Athlete of the Week

Matthew Stevens

Davidson Day football


Stevens, a sophomore linebacker, leads the Patriots with 111 tackles this season. He also has four sacks as Davidson Day attempts to win its third straight state title Nov. 22.


Locker Room Chat

Get to know Matthew ...


Favorite school subject?

“Geometry. I like the challenge of it and my teacher is very helpful.”


Favorite late night snack?

“Cookies. Chips Ahoy! are what I like.”


Two famous people you’d invite to dinner?

“(Rapper) Lecrae and (movie star) Denzel Washington.”


Games to Watch

Basketball (girls 6 p.m.; boys 7:30, unless noted)

• Nov. 21, Independence at North Mecklenburg

• Nov. 21, Mooresville at Hough

• Nov. 21, East Gaston at Hopewell

• Nov. 29, SouthLake Christian vs. High Point Christian, at Headliner’s Classic in Trinity, N.C., 4 p.m.



• Nov. 23, Husky Invitational, at Hough High, 9 a.m.

• Nov. 26, Wrestle for the Cure, at Mooresville High, 4 p.m.