CHAPEL HILL – Fall is in the air, and with it comes week seven of high school football action featuring two intriguing local match-ups that will certainly whet your football appetite.

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On 97.9 FM WCHL and, tune in to the undefeated Orange “Crush” Panthers and Northern Vance Vikings. This game featuring the incredible defense of Coach Moser’s squad is sure to light up the Friday night sky.

Last week,Orange thumped a previously unblemished Northwood Chargers team, claiming a 41-21 victory. Northern Vance has been struggling this season, finding themselves still searching for their first win.

Tune in to pregame and live game coverage from Hillsborough with Paul Connell Friday night.

Exclusively on, you can catch the high-flying attack of Northwood as as they look to shrug off their first loss on the season as they take on struggling Cedar Ridge High School.

Tune in to pregame coverage and live game play-by-play streaming on our website,

Each week, WCHL’s Matt Oakes and Matt Paul will be breaking down all the big games, sitting down with the head coaches of all your favorite teams, releasing WCHL/Chapelboro’s Super Six rankings,  making some bold predictions, and unveiling The Grid Great of the Week. So don’t miss out on any of that!

This Friday, Matt and Matt will be hearing from Cedar Ridge’s Chris Casey, Orange’s Pat Moser, and Northwood’s Bill Hall.

You can follow all the latest on The Grid with Matt & Matt on our High School Football page by clicking the WCHL link on the navigation bar at the top of our website,