The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) recognizes outstanding officials with the Golden Whistle Merit Awards.
Indianapolis, Indiana - Rob Cuff, executive director of the Utah High School Activities Association (USHAA), is the new president of the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) for 2021-22. Cuff, the 62nd president of the NFHS, began his one-year term on July 2 following the NFHS Summer Meeting, which was held this year in Orlando, Florida.
Commissioner Que Tucker of the NCHSAA's opening comments from the media availability on July 20, 2021 in reaction to HB 91.
NCHSAA Hall of Fame Class of 2012 member, Larry Rhodes, passed away this week. Rhodes was an outstanding coach at a couple of Gaston County schools in a couple of different sports. A graduate of High Point Central and then East Carolina University, Rhodes coached from 1956 through 1970 at Frank Ashley High in Gastonia and then the next 20 years at Gastonia Ashbrook. During his tenure as a men's varsity head basketball coach, Rhodes rolled up 336 victories to 174 losses, winning 10 conference championships and capturing the 1967 NCHSAA state 4-A basketball title.
CHAPEL HILL, NC - Lowe's Home Improvement, specifically the Lowe's 4 Pros Division, in conjunction with the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA), has selected Jacob Harrell from Gates County High School, David Ray from John A. Holmes High School, and Cassidy Rouse from Jones Senior High School as the recipients of the Lowe's Campus Captain award for June.
Brian K Edkins, 51, of Lumberton, passed away on Tuesday, July 6, 2021.
FAYETTEVILLE – It took a little longer than expected but returning to Fayetteville for Sunday’s Game 2 after rain pushed the schedule back proved worth the trip for J.H. Rose. The Rampants pushed past Cox Mill 9-4 in Game 2 of the series to earn a sweep and the program’s sixth Baseball State Championship. The victory gave the Rampants their first title since 2008.
BURLINGTON – Fuquay-Varina claimed the school’s third State Championship in Baseball, their second in the last three playoff seasons, as they routed Reagan 12-1 in Game 3 of the 2021 4A Baseball State Championship Series. After being no-hit in the series opener by Reagan star, Carter Boyd, the Bengals rebounded in the final two games of the series to post 32 hits and score 25 runs.
GREENSBORO – The 3A State Track & Field Championship Meet was all Cuthbertson while the Cavaliers swept the Men’s and Women’s Team State Championships, both besting runners-up Weddington for the top of the team standings. Angie Allen was outstanding, winning three individual events for the Knights on the Women’s side.