Sports

Aug. 28, 2014 @ 01:04 PM

UC has 3 intra-county games in Week 2

Union County is hoping to bounce back after going 4-7 in Week 1. Among the intra-county games are Forest Hills at Weddington, Piedmont at Porter Ridge and Union Academy at Parkwood. Read details about all seven games inside.


Aug. 23, 2014 @ 12:45 AM

Redhawks cruise in opener

Monroe High rolled up 515 rushing yards on 50 carries in a 43-point home win over Lexington. Read more details inside.

 

Week 1 scores (Aug. 24) involving Union County

Monroe 50, Lexington 7

Cuthbertson 34, Parkwood 9

Forest Hills 7, Anson 6 (OT)

Weddington 31, Ardrey Kell 28

Mt. Tabor 41, Porter Ridge 18

North Stanly 26, CATA 24

HIckory Ridge 35, Piedmont 28

West Montgomery 35, Marvin Ridge 31


Aug. 21, 2014 @ 10:04 PM

Hough holds off Sun Valley, 34-20

Bishop Ford's four touchdown runs helped Hough High defeat Sun Valley 34-20 in Charlotte's Memorial Stadium on Thursday night in the season opener for both. The 4A Huskies led by 20 points twice, but the 3A Spartans wouldn't go away.


Aug. 21, 2014 @ 12:24 PM

Redhawks begin title chase

Monroe has won the conference four years in a row and has been to at least the state quarterfinal round in each of those seasons, but the Redhawks want more. Monroe, coming off a 13-3 year, has its first test on Friday with a home game against Lexington.


Aug. 21, 2014 @ 12:40 PM

10 UC teams open season Friday

10 Union County teams open the high school football season on Friday, and five of them are playing at home. Here's a breakdown of the matchups.


Aug. 18, 2014 @ 10:24 PM

Panthers show flashes against Chiefs

The Panthers evened their preseason record (1-1) with a 12-point home win over Kansas City. The Panthers' starting defense gave up just two field goals, QB Cam Newton knocked off some rust and rookie receiver Kelvin Benjamin continued to impress.