Two Albemarle football players set to play in college

Published 5:01 pm Monday, June 29, 2020

At a recent college signing event at Albemarle High School, two Bulldogs signed to play football at the next level.

Defensive end Johnny Owens signed to attend and play football at St. Andrews College in Laurinburg, North Carolina. The Knights are an NAIA school playing in the Mid-South Football Conference. Last season, St. Andrews finished in second place in the Appalachian Division with a 5-1 division mark and a 5-5 overall record.

Unique Carvalho, who played left tackle on the offensive line for the Bulldogs this past season, signed to play across the country at East Los Angeles College in California. The Huskies play in the California Community College Athletic Association.

About Charles Curcio

Charles Curcio has served as the sports editor of the Stanly News & Press for more than 16 years and has written numerous news and feature storeis as well. He was awarded the NCHSAA Tim Stevens Media Representative of the Year and named CNHI Sports Editor of the Year in 2014. He has also won an award from Boone Newspapers, and has won four North Carolina Press Association awards.

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