Sports: Local

Sep. 13, 2014 @ 07:56 AM

Funderburke sets county rushing record

Sun Valley senior tailback Albert Funderburke now has 5,544 career rushing yards, the most of any player in Union County history. He broke Juanne Blount's record in a win over East Bladen, when he rushed for 262 yards and four TDs.

Sep. 13, 2014 @ 12:02 AM

Rain wrecks UC's football schedule

Of the nine Week 4 football games involving Union County that were scheduled for Friday night, only three of them were played. Read more inside.


Sep. 11, 2014 @ 11:55 PM

Rebels hold on, improve to 3-1

Senior Max Robinson had two interceptions and a touchdown in the fourth quarter to lead Parkwood to a 27-20 home win over Jordan-Matthews on Thursday.

Sep. 13, 2014 @ 12:06 AM

Unbeatens Monroe, WHS collide in Week 4

The last two undefeated football teams in Union County meet when Weddington visits Monroe on Saturday at 4 p.m. The game was scheduled for Friday but was called for lightning. WHS receiver Zach Goins says the Redhawks always have "a great team" and he considers his club the underdog.

Sep. 11, 2014 @ 12:20 PM

Union County football: Week 4 breakdown

Two of the nine high school football games involving Union County were moved to Thursday night, and three county teams are still looking for their first win of 2014. Read pre-game analysis inside.

Sep. 10, 2014 @ 06:52 PM

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Parkwood senior offensive lineman Andy Giarla, second from left, had brain surgery last May and is currently in chemotherapy treatment, but will suit up and play for the first time this season in the Rebels' home game against Jordan-Matthews.