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Sun Valley Spartans- summer practice 2015

Sun Valley Spartans summer practice- 2015

The Sun Valley Spartans summer practice season has been quite revealing. I have observed Sun Valley on a few occasions over the summer and by my estimation, 2015 looks promising for this young Spartans squad. The team has speed, a young quarterback with a strong arm and did I mention speed? Wow, this team is […]

Parkwood Rebels

Parkwood Rebels summer practice- 2015

The Parkwood Rebels are coming off their second consecutive above .500 season after years of struggle, and all signs point to continued success in 2015. The man responsible for the turnaround is Lynn Coble, Parkwood’s head football coach, who has developed a program that serves up hard-hitting fundamental football. The outlook on offense for the […]

Marvin Ridge Mavericks

Marvin Ridge Mavericks summer practice- 2015

The Marvin Ridge Mavericks, under new head coach Aubrey Carter, are in the thick of the voluntary summer practice season. Carter is looking to rebuild a program that has lost more than they have won over the last few seasons. On the bright side, Marvin Ridge was playing some of its best football in years […]

Metrolina Christian Academy

Metrolina Christian Academy Warriors summer practice-2015

The Metrolina Christian Academy Warriors are looking forward to the 2015 football season and with good reason. The team has one of the best young coaches in the state in Thomas Langley and one of the top quarterbacks in the Charlotte Metro area in Rudiger Yearick. Yearick, a rising senior, has verbally committed to Liberty […]

Parkwood vs Sun Valley

Cuthbertson High School hosts 7on7

Cuthbertson High School hosted a 7on7 against six high schools from Mecklenburg and Union Counties. The event took place on June 25, 2015, with Butler, Vance, Harding, Parkwood, Piedmont and Sun Valley all competing. The video below captures some of the highlights from three matchups featuring four of our Union County teams. The morning kicked off […]

Melvin Bonilla

Monroe Redhawks 7-on-7

On June 22, 2015, the Monroe Redhawks hosted a 7-on-7 against two South Carolina High Schools, 4A Lancaster and 2A Buford. The Redhawks, 11-5  in 2014, come into the summer practice season looking to cap a deep playoff run with a state championship. Last season, Monroe lost in the 3rd round of the playoffs to […]


Metrolina Christian hosts 7-on-7

On June 16, 2015, Metrolina Christian hosted a 7-on-7 event featuring Davidson Day, Porter Ridge and Union Academy. Metrolina Christian coached by Thomas Langley finished last season 8-4,  was one game shy of the NCISAA Division III Championship. Chad Grier coaches Davidson Day,  a team that went 10-2 last year eventually losing in overtime in the […]

Piedmont Panthers

Piedmont Panthers summer practice- 2015

The Piedmont Panthers summer practice season is well underway, and I was able to stop by earlier in the week to catch the end of one of their morning sessions. Coach Luke Hyatt, hired in January, takes over after spending the last 14 1/2 years at Anson High School as a teacher and football coach. […]