Midsummer Musings by Dan O’Neal

GRANITE FALLS, NC (August 10, 2018) -- Confession is good for the soul, so it has been said. That being said, I take such a moment to do that; confess that I have given much thought to this feature that I intended to have completed back in…

What Really Matters by Dan O’Neal

SAWMILLS, NC (November 17, 2017)…Under normal circumstances, depending upon how you define the term, any sports team who completes a regular season with a 1-10 record is not likely to qualify for a playoff berth. With the manner in which…

Sabres End Spartans Playoff Run by Dan O’Neal

SAWMILLS, NC (November 6, 2017)…South Caldwell played their first round game tonight at Spartan Stadium after receiving a first round bye. They took on South Mecklenburg from the So Meck 7 Conference and entered the game with a 14-4-3…

Nine Turnovers Soak Spartans by Dan O’Neal

SAWMILLS, NC (November 3, 2017)...South Caldwell head coach Marc Kirkpatrick told his players recently that you can beat anybody on any given night. However, he also reminded them that the opposition can do the same to you. At the 1:49 mark…

Red Tornadoes Win on Buzzer Beater by Dan O’Neal

SAWMILLS, NC (October 20, 2017)...It is commonplace for many a basketball game to have those “buzzer beater” wins. However, these also happen occasionally in football. This was the case last Friday at Spartan Stadium as wideout Jaekwon…