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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.


A football community defined

The simple definition of community is a group of people living in the same area.A secondary definition would be a group of people that share the same interest. This past weekend, the Union County football family came together over two days, for two distinct football events that defined the very essence of community. Saturday morning, […]

SE QB Challenge

County QBs impress at SE QB Challenge

Over 30, prep quarterbacks from four southeastern states (North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and Georgia) descended on Charlotte’s Elon Park Sunday morning to compete in the second annual SE QB Challenge. Union County was represented by Sun Valley & MaxPrep Freshman All- American, Sam Howell, Cuthbertson’s Davis Walker, and Marvin Ridge middle schooler Matthew Bennett. Matthew […]

Redhawks Ring Ceremony

Ring Day for Redhawks

On Friday afternoon, the Monroe Redhawks football team received their 2AA State rings at a ceremony held at Bob Mayberry Hyundai. It was the culmination of an incredible 16-0 season in which Monroe wrap up their first football championship in the school’s long history. Redhawks Head Coach Johnny Sowell, one of the state’s most respected […]

Coach Michael Hertz

Michael Hertz is hired as new Porter Ridge football coach

Porter Ridge High School hired Michael Hertz as their new head football coach. Hertz replaces Zach Bevilacqua, who stepped down at the end of the season after two years at the helm. Coach Hertz returns to Porter Ridge after being away for a few seasons serving as the Defensive coordinator and linebackers coach at Providence […]

2AA State Championship

Monroe’s last hurdle to title and perfect season

The Monroe Redhawks (15-0) are one game, one win away from a perfect 16-0 season and a 2AA State Championship. The team that stands in their way are the Bunn Wildcats who come into this state championship tilt riding a 12-game winning streak to a 13-2 overall record. Bunn’s offense is all about the ground […]

Cory Smith

Cory Smith named new Forest Hills football coach

Forest Hills High School has named Cory Smith as its new football coach, replacing long-time head coach John Lowery, who resigned his coaching position last month. Smith, a lifetime Union County resident and graduate of Sun Valley High School. As a quarterback for Sun Valley, playing under Coach Scott Stein, Smith was a 2-Time all-South […]

MiQuille Bryant

Monroe Redhawks advance to final in 46-6 win over East Lincoln

The Redhawks are going back to Raleigh for the second time in three years after defeating East Lincoln, 46-6 in the 2AA Western Regional final. The last time Monroe advanced to the state final was in 2013. That happened to be the last time East Lincoln lost a football game, and it just so happened […]

Carolina Varsity preview

CarolinaVarsity previews East Lincoln vs Monroe

We are only a few days from the 2AA Western Regional Final game featuring two undefeated 14-0 teams, East Lincoln and Monroe. Monroe defeated East Lincoln in the 3rd round of the 2013 playoffs, 34-18.  A good number of players from that game have gone on to graduate. The two quarterbacks that played in that […]