Athlete of the Week

Zack Ruttkamp

North Mecklenburg High baseball


Ruttkamp, a senior, had 14 RBIs in three games, including 10 in a doubleheader sweep against West Charlotte and four in a 7-0 win against Hough. To nominate an athlete of the week, email


Locker Room Chat

Get to know Zack ...


Favorite late night snack?

“Ice cream. I eat it every night. Chocolate chip mint.”


Two famous people you’d invite to dinner?

“(New York Met) David Wright, he’s my favorite player. And (actress) Selena Gomez, because she’s an attractive young lady.”


Your favorite school subject?

“Math. I’m good at it, and it’s not boring like listening to a lecture.”


Games to Watch


High school baseball

• April 4, Concord Robinson at North Mecklenburg, 6:30 p.m.

• April 9, Hopewell at Lake Norman, 7 p.m.


High school girls’ soccer

• April 8, Hough at North Mecklenburg, 6 p.m.

• April 9, Forestview at Lake Norman Charter, 6 p.m.

• April 9, Comm. School of Davidson at Pine Lake Prep, 4 p.m.


High school softball

• April 8, Hough at North Mecklenburg, 5:30 p.m. 

• April 9, Lake Norman at Hopewell, 6 p.m.