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Metrolina Christian looks to take next step as softball program by Aaron Garcia It seems the standards for the Metrolina Christian Academy softball program have changed a bit. Last year,… Read more »

Mavs boys lacrosse enjoying wins despite loss

Mavs boys lacrosse enjoying wins despite loss

by Andrew Stark Though the Marvin Ridge High School boys lacrosse team registered just 16 wins in its first three years as a program between 2008 and 2010, the Mavs… Read more »

Sports Shorts for April 13

Sports Shorts for April 13

by Aaron Garcia and Andrew Stark Toxey-Griffin Classic baseball tourney an even bigger hit this year Two years ago, Piedmont High School baseball coach Milt Flow and his counterpart at… Read more »

2011-12 Boys basketball player of the year

2011-12 Boys basketball player of the year

Cavs star Shelton coming out of his shell by Aaron Garcia Although he’s just a sophomore, Shelton Mitchell already boasts the kind of basketball resume that most players spend four… Read more »

2011-12 Girls basketball player of the year

2011-12 Girls basketball player of the year

Marvin Ridge’s Henry reached rarified air by Aaron Garcia Entering the 2011-12 basketball season, Marvin Ridge senior girls star Jordan Henry had already carved out an intimidating reputation as Union… Read more »

Sports Shorts: April 6

Sports Shorts: April 6

Several stars shine at county track and field championships by Aaron Garcia and Andrew Stark While track and field has long thrived in Union County, the 2012 outdoor season is… Read more »

Smooth Sailing

Smooth Sailing

Porter Ridge softball team still undefeated through 12 games by Aaron Garcia It would’ve been understandable – heck, even likely – to see the Porter Ridge High School softball team… Read more »

Union County athletes wear Queen City crowns

Union County athletes wear Queen City crowns

by C. Jemal Horton CHARLOTTE – For more than five decades, the Queen City Relays has become known as a track meet for which many local high school athletes spend… Read more »

Sports Shorts for March 30

Sports Shorts for March 30

by Aaron Garcia Mavs softball team not making excuses this season After losing a stable of seniors from last year’s roster that basically helped build the softball program at Marvin… Read more »

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 »