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Patriots take down East Meck 19-0

By Ron Morris

Last Friday night at Independence High School the Patriots opened  Southwestern 4A Conference play with a 19-0 win over the East  Mecklenburg Eagles.

Just before the first half kick off the rain also found its way to Indy’s homefield creating a steady downpour for the duration of the contest. Both teamshandled the conditions very well without any turn overs.

The Patriots scored all of its points in the first half while the defense held the Eagles scoreless. With 8:19 left in the first quarter Indy’s Cederick Stone returned an East Meck punt 92 yards for the score putting Indy up 6-0.

Senior running back Quantavious McGill added another first quarter score atthe 3:17 mark with a 4 yard run making the score 12-0 at the end of the first quarter. Indy got its final touchdown at the 9:19 mark in the second quarter when quarterback Christian McPhail found Duane Perking in the end zone for a 16 yard touchdown pass. Caleb Ritch kicked the point after making the score 19-0. […]

By |October 3rd, 2015|Around Town, Arts, Featured Posts, Independence High School, Sports|1 Comment

The Journey Begins: Part 1-4

Editor’s note: Dr. Michael Richardson writes a weekly column for The Mint Hill Times, “Health Basics.” In this four-part series, he talks about his recent health experience. The series is ongoing and can be read weekly in The Mint Hill Times or on our website.

The journey begins
By Dr. Michael Richardson
I’ve always enjoyed good health. At least that’s the way my brain remembers it. (We tend to smooth over in our minds the rough parts of our medical histories over time.) I forgot the asthma and oxygen tents as a child, the allergies so bad that my wife remembers being told 30 + years ago “Don’t touch my nose”, the experiments with gravity and a fractured leg. Nothing serious – at least nothing that I judged life threatening at the time. […]

By |September 25th, 2015|Health Basics - Michael Richardson|16 Comments

Mint Hill Doctor Michael Richardson transitions from primary care physician

By Dr. Michael Richardson
This month I have completed 25 years of service to patients at the Charlotte Medical Clinic (the last seven in Mint Hill), and will be forever grateful for the works accomplished and the relationships gained through that experience. On November 1, 2015 I will be transitioning my medical career within Carolinas Healthcare System to become Associate Medical Director, Levine Cancer Institute Survivorship and Genetics Programs. With that transition, I will no longer be seeing patients as a primary care physician. […]

By |September 25th, 2015|Health Basics - Michael Richardson|0 Comments

Kirking of the Tartans service at Philadelphia Presbyterian Mint Hill

Philadelphia Presbyterian (11501 Bain School Road in Mint Hill) invites neighbors to join them for a Kirking of the Tartans service September 27 at 10:30 a.m. Come experience the swirl of tartans, the whir of the bagpipes and the message from returning pastor Rev. Victor Wilson, a native of the British Isles. Stay for a […]

By |September 25th, 2015|Around Town|0 Comments