Defending 3-A state champion Jacksonville, the No. 4 seed in the East Region, nailed one of two first-half penalty kicks Saturday night and then shut out a stunned No. 1 seed Chapel Hill 1-0 to end the Tigers’ quest for a state title two games short of the goal. ... In other state quarterfinal playoff games involving area teams, Carrboro advanced on a late goal 1-0, NCSSM lost on the road and Woods Charter lost at home.
Maddie Futch scored off a penalty corner with 5.6 seconds left in the second overtime Saturday to lift East Chapel Hill to its sixth consecutive N.C. Field Hockey Association state title.
The N.C. High School Athletic Association on Saturday released the seedings and matchups for Friday's opening round of the state football playoffs in eight classifications and nine area teams made the field.
A sweeping postgame brawl that involved Northern Vance and Oxford Webb players Friday night and at least one assistant coach cast a dark shadow on the Warriors’ season-ending 21-20 win Friday at Viking Stadium.
East Chapel Hill escapes Charlotte Catholic 2-1 in penalty shot round; Carrboro downs Chapel Hill 3-1 in other semifinal to set up Orange County title match at 3:30 today.
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.
Granville Central upset at home' Jordan falls on second half goal on the road.
Fellowship Baptist Academy opens 2013-14 boys' basketball season with road win ...
Jordan, Chapel Hill, NCSSM, Carrboro, Woods Charter and Granville Central all advance in second round. Northwood only area team eliminated.
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.
Injury-plagued Jaguars stumble again
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.
N.C. Science & Math (17-0) stopped Carrboro (15-1) 5-2 in the N.C. High School Athletic Association 2-A East Region dual team tennis championship to earn a berth in the state finals for the seventh time in as many years, the first since being reclassified from 1-A to 2-A at the end of last season.
1-A/2-A/3-A playoff roundup: Chapel Hill, Northwood, NCSSM, Carrboro, Woods Charter, Granville Central advance to second round of boys' soccer.
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.