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May 16, 2006


SILER CITY— Johnson York of East Surry took medalist honors and led his team to the team championship on Tuesday in the ninth annual North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 1-A men's golf championship at the Siler City Country Club.



York had rounds of 70 and 77 for a 147 total, and the three-over par mark was good for a one-shot edge over Craig Wood of Siler City Jordan-Matthews. Benjy Davey of West Montgomery was third, two shots back, and Tommy Gibson of East Surry won a three-way playoff for fourth place.


May 15, 2006

SILER CITY — East Surry’s Johnson York and Craig Wood of Siler City Jordan-Matthews are tied for the individual lead after Monday's opening day of play in the ninth annual North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 1-A men's golf championship at the Siler City Country Club.



York, who tied for 13th in last year’s NCHSAA 1-A tournament, and Wood each shot two-under par 70’s to open a two-shot advantage over Elkin’s Tyler Zimmerman.


May 15, 2006

BUIES CREEK— Ledford holds a three-shot edge over Raleigh Cardinal Gibbons after Monday’s first round of the 21st annual North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 2-A men’s golf championships at Keith Hills Country Club.



Ledford fired a 299 and is seeking to repeat as state 2-A champion. The Panthers have not been lower than fourth in the state tournament since 2003. Cardinal Gibbons is in second palce at 302, with West Henderson just five shots back. East Davidson is fourth at 309.


May 15, 2006

MIDDLE CREEK’S COX IS INDIVIDUAL LEADER, GREEN HOPE PACES TEAMS

AFTER FIRST DAY OF NCHSAA STATE 4-A MEN’S GOLF AT PINEHURST



PINEHURST- Junior Blake Cox fired a four-under par 68 to hold a one-shot lead in the individual standings after Monday’s opening round in the 70th annual North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 4-A men's golf championships at Pinehurst number six.


May 15, 2006


FOX FIRE VILLAGE -- Drew Page of Waynesville Tuscola holds a one-shot lead over the field after Monday's opening day in the 21st annual North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 3-A men's golf championships.



Page’s three-under 69 at the Fox Fire Resort and Country Club West Course puts him one stroke ahead of Wilson Fike’s John T.Griffin and Gastonia Forestview’s Harold Varner, who are tied for second.


May 12, 2006


CHARLOTTE – One of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association’s preferred vendors has developed a new program for schools.



It’s becoming increasingly difficult for schools and other organizations to purchase, install and maintain much needed equipment for athletic departments and other community groups. Sports Image – NC will help to provide programs that will allow schools and other groups to acquire this equipment free of charge.


May 4, 2006


RALEIGH --- Megan Zullo of Farmville Central High School and Kendric Burney of Southwest Onslow High School have been named winners of the 2006 Athlete of the Year awards by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA).



These are the top athletic awards given by the NCHSAA to honor the most outstanding male and female high school athletes in the state. They were presented at the Fletcher Opera Theatre in the Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts during the NCHSAA's Annual Meeting.


May 4, 2006


RALEIGH —The North Carolina High School Athletic Association Board of Directors held its semiannual board meeting at the Sheraton Raleigh Hotel earlier this week, and there were a number of agenda items that were discussed.


May 1, 2006

                 RALEIGH ---  Megan Zullo of Farmville Central High School and Kendric Burney of Southwest Onslow High School have been named winners of the 2006 Athlete of the Year awards by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA).

                  These are the top athletic awards given by the NCHSAA to honor the most outstanding male and female high school athletes in the state. They were presented at the Fletcher Opera Theatre in the Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts during the NCHSAA's Annual Meeting

Apr 28, 2006


RALEIGH -- Coaches, administrators and media representatives will be among those receiving awards on May 4 when the North Carolina High School Athletic Association holds its 2006 Annual Meeting.



The event is scheduled for the Fletcher Opera Theatre at the Progess Energy Center for the Performing Arts and comes the day after the spring meeting of the NCHSAA's Board of Directors has concluded.


Apr 25, 2006


CHAPEL HILL -- Carolyn Rogers of Perquimans High School and Hal Capps of Western Alamance High School are the recipients of the first-ever Toby Webb Coach of the Year Award given by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association.



The two outstanding coaches will be recognized at the NCHSAA’s Annual Meeting on May 4 at the Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh.


Apr 24, 2006


CHAPEL HILL-- Eight "coaches who make a difference" by virtue of their exemplary sportsmanship will be honored by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association at the NCHSAA's Annual Meeting on May 4 at the Fletcher Opera Theatre at the Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh.



The coaches have been selected for the Homer Thompson Memorial Eight Who Make a Difference award. The award is named in honor of the late Homer Thompson, the long-time Winston-Salem Parkland coach and member of the NCHSAA Hall of Fame.


Apr 20, 2006


CHAPEL HILL—Over 13,000 individual awards have been given by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association to student-athletes for their achievements in the classroom as well as on the playing court or athletic field.



The NCHSAA made the awards in its Scholar-Athlete program, which includes recognition of varsity teams which attain certain grades as well as individual athletes.


Apr 19, 2006

CHAPEL HILL – Nicole Harris of North Wilkes High School and Bradley Hardee of South Caldwell High School have been named the recipients of the first-ever Clary Medals awarded by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association.



The two outstanding student-athletes will be recognized at the NCHSAA’s Annual Meeting on May 4 at the Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh.


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