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Hilltoppers, Knights now set to begin regional title series Thursday


Date: 5/24/2017 4:32:00 PM

RUTHERFORDTON — Mother Nature struck again on Wednesday, as Game 1 of the 2A Western Regional championship series between seventh-seeded Lake Norman Charter (19-7) and second-seeded R-S Central (24-4) was rained out for the second time in as many days

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AREA NOTEBOOK: Region finals delayed for Lake Norman baseball

Statesville Record & Landmark

Date: 5/24/2017 3:27:00 PM

All dates for the 4A West region championship baseball series between No. 2 seed Lake Norman and top seed Asheville T.C. Roberson were pushed back a day. Weather prevented the best-of-3 series from beginning Wednesday. The teams now open Thursday at T.C

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Rainy weather forcing more changes to NCHSAA baseball, softball playoffs; soccer finals set

Charlotte Observer

Date: 5/24/2017 9:59:00 AM

In 4A, for example, the Lake Norman-Skyland Roberson series will start Thursday. In 1A, North Stanly-Murphy will also start Thursday. In softball, the opener of the 4A West softball finals between North Davidson and Richmond Senior also was pushed back to

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Former Bulldogs spar in 4-A Western Regional series

Asheville Homepages Citizen Times Social Media

Date: 5/23/2017 6:34:00 PM

And then either the Rams (27-3) or Wigginton’s Lake Norman team (26-3) will prove to be better in a best-of-three series for the 4-A Western Regional championship. Game 1 is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Roberson’s Holmes-Smith Field. Filipek and Wigginton

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Ankle injury doesn't slow Smith in the 200

Lake Norman Citizen

Date: 5/23/2017 1:55:00 PM

Howlett sweeps 2A distance events Lake Norman Charter’s Mariah Howlett has learned a significant amount this spring, in terms of not just posting good times, but in racing other competitors. It paid off at the 2A state meet, as the junior won the 1,600

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• Length: 520 Miles
• Surface Area: 32,510 Acres
• Drainage Area: 1,790 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 34 Feet
• Maximum Depth: 110 feet
• Length: 34 Miles
Lake Norman, created between 1959 and 1964 as part of the construction of the Cowans Ford Dam by Duke Energy, is the largest manmade body of fresh water located in North Carolina.

Lake Norman is fed by the Catawba River, and drains into Mountain Island Lake to the south. It was named after former Duke Power president Norman Cornelius. Lake Norman is sometimes referred to as the "inland sea" of North Carolina; it offers 520 miles of shoreline and a surface area of more than 50 square miles. Full pond at Lake Norman is 760 feet above mean sea level. Interstate 77 and North Carolina Highway 150 cross Lake Norman at different points.
Lake Norman provides electricity to the Piedmont region of the Carolinas. It powers the generators at the hydroelectric station at Cowans Ford Dam, and is used by Marshall Steam Station and McGuire Nuclear Station to cool the steam that drives their turbines. The lake supplies water to Lincoln County, Iredell County, Mooresville, Charlotte, and other towns in Mecklenburg County, particularly Davidson and Huntersville.
Duke Power partnered with the state of North Carolina to establish Lake Norman State Park. It has also built two bank fishing areas and eight public boating access areas along the shoreline. One site is leased to Mecklenburg County and one to Iredell County. Popular game fish in Lake Norman include catfish, crappie, bluegill and yellow perch, as well as striped, largemouth, white bass along with multiple types of turtles.
Lake Norman is also the location for one of the International Jet Sport Boats Association (IJSBA) tour stops. Team Tweek, a race team headquartered in Mooresville, helps promote and coordinate the annual event.
Lake Norman is also the location of Lake Norman Yacht Club which is the host of many South Atlantic Yacht Racing Association (SAYRA) sailboat races throughout the year. Davidson College also owns and operates a "Lake Campus" for students on Lake Norman.
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