Football Friday Night

  COVID-19 case identified within Clover HS football program, team activities suspended

A case of the coronavirus has been identified within the Clover High School football program and team activities are now suspended.

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

Football practice canceled for week after HS player tests positive for COVID-19 in Iredell Co.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools to further delay high school sports activities

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

  Will the extended dead period for the NCHSAA push back the start of football?

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

Drake Maye, Myers Park’s all-star quarterback, decommits from Alabama, commits to UNC

Mallard Creek football coach Mike Palmieri leaving for out-of-state position

  Vance Cougars ready to finish some unfinished business

  Fans brave chilly temps for state championship game between Providence Day School and Metrolina Christian Academy

The chilly temperatures and chance of wet weather didn’t keep fans from showing up at the NCISAA State Football Championship Friday night.

  Parkwood at Piedmont, South Caldwell at St. Stephens, Hibriten at West Iredell, Alexander Central at Hickory, Vance at North Meck

Here are the highlights of Parkwood at Piedmont, South Caldwell at St Stephens, Hibriten at West Iredell, Alexander Central at Hickory, and Vance at North Meck.

  Watauga at Freedom

Here are the highlights of Watauga at Freedom.

  Northwestern at Rock Hill, Legion Collegiate at Forest Hills, Fort Mill at Clover

Here are the highlights of Northwestern at Rock Hill, Legion Collegiate at Forest Hills, and Fort Mill at Clover.

  West Stanly at Anson Senior

  Porter Ridge at Myers Park

  West Rowan at Carson and East Rowan at Statesville

  Hough at Mallard Creek

  FFN October 11th- Ardrey Kell at West Meck, Providence Day at Latin, Kings Mountain at Hunter Huss

  FFN October 11th- West Caldwell at West Iredell, Lancaster at South Pointe, Olympic at Berry, Cuthberston at Monroe, Statesville at South Iredell

  East Lincoln at North Lincoln

North Lincoln made a big statement Friday with a 52-7 win over previously unbeaten East Lincoln to stay undefeated in South Fork 2A conference play.

Mallard Creek moves to #1 in 4A poll

Even after a 31-13 win by Myers Park over Butler, the Mustangs drop down a spot to #2 as Mallard Creek now takes over the top spot in the 4A poll.

  Football Friday Night- October 11th (Clover at Northwestern & Marvin Ridge at Parkwood)

Clover and Marvin Ridge both picked up big wins this past Friday.

  Butler at Myers Park

Big win on Friday for Myers Park as they stayed undefeated with the 31-13 win over Butler.

  FFN Overtime #2 October 4th (Union Academy at Mountain Island Charter, Stuart Cramer at Crest, R-S Central at Shelby, Latin at High Point Christian)

Mountain Island Charter, Crest, and Shelby all got big conference wins on Friday. Latin went on the road and got a win to stay undefeated.

  FFN Overtime- October 4th (Chester at Indian Land, Central Davidson at Salisbury, Harding at Ardrey Kell)

Chester, Salisbury, and Ardrey Kell all got big wins on Friday to stay undefeated in conference play.

  Watauga at Alexander Central

Watauga beats Alexander Central to go to 2-0 in Northwestern 4A/3A conference play.

  Lake Norman at Mallard Creek

Mallard Creek remains undefeated in I-Meck play with a shut out win over Lake Norman.

  Football Friday Night-- October 4th (Porter Ridge at Butler & Lincolnton at East Lincoln)

Butler and East Lincoln got big wins to remain undefeated in their perspective conferences.

  Charlotte Catholic at Weddington

With a 45-0 win over Charlotte Catholic, Weddington left no doubt who is the #1 team in 3A football.

  Northwestern HS football coach, interim AD react to devastating hit on Mason Rudolph in NFL

Northwestern High School's football coach and interim athletic director are reacting to the hit taken by Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph last Sunday.

Myers Park, Weddington, and Shelby all stay at the top of the football rankings

Myers Park, Weddington, and Shelby all hold firm at the top of the NC high school football poll this week.

  Probation to be lifted for NC high school cheerleaders who held Trump banner during football game

There had been ongoing debate surrounding the probation after photos made the rounds on social media of the girls posing with a TRUMP 2020 sign during a Friday night football game in late August.

  South Point at Burns

Burns with a statement win over South Point 30-28 as they start conference play 1-0 and have won 4 straight games after losing in week 1.

  Bandys at Maiden

It was quite the battle, but Maiden was able to pull out a victory of rival Bandys 30-23 to start South Fork 2A play 1-0.

  Mallard Creek at Vance

With an impressive 17-7 road win over Vance, Mallard Creek starts I-Meck Conference play 1-0.

  Mount Pleasant at South Stanly

After losing their first 2 games of the season, Mount Pleasant has won 2 straight and are 2-2 as they beat South Stanly 28-25 in comeback fashion.

  Bessemer City at North Lincoln

After losing their first game of the season, North Lincoln has won 3 straight games as they beat Bessemer City 42-0.

  Olympic at Alexander Central

Alexander Central got a big home win over Olympic 55-28 to go to 4-1 on the season.

  Covenant Day at Charlotte Christian

Charlotte Christian goes to 2-1 on the season after a 35-3 win over Covenant Day.

  Hunter Huss at Central Cabarrus

Hunter Huss is starting to get healthy and they are starting to get on a roll. They went to Central Cabarrus and got a big comeback win 34-21 to win their 2nd straight game.

  Harding at North Meck

North Meck picked up their first victory of the season as they beat Harding 24-15.

  Hickory Ridge at Northwest Cabarrus

In a battle between 2 undefeated teams, Northwest Cabarrus pulled out a 34-29 win over Hickory Ridge to go to 5-0 on the season.

  Shelby at Kings Mountain

For the first time since 2010, Kings Mountain beat Shelby in football.

  Burns at Newton-Conover

Fresh off beating Crest last week, Burns validated that win by beating Newton-Conover 49-12 to go to 3-1 on the season. Here are the highlights of the Bulldogs’ big victory.

  Country Day at Providence Day

In a match up of 2 undefeated teams, Providence Day came back to beat Country Day 28-16 to go to 4-0 on the season. Here are the highlights of the Chargers comeback win.

  Myers Park at Hough

Myers Park made a huge statement on Friday as they pounded a good Hough team 68-21. Here are the highlights at the Mustangs move their record to 4-0.

  Supporters gather after high school football game canceled amid cheerleading probation debate

There was no high school football game Friday night at North Stanly High School, but there was a large group of people across the street.

  Country Day at High Point Christian

Here are the highlights of Charlotte Country Day’s win over High Point Christian 28-14. The Bucs are now 4-0 on the season.

  West Lincoln at Fred T. Foard

Here are the highlights West Lincoln at Fred T. Foard as the Rebels go to 3-0 on the season.

  Mount Pleasant at Concord

Mount Pleasant picked up their first win of the season as they beat Concord 27-7. Here are the highlights of that match up.

  Thomasville at Salisbury

The Salisbury Hornets are off to a 3-0 start after their win over Thomasville 28-0. Here are the highlights of the Hornets shut out win.

  Richmond Senior at Cardinal Gibbons

Richmond Senior beat Cardinal Gibbons 45-28 to stay undefeated. Here are the highlights of the Raiders victory.

  Hickory at Hunter Huss

Hunter Huss beat Hickory 33-7 on Friday night. Here are the highlights of the Huskies victory.

  Mooresville at A.L. Brown

Mooresville picked up a big road win on Friday as they shut out A.L. Brown 30-0. Here are the highlights of the Blue Devils win.

  Myers Park at South Meck

Myers Park goes to 3-0 as they beat South Meck 47-0. Here are the highlights of the Mustangs win.

  Kings Mountain at West Meck

Kings Mountain would come to Charlotte and picked up a 35-7 win over West Meck to go to 3-0 on the season. Here are the highlights of the Mountaineers victory.

  St. Stephens at Maiden

MAIDEN, N.C. (WBTV) - Maiden moves to 3-1 on the season after their win over St. Stephens. Here are the highlights.

  Garinger at Hopewell

Hopewell snapped a 34 game losing streak after a 54-6 victory over Garinger. Here are the highlights of the Titans streak breaking win.

  Crest at Shelby

In one of the biggest games in the state this week, Shelby pounded their Cleveland County rival 51-21. The Golden Lions now move to 3-0 on the season. Here are the highlights of Shelby’s win.

  Draughn at Cherryville

After only winning 2 games all last season, Draughn is now 2-2 after their 61-0 victory over Cherryville. Here are the highlights of the big win for the Wildcats.

  Mountain Island Charter at Berry

Mountain Island Charter came to Charlotte and picked up a big win over Berry 45-20. Here are the highlights of the 1A Raptors beating the 4A Cardinals.

  Rock Hill School District implements clear-bag policy at home football games

If your child plays football for or against any Rock Hill School District football team this year, you will have to submit to new safety procedures at Rock Hill stadiums.

  Charlotte Christian vs Sun Valley

The high school football season started tonight with Charlotte Christian vs Sun Valley. The Knights would win this one 35-13 to extend their winning streak to 22 straight wins.

  2019 FFN Electrifying 11- Gavin Blackwell of Sun Valley

The final member of the 2019 FFN Electrifying 11 is one of the fastest wide receivers in our area and anytime the ball is in his hands, LOOK OUT! He is Gavin Blackwell of Sun Valley.

  2019 FFN Electrifying 11-- Porter Rooks of Myers Park

Myers Park has 3 players on the 2019 FFN Electrifying 11. The final member is one of the best wide receivers in the state in Porter Rooks.

  2019 FFN Electrifying 11- Power Echols of Vance

As a sophomore, Vance linebacker Power Echols was the North Carolina Defensive Player of the Year... as a sophomore. This year, the rising junior starts the season on the FFN Electrifying 11.

  2019 FFN Electrifying: Trenton Simpson of Mallard Creek

As the 52nd best prospect in the country, Mallard Creek linebacker Trenton Simpson is one of the top recruits in the nation for the class of 2020. Now he is a member of the 2019 FFN Electrifying 11.

  2019 FFN Electrifying 11: Will Shipley of Weddington

Since he first step foot on a football field at Weddington, Will Shipley has been an impact player for the Warriors. He is one of the top players in the nation in the class of 2021 and now he is a member of the 2019 Electrifying 11.

  2019 FFN Electrifying 11: Ray Grier of South Point

Ray Grier’s stats won’t wow you but his abilities as a complete wide receiver will and that’s why he is on the 2019 FFN Electrifying 11.

  2019 FFN Electrifying 11: Cameron Roseman-Sinclair of Myers Park

Since his freshman season, Cameron Roseman-Sinclair has been making big plays at Myers Park. All that experience has led him to becoming one of the top safeties in the nation and puts him on the list of the 2019 FFN Electrifying 11.

  2019 FFN Electrifying 11: Elijah Burris of Mountain Island Charter

Elijah Burris has been an impact player at Mountain Island Charter since his freshman season. As he starts his senior campaign, he begins as a member of the 2019 FFN Electrifying 11.

  2019 FFN Electrifying 11: Muhsin Muhammad III of Myers Park

Spoiler alert: Myers Park has 3 players on this year’s FFN Electrifying 11. The first is Muhsin Muhammad III.

  2019 FFN Electrifying 11: Tyrese Blake of Northwest Cabarrus

Tyrese Blake and Northwest Cabarrus were pretty much unknowns heading into the 2018 season. It was a break out year for both as the Trojans had their best football season ever and Blake had a monster season on his way to being named conference player of the year.

  Experienced Mallard Creek team ready to finish some unfinished business in 2019

After going 10-0 in the regular season last year, Mallard Creek lost in the 2nd round of the playoffs. That one loss is the foundation and fuel for the 2019 version of the Mavericks.

Top quarterback recruit Drake Maye sets family legacy aside; picks Alabama over UNC

Myers Park High’s Drake Maye, a rising junior and one of the country’s top quarterbacks in the Class of 2021, announced his decision Wednesday on Twitter.

  Joe Evans trying to change the mind set at South Meck

In the last 21 years of South Meck football, the Sabres have only had 4 winning seasons. Enter Joe Evans as he tries to change that.

Experienced coaching staff hoping to lead Legion Collegiate Academy to great things in football

Building a high school football program from scratch is always tough, but imagine doing it without a permanent home in your first season. That is exactly the task for Legion Collegiate Academy in Rock Hill.