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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.

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 […]

2016 Gridiron Clash

The Gridiron Clash returns!

Monroe High School will play host once again to the Union Power Cooperative Gridiron Clash presented by 730 AM ESPN Charlotte all day Saturday. Originally scheduled for Friday and Saturday, the local weather changed plans but the games will go on. Four of our local county teams (Cuthbertson, Monroe, Porter Ridge and Weddington) will be featured […]

Monroe defense

Monroe wins on second half comeback

The defending 2A state champs were on the ropes but thanks to one of the most gifted QBs in the state and a tenacious and opportunistic defense, Monroe defeated Marvin Ridge, 23-21 in a second half comeback win. Zephaniah Wall, the aforementioned gifted quarterback, tossed two touchdown passes late in the 3rd quarter erasing a […]

Traevon Kenion

Redhawks react after big road win

After suffering a tough opening season loss at home to Sun Valley last week, Monroe found a way to pull out a tough road win against Marvin Ridge, 23-21. The Redhawks dug deep to overcome a 12-point first-half deficit. The Hawks defense shutout the Mavericks in the second half and the offense came around to […]

Kendrick McLaurin

Jackets drop season opener

The Forest Hills Yellow Jackets dropped their season opener to Anson, 20-13 on Friday night. The Jackets playing under first-year head coach, Cory Smith, were unable to capitalize on three fumble recoveries in the game and strong field position in the first half. Overall, Forest Hills was led by a strong defensive despite giving up three […]

2016 FCA KICKOFF JAMBOREE

FCA Kickoff provides final tuneup

In what has become an annual tradition, four Union County football teams participated in the FCA Kickoff Jamboree at Wingate University on Saturday morning. The four local county teams, Forest Hills, Monroe, Piedmont and Sun Valley, scrimmaged against Carson, Charlotte Catholic, Independence and West Charlotte to round out the eight-team jamboree. A final tuneup before […]