CHERRYVILLE — Even though Rutherford County failed to advance out of Pool Play at the American Legion State Tournament in Cherryville, they certainly finished their season on a high note. In his final game for Post 423, Kael Snethen recorded five RBIs out of the leadoff spot to back a strong…

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On Friday, July 16 James Young, of Forest City, scored a hole-in-one on the 170-yard hole No. 3 at Cleghorn Country Club. Because of the elevated tee box and elevated green, Young and his fellow players were able to see the ball drop, take two hops before falling into the hole for the ace. P…

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CHERRYVILLE — Rutherford County Post 423 fell behind early on Thursday morning and could never recover, dropping its’ state tournament game to Kannapolis Post 115, 9-4.

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CHERRYVILLE — Two three-run innings were the downfall for Rutherford County Post 423 as the team dropped its state tournament opener to Wilmington Post 10 on Wednesday afternoon, 6-3.

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LANDRUM — After spending the past eight years at Lake Lure Classical Academy (LLCA), Tripp Searcy is beginning a new chapter at Landrum Middle School, where he will serve as Athletic Director, PE teacher and the head coach of the boys basketball and girls volleyball programs.

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The Triangle Basketball Officials Association (TBOA) is a group of 275+ men and women who have a passion for officiating. We referee high school basketball in the greater Triangle area (including Wake, Durham, Orange, Harnett, Johnston, Franklin, Vance, Granville, and Warren

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TOKYO (AP) — Maggie Steffens and the United States have dominated women's water polo since the country won its first gold medal in the sport at the 2012 London Olympics.

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YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — As much as losing to Japan stung American softball players, the International Olympic Committee's decision to drop the sport again for 2024 angered them even more.

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FOREST CITY — The last week of the Coastal Plain League regular season is upon us and the Forest City Owls are looking to close out the season with some big wins.

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CHERRYVILLE — As the American Legion Baseball season continues its slow march to the World Series, eight teams from North Carolina will do battle in nearby Cherryville as they look to take the next step toward Shelby. That’s because Post 100 is hosting the 2021 American Sr. Legion State Tour…

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WILMINGTON — Even though Fred “Tyrone” Lynch has spent the last 42 years as an educator, coach and now Athletic Director at Wilmington’s Laney High School, he still considers himself a “Rutherford County Man.” Recently, he was inducted into the North Carolina Athletic Director’s Hall of Fame…

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CHERRYVILLE — Armed with just nine players, Rutherford County showed a lot of heart and toughness against Cherryville Post 100 in Game 2 of the Area IV Championship Series on Friday night, but a seven-run fourth inning was the deciding factor in Cherryville’s 10-0 six inning victory.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Senate Finance Committee approved a bill Thursday that would dramatically alter high school sports governance in the state and end 110 years of control by the N.C. High School Athletics Association. The organization’s commissioner, Que Tucker, tells media that she believes…

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CHERRYVILLE — Cherryville Post 100 exploded for 12 runs in the fourth inning, sending 16 batters to the plate to break open what had been a tight game to that point en route to a 15-0 win in five innings over a short-handed Rutherford County team in Game One of the Area IV Championship Series.

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FOREST CITY — The Forest City Owls are winners of three in a row and are streaking at exactly the right time.

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HENRIETTA — The Rutherford County Post 423 Lady Legion Softball team dropped Wednesday’s semifinal matchup against Hickory Post 48 by a 6-0 score, committing five errors on the night. At the dish, Post 423 managed just two hits as Post 48 pitcher Owyen Lyall kept hitters off-balance the enti…

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R-S Central 2021 graduate Trei Gray, seated, signed to continue his basketball career at Mars Hill University on Wednesday afternoon. As a senior, Gray averaged six points a game to go along with seven assists, three steals and three rebounds. Also shown in the photo are Robert Gray Jr., bac…

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HENRIETTA — The Rutherford County Post 423 Lady Senior Legion softball team staved off a late rally by Lincoln County Post 30 to claim a 6-4 win in its playoff opener.

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On Tuesday, the N.C. Senate Education Committee presented a bill that would effectively end the High School Athletic Association’s role in supervising high school athletics, a role the organization has held since 1913.

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FOREST CITY — New East Rutherford head football coach Josh Wilson is eager to get his kids on the field. In just a few days, he will get that opportunity as the new season is quickly approaching.

RUTHERFORDTON — John Faircloth may just be 31 years old, but he has approximately 10 years of coaching experience on the collegiate and high school level.