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Tim's Tuesday Takes

Tim’s Tuesday Takes- April 21, 2015

In this second episode of Tim’s Tuesday Takes, we get updated on the latest county football news. This week’s video features Josh Snapper (Marvin Ridge) and three former Porter Ridge Pirates now playing for college football for the Charlotte 49ers. The Pirates featured in this video: Damarrell Alexander, Stephen Muscarello, and Nick Vagnone. The episode […]

Tim's Tuesday Takes

Tim’s Tuesday Takes- April 14, 2015

Always looking to try something new, I decided to post a video directly to Facebook earlier today. Sure I have posted videos to Facebook before but not before originally posting them to YouTube or the here on the website. As a social media specialist, I’m always searching for news way to leverage social media and […]

Austin Kendall commits to Oklahoma

Austin Kendall commits to Oklahoma

Cuthbertson quarterback Austin Kendall has committed to the University of Oklahoma. It didn’t take long after withdrawing a commitment to Tennessee for the QB to decide that Norman, Oklahoma could be home in 2016. As he told 247 Sports, “Leaving that visit I was blown away by it all,” Kendall said. “I sat down and […]

Mungo and McCarthy

Mungo and McCarthy breakthrough at VTO Sports Elite 100

The VTO Sports Elite 100 is an invitation-only event designed to showcase the best high school football performers, providing a platform that allows athletes to show off their skill and talent. On Sunday, Piedmont’s Jaleel Mungo and Porter Ridge’s Dylan McCarthy did just that. The two juniors, excelling at individual drills and one-on-one competition, were […]

Unsigned Senior Showcase

County seniors compete in Unsigned Senior Showcase

On Saturday afternoon, three Union County football seniors with transcripts and cleats in hand competed in Elite Sport Camps & Combines Unsigned Senior Showcase. The players, Dionte DeBerry and Dom Ventura of Sun Valley and Chandler Rivers of Metrolina Christian hoped to impress the college coaches in attendance to receive a scholarship offer to play […]


Sixteen county players commit on signing day

Sixteen county players committed to play football at the next level by signing a binding agreement that pledges them to a college. National Signing Day, the first Wednesday in February, marks the first day that high school seniors can sign, it’s a day that has reached almost a “holiday-type” status. It’s a time for families to […]

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 team within the last hour just before the end of the school day. Hyatt just completed his […]

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 […]