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Sports Shorts for February 10

Sports Shorts for February 10

Swim and dive state meet this weekend The Western Regional swimming and diving championships were held last week, and several Union County athletes placed in the top three of their… Read more »

Local swimmers enter Western Regional competitions

Local swimmers enter Western Regional competitions

by Aaron Garcia The high school swimming and diving season is drawing to an end, and the Western Regional competitions are this weekend at the Huntersville Family Fitness & Aquatic… Read more »

Union Academy sees signatures of success

Union Academy sees signatures of success

by Aaron Garcia While victories and playoff appearances certainly are nice, a high school athletics department’s truest barometer for success is quickly shifting to the amount of athletes it promotes… Read more »

Sports Shorts for February 3

Sports Shorts for February 3

National Signing Day hits Union County Feb. 1 was National Signing Day, and several Union County high school athletes signed National Letters of Intent to continue their careers in college…. Read more »

Basketball Notebook for February 3

Basketball Notebook for February 3

Well-rounded performances serving Yellow Jackets well With its 67-53 win over Piedmont on Jan. 31, the Forest Hills boys basketball team stayed in contention for the top spot in the… Read more »

Uncommon Bond

Uncommon Bond

Stewart twins each make names for themselves as Sun Valley point guards by Aaron Garcia Really, the case of Shaun and Ta’Shaun Stewart shouldn’t be all that uncommon. After all,… Read more »

Pirate girls looking to prove a point

Pirate girls looking to prove a point

by Aaron Garcia The words LET’S PROVE IT, emblazoned across the backs of their warm-up shirts, is an internal reminder, not a boastful claim, for the Porter Ridge girls basketball… Read more »

Basketball Notebook for January 27

Basketball Notebook for January 27

Sun Valley boys take conference lead over Warriors A little leadership goes a long way. Just ask Sun Valley boys basketball coach Keith Mason. In the third quarter of the… Read more »

Sports Shorts for January 27

Sports Shorts for January 27

Lexi King: Union County’s all-American On Dec. 10, Marvin Ridge Middle School student and distance runner Lexi King made a name on a national level when she earned all-American status… Read more »

Scratching  the Surface

Scratching the Surface

Mavs’ Henry has developed into one of the county’s best all-around players by Aaron Garcia Spending long, tireless hours on the basketball court was nothing new for Jordan Henry. Since… Read more »

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