High School: Granville Central

Nov. 08, 2013 @ 03:24 PM

GAME OF THE YEAR

Orange and Southern meet in the area game of the year Friday, Nov. 8, the first meeting of the Big Eight 3-A Conference co-leaders as fellow 3-A members. But while Friday's regular-season finale will decide the Big Eight title, it might not be the last time the two face off this season. Two of the top 3-A programs in the state, they could very well face each other again in the playoffs. Both teams have already locked up playoff berths. A look at all 10 high school games involving area teams on Friday's schedule. Note: Northern-Riverside tonight is at Riverside.


Nov. 06, 2013 @ 10:33 PM

Playoff soccer: NCSSM, Woods Charter advance to quarterfinals

Granville Central upset at home' Jordan falls on second half goal on the road.


Nov. 05, 2013 @ 10:51 PM

Granville Central football continues milestone season

Granville Central defeated KIPP Pride, clinching the school's first-ever playoff berth. The 7-year-old school also celebrated its first winning season (6-4, 3-1 Tar-Roanoke).


Nov. 02, 2013 @ 11:58 PM

Area soccer teams all advance to 3rd round of playoffs Saturday

Jordan, Chapel Hill, NCSSM, Carrboro, Woods Charter and Granville Central all advance in second round. Northwood only area team eliminated.


Nov. 02, 2013 @ 11:53 PM

1-A/2-A/3-A/4-A Cross Country Championship Results

The N.C. School of Science and Mathematics had three of the first five individual finishers to take win the state’s 2-A boys’ cross country team championship at the Ivey M. Redmon Sports Complex — formerly Beeson Park — in Kernersville Saturday. Complete area results for all four classifications, all local teams and runners.



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.


Oct. 30, 2013 @ 10:01 PM

Soccer playoffs: Jordan advances; ECH, Northern fall in 4-A

1-A/2-A/3-A playoff roundup: Chapel Hill, Northwood, NCSSM, Carrboro, Woods Charter, Granville Central advance to second round of boys' soccer.


Oct. 29, 2013 @ 08:30 PM

Carrboro, NCSSM, Research Triangle among cross country favorites

Carrboro, N.C. Science & Math and Research Triangle High School are among the favorites to take home state cross country championships in their classifications Saturday at the Ivey M. Redmon Sports Complex in Kernersville.


Oct. 24, 2013 @ 11:05 PM

LACE 'EM UP

In Durham, PAC-6 4-A co-leaders Northern (2-6, 2-0 PAC-6) and Hillside (5-2, 2-0 PAC-6) meet at Hillside’s Russell Blunt Stadium at 7 p.m., but Hillside is a prohibitive favorite despite Northern’s two-game win streak. The Northern-Hillside matchup is one of only two between league leaders tonight. ... In Louisburg, Tar-Roanoke 1-A Conference co-leaders Granville Central (5-3, 2-0 T-R) and Louisburg (5-3, 2-0 T-R) lace ’em up. ... At Jordan, Riverside (5-3, 2-1 PAC-6) will try to shrug off a 35-21 home loss to powerful Hillside and shouldn’t have much trouble as the Pirates visit injury-riddled Jordan (1-7, 0-2 PAC-6). A look at all of Friday's area high school football games.


Oct. 19, 2013 @ 12:14 AM

Roundup: Bryce Parrott leads Granville Central to win

Granville Central beat Southeast Halifax 48-12; Hobbton handled Kestrel Heights 55-6


Oct. 17, 2013 @ 08:44 PM

Friday Night Lights; Offensive fireworks, PAC-6 'title' on tap tonight?

Conference football season is in full swing and the two biggest games in the spotlight Friday will be Hillside at Riverside (7 p.m.) in the PAC-6 4-A and Northwood at Southern (7 p.m.) in the Big Eight 3-A Conference.


Oct. 17, 2013 @ 07:53 PM

Dozen area teams featured in state volleyball playoffs Saturday

First round state volleyball playoffs are all scheduled Saturday with start times ranging from noon to 6 p.m. ... Girls' tennis qualifiers open state individual tournament play today at four sites (Greenville, Greensboro, Burlington and Reidsville).


Oct. 12, 2013 @ 09:03 PM

Granville Central grabs first conference win in school history

Panthers get milestone win on the road at Weldon


Oct. 10, 2013 @ 06:10 PM

PAC-6 opens play tonight; Big Eight leaders clash

The long non-conference season for PAC-6 4-A football teams comes to an end tonight — and it couldn’t have come at a more auspicious time for a mostly-struggling half dozen, all coming off bye weeks. In other games tonight, Big Eight 3-A Conference powers Southern and Cardinal Gibbons meet in Raleigh with a share of first place on the line. Other Big Eight matchups include Northern Vance at Chapel Hill, Cedar Ridge at co-leader Orange and Oxford Webb at Northwood.