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Zaccheus Rorie

Yellow Jackets upset Cavaliers

For the second consecutive week, 2A Forest Hills defeated a 3A county school. Last week it was a win over Piedmont and last night it was a Yellow Jackets 24-17 upset win over the Cuthbertson Cavaliers. Cuthbertson’s senior D1 commit quarterback, Austin Kendall, left the game in the second quarter with an injury and never […]

Stat Leaders

County stat leaders after four weeks

As we head into week five of the football season, I thought I should highlight some of the County stat leaders making statements on the gridiron. Piedmont got off to a quick 3-1 start thanks in part to an effective running attack. Leading the way for the Panthers has been the senior workhorse running back, […]

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UC Pick ’em winners; weeks three and four

Congratulations to L & Tina Carter  for winning weeks three and four, respectively, of  UC Pick ’em. L was one of two participants that finished the third week with an 8-0 record. L won on the tie-breaker guessing the exact combined score of the Sun Valley- Rocky River game.  L finished second overall in the standings last season. Tina Carter won […]

Braxton Knotts

Redhawks rally in second half leads to overtime win against Warriors

The Monroe Redhawks rallied in the second half leading to a 45-38 overtime win against the Weddington Warriors. Weddington jumped out early against Monroe on Friday night, taking a 17-0 lead into halftime. Monroe didn’t waste much time getting on the scoreboard in the second half. The Redhawks quarterback, Zephaniah Wall hit Jadarious McManus in […]

Monroe vs Weddington

Redhawks defeat Warriors in three overtime thriller

The Monroe Redhawks moved to 4-0 on the season after a dramatic three-overtime win against Weddington, 45-38. Weddington jumped out to a 17-o halftime lead, but the Redhawks stormed back in the second half on the arm of Zephaniah Wall. Wall hit Jadarious McManus on two long touchdown bombs that pulled Monroe back into the […]

Layton Duke

Future Star: Layton Duke, a Panther prodigy

Future Stars is a new website feature highlighting a young local football player competing at the earliest stages of football in Union County. Our first video profile is of a young, 10-year old Piedmont running back wearing the number two jersey, Layton Duke. Layton, who attends Fairview Elementary, recently scored three rushing touchdowns against Parkwood […]

Fabrice Funderburke

Spartans fall short on the road

The Sun Valley Spartans first road game of the season resulted in a loss to Rocky River, 46-39. It was a game that featured a ton of offense from both teams. The Spartans, led by quarterback, Sam Howell, engineered the offensive show throwing for 343 yards and three touchdowns while rushing for 19 yards and […]

Coach Sowell and Braxton Knotts

Monroe’s defense suffocates Huss

The Monroe Redhawks moved to 3-0 on the season after their 45-0 defeat of Hunter Huss on Saturday. The game was the fourth and last match-up in the first-ever Union County Power Cooperative Gridiron Clash. Coming into the game, the Redhawks were averaging 23 tackles for losses against their first two opponents. Unfortunately for Huss, it […]