The #SportsmanshipTogether series follows examples of good sportsmanship and programs doing things the right way in an effort to highlight the positive things seen across the NCHSAA during the Association's "Sportsmanship ... Together we make the right call" campaign. If you see an example of excellent sportsmanship at an NCHSAA member school or event, please contact James Alverson of the NCHSAA with the details (email@example.com).
CHAPEL HILL— Emme Nelson from Community School of Davidson and Maynor Espinoza from Wallace-Rose Hill High School have been named recipients of the NCHSAA Performance of the Week awards, powered by Time Warner Cable SportsChannel.
RALEIGH, N.C – The NCHSAA held its 14th annual Cheerleading Invitational Championships at the Raleigh Convention Center. Over 100 teams competed in the event and Leesville Road High School took home the top prize, the Carolina Cup, presented to the highest scoring team across each of the 18 Varsity Divisons in the Competition.
The Pride won the Varsity Coed division with a score of 85.85, claiming the school’s first Carolina Cup.
RALEIGH, N.C. – Green Hope won their third state championship, and first since back-to-back titles in 2011 & 2012, beating Porter Ridge 3-0 in the 4A State Championship Match.
The Falcons opened the scoring in the 25th minute as a deflection dropped to the penalty spot and Connor Munz volleyed it off his left foot into the back of the net making it 1-0.
RALEIGH, N.C – First Flight came in to the 2A Men’s Soccer State Championship Match riding high off of a 3-1 win over Carrboro in the regional finals, they kept that momentum moving right through the Championship match. The Nighthawks netted a goal in the 7th minute as Quinn Douglas knocked home a rebound giving First Flight a 1-0 lead they would never relinquish on their way to the first Soccer State Championship in school history.
RALEIGH, N.C. – A 39th minute penalty kick was the difference for Marvin Ridge as Brandon Young drove the ball into the upper-right corner of the net and lifted the Mavericks to the lead late in the first half. Young was named the game’s M.V.P. as the lone goal scorer in the match. The Mavericks won their third championship in as many appearances in the State Championship Match.
RALEIGH, N.C. - Wallace-Rose Hill gave up the first goal in the 2016 1A State Championship Soccer Match, but the Bulldogs netted the next three to take a 3-1 victory over Bishop McGuinness. The victory was the Bulldogs third state championship in as many appearances.
Wallace-Rose Hill dominated play for much of the game with Jack Arnold making 4 saves in the first half to keep things level until teammate Cameron Bovender took a shot off a deflected clear that found the back of the net giving the Villains a 1-0 lead just 20 minutes in.
CHAPEL HILL— Olivia Archer of Lake Norman Charter High School and Keimon Bailey from John A. Holmes High School have been named recipients of the NCHSAA Performance of the Week awards, powered by Time Warner Cable SportsChannel.
BURLINGTON – The NCHSAA Women’s Tennis Dual Team finals concluded today with one first time championship, two repeat winners and a school finishing off a championship after two consecutive runner up finishes.
Lake Norman Charter claimed its third straight 2A Championship by defeating North Carolina School of Science and Math 5-3. Olivia Archer, the 2A Individual Singles Champion, powered her team to the title without dropping a game in her singles or doubles match. Lauren Bush from Lake Norman Charter was named the match M.V.P.
CHAPEL HILL—Tara Wadford and Joseph Hannum of Wake Forest High School won top honors in the sixth 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.
CHAPEL HILL— Taylor Rowland of Cox Mill High School and Luke Bennett from Voyager Academy have been named recipients of the NCHSAA Performance of the Week awards, powered by Time Warner Cable SportsChannel.
RALEIGH, N.C. – After giving up the first five points of the match to Louisburg, the Community School of Davidson Spartans rallied back to nab the lead in the opening set 11-10. They did not look back, pushing on to take the first set 25-18 before sweeping the next two sets and claiming the school’s first State Championship in volleyball.
Community School of Davidson blitzed past Louisburg 25-11 in the second set. The Warriors kept the third set close, but the Spartans eventually prevailed claiming the victory 25-18.
RALEIGH, N.C. – In a hyper-competitive match between two schools making their first appearance in an NCHSAA Volleyball State Championship Match, it was the team that dropped the opening set that came out on top. The Green Hope Falcons battled back after dropping the first set to Reagan 25-18.
The Falcons trailed the Raiders by as many as nine in the opening frame before battling back to within two at 18-16. Reagan took control of the opening set after that brief Green Hope rally, but the the Falcons turned the early momentum and built some confidence in that rally.
RALEIGH, N.C. – Cox Mill dominated all three sets in their sweep of Chapel Hill to win the school’s first volleyball championship at historic and newly renovated Reynolds Coliseum. The Chargers got 22 kills from the match M.V.P. Taylor Rowland.
In their first appearance in the State Championship, Cox Mill breezed through the first two sets by identical 25-15 scores using some early big hitting between the two teams in set one set the tone for a power match. The Chargers closed out the match in set three by a score of 25-18.