Athlete of the Week

Ryder Ryan

North Mecklenburg High baseball


Ryan, a senior, pitched a no-hitter and struck out 15 batters in a 6-0 victory against East Mecklenburg. He didn’t walk anyone, had a hit, drove in a run and scored one. To nominate an athlete of the week, email


Locker Room Chat

Get to know Ryder .….


Your favorite school subject?

“Science. I’m good at it, have always gotten good grades in it, and it’s always been my favorite.”


Two people you’d invite to dinner?

“(New York Yankee) Derek Jeter because I admire him a lot, and my dad (Sean). I admire him and he’s taught me so much.”


What do you like most about baseball?

“Just playing the game. I love baseball.”


Games to Watch

High school baseball

• March 14, Hopewell at Hough, 6:30 p.m.

• March 14, North Mecklenburg at Kannapolis Brown, 6:30 p.m.

• March 19, Myers Park at North Mecklenburg, 6:30 p.m.


High school soccer

• March 14, North Mecklenburg at Hough, 6 p.m.

• March 17, Hopewell at Mooresville, 6 p.m.

• March 18, Kannapolis Brown at Hough, 6 p.m.


High school softball

• March 14, North Mecklenburg at Hough, 5:30 p.m.