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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 »

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 »