Jamie Skeen will play for the Chicago Bulls in the NBA Summer League July 13-22 in Las Vegas.
Twenty-three franchises are fielding teams in the league. All games will be televised on NBA TV.
Skeen, of North Meck High's 2006 class, played this past year overseas. He began his professional career with ASVEL in France, where he averaged 3.2 points and 1.5 rebounds in 11 minutes per game.
With Ironi-Ashkelon in Israel, he averaged nine points, 4.8 boards and shot higher than 50 percent from the field while playing 29 minutes per contest.
Waters, Lehew help UNCC fishermen win
Hopewell High graduates Adam Waters and Shane Lehew were part of UNC-Charlotte's four-man fishing team that won the 2012 Collegiate Bass Fishing Open this week on Kentucky Lake.
Waters and Lehew, along with Eric Self and Tyler Beam, began the second day of the two-day event in third place, but their six-fish total on Day 2 accounted for 21.41 pounds. They finished the event with a total of 41.07 pounds, one pound ahead of runner-up N.C. State.
Locals are Academic All-Americans in LAX
Lake Norman Charter lacrosse goalie John Clark has been named an Academic All-American by U.S. Lacrosse, as have Hough girls' players Morgan Freese, Sarah Pulley and Sarah Rhodes.
Freese scored 24 goals and led the Huskies in ground balls with 42. Pulley and Rhodes added 13 and 11 ground balls, respectively.
Clark made 150 saves in goal and had a save percentage of .564. Clark was also named an all-region honorable mention, along with Hough's Mike Hart. LNC's Jake Koferl was named to the all-state second team.
Canovali to coach LNC volleyball
Jessica Canovali has been named Lake Norman Charter's varsity volleyball coach, taking over for Jeff Moran. Canovali previously served as the junior varsity head coach and the varsity assistant.
Punt, Pass and Kick set for Aug. 25
The NFL Pepsi Punt, Pass and Kick competition is set for Saturday, Aug. 25 at 9 a.m. at Huntersville Athletic Park.
The free competition is open to boys and girls ages 8-15. Points are awarded based on distance and accuracy. The top performers in eight age groups at the local competition will advance to the sectional round. A group of sectional champions will then compete in the team championship during a Carolina Panthers game.
A birth certificate is required to register. Cleats are not allowed for the competition.
For more information or to register, contact Huntersville Parks and Recreation at 704-766-2220.
DDS hosts July camp