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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 »

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 »