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Redhawks roll past Spartans

Redhawks roll past Spartans

The scoring started early and often for the Monroe Redhawks in their season opener against the Sun Valley Spartans. Braxton Knotts received the opening kickoff and returned it 85 yards for a touchdown to put the Redhawks up 7-0. Two minutes later Monroe would go up 14-0 on a 32-yard run by the junior quarterback, Zephaniah […]

Coach Carson

Coach Carson breaks down 2015 Warriors

Two days ago at the conclusion of afternoon practice, Weddington’s Coach Carson provided me a break down of his 2015 Warriors. As most football fans in this area know, Weddington played for the 3AA State Championship last season. The team has lost some talented players to graduation, but a core group of upperclassmen remain that […]

Coach David Johnson

Coach Johnson provides outlook on Cuthbertson’s upcoming season

As this season gets underway, Cuthbertson coach, David Johnson, shares his thoughts on last year’s heart-breaking loss in the state semifinal game to county/conference rival, Weddington. Johnson also provided his outlook for his team’s upcoming season including his star quarterback, Austin Kendall. Cuthbertson opens up their season tonight (Aug. 21) at home against Victory Christian. […]

Coach Johnny Sowell

It’s real football now for the Monroe’s Johnny Sowell

After a summer filled with 7-on-7’s and scrimmages, it’s real football now for Monroe’s coach, Johnny Sowell. Sowell’s Redhawks are looking forward to the season after going 9-5 overall last year with a 4-1 conference record. Junior quarterback, Zephaniah Wall will lead the Monroe offense. Wall has been behind center since midway of his freshman […]

Coach Zach Bevilacqua

The future is bright for Porter Ridge football

The future is bright for Porter Ridge football. It was not too long ago that Pirate football was the most dominating program in the county winning 40 games and losing only five in a three-years (2010-2012). It was during that period that Porter Ridge took two straight trips to the state championship game. That was […]

John Lowery

Coach Lowery on Forest Hills’ upcoming season

Forest Hills’ Coach Lowery shared his thoughts on the upcoming season at the conclusion of Forest Hill’s scrimmage at Saturday’s FCA Kickoff Jamboree. The Yellow Jackets wrapped up their 2014 season with a 5-7 record and 3-2 in the Rocky River Conference. Like many teams, injuries played a part in the Forest Hills’ football season […]

Tad Baucom

Sun Valley’s Baucom excited about upcoming season

Sun Valley Spartan’s coach, Tad Baucom, is excited about his team’s upcoming season and for good reason. Sure, it’s a young team but it’s a team with such promising talent at multiple positions. Let’s start at quarterback. Sam Howell is a freshman, but you wouldn’t know it at first glance. Howell looks very much like […]

Piedmont Panthers

Piedmont Panthers have a chance to do some good things

The Piedmont Panthers have a chance to do some good things based on everything that first-year coach Luke Hyatt has seen first hand. When Coach Hyatt took over the Piedmont Panthers back in January, he heard a lot about the Piedmont work ethic. After eight months of teaching and coaching, Hyatt has seen that work […]