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Jan 15, 2019

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association has announced the fall standings in the Wells Fargo Conference Cup competitions for the 2018 fall sports season.

The Wells Fargo Cup award, sponsored by Wells Fargo and the NCHSAA, recognizes the schools that achieve the best overall interscholastic athletic performance within each of the state’s four competitive classifications. 

Jan 15, 2019

CHAPEL HILL— Jonna Strange from North Iredell High School and Cameron Brown from Person High School have been named recipients of the NCHSAA Performance of the Week awards. Each week two athletes in North Carolina High School Athletic Association competition are selected for this award from nominations received from media and school administrators. 

Jan 9, 2019

CHAPEL HILL, NC – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) is pleased to announce the six-member group that will join the NCHSAA Hall of Fame in the Class of 2019. This year’s class includes individuals who made tremendous impacts on their communities through coaching and athletic administration. This year’s class is the 33rdto join the Hall of Fame which is dedicated to honoring those who “have done the most for high school athletics in North Carolina” throughout their careers.

Jan 8, 2019

CHAPEL HILL, NC – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) and the Hickory Metro Sports Commission (HMSC) are pleased to announce a return to Hickory of the NCHSAA’s Western Regional Basketball Finals for 2019. Lenoir-Rhyne University’s Shuford Memorial Gymnasium and at Catawba Valley Community College’s Tarlton Complex will serve as the host sites of the eight-game, single-day event that features four games in each facility. 

Jan 7, 2019

High School athletics in the state has lost another of the giants, as Jerry McGee, long-time Executive Director of the North Carolina Athletic Directors Association (NCADA) has passed away. McGee served as the Executive Director of the NCADA from 1991 until December 2015, serving as Executive Director Emeratus until his passing.

Dec 18, 2018

Wake Forest High School, is one of only five schools in the country to receive ESPN recognition for its work as a Special Olympics Unified Champion School. Read more about the program and their celebration this past week on this article by WTVD-TV (ABC 11) in Raleigh.

Dec 18, 2018

CHAPEL HILL— Emily Carver from Enka High School and Justin McKoy from Panther Creek High School have been named recipients of the NCHSAA Performance of the Week awards. Each week two athletes in North Carolina High School Athletic Association competition are selected for this award from nominations received from media and school administrators. 

Dec 15, 2018

RALEIGH, NC – The Tarboro Vikings pulled away with 36 second half points to defeat East Surry 50-10 and win back-to-back state championships at the 1AA level.  The win gave the Vikings the program’s sixth state championship. The Vikings were dominant on the ground racking up 442 yards rushing, while holding the Cardinals to zero yards rushing in the game.

Dec 15, 2018

RALEIGH, NC - The Shelby Golden Lions jumped out to a 14-0 lead after one quarter and did not look back on their way to doubling up North Davidson 42-21 and winning the school’s tenth NCHSAA State Championship in football.

Dec 14, 2018

DURHAM, NC -  The Wake Forest Cougars wrapped up a third consecutive perfect season with a 9-7 win in a defensive struggle for the 4AA State Championship with a tough Zebulon B. Vance team. Wake Forest nipped Vance with a safety in the final minute of the fourth quarter, surging into the lead for the first time late in the game and securing their 45th consecutive win.

Vance jumped into the lead on the second play of the game when Nyier Clark hauled in a 53 yard pass for a touchdown from Nigel Summerville to give Vance the lead 7-0 just 23 seconds into the ball game. 

Dec 14, 2018

DURHAM, NC – East Forsyth came from behind twice in the second half to tie Scotland, eventually taking the lead with just 2:45 to play and hanging on for a 35-28 victory and the school’s second state championship.

Scotland had the game’s opening possession and they made the most of it as the Scots drove 62 yards in 16 plays using the first 7:50 of the game. Syheam McQueen pushed it across the goal line on a two-yard dive to give the Scots the lead on the first of his two touchdowns.

Dec 14, 2018

CHAPEL HILL, NC – The Weddington Warriors struck first, and struck often, as they ripped off a 27-14 victory over Southeast Guilford to claim the school’s second state football championship. James Shipley starred offensively and defensively for the Warriors, with an interception and return that set up a fourth quarter score to go with a 50 yard touchdown pass on a reverse pass and an 8 yard touchdown catch from his receiver spot. With ten receptions for 113 yards, as well as contributions in other areas, he was named the game’s Most Valuable Player.

Dec 14, 2018

CHAPEL HILL, NC – Charlotte Catholic took the 3A Championship in come-from-behind fashion, edging a tough-nosed Jacksonville team 17-14 to win the school’s sixth state championship and second straight. What started as an offensive feeling game, turned into the expected defensive battle with Catholic scoring the only second half points, a touchdown with just under five minutes to play, that put the Cougars in front for good by the final margin.

Dec 14, 2018

RALEIGH, NC – The Reidsville Rams stormed from down 14 much of the game to stun Northeastern with a 31-28 win as Zach Baber hit a 24-yard field goal to give Reidsville its first and only lead with just four seconds remaining in the game. The win gave Reidsville their program’s 17thNCHSAA Football State Championship, and their second state title in the last three years.

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