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Charles Curcio, Author at The Stanly News & Press

Charles Curcio was the sports editor of the Stanly News & Press from 1999-2001 and has currently served in the same capacity since 2008. He was awarded the NCHSAA Tim Stevens Media Representative of the Year and named CNHI Sports Editor of the Year in 2014. He has also been honored twice by the North Carolina Press Association.

1A

Gray Stone volleyball advances to 1A Sweet 16 with win

Gray Stone’s volleyball team entered Tuesday’s second-round matchup on the road at No. 6 seeded Christ the King in Huntersville looking to get to the ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Wednesday, October 27, 2021 11:12 pm

farming

STANLY MAGAZINE: Granville Lane Farms stakes claim in flower business

What started as a hobby for one local couple has quite literally grown into a full-time business. With the tagline “sharing beauty with blooms and ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Wednesday, October 27, 2021 10:02 am

2A playoffs

West Stanly volleyball outlasts Polk County in five-set thriller

The fifth set of a high school volleyball match ordinarily has a winner when the first team reaches 15 points and has a two-point lead. ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Wednesday, October 27, 2021 12:06 am

1A/2A

Gray Stone’s Griggs claims 1A women’s golf individual title

In recent history, the Gray Stone women’s golf team has enjoyed success, having had success in conference play and the 2018 1A/2A state title. One ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Tuesday, October 26, 2021 10:18 pm

Bulldogs

STANLY FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: Comets go on the road; South, West host conference foes

In high school football games Friday night, North Stanly went on the road looking end a streak against Mount Pleasant while South Stanly played J.M. ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Saturday, October 23, 2021 3:44 am

Albemarle

Albemarle claims 1A football playoff bid from YYC with win

With the Yadkin Valley Conference split between three 2A and three 1A schools, the opportunity existed as the season opened for two teams to claim ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Saturday, October 23, 2021 2:32 am

Rocky River Conference

West Stanly women’s golf wins RRC, heads to state finals

It has been a strong season in 2021 for the West Stanly women’s golf program. The Colts won both the regular season and tournament championships ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Thursday, October 21, 2021 11:37 am

champions

South Stanly men’s cross country wins YVC

The South Stanly men’s cross-country team recently placed first in the 2021 Yadkin Valley Conference meet. Davis Wright took individual medalist honors, running a 17:49 ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Thursday, October 21, 2021 9:41 am

Oakboro

Oakboro increases max height of apartment buildings, rezones land near Food Lion

Three public hearings conducted before Monday’s meeting of the Oakboro Town Council led to a pair of zoning changes and a text amendment to the ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Wednesday, October 20, 2021 10:19 am

Albemarle

STANLY FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: Colts travel to Forest Hills; Bulldogs host Mount Pleasant

In Stanly varsity games Friday night, Albemarle hosted Mount Pleasant in a Yadkin Valley Conference game while West Stanly went on the road for a ... Read more

by Charles Curcio, Saturday, October 16, 2021 2:32 am

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