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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 »

Turner ‘excited’ about chance to lead Covenant girls

Turner ‘excited’ about chance to lead Covenant girls

Zach Turner spent a number of years as an assistant learning from a number of highly regarded head basketball coaches. Now, he gets a chance to lead his own program…. Read more »

She Got Games

She Got Games

Providence Day multi-sport star Thompson excited about taking her talents to Queens  by Andrew Stark Having just graduated from Providence Day, Dacia Thompson has afforded herself little time to reflect… Read more »

Watch for south Charlotte’s Berens in London

Watch for south Charlotte’s Berens in London

by C. Jemal Horton The 2012 Olympics begin in earnest on Saturday, July 28, and South Mecklenburg High School graduate Ricky Berens will be among the competitors who most certainly… Read more »

Olympic Memories: Redmond ran the best 400-meter race there  ever was

Olympic Memories: Redmond ran the best 400-meter race there ever was

by C. Jemal Horton Twenty years later, watching the video of Derek Redmond clinging to his daddy as he hobbles down the track in Barcelona, Spain, still makes my eyes… Read more »

Olympic Memories: Ali truly was ‘The Greatest’ during ’96 Opening Ceremonies

Olympic Memories: Ali truly was ‘The Greatest’ during ’96 Opening Ceremonies

by Aaron Garcia The moments that render us truly speechless are rare, and the opening ceremonies of an Olympic Games are hardly fertile soil. Dripping with over-baked pomp and circumstance,… Read more »

Olympic Memories: Strug’s gold medal one of all-time best Olympic stories

Olympic Memories: Strug’s gold medal one of all-time best Olympic stories

by Andrew Stark I started thinking about my single greatest Olympic memory, and thoughts of the original Dream Team kept coming to my mind. In 1992, and still to this… Read more »

Heart of a Champion

Heart of a Champion

Former Charlotte Catholic star determined to land Division I hoops scholarship by Andrew Stark This past winter, Robert Champion helped lead the Charlotte Catholic boys basketball team to a 22-7… Read more »

Pineville summer college baseball team looks to repeat success

Pineville summer college baseball team looks to repeat success

by Aaron Garcia For Terry Brewer, head coach for the Pineville Pioneers baseball team, not much has changed between last year – the club’s first – and this season. “I’m… Read more »

Seriously Speaking: Cam Newton ‘Autograph-gate’ is much ado about nothing

Seriously Speaking: Cam Newton ‘Autograph-gate’ is much ado about nothing

by C. Jemal Horton  I’ve been incredibly amazed by just how much controversy arose last week when Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton held his now-infamous autograph session at SouthPark mall…. Read more »

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