Athlete of the Week

Joey Bernardini

Community School of Davidson football


Bernardini, a junior running back, ran for 169 yards and four touchdowns on 16 carries in the Spartans’ 27-13 season-opening victory at Kernersville Bishop McGuinness. To nominate an athlete of the week, email


Locker Room Chat

Get to know Joey ... 


Two famous people you’d invite to dinner?

“Herschel Walker and Adrian Peterson. Two running backs, I guess.”


Sky dive or bungee jump?

“Sky dive, definitely. I’ve always wanted to do it. Some friends and I have talked about doing it when we turn 18.”

Your favorite school subject?

“Math, because it comes easier to me and I enjoy it more than other subjects. Want to know why I don’t like English?”



Games to Watch


Boys’ soccer

• Sept. 2, East Mecklenburg at North Mecklenburg, 6 p.m.

• Sept. 2, Hopewell at Mooresville, 6 p.m.



• Sept. 2, North Mecklenburg at Hopewell, 5:30 p.m.

• Sept. 4, Hough at Mallard Creek, 5:30 p.m.


Girls’ tennis

• Sept. 2, Olympic at Hopewell, 4 p.m.

• Sept. 4, Lake Norman Charter at Comm. School of Davidson, 4 p.m.