Friday is opening night for Cabarrus County high school football. We will broadcast The Battle of the Bell: Kannapolis at Concord and First on the Turf: Mount Pleasant at Central Cabarrus. We will also broadcast J.M. Robinson at Cox Mill on a tape delay basis. Listen and watch below or go to our High School Cube page
Here is the organizer’s information about parking:
“Troutman Motors has given us permission to park in their lot! A short walk! Careful crossing the street!
“The assisted living behind us has given us permission to park in their lot BUT A FIRE LANE MUST BE LEFT OPEN!
“The D.A.V. has some parking BUT we ask that you use our horseshoe driveway to drop off passengers and chairs and such and park in First Assembly’s parking lot near Big Lots in front Arby’s. This is a huge parking lot and we will be running a shuttle back and forth the entire time.
“S&D Coffee will not let you park in their lot unless someone knows the right person to contact for us. ”
Food items range in price from $2 to $10 and canned drinks are $1.
I know where I will be eating Friday and I will be eating cupcakes! Hope to see you there.
Official practice for N.C. High School Athletic Association teams begins Aug. 1. The regular season begins Aug. 21 in the CharlottePreps.TV Kickoff Night and Aug. 22 for other teams including the Battle of the Bell between Concord and A.L. Brown.
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