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Austin Cindric  Daytona 500

Congratulations to Austin Cindric '17 for this amazing win!

"Rookie Austin Cindric is the 2022 Daytona 500 champion after a thrilling overtime finish to the season opening race. Only a few short years ago, Cindric was as raw a NASCAR rookie as they came. He had come up the ranks as a highly proficient road course racer, but went through a long feeling-out process trying to figure out how to be fast on ovals. Then, things clicked -- and now, he's etched his name in Daytona 500 history."

Read the full article on CBS Sports.

Girls Softball


As the old saying goes, “There is no ‘I’ in ‘TEAM.”

The Cannon School softball team takes this phrase to heart, as the Cougars’ focus is solely on the team and not individuals.

As the Cougars gear up for the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association 4A championship series today and Saturday, they are hoping to bring home the title through a shared belief in what they can do as a unit.

An example of this came from junior pitcher Sidney Rose Tuesday evening, when she helped her team to a win over North Raleigh Christian Academy in the semifinals.

Despite performing well both as a pitcher and a batter, striking out eight Knight batters while posting two hits and three runs batted in at the plate, she gave all the credit for the victory to her teammates.

“I could not have (performed well) without my team’s defense behind me,” Rose said. “It wasn’t just me; it was them, too.”

Read this article in Independent Tribune.


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Reigan Richardson


Cannon School’s Reigan Richardson, a McDonald’s All-American, is the 2020-21 Charlotte Observer girls basketball player of the year.

Richardson, a 6-foot guard, led Cannon to a 53-39 win over North Raleigh Christian in the N.C. 4A state championship game.

Richardson averaged 27 points, 10.4 rebounds, 4.6 assists and 4.2 steals this season. She has signed with Georgia.

Read more in The Charlotte Observer.


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