High School Sports

  Students, parents react to news some CMS extracurricular activities will resume

  CMS students, parents petition for school board to allow swim season to continue amid pause on high school athletics

  Myers Park coach, student-athlete sound off on CMS decision to pause athletic activity

Paying $56,000 to play high school football this fall? Charlotte families make sacrifices

CMS announces phased return to workouts for high school athletes

  Gaston County Schools not allowing students to play sports if enrolled in district’s virtual academy

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools to release workout schedules for athletes by Aug. 21

  CMS father speaks about new sports calendar released by NCHSAA

North Carolina high school football won’t start until 2021

  CMS superintendent gives no answer for fall sports after school board meeting

  Student-athletes hope CMS decision on fall sports comes Tuesday during board meeting

  ‘Stop dragging your feet and make a decision’: CMS parent, student-athlete speak on future of school sports

  Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools not in favor of high school sports during remote learning

The district returned a questionnaire to the N.C. High School Athletic Association on Thursday and said it would not allow student-athletes to play sports while in remote learning.

N.C. high school sports season pushed back again due to Phase 2 extension

The move comes one day after Gov. Roy Cooper announced that N.C. would remain in the “Safer at Home” Phase 2 of reopening until at least Sept. 11.

South Pointe vs. Myers Park: Game at Bank of America stadium canceled, official says

The game would’ve been the first high school football game to be played in Charlotte’s Bank of America Stadium, the home of the NFL’s Carolina Panthers.

S.C. High School League panel pushes back decision to vote on flipping fall sports to spring

The South Carolina High School League’s appellate panel voted to not vote on the district’s proposal which would flip the athletic calendar for the upcoming school year.

  Dozens of CMS student-athletes push district officials to allow sports in 2020-2021

  NC high school fall sports season pushed back until at least September

Charlotte schools have debated ‘offensive’ mascot names for decades. What’s changed?

Still no word on when fall sports will start in North Carolina

  Football conditioning starts for some in North Carolina while others continue to wait

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools to further delay high school sports activities

Panthers QB Will Grier providing scholarships for black student-athletes at West Charlotte HS

Carolina Panthers quarterback and Charlotte native Will Grier is providing scholarships for black student-athletes at West Charlotte High School.

  Concerns start to rise in South Carolina about the start of the high school football season

“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

  High school baseball is back with the Charlotte High School Baseball Extended Season

The crack of baseball bats are back as the Charlotte High School Baseball Extended Season is in full swing.

  Will there be a high school football season?

High school football conditioning is in full swing in South Carolina even after the first confirmed case of COVID-19.

Positive COVID-19 case confirmed within Fort Mill HS football program, practices canceled for week

Someone involved with the football program at Fort Mill High School has tested positive for the coronavirus.

NCHSAA to allow high school practices to resume June 15. CMS to wait

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.

  Local high school football coach Zach Bevilacqua speaks out against racism

Professional athletes and coaches using their voices to protest and speak out in this time of injustice, but a local high school football coach is using his platform as well to evoke change.

  When life handed him lemons, Noah Monroe made lemonade and now he gets ready to receive his diploma

When life hands you lemons, you make lemonade. Something Concord senior Noah Monroe has done numerous times in his life as he gets ready to get his diploma.

Myers Park & South Pointe to play first ever high school football game in Bank of America Stadium

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 high school teams allowed to have virtual workouts

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.

  Chad Grier comes home to become the head football coach at Providence Day

After 3 years in South Carolina, Chad Grier is ready to come back home to Charlotte to be the head football coach at Providence Day.

  NCHSAA hopes to play the basketball state championships... EVENTUALLY

At this point, all major sporting events around the world have been cancelled, but the NCHSAA is going with a more positive approach as they have just postponed their basketball state championships.