Athlete of the Week

Wayne Shaffer

Hopewell High baseball


Shaffer, a senior, went 4-for-6 hitting and scored twice in the Titans’ three victories. He leads the team in batting average (.444) and hits (12). To nominate an athlete of the week, email


Locker Room Chat

Get to know Wayne ...


If I won $1 million in a lottery, I would … ?

“Help out my parents and grandparents with some debt.”


Two famous people you’d invite to dinner?

“(Boston Red Sox) Dustin Pedroia and David Ortiz.”


Your favorite school subject?

“Engineering, because I like hands-on stuff.”


Games to Watch 

High school baseball


• April 11, Concord Robinson at Hopewell, 6:30 p.m.

• April 11, North Mecklenburg at Vance, 6:30 p.m.

• April 11, West Charlotte at Hough, 6:30 p.m.


High school girls’ soccer

• April 11, Hopewell at West Charlotte, 6 p.m.

• April 11, Concord Robinson at North Mecklenburg, 6 p.m.


High school softball

• April 11, Hopewell at West Charlotte, 5:30 p.m.

• April 11, Hough at Kannapolis Brown, 5:30 p.m.