West Stanly Middle School captures basketball crown
The West Stanly Middle School Colts girls’ basketball team returned just four players to this year’s team from last year’s squad that went undefeated in winning the Rocky River Middle School Atheltic Conference title.
Albemarle Parks and Recreation opens first TRACK trail
Over the river and through the woods, along the trails they went.
The recent grand opening of Albemarle’s first TRACK trail took elementary school kids up and down the length of City Lake Park.
Are there people that don’t watch any of the big games?
For most sports fans, Super Bowl Sunday is the biggest day of the sports calendar, when people gather to eat food not approved on any healthy diet to watch the AFC and NFC champions battle for all the money and the glory that comes with winning the championship.
Dating scene with colleges, recruits can have harsh results
High school athletes may commit to a college before National Signing Day on Feb. 5, but their promises won't carry the force of law, or sometimes even the stamp of integrity. As for the honorable ones, well, they could get burned if a school's offer changes.
Keep fans in their seats; dump the extra point
Extra point kicks are boring, predictable and passé. There's no question that the National Football League should save us all some time and dump them.
VIDEO: Team USA unveils Sochi uniforms
Members of the U.S. Olympic team appeared on the Today show Thursday to unveil the uniforms athletes will wear at the opening and closing ceremonies at the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
Stanly County Wrestling Notebook
In recent wrestling matches, South Stanly won a tri-match over Albemarle and Queen’s Grant, and also claimed wins over Union Academy and South Davidson this past week.
Piedmont claims wins at local swim meet
In a high school swim meet Jan. 17, Piedmont took first place over squads from Albemarle, South Stanly, North Stanly, Union Academy, East Montgomery and South Davidson.
Albemarle wins pivotal games in Yadkin Valley Conference West over North Stanly
The varsity basketball teams of Albemarle and North Stanly met at the L.R. Chandler Gym on the North Stanly campus on Wednesday night in games that strongly impacted the top of the standings of the West division of the Yadkin Valley Conference.
Gray Stone squads claim wins at YMCA
At the high school swim meet on Jan. 10, the Gray Stone swim teams took first place out of six squads including Albemarle, North Stanly, South Stanly, West Stanly and East Montgomery.
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