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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 »

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 »