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Maverick baseball approaches 2015 season with confidence

Maverick baseball approaches 2015 season with confidence

Marvin Ridge’s baseball program won’t enter spring with a shortage of confidence. Coach Mark Mennitt and senior ace pitcher Max Wotell believe the Mavericks can compete for a state championship…. Read more »

Sports Shorts: March 5 – 11

Sports Shorts: March 5 – 11

Cuthbertson boys send Weddington home heartbroken Emotions can be powerful, even in sports, and they were quite raw following Cuthbertson’s 74-67 win over Weddington in the third round of the… Read more »

Sports Shorts: Feb. 26 – March 4

Sports Shorts: Feb. 26 – March 4

Weddington boys and girls win conference tournament Inclement weather forced the cancellation or pushback of most conference tournaments in the area, leading the N.C. High School Athletic Association to decide… Read more »

Barber remains a proven worker

Barber remains a proven worker

Weddington boys basketball coach Gary Ellington jokes he is going to claim Jordan Barber as a dependent on his taxes. He may as well, as the coach truly depends on… Read more »

Worst to first

Worst to first

In 2015, Cuthbertson set out to reverse its record following last season’s abysmal 5-19 (2-8 Southern Carolina Conference, worst in the league) finish, and the Cavaliers (19-4, 9-1) did just… Read more »

A tale of two teams

A tale of two teams

Forest Hills and Parkwood boys’ basketball teams have taken very different paths, but have arrived at the same destination with an opportunity to share the Rocky River Conference championship or… Read more »

Doster joins Carolina Weekly sports team

Doster joins Carolina Weekly sports team

Hello, Union County Weekly readers. My name is Ben Doster and I am the new sports writer at Carolina Weekly Newspapers. I am very excited about the opportunity to cover… Read more »

Watts finishing strong

Watts finishing strong

WEDDINGTON – Emotions flowed from Stephen and Rhonda Watts following their daughter Stephanie’s senior night game for Weddington (21-1 overall, 8-0 in 4A/3A Southern Carolina Conference play) in which Watts scored… Read more »

Concussion management, awareness improving

Concussion management, awareness improving

Four years ago, former Gov. Bev Perdue signed the Gfeller-Waller Concussion Act into law, making North Carolina the 21st state with a concussion law. Since the North Carolina High School… Read more »

Helms’s House

Helms’s House

At halftime of the Anson-Cuthbertson game on Jan. 9, the Cavs went into the locker room riding a narrow one-point lead at 17-16. A win meant the Cavs would stay… Read more »