Sports

Oct. 23, 2014 @ 02:12 PM

Crowder now third on ACC's all-time receptions list

Former Monroe High star Jamison Crowder eclipsed 3,000 career receiving yards for Duke last weekend, making him the ninth player in ACC history to reach that milestone. Crowder is three catches away from passing former Clemson star Sammy Watkins for third all-time on the ACC receptions list.

 


Oct. 21, 2014 @ 02:39 PM

County coaches share memories of Massey

After 26 years as a head football coach, Ron Massey impacted a lot of lives. Some of Union County's head football coaches expressed their feelings after he died during the season at the age of 56 on Oct. 11.


Oct. 20, 2014 @ 10:42 PM

Piedmont edges Anson, 29-26

Piedmont High won its first football game since the death of head coach Ron Massey and overcame a fourth-quarter deficit to defeat Anson on Monday. Senior QB Cameron Tripp led the way, rushing for two touchdowns and completing two TD passes to senior receiver Ben Radford.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 08:56 AM

Mavs stun Spartans for first win of 2014

Marvin Ridge's defense shut down Albert Funderburke and the offense had its way through the air in a 37-20 road win over Sun Valley. The Mavs, who entered the game with an 0-6 record, got a 355-yard passing effort from sophomore Austin Colonna, who completed three TD passes to sophomore Emeka Emezie.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 12:33 AM

Kendall, Muckelvene lead Cavs to huge win

Cuthbertson is alone in first place in the Southern Carolina Conference after Friday's thrilling 42-38 home win over Weddington. QB Austin Kendall threw for 433 yards and four scores and rushed for 66 yards and two TDs, including the game-winning touchdown with 18 seconds left.

Other scores involving UC include:

Marvin Ridge 37, Sun Valley 20

Forest Hills 35, Parkwood 14

Central Academy 39, West Stanly 0

Myers Park 41, Porter Ridge 13

Mount Pleasant 10, Monroe 7

 


Oct. 14, 2014 @ 09:25 PM

Piedmont picking up pieces after Massey's death

While they mourn, the administrators at Piedmont High have been scrambling to give the players a sense of continuity after head football coach Ron Massey was found unresponsive in his car in the parking lot of Planet Fitness in Monroe Saturday afternoon. Assistant Jamie Belk, described as Massey's "right hand man," has been promoted to interim head coach. The Panthers' home game against Anson has been moved to next Monday.