RALEIGH, NC – The NCHSAA Cheerleading Invitational returned to its usual home, the Raleigh Convention Center, after a year away due to COVID, with 132 registered routines and a brand-new trophy to present. In addition to the Carolina Cup, the award for the Varsity squad regardless of division posting the highest rated performance in the traditional competition, this year the “Game Day Division” presented the inaugural Tarheel Trophy to the highest rated varsity squad regardless of division in the event.
As you are aware, the NCHSAA Board of Directors has been hard at work conducting the business of the Association, completing the Winter Meeting yesterday. Board members engaged in lengthy discussions about the Association’s ongoing talks with the State Board of Education, the status of the NCHSAA Endowment, and the Association’s annual budget. The Board took action on many items during its meeting. Highlights are as follows:
1A FOOTBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP REGIONAL FINALS PAIRINGS
#1 Tarboro (12-1) vs. #6 Pender (9-3)
#3 Mitchell (12-2) vs. #4 Robbinsville (10-3)
Commissioner Que Tucker was highlighted in the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) celebration of Title IX at 50 today. Throughout the year, the NFHS and the NCHSAA are celebrating Title IX milestones and Moments of Magnitude that spotlight the achievements of women in sport following the landmark legislation that opened the doors to athletics for female students across the United States.
CHAPEL HILL-- The North Carolina High School Athletic Association announced today that the Association and Varsity Brands, a national leader in the spirit industry, have partnered to establish the Tarheel Trophy Award to recognize annually the top high school varsity cheerleading team in the Game Day Division of the NCHSAA Cheerleading Invitational.
Back in the summer, a group of legislators introduced a version of House Bill 91 that would have prevented North Carolina high schools from continuing to participate in athletic competition organized by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association, to the detriment of our state’s student-athletes. Since the bill was introduced, and through multiple rounds of revisions to the bill, the Board of Directors and staff of the NCHSAA have worked with members of the General Assembly and the State Board of Education to express our concerns about the negative impact House Bill 91 would h
1A FOOTBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP SECOND ROUND PAIRINGS
#1 Tarboro (9-1) vs. #16 Southeast Halifax (5-6)
#8 Perquimans (7-2) vs. #9 Riverside-Martin (6-3)
- WIAM Radio (Audio-Only/Radio)
#5 Rosewood (5-2) vs. #12 North Edgecombe (6-5)
- WGBR Radio (Audio-Only/Radio)
- NFHS Network (Live Video Stream)
#4 Northampton County (8-2) vs. #20 Warren County (4-6)
1A WOMEN’S TENNIS DUAL TEAM STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
#1 Mount Airy (22-0) DEF. #5 Chatham Charter (14-8) 5-0
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Below is a listing of the Approved Broadcasts for the First Round of the 2021 Football Playoffs.
2021 NCHSAA 1A Football State Playoffs First Round Approved Broadcasts
#1 Tarboro (9-1), BYE
#16 Southeast Halifax (4-6) vs. #17 Weldon (3-4)
#8 Perquimans (6-2) vs. #25 Northwest Halifax (2-6)
#9 Riverside-Martin (5-3) vs. #24 Chatham Central (1-7)
The Winter Meeting of the NCHSAA Board of Directors is scheduled for the first week of December (Wednesday, December 1, 2021 & Thursday, December 2, 2021). The topics to be discussed, reviewed, and/or acted upon can be found here and are posted on the Board of Directors page of the NCHSAA Website. The final recommendations will be posted prior to the Board Meeting.
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