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Kannapolis Intimidators speedy infielder won a silver medal at winter Olympics

Posted at 11:23am on Aug. 28, 2014

Kannapolis Intimidators infielder Eddy Alvarez has been playing professional baseball for just over two months. He won a speed skating silver medal at the Sochi Winter Olympics.

Bohn upsets Bowman Gray veterans for modified championship

Posted at 11:12am on Aug. 28, 2014

For nearly two decades Bowman Gray Stadium’s modified championship went to Tim Brown, Burt Myers or Junior Miller. This year the Bohn family took the honors. Danny Bohn won the modified title, his father, Eddie, was named Modified Crew Chief of the Year, and his older brother, Michael, claimed rookie honors.

Tell us the news you’re proud of

Posted at 11:47am on Aug. 20, 2014

Do you remember the first time you saw your name or picture in the newspaper for an athletic feat you were proud of?

Former Wonder Phillips emerges as 49ers’ starting running back

Posted at 10:01am on Aug. 21, 2014

Former A.L. Brown football player Kalif Phillips was Charlotte’s top rusher in program’s inaugural season in 2013.

Sports car driver changes consume less than 20 seconds

Posted at 8:46am on Aug. 21, 2014

Unlike NASCAR, driver changes are required during a sports car race. When proper preparations are taken they are simply synchronized organization.

UNC Charlotte men’s soccer teams trying reach NCAA tournament for fourth straight year

Posted at 10:36am on Aug. 20, 2014

Although the Charlotte 49ers men’s soccer team is ranked 23rd in one preseason poll, only four full-time starters return to a team that won the Conference USA tournament last year.

NHRA Carolina Nationals comes to zMax Dragway

Posted at 12:55pm on Aug. 15, 2014

Concord’s zMax Dragway will host the seventh annual NHRA Carolina Nationals Sept. 12-14.

Reid, Concord motivated to be even better in 2014

Posted at 2:03pm on Aug. 18, 2014

Concord senior running back Rocky Reid believes his best is yet to come

On the track: Joshua Brimecombe goes for national Legend title

Posted at 8:42am on Aug. 15, 2014

With one championship already in Joshua Brimecombe’s possession this year, the Concord resident has set his sights on the national title in the Legend Semi-Pro asphalt division.

Charlotte 49ers women’s soccer team picked to win Conference USA

Posted at 3:02pm on Aug. 14, 2014

Charlotte 49ers women’s soccer has nine starters returing from last year’s team that won the East Division championship.