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Jul. 03, 2015 @ 08:24 AM

2015 All-County Baseball

The 2015 high school baseball season was certainly an eventful one. East Rutherford again led the pack in terms of Rutherford County teams, while Chase, R-S Central and Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy all made state playoff appearances as well.

 
Jul. 03, 2015 @ 10:28 AM

Condrey pitches Rutherford County past Cherryville; Harris homers in win

Rutherford County pitcher Clint Condrey is the only player left from the Junior League team that went to the World Series last season. If he keeps pitching the way he did Wednesday night against Cherryville, Condrey and the rest of his Rutherford County teammates may just make a return trip.

 

Jul. 03, 2015 @ 11:29 AM

East’s Roderick attending National Team Development Games

Austin Roderick was recently selected to attend USA Football’s National Team Development Games presented by Shock Doctor in Canton, Ohio. The event started this past Monday and runs through Saturday at Walsh University.  

 

Jul. 03, 2015 @ 09:26 AM

Rookie Wisler, Braves end drought against Nationals

Rookie Matt Wisler wasn’t too worried about walking so many hitters in his third major league start.

 

Jul. 01, 2015 @ 04:33 PM

Local sports briefs

Information about upcoming basketball, baseball and volleyball camps.


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Jul. 03, 2015 @ 11:29 AM

East’s Roderick attending National Team Development Games

Austin Roderick was recently selected to attend USA Football’s National Team Development Games presented by Shock Doctor in Canton, Ohio. The event started this past Monday and runs through Saturday at Walsh University.  

 

Jul. 03, 2015 @ 10:28 AM

Condrey pitches Rutherford County past Cherryville; Harris homers in win

Rutherford County pitcher Clint Condrey is the only player left from the Junior League team that went to the World Series last season. If he keeps pitching the way he did Wednesday night against Cherryville, Condrey and the rest of his Rutherford County teammates may just make a return trip.

 

Jul. 03, 2015 @ 08:24 AM

2015 All-County Baseball

The 2015 high school baseball season was certainly an eventful one. East Rutherford again led the pack in terms of Rutherford County teams, while Chase, R-S Central and Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy all made state playoff appearances as well.

 

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Jul. 02, 2015 @ 09:30 AM

Post 423 preps for playoffs

The Post 423 Senior Legion baseball team finished the regular season with a 5-13 record to earn the No. 9 seed in the Area IV Western Division playoffs. Rutherford County will now meet top-seeded Caldwell County Post 29 (18-4) in the opening round, which begins tonight.

 

Jul. 02, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Forest City crushes Blowfish in biggest win of season

The Forest City Owls lost a heartbreaking 12-inning affair to the Gastonia Grizzlies last Saturday at home (losing 10-5) and fell to the High Point-Thomasville HiToms on the road on Tuesday (losing 6-2), but enjoyed a big win over the Lexington County Blowfish in between, winning 14-1 on Monday.

 

Jul. 02, 2015 @ 08:00 AM

Yow savors Wolfpack's work to reach goal of Top 25 status

Athletic director Debbie Yow has spent five years pushing to turn North Carolina State into a top-25 program. The 2014-15 sports season has brought the Wolfpack to the edge of that goal.

 

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Jul. 03, 2015 @ 09:26 AM

Rookie Wisler, Braves end drought against Nationals

Rookie Matt Wisler wasn’t too worried about walking so many hitters in his third major league start.

 

Jul. 02, 2015 @ 10:30 AM

White wins home run derby

Tyler White, a graduate of Chase High School and Western Carolina University who currently plays for the Double-A Corpus Christi Hooks, won the Texas League Home Run Derby on Tuesday night. 


Jul. 02, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

Djokovic reaches 3rd round of Wimbledon after early scare

Down a break at 3-1 in the first set, defending champion Novak Djokovic came to life and reasserted his dominance on a sweltering day at Wimbledon.

 

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Jun. 23, 2015 @ 01:50 PM

MCKINNEY: A life-changing summer

Sunday was officially the first day of summer (although the weather has certainly made it feel like summer for some time now), and oh what a summer it's going to be.

 

Jun. 07, 2015 @ 09:52 AM

MCKINNEY: A very uncommon experience

This past March, I got the chance to do something that doesn’t happen very often: cover a state playoff game between a team I used to cover and one I currently cover.


May. 31, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

MCKINNEY: NBA Finals shaping up to be very entertaining

This year's National Basketball Association playoffs have been pretty exciting, and the NBA Finals — which begin on Thursday night — should give us more of the same.