North Carolina High School Athletic Association

Independence Football Records Featured By National Federation

         The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) has a fascinating story on its web site that should be of interest to followers of North Carolina High School Athletic Association athletics.

         The NFHS has a feature about the Independence High School football program that won an NCHSAA-record 109 consecutive games, which is second nationally only to the De La Salle streak set by that California school at 151.

         Chris Leak, who still holds a number of NCHSAA offensive records, led the Patriots to three consecutive state titles while Independence put together seven straight crowns.

         Here is the complete story, written by John Gillis of the NFHS: