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48 hours away before Butler-Independence

To get you ready, here’s highlights of Butler’s 57-14 win over Weddington courtesy of butlerhighfootball.com.

Here’s video of Independence’s 49-3 win over West Charlotte:

Finally, here’s video of last year’s Butler win over Independence:

By |November 5th, 2008|Butler High School, Independence High School, Sports|0 Comments

Independence downs East Meck 35-14

Independence remained unbeaten by defeating East Meck 35-14 on Friday, and set up a season finale with Butler next week at Memorial Stadium. The Patriots failed to score 40 or more points for the first time all
season, but there was no shortage of offense for Independence. The win moves Independence to 9-0 on the year. […]

By |November 1st, 2008|Independence High School, Sports|0 Comments

Independence High School Homecoming 2008

Mint Hill Times reporter Adam Houston shot this video of the Independence High School Homecoming at half time of the game two weeks ago.

By |October 26th, 2008|Independence High School|0 Comments

Independence cruises past Weddington

Weddington and Independence met Friday night as teams headed in opposite directions. The Patriots entered the game 7-0 on the season and ranked first in the region while the Warriors limped in at 0-8.  Weddington had allowed 30 or more points in each of its games and the Patriots have scored 40 or more in [singlepic=259,240,160,,right]every contest so far this year. The streaks remained intact Friday as Independence cruised to a 41-14 victory.
“They do not have the overall talent that we do, but they were able to keep it close,” said Independence head coach Tom Knotts.
Anthony Carrothers led the Patriot attack by completing 25 of 30 passes for 334 yards and four touchdowns.  Harold Blythe controlled the ground game and finished with 99 yards and two touchdowns on only nine carries. Independence amassed 454 yards of total offense for the game. […]

By |October 25th, 2008|Independence High School, Sports|0 Comments

Indy students grow with SEED program

Two Independence High School students recently particpated in the American Chemical Society’s Project SEED program. Anastasiya Draga studied the “electrochemical and spectroscopic studies of hexacoordiate polypyridylsilicon (IV) complexes” with mentor Dr. Thomas Schmedake and Michele Johnson studied the “design and synthesis of nanoscale catalysts for biomass conversion” with mentor Dr. Sherine Obare.

They spent eight weeks […]

By |October 20th, 2008|Independence High School|0 Comments

Patriots pounce on Providence

Independence got off to quick start Friday against Providence. How quick? Less than three minutes into the game, the Patriots lead 14-0. They put up 31 more points in the first half, an additional 21 points in the second half, and beat Providence 59-13 on a drizzly, sometimes windy night.

The victory renewed head coach Tom Knotts’ confidence in his team, and something that even he couldn’t dream.
“I don’t think anybody in the state could have beat us,” he said. “I think that ought to serve notice that we’re the top dog, and they have to knock us off.”

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By |October 17th, 2008|Independence High School, Sports|0 Comments