Fall high school official practices began Friday
N.C. High School Athletic Association teams began official fall practices on Friday, Aug. 1. That included Cabarrus County teams. The heavy rain forced most Friday’s workouts inside.
I had a chance to visit practices at Mount Pleasant, A.L. Brown and Northwest Cabarrus Friday. The teams were working hard, like I’m sure all the teams in the county were. The Independent Tribune will have more in Sunday’s edition. Here is the Google picture and video story from some of the photos and videos shot Friday:
Central Cabarrus field turf is complete!
All the fund-raising and work at Central Cabarrus has resulted in a brand new turf field at Central Cabarrus. Congratulations to the Vikings! Here is the Independent Tribune story about the turf:
Hundreds of cyclists race in Kannapolis
The Giordana Crossroads Classic rolled into Kannapolis and the N.C. Research Campus Thursday for the Cabarrus Creamery Criterium. 216 cyclists raced in the races around a .7 mile D-shaped course.
The event was moved from Concord, where it has been for several years, because of construction of the new Concord City Hall. Here is the story in the Independent Tribune about the races and the winners:
Daniel Hermic leads the champions at the Summer Shootout
Daniel Hermic won the Jack In the Box Summer Shootout Legends Pro title for a third time. He and dozens of other racers competed in the 10-round Summer Shootout at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Champions were crowned after the final races Tuesday. Here are the winners and the final race results:
Hemric, a racer from Kannapolis, also had a big win the super late models in the Southern Super Series in Pensacola, Fla. Here are details in this week’s Short Track Racing Report:
Preseason Pigskin Previews
The Cabarrus Pigskin Previews are being published in the Independent Tribune. Here are links to those videos. More links will be added as the coaches’ interviews are completed:
These are the first in a series of preseason interviews. Check back later for more interviews.