HUNTERSVILLE – The Hopewell High girls’ basketball team beat rival Hough 54-31 on Jan. 23 to improve to 16-1 overall and 8-0 in the MECKA 4A conference. The Titans were led by Ineesha Hankerson (14 points, 12 rebounds and two steals) and Rhema Francis (17 points). Hopewell is on a six-game winning streak. Gabby Gianikos led Hough with 12 points. (Dana Pianowski/Herald Weekly photos)
The Hopewell High girls’ basketball team improved to 6-0 in MECKA 4A conference games - and remained in the league lead - with a 59-31 blowout against Vance on Jan. 16. The Titans (14-1) limited Vance to three points in each of the first two quarters to build a 21-6 halftime lead. Hopewell’s top performers were Rhema Francis (14 points, three rebounds), Lauren Parks (10 points) and Ineesha Hankerson (eight rebounds). (Courtney Parlier/Herald Weekly photos)
The North Mecklenburg High boys’ basketball team improved to 9-0 with a 74-49 romp against Hopewell in a MECKA 4A conference game Dec. 18. The Vikings lead the conference with a 3-0 record. Hopewell slipped to 4-5 overall and 0-3 in conference games. (Photos courtesy of Dana Pianoski)
The Lake Norman High offense topped 30 points for the second straight game and pummeled visiting Hopewell 38-7 in a non-conference football game Aug. 29. Quarterbac Josh Ladowski threw four touchdown passes, including one to Corey Joyner on the Wildcats’ first play from scrimmage. Lake Norman (2-0) ran and passed the ball well, and forced Hopewell to play from behind throughout. Hopewell slipped to 1-1 with the road loss.
HUNTERSVILLE – The Hopewell High girls’ basketball team and North Mecklenburg High boys’ team won championships at the MECKA 4A conference tournament Feb. 21 at Hopewell High. Hopewell beat North Mecklenburg 56-46 in the girls’ title game. The Titans (22-4) were led by Mariah Washington’s 10 points. Taneesha Schott and Rhema Francis scored eight each. Dynasty Heyward led North Mecklenburg (17-10) with 19 points. North Meck won the boys’ title by beating top-seed Hough 55-52 in the championship game. Quay Collins and Taj Middleton scored 12 points each for the Vikings (22-4), Kendall Coles scored 10 and C.J. Bryce added nine points. Luke Maye had a game-high 19 points for Hough (21-5). Photos by Dana Pianowski.
The Hopewell High boys’ basketball team had its two-game winning streak snapped in a 61-40 road loss against Hough on Jan. 24. The Titans slipped to 4-13 overall and 2-6 in MECKA 4A conference games. Photos by Patrick Nicholson.
Photos of the Crowd, Homecoming Court, the Action and of course game action of One of the lake area's hottest teams - Hopewell High, which beat Concord Robinson 47-0 on Oct. 25 for its third straight victory. The Titans (4-5), in front of a home crowd, played themselves into contention for a state playoff berth. Photos by Roger Benskin.
Hopewell High beat rival North Meckenburg 47-34 in the “Shield of Victory” game, the seventh straight year the Titans have kept the shiny shield as the prize. Hopewell’s Dimitris Camp ran for six touchdowns. Photos of the Action, Fans, and Shield Celebration! Photos by Kato Ibeto.
Hough High remained Unbeaten and they are now 5-0 on the season. The Huskies senior quarterback Josh Stilley threw a school-record six touchdown passes, including three to Caleb Hines. Photos of the action, the crowd and the fun. For more pics from this game, visit Hough's Photo album of the game - we overlap some of the action shots but people/crowd shots are in separate albums. Photos by Patrick Nicholson.
Mooresville High built a large early lead, then held on for a wild 51-41 victory against Hopewell. The Blue Devils’ Akease Rankin rushed for 136 yards. Photos of the Action, Fans and Fun! Photos by Melissa Gute.
Lake Norman beat Hopewell High 41-33. Photos of the Action on the Field, Stunts by Cheerleaders, a roaring student body, and the fans! We'll see you at the next game! Check the Hopewell High Marketpage for a link to the Herald's Hopewell High 2013 Online Football Roster, - PERFECT for reference when at the game... our website is mobile optimized - try it out! Photos by Patrick Nicholson.
HUNTERSVILLE – Hopewell High School’s Junior ROTC has proven itself a force to be reckoned with in the classroom and on the field.Not only does the group boast a 100 percent graduation rate and impressive grade point averages, they also hope to claim the top prize this year at the CMS Superintendent’s Cup competition at Bojangles Coliseum on April 18. Pictures are from this year's competition and from a ramp build the cadets did for Mrs. Julian. Photos courtesy of Hopewell High Junior ROTC and Jeff Greenberg. Special thanks to Catherine Greenberg, Michelle Wirth and 1st Sergeant Daniel Ferriero.