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Patience please, website changes are coming

Thanks for stopping by Radio Free Cabarrus. We are making some website changes and ask for your patience. As you can see we are broadcasters and not webmasters.

All of our broadcasts are still available on our channels on High School Cube, Ustream and Youtube.

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Mark Plemmons Youtube channel



Merry Christmas and happy holidays to everyone

We wish you and yours a wonderful holiday season. We have been blessed and are thankful for all that we have. Thank you for helping make 2014 the most successful year ever  for Radio Free Cabarrus.


Week 10: West Rowan-Concord highlights the action

Central Academy at Mount Pleasant

Cox Mill at Central Cabarrus

Other games:
Jesse Carson at Northwest Cabarrus 7:30 p.m.
Hickory Ridge at South Rowan 7:30 p.m.
Mallard Creek at A.L. Brown 7:30 p.m.
Cannon School at High Point Christian 7 p.m.
Hopewell at J.M. Robinson 7:30 p.m.

Hot action from football opening Friday night

Concord keeps the Bell in a thriller

Cox Mill wins at home against J.M. Robinson 42-17

Central Cabarrus 40 Mount Pleasant 34

 Cabarrus scores

Concord 20-14 A.L. Brown

Central Cabarrus 40-34 Mount Pleasant

Cox Mill 42-17 J.M. Robinson

Hickory Ridge 35-28 Piedmont

West Stanly 34-20 Northwest Cabarrus

Cannon School 33-13 North Raleigh Christian

Metrolina Christian 61-0 cfa Academy

South Piedmont Conference

South Rowan 31-21 South Iredell

Mooresville 49-21 West Rowan

North Rowan 43-21 East Rowan

Jesse Carson 42-35 Salisbury

MeCKa Conference

Mallard Creek 28-21 Charlotte Christian

Hough 34-20 Sun Valley

Vance 47-0 West Mecklenburg

Butler 54-6 West Charlotte

Lake Norman 35-28 North Mecklenburg

Hopewell 39-0 Garinger

Rocky River Conference

Cuthbertson 34-9 Parkwood

North Stanly 26-24 CATA

Monroe 50-7 Lexington

Forest Hills 7-6 Anson OT

Click here for the complete scoreboard from our friends at Carolina Preps



Battle of the Bell, First on the Turf highlight week 1

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

 Battle for the Bell

First on the Turf

Here is the rest of Friday’s schedule for Cabarrus County teams. Follow us with on Twitter too and will be using #cabarrussports


J.M. Robinson at Cox Mill 7:30 p.m.

Northwest Cabarrus at West Stanly 7:30 p.m. Another broadcaster’s at this one on High School Cube

Piedmont at Hickory Ridge 7:30 p.m.

North Raleigh Christian Academy at Cannon 7 p.m.

cfa Academy at Metrolina 7 p.m.

Food Truck Friday – this Friday in Concord

More than a dozen food trucks are expected to be at Cabarrus County Food Truck Friday (Aug. 1).

Cabarrus County Food Truck Friday is this Friday, Aug. 1
Cabarrus County Food Truck Friday is this Friday, Aug. 1

The event will be at DAV Chapter 27 at 2400 Rock Hill Church Road in Concord. That’s just off Concord Parkway at S&D Coffee and Tea.

Here is the Facebook page for the organizers:

Cabarrus County Food Truck Friday

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.

Master Bacon
Click on the pig to find out more about Master Bacon.
Save room for dessert because Sweet Cakes will be there.
Save room for dessert because Sweet Cakes will be there.

I know where I will be eating Friday and I will be eating cupcakes! Hope to see you there.


Purvis, Williamson & Delahoussaey shine in All-Star game

The East and West battled to a 10-10 tie in the annual East-West High School All-Star Game in Greensboro.

Cabarrus County was well represented with the efforts of Central Cabarrus running back Kenny Purvis and A.L. Wonders defenders Johnny Delahoussaey and Kyrell Williamson.

Purvis was a key player in the West’s rally from a 10-0 deficit in the fourth quarter. He scored on a five-yard touchdown run with 4:02 left. For the game he carried the ball 10 times for 70 yards.

On defense for the West, Delahoussaey had three solo tackles and assisted on six others. Williamson had three solo hits and assisted on another.

Stats for other players and the box score is available here:

Asheville Citizen-Times High School Sports Huddle

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.

Davidson Wildcats get new floor at Belk Arena

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).

Things to do this week in Cabarrus County


A beautiful sunset closed out another fun-filled weekend in Concord.
A beautiful sunset closed out another fun-filled weekend in Concord.

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 ShootoutCharlotte 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

Concord beats Rowan County in playoffs

Concord 7 Rowan County 6

Concord Post 51 evened its playoff series with Rowan County at 1-1 with a 7-6 win at Central Cabarrus Tuesday.

The best of 5 series continues Wednesday in Salisbury. Game 4 is scheduled for Thursday evening at Central Cabarrus. Both games start at 7 p.m.