Sports: Local

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.

Aug. 18, 2014 @ 10:55 AM

Jackets have a lot of weapons on offense

The Yellow Jackets relied mainly on one player on offense last season, but expect to be much more diversified this season.

Aug. 18, 2014 @ 10:24 PM

Panthers show flashes against Chiefs

The Panthers evened their preseason record (1-1) with a 12-point home win over Kansas City. The Panthers' starting defense gave up just two field goals, QB Cam Newton knocked off some rust and rookie receiver Kelvin Benjamin continued to impress.

Aug. 18, 2014 @ 10:43 AM

Cavs expecting their first winning season

Cuthbertson is loaded at the skill positions, and second-year coach David Johnson considers the veteran defense the strength of the team. The Cavaliers won just four games last year, but the program looks like it's on the upswing.

Aug. 12, 2014 @ 03:00 PM

Panthers counting on perimeter players

Piedmont's coming off an 8-5 season and a playoff win. The Panthers lost nearly all of their starting linemen from last year, but most of their skill players are back. 'We're probably better than we were this time last year,' says veteran left guard Dillion Chaney.