ROUGHEDGE – Junior quarterback Cameron Enos completed 11-for-12 passes for 144 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Wolfpack to a 50-21 win over Buford (S.C.) on Friday. The Pack improved to 2-1 and Buford is now 1-3.
Conference play has finally started for Union County volleyball teams, and Marvin Ridge looks poised to take home the first conference championship in the new 4A Southern Carolina Conference.
Earlier this week, the Porter Ridge High girls basketball program parted ways with head coach Angelia James. The Pirates were 11-23 in two seasons under James, including a 4-6 record last spring.
The Central Academy of Technology and Arts boys soccer team improved their record to 5-3-2 on the season with a 5-0 road win over Mount Pleasant (3-8 record) on Monday night. Cougars head coach Jay Niessner earned his 150th career win in 14 seasons with the program.
After suffering its first regular season loss in almost three years earlier this month, the Weddington High football team will look to rebound on the road against Olympic on Friday night.
After about a year and a half in charge, Drew Hackett has resigned as the head football coach for the Sun Valley High football team — in the middle of the 2021 season.
UNIONVILLE — Parkwood High’s football team got its first win of the season on Friday, winning 22-21 on the road against Union County rival Piedmont.
Porter Ridge High’s football team, playing for the first time in three weeks due to COVID-19 restrictions, kept its undefeated record intact with a 25-14 home win over Ardrey Kell on Friday night.
MONROE — Playing for the first time in three weeks due to COVID-19 protocols, the 2A Monroe High Redhawks improved their record to 2-1 with a 60-23 home win over 4A Sun Valley on Friday.
Conference play has begun for Union County’s high school volleyball teams, and Marvin Ridge is off to a strong start to Southern Carolina Conference play.
The Porter Ridge High boys soccer team pulled out a 4-3 win over Monroe on Monday to move to 5-1-1 on the season. The Pirates have gone 4-0-1 since a 2-0 loss to Mooresville back on Aug. 26.
The Piedmont High football team will look for its third straight win Friday night as it hosts Union County foe Parkwood. This is the Wolf Pack’s first game since a 47-30 loss to Cuthbertson in Week 1.
Will Shipley, a true freshman running back for Clemson University, rushed for 80 yards and two touchdowns on 10 carries in the Tigers’ 49-3 home win over South Carolina State last Saturday (Sept. 11).
INDIAN TRAIL – Senior free safety Tommy Miller intercepted a pass with 1:30 left in the game, sealing Metrolina Christian Academy’s 13-7 home win over Covenant Day on Friday.
CHARLOTTE — Ardrey Kell High dominated the second half against Weddington on Friday night, outscoring the Warriors, 24-0, over the game’s final two quarters to claim a 38-21 home victory over a the Warriors, who have won three state titles in the past five years.
The Piedmont High football team defeated Fort Mill (S.C.), 34-28, on the road Friday night to improve to 2-2 on the season. The Panthers now matched their win total for the two previous seasons combined.
The Sun Valley High volleyball team opened Southern Carolina Conference play with a 3-0 sweep over Weddington on the road Thursday night (Sept. 9).
More than a year and a half after the COVID-19 pandemic first arrived in the United States, the virus is still affecting the local sports scene.
Two undefeated football teams will clash on Friday, Sept. 10, when 3-0 Weddington travels to Ardrey Kell. The Warriors are coming off a 19-7 win over West Forsyth last week. Head coach Andy Capone’s team has allowed its three opponents an average of 7.0 points per game this season. Capone wa…
Weddington High’s football team earned its 25th straight regular season win Friday night with a 19-7 home victory over West Forsyth. The Warriors (3-0 record) are one of two Union County teams — along with Porter Ridge (2-0) — who are still undefeated this fall.
Former Sun Valley High four-star quarterback Sam Howell’s Heisman Trophy campaign got off to a rough start Friday night, when the North Carolina Tar Heels football team fell to Virginia Tech, 17-10, on the road in its first game of the 2021 season.
MARSHVILLE — The Forest Hills High Yellow Jackets’ football team has a record above .500 after Week 3 for the first time in six years. The Jackets improved their record to 2-1 with a 48-0 home win over Union Academy on Friday. The last time Forest Hills started the season 2-1 was in 2015; FH…
The Wingate football team opened the 2021 fall season Thursday night with a 30-7 win over Shaw. The Bulldogs outgained Shaw, 406-188, on the night. This is Wingate’s ninth straight win to open a season under head coach Joe Reich.
We’re about a quarter of the way through the 2021 boys soccer season, and the Weddington boys look poised to challenge for another state championship this year.
MONROE — The Porter Ridge High football team, which is off to a 2-0 start this season, will not be playing this Friday (Sept. 3) or next Friday (Sept. 10) due to exposure to the COVID-19 virus, according to PR Athletic Director Ina Thompson.
The Weddington High football team will look for its third straight win to open the 2021 fall season Friday night when the Warriors host West Forsyth, which is also 2-0.
The Weddington student section celebrated Hawaiian night during the Warriors’ 28-7 win over Providence Day on Friday. Weddington earned its 24th straight regular season win with the victory over the Chargers.
Playing in front of a packed home stadium for the second week in a row, the Weddington football team used a big second half to defeat Providence Day, 28-7, on Friday night.
Joe Reich is heading into his 20th season as the head football coach at Wingate University, and he’s created a Top 25 Division 2 program.
MATTHEWS — Weddington High’s boys soccer team improved to 3-0 after scoring five goals in the first half of a 7-2 home win over the Providence Day Chargers (1-1) on Tuesday night.
Week 2 of the high school football season continues this Friday (Aug. 27) with a handful of intriguing matchups involving Union County teams. Here’s a look at the seventh matchups on the schedule.
The Marvin Ridge High volleyball team improved to 4-0 on the season with a sweep of Arborbrook Christian Academy on Tuesday. The Mavericks have dropped just two of 14 sets since the start of the season.
In his first career start Friday night, Cuthbertson High sophomore Parker Burke tied the school record for touchdown passes in a single game.
MARSHVILLE — Forest Hills High’s defense stood out in the season opener on Friday, holding Piedmont’s offense scoreless during a 22-8 home win. FH got a stellar performance from 6-foot-5, 235-pound junior defensive lineman Zach Barbour, who had two sacks, a caused fumble and a pass breakup t…
MARVIN -- After allowing three defensive touchdowns in a loss to Monroe last season, the Marvin Ridge High football team followed a similar recipe for success to avenge the defeat with a 37-6 home win over the Redhawks on Friday night.
MONROE — Apprentice Academy High, a charter school now in its third year of existence, focuses on preparing students who are seeking “a flexible, non-traditional path to a high school diploma and are looking for a career pathway rather than a four-year university,” according to the school’s …
The Weddington High boys soccer team improved to 2-0 this season with an 8-0 thrashing of Corvian Community School on Thursday night. The easy win was a contrast for the Warriors after winning a 3-2 nail-biter in the season-opener against Ardrey Kell.
For the first time in two years, fall football is back in Union County. Last season was shortened and moved to the spring of 2021 due to COVID-19. The 2021 fall regular season kicks off Friday night, Aug. 20, with 11 varsity teams from around the county in their first action of the year.
Weddington High, which won the 3A state title in boys soccer last season, opened the season with a 3-2 road win over Ardrey Kell on Tuesday.