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  • NASCAR Champion surprises Independence football team

    NASCAR Champion surprises Independence football team

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:34 PM EDT2014-08-20 22:34:02 GMT
    The Independence football players got a surprise today at practice! Six time NASCAR champ Jimmie Johnson and members of his pit crew dropped in unexpectedly to promote the Gatorade "Beat the Heat" programMore >>
    The Independence football players got a surprise today at practice! Six time NASCAR champ Jimmie Johnson and members of his pit crew dropped in unexpectedly to promote the Gatorade "Beat the Heat" programMore >>
  • Northwestern returns with big shoes to fill

    Northwestern returns with big shoes to fill

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 8:57 PM EDT2014-07-31 00:57:16 GMT
    After leading the Northwestern Trojans to an undefeated season, and following it up with a State Championship, Kyle Richardson was recently named Football Coach of the Year. The award was voted on by theMore >>
    Kyle Richardson was recently named Football Coach of the Year.More >>
  • Charlotte Futbol Club learns from World Cup stars

    Charlotte Futbol Club learns from World Cup stars

    Monday, June 16 2014 10:06 PM EDT2014-06-17 02:06:51 GMT
    The World Cup is underway, and a group of local soccer players are preparing for their own big tournament by keeping a close on the guys who are at the top of the sport.More >>
    The World Cup is underway, and a group of local soccer players are preparing for their own big tournament by keeping a close on the guys who are at the top of the sport.More >>
  • Local Beach Volleyball star makes history

    Local Beach Volleyball star makes history

    Monday, June 16 2014 5:21 PM EDT2014-06-16 21:21:53 GMT
    Messisco sisters, Ana and Emily, began playing beach volleyball 4 years ago. This fall, Emily will attend a church mission, and Ana will head to the University of Alabama-Birmingham. More >>
    Messisco sisters, Ana and Emily, began playing beach volleyball 4 years ago. This fall, Emily will attend a church mission, and Ana will head to the University of Alabama-Birmingham. More >>
  • 13-Straight State Titles for Charlotte Catholic Swim Team

    13-Straight State Titles for Charlotte Catholic Swim Team

    Sunday, February 16 2014 10:22 PM EST2014-02-17 03:22:12 GMT
    At Charlotte Catholic high school, the gals are the team to beat. The Lady Cougars just wrapped up there 13th straight state title. YES, 13th straight. Maria Sheridan, a lady cougar, SwimMAC senior,More >>
    At Charlotte Catholic high school, the gals are the team to beat.More >>
  • SwimMAC Seniors are College Bound

    SwimMAC Seniors are College Bound

    Sunday, February 16 2014 10:17 PM EST2014-02-17 03:17:34 GMT
    The athletes at the SwimMAC club are making an impression on the swimming world again. 43 seniors on the team, 19 have already committed to compete at the college level. They expect more to do so beforeMore >>
    The athletes at the SwimMAC club are making an impression on the swimming world again.More >>
  • Concord vs. Havelock, 3A State Title Preview

    Concord vs. Havelock, 3A State Title Preview

    Friday, December 13 2013 5:42 PM EST2013-12-13 22:42:01 GMT
    Charlotte, NC - (WBTV) December 14th at Raleigh's Carter Finley Stadium, Concord's state title game is a rematch of last years 3A title championship game, in which the spiders fell to Havelock 55 to 21. BothMore >>
    Concord's state title game is a rematch of last years 3A title championship gameMore >>
  • Monroe vs. High Point Andrews, 2AA State Championship Preview

    Monroe vs. High Point Andrews, 2AA State Championship Preview

    Friday, December 13 2013 5:34 PM EST2013-12-13 22:34:37 GMT
    Charlotte, NC - (WBTV) It's the 100th year of the NCHSAA championships and 1989 was the last time Monroe played for the State Title. Friday, they go for it all as they take on High Point Andrews. BeingMore >>
    It's the 100th year of the NCHSAA championships.More >>
  • York moves up in new FFN Top Ten

    York moves up in new FFN Top Ten

    Wednesday, October 2 2013 8:51 PM EDT2013-10-03 00:51:59 GMT
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV) Time to officially release the new Football Friday Night Top Ten driven by Town and Country Ford.. The York Cougars were the biggest movers this week thanks to the fan firstMore >>
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV) Time to officially release the new Football Friday Night Top Ten driven by Town and Country Ford.. The York Cougars were the biggest movers this week thanks to the fan firstMore >>
  • Hough off to 4-0 start

    Hough off to 4-0 start

    Wednesday, September 25 2013 7:14 PM EDT2013-09-25 23:14:48 GMT
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV) Lots of big time storylines brewing this year on the high school football scene now six weeks into the season. Hough is coming off their biggest win in school history knocking offMore >>
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV) Lots of big time storylines brewing this year on the high school football scene now six weeks into the season. Hough is coming off their biggest win in school history knocking offMore >>
  • Zac Pollard could be lost for the season

    Zac Pollard could be lost for the season

    Wednesday, September 4 2013 6:37 PM EDT2013-09-04 22:37:35 GMT
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV)- Tough news for South Caldwell's star running back Zac Pollard. He tore his left ACL and meniscus this past Friday in their win over West Caldwell and could be out for the season.More >>
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV)- Tough news for South Caldwell's star running back Zac Pollard. He tore his left ACL and meniscus this past Friday in their win over West Caldwell and could be out for the season.More >>
  • High school football standout Elijah Hood commits to UNC

    High school football standout Elijah Hood commits to UNC

    Wednesday, August 28 2013 10:05 AM EDT2013-08-28 14:05:44 GMT
    Five star running back Elijah Hood has committed to play football at North Carolina next season for the Tar Heels.More >>
    Five star running back Elijah Hood has committed to play football at North Carolina next season for the Tar Heels.More >>
  • Northwestern, Charlotte Catholic is WBTV's game of the week

    Northwestern, Charlotte Catholic is WBTV's game of the week

    Tuesday, August 27 2013 3:12 PM EDT2013-08-27 19:12:59 GMT
    WBTV's game of the week will be on location for yet another big game in our area. The defending SC state runner ups in 4A division II vs. The defending NC state runner ups in 3A. Northwestern and CharlotteMore >>
    The defending SC state runner ups in 4A division II vs. The defending NC state runner ups in 3A.More >>
  • Lincolnton Wolves ready for 2013 season

    Lincolnton Wolves ready for 2013 season

    Thursday, August 22 2013 5:38 PM EDT2013-08-22 21:38:24 GMT
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV)- After a year of taking lumps with a young team, Coach Scott Cloninger's Lincolnton Wolves may be ready to deliver them in 2013. If you don't know the name Darian Roseboro, you betterMore >>
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV)- After a year of taking lumps with a young team, Coach Scott Cloninger's Lincolnton Wolves may be ready to deliver them in 2013. If you don't know the name Darian Roseboro, you betterMore >>
  • Central Cabarrus ready for 2013 season

    Central Cabarrus ready for 2013 season

    Wednesday, August 21 2013 5:36 PM EDT2013-08-21 21:36:55 GMT
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV) - It only took one year for Donnie Kiefer to improve the Central Cabarrus program going 8-4 last season. Expectations are high again this season with the return of 7 starters onMore >>
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV) - It only took one year for Donnie Kiefer to improve the Central Cabarrus program going 8-4 last season. Expectations are high again this season with the return of 7 starters onMore >>
  • "Battle of the Bell" is first "Game of the Week" for season

    "Battle of the Bell" is first "Game of the Week" for season

    Monday, August 19 2013 12:42 PM EDT2013-08-19 16:42:03 GMT
    It's almost here, the first week of High School football in 2013. With many of our teams being battle tested right out of the gate ... It wasn't easy deciding on WBTV's first Game of the Week. It wasMore >>
    With many of our teams being battle tested right out of the gate ... It wasn't easy deciding on WBTV's first Game of the Week.More >>
  • Weycker resigns as head coach at West Iredell

    Weycker resigns as head coach at West Iredell

    Saturday, August 17 2013 6:11 PM EDT2013-08-17 22:11:01 GMT
    Long time West Iredell head football coach Mark Weycker has resigned after 26 seasons. Weycker came to West in 1987 and turned the Warriors into a very competitive program during his tenure. In 12 ofMore >>
    Long time West Iredell head football coach Mark Weycker has resigned after 26 seasons.More >>
  • Chester Cyclones ready for 2013 season

    Chester Cyclones ready for 2013 season

    Friday, August 16 2013 6:07 PM EDT2013-08-16 22:07:29 GMT
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV)- The Chester Cyclones are looking to continue momentum from 2012. Last year, Coach Anthony Sterling's team surprisingly won the region 3-3A title. They finished 8-5 after making itMore >>
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV)- The Chester Cyclones are looking to continue momentum from 2012. Last year, Coach Anthony Sterling's team surprisingly won the region 3-3A title. They finished 8-5 after making itMore >>
  • North Stanly ready for 2013 campaign

    North Stanly ready for 2013 campaign

    Thursday, August 15 2013 5:59 PM EDT2013-08-15 21:59:09 GMT
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV) -North Stanly is certainly beaming with high expectations in 2013 for a program that hasn't been to the playoffs since 1994 Coach Ralph Jackson's Comets will definitely have an explosiveMore >>
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV) -North Stanly is certainly beaming with high expectations in 2013 for a program that hasn't been to the playoffs since 1994 Coach Ralph Jackson's Comets will definitely have an explosiveMore >>
  • Newton-Conover ready to defend title

    Newton-Conover ready to defend title

    Wednesday, August 14 2013 6:03 PM EDT2013-08-14 22:03:37 GMT
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV)-One of the big surprises in high school football last season was Newton-Conover. In their first year being coached by Brint Russell, the Red Devils won a piece of the conference championship.More >>
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV)-One of the big surprises in high school football last season was Newton-Conover. In their first year being coached by Brint Russell, the Red Devils won a piece of the conference championship.More >>
  • Hickory Ridge has high expectations for 2013

    Hickory Ridge has high expectations for 2013

    Friday, August 9 2013 7:04 PM EDT2013-08-09 23:04:37 GMT
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV) -2012 was a season to remember for coach Marty Paxton's Hickory Ridge Ragin Bulls winning the schools first ever conference championship in football. With that success comes high expectationsMore >>
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV) -2012 was a season to remember for coach Marty Paxton's Hickory Ridge Ragin Bulls winning the schools first ever conference championship in football. With that success comes high expectationsMore >>
  • Ardrey Kell, one to watch in South Meck 8

    Ardrey Kell, one to watch in South Meck 8

    Thursday, August 8 2013 11:09 PM EDT2013-08-09 03:09:08 GMT
    In the new South Meck 8, one team to watch will be Ardrey Kell. Last season, coach Adam Hastings' squad was very young and it showed as they started 4-0 but lost their final 6 games and failed to reachMore >>
    In the new South Meck 8, one team to watch will be Ardrey Kell.More >>
  • Weddington looking good for the 2013 football season

    Weddington looking good for the 2013 football season

    Wednesday, August 7 2013 6:36 PM EDT2013-08-07 22:36:05 GMT
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV) One of the big surprises in high school football last year was Weddington. They claimed a share of the Southern Carolina Conference and is the favorite to win the title again in 2013More >>
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV) One of the big surprises in high school football last year was Weddington. They claimed a share of the Southern Carolina Conference and is the favorite to win the title again in 2013More >>
  • Northwestern ready for 2013 football season

    Northwestern ready for 2013 football season

    Friday, August 2 2013 7:14 PM EDT2013-08-02 23:14:56 GMT
    Rock Hill, SC (WBTV)- We continue our prep football previews Friday with the Northwestern Trojans. They have one of the most potent passing attacks in the country--the air raid offense--you know you'reMore >>
    Rock Hill, SC (WBTV)- We continue our prep football previews Friday with the Northwestern Trojans. They have one of the most potent passing attacks in the country--the air raid offense--you know you'reMore >>
  • Catholic and other schools officially open football practice

    Catholic and other schools officially open football practice

    Thursday, August 1 2013 7:01 PM EDT2013-08-01 23:01:57 GMT
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV)- Thursday marked the first official day of practice for high school football teams in our area... Head Coach Jim Oddo's Charlotte Catholic team was hard at work getting ready to takeMore >>
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV)- Thursday marked the first official day of practice for high school football teams in our area... Head Coach Jim Oddo's Charlotte Catholic team was hard at work getting ready to takeMore >>
  • Experienced North Rowan set for change in 2013

    Experienced North Rowan set for change in 2013

    Wednesday, July 31 2013 8:36 PM EDT2013-08-01 00:36:24 GMT
    It is year 2 for head coach Joe Nixon at North Rowan and the Cavaliers will be making the transition from 1A to 2A this season. Don't feel bad for the Cavs as they have plenty of talent to compete inMore >>
    It is year 2 for head coach Joe Nixon at North Rowan and the Cavaliers will be making the transition from 1A to 2A this season.More >>
  • Talent is strong again at Burns

    Talent is strong again at Burns

    Tuesday, July 30 2013 11:35 PM EDT2013-07-31 03:35:13 GMT
    Winning has become habit at Burns, once again, under coach Matt Beam as the Bulldogs have won the last 3 conference championships and at least 10 games each season. This year should be more of the sameMore >>
    Winning has become habit at Burns, once again, under coach Matt Beam as the Bulldogs have won the last 3 conference championships and at least 10 games each season.More >>
  • Anson County ready for 2013 football season

    Anson County ready for 2013 football season

    Tuesday, July 30 2013 9:29 PM EDT2013-07-31 01:29:03 GMT
    Wadesboro, NC (WBTV) -Coach Luke Hyatt and his Anson Bearcats will be looking to improve on a 3-8 2012 and this could be a team to watch. They have 6 starters back on both sides of the ball and on defense,More >>
    Coach Luke Hyatt and his Anson Bearcats will be looking to improve on a 3-8 2012 and this could be a team to watch. They have 6 starters back on both sides of the ball and on defense,More >>
  • Kings Mountain football depending on young players

    Kings Mountain football depending on young players

    Thursday, July 25 2013 6:07 PM EDT2013-07-25 22:07:17 GMT
    Kings Mountain, NC (WBTV) -Kings Mountain Head Coach Greg Lloyd has some great young talent returning. Five starters on offense and six on defense featuring two of the more dynamic athletes in the conferenceMore >>
    Kings Mountain Head Coach Greg Lloyd has some great young talent returning. Five starters on offense and six on defense featuring two of the more dynamic athletes in the conferenceMore >>
  • North Meck looks to bounce back on football field

    North Meck looks to bounce back on football field

    Sunday, July 21 2013 10:42 PM EDT2013-07-22 02:42:39 GMT
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV) -Our high school football previews continue with North Mecklenburg. It's year two for Brad Baker at North Meck as the Vikings look to improve on a 2-8 season in 2012. This teamMore >>
    Our high school football previews continue with North Mecklenburg. It's year two for Brad Baker at North Meck as the Vikings look to improve on a 2-8 season in 2012. This teamMore >>
  • Victory Christian ready to defend their title

    Victory Christian ready to defend their title

    Sunday, July 21 2013 10:39 PM EDT2013-07-22 02:39:47 GMT
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV)-One of the biggest high school football surprises last year was Victory Christian. The Kings won the school's first NCISAA Division 3 State Championship and look to be a strong contenderMore >>
    One of the biggest high school football surprises last year was Victory Christian. The Kings won the school's first NCISAA Division 3 State Championship and look to be a strong contenderMore >>
  • Coach's Corner with A.L. Brown's Mike Newsome

    Coach's Corner with A.L. Brown's Mike Newsome

    Sunday, July 21 2013 7:22 PM EDT2013-07-21 23:22:04 GMT
    In the attached video, A.L. Brown head football coach Mike Newsome talks about the challenges of the schools move from class 3A to 4A. Amidst the changes in 2013, The annual Battle of the Bell game willMore >>
    A.L. Brown head football coach Mike Newsome talks about the challenges of the schools move from class 3A to 4A.More >>
  • Charlotte 49ers host first 7 on 7 high school tournament

    Charlotte 49ers host first 7 on 7 high school tournament

    Thursday, July 18 2013 7:30 PM EDT2013-07-18 23:30:26 GMT
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV) -The Charlotte 49ers football program hosted their first ever 7 on 7 passing tournament Thursday at Jerry Richardson Stadium and the adjacent practice fields. 16 teams playing,More >>
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV) -The Charlotte 49ers football program hosted their first ever 7 on 7 passing tournament Thursday at Jerry Richardson Stadium and the adjacent practice fields. 16 teams playing,More >>
  • Coach's Corner with Butler's Brian Hales

    Coach's Corner with Butler's Brian Hales

    Friday, July 12 2013 5:37 PM EDT2013-07-12 21:37:58 GMT
    Butler head coach Brian Hales and the bulldogs may have some big shoes to fill with 13 players from the 4A state championship team departed to play football at the college level, but the team's goals remainMore >>
    In the attached Coach's Corner video, Hales previews the upcoming 2013 season for the Butler Bulldogs.More >>
  • Coach's Corner with Concord's Glen Padgett

    Coach's Corner with Concord's Glen Padgett

    Friday, July 12 2013 5:14 PM EDT2013-07-12 21:14:35 GMT
    There will be a new look in the South Piedmont Conference in 2013; as A.L. Brown, Robinson and Mt. Pleasant will no longer compete in the SPC. Among those joining the SPC: East Rowan, South Rowan, WestMore >>
    For the defending 3A state runner up, the Concord Spiders, a new conference won't be the only thing shaking it up.More >>
  • NBA player gives back to his home town

    NBA player gives back to his home town

    Wednesday, June 26 2013 11:48 PM EDT2013-06-27 03:48:34 GMT
    Concord, NC (WBTV) – Milwaukee Bucks' Ishmael (Ish) Smith is home this week and giving back to kids who look up to him. The former Central Cabarrus basketball star put together a basketball camp for kidsMore >>
    Milwaukee Bucks' Ishmael Smith is home this week and giving back to kids who look up to him. The former Central Cabarrus basketball star put together a basketball camp for kids ages 8 to 13.More >>
  • Panthers' high school 7 on 7 tournament

    Panthers' high school 7 on 7 tournament

    Friday, June 14 2013 5:24 PM EDT2013-06-14 21:24:03 GMT
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV) Friday at the Panthers practice fields, the team held their annual 7 on 7 passing tournament. 12 high school teams were in the event including local teams like York. 2009 champ IndependenceMore >>
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV) Friday at the Panthers practice fields, the team held their annual 7 on 7 passing tournament. 12 high school teams were in the event including local teams like York. 2009 champ IndependenceMore >>
  • Prep State Championship scores

    Prep State Championship scores

    Saturday, June 1 2013 10:58 PM EDT2013-06-02 02:58:19 GMT
    HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL SCORES (STATE FINAL) 4A SOUTH MECKLENBURG 7 FUQUAY-VARINA 4 3A WEDDINGTON 5 GREENVILLE CONLEY 7 (4TH INNING) 2A PIEDMONT 9 NORTH BRUNSWICK 8 1A MIDWAY 14 SOUTH STANLYMore >>
    Area teams battle for a state title in Baseball and SoftballMore >>
  • Prep Zone: Fighting for the title and coach

    Prep Zone: Fighting for the title and coach

    Friday, May 31 2013 4:26 PM EDT2013-05-31 20:26:28 GMT
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV) – The South Mecklenburg Sabres have had a great season. They went 27 and 7 but it's not over yet. The team is on their way to the championship weekend starting tonight at Zebulon'sMore >>
    The South Mecklenburg Sabres have had a great season. They went 27 and 7 but it's not over yet. The team is on their way to the championship weekend starting tonight at Zebulon's Five County Stadium, just outside of Raleigh. They'll take on Fuquay-Varina (25-3) in a best of 3 series.More >>
  • Prep Zone: An AC dynasty in the making

    Prep Zone: An AC dynasty in the making

    Friday, May 31 2013 3:52 PM EDT2013-05-31 19:52:16 GMT
    Taylorsville, NC (WBTV) - The Alexander Central Cougars are back and making noise! This year's success was unexpected because they lost so much talent with last year's graduating class. The lady cougarsMore >>
    The Alexander Central Cougars are back and making noise! This year's success was unexpected because they lost so much talent with last year's graduating class. The lady cougars went 30 and 1 this season, and it's not over yet. More >>
  • Prep Zone: Cherryville track star

    Prep Zone: Cherryville track star

    Wednesday, May 15 2013 4:39 PM EDT2013-05-15 20:39:40 GMT
    Cherryville, NC (WBTV) – Last weekend marked the finale of the 2013 Cherryville High School track season. Trent Friday is sure to remember it with a clean sweep in his three events; 100, 200 and 400 meter. AlongMore >>
    Last weekend marked the finale of the 2013 Cherryville High School track season. Trent Friday is sure to remember it with a clean sweep in his three events; 100, 200 and 400 meter.More >>
  • Andrew Wiggins chooses Kansas

    Andrew Wiggins chooses Kansas

    Tuesday, May 14 2013 11:59 PM EDT2013-05-15 03:59:28 GMT
    Huntington, WVA (WBTV)- Top high school prospect Andrew Wiggins chose Kansas Tuesday to be his landing place for basketball in the fall over Kentucky, North Carolina, and his parents alma mater FloridaMore >>
    Huntington, WVA (WBTV)- Top high school prospect Andrew Wiggins chose Kansas Tuesday to be his landing place for basketball in the fall over Kentucky, North Carolina, and his parents alma mater FloridaMore >>
  • Prep Zone: Trojans baseball prep for playoffs

    Prep Zone: Trojans baseball prep for playoffs

    Thursday, May 9 2013 4:04 PM EDT2013-05-09 20:04:18 GMT
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV) – The Olympic Trojans are hot on the trail towards a state title. The team, comprised mostly of upperclassmen, is the 2013 4A regular season and conference tournament champions. HeadMore >>
    The Olympic Trojans are hot on the trail towards a state title. The team, comprised mostly of upperclassmen, is the 2013 4A regular season and conference tournament champions.More >>
  • Prep Zone: Elijah Hood Chooses Notre Dame

    Prep Zone: Elijah Hood Chooses Notre Dame

    Sunday, April 28 2013 7:36 PM EDT2013-04-28 23:36:48 GMT
    Charlotte, NC - (WBTV) One of the most talented running back's in Charlotte history, Elijah Hood, has committed to play football in 2014-15 for the University of Notre Dame. The Charlotte Catholic Cougar,More >>
    One of the most talented running back's in Charlotte history, Elijah Hood, has committed to play football in 2014-15 for the University of Notre Dame.More >>
  • Eagles baseball player overcoming the odds

    Eagles baseball player overcoming the odds

    Friday, April 26 2013 4:43 PM EDT2013-04-26 20:43:57 GMT
    Rock Hill, SC (WBTV) – Well into the throws of baseball season, the Winthrop Eagles are hard at work. They have great players all over the diamond, but there's one who faces a challenge bigger than baseball. MichaelMore >>
    Well into the throws of baseball season, the Winthrop Eagles are hard at work. They have great players all over the diamond, but there's one who faces a challenge bigger than baseball.More >>
  • Local high school golfer to play with pros

    Local high school golfer to play with pros

    Friday, April 26 2013 4:09 PM EDT2013-04-26 20:09:21 GMT
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV) – The Lady Knights of Ardrey Kell High School are the defending state champs in golf. Co-captain, Emily Stinson, helped the team to the title, and now she's joining the pros for theMore >>
    The Lady Knights of Ardrey Kell High School are the defending state champs in golf. Co-captain, Emily Stinson, helped the team to the title, and now she's joining the pros for the 2013 Symetra Classic.More >>
  • Ardrey Kell’s Triple Threat

    Ardrey Kell’s Triple Threat

    Friday, April 19 2013 5:34 PM EDT2013-04-19 21:34:08 GMT
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV) – The Ardrey Kell Knights have a stacked baseball roster this year, full of talented student athletes, but one sticks out for different reasons. Outfielder Foster Machicote has beenMore >>
    The Ardrey Kell Knights have a stacked baseball roster this year, full of talented student athletes, but one sticks out for different reasons.More >>
  • West Charlotte's Sibling Sensation

    West Charlotte's Sibling Sensation

    Wednesday, March 13 2013 4:05 PM EDT2013-03-13 20:05:07 GMT
    West Charlotte has a serious competition going on, one between brother and sister. The Porters are a year apart, together they push each other to work hard and chase dreams. So far, it's working. The twoMore >>
    West Charlotte has a serious competition going on, one between brother and sister. The Porters are a year apart, together they push each other to work hard and chase dreams. So far, it's working. The two have never missed each other's games.More >>
  • Friday's High School Basketball Scores

    Friday's High School Basketball Scores

    Friday, March 8 2013 11:38 PM EST2013-03-09 04:38:50 GMT
    Greensboro, NC (WBTV) - The high school basketball playoffs continued Friday night in Greensboro. In the 1A Boys Quarterfinals defending state champion Winston-Salem Prep outlasted North Rowan in doubleMore >>
    Greensboro, NC (WBTV) - The high school basketball playoffs continued Friday night in Greensboro. In the 1A Boys Quarterfinals defending state champion Winston-Salem Prep outlasted North Rowan in doubleMore >>
  • Thursday's High School Basketball Scores

    Thursday's High School Basketball Scores

    Friday, March 8 2013 12:02 AM EST2013-03-08 05:02:58 GMT
    Greensboro, NC (WBTV)- The high school basketball playoffs continues Thursday night with the Olympic boys team knocking off Hough 75-55. On the women's side--the defending 3A champion Harding Rams beatMore >>
    Greensboro, NC (WBTV)- The high school basketball playoffs continues Thursday night with the Olympic boys team knocking off Hough 75-55. On the women's side--the defending 3A champion Harding Rams beatMore >>
  • Wednesday High School Basketball Playoff Scores

    Wednesday High School Basketball Playoff Scores

    Wednesday, March 6 2013 11:18 PM EST2013-03-07 04:18:08 GMT
    Greensboro, NC (WBTV) -More Charlotte area high school basketball teams hit the court Wednesday in Greensboro as the playoffs rolled on toward crowning champions. In men's play, Hunter Huss beat AshbrookMore >>
    Greensboro, NC (WBTV) -More Charlotte area high school basketball teams hit the court Wednesday in Greensboro as the playoffs rolled on toward crowning champions. In men's play, Hunter Huss beat AshbrookMore >>
  • High School Basketball Quarterfinals

    High School Basketball Quarterfinals

    Tuesday, March 5 2013 11:44 PM EST2013-03-06 04:44:09 GMT
    Greensboro, NC (WBTV) - Couple of Charlotte based teams hit the basketball court Tuesday night in Greensboro as the state playoffs continued. Cuthbertson beat Trinity in the 2A men's quarterfinals andMore >>
    Greensboro, NC (WBTV) - Couple of Charlotte based teams hit the basketball court Tuesday night in Greensboro as the state playoffs continued. Cuthbertson beat Trinity in the 2A men's quarterfinals andMore >>
  • Prep Zone: 12th straight state title for prep swim team

    Prep Zone: 12th straight state title for prep swim team

    Sunday, February 24 2013 8:21 PM EST2013-02-25 01:21:11 GMT
    Charlotte, NC - (WBTV) ** See attached video for interviews ** The Charlotte Catholic swim team, coached by Brian Gross, recently brought home a state championship ... again. Sophomore Nora McCullaghMore >>
    The Charlotte Catholic swim team, coached by Brian Gross, recently brought home a state championship ... again.More >>
  • Scott Stein meets with new team

    Scott Stein meets with new team

    Thursday, February 14 2013 9:19 PM EST2013-02-15 02:19:48 GMT
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV)- Scott Stein met with his new high school football team Myers Park for the first time Thursday. He said he's happy to be back in the Charlotte Mecklenburg school system after spendingMore >>
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV)- Scott Stein met with his new high school football team Myers Park for the first time Thursday. He said he's happy to be back in the Charlotte Mecklenburg school system after spendingMore >>
  • Scott Stein heading to Myers Park

    Scott Stein heading to Myers Park

    Thursday, February 7 2013 11:17 PM EST2013-02-08 04:17:49 GMT
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV)- Sources informed WBTV Sports Thursday night that former Sun Valley head football coach Scott Stein is coming back to the Mecklenburg County school system to become the new head footballMore >>
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV)- Sources informed WBTV Sports Thursday night that former Sun Valley head football coach Scott Stein is coming back to the Mecklenburg County school system to become the new head footballMore >>
  • Prep Zone: For love of the game

    Prep Zone: For love of the game

    Wednesday, February 6 2013 3:03 PM EST2013-02-06 20:03:17 GMT
    South Rowan sophomore, Lavon Hill is a key component of the team, but for reasons that the naked eye can't see.More >>
    South Rowan sophomore, Lavon Hill is a key component of the team, but for reasons that the naked eye can't see.More >>
  • Myers Park trackster getting worldwide attention

    Myers Park trackster getting worldwide attention

    Sunday, January 20 2013 10:46 PM EST2013-01-21 03:46:09 GMT
    Ghana born and Carolina raised, Kwame Donyinah will soon be headed to a major division 1 track and field program in the Southeastern Conference or Atlantic Coast Conference. While the Myers Park seniorMore >>
    Ghana born and Carolina raised, Kwame Donyinah will soon be headed to a major division 1 track and field program.More >>
  • Prep Zone: Jordan Watkins scores 1000th point

    Prep Zone: Jordan Watkins scores 1000th point

    Wednesday, January 16 2013 5:12 PM EST2013-01-16 22:12:37 GMT
    The Providence Day chargers have an impressive start this season at 16 and 4. A big help to that record is leading scorer, Jordan Watkins, with 18 points per game.More >>
    The Providence Day chargers have an impressive start this season at 16 and 4. A big help to that record is leading scorer, Jordan Watkins, with 18 points per game.More >>
  • Providence Day Charger to watch

    Providence Day Charger to watch

    Thursday, January 3 2013 5:15 PM EST2013-01-03 22:15:40 GMT
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV) – High school basketball is well under way and Providence Day has a special freshman to watch. Joshua Howard is a 13 year old freshman, which is unique in itself, but even more interestingMore >>
    High school basketball is well under way and Providence Day has a special freshman to watch.More >>
  • SwimMAC's next rising star: Kathleen Baker

    SwimMAC's next rising star: Kathleen Baker

    Sunday, December 16 2012 9:29 PM EST2012-12-17 02:29:01 GMT
    Charlotte, NC - (WBTV) Charlotte area swim club, SwimMAC, has produced many awards from the Olympic and on down to the junior level. Last weekend the team won the winter Junior National Championships,More >>
    Last weekend the team won the winter Junior National Championships, they also won the summer title.More >>
  • A "Storey"book ending

    A "Storey"book ending

    Wednesday, December 12 2012 10:39 AM EST2012-12-12 15:39:38 GMT
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV) – Katelyn Storey has had a successful start to her senior year at Salisbury High School. Storey played a part in four of the five state titles the tennis team won, but she wasn'tMore >>
    Katelyn Storey has had a successful start to her senior year at Salisbury High School.More >>
  • Cutcliffe: Monroe's Crowder a "special young man"

    Cutcliffe: Monroe's Crowder a "special young man"

    Sunday, December 9 2012 8:25 PM EST2012-12-10 01:25:22 GMT
    Charlotte, NC - (WBTV) You may remember the tragic story of Duke wide receiver Blair Holiday, he was injured in a jet ski accident this past July. Team-mate, and Monroe native Jamison Crowder .. wasMore >>

    When Blue Devils football coach David Cutcliffe was in Charlotte for the Belk Bowl preview this past week, he had much to say about Crowder, who has been playing in place of the injured Holiday.More >>

  • PREP ZONE: Pod System is no longer

    PREP ZONE: Pod System is no longer

    Thursday, December 6 2012 9:43 PM EST2012-12-07 02:43:32 GMT
    Charlotte, NC - (WBTV) Seven of our high schools went to the state championships last weekend, three came home with the title... Butler, South Iredell and East Lincoln. The playoff system will be changingMore >>
    The NCHSAA voted Thursday, and they will be getting rid of the pod system for football playoffs except in 1A and 1AA.More >>
  • High School Football State Championships

    High School Football State Championships

    Sunday, December 2 2012 6:25 PM EST2012-12-02 23:25:14 GMT
    7 area high school football teams, competed for a state title this weekend: BUTLER 56 JACK BRITT 28 EAST LINCOLN 24 TARBORO 20 HAVELOCK 55 CONCORD 21 GREENWOOD 31 NORTHWESTERN 24 SOUTH IREDELL 30More >>

    seven area high school football teams, competed for a state title this weekend:More >>

  • State Championship Preview: Charlotte Catholic

    State Championship Preview: Charlotte Catholic

    Tuesday, November 27 2012 9:35 PM EST2012-11-28 02:35:41 GMT
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV) The Charlotte Catholic Cougars are in the state title game, after being knocked out of the regional finals last season by Crest. This Saturday, the Cougars will play Northern Guilford.More >>
    WBTV's annual Football Friday Night State Championship Preview Show is Friday, November 30th at 11:35pm. More >>
  • State Championship Preview: Porter Ridge

    State Championship Preview: Porter Ridge

    Tuesday, November 27 2012 8:39 PM EST2012-11-28 01:39:32 GMT
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV) This weekend, the NCHSAA will hold the High School football State Championships. We have 6 local teams vying for titles starting with Porter Ridge on Friday Night. Coach BlairMore >>
    WBTV's annual Football Friday Night State Championship Preview Show is Friday, November 30th at 11:35pm.More >>
  • Two titles, two sports, one athlete

    Two titles, two sports, one athlete

    Thursday, November 15 2012 4:28 PM EST2012-11-15 21:28:16 GMT
    Madeline Hoskins is keeping busy her junior year, but it's nothing new to her. The Salisbury Hornet has played golf and tennis her entire high school career, and it's the secondMore >>
    Madeline Hoskins is keeping busy her junior year, but it's nothing new to her. She has played golf and tennis her entire high school career, and it's the second year of sweet success for both.More >>
  • Prep Zone: Salisbury takes the 1-A/2-A women’s golf title

    Prep Zone: Salisbury takes the 1-A/2-A women’s golf title

    Tuesday, November 13 2012 6:32 PM EST2012-11-13 23:32:34 GMT
    Salisbury, NC (WBTV) – The Salisbury Hornets had all eyes on them as they competed for the 1-A/2-A women's golf title at the Foxfire Resort in late October. The attention didn't faze them as they won theMore >>
    The Salisbury Hornets had all eyes on them as they competed for the 1-A/2-A women's golf title at the Foxfire Resort in late October.More >>
  • Ardrey Kell takes the 4A State title in women’s golf

    Ardrey Kell takes the 4A State title in women’s golf

    Thursday, November 8 2012 6:21 PM EST2012-11-08 23:21:01 GMT
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV) – Ardrey Kell High School took the 4A State Championship in women's golf for the second time in three years. The Knights felt confident after an undefeated regular season and a secondMore >>
    Ardrey Kell High School took the 4A State Championship in women's golf for the second time in three years.More >>
  • Lincolnton on the move

    Lincolnton on the move

    Wednesday, November 7 2012 6:46 PM EST2012-11-07 23:46:14 GMT
    Lincolnton, NC (WBTV) -The Lincolnton Wolves are a team to keep an eye on in the 2A high school footbll state playoffs. They started slow but turned things around winning five straight including theirMore >>
    Lincolnton, NC (WBTV) -The Lincolnton Wolves are a team to keep an eye on in the 2A high school footbll state playoffs. They started slow but turned things around winning five straight including theirMore >>
  • Prep Zone: North Gaston's Russell Threatt

    Prep Zone: North Gaston's Russell Threatt

    Thursday, November 1 2012 4:49 PM EDT2012-11-01 20:49:12 GMT
    Dallas, NC(WBTV) – North Gaston may be out of the playoffs, but Russell Threatt still considers his three years with the Wildcats a big success. Threatt has been playing football his entire life, butMore >>
    North Gaston may be out of the playoffs, but Russell Threatt still considers his three years with the Wildcats a big success.More >>
  • High School Football Playoff Pairings

    High School Football Playoff Pairings

    Tuesday, October 30 2012 4:57 PM EDT2012-10-30 20:57:56 GMT
    NCHSAA First Round Football Pairings Class 4-AA Mideast (8) Cary at (1) Richmond (5) Wake Forest-Rolesville at (4) Wakefield (6) Heritage at (3) Leesville Road (7) Laney at (2) Middle Creek ClassMore >>
    NCHSAA First Round Football Pairings Class 4-AA Mideast (8) Cary at (1) Richmond (5) Wake Forest-Rolesville at (4) Wakefield (6) Heritage at (3) Leesville Road (7) Laney at (2) Middle Creek ClassMore >>
  • Prep Zone: Real Vikings wear pink

    Prep Zone: Real Vikings wear pink

    Thursday, October 25 2012 7:11 PM EDT2012-10-25 23:11:25 GMT
    Concord, NC(WBTV) – Central Cabarrus High School is gearing up for a big fight on Friday night, and not just on the football field. All month long, area schools have been showing their support of breast cancerMore >>
    Central Cabarrus High School is gearing up for a big fight on Friday night, and not just on the football field. The school is holding a "pink out" event, organized by the HOSA group.More >>
  • Mallard Creek's North out for season

    Mallard Creek's North out for season

    Wednesday, October 24 2012 11:05 PM EDT2012-10-25 03:05:49 GMT
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV)- Tough news on the high school scene for one of our local athletes. Mallard Creek senior wide receiver Marquez North is going to miss the rest of the season set to have surgery onMore >>
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV)- Tough news on the high school scene for one of our local athletes. Mallard Creek senior wide receiver Marquez North is going to miss the rest of the season set to have surgery onMore >>
  • Weddington at Sun Valley, WBTV Game of the week

    Weddington at Sun Valley, WBTV Game of the week

    Tuesday, October 16 2012 11:07 PM EDT2012-10-17 03:07:55 GMT
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV) This weeks WBTV Ford Game of the Week features the 7-1 Weddington Warriors at the 6-2 Sun Valley Spartans. Both teams are undefeated in the Southern Carolina Conference. WeddingtonMore >>
    Both teams are undefeated in the Southern Carolina Conference.More >>
  • LeMay to play Semper Fidelis All American bowl game

    LeMay to play Semper Fidelis All American bowl game

    Thursday, October 11 2012 7:23 PM EDT2012-10-11 23:23:08 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) – Exciting news for Butler High School's Uriah LeMay; the Senior wide receiver was honored today in front of his faithful bulldog fans. Everybody was on hand, including Coach BrianMore >>
    Exciting news for Butler High School's Uriah LeMay; the Senior wide receiver was honored today in front of his faithful bulldog fans.More >>
  • 2012 Shrine Bowl

    2012 Shrine Bowl

    Wednesday, October 10 2012 6:35 PM EDT2012-10-10 22:35:18 GMT
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV)- The 2012 Shrine Bowl list was released today for North Carolina and South Carolina. It's slim pickens for local athletes on the South Carolina side with Alex Sims of South Pointe,More >>
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV)- The 2012 Shrine Bowl list was released today for North Carolina and South Carolina. It's slim pickens for local athletes on the South Carolina side with Alex Sims of South Pointe,More >>
  • Title hopefuls go head to head

    Title hopefuls go head to head

    Tuesday, October 9 2012 9:12 PM EDT2012-10-10 01:12:24 GMT
    Charlotte, NC - (WBTV) This Friday, October 12th, WBTV will feature East Lincoln vs. Lake Norman Charter as the WBTV Ford Game of the Week. Both teams are undefeated, so this matchup could determineMore >>

    This Friday, October 12th, WBTV will feature East Lincoln vs. Lake Norman Charter as the WBTV Ford Game of the Week.More >>

  • Prep Zone: Local star on big stage

    Prep Zone: Local star on big stage

    Tuesday, October 9 2012 8:49 PM EDT2012-10-10 00:49:23 GMT
    Charlotte, NC - (WBTV) Butler wide receiver and Georgia Bulldogs commit Uriah Lemay has picked up a big honor from the United States Marine Corps. He will represent the east team in January's nationallyMore >>

    Butler wide receiver and Georgia Bulldogs commit Uriah Lemay has picked up a big honor from the United States Marine Corps.More >>

  • Ford Game of the week features top Private Schools

    Ford Game of the week features top Private Schools

    Monday, October 1 2012 1:37 PM EDT2012-10-01 17:37:00 GMT
    Charlotte, NC - (WBTV) WBTV has selected Davidson Day at Charlotte Country Day, as the High School 'Ford Game of the Week' for Friday October 7th. Both of the schools are elite private High School footballMore >>
    WBTV has selected Davidson Day at Charlotte Country Day, as the High School 'Ford Game of the Week' for Friday October 7th. More >>
  • Concord QB injures knee

    Concord QB injures knee

    Saturday, September 29 2012 10:57 PM EDT2012-09-30 02:57:04 GMT
    Charlotte, NC - (WBTV) WBTV received many calls into our newsroom about BJ Beecher Friday night, so we reached out to Concord head coach Glen Padgett. The Spiders Quarterback did strain his knee in Friday'sMore >>

    The Spiders are 7-0, and lead the South Piedmont Conference. More >>

  • Prep Zone: Knights’ Soccer gets a new coach

    Prep Zone: Knights’ Soccer gets a new coach

    Thursday, September 27 2012 3:34 PM EDT2012-09-27 19:34:13 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) – The men's varsity soccer team of Ardrey Kell High School has a new coach this year, one like never before. Kim Montgomery is the new leader of the team, known amongst the guys as CoachMore >>
    The men's varsity soccer team of Ardrey Kell High School has a new coach this year, one like never before. Kim Montgomery is the new leader of the Knights, known amongst the guys as Coach Monty. It's the first time in her career that she's coached males and she is really enjoying it. More >>
  • Statesville QB out three weeks

    Statesville QB out three weeks

    Friday, September 14 2012 12:32 PM EDT2012-09-14 16:32:43 GMT
    Statesville, NC (WBTV) -Statesville High School starting quarterback Carlis Parker will miss the next three weeks due to a meiscus tear in his left knee. The Virginia Tech commit will be replaced by EastMore >>
    Statesville, NC (WBTV) -Statesville High School starting quarterback Carlis Parker will miss the next three weeks due to a meiscus tear in his left knee. The Virginia Tech commit will be replaced by EastMore >>
  • Big test, big battle set for WBTV's Ford game of the week

    Big test, big battle set for WBTV's Ford game of the week

    Wednesday, September 5 2012 1:34 PM EDT2012-09-05 17:34:57 GMT
    Charlotte, NC - (WBTV) Outside of any playoff game Porter Ridge and A.L Brown may play, this is going to be there toughest test all season long. A.L Brown returns such a dynamic offense from last yearsMore >>

    Outside of any playoff game Porter Ridge and A.L Brown may play, this is going to be there toughest test all season long. More >>

  • Prep Zone: Another Porter Ridge star heads to 49ers

    Prep Zone: Another Porter Ridge star heads to 49ers

    Wednesday, September 5 2012 12:49 PM EDT2012-09-05 16:49:27 GMT
    Charlotte, NC - (WBTV) The Charlotte 49ers have landed another star from Porter Ridge high school. Pirates head coach Blair Hardin says running back/strong safety Chris Duffy has verbally committed toMore >>
    Running back/strong safety Chris Duffy has verbally committed to the program.More >>
  • Marvin Ridge forfeit

    Marvin Ridge forfeit

    Thursday, August 30 2012 8:54 PM EDT2012-08-31 00:54:43 GMT
    Waxhaw, NC (WBTV) -Marvin Ridge High School had a tough week on and off the football field this past week first losing to Ardrey Kell last Friday, then they found out they would have to forfeit theirMore >>
    Waxhaw, NC (WBTV) -Marvin Ridge High School had a tough week on and off the football field this past week first losing to Ardrey Kell last Friday, then they found out they would have to forfeit theirMore >>
  • North Gaston preps

    North Gaston preps

    Thursday, August 30 2012 8:50 PM EDT2012-08-31 00:50:22 GMT
    Dallas, NC (WBTV) -Coach Mike Patton at North Gaston picked up his first win as varsity head football coach last Friday snapping an on the field 28 game losing streak. The program was 1-42 since winningMore >>
    Dallas, NC (WBTV) -Coach Mike Patton at North Gaston picked up his first win as varsity head football coach last Friday snapping an on the field 28 game losing streak. The program was 1-42 since winningMore >>
  • Injury setback for South Iredell

    Injury setback for South Iredell

    Tuesday, August 21 2012 7:02 PM EDT2012-08-21 23:02:37 GMT
    Charlotte, NC - (WBTV) Not good news for coach Scott Miller at South Iredell, they will be without one of their best defensive players for a while. Starting Linebacker Lachanston Smith will be out aMore >>
    Not good news for coach Scott Miller at South Iredell, they will be without one of their best defensive players for a while.More >>
  • A.L. Brown beats Shelby 44-0 in state opener

    A.L. Brown beats Shelby 44-0 in state opener

    Friday, August 17 2012 3:24 PM EDT2012-08-17 19:24:10 GMT
    Shelby, NC (WBTV) -The Shelby Golden Lions got their high school football varsity season home opener started early with a Thursday night match-up againg powerhouse A.L. Brown because Shelby is scheduledMore >>
    Shelby, NC (WBTV) -The Shelby Golden Lions got their high school football varsity season home opener started early with a Thursday night match-up againg powerhouse A.L. Brown because Shelby is scheduledMore >>
  • Prep Zone: Carson Cougars seek redemption

    Prep Zone: Carson Cougars seek redemption

    Thursday, August 16 2012 5:11 PM EDT2012-08-16 21:11:55 GMT
    CHINA GROVE, NC (WBTV) – The Carson Cougars and all the other teams in the state have to wait until Friday for their first taste of action are looking to redeem themselves after a 4 and 7 season lastMore >>
    The Carson Cougars and all the other teams in the state have to wait until Friday for their first taste of action are looking to redeem themselves after a 4 and 7 season last year.More >>
  • A.L. Brown vs. Shelby Thursday showdown

    A.L. Brown vs. Shelby Thursday showdown

    Wednesday, August 15 2012 9:05 PM EDT2012-08-16 01:05:13 GMT
    Kannapolis, NC (WBTV) -If you dont want to wait until Friday for the official kickoff to the high school football season then you are more than welcome to head to Shelby Thursday night when they kick-offMore >>
    Kannapolis, NC (WBTV) -If you dont want to wait until Friday for the official kickoff to the high school football season then you are more than welcome to head to Shelby Thursday night when they kick-offMore >>
  • High School kickoff three days away

    High School kickoff three days away

    Tuesday, August 14 2012 6:49 PM EDT2012-08-14 22:49:19 GMT
    China Grove, NC (WBTV) -Getting closer and closer to the kickoff to the regular season of high school football. Most teams are putting the finishing touches on Friday's game plan like the Carson Cougars.More >>
    Getting closer and closer to the kickoff to the regular season of high school football. Most teams are putting the finishing touches on Friday's game plan like the Carson Cougars.More >>
  • Patriotism Bowl

    Patriotism Bowl

    Thursday, August 9 2012 6:39 PM EDT2012-08-09 22:39:38 GMT
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV) -High school football season starts next Friday, August 17th and some fans are already looking ahead to some big time rivalries on the schedule like Charlotte Country Day at CharlotteMore >>
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV) -High school football season starts next Friday, August 17th and some fans are already looking ahead to some big time rivalries on the schedule like Charlotte Country Day at CharlotteMore >>
  • Shelby scrimmage

    Shelby scrimmage

    Thursday, August 9 2012 10:40 AM EDT2012-08-09 14:40:23 GMT
    Shelby, NC (WBTV) -Wednesday marked the first day that schools in North Carolina could scrimmage so Shelby hosted Crest and South Carolina powers Gaffney and York. It was actually York's second scrimmageMore >>
    Shelby, NC (WBTV) -Wednesday marked the first day that schools in North Carolina could scrimmage so Shelby hosted Crest and South Carolina powers Gaffney and York. It was actually York's second scrimmageMore >>
  • Providence Day preps

    Providence Day preps

    Wednesday, August 8 2012 7:58 PM EDT2012-08-08 23:58:42 GMT
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV) -Providence Day is hard at work hoping to defend their first independent schools state title since 1986. They have 19 of 22 starters returning after losing only five players. OneMore >>
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV) -Providence Day is hard at work hoping to defend their first independent schools state title since 1986. They have 19 of 22 starters returning after losing only five players. OneMore >>
  • Prep Zone: York Football preview

    Prep Zone: York Football preview

    Sunday, August 5 2012 9:18 PM EDT2012-08-06 01:18:49 GMT
    Charlotte, NC - (WBTV) The York Cougars are coming off a 10 and 4 season. Head Coach Bobby Carroll is back for his 2nd year as head coach, and the offense will once again be led by his son Spencer CarrollMore >>
    The York Cougars are coming off a 10 and 4 season. More >>
  • Salisbury Football Preview

    Salisbury Football Preview

    Friday, August 3 2012 7:12 PM EDT2012-08-03 23:12:24 GMT
    Salisbury, NC (WBTV) - Coach Joe Pinyan's Salisbury Hornets have played some good football over the years with nine straight winning seasons inlcuding an 11-3 campaign last year. They once again bringMore >>
    Salisbury, NC (WBTV) - Coach Joe Pinyan's Salisbury Hornets have played some good football over the years with nine straight winning seasons inlcuding an 11-3 campaign last year. They once again bringMore >>
  • Lincolnton Football Preview

    Lincolnton Football Preview

    Thursday, August 2 2012 7:22 PM EDT2012-08-02 23:22:19 GMT
    Lincolnton, NC (WBTV) -The Lincolnton Wolves may take a step back in 2012 after a 14-2 campaign last season taking them to the 2A state title. Coach Scott Cloninger only has three starter back on offenseMore >>
    Lincolnton, NC (WBTV) -The Lincolnton Wolves may take a step back in 2012 after a 14-2 campaign last season taking them to the 2A state title. Coach Scott Cloninger only has three starter back on offenseMore >>
  • Butler Football Preview

    Butler Football Preview

    Wednesday, August 1 2012 6:37 PM EDT2012-08-01 22:37:03 GMT
    Matthews, NC (WBTV) -The Butler Bulldogs are on a mission to get back to the 4AA State Title game. They're loaded with talent with players like quarterback Riley Ferguson who has verbally committed toMore >>
    Matthews, NC (WBTV) -The Butler Bulldogs are on a mission to get back to the 4AA State Title game. They're loaded with talent with players like quarterback Riley Ferguson who has verbally committed toMore >>
  • Prep Zone: Richmond Senior Football preview

    Prep Zone: Richmond Senior Football preview

    Tuesday, July 31 2012 10:43 PM EDT2012-08-01 02:43:40 GMT
    Charlotte, NC - (WBTV) Not only is Richmond Senior a top contender for the Southeastern 4A Conference Title, but Coach Paul Hoggard's Raiders will be a major player in who wins the 4AA State Title. TheyMore >>
    The 30th season of Football Friday Night begins Friday, August 10th; with the preview show at 11:35pm.More >>
  • Prep Zone: Charlotte Catholic football practice starts

    Prep Zone: Charlotte Catholic football practice starts

    Monday, July 30 2012 11:52 AM EDT2012-07-30 15:52:10 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) – The Charlotte Catholic Cougars hit the field early Monday morning to start their intensive football training. Head Coach Jim Oddo has a lot of hope for the team with several startersMore >>
    The Charlotte Catholic Cougars hit the field early Monday morning to start their intensive football training. Head Coach Jim Oddo has a lot of hope for the team with several starters coming back and high expectations to meet.More >>
  • Forestview Preps

    Forestview Preps

    Friday, July 20 2012 7:56 PM EDT2012-07-20 23:56:44 GMT
    Gastonia, NC (WBTV) -Chris Medlin's Forestview Jaguars are poised to some good things in 2012. He has 27 lettermen returning with seven starters on defense and eight on offense. Quarterback Logan BradleyMore >>
    Gastonia, NC (WBTV) -Chris Medlin's Forestview Jaguars are poised to some good things in 2012. He has 27 lettermen returning with seven starters on defense and eight on offense. Quarterback Logan BradleyMore >>
  • Legendary Mooresville Coach Popp dies

    Legendary Mooresville Coach Popp dies

    Thursday, July 19 2012 7:24 PM EDT2012-07-19 23:24:26 GMT
    Mooresville, NC (WBTV) -High School Football in Mooresville this year won't quite be the same. Legendary Coach Joe Popp passed away Thursday morning in his sleep at the age of 82. Back in 2010, PoppMore >>
    Mooresville, NC (WBTV) -High School Football in Mooresville this year won't quite be the same. Legendary Coach Joe Popp passed away Thursday morning in his sleep at the age of 82. Back in 2010, PoppMore >>
  • Independence Patriots preps

    Independence Patriots preps

    Wednesday, July 18 2012 6:19 PM EDT2012-07-18 22:19:06 GMT
    Mint Hill, NC (WBTV) -High School football is less than a month away. We all know how good Butler is going to be in the Southwestern 4A, but they will once again be pushed to the limit by Independence.More >>
    Mint Hill, NC (WBTV) -High School football is less than a month away. We all know how good Butler is going to be in the Southwestern 4A, but they will once again be pushed to the limit by Independence.More >>
  • Prep Zone: Statesville Football Preview

    Prep Zone: Statesville Football Preview

    Tuesday, July 10 2012 8:31 PM EDT2012-07-11 00:31:33 GMT
    Charlotte, NC - (WBTV) Your football coundtown may have already started .. I know ours has. The Football Friday Night preview show is a month from today, August 10th. West Rowan has won the last 8 NorthMore >>
    West Rowan has won the last 8 North Piedmont Conference Titles, but this season Statesville may be ready to end that streak.More >>
  • Prep Zone: Football camp at Cox Mill High School

    Prep Zone: Football camp at Cox Mill High School

    Tuesday, June 19 2012 12:06 PM EDT2012-06-19 16:06:15 GMT
    CONCORD, NC (WBTV) – The High School Player Development (HSPD) program teamed up with the National Guard and the NFL to host a football camp for local high school athletes. The camp started June 13 andMore >>
    The High School Player Development (HSPD) program teamed up with the National Guard and the NFL to host a football camp for local high school athletes.More >>
  • Hough Soccer earns ESPN Award

    Hough Soccer earns ESPN Award

    Monday, June 18 2012 11:57 PM EDT2012-06-19 03:57:32 GMT
    Charlotte, NC - (WBTV) The Hough girls Soccer team received a big honor Monday morning. The 4A state champs received medals from ESPN. The award is for earning the top spot in ESPN's national poll. HoughMore >>
    Charlotte, NC - (WBTV) The Hough girls Soccer team received a big honor Monday morning. The 4A state champs received medals from ESPN. The award is for earning the top spot in ESPN's national poll. HoughMore >>
  • Marshville Athlete Gives Back to the Community

    Marshville Athlete Gives Back to the Community

    Wednesday, June 13 2012 6:18 PM EDT2012-06-13 22:18:29 GMT
    Marshville, NC (WBTV) -A former local high school athlete is giving back to his community. Dorenzo Hudson, Virginia Tech Hokies' basketball star and recent graduate, is holding a camp at his former highMore >>
    Marshville, NC (WBTV) -A former local high school athlete is giving back to his community. Dorenzo Hudson, Virginia Tech Hokies' basketball star and recent graduate, is holding a camp at his former highMore >>
  • Charlotte United team preps for Regionals

    Charlotte United team preps for Regionals

    Saturday, June 9 2012 11:09 PM EDT2012-06-10 03:09:18 GMT
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV) - Charlotte United's 93 Gold, U18 boys soccer team is prepping for next weekend's National Regionals in Greenville, SC. The 2010 and 2012 state champions, say their coach, MikeMore >>
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV) - Charlotte United's 93 Gold, U18 boys soccer team is prepping for next weekend's National Regionals in Greenville, SC. The 2010 and 2012 state champions, say their coach, MikeMore >>
  • Coach Terrel Leaving Myers Park

    Coach Terrel Leaving Myers Park

    Tuesday, June 5 2012 10:05 PM EDT2012-06-06 02:05:38 GMT
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV) WBTV Sports has learned Myers Park girls basketball coach Dustin Terrel is moving on. Terrel is not going far though, the Lady Mustangs head coach will be the Assistant coach forMore >>
    Charlotte, NC (WBTV) WBTV Sports has learned Myers Park girls basketball coach Dustin Terrel is moving on. Terrel is not going far though, the Lady Mustangs head coach will be the Assistant coach forMore >>
  • Sunday High School Softball scores

    Sunday High School Softball scores

    Sunday, June 3 2012 7:58 PM EDT2012-06-03 23:58:59 GMT
    High School Softball Scores: Pikeville Aycock 7, Fred T. Foard 2 *AYCOCK WINS 3A STATE TITLE* Camden 2, South Stanly 9 *SOUTH STANLY WINS 1A STATE TITLE*More >>
    High School Softball Scores: Pikeville Aycock 7, Fred T. Foard 2 *AYCOCK WINS 3A STATE TITLE* Camden 2, South Stanly 9 *SOUTH STANLY WINS 1A STATE TITLE*More >>
  • Prep Zone: Blue Devils baseball

    Prep Zone: Blue Devils baseball

    Saturday, May 19 2012 3:31 PM EDT2012-05-19 19:31:44 GMT
    MAIDEN, NC (WBTV) – Another team with a bright future looking ahead to next season is the Maiden Blue Devils. The biggest little football town in the world now has a lot to smile about when it comes toMore >>
    The biggest little football town in the world now has a lot to smile about when it comes to baseball.More >>
  • Prep Zone: Sisters in soccer

    Prep Zone: Sisters in soccer

    Saturday, May 19 2012 3:23 PM EDT2012-05-19 19:23:35 GMT
    KANNAPOLIS, NC (WBTV) – Prior to this year, the A. L. Brown soccer program wasn't taken seriously- that's changing thanks to this season. The Wonders placed third in conference and made it to the secondMore >>
    Prior to this year, the A. L. Brown soccer program wasn't taken seriously- that's changing thanks to this season.More >>
  • Tennis star wins unprecedented 4th state title

    Tennis star wins unprecedented 4th state title

    Sunday, May 13 2012 10:39 PM EDT2012-05-14 02:39:49 GMT
    Charlotte Catholic High School senior, Kyle Johnson, picked up his 4th straight state title in tennis, Saturday afternoon at the Burlington Tennis Center. Johnson, is the only player to win four consecutiveMore >>
    Johnson is the only player to win four consecutive men's singles titles in NCHSAA historyMore >>
  • Prep Zone: Alexander Central makes history

    Prep Zone: Alexander Central makes history

    Sunday, April 22 2012 8:24 PM EDT2012-04-23 00:24:09 GMT
    TAYLORSVILLE, NC (WBTV) – The lady cougars of Central Alexander are after more than just another championship. Taylorsville is a small town with a huge sports interest. In fact, they've even coined theMore >>
    TAYLORSVILLE, NC (WBTV) – The lady cougars of Central Alexander are after more than just another championship. Taylorsville is a small town with a huge sports interest. In fact, they've even coined theMore >>
  • Prep Zone: CATA soccer scores again

    Prep Zone: CATA soccer scores again

    Friday, April 20 2012 11:45 PM EDT2012-04-21 03:45:44 GMT
    The lady cougars of Central Academy of Technology and Arts are creating a name for themselves. CATA has put together an impressive soccer program full of honor roll students and skilled players.More >>
  • Prep Zone: Meet Olympic High's Triple Threat

    Prep Zone: Meet Olympic High's Triple Threat

    Sunday, April 15 2012 9:46 PM EDT2012-04-16 01:46:39 GMT
    Since the addition of head coach J.P. Culp, the Trojans have progressed quickly into becoming a playoff contender.More >>
  • Muggsy Bogues: Athlete, Coach, Mentor

    Muggsy Bogues: Athlete, Coach, Mentor

    Sunday, February 12 2012 3:01 PM EST2012-02-12 20:01:58 GMT
    Charlotte Hornets legend, Muggsy Bogues, is the boys head basketball coach at United Faith Christian Academy in Charlotte.More >>
  • Prep Zone: Unique coaching style keeps girls bball team undefeated

    Prep Zone: Unique coaching style keeps girls bball team undefeated

    Tuesday, January 17 2012 5:04 PM EST2012-01-17 22:04:45 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - It's not too often, that you see boys vs. girls, practicing against each other. Myers Park High School Girls Basketball coach, Dustin Terrel, does just that. The first-year headMore >>
  • Panthers name Catawba Co. student Community Captain

    Panthers name Catawba Co. student Community Captain

    Wednesday, December 28 2011 10:27 AM EST2011-12-28 15:27:46 GMT
    High school student Dustin Hipps is doing it all in his senior year: baseball, basketball, football… and volunteering too! His good deeds aren't going unnoticed.More >>
  • Prep Zone: 'Varsity Blue' loses biggest fan to cancer

    Prep Zone: 'Varsity Blue' loses biggest fan to cancer

    Wednesday, October 26 2011 4:07 PM EDT2011-10-26 20:07:45 GMT
    Maiden football hasn't been the same since the Fall of 2010 when they came across one very special boy named Robbie Caskey.More >>
  • Family and football at York High School

    Family and football at York High School

    Wednesday, October 19 2011 11:49 AM EDT2011-10-19 15:49:20 GMT
    A feel good story hidden in the football team of York High School all led by Coach Bobby Carroll.More >>
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