Athlete of the Week

Andrew Howard

SouthLake Christian Academy basketball

Howard, a senior forward, dunked at the buzzer on an alley-oop pass from Miles Boone to beat Hickory Grove Christian 61-59. Howard finished with 17 points as the Eagles improved to 17-7.


Locker Room Chat

Get to know Andrew .….


Favorite school subject?

“History or math. I like to learn about our nation’s history and what people thought during different times.”


Would you rather bungee jump or sky dive?

“Sky dive, definitely.”


Favorite sport besides basketball?

“Football. I played it when I was little and always wanted to later on. Then I noticed people got hit and sometimes didn’t get up.”


Games to Watch

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

• Feb. 13, Hopewell at Kannapolis Brown

• Feb. 13, North Mecklenburg at Mallard Creek

• Feb. 13, Vance at Hough

• Feb. 14, North Gaston at Lake Norman Charter

• Feb. 17-21, MECKA 4A conference tournament, at Hopewell


College basketball

• Feb. 15, Davidson at Georgia Southern, 2 p.m.

• Feb. 22, Wofford at Davidson, 7 p.m.