One line, plenty of waiting. If the competition for the quarterback job at North Central were held in a barber shop, the magazines in the waiting area would have been read from cover to cover. With the Knights having lost three-year starting signal-caller, Grayson King, to graduation, there is no shortage of players seeking to step into his shoes. In fact, during spring practice NC worked five players under center, all of whom have ...
After having finished as the Region 3-A runner-up, the North Central softball team looked forward to hosting last Thursday's first round game against a team they had seen twice this year.
There are gut-wrenching ways to end your season and then, there is how North Central's 2013 baseball campaign came to an end.
Even the best tightrope walkers stub their toe every now and then. Grayson King and North Central performed a high-wire act, getting out of bases-loaded jams in the first and fourth innings in Thursday's AA District 4 playoff game with visiting Cheraw. But the third time, the rope wiggled. Scoring twice in the top of the fifth was all that the visiting Braves needed to send the Knights into Saturday's elimination game against Region 3-AA ...
A one-run loss to Pelion prevented the North Central softball team from winning the Region 3-AA title, but it could not put a damper on what to this point has been a successful regular season.
There was a rush to get everything done for senior night. After that, the buzzword for North Central was patience.
Closing its regular season with a five-inning, non-conference doubleheader with Buford, the North Central baseball team split Wednesday's twinbill in Lancaster County.
First, it was a winning season. Then, came a first-time berth in the state playoffs. Last Thursday, the North Central tennis team completed the hat trick in bringing home the school's first conference tennis championship. First-year head coach Jon Parker's charges accomplished the latest feat with a 4-2 win over Columbia to cap a perfect Region 3-AA campaign with a 6-0 record. In knocking off the host Capitals, the Knights got off to another strong ...
With spring break over, the North Central softball team needed to get back to winning games after losing two of three, including their first in Region 3-AA play, in the week leading up to having a week off.
In a season of firsts, this is the biggest of them all ... so far. For the first time in school history, the North Central High School tennis team is playoff-bound. First-year head coach Jon Parker's charges clinched a trip to the post-season with a 7-0 victory over Keenan to improve to 5-0 in Region 3-AA. Christian Pratt avenged his only loss of the season against his opponent, with a 6-3, 6-3 victory at first ...
It just might be time to break out the rabbit's foot, find a four-leaf clover or, taking a page from "Major League," sacrifice a live chicken because doing everything in reverse did not work for North Central baseball coach Robbie Cash.
And then, there was one. North Central took control of the Region 3-AA tennis standings with a 6-1 win over visiting Columbia in a Tuesday night match played in Boonetown. The host Knights and the Capitals were the only unbeaten teams in conference action. First-year head coach Jon Parker's troops improved to 3-0 in league action and 3-1 on the season with the lopsided victory. Christian Pratt led the way as the NC first singles ...
North Central continued to score runs in bunches and still sits atop the Region 3-AA softball standings after a pair of conference victories over Columbia High and Fairfield Central last week.
For the first time in its brief history, the North Central High School tennis team is above the .500 mark.
After struggling on offense in a season-opening loss to Buford, the North Central girls found what it was searching for on that end of the floor, only to come up short in a 38-31 loss to McBee last Thursday.
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