News HeadlinesKings Mountain High News

Kings Mountain High School News Submitted by Alumni

Kings Mountain High School News From Around The Web

Whats on tap for area teams during the holidays?  Shelby Star

Basketball tournaments are as much a part of the holiday season as fireworks or gifts. This year won't be any different.



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].



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 ...



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 ...



Kings Mountain tops Crest, takes second place in Big South 3A  Gaston Gazette

Due to excessive rainfall that postponed its game against rival Crest, the Kings Mountain football team was afforded extra time to stew over a reputation it felt ...



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 ...



Charlotte Symphony coming to Kings Mountain  Gaston Gazette

The Cleveland County Arts Council welcomes the Charlotte Symphony to Kings Mountain High School for a free public performance at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, ...



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 ...



Photos: PHOTOS: Shelby at Kings Mountain Basketball  Gaston Gazette

Photos from the boys and girls basketball game held at Kings Mountain High School on Monday, Dec. 17, 2018. [1/10]. [Brittany Randolph/The Star]. [2/10].



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 ...



Once homeless, he's now headed to UNC-Chapel Hill | WSOC-TV  WSOC Charlotte

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.



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 ...



Four KMHS class reunions held Homecoming weekend  kmherald

By Loretta Cozart Four Kings Mountain High School classes held reunions last weekend. Celebrating were the Classes of 1968, 1973, 1978, and 1993.



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 ...



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 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 ...



Cleveland County Jamboree returns to Shelby High School  Shelby Star

All Cleveland County gridiron rivalries will be put aside Friday night, all in an effort to welcome a new football season.



November 7, 2018 | © Community First Media  kmherald

By Loretta Cozart With Veterans Day less than a week away, hear the story of James Hope. He's a Kings Mountain native, all-conference football stand-out, ...



Kings Mountain celebrates Mountaineer Days  Shelby Star

Patriots Park came alive Saturday as the Kings Mountain Mountaineer Days Festival began its second day.The event is hosted by the City of Kings Mountain in ...



Kings Mountain dominates South Caldwell in season opener  Shelby Star

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's rout highlights Cleveland Co. football takeaways from Week 2  Shelby Star

Kings Mountain is still in top formFollowing last year's 12-2 season and third round appearance in the 3A playoffs, Kings Mountain was at the top of many a ...



Kings Mountain looks to return in top form in 2018-19  Shelby Star

After a successful 2017-18 campaign, Kings Mountain is looking to run back last year's successes on the court and improve on their state playoff finish.



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.



KM High Class of 68 looking for classmates  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.



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 ...



Soccer club gives Kings Mountain kids a place to play, train  Shelby Star

It's been said that the best way to learn something is by doing it. That theory is regularly put into practice on soccer fields in Kings Mountain. Earlier this year, the ...



November 1, 2018 | © Community First Media  kmherald

By Christy Conner The City of Kings Mountain hosts the annual Veteran's Day Parade and Observance on Monday, November 12. The observance begins with ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Roundup: Hoops & Halos high school basketball tournament has a new venue  Gaston Gazette

High school boys basketball. The Holy Angels Hoops & Halos annual high school basketball games have been moved from Charlotte's Spectrum Center to ...



2018-19 High school preseason coaches polls  Gaston Gazette

Kings Mountain boys, North Gaston girls, Lincoln Charter boys and girls and East Lincoln boys among the favorites.



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 ...



Kings Mountain unveils stadium upgrades  Shelby Star

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 ...



Mountaineer teams sweep track meet (Results list updated)  Shelby Star

The home track certainly paid dividends for Kings Mountain High Wednesday.Both Mountaineer track teams led the pack in the Cleveland County Track ...



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 ...



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 ...



Burns C.J. Hopper top vote-getter in Spectacular Six voting  Shelby Star

Burns' Landon Hoyle, Kings Mountain's Ricaylen Mack and Crest's Peyton Kemmerlin, B.J. Ramseur and Jamaud Geter also honored.



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.



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 ...



Prep hoops week ahead: Basketball season gets rolling with full slate of action  Gaston Gazette

A look ahead at the upcoming week of high school basketball action.



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 ...



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 girls and North Gaston boys win Big South 3A swimming titles  Gaston Gazette

Kings Mountain, North Gaston, Hunter Huss and Forestview individuals also honored as swimmers of the year.



Gill celebrates graduation from Medical College of Wisconsin  Shelby Star

Dr. Danielle Gill graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin's School of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery on June 22. She becomes one of three women to ...



Mountaineers run away from 2nd-round foe, 77-43  Gaston Gazette

KINGS MOUNTAIN — Every basketball team wanting to play a fast tempo looks for that key element that ignites that opportunity.Thursday night in a 3A ...



Kings Mountain steamrolls into third round  Gaston Gazette

KINGS MOUNTAIN — A hungry Mountaineer football team made sure it will have more to do than eat a big meal on Thanksgiving Day. Kings Mountain took ...



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 ...



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.



Fans get a preview of football season in annual jamboree  Shelby Star

KINGS MOUNTAIN — Friday marked the unofficial start of the 2017 high school football season for local teams as the annual Cleveland County Football ...



Shelby American Legion Post 82s 2018 schedule  Shelby Star

Lady Legion softball begins Thursday, KM Touchdown Club's recent golf fundraiser and Shelby's Pinnacle Classical Academy wins Archery titles. SHELBY ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Kings Mountain dominates Forestview, earns at least a share of Big South title  Gaston Gazette

Kobe Paysour had two interceptions, including one pick-six, and caught three passes for 161 yards and a score. KINGS MOUNTAIN — It was senior night on ...



2018 Legion baseball preview  Shelby Star

GASTONIA - When the 2017 American Legion baseball season began, Cherryville Post 100 and Shelby Post 82 were coming off rare first round playoff defeats ...



Seniors say goodbye to high school  Shelby Star

With the turn of a tassel, more than 1000 Cleveland County seniors began looking forward to life after high school.Cleveland County Schools held graduation ...



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 ...



Its all an honor: NCNG soldiers to deploy to Middle East  The Fayetteville Observer

KINGS MOUNTAIN — More than 150 soldiers of the North Carolina Army National Guard are on their way to the Middle East. Soldiers of the Kings ...



Photos: Photos: Cleveland County Football Jamboree  Shelby Star

Photos from the Cleveland County Football Jamboree held at Kings Mountain High School on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017. Buy Photo. [1/16]. Host team Kings ...



Dover Foundation awards $150,000 to area seniors  Shelby Star

Local students in the Cleveland County Schools system were celebrated this week at the Dover Foundation's annual banquet.The Dover Foundation awarded ...



New officers join Shelbys force  Shelby Star

The community will soon see three new faces on patrol.Joseph Kallay, John Lattimore and Jonathan Martin were sworn into the Shelby Police Department family ...



KMHS athletes tops in grades; board weighs driver's ed funding woes  kmherald

Kings Mountain High School's varsity athletes topped their district counterparts academically in the 2012-2013 school year, pulling down an average GPA ...



With all eyes on him, Duke recruit Moore pushing for perfect ending  Shelby Star

Cox Mill standout and Duke commit Wendell Moore is averaging 26 points and just shy of 7 rebounds per game this season. He is shooting 53 percent from the ...



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 ...



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 ...



Alex Sports Hall of Fame inducts Seventh Class  Taylorsville Times

By D.N. PENNELL, Jr. The Alexander County Public Education Foundation held its seventh Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Monday night, ...



Man killed in crash  Shelby Star

Only two days into the new year, and a young man was killed in a single-car crash.Hank Fender, 24, of Kings Mountain, succumbed to injuries sustained in a ...



Kings Mountain senior refused to let lifelong medical conditions slow him down  Gaston Gazette

KINGS MOUNTAIN — Kings Mountain High School senior Geoffrey Dawkins set his academic goals high and never veered off course, despite years of medical ...



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 ...



Students earn $150K in scholarships  Shelby Star

The Dover Foundation awarded $150000 in scholarships to 11 Cleveland County Schools seniors during its 50th annual banquet Thursday.The Dover ...



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 ...



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 ...



Alex Sports Hall of Fame Class announced  Taylorsville Times

The Alexander County Public Education Foundation and the Alexander County Sports Hall of Fame have announced the Seventh Hall of Fame Class of ...



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 ...



Appalachian State demolishes Mars Hill in season opener  Winston-Salem Journal

Appalachian State started the 2018-19 men's basketball season in Boone with a 125-62 win against visiting Mars Hill on Tuesday.



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 ...



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 ...



'Once Upon a Mattress' Opens February 24  kmherald

Kings Mountain High School Performing Arts Department will present “Once Upon a Mattress,'' with music by Mary Rodgers, lyrics by Marshall Barer, and book ...



Champion softball teams to be inducted into KM Sports Hall of Fame  kmherald

Members of the 2005 and 2006 Kings Mountain High School softball teams had a plan from day one, and followed it religiously to back-to-back North Carolina ...



Bus driver Donaldson hero to her kids  kmherald

School bus drivers are the first people to greet students in the morning and the last to say “see you tomorrow” in the afternoon. The men and women who drive ...



Local musician to open for Bon Jovi  Gaston Gazette

Scott Sanders' fingers danced across the fret board of his Les Paul Studio electric guitar as he played some of his favorite rock 'n' roll licks in a small recording ...



Man of integrity: Hickory's Chris Johnson shares life story to motivate, inspire youth  Hickory Daily Record

HICKORY — Sitting in his office at St. Stephens High, surrounded by awards, years of memories and photos of some of his heroes, including the Rev.



FINALISTS FOR HOMECOMING QUEEN  kmherald

FINALISTS FOR HOMECOMING QUEEN - Pictured are the five finalists for Kings Mountain High School Homecoming Queen. From left, Brennin Fleisher, ...



Wind peels back roof of Kings Mountain HS natatorium  Shelby Star

KINGS MOUNTAIN – Kevin Cruise always checks on the Kathryn M. Neisler Natatorium on the campus at Kings Mountain High School after big storms roll ...



Police blotter for January 24, 2017  kmherald

ARRESTS JAN. 13: Shequita Monique Harrison, 33, 213 Morris St., assault with deadly weapon, $5,000 bond, secured. JAN. 14: Shalicia Bridges Griffin, 41, ...



Martin recognized as agricultural leader  Shelby Star

On Highway 18 near Fallston, a life-size statue of a Charolais bull adorns the side of the road and is hard for drivers to miss.That bull acts as a sign for Martins' ...



Minority students awarded for excellence  Shelby Star

Fifty minority students worked tirelessly this school year to stand out above the rest.They will be honored Friday during the 18th Annual Distinguished Image ...



Cleveland County Fair exhibit winners  Shelby Star

The winners for the Cleveland County Fair competitions are in. Here are the results:Department U - DECORATED HAY BALE CONTESTSection 1 - Sheep ...



Seven young women to be presented at Jabberwock gala  Gaston Gazette

Gastonia Alumnae Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority presents its annual Jabberwock "Around the World" Pageant at 5 p.m. Saturday, April 21. The event will ...



Three high school football teammates injured in wreck  WBTV

Three members of the Kings Mountain High School football team are recovering in area hospitals after wrecking and flipping the pickup truck they were riding in.



Game of the Week Preview: Kings Mountain at Hunter Huss  Gaston Gazette

Something's got to give this week in the Big South Conference. Kings Mountain came into this year hoping to challenge its Cleveland County rivals and win a ...



Covenant welcomes Hensley new pastor  Gaston Gazette

Covenant Baptist Church has recently welcomed the Rev. Chris Hensley to serve as the church's new pastor.His first *service* was April 8, and he officially started ...



Mother killed in 3-car crash in Kings Mountain | WSOC-TV  WSOC Charlotte

KINGS MOUNTAIN - Theresa Barber heard what sounded like an explosion, then saw a young woman get out of a car that had just crashed near her hair salon.



KM overcomes early deficit for 2nd straight win  Gaston Gazette

KINGS MOUNTAIN – Ricaylen Mack rushed for 225 yards and accounted for five total touchdowns as Kings Mountain overcame an early 14-0 deficit to upend ...



NC mother says autistic daughter was punched, pepper sprayed at school  myfox8.com

KINGS MOUNTAIN, N.C.-- A mother is outraged as she claims her daughter with autism was punched and pepper sprayed by a school resource officer -- beaten ...



Arrest made in years-old hit and run death  Shelby Star

Police say they have arrested the driver who struck a pedestrian almost seven years ago and left her for dead on a busy street.Sheila Patterson, 54, was walking ...



New Kings Mountain cycle shop hopes to grow sport, improve community health  Gaston Gazette

Brent Hawkins, a cyclist for more than 20 years, wants to spread his love for peddling with the hope of getting more people active and healthy.



Strong winds peel roof off building at Kings Mountain HS | WSOC-TV  WSOC Charlotte

Strong winds peeled back the roof over the pool area of the natatorium Wednesday at Kings Mountain High School as storms rolled through the area, officials ...



Local boxing brothers receive Marines induction  Gaston Gazette

The calls didn't come at the same time, but that mattered little to Johnny and James McClain.James wasn't surprised when his brother found out the U.S. Marine ...



News headlines by Google News for Kings Mountain High School Kings Mountain NC

We have listed the latest news headlines that include Kings Mountain . This site has been created to offer a place for KMHS alumni to reconnect and share memories.

In addition to these news headlines, you may also want to join the Kings Mountain High alumni directory and check out the yearbook listings.