Cuthbertson's baseball team got a grand slam and four hits from senior third baseman Bailey Connell in a 14-2 road win over Weddington on Thursday. "We brought the bats today," said Connell.
Cuthbertson High took the first two games of a 3-game series against Weddington in the opening week of Southern Carolina Conference baseball play. The victories are a sign the already successful Cavaliers are trending upward as a program.
After a disappointing 4.56 time in the 40-yard dash at the NFL Combine, Duke receiver Jamison Crowder bounced back by running a 4.39 at his pro day. The former Monroe High star is looking to boost his stock in the draft. which starts at the end of April.
Sophomore Matt Moser threw a three-hitter in Piedmont's 10-0 win over Anson. The Panthers started the season 0-2 but have won six straight baseball games since then.
JT Dunn went 3-for-4 at the plate and Jeremy Parker was 2-for-4 with a save in Parkwood's 5-4 home win over Piedmont. The Rebels built a 5-0 lead before holding off a seventh-inning rally by the Panthers, who won the state in 2013 and finished second in 2014.
Kevin Harvick continues to dominant the NASCAR world. The reigning Sprint Cup Series champion won at Las Vegas last weekend, and has placed among the top 10 in his last six starts.
Weddington superstar Stephanie Watts passed former Parkwood great Tiffany Brown to become Union County's all-time leading scorer in Tuesday's win. Watts will be playing for the UNC Tar Heels this time next year.