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Army recruit Pollack becomes Cougars’ unequivocal leader in senior season

Army recruit Pollack becomes Cougars’ unequivocal leader in senior season

The kind folks working the late shift at the Morrison YMCA are familiar with Mark Pollack. He’s the 6-foot-8 kid with the sweet jump shot – the kid they usually… Read more »

Charlotte Catholic wrestler Hayes also a gifted musician

Charlotte Catholic wrestler Hayes also a gifted musician

Music and wrestling are two of Chase Hayes’ favorite things, but rarely do they ever intertwine. On the mat, Hayes has been one of southern Mecklenburg’s top performers with a… Read more »

After illness, Harvard-bound Bailey again leading Charlotte Christian

After illness, Harvard-bound Bailey again leading Charlotte Christian

Since the 2009-10 season, the Charlotte Christian girls basketball team has won nearly 80 percent of its games, advanced to a state championship final and has annually been one of… Read more »

Sabres preparing to gel, excel after slow start

Sabres preparing to gel, excel after slow start

As many area fans look through the early-season basketball records this season, chances are they’re surprised to see the South Mecklenburg High boys with a 2-3 mark entering a Tuesday,… Read more »

Volleyball star Rieger returns to lift Panthers’ interior basketball game

Volleyball star Rieger returns to lift Panthers’ interior basketball game

Providence girls basketball coach Bill Smith knows that when Casey Rieger says her return to the game is about having fun, it’s a bit of a relative term. After all,… Read more »

Hood still can appreciate record-breaking season

Hood still can appreciate record-breaking season

WINSTON-SALEM – Elijah Hood stood at midfield a short time after his team received its state runners-up trophy and looked around Wake Forest University’s BB&T Field. The star Charlotte Catholic… Read more »

McVicker leads new-look Knights

McVicker leads new-look Knights

Most local followers of girls basketball probably weren’t surprised to see that Ardrey Kell jumped out to a 4-0 start this season. After all, the Knights have been one of… Read more »

STATESVILLE – It was 12 short weeks ago when some people were a bit befuddled by the 2012 Charlotte Catholic football team. The Class 3AA Cougars certainly had one of… Read more »

Hawks’ swimmer works hard now to enjoy fruits of his labor later

Hawks’ swimmer works hard now to enjoy fruits of his labor later

Charlotte Latin swim coach Patty Waldron has been associated with the sport for more than 40 years and seen first-hand the dedication required to be a top-level performer. Waldron said… Read more »

Chargers standout Watkins elects to become a Wildcat

Chargers standout Watkins elects to become a Wildcat

On Wednesday, Nov. 21, Jordan Watkins knew he was about to make an early-morning phone call. He just couldn’t help himself. The junior guard had awakened around 5 a.m. to… Read more »