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Why play sports at my age?

MODERN DAD | By Jon Show Dec. 31. Every once in a while my mom asks me why I still play in a soccer league and I never have a good answer. It has nothing to do with exercise. I can do that at the gym and not deal with aching hips and a sore […]


Where to watch the 2022 World Cup, USA vs Netherlands

Dec. 2. By Jason Benavides. U-S-A! U-S-A! U-S-A! The knockout stage at the 2022 World Cup gets underway as USA faces the Netherlands on Saturday, Dec. 3. If you’re looking to get out and support your National team here are a few options around Lake Norman. FOX and Telemundo will be showing the match and […]

Photo: Tim Cowie, DavidsonPhotos.com

Wildcats face Duquesne tonight: Thoughts from a diehard fan

Feb. 14. By Chris Davis. It was beautiful Saturday, but I found myself with friends glued to the Davidson BASKETBALL game. They lost. That is not the story. What was I thinking? It is beautiful outside. I could be working in the yard. Could be playing golf. But, what am I doing? I’m watching the Wildcats, […]

Hank Cherry photo by Seigo Saito/B.A.S.S

Fishing champ hosts tournament benefiting Warrior’s Journey

Dec. 8. Angler extraordinaire Hank Cherry of Lincolnton will host a special fishing tournament Dec. 11 for The Warrior’s Journey, an organization dedicated to serving military veterans and their families. The two-time Bassmaster Classic champion said the tournament winner is guaranteed a $5,000 purse. “The Warrior’s Journey gives everything they have to help serve so […]

Lake Norman hosts the Basspro.com Bassmaster Southern Open Sept. 23-25. Photo by Andy Crawford/B.A.S.S.

Cornelius lands Bassmaster Open Sept. 23-25

Sept. 17. It will be a game of numbers, in which diligence plus a little luck could equal success for anglers competing in the Basspro.com Bassmaster Southern Open at Lake Norman. Competition days will be Sept. 23-25 with daily takeoffs from Blythe Landing Park at 7 am. On Days 1 and 2, weigh-ins will be […]

Volunteers opportunities for tennis championships

June 15. More than 100 volunteers will help the Lake Norman Tennis Association and Visit Lake Norman host the US Tennis Association Adult State Championships this week. More than 90 teams and over 1,000 players from across the state will compete in the four-day tournament that starts June 17. Interested in volunteering? Visit lnta.org or […]

The Symetra Tour features professional women golfers competing on the LPGA’s official developmental tour.

Symetra golf tour provides economic boost for LKN

May 11. There’s an international cast of players coming to River Run Country Club for the $175,000 Symetra Classic May 14-16. Defending champion  Peiyun Chien  (Pingtung, Chinese Taipei) is among the competitors as well as university students from Sweden, Belgium, Israel, Slovenia and the People’s Republic of China. More than 300 women from at least […]

CMS updates attendance at sporting events

April 21. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is expanding attendance for football playoffs and spring sports, setting attendance limits at 30 percent of indoor and outdoor capacity. Face coverings will be required at all times. “After reviewing additional guidance, we believe that at 30 percent of maximum capacity we can allow more fans to attend athletic contests to […]

Hough High Lacrosse made it to State Championships

March 30. The Hough High Huskies made it to the State Lacrosse Championships over the weekend having defeated Lake Norman High School last Wednesday 13-5. But the Cardinal Gibbons Crusaders beat Hough 14-5. Hough, which is coached by Adam Olmstead, had a 13-3 season this year. Raleigh’s Cardinal Gibbons was the defending North Carolina 4A […]


College bass tournament coming to Cornelius

Dec. 29. In fish news, the nationwide Bassmaster College Series will open March 5-6 on Lake Norman right here in Cornelius. It will then include two more springtime events on Lewis Smith Lake in Cullman, Ala., Apr. 16-17 and Lake Cumberland in Russell County, Ky., Apr. 30-May 1. The trail’s final stop June 9-10 will […]