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Breaking Through

Breaking Through

2012 Class 4A State Softball Championship Porter Ridge softball on brink of school’s first team state title by Aaron Garcia It’s been a banner year for the Porter Ridge athletic… Read more »

Better Than Ever

Better Than Ever

2012 Class 3A State Baseball Championship Weddington baseball on cusp of state title, even after school redistricting by Aaron Garcia On Friday, June 1 at Zebulon’s Five County Stadium, the… Read more »

Sports Shorts: June 1

Sports Shorts: June 1

by Aaron Garcia Weddington lands three on all-state soccer team The N.C. Soccer Coaches Association released its 2012 all-state team this week, and the list features the customary heavy dose… Read more »

Union County resident has knack for seeing things through

Union County resident has knack for seeing things through

by C. Jemal Horton Hours before playing in her final home game on April 27, Union County resident Austin Brown made a vow: She absolutely was not going to cry…. Read more »

Mission Accomplished

Mission Accomplished

The Metrolina Christian Academy softball team gives school first state title by Aaron Garcia There aren’t too many softball situations more pressure-packed than having two outs with the tying runner… Read more »

Weddington baseball team advances to state semifinals

Weddington baseball team advances to state semifinals

by Aaron Garcia The Weddington High School baseball team advanced to the 3A Western Regional after a 9-0 win over South Rowan on May 22. The Warriors improved their record… Read more »

To buzz or not to buzz?

To buzz or not to buzz?

Our Sports staffers jump into the heated debate about whether the Charlotte Bobcats’ brass should try to reclaim the name Hornets if the New Orleans franchise decides to get rid… Read more »

Making His Mark

Making His Mark

Metrolina Christian freshman Abraham wins discus gold by Aaron Garcia On May 19, the Metrolina Christian Academy boys track and field program received its second individual title in school history… Read more »

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 »