Intimidators get hot at right time

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Kannapolis’ James Albury pitches against Greensboro Monday afternoon. Photo by James Nix The Kannapolis Intimidators are rolling, and manager Ernie Young says there’s no secret to the team’s success. “They’re just playing hard,” Young said Monday night after the Intimidators stretched their winning streak to seven games. “Every day they’re just going out and giving […]


County delays plans to expand board

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Proposal to incrase county commission from five to seven members put off until 2012 By Eric C. [email protected] being hit with several residents’ concerns about a rush to expand the Cabarrus County Board of Commissioners, the board’s members agreed to push back its expansion to the year 2012. Based on a motion by Commissioner Robert […]


Voter information

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From staff reportsWith election season right around the corner, Cabarrus officials are doing their part to inform voters of registration deadlines and new information about expanded Early Voting options. Friday, Oct. 10 is the last day to register to vote or to update voter registrations to cast a ballot in the general election on November […]


Great Wolf opens ahead of schedule

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By Karen Cimino [email protected]independenttribune.comGreat Wolf Resorts is running ahead of schedule on its new resort and water park in Concord and will open to the public on April 3 — a week earlier than anticipated, General Manager Phil Cunningham said Tuesday. The staff at the 402-room resort, which is located on 36 acres off Bruton […]


About this blog

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“On Deck” takes you behind-the-scenes at Fieldcrest-Cannon Stadium and tells the story of the Kannapolis Intimidators as the team enters its 15th season. Baseball has been a constant in Cabarrus and Rowan counties since the turn of the 20th century. In the heyday of King Cotton, textile mill towns would field their own teams and […]


Davis tapped as next town administrator

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Wednesday, August 12, 2009 Intimidators get hot at right time The Kannapolis Intimidators are rolling, and manager Ernie Young says there’s no secret to the team’s success. “They’re just playing hard,” Young said Monday night after the Intimidators stretched their winning streak to seven games. “Every day they’re just going out and giving themselves a […]


Intimidators get hot at right time

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The Kannapolis Intimidators are rolling, and manager Ernie Young says there’s no secret to the team’s success. “They’re just playing hard,” Young said Monday night after the Intimidators stretched their winning streak to seven games. “Every day they’re just going out and giving themselves a chance to win a ballgame. And from day one, these […]


Intimidators get hot at right time

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The Kannapolis Intimidators are rolling, and manager Ernie Young says there’s no secret to the team’s success. “They’re just playing hard,” Young said Monday night after the Intimidators stretched their winning streak to seven games. “Every day they’re just going out and giving themselves a chance to win a ballgame. And from day one, these […]


White Sox’s top draft pick learns ropes with Intimidators

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Jared Mitchell is taking it all in. At age 20, he’s seen success on the field that most athletes can only dream about. In June, he led Louisiana State University to a national championship at the College World Series in Omaha, Neb. He was named Most Outstanding Player, batting .348 with two homers, two doubles, […]


Mid-season heat: At All-Star break, I’s look to carry momentum

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KANNAPOLIS—On Opening Night, pitcher Greg Infante was on a hot streak, pitching a no-hitter until he left the game in the sixth inning. In the first month of the season alone, the Kannapolis Intimidators pitching staff threw six shutouts. Since then, they have thrown two, pitching coach Larry Owens said. He said he couldn’t explain […]