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Aug. 20, 2014 @ 08:30 AM

Hilltoppers sweep

Following the departure of former coach Julie Buchanan and graduating eight players from 2013, the R-S Central Lady Hilltoppers volleyball team seemed to be in a rebuilding year.

Aug. 19, 2014 @ 08:16 AM

RS Central hopes youth movement leads to playoffs

RS Central enters the 2014 football season full of promise after a 5-5 season and a return to the playoffs in 2013. 

Aug. 15, 2014 @ 10:03 AM

East Rutherford, R-S Central post double-digit victories at County Jamboree

The East Rutherford Cavaliers and the R-S Central Hilltoppers each walked away from their final exhibition with wins after overcoming early adversity. 

Aug. 14, 2014 @ 07:47 AM

Let the games begin

Football teams from East Rutherford, Chase and R-S Central take on N. Gaston, Landrum and W. Lincoln in the final exhibition before the regular season tonight at Allen Stadium.

Aug. 03, 2014 @ 10:41 AM

Alumnus want football to spur community

Pride, community and camaraderie.

Those are the words best used to describe an effort by four former high school football players in Rutherford County to put together an alumni team of former football players from East Rutherford, Chase and R-S Central.

Jul. 29, 2014 @ 08:24 AM

Hilltopper's building team

Members of the R-S Central football team participated in some team-building and fundraising on Saturday during their car wash. 

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.