John Harrill knows he has some big shoes to fill.
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).
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.
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.
After a 2014 season full of outstanding performance by dozens of Rutherford County high school baseball players, The Daily Courier is proud to present its 2014 All-County Baseball Team.
The sports staff used statistics, nominations and personal observations to highlight individuals at each position.
For the first time, all four Rutherford County softball teams made it to the state playoffs. Of those four programs, 13 individual players were named to their respective all-conference lists.
Wells Fargo, along with the North Carolina High School Athletic Association, announced the final standings in the Wells Fargo Conference Cup competitions for the 2013-2014 sports year.
Rutherford County’s strong baseball heritage continued this season as nine players were named all-conference in their respective leagues.
The South Mountain Athletic 2A/3A Conference (SMAC) recently released its all-conference list that included seven players from Rutherford County programs.
R-S Central and Chase each landed three players on the list while East Rutherford landed another.
There was no upset for the R-S Central Hilltoppers this time. The Franklin Panthers scored three times in the first inning and never looked back, taking advantage of six Hilltopper errors in a 10-3 second round playoff win Saturday at Franklin.