The USTA wants to recognize and thank all high school tennis coaches who implement a no-cut policy. These coaches play a critical role in our sport by allowing young players the opportunity to be part of a team representing their high school. (You can find more information under "Tennis")
CHAPEL HILL—Six more outstanding names in the annals of state prep athletics have been selected for induction into the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame.
Al Black of Spring Lake, the late Pat Gainey of Taylorsville and later Pamlico; Charlie Gregory of Randleman, Tommy Hunt of Durham, Joan Riggs of Swansboro and Don Saine of Gastonia have been chosen as the 20th group of inductees to join the prestigious hall. That brings to 102 the number enshrined.
CHAPEL HILL—Over 6,700 individual awards have been earned by students for the spring semester from the North Carolina High School Athletic Association for achievements in the classroom as well as on the playing court or athletic field.
The NCHSAA made the awards in its Scholar-Athlete program, which includes recognition of varsity teams which attain certain grades as well as individual athletes.
A total of 3,706 student-athletes earned the individual Scholar-Athlete award, and 191 varsity teams in sports captured team honors.
Those schools whose head coach did not attend the NCHSAA rules session in
Greensboro can be found on each sport's page. The sports are football, men's
soccer, volleyball, and women's soccer. Failure to attend a mandatory state
rules' clinic will result in a $400.00 fine. Listings of clinic dates and
sites for all sports can be found on the officiating page. If you have any
questions or concerns regarding this matter, please feel free to contact the
Brevard and Greene Central High Schools will be hosting High School Tennis Coaching Clinics on Monday August 7th from 10am until 1pm. These clinics are being sponsored by the North Carolina High School Tennis Coaches Association. There is no charge for the clinics, but they do ask that coaches register for the clinic by Friday, August 4th. Please go to Men's or Women's Tennis under Select a Sport for more information.
There have been changes made to the heat and humidity guidelines that were sent out in the June 2006 Ads mailing. These changes can be found on the football page.
The North Carolina High School Athletic Association has had a rule on the books for many years not permitting body-to-body contact for football players out of season or in summer camps.
The question has been raised again about athletes participating in football camps, of which there is a large variety. But whether the camps are in North Carolina or in some other state, NCHSAA athletes are prohibited from participating in football camps where there is contact.
Wachovia Bank, N.A., along with the North Carolina High School Athletic Association, today announced the final standings for 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 final 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.
CHAPEL HILL—Some 33 student-athletes from North Carolina High School Athletic Association member schools have been recognized for their outstanding sportsmanship as winners of “Heart of a Champion” recognition.
The sportsmanship recognition is part of the program offered by the NCHSAA Student Services Division and is sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline. Mark Dreibelbis, NCHSAA assistant executive director, and student services assistant Chiquana Dancy administer the program.
RALEIGH – Nick Liles had three hits and Scott Myers drove home four runs as Scotland downed South Caldwell 10-5 in the third and final game of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 4-A baseball championship series at N.C. State University’s Doak Field on Sunday afternoon.
Senior lefthander Derrick Lowery of Scotland was named the Most Valuable Player of the championship series. Lowery pitched nine innings in the two days, including a route-going performance on Saturday night in a 1-0 win, and struck out 12.
RALEIGH — Katie Rosenberger singled home Guss Crist with the only run of the day as Pender shut out East Surry 1-0 in nine innings to win the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 1-A softball championship Sunday afternoon at the Walnut Creek Softball Complex.
Britney Roper, who went the distance on the mound for the winners, was named the Most Valuable Player of the championship. She struck out seven and allowed only three hits in the final.
CHATHAM CENTRAL EXPLODES FOR 20 HITS
TO CLINCH NCHSAA STATE 1- A BASEBALL SERIES
RALEIGH – Second baseman Spencer Andrews rapped out four hits Sunday afternoon in a 20-hit assault as Chatham Central rolled to a 13-3 decision over West Columbus in the third and decisive game of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 1-A baseball championship series at Doak Field on the N.C. State campus.
NORTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION
2006 STATE 4-A SOFTBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS
WALNUT CREEK SOFTBALL COMPLEX, RALEIGH
Matthews David Butler 3, North Davidson 0
Wake Forest-Rolesville 6, Wilmington Ashley 0 (6 innings, rain)
WINNER’S BRACKET FINAL
Butler 2, Wake Forest-Rolesville 1 (8 innings)
North Davidson 11, Wilmington Ashley 1