HUNTERSVILLE – North Mecklenburg High released a schedule of its 2012 football season, coach Brad Baker’s first season: Aug. 24, at Independence, 7 p.m.; Aug. 30, East Mecklenburg, 7 p.m.; Sept. 8, at Myers Park, 7 p.m.; Sept. 14, at Lake Norman, 7:30 p.m.; Sept. 21, West Charlotte, 7 p.m.; Sept. 28, at Hough, 7 p.m.; Oct. 5, Mallard Creek, 7 p.m.; Oct. 12, Vance, 7 p.m.; Oct. 19, at Mooresville, 7:30 p.m.; and Oct. 26, Hopewell, 7 p.m.
Copperheads launch SCBL season
HUNTERSVILLE – The Lake Norman Copperheads went 3-2 in the opening week of the Southern Collegiate Baseball League, a summer wooden-bat league for college freshmen and sophomores.
Lake Norman, which plays home games at Hopewell High, was rained out Monday, June 11, against the Asheville Redbirds. The game was rescheduled for 7 p.m. July 23 at Hopewell. The Copperheads will play a road doubleheader at 5 p.m. Friday, June 15, against the Statesville Owls, and a home doubleheader at 5 p.m. Saturday, June 16, against the Ballantyne Smokies.
The Copperheads’ top hitter is infielder Aaron Fossas (Wake Forest), who has a .333 batting average and six RBIs.
Hough High wins Wells Fargo Cup
CORNELIUS – Hough High won the Wells Fargo Conference Cup in the I-MECK 4A Conference on the strength of its spring championships in boys golf and girls soccer.
The award, sponsored by Wells Fargo and the N.C. High School Athletic Association, recognizes the best overall athletic performance in each conference statewide. Points are earned throughout the school year.
Hough’s 119 points were four more than runner-up Lake Norman, which won conference championships in softball and boys tennis. Mallard Creek, which won baseball and boys and girls track and field, finished third with 109 ½ points, followed by Mooresville (90½), North Mecklenburg (76), Hopewell (70½), West Charlotte (43½) and Vance (43).
Lake Norman Charter finished third in the cup standings in the Southern Piedmont 1A/2A conference. The Knights won spring conference championships in softball and boys tennis. North Lincoln High won the cup with 203 points, followed by East Lincoln (198), Lake Norman Charter (191), Lincolnton (186), West Lincoln (164), Gastonia Highland (154), Cherryville (146) and Bessemer City (96).
Register for benefit golf tournament
CHARLOTTE - The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Senior Centers Golf Classic will take place June 18 at Pine Island Country Club in Charlotte. Proceeds will help CMSC continue serving more than 4,000 older adults each year at four locations in Mecklenburg County, including the North Mecklenburg Senior Center in Huntersville. Registration and breakfast will begin at 8 a.m., followed by a shotgun start at 9 and an awards luncheon. Entry fee is $125, which includes cart and greens fees, use of locker room, practice facility and range balls, breakfast and lunch, awards and prizes. For information, call 704-522-6222, or go online to www.cmcharlotteseniorcenters.org.
– Compiled by Cliff Mehrtens