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Porter Ridge softball advances to regional round

Porter Ridge softball advances to regional round

by Aaron Garcia To everyone else on or around the field, things must’ve looked bleak for the Porter Ridge High softball team headed into the seventh inning of its fourth-round… Read more »

Sports Shorts for May 25

Sports Shorts for May 25

by Aaron Garia and Andrew Stark Marvin Ridge relay teams win state titles Thanks largely to a pair of gold medal-winning relay squads, the Marvin Ridge High School girls track… Read more »

Flying High

Flying High

Despite small roster, Monroe dominates track, field for state title by Aaron Garcia When Monroe High School girls track and field coach Nichole Jackson walked into the pre-race coaches’ meeting… Read more »

Marvin Ridge tennis advances to state final

Marvin Ridge tennis advances to state final

by Aaron Garcia For the past two seasons, the Marvin Ridge boys tennis team has been among the top Class 3A programs in the state after compiling a 25-5 combined… Read more »

Sports Shorts: May 18

Sports Shorts: May 18

by Aaron Garcia Area baseball, softball teams keep postseasons going Only two Union County baseball teams remain after the first two rounds of the N.C. High School Athletic Association playoffs:… Read more »

Q&A: Getting to know Cuthbertson senior long jumper Raven Covington

Q&A: Getting to know Cuthbertson senior long jumper Raven Covington

by Aaron Garcia As the rest of the state learned on May 11, it’s not easy to keep Raven Covington down. Despite competing through an injured hamstring suffered earlier this… Read more »

Metrolina Magic

Metrolina Magic

Imperfect stadium has been field of dreams for Warriors baseball team by Aaron Garcia The baseball players at Metrolina Christian Academy have taken to naming those special little circumstances that… Read more »

Baseball teams poised to make strong playoff runs

Baseball teams poised to make strong playoff runs

by Aaron Garcia The N.C. High School Athletic Association baseball playoffs officially begin on Friday, May 11, and several Union County teams have the talent to make deep runs into… Read more »

Q&A: Getting to know Piedmont High School softball third baseman Sarah Tucker

Q&A: Getting to know Piedmont High School softball third baseman Sarah Tucker

by Aaron Garcia Just a sophomore, Piedmont High School softball player Sarah Tucker burst onto the scene this spring by leading all Union County public-school hitters with a .536 batting… Read more »

Reason for optimism as softball playoffs begin

Reason for optimism as softball playoffs begin

by Aaron Garcia Here’s a look at the upcoming public-school softball playoffs: SOUTHERN CAROLINA 3A/4A CONFERENCE The Porter Ridge softball team has one goal in mind: a Class 4A state… Read more »