left Janasia McNeil, right Paige Strickland

Patriot Cheer Captains show School Spirit and High Energy

Indy Patriots Paige Strickland and Janasia McNeil are Co-Captains of the Cheerleading squad and are a perfect match. Both young ladies are seniors who...
Can-Am 500

Joey Logano Captures Win in Phoenix International Speedway

Joey Logano knows how to take advantage of a late race wreck to capture the Can-Am 500 in Phoenix to advance to the Championship...
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Lady Patriots Basketball Program Moving in a Positive Direction

Coach Lauren Galvani has engineered a resurgence and renewed interest in Independence girls’ basketball. Last season the team won a game against Providence. The Patriots...
Abigail Overson

Patriots Abigail Overson Senior Cross Country Runner

Abigail is a senior with a plan for her future. With her red hair and burning desire to succeed in academics, athletics and in...
Cameron Smith

Cameron Smith Cross Country and Indoor Track Athlete

Cameron is a two sport athlete at Independence High School. He is on the Cross country team and is a utility runner in the...
Skylar Bunn

Skylar Bunn Cross Country and Softball Two Team Athlete

Skylar Bunn is certainly a young lady who knows what direction she is heading. She has a plan for her future and a lot...
Jordan Trakas Center Back

Jordan Trakas “J-Tray” Center Back for QGHS Varsity Soccer

Jordan is a focused young man who knows exactly where he is heading. He totally enjoys playing soccer, however, he also previously played basketball,...
Daniel Smith Goal Keeper

Daniel “Stop ‘em, Danno” Smith QGHS Senior Soccer Goalkeeper

Daniel Smith Goal Keeper Daniel Smith certainly has the mentality of a goalkeeper. His role is to stop any penetration of the ball into...
Carolina Crush

Carolina Crush Lacrosse

Carolina Crush Lacrosse, based in Mint Hill, tied for 4th place this past weekend in the Lake Norman Fall Classic. "As a new program, we...

Jordan Rudick Senior Patriot Cheerleader Performer

When you first meet Jordan she comes across as a little thunder bolt. She is full of energy, confident and has a positive mental...

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The Queens Grant Stallions baseball program continues to produce good solid baseball players under head coach Dan Kerr and the excellent coaching staff. This...

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Thursday, June 13 Family Story Time will be held at the Mint Hill Library at 11:15 a.m. The Kannapolis Intimidators will take on Greensboro at 7...

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When Chris Lovick pulls up to a new job in his FATman van, he says he can see the question in people’s eyes, “Is...

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Visitors to Fullwood Animal Hospital will notice some changes next time they visit.  Before entering the lobby, customers are now greeted by a basket...

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Our current education system is intended to place all kids on a path to college. This puts undue stress on some children. Some kids...

Mint Hill Legion Juniors split with North Lincoln 7-5, 4-3 in Doubleheader

The Mint Hill junior baseball team ages 14-17 all high school players split a doubleheader with the North Lincoln Knights by winning the opener...

Independence JROTC wins Superintendent’s Cup and Distinguished Unit Award

The Air Force JROTC program at Independence High School Unit NC-022 recently received top recognition from the Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) Superintendent. These awards...