Hillside coach Ovester Grays worried how his girls would play in the first round of the 4-A state playoffs on Saturday but it didn’t last long as the Hornets rolled by Southern Pines Pinecrest 65-25.
The year 1965 was a very good year for high school basketball in Durham. Just ask anybody who played at Hillside, Merrick-Moore or Little River high schools then.
Now that the weather woes seem to be gone, the state basketball playoffs finally can get started for local team.
Davidson-bound guard tops 1,000 in points, rebounds
Teams hoping to start postseason Wednesday, but some can't start until Thursday
Area wresters have good showing at state finals
South Granville turnaround leads to state tournament appearance
Weather knocks out plans for games as team's prep for state playoffs
Early school closings curtail after-school activities.
Hillside's Jackson, Jordan's Brown and Northwood's Council and Ghadegesin of School of the Arts claim individual titles
National Signing Day was extra busy at Hillside and at Orange on this week as additional athletes at those schools announced their college intentions.
The Hornets’ nest was abuzz Friday as PAC-6 4-A leader Jordan (18-1, 6-0) narrowly defeated host Hillside 63-60 in conference play. ... In the girls’ game, Hillside (16-2) handily defeated conference rival Jordan (13-6, 3-3), 86-55, to improve to 6-0 in the PAC-6.
East Chapel Hill boys, girls race to league title
East Chapel Hill never trailed Friday night as it knocked off PAC-6 4-A rival Hillside 51-50 late Friday to improve to 2-2 in conference play, but the outcome was up in the air until the closing seconds.