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May 19, 2017

CARY, N.C. – Cedar Ridge started off hot, netting the first three goals of the contest, but Weddington regrouped scoring three of their own in 1:06 to tie it on their way to a 21-6 victory and the school’s first Men’s Lacrosse State Championship.

May 16, 2017

CHAPEL HILL—Larden Garland of Rolesville High School and Devin Freeman of Atkins High School won top honors in the seventh North Carolina National Guard and NCHSAA Scholar-Athlete essay contest. Winners were chosen blindly by a panel of judges with criteria that included originality, content, organization and grammar. 

The NCHSAA Scholar-Athlete program, powered by the North Carolina National Guard, is one of the Association’s most popular voluntary programs and recognizes excellence in the classroom as well as on the playing court or field.

May 13, 2017

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association crowned the 2017 State Champions in the Individual Men's Tennis Championships today at NC State's Indoor Tennis Complex in Raleigh and at Piedmont Indoor Tennis Center in Greensboro. 

1A Championship

May 12, 2017

Day one of the NCHSAA Men's Tennis Championships has concluded with the first two rounds of play completed in each classification. As a note for tomorrow's competition, please note the following venue changes

May 10, 2017

USA TODAY | May 3, 2017
By: Bob Gardner, Executive Director, NFHS and Scott Hallenbeck, CEO and Executive Director, USA Football 

More student-athletes are gaining the benefits, fun and rewards of high school sports than ever before. Studies support the notion that athletics advance the health of our young people and make a positive difference in their lives. But there’s more to this story.

Underreported are the added benefits of playing multiple sports and the harm done by specializing in one sport at a young age.

May 9, 2017

PINEHURST, N.C. - The Men's Golf Championships concluded in Pinehurst after two days and 36 holes of competition. An individual champions and a team champion was crowned in each of the four classifications.

4A: Beechler holds off Sharpstene, Pinecrest rises to claim third straight

May 8, 2017

PINEHURST, N.C. – The NCHSAA Men’s Golf Championships concluded day one at four courses in the Pinehurst area. The 4A Championship is being held at Pinehurst No. 6, 3A at Foxfire’s Red Fox Course, 2A at Beacon Ridge and 1A at Whispering Pines’ Pines Course. Tee times for tomorrow's final round will be posted this evening on the Men's Golf Page at NCHSAA.org.

4A: Eight players at par or better with A.J. Beechler from Pinehurst on top while Green Hope leads team competition by a shot

May 4, 2017

CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association is pleased to announce the winners of the Male and Female Athlete of the Year for the 2016-17 School Year. The award is in its 32nd year and winners receive the Pat Best Memorial Trophy, presented at the NCHSAA’s Annual Meeting in Chapel Hill.

This year’s winners are two very accomplished performers at the high school ranks, both with full scholarships to “Big Four” Universities here in the state of North Carolina. The winners are Mikayla Boykin from Clinton High School and Sage Surratt from Lincolnton High School.

May 3, 2017

CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association has announced the winners of the Willie Bradshaw Memorial Endowed Scholarship. The Willie Bradshaw Endowed Scholarship provides $750 of scholarship support to an outstanding African American, American Indian/Alaska Native and/or Asian Pacific Islander American, or Hispanic American student-athlete participating on a sanctioned varsity team at an NCHSAA member school.

May 2, 2017

CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association is proud to announce the State Award winners for the 2016-2017 Academic Year. These seven winners represent positions throughout the NCHSAA and have served with distinction in their respective areas of service.

Apr 27, 2017

CHAPEL HILL - The NCHSAA participates in the “Spirit of Sport Award” program sponsored by the National Federation of State High School Associations. It was established to recognize those individuals who exemplify the ideals of the positive spirit of sport that represents the core mission of education-based athletics. The award is given in recognition of a specific act or an activity of longer duration. Nominees can be a coach, athletic administrator, trainer, student-athlete or any others associated with the school’s athletic program.

Apr 26, 2017

CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association is proud to present the five recipients of the 2017 Golden Whistle Merit Awards for outstanding officiating service. These awards will be presented at the Annual Meeting at the Dean E. Smith Center on May 4, 2017 in Chapel Hill.

Apr 26, 2017

CHAPEL HILL – The NCHSAA is proud to announce the recipients of the annual Homer Thompson “Eight Who Make a Difference” Award for the 2016-2017 academic year. 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 25, 2017

CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016-2017 Pat Gainey Student Award, providing scholarship support for two student-athletes with a focus on need-based applicants. This year’s recipients are Nzia Imani Hall from Southern Durham High School and Joseph Samuel Hall from Topsail High School. Each recipient receives a $2,000 scholarship award and a commemorative plaque when they are presented at the NCHSAA Annual Meeting held each May in Chapel Hill.

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