Sports: Local

Jan. 28, 2014 @ 12:05 PM

Jackets' Crowder among nation's fastest sprinters

Forest Hills junior Juwan Crowder turned in a blazing time at an indoor track meet in Winston-Salem on Saturday, running the second-fastest recorded high school time in the nation this season in the 55-meter dash. Crowder covered the event in 6.31 seconds.

Jan. 14, 2014 @ 03:55 PM

Report: Sunseri going pro early

Alabama safety Vinnie Sunseri, a former star linebacker at Marvin Ridge High, is entering the NFL Draft after his junior season, according to multiple media reports. Sunseri is ahead of schedule after suffering a torn ACL seven games into the 2013 season.

Jan. 14, 2014 @ 03:21 PM

Hoover resigns at UA

Former Carolina Panthers fullback Brad Hoover generated a lot of excitement when he took the job as head football coach at Union Academy last year, but his stay was short-lived. Hoover stepped down on Monday after going 6-6 in his one season in charge.

Jan. 09, 2014 @ 01:29 PM

Monroe's Wynn commits to Charlotte

Redhawks defensive back Tre'Shun Wynn gave Charlotte 49ers football coach Brad Lambert some good news on Thursday afternoon. Lambert stopped by Monroe High's campus around lunchtime and left with a commitment from Wynn, a three-star recruit.

Jan. 04, 2014 @ 07:39 PM

Cougars coming on strong

Central Academy's boys basketball team has never won more than nine games in a season, but that should change soon. The Cougars are 8-2, and are currently riding a six-game winning streak.

Jan. 04, 2014 @ 01:18 PM

Four Panthers named All-Pro

Carolina's Luke Kuehly, Mike Tolbert and Greg Hardy made the Associated Press All-Pro team for the first time in their careers, while center Ryan Kalil is a two-time selection.