By: Dr. Karissa L. Niehoff, NFHS Executive Director
By Karissa Niehoff, Executive Director of the National Federation of State High Sch
CHAPEL HILL— Tori Hester from West Rowan High School and Austin Grier from Vance 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.
BURLINGTON, NC - Long-time former Eastern Guilford High School Coach Tommy Grayson passed away at his family’s Burlington home on Sunday, September 1, 2019 at age 74. Arrangements and services have not been determined at this time and will be updated when they become available.
This is the first article in a new thread we are calling "Respect the Game". This series is designed for highlighting NCHSAA members using education-based athletics for their true purpose - to support and enrich the educational experience of students - by providing educational life lessons and growth opportunities through sport. These stories will highlight lessons of respect, sportsmanship, integrity, fair play, honesty, equity, fair competition and development of student-athletes. We look forward to hearing stories from your community.
CHAPEL HILL, NC – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) and Sinclair Broadcasting Group (“Sinclair”) have recently renewed their agreement to produce and broadcast the NCHSAA Football and Basketball State Championship games across North Carolina through 2022.
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - This week, 140 student ambassadors from 34 states and two Canadian provinces are in Indianapolis to attend the fifth National Student Leadership Summit, hosted by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS).
CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association in conjunction with Wells Fargo released the final standings in the 40th annual Wells Fargo Cup competitions for the 2018-19 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 (NCHSAA), in conjunction with Wells Fargo, has announced the final standings in the Wells Fargo Conference Cup competitions for the 2018-2019 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.
Former A.L. Brown Football Coach, Bob Boswell, passed away at age 82 following a long bout with cancer.
Boswell's career highlights include leading Graham High School to the 3A Regional Title in 1965, when play did not culminate in a State Championship Game for all classifications. He also led T.W. Andrews to a 4A State Championship in 1972, and was the school's first Head Coach. He won over 100 games during his time at A.L. Brown and coached five future NFL players.