Two area soccer teams ended outstanding seasons in the past week in which they won conference titles and came up just a few wins short of claiming the state championship. Union Pines’ perfect season ended in a loss to Northern Guilford in the NCHSAA 3A state playoffs on Friday, while Grace C…

For all of its dominance this season, Grace Christian’s baseball team still has one more hurdle to clear this weekend.

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Grace Christian has turned the 2021 NCISAA 1A baseball season on its ear. The Crusaders are on one of the most dominant runs in the 48-year history of the organization, carrying a perfect 19-0 record and a plus-311 run differential into Tuesday evening's semifinal contest.

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Grace Christian’s quest for the NCISAA 1A women’s soccer state title was already facing difficult odds when the playoffs got underway. The Crusaders won a share of the NCISAA Mid-Carolina title and then won the conference tournament as well, but the team entered postseason play with some key…

Teams from both Grace Christian and Lee Christian will have their eyes on a trip to the state finals this afternoon. Crusaders fans can watch all of the action right here, while fans of the Falcons will need to take a road trip to Henderson.

Grace Christian entered Friday’s NCISAA 1A soccer quarterfinal match with a few players banged up, and it took the MaxPreps’ second-ranked team in the classification a while to get going. But once they did, the Crusaders took care of business with a 9-0 win over Cape Fear Christian.

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Both local girls soccer teams competing at the NCISAA level earned bids to the 1A state soccer championships this week.

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Grace Christian shortstop, Landon Jones, slides safely into third for a triple in the first inning Thursday afternoon as Grace Christian maintained their undefeated season by defeating Crossroads Christian at home 36-4. The win puts the Crusaders in the championship game in the Mid-Carolina …

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SANFORD - Grace Christian has a handsome, renovated baseball field it hasn’t been able to use much