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Knights do it again

Knights do it again

It might be time for Charlotte Christian to invest in a new trophy case after the school’s baseball team swept Wesleyan Christian Academy (11-1 on May 15 and 7-0 on… Read more »

Seniors key to Butler’s success

Seniors key to Butler’s success

Butler baseball coach Rick Sambrotto made his team watch Myers Park celebrate after it lost 7-1 to the Mustangs in the Southwestern 4A conference tournament championship on May 8. It… Read more »

Sports Shorts: May 21 to 27

Sports Shorts: May 21 to 27

Hopkins wins state championship in discus Queen’s Grant sophomore thrower Avianna Hopkins won the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 1A state championship in the discus with a 119-foot, eight-inch… Read more »

Providence soccer set for playoff push

Providence soccer set for playoff push

Providence girls’ soccer coach Nathan Williams is eager to see what his team has left in the tank. It’s hard to imagine the Panthers are anywhere near empty. In fact,… Read more »

Sports Shorts: May 14 to 20

Sports Shorts: May 14 to 20

Local baseball teams ready for playoffs It’s playoff time. The reality is win or go home and what happened in the regular season no longer matters. Butler (17-5-1, 11-1 Southwestern… Read more »

The Cougars keep climbing

The Cougars keep climbing

Carmel Christian junior first baseman/pitcher and team captain Ken Alexander said his dad has always told him to play like his hair is on fire to know the level of… Read more »

Sports Shorts: May 7 to 13

Sports Shorts: May 7 to 13

Butler splits baseball conference championship with Myers Park Butler (14-4-1, 11-1 Southwestern 4A) and Myers Park (12-8, 11-1) share the regular season conference baseball championship after splitting this season, but… Read more »

Butler does it again: Bulldogs repeat as track and field conference champions

Butler does it again: Bulldogs repeat as track and field conference champions

Butler boys’ track and field team won the Southwestern 4A conference championship for the second year in a row on April 23. Coach Mark Sanders said the coaches have worked… Read more »

Sports Shorts: April 30 to May 6

Sports Shorts: April 30 to May 6

Around the bases with Ben Butler (13-4-1, 10-1 Southwestern 4A) remains a game ahead of Myers Park (10-7, 9-1 Southwestern 4A) in the conference standings. The Bulldogs regular season finale,… Read more »

Q&A  with Providence High School trainer Ellen Fukuzawa

Q&A with Providence High School trainer Ellen Fukuzawa

For 2015’s second quarterly Health and Wellness issue, Matthews-Mint Hill Weekly sat down with Providence High School athletic trainer Ellen Fukuzawa to discuss health, safety and overall well-being for student… Read more »