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FLOYD’S CREEK — It was a historic night at Allen Stadium on Friday night as CHASE running back Marqies McCombs set the Rutherford County single-season rushing record on an 11 yard run in the first quarter of the Trojans 52-8 win over Patton on homecoming, which clinched the Trojans the secon…

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RUTHERFORDTON — The R-S Central Hilltoppers played host to Bandys in the opening round of the 2A state volleyball playoffs on Saturday afternoon, but it would be the Lady Trojans’ front line play that led them to the four-set victory (22-25, 25-21, 25-19, 25-23).

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Freddie Freeman swinging onto baseball’s biggest stage for the first time, Jose Altuve & Co. back for more. Luis Garcia, Framber Valdez and a fresh set of Houston arms facing Ozzie Albies, Austin Riley and these eager, young Atlanta bats.

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AVONDALE — It was a battle between two of the top 1A soccer teams on Thursday evening in Avondale as the Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy (TJCA) Gryphons hosted the Highland Tech Rams. When the final horn sounded, it was the Gryphons who claimed the 2-1 win behind two goals from junior Nat…

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FOREST CITY — Two Fridays ago, R-S Central quarterback Jaiden Coston put together a masterful game in a 41-0 win over Patton. Despite just playing 2 1/2 quarters, Coston finished with 120 rushing yards and four rushing touchdowns. He also added two interceptions, one of which he returned for…

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FOREST CITY — Both teams with Week 10 opponents can snag up a playoff berth with a win. CHASE will look to clinch its berth when the Trojans lock up with the Patton Panthers at Allen Stadium for Homecoming tonight, while the Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy (TJCA) Gryphons will host Highla…

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BOSTIC — It was a beautiful October night at “The Jungle “as East Rutherford and R-S Central would face off on the pitch. It was Senior Night for the Cavaliers and they did not disappoint as they scored early and often against their cross-county rivals. Sergio Merida got it started just 30 s…

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FOREST CITY — The CHASE defensive line unit and linebacker group put together an excellent defensive performance, shutting down the Polk County ground attack en route to a 31-13 win over Polk County last Friday.

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The Mountain Foothills 7 Conference held its cross country championship on Tuesday at Jackson Park with several local runners performing well. R-S Central’s Hayes Weatherman, left, Reagan Holley, center and Van Robbins were named all-conference performers.

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AVONDALE — The Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy (TJCA) Gryphons picked up a huge win on the pitch Tuesday over the Burns Bulldogs, 3-0, in Avondale. The victory improves TJCA’s playoff chances as they completed the season sweep of the Bulldogs.

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SALISBURY — The Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy (TJCA) women’s golf team and CHASE’s Sarah Rothrock competed at the 1A/2A West Regionals on Monday afternoon at the Country Club of Salisbury.

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SHELBY — The Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy (TJCA) boys and girls cross country teams claimed the Southern Piedmont 1A/2A Conference championship on Monday with strong performances by several runners.

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Tennis players who haven’t received a COVID-19 vaccination are unlikely to get a visa to enter the country for the Australian Open in Melbourne in January, according to the political leader of the state which hosts the season-opening major.