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Dec 16, 2020

CHAPEL HILL— Terra Murphy of North Iredell High School and Casen Whitehead of Holly Springs High School won top honors in the North Carolina Governor’s Highway Safety Program Click it or Ticket Scholar-Athlete essay contest.

The Fall 2020 semester’s prompt was:

Dec 16, 2020

CHAPEL HILL— Dylan Garcia from Franklin High School and Will Mitchell from Millbrook High School have been named recipients of the NCHSAA Performance of the Week award. Each week two athletes in North Carolina High School Athletic Association competition are selected for this award from nominations received from coaches, media, and school administrators. 

Dec 8, 2020

CHAPEL HILL— Cassie Tanton from McMichael High School and Alex Fernandez from Green Level High School have been named recipients of the NCHSAA Performance of the Week award. Each week two athletes in North Carolina High School Athletic Association competition are selected for this award from nominations received from coaches, media, and school administrators. 

Dec 1, 2020

CHAPEL HILL— Cheyenne Clonch from West Wilkes High School and Viktor Idhammar from Cary High School have been named recipients of the NCHSAA Performance of the Week award. Each week two athletes in North Carolina High School Athletic Association competition are selected for this award from nominations received from coaches, media, and school administrators. 

Nov 24, 2020

CHAPEL HILL— Mac Russ, Marvin Ridge High School, and Abby Patterson from Panther Creek High School have been named recipients of the NCHSAA Performance of the Week award. Each week two athletes in North Carolina High School Athletic Association competition are selected for this award from nominations received from coaches, media, and school administrators. 

Nov 5, 2020

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (November 5, 2020) – Rocky Mount (North Carolina) High School is the third high school in the nation – and first in North Carolina – to earn Level 3 status in the School Honor Roll program recently initiated by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS). 

Oct 20, 2020

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (October 19, 2020) – Gray’s Creek High School in Hope Mills, North Carolina, is the fourth school in the nation – and second in North Carolina – to earn Level 2 status in the School Honor Roll program recently initiated by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS). 

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 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 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.

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