Garinger High School hasn't won a football game since 2011, but Friday may be the day. The Wildcats play at 2A Monroe Central Academy which hasn't won this season. Beyond that, Jeff Caldwell, head football coach, is trying to establish a program to build on for years to come.
Charlotte Catholic defeated Charlotte Christian on Friday night with two key plays during late fourth-quarter action. Running back Milan Howard caught a pass from quarterback Chris Walton and rushed for a touchdown and cornerback Sam Broom intercepted a pass by Charlotte Christian quarterback Garrett Shrader in the closing seconds.
More than 100 high school football players from around the region braved cold and rainy conditions at Garinger High for a day of skills and competitions to hopefully jump-start or enhance their college recruiting.
Providence lacrosse goalie Noah Hays had to skip his junior year when he was diagnosed with cancer. He has been cancer free for several months and was playing this season. Last Thursday, a scan showed the cancer had returned. On Monday evening, Hays manned the goal for the Providence Panthers against Weddington.