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FOREST CITY — The East Rutherford football team is hosting a foursome golf tournament on Saturday Oct. 24 at the Forest City Municipal Golf Course. The cost is $60 per person or $240 for the foursome. There will be prizes for the longest drive and closest to the pin. There will also be a sep…

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AVONDALE — The athletics department at Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy (TJCA) was able to add to an already historic 2019-2020 season this week. For the first time in school history, TJCA bested the rest of the Southern Piedmont 1A Conference to win the Wells Fargo Conference Cup. The Wel…

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FOREST CITY — The East Rutherford football team is hosting a foursome golf tournament on Saturday Oct. 24 at the Forest City Municipal Golf Course. The cost is $60 per person or $240 for the foursome.

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The pandemic should be a wake-up call for those of us in high school sports. It’s presented a newer, more extreme version of the same old obstacles, a version that could jeopardize the lifeblood of athletic departments (which were always in more perilous shape than we wanted to admit, anyway).

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CHAPEL HILL — The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) has released a number of details for the 2020-2021 sports seasons — including plans for the state playoffs in each sport — and new guidelines for skill development sessions.

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FOREST CITY — After a meeting among representatives of each school in the Western Piedmont Athletic Conference, a revised sports schedule was released that impacts Lake Lure Classical Academy and The Masters Academy (TMA).

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CHASE High School football coach Chris Cogdill shared a photo of the new playing surface in Allen Stadium, after a fresh cut on Friday afternoon. The project was recently completed by Precision Turf.

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HENRIETTA — CHASE’s Allen Stadium will have a different look this year as a brand new playing surface was installed.

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FOREST CITY — When the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) announced that the high school football season would be played in February, it presented some challenging scenarios to work with.

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RUTHERFORDTON — For R-S Central head volleyball coach Ryan Sherburne and the Lady Hilltoppers, overcoming adversity is second nature. Sherburne’s volleyball program has won four straight conference championships without suffering a defeat, as well as four straight conference tournament champ…

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FOREST CITY — Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy (TJCA) head boys basketball coach Steven Jones has been coaching a Pro Skills Basketball (PSB) team for three years and says that all of the different organizations that host AAU tournaments his 16u team plays in do an excellent job with safet…

FOREST CITY — The R-S Central wrestling team had eight grapplers win their division on Saturday en route to claiming top team honors at the Southwestern Athletic Conference wrestling tournament.

Above: R-S Central senior Austin Alexander recently accepted an award for being named to the 2019 North Carolina Boys’ All-State team by the Carolinas Golf Association and Tarheel Youth Golf Association. Alexander was one of just 30 golfers from across the state chosen. Austin is shown with …

HENRIETTA — CHASE’s Addison Archer scored 35 points and pulled down 17 rebounds to lead the Trojans to a 68-63 non-conference victory over Owen on Wednesday night.

FOREST CITY — The Thomas Jefferson (TJCA) Lady Gryphons acquitted themselves well against the SPC leading Lincoln Charter Eagles.

FOREST CITY — The East Rutherford basketball team led from start to finish as the Cavaliers picked up its first conference win of the season with a 59-45 win over East Gaston on Tuesday.

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HENRIETTA — R-S Central’s boys paid a visit to “The Farm” on Tuesday night with bragging rights and a potential county championship hanging in the balance as the Hilltoppers squared off with CHASE to see who would gain an advantage. R-S Central would use a huge second quarter to gain the mom…