Fieldhouse Report, 10.21.2019

 

NFL: OCT 06 Jaguars at Panthers
Panther quarterback Kyle Allen (photo – Icon Sportswire)

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (October 21, 2019) – Panthers’ quarterback Kyle Allen is deservedly receiving a lot of attention this season as he’s done yeoman’s work over the past month in relief of an injured Cam Newton. Allen has led the team to four straight wins, and will direct the team against the 6-0 49ers this upcoming Sunday. Here’s an article that I contributed to Forbes this weekend on the undrafted free agent making good on his first opportunity as a starter in the NFL.

WCU Football
The Catamounts’ K.J. Milner makes a tackle on Saturday (photo – WCU Athletics)

College Football – Western Carolina’s 2019 struggles on the gridiron continued this weekend as they dropped a Southern Conference game to Wofford, 59-7. The Catamounts (1-6, 0-4) return home to Cullowhee for the first time in three weeks on Saturday to host Furman (4-3, 3-1).

In Brevard, the Tornados (3-2) fell to the Huntingdon (Ala.) Hawks on Saturday, 21-10, in a USA South matchup. Mars Hill (4-3, 3-2) got the region’s college football teams into the win column with a 35-28 victory over Limestone (S.C.) at home.

For Soccer Report
Asheville City will join USL2 in 2020 (photo T. Flynn)

Asheville City –  Asheville City announced this week that its men’s team would be moving to USL League Two (USL2) from its current place in the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL). Both leagues are typically considered at the third tier of the US Soccer pyramid, below Major League Soccer (MLS) and USL League One (USL1), respectively. The best place to follow Asheville City moves during the offseason is on Twitter.

 

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