Golf benefit for Hopewell High

HUNTERSVILLE – The Hopewell High boys’ golf team is holding its inaugural fundraising tournament May 10 at Cowan’s Ford Country Club. Cost is $75 and the tournament begins at 2 p.m. Sponsorships (tax-deductible) from $50-$600 are available.

There will be attendance prizes, a longest drive contest, closest to the pin competition, putting contests, mulligans and other mini-challenges. Food and a prize presentation will follow the play, along with raffles and a silent auction. All proceeds will go to the boys’ golf team. To register, go to Details: Scott Fortune at


Cowie commits to a college

CORNELIUS – Hough High soccer player Emmily Cowie, a junior forward, verbally committed to play at Appalachian State. She has three goals and three assists this season for the unbeaten Huskies (11-0), who won a state championship in 2012 and lost in the state final in 2013.


Register for free track event

CORNELIUS – The Cornelius PARC department, Huntersville Parks and Recreation and Davidson Parks and Recreation are combining to host the annual Hershey's Track and Field Games on May 10 at Bailey Road Park. It’s a nationally affiliated program to introduce children ages 9-14 to the benefits of physical fitness. The event is free. Registration starts at 9 a.m. The competition begins at 9:30 a.m.

Division winners will have the opportunity to advance to regional and national competitions. Participants can enter either one track and two field events, or two track and one field event.  Each competitor must have a copy of their birth certificate at registration. Participants can register at the Cornelius, Huntersville or Davidson Parks and Recreation offices. Details:


Hough boys win golf match

CHARLOTTE – Hough High’s Patrick Cover and David Yang tied for top individual honors with nine-hole scores of 34 as the Huskies coasted to a MECKA 4A conference boys’ golf victory at The Tradition Golf Club on April 3.

Hough, who also had solid scores from Blake Fiest (38) and Blake Wagner (39), won the team competition with a 145 score. Hopewell was second with a 159. The Titans were led by Logan Watts (36), T.J. Long (40) and Tim Kessler (40).


Davidson wins Big South opener

DAVIDSON - The Davidson College women’s lacrosse team opened Big South Conference play with a 9-8 come-from-behind victory against Winthrop in overtime April 4 in Richardson Stadium. Davidson (5-5, 1-0 Big South) pushed its winning streak to four matches. The Wildcats trailed 6-1 with 23 minutes left but tied the game with two minutes left in regulation.

Emma Sissman had three goals. Ann Fucigna added two goal and an assist. Katherine scored the tying goal near the end of regulation and the go-ahead goal with 2:39 left in overtime.


Register for Jimmie Johnson fitness series event

HUNTERSVILLE - The first Jimmie Johnson Foundation Wellness Challenge will be April 27 with a 5K run. This is the first of a four-event series and it will be at the Newell-Rubbermaid Corporate Campus, 8935 Northpointe Executive Park Drive.

The venue and course make it suitable for family participation. There will be special activities for children while their parents participate in the 5K event, which begins at 9 a.m. The 1-mile family fun walk is at 10 a.m., followed by the 10:20 awards ceremony.