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Local student receives $10,000 scholarship  Shelby Star

A Kings Mountain High School student was awarded a substantial scholarship last month.Members with the State Employees' Credit Union Foundation ...



Two area residents complete basic training  Gaston Gazette

Two local men recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.• U.S. Air Force Airman Jayson D. Kiser is ...



Everything about your life is a miracle  Shelby Star

David Ford's graduation from Kings Mountain High School is a miracle. By all accounts, he shouldn't be walking across the stage today, shaking school ...



Meet The Gazette/Star Best & Brightest 2019  Gaston Gazette

They've served as mentors, filled backpacks so children would not go hungry on weekends, and created school beautification projects.They've traveled to ...



Photos: Crest at Kings Mountain baseball, softball games  Shelby Star

Photos from the softball and baseball games held at Kings Mountain High School on Tuesday, March 26, 2019. Buy Photo. [1/21]. [Brittany Randolph/The Star].



Kings Mountain girls soccer falls to Watauga in 3A playoffs  Shelby Star

Watauga scored inside the first two minutes of their playoff match with Kings Mountain and added a pair of second-half goals as they stunned the Lady ...



Hannah Clark leaving her mark on Kings Mountain, Cleveland County sports  Gaston Gazette

There are a lot of important milestones in any athlete's career — their first start, first points and for a few lucky players in the basketball world, their 1000th point.



Kings Mountain downs North Gaston to advance to third round of 3A girls playoffs  Shelby Star

KINGS MOUNTAIN - For Kings Mountain High girls basketball senior Hannah Clark, it wasn't even a debate? Would she rather have a personal scoring ...



Meet the new principal at Kings Mountain Middle School  Gaston Gazette

When school resumes in August, there will be a new head Patriot at Kings Mountain Middle School.Dustin Morehead, a former fixture of Kings Mountain High ...



Photos: PHOTOS: North Gaston at Kings Mountain  Gaston Gazette

Photos from the North Gaston at Kings Mountain basketball games January 29. [JOHN CLARK/THE GASTON GAZETTE]. [1/33]. North Gaston' LT Thomas ...



Photos: PHOTOS: Cox Mill-Kings Mountain  Gaston Gazette

Kings Mountain played Cox Mill Friday night at Kings Mountain High School. [JOHN CLARK/THE GASTON GAZETTE]. [1/23]. Kings Mountain's Eli Paysour ...



Photos: Kings Mountain at Burns middle school football  Gaston Gazette

Burns enters the stadium. [Mike Gibson/Special to The Star]. [2/11]. Kings Mountain enters the stadium. [Mike Gibson/Special to The Star]. [3/11].



Service dog helps Kings Mountain teacher  Shelby Star

Tina Mallén cannot always see what is right in front of her, but a new guide dog has changed the way she looks at life.The Kings Mountain High School Spanish ...



Message sent: Crest baseball, softball make emphatic statement at Kings Mountain  Shelby Star

The Crest baseball and softball teams passed their biggest road test of the season thus far with relative ease on Tuesday night. KINGS MOUNTAIN — It may be ...



Early mistakes prove to be Kings Mountains undoing in loss to North Gaston  Shelby Star

Slow starts have become a recurring theme for Kings Mountain against Big South 3A's top teams.



Kings Mountain comes from behind to top Shelby  Shelby Star

KINGS MOUNTAIN — The rivalry between Shelby and Kings Mountain is known as the “Battle of Buffalo Creek” and the Mountaineers had to fight an uphill ...



Kings Mountain twins enlist in Army Reserve  Shelby Star

A pair of Kings Mountain twins have always pushed each other's buttons, but now they're pushing one another to new heights as members of the United States ...



Kings Mountains Zeke Littlejohn on pace to break two school records this season  Gaston Gazette

Four years ago, Kings Mountain basketball coach Grayson Pierce made a prediction -- that then-freshman Zeke Littlejohn would leave Kings Mountain as the ...



Once homeless, Tyler Osborne is headed to UNC-Chapel Hill  Shelby Star

Tyler Osborne was already familiar with the Kings Mountain High School graduation stage when he walked across it in June.Stored outdoors under an ...



North Gaston and Kings Mountain to meet for 2019 Big South 3A Conference girls basketball championship  Gaston Gazette

KINGS MOUNTAIN — For the last few years, Ashbrook has dominated the Big South Conference in girls basketball. There will be a new champion this year after ...



Kings Mountain to create donation-based scholarship - News  Shelby Star

The city of Kings Mountain wants to help local students pursue education beyond high school with a new scholarship fund.The city recently created the ...



Senior graduates early to join Army Reserve  Shelby Star

While his classmates were walking the halls of Kings Mountain High School on Tuesday, Ja'Quavion Linder was shipping off to Basic Training.Linder enlisted in ...



Photos: PHOTOS: Kings Mountain at North Gaston Basketball  Gaston Gazette

North Gaston's LT Thomas defends as Kings Mountain's Eli Paysour drives to the basket during their game Wednesday evening at North Gaston High School.



Once Homeless, He's Now Headed to UNC-Chapel Hill  U.S. News & World Report

KINGS MOUNTAIN, N.C. (AP) — Tyler Osborne was already familiar with the Kings Mountain High School graduation stage when he walked across it in June.



Kings Mountain High School kids head to national competition  Shelby Star

Members of the Kings Mountain High School band will spend spring break competing with the best.Directed by Andy Washburn and Kevin Clary, the local ...



Kings Mountain dominates South Caldwell in season opener  Gaston Gazette

Kings Mountain looked nearly unstoppable during Friday's 42-6 win over South Caldwell. Starting quarterback Kaylon Wade proved to be a threat both on the ...



Kings Mountain overcomes 18-point deficit to win at Hoops and Halos  Shelby Star

Down seven starters and running a young squad of mostly former junior varsity stars and freshmen all Kings Mountain head coach Grayson Pierce wanted for ...



Photos: PHOTOS: Dover Foundation, Inc. scholarships  Shelby Star

Cleveland County seniors received scholarships from the Dover Foundation, Inc. at the annual luncheon held at Spinning Leaf on Friday, April 26, 2019.



KM High School Class of 68 reunion rekindles memories  Gaston Gazette

The Kings Mountain High School Class of 1968 held its 50th reunion Oct. 12-13.The festivities began on Friday afternoon at a barbecue held at the home of ...



Kings Mountain closes with flourish, downs Gaston Day for tourney title  Shelby Star

A dominant second half allowed Kings Mountain to take the Mountaineer Classic over Gaston Day.



22 local teams in the postseason as high school basketball playoff pairings announced  Gaston Gazette

Cherryville boys and girls, Kings Mountain boys and girls, Hunter Huss boys, North Gaston girls and Shelby boys among 10 local teams with home first-round ...



Meet the 2019 All-Shelby Star high school basketball team  Shelby Star

Boys co-players of the year: DeQuan George, Shelby and Zeke Littlejohn, Kings Mountain. Boys coach of the year: Aubrey Hollifield, Shelby. Boys first team.



Meet Cleveland Countys Best & Brightest  Shelby Star

Five Cleveland County students shined in The Star and The Gazette's 2019 Best and Brightest.Meet these students who were selected out of 81 applicants for ...



Burns picks up first win of the season against McKinnon  Shelby Star

Burns scores first win under new coach; Gaston Day, Kings Mountain advance to tourney championship game. The Burns boys are winless no more.



Photos: Men and women caught in prostitution sting  Shelby Star

Several men and women face prostitution related charges after a roundup in Gastonia Tuesday night. Officers from Shelby Police helped in the case. [1/10].



Meet the 2019 Dover Foundation scholarship winners  Shelby Star

In celebration of its 75th year in Shelby, the Dover Foundation awarded $150000 in scholarships to 11 Cleveland County students on Friday. The awards were ...



Homecoming queens 2018  Shelby Star

Homecoming is a special time of year for each of Cleveland County's four high schools, when Friday night football becomes something more than just a game.



State Superintendent Mark Johnson visits Kings Mountain  Gaston Gazette

Luke Goforth didn't know he would be presenting his welding class project to two state officials on Monday.Goforth was called from his hands-on welding class ...



Macks return to form a welcome sign ahead of Kings Mountain playoff run  Shelby Star

Adversity has a way of testing one's mettle. During the 2018 season, Kings Mountain running back Ricaylen Mack has earned more than his share.



Theyre from here: Famous folks who call Cleveland County home  Shelby Star

With talent, hard work and good fortune, quite a few Cleveland County residents have risen to stardom.Dozens of acclaimed entertainers, athletes and politicians ...



Kings Mountain High Class of 1971 holds reunion luncheon  Gaston Gazette

The Kings Mountain High School Class of 1971 recently held a reunion luncheon at Italian Garden in Kings Mountain on Oct. 28. There were 48 classmates in ...



From A to Z: Looking back on the 2018-19 high school basketball season  Gaston Gazette

Taking a closer look at the high school basketball season - using the alphabet as a guide, of course.



Photos: PHOTOS: Kings Mountain standoff  Gaston Gazette

At least two adults and one child were removed from a home following a standoff with police on Shelby Road in Kings Mountain on Tuesday morning. [1/9].



Who should be the Cleveland County prep basketball player of the week?  Shelby Star

Vote for who you believe was Cleveland County's top high school basketball player over the course of the past week.



Photos: PHOTOS: Big South 3A Conference Swim Meet  Gaston Gazette

Photos from Thursday evening's Big South 3A Conference meet in Kings Mountain. [Brian Mayhew/Special to the Gazette]. [1/29]. Stuart Cramer's Kendall ...



Shelby defense leads the way in round one win in Mountaineer Classic  Gaston Gazette

A solid second-half defensive effort helped Shelby down Harding 62-54 in their first-round matchup of the Mountaineer Classic.The opening half was slow going ...



Shelby girls, Cherryville boys fall in hoops tournament action  Shelby Star

A look at what transpired in local sports on Feb. 20, 2019.



Gaston Countys high school basketball honor roll  Gaston Gazette

BoysLogan Botts, Forestview: Scored 23 points in a 65-55 loss last Monday at Ashbrook.Chris Britt, Ashbrook: Had 24 points, 7 rebounds, 4 steals and 3 assists ...



The week ahead: Burns keeping busy with three basketball games  Shelby Star

County rivalries and big-time games are on deck this week in high school sports.With three games on the calendar, two of which are conference matchups, the ...



KM High Class of 68 looking for classmates - Entertainment & Life  Gaston Gazette

The Kings Mountain High School Class of 1968 holds a reunion on Saturday, Oct. 13, at the H. Lawrence Patrick Senior Conference Center in Kings Mountain.



High school football begins in North Carolina  WBTV

Monday marked the start of high school football in the state of North Carolina. This morning at Kings Mountain High School, the Mountaineers hit the field at 9 ...



KMHS graduates 303 students  kmherald

Following in the pattern set by her parents and brother, Gretchen Boyles earned the honor of being Valedictorian of the Kings Mountain High School Class of ...



Photos: What schools earned on state report cards  Shelby Star

The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction released school and district report cards Wednesday. Report cards look both at how schools performed on ...



Spirit Week and Homecoming Big events this week at KMHS  kmherald

Spirit Week is this week – Homecoming week – at Kings Mountain High School. As a highlight of Spirit Week the various clubs select their ...



Local students selected for prestigious scholarship  Shelby Star

Two local students are participating in North Carolina State University's Goodnight Scholars Program.Fifty total recipients were selected for its class of 2023, ...



Cleveland County Schools honor assistants, teachers and principal of the year  Shelby Star

Cleveland County Schools employees gathered Friday to honor educators at the Outstanding Educators Banquet.Dozens of teachers, teachers assistants and ...



Community calendar of events  Shelby Star

SUNDAYHospice Fall Memorial *Service*: 2 p.m., 129 Douglas St., Lawndale. Patients who have died March 1, 2018 through August 31, 2018 will be ...



Photos: PHOTOS: Special Olympics  Shelby Star

Photos from the Cleveland County Special Olympics held at Shelby High School on Saturday, April 27, 2019. Buy Photo. [1/12]. [Brittany Randolph/The Star].



North Gastons Spencer Britton sets all-time career scoring record  Gaston Gazette

Wildcats point guard has led team to seven straight wins entering Wednesday's Big South 3A Conference tournament semifinal game against Ashbrook.



Photos: PHOTOS: Hunter Huss at Forestview baseball  Gaston Gazette

Forestview High School hosted Hunter Huss in high school baseball Monday evening, April 15, 2019. [Mike Hensdill/The Gaston Gazette]. [1/6]. Forestview's ...



Blood sweat and basketball: North Gaston and East Rutherford clash at Hoops and Halos  Gaston Gazette

Basketball games can be a grind at times, as North Gaston and East Rutherford found out at the Hoops and Halos event in Kings Mountain on Saturday.The two ...



Meet 2019s Best and Brightest  Gaston Gazette

They're among the top students in Gaston and Cleveland counties.During a reception at The Schiele Museum Thursday night, The Gazette and The Star ...



Photos: Forestview vs. Kings Mountain Soccer  Gaston Gazette

Forestview's Lexy Webb and Kings Mountain's Sarah Drennan battle for the ball during their match at Forestview High School Tuesday evening. [JOHN ...



Photos: PHOTOS: Cherryville-Bessemer City high school softball  Gaston Gazette

Bessemer City's Haleigh Guenther hits the ball high into the air as Bessemer City High School hosted Cherryville High in the rain Monday aftenoon, March 25, ...



Danny McDowell, builder of champions, going into Kings Mountain Hall of Fame  kmherald

(Fifth in a six-part series on the 2017 Kings Mountain Hall of Fame inductees. The ceremony is Sat., May 6 at 6 p.m. at Central United Methodist Church. Tickets ...



Photos: Gaston County track  Gaston Gazette

Images from the Gaston County Track Meet held Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at Ashbrook High School. [Mike Hensdill/The Gaston Gazette]. [1/23].



Gateway Trail Butterfly Garden -- a rest stop for monarchs  Shelby Star

As summer slowly slips toward autumn in the western piedmont of North Carolina, a journey of mythical proportions is silently taking place above our heads.



Case made for school bonds  Wilkes Journal Patriot

The Wilkes County schools stand to gain an estimated $9 to $10 million for facility needs if a proposed $1.9 billion statewide school bond is put on the ballot and.



Bessemer City basketball coach Danny McDowell among those to be inducted into the Kings Mountain Sports Hall of Fame  Gaston Gazette

McDowell helped Kings Mountain basketball to titles as an assistant coach in the 1980s and a head coach in the 2000s.



Former Mountaineer football coach Bob Jones to be inducted into Kings Mountain Hall of Fame  kmherald

(Final story of a six-part series on the 2017 Kings Mountain Sports Hall of Fame inductees. The banquet and induction ceremony will be held Saturday, May 6 at ...



Big money for KMHS class of 2017  kmherald

Kings Mountain High School Seniors in the Class of 2017 have won a record $3.1 million dollars in scholarships. Cooper Short received the award as the ...



He loves the kids and they know it  kmherald

A fist bump or high five is Eddie Payne's trademark with some 300 students he sees every day at Kings Mountain High School. The students love him and he ...



Relay for Life: 5 things to know  Gaston Gazette

There isn't a person in America who hasn't heard of Relay for Life. Each year, thousands of walkers band together to raise money for the American Cancer ...



Thursday’s Observer-area prep basketball roundup  Charlotte Observer

Here is Thursday's Observer-area high school basketball roundup for December 27, 2018.



Cleveland Early College High School first seniors to graduate in county  Shelby Star

Caps were thrown and cheers rang loud as the first Class of 2018 students graduated in Cleveland County.The 48 seniors of Cleveland Early College High ...



Winners named in Miss Gastonia Pageant  Gaston Gazette

Five young women were winners during the annual Miss Gastonia Scholarship Pageant, and they will represent the Gaston region in the 2019 Miss North ...



Photos: Mike Hensdill Best of 2018 Photos  Gaston Gazette

Lauren Osborne fires his flintlock musket Saturday morning during the Schiele Museum's annual Harvest Day event. [Mike Hensdill/The Gaston Gazette]. [2/100].



NCBCA releases its all-district basketball selections. What local players made the list?  Gaston Gazette

A total of 18 local basketball players were named to the All-District 10 team as selected by the North Carolina Basketball Coaches Association.



Kings Mountain football preview: Mountaineers hope bad luck is behind them  Gaston Gazette

KINGS MOUNTAIN – With a little luck on its side for a change, Kings Mountain High School's football team should be a contender this season in the revamped ...



Kaitlyn Moss crowned Homecoming Queen  kmherald

Kaitlyn Moss, Kings Mountain High School senior, was crowned Homecoming Queen Friday at half-time of the Kings Mountain Mountaineers-RS Central football ...



April 18, 2018 | © Community First Media  kmherald

BLAZER BAND – The Kings Mountain High School Blazer Band was one of six high school symphonic bands in the United States invited by the US Army Band ...



Prep hoops notes: Hunter Huss block party leads to Big South 3A tourney crown  Gaston Gazette

Trials that don't break a team typically make it stronger. The Hunter Huss boys basketball team believed it had finally turned the corner over the holiday break, ...



Kings Mountain family opens restaurant on Gold Street  Shelby Star

A Kings Mountain family has brought their take of down-home southern food to the heart of the city.Marty and Tammy Meadows opened Gold Street Soup, Salad ...



Beloved KM coach succumbs to cancer  Shelby Star

KINGS MOUNTAIN — “He loved the kids, and they knew it!”That statement, echoed by his coaching brethren at Kings Mountain High, says volumes about the life ...



All smiles at North Shelby School graduation  Shelby Star

The graduating class was small but the smiles were large at North Shelby School's graduation ceremony.The 11 graduates of North Shelby celebrated the ...



Photos: PHOTOS: Mustang Owner's Museum - 55 years of Mustang  Shelby Star

The new Mustang Owner's Museum in North Carolina has a solid South Carolina connection. Spartanburg-based Tindall's South Carolina division provided the ...



Wilson geared up for sophomore season | Sports  N.C. State University Technician Online

NC State infielder Will Wilson has always been a talented baseball player, but few could have anticipated just how successful his 2017 season would be.



Kings Mountain woman talks of overcoming adversity  Gaston Gazette

Rose Brown always hoped but never imagined she would be where she is today.A first-generation college graduate, the 23 year old will be off to start earning a ...



Photos: 2019 NCAA Tournament Colors, Nicknames and Mascots  Gaston Gazette

Unsure who to take in your bracket this year? Don't know a thing about college hoops? No worries -- we've got your covered. Not only do we have the colors and ...



Kings Mountain unveils stadium upgrades  Gaston Gazette

Fans of the Kings Mountain High School Mountaineers packed out a newly-upgraded Shu Carlton Stadium on Wednesday night.The high school football team's ...



Photos: Hunter Huss hosts Clover in Friday Night High School Football  Gaston Gazette

Hunter Huss' Deaven Lowery is congratulated by Marcus Mauney after a quarterback sack during their game against Clover Friday night. [JOHN CLARK/THE ...



Photos: Ashbrook at Forestview football  Gaston Gazette

The Forestview cheerleaders hosted a group of young Jaguar cheerleaders Friday night against rival Ashbrook. (Brian Mayhew / Special to the Gazette). [2/8].



Photos: PHOTOS: East Lincoln vs. East Rutherford  Gaston Gazette

Images from East Lincoln's 74-65 win over East Rutherford in their N.C. 2A playoff game Tuesday evening. [JOHN CLARK/THE GASTON GAZETTE]. [1/41].



New principals at middle, high schools  Shelby Star

Two Cleveland County principals will be changing schools at the close of the 2016-17 school year.Burns Middle School principal Mickey Morehead will take on ...



Big South 3A All-Conference Football: KMs Ricaylen Mack named offensive player of the year  Gaston Gazette

Kings Mountain running back Ricaylen Mack ran for 793 yards last year as a freshman, stepping into a prominent role early as the Mountaineers dealt with ...



IN-DEPTH: Parents say free and reduced lunch options are heaven sent  Shelby Star

With more than 60 percent of Cleveland County Schools' student population on free and reduced lunch, the district has taken steps to ensure as many children ...



Kings Mountains Kevin Mack, Lawndales Tony Scott and River Bend Golf Course professional Phil Wallace are honored  Gaston Gazette

Trio added to Cleveland County Sports Hall of Fame on a night in which UNC football coach Larry Fedora is the featured speaker. SHELBY - When Kevin Mack ...



Friday’s basketball roundup: Christian star wins dunkout; Carmel escapes Arby’s upset bid  Charlotte Observer

Here is Friday's high school roundup including #BIG5 top performers, game results and boys and girls capsules.



Photos: PHOTOS: UNC Charlotte shooting  Gaston Gazette

Ellis “Reed” Parlier was one of the two UNC Charlotte students killed in Tuesday's shooting. His grandfather was a former Gastonia Police sergeant. [2/21].



All-American runner Chad Pearson going into KM Sports Hall of Fame  kmherald

Chad Pearson is proof that the best athletes are made when no one is looking. Inspired early in life by his cousin, John Foster, and in high school by Coach ...



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