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Williams waiting for Weddington’s best

Williams waiting for Weddington’s best

Weddington boys’ soccer coach Powell Williams said his team has yet to play its best game –a bold statement considering the Warriors finished the regular season with a 14-1-2 (8-0… Read more »

Mavs, Warriors win regional cross-country meet

Mavs, Warriors win regional cross-country meet

Union County has become the hub of high school cross-country – at least at the 3A level in the greater Charlotte area and surrounding parts. Southern Carolinas Conference teams –… Read more »

Sports shorts: Oct. 28-Nov. 3

Sports shorts: Oct. 28-Nov. 3

Porter Ridge volleyball season ends Porter Ridge’s volleyball team accomplished quite a bit this season. The Pirates finished with a 21-6 (9-3 Southwestern 4A) record and won its conference tournament,… Read more »

Mavs continue dominance in Southern Carolinas

Mavs continue dominance in Southern Carolinas

Marvin Ridge’s successful volleyball season came to an end in the second round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association 3A state playoffs, losing to North Iredell in three sets… Read more »

Metrolina Christian cross-country wins MAC

Metrolina Christian cross-country wins MAC

Winning isn’t everything to coach Brett Honeycutt and his Metrolina Christian cross-country program, but he won’t hesitate to say it’s not couch to 5K either. Honeycutt has been building the… Read more »

Warriors tennis in driver’s seat for Southern Carolinas

Warriors tennis in driver’s seat for Southern Carolinas

Records can be deceiving. Weddington girls’ tennis team (6-5) beat Marvin Ridge to emerge above .500; however, the Warriors, who have been dominant against Southern Carolinas Conference competition this season,… Read more »

Monroe remains undefeated, injuries take toll on Cuthbertson

Monroe remains undefeated, injuries take toll on Cuthbertson

It’s becoming more apparent each week that Monroe might have another state championship caliber team. The Redhawks last made it to the title game in 2013, where they fell to… Read more »

Monroe keeps winning, Cuthbertson disappoints again

Monroe keeps winning, Cuthbertson disappoints again

We’ll know a lot more after Friday’s games, but I’m beginning to think I wasn’t just wrong, but really wrong in my preseason forecast of Union County high school football…. Read more »

Week six football game previews

Week six football game previews

CATA at Piedmont Friday at 7:30 p.m. It’s not a complete shock the Cougars are undefeated, because their first four games all appeared to be very winnable going into the… Read more »

Sports Shorts: Sept. 17 to 23

Sports Shorts: Sept. 17 to 23

Monroe surprises Weddington We picked Cuthbertson (3-1) and Weddington (3-1) as the top high school football teams in Union County, but after a 4-0 start to the season, Monroe definitely… Read more »