Next Friday, September 11, is Patriot Day at the Independence vs. West Charlotte Football Game. The game is a home game for Independence. Former Patriot students, parents of students or children of Patriot staff who are serving or have served in the armed forces will be honored. The community is invited […]
The Mint Hill Times
Anthony Carrothers and the Independence offense were effective as usual Friday night. The Patriots also took advantage of several Hopewell turnovers and costly penalties.
Hopewell fumbled the ball in three straight possessions in the second half which led to three straight touchdowns by Independence.
“I thought the defense played with a lot of intensity and really got after it,” said head coach Tom Knotts. “We wanted to play more assignment football than what we played against Mallard Creek. We didn’t play our assignments last week but we did tonight.”
Carrothers finished the night with 289 yards and three touchdowns on 16-24 passing.
“He’s a special special player, he’s grown up a lot,” said Knotts. “He throws it on the money.”
The Town of Matthews released a statement today in support of CMS’s Tuesday vote to postpone the decision on the boundaries for the new Mint Hill high school.
“We have been hearing from people that the plans were never on the CMS Web site and there had not been an opportunity to fully discuss the impacts […]
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools will receive $122,137.34 to replace cafeteria equipment at three high schools, including Independence High School. The money will come through the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and is part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) (also called federal stimulus funding).
CMS applied for the ARRA grant in May; the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board […]