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Chaz Raye is ‘running the show’ for Providence Day basketball

Posted at 2:39pm on Jan. 7, 2015

Providence Day senior basketball player Chaz Raye is having a career year for the Chargers.

Softball decision behind her, Charlotte Catholic’s Eberle is now running the basketball court

Posted at 10:53am on Dec. 31, 2014

Charlotte Catholic junior Carrie Eberle is having a career year for the Cougars girls’ basketball team.

Record-setting Queens swimmer earns another award

Posted at 12:31pm on Dec. 31, 2014

A record-setting weekend in Greensboro last month helped Queens University of Charlotte women’s swimmer Caroline Arakelian earn another conference award.

Olympic High twins make their mark in the swimming pool and in the classroom

Posted at 11:42am on Dec. 30, 2014

Olympic High twin swimmers Brandon and Richard Keller are attempting to qualify for the 4A state championship meet for the fourth straight year.

York Cougar comes through in senior year

Posted at 9:31am on Dec. 31, 2014

After three years as a reserve and special teams contributor, senior defensive end Luc Greene emerged as an unlikely force to be reckoned with for the York Cougars.

Fletcher School senior Brandon Campbell makes his shots count

Posted at 11:49am on Dec. 31, 2014

Fletcher School senior guard Brandon Campbell is one of top scorers in the state.

Stepping up in crunch time: A look back at the fall sports season

Posted at 1:41pm on Dec. 26, 2014

The South Charlotte News looks back at the 2014 fall sports season, highlighting some of the best individual performances.

Charlotte Latin senior jumps from field hockey into pool

Posted at 1:23pm on Dec. 23, 2014

Charlotte Latin senior Leila Evans is a three-sport athlete for the Hawks and is signed to play field hockey at UNC Chapel.

Catie Byrd posts Queens’ best finish at nationals

Posted at 10:58am on Dec. 19, 2014

Queens University of Charlotte women’s runner Catie Byrd posted the school’s best-ever finish at the NCAA Division II national cross-country championships, while the Royals men finished 30th in the team’s first trip to the nationals in three years.

Weddington football team enjoys a historic run

Posted at 12:12pm on Dec. 19, 2014

Weddington football won a school-record 14 games made it the program’s first 3AA state championship game.

Wrestler and former youth coach reunite at West Charlotte

Posted at 11:23am on Dec. 16, 2014

Former Pit Bulls star Quintin Mickerson and coach John Carothers are both with the West Charlotte wrestling program now.

Charlotte’s ‘Big Mac’ Brydon leads Carmel Christian basketball

Posted at 12:00pm on Dec. 18, 2014

Mac Brydon, a 6-foot-10, 270-pound Carmel Christian junior, is transforming his body and game.

Charlotte Catholic players, coach look back on 2014 football season

Posted at 12:47pm on Dec. 18, 2014

Charlotte Catholic football players and head coach Mike Brodowicz look back on the 2014 season, when the Cougars made it to the state-championship game.

Marvin Ridge girls’ swimming aims for state championship

Posted at 12:51pm on Dec. 12, 2014

The Marvin Ridge girls’ swim team wants to repeat as 3A state champions.

Charlotte Country Day’s Franz named state player of the year

Posted at 12:57pm on Dec. 12, 2014

Charlotte Country Day senior volleyball player Katharine Franz is the 2014-15 Gatorade N.C. Volleyball Player of the Year.

York football trusts ‘The Process,’ makes it to state title game

Posted at 2:52pm on Dec. 11, 2014

York head coach Bobby Carroll led the team to a 12-3 record and a state-championship-game berth.

Steven Santa Ana lives up to his billing on the court at Ardrey Kell

Posted at 2:16pm on Dec. 11, 2014

Ardrey Kell senior Steven Santa Ana holds 10 of the 28 Knights school records. The Elon signee has averaged nearly 15 points and six rebounds per game in his career.

Winthrop’s Aliyah Kilpatrick bounces back, gains attention

Posted at 3:00pm on Dec. 11, 2014

Winthrop sophomore guard Aliyah Kilpatrick is scoring with 9.7 points per game and leads the team with 13 steals per game.

Janelle Bailey becoming the center of attention for Providence Day

Posted at 5:50pm on Dec. 3, 2014

Janelle Bailey, a 6-foot-3, all-state center, wants to carry on Providence Day’s girls’ basketball championship tradition.

Queens runners qualify for cross-country national championships

Posted at 12:15pm on Dec. 4, 2014

Queens University of Charlotte’s women’s cross country team brought back its first individual title and the Royals’ men’s team qualified for the NCAA Division II national championships during the NCAA D-II Southeast Regional meet, held Nov. 22 in Montevallo, Ala.

RaeQuan Scott pacing Butler High basketball’s fast-paced offense

Posted at 3:38pm on Dec. 3, 2014

Butler High junior guard RaeQuan Scott is averaging 22 points per game this year.

Former Johnson & Wales volleyball player raising money for charity

Posted at 3:57pm on Dec. 3, 2014

Marine Corps officer candidate and former Johnson & Wales volleyball player is celebrating her 21st birthday by raising money for the Semper Fi Fund.

Stephanie Watts looks to score big again for Weddington basketball

Posted at 11:12am on Nov. 25, 2014

Two-time all-state performer, UNC signee, looks to etch her name further into the Weddington history books

Berry Academy senior has a shot at winning wrestling state championship

Posted at 11:26am on Nov. 26, 2014

Berry senior wrestler Isaiah Jones took his mom’s advice of improving his grades before concentrating on sports.

Charlotte Squash Club coach has international pedigree

Posted at 11:28am on Nov. 26, 2014

Providence Square Shopping Center is location of facility designated only to squash.

Swimmer Rebecca Postoll continues winning ways with Charlotte Catholic

Posted at 9:01pm on Nov. 24, 2014

Charlotte Catholic senior swimmer Rebecca Postoll is a big part of another loaded Cougars lineup.

Royals swimmer Josa to compete in World University Games

Posted at 12:54pm on Nov. 21, 2014

Queens University of Charlotte swimmer Matthew Josa, who earned All-American honors last season, has been named to the United States team for next year’s World University Games.

Former Charlotte Catholic quarterback flourishing in new role

Posted at 12:43pm on Nov. 21, 2014

Charlotte Catholic senior Ryan Miller was a two-year starter at quarterback before this season; now he’s an all-around playmaker for the Cougars.

Youngest LeMay making his own name in the Butler backfield

Posted at 3:45pm on Nov. 21, 2014

Butler junior running back Benjamin LeMay has rushed for more than 3,000 yards and 49 touchdowns in his career.

Billy McClelland wants to leave legacy at Charlotte Latin

Posted at 11:23am on Nov. 20, 2014

Charlotte Latin senior wrestler Billy McClelland wants another championship season. McClelland is hoping to grab a fourth state championship title and earn All-American status.

Swim coach honored with national award

Posted at 11:45am on Nov. 14, 2014

Mecklenburg Swim Association head masters coach Patty Waldron recently received the U.S. Masters Swimming Kerry O’Brien Coaching Award.

Austin Kendall leads Cuthbertson football to historic season

Posted at 2:00pm on Nov. 13, 2014

Cuthbertson junior quarterback Austin Kendall led the Cavaliers to their best season in school history with an 8-3 record and the school’s first conference championship.

Charlotte Latin 8th-grader playing well in junior tennis tournaments

Posted at 2:55pm on Nov. 12, 2014

Charlotte Latin eighth-grader Katie Weber, 13, has had a successful summer and fall on the junior tennis circuit.

Quantavious McGill is making an impact for the undefeated Patriots football team

Posted at 12:17pm on Nov. 13, 2014

Independence junior running back Quantavious McGill is having a breakout season for the Patriots.

Charlotte Catholic field hockey finishes 2nd in state

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

The Charlotte Catholic field hockey team finished second in the state this year, the best finish in program history.

Charlotte Christian’s Brian Chaffin positions himself for another standout season

Posted at 5:15pm on Nov. 4, 2014

All-American offensive lineman Brian Chaffin is a key player for the Charlotte Christian football team, which is trying to win its third straight state title.

Royals men’s basketball picked to finish third in SAC

Posted at 3:52pm on Nov. 6, 2014

The Queens University of Charlotte men’s basketball team was picked to finish third in the South Atlantic Conference for the 2014-2015 season in a vote of the league’s coaches.

Charlotte Country Day field hockey, girls’ tennis win titles

Posted at 11:16am on Nov. 6, 2014

The Charlotte Country Day field hockey and girls’ tennis teams won N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association titles during the fall season.

Myers Park girls’ tennis enjoyed ride to state final

Posted at 11:30am on Nov. 6, 2014

The Myers Park girls’ tennis team won its first 16 games before losing in the state final to Cary Panther Creek.

Providence Day’s Jack Paddison makes a championship run

Posted at 10:02am on Oct. 31, 2014

Providence Day senior cross country runner Jack Paddison finishes his Charger career with a conference and state title.