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The week ahead in sports

Sunday

The Charlotte Express plays the Jacksonville Cannons in an American Ultimate Disc League game at 1 p.m. at East Mecklenburg High. The Express lost its season opener last week against Atlanta, but had this play featured on ESPN’s top 10.

Tuesday-Thursday

High school conference track meets take center stage: The MECKA 8 Tuesday and Wednesday at Hopewell; Southwestern 4A Wednesday and Thursday at Butler and the SoMeck Wednesday and Thursday at West Mecklenburg.

Saturday

▪ The Queens Cup Steeplechase will run for the 20th time in Mineral Springs in Union County (near Waxhaw). The races benefit the Alzheimer’s Association, and there’s plenty to know and learn about the event and the sport.

▪ The Charlotte Convention Center is the site of the National Physique Committee’s Charlotte Cup. Among those in the body-building competition will be Olympic High student Jovon Times, who also plays football and wrestles for the Trojans.

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