The Kid Knows Sports: LaMelo Ball to the Hornets

Our kid contributor is back and telling you five things you need to know about the Hornets' new player.
By Bryson Best | November 20, 2020

Gastonia native Nate Hinton on 2020 NBA draft: ‘I’ve been waiting for this moment all my life’

The former University of Houston guard wants to help put Gastonia on the map and represent his hometown in the NBA.
By Jonathan Limehouse | November 18, 2020

How is the Covid-19 pandemic affecting the CIAA basketball tournament?

No championship dates have been determined, but CIAA official says “all options in terms of formatting” are being considered for basketball tourney.
By Jonathan Limehouse | November 9, 2020

These swimmer sisters want to get rid of the stereotype that ‘Black people can’t swim’

The Florida natives say learning to swim is critical for the Black community. Research shows higher drowning rates in Black children compared to other groups.
By Jonathan Limehouse | October 12, 2020

Two JCSU students selected for NFL Experienceship Program

The mentoring and professional development program provides hands-on experience in sports management, business and event production for HBCU students.
By Jonathan Limehouse | September 22, 2020

Michael Jordan becomes majority owner of new NASCAR team, signs Bubba Wallace

Jordan becomes the first Black majority owner of a full-time race team in NASCAR’s Cup series since Hall of Famer Wendell Scott.
By Katrina Louis | September 21, 2020

Women take the lead of CIAA Sports Information Directors Association

Milestone election marks the first time in CIAA history that its SIDA will have all women concurrently serving as officers.
By QCity Metro Staff | August 31, 2020

Opinion | If J. Cole is chasing hoop dreams, it should be with the Hornets

The N.C. rapper seems poised for a run in the NBA, and it should be in Buzz City.
By Kallan Louis | August 13, 2020

Brandon Bellamy becomes only Black majority owner in professional baseball

Bellamy's Maryland-based real estate and development firm will manage Gastonia's new ballpark and partner on economic development projects in the FUSE District.
By Katrina Louis | July 30, 2020

CIAA officials share next steps after fall season suspended

Conference leaders share preliminary operational and financial details as CIAA pushes back fall sports because of coronavirus trends.
By Katrina Louis | July 11, 2020