Sports Briefs: Eric Morman named head coach at North Mecklenburg


Morman takes over at North Meck

CHARLOTTE — Former Richmond Senior football player Eric Morman was recently named the new head football coach at North Mecklenburg High School, as reported by the Charlotte Observer.

Morman spent the past two years at West Stanly, where he recently led the team to its first winning season since 2010 and helped it score the most points in a season (361) since 2005. The 27-year-old coach will replace Brad Baker — who stepped down in December — on the North Mecklenburg sidelines.

While at Richmond, Morman won four consecutive conference titles and appeared in two state semifinals under coach Ed Emory. He then played wide receiver at Catawba College and was named team captain in his final season.

Morman, 27, is the son of Charles and Kay Morman, who reside in Rockingham.

McDougald leads Lady Rockets

ROCKINGHAM — Jayla McDougald helped the Rockingham Middle School girls basketball team remain undefeated, as she led the Lady Rockets with 10 points in a 43-12 win over Sandy Grove on Thursday.

Jakerra Covington added eight points, Allyiah Swiney chipped in seven and Asia Douglas finished with five points. Joy Styles and Mariah Waddell each scored four points, while Georgia Grace Anderson and C’Nedra Hinson added three and two points, respectively.

Rockingham’s next game will be at home against Hamlet. The date has not been set.

Hamlet baseball sign-ups

HAMLET — Registration for Hamlet’s recreation baseball league began Monday, Feb. 6 and will run until Friday, Mar. 10. Those interested can sign up at Hamlet City Hall from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on weekdays.

There are two leagues, each having two age groups. The Pitching Machine League will be for those ages 5-6 and 6-7, while the Cal Ripken League will be reserved for 9-10 and 11-12.

The late registration period begins Monday, Mar. 13 and ends Friday, Mar. 17. There’s a $10 increase in the per-child fee during that time.

The Charlotte Observer
Former Richmond Senior football player Eric Morman was recently named the new head football coach at North Mecklenburg High School.
http://www.yourdailyjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_morman.jpgThe Charlotte Observer
Former Richmond Senior football player Eric Morman was recently named the new head football coach at North Mecklenburg High School.
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