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Thanks for checking into the website for another exciting season of UnioNCounty Football!

Over this past Spring I discovered a number of technical glitches in my website. Aside from changing lines of code, it appears that website will need to be upgraded after this season for a number of reasons.

Due to the technical issues I had to forego publishing UC Pick'em this season. It was not an easy decision as I know many of you enjoyed it and I did as well. Thank you all for understanding and supporting the website- I look forward to providing a better-equipped website in the near future.

Metrolina Christian

Metrolina Christian defeats North Raleigh Christian

Metrolina Christian defeated North Raleigh Christian, 27-14, on Friday night. Led by quarterback Myles Saxton and running back, Luke Bricken, the Warriors evened up their season record to 3-3. Saxton, the 6-foot-1 sophomore, was 11-15 for 117 yards with two passing touchdowns and one rushing TD. Bricken, one of the leading rushers in the county, […]

West Montgomery blanks UA

West Montgomery routs Union Academy

West Montgomery rolled up the yardage behind a strong ground attack to rout Union Academy, 55-0 on Friday night. The Warriors, undefeated in their first six games, were led by a pair of running backs. Jo Leake and Damon Rhone, who combined for 285 of West Montgomery’s 368 yards on the ground. Union Academy struggled offensively […]

MR on the move

Marvin Ridge on the move

Last season, Marvin Ridge dropped their first three games before going on an eight-game winning streak en route to a Southern Carolina Conference title. This season after six weeks much is the same; Marvin Ridge is on the move. The Mavericks lost their first three games but after defeating Porter Ridge on Friday night, 35-16, […]

Piedmont run away

It’s Piedmont, in a runaway

Piedmont recovered a Central Academy fumble on the first play from scrimmage and never looked back. Josh Collura, Piedmont’s senior running back, opened the scoring early in the 1st quarter, giving the Panthers a 7-0 lead.  As the first quarter came to a close, Piedmont had a commanding 35-0 lead, thanks to multiple Central Academy miscues […]

Jacob Carroll

Mavericks defeat Pirates for third straight win

Marvin Ridge defeated Porter Ridge 35-13 giving the Mavs their third straight win of the season. I arrived at halftime with Marvin Ridge nursing an eight-point lead. It didn’t take long for me to capture highlights thanks to the Mavericks sophomore running back, Jacob Carroll, who opened up the second half scoring with a 41-yard burst […]

Spartans on a roll

Spartans on a roll

The Spartans are on a roll. The team couldn’t have written it any better on the chalkboard before the start of the season.  Undefeated after three games, the Spartans were on the road for a Friday night matchup against their rival Porter Ridge Pirates, also unbeaten in two games. It was an electric atmosphere at […]

Spartans off to best start in 38 years

Spartans off to best start in 38 years

Last night, Sun Valley defeated rival Porter Ridge 34-27 in a hard fought game. The road win gives the Spartans (4-0) their best start in 38 years. The loss, the first of the season for Porter Ridge and first-year coach, Michael Hertz, had two opportunities to tie the game in the final minutes. Sun Valley’s young […]

Gridiron Clash recap

Gridiron Clash delivers an exciting day of football

On Saturday, the Gridiron Clash delivered an exciting day of football. Thanks to Tropical Storm Hermine, the initial game between Weddington and Pinecrest was moved from Friday night to an early Saturday morning (9:00 AM) kick off. It was a full day of some great high school football games and individual performances. Porter Ridge was […]