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Football game previews: week two

Football game previews: week two

Butler (1-0) at Mallard Creek (1-0) Friday at 7 p.m. Similar to Independence, Butler has the defense to hang in there with Mallard Creek; however, Mavericks defensive end Josh Brown,… Read more »

Sports Shorts Aug. 28

Sports Shorts Aug. 28

Matthews-Mint Hill Weekly incorrectly identified Butler’s soccer coach. Drew Sorensen is the head coach for Butler boys’ soccer. We apologize for the error. Independence soccer builds trust through team hike… Read more »

Sports Shorts: Aug. 21

Sports Shorts: Aug. 21

Big things in store for Bulldog soccer Drew Sorensen, a native of upstate New York, is excited about his Butler boys’ soccer team this year, especially given last year’s disappointing… Read more »

2015 Best of the Beast: South Charlotte’s best position groups

2015 Best of the Beast: South Charlotte’s best position groups

Best passing game: South Meck It seems most of the dynamic passing attacks are gone from last season, but South Meck’s is intact and should be improved behind the arm… Read more »

Time for kickoff

Time for kickoff

It’s football season. Finally. It’s always an agonizing five months for me in between the end of basketball season in March until the start of football. Spring sports are nice,… Read more »

Friday night football: Week 1 game previews

Friday night football: Week 1 game previews

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. The only difficult question will be deciding which of these can’t-miss games to attend on week 1. Ben Doster breaks down what… Read more »

Stallions take to the pitch

Stallions take to the pitch

Mark Guercio blows his whistle to stop play because his players are out of position. His voice carries across the practice field at Queens Grant – not to berate, but… Read more »

Q&A with Providence soccer coach Nathan Williams

Q&A with Providence soccer coach Nathan Williams

Nathan Williams, a native of Swindon, England, a town west of London, previously served as the director of Charlotte Soccer Academy before he became the girls’ and boys’ soccer coach… Read more »

Huntley leaves legacy on Butler field

Huntley leaves legacy on Butler field

Butler’s Jordan Huntley is the 2015 Matthews-Mint Weekly Baseball Player of the Year Whether it was beating on a trashcan in the dugout, exhorting his teammates to play harder or… Read more »

Birch gave blast to Indy bats

Birch gave blast to Indy bats

Independence’s Lizzy Birch is the 2015 Matthews-Mint Hill Weekly Softball Player of the Year The Charlotte 49ers mined for local softball talent, and found the gold standard in Independence senior… Read more »