Nov 9, 2016

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.

Nov 8, 2016

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.

Nov 5, 2016

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.

Nov 5, 2016

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.

Nov 5, 2016

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.

Nov 5, 2016

RALEIGH, N.C. – Carrboro won the school’s first volleyball state championship by a three games to one count over Maiden, completing an undefeated season. The Jaguars were led by the 2A Championship M.V.P. Destiny Cox, who had 16 kills on the day in four sets and drew a lot of attention from the Maiden defense all match long.

Nov 5, 2016

KERNERSVILLE, N.C. -  The North Carolina High School Athletic Association held it’s 56th annual Men’s Cross Country Championships and 37th annual Women’s Championships in Kernersville at Ivey Redmon Sports Complex. On a beautiful day in Central North Carolina over 800 runners took part in the event.


Nov 3, 2016

CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association announced the championship brackets for the 2016 men’s soccer playoffs. The championships have a field of 64 teams in each of the four classifications of play.

First round matchups are scheduled for the home of the higher seed on Saturday, November 5th. State Championships will once again be held on the campus of NC State University at the Dail Soccer Field. The final matches are scheduled to be held on November 19th beginning at 11 a.m.

Nov 2, 2016
CHAPEL HILL— A doubles pair, Lizzie Galush and Jenna Knors of Cardinal Gibbons High School and Demarcus Alexander from Central Cabarrus High School have been named recipients of the NCHSAA Performance of the Week awards, powered by Time Warner Cable SportsChannel.

Each week two athletes in North Carolina High School Athletic Association competition are selected for this award from nominations received from media and school administrators.

Oct 29, 2016

1A Championship – Community School of Davidson’s Deininger and pair from Chatham Central take crowns

Marisa Deininger from Community School of Davidson only dropped three games in the entire three round tournament on her way to back-to-back 1A Singles Championships. She did not lose a game until the Finals when Emerson Crichton took three games total off the eventual champion in a 6-2, 6-1 win for Deininger. Deininger also has a State Championship in the Doubles event back in 2014, teaming with Courtney Mudge to win the joint title.

Oct 28, 2016

Day one of the NCHSAA Women’s Tennis Individual State Championships has concluded. Play will resume tomorrow morning at 9 a.m. at the three respective sites. As a reminder, 1A Singles and Doubles Championships will start at 9 a.m., other classifications will begin with their semifinals at 9, followed by a short break and then the Championship Finals.

2016 NCHSAA Women’s Tennis Individual State Championship Results

1A Tennis Singles

at Cary Tennis Park

Friday, October 28, 2016

Oct 26, 2016

A staple for years in the Rowan County community and particularly South Rowan High School, Larry Deal, has passed away on Monday, October 24, 2016.

After graduating from South Rowan High School where he was All-Rowan County in 1964 & 1965 while earning nine varsity letters in football, basketball and track, Deal went on to East Carolina where he played football. After graduating from ECU, he returned to South Rowan to become the football coach and eventually served as track and basketball coaches as well.

Oct 26, 2016

CHAPEL HILL— Caroline Cahill of Laney High School and Hayden Alexander from Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy have been named recipients of the NCHSAA Performance of the Week awards, powered by Time Warner Cable SportsChannel.

Oct 25, 2016

PINEHURST, N.C. – Jenny Chang fought off a valiant effort by Charlotte Catholic’s Keri Kenkel to dethrone the reigning 4A women’s golf champion at the 2016 North Carolina High School Athletic Association 4A Women’s Golf State Championships at Pinehurst No. 5.