Panther’s Beat: Carolina – The Best 1-4 Team I’ve Ever Seen

Story by Matt Young. Photos by Suzie Wolf. Mark Ratcliff also contributed to this story.

Cary-lina,  NC – I’m a day late in posting the report on the game versus the Saints. “Why?”, you may ask.

I just got home from an out-of-town trip for a wedding.  A WEDDING. ON SUNDAY! At 2 pm! IN THE FALL!

Who are these people that think this makes sense?

Thank goodness for DVRs and smartphones. Read more

WWOCS: Green Hope Soccer, Ranked #3 in Nation

Story from staff reports. Photos by Tom Mousseau.

Cary, NC – In this edition of Wide World of Cary Sports, we focus on Green Hope varsity boys soccer, ranked #1 in North Carolina and #3 in the nation, according to Max Preps. Read more

Panthers Beat: Chicago Bear-ly Wins

Story by Matt Young. File photo by Suzie Wolf.

Cary-lina, NC – The 1-3 Panthers played well this week but came up short 29 – 34 to the Chicago Bears, who are not exactly the Monsters of the Midway anymore. But let’s not forget that the Bears were in the NFC Championship just a little over 9 months ago. And one of the other two losses Carolina has been handed was to last year’s Super Bowl winners.

No, the schedule gods have not been fair to the Panthers. Before the bye, they still will have to play the Saints, the Falcons, the Redskins and the Vikings. A brutal schedule. Yet they’ve been “in” every game right to the end. Read more

Panthers Beat: The Monsoon Bowl, and Win Number One

Story by Matt Young. Photos by Suzie Wolf.

Cary, NC – It was just another week of surprises in the NFL. What do they say? “…on any given Sunday…”?

The mighty Pats lost to the lowly (and now 3-0) Bills, the Giants broke their losing streak to the so-called “Dream Team” Eagles, and the Lions broke a 13-game losing streak to the Vikes.

Most importantly, the Panthers posted a “W” with a sloppy 16-10 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars. Read more

Save A Life Event Grows in Second Year

Story by Lindsey Chester, photos by Karl Fisher

Cary, NC- A year ago, Victoria Bennis was planning her first save a Life Walk. She and her family were recovering from a personal tragedy. Her brother John, a 16 year old Green Hope student had taken his life the previous November. When a second Green Hope boy committed suicide that May, she knew she had to do something to stop what she perceived was becoming an epidemic. Read more

Panthers Beat: Panthers Fall to World Champs 30-23, Records Fall to Cam Newton

Cary-lina, NC – My Cam Newton “bromance” continues.  At least for one more Sunday. The big leagues are clearly not too big for this guy. Read more

Wide World of Cary Sports: Imps vs Cougars Football

Cary, NC – It’s our own version of Tobacco Road. Last Friday, under the lights, the Cary High (4-0-0) Imps steamrolled the Apex (0-2-0) Cougars 34-0.

Our own Suzie Wolf was there and filed these pictures for Wide World of Cary Sports. Read more

Panther’s Beat: The “New” Panthers Have a Cam-ing Out Party

Story by Matt Young. Photo from CarolinaPanthers.

Cary, NC – “Opening day” has come and gone. We may have learned something about these about these new Panthers. It starts with their new signal caller. Read more

Super Skipping to China

 Story by Carol McGarrahan. Above, Super Skippers in China L>R: Sarah Chen,  Jessie Robinson, Grace Forster, Dan Thompson, Alivia Canter, Kristin Andrejko and Anna Sun.

Cary, NC – The Cary Family YMCA Super Skippers team traveled this summer to China, performing on the Great Wall, in the Beijing Olympic Stadium, teaching jump rope at a university and appearing on Chinese national TV.

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Panthers Beat: The Panthers and Personal Happiness

Story by Matt Young.

Cary, NC – It’s the annual “rolling of the eyes and making yourself scarce” time of year in my household. Read more