Sports: Local

Nov. 22, 2014 @ 09:18 PM

Weddington whips Reynolds, reaches third round

Weddington improved to 12-1, breaking the school record for wins in a season, with a 45-18 home win over A.C. Reynolds in the second round of the 3AA football playoffs on Friday. Of the five Union County teams that reached the second round, three of them advanced with lopsided wins.

Cuthbrtson 48, Asheboro 14

Monroe 67, Ashe County 14

Lincolnton 28, Parkwood 12

Murphy 50, Union Academy 16


Nov. 13, 2014 @ 02:03 PM

Mavs' Wotell signs with Arizona

Marvin Ridge left-handed pitcher Max Wotell signed a National Letter of Intent with the Arizona Wildcats on Wednesday. See a list of other Union County athletes who signed.

Nov. 21, 2014 @ 01:14 PM

WHS, Cuthbertson at home in second round

Five Union County football teams are alive in the second round of the playoffs. Here's a breakdown of the matchups.

Nov. 13, 2014 @ 02:06 PM

Eight county teams begin football playoffs Friday

Four Union County teams are at home in the first round of the high school football playoffs, including Monroe, Weddington, Cuthbertson and Union Academy. Here's a breakdown of all eight games.

Nov. 13, 2014 @ 02:10 PM

Warriors' Watts inks with UNC

Star combo guard Stephanie Watts made it official on Wednesday, signing a Letter of Intent with the UNC Tar Heels. Watts accepted North Carolina's scholarship offer as a sophomore.

Nov. 13, 2014 @ 02:00 PM

Warriors finish record-setting season 22-2-1

Weddington's boys soccer team reached the state semifinal round for the first time in the program's 15-year history this season. Led by seniors Ethan McClain and Chris O'Grady, the Warriors broke the former school record for wins in a season by four.