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Jun 10, 2020

CHAPEL HILL— Lauryn Taylor of Green Level High School and Hunter Epps of Southwestern Randolph High School won top honors in the North Carolina Governor’s Highway Safety Program Click it or Ticket Scholar-Athlete essay contest.

The Spring 2020 semester’s prompt was:

Explain how, as a student-athlete, you can encourage your peers to buckle up by using a social media platform. What is your message to your peers?

Jun 9, 2020

CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association is pleased to announce the winner of the Female Athlete of the Year for the 2019-2020 School Year. The award is in its 35th year and winners receive the Pat Best Memorial Trophy.

Jun 7, 2020

CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association is pleased to announce the winner of the Male Athlete of the Year for the 2019-2020 School Year. The award is in its 35th year and winners receive the Pat Best Memorial Trophy.

Jun 5, 2020

Jason Norton, the athletic director for Pine Forest High School, passed away at the age of 47 following a long battle with cancer. The 2019 Tony Simeon Courage Award winner was first diagnosed with stage three colorectal cancer in 2016. 

Norton spent many years at his alma mater, Richmond Senior, as a three-sport coach prior to becoming the Pine Forest athletic director in 2015. He was a member of the Richmond Senior State Championship Football teams in 1988 and 1989, going on to be an outstanding punter and placekicker for Catawba in the early 1990’s.

Jun 4, 2020

CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) is pleased to recognize two graduating senior athletes that have been highly successful throughout all four years of their high school careers on an individual level with Four-time Champion Awards. The NCHSAA annually provides recognition for senior athletes completing their eligibility that have won the same individual event state championship in all four years of their career.

May 28, 2020

CHAPEL HILL - The North Carolina High School Athletic Association announced the selection of Gray’s Creek High School in Hope Mills as the 2019-2020 Exemplary School Award winner. This award is presented annually from nominations received from member schools.

May 25, 2020

CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association is pleased to honor the recipients of the 2020 Tony Simeon Courage Awards. This year’s recipients are Andrea Cornel from Broughton, Brandy Dills from Franklin, Samuel O’Grady from Sun Valley, and Casen Whitehead from Holly Springs. 

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