Opponent cancels varsity football game against N-CHS

Cody Dalton
Sports Editor

Southlake Christian Academy has removed Newton-Conover from its 2015-16 varsity football schedule.

The Eagles, who were scheduled to play the Red Devils on Sept. 11, have dropped the contest from their schedule, according to N-CHS head football coach Matt Beam.

Southlake Christian is a two-time defending North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association (NCISAA) state champion on the gridiron.

Below is an updated look at the Red Devils schedule, which includes a second open date to start the season.

2015 Newton-Conover football schedule (as of July 6)
Aug. 21 OPEN
Aug. 28 vs. Asheville
Sept. 4 at Hickory
Sept. 11 OPEN
Sept. 18 vs. Q Foundation
Sept. 25 vs. West Caldwell
Oct. 2 at Maiden
Oct. 9 vs. West Lincoln
Oct. 16 vs. East Lincoln
Oct. 23 at Lincolnton
Oct. 30 vs. Bunker Hill
Nov. 6 at Bandys