South Stanly loses in first round at Union Academy
The South Stanly Rowdy Rebel Bulls continued their season Friday night as they took on fellow Yadkin Valley Conference opponent, Union Academy. A decent crowd from both schools was exposed to a defensive matchup as the Cardinals scored twice in the second quarter and earned a 12-0 win in the opening round of the 2013 NCHSAA 1A state playoffs.
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The end of the 2013 regular season for the football teams of South Stanly and Albemarle came on a frigid Friday in front of the football fans of both schools at the Bulldogs’ football stadium.
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North Stanly entered Friday’s contest against Union Academy on the Cardinals’ senior night with a guaranteed berth into the state playoffs, North’s first trip since the 1993 season.
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