Jul 26, 2016

NCHSAA Hall of Fame Class of 2016 announced

CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association is proud to announce the eight-member Class of 2016 for the organization’s prestigious Hall of Fame. The class will be the 30th honored by the NCHSAA when they are inducted at a banquet ceremony on April 9, 2017 in Chapel Hill.

Jul 25, 2016

Based on local weather forecasts, this week could be the hottest week of the year.  With that in mind, we are urging schools to exercise EXTREME CAUTION in any activities scheduled during this period when temperatures are expected to reach the upper 90’s and heat index values forecast to be well over 100.  A number of things should be considered when scheduling workouts, including time of day, intensity level of workouts, equipment worn and environmental conditions.

Jul 7, 2016

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association has granted WMYA-TV the right to televise 10 live Thursday night high school football games during the upcoming 2016 high school football season within the Greenville-Spartanburg, SC-Asheville, NC television market. 

Charter Communications, through its acquisition of Time Warner Cable, is an 11-year NCHSAA television partner and the current exclusive rights holder of live Thursday night games across the state. The NCHSAA worked with Charter Communications to allow this one-year exception.   

Jun 30, 2016

- Monday, July 4 to Sunday, July 10 and
- Monday, July 18 to Sunday, July 24

Jun 20, 2016

It’s a sad day at the NCHSAA as the Association lost two coaching greats over the weekend, both passing away after brief battles with pancreatic cancer. Eddie Dees, a State Champion Softball coach at South View High School, and his contemporary Donald David Price, an athletic director at Mount Airy High School with roots in coaching, both succumbed to the disease over the weekend.

Jun 9, 2016

CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association in conjunction with Wells Fargo released the final standings in the 37th annual Wells Fargo Cup competitions for the 2015-16 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.

Jun 6, 2016

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 spring 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. 

Jun 5, 2016

2A Baseball Championship Recap: East Rutherford takes title, blasts to a 10-5 win over South Granville

BURLINGTON, N.C. – After taking a 9-3 loss in game two earlier that afternoon, East Rutherford jumped on South Granville early in game three, plating eight runs in the second inning to take an 8-0 lead and cruise to a 10-5 victory and 2A State Championship. The victory claimed the school’s sixth baseball State Championship for head coach Bobby Reynolds, who tied three other coaches for the most State Championships won by a head coach with six in his career.

Jun 5, 2016

4A Softball Championship Recap: West Forsyth wins extra inning thriller 4-3 to sweep Cape Fear

RALEIGH, N.C. – After pitching a complete game shutout the night before in a game one win, West Forsyth pitcher Brooke Perry came up big again for the Titans in game two of the 4A Softball Championship series, piloting the Titans to a 4-3 extra inning win and State Championship over Cape Fear.

Jun 4, 2016

3A Baseball Championship Recap: Marvin Ridge slams door on Topsail 10-7 to win back-to-back titles

Jun 4, 2016

2A Baseball Championship Game 1 Recap: East Rutherford rips South Granville 8-0

BURLINGTON, N.C. – An error on the first play of the game was the sign of a rough afternoon to come for South Granville, as East Rutherford lead-off man Holden Greene reached on a fielding error. Then Kendall McGowan laced a triple down the left field line to make it 1-0. East Rutherford ran away from there, coasting to an 8-0 win in game one of the 2A Baseball State Championship series.

Jun 4, 2016

1A Baseball Championship Game 2 Recap: Cherryville wins back and forth battle for 1A State Championship

By: Evan Moesta

On Saturday afternoon, Cherryville High School won their first 1A State Baseball Championship since 2008 with a 7-4 victory over two-time defending state champion Whiteville High School. The Ironmen won both games of the best-of-three series at Five County Stadium.

Jun 4, 2016

2A Softball Championship Recap – South Granville wins back-to-back titles with a game 3 10-5 win over West Lincoln

GREENSBORO, N.C. – South Granville secured their second straight fast-pitch softball State Championship knocking off West Lincoln 10-5 in game three of the 2A State Championship series. The Vikings exploded for 8 runs in the second inning as they batted around with nine hits in the inning.

Jun 4, 2016

1A Softball Championship Recap: Princeton claws back to beat North Stanly 3-2, clinch 1A crown

RALEIGH, N.C. – The Princeton Bulldogs entered game two with their backs against the wall, just a few hours after that game two win, they found themselves in a perilous situation once again. Trailing 2-0 in the bottom of the fifth inning of the decisive game three of the 1A Softball Championship series, the Bulldogs scratched across a run in the bottom of the fifth as Megan Bryant raced home on the two-out RBI-single by Hailey Wood cutting the North Stanly lead to 2-1.