Charlotte, North Carolina Sports News

Pena’s single leads Quad Cities over Burlington in 10 innings

Fri, May 31, 2019

BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) -- Jeremy Pena hit an RBI single in the top of the 10th inning to help lead the Quad Cities River Bandits to a 13-10 win over … Click to Continue »

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Capps tops Funny Car qualifying in Route 66 NHRA Nationals

Fri, May 31, 2019

Ron Capps topped Funny Car qualifying Friday night in the Route 66 NHRA Nationals. Coming off consecutive events victories, Capps had a 3.893-second pass at 326.00 mph in his first … Click to Continue »

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Trevor Story homers twice, Rockies rout Blue Jays 13-6

Fri, May 31, 2019

Trevor Story hit a pair of two-run homers as part of a career-high seven-RBI night and the Colorado Rockies beat the slumping Toronto Blue Jays 13-6 on Friday for their … Click to Continue »

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MLB-best Twins rally, beat Rays 5-3 in matchup of hot teams

Fri, May 31, 2019

The Minnesota Twins are a hit — and getting hit. Eddie Rosario hit a tiebreaking two-run single off Adam Kolarek in the ninth inning after a pair of batters were … Click to Continue »

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Stobbe, Marchan lift Lakewood over Greensboro 7-3

Fri, May 31, 2019

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) -- Cole Stobbe homered and singled as the Lakewood BlueClaws beat the Greensboro Grasshoppers 7-3 on Friday. Rafael Marchan doubled twice and singled for Lakewood. Lakewood started … Click to Continue »

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Does CMS have a problem retaining elite football coaches?

Thu, May 30, 2019

Aaron Brand is settled in Charlotte. Six months ago, he led Vance High School to its first appearance in a state football championship. His players are confident they can go … Click to Continue »

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The CMS coaches pay dilemma and how to fix it

Thu, May 30, 2019

Former Independence High football coach Tom Knotts thinks that Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools will always have a problem holding onto its best coaches unless it addresses a few things. And he’s right. … Click to Continue »

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Charlotte Knights to host 2020 ACC baseball tournament at uptown stadium

Thu, May 30, 2019

Nearly 300,000 people could be in uptown Charlotte mid-May next year for two major sporting events. The ACC and the Charlotte Knights announced Thursday that the conference baseball tournament would … Click to Continue »

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Gov. McMaster to hold ceremonial bill signing to bring Carolina Panthers to SC

Thu, May 30, 2019

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster will hold a ceremonial bill signing next week giving the Carolina Panthers roughly $115 million in state tax discounts, a move that paves the way … Click to Continue »

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Raptors take NBA Finals opener, beat Warriors 118-109

Thu, May 30, 2019

The first NBA Finals game outside the U.S. was a party 24 years in the making. Then Pascal Siakam and the Raptors really gave Toronto something to celebrate. Siakam scored … Click to Continue »

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