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Defense makes the difference for Redhawks

Defense makes the difference for Redhawks

There aren’t too many instances when a team runs only seven offensive plays in the first half of a game and is still successful. But that’s what happened for Monroe… Read more »

Spartans hang tough, earn win

Spartans hang tough, earn win

There were plenty of opportunities for Sun Valley to call it a season last week, especially after the Spartans fell into a 22-7 hole in the first quarter against Asheville… Read more »

Warriors stick to routine

Warriors stick to routine

For many coaches, having the Tuesday before a second-round playoff game off from school could be a taxing exercise, especially with a team such as Charlotte Catholic and its Double-Wing-T… Read more »

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 »