September 15, 2019

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Cougars start fast, blow past South Iredell

ACHS rebounds from Statesville loss to hammer Vikes By D.N. PENNELL, Jr. One week after a disappoint collapse and a loss to Statesville, the Alexander Central Varsity Football Team rebounded in a huge way with a dominating 48-7 win over the South Iredell Vikings on Friday evening, September 13, at Cougar Stadium in Taylorsville. Playing…

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Late collapse dooms Cougars in first loss

Statesville scores 28 straight points to erase 14-point deficit By D.N. PENNELL, Jr. The Statesville Greyhounds rallied from 14 points down late in the third period to shock the Alexander Central Varsity Cougar Football Team 49-35 on Friday night, September 6, at Cougar Stadium in Taylorsville. ACHS, which suffered its first loss of the year,…

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ACHS Mat Men Host Saint for Senior Night

  Powerful Indian Team rolls, improves to 29-0 By D.N. PENNELL, Jr. The ACHS Wrestling Team honored its nine senior members prior to its final home match of the season on Tuesday night, January 8. Once the match cranked up, the uber-talented and unbeaten Saint squad rolled to a 59-15 win to improve to 29-0…

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ACHS Basketball Teams split with Raiders

JV Women, Varsity Men grab opening game wins By D.N. PENNELL. Jr. The Alexander Central High School JV and Varsity Basketball Squads opened the 2018-19 season with a home four-pack against the North Iredell Raiders on Wednesday, November 28. On the day, ACHS finished with a 2-2 record. The two schools split JV action with…

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Alex Sports Hall of Fame inducts Seventh Class

Five new members honored Monday, Nov. 19 By D.N. PENNELL, Jr. The Alexander County Public Education Foundation held its seventh  Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Monday night, November 19, at the Alexander Central High School Auditorium  in Taylorsville. A crowd of more than 200 family, friends, and sports lovers converged on ACHS to…

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ACHS to face Erwin on the road in playoff opener

  The NCHSAA announced the 2018 high school football playoff pairings on Saturday and the Alexander Central Cougars have been paired against Clyde Erwin High School in next week’s opening round. The Cougars (11th seed), which finished the regular season with an impressive 9-2 record, will travel to Asheville Erwin for a first round contest…

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JV Cougars steamroll McDowell; complete third straight unbeaten season

Alex JVs amass 473 rushing yards in 32nd straight win By D.N. PENNELL, Jr. Alexander Central’s JV Cougar Football Team closed out its third straight perfect season with its 48-0 win over the McDowell Titans in the season finale played Wednesday evening, November 7, in Taylorsville. The young Cougars improved to 9-0 on the season…

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ACHS announces new website; Blue Forms available for completion

  Alexander Central High School has announced its new athletic website and asks athletes and parents to go online to help with the completion of state-mandated forms and paperwork. According to Nathan Robinson, Director of Athletics at ACHS, the new website is up and running and can be visited at   https://www.alexandercentralathletics.com.  Robinson is asking parents…

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Alexander JVs rout Indians behind Morgan’s huge night

  Cougars run winning streak to 29 straight contests Alexander Central sophomore Daniel Morgan enjoyed a huge offensive night in the JV Cougar Football Team’s 50-14 whitewashing of the St. Stephens Indians on Thursday evening, October 18, in Taylorsville. Morgan ran the ball just four times in Alexander’s one-sided win at Cougar Stadium. However, the…

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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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