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What to Do with No. 2?

What to Do with No. 2?

Our Sports staffers jump into the heated debate about what the Charlotte Bobcats’ brass should do with the No. 2 overall pick in the NBA Draft, which takes place on… Read more »

Sports Shorts for June 22

Sports Shorts for June 22

by Aaron Garcia and Andrew Stark Area schools improve in Wells Fargo Cup standings The N.C. High School Athletic Association released the final standings for the 2011-12 Wells Fargo Cup,… Read more »

2012 BOYS TENNIS PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Hats off to Hatala

2012 BOYS TENNIS PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Hats off to Hatala

Marvin Ridge senior helped program reach new heights by Aaron Garcia Ironically, it took a heartbreaking loss to let Marvin Ridge tennis player Joey Hatala know 2012 was going to… Read more »

2012 BOYS GOLFER OF THE YEAR: Mr. Consistency

2012 BOYS GOLFER OF THE YEAR: Mr. Consistency

Mavs sophomore became county’s best with steady approach by Aaron Garcia As Marvin Ridge sophomore DK Kim learned this year, the key to golf – and his successful season in… Read more »

2012 GIRLS TRACK AND FIELD ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: Ladybug’s Legacy

2012 GIRLS TRACK AND FIELD ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: Ladybug’s Legacy

Redhawks senior caps stellar career with state team title by Aaron Garcia When Janieyah “Ladybug” Collins began her spring track and field season, she had a few individual goals in… Read more »

2012 BOYS TRACK AND FIELD ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: Little Loomed Large

2012 BOYS TRACK AND FIELD ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: Little Loomed Large

Monroe senior finishes career how he wanted: on top by Aaron Garcia This season, Monroe track and field star Brandon Little finally saw a state championship meet from the vantage… Read more »

Q&A: Getting to know Piedmont  High School standout Kyle Eiss

Q&A: Getting to know Piedmont High School standout Kyle Eiss

by Aaron Garcia Kyle Eiss spent his high school career contributing to several Piedmont Panther sports teams, and whether he was playing football, wrestling or competing in the shot put,… Read more »

Sports Shorts for June 15

Sports Shorts for June 15

by Aaron Garcia Weddington AD Alley to join Monroe High administration Weddington athletics director Carole Alley has stepped down to join Monroe High as an assistant principal next fall. Weddington… Read more »

Warriors = Winners

Warriors = Winners

Weddington uses talent, attitude to win first 3A state championship by Aaron Garcia As his players rushed the mound and enveloped pitcher Sean Collins, who had just thrown the third… Read more »

Dream come true

Dream come true

Porter Ridge softball claims school’s first state title by Aaron Garcia On June 2, the Porter Ridge softball team downed Holly Springs, 2-0, in successive games to clinch the best-of-three… Read more »