Independence High QB Luke McPhail was supposed to split time with Davyne "Flash" Simpson this season, but after Simpson tragically passed away at 16, McPhail was suddenly the lone starter, and he's thriving.
Davidson Day's Mallorie Haines, daughter of a NASCAR crew chief, was one of the nation's most prolific scorers as a freshman. She trains with former UNC, NBA point guard Jeff McInnis. She's being recruited by schools like South Carolina and Kentucky.
Mallard Creek football coach Mike Palmieri talks about Saturday's game against two-time reigning S.C. 5A champion Dutch Fork at Memorial Stadium in Charlotte. Former Independence coach Tom Knotts coaches Dutch Fork.
Charlotte Country Day and East Lincoln held a football scrimmage Wednesday morning at Charlotte Country Day. Both teams were a little green, and early mistakes were aplenty, but both were happy to finally hit someone else.
Indian Trail quarterback Sam Howell is a Florida State commit and a top 10 recruit at his position nationally. He talks about his hopes for a big senior season and his plan to go one game farther than last year.