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Drive serves Mav well

Drive serves Mav well

At 4 a.m. on a Monday morning, while the rest of her classmates are still in a deep sleep, Lauren Greenberg is already in the car headed toward a two-hour… Read more »

Reneazia on the run

Reneazia on the run

Monroe High School senior Reneazia Collins has done it all in her track career as a Redhawk. She’s helped lead Monroe to two consecutive outdoor track state championships – and… Read more »

Long Way Back To Top

Long Way Back To Top

When Metrolina Christian senior Cannon Long tore his lateral meniscus and suffered a severe concussion after going 24-1 and winning the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association wrestling championship to end… Read more »

Sports Shorts – 3/14

Sports Shorts – 3/14

CATA hires new football coach Central Academy of Technology and Arts announced last week that Phil Smith has been hired as the new football coach, replacing Tad Baucom who accepted… Read more »

Panther Prowess

Panther Prowess

When Milt Flow led Piedmont’s baseball team to a state title in 1984 as a standout pitcher, he thought he’d reached the pinnacle of high school sports accomplishments. But it… Read more »

Clutch Cavs

Clutch Cavs

The Cuthbertson softball team had all the right pieces last season. They finished first in the Rocky River conference with a 13-1 record and went on to make a deep… Read more »

Tapped Potential

Tapped Potential

It’s somewhat of a fluke that 6-foot-6, 210-pound John Emezie ended up on the basketball court in the first place. But it’s a good thing for Marvin Ridge, as the… Read more »

Panther playmakers

Panther playmakers

Basketball at Piedmont High School has undergone a culture shift in the last two years. Piedmont boys basketball was mediocre at best before coach Rudi Heath took matters into his… Read more »

Watts’ winning ways

Watts’ winning ways

Brandon and Stephanie Watts have had a basketball in their hands since they first could walk. They’ve devoted their lives to practicing the game year-round, on AAU teams, school teams,… Read more »

Keeping up with the Joneses

Keeping up with the Joneses

Girls basketball in Union County was all about Porter Ridge last year. The Pirates breezed through nonconference opponents with one of the most dangerous starting lineups around, featuring sharp-shooting guards… Read more »