Gosnell White, who won a state championship as the boys basketball coach at West Charlotte in 1999, is retiring at the age of 58. White is in his seventh and final season at Marvin Ridge, where he's compiled 102 of his 535 career wins.
Union County has three girls and two boys averaging at least 20 points per game this season, and all five teams have winning records.
Marvin Ridge High introduced coach Brad Hoover to the community on Monday. Hoover told his players, and anyone else who cared to listen, he will be emphasizing "attitude and effort."
Lexi Souther and her older brother, Sam, added some hardware to the mantle this winter. Just a sophomore, Lexi was named the swimmer of the year among girls in the Rocky River Conference. Sam, a junior, won the same honor on the boys side. Here's the twist: They accomplished the feat for different schools.
Forest Hills junior Juwan Crowder turned in a blazing time at an indoor track meet in Winston-Salem on Saturday, running the second-fastest recorded high school time in the nation this season in the 55-meter dash. Crowder covered the event in 6.31 seconds.
Alabama safety Vinnie Sunseri, a former star linebacker at Marvin Ridge High, is entering the NFL Draft after his junior season, according to multiple media reports. Sunseri is ahead of schedule after suffering a torn ACL seven games into the 2013 season.