Sports

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 @ 12:40 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. 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. 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.


Aug. 18, 2014 @ 10:43 AM

Cavs expecting their first winning season

Cuthbertson is loaded at the skill positions, and second-year coach David Johnson considers the veteran defense the strength of the team. The Cavaliers won just four games last year, but the program looks like it's on the upswing.


Aug. 12, 2014 @ 03:09 PM

Allmendinger should make Chase after first career win

After 212 starts in the premier series, 32-year-old AJ Allmendinger celebrated his first career Sprint Cup victory on Sunday at Watkins Glen. Allmendinger is now one of 12 drivers with a win this season.