A long-time teacher, coach and athletic director, Bobby Purvis has passed away after a battle with cancer. He served students for 42 years, spending most of that career at Union Pines High School.
Since the in-person NCSHOF Salute to Student-Athletes Program had to be canceled due to the national pandemic, the NCSHOF offers this salute to the Class of 2020.
See what the 2020-2021 inductee class has to say to the high school student-athletes who faced an unprecedented spring semester.
CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2020 Special Contributor Award. The NCHSAA annually recognizes a foundation, company, or individual for significant and unique contributions to the Association with the Special Contributor Award.
CHAPEL HILL - The Morris Walker Development Award was created to help recognize individuals and groups that have helped to build the endowment for the NCHSAA. Through the endowment, these groups and individuals help provide the exceptional quality of championships, scholarship and leadership programs we enjoy in North Carolina.
CHAPEL HILL - The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) selected Steve Alford, Ted Carver and Arnold Spell from Durham to honor with the Association's 2020 Unsung Hero Award. The Unsung Hero Award, given periodically by the NCHSAA, normally goes to those tremendous volunteers who work in so many different areas of a school athletic program, from public address announcer to chain crew to booster club president to team physician or many other areas. The awards are traditionally given based on nominations from member schools.
CHAPEL HILL—A total of 54 student-athletes from North Carolina High School Athletic Association member schools were named Performance of the Week Award recipients throughout the 2019-2020 school year.
Now we know. And it isn’t fun. No NCAA basketball tournament. No traditional Major League Baseball Opening Days. No professional basketball or hockey playoffs. No Little League or youth soccer. The Summer Olympics have been delayed for at least a year. And the list of community cancellations and postponements is nearly endless.
CHAPEL HILL - The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) announced the selection of Steve Rankin from Lake Norman High School for the Association's Bud Phillips Retiree Award.
CHAPEL HILL — Commissioner Que Tucker of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) is pleased to present two Commissioner's Choice Awards for the 2019-2020 academic year. One is awarded to Sammy Carden from Durham Coca-Cola and the other is awarded to one to J.J. Knox from Eastern Alamance High School. These awards are presented when merited for extraordinary service to the state's high school athletic program as selected by the Commissioner of the NCHSAA.