CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (Dec. 18, 2016) – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) and UnitedHealthcare sponsored a canned food drive at the 2016 NCHSAA Football State Championships last weekend, raising over 2,500 pounds of food for Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest NC and the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina.
Chapel Hill, NC - 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 2016 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.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The Reidsville Rams captured the school’s 16th state championship to go along with three regional titles they won in the 1960’s when play didn’t culminate in a full state champion as they blew past John A. Holmes 58-12. Jaron Letterlough accounted for five touchdowns, four rushing and one receiving on his way to M.V.P. honors in the game.
RALEIGH, N.C. – It didn’t take long, one minute to be exact, for the Dudley Panthers to seize control of the 4A State Championship Game against Cape Fear. Dudley took the reins on the third play from scrimmage as Hendon Hooker lofted a pass down the left sideline to Nigel Fitzgerald who hauled it in and sprinted 79 yards for the opening score and as he took off, so did the Panthers, never to look back.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Eastern Guilford took an early lead on the first play from scrimmage, but ultimately it was Weddington’s defense that won the day as the Warriors managed a a 33-20 victory in the 3AA State Title game. It was the school’s first football championship in two appearances in the finals.
RALEIGH, N.C. – The Wake Forest Cougars defense led the way to make the school’s fourth appearance in the state championship game and defense dominated the day bringing the Cougars their first state championship with a 29-0 victory over Greensboro Page.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Thomas Lempereur booted three field goals to make the difference for South Point in a 16-7 victory over Rocky Mount, winning the 3A State Championship and claiming the school’s fifth football state championship. The victory for the Red Raiders avenged an overtime loss in last year’s 3A State Championship to Rocky Mount.
RALEIGH, N.C. – The Golden Lions of Shelby had lived up to the “Golden” moniker all season long as the Lions had never trailed at any point of the 2016 football season coming into the school’s fourth straight appearance in the state championship game. They never trailed in the 2AA title game either, as Shelby took down Northside-Jacksonville 28-6 to win the school’s ninth state title all-time and their fourth straight.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The Murphy Bulldogs found themselves down a score twice in the 1A Football State Championship game, but the Bulldogs controlled the game for much of the afternoon rushing for 354 yards and holding the ball for over 29 minutes of the 48 played on the way to a 15-14 win. It was the Bulldogs eighth state championship win in NCHSAA play and the seventh for head coach David Gentry.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The Wallace-Rose Hill Bulldogs are no stranger to the 1AA State Championship game as the team came into the 2016 1AA State Championship against West Montgomery as the two-time defending champion. The Bulldogs nabbed the early lead on a 15- yard TD by Javonte Williams and ran to a 30-7 victory over the Warriors claiming their third straight title.
CHAPEL HILL— Will Jones from Page High School and Jarren Cottingham from Hickory Ridge High School have been named recipients of the NCHSAA Performance of the Week awards, powered by Time Warner Cable SportsChannel.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) and UnitedHealthcare will bring a canned food drive to the 2016 NCHSAA Football State Championships Friday and Saturday, Dec. 16 and 17.
The campaign surrounding the championships, called #UHCChampionshipDrive, encourages fans attending the games to bring non-perishable food or household items to the entry gate of the Championships. All donations will be boxed by school affiliation.
CHAPEL HILL— Talia Barnes from C.E. Jordan High School and Emeka Emezie from Marvin Ridge High School have been named recipients of the NCHSAA Performance of the Week awards, powered by Time Warner Cable SportsChannel.
CHAPEL HILL— Mya Johnson from Roxboro Community School and Jo Leake from West Montgomery High School have been named recipients of the NCHSAA Performance of the Week awards, powered by Time Warner Cable SportsChannel.