This is the first article in a new thread we are calling "Respect the Game". This series is designed for highlighting NCHSAA members using education-based athletics for their true purpose - to support and enrich the educational experience of students - by providing educational life lessons and growth opportunities through sport. These stories will highlight lessons of respect, sportsmanship, integrity, fair play, honesty, equity, fair competition and development of student-athletes. We look forward to hearing stories from your community.
CHAPEL HILL, NC – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) and Sinclair Broadcasting Group (“Sinclair”) have recently renewed their agreement to produce and broadcast the NCHSAA Football and Basketball State Championship games across North Carolina through 2022.
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - This week, 140 student ambassadors from 34 states and two Canadian provinces are in Indianapolis to attend the fifth National Student Leadership Summit, hosted by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS).
CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association in conjunction with Wells Fargo released the final standings in the 40th annual Wells Fargo Cup competitions for the 2018-19 academic year. The award recognizes the high schools that achieve the best overall interscholastic athletic performance within each of the state’s four competitive classifications.
The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA), in conjunction with Wells Fargo, has announced the final standings in the Wells Fargo Conference Cup competitions for the 2018-2019 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.
Former A.L. Brown Football Coach, Bob Boswell, passed away at age 82 following a long bout with cancer.
Boswell's career highlights include leading Graham High School to the 3A Regional Title in 1965, when play did not culminate in a State Championship Game for all classifications. He also led T.W. Andrews to a 4A State Championship in 1972, and was the school's first Head Coach. He won over 100 games during his time at A.L. Brown and coached five future NFL players.
1A Softball Championship Game 2: North Stokes wins second State Championship sweeping Camden County with 6-5 win in Game 2
1A Baseball Championship Game 2: Uwharrie Charter wins first Baseball State Championship with 10-2 Game 2 victory and sweep of Rosewood
1A Championship: Union Academy gets golden goal to knock out Franklin Academy in OT
CARY, NC – Cardinal Gibbons won the program’s fourth straight NCHSAA Women’s Lacrosse Championship, defeating Charlotte Catholic 17-10 in a rematch of last year’s Women’s title game. Game MVP Caroline Kimel led the way for the Crusaders with three goals and five assists.
CARY, NC – After a closely contested first quarter, Cardinal Gibbons raced past Ardrey Kell 12-5 in a dominating performance to claim their fourth NHSAA Men’s Lacrosse State Championship. Gibbons controlled most of the possession during the afternoon, thanks to the efforts of Nick Gorman who was 18 for 18 at face-offs. Gorman was named the game MVP.