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Catching On

Catching On

When former Sun Valley coach Scott Stein arrived to summer workouts before the start of last season, he was impressed by what he saw from a sophomore running back who… Read more »

Warrior of Defense

Warrior of Defense

On Fridays during football season, something happens to Jack Ryan. From the moment the usually quiet and collected Weddington senior wakes up on game-day mornings, he’s not the same person… Read more »

Holding Serve

Holding Serve

After falling to Charlotte Catholic in a mid-September regular-season match last year, it seemed the Marvin Ridge volleyball team might not lose another game that season. And from that point,… Read more »

Burdon of Proof

Burdon of Proof

When Ethan Good saw the talent and senior leadership the Cuthbertson boys soccer team had lost following the 2011 season, he didn’t see the Cavs’ 2012 season ending the way… Read more »

Mavs on the Run

Mavs on the Run

The Marvin Ridge cross country program has in excess of 100 runners – a large number by any standard. Although the Mavericks’ girls team is well-represented, it’s their youth which… Read more »

Piedmont standout Barnette helped push Panthers to rarified heights in 2013

Piedmont standout Barnette helped push Panthers to rarified heights in 2013

Colby Barnette’s senior season with the Piedmont baseball team brims with the kind of moments that stay in a player’s mental scrapbook for a lifetime, memories that, if they were… Read more »

Salvo of Swat

Salvo of Swat

Cuthbertson catcher Kara Salvo isn’t simply being modest when she refuses to take credit for the Cavs’ success this season. And, for the most part, she’s correct: One player alone… Read more »

Scratching the surface

Scratching the surface

Wingate mens’ basketball coach Brian Good isn’t shy about how he characterizes recent Metrolina Christian Academy graduate Josh Dominguez, who will join the Bulldogs’ program this fall. “To be honest… Read more »

Weddington’s Arrowood rewrote record book in 2013

Weddington’s Arrowood rewrote record book in 2013

Considering the talent in the Union County high school girls soccer ranks this season, it was going to take a record-breaking performance to walk away with the 2013 Union County… Read more »

Mavs’ Kim repeats as Union County Weekly’s Boys Golfer of the Year

Mavs’ Kim repeats as Union County Weekly’s Boys Golfer of the Year

Marvin Ridge junior golfer DK Kim’s role this season was, in many ways, a little more difficult than last season. As a sophomore, Kim burst onto Union County’s scene by… Read more »