The Observer surveyed 140 public schools in and around Charlotte on the North Carolina side of the border to learn how many football programs have had players transfer out to avoid waiting until February to play their seasons.
One big question that’s still in limbo is your child’s chance to play sports this fall. As of Monday night, Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools’ parents, players, and coaches say they are still waiting for district officials to decide if there will be any sports this school year.
Dozens of student-athletes, coaches, and parents gathered outside of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District central office Wednesday morning to push school leaders to allow sports in the upcoming school year.
“If changes don’t come into place, it’s going to be very hard for us to put any of our fall sports seasons together.” That quote coming from South Carolina High School League commissioner Jerome Singleton as the league starts to look into alternative plans for fall sports seasons
The N.C. High School Athletic Association is lifting its dead period June 15. In an email to its schools Monday afternoon, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools informed coaches that CMS athletes won’t start until July 6.
History will be made on September 5th as Myers Park and South Pointe will play the first ever high school football game in the 24 year history of Bank of America Stadium. Certainly a night that neither of these teams or communities will ever forget.
South Carolina public schools are closed due to COVID-19 which means no sports. If schools resume soon, sports will as well and with a short period of time before the end of the school year, there won’t be a lot of time to get ready.