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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.

Covenant Day volleyball wants to build on historic season

Posted at 1:47pm on Aug. 21, 2014

Reigning NCISAA 3A state runner-up Covenant Day volleball is hungry to get back to the championship game.

Queens University of Charlotte women’s soccer looking forward from a strong season

Posted at 11:30am on Aug. 21, 2014

The Queens University of Charlotte women’s soccer team is looking forward to building on one of its most successful seasons last year.

Wingate University: Former Bulldogs quarterback Robbie Nallenweg is regional winner

Posted at 3:19pm on Aug. 22, 2014

Wingate University graduate and former quarterback Robbie Nallenweg has been selected as one of the two regional winners of the NCAA Division II Conference Commissioner’s Association Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award.

Myers Park Trinity wins Little League titles

Posted at 3:32pm on Aug. 20, 2014

The Myers Park Trinity Little League 10U All-Stars won the District 3 and North Carolina championships this summer.

Cheong and Herron look to help make Charlotte Latin girls’ golf a contender

Posted at 11:42am on Aug. 20, 2014

The Charlotte Latin girls’ golf team hopes to have its best season in school history.

Charlotte Country Day golfer wins tournament

Posted at 1:13pm on Aug. 15, 2014

Grant Smith, a Charlotte Country Day student, won the Boys 14 title at the U.S. Kids Teen World Championship on July24-26 on Pinehurst No.6.

Providence High School boys’ cross country returns ‘really strong pack’

Posted at 12:31pm on Aug. 15, 2014

The Providence High boys’ cross country team is ranked No. 17 in the NCRunners.com preseason rankings.

Fire up the gridiron: South Charlotte football preview

Posted at 1:49pm on Aug. 18, 2014

The south Charlotte region produces some of the top teams in North Carolina on a regular basis.

Northwestern Trojans football goal: Repeat as state champions

Posted at 1:51pm on Aug. 18, 2014

Northwestern football wants to win back-to-back state titles for the first time in school history.

Charlotte Catholic running into a new era of Cougar football

Posted at 1:49pm on Aug. 18, 2014

Charlotte Catholic football gets ready for the season with All-American running back Elijah Hood and legendary coach Jim Oddo gone.

York football preview

Posted at 1:51pm on Aug. 18, 2014

The three high schools from the city of Rock Hill have dominated Upper State football in recent years.

Younger Royals will again challenge for SAC titles

Posted at 10:21am on Aug. 8, 2014

The Queens men’s soccer team will field a significantly younger lineup this season, but head coach Oliver Carias believes the talent is there for another winning season.

Marvin Ridge’s Lexi King hopes to improve on freshman cross country season

Posted at 3:38pm on Aug. 7, 2014

Marvin Ridge sophomore Lexi King has already emerged as one of the states’ best runners.

Charlotte Country Day to host Best of the Best volleyball tournament

Posted at 3:11pm on Aug. 7, 2014

Charlotte Country Day will host the N.C. Best of the Best Invitational volleyball tournament Aug.22-23.

Hole-in-one at Raintree Country Club

Posted at 2:28pm on Aug. 6, 2014

Dan Kragnes hit a hole-in-one at Raintree Country Club on July28.

Ardrey Kell girls’ golf focusing on the process

Posted at 9:50am on Aug. 6, 2014

Two-time defending 4A state champion Ardrey Kell girls’ golf is led by senior Megan Cullip and junior Alexis Whitney.

SouthPark teen organizes figure skating show to raise money for cancer-support charity

Posted at 3:40pm on Aug. 5, 2014

Gabrielle Gorman helped raise $1,800 for the GoJenGo Foundation with the “Brighter Than The Sun” figure skating show.

Curmudgeons capture soccer championship

Posted at 2:01pm on Aug. 5, 2014

The Real Lyold Curmudgeons, a team made primarily of players from Charlotte and northern Virginia, won the U.S. Amateur Soccer Association's Veterans Cup O-55 division national championship in July in Virginia Beach.

Queens men’s lacrosse restocks for 2015 season

Posted at 11:24am on Aug. 1, 2014

Queens University of Charlotte’s men's lacrosse team, which earned its first-ever NCAA tournament berth in May, stocked up during the offseason, adding 13 players to the Royals' roster for the 2015 season.

Providence Day’s Cockrell wins at Junior Olympics

Posted at 9:59am on Aug. 1, 2014

Providence Day junior runner Anna Cockrell won the women’s 100-meter hurdles (17-18 Division) at the USA Track and Field National Junior Olympics on July21-27 in Humble, Texas.

Golf Club at Ballantyne hoping to score a family image

Posted at 11:26am on Aug. 7, 2014

Golf Club at Ballantyne staff are removing the ‘intimidation factor’ from the game.

Winthrop golfer Zach Seabold headed to Atlanta for U.S. Amateur

Posted at 1:45pm on Jul. 31, 2014

Summer vacations are designed for traveling, celebrating family functions, relaxing and sometimes reaching new heights. Winthrop University’s sophomore golfer Zach Seabolt has done all of that, especially the latter.

New Myers Park football coach has players buying in

Posted at 11:05am on Aug. 1, 2014

Scott Chadwick is the third football coach at Myers Park in the past four years.

New coaches intend to keep Charlotte Latin volleyball tradition going

Posted at 12:23pm on Jul. 31, 2014

Longtime assistants Ellen Kazura and Amy Zinn hope to fill the shoes of former Charlotte Latin coaches Suzie Pignetti and Zoe Bell.

David Kocher won Junior North & South Championship

Posted at 10:54am on Jul. 31, 2014

Recent Charlotte Christian graduate David Kocher won the Junior Boys North & South Championship at Pinehurst on July8-10.

Charlotte Lacrosse Club Masters will compete at Lake Placid tournament

Posted at 9:52am on Jul. 30, 2014

With more depth on the bench this year, Charlotte Lacrosse Club Masters team members expect to improve on last year’s 11th-place finish at this year’s Lake Placid Summit Lax Tournament.

Providence Day runner Nick Linder continues to improve

Posted at 1:38pm on Jul. 24, 2014

Providence Day senior Nick Linder hopes to lead the Chargers’ cross country team to a fifth straight title.

CUFC One7 soccer team competes in two national tournaments

Posted at 10:52am on Jul. 24, 2014

The CUFC One7 team qualified for two national-level tournaments in July.

Local baseball player invited to National Team Development Program

Posted at 8:38am on Jul. 25, 2014

Jay M. Robinson Middle School baseball player Ray Torres has been invited to participate in the USA Baseball 14U National Team Development Program Aug. 4-8 in Cary.

Casey Cittadino gets a second chance to play in the lacrosse world championships

Posted at 2:14pm on Jul. 22, 2014

Four years after turning down a chance to try out for the U.S. national team, Casey Cittadino played in the lacrosse world championships with Israel.

Providence Day announces new swim coaches

Posted at 4:13pm on Jul. 23, 2014

Kristina Bond will be the new program head for swimming at Providence Day School, Athletic Director Nancy Beatty announced earlier this month.

Wingate coach to lead USA Volleyball team

Posted at 10:56am on Jul. 18, 2014

USA Volleyball has announced Wingate University head volleyball coach Shelton Collier will guide the U.S. Girls’ Youth A1 Team, comprising 31 of the top 15- and 16-year-old players in the country, in the USA Volleyball High Performance Championships on July23-27 in Tulsa, Okla.