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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 »

Safeties First

Safeties First

Sun Valley’s Michael Macchiavello considers himself a team-first guy, so he believes highlighting what he does well compared with fellow Spartan safety Cordarrius Williams is a frivolous exercise. After all,… Read more »

Union Academy star puts the Rushing in record

Union Academy star puts the Rushing in record

On Oct. 12, Union Academy running back Rasheed Rushing set a Union County single-game record with 392 yards rushing in a 62-9 win over West Stanly. The performance also ranks… Read more »

Warriors snap Pirates’ win streak

Warriors snap Pirates’ win streak

Last week, Weddington pulled off the year’s biggest upset when it snapped Porter Ridge’s 25-game regular-season winning streak with a 7-0 win. The victory improved the Warriors’ record to 7-1… Read more »