The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


  • State Pre-Collegiate Shooting Sports Tournament Set

    RALEIGH  — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will host the 36th annual Youth Hunter Education Skills Tournament — the state championship for pre-collegiate shooting sports — on April 26 at the Millstone 4-H Center near Ellerbe in Richmond County.

    April 8, 2014

  • North Stanly track teams win at Albemarle meet

    At a high school track meet last Tuesday, the North Stanly girls’ and boys’ track team earned wins over host Albemarle, East Montgomery and South Davidson.

    April 8, 2014

  • Screen Shot 2014-04-08 at 10.43.57 AM.png VIDEO: Amazing dance moves at NCAA title game

    Eye-catching action wasn't confined to the court at AT&T Stadium Monday night during the NCAA Championship game between UConn and Kentucky. This pair -- apparently a father and son -- delighted the crowd during a timeout with some synchronized dance moves.

    April 8, 2014 1 Photo

  • Screen Shot 2014-04-02 at 3.45.19 PM.png VIDEO: Nolan Ryan's wild first pitch

    Even in his most dominant years, Nolan Ryan was never known for his pinpoint control. The all-time Major League leader in strikeouts -- and walks -- threw out the ceremonial first pitch last week before the Houston Astros' opener against the New York Yankees. It did not go well.

    April 7, 2014 1 Photo

  • DSC_0060.jpg Stanly County Baseball Notebook

    The baseball season rolled on Thursday and Friday as the teams of Stanly County reached the midpoint of the 2014 regular-season schedule.

    April 6, 2014 2 Photos

  • Stanly County Softball Notebook

    The softball season continued this week as West Stanly looked to continue a win streak while South Stanly hosted Hickory Grove Christian in a non-conference matchup and Gray Stone traveled to North Moore.

    April 6, 2014

  • DSC_0081.jpg Stanly County Softball Notebook

    In softball games this week, West Stanly swept a doubleheader and faced off Wednesday against a 4A opponent, while Gray Stone, North Stanly and South Stanly all had games on Tuesday and Wednesday.

    April 3, 2014 1 Photo

  • DSC_0203.jpg Stanly County Baseball Notebook

    In baseball games this week, North Stanly and South Stanly both earned non-conference wins over Chatham Central while the Comets also earned a YVC West win over Gray Stone and West Stanly topped Central Academy in a Rocky River Conference matchup.

    April 3, 2014 1 Photo

  • harwood.jpg Stanly County Golf Notebook

    In golf matches this week, Gray Stone won a Yadkin Valley Conference West golf match Tuesday at Piney Point Golf Club by one stroke, while West Stanly hosted the teams of the Rocky River Conference Monday at Red Bridge Golf Club in Locust.

    April 3, 2014 1 Photo

  • tennis.jpg Albemarle, Gray Stone tennis teams earn wins

    In recent tennis matches, Albemarle and Gray Stone both picked up victories.

    April 3, 2014 1 Photo

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