News

Jun 29, 2006

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association has had a rule on the books for many years not permitting body-to-body contact for football players out of season or in summer camps.



The question has been raised again about athletes participating in football camps, of which there is a large variety. But whether the camps are in North Carolina or in some other state, NCHSAA athletes are prohibited from participating in football camps where there is contact.


Jun 19, 2006


Wachovia Bank, N.A., along with the North Carolina High School Athletic Association, today announced the final standings for the Wachovia Cup competitions for the 2005-2006 sports season.



The Wachovia Cup award, sponsored by Wachovia Bank, N.A., and the NCHSAA, recognizes the high schools that achieve the best overall interscholastic athletic performance within each of the state’s four competitive classifications. The Wachovia Cup program is in its 27th year.


Jun 14, 2006


CHAPEL HILL—The North Carolina High School Athletic Association has announced the final standings in the Wachovia Conference Cup competition for the 2005-2006 academic year.



The Wachovia Conference Cup, sponsored annually by Wachovia and sanctioned by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association, recognizes high school sports programs that achieve the best overall performance within their respective athletic conferences. Wachovia has sponsored the conference awards program since 1980.


Jun 8, 2006


CHAPEL HILL—Some 33 student-athletes from North Carolina High School Athletic Association member schools have been recognized for their outstanding sportsmanship as winners of “Heart of a Champion” recognition.



The sportsmanship recognition is part of the program offered by the NCHSAA Student Services Division and is sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline. Mark Dreibelbis, NCHSAA assistant executive director, and student services assistant Chiquana Dancy administer the program.


Jun 5, 2006




RALEIGH – Nick Liles had three hits and Scott Myers drove home four runs as Scotland downed South Caldwell 10-5 in the third and final game of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 4-A baseball championship series at N.C. State University’s Doak Field on Sunday afternoon.



Senior lefthander Derrick Lowery of Scotland was named the Most Valuable Player of the championship series. Lowery pitched nine innings in the two days, including a route-going performance on Saturday night in a 1-0 win, and struck out 12.

Jun 4, 2006


RALEIGH — Katie Rosenberger singled home Guss Crist with the only run of the day as Pender shut out East Surry 1-0 in nine innings to win the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 1-A softball championship Sunday afternoon at the Walnut Creek Softball Complex.



Britney Roper, who went the distance on the mound for the winners, was named the Most Valuable Player of the championship. She struck out seven and allowed only three hits in the final.


Jun 4, 2006




CHATHAM CENTRAL EXPLODES FOR 20 HITS

TO CLINCH NCHSAA STATE 1- A BASEBALL SERIES



RALEIGH – Second baseman Spencer Andrews rapped out four hits Sunday afternoon in a 20-hit assault as Chatham Central rolled to a 13-3 decision over West Columbus in the third and decisive game of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 1-A baseball championship series at Doak Field on the N.C. State campus.


Jun 4, 2006

NORTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION

2006 STATE 4-A SOFTBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS

WALNUT CREEK SOFTBALL COMPLEX, RALEIGH



FRIDAY’S RESULTS

STATE SEMIFINALS

Matthews David Butler 3, North Davidson 0

Wake Forest-Rolesville 6, Wilmington Ashley 0 (6 innings, rain)



SATURDAY’S RESULTS

WINNER’S BRACKET FINAL

Butler 2, Wake Forest-Rolesville 1 (8 innings)



ELIMINATION GAME

North Davidson 11, Wilmington Ashley 1


Jun 3, 2006


GREENSBORO— North Lenoir exploded for six runs in its final at-bat on Saturday night to defeat East Bend Forbush 10-5 in the third and decisive game of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 2-A baseball championship at First Horizon Park.



The Hawks improved their record to 30-3 in clinching their second consecutive NCHSAA state title, winning 19 of their last 21 games. Forbush ended the year 29-6.


Jun 3, 2006


GREENSBORO -- Alex White used his bat and his arm to rally Greenville D.H. Conley as the Vikings defeated Jamestown Ragsdale 2-0 in the third and final game on Saturday night in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 3-A baseball championship series at First Horizon Park.



Conley, which dropped the series opener on Friday night but then won a pair of games on Saturday, earned its second consecutive NCHSAA title. The Vikings earned the 4-A crown last year and then moved to 3-A in the new alignment.


Jun 3, 2006


RALEIGH – Zach Andrews ripped a bases-loaded double in the first inning to get West Columbus off and running and the Vikings beat Chatham Central 9-2 on Saturday afternoon in the second game of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 1-A baseball championship series on the N.C. State University campus.



The West Columbus victory evened the best of three series at a game apiece. Chatham Central had won the completion of Friday night’s suspended game 9-8 earlier in the day.


Jun 1, 2006

An error was made in some of the 2006 Baseball Championship Series Programs. Here is a corrected list of the coaching staff for each school:



1A

Chatham Central

Head Coach: Bill Slaughter

Assistants: Matthew Cox, Derrick Scott and Matt LaRue

Managers: Tyler and Lauren Slaughter

Statisticians: Whitney Wicker and Brittany Smith



West Columbus

Head Coach: Ricky Young

Assistants: Keith Ransom, Eddie Beck and Chris Nance

Statisticians: Shirley McClerey

May 31, 2006


RALEIGH- As usual, pitching and defense should be featured as the top fast-pitch teams in the state prepare for the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state championships this weekend.



The top four teams in each classification have qualified for the double-elimination tournaments at the Walnut Creek Softball Complex. All four of the championships are scheduled for Saturday and Sunday.

The opening rounds pair Eastern representatives against Eastern representatives and West against West.


May 31, 2006


Some perennial powers and some relative newcomers to the finals in North Carolina high school baseball will be trying to add hardware to their trophy cases this weekend in the 90th annual North Carolina High School Athletic Association state baseball championship series.


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