Sports: High School View All »

Jul. 20, 2014 @ 12:38 PM

Harrill to lead Hilltopper soccer

John Harrill knows he has some big shoes to fill.


Jul. 20, 2014 @ 08:13 AM

Rutherford County 50/70 baseball falls at Southeast Regional

After a rousing 5-3 win over Georgia in the first game of pool play, the Rutherford County Intermediate 50/70 baseball team lost their last two games and did not qualify for the Southeast Regional semifinals.


Jul. 03, 2014 @ 09:55 PM

Gaston Braves end Post 423's season

With inclement weather all around the area, the Gaston Braves saw only a few rain drops Thursday night but lots of resistance from Rutherford County in the North Carolina Area IV playoffs.

In the end, the Braves had just enough to survive Post 423 in an 8-7 win that wrapped up a 3-0 first-round series sweep.


Jul. 03, 2014 @ 09:52 PM

Tripp Hamrick named All-State

East Rutherford senior shortstop Tripp Hamrick closed his high school career with a 2A All-State selection from the North Carolina Baseball Coaches Association.


Jul. 02, 2014 @ 10:03 PM

Post 423 falls in 2-0 hole, loses to Gaston 12-1

For the second night in a row, Rutherford County Post 423 grabbed an early lead against the Gaston Braves and for the second night in a row, they failed to hold it.

The latest example came Wednesday as Rutherford County scored a single run in the first inning but the Braves exploded for nine runs in the final two innings to take a seven-inning, 12-1 mercy rule win at McNair Field to take a 2-0 series lead in the Area IV playoffs.


Sports: Chase View All »

Jul. 06, 2014 @ 06:23 AM

Road to recovery

Going into the 2011 football season, Chase High School's Carlos Watkins was one of the most touted defensive lineman in the country.

The community reveled at him, his coaches loved him, opposing coaches feared him and college coaches coveted him.


Jul. 01, 2014 @ 09:03 PM

Davis, nine others named All-State

The mantle is filling up quickly for East Rutherford pitcher Savannah Davis.

On Sunday, Davis was named 2A Pitcher of the Year for western North Carolina by the North Carolina Softball Coaches Association (NCSCA).


Jun. 24, 2014 @ 03:27 PM

14 local players named All-District

Postseason honors continue to pour in for local softball players. The North Carolina Softball Coaches Association (NCSCA) released its all-district selections Tuesday which included 14 players from Rutherford County on the District 8 list.


Jun. 20, 2014 @ 06:53 AM

2014 All-County Softball

fter a 2014 season full of outstanding performance by dozens of Rutherford County high school softball players, The Daily Courier is proud to present its 2014 All-County Softball Team.


Sports: East Rutherford View All »

Jul. 03, 2014 @ 09:52 PM

Tripp Hamrick named All-State

East Rutherford senior shortstop Tripp Hamrick closed his high school career with a 2A All-State selection from the North Carolina Baseball Coaches Association.


Jul. 01, 2014 @ 09:03 PM

Davis, nine others named All-State

The mantle is filling up quickly for East Rutherford pitcher Savannah Davis.

On Sunday, Davis was named 2A Pitcher of the Year for western North Carolina by the North Carolina Softball Coaches Association (NCSCA).


Jun. 24, 2014 @ 03:27 PM

14 local players named All-District

Postseason honors continue to pour in for local softball players. The North Carolina Softball Coaches Association (NCSCA) released its all-district selections Tuesday which included 14 players from Rutherford County on the District 8 list.


Jun. 20, 2014 @ 06:53 AM

2014 All-County Softball

fter a 2014 season full of outstanding performance by dozens of Rutherford County high school softball players, The Daily Courier is proud to present its 2014 All-County Softball Team.


Sports: R-S Central View All »

Jul. 20, 2014 @ 12:38 PM

Harrill to lead Hilltopper soccer

John Harrill knows he has some big shoes to fill.


Jul. 01, 2014 @ 09:03 PM

Davis, nine others named All-State

The mantle is filling up quickly for East Rutherford pitcher Savannah Davis.

On Sunday, Davis was named 2A Pitcher of the Year for western North Carolina by the North Carolina Softball Coaches Association (NCSCA).


Jun. 24, 2014 @ 03:27 PM

14 local players named All-District

Postseason honors continue to pour in for local softball players. The North Carolina Softball Coaches Association (NCSCA) released its all-district selections Tuesday which included 14 players from Rutherford County on the District 8 list.


Jun. 20, 2014 @ 06:53 AM

2014 All-County Softball

fter a 2014 season full of outstanding performance by dozens of Rutherford County high school softball players, The Daily Courier is proud to present its 2014 All-County Softball Team.


Sports: Thomas Jefferson View All »

Jul. 16, 2014 @ 03:51 AM

Hicks to head TJCA baseball

Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy has named Jamie Hicks as the new head baseball coach.

Hicks replaces Chris White, who accepted the athletic director’s position at Burns High School earlier this month.


Jul. 01, 2014 @ 09:03 PM

Davis, nine others named All-State

The mantle is filling up quickly for East Rutherford pitcher Savannah Davis.

On Sunday, Davis was named 2A Pitcher of the Year for western North Carolina by the North Carolina Softball Coaches Association (NCSCA).


Jun. 26, 2014 @ 04:57 PM

Caldwell taking over as TJCA AD

After 10 years as a physical education instructor and coach for multiple sports, Mike Caldwell is getting the chance to run the show as the new athletic director at Thomas Jefferson.


Jun. 24, 2014 @ 03:27 PM

14 local players named All-District

Postseason honors continue to pour in for local softball players. The North Carolina Softball Coaches Association (NCSCA) released its all-district selections Tuesday which included 14 players from Rutherford County on the District 8 list.