Carolina won its second game in a row, defeating Tampa Bay for the second time this season by less than a touchdown. Reserve QB Derek Anerson is now 2-0 as a starter in 2014.
Panthers QB Cam Newton and running back DeAngelo Williams are inactive for Sunday's home game against Tampa Bay. Newton is reportedly making a good recovery and is expected to miss just one game after his car accident.
Weddington had a first down at Northern Guilford's 17-yard line with a minute left but couldn't score in the 3AA state title game, allowing the Nighthawks to win their fourth state title in five years. The Warriors completed a pass on fourth-and-10 but it was a yard short of the first down with 11 seconds to play.
Weddington is playing Norhtnern Guilford for the 3AA state championship. Here's a look at the game. Updates will appear on our Web Stie starting at halftime and a game recap will follow from Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh
Weddington is playing for a state football title for the first time in the school's 15-year history on Saturday night, when the Warriors face Northern Guilford (8:00) in Raleigh. Northern Guilford is only an eighth-year school, but has already won three state championships.
Piedmont High junior baseball player Todd Elwood has committed to a scholarship offer from the Charlotte 49ers, where his older brother is entering his fourth year as a starter. Todd is the third of three Elwood brothers to commit to a college baseball scholarship, and both of his parents played college sports as well.