Editor's note: Que Tucker, commissioner of the N.C. High School Athletic Association made these remarks July 20 regarding House Bill 91 being introduced to the N.C. General Assembly's Senate Committee on Education/Higher Education. The bill, described as "Accountability and Fair Play in Athl…
MONROE – The United Soccer Coaches Association designated recent Union Academy graduate Mya Manivan as a High School Scholar All-American.
CHARLOTTE – Novant Health is renewing a four-year strategic partnership with the Charlotte Independence Soccer Club. In addition to being the presenting sponsor of specified club teams, tournaments and events, Novant Health athletic trainers will continue to provide health care services to a…
CHARLOTTE – After the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games were postponed due to the pandemic, for many athletes, making it this far holds more weight than ever. For athletes Anabel Knoll '19, Marius Kusch '19, Felix Duchampt '15, and Hannah Aspden '22, it means showing the world how Olympians and Paral…
CHAPEL HILL – Girls tennis players from Charlotte Catholic, Marvin Ridge and Myers Park have reached the semifinals of the 2020-21 NCHSAA state championships.
CHARLOTTE – Providence and Sun Valley baseball teams have reached the regional finals in the N.C. High School Athletic Association Baseball Playoff Championship.
CHARLOTTE – The Humane Society of Charlotte welcomed NASCAR driver Kyle Busch to its shelter June 16 for a tour and dog meet-and-greet prior to the Nashville 250 Xfinity Series race.
CHAPEL HILL – Parkwood High School had two wrestlers win and two wrestlers place third in their weight classes at the N.C. High School Athletic Association's third annual Women’s Wrestling Invitational at Glenn High School.
RALEIGH — In its latest hearing into the N.C. High School Athletic Association, the private nonprofit that governs and manages most aspects of High School Sports, prominent education leaders said they have many of the same concerns as legislators.
GRAHAM – Marvin Ridge and Myers Park won state championships during the 2020-21 NCHSAA Cheerleading Invitational on May 22 at Southern Alamance High School.
RALEIGH – Lawmakers and the governor are moving bills and disclosing recommendations for using money from the American Rescue Plan, some $5.7 billion.
CHARLOTTE – DJ McFadden has only seen success in his time at Independence High School, and as the Patriots' new head football coach, he’s looking to get the program that he cares so much about back to relevancy.
CHARLOTTE – NASCAR Cup Series driver William Byron partnered with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Carolinas for his inaugural charity golf tournament May 3 at the Peninsula Club.
MATTHEWS – The Los Angeles Force took advantage of a slow Stumptown AC start to its home opener at the Matthews Sportsplex on May 12 and held off a late flurry for a 1-0 National Independent Soccer Association win.
WEST END – Cuthbertson High School golfer Layla Meric finished second in the NCHSAA 3A Girls Golf State Championship on May 11 at Beacon Ridge Golf & Country Club.
PINEHURST – Ardrey Kell had three golfers on the leader board to finish fourth as a team in the NCHSAA 4A Girls Golf State Championship on May 11 at Pinehurst Resort.
CONCORD – In accordance with Gov. Roy Cooper’s latest executive order, grandstand seating limitations have been lifted, opening the door for thousands more race fans to enjoy racing this month at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
FOXFIRE VILLAGE – Union Academy’s Caleb Surratt cruised to the 1A Men’s Golf Individual State Championship with a 3-under 69 performance on Foxfire Resort & Golf Club’s Red Fox Layout.
CHAPEL HILL – Six area teams qualified for the N.C. High School Athletic Association playoffs for softball, but none of them made in further than the second round.
MATTHEWS – Soccer fans will be welcomed back to the Matthews Sportsplex on May 12, when Stumptown AC faces LA Force in the first home game of the season.
CHARLOTTE – Charlotte 49ers Ben DeLuca, Tre Harbison III and Romeo McKnight signed deals as undrafted free agents with NFL teams on May 1, following the completion of the 2021 NFL Draft.
CHARLOTTE – Four high school football teams from southern Mecklenburg and western Union counties entered the regional finals April 30 with hopes of advancing to state championship games, but only Charlotte Catholic survived.
RALEIGH – A recently introduced Senate bill would authorize and regulate sports betting in North Carolina beyond the tribal casinos with the revenue primarily going to schools and economic development.
MINERAL SPRINGS – A horse trained by Jack Fisher with jockey Graham Watters in the saddle either won or finished in the top three of each of the five races they competed April 24 in the 2021 Queens Cup Steeplechase.
CHARLOTTE – The journey to winning a state championship in football has ended for Providence and Weddington, but Butler, Charlotte Catholic, Myers Park and Monroe have reached the regional finals.
RALEIGH – The N.C. High School Athletic Association has no written contract or agreement with the State of North Carolina or the Department of Public Instruction to oversee the management of high school sports in North Carolina and has the largest cash reserves of any such organization in America.
CHARLOTTE – The NASCAR Hall of Fame Foundation has purchased the Ford Thunderbird that 2019 inductee Alan Kulwicki drove in the last race of the 1992 season to win the Cup Series Championship.
The word “great” is often overused in daily conversation, but when describing Weddington senior Stephanie Watts, the weight of the word holds its own.
CHARLOTTE – Brian Field will be stepping down as head varsity basketball coach at Providence Day and transitioning into a new role in the program.
Editor's Note: Longtime Charlotte Catholic football coach Jim Oddo passed away March 31 at the age of 85. This profile on the longtime Charlotte Catholic coach appeared in our 2012 football preview.