CHAPEL HILL - After a 23-year career serving the NCHSAA, its member schools and student-athletes, Mary Vrnak, Director of Fundraising and Scholarships for the NCHSAA, is retiring. Mary began her career at the NCHSAA in 1995, joining the Association's Student Services department. In the early 2000's, Vrnak moved into the Marketing and Development department, where she worked tirelessly in service of the student-athletes of the NCHSAA.
A man who has given 51 years of service to the Southeastern Athletic Officials Association is hanging up the whistle. Arnold Pope, a preacher in Roanoke Rapids, has decided to retire from the avocation of officiating after a 60 year career calling various games at the collegiate and high school levels.
Long-time NCHSAA official and regional supervisor, Bill Freeman, passed away last week. Freeman was chosen as an NCHSAA’s Golden Whistle Award winner in 2011 which honors officials who demonstrate leadership, performance, service and training for the betterment of officials, possessing officiating abilities emulated by fellow officials and being regarded as a person of integrity and character.
INDIANAPOLIS, IN (July 24, 2018) — The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) has now delivered more than seven million online education courses through its NFHS Learning Center at www.NFHSLearn.com.
Mr. Butch Whitesell, 70, of Houston Loop, Taylorsville, passed away June 27, 2018 at Catawba Regional Hospice.
Mr. Whitesell was born June 25, 1948 in Greensboro, NC, the son of the late Harvey Whitesell and Frances Moore Whitesell.
CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association in conjunction with Wells Fargo released the final standings in the 39thannual Wells Fargo Cup competitions for the 2017-18 academic year. The award recognizes the high schools that achieve the best overall interscholastic athletic performance within each of the state’s four competitive classifications.
The North Carolina High School Athletic Association, along with Wells Fargo, has announced the final standings in the Wells Fargo Conference Cup competitions for the 2017-2018 sports season.
The Wells Fargo Cup award, sponsored by Wells Fargo, recognizes the schools that achieve the best overall interscholastic athletic performance within each of the state’s four competitive classifications.
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Chapel Hill, N.C. – Moe’s Southwest Grill locations in the Triangle, in conjunction with the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA), have selected Lydia Bjorklund from Heritage High School in Wake Forest, N.C., Robby White of Cary High School in Cary, N.C., and Trent Wilson from Wakefield High School in Raleigh, N.C., as recipients of the Moe’s Hometown Hero award for the month of May.
RALEIGH – The Jack Britt Buccaneers returned to Dail Softball Stadium for game three of the 4A Softball Championship Series with South Caldwell just one day after being no-hit in game two by the Spartans Anna King.
2A Softball Championship: South Granville sweeps Franklin with 7-0 win in Game 2
1A Softball Championship: Alleghany comes from behind to down Louisburg 3-2 in extras and sweep the series
3A Softball Championship: Alexander Central stuns Cleveland with three in seventh to force extras and takes series with 6-4 win in 11 innings
GREENSBORO – Alexander Central claimed the school’s sixth fast-pitch state championship as they stormed back from three runs down in the final inning to knock off Cleveland 6-4 in eleven innings.