Athlete of the Week

Ham Hewitt

SouthLake Christian Academy wrestling

Hewitt, a junior, won the state championship in the 147-pound division at the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association tournament. All three of his victories were pins. It was Hewitt’s third straight state title. He was 54-6 this season.


Locker Room Chat

Get to know Ham .….


Your favorite school subject?

“Math, because it is the easiest subject for me.”


Two famous people you’d invite to dinner?

“(Actors) Will Ferrell and Adam Sandler. That would be a lot of fun.”


What’s the hardest part of being a wrestler?

“Keeping weight.”


Games to Watch

High School basketball

• Feb. 20, MECKA 4A conference tournament semifinals, at Hopewell, 4, 5:30, 7 and 8:30 p.m.

• Feb. 21, MECKA 4A conference tournament final, at Hopewell, 6:30 (girls) and 8 p.m. (boys)


College baseball

• Feb. 21, Fairleigh Dickinson at Davidson, 6 p.m.

• Feb. 22, Mount St. Mary’s, 4:30 p.m.

• Feb. 23, Mount St. Mary’s, 1 p.m.


College basketball

• Feb. 22, Western Carolina at Davidson (women), 4 p.m.

• Feb. 22, Wofford at Davidson (men), 7 p.m.