November 15, 2018

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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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Catherine “Polly” Crouch Hamrick

Catherine “Polly” Crouch Hamrick, 80, of Winston-Salem, died Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice House in Winston-Salem. She was born September 10, 1938, in Iredell County, and was a daughter of the late Howard and Eleanor Stevenson Crouch. Catherine was a graduate of Taylorsville High School and Greensboro Women’s College with a…

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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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