High School: Northern

Apr. 02, 2015 @ 10:24 PM

Panthers fall to Topsail; Northern gets shutout win

Topsail ace Clark Cota spun a 2-hitter and struck out eight batters as the defending 3-A state champions beat Orange 3-1 in the Hilltop Invitational on Thursday night.


Mar. 27, 2015 @ 04:30 PM

Area players in all-star game

Teams from both Carolinas compete at Myrtle Beach


Feb. 28, 2015 @ 07:50 PM

Barkley’s return keys Northern playoff opening win

There were 15 lead changes and eight ties — the majority of them in the first half — before Northern broke away in the waning seconds to win 66-60.


Feb. 27, 2015 @ 11:00 PM

High school playoffs finally under way

Now that the weather woes seem to be gone, the state basketball playoffs finally can get started for local team.


Feb. 28, 2015 @ 09:57 PM

NCHSAA State Basketball Playoffs

Saturday’s Games


Feb. 24, 2015 @ 06:35 PM

Weather postpones high school playoff games

Teams hoping to start postseason Wednesday, but some can't start until Thursday


Feb. 22, 2015 @ 12:04 AM

Sowell, Whitaker lead Riverside in state wrestling

Jaquon Sowell and Gary Whitaker of Riverside take titles in 4-A, while Southern's James Taylor wins in 3-A.


Feb. 20, 2015 @ 09:21 AM

Grapplers head to Greensboro for state tourney

South Granville turnaround leads to state tournament appearance


Feb. 18, 2015 @ 06:27 PM

Time runs out for conference tournaments

Weather knocks out plans for games as team's prep for state playoffs


Feb. 16, 2015 @ 12:36 AM

UPDATE: Weather postpones first-round games

Early school closings curtail after-school activities.


Jan. 27, 2015 @ 10:50 PM

Northern boys, Riverside girls post Pac-6 wins

Knights halt losing streak with 10-point win; Pirates dominate Northern in girls game


Jan. 24, 2015 @ 01:53 PM

PAC-6 baskeball: Practice pays off for Thompson, Falcons

When senior guard Josh Thompson drove through Northern’s defense on the way to the hoop with time running down, he said the only thing on his mind was getting the shot off. Thompson barely saw the ball fall through the net when the buzzer sounded and he was mobbed by Jordan students and fans who rushed the floor in celebration of the Falcons’ 65-63 victory.


Jan. 22, 2015 @ 08:49 PM

Northern, Jordan battle for PAC-6 lead

Northern Knights getting healthy as trip to Jordan looms


Jan. 22, 2015 @ 03:00 PM

Durham Public Schools banking on fall referendum

Few of the details have been worked out, but the school board hopes to have a bond referendum on the Nov. 3 ballot to help Durham Public Schools begin to address more than $450 million in capital needs, including several new schools.


Jan. 05, 2015 @ 09:44 PM

High school teams turn focus to conference play

Conference play gets into full swing on Tuesday night across the area as teams jump back into action after the holiday break.