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Sports Shorts for January 6

Sports Shorts for January 6

Area track teams finish year strong If the end of 2011 offered any indication, 2012 might be a banner year for Union County track and field teams. On Dec. 30,… Read more »

Captain of the Ship

Captain of the Ship

McNeill’s efforts on, off field helped Pirates reach new heights by Aaron Garcia From a season full of highlights, one moment still sticks out in Lee McNeill’s mind. It wasn’t… Read more »

Sports Shorts for December 30

Sports Shorts for December 30

Porter Ridge lineman La Bianca switches to 49ers On Dec. 22, Porter Ridge High School football player Thomas La Bianca committed to continue his career with the -Charlotte 49ers’ new… Read more »

Seeing  and  Believing

Seeing and Believing

Forest Hills’ Thomas brought  offense to special teams by Aaron Garcia There’s some leeway in the definition of a good kick returner. Speed and quickness are musts, but neither is… Read more »

Sports Shorts for December 16

Sports Shorts for December 16

Forest Hills’ Privette picks Appalachian State This week, Forest Hills offensive lineman Matt Privette committed to continue his football career at Appalachian State University. Privette, a senior, is a three-year… Read more »

A Year to Remember

A Year to Remember

Despite state finals loss, Porter Ridge earns top honors in final UCW Super 7 poll by Aaron Garcia Each year, our newspaper crowns a champion for our Union County Weekly… Read more »

Pirates fall short

Pirates fall short

Porter Ridge loses first game of season in Class 4A title game by Aaron Garcia Just moments after time ran out in Porter Ridge’s 41-16 loss to Laurinburg’s Scotland High… Read more »

Sports Shorts for December 9

Sports Shorts for December 9

Weddington’s Jones, Monroe’s Chambers earn honors On Thursday, Dec. 8, the Charlotte Touchdown Club recognized a pair of Union County high school football players for their performances during the 2011… Read more »

One More Step

One More Step

Porter Ridge football ‘program’ reaches state title game, seeks another big victory by C. Jemal Horton Late last Friday night, as he stood in the frigid November air and began… Read more »

Sports Shorts for December 2

Sports Shorts for December 2

Porter Ridge prepares for state championship trip When the Porter Ridge football team travels to Winston-Salem on Saturday, Dec. 3, for its Class 4A state title showdown against Scotland High,… Read more »

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