The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


  • Turkey Hunting Season Begins April 5

    RALEIGH, N.C.  — The statewide spring season for wild turkeys — male and bearded turkeys only — opens Saturday, April 5, with a one-week youth season that lasts through April 11. The season for all hunters opens April 12 and continues through May 10.

    March 30, 2014

  • sb.jpg Stanly County Softball Notebook

    In softball games this week, North Stanly visited South Stanly with first place in the Yadkin Valley Conference West on the line, while West Stanly continued Rocky River Conference play with a home game against Mount Pleasant.

    March 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Lindley, Tom.jpg NFL commissioner urges respect for 'the shield'

    Roger Goodell's plea for respect from team owners and league execs reflects the NFL commissioner's deep concerns over how successive scandals are tarnishing the image of pro football.

    March 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • whitley.jpg Stanly County Baseball Notebook

    In baseball games this week, West Stanly opened Rocky River Conference play with Parkwood while North Stanly hosted Union Academy in a Yadkin Valley Conference West matchup.

    March 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • soccer.jpg Stanly County Soccer Notebook

    In recent girls’ soccer matchups, the Gray Stone Knights traveled to North Stanly to face the Comets while West Stanly hosted Parkwood in a Rocky River Conference matchup.

    March 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Stanly County Softball Notebook

    In softball games this week, West Stanly earned victories over Central Cabarrus and Parkwood, while South Stanly improved to a game over the .500 mark with a YVC West win over Albemarle and a road win at Chatham Central on Wednesday.

    March 27, 2014

  • Lindley, Tom.jpg Young athletes face alarming risk of head injuries

    Concussions are a growing injury among young athletes and cause for alarm. Reasons for the trend are varied, but we at least need better data and more study of how to avoid them.

    March 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • West Stanly golf takes third, fifth at Monroe matches

    The Rocky River Conference golf season continued on Monday afternoon as the teams had two separate nine-hole matches on the front and then the back nine of Monroe Country Club.

    March 27, 2014

  • spt_colter.jpg NLRB ruling: Northwestern players can unionize

    A federal agency ruled Wednesday that football players at Northwestern University can create the country’s first union of college athletes.

    March 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • huckabee.jpg Gray Stone tennis sweeps season series with Albemarle

    The top of the Yadkin Valley Conference West standings in boys’ tennis this year has been a battle between undefeated Gray Stone and Albemarle, which had just one conference loss earlier in the season to the Knights.

    March 27, 2014 1 Photo

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