We are 140 days from the start of high school football and Football Friday Night. Right now, teams are not allowed to work out together, but that hasn’t stopped Richmond Senior from putting work outs on Twitter as they build team chemistry.
Even though the NFL has told teams they can’t travel to scout college talent due to COVID-19, the NFL Draft is still scheduled to take place April 23rd-25th. Draft prospects like Antonio Williams are having to get creative to sell themselves to the league during an unprecedented time in America.
Winthrop athletics director Ken Halpin is a member of the NCAA Council that granted an extra year of eligibility to all spring sports student-athletes. It was a balance of doing what was right versus being financially responsible and they had to make some hard decisions.
The sport of NASCAR has struggled with viewership and attendance the last few year. You may think the sports world going on pause due to COVID-19 would be a bad thing, but thanks to virtual racing, interest in NASCAR is on the rise.
The Charlotte 49ers spring football game was scheduled to kickoff this past Saturday, but due to COVID-19, that game and half of their spring football practices were cancelled. But there are a few positives.
After 13 years at Mallard Creek, coach Mike Palmieri is leaving the Creek to go coach at Denmark High School in Georgia. It’s time for a new challenge he said, but it certainly will be hard to leave home.
First Wednesday of February is National Signing Day. A huge day for seniors all over this country as they sign National Letters of Intent to play sports in college. For Olivia Xerras of Myers Park, this day is extra special.