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Billiard brings the roar to Covenant Day

Billiard brings the roar to Covenant Day

Sarah Billiard is the 2015 Matthews-Mint Hill Weekly Player of the Year Covenant Day and Charlotte Christian were tied at 36-36 with nine seconds remaining in regulation when Sarah Billiard… Read more »

Hardin takes the helm at Independence

Hardin takes the helm at Independence

Independence named Justin Hardin as its next football coach on March 19. “I want to help maintain the tradition at Independence,” Hardin said. “I’m looking forward to working with their… Read more »

Sports Shorts: March 19 to 25, 2015

Sports Shorts: March 19 to 25, 2015

Around the bases with Ben Independence (6-1, 3-0 Southwestern 4A) hasn’t looked back since losing its season opener to South Meck, 3-2. The Patriots have won six in a row,… Read more »

Mitchell eyes national title

Mitchell eyes national title

Nic Mitchell named 2015 Wrestler of the Year Nic Mitchell left all knew when he and his family moved from High Point to Matthews last summer for his mother’s new… Read more »

Sports Shorts: March 12 to 18, 2015

Sports Shorts: March 12 to 18, 2015

Independence parts ways with Evans Independence High School relieved Joe Evans of his duties as head coach of varsity football on March 5. Evans said he was surprised by the… Read more »

Providence baseball enters 2015 ready to work

Providence baseball enters 2015 ready to work

Images of lunch pales and hard hats come to mind when trying to find ways to describe Providence’s workmanlike approach to the diamond. Danny Hignight, who enters his 11th season… Read more »

Myers Park upends Butler

Myers Park upends Butler

Myers Park lost the two previous meetings with Butler by a combined 19 points, but overcame its nemesis when it mattered most to defeat the Bulldogs, 67-66, in overtime in… Read more »

Sports Shorts: March 5 to 11, 2015

Sports Shorts: March 5 to 11, 2015

Providence Day School wins sixth consecutive state championship Winning has become a way of life for Providence Day girls basketball. The Chargers beat top-seeded Rabun Gap, 36-29, to win its… Read more »

Sports Shorts: Feb. 26 to March 4, 2015

Sports Shorts: Feb. 26 to March 4, 2015

Hawks wrestling dynasty continues Charlotte Latin (39-6) won its fourth consecutive N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association wrestling state championship, beating runner-up Southlake Christian 259.5-232 on Feb 21. The Hawks are… Read more »

Kings of the mat

Kings of the mat

It’s rare for a player to change the culture of a program, especially in his first and only year there, but that’s what Queens Grant High School senior Nic Mitchell… Read more »