The Rutherford Regional Health System and Rutherfordton Little League will be sponsoring the upcoming Rutherfordton Glow Run 5K to benefit the Rutherfordton Little League on April 18 at 8 p.m. at Crestview Park.
The Great Strides Walk, which was established in 1989, is the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's largest national fundraising event, and each year over 125,000 people participate in hundreds of walks across the country to raise money for cystic fibrosis research and drug development.
The R-S Central Middle School girls basketball team won its second straight Tri-County Conference championship on Wednesday afternoon, defeating visiting Crest by a 41-24 final.
The Demarini Stars West, one of the top showcase organizations in North Carolina, is holding tryouts on Saturday, Feb. 28, at The Hitting Zone, 125 Callahan Koon Rd., Spindale, NC 28160.
Several local youth wrestlers placed at the recent junior high and elementary state wrestling tournaments.
The Rutherford County Soccer Association has held walk-up registrations at the Isothermal Community College soccer fields over the past two weekends, and will be holding its final walk-up registration on Sunday, Feb. 15, from 2-5 p.m.
The 98 Rutherford Rumble soccer team competed in the Charlotte Soccer Association's Adidas Cup last weekend.
Normally, when a family is involved in a sport, it is the kids that follow in their parents’ footsteps.
Across Rutherford County young children and youth are participating in Upward basketball and are playing games on Saturdays.
For the second straight year, the Trinity Christian Middle School girl’s basketball team won the Blue Ridge Mountain Conference tournament championship.
The following is a list of the top quotes in sports for 2014.
When it comes to seventh-grade students, Marcus Briscoe is pretty normal.
It was another banner year for sports in Rutherford County.
Middle school football
Local teams work out kinks at jamboree
Middle School football got underway in Rutherford County on Wednesday as R-S Middle School hosted Chase, East McDowell and West McDowell. In the first game, the Chase Middle School Pirates faced East McDowell. The Pirates won 6-0 on a Davion Miller run.
Local tennis player Conner Stroud is not known for shying away from a challenge and looks to jump to a higher level of play.
For 16 years the Forest City Heat basketball team has produced numerous successful athletes and its fourth-grade team represents its next generation.
The Rutherfordton Raiders and the East Rutherford Cavaliers split a four-game series featuring their youth football squads.
A day after beating Texas 17-3, the Rutherford County All-Stars scored nine runs in the fourth inning to top Canada 12-6 in the fifth place game of the Junior League World Series in Taylor, Michigan.
Corpus Christi, Texas entered Thursday’s game with a perfect 3-0 record and the number one seed for the upcoming U.S. championship game, but none of that phased Rutherford County.
The Rutherford County offense was limited to just three hits and one run by six Delaware pitchers in a 7-1 loss at the World Series in Taylor, Michigan.
It was the type of game baseball purist love, a pitching duel that finishes well under the expected game time.
Rutherford County erased a six run deficit in their opening game of the Junior League World Series in Taylor Michigan, but California's Nick Henderson hit a game winning fielder's choice to second to give the West Region champions an 8-7 walk off win.
The Rutherford County All-Stars will face a team out of Corpus Christi, Texas in the Junior League World Series Saturday in Taylor, Michigan.
The Rutherford County Junior All-Star baseball team returned home to a parade through downtown Rutherfordton and Forest City Wednesday night.