Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
|North Mecklenburg coach Duane Lewis presents a commemorative ball to Shivaughn Wiggins after he scored his 1,000th point as a Viking. Courtesy of Kevin Wilson|
Wiggins reaches milestone
North Meck's Shivaughn Wiggins scored his 1,000th point at the school. Wiggins, who spent his first two years at Lake Norman Charter, has been at the school for two seasons. Wiggins led North Meck by scoring 30 points Monday against Myers Park.
The senior has averaged 25.4 points and 4.2 assists per game for the 22-5 Vikings. North Meck will travel to I-Meck rivals West Charlotte for a second-round playoff game Wednesday.
Here are the scores for local teams (in bold):
Lake Norman Charter def. Albemarle 55-48
East Lincoln def. Piedmont 66-60
Salisbury def. North Lincoln 63-47
West Charlotte def. Mooresville 77-52
North Meck def. Myers Park 63-50
Lake Norman Charter def. North Rowan 46-33
Bandys def. Central Davidson 97-46
Salisbury def. South Iredell 81-45
North Lincoln def. Owen 80-50
Hough def. South Caldwell 39-33
Hopewell def. Olympic 43-31
McDowell def. North Meck 75-54
These are the second-round match-ups (to be played Wednesday):
Monroe at Lake Norman Charter, 7 p.m.
Thomasville at Bandys, 7 p.m.
North Lincoln def. Pisgah, 7 p.m.
Hough at Myers Park, 7 p.m.
Butler at Hopewell, 7 p.m.
The Lake Norman area had several regional champions this past weekend. The top four finishers at the regional meets will compete in the state championships, which will take place Thursday to Friday in Greensboro.
Here is a list of regional champions:
- Moses Boyter, East Lincoln sophomore: 132 pounds
- Jeremy Tarleton, East Lincoln junior: 152 pounds.
For full regional results and state qualifier lists, go here.
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
No. 3 Mallard Creek vs. No. 2 Hough, 7:30 p.m.
Boys (finals played Friday at Mallard Creek):
Southern Piedmont 1A/2A
* Tie-breaker between East Lincoln and North Lincoln will be played Thursday at Lincolnton.
Monday, February 13, 2012
Lake Norman's Logan Heck also had a good meet for the fourth-place Wildcats. The senior won the 50- and 100-yard freestyle state titles. His teammate, Reed Wheeler, won the 100-yard backstroke championship.
21. Lake Norman
26. North Mecklenburg
4. Lake Norman
29. North Mecklenburg
6. South Iredell
6. North Lincoln
Friday, February 10, 2012
He received his B. S. in physical education from South Carolina and an Master of Education from The Citadel. Maness began his coaching career in 1971 as head baseball coach and assistant football coach at Wagener Salley High (S.C.). In 1973, he was appointed head football coach and athletic director at Wagener Salley. From there he began tenures at West Hardeeville High (S.C.) and Aynor High (S.C.). At Aynor he attained 132 wins, nine region championships and 13 playoff teams in 22 years.
|Maness. Courtesy of the S.C.|
Athletic Coaches' Association.
His honors include 1989 Region 5 Coach of the Year for football, 1989 assistant football coach for the Shrine Bowl, 1988 Region 5 Football Coach of the Year, 1987 Region 5 Football Coach of the Year, 1987 District 11 Football Officials’ Coach of the Year, 1987 WBTW Coach of the Year, 1986 Head Football Coach of the North/South All-Star Game, 1984 Region 4 Football Coach of the Year, 1983 District 11 Football Official’s Coach of the Year, 1979 Region 5 Football Coach of the Year, 1996 South Carolina Golf Coach of the Year, 1999 North/South Head Golf Coach of the Year, 1994, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99 Region Golf Coach of the Year. Maness was also the president of the S.C. Athletic Coaches’ Association in 1986. He also served as game athletic director for the North/South All-Star Football Game from 1995-1998.
Mooresville reached the regional final Thursday, but barely missed making the state championship match, losing to a strong Parkland team 34-31. The Blue Devils defeated Independence, Davie and Sun Valley to reach the regional finals.
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Five Lake Norman area teams will have athletes competing at
Saturday's N.C. High School Athletic Association state indoor track and field meets at
UNC Chapel Hill's Eddie Smith Field House.
Monday, February 6, 2012
Several Lake Norman area teams - 4A's Lake Norman and Mooresville as well as 2A's East Lincoln and Bandys - made the N.C. High School Athletic Association's dual team wrestling playoffs. First- and second-round dual match-ups will take place Tuesday. Regional matches are slated for Thursday while the state championships are scheduled for Saturday.
Here are the western parts of the 4A and 2A brackets (local teams in bold):
Hough's girls won the 4A West regional swimming title, while the Husky boys were second to lead Lake Norman area teams.
Lake Norman finished fourth in the boys' side, while the Lady Wildcats were fifth.
Hough's Peter Brumm (200-yard freestyle), Ally Dupay (200-yard individual medley, 100-yard breaststroke), Whitney Timberlake (1-meter diving), Charles Mitchell (1-yard diving), Emily Allen (100-yard freestyle), John Manchester (500-yard freestyle) and Heather Merritt (100-yard backstroke) all won regional titles.
Lake Norman's Logan Heck (50-, 100-yard freestyle) and Reed Wheeler (100-yard backstroke) also won events, as did North Mecklenburg's Molly Sanborn (5000-yard freestyle).
For more details, check out the Observer's story on the meet or check out the NCHSAA's full PDF results.
Here are finals standings for local teams:
1. Hough 432.5
5. Lake Norman 179
10. North Mecklenburg 62
17. Mooresville 13
2. Hough 362.5
4. Lake Norman 241
12. North Mecklenburg 43
13. Mooresville 39
16. Hopewell 33
Knights sweep 1A/2A regionals
Lake Norman Charter's boys and girls both won the 1A/2A West regional titles this past weekend. For more, check out the full results.
Here are finals standings for local teams:
1. Lake Norman Charter 325
5. South Iredell 141
7. North Lincoln 135
8. East Lincoln 122.5
13. Lincoln Charter 63
17. Pine Lake Prep 44
19. Bandys 37
1. Lake Norman Charter 318
4. North Lincoln 182
8. South Iredell 84
9. Lincoln Charter 80
10. East Lincoln 73.5
21. Pine Lake Prep 21