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Winthrop men’s soccer hopes for another tournament run

Posted at 1:22pm on Oct. 16, 2014

The Winthrop men’s soccer team wants to make another run in the national tournament after making it to the Round of 16 in 2012.

Senior-heavy Myers Park volleyball team begins charge for state title

Posted at 9:33am on Oct. 15, 2014

Senior-heavy Myers Park volleyball team hopes to make a deep run in the state tournament. The Mustangs last won a state title in 2007.

Providence High running back is proving size doesn’t matter

Posted at 5:48pm on Oct. 14, 2014

Providence High senior running back Brian Mattar stands 5-foot-7, 155 pounds and proves that size isn’t everything.

Seniors have stuck it out with East Mecklenburg High football

Posted at 1:29pm on Oct. 10, 2014

Only two seniors on the East Mecklenburg football team have been with the program all four years: Bryon Collins and Devin Griffin.

Royals swimmers post three wins at N.C. College Invitational

Posted at 4:11pm on Oct. 9, 2014

Despite competing only one day, Queens finished best among NCAA Division II teams at the Greensboro Aquatic Center.

Charlotte Catholic lineman thankful to be back on the field

Posted at 2:57pm on Oct. 8, 2014

Charlotte Catholic senior tackle Matt Kowalewski is back in the lineup after back surgery last year.

Weddington boys’ soccer seniors shooting to finish No. 1

Posted at 12:59pm on Oct. 8, 2014

Tight-knit senior class leads a Weddington boys’ soccer team with championship aspirations.

Alex Barrow is proving himself with Butler football

Posted at 2:20pm on Oct. 3, 2014

Butler senior Alex Barrow has emerged as standout for Bulldog offense over the past two seasons.

Residents of Charlotte’s Plaza Midwood are among the first players for the Charlotte Women’s Rugby Club

Posted at 12:30pm on Oct. 1, 2014

The Charlotte Women’s Rugby Club is playing its first games this season after a couple years of recruiting players.

Fly fisher named to Team USA

Posted at 11:41am on Oct. 2, 2014

Fort Mill resident Ryley Batewell, 15, was named to the USA Youth Fly Fishing Team for 2015.

Jaire Alexander does it all for Rocky River football

Posted at 1:42pm on Oct. 1, 2014

Rocky River senior Jaire Alexander, who has committed to play at South Carolina, plays five positions for the Ravens.

Winthrop volleyball player named Big South Defensive Player of the Week

Posted at 12:51pm on Oct. 1, 2014

Winthrop junior volleyball player Rachel Lenz has been named the Big South Defensive Player of the Week after her performance in two conference games Sept. 26 and 27.

Marvin Ridge pitcher plays on international stage

Posted at 11:02am on Oct. 1, 2014

After spring and summer of big accomplishments, Marvin Ridge senior pitcher Max Wotell played on the USA Baseball national team.

Downey wins 1st individual title with Royals’ men’s golf team

Posted at 12:49pm on Sep. 26, 2014

Queens University of Charlotte junior Mike Downey bounced back from poor first round to shoot 6-under 66 and win honors at the Anderson Invitational.

Quail Hollow Middle student ranked No. 1 tennis player in the state

Posted at 1:20pm on Sep. 26, 2014

Quail Hollow Middle School seventh-grader Jenna Thompson is ranked No.1 in North Carolina’s U12 division of the U.S. Tennis Association.

Winthrop basketball star Dequesha McClanahan is headed to Finland

Posted at 10:45am on Sep. 24, 2014

Former Winthrop basketball player Dequesha McClanahan signed a one-year deal to play for Forssan Alku (FoA).

Providence High School’s Matthew Nozedar is making his mark in high school soccer

Posted at 10:47am on Sep. 25, 2014

Providence High senior forward and Pittsburgh commit Matthew Nozedar chose high school soccer over the Carolina Rapids Academy team.

Field hockey players named all-tournament

Posted at 10:12am on Sep. 19, 2014

Providence Day senior field hockey player Leigh Premo was named to the all-tournament team at the Cary Academy Play for the Cure tournament Aug.22-23.

Former Providence swimmer competes at world open water championships

Posted at 1:04pm on Sep. 19, 2014

Former Providence High swimmer Pierce Bradshaw represented Team USA in the FINA World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships September 5-7 in Hungary.

Ciera Cockrell is starring on the Providence Day volleyball court

Posted at 12:44pm on Sep. 18, 2014

Providence Day senior volleyball player Ciera Cockrell recently committed to Davidson.

Steele Creek athletes compete in national track meets

Posted at 4:28pm on Sep. 22, 2014

Siblings Kayla Davis, a fifth-grader at River Gate Elementary, and Jesiah Davis, a sixth-grader at Southwest Middle, have competed in several USA Track and Field and AAU youth track national championships since 2011.

Heart surgery can’t sideline Independence High School freshman football player

Posted at 1:00pm on Sep. 24, 2014

Independence freshman Jaylen Riley had open-heart surgery in June but is now back on the field playing for the Independence junior-varsity football team.

CSA team wins Charlotte Invitational

Posted at 10:08am on Sep. 18, 2014

The Charlotte Soccer Academy Predator girls’ soccer team won the U14 adiPower bracket of the Dick’s Sporting Goods Charlotte Invitational tournament Aug.24 at Ramblewood Park.

Charlotte’s Phillip O. Berry Academy football coach compensating for losing players from last year’s team

Posted at 12:58pm on Sep. 18, 2014

Berry Academy baseball players are among those playing football for the first time for the Cardinals, after the team lost 11 seniors to graduation and another 10 to transfer.

Royals sweep individual titles at Royals Twilight meet

Posted at 12:35pm on Sep. 12, 2014

Queens University of Charlotte’s men’s and women’s cross-country teams got off to a strong start to the 2014 season, sweeping the individual titles and winning a team championship at the Royals Twilight meet.

Weddington cross country running to stay on top

Posted at 12:10pm on Sep. 12, 2014

Defending 3A state champion Weddington boys’ cross country wants to run to another champion season.

Penske brings IndyCar title to Mooresville

Posted at 12:11am on Sep. 12, 2014

Team Penske brought an IndyCar championship to Mooresville when Will Power finished first in the series. Teammate Helio Castroneves finished second.

No. 16 is more than just a number for Providence QB Caleb York

Posted at 10:18am on Sep. 10, 2014

Providence High senior quarterback Caleb York wants to lead his team to a SoMeck 8 conference championship.

Dream season had a lasting impact on former SouthPark Falcons’ players, coaches

Posted at 11:55am on Sep. 4, 2014

The 2008 South Park Falcons Pee-Wee football team produced 14 current south-Charlotte high school football players.

Gold Hill Middle School student sinks hole-in-one

Posted at 1:21pm on Sep. 4, 2014

Gold Hill Middle School eighth grader Stephen Fredenberg made a hole-in-one Aug. 24 at Regent Park Golf Club in Fort Mill, a course he had never played before.

Charlotte Boxing Academy to host two events this weekend.

Posted at 2:35pm on Sep. 4, 2014

Battle of the Carolinas will pit amateur boxers from North Carolina and South Carolina against each other.

Independence safety Cole Reynolds is making the grade on and off the field

Posted at 11:30am on Sep. 3, 2014

Independence senior safety Cole Reynolds makes a difference on the field and in the classroom for Patriots.

Charlotte Country Day wins Best of the Best volleyball tournament

Posted at 12:59pm on Aug. 29, 2014

The Charlotte Country Day volleyball team won the championship of the N.C. Best of the Best Invitational that it hosted Aug.22-23.

Marvin Ridge volleyball player embraces bumps, bruises

Posted at 3:05pm on Sep. 2, 2014

Marvin Ridge senior Makenzie Kuchmaner, 17, is in the libero position – the defensive specialist – which requires a player to be in constant pursuit of the volleyball. It often leaves Kuchmaner putting her 5-foot-6 frame in between the floor and the ball.

Queens insider: Royals cross country teams picked to finish second in SAC

Posted at 8:53am on Aug. 27, 2014

Queens University of Charlotte’s men’s and women’s cross country teams were both picked to finish second in the South Atlantic Conference this season in a vote by the conference’s head coaches.

River Run ready to host Chiquita Classic

Posted at 2:49pm on Sep. 1, 2014

PGA Web.com Tour makes second visit to River Run Country Club. Practice rounds begin Monday and the tournament opens Thursday.

Former Winthrop Eagle vying for NBA team

Posted at 4:21pm on Aug. 27, 2014

Former Winthrop basketball player Michael Jenkins was invited to the Brooklyn Nets fall training camp.

United Faith volleyball coach and daughter take summer trip to tournament in Croatia

Posted at 3:30pm on Aug. 25, 2014

United Faith coach Sherry Connor and her daughter Shannon Bradley participated in the Global Challenge volleyball tournament in Croatia.

East Meck soccer forward wants to keep making an impact

Posted at 2:37pm on Aug. 26, 2014

East Meck boys’ soccer junior forward Charles Basse has even bigger goals this season.

Kids hook 25 Tennessee stripers

Posted at 12:15pm on Aug. 27, 2014

Tony Horton and Mark Jacobs recently took their sons striper fishing on the Tennessee River in Lenoir City, Tenn. Together the group caught 25 stripers; eight were 18 pounds or heavier. Zack Horton, 13, left, caught a 28-pounder, while Evan Jacobs, 9, caught a 22-pounder.