Union County's Senior American Legion baseball team is coming off a 20-10 season. Coach Alan Mitchell says the program is benefitting from getting more of the top players from the county involved in the program. He's holding signups on Sunday at Sun Valley.
Stephanie Watts might be the best girls basketball player in Union County history, and she's only a sophomore. The 5-9 point guard was thrilled to hear she is The Enquirer-Journal's Union County Player of the Year. 'I think it’s really cool considering how many good players are in the county,' she said. 'The fact that I got it is really awesome.'
Sun Valley's baseball team enters the Southern Carolina Conference tournament on a tear, and senior center fielder Kenny Palmer has been a catalyst.
The Carolina Panthers ignored their defensive line for a decade, and the franchise suffered. New GM David Gettleman helped the Giants win two of the last six Super Bowls by putting an emphasis on the trenches, and he's bringing the same model to Carolina.
Alex Sawyer knocked in three runs and Ryan Tapp earned a complete-game victory on the mound as Sun Valley's baseball team completed an improbable run to capture the top 4A seed for the playoffs. The Spartans started 0-6 in the league before winning eight of their last nine games.
Shelton Mitchell is one of the best high school basketball players in the state, but he still has flaws in his game that could cost him a career in the NBA. His decision to transfer to Oak Hill Academy is the right move for his future.