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Mar 20, 2018

CHAPEL HILL— Marissa Brown from Alexander Central High School and Cole Benton from West Columbus High School have been named recipients of the NCHSAA Performance of the Week awards.

Each week two athletes in North Carolina High School Athletic Association competition are selected for this award from nominations received from media and school administrators.

Mar 15, 2018

The month of March is National Athletic Training Month as promoted by the National Athletic Trainers' Association to spread awareness about the important work of athletic trainers. During the month of March, we'll spotlight Licensed Athletic Trainers across the state, asking them why they participate in education-based athletics as a trainer. We will also talk to Athletic Directors from around the state to describe the impact that having Licensed Athletic Trainers in their schools has had on their students and families.

Mar 15, 2018

Wells Fargo, along with the North Carolina High School Athletic Association, has announced the final standings in the Wells Fargo Conference Cup competitions for the 2018 winter sports season.

The Wells Fargo Cup award, sponsored by Wells Fargo and the NCHSAA, recognizes the schools that achieve the best overall interscholastic athletic performance within each of the state’s four competitive classifications. 

Mar 14, 2018

CHAPEL HILL— Riley Gurganus of Pender High School and Hunter Forbes of Bear Grass Charter School were named recipients of the NCHSAA Performance of the Week awards.

Each week, two athletes in North Carolina High School Athletic Association competition are selected for this award from nominations submitted by media and school administrators. 

Mar 10, 2018

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The Independence Patriots returned to the 4A State Championship Game for the first time since 1997, when they knocked off Richmond County. The second trip to a State Final was a pretty similar picture as the Patriots played solid team basketball on their way to a 71-60 victory over Heritage. 

Mar 10, 2018

RALEIGH, N.C. – In a highly anticipated matchup of a pair of defending state champions, it was the defending 3A State Champions, Cox Mill, that held on to down last year’s 2A State Champions, Northside-Jacksonville, by a narrow 65-63 margin.

The two teams played a very tight first half, with Cox Mill taking a slim 36-31 lead into the halftime break, but the Chargers came out firing in the third quarter, raising their lead to as many as 13 around the midway point of the third frame. 

Mar 10, 2018

RALEIGH, N.C. – Northern Guilford led the whole way and pushed out to as much as a 19-point lead in the first half, as the Nighthawks powered their way past Jacksonville to the 3A Women’s Basketball State Championship. The Nighthawks earned their second straight State Championship with the victory.

Mar 10, 2018

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Southeast Raleigh built a 12-point lead early in the first quarter, but the defending 4A State Champions from Northwest Guilford slowly battled and scrapped their way back into the game for a 44-36 victory and their second straight State Championship.

Mar 10, 2018

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The Forest Hills Yellow Jackets saw their State Championship dreams die in the Regional Finals each of the last two years. This year’s team got over that hump, earning the school their first state championship berth since 1964, and with a 63-59 win over Greene Central in the 2A State Championship, won their first State Championship in Men’s Basketball.

Mar 10, 2018

Winston-Salem Prep dominated defensively in the second half, holding Pamlico County to just 16 points in the final 16 minutes, on the way to a 70-46 victory and the Phoenix’s fifth State Championship in school history.

Mar 10, 2018

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – North Pitt never trailed North Wilkes as the Panthers powered their way to a 63-42 victory over the Vikings in the 2A Women’s Basketball Championship. The Panthers claimed the school’s third State Championship in Women’s Basketball. 

Nyjanique Langley was the star two years ago for North Pitt in their 2016 2A Championship victory, and she had another big game in this year’s game. Langley exploded for 33 points, snatching 16 rebounds on her way to her second Kay Yow 2A Women’s Basketball Championship Most Valuable Player award.

Mar 10, 2018

RALEIGH, N.C. – Mount Airy and Pamlico County faced off in the 1A Women’s Basketball State Championship Game for the second year in a row, and once again the Granite Bears came out firing on all cylinders on their way to a 69-32 victory and a second straight state championship.

Mar 9, 2018

Chapel Hill, N.C. – Moe’s Southwest Grill locations in the Triangle, in conjunction with the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA), has selected Charles Johnson from Heritage High School in Raleigh, N.C., Daryl Anderson of Chapel Hill High School in Chapel Hill, N.C., and John Hammett from Northern Durham High School in Durham, N.C., as recipients of the Moe’s Hometown Hero awards for the month of February.

Mar 8, 2018

CHAPEL HILL — Cassidy Coleman of Western Alamance High School and Justin Jarvis of Lake Norman High School were named recipients of the NCHSAA Performance of the Week awards.

Each week, two athletes in North Carolina High School Athletic Association competition are selected for this award from nominations submitted by media and school administrators. 

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