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Cardinals ready for Albemarle

Cardinals ready for Albemarle

It appears that after stumbling to a 3-6 start to the year, the Union Academy Cardinals are playing their best ball of the season right now. That notion was supported… Read more »

Pirates, Hicklin keep it simple

Pirates, Hicklin keep it simple

Porter Ridge sophomore quarterback Isaiah Hicklin had another solid outing in last week’s 69-0 win over Watauga. Hicklin completed seven of his 11 passes for 100 yards and three touchdowns… Read more »

Area cross country teams close season impressively

Area cross country teams close season impressively

The N.C. High School Athletic Association’s state cross country meets were held on Saturday, Nov. 3, and several Union County teams had impressive showings. In the Class 2A meet, Cuthbertson… Read more »

Local soccer teams march on

Local soccer teams march on

A pair of local high school boys soccer teams will play in regional semifinals on Saturday, Nov. 10. In the Class 3A playoffs, Weddington improved its record to 18-4-2 with… Read more »

Weddington duo wins state girls doubles tennis title

Weddington duo wins state girls doubles tennis title

According to Weddington tennis players Heidi Swope and Emma Yates, dropping their first set, 6-4, after building a 4-1 lead against the Charlotte Catholic doubles team of Grace Deering and… Read more »

Sowell and Redhawks overcome litany of  hardships to win league title

Sowell and Redhawks overcome litany of hardships to win league title

On this night, there was no happy ending for Johnny Sowell, even though his Monroe football team had shown some signs of life late in its season-opening 35-13 loss to… Read more »

Pirates claim fourth consecutive conference title

Pirates claim fourth consecutive conference title

With its 16-0 win over Sun Valley last week, Porter Ridge claimed a share of the Southern Carolina 3A/4A title for the fourth consecutive season, tying the Spartans and Weddington… Read more »

Afam the running back?

Afam the running back?

After emerging as one of the area’s most explosive athletes over the last two years, Cuthbertson senior Emmitt Afam has added another bullet point on his already-impressive resume: running back…. Read more »

Mavs prepare for rare offense

Mavs prepare for rare offense

Marvin Ridge opens the Class 3AA playoffs this week with a trip to Charlotte Catholic (9-1). The Cougars average 45 points per game behind a disciplined Double Wing-T offensive scheme… Read more »

Spartans Stein disappointed after loss

Spartans Stein disappointed after loss

As if having to settle for a third of the Southern Carolina 3A/4A conference title following his team’s 16-0 loss to Porter Ridge wasn’t bad enough, Sun Valley coach Scott… Read more »

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