Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is giving its high school coaches and athletic directors long-awaited raises this school year. It’s the first time since the 2005-06 school year that coaches had seen an increase in their supplemental pay.
North Mecklenburg High boys' basketball standout Jae'Lyn Withers will begin play in the first NCAA Live Evaluation period this weekend. He's one of the nation's fastest-rising recruits. About 16 years ago, his father was in a similar position.
Independence High boys basketball star Jamarius Burton made his college choice Friday in a special ceremony at school. He'll play for Gregg Marshall at Wichita State and is looking forward to a conference game with ECU.
Monday's Observer-area high school spring sports roundup includes Charlotte Latin stopping nationally ranked Providence Day in soccer, plus top performers and game recaps from area soccer, softball, tennis, lacrosse and track events