the third-seeded…

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Varsity Cougars Split Senior Night contests with Spartans

ACHS Men close NWC schedule with 9-5 record By D.N. PENNELL, Jr. The Alexander Central Varsity Basketball Teams closed the regular season with a doubleheader split against the South Caldwell Spartans on Friday, February 15, in Taylorsville. The ACHS Men topped South Caldwell 53-37 in the varsity men’s game, avenging a loss to the Spartans…

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