CHAPEL HILL — The first state championship events of the winter sports season for the North Carolina High School Athletic Association are scheduled for this week with the state 1-A/2-A swimming and diving championships.
The 1-A/2-A swimming competition will be held on Saturday at the Willis R. Casey Aquatic Center adjacent to Carmichael Gym on the campus of North Carolina State University.
Preliminaries in swimming will begin at 9:15 a.m. on Saturday, with the finals scheduled to start at 5 p.m.
Charlie Adams has been selected for one of the most prestigious sports honors available in North Carolina.
The long-time executive director of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association has been chosen for induction into the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame.
The official induction ceremonies and banquet will take place on Thursday, May 11, at the North Raleigh Hilton, with a public reception starting at 6:30 p.m. followed by the banquet at 7:15.
Wachovia Bank, N.A., along with the North Carolina High School Athletic Association, today announced the standings for fall sports in the Wachovia Cup competitions for the 2005-2006 sports season.
The Wachovia Cup award, sponsored by Wachovia Bank, N.A., and the NCHSAA, recognizes the high schools that achieve the best overall interscholastic athletic performance within each of the state’s four competitive classifications. The Wachovia Cup program is in its 27th year.
CHAPEL HILL—The North Carolina High School Athletic Association has announced the fall standings in the Wachovia Conference Cup competition for the 2005-2006 academic year.
The Wachovia Conference Cup, sponsored annually by Wachovia and sanctioned by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association, recognizes high school sports programs that achieve the best overall performance within their respective athletic conferences. Wachovia has sponsored the conference awards program since 1980.
GROVES STADIUM, WINSTON-SALEM
1-A: Elkin 42, Northampton-West 12
1-AA: Thomasville 21, Wallace-Rose Hill 20
KENAN STADIUM, CHAPEL HILL
2-A: Clinton 13, Lincolnton 6
2-AA: Shelby 26, Reidsville 18
WALLACE WADE STADIUM, DURHAM
3-A: Asheville 13, Western Alamance 10
3-AA: Charlotte Catholic 21, Burlington Williams 13
CARTER-FINLEY STADIUM, RALEIGH
4-A: Greenville Rose 21, Greensboro Grimsley 0
GOLDSBORO-- The baseball clinic run by North Carolina High School Athletic Association Hall of Famer George Whitfield is set for its 34th annual renewal.
The clinic is scheduled for Goldsboro High School on Saturday, January 14, 2006, and features another tremendous lineup. Registration is scheduled from 7:30 to 9:15a.m, and then the clinic will run until 6 p.m.
The clinic is open to all players from Little League through high school, and all coaches at any level are welcome.
OXFORD-- Webb High School is hosting the first annual Triangle Baseball Clinic at Webb HIgh School on Saturday, December 17,
Jeff Tate, head baseball coach at Webb, is serving as clinic director.
The clinic is open to players ages eight to 18 and coaches of all levels are welcome. The clinic will offer instruction in the fundamentals of baseball, and a special feature will be a two-hour "Baseball Scramble" where players and coaches can choose a topic of particular interest.
CHAPEL HILL—The Board of Directors of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association completed its two-day winter board meeting on Wednesday with a number of action items.
The Board, consisting of superintendents, principals, athletic directors and coaches from across the state, representing the eight different NCHSAA regions and all four classifications of schools, did committee work all day on Tuesday and then voted on items on Wednesday at the Simon F. Terrell Building, the home offices of the NCHSAA.
CARY— Kevin Mazariegos had a hat trick to lead Wilkes Central to an exciting 4-3 come-from-behind victory over Cardinal Gibbons in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 2-A men’s soccer championship at SAS Soccer Park on Saturday.
Wilkes Central trailed Gibbons 2-1 at halftime and fell behind 3-1 early in the second half before the Eagles erupted for three unanswered goals. Mazariegos, a junior midfielder at 5-9 and 160 pounds, was named the Most Valuable Player of the championship match and ended the season with 37 goals scored.
CARY—Senior forward Walter Cruz knocked in a goal in the first sudden victory period to lift Thomasville to a dramatic 4-3 victory over Manteo at SAS Soccer Park in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 1-A men’s soccer championship on Saturday.
Cruz, who had opened the scoring with a goal in the first 3:10 of the contest, was named the Most Valuable Player in the championship. He ended the season with a whopping 49 goals on the year.
CARY— After 110 minutes of play, it went down to penalty kicks and Jacksonville slipped past Mooresville
2-1 in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 3-A men’s soccer championship at SAS Soccer Park on Saturday night.
Jacksonville outscored the Blue Devils 4-2 in the penalty kick session to take the title. Goalkeeper Ross Willard of Jacksonville came up with a key save and then Kirk Peterson’s successful kick assured the Cardinals of victory.
CARY—Senior midfielder Matt Betts was credited with a goal and an assist to lead Apex to a tough 2-1 victory over North Mecklenburg in a battle of unbeatens for the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 4-A men’s soccer championship on Saturday night at SAS Soccer Park.
All NCHSAA football teams remaining in the 2005 football playoffs need to complete the "Team Roster" "Depth Chart" and "Team Information" forms that are listed at the bottom of the "Football" page, under "Select a Sport". These forms along with "Team Photo" and a copy of "School Mascot" need to be emailed to Quanta` Holden at firstname.lastname@example.org, ASAP. In you have any question you can contact Quanta` at (919) 962-7784.
CARY—Four championships will be up for grabs on Saturday in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association’s state men’s soccer championships.
The games will be played at the beautiful SAS Stadium in Cary, the site of both professional and collegiate soccer as well as the previous three years of NCHSAA men’s championships.