N.C. High School Girls’ Soccer Preview: Hough’s Courtney Carroll hungry to go out a champion

Posted at 12:17am on Jun. 1, 2014
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With six minutes, 30 seconds left in the N.C. 4A state semifinal soccer match against Myers Park on Tuesday, Hough High girls’ soccer star Courtney Carroll got very angry. And very determined.

CSD wins; Weddington edged out

Posted at 12:03am on Jun. 1, 2014

Weddington and Community School of Davidson’s girls soccer teams played for N.C. state championships Saturday at N.C. State. Weddington lost by a goal in the 3A final and CSD won the 1A championship in a dramatic thriller after four overtimes.

Hough High hires East Meck’s Jason Grube as boys’ basketball coach

Posted at 12:02pm on Jun. 1, 2014
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Jason Grube, who led East Mecklenburg to the 2008 N.C. 4A boys’ basketball championship, is the new head coach at Hough.

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Posted at 12:32am on Jun. 1, 2014

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NASCAR Sprint Cup: Jeff Gordon’s back is still an issue

Posted at 8:42pm on May. 31, 2014
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Jeff Gordon is feeling better for Sunday’s FedEx 400 at Dover International Speedway after experiencing spasms last Saturday at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

NASCAR Sprint Cup: Matt Kenseth poised to end drought

Posted at 8:42pm on May. 31, 2014
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NASCAR Sprint Cup at Dover International Speedway: It took a stop at Charlotte Motor Speedway, where Jimmie Johnson has enjoyed much success, to earn his first win in 2014. Does Matt Kenseth, who has found much success in Sunday’s FedEx400, have next?

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Dover: FedEx 400 preview

Posted at 10:33pm on May. 31, 2014

Six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champ Jimmie Johnson won for the first time this season at last week’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. He’s racing Sunday at Dover International Speedway – a track where he has eight career victories.

NASCAR: Joey Logano can tie Nationwide record at Dover

Posted at 11:47pm on May. 30, 2014
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Joey Logano has won four consecutive Nationwide races at the Monster Mile and goes for a fifth Saturday in the Buckle Up 200. If Logano does win, he’ll tie a Nationwide Series record for consecutive victories at a track, joining Jack Ingram (South Boston), Dale Earnhardt (Daytona) and Kyle Busch (Texas).

OrthoCarolina Motorsports Program keeps NASCAR teams on top in performance

Posted at 9:40pm on May. 30, 2014

Nearly 10 years ago, Huntersville resident and physician assistant Bill Heisel saw a need for a motorsports program to keep over-the-wall NASCAR crewmen performing at their peak. Today he’s joined by physical therapist Ken Breath, also of Huntersville, and athletic trainer Angela Sneed of Mooresville as they treat the motorsports athletes in the shops and at the track.

NASCAR Sprint Cup: FedEx 400 schedule, TV times

Posted at 9:36pm on May. 30, 2014

2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup at Dover International Speedway: Jeff Gordon heads into Sunday’s FedEx 400 on top of the Sprint Cup Series points standings. ... Who’s Hot/Who’s Not features drivers Jimmie Johnson, Kevin Harvick, Kurt Busch and Kasey Kahne.