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Monthly Archives: March 2012

2011-12 Wrestler of the Year

2011-12 Wrestler of the Year

This season, the edge usually went to Von Egidy by Aaron Garcia Last season, Piedmont wrestler Parker Von Egidy finished with an impressive 61-1 record and a Class 2A state… Read more »

Sports Shorts for March 23

Sports Shorts for March 23

by Aaron Garcia Weddington baseball’s hot start carries over to league play The Weddington baseball team opened Southern Carolina 3A/4A conference play on March 20 with a 9-0 win over… Read more »

‘Jungle Book’ a first for Porter Ridge kids

‘Jungle Book’ a first for Porter Ridge kids

by Josh Whitener INDIAN TRAIL – After 55 hours of rehearsal time over the course of five months, a group of 50 fourth- and fifth-graders from Porter Ridge Elementary School… Read more »

Coming from Colombia

Coming from Colombia

International educator Hernan Niño enjoys fourth year teaching math at Monroe Middle by Josh Whitener MONROE – Hernan Niño may be living in a different hemisphere now, but the Colombian… Read more »

First-grader wins national award, reads to class

First-grader wins national award, reads to class

STALLINGS – Benjamin Wheeler got to spend a little time as teacher recently when he read his award-winning essay on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to his classmates at Stallings… Read more »

Adult spelling bee to help Literacy Council

Adult spelling bee to help Literacy Council

MONROE – The Literacy Council of Union County is getting ready for its 14th annual Adult Spelling Bee. The event, scheduled for April 26, raises funds to help adults in… Read more »

Local girl honored with Optimism award

Local girl honored with Optimism award

MONROE – Brielle Mulroy, a Union Academy kindergarten student, was recognized recently for her optimism at a school awards ceremony. Brielle was a medal recipient at the January Special Olympics… Read more »

Local schools to compete in skills competition

Local schools to compete in skills competition

Students from local schools, including Poplin and Wesley Chapel elementariness, will compete soon in a ball-handling skills competition at Wingate University. The students have been training in a 20-week physical… Read more »

Principals, faculty to battle it out for school foundation

Principals, faculty to battle it out for school foundation

The Battle of the Bosses II volleyball tournament will raise money next week for the Union County Public Education Foundation. The event, scheduled for Monday, March 26, at 6:30 p.m.,… Read more »

Local students perform with Wingate University

Local students perform with Wingate University

MONROE – Seventh-graders and eighth-graders at Monroe Middle School learned a little about college life recently when they got to hang out and perform with students at Wingate University. The… Read more »

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