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Title defenders

Title defenders

When Weddington’s soccer team captains began practicing in mid July, they knew that this year’s squad would be talented. But they had no idea just how good they’d be. They’re… Read more »

Piedmont coach Ron Massey dies at age 56

Piedmont coach Ron Massey dies at age 56

Piedmont High School football coach Ron Massey coached his last game on Oct. 10. The 74-58 loss to Sun Valley that night was tough, but pales in comparison to the… Read more »

Sports Shorts: Oct. 16 to 22

Sports Shorts: Oct. 16 to 22

Funderburke breaks Union County record Sun Valley running back Albert Funderburke broke Union County’s all-time single-game rushing record on Oct. 10, with 456 yards on 20 carries in the Spartan’s… Read more »

Cheering for awareness: Parkwood cheerleading squad gives back

Cheering for awareness: Parkwood cheerleading squad gives back

MONROE – The junior varsity cheerleading squad at Parkwood High School has spent the last two months raising awareness for various charitable causes, and the squad’s 21 members have no… Read more »

Rebels with a cause

Rebels with a cause

Victories for the Parkwood football team have been sporadic over the last decade. During a stretch from 2004-2011, the Rebels went 33-58, and the program became known as an easy-win… Read more »

Set to win

Set to win

Since the school opened in 2007, the volleyball team at Marvin Ridge High School has established a dynasty, recording seven winning seasons in eight years. But the last four years… Read more »

Warrior Nation

Warrior Nation

Weddington football coach Tim Carson had his work cut out for him when he took over the program in 2011. The Warriors had gone 14-22 over the course of the… Read more »

Sports Shorts: Sept. 25 to Oct. 1

Sports Shorts: Sept. 25 to Oct. 1

Warrior soccer ranked No. 1 Weddington’s soccer team downed former Eurosportscoreboard.com No. 1-ranked Jesse Carson on Sept. 17 in a 3-1 win to replace the Cougars as the state’s best… Read more »

Sports Shorts: Sept. 18 to 24

Sports Shorts: Sept. 18 to 24

Funderburke breaks county rushing record Sun Valley running back Albert Funderburke became Union County’s all-time rushing record holder in the Spartans 26-20 win over East Bladen on Sept. 12. Funderburke… Read more »

Cardinal football standout returns to field after battle with cancer

Cardinal football standout returns to field after battle with cancer

Union Academy senior Olin Austin had quite a day on Friday, Sept. 12. Austin, a center on the Cardinals football team, returned to the football field for the first time… Read more »