• Union Co. baseball falls to Gilmer in Blairsville

    Gilmer Union Co.

    The Gilmer baseball team took the lead in the top of the fifth and held on late in a 3-2 win against Union Co. on Wednesday, March 11, in Blairsville. The Bobcats (3-10, 0-3 Region 6-4A) were led by Gabe Wolfson at the plate. The junior went 2-for-4 on the day and drove in all […]

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  • Panthers soccer team earns narrow win against Banks.

    Union Co. Panthers soccer

    A single goal from senior David Van Pelt proved to be the difference Monday, March 9, as the Union Co. Panthers soccer team earned a narrow, 1-0, victory against region foe Banks Co. in Blairsville. The Panthers (6-1, 3-0 Region 8-AA) had multiple opportunities to score early as junior Zach Jackson narrowly missed a pair […]

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  • Union Co. girls soccer wins 3-0 against Banks

    Union Co. Lady Panthers soccer

    The Union Co. girls soccer team took the lead in the 26th minute and and never trailed in a 3-0 win against Banks Co. on Monday, March 9, in Blairsville. Senior Desaray Patterson scored the first goal for the Lady Panthers (2-2-1, 2-1 Region 8-AA) to give them the 1-0 lead. Keeper Sadie Underwood managed […]

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  • Union Co. baseball drops pair to Social Circle

    Union Co. baseball

    The Union Co. baseball team had a tough time Monday, March 9, in a doubleheader against region-foe Social Circle in Blairsville. The Panthers (4-7, 1-3 Region 8-AA) lost game one 8-2 before dropping the nightcap 10-5 to the Redskins (3-6, 2-2). Social Circle scored early and often against the Panthers in the first baseball game. […]

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  • The Union Co. boys track team placed second at Murphy

    Panthers Track

    The Union County boys track team placed second in the second meet of the season Wednesday, March 4, at Murphy. The Panthers scored a team total of 93 points, good enough for second behind Murphy’s 151.5 points, and ahead of Andrews’ 47.5 points and Tri-County Early College’s five points. In the 400-meter dash, Thomas Mellendorf […]

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  • Lady Panthers track team wins meet at Murphy

    Lady Panthers track

    The Union County girls track team took first place in the second meet of the season Wednesday, March 4, at Murphy. The Lady Panthers scored 93 points to take the top spot, followed by Murphy with 82 points, Andrews with 63 points, Hiwassee Dam with 40 points, and Tri-County Early College with 19 points. In […]

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  • Panthers soccer team beats Rabun; moves to 4-1

    Panthers Soccer

    The Union Co. Panthers soccer team earned their fourth win of the young season Tuesday, March 3, with a 3-1 win against region-foe Banks Co. in Blairsville. The Panthers (4-1, 1-0 Region 8-AA) scored all three of their goals in the first half thanks to the Robbins brothers. Senior Kobi Robbins scored his ninth goal […]

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  • Union Co. girls soccer falls to Rabun Co. at home

    Soccer Rabun Co. Union Co.

    Despite holding a 5-4 lead a little more than six minutes into the second half, the Union Co. girls soccer team couldn’t withstand a powerful Rabun Co. offense that outscored the Lady Panthers 4-1 over the final 34 minutes to earn the 8-6 region win Tuesday, March 3, in Blairsville. Rabun Co. (2-1, 2-0 Region […]

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  • Panthers baseball earns strong win at Commerce

    Panthers Damien Chitwood

    A first-inning single to right field from senior Carter Wright drove in fellow senior John Mancuso to give Union Co. a 1-0 lead on the road at Commerce on Tuesday, March 3, and the Panthers never looked back on the way to a 7-3 victory. In total, the Panthers (4-5, 1-1 Region 8-AA) plated four […]

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  • Union Co. baseball team splits doubleheader with Banks Co.

    Union Co.

    After dropping the first game 14-1 on Saturday, Feb. 29, the Union Co. baseball squad rallied to earn a 3-2 win against Banks Co. and split the doubleheader in Blairsville. The Panthers (3-5, 1-1 Region 8-AA) were led by senior John Mancuso at the plate and junior Isaak Mullinack on the mound in game two. […]

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  • Lady Panthers see successful season end with quarterfinal loss

    Lady Panthers

    The most successful season in nearly two decades came to end for the Union Co. Lady Panthers basketball squad Tuesday, Feb. 25, with a 60-58 loss to Early Co. in the Class AA state quarterfinals in Blairsville. The game and atmosphere were electric as the Region 8-AA champion Lady Panthers (23-7) and Region 1-AA champion […]

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  • Moving on! Lady Panthers advance to the Class AA quarterfinals

    Lady Panthers Quarterfinals

    For the first time in nearly two decades, the Union Co. Lady Panthers are back in the Class AA state playoff quarterfinals after a dominating 61-37 win against Butler in the second round Wednesday, Feb. 19, in Blairsville. As usual, Union Co. (23-6) used a high-pressure, full-court defense to spark a run early and never […]

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  • Panthers see season end in first round of playoffs


    Despite outscoring Douglass in the second half 31-23, the Union Co. Panthers basketball squad couldn’t overcome being outscored 26-3 in the second as they fell, 63-50 in the first round of the Class AA state tournament in Atlanta. Coming in as the No. 3 seed from Region 8-AA, the Panthers (15-12) narrowly missed being either […]

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  • Dominating defense leads Lady Panthers to playoff win

    Defense Lady Panthers

    Led by a dominating defense, the Union Co. girls basketball team controlled every phase of the game Thursday night, Feb. 13, in a 69-40 win against Therrell in the first round of the Class AA state playoffs in Blairsville. Union Co. (22-6) forced turnovers on the first four Therrell (10-11) possessions while putting together an […]

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