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Charlotte teen finds tangible way to feed hungry

Posted at 10:24am on Apr. 4, 2014

Charlotte Country Day student James Williams spent his 17th birthday with his Charlotte Country Day varsity baseball teammates preparing food for hungry students in Winston-Salem.

Ardrey Kell and Myers Park lead respective leagues in Conference Cup standings

Posted at 12:12pm on Apr. 2, 2014

Ardrey Kell and Myers Park lead their respective conferences in the Wells Fargo Conference Cup standings after the winter sports season.

Morrison YMCA’s CrossFit Kids program teaching youths about exercise

Posted at 9:28am on Apr. 1, 2014

Charlotte kindergarten through ninth-graders are learning proper form and a lifelong respect for exercise through CrossFit Kids.

Providence Day names new volleyball coach

Posted at 12:56pm on Mar. 28, 2014

Davidson College assistant volleyball coach Emily Carrara will be Providence Day’s head volleyball coach and program leader next season.

Marvin Ridge’s junior Wotell looks to make his best pitch

Posted at 2:46pm on Mar. 26, 2014

With a fastball that has hit 91 miles per hour, a change-up in the low 80s and a slider with great movement, junior Max Wotell has a rare combination of talent and attitude, according to Marvin Ridge baseball coach Mark Mennitt.

In south Charlotte, Carolina Challenge Baseball League offers new challenge for youth players

Posted at 3:40pm on Mar. 26, 2014

The Carolina Challenge Baseball League hosts tournaments for advanced recreation-level baseball players.

Charlotte Country Day names new athletic director

Posted at 12:12pm on Mar. 26, 2014

Abe Wehmiller will be the new director of athletics at Charlotte Country Day, Head of School Mark Reed announced March17.

Collins’ versatility helps Monroe girls’ track excel

Posted at 1:45pm on Mar. 21, 2014

Senior Reneazia Collins has won 12 individual state titles, as well as four relays, while helping her Monroe High Redhawk girls’ outdoor team to back-to-back 1A state titles.

Queens University of Charlotte swimmers have a record-setting week at NCAAs

Posted at 11:28am on Mar. 21, 2014

Queens’ men’s and women’s swim teams win eight individual titles and set NCAA records in seven events at the NCAA Division II championships in Geneva, Ohio.

Charlotte Catholic has another championship swim

Posted at 10:26am on Mar. 21, 2014

All South Charlotte News Girls Swim Team

Charlotte’s Providence High baseball team works to return to winning ways

Posted at 10:52am on Mar. 20, 2014

When the Providence High baseball squad had an uncharacteristic 15-13 record last season (9-6 in SW4A), head coach Danny Hignight took the blame.

Providence Day’s White repeats as N.C. Gatorade Player of the Year

Posted at 12:25pm on Mar. 14, 2014

Providence Day senior girls’ basketball player Jatarie White was named N.C. Gatorade Player of the Year for the second year in a row last week.

All-South Charlotte News swimming: Charlotte Latin has a repeat performance in the pool

Posted at 10:34am on Mar. 14, 2014

Charlotte Latin coach Patty Waldron is boys’ swim Coach of the Year. Ardrey Kell’s Connor Long is Swimmer of the Year.

Royals don’t see disadvantage in young team

Posted at 2:35pm on Mar. 13, 2014

Queens’ women’s golf team returns six players from last year, including four players who earned either all-conference or all-tournament honors.

SwimMAC relays break national age-group records

Posted at 12:33pm on Mar. 14, 2014

Charlotte Catholic’s Lauren Rhodes and Rebecca Postoll teamed with Heather Merritt and Kathleen Baker to set two girls’ swimming age-group records at the Eastern Section Southern Zone Senior Championships on March13 at the Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center.

South Meck High Sabres host third baseball Miracle League fundraiser

Posted at 1:14pm on Mar. 13, 2014

The South Mecklenburg High baseball program hosted its third-annual Miracle League game March8 at the school.

Wingate’s ‘The Fitness Doctor’ examines health and nutrition issues

Posted at 11:38am on Mar. 11, 2014

Matthews resident Dr. John Acquaviva hosts a radio program on ESPN 730-AM.

Queens University of Charlotte golfers take on new challenge in SAC

Posted at 11:54am on Mar. 11, 2014

Queens won last year’s Conference Carolinas tournament but will face some new challenges this season, with their move from the Conference Carolinas to the South Atlantic Conference.

A passion for running makes East Meck junior a contender

Posted at 1:56pm on Mar. 7, 2014

For the first few weeks of Fisher Ramsey’s East Meck cross country and track career, he wondered what he had gotten into.

Charlotte Eagles sign two players

Posted at 2:24pm on Mar. 7, 2014

The Charlotte Eagles professional soccer team signed forward David Geno and defender J.J. Greer last week.

Senior Kocher will lead a deeper Charlotte Christian boys’ golf team

Posted at 2:33pm on Mar. 7, 2014

Charlotte Christian senior David Kocher finished fifth at last year’s state tournament after leading his team there for the first time since 2005.

Former Olympic coach will lead East Meck football

Posted at 12:27pm on Mar. 5, 2014

Former Olympic High football coach Barry Shuford is the new coach at East Mecklenburg, Eagles athletic director Ec Little told the Observer Tuesday.

SwimMAC Carolina to host Senior Sectionals meet on March 13-16

Posted at 11:31am on Mar. 5, 2014

Event will be the last time some high school senior swimmers will compete for their year-round program.

Ardrey Kell’s Josh Du Toit wants title for himself and his team

Posted at 11:05am on Mar. 4, 2014

Ardrey Kell senior tennis player Josh Du Toit said he felt overwhelmed last season.

South Charlotte basketball players named all-state

Posted at 1:13pm on Feb. 28, 2014

Several south Charlotte basketball players were named to the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association all-state teams.

Myers Park uses painful loss as its motivation

Posted at 3:41pm on Feb. 28, 2014

McCarley and the Mustangs looking to take another step toward a championship season.

Underclassmen give Royals women’s tennis impetus to improve

Posted at 3:55pm on Feb. 28, 2014

Queens University of Charlotte women’s tennis coach Brett Karpman is the first to admit that his team’s roster skews heavily towards its underclassmen.

Baumgardner, Lowery make a winning team at Olympic

Posted at 9:45am on Feb. 28, 2014

Coaches Ty Baumgardner and Myron Lowery used 30-plus years of head-coaching experience to lead the Trojans to another strong season.

Charlotte Catholic football coach Jim Oddo to retire

Posted at 6:17pm on Feb. 25, 2014

Charlotte Catholic head football coach Jim Oddo announced Tuesday that he is retiring at the end of the school year after more than 40 years with the Cougars.

Goalie is ‘quarterback of the defense’ for Providence Day

Posted at 3:34pm on Feb. 21, 2014

Providence Day senior Mitch Renfrow had 239 saves last year and is signed with the U.S. Air Force Academy.

Getting to title game won’t be good enough for Cougars

Posted at 3:02pm on Feb. 21, 2014

This season, Natalie Wallon wants to get back to the game and finally bring home the trophy. She wasn’t on the team when Catholic won the inaugural NCHSAA title in 2010.

Piedmont Middle upsets Weddington in title game

Posted at 1:44pm on Feb. 21, 2014

Weddington Middle School girls’ basketball had gone undefeated for more than two years before losing recently to Piedmont in the middle school championship game.

Underclassmen, depth could be factors for Royals tennis

Posted at 6:33pm on Feb. 20, 2014

Queens’ men’s tennis team is fielding a roster dominated by underclassmen this season as the Royals play in the South Atlantic Conference for the first time.

Charlotte Latin boys’ swimming repeats as state champion

Posted at 3:19pm on Feb. 19, 2014

Charlotte Latin boys’ swimming won a second straight N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association 3A state championship Feb. 17 at the Greensboro Aquatic Center.

Sassy Basketball Sisters league offers exercise and fellowship to seniors

Posted at 10:51am on Feb. 19, 2014

More than 20 women show up at Crews Recreation Center in Matthews for the Sassy Basketball Sisters over-50 league.

Royals take experience into new season, conference

Posted at 10:37pm on Feb. 19, 2014

Queens’ softball team returns 17 players from last year’s team, which finished fourth in Conference Carolinas; now the Royals move into the South Atlantic Conference, one of the nation’s toughest NCAA Division II leagues

Loepprich keeps throwing strikes for Buccaneers

Posted at 12:40pm on Feb. 14, 2014

Senior Drew Loepprich, a Wake Forest signee, will lead the Charlotte Country Day pitching staff this season.

Junior Lizzy Birch brings impressive resume back to Independence

Posted at 12:29pm on Feb. 14, 2014

Independence softball player Lizzy Birch was named a sophomore All-American among other accolades last season.

Providence Day to host private school all-star basketball game

Posted at 7:30am on Feb. 14, 2014

Providence Day School will host the 2014 Upward N.C. Private School All-Star Basketball Game on March8.

Charlotte Catholic girls’ swimming continues dominant streak

Posted at 11:33am on Feb. 13, 2014

After more than a decade of dominating the 1A/2A and 3A classes, the Cougars won a 13th consecutive state title at the N.C. High School Athletic Association 4A state meet Feb. 7 at the Triangle Aquatic Center in Cary.