In May, the Mint Hill Times profiled Jay Brosnan, a retired military man who lives with his wife off Lebanon Road. Brosnan was preparing for a cross country bicycle ride from Washington state to Maine over the summer, his second cross country ride since 2001. But this one did not go as smooth as his first. […]
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools announced new rules and procedures for verifying student-athlete eligibility.
“I think we’ve moved to the next step,” said Dr. Peter Gorman, CMS superintendent. “You can never resolve something that has on-going monitoring and compliance, you’ll just continue to have to check on it.”
CMS accepted every recommendation from the 24-member committee put together to tackle the system’s eligibility issues during the last school year.
The Butler Bulldogs and Independence Patriots scrimmaged against local high school football teams yesterday. Butler scrimmaged the Olympic Trojans at 8 am, and the Patriots faced the Charlotte Catholic Cougars at 7 pm. […]
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools said yesterday it found three players ineligible at Butler and Independence high schools.
After an investigation by CMS Law Enforcement, one Butler High School varsity football player and one Butler High basketball player were declared ineligible. The students violated a CMS residency rule by falsifying their addresses. A junior varsity football player from Independence […]
The Associated Press reports Carolina Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith sat out today’s practice because of a concussion suffered in Saturday’s preseason win against the Colts.
This is not good news. See Dan Morgan and Nick Goings and what concussions have done for their careers. Coach Fox says it’s day to day on Smith. Let’s […]
[singlepic=8,150,150,,right]High school football preseason kicks off tomorrow in the Mint Hill area. Butler High gets things started with a scrimmage at 7 am against Olympic at home. Independence gets its preseason underway at 7 pm at Independence against Charlotte Catholic. The last two scrimmages against Charlotte Catholic have been unlucky for the Patriots. One was […]