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The Name Game

The Name Game

You see those kind-of-cheesy license plates on people’s cars around town all of the time. You know the ones, the “House Divided” tags where one family member went to Wake… Read more »

Never Satisfied

Never Satisfied

Charlotte Latin’s 2012 season would have been deemed a success by most of the state’s field hockey teams. The Hawks went 12-5 and advanced to the quarterfinals of the N.C…. Read more »

Forward Thinking

Forward Thinking

When the dust settled following South Mecklenburg’s 4-0 loss to rival Myers Park in the Class 4A Western Regional sectional game, Sabres coach Eric White said the explanation for the… Read more »

Stepping Up

Stepping Up

Country Day volleyball coach Brian Rosen said he’s re-watched the video – both replaying it on a virtual continuous loop in his mind and on tape – of last season’s… Read more »

A conversation with Providence football coach Justin Hardin

A conversation with Providence football coach Justin Hardin

There is an undeniable buzz surrounding the Providence High football practice fields this summer, and much of that excitement seems to be centered on first-year coach Justin Hardin. In fact,… Read more »

The Final Out

The Final Out

Not many sports figures, especially ones who have just reached the pinnacle of personal achievement, leave their respective games on their own terms. But South Mecklenburg baseball standout Earl Oliver… Read more »

Charlotte Catholic freshman Eberle wasted little time in becoming one of area’s best

Charlotte Catholic freshman Eberle wasted little time in becoming one of area’s best

Ever since fictional pitcher Nuke LaLoosh tried to convince his catcher, Crash Davis, to let him throw a fastball in the 1988 classic “Bull Durham”, announcing one’s presence with authority… Read more »

Song’s team-first play helped Charlotte Latin to repeat championship performance

Song’s team-first play helped Charlotte Latin to repeat championship performance

Entering this season, there were many reasons to believe the Charlotte Latin boys lacrosse team wouldn’t be able to duplicate its remarkable 2012 campaign. With 13 talented seniors, the Hawks… Read more »

Cougars’ Wallon made name with sensational sophomore showing

Cougars’ Wallon made name with sensational sophomore showing

As impressive as her scoring numbers were this season, Charlotte Catholic sophomore girls lacrosse player Natalie Wallon said she looks at the 99 goals she scored as simply a means… Read more »

Amazing Jane

Amazing Jane

In her three previous seasons, Charlotte Catholic senior soccer player Jane Cline’s penchant for goal scoring had already left a lasting impact on the Cougars’ record books. Last season as… Read more »