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Week 4: Spiders, Warriors, Cougars and more

Radio Free Cabarrus will have announcers at Concord for the Spiders home opener against the Cabarrus Warriors. John Voncannon and Trey Betler call the action on the NFHS Network. Other games can be found there by searching for your team’s name.

485 Sports/Radio Free Cabarrus will also feature a multi-camera broadcast of the 10th Annual Patriotic Bowl on YouTube between Blessed Trinity from Georgia and Charlotte Catholic.

Spectacular pregame show leading to gridiron battle at Patriotic Bowl

On Friday night, September 10, the greater Charlotte region will continue a legacy. The Tenth
Annual Patriotism Bowl will be played at Keffer Stadium featuring the Cougars of Charlotte Catholic and
Atlanta powerhouse Blessed Trinity Catholic High School to benefit organizations with missions to
encourage patriotism; support our first responders, veterans, active military and their families; and
recognize selfless service.

Watch on YouTube or NFHS Network

485 Sports/Radio Free Cabarrus will broadcast all the action beginning at 6:45 p.m. on YouTube – Blessed Trinity vs. Charlotte Catholic.

Some of the highlights

This game will celebrate a number of highlights:

  1. An ESP ASSOCIATES Sponsored Skydiving Exhibition is planned – always a crowd pleaser!
  2. An APOLLO RETAIL Sponsored Helicopter Landing is delivering the Coin Toss Guest to the
    stadium, while CHARLOTTE UAV will deliver the game ball via drone during the coin toss.
  3. An Acuity Environmental Sponsored VIP tent will provide dinner for guests and media personnel.
  4. The two teams will be wearing custom-designed Bowl jerseys.
  5. The National Anthem will be a moving performance by the Charlotte Catholic High School Band.
  6. The Coin Toss Guest will be a special surprise guest (hint: he is future NFL Hall Of Fame).
  7. The game will have more than 4,000 spectators, and expects to break a Patriotism Bowl
    Attendance record, currently held by Belmont’s South Pointe High School (2019 – approx. 4300).
  8. There will be patriotic music and entertainment for the entire family.
  9. The game will be streamed Nationally by 485 Sports at https://youtu.be/or2Ysk4qhDE
    This will be an outstanding football game in its own right. Blessed Trinity has one of the top running
    backs in the nation in Justice Hayes (3rd best player in Class of 2023 Rivals.Com) who is the #1 running
    back in GA with over 3500 yards rushing and 43 TD’s going into his Junior Year. Catholic features its own
    highly ranked Junior in Sean Boyle, a highly touted QB from the class of 2023, as well as the nation’s top
    tight end in the class of 2024, Jack Larsen, who has already received offers from several power five
    schools including UNC, USC and NC State as a rising sophomore.
    This special night is the continuation of what has become a proud tradition for the local area. If you
    want more information about this remarkable event, visit the
    website at www.patriotismbowl.org.

Regional finals

Radio Free Cabarrus-485 Sports is producing 11 of the 16  regional finals for the NCHSAA Basketball Championships.  All games are on the NFHS Network. If you don’t already subscribe it’s $10.95 and it includes all regionals, plus next week’s state title games.

The games will available on-demand for replay after the broadcasts as well.

The Regionals

1A MEN’S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP REGIONAL FINALS PAIRINGS

East

#1 North Edgecombe (27-2) vs. #6 Henderson Collegiate (25-10)

@ Minges Coliseum (ECU), Greenville, 12:00 noon

West

#2 Winston-Salem Prep (21-8) vs. #4 Chatham Charter (32-1)

@ Tarlton Complex (CVCC), Hickory, 4:30 p.m.

1A WOMEN’S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP REGIONAL FINALS PAIRINGS

East

#3 Weldon (26-1) vs. #9 Bishop McGuinness (24-4)

@ Minges Coliseum (ECU), Greenville, 2:00 p.m.

West

#1 Murphy (29-0) vs. #2 Alleghany (27-3)/#3 Mitchell (22-5)

@ Tarlton Complex (CVCC), Hickory, 2:15 p.m.

2A MEN’S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP REGIONAL FINALS PAIRINGS

East

#1 South Granville (29-0)/#4 Reidsville (26-2) vs. #3 Farmville Central (28-2)

@ Minges Coliseum (ECU), Greenville, 6:00 p.m.

West

#1 Forest Hills (29-0) vs. #3 Shelby (25-3)

@ Shuford Gym (LR), Hickory, 2:15 p.m.

2A WOMEN’S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP REGIONAL FINALS PAIRINGS

East

#1 Farmville Central (24-3) vs. #3 Kinston (27-3)

@ Minges Coliseum (ECU), Greenville, 4:00 p.m.

West

#1 Salisbury (28-1)/#4 Forbush (28-2) vs. #3 Newton-Conover (28-2)

@ Tarlton Complex (CVCC), Hickory, 12:00 noon

3A MEN’S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP REGIONAL FINALS PAIRINGS

East

#1 Westover (29-0) vs. #3 Northwood (27-2)

@ Capel Arena (FSU), Fayetteville, 6:00 p.m.

West

#3 Freedom (28-1) vs. #5 Hunter Huss (26-4)

@ Shuford Gym (LR), Hickory, 6:45 p.m.

3A WOMEN’S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP REGIONAL FINALS PAIRINGS

East

#3 E.E. Smith (30-1) vs. #5 Jacksonville (24-3)

@ Capel Arena (FSU), Fayetteville, 2:00 p.m.

West

#1 Freedom (29-0) vs. #2 Southeast Guilford (29-1)

@ Shuford Gym (LR), Hickory, 4:30 p.m.

4A MEN’S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP REGIONAL FINALS PAIRINGS

East

#9 Lumberton (25-5) vs. #3 Pinecrest (27-3)

@ Capel Arena (FSU), Fayetteville, 12:00 noon

West

#1 North Mecklenburg (29-1) vs. #2 Olympic (22-6)

@ Shuford Gym (LR), Hickory, 12:00 noon

4A WOMEN’S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP REGIONAL FINALS PAIRINGS

East

#1 Southeast Raleigh (26-1) vs. #10 Millbrook (24-6)

@ Capel Arena (FSU), Fayetteville, 4:00 p.m.

West

#1 Mallard Creek (27-2) vs. #7 Zebulon B. Vance (25-5)

@ Tarlton Complex (CVCC), Hickory, 6:45 p.m.

Concord vs. Kannapolis

The Concord Spiders and the A.L. Brown Wonders battle in South Piedmont Conference basketball at Bullock Gym in Kannapolis Friday, Jan. 10, 2020.

John Voncannon and Chris Hudson will call the action on Radio Free Cabarrus/485 Sports’ broadcast of the varsity games on the NFHS Network.

Concord at A.L. Brown girls game

The Wonders come into this game with a 4-10 overall record and 0-1 in the SPC after an conference opener against Northwest Cabarrus.

The Spiders are opening conference play, coming in with a 5-9 record.

Concord at A.L. Brown boys game

The Wonders are coming off a buzzer-beating win over Northwest Cabarrus. Kannapolis is 11-2 overall and 1-0 in the SPC.

The Spiders are opening conference play with a 6-7 overall record.

Other Cabarrus games

Cox Mill at Northwest Cabarrus

Central Cabarrus at Jay M. Robinson

Mount Pleasant at Forest Hills

These games will also be broadcast on NFHS Network. Schools in Union County and Iredell-Statesville are also on the NFHS Network.

Sponsor spotlight

Greater Charlotte Home & Landscape Show returns

Ati Williams of HGTV to share home improvement tips with show guests

The Greater Charlotte Home and Landscape Show will return in January to provide guests with the latest trends and products in home improvement, gardening, landscaping and outdoor décor.

Hosted by Marketplace Events and featuring a wide variety of exhibitors, the show will be held at the Cabarrus Arena and Events Center in Concord, where guests will be able to stroll through a variety of garden and landscape displays, shop for unique gifts, sample a variety of local wines and receive advice from experts in remodeling, flooring and much more.

At the Main Stage, guests will hear presentations from Ati Williams of HGTV. Williams was the host of HGTV’s “DC Flippers” and is the Principal of Honeycomb Residential. A renovation ninja, general contractor and design creative, Williams became interested in renovation and real estate when she purchased her first home and has since worked on dozens of renovations, from cosmetic builds to complete gut rehabs.

Pets for adoption from the Humane Society of Concord & Greater Cabarrus County as well as Krietzer’s Critter Corral Puppy Rescue will also be on hand at the show.

The show will be held from Friday, Jan. 24, through Sunday, Jan. 26. Show hours will be from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. On-site parking is free, and a concession area open during show hours will feature a selection of snacks and beverages.   

Tickets for adults cost $9 at the door and $7 online. Tickets for children 12 and younger are free.

For more information, visit www.charlottehomeandlandscapeshow.com.

4A, 3A basketball

Cox Mill visits Concord

No internet will upload later from Concord!

Live streaming broadcasts on NFHS Network from Radio Free Cabarrus/485 Sports Tuesday, Jan. 8:

Girls game approximately 5:30 p.m.

Boys game approximately 7 p.m.

Myers Park at Hickory Ridge

Radio Free Cabarrus/485 Sports is broadcasting both boys and girls varsity games on NFHS Network:

Girls game approximately 5:30 p.m.

Boys game approximately 7 p.m.