The Independence High School Key Club visited Lawyer’s Glen Retirement Living Center last week and not only visited with the seniors but helped them do crafts and brought them treats!
By Ron Morris
Celebrating homecoming on Friday night, the Independence Patriots faced off against the Myers Park Mustangs in a Southwestern 4A Conference game and came away with a 50-14 victory over the Mustangs.
The Patriots took the opening kickoff and marched down the field and capped it off with a one yard touchdown run by quarterback Kelvin Hopkins. With neither team able to mount any offense, the first quarter ended with Indy leading 7-0.
Both teams were unable to get any offense going. With 5:53 left to go in the second quarter, the Mustangs failed to pick up a first down on fourth and short. On the Patriots first play from scrimmage Kelvin Hopkins ran 64 yards putting the Patriots up 12-0. Indy faked the extra point and Jamar Jenkins scored for the two point conversion for a 15-0 Indy lead.
Eight players scored touchdowns for the Independence Patriots Friday night as the Patriots cruised to a 65-0 Southwestern 4A Conference win against their host the Garinger Wildcats.
Quarterback Kelvin Hopkins opened the scoring with a 12 yard pass to Jamar Jenkins, Will Walton hauled in a 33 yard touchdown pass and Pierre Lockwood scored on an 18 yard pass from […]
Independence High School Principal Amy Dellinger was named named the 2014-2015 East Learning Com-munity Principal of the Year. The staff received word, but kept it from Dellinger until halftime Friday night. It was a big surprise.