Charles Curcio, Author at The Stanly News & Press

Charles Curcio has served as the sports editor of the Stanly News & Press for more than 16 years and has written numerous news and feature storeis as well. He was awarded the NCHSAA Tim Stevens Media Representative of the Year and named CNHI Sports Editor of the Year in 2014. He has also won an award from Boone Newspapers, and has won four North Carolina Press Association awards.

North Stanly

North Stanly softball reaches fourth round with home playoff shutout

It took a great deal of effort from the North Stanly softball coaching staff to get the field ready Thursday for the Comets’ third-round home ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Friday, May 17, 2024 3:50 pm

West Stanly

West Stanly softball eliminated from playoffs

The bid for an unprecdented fifth straight softball state championship for the West Stanly Colts came up just short Monday night on the road. West ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Wednesday, May 15, 2024 9:42 pm

South Stanly

South Stanly softball falls at home in third-round playoff game

Playing for the fourth time this season, the South Stanly and Union Academy softball teams met Monday in the third round of the NCHSAA 1A ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Tuesday, May 14, 2024 9:10 am

News

Stanly school board, commissioners discuss new eastern high school, other changes

At Wednesday’s joint meeting between the Stanly County Board of Commissioners and the Board of Education, Stanly County Schools presented a plan to commissioners regarding ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Saturday, May 11, 2024 3:22 pm

North Stanly

North Stanly softball advances easily to third round of state playoffs

The North Stanly softball team had not taken on Friday’s opponent since the 2022 2A playoffs. On the road that season, the Comets lost at ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Saturday, May 11, 2024 3:17 pm

News

West Stanly softball demolishes West Caldwell, moves on to third round

For the second straight time, the West Stanly softball team needed just five innings to advance in the 2024 NCHSAA 2A state playoffs. The Colts, ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Saturday, May 11, 2024 3:13 pm

News

South Stanly softball advances to third round of state playoffs

The South Stanly softball team faced a tougher challenge in Friday’s second-round 1A West state playoff game. After easily dispatching a one-win team in the ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Saturday, May 11, 2024 3:03 pm

News

Stanly Softball: Three teams advance in state playoffs

In NCHSAA state playoff softball games Tuesday, three of Stanly’s four teams in the postseason hosted games. 2A Playoffs North Stanly 11, East Burke 1 ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Friday, May 10, 2024 9:45 am

News

Stanly commissioners, school board discuss SCS’s $31.8 million budget request

At a special joint meeting of Stanly’s board of commissioners and school board Wednesday, the two entities discussed the budget request of Stanly County Schools ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Thursday, May 9, 2024 11:22 am

News

Stanly baseball teams to play in state playoffs tonight

Three Stanly baseball teams will be at home tonight in the opening round of their respective classification’s NCHSAA stsate playoffs. 2A Baseball The North Stanly ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Tuesday, May 7, 2024 3:59 pm

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