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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.

Providence Day girls’ cross country wins second straight title

Posted at 3:44pm on Oct. 30, 2014

The Providence Day girls’ cross country team won its second straight N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association 3A state title Oct. 24 at Jackson Park in Hendersonville.

Rachel Janson sets up another Charlotte Country Day volleyball title

Posted at 12:30pm on Oct. 29, 2014

Charlotte Country Day senior setter Rachel Janson was part of a special senior class that went 44-1 on the way to a second straight state championship.

Cornhole gets a grand prix league in Charlotte

Posted at 12:58pm on Oct. 29, 2014

The top eight teams in the Charlotte Cornhole Series final tournament Nov. 1 will share $2,500.

Providence Day dedicates new wrestling facility

Posted at 10:16am on Oct. 27, 2014

Providence Day School dedicated its new wrestling facility Oct.22.

Charlotte Christian’s Brian Chaffin selected to All-America game

Posted at 4:18pm on Oct. 30, 2014

Charlotte Christian senior offensive lineman Brian Chaffin was selected to play in the 2015 Under Armour All-America game Jan.2 in St Petersburg, Fla.

Golf tournament benefits Charlotte Christian wrestling

Posted at 11:28am on Oct. 28, 2014

The first Core Wrestling/Charlotte Christian School Golf Classic was held Oct. 10 at The Divide Golf Club in Matthews.

Queens University of Charlotte’s women’s golf team has its best finish in more than a year

Posted at 3:01pm on Oct. 23, 2014

Queens University of Charlotte’s women’s golf team posted its best tournament finish in more than a year, coming in second at the Patsy Rendleman Invitational on Oct.13-14 in Salisbury.

Monroe High puts another Byrum into backfield play

Posted at 4:00pm on Oct. 23, 2014

Monroe senior Chase Byrum is the fourth in his family to play running back for the Redhawks. He’s rushed for more than 3,500 yards in his career.

Brendan McDonough looks to score his final goals at Charlotte Catholic

Posted at 11:33am on Oct. 23, 2014

Charlotte Catholic senior Brendan McDonough is having another all-state season for the No.1 Cougars after coming back from playing Academy soccer as a junior.

Field hockey player breaks Charlotte Latin scoring record

Posted at 11:44am on Oct. 23, 2014

Charlotte Latin senior field hockey player Leila Evans broke the school’s single-season record for goals scored, during an Oct.15 match against Myers Park.

Hearing loss leads Ardrey Kell sophomore to tennis

Posted at 12:05pm on Oct. 21, 2014

Ardrey Kell sophomore Hailey Simon has emerged as the No. 1 player on talented Knights team.

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.