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Oak Hill Warriors playing Jan. 24

For the first time in more than a decade, Oak Hill Academy boys’ basketball team, the number 1 team in the nation, is heading to Concord to take on the Concord High School Spiders.

The Oak Hill Warriors will square off against the Concord Spiders on Wednesday, Jan. 24, at 7 p.m. at the Cabarrus Arena & Events Center. The JV teams will play at 5:30 p.m.

“The last time we played Oak Hill back in the ’80s, we only lost by one point,” said Concord Spider Basketball Coach Andy Poplin. “Not many teams can say that much. With the team we have in place this year, I think we can go all the way.”

Frank Lapsley, general manager of the Cabarrus Arena, agreed, adding that the 2006-2007 Concord Spider boys’ basketball team looked “great in the NorthEast Medical Center Prep Classic Tournament last week.” The Concord Spider boys’ team won the tournament.

Oak Hill is best known for its top-ranked boys’ basketball program and regularly boasts undefeated records. Oak Hill alumni include Carmelo Anthony (Denver Nuggets), Josh Smith (Atlanta Hawks), Jerry Stackhouse (Dallas Mavericks), Stephen Jackson (Indiana Pacers), Steve Black (Milwaukee Bucks), Rajon Rondo (Boston Celtics) and DeSagana Diop (Dallas Mavericks).

General admission seats are $10 and are available now at all Ticketmaster outlets, online at Ticketmaster.com and at the Cabarrus Arena & Events Center box office. Call 704-920-3976 for more information or visit www.concordspiderbasketball.com.

First Presbyterian choir festival

First Presbyterian Church will host a Presbyterian Choir Festival 6 p.m. Sunday in the sanctuary.

The choirs from First, Second, Flow-Harris and Kirkwood Presbyterian churches will combine to lead this service. The program will be followed by a reception in the fellowship hall.

In addition to congregational singing, the joint choir will present several special offerings. Pastors and members of the four churches will also participate.

First Presbyterian is at 201 Vance St. For more information, call 704-938-4623.

Cabarrus Health Sciences event

CONCORD — Cabarrus College of Health Sciences is hosting an open house for prospective students on Thursday from 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Cabarrus College offers associate degree programs in medical assistant, nursing, occupational therapy assistant, surgical technology and an associate in science.

Baccalaureate completion programs are offered in health services management, medical imaging and nursing. Continuing education courses are also available.

Representatives from the offices of admissions, financial aid, the registrar and faculty from each program will be available to meet with prospective students.

To ensure consideration for the fall semester, applications for admission and all supporting materials should be received by March 1.

For more information, contact the Cabarrus College of Health Sciences Office of Admissions at 704-783-1556.

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