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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 »

Porter Ridge hopes to erase 2011’s disappointment with this year’s Class 4A title

Porter Ridge hopes to erase 2011’s disappointment with this year’s Class 4A title

The Porter Ridge High School football team concluded its 2011 season with a 42-16 loss to Scotland at Wake Forest’s BB&T Field. It was the team’s first loss of the… Read more »

Redhawks clipped in 1AA state semifinals

Redhawks clipped in 1AA state semifinals

In the span of just four minutes during the second quarter of their Class 1AA semifinal showdown at Swain County, the Monroe Redhawks had built a 21-0 lead and appeared… Read more »