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Feb 8, 2020

GREENSBORO – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) held the 2020 Dual Team Wrestling State Championships at the Greensboro Coliseum Field House. The State Championships capped off a week of exciting duals for the 2020 Dual Team Playoffs. Avery County claimed the 1A title with a 35-30 victory over Uwharrie Charter. Fred T. Foard earned the 2A title, defeating Croatan 59-9. Northern Guilford slipped past Enka 42-31 for the 3A championship. Hough stunned Cardinal Gibbons by a score of 33-31 to win the 4A championship.

Feb 6, 2020

Due to inclement weather impacting the state and in consideration for the safety of students, the NCHSAA has postponed the third and fourth round of the 2020 Dual Team Wrestling Playoffs at all sites except for the 1A West (scheduled for Avery County High School tonight). The seven postponed sites will wrestle on Friday, February 7th, 2020. Weigh-ins will be conducted at 4:00 p.m., with third-round matches beginning at 5:00 p.m.. Fourth-round matches are scheduled for 6:30 p.m.. 

Feb 4, 2020

CHAPEL HILL— Abigail Wilson from West Rowan High School and Hayden Carpenter from Union Academy 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. 

Feb 4, 2020

CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association in conjunction with Wells Fargo released the fall standings in the 41st annual Wells Fargo Cup competitions for the 2019-20 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.

Jan 28, 2020

CHAPEL HILL— Emma Johnson from Hoggard High School and Tyler Tracy from Northwood 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. 

Jan 22, 2020

CHAPEL HILL— Panther Creek High School student-athletes, Morgan Smalls and Jordan Payne 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. 

Jan 15, 2020

CHAPEL HILL, NC – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) Board of Directors passed regulations mandating that schools require parents and students to view a concussion education video known as CrashCourse prior to each season. The video was developed by TeachAids, a 501(c)(3) non-profit leader in global education innovation, and researchers at Stanford University. 

Jan 14, 2020

CHAPEL HILL— Hanna Malik from Athens Drive High School and Breon Pass from Reidsville 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 30, 2019

The head wrestling coach for Cary High School, Anthony Dunbar, passed away suddenly over the holiday. He was 40 years old. 

Dec 17, 2019

CHAPEL HILL— Emily Carver from Enka High School and Jefferson Boaz from East Surry 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 16, 2019

RALEIGH, NC – Long-time basketball coach and athletic director in Wake County, Dexter Cooley, passed away after a long battle with cancer. Cooley served as basketball coach at Bunn in Franklin County then Millbrook in Raleigh, Cooley moved to Wakefield when it opened in 2000. While at Wakefield he served as basketball coach and athletic director before his retirement in 2015. 

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