Sports: Local

Aug. 28, 2014 @ 01:04 PM

UC has 3 intra-county games in Week 2

Union County is hoping to bounce back after going 4-7 in Week 1. Among the intra-county games are Forest Hills at Weddington, Piedmont at Porter Ridge and Union Academy at Parkwood. Read details about all seven games inside.

Aug. 28, 2014 @ 01:24 PM

Reyes scores 7 goals in Monroe's win

Monroe junior forward Cesar Reyes had a hat trick at halftime, but he was far from done in his team's 9-3 road win over Sun Valley. Reyes finished with seven goals, helping the Redhawks improve to 2-0 on the season.

Aug. 23, 2014 @ 12:45 AM

Redhawks cruise in opener

Monroe High rolled up 515 rushing yards on 50 carries in a 43-point home win over Lexington. Read more details inside.


Week 1 scores (Aug. 24) involving Union County

Monroe 50, Lexington 7

Cuthbertson 34, Parkwood 9

Forest Hills 7, Anson 6 (OT)

Weddington 31, Ardrey Kell 28

Mt. Tabor 41, Porter Ridge 18

North Stanly 26, CATA 24

HIckory Ridge 35, Piedmont 28

West Montgomery 35, Marvin Ridge 31

Aug. 21, 2014 @ 12:24 PM

Redhawks begin title chase

Monroe has won the conference four years in a row and has been to at least the state quarterfinal round in each of those seasons, but the Redhawks want more. Monroe, coming off a 13-3 year, has its first test on Friday with a home game against Lexington.

Aug. 21, 2014 @ 10:04 PM

Hough holds off Sun Valley, 34-20

Bishop Ford's four touchdown runs helped Hough High defeat Sun Valley 34-20 in Charlotte's Memorial Stadium on Thursday night in the season opener for both. The 4A Huskies led by 20 points twice, but the 3A Spartans wouldn't go away.

Aug. 21, 2014 @ 12:40 PM

10 UC teams open season Friday

10 Union County teams open the high school football season on Friday, and five of them are playing at home. Here's a breakdown of the matchups.