September 20, 2018

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Falls, Anderson honored as Wendy’s Heisman winners locally

     Two Cougar Seniors earn school honors       There are some students who set the bar. They work harder, show more passion and lead by example—in the classroom, on the field and within the community. On Tuesday, October 17,   Wendy’s High School Heisman recognized Ashlee Falls and Gunnar Anderson  from  Alexander Central High School and…

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JV Cougars defeat Freedom, improve to 6-0

ACHS rallies from two points down at halftime By D.N. PENNELL, Jr.        The Alexander Central JV Cougar Football Team rallied from a two-point halftime deficit to defeat the Freedom Patriots 28-16 on Thursday, October 5, at Cougar Stadium in Taylorsville.        With the win, the young Cougars improved to 3-0 in NW 3A/4A games…

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Local agency has funds to assist with water quality on agricultural land

Do you have water quality concerns on your agricultural land? The Alexander Soil & Water Conservation District has funds to help. The Conservation Sign-up Period runs July 1 – July 31, 2017. Alexander Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) staff are waiting to receive the first allocation of funding from the North Carolina Agriculture Cost…

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Dula, Parsons lead Cougars to NPC Crown

         By D.N. PENNELL, Jr. Seniors Justin Dula and Kaleb Parsons combined for 45 points to lead the Alexander Central Varsity Men’s Basketball Team past Mooresville 75-62 in the championship game of the North Piedmont Conference Tournament on Friday night, February 17, in Olin.        Playing in front of a packed house at North…

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Alexander Varsity Teams win NPC Tourney openers

By D.N. PENNELL, Jr. The Alexander Central High School Varsity Basketball Teams opened play in the 2017 North Piedmont Conference Tournament with a pair of home wins on Monday evening, February 13, in Taylorsville. The Lady Cougars cruised to a 57-24 win over the West Iredell Lady Warriors in Monday’s opening game in the Cougar…

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Cougar Quartet earns trip to Wrestling Finals

Lewis wins Regional crown, while three ACHS grapplers claim third-place finishes By D.N. PENNELL, Jr.           Four members of the Alexander Central Wrestling Team reached the ultimate individual goal each season when they qualified for the NCHSAA Wrestling Championships based on this past weekend’s regional performances.           Alexander junior Ethan Lewis finished 4-0 en route…

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AC Varsity Squads take pair from North Lincoln Knights Jan. 27

  By DeCHANE GRINTON, Times Intern   Miller, Cook lead Cougars strong second half as they defeat North Lincoln 61-38. The ACHS Lady Cougars overcame shooting woes in first half en route to a 31- point victory over North Lincoln at Alexander Central on Friday, January 27, 2017. Both teams struggled offensively in the first…

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Cougar grapplers fall to North Iredell on Senior Night

By D.N. PENNELL, Jr. The Alexander Central Wrestling Team closed the 2017 North Piedmont regular season with a disappointing Senior Night loss to the North Iredell Raiders on Tuesday night, January 24, in Taylorsville. The Raiders picked up consecutive wins 182, 195, 220, and 285 pounds to seal the match and claimed a 41-36 victory…

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Senior Leaders Kaleb Parsons and Justin Dula help lift Cougar Men to a 64-58 victory over the Vikings

  By DeCHANE GRINTON/Times Intern   In Friday’s Varsity Men’s finale, Alexander Central and South Iredell started off with extremely hot shooting in the first quarter (Alexander Central 69.2%, South Iredell 70.0%), while the Cougars close the quarter up 20-19. Kaleb Parsons started the game with nine early points despite early foul trouble, finishing the…

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