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Lewis makes 49ers’ practice squad, Klugh on ESPN, Wildcats snap losing streak

Former Concord Spider makes San Francisco practice squad

Lance Lewis, who played for Washington and Dallas last season, was signed to the San Francisco 49ers practice squad after the team made final cuts Saturday.

The former East Carolina star wide receiver caught a 49-yard pass during the 49ers final exhibition game.

Earlier this preseason Lewis was greeted by 49ers Coach Jim Harbaugh after catching a 2-point conversion.
Earlier this preseason Lewis was greeted by 49ers Coach Jim Harbaugh after catching a 2-point conversion.

 Central Cabarrus star on ESPN Sunday

North Carolina A&T freshman quarterback Hasaan Klugh played in the Aggies’ 47-13 win over Alabama A&M Sunday. The game was nationally televised by ESPN.

Klugh, the former Central Cabarrus, had a 12-yard run to highlight his work as a back-up quarterback.

Davidson Wildcats win over College of Faith

The Davidson Wildcats snapped a 12-game losing streak with a 56-0 win over College of Faith-Charlotte Saturday at Richardson Stadium. It was the first win for second-year head coach Paul Nichols.

Every player who was physically able to play on the Davidson roster did play. Here are stats and more information about the game from Davidson Wildcats dot com

Nelson White  (#75) from J.M. Robinson is the starting left tackle for the Wildcats. He started all 11 games in 2013.

The Wildcats host Catawba at 7 p.m. Saturday at Richardson Stadium Stephen B. Smith Field.

Here is a shot from the second half with the Saints on offense (neon green) and the Wildcats on defense. Davidson won 56-0.
Here is a shot from the second half with the Saints on offense (neon green) and the Wildcats on defense. Davidson won 56-0.

College of Faith featured several Charlotte area players and a couple of Cabarrus County players. Gerald Carr (#70) from Concord High played on the line for the Saints. He was injured late in the game. Tony Wall Jr. of Harrisburg also played.

Charlotte 49ers open Thursday, Davidson Wildcats Saturday

49ers’ second football season begins at Campbell

Thirteen players with ties to Cabarrus County will be on the rosters for Campbell and Charlotte when the Niners travel to Buies Creek.

Campbell’s team, led by former First Assembly coach and Carolina Panther Mike Minter, have five former Eagles: Damon Simmons, Donte Simmons, Tyler Rhyne, Ugonna Awuruonye and David Larson. All played for Minter at First Assembly, now cfa Academy. Chris Beaty of Northwest Cabarrus is also on the Camels’ roster.

The 49ers have Kalif Phillips of A.L. Brown, Blake Brewer of Cannon School, R.J. Rhinehart of Northwest Cabarrus, Quintin Gay of Central Cabarrus, and Danny Book and Jason Eury from Hickory Ridge. They all played a year ago for Coach Brad Lambert. Joining the Cabarrus County contingent this season is Weston Smith of Northwest Cabarrus. Smith had played baseball for the Niners but decided he would rather play football.

The game will be broadcast on WFNZ-AM 610 in Charlotte. The pregame show begins at 6 p.m. with kickoff at 7.

More information about Campbell is available here: Go Camels

For all the 49ers details visit: Charlotte 49ers dot com

 

Davidson hosts College of Faith at Richardson Stadium

Year two of the Paul Nichols coaching era begins Saturday with Charlotte-based College of Faith playing at Richardson Stadium Stephen B. Smith Field. Faith is a second year football program.

Earlier this week Davidson and College of Faith served at the Charlotte Men’s Shelter in a service project together.

Senior offensive lineman Nelson White from J.M. Robinson is the only Cabarrus County player on the Wildcats’ this season.

If you can’t make it to Saturday’s game, listen to all the action on the Davidson Radio Network anchored by WHIP-AM 1350 in Mooresville or listen or watch streaming video on-line at Davidson Wildcats dot com 

Mark Plemmons, general manager of Radio Free Cabarrus, is the play by play voice of Davidson football.

Several former Cabarrus County players are on NCAA Division II teams, which don’t start their seasons until after Sept. 1.

Cabarrus County Game of the Week broadcasts

Radio Free Cabarrus will broadcast two games this Friday. Links will be posted on this site later. John Voncannon and Chris Hudson will provide play by play of Concord at Mount  Pleasant. Plemmons and Shaked Bar-tal will call the action as J.M. Robinson travels to Northwest Cabarrus on Military Appreciation Night at Trojan Stadium.

Other games Friday include:

Central Cabarrus at Albemarle

Cannon School at cfa Academy

South Rowan at A.L. Brown

Charlotte Latin at Cox Mill

Cuthbertson at Hickory Ridge