Athlete of the Week

Drew Ober

Hough High baseball


Ober, a junior third baseman, hit a grand slam, tripled and drove in five runs in a 6-0 victory against Concord Robinson in a MECKA 4A conference game. To nominate an athlete of the week, email


Locker Room Chat

Get to know Drew ...


Favorite late night snack?

“Cheez-Its. I like the regular flavored ones. They’re classic.”


Two famous baseball players you’d invite to dinner?

“Definitely someone from the (Boston) Red Sox. I’d say David Ortiz and Jon Lester.”


Your favorite television network?

“ESPN. That’s just about what everyone watches.”


Games to Watch

High school baseball

• March 28, Hough at North Mecklenburg, 6:30 p.m.

• March 28, Vance at Hopewell, 6:30 p.m.

• April 1, Kannapolis Brown at Hough, 6:30 p.m.


High school girls’ soccer

• March 28, Kannapolis Brown at Hopewell, 6 p.m.

• April 1, Hopewell at Hough, 6 p.m.


High school softball

• April 1, Hopewell at Hough, 5:30 p.m.

• April 2, Hough at Lake Norman, 5:30 p.m.