Sports: Local

Mar. 10, 2015 @ 10:46 AM

Parkwood opens baseball season with marquee win

JT Dunn went 3-for-4 at the plate and Jeremy Parker was 2-for-4 with a save in Parkwood's 5-4 home win over Piedmont. The Rebels built a 5-0 lead before holding off a seventh-inning rally by the Panthers, who won the state in 2013 and finished second in 2014.


Jan. 21, 2015 @ 03:52 PM

Watts breaks Union County record

Weddington superstar Stephanie Watts passed former Parkwood great Tiffany Brown to become Union County's all-time leading scorer in Tuesday's win. Watts will be playing for the UNC Tar Heels this time next year.


Jan. 17, 2015 @ 09:40 PM

Hornets edge Pacers in OT

Gerald Henderson's 20 points led Charllotte to an overitme win against Indiana on Saturday night. The Hornets won despite playing with leading scorers Kemba Walker and Al Jefferson.


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.