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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 »

Sports Shorts: May 11

Sports Shorts: May 11

by Aaron Garcia Rhodes tapped to lead Porter Ridge boys hoops On May 3, Porter Ridge High School announced that Jim Rhodes has been named the Pirates’ varsity boys basketball… Read more »

To Little, It’s Not  Too Late

To Little, It’s Not Too Late

For Monroe sprinter, 10.42-second 100-meter dash is right on time by Aaron Garcia When Brandon Little was a freshman on Sun Valley’s track team, the time of 10.4 seconds had… Read more »

Sides named new Forest Hills boys basketball coach

Sides named new Forest Hills boys basketball coach

by Aaron Garcia Forest Hills High School athletics director Warren Taylor announced this week that Matt Sides will take over as the next Yellow Jackets varsity boys basketball coach beginning… Read more »

Q&A: Getting to know new Piedmont football coach Ron Massey

Q&A: Getting to know new Piedmont football coach Ron Massey

by Aaron Garcia Last week, Piedmont hired Ron Massey to replace Frank Ambrose as the Panthers football coach. Massey, 54, most recently coached at Kannapolis A.L. Brown, but the former… Read more »