According to a recent report by the Carolina Journal, a verification review found that two-thirds of students in free or reduced lunch programs are ineligible. The school system spends millions each year providing free and reduced lunches. The board will vote October 14 if they want to dig deeper to see who’s cheating to get […]
[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.
The Butler Bulldogs got off to a slow start–as they have all season–but cruised in the second half with big plays from the offense, and a swarming defense in the win over Ardrey Kell.
Anthony Short scored on 9 and 83 yard touchdown runs and quarterback Christian LeMay was 12-24 for 206 yards and two touchdowns.
[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 […]
Providence put up a good fight, but the Bulldogs defense was tough, scoring two touchdowns on interceptions by Jacob Davis and Marcel Sargent. Davis also had a fumble recovery for the Bulldogs. Next up is Ardrey Kell Monday night at Bulldogs stadium, 7 pm. It’s the make up game from two Friday’s ago. Kell lost […]
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.
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