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Jan 29, 2019

CHAPEL HILL— Janiya Downs from South Rowan High School and Jordy Lopez from Bunn 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. 

Jan 23, 2019

CHAPEL HILL— Lyrik Thorne from Ledford High School and Themus Fulks from North Davidson 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. 

Jan 17, 2019

CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association in conjunction with Wells Fargo released the fall standings in the 40thannual 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.

Jan 16, 2019

By Karissa Niehoff, Executive Director of the National Federation of State

Jan 15, 2019

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association has announced the fall standings in the Wells Fargo Conference Cup competitions for the 2018 fall 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. 

Jan 15, 2019

CHAPEL HILL— Jonna Strange from North Iredell High School and Cameron Brown from Person 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. 

Jan 9, 2019

CHAPEL HILL, NC – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) is pleased to announce the six-member group that will join the NCHSAA Hall of Fame in the Class of 2019. This year’s class includes individuals who made tremendous impacts on their communities through coaching and athletic administration. This year’s class is the 33rdto join the Hall of Fame which is dedicated to honoring those who “have done the most for high school athletics in North Carolina” throughout their careers.

Jan 7, 2019

High School athletics in the state has lost another of the giants, as Jerry McGee, long-time Executive Director of the North Carolina Athletic Directors Association (NCADA) has passed away. McGee served as the Executive Director of the NCADA from 1991 until December 2015, serving as Executive Director Emeratus until his passing.

Dec 18, 2018

Wake Forest High School, is one of only five schools in the country to receive ESPN recognition for its work as a Special Olympics Unified Champion School. Read more about the program and their celebration this past week on this article by WTVD-TV (ABC 11) in Raleigh.

Dec 18, 2018

CHAPEL HILL— Emily Carver from Enka High School and Justin McKoy from Panther Creek 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. 

Dec 15, 2018

RALEIGH, NC – The Tarboro Vikings pulled away with 36 second half points to defeat East Surry 50-10 and win back-to-back state championships at the 1AA level.  The win gave the Vikings the program’s sixth state championship. The Vikings were dominant on the ground racking up 442 yards rushing, while holding the Cardinals to zero yards rushing in the game.

Dec 15, 2018

RALEIGH, NC - The Shelby Golden Lions jumped out to a 14-0 lead after one quarter and did not look back on their way to doubling up North Davidson 42-21 and winning the school’s tenth NCHSAA State Championship in football.

Dec 14, 2018

DURHAM, NC -  The Wake Forest Cougars wrapped up a third consecutive perfect season with a 9-7 win in a defensive struggle for the 4AA State Championship with a tough Zebulon B. Vance team. Wake Forest nipped Vance with a safety in the final minute of the fourth quarter, surging into the lead for the first time late in the game and securing their 45th consecutive win.

Vance jumped into the lead on the second play of the game when Nyier Clark hauled in a 53 yard pass for a touchdown from Nigel Summerville to give Vance the lead 7-0 just 23 seconds into the ball game. 

Dec 14, 2018

DURHAM, NC – East Forsyth came from behind twice in the second half to tie Scotland, eventually taking the lead with just 2:45 to play and hanging on for a 35-28 victory and the school’s second state championship.

Scotland had the game’s opening possession and they made the most of it as the Scots drove 62 yards in 16 plays using the first 7:50 of the game. Syheam McQueen pushed it across the goal line on a two-yard dive to give the Scots the lead on the first of his two touchdowns.

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