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2011-12 Boys Swimmer/Diver of the Year

2011-12 Boys Swimmer/Diver of the Year

Bretschneider was in the fast lane this season by Aaron Garcia The thing about swimming pools is they can make it difficult to tell when someone is sweating. But make… Read more »

2011-12 Girls Swimmer/Diver of the Year

2011-12 Girls Swimmer/Diver of the Year

Marvin Ridge rookie Maleski makes her mark by Aaron Garcia When it comes down to the final three competitors, the state diving championships are a lot like the Miss America… Read more »

2011-12 Boys Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Year

2011-12 Boys Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Year

Finch taking the right steps to high jump success by Aaron Garcia In many ways, Cole Finch’s high jump career began as a dare. As a freshman member of Weddington’s… Read more »

Behind the Mask

Behind the Mask

Selfless Mangum continues making name for Cuthbertson – and himself by Aaron Garcia There’s a reason the catcher position is so often examined. Baseball, as a sport, has long been… Read more »

2011-12 Girls Track and Field Athletes of the Year

2011-12 Girls Track and Field Athletes of the Year

Cavs’ girls relay team finds just the right mix by Aaron Garcia Putting together the perfect relay team is sort of like a chemistry experiment. Sometimes, as was the case… Read more »

2011-12 Wrestler of the Year

2011-12 Wrestler of the Year

This season, the edge usually went to Von Egidy by Aaron Garcia Last season, Piedmont wrestler Parker Von Egidy finished with an impressive 61-1 record and a Class 2A state… Read more »

Sports Shorts for March 23

Sports Shorts for March 23

by Aaron Garcia Weddington baseball’s hot start carries over to league play The Weddington baseball team opened Southern Carolina 3A/4A conference play on March 20 with a 9-0 win over… Read more »

Cavs a cut Above

Cavs a cut Above

Cuthbertson crowned 2011-12 UCW Super 7 boys basketball champs by Aaron Garcia What a year for Union County boys hoops. This season alone saw hotly contested races in each of… Read more »

Pirates Continue Ascent

Pirates Continue Ascent

Porter Ridge wins UCW ­Super 7 girls basketball title by Aaron Garcia A third-round appearance in the Class 4A state playoffs buys you a lot of things. Most important, it… Read more »

Cuthbertson’s magical basketball run ends in state finals

Cuthbertson’s magical basketball run ends in state finals

by Aaron Garcia RALEIGH – For the first time all afternoon, N.C. State University’s Reynolds Coliseum took a break from its deafening roar and fell silent as Shelton Mitchell’s last-gasp… Read more »

The forecast for 28110 by WP Wunderground