September 22, 2018

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JV Cougars defeat North Lincoln in home opener

Morgan scores 4 TDs in team’s 26th straight win By DN PENNELL, Jr. The Alexander Central JV Cougar Football Team improved to 3-0 on the young season after winning its home opener 50-26 over the North Lincoln Knights on Thursday evening, September 6, at Cougar Stadium. The win was the 26th straight for the Alexander…

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Alexander Central JV Cougars throttle North Iredell, 36-6

Morgan runs for 218 yards and three TDs By D.N. PENNELL, Jr. The Alexander Central JV Cougar Football Team  built a 30-0 lead early in the fourth period and cruised to a 36-6 win over North Iredell on Thursday evening, August 30, in Olin.   Sophomore running back Daniel Morgan ran for 218 yards and…

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JV Cougars run past Wilkes in opener

Alexander tops Eagles 36-12 for 24th straight win By D.N. PENNELL, Jr. The Alexander Central JV Cougar Football Team opened the 2018 season with a 36-12 win over the Wilkes Central Eagles on Thursday evening, August 23, in Moravian Falls. The Cougars built a 30-6 lead at the half and were never challenged en route…

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Kylie Cockrell Hamby tapped new Alexander Central Softball Coach

Former Cougar star chosen to lead one of NC’s top programs   On Tuesday night, August 14th, the Alexander County Board of Education approved the hire of former standout player Kylie Cockrell Hamby as the Head Coach of the Alexander Central High School Softball team. Hamby will fill the position that came open earlier this…

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ACHS Spring Football Practice underway

Cougars hold first spring workouts May 9      The Alexander Central Football Team held its first spring practice of the season on Wednesday, May 9, at the School. Coach Butch Carter and his staff took to the field with more than 50 potential players for the upcoming season. Practice is slated to resume on…

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NCHSAA finalizes playoff brackets for baseball, softball, and soccer

ACHS will host opening round games in baseball and soccer this Wednesday The North Carolina High School Athletic Association has finalized the 2018 3A Playoff brackets for softball, baseball, and women’s soccer. Alexander Central High School Teams have earned berths in each sports. The Cougar Baseball and Softball Teams are scheduled to open the post…

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Elder’s Gem propels Cougars to NWC Tourney Crown

Third Time is a Charm for ACHS vs. Spartans By D.N. PENNELL, Jr. The ACHS Cougars gained some revenge against NW 3A/4A rival South Caldwell on Friday night, May 4, in the finals of the league post season tournament in Granite Falls. Behind the four-hit, shutout pitch of junior Dawson Elder the Cougars blanked the…

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Pauline Nelly Hurst Fairfax

Pauline Nelly Hurst Fairfax, 89, of Hiddenite, passed away Monday, April 30, 2018, at her residence. She was born April 19, 1929, in Cook County, Illinois, daughter of the late Gerald Hurst and Margaret Baily Hurst. Pauline was a graduate of Illinois Wesleyan College with a degree in music. She was a retired receptionist, a…

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Carroll David Jonas

Carroll David Jonas, age 80, of Taylorsville, left this world for his final home on Friday, April 27, 2018, at Catawba Regional Hospice. Born September 14, 1937, he was the son of the late Butler Stephen and Effie Bentley Jonas. He was a faithful member of Fellowship Advent Christian Church in Bethlehem. During his career…

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