The Davidson Wildcats are now members of the Atlantic 10. Renovations and improvements are underway at John Belk Arena. Here is a time lapse video of the new floor and re-design including the A10 logo.
Davidson has moved to the A10 for all sports except football (Pioneer Football League) and wrestling (Southern Conference).
Sunday’s sunset closed another fun-filled week in Concord and Cabarrus County. Another busy week is coming up with lots of activities ranging from sports to concerts. Here are a few of the highlights:
Tuesday, July 15
Jack In the Box Summer Shootout – Charlotte Motor Speedway host Legends and Bandoleros racing on the front stretch track every Tuesday throughout the summer. All the details are here: Charlotte Motor Speedway
Thursday, July 17
Union Street Live – Listen to the Fantastic Shakers free concert in Downtown Concord. The concert is from 6 to 9 p.m. on Means Avenue near the Historic Cabarrus County Courthouse. More information about Downtown Concord and its events are here: Downtown Concord Development Corporation
Saturday, July 19
Village Park Summer Concert Series – Listen to the Carolina Soul Band free concert in Village Park in Kannapolis. The festivities get underway at 7 p.m. at 700 W. C St. More information about events in Kannapolis is here: Kannapolis Entertainment Series
Sunday, July 20
Mount Pleasant History 1910-1950 – Local historian Ben Callahan will present a history including stories and pictures of the development of the small town. The program is from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Eastern Cabarrus Historical Society Musem, 1100 N. Main St., Mount Pleasant, N.C. Program fee $3, free for members. More information is available here: ECHS Museum
Friday-Monday, July 18-21
Kannapolis Intimidators baseball – The Intimidators host the Lakewood Blueclaws at CMC-NorthEast Stadium. Game times are 7:05 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 5:05 p.m. Sunday and 12:05 p.m. Monday. More information is available here: Kannapolis Intimidators
Work continues at Central Cabarrus High School in Concord on new field turf in the football stadium. The work is expected to be complete in time for the new football and soccer season which begin in August.
The first game is expected to be Mount Pleasant at Central Cabarrus. It will be one of the Cabarrus County Games of the Week broadcast by Radio Free Cabarrus.
Here is the Independent Tribune’s story about funding of the project when it came before Cabarrus County Commissioners:
The Charlotte Symphony’s annual patriotic concert is at Kannapolis’ Village Park with fireworks. Activities get underway at 7 p.m. It is part of a summer-long series of concerts, movies and activities. Here are more details:
Harrisburg kicks off its festivities Wednesday at 6 p.m. with the Miss July 4th Pageant at Hickory Ridge High School. Activities are planned for Thursday evening and all day on Friday. There will be fireworks both nights. Here are all the details:
Listen to play by play of Kannapolis Post 115′s game at South Rowan High School against Southern Rowan. If Post 115 wins, they make the playoffs. If Southern wins, Concord Post 51 will win the tiebreaker and go to the playoffs with a fourth place finish.
Mark Plemmons calls the action beginning at 3:55 Friday. It will be audio only today. We are traveling light with the threat of rain in case we have to move quickly.
Southern Rowan (3-3) is battling Stanly County (4-3) for second place.