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Playoffs Round 2

Radio Free Cabarrus will broadcast Fred T. Foard at Mt. Pleasant and Crest at Jay M. Robinson on the NFHS Network.

The Mt. Pleasant game will also be broadcast on Memories 98.3 FM.

The other games featuring Cabarrus teams are:

A.L. Brown at South Iredell (Wonders radio 1460 WRKB-AM)

Complete Round 2 Pairings

1A FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP FIRST ROUND PAIRINGS

East

#1 North Duplin (11-0) vs. #8 Southside (7-5)

#4 Columbia (5-4) vs. #5 Pamlico County (8-4)

#3 South Robeson (3-8) vs. #6 Plymouth (7-5)

#2 Northampton County (10-1) vs. #7 Southeast Halifax (8-4)

West

#1 Mitchell (10-1) vs.  #9 Community School of Davidson (6-6)

#4 Mountain Island Charter (8-3) vs. #5 Robbinsville (8-4)

#3 Thomas Jefferson (10-1) vs. #6 Elkin (6-6)

#2 Cherokee (10-1) vs. #7 Union Academy (8-4)

 

1AA FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP FIRST ROUND PAIRINGS

East

#1 Tarboro (11-0) vs. #8 Riverside-Martin (7-5)

#4 Granville Central (5-6) vs. #5 West Montgomery (10-2)

#3 East Carteret (7-4) vs. #6 Lakewood (10-2)

#2 John A. Holmes (10-1) vs. #7 Manteo (9-3)

West

#1 Mount Airy (11-0) vs. #8 Polk County (8-4)

#4 Bessemer City (10-1) vs. #5 Swain County (8-4)

#3 North Stanly (10-1) vs. #6 Murphy (10-2)

#2 East Wilkes (9-2) vs. #7 East Surry (8-4)

 

2A FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP FIRST ROUND PAIRINGS

East

#1 Northeastern (12-0) vs. #9 Clinton (6-5)

#4 Beddingfield (8-4) vs. #5 Wallace-Rose Hill (10-1)

#3 Southwest Onslow (9-3) vs. #6 SouthWest Edgecombe (10-2)

#2 East Bladen (11-1) vs. #10 Greene Central (8-4)

West

#1 Reidsville (12-0) vs. #9 East Montgomery (10-2)

#4 South Columbus (11-1) vs. #12 Lincolnton (6-6)

#3 Hendersonville (9-3) vs. #11 Red Springs (9-3)

#2 Mountain Heritage (11-0) vs. #7 Whiteville (11-1)

 

2AA FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP FIRST ROUND PAIRINGS

East

#1 East Duplin (12-0) vs. #9 West Stokes (9-3)

#4 Randleman (10-1) vs. #5 Nash Central (10-2)

#3 South Granville (12-0) vs. #6 West Craven (7-5)

#2 North Davidson (11-1) vs. #7 Ledford (9-2)

West

#1 South Point (12-0) vs. #8 Shelby (10-2)

#4 Mount Pleasant (10-2) vs. #12 Fred T. Foard (9-3) (NFHS Network)

#3 Franklin (12-0) vs. #11 Pisgah (7-5)

#2 Hibriten (12-0) vs.  #10 Patton (9-3)

 

3A FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP FIRST ROUND PAIRINGS

East

#1 Western Alamance (12-0) vs. #8 Fike (9-3)

#4 Terry Sanford (11-1) vs. #5 Jacksonville (10-2)

#3 Southern Nash (11-1) vs. #6 Eastern Alamance (10-2)

#2 Havelock (11-1) vs. #7 E.E. Smith (9-3)

West

#1 Charlotte Catholic (12-0) vs. #8 Stuart Cramer (8-4)

#4 Hunter Huss (8-4) vs. #5 Weddington (9-3)

#3 Jay M. Robinson (10-2) vs. #6 Crest (8-4) (NFHS Network)

#2 Kings Mountain (11-1) vs. #7 Rockingham County (9-3)

 

3AA FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP FIRST ROUND PAIRINGS

East

#1 Clayton (12-0) vs. #8 Cleveland (8-4) (NFHS Network)

#4 Eastern Guilford (10-2) vs. #5 D.H. Conley (11-1)

#3 Lee County (12-0) vs. #11 Cape Fear (9-3) (NFHS Network)

#2 New Hanover (11-1) vs. #10 Dudley (10-2)

West

#1 Mount Tabor (10-2) vs. #8 Watauga (10-2)

#12 Sun Valley (9-3) vs. #13 Cuthbertson (5-7)

#3 South Iredell (10-2) vs. #6 A.L. Brown (10-2)

#2 A.C. Reynolds (11-1) vs. #7 Southwest Guilford (9-3)

 

4A FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP FIRST ROUND PAIRINGS

East

#1 Scotland County (9-1) vs. #9 Seventy-First (9-3)

#4 South Central (9-2) vs. #12 Knightdale (7-5)

#3 Cardinal Gibbons (11-0) vs. #6 Heritage (11-1)

#2 Hoggard (11-0) vs. #10 South View (9-3)

West

#1 Harding University (10-1) vs. #8 Porter Ridge (8-4)

#4 West Mecklenburg (8-3) vs. #5 East Forsyth (8-4)

#3 Glenn (10-1) vs. #6 Vance (9-3)

#2 South Caldwell (1-10) vs. #7 Hickory Ridge (10-2)

 

4AA FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP SECOND ROUND PAIRINGS

East

#1 Wake Forest (11-0) vs. #9 Millbrook (6-6)

#4 Sanderson (8-3) vs. #5 Middle Creek (9-3)

#3 Garner (7-4) vs. #6 Pinecrest (8-4)

#2 Green Hope (9-2) vs. #7 Leesville Road (8-4)

West

#1 Mallard Creek (11-0) vs. #9 North Mecklenburg (9-3)

#4 Page (10-1) vs. #5 Providence (9-3)

#3 Butler (8-2) vs. #6 Myers Park (11-1)

#2 West Forsyth (11-0) vs. #7 Hough (9-3)

Last week’s broadcasts

Playoffs & Changes

The NCHSAA football playoffs begin Friday, Nov. 10. With it also comes changes for Radio Free Cabarrus. We have joined the NFHS Network. This is a subscription based video service. The basic rate is $9.95 per month. Games and events will be broadcast live with video, including playoffs. In previous seasons, we have had to go to audio only for playoffs. After 72 hours, the games will be available for free to anyone with a username and sign-in.

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We hope that you will give it a try.

Playoff schedule

RFC will be broadcasting East Lincoln at Mount Pleasant and West Charlotte at Hickory Ridge on the NFHS Network

 

Memories 98.3 will also broadcast the Mount Pleasant game.

Other games include:

Clyde A. Erwin at A.L. Brown (broadcast on WRKB 1460).

Concord at Stuart Cramer

Tuscola at Jay M. Robinson

Northwest Cabarrus at South Iredell

Video of 7th Annual Cabarrus Sports Hall of Fame induction

Images from Bell Game

A.L. Brown beat Concord 14-12 to keep the Bell at Memorial Stadium in Kannapolis. Photographer Todd Maulden captured these images.

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Playoffs set

Here are the pairings for the first round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association football playoffs which begins Friday, Nov. 10. Radio Free Cabarrus expects to broadcast three games in the first round. We will announce which one later this week.

1A FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP FIRST ROUND PAIRINGS

East

#1 North Duplin (11-0), BYE

#8 Southside (6-5) vs. #9 Northside-Pinetown (5-6)

#5 Pamlico County (7-4) vs. #12 Albemarle (4-7)

#4 Columbia (5-4), BYE

#3 South Robeson (3-8), BYE

#6 Plymouth (6-5) vs. #11 North Edgecombe (4-6)

#7 Southeast Halifax (7-4) vs. #10 South Creek (5-6)

#2 Northampton County (10-1), BYE

West

#1 Mitchell (10-1), BYE

#8 South Stokes (5-6) vs. #9 Community School of Davidson (5-6)

#5 Robbinsville (7-4) vs. #12 Rosman (2-9)

#4 Mountain Island Charter (8-3), BYE

#3 Thomas Jefferson (10-1), BYE

#6 Elkin (5-6) vs. #11 Hayesville (3-8)

#7 Union Academy (7-4) vs. #10 Alleghany (4-7)

#2 Cherokee (10-1), BYE

 

1AA FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP FIRST ROUND PAIRINGS

East

#1 Tarboro (11-0), BYE

#8 Riverside-Martin (6-5) vs. #9 Princeton (7-4)

#5 West Montgomery (9-2) vs. #12 Rosewood (5-6)

#4 Granville Central (5-6), BYE

#3 East Carteret (7-4), BYE

#6 Lakewood (9-2) vs. #11 Pender (4-7)

#7 Manteo (8-3) vs. #10 Gates County (6-5)

#2 John A. Holmes (10-1), BYE

West

#1 Mount Airy (11-0), BYE

#8 Polk County (7-4) vs. #9 North Rowan (8-3)

#5 Swain County (7-4) vs. #12 Cherryville (4-7)

#4 Bessemer City (10-1), BYE

#3 North Stanly (10-1), BYE

#6 Murphy (9-2) vs. #11 South Stanly (5-6)

#7 East Surry (7-4) vs. #10 Starmount (6-5)

#2 East Wilkes (9-2), BYE

 

2A FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP FIRST ROUND PAIRINGS

East

#1 Northeastern (11-0) vs. #16 Bertie (4-7)

#8 First Flight (8-3) vs. #9 Clinton (5-5)

#5 Wallace-Rose Hill (9-1) vs. #12 Ayden-Grifton (6-5)

#4 Beddingfield (7-4) vs. #13 Farmville Central (5-6)

#3 Southwest Onslow (8-3) vs. #14 Goldsboro (6-5)

#6 SouthWest Edgecombe (9-2) vs. #11 Hertford County (6-5)

#7 Kinston (9-2) vs. #10 Greene Central (7-4)

#2 East Bladen (10-1) vs. #15 James Kenan (3-7)

West

#1 Reidsville (11-0) vs. #16 West Lincoln (4-7)

#8 East Rutherford (7-4) vs. #9 East Montgomery (9-2)

#5 Graham (3-8) vs. #12 Lincolnton (5-6)

#4 South Columbus (10-1) vs. #13 Wheatmore (9-2)

#3 Hendersonville (8-3) vs. #14 Brevard (6-5)

#6 Salisbury (7-3) vs. #11 Red Springs (8-3)

#7 Whiteville (10-1) vs. #10 North Wilkes (8-3)

#2 Mountain Heritage (10-0) vs. #15 Lexington (6-4)

 

2AA FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP FIRST ROUND PAIRINGS

East

#1 East Duplin (11-0) vs. #16 St. Pauls (5-6)

#8 Bunn (8-3) vs. #9 West Stokes (8-3)

#5 Nash Central (9-2) vs. #12 T.W. Andrews (4-7)

#4 Randleman (9-1) vs. #13 Roanoke Rapids (8-3)

#3 South Granville (11-0) vs. #14 Washington (4-7)

#6 West Craven (6-5) vs. #11 Richlands (8-3)

#7 Ledford (8-2) vs. #10 Anson (4-7)

#2 North Davidson (10-1) vs. #15 Forest Hills (3-8)

West

#1 South Point (11-0) vs. #16 West Iredell (5-6)

#8 Shelby (9-2) vs. #9 Newton-Conover (9-2)

#5 Maiden (11-0) vs. #12 Fred T. Foard (8-3)

#4 Mount Pleasant (9-2) vs. #13 East Lincoln (6-5)

#3 Franklin (11-0) vs. #14 Smoky Mountain (5-6)

#6 Wilkes Central (9-2) vs. #11 Pisgah (6-5)

#7 North Surry (10-1) vs. #10 Patton (8-3)

#2 Hibriten (11-0) vs. #15 Bandys (5-6)

 

3A FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP FIRST ROUND PAIRINGS

East

#1 Western Alamance (11-0) vs. #16 Eastern Wayne (6-4)

#8 Fike (8-3) vs. #9 Triton (6-5)

#5 Jacksonville (9-2) vs. #12 Northside-Jacksonville (6-5)

#4 Terry Sanford (10-1) vs. #13 Rocky Mount (4-6)

#3 Southern Nash (10-1) vs. #14 Westover (4-7)

#6 Eastern Alamance (9-2) vs. #11 Northeast Guilford (7-4)

#7 E.E. Smith (8-3) vs. #10 West Carteret (8-3)

#2 Havelock (10-1) vs. #15 Williams (5-6)

West

#1 Charlotte Catholic (11-0) vs. #16 West Caldwell (6-5)

#8 Stuart Cramer (7-4) v.s. #9 Concord (5-6)

#5 Weddington (8-3) vs. #12 Hickory (6-5)

#4 Hunter Huss (7-4) vs. #13 West Rowan (6-5)

#3 Jay M. Robinson (9-2) vs. #14 Tuscola (7-4)

#6 Crest (7-4) vs. #11 Monroe (5-6)

#7 Rockingham County (8-3) vs. #10 Freedom (7-4)

#2 Kings Mountain (10-1) vs. #15 Forestview (4-7)

 

3AA FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP FIRST ROUND PAIRINGS

East

#1 Clayton (11-0) v.s #16 Northwood (7-4)

#8 Cleveland (7-4) vs. #9 Northern Durham (8-2)

#5 D.H. Conley (10-1) vs. #12 Northern Guilford (6-5)

#4 Eastern Guilford (9-2) vs. #13 Hillside (5-5)

#3 Lee County (11-0) vs. #14 Ben L. Smith (5-6)

#6 Orange (8-2) vs. #11 Cape Fear (8-3)

#7 Southeast Guilford (9-2) vs. #10 Dudley (9-2)

#2 New Hanover (10-1) vs. #15 West Brunswick (4-7)

West

#1 Mount Tabor (9-2) vs. #16 Ashbrook (4-7)

#8 Watauga (9-2) vs. #9 Asheville (7-4)

#5 Marvin Ridge (10-1) vs. #12 Sun Valley (8-3)

#4 Alexander Central (10-1) vs. #13 Cuthbertson (4-7)

#3 South Iredell (9-2) vs. #14 Northwest Cabarrus (6-5)

#6 A.L. Brown (9-2) vs. #11 Clyde A. Erwin (6-4)

#7 Southwest Guilford (8-3) vs. #10 Statesville (9-2)

#2 A.C. Reynolds (10-1) vs. #15 Parkland (6-5)

 

4A FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP FIRST ROUND PAIRINGS

East

#1 Scotland County (9-1), BYE

#8 Jordan (6-5) vs. #9 Seventy-First (8-3)

#5 Overhills (8-3) vs. #12 Knightdale (6-5)

#4 South Central (9-2), BYE

#3 Cardinal Gibbons (11-0), BYE

#6 Heritage (10-1) vs. #11 Purnell Swett (5-6)

#7 Ragsdale (7-4) vs. #10 South View (8-3)

#2 Hoggard (11-0), BYE

West

#1 Harding University (10-1), BYE

#8 Porter Ridge (7-4) vs. #9 Davie County (5-6)

#5 East Forsyth (7-4) vs. #12 Mooresville (4-7)

#4 West Mecklenburg (8-3), BYE

#3 Glenn (10-1), BYE

#6 Vance (8-3) vs. #11 R.J. Reynolds (6-5)

#7 Hickory Ridge (9-2) vs. #10 West Charlotte (5-6)

#2 South Caldwell (1-10), BYE

 

4AA FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP FIRST ROUND PAIRINGS

East

#1 Wake Forest (11-0), BYE

#8 Jack Britt (6-5) vs. #9 Millbrook (5-6)

#5 Middle Creek (8-3) vs. #12 Laney (7-4)

#4 Sanderson (8-3), BYE

#3 Garner (7-4), BYE

#6 Pinecrest (7-4) vs. #11 Athens Drive (7-4)

#7 Leesville Road (7-4) vs. #10 Fuquay-Varina (7-4)

#2 Green Hope (9-2), BYE

West

#1 Mallard Creek (11-0), BYE

#8 Richmond County (7-4) vs. #9 North Mecklenburg (8-3)

#5 Providence (8-3) vs. #12 South Mecklenburg (2-9)

#4 Page (10-1), BYE

#3 Butler (8-2), BYE

#6 Myers Park (10-1) vs. #11 East Mecklenburg (5-6)

#7 Hough (8-3) vs. #10 Ardrey Kell (3-8)

#2 West Forsyth (11-0),  BYE

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Rivalry Friday

Battle for the Bell – Live on Memories 98.3

Concord at Kannapolis, 7 p.m. pregame, kickoff at 7:30 with Ken Anderson and Coach Soupy Campbell.

Clash for the Coddle Creek Cup

Cox Mill at Northwest Cabarrus, 7 p.m. pregame, kickoff at 7:30 with Shaked Bar-Tal, Perry Gabriel and Mark Plemmons on Radio Free Cabarrus/The Cube.

Central Cabarrus at Jay M. Robinson

The SPC champion Bulldogs host the Vikings. 7 p.m. pregame, 7:30 p.m. kickoff with John Voncannon and Chris Hudson.

Other games tonight

Hickory Ridge at Porter Ridge

Mt. Pleasant at West Stanly

 

Images from an upset

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Hickory Ridge 43 Butler 42

Hickory Ridge won a thriller Friday night over Butler. Photographer Todd Maulden captured some of the excitement with his photos below.

 

LIVE SCOREBOARD

Under the Lights on Friday Nights

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The Radio Free Cabarrus crew will be covering several games in person and reporting scores from many others. Shaked Bar-Tal will be at Forest Hills for the Rocky River Conference match-up with Mt. Pleasant. John Voncannon will report from the Battle for Kannapolis with A.L. Brown at Northwest Cabarrus. Henry Hutton will be doing double duty, covering the Hickory Ridge at Butler for the Independent Tribune and checking in with RFC gang. Chris Hudson will report live from Concord at Central Cabarrus. Perry Gabriel and Mark Plemmons will host the program live from the Cox Mill at Jay M. Robinson game.

You can join in as well. Call or text 704-490-3715. Under the Lights on Friday Nights will be live from 7 to 10 p.m.

Our friends at Memories 98.3 and WTIX-AM will be broadcasting Hickory Ridge at Butler. Join Ken Anderson and Coach Soupy Campbell for the call.

A look back at Jay M. Robinson at Concord by Todd Maulden

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Central Cabarrus versus East Rowan video

Here is the replay of Central Cabarrus’ game with East Rowan.

This week’s Game of the Week will be live from Cox Mill as the Chargers battle North Mecklenburg.

Monday Night Football

Parkwood at Cox Mill

Mark Plemmons and Shaked Bar-Tal call the action.

Also Monday
Central Cabarrus at Mt. Pleasant (broadcast on Memories 98.3 FM, WTIX)

Back to Friday night football

Jay M. Robinson at Hickory Ridge

John Voncannon and Chris Hudson call the action from Harrisburg. The Ragin’ Bulls come in with a 2-0, while the Bulldogs are 1-1. The game has been moved back to Friday at 7:30 p.m. weather permitting.

Central Cabarrus at Mt. Pleasant and Parkwood at Cox Mill have been moved to Monday night.

Thursday scores
A.L. Brown 50 Jesse Carson 0
Hough 28 Concord 14
Below are some Todd Maulden’s  photos from Week 1.