Big Eight 3-A Conference Northwood scored touchdowns on nine of its10 possessions (excluding kneeldowns at the end of both halves) and allowed only one first down (via a roughing-the-passer penalty) in a 65-0 blowout win at PAC-6 4-A host East Chapel Hill Friday night.
A potent Northwood team will storm back into the Big Eight 3-A Conference this season with a motivational chip on the shoulder and a roster loaded with talented returners.
NCPreps.com has named quarterback Kendall Hinton of reigning state 3-A champion Southern High School to its preseason 3-A North Carolina all-state team. ... Hillside star OT Emanuel McGirt was named to the 4-A all-state team.
Carrboro, East Chapel Hill and South Granville continue searches to replace departed coaches. Northwood coach Bill Hall headed to retirement after 2014 season.
Nine area girls’ soccer players have been named to 2014 all-state teams by the N.C. Soccer Coaches Association.