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Coach Luke Hyatt
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Piedmont hires Luke Hyatt from Anson as new football coach

Piedmont High School named Luke Hyatt as their new head football coach replacing interim coach, Jamie Belk. Belk took over the Piedmont program after the sudden death of Ron Massey in early October. Coach Hyatt was introduced to the Piedmont football within the last hour just before the end of the school day. Hyatt just completed his 6th season […]

County Players

County players continue to get recognized

The 2014 high school football season ended a little over two weeks ago, but county football players continue to get recognized for their outstanding efforts on the football field. Congratulations to five Porter Ridge Pirate football players that were named to the 2014 Southwestern All-Conference team just before the Christmas break. Three Pirates were named […]

Weddington Warriors

Warriors fall short of state title win

Northern Guilford defeated Weddington, 14-7, in the 3AA title game on Saturday night. The Warriors gave up two touchdowns in the first quarter, but their defense kept the Nighthawks off the scoreboard the rest of the evening. Weddington’s offense shared a similar fate after scoring a touchdown late in the first half; the Warriors never […]

Lance Moore

2014 Southern Carolina All-Conference (Union County)

UnioNCounty Football would like to congratulate all the players named to the 2014 Southern Carolina All-Conference team. Weddington’s junior linebacker and defensive lineman, Lance Moore, was selected as the conference defensive player of the year. The 6-foot-2, 210-pound junior had an incredible season setting two county records. Moore finished the year with an incredible 26 […]

Coach Carson and Jack Jenkins

Weddington’s Carson and Jenkins discuss title game loss

Weddington head coach, Tim Carson and senior defensive end, Jack Jenkins met with the press shortly after the team’s defeat to Northern Guilford, 14-7 in the 3AA state championship game. I’ll have video from the game including game statistics in another post but in the meantime, here’s the Weddington press conference. Did you enjoy this […]

Weddington vs Northern Guilford

Weddington’s final foe, Northern Guilford

The Weddington Warriors are one day away from playing in their biggest game in school history when they matchup against Northern Guilford in the 3AA State Championship. Weddington lost to Northern Guilford last season in the third round of the playoffs, 22-19. This season both teams come into this title game with 14-1 records. Senior […]

Greater Charlotte Football Awards

County players honored at 4th Annual Greater Charlotte Football Awards

Seven Union County football players were honored over the weekend (Saturday, December 6) at the 4th Annual Greater Charlotte Football Awards Banquet. The Charlotte Football Awards are operated by South Charlotte Sports Report and Dynamic Scholarship Fund. The awards banquet recognizes the top local student-athletes for their work and achievements in the classroom and the […]

3AA Regional Final: Weddington vs Cuthbertson

3AA Regional Final highlights: Weddington vs Cuthbertson

The 3AA Regional Final was a game with great build-up and expectations. Weddington versus Cuthbertson, two teams that are conference and county rivals. Two schools three and a half miles apart. After 48 minutes, Weddington came out on top, defeating Cuthbertson, 24-21. It was a tight, hard-fought, nail-biter of a game that advanced Weddington to […]