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South Rowan beat Parkland to open the season

Week 3 is Labor Day Weekend and Friday night gets festivities started with lots of high school football. 485 Sports/Radio Free Cabarrus is broadcasting three games on the NFHS Network and there are lots of other network games available. Log-on to NFHS Network and search for your school.
485 Sports/Radio Free Cabarrus announcers will be on the call at these games:
Walkertown at Mount Pleasant
A.L. Brown at Rocky River
Jay M. Robinson at South Rowan.

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The Wait Is Over

Battle for the Bell

A.L. Brown wins 31-19 over Concord. It was an exciting. Unfortunately we could not get enough Internet to broadcast through The Cube nor could we update our page from the stadium to let you know that we were able to broadcast on Memories 98.3 and 1410 WTIX. Please accept our apologies. We’ll try it again Friday on The Cube.

Friday Night

Jay M. Robinson at Northwest Cabarrus

John Voncannon and Coach Soupy Campbell call the action from Trojan Stadium with the Sundrop Pregame Show starting at 7 p.m.

Mount Pleasant at Central Cabarrus

Shaked Bar-Tal and Mark Plemmons call the action at Central Cabarrus with the Sundrop Pregame Show starting at 7:45 p.m. Kickoff is at 8 p.m. on the turf.

Postgame coverage by the Independent Tribune

Jemal Horton and company will be covering Cabarrus County like a blanket both Thursday and Friday. Log-on to IndependentTribune.com for all coverage.

Soon the scoreboards around the county will be lit up with scores.
Soon the scoreboards around the county will be lit up with scores.

The best music in town

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Wonders battle the Spiders

Concord hosts Kannapolis A.L. Brown in non-conference basketball tonight, Wednesday, Jan. 20. John Voncannon and Chris Hudson call the action for Radio Free Cabarrus.

Schedule changes due weather forecast

With potentially icy weather in the forecast for Thursday night into Friday morning, some schools have moved games and matches to Thursday.  Check with your school for the latest schedule. Here are the changes that we have (subject to change):

Parkwood at Mount Pleasant Thursday, wrestling at 5 p.m. followed by varsity basketball (no junior varsity games)

Jesse Carson at Jay M. Robinson Thursday

Central Cabarrus at Hickory Ridge Thursday

Nov. 20: Playoff doubleheader

Ledford at Concord


Mount Pleasant at Hendersonville

Other games tonight
A.L. Brown at South Caldwell
Jay M. Robinson at South Iredell

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Oct. 16: SPC doubleheader

The Concord Spiders are celebrating 100 years of athletics and the 2015 high school football races are developing with big match-ups this week.

Jesse Carson at Concord

Cox Mill at Jay M. Robinson

Other games
Hough at A.L. Brown
Mount Pleasant at Monroe
Asheville School at Cannon School
Hickory Ridge at Northwest Cabarrus
Central Cabarrus at South Rowan
Victory Christian at cfa Academy
The Independent Tribune’s weekly interviews with Cabarrus coaches are here.

Big MeCKa game at Memorial Stadium

Memorial Stadium at AL Brown 2015

WRKB-AM in Kannapolis will broadcast the Wonders game with Hough. Here is a link to Wonders Radio.

5th Annual Cabarrus County Sports Hall of Fame Induction

The Cabarrus County Sports Hall of Fame will induct its fifth class at a ceremony Thursday at the Boys and Girls Club of Cabarrus County.

The ceremony is free and open to the public. It begins at 7 p.m.


Mud bowl times two?

Central Cabarrus at Concord

Also Friday
East Rowan at Hickory Ridge 6:30 p.m.

The A.L. Brown game with Vance has been moved to Monday at Rocky River High School.

Thursday scores

Mount Pleasant 42 Northwest Cabarrus 0

Cox Mill 24 South Rowan 10

West Rowan 28 Jesse Carson 7

Other changes

The 8th Annual Hickory Ridge Festival of Bands for Saturday was cancelled.

The opening of the Carolina Renaissance Festival has been moved to Sunday.

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Thursday night football

Mt. Pleasant at Northwest Cabarrus

Also Thursday
Cox Mill at South Rowan

Friday’s games
Central Cabarrus at Concord 7 p.m.
East Rowan at Hickory Ridge
A.L. Brown at Vance 7 p.m.

Shaked Bar-Tal, above, and Mark Plemmons will call the action
Shaked Bar-Tal, above, and Mark Plemmons will call the action

Battle for the Bell

Concord at A.L. Brown on live TV

Time Warner Cable Sports Channel will broadcast tonight’s (Aug. 20) Concord at A.L. Brown game from Memorial Stadium in Kannapolis. The Battle for the Bell will be the first ever live TV broadcast of a high school game in the state.

Radio Free Cabarrus will broadcast an audio only play-by-play for fans who can’t get the Time Warner broadcast. John Voncannon and Chris Hudson will call Concord Spiders’ games all season long.

Independent Tribune’s Battle for the Bell edition


Check out this great special section
Check out this great special section

This week’s coaches’ videos (some shows are still being uploaded and will be available later today).

Discount tickets are now available
Discount tickets are now available

Battle for the Bell Week

The Battle off the field

battle of the buses 2015

Students and supporters of both Concord and A.L. Brown will be competing in a food drive competition at Thursday’s Battle for the Bell game. Each school will have a school bus on hand to be filled with canned food items to benefit those in need through the Cooperative Christian Ministry.

The food will be weighted the school with the most pounds wins.

Concord Bell Week activities

concord bell week 2015

Kanapolis Pep Rally Tuesday

kannapolis pep rally 2015

Battle of the Bell Flashbacks

2014 Game

2013 Game

2012 Game


2011 Game

Countdown to kickoff

The Battle for the Bell kicks off the season

This is the 100th year of Concord High School athletics
This is the 100th year of Concord High School athletics

Opening week is right around the corner for high school football. Our first broadcast will be the Battle for Bell with Concord at A.L. Brown.

Radio Free Cabarrus will broadcast audio only for the game. The game will be broadcast live on TV by Time Warner Cable. John Voncannon and Chris Hudson will call the action for RFC. They will broadcast Concord games all season long.

Our regular broadcasts (live audio with delayed video) will begin on Friday, Aug. 21, with two games.

Northwest Cabarrus visits Jay M. Robinson in a South Piedmont Conference game. The Bulldogs are rejoining the 3-A ranks after two season at 4-A. Perry Gabriel and Coach Soupy Campbell will call the action.

The Highway 49 Rivalry will be the other broadcast with Central Cabarrus visiting Mount Pleasant. It will be the first game since the Cabarrus County School Board approved naming the field. It is now Larry Honeycutt Field at Tiger Stadium. Mark Plemmons and Shaked Bar-Tal will call the action.

Independent Tribune’s coach’s videos

The Independent Tribune’s Pigskin Preview coach’s videos are now available for all 10 Cabarrus schools that play football. Links to the videos are below. The newspaper will also publish its Cabarrus gridiron guide Aug. 19 and the Battle for the Bell section Aug. 16.

A.L. Brown Wonders Football Report

Cannon School Cougars Football Report

cfa Academy Eagles Football Report

Central Cabarrus Vikings Football Report

Concord Spiders Football Report

Cox Mill Chargers Football Report

Hickory Ridge Ragin’ Bulls Football Report

Jay M.Robinson Bulldogs Football Report

Mount Pleasant Tigers Football Report

Northwest Cabarrus Trojans Football Report

More local sports coverage is available on our sister site Greater Cabarrus Sports