Lake Norman & Mooresville

Sports briefs

Mooresville QB makes college commitment

Patrick O'Brien, a 6-foot-4 Mooresville quarterback, committed to play football at UNC Pembroke. The Blue Devil will officially sign a Letter of Intent Feb. 2 as part of National Signing Day.

The senior threw for 1,519 yards and 14 touchdowns while leading Mooresville to a 8-4 record.

Blue Devil swimming coach honored

Mooresville swimming coach Heidi Williams was named the I-Meck Conference girls' Coach of the Year. Last year, she was named the boys' Coach of the Year. Williams' Blue Devil teams finished sixth in the I-Meck conference meet.

Lake Norman girls finished atop the I-Meck, while the Wildcat boys finished second.