Sports: Local

Jun. 28, 2014 @ 03:04 PM

UC has won 19 state titles this decade

Sun Valley's softball team is the most recent state champion from Union County. Fifty UC teams before them have experienced the feeling of being a state champion over the past 38 years. The Spartans are the most decorated with 20 of those state crowns.


Jun. 28, 2014 @ 02:55 PM

Mavs' Hoover undecdied at QB

Former Carolina Panthers fullback Brad Hoover is in his first season as head coach at Marvin Ridge High, and he's still waiting for one of his quarterbacks to emerge. He had mixed feelings about the results of their recent 7-on-7 against West Meck.


Jul. 03, 2014 @ 11:08 AM

Tripp headed to Harvard

After visiting Harvard earlier this month and spending some time around the football program, Piedmont High quarterback Cameron Tripp knew he had found his "dream school." The rising senior gave his word to the Crimson on Friday. "It's one of the best schools in the country, in the world," Tripp said.


Jun. 14, 2014 @ 12:57 PM

Sun Valley's Griffiths gets two FBS offers in one day

Tyler Griffiths was on N.C. State's campus getting a nice offer when Louisville head coach Bobby Petrino contacted him and put a full ride on the table. The long snapper is ranked among the best in the country at his craft.


Jun. 14, 2014 @ 12:52 PM

Adamczyk, Borrelli share top honor

Sun Valley won the 3A state title in softball, so it's only fitting the Spartans would take home most of the top honors on the all-Southern Carolina Conference team.


Jun. 11, 2014 @ 08:48 PM

Piedmont's perfect pitcher

Piedmont lefty pitcher Corey Sikes helped his baseball team win 14 playoff games over the last 13 months, and his success on the diamond is a lengthy list. A lesser-know fact about Sikes: He never missed a day of school from kindergarten through his graduation on June 12.