WHISPERING PINES— Concord’s Cydney Clanton fired a blistering three-under par 68 on Tuesday and rallied to win the individual crown at the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state women’s 1-A/2-A/3-A golf championships at the Country Club of Whispering Pines.
Clanton was a shot behind first-day leader Emily Street of Chase entering the final round, but wound up winning the title by eight shots over Salisbury’s Lauren Smith, who tallied 76’s on both days.
CARY—Top-seeded Britney Cloer of Brevard won her third consecutive singles championship on Saturday afternoon in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 2-A women’s tennis championships at the Cary Tennis Center.
RALEIGH— Second-seeded Anna Lee Evans of Watauga survived a three-set match in a morning semifinal and went on to win the singles crown on Saturday in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association women’s state 4-A tennis championships at Millbrook Exchange Park.
Evans, who lost only three games in four sets in Friday’s play, had to beat a pair of Redfern sisters from Charlotte’s Harding University on Saturday. She beat Kimber in the semifinals by 6-0, 4-6 and 6-3, and then downed Shondra Redfern in the championship match, 6-2, 6-4.
CARY— The defending champions in both singles and doubles successfully held on to their crowns in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association women’s state 1-A tennis championships at the Cary Tennis Center on Saturday morning.
Kasey Mabe of North Stokes repeated as the singles champion and Jeanne-Marie LaBorde and Jessica Eblen of Hendersonville once again teamed to win in doubles.
BURLINGTON — Charlotte Catholic moved up a classification to 3-A for this year, but the results were the same for its doubles team in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 3-A women’s tennis championships at the Burlington Parks and Recreation Tennis Center on Saturday.
Caroline Kuttner and Alley Leahy, the second-seeded pair, won the doubles championship in a tough three-set match, outlasting Erin Hosterman and Rebecca Rhoney of Hickory St. Stephens 6-4, 3-6, 6-4.
CARY—Top-seeded defending champion Britney Cloer of Brevard moved into the semifinals of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 2-A women’s tennis championships by sweeping two Friday matches at the Cary Tennis Center.
BURLINGTON— The top seeds in both singles and doubles earned their way into the semifinals after Friday action in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 3-A women’s tennis championships at the Burlington Parks and Recreation Tennis Center.
In singles, top-seeded Emily Mauser of Hickory won both of her matches in straight sets and will face Belmont South Point’s Lauren Sessoms in one Saturday morning semifinal. Mauser has been the 3-A runner-up in singles in each of the last two years.
RALEIGH— The top two seeds in singles had little trouble winning their two matches on Friday in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association women’s state 4-A tennis championships at Millbrook Exchange Park.
CHAPEL HILL—Top golfers from across the state will compete next week in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association’s 25th women’s state golf championships.
For the third year in a row, the NCHSAA will offer classified championships because the number of schools competing in the sport has grown. The two-day event will be held on Monday and Tuesday at two different sites.
CHAPEL HILL—Four different classifications will determine individual champions this weekend as the North Carolina High School Athletic Association holds its annual women’s tennis championships.
State crowns in singles and doubles will be up for grabs, but no team score is determined. The team championships will be decided by the dual team tournament that concludes with its championships on November 5.
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK-- The North Carolina High School Athletic Association held its fall 2005 Coach-Captain Retreat over the weekend, the 22nd in a series of successful events.
The event, part of the Association’s Student Services program, was held at the Radisson Governors Inn October 22-23 and attracted students from all over North Carolina.
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - High schools interested in helping schools affected by the recent disasters in Louisiana,Mississippi and Texas can adopt a school with a similar nickname through the Mascot Adoption Program (MAP) initiated by the National Federationof State High School Associations (NFHS).
Schools across the United States are encouraged to initiate fund-raising efforts, or perhaps use donations from ticket proceeds, to provide funds for schools damaged or destroyed by Hurricanes Katrina and
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is announcing a new multimedia educational toolkit to protect teen athletes from a serious but often underestimated health threat - concussion. Concussions are a type of traumatic brain injury (TBI) caused by a blow or jolt to the head that can range from mild to severe and can disrupt the way the brain normally works. More than 300,000 sports-and recreation-related TBI’s occur in the United States each year.
CHAPEL HILL-- The North Carolina High School Athletic Association announced today the winners of its 10th annual NCHSAA Student Services Sportsmanship Awards.
North Wilkes High School is the overall winner for the 2004-05 academic year, while East Bladen High School and Hendersonville High School will be recognized with honorariums in acknowledgement of the sportsmanship initiatives in place at their schools.
GlaxoSmithKline sponsors this NCHSAA sportsmanship program.