Sports: Local

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. 25, 2014 @ 12:05 AM

Warriors whip rival Spartans 34-0

Weddington improved to 8-1 on the season witth an impressive 34-0 road win over Sun Valley. The Warriors' defense had seven sacks and three takeaways in their second shutout of the season. Other scores involving Union County include:

Marvin Ridge 34, Piedmont 28

Forest Hills 33, West Stanly 7

Cuthbertson 35, Anson 19

Monroe 36, Parkwood 15

Mt. Pleasant 42, CATA 28

Butler 55, Porter Ridge 0

 


Oct. 23, 2014 @ 02:05 PM

Spartans hoping to maintain dominance over WHS

Sun Valley has won eight straight meetings against Weddington's football team. The Spartans hope to keep that streak going when the two teams meet in Indian Trail on Friday. Here's a breakdown of all eight games involving Union County in Week 10.


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. 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 @ 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