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Athlete of the Week

Alex Denny

Hough High basketball

 

Denny, a sophomore guard, sank a 3-pointer at the buzzer to beat West Charlotte 45-43 in a road game Jan. 10. She hadn’t attempted any 3-pointers in the previous four games, but sank her lone attempt to help the Huskies extend their winning streak to five games.

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Locker Room Chat

Get to know Alex .….

 

Favorite school subject?

“English, because my teacher (Ms. Edwards) is awesome.”

 

Favorite late night snack?

“Goldfish. I keep putting some in a cup, but people say I should just eat them out of a big plastic bag.”

 

Two famous people you’d invite to dinner?

“Alex Morgan (U.S. women’s soccer team), because she’s my idol, and Steve Carell (actor), because he’s very funny.”

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Games to Watch

Basketball (girls, 6 p.m.; boys, 7:30)

• Jan. 17, Hopewell at Vance

• Jan. 17, North Mecklenburg at Hough

• Jan. 21, Mallard Creek at North Mecklenburg

• Jan. 21, Kannapolis Brown at Hopewell

 

Wrestling

• Jan. 16, Metrolina Christian at SouthLake Christian, 6:30 p.m.

• Jan. 17, North Mecklenburg at Mallard Creek, 6:30 p.m. 

• Jan. 21, Hopewell at West Charlotte, 6:30 p.m.