Former Carolina Panthers Pro Bowl defensive end Julius Peppers is now a 6-foot-7, 287-pound outside linebacker wearing No. 56 for Green Bay. The 34-year-old Peppers, who has 120 career sacks, faces his old team on Sunday when Carolina visits Lambeau Field.
Central Academy blanked West Stanly 39-0 on Friday, giving the Cougars four shutouts in eight games this season. CATA has already surpassed last year's win total. See the standings for the Southern Carolina and Rocky River conferences with three weeks to go.
The death of Piedmont High football coach Ron Massey has stunned the Unionville community. Massey was found unresponsive in his car at Planet Fitness in Monroe at 1:03 p.m. on Saturday. "He was in good shape, too young," said former Piedmont player Ethan Pierson of the 56-year-old Massey.
Ron Massey was vibrant and engaged while coaching his Piedmont High football team in Friday night's home game against Sun Valley, but roughly 13 hours later he died unexpectedly.
Weddington led just 6-0 at halftime but scored 29 unanswered points in the third quarter of a 42-13 win over Anson. Here other scores from other games involving Union County in Week 8:
Monroe 16, CATA 10
Cuthbertson 19, Marvin Ridge 13
Sun Valley 74, Piedmont 58
Porter Ridge 29, Garinger 2
Parkwood 35, West Stanly 14
Union Academy 24, North Moore 21
Mount Pleasant 39, Forest Hills 15
Cuthbertson coach David Johnson expected a close game against winless Marvin Ridge and he got it.