Sports: Outdoor


Jul. 17, 2014 @ 02:11 PM

ABC fishermen hit Badin Lake


Jun. 15, 2014 @ 10:01 PM

Tuckertown reservoir above average fishery

Your Archdale Bass Club’s June 7 tourney on Tuckertown Reservoir is a striking example of what is right in our communities. 


Jun. 04, 2014 @ 02:50 PM

ABC High Rock Tourney

Your Archdale Bass Club launched to just above frost-forming temperatures at High Rock Lake May 17. The greeting we got from the bass was just about as chilly.


Jun. 04, 2014 @ 02:48 PM

Randleman Lake ranked nationally

This month’s BASSMaster Magazine ranked Randleman Regional Reservoir No. 61 in this year’s national top 100 lakes.


Apr. 29, 2014 @ 01:33 PM

BASS Nation team earns second

Dakota Shaw of the Randleman Outdoor Youth Club, along with Chris Carnes of the South Fork club near Charlotte,  finished second in the North Carolina’s youth teams in the Southern BASS Regional Tournament held at Lake Eufaula, Ala. the week of April 14. 


Apr. 21, 2014 @ 12:03 PM

Tuckertown ‘pond’ yields pounds for ABC

Tuckertown Reservoir is a great little pond nestled between its better known recreational cousins of High Rock and Badin lakes. 


Mar. 26, 2014 @ 11:14 AM

Slot limits are like a card game

Your Archdale Bass Club chose the nuclear option for their second 2014 tournament. Shearon Harris Lake is a weedy cooling water lake for a Duke Energy reactor located in New Hill, just southwest of Raleigh. The lake is known for oversized bass.


Mar. 18, 2014 @ 06:38 AM

Got to Be NC Festival seeks antique tractors, vendors, musicians

Space is still available for farm-equipment hobbyists, musicians and food vendors who want to take part in the Got to Be NC Festival set for May 16-18 at the State Fairgrounds.


Mar. 05, 2014 @ 12:04 AM

Fishermen defy wintery weather

Finally. Even though it was very obvious from the sleet on the dock Saturday morning at Circle Drive on Badin Lake, your Archdale Bass Club was excited like the French when Lindbergh landed defying the winter.


Feb. 04, 2014 @ 05:09 PM

Bass Club braves ‘Winter-geddon’ at first meeting

We’re back! Welcome to 2014 and “Winter-geddon.”


Jan. 27, 2014 @ 03:06 PM

NASCAR offers free admission to Hall of Fame

The NASCAR Hall of Fame will offer free admission to all fans on Saturday, Feb. 1, as part of Fan Appreciation Day — a full day of special activities that includes autograph and question-and-answer sessions with current drivers and Hall of Famers.


Jan. 15, 2014 @ 05:53 PM

SPORTS BRIEFS


Jan. 01, 2014 @ 12:35 AM

Hunting: it’s about heritage, safety, licensure

The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission believes the recruitment and retention of hunters is critical to long-term conservation and management of North Carolina’s wildlife resources.


Dec. 31, 2013 @ 12:40 AM

Hunter has ‘dream season’

Jason Lassiter’s 2014 New Year’s resolution is to exceed the hunting season he had this year. But that’s gonna be tough.


Dec. 09, 2013 @ 03:53 PM

Dreaming Big is community helping community

One of the great things about our little corner of the Piedmont is its deep sense of community. For the second year, Davis Feed and Seed has hosted the Dreaming Big Deer Hunt for local handicapped citizens.


Nov. 11, 2013 @ 04:54 PM

Another successful duck race floated

This year’s “Great NASQUACK Duck Race,” benefiting the Randolph County Partnership for Children, exceeded previous years’ participation.


Nov. 06, 2013 @ 09:10 AM

Championship fishing on beautiful Badin Lake

The more moderate weather has fish moving and feeding as we approach winter and your Archdale Bass Club is excited about their end-of-the-year championship.


Oct. 14, 2013 @ 05:44 PM

‘Riddle me this,’ the little fishies taunt

A famous line from the Batman series is from one of the arch-villains, the Joker. He taunts, “riddle me this,” as he attempts to elude the superhero.


Sep. 16, 2013 @ 05:06 PM

Slow and steady wins the race

As I get older, one of the more fascinating things to me is how the old tried and true lessons we learn as children really begin to pay big dividends. 


Sep. 12, 2013 @ 11:02 AM

'Get your motor running'

The Bush Hill Heritage Festival 11th Annual Classic Car & Truck Show will be held in the front parking lot of Sechrest Funeral Service on Trindale Road.


Sep. 05, 2013 @ 11:08 AM

McDowell gives a ‘hoot’

Mark McDowell can talk to the animals. Using wood, acrylic, brass, cork and a little ingenuity, Mark crafts animal calls in his workshop and — this is the fun part — he gets to test each one.


Aug. 19, 2013 @ 04:10 PM

Golfers raise funds for Hospice

The Holly Ridge Charity Golf Classic raised more than $10,000.


Aug. 12, 2013 @ 05:31 PM

One fish, one fish, one fish …

Although very few guys brought no fish back to the scales at the Aug. 3 tournament, it was a tough day with the majority of members only managing to creel a single fish.


Jul. 22, 2013 @ 07:23 PM

Eyes on the Prize

There aren’t many teenagers these days who dream about fishing, but Dekota Shaw of Randleman is one of them.