Athlete of the Week

Patrick Cover

Hough High golf


Cover, a senior, won the Jimmy Anderson Invitational tournament in Jacksonville, which included 89 of the state’s top junior golfers. His rounds of 71 and 73 included nine birdies and an eagle. To nominate an athlete of the week, email


Locker Room Chat

Get to know Patrick ...


Two famous golfers you’d invite to dinner?

“Arnold Palmer and Adam Scott.”


Your favorite school subject?

“Math, because it has always come easy to me.”


What don’t most people understand about golf?

“How much things on the course can change day to day.”


Games to Watch

High school baseball


• April 22, Hopewell at North Mecklenburg, 6:30 p.m.

• April 22, Mallard Creek at Hough, 6:30 p.m.

• April 23, Ardrey Kell at Hopewell, 6:30 p.m.


High school girls’ soccer

• April 22, Hough at Ardrey Kell, 6 p.m.

• April 23, West Mecklenburg at North Mecklenburg, 6 p.m.


High school softball

• April 21, Providence at Hopewell, 5:30 p.m.

• April 23, West Mecklenburg at North Mecklenburg, 5:30 p.m.