High School: Carolina Friends School View All »

May. 16, 2014 @ 08:18 PM

Carrboro tops N.C. Science & Math; will play for state 2-A title

Carrboro is returning to the state 2-A dual-team tennis championship today and the Jaguars hope to come away with a title — something that eluded them the last two seasons. ... Voyager Academy is eliminated in 1-A semifinals in Raleigh ... Durham Academy eliminated in 3-A NCISAA semifinals ... Trinity School of Durham and Chapel Hill and Carolina Friends School were both eliminated in 2-A NCISAA semifinals.


May. 14, 2014 @ 10:48 PM

6 for 6: Area boys' tennis teams sweep state quarterfinal matches

Chapel Hill sweeps Southern Nash on the road Wednesday to complete a 6-for-6 sweep of area teams in their respective NCHSAA and NCISAA playoff quarterfinals.


Mar. 22, 2014 @ 07:57 PM

STICK A FORK IN 'EM

DUKE WOMEN DESTROY S.C. VISITORS IN NCAA TOURNAMENT OPENER

Maybe it’s not entirely accurate to say Duke doesn’t have any point guards.

“I guess we’re all point guards,” coach Joanne P. McCallie said.

The Blue Devils had 21 assists — their most in two months — in an 87-45 rout of Winthrop on Saturday in the first round of the NCAA tournament.

McCallie has had to tweak her lineup after season-ending knee injuries to Chelsea Gray and Alexis Jones left Duke with no true point guards.

In this game, everyone got into the act: Six Blue Devils had multiple assists, led by Haley Peters with six and center Elizabeth Williams with four.

“We’ve gone from no point guards,” McCallie said, “to all point guards.”

Tricia Liston scored 20 points and freshman Oderah Chidom added a season-high 17 points for the second-seeded Blue Devils (28-6).


Jan. 24, 2014 @ 11:46 PM

Prep Roundup: A look at Friday's high school sports action

Chapel Hill sweeps Big Eight 3-A Conference boys and girls swim meet ... Wrestling, girls basketball, boys basketball results


Jan. 04, 2014 @ 07:49 PM

Former Georgia Tech QB to host camp

Donnie Davies played at Cummings High School, in Burlington, before heading to Georgia Tech.


High School: Durham Academy View All »

Jun. 04, 2014 @ 05:51 PM

9 area girls' soccer stars named to NCSCA all-state teams

Nine area girls’ soccer players have been named to 2014 all-state teams by the N.C. Soccer Coaches Association.


Jun. 04, 2014 @ 04:36 PM

Durham Academy stars, athletic director honored by U.S. Lacrosse

Durham Academy seniors Ian Concannon and Spencer Hallyburton have been named U.S. Lacrosse Academic All-Americans in recognition of excellence on the lacrosse field and in the classroom. In addition, DA Athletic Director Steve Engebretsen has been named U.S. Lacrosse Man of the Year for the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association.


May. 16, 2014 @ 10:48 PM

Jordan nips arch-rival ECH in boys' state lacrosse quarterfinals

And in a punishing state championship quarterfinals playoff Friday night, Jordan won 10-8 to advance to the semifinals on Tuesday against the winner of Apex and Green Hope.


May. 16, 2014 @ 08:18 PM

Carrboro tops N.C. Science & Math; will play for state 2-A title

Carrboro is returning to the state 2-A dual-team tennis championship today and the Jaguars hope to come away with a title — something that eluded them the last two seasons. ... Voyager Academy is eliminated in 1-A semifinals in Raleigh ... Durham Academy eliminated in 3-A NCISAA semifinals ... Trinity School of Durham and Chapel Hill and Carolina Friends School were both eliminated in 2-A NCISAA semifinals.


May. 14, 2014 @ 10:48 PM

6 for 6: Area boys' tennis teams sweep state quarterfinal matches

Chapel Hill sweeps Southern Nash on the road Wednesday to complete a 6-for-6 sweep of area teams in their respective NCHSAA and NCISAA playoff quarterfinals.


High School: Durham School of the Arts View All »

Jun. 04, 2014 @ 05:51 PM

9 area girls' soccer stars named to NCSCA all-state teams

Nine area girls’ soccer players have been named to 2014 all-state teams by the N.C. Soccer Coaches Association.


May. 08, 2014 @ 05:45 PM

Fritsch, Zhang, Carrboro doubles team advance in state playoffs

Carrboro stars Brian Freiburghouse and doubles teammates Max Fritsch and Jake Zinn won their first two state individual 2-A boys’ tennis championship rounds to advance to Friday’s 9 a.m. semifinals. Also in the semifinals is Chapel Hill singles star Bryan Zhang. Complete area results ...


May. 05, 2014 @ 09:08 PM

Local boys chase state tennis titles

Orange County schools have several players in the mix for all the marbles.


May. 03, 2014 @ 09:06 PM

Carrboro girls, boys 2nd in Mideast 2-A Regional track

Carrboro’s girls and boys track and field teams each finished a strong second to T.W. Andrews Saturday in the NCHSAA 2-A Mideast Regional Track & Field Championship at Pinecrest High School.


May. 03, 2014 @ 09:07 PM

Carrboro sweeps all-Jag finals at Mideast 2-A boys' tennis

Carrboro tennis dominated the Mideast 2-A state boys’ individual tennis regional Saturday, providing all-Carrboro finals in both singles and doubles.


High School: Hillside View All »

Aug. 07, 2014 @ 04:40 PM

Fanfare: Hillside, Southern, Orange football ranked in state's top 15

CarolinaGridiron.com has ranked the top 15 high school football programs in North Carolina in each of four attendances classifications. Locally, Hillside is ranked No. 15 in 4-A, defending state 3-AA champion Southern is ranked fourth and Orange is ranked 10th in 3-A. ... Duke's Boutier falls in round of 32 at U.S. Women's Am ... Duke leads all ACC schools on academic honor roll ... Landon Donovan to retire ... Kevin Love to join Cavaliers, NBA sources say. ... Ex-UNC star Felton suspended by NBA.


Aug. 06, 2014 @ 06:30 PM

Point guard Kithcart changes tack, transfers to Virginia Episcopal

Former Hillside and Riverside high school point guard Justice Kithcart, who announced just over a week ago that he would transfer to Winston-Salem Quality Education Academy, has changed his mind and announced Wednesday that he will play at Lynchburg, Va., Virginia Episcopal this season.


Jul. 25, 2014 @ 08:10 PM

Hillside names Thurman Jordan boys' basketball coach

Veteran high school basketball head coach Thurman Jordan, most recently at Holly Springs High School, has been named boys' basketball coach at Hillside High School.


Jul. 16, 2014 @ 03:15 PM

Southern star highlights preseason 3-A all-state football team

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.


Jul. 14, 2014 @ 01:42 PM

Hillside coaching search could be concluding

Hillside alums desire a return to the days when the school's basketball squads were just as good as the football teams.


High School: Jordan View All »

Aug. 19, 2014 @ 02:09 PM

Prep Preview 2014: Stars' return boosts Jordan hopes

Putting a healthy team on the field for the entire year should give third-year Jordan coach LaDwaun Harrison a better chance to win more than one game in the upcoming season.


Jul. 02, 2014 @ 06:03 PM

Greene, Lady Falcons huge in Big Shots tourney

Jordan senior Salita Greene is playing good ball and has some decisions to make.


Jun. 17, 2014 @ 08:08 PM

Fanfare: Hillside OT Emanuel McGirt commits to UNC

McGirt to join former Hillside teammate RB Khris Francis on Tar Heel roster for 2015 season ... Duke lands pair of football commits ... East Chapel Hill DT Chris Alson named to East-West All-Star squad ... Steve Logan to speak at Durham Sports Club meeting Wednesday, June 18 ... Chapel Hill High School names volleyball coach ... Complete Duke and UNC football commitment lists ...


Jun. 04, 2014 @ 05:51 PM

9 area girls' soccer stars named to NCSCA all-state teams

Nine area girls’ soccer players have been named to 2014 all-state teams by the N.C. Soccer Coaches Association.


Jun. 03, 2014 @ 06:32 PM

Jordan High School AD, 7 head coaches stepping down

Jordan High School Athletic Director David Davis announced a massive coaching staff turnover — that included himself — on Tuesday. Gone will be seven head coaches, one of whom coaches two sports.


High School: Kestrel Heights View All »

Aug. 05, 2014 @ 03:45 PM

Kestrel Heights football looks to build on 2013 growth

2014 high school football preview: Kestrel Heights Hawks look for better things after school-best 3-8-1 mark.


Jun. 04, 2014 @ 05:51 PM

9 area girls' soccer stars named to NCSCA all-state teams

Nine area girls’ soccer players have been named to 2014 all-state teams by the N.C. Soccer Coaches Association.


Apr. 23, 2014 @ 10:22 PM

SMITH WINS PAC-6

MAX SMITH SWEEPS EAST CHAPEL HILL TEAMMATE ROBERT BOND IN SINGLES FINALS

Max Smith of the state's No. 1-ranked East Chapel Hill boys' tennis team beat teammate Robert Bond 6-2, 7-5 to claim the 4-A PAC-6 singles title at the PAC-6 Championships Wednesday.

David Senerchia and /Dillon Leovic of Northern downed their crosstown rivals, Charles Herst and Patrick Taylor of Jordan, 7-5, 6-1 to win the doubles title.

Each of the finalists, along with the semifinalists they beat to advance to the championship round, have qualified for next weekend's state individual regional state 4-A tournament at Greensboro Page High School.

 


Mar. 26, 2014 @ 06:31 PM

Wachovia Standings; Area teams on top in 5 of 6 leagues

Area teams lead or share leads in five of six conferences that include area high school interscholastic athletic programs after the winter season in Wells Fargo Conference Cup competition.


Feb. 22, 2014 @ 11:10 PM

HS PLAYOFFS: Who's in, who's out and when will they play

The N.C. High School Athletic Association on Saturday announced its brackets for the state 1-A/2-A/3-A/4-A boys’ basketball tournaments which begin Monday night. No. 1 seeds went to the Chapel Hill (3-A) and Granville Central (1-A) girls and to the Orange (3-A) boys.


High School: Mt. Zion Christian Academy View All »

Jan. 14, 2014 @ 10:42 PM

Stars align for this weekend's MLK Classic at Riverside High

Nation's top high school sophomore center, 7-1 Thon Maker of Martinsburg, Va.'s Carlisle School, will be on hand for Monday night game. Games are scheduled throughout the day Saturday and Monday and feature area programs Hillside, Northerm, Riverside, Mount Zion Christian, Voyager Academy, Durham School of the Arts and Bull City Prep.


Jan. 11, 2014 @ 06:07 PM

Warriors give college-sized Oak Hill Academy visitors a battle

Mount Zion went basket for basket with nationally fourth-ranked Oak Hill before the size of the squad from Mouth of Wilson, Va., allowed the visitors to gain separation for a 72-62 win Friday night at Mount Zion Christian Academy.


Oct. 31, 2013 @ 10:30 PM

Prep football heads down home stretch to playoff finish line

With only two games remaining in the regular season, the races for the three playoff berths up for grabs in each of the area’s five NCHSAA football conferences is red hot.


Sep. 24, 2013 @ 10:58 PM

Tuesday's prep roundup


Sep. 20, 2013 @ 11:20 PM

Friday's prep roundup


High School: N.C. School of Science and Mathematics View All »

Jun. 04, 2014 @ 05:51 PM

9 area girls' soccer stars named to NCSCA all-state teams

Nine area girls’ soccer players have been named to 2014 all-state teams by the N.C. Soccer Coaches Association.


May. 31, 2014 @ 03:50 PM

312 receive diplomas at NCSSM commencement

The N.C. School of Science and Mathematics graduated its 33rd class on Saturday on the school’s historic Durham campus. The 312 graduates in the Class of 2014 represent all of North Carolina’s Congressional Districts and 72 of the state’s 100 counties.


May. 16, 2014 @ 08:18 PM

Carrboro tops N.C. Science & Math; will play for state 2-A title

Carrboro is returning to the state 2-A dual-team tennis championship today and the Jaguars hope to come away with a title — something that eluded them the last two seasons. ... Voyager Academy is eliminated in 1-A semifinals in Raleigh ... Durham Academy eliminated in 3-A NCISAA semifinals ... Trinity School of Durham and Chapel Hill and Carolina Friends School were both eliminated in 2-A NCISAA semifinals.


May. 14, 2014 @ 10:48 PM

6 for 6: Area boys' tennis teams sweep state quarterfinal matches

Chapel Hill sweeps Southern Nash on the road Wednesday to complete a 6-for-6 sweep of area teams in their respective NCHSAA and NCISAA playoff quarterfinals.


May. 03, 2014 @ 09:06 PM

Carrboro girls, boys 2nd in Mideast 2-A Regional track

Carrboro’s girls and boys track and field teams each finished a strong second to T.W. Andrews Saturday in the NCHSAA 2-A Mideast Regional Track & Field Championship at Pinecrest High School.


High School: Northern View All »

Aug. 19, 2014 @ 02:31 PM

Prep Preview 2014: Coaching legends return to Northern staff

Former North Carolina assistant coach Ken Browning, who won a state title at Northern in 1993 before moving on to the college ranks, has returned as a volunteer assistant and is helping Wilson coach the offense. Gary Merrill, whose unexpected departure from the sidelines before last season opened the door to Wilson’s promotion, is also back.


Aug. 06, 2014 @ 06:30 PM

Point guard Kithcart changes tack, transfers to Virginia Episcopal

Former Hillside and Riverside high school point guard Justice Kithcart, who announced just over a week ago that he would transfer to Winston-Salem Quality Education Academy, has changed his mind and announced Wednesday that he will play at Lynchburg, Va., Virginia Episcopal this season.


Jul. 23, 2014 @ 05:54 PM

Northern's Council lights it up in East-West All-Star Game

Ricky Council had something to prove Monday night in Greensboro Coliseum during the N.C. Coaches Association East-West All-Star Game. The West won 98-86, but Council led the East with 21 points. It took him a while to get going, but he found his mojo in the second half and had it working.


Jun. 04, 2014 @ 05:51 PM

9 area girls' soccer stars named to NCSCA all-state teams

Nine area girls’ soccer players have been named to 2014 all-state teams by the N.C. Soccer Coaches Association.


Jun. 03, 2014 @ 06:32 PM

Jordan High School AD, 7 head coaches stepping down

Jordan High School Athletic Director David Davis announced a massive coaching staff turnover — that included himself — on Tuesday. Gone will be seven head coaches, one of whom coaches two sports.


High School: Riverside View All »

Aug. 06, 2014 @ 06:30 PM

Point guard Kithcart changes tack, transfers to Virginia Episcopal

Former Hillside and Riverside high school point guard Justice Kithcart, who announced just over a week ago that he would transfer to Winston-Salem Quality Education Academy, has changed his mind and announced Wednesday that he will play at Lynchburg, Va., Virginia Episcopal this season.


Jun. 25, 2014 @ 07:40 PM

BULL CITY STAR

RIVERSIDE'S TJ WARREN IS LIKELY 1ST ROUND PICK IN THURSDAY'S NBA DRAFT

From the ACC blood running through his veins to pickup games with future NBA players across town when he played at Riverside High School, T.J. Warren seemed destined to make Durham basketball history.

He did so last season at N.C. State by winning ACC player of the year and he’s set to take it a step further at the NBA Draft tonight.

Warren joins 19 other top prospects as invited guests to the NBA Draft at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, where he’s projected to be a first-round pick.

If things go as expected, the 6-8 high-scoring forward will be the first Durham native since Hillside High School’s Rodney Rogers in 1993 to be a first-round pick in the NBA Draft.

“That means a lot,” Warren said. “Growing up in Durham in a tough environment, just to be able to do something positive playing the game I love is big for me and for the city as well.”

Warren followed his father, former N.C. State player Tony Warren, to play for the Wolfpack. He topped his father by being named ACC player of the year after averaging a league-leading 24.9 points per game last season and leading the Wolfpack to a third consecutive NCAA Tournament berth.

His bloodlines were only the beginning of his indoctrination to high-level basketball. When Warren played at Riverside early in his high school career, he would head to Duke for pick-up games with guys like Nolan Smith, Jon Scheyer and Kyle Singler — all starters on Duke’s 2010 NCAA championship team.


Jun. 21, 2014 @ 08:58 PM

COOL BRESE!

RIVERSIDE'S OWN ALEX BRESE TO FACE MATT ROBERTS FOR HERALD-SUN GOLF CLASSIC TITLE TODAY

Shhh! Make sure your golf partner isn’t around, because here’s some inside information from the No. 15 seed in the Championship Flight of The Herald-Sun Golf Classic on how he rose from near the bottom of that division and kept hanging around to reach today’s title round:

“I’ve just been playing pretty consistent, hitting greens and just trying to make pars,” Durham’s Alex Brese, the next-to-last seed in the 16-player top flight, said after his 1-up semifinal win over Creedmoor’s Britt Mitchell at Hillandale Golf Course on Saturday.

It took 19 holes for Melvin Barnes and Matt Roberts, both from Hillsborough, to determine who’d battle Brese for the championship trophy.

“Neither one of us played good. It was kind of just a dig-deep kind of game, gut-wrenching,” Roberts said. “Both of us kind of kept the other one in it.”

Barnes knew it, too. After the 18th hole, he drove off in his golf cart lecturing to himself about how he’d just given one away.

Roberts pounced, finally burying a stubborn putt that lingered for a while before making up its mind to take the dive.

“It had the line the whole way, but I didn’t know if it was going to ever get to the hole,” Roberts said. “It just kind of looked like it barely just died in there, so I guess that’s what you want.”

Definitely. It was a birdie. Barnes couldn’t match it.


Jun. 21, 2014 @ 07:05 PM

Herald-Sun Classic: Sunday's championship pairings/tee times

Matt Roberts to meet Riverside alum Alex Brese in Championship Flight title match Sunday, June 22. Titles to be decided in seven open flights and two senior division flights on Sunday ... Complete Saturday results and Sunday championship tee times.


May. 22, 2014 @ 07:48 PM

PAC-6 4-A announces spring sports all-conference teams

The PAC-6 4-A announced its spring sports all-conference teams Thursday and, not surprisingly, PAC-6 champions dominated the coach of the year and player of the year honors.


High School: Southern School of Energy and Sustainability View All »

Aug. 16, 2014 @ 04:27 PM

Prep Previews 2014: State champion Southern looks to repeat

Reigning state 3-AA football champion Southern High School is locked & loaded and ready to defend its 2013 crown. Despite the losses of veteran head coach Adrian Jones (now an N.C. Central aide) and graduated star wideouts Maurice Trowell (N.C. State) and Derrick Mason (N.C. Central), the Spartans are rich with talent and desire.


Aug. 07, 2014 @ 04:40 PM

Fanfare: Hillside, Southern, Orange football ranked in state's top 15

CarolinaGridiron.com has ranked the top 15 high school football programs in North Carolina in each of four attendances classifications. Locally, Hillside is ranked No. 15 in 4-A, defending state 3-AA champion Southern is ranked fourth and Orange is ranked 10th in 3-A. ... Duke's Boutier falls in round of 32 at U.S. Women's Am ... Duke leads all ACC schools on academic honor roll ... Landon Donovan to retire ... Kevin Love to join Cavaliers, NBA sources say. ... Ex-UNC star Felton suspended by NBA.


Jul. 16, 2014 @ 03:15 PM

Southern star highlights preseason 3-A all-state football team

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.


Jul. 09, 2014 @ 10:29 AM

SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY

The Spartans remain hungry. In the meantime, they fed those who were.


Jul. 04, 2014 @ 08:01 PM

McKoy returns to finish the job at Southern

Teddy McKoy replaces 2013 4-A PAC-6 coach of the year Monique Fearrington at Southern.


High School: Trinity School of Durham and Chapel Hill View All »

Jun. 26, 2014 @ 08:32 PM

Alaina Yeatts eliminated in N.C. Junior Girls' semifinal

UNC Wilmington signee and former Trinity School of Durham & Chapel Hill golf star Alaina Yeatts was eliminated in the semifinals of the Carolinas Golf Association’s N.C. Junior Girls’ Golf Championship at Starmount Forest Country Club here Thursday.


Jun. 25, 2014 @ 06:25 PM

Trinity's Alaina Yeatts advances in N.C. Junior golf

Recent Trinity School of Durham & Chapel Hill graduate Alaina Yeatts is the lone survivor among four area qualifiers at the Carolinas Golf Association’s N.C. Junior Girls’ Championship at Starmount Forest Country Club here Wednesday.


May. 31, 2014 @ 04:18 PM

Trinity seniors reflect on journey, look to future

Family and friends of the 38 members of the Class of 2014 of Trinity School of Durham and Chapel Hill gathered on campus on Friday with the school’s graduates, faculty, and staff to celebrate Trinity’s fifth commencement exercises.


May. 16, 2014 @ 08:18 PM

Carrboro tops N.C. Science & Math; will play for state 2-A title

Carrboro is returning to the state 2-A dual-team tennis championship today and the Jaguars hope to come away with a title — something that eluded them the last two seasons. ... Voyager Academy is eliminated in 1-A semifinals in Raleigh ... Durham Academy eliminated in 3-A NCISAA semifinals ... Trinity School of Durham and Chapel Hill and Carolina Friends School were both eliminated in 2-A NCISAA semifinals.


May. 14, 2014 @ 10:48 PM

6 for 6: Area boys' tennis teams sweep state quarterfinal matches

Chapel Hill sweeps Southern Nash on the road Wednesday to complete a 6-for-6 sweep of area teams in their respective NCHSAA and NCISAA playoff quarterfinals.


High School: Voyager Academy View All »

Jun. 24, 2014 @ 03:04 PM

Huff next coach up at Voyager

New Voyager Academy basketball coach Mike Huff discusses:

* how he'll handle coaching his son

* why he wrote a book about teamwork

* what it was like working with Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski


Jun. 04, 2014 @ 05:51 PM

9 area girls' soccer stars named to NCSCA all-state teams

Nine area girls’ soccer players have been named to 2014 all-state teams by the N.C. Soccer Coaches Association.


Jun. 02, 2014 @ 11:37 PM

BIG EIGHT'S BEST

The votes are in for the best players in the 3-A Big Eight and 1-A North Central Athletic conferences.


May. 23, 2014 @ 10:56 PM

Whiteville ends Voyager playoff run in 1-A quarterfinals

Voyager Academy had won 10 straight baseball games, but the Vikings’ high-powered offense got derailed in a 5-0 Friday night loss to Whiteville in the quarterfinals of the state playoffs in front of a full house at Duke University’s Jack Coombs Field.


May. 20, 2014 @ 10:08 PM

Sykes leads Voyager Academy into 4th round of playoffs

The Voyager Academy baseball team was locked in a seesaw battle in its third-round North Carolina High School Athletic Association playoff game against Wallace-Rose Hill on Tuesday night. That was until Chad Sykes, one of eight seniors on the team, forced the issue, aggressively scoring the game-winning run in the bottom of the sixth inning as his team won 4-3 at Duke University’s Jack Coombs Field.