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Summer workouts

When the school bell rings that final time in June to close another academic year it also marks the time that high school football begins its summer workout phase. The video below is comprised of some of the sights and sounds captured from all twelve Union County football programs over the course of  a few […]

(L-R) DeShawn Morrison- Central Academy & Christian Almeida- Union Academy

Union Academy and Central Academy workouts

I wrapped up my first round of summer workout visits with stops at Union Academy and Central Academy last night. Both schools will be led by new coaches this upcoming season, Robert Forshee at Union Academy and Phil Smith at Central Academy. Under a late afternoon sun with the temperatures still hovering above 90 degrees, […]

Austin Kendall

Austin Kendall returns to Cuthbertson

Austin Kendall is returning to Cuthbertson High School. In a major surprise, the rising junior and Division 1 prospect will once again direct the Cavalier offense. Rumors of the move started to take hold recently when Kendall did not play in the June 20th Panthers 7-on-7 tournament for Charlotte Christian that included 11 other high […]

Monroe_Metrolina Christian_ Forest Hills

First look at Monroe, Metrolina Christian and Forest Hills

My first week summer workout tour included a Wednesday evening visit to the 2013 2A Western Regional Champions, Monroe Redhawks, and Thursday morning visits to Metrolina Christian and Forest Hills. The Monroe Redhawks (13-3)  suffered a last minute heart-breaking 18-14 loss to TW Andrews in the 2A State Championship game last year. Coach Johnny Sowell […]


Cuthbertson and Parkwood workout visits

This morning I visited the workouts of two teams that will meet in week one of the upcoming season for the second straight year, Cuthbertson and Parkwood. As a result of poor practice field conditions, the Cuthbertson Cavaliers have been holding their morning workouts this week at Optimist Park in Weddington. Cuthbertson finished 4-8 last […]

Day 2 summer workout

Summer workouts at Piedmont, Porter Ridge & Sun Valley

Day two of summer workouts comprised of visits to Piedmont, Porter Ridge and Sun Valley. First stop was Piedmont but as I was driving by Sun Valley HS en route to Unionville, I had already noticed at least 20 players already gathering outside on the Spartan practice field a few minutes after 8:00am. Piedmont, finished […]

Two Rivals

Two rivals begin 2014 campaigns

Earlier this morning, two rivals began their 2014 football campaigns with full morning workouts. The Marvin Ridge Mavericks, led by new head coach, Brad Hoover, are looking to put last season’s 2-9 season behind them. Conversely, Tim Carson’s Weddington Warriors finished last season with an 11-3 record falling short of the state semifinals with a […]

Brandon Gentry & Sawyer Baucom_F

Score 1 for Spencer

On Sunday, a flag football tournament attracted UnioNCounty Football players (past and present) for a great afternoon of friendship, competition and community. The 3rd annual Score 1 for Spencer flag football tournament held at Noel Williams Park in Monroe proved once again that sports, in this case football, can be a vehicle for such a […]