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Jul. 08, 2015 @ 09:45 AM

Davis named TJCA’s new boys’ head coach

In April, David Davis returned to Rutherford County to take over as Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy’s new Dean of Students for its high school. Davis, who graduated from R-S Central High School in 1982, now takes over as the school’s director of boys’ basketball and head boys’ basketball coach.

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.


Jun. 26, 2015 @ 08:04 AM

2015 All-County Softball

The 2015 high school softball season gave us another exciting campaign, with R-S Central reaching the third round of the 2A state playoffs and East Rutherford and Chase also qualifying for postseason play. Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy didn’t qualify for the 1A state playoffs, but did boast some talented young players. 


Jun. 24, 2015 @ 10:37 AM

Final Wells Fargo Conference Cup standings released

Wells Fargo, along with the North Carolina High School Athletic Association, recently announced the final standings in the Wells Fargo Conference Cup competitions for the 2014-15 academic year, following the conclusion of the spring sports season.  


Jun. 19, 2015 @ 09:58 AM

2015 All-County Girls Soccer

The 2015 high school girls soccer season was a historic one, as R-S Central, East Rutherford, Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy and Chase all made strides in one way or another. 


Jun. 14, 2015 @ 08:15 AM

County well-represented on all-district softball team

Region 8 recently released its all-district softball team, and Rutherford County players filled 12 of the slots. 


Jun. 12, 2015 @ 11:17 AM

TJCA puts players on All-SPC softball, soccer

The Southern Piedmont 1A Conference recently released its all-conference lists for both softball and girls soccer, and Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy put a total of five athletes on those two teams.


Jun. 03, 2015 @ 12:00 PM

TJCA duo named All-SPC

The Southern Piedmont 1A Conference recently released its all-conference honorees for baseball for the 2015 season, as voted upon by league coaches.

Jun. 03, 2015 @ 11:38 AM

Stroud wins gold medal at World Cup

Conner Stroud, 15, of Rutherfordton, is home with a new gold medal after he and fellow members of the U.S. junior wheelchair tennis team won the gold at the BNP Paribas World Team Cup. The tournament took place May 25-31 at the Ali Bey Resort Manavgat in Antalya, Turkey.

May. 24, 2015 @ 11:27 AM

Tevis successful in new sport

Rachael Tevis spent four years terrorizing opposing goalies for Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy on the soccer pitch. Now she is doing the same for the North Carolina Tar Heels on the handball court.