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FOREST CITY — The R-S Central boys and girls track and field teams both had stellar performances at the 2A West Regionals on Friday as the two teams finished in the top-three. The boys team finished second, which is the first time in school history a track team has finished in the top two at…

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RUTHERFORDTON — The R-S Central Hilltoppers baseball team used timely hitting, aggressive base running and excellent pitching to claim a 4-3 victory over South Rowan on Saturday night in the third round of the 2A North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) playoffs. The Hilltopp…

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RUTHERFORDTON — R-S Central used a seven run third inning to break things open against South Point on Thursday, en route to an 8-3 victory in the second round of the 2A North Carolina High School Athletic Association baseball playoffs.

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RUTHERFORDTON — On Thursday, R-S Central principal Phil Rogers announced that head football coach Brad Hutchins had resigned, a move that surprised some and saddened many in the Hilltopper community.

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FOREST CITY — The East Rutherford junior legion baseball team began its season in impressive fashion with an 11-1 victory over South Caldwell on Wednesday evening.

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RUTHERFORDTON — R-S Central used a three-run fifth inning and effective pitching to take a 3-1 victory over North Lincoln in the first round of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 2A state playoffs.

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FOREST CITY — Several local high school wrestlers earned a spot at the NCHSAA state championships by finishing in the top-four of their respective regionals.

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HENRIETTA — The Rutherford County Jr. Legion softball team nearly erased a six run deficit in the second game of their doubleheader with Burke County, but had to settle for a split, winning the first game 3-0 before dropping a heartbreaker 11-10 in the nightcap on Monday.

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FOREST CITY — The East Rutherford Cavaliers sent its five seniors out in style on Thursday night, pounding out 13 hits as part of a 12-2 victory over Shelby.

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RUTHERFORDTON — R-S Central’s path to the state playoffs was already sealed before Thursday night’s game at the Palace, but the Hilltoppers and the Burns Bulldogs went at it as if the title was still on the line. Burns would put its ace on the mound against a planned attack from R-S Central.…

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HENRIETTA — The search for the next head coach of the varsity boys basketball program is over for CHASE High School. Dillon Dunford, a former standout at Smoky Mountain High School, will look to lead the Trojans to success.

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HENRIETTA — Rutherford County Post 423 hit the field Tuesday night against Hickory Post 48 in a Lady Legion softball battle. Post 423 would drop the opening game, 3-1, before rallying back and winning the second game of the doubleheader, 6-4.

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HENRIETTA — CHASE High School named Dillon Dunford the new head varsity boys basketball coach on Wednesday afternoon.

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HENRIETTA — The CHASE Trojans and the South Point Red Raiders squared off on Tuesday in a game with serious playoff implications. The playoff math was simple; if CHASE wins the two-game series with South Point this week, they would take the second spot in the Southwestern 2A conference. If S…

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FOREST CITY — Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy’s (TJCA) baseball team battled back from a 3-0 deficit, but would eventually come up short against Christ the King (CTK), by a 7-4 score. All seven runs allowed by TJCA pitching were unearned.

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RUTHERFORDTON — After dropping a game at CHASE on Tuesday, R-S needed a win to get back on track and they turned to Andrei Haynes to get it.

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HENRIETTA — R-S Central entered Tuesday’s game at CHASE with an unblemished conference record. By the time they left “The Farm”, however, that was no longer the case. Jackson Gowan pitched six strong innings and freshman catcher Andrew Corter went 4-4 at the plate as CHASE upset the SWC-lead…

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HENRIETTA — It was the season opener for American Legion softball on Tuesday as Rutherford County’s Post 423 earned a split with Burke County Post 21.

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RALEIGH — In its latest hearing into the N.C. High School Athletic Association, the private nonprofit that governs and manages most aspects of High School Sports, prominent education leaders said they have many of the same concerns as legislators.