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Family Fun Knights

Family Fun Knights

With energetic coach, new attitude Christian softball is much-improved by C. Jemal Horton The popping sound of big yellow softballs slamming into gloves before a recent Charlotte Christian practice is… Read more »

Former South Meck star Wiker makes national volleyball team

Former South Meck star Wiker makes national volleyball team

by C. Jemal Horton When Jennifer Wiker left South Mecklenburg High School for college four summers ago, she was confident she would excel in the Virginia Tech classrooms. The fact… Read more »

Providence girls soccer making strides this season

Providence girls soccer making strides this season

by Aaron Garcia As he was sizing up his team’s impending season before play began in February, Providence High girls soccer coach Tim Long wasn’t exactly sure what to make… Read more »

Yo, Jemal!

Yo, Jemal!

Straight talk with Carolina Weekly’s Managing Editor for Sports by C. Jemal Horton Let’s talk, south Charlotte sports fans. I don’t mean the obligatory “Hey, how ya doing?” or “Why… Read more »

SouthPark teen accomplishes rarest of golf feats

SouthPark teen accomplishes rarest of golf feats

by Andrew Stark March 13 started out much like any other day for 14-year-old Grant Armistead, a SouthPark resident and Carmel Christian School eighth-grader. Armistead, the No. 1 player on… Read more »

Sports Shorts for April 13

Sports Shorts for April 13

by C. Jemal Horton and Andrew Stark Ardrey Kell’s Shembo has more honors heaped on her Several weeks after the 2011-12 season has ended, the news has gotten better and… Read more »

BOYS BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Mathews managing to make a new name for himself

BOYS BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Mathews managing to make a new name for himself

by C. Jemal Horton For as long as he can remember, the people closest to Malcom Mathews have called him by different names. “In middle school, they called me ‘Too… Read more »

GIRLS BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Mitchell earns spot in Providence Day, Mecklenburg history

GIRLS BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Mitchell earns spot in Providence Day, Mecklenburg history

by C. Jemal Horton When Tiffany Mitchell arrived at Providence Day as a seventh-grader, she had dreams of one day playing for the Chargers’ tradition-rich program. She just didn’t know… Read more »

Big  Ty(me)

Big Ty(me)

Towering Ty Buttrey has tools to make himself a pro, Panthers champions by Aaron Garcia In a span of less than a week last season, Ty Buttrey made pivotal plays… Read more »

Maintaining the Mystique

Maintaining the Mystique

Myers Park golfers have chance to return to state championship form by C. Jemal Horton Although it’s been more than 50 years since the Myers Park boys golf team has… Read more »

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