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One more week until acclaimed football preview hits streets

One more week until acclaimed football preview hits streets

It’s that time of year again! On Aug. 17, South Charlotte Weekly will publish its 32-page preview section, “Football Night in Southern Mecklenburg 2012.” This is the sixth consecutive year… Read more »

Who are the five greatest athletes?

Who are the five greatest athletes?

With swimmer Michael Phelps winning his 22nd Olympic medal last week, many people openly wondered if he’s among the greatest athletes of all time. Our Sports staffers jumped into the… Read more »

Talkin’ ’bout (the first) practice

Talkin’ ’bout (the first) practice

Former basketball star Allen Iverson was being a bit humorous years ago when he uttered the now-infamous phrase, “We talkin’ ’bout practice!” during a press conference, but it was no… Read more »

Berens gets gold again

Berens gets gold again

South Charlotte’s Ricky Berens got his London gold medal. After falling short in his first two events of the 2012 Olympic Games, Berens swam the third leg of the United… Read more »

Myers Park’s Hames one of  nation’s best discus throwers

Myers Park’s Hames one of nation’s best discus throwers

This past spring, Bryanna Hames had a stellar season for the Myers Park High School girls track and field team. As a sophomore for the Mustangs, Hames won the Southwestern… Read more »

Top five reasons to love sports these days

Top five reasons to love sports these days

5. GYMNASTICS Uh … could I lose my man card over this? Oh, well, I still love gymnastics. Before watching the Olympics this past weekend, you would’ve never heard me… Read more »

Grand Slam USA hosts softball camps

Grand Slam USA hosts softball camps

Grand Slam USA, an indoor baseball and softball teaching facility, is offering a fast-pitch softball camp for girls ages 8 to 14 Monday, Aug. 6-Wednesday, Aug. 8. The camp takes… Read more »

Meck Special Olympics hosts golf tournament

Meck Special Olympics hosts golf tournament

Special Olympics Mecklenburg County will host its inaugural golf tournament on Aug. 27 at The Golf Club at Ballantyne. The tournament will feature two flights: one beginning at 7:30 a.m…. Read more »

Links for Lupus golf tournament returns

Links for Lupus golf tournament returns

The 12th annual Links for Lupus charity golf tournament will be held on Aug. 27 at Cedarwood Country Club. The registration fee is $200 per person, and the cost for… Read more »

Charlotte Christian  grad ‘Tapped’ for  Covenant Day job

Charlotte Christian grad ‘Tapped’ for Covenant Day job

This summer, Covenant Day School hired Wade Tapp as its new boys basketball coach. Tapp, a 2003 Charlotte Christian graduate, spent the last four seasons as the Lions’ boys junior… Read more »

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