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Here’s directions to tonight’s game from Mint Hill:
Take I-485 to I-77 to Exit 73 (Hwy. 901). Turn right off the exit ramp.
Follow 901 and take a left at the first traffic light (Highway 72).
Travel for approximately 1 mile. (Along the way you will pass a Speedway gas station on the right. You will see […]
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.”
Butler soccer played to a 1-1 tie against a young Weddington team Wednesday. Butler struck first with an unassisted goal from sophomore midfielder Ryan McIntyre in the 11th minute. Weddington would equalize in the 29th minute on a 35 yard blast off the foot of Ben Kern which just made its way under the crossbar. […]