Sports: High School View All »

Mar. 05, 2015 @ 12:59 PM

Lady Hilltoppers shock top seed Mountain Heritage, 53-48

The hill gets steeper each game for the R-S Central Lady Hilltoppers as they climb through the brackets toward the 2015 NCHSAA 2A Girls Basketball State Championship.  

 

Mar. 05, 2015 @ 12:57 PM

Berryhill inks with Mars Hill

East Rutherford senior Dillon Berryhill signed his National Letter of Intent to play college football at Mars Hill University on Tuesday, and to hear him tell it, he has had his eyes on playing for the Lions for quite some time. 

 

Mar. 05, 2015 @ 12:54 PM

Thomas Jefferson walks over Avery, 21-2

There is an old adage in baseball that says a walk is as good as a hit, and the Thomas Jefferson Gryphons proved it Tuesday night. 

 

Mar. 04, 2015 @ 01:13 PM

Kings Mountain blanks East

In last year’s South Mountain Athletic Conference opener, the Kings Mountain softball team knocked off East Rutherford, but the Lady Cavaliers got the last laugh when they ended their season with 15 straight conference wins and a victory in the 2A state title game.

 

Mar. 04, 2015 @ 01:12 PM

Lady Gryphons drop opener to Avery County

Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy pitcher Brianna Kale had a no-hitter through five innings, but the Lady Gryphons’ defense committed four errors over the final two innings as the Avery County softball team won the season opener, 8-1, Tuesday night at Crowe Park.

 

Sports: Chase View All »

Mar. 03, 2015 @ 12:24 PM

Chase High football holding reverse raffle

The Chase High School football team will be selling $50 reverse raffle tickets over the next month. Prizes are $1000, $500 and $300, and then $50 for every 25th ticket drawn. There will be a max number of 250 tickets sold. 

 

Mar. 03, 2015 @ 12:08 PM

Grapplers excel at state’s highest level

Rutherford County had eight wrestlers qualify for this year’s 2A state individual wrestling tournament, and three of them returned from the Greensboro Coliseum with state titles.


Mar. 03, 2015 @ 12:27 PM

Grapplers excel at state's highest level

Rutherford County had eight wrestlers qualify for this year’s 2A state individual wrestling tournament, and three of them returned from the Greensboro Coliseum with state titles.

 

Feb. 24, 2015 @ 12:34 PM

Thrice as nice

Eight Rutherford County wrestlers qualified for this past weekend’s 2A state individual wrestling tournament, and when all was said and done, three of them brought home state titles.


Sports: East Rutherford View All »

Mar. 05, 2015 @ 12:57 PM

Berryhill inks with Mars Hill

East Rutherford senior Dillon Berryhill signed his National Letter of Intent to play college football at Mars Hill University on Tuesday, and to hear him tell it, he has had his eyes on playing for the Lions for quite some time. 

 

Mar. 04, 2015 @ 01:13 PM

Kings Mountain blanks East

In last year’s South Mountain Athletic Conference opener, the Kings Mountain softball team knocked off East Rutherford, but the Lady Cavaliers got the last laugh when they ended their season with 15 straight conference wins and a victory in the 2A state title game.

 

Mar. 04, 2015 @ 01:10 PM

Hilltoppers cruise past Shelby; East nips Polk County

After leading by just a run through six innings, the R-S Central baseball team took advantage of several Shelby errors in the top of the seventh inning, scoring eight runs in the frame to win 13-4 on Monday evening at Keeter Stadium/Veterans Field.

 

Mar. 04, 2015 @ 01:08 PM

Kings Mountain just too much for East girls, 9-0

Kings Mountain was the fastest and most opportune team on Tuesday as the East Rutherford girls soccer team lost its opener at home, 9-0.

 

Sports: R-S Central View All »

Mar. 05, 2015 @ 12:59 PM

Lady Hilltoppers shock top seed Mountain Heritage, 53-48

The hill gets steeper each game for the R-S Central Lady Hilltoppers as they climb through the brackets toward the 2015 NCHSAA 2A Girls Basketball State Championship.  

 

Mar. 04, 2015 @ 01:10 PM

Hilltoppers cruise past Shelby; East nips Polk County

After leading by just a run through six innings, the R-S Central baseball team took advantage of several Shelby errors in the top of the seventh inning, scoring eight runs in the frame to win 13-4 on Monday evening at Keeter Stadium/Veterans Field.

 

Mar. 04, 2015 @ 02:37 AM

Tuesday's girls basketball score

Girls Basketball (3rd Round, 2A state playoffs)

R-S Central 53, Mountain Heritage 48

R-S Central vs. Wilkes Central in regional semifinals Thursday in Winston-Salem


Mar. 03, 2015 @ 12:08 PM

Grapplers excel at state’s highest level

Rutherford County had eight wrestlers qualify for this year’s 2A state individual wrestling tournament, and three of them returned from the Greensboro Coliseum with state titles.


Sports: Thomas Jefferson View All »

Mar. 05, 2015 @ 12:54 PM

Thomas Jefferson walks over Avery, 21-2

There is an old adage in baseball that says a walk is as good as a hit, and the Thomas Jefferson Gryphons proved it Tuesday night. 

 

Mar. 04, 2015 @ 01:12 PM

Lady Gryphons drop opener to Avery County

Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy pitcher Brianna Kale had a no-hitter through five innings, but the Lady Gryphons’ defense committed four errors over the final two innings as the Avery County softball team won the season opener, 8-1, Tuesday night at Crowe Park.

 

Feb. 24, 2015 @ 04:15 PM

Inaugural West vs. Midwest 1A all-star basketball games announced

The Smoky Mountain 1A Conference and the Southern Piedmont 1A Conference, along with the two 1A high schools in the Western Highlands 1A/2A Conference, recently announced that the inaugural West vs. Midwest 1A All-Star Basketball Games will be played on March 21, 2015, with a boys game and a girls game to be played at Cherryville High School’s Nixon Gymnasium. Each conference will be represented by 15 senior boy players and 15 senior girl players who were chosen as outstanding players during the 2014-2015 season.


Feb. 23, 2015 @ 01:08 AM

Daily Courier needs info for college roundups

If you know of a current collegiate athlete who graduated from one of the four high schools in Rutherford County, please call 828-202-290828-202-2902 or email jmckinney@thedigitalcourier.com with the following information: athlete's name, graduation year and college they're attending.