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Mavs freshman Lovitt compiled 18-3 overall record in 2013

Mavs freshman Lovitt compiled 18-3 overall record in 2013

Entering this season, first-year Marvin Ridge boys tennis coach Julie van Olden said there was a surplus of questions surrounding her Mavs squad and a shortage of answers. After all,… Read more »

Marvin Ridges’ Collins cemented herself as one of the best players in nation

Marvin Ridges’ Collins cemented herself as one of the best players in nation

The awards just keep rolling in for Amy Collins. This year, Collins put together a junior season that will go down as one of the state’s best. The Marvin Ridge… Read more »

Mavs’ McDermott had right mind-set to emerge as standout stopper in 2013

Mavs’ McDermott had right mind-set to emerge as standout stopper in 2013

Reilly McDermott doesn’t take offense to the idea that he’s been labeled as a bit crazy when he pulls on his lacrosse helmet and takes the field. In fact, he… Read more »

Union County Post 535 off to late, hot start

Union County Post 535 off to late, hot start

It was a banner season for Union County high school baseball. Three teams – Weddington, Marvin Ridge and Piedmont – all advanced to at least the fourth round of their… Read more »

Weddington earns second consecutive baseball crown

Weddington earns second consecutive baseball crown

For a while, it appeared as though the final out of the Class 3A state championship series between Greenville D.H. Conley and Weddington might never be recorded. But when the… Read more »

Piedmont baseball squad brings home first state baseball title in 29 years

Piedmont baseball squad brings home first state baseball title in 29 years

Piedmont coach Milt Flow hasn’t played high school baseball since 1985. The year before, as a junior, his Panthers team won a state title. But on June 1, Flow looked… Read more »

Weddington baseball takes new path to state title game, seeks same result

Weddington baseball takes new path to state title game, seeks same result

For the second consecutive season, the Weddington baseball team is one of the final eight public school teams left standing in the state. And, like last year, the Warriors have… Read more »

Excited Panthers ride coach’s experience into state championship series

Excited Panthers ride coach’s experience into state championship series

On Friday, May 31, the Piedmont High School baseball team (28-3) will face North Brunswick with hopes of achieving its long-sought goal of winning a Class 2A state title. But… Read more »

Pirates’ undersized Dilworth hoping to make a big impact for Wingate program

Pirates’ undersized Dilworth hoping to make a big impact for Wingate program

Ryan Dilworth said he’s always heard the whispers, the doubts, the reasons that his football career wouldn’t include a future, even though he was one of Union County’s most productive… Read more »

Monroe track and field squad wins back-to-back state championships

Monroe track and field squad wins back-to-back state championships

For the second consecutive season, the Monroe girls track and field team finished the season as the Class 1A state champion after turning in a dominating performance at Greensboro’s N.C…. Read more »