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Football schedule | Sweet 16 | Eligible teams

Providence High senior running back Brian Mattar stands 5-foot-7, 155 pounds and proves that size isn’t everything.

About 15 percent of all the email I get – and I get tons – concerns the Sweet 16. One of the more constant questions: Team A beat Team B earlier this year, so why is Team B ranked ahead of Team A?

Observer rankings of the top 16 high school football programs in our circulation area

Seven of the weekend’s best Charlotte-area high school football games as chosen by Observer staffers and guests.

The Myers Park Mustangs picked the perfect time to break through, taking a 3-0 victory against the Hough Huskies on Thursday in the third round of the N.C. 4A playoffs.

Adversity couldn’t derail Providence High’s volleyball aspirations.

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Academic Magnet is a public school in Charleston, where football coach Bud Walpole was dismissed ...

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Butler High QB Anthony Ratliff-Williams added a last name, 15 pounds of muscle and more responsibilities to his role as the face of one of the Carolinas’ top programs.

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