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BOILING SPRINGS — The launch of a new Runnin’ Bulldog logo for Gardner-Webb follows six months of research and interviews with more than 500 Gardner-Webb stakeholders. Working with Varsity Partners in Charlotte, the University’s revitalized athletic brand is drawn from historical graphics da…

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KNOXVILLE — CHASE High School alumna Jenna Bridges became well-known for being a dominant swimmer in high school, winning three straight state championships in the 100-butterfly, while also medaling in the 500-freestyle two straight seasons. With numerous accolades to recall, she recently et…

BOILING SPRINGS — Gardner-Webb sophomore Anthony Selden scored a career high 20 points off the bench as the Runnin’ Bulldogs survived a challenge from the Hampton Pirates 78-69 Saturday afternoon in Boiling Springs. With the win GWU is off to a 2-0 start in the Big South for the first time s…

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BOILING SPRINGS — Yogi Berra may be most associated with baseball, but his famous saying “Déjà vu, all over again”, perfectly describes the Gardner-Webb (GWU) men’s basketball team and their penchant for upsetting major conference teams.

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CULLOWHEE — Western Carolina University football standout, and former East Rutherford Cavalier Calvin Jones was recently named to the HERO Sports Freshman All-America team.

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CULLOWHEE — Western Carolina second-year freshman and former East Rutherford Cavalier, Calvin Jones was recently named the Southern Conference Special Teams Player of the Week presented by GEICO for all games played on Nov. 13 as the league announced its weekly award winners on Monday. Jones…

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FOREST CITY — The Forest City Owls recently announced its 2022 schedule following a release of the Coastal Plain League (CPL) slate.

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BOILING SPRINGS — There are few things in North Carolina that people are as passionate about as football and barbecue. Those two passions will come together on Saturday in Boiling Springs as Gardner-Webb and Campbell University do battle on the gridiron in the inaugural East/West BBQ Bowl.

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HENRIETTA — The CHASE volleyball team found themselves down 11-5 in the opening set to Shelby Wednesday night, but a 12-0 spurt put momentum squarely on the side of the home team and the Lady Trojans rode that momentum all the way to a sweep of the Golden Lions, 25-18, 25-22, 25-21.

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FOREST CITY — The 2021 edition of the Forest City Owls placed three players on the Coastal Plain League (CPL) All-Star team including league-leading hitter Cam Fisher from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNCC).

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FOREST CITY — On two for one night, the Owls finished the season in appropriate style, sweeping the High Point-Thomasville Hi-Toms 9-4, and 9-8 on a walk off hit by the Coastal Plain League leading hitter, Cam Fisher from UNC-Charlotte. \

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The Forest City Owls and Rutherford County Outlaws faced off against one another in several competitions on Friday night including races, a home run derby and a softball game. East Rutherford graduate Wes Reynolds was the home run derby winner. CHASE graduate Chipper McGinnis is shown in the…

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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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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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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.