CHAPEL HILL– Believe it or not, week nine of high school gridiron action is upon us. And it will feature some intriguing local match-ups that will certainly light up your Friday night.

On 97.9 FM WCHL and at 7 p.m., tune in to the undefeated Orange “Crush” Panthers as they continue their drive toward perfection. This week, Head Coach Pat Moser’s squad will pay a visit to Chapel Hill to take on the Tigers.

Will the injury-ridden Chapel Hill Tigers be able to withstand the Orange onslaught on their home turf? You won’t want to miss this one.

Last week, Orange throttled struggling Cedar Ridge by a score of 59-7. But Head Coach Isaac Marsh was able to guide Chapel Hill to a 28-24 win over Northern Vance to move their record to 3-4 on the season.

Tune in to pregame and live game coverage from Chapel Hill with Paul Connell and Matt Oakes Friday at 6:30 p.m.

Exclusively on, you can catch the 6-1 Northwood Chargers as they look to keep things going at Southern Durham. The Spartans are coming in with a strong 5-2 record.

Tune in to pregame coverage and live game play-by-play streaming on our website, Walter Storholt and Jeff Hamlin will have the call from Durham.

And don’t forget, each Friday at 6 p.m., WCHL’s lively duo of Matt Oakes and Matt Paul will be breaking down all the big games, sitting down with the head coaches of many of your favorite teams, releasing WCHL/Chapelboro’s Super Six rankings, making some bold predictions, and unveiling The Grid Great of the Week.

This Friday, Matt and Matt will chat with Orange’s Pat Moser, Chapel Hill’s Isaac Marsh and Northwood’s Bill Hall.