“Beyond Tobacco Road” will explore how ACC basketball stars David Noel, Shawan Robinson and Donald Williams made the transition to become North Carolina high school teachers and coaches. The director is raising money to make the film.
Here are five bold predictions about Friday’s high school football games from Observer reporter Langston Wertz Jr. They include thoughts on Hough, Catholic, Christian, Pine Lake Prep and Charlotte Latin.
As the ACC and corporate partner ESPN shamble toward the debut of a league-centric cable network, it’s also worthwhile recalling Castleman D. Chesley, the visionary entrepreneur who married the fledgling conference to television, then an emerging and little-appreciated tool.
NBA superstar Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors announced on Twitter he will be an executive producer of the faith-based Hollywood drama, Breakthrough, based on a real story by author Joyce Smith.
First-year Charlotte 49ers men’s basketball coach Ron Sanchez said he liked his team’s defensive effort, but it’s still grasping the fundamentals on the “pack” defense he brought with him from Virginia.