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Monroe’s Cox, Barrett have helped lift several Redhawks programs this winter

Monroe’s Cox, Barrett have helped lift several Redhawks programs this winter

While the multi-sport high school athlete is becoming less and less common in today’s age of specialization, that trend isn’t quite as widespread in places such as Union County, which… Read more »

Porter Ridge swimmer is used to big stage, bright lights from different venue

Porter Ridge swimmer is used to big stage, bright lights from different venue

On Thursday, Feb. 7, Porter Ridge boys swimmer Chuckie Hawes was slated to compete in his first state championship meet when he climbed the blocks for the 100-yard freestyle race…. Read more »

Waxhaw resident among state’s top 20 runners of  all time – and climbing

Waxhaw resident among state’s top 20 runners of all time – and climbing

Nearly a decade ago, as a grade-school kid romping around western Union County soccer fields, Ben Huffman fell in love with running. “When I played soccer, I wasn’t always the… Read more »

Stein steps down as Spartans coach

Stein steps down as Spartans coach

In a rather shocking development, Scott Stein confirmed to Union County Weekly that he has resigned as Sun Valley High School’s football coach. In recent weeks, numerous sources had told… Read more »

Cavs coach: Basketball team needed scare

Cavs coach: Basketball team needed scare

There haven’t been many instances in the Cuthbertson boys basketball team’s recent run of success when the Cavs have found themselves trailing at halftime, but that’s exactly what they faced… Read more »

Metrolina’s Breeden makes college choice

Metrolina’s Breeden makes college choice

Metrolina Christian Academy senior Caleb Breeden recently committed to continue his cross country career at Charleston Southern. Breeden is a four-time all-Metrolina Athletic Conference selection and placed fourth at this… Read more »

Porter Ridge boys heating up?

Porter Ridge boys heating up?

Picking up the pieces after a two-win season is never an enviable task, but first-year Porter Ridge boys basketball coach Jim Rhodes is beginning to see some good signs around… Read more »

With a 50-point game and scholarship offers, young Warriors star on the rise

With a 50-point game and scholarship offers, young Warriors star on the rise

Something told Weddington girls basketball coach Ryun Cook to check the statistics before he pulled sophomore guard Stephanie Watts from the game on Friday, Nov. 30. Weddington sophomore guard Stephanie… Read more »

Piedmont boys off to historically good start

Piedmont boys off to historically good start

The Piedmont boys basketball team has opened its season with four consecutive victories under first-year coach Rudi Heath, something that hasn’t happened in Panther Country in a number of years…. Read more »

Porter Ridge’s state football title hopes dashed by New Bern in finals

Porter Ridge’s state football title hopes dashed by New Bern in finals

CHAPEL HILL – For roughly 47 minutes and 30 seconds of the Class 4A state title tilt on Friday, Nov. 30, the night, and the year, appeared to belong to… Read more »