School Sports: Concussion Testing


Story by Janna Fonseca, Head Athletic Trainer with Carolina Sports and Family Practice. Edited by Leslie Huffman. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Ready or not, Fall is around the corner and once again school will be in session. That means many teens are already practicing for their school sport, whether it’s football, soccer, cheerleading or any other physical activity.

As parents, we make sure that our children are well prepared for school and sports by providing all the equipment needed. But, what about preparing for the possibility of a future head injury? Read more

Baseball Takes Cary Kids to Taiwan

Cary kids along with chaperone Chris Duty of USA Baseball traveled to Taiwan for the World Children's Baseball Fair

story by Lindsey Chester, photo provided by USA Baseball and the WCBF

Cary, NC – 3 young Cary baseball players recently traveled halfway around the world to attend the World Children’s Baseball Fair in Taiwan. Read more

Railhawks: Coach Martin Rennie Slated for MLS

Story and photos by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – The RailHawks have had an amazing season thus far. Add one more accomplishment: Head Coach Martin Rennie is going to the MLS Vancouver Whitecaps at the end of the current season. Read more

RailHawks Blank Atlanta in Short, Rainy Game

Game summary from the Carolina RailHawks. Photos by Chris Adamczyk for CaryCitizen.

CARY, N.C. – The Carolina RailHawks earned their league-leading 14th victory Saturday night after defeating Atlanta 1-0 in a match that was abandoned in the 50th minute at WakeMed Soccer Park. Read more

Sports: USA Swimming Southern Zone Championships at TAC

Story by Hal Goodtree. File photo by Karl Fisher.

Cary, NC – It’s one of the biggest swim meets of the year. Over 600 swimmers from West Virginia to West Texas have converged on Triangle Aquatic Center in Cary for the Southern Zones Championship meet. Read more

SAS Championship

SAS Championship Seeking Volunteers

SAS Championship

Photo from SAS Championship 2010

Cary, NC – Over 600 volunteers are needed for the 2011 SAS Championship golf tournament, presented by Bloomberg Businessweek. For the 11th consecutive year, the Champions Tour golf event will return to Prestonwood Country Club in Cary. Read more

Super Skippers Jump To New Heights

The Cary Family YMCA Super Skippers won second place for best team in the country at the USA Jump Rope National Competition in Texas.

Info provided by Carol McGarrahan, photos courtesy the Super Skipper Team

The Cary Family YMCA Super Skippers competitive jump rope team had its best-ever finish at the USA Jump Rope National Competition this year in Galveston, Texas held June 23-26.

The team took home a silver medal in a tie for best team in the country and placed second for overall freestyle events and Large Team Show. Read more

RailHawks: Rusin Off to Denmark

Story and photo by Hal Goodtree

Cary, NC – RailHawks captain Brad Rusin is off to Denmark to play for HB Køge of the Danish Superliga (Denmark’s top league). Read more

TAG Team is Building Champions

Story and photos by Lindsey Chester.

Apex, NC – Team Attraction Gymnastics (TAG) has only had a home since last summer, but it is quickly building a reputation for excellence. Two gymnasts, Alyssa Tucker and Kenya Watson, reached U.S. Nationals and Southeast Regionals respectively. Read more