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Hertz returns to take over Porter Ridge football program

Hertz returns to take over Porter Ridge football program

Porter Ridge football has found its guy. Michael Hertz will leave his post at Independence as the school’s defensive coordinator, to take the helm at Porter Ridge for his first… Read more »

Sports shorts Jan. 8-14

Sports shorts Jan. 8-14

Weddington basketball outlasts Cuthbertson, improves to 10-4 Weddington boys’ basketball team entered a hostile environment at Cuthbertson Jan. 5, took the fight to the Cavaliers, and emerged victorious with a… Read more »

Cuthbertson’s Cauthen commits to North Carolina

Cuthbertson’s Cauthen commits to North Carolina

Cuthbertson wide receiver J.T. Cauthen verbally committed to North Carolina Tuesday, Jan. 5. Cauthen, who is rated as a four-star recruit by Scout.com, chose the Tar Heels over more than… Read more »

Union County Weekly’s 2015 20 to Treasure

Union County Weekly’s 2015 20 to Treasure

High school football season is over, which means it’s time for the second installment of our annual 20 to Treasure.   1) Zephaniah Wall, Monroe – Offensive Player of the… Read more »

When Christmas and sports collide

When Christmas and sports collide

When you reach the ripe old age of 28 like myself, Christmas presents don’t carry much hype. The holiday takes on a different meaning than when you were a child…. Read more »

Sports shorts Dec. 23-28

Sports shorts Dec. 23-28

Walton wins WRAL Wrestling Tournament Weddington senior Parker Walton, a Duke signee, won the 44th annual WRAL Wrestling Tournament in Raleigh Dec. 19. Walton, who competes in the 120-pound weight… Read more »

Miller leaves lasting legacy at CATA

Miller leaves lasting legacy at CATA

When Field Miller took the reins of CATA’s cross-country, indoor track and outdoor track and field programs, all he had at his disposal was a box of uniforms. Since then,… Read more »

Monroe beats Bunn 38-19 to win 2AA state championship

Monroe beats Bunn 38-19 to win 2AA state championship

Monroe football accomplished the pinnacle of high school athletic success last weekend – winning a state championship to cap off a perfect season. The Redhawks (16-0, 5-0 Rocky River) finished… Read more »

Sports shorts Dec. 11-17

Sports shorts Dec. 11-17

Weddington adjusts to life without All-American guard Watts Weddington’s girls’ basketball team lost All-American guard Stephanie Watts (North Carolina) to graduation, but the Warriors (6-1) have powered through and appear… Read more »

Monroe looks to capture 2AA state championship Saturday

Monroe looks to capture 2AA state championship Saturday

Top seed Monroe was held to fewer than 50 points for the first time this postseason, but it wasn’t enough to keep the Redhawks from soaring to an easy 46-6… Read more »