Oct 12, 2020

Hilda Worthington, a member of the NCHSAA Hall of Fame's Class of 2000, passed away on October 2, just one day shy of her 83rd birthday.

Born in Calhoun, Georgia, Hilda Worthington was an outstanding coach and administrator at Farmville Central High School from the early 1970’s to the late ‘90’s. She was one of the first female athletic directors in the state of North Carolina. A graduate of Broughton High School in Raleigh and a 1960 graduate of East Carolina University, Worthington served as athletic director at Farmville Central in Pitt County for close to 20 years.

Oct 5, 2020

The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) is pleased to announce NCHSAA Member schools that have earned Level 1 status in the NFHS School Honor Roll.

Oct 1, 2020

CHAPEL HILL, NC - The Charlie Adams Distinguished Service Award, in honor of the long-time NCHSAA executive director who retired from that post in January of 2010, is presented annually to one individual in each region during the Association’s annual Regional Meetings.

One award is given per region and goes to an individual with at least 10 years of experience in education and athletics who is still active in the field and has regularly gone "above and beyond" the call of duty at both the local and the state level.

Sep 30, 2020

BURLINGTON, NC – Longtime team physician for Walter M. Williams High School teams and staple of the athletic community in Alamance County, Dr. Charles Kernodle, Jr., passed away at the age of 

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) presented Dr. Charles Kernodle, Jr. from Burlington with the 2019 Russell Blunt Legends Award on May 2, 2019 at the Association's Annual Meeting at the Dean E. Smith Center. The award honors an individual who has spent a lifetime in support of the values of high school athletics. 

Sep 30, 2020

APEX, NC – Kevin Todd, the longtime men’s and women’s soccer coach at Apex High School passed away suddenly on Wednesday, September 23 at the school. Todd suffered what Principal Elaine Hofmann termed “a medical event” at the school before passing at the hospital later that afternoon.

Sep 23, 2020

CARY, NC – Guy Mendenhall, a legendary teacher, coach, and athletic director at Cary High School passed away on Monday night, September 20, 2020, at the age of 84. Mendenhall was an ardent supporter of high school athletics, particularly at his alma mater, Cary. 

Sep 21, 2020

CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association, in

Sep 16, 2020

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) will present the 2019-2020 Wells Fargo Conference Cup Champions to the top school in terms of total athletic performance in each conference across the state. The Wells Fargo Conference Cup is a companion to the Wells Fargo Cup and recognizes schools with the best overall interscholastic athletic performances within individual conferences. Wachovia, and now Wells Fargo, has sponsored the conference awards program since 1980.

Sep 10, 2020

Jonathan William Craig Jr. passed away on Monday, September 7, 2020, at his home in Eden, N.C. He was born in Martinsville, Va. the son of Eliza (Ann) Craig and the late Jonathan Craig Sr. He was the Executive Director of Human Resources for the Rockingham County Public Schools and also served as the system's Director of Athletics.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, September 12, 2020, at 11 a.m. at Hines Funeral Services Chapel.

Sep 10, 2020

RALEIGH, NC – Special Olympics of North Carolina announced that four NCHSAA member high schools will be recognized as Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools® and are receiving national banner recognition for their efforts to provide inclusive sports and activities for students with and without intellectual disabilities. Smithfield-Selma, Ledford, West Davidson, and West Stokes are all receiving the honor as a result of meeting national standards of excellence in the areas of inclusion, advocacy and respect.

Aug 14, 2020

Former Superintendent in Perquimans County, long-time educator and former NCHSAA Board of Directors member, Dr. Dwayne Stallings passed away on Sunday, August 9, 2020 at the age of 63 years old. 

Aug 6, 2020

Commissioner Que Tucker provides the following statement on August 6, 2020.

"At his press conference on Wednesday, August 5, 2020, Governor Roy Cooper and his health team extended Phase Two of the state's reopening plan until at least September 11. Unfortunately, this announcement means that the start of the 2020-2021 school year will be delayed beyond September 1 for NCHSAA member schools.

Aug 3, 2020

Former East Bladen Head Baseball Coach, Russell Priest, passed away on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at the age of 73. He was a graduate of Elizabethtown High School and Pembroke State College, where he majored in physical education. He served the students and student-athletes of Bladen County Schools for more than 40 years. The baseball field at East Bladen was named in his honor (Bladen Journal).


Jul 20, 2020

NOTE:  The NCHSAA does not endorse any one company or product over another company or product. The staff encourages you/your school to do your due diligence. Below is a list of vendors who have reached out to share that they have various supplies available for purchase, which might assist the schools as they move towards the opening of athletic activity in North Carolina.