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Cardinals’ Rasheed Rushing out with injury

Cardinals’ Rasheed Rushing out with injury

The Union Academy Cardinals were dealt a serious blow last week when senior running back Rasheed Rushing went down with a high ankle sprain in the first quarter of their… Read more »

Youth soccer teams win world titles

Youth soccer teams win world titles

The 3v3 World Cup III, a tournament featuring three-person soccer teams, recently was held in Mooresville, and a pair youth soccer teams from Union County left with world championships. The… Read more »

Marching On

Marching On

Status quo is a pretty impressive level for the Marvin Ridge boys soccer program, and just a week into the 2012 season, it appears that’s what the Mavericks are on… Read more »

Spartans remain upbeat

Spartans remain upbeat

Despite suffering a season-opening loss to Richmond Senior, Sun Valley coach Scott Stein wasn’t exactly hanging his head in this week’s practices. Stein said he saw several reasons for optimism… Read more »

Monroe takes early lumps

Monroe takes early lumps

Despite starting the season at No. 1 in Union County Weekly’s preseason Super 7 rankings, the Monroe Redhawks took a convincing 35-13 loss to Porter Ridge in Week 1. “The… Read more »

Jackets get over Anson hump

Jackets get over Anson hump

For just the second time in nine tries, Forest Hills opened its season with a 32-26 win over rival Anson. “Obviously, it’s good to get that first win out of… Read more »

Even-keeled Warriors top Cavs

Even-keeled Warriors top Cavs

While having a suffocating defense is nice, Weddington’s greatest attribute might be a demeanor that coach Tim Carson called “business-like” and “even-keeled.” That attitude paid off as the Warriors beat… Read more »

Marvin Ridge defense stifles East Meck

Marvin Ridge defense stifles East Meck

The Marvin Ridge defense appeared to be in midseason form during its 38-7 win over East Mecklenburg in Week 1. The Mavs allowed minus-16 yards rushing and just 56 yards… Read more »

Linebacker Vagnone earns win as Pirates’ quarterback

Linebacker Vagnone earns win as Pirates’ quarterback

In a bit of a surprise, Porter Ridge linebacker Nick Vagnone took the reins as the Pirates’ starting quarterback in last week’s opener at Monroe. It didn’t take long for… Read more »

Allran named Marvin Ridge athletics director

Allran named Marvin Ridge athletics director

In a move he characterized as “bittersweet,” Kevin Allran recently was hired as Marvin Ridge High School’s new athletics director. The rub for Allran, however, is that he must vacate… Read more »