BOTTOM LINE

 

Athlete of the Week

Robert Washington Jr.

SouthLake Christian football

 

Washington, a rising junior and one of the nation’s top running back prospects, received a scholarship offer from the University of Florida. It bumped his total to 31 offers, with many more likely to follow. To nominate an athlete of the week, email sports@huntersvilleherald.com.

 

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Locker Room Chat

Get to know Robert ...

 

Your favorite school subject?

“Science, because I like to study and learn how God’s creations function.”

 

Two famous people you’d invite to dinner?

“(Former NFL star) Emmitt Smith and (NBA player) LeBron James.”

 

What is your favorite late-night snack?

“Nacho Cheese Doritos. It's been my favorite late night snack since I was 5.”

 

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Games to Watch

Lake Norman Copperheads baseball

• July 4, vs. Statesville (at Hopewell High), 5 and 7:30 p.m.

• July 5, vs. Pineville (at Hopewell High), 5 and 7:30 p.m.

• July 7, at Pineville (Jack Hughes Park), 7 p.m.

• July 9. vs. Statesville (at Hopewell High), 7 p.m.

 

Mooresville Spinners baseball

• July 8, vs. Charlotte (at Moor Park), 7 p.m.

• July 10, vs. Catawba Valley (at Moor Park), 7 p.m.