Goodwin, who has signed with UNC Wilmington, and teammate Jaron Bradley were selected to play in the Clash of the Carolinas All-Star Game on July 7 in Charleston, S.C. The game matches the top seniors from North Carolina against those from South Carolina.
Goodwin scored 24 goals and had 14 assists to help second-year Hough to a 19-2-2 record and the I-MECK 4A conference championship. Goodwin was the Lake Norman Publication’s Boys Soccer Player of the Year.
Hopewell’s Heath commits to college
Hopewell High football player Denzel Heath, a standout running back/linebacker, has committed to Hampton University, Hopewell coach David Johnson said.
Heath was picked for the Shrine Bowl after a dominant season in which he rushed for more than 1,800 yards and averaged about eight tackles per game. Had six scoring runs of 50 or more yards.
Davidson Day boys basketball rolls on
Davidson Day’s Phillip Anglade had 17 points and 20 rebounds in a 60-38 victory against Victory Christian on Jan. 31. Rashun Davis had 15 points, six steals and four assists as the Patriots improved to 24-3. Dorian Albritton added 14 points and eight rebounds.
Davidson Day’s 66-62 victory against North Hills on Jan. 27 was keyed by Albritton’s 18 points and six rebounds, and Anglade’s 16 points.
Register for Huntersville baseball and softball
Registration is open for the Huntersville Youth Athletic Association’s baseball and softball programs at www.hyaasports.com
HYAA will conduct a Baseball Academy on Sundays in February for league members ages 7 and older who want extra practice and coaching. It will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. at North Mecklenburg Park. The academy is free, and players should meet at the picnic shelter to sign in. The academy will serve as an ongoing evaluation of players who desire to play challenge or travel baseball.
For information, contact Mitch Edens (machine pitch) at firstname.lastname@example.org or Randy Schuette (kid pitch) at email@example.com.
New softball program for girls
The Charlotte Starz, along with the N.C. National Softball Association, is forming an instructional softball program for girls ages 8 and younger (born in 2003 or later). Coaches will be players from the Starz’s 16-under Showcase team. Those high school players will work under the guidance of the Starz coaching staff to teach advanced softball fundamentals.
The program will offer instructional sessions from 2 to 4 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday in March at James Martin Middle School, 7800 IBM Drive, Charlotte. In April, players will be divided into teams and play in controlled scrimmages. The program will conclude in late April with competition against teams from other cities.
Registration is $30, which includes insurance, equipment and a jersey. There is a $5 fee for each instructional session. For information, contact Steve Foster at 704-562-3907 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or Howard Edwards at 704-202-8254 or email@example.com.
Spring lacrosse leagues and free clinics
Registration is open for the Cornelius Parks and Recreation Department’s spring lacrosse season, which will be in partnership with Xtreme Lacrosse.
Players can register at www.xlacrosse.com, and find additional information. The spring season will begin mid-February.
Xtreme Lacrosse will hold free clinics for beginning lacrosse players – both boys and girls – on Saturday, Feb. 4 and Feb. 11, from 11 a.m. to noon at Smithville Park.
Sign up for alumni football
Gridiron Alumni, a company that organizes full-contact football games for high school alumni, is planning to expand into North Carolina. The first 40 players on each team to register will get to play, and the first school that gets 30 players will receive home-field advantage.
Teams from Hopewell, Lake Norman Charter, North Mecklenburg, SouthLake Christian and other area teams are forming. Games are scheduled for March and April. Go to www.gridironalumni.com to register, or call Chris Hall at 530-410-6396.
Fear schedules football tryouts
The Lake Norman Fear of the Gridiron Developmental Football League will return for its third season. The Fear will begin games in June, and will play their five home games at Mooresville High.
The team is looking for players, ages 18 to 40, with some high school or college playing experience.
Tryouts will be held Feb. 25 at Benchwarmers Sports Complex in Mooresville, with registration at 11 a.m.
General Manager Chris Moshinskie has also announced game passes,good for any home game, will be on sale through his office until March 31 for only $1. On April 1, single game tickets will go back to the regular price of $7 for adults and $5 for children and seniors.
To register for tryouts or receive more information, call Moshinskie at 704-248-6788 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Register for youth volleyball
Registration is open for the Huntersville Parks and Recreation Department’s spring volleyball league, for girls ages 9-16. There will be an eight-game regular season with Saturday morning games, and an end-of-season tournament. The Davidson College women’s volleyball team will direct clinics for coaches and players at the season’s start. There will be a parent information meeting at 6:30 p.m. March 1 at Lake Norman Charter Middle School. A “Skills Day” will be held March 3 at Lake Norman Charter High.
The coaches’ certification meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. March 7 at the park and rec department’s third-floor office. A coach’s clinic will be at 9 a.m. March 10 at Lake Norman Charter High. The clinics with Davidson College players will be during the first week of practices, beginning March 12.
Cost is $65 for residents and $80 for non-residents. For information call 704-766-2220 or email email@example.com. q