Sports: Local

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.

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 @ 04:54 PM

Panthers advance with dominant second half

Carolina blanked Arizona after halftime in the opening round of the NFL playoffs on Saturday, allowing them to rally from a halftime deficit and move into the round of eight. Jonathan Stewart rushed for 122 yards and a TD to lead Carolina, which went nine years between playoff wins.

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.

Dec. 29, 2014 @ 10:43 AM


With the NFC South Division title and a playoff beth at stake for both clubs, Carolina went on the road and blew out Atlanta on Sunday. The Panthers will host Arizona in a playoff game on Saturday (Jan. 3) starting at 4:30.

Dec. 22, 2014 @ 10:19 PM

Kuechly: 'The playoffs start this week'

The first-place Carolina Panthers have set up a showdown in Atlanta on Sunday (Dec. 28, 1 p.m. on FOX). The Panthers have a half-game lead on the Falcons heading into the regular-season finale, so the winner claims the NFC South Division and a home playoff game. 'It's going to be a great environment,' says Carolina LB Luke Kuechly.