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Patriots keep Mustangs corraled

[singlepic=194,220,140,,right]It was a short night for Independence quarterback Anthony Carrothers. Carrothers threw for 209 yards and a touchdown on 12 complete passes in the first quarter Monday against Myers Park’s defense. The junior quarterback threw for 296 yards in the first half and finished with 318 yards.

Back-up quarterback P.J. Jackson took a majority of the snaps in the second half, and Independence won 55-15.

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By |October 6th, 2008|Independence High School, Sports|0 Comments

Monday night (high school) football

[singlepic=191,210,130,,left]Butler and Independence play again at 7 pm tonight. The Bulldogs face Ardrey Kell at Butler, and the Patriots play Myers Park at Independence. Coaches Tom Knotts and Mike Newsome are not happy playing their games tonight. It is the second game in four days and the middle game in a three-game-in-eight-day stretch. Knotts said […]

By |October 6th, 2008|Butler High School, Independence High School, Sports|0 Comments

Independence takes down South Meck

Running back Harold Blythe took over the Independence offense Friday. Blythe scored four touchdowns and rushed for 110 yards on 14 carries. Blythe set a personal record for touchdowns Friday, despite expecting not to play such a vital role in the Patriots’ offense.  He expects that role to grow as the season progresses.
“I think now they have some trust in me running the ball, so I think we’ll get so more runs going,” he said.
He still has room for improvement. Coach Tom Knotts said Blythe has to be a better runner in goal-line situations, but he has experience and good quickness.

INDEPENDENCE 42

SOUTH MECK 14 […]

By |October 3rd, 2008|Independence High School, Sports|0 Comments

Are you ready for some football?

[singlepic=186,220,140,,left]It’s Friday in Mint Hill, and that means everybody’s focused on football. Butler faces Providence at 7 pm tonight at Bulldog Stadium. The Bulldogs took down the Panthers 62-6 last season. Independence travels to South Meck tonight. Kickoff is at 7 pm at Sabre Stadium. The Sabres like to keep it on the ground, and […]

By |October 3rd, 2008|Butler High School, Independence High School, Sports|1 Comment