Sports: Local

Jan. 14, 2015 @ 04:54 PM

Panthers get above-average grade for 2014-15

The Carolina Panthers had a losing season, but they also won a playoff game. Here's a look at the offense, defense and special teams graded out.


Jan. 14, 2015 @ 05:06 PM

Chambers anxious to contribute at Duke

Former Monroe High QB Quay Chambers will be a redshirt sophomore on Duke's football team in the fall. Between now and then the 6-3, 215-pounder is trying to win the starting job at slot receiver.

 


Jan. 14, 2015 @ 04:22 PM

Crowder preparing to be a pro

Jamison Crowder his completed his record-setting football career at Duke University, and now he's training for the NFL Combine. The 5-9, 175-pound receiver earned his degree in 3.5 years, so he doesn't have to worry about taking classes while he's getting ready for the NFL.


Jan. 08, 2015 @ 04:39 PM

What's with the attitude after a playoff win?

Jonathan Stewart has finally started paying dividends, helping the Panthers reach the playoffs and advance with the most productive six-week stretch of his career. He needs some work, though, on the best ways to representt his team owners and their billion-dollar business.


Jan. 08, 2015 @ 04:44 PM

Guillott's late FTs help Cards hold off CATA

Senior combo guard Matt Guillott made both free throws with five seconds left, sealing Union Academy's 50-46 home win over archrival Central Academy on Wednesday. The Cardinals lost to CATA in their first two meetings this season.


Dec. 30, 2014 @ 05:19 PM

Warriors have won eight straight

Weddington's boys won the Novant Health Holiday Invitational tournament last weekend, improving their record to 10-2 on the season. The Warriors are doing it with defense, according to coach Gary Ellington.