Pete Zamplas

Rams, Rockets Bow Out of Playoffs

Rams lit it up game after game but last Friday, the visitors’ score lights were worn out by a team playing out of its gourd as it ended Roberson’s magical season.

Rams Savor Payback in Upset, ACR Also Advances

A.C. Reynolds routinely wins football playoff games. T.C. Roberson, on the other hand, had not done so since 2007. That is until Friday, when the Rams got vengeance against the team that eliminated them a season ago.

Magnetic’s Outdoor Play Runs May 1-16

Magnetic Theatre is back in gear, with an original outdoor play that is character-driven examining inner & external challenges.

Bearcats Hunt Down the Bears, Host Lions Friday

Hendersonville faces reigning state champ Shelby Golden Lions, after shooting down Bunker Hill in round one.

Asheville Finishes Third, Makes Playoffs

Asheville won twice last week, to make football playoffs. The AHS-Erwin game usually decides second place in the WMAC. This time, at stake was third place and the final playoff berth for  AHS and its two foes. The Cougars won convincingly — over Erwin behind a sub quarterback, then to spoil the ending to resurgent North Henderson’s inspiring season.

What You Need to Know as a Taxpayer

Taxpayers now have until May 17 to send off their 2020 tax returns and to claim a credit for stimulus relief they qualify for, but still face paying interest on their state tax if filing after April 15.

ACR-AHS Battle: Drama, Defense, Dynasty

Reynolds faced off against historic arch-rival Asheville.

ACR-AHS Battle: Drama, Defense, Dynasty

Reynolds faced off against historic arch-rival Asheville.

Rockets Go Furthest in Soccer Playoffs

Reynolds advanced furthest into soccer playoffs among local teams — reaching round three. Roberson, North Henderson and Hendersonville also enjoyed excellent seasons.

New Falcons Shift into ‘Manuel’ Transmission

West Henderson is young but should improve, following an impressive second-place finish in the elite WMAC.