Athlete of the Week

C.J. Bryce

North Mecklenburg High basketball


Bryce, a 6-foot-5 junior guard, had 26 points, 17 rebounds and four assists in a 70-43 win against rival Hopewell. He converted 10 of 11 free throws. Bryce has led the Vikings to a 16-2 record.


Locker Room Chat

Get to know C.J. .….


Favorite school subject?

“Geography, because I like learning about other countries.”


If I won $1 million in the lottery….

“I’d build my own basketball gym.”


Two famous people you’d invite to dinner?

“(Rapper) Chief Keef and (civil rights leader) Martin Luther King Jr.”


Favorite NBA player?

“Kyrie Irving, because he has no fear on the court.”



Games to Watch

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

• Feb. 7, Concord Robinson at Hopewell

• Feb. 7, North Mecklenburg at Vance

• Feb. 7, West Charlotte at Hough


Swimming (at Raleigh’s Pullen Aquatic Center)

• Feb. 6, Class 1A/2A state meet, 8:30 a.m.

• Feb. 7, Class 4A state meet, 8:30 a.m.

• Feb. 8, Class 3A state meet, 8:30 a.m.


Indoor track (at Winston-Salem’s JDL FastTrack)

• Feb. 7, Class 3A state meet, 4 p.m.

• Feb. 8, Class 1A state meet, 9 a.m.; Class 4A state meet, 4 p.m.