Former Pirates diver earns Division III all-American honors
Retirement has done little to hamper the coaching career of area prep tennis legend Lindsey Linker and likely will have little effect on cross-town basketball/volleyball coaching great Sherry Norris.
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.
Hillside survived a fourth-quarter rally to beat the East Chapel Hill boys 68-59 in the quarterfinals of the PAC-6 4-A Tournament at Roxboro’s Person High School Tuesday night. In the nightcap of Tuesday’s quarterfinal round, homestanding Person upended No. 4 seed Riverside 75-72
Andrea’Anna Poole scored 17 points to lead Riverside to an easy 61-25 win over Roxboro Person in the quarterfinals of the PAC-6 girls basketball tournament at Person High School here Tuesday. In the day’s second PAC-6 4-A Tournament girls’ quarterfinal, Northern eliminated East Chapel Hill’s girls.
Jordan's Mike Lee hung out downtown, dropped 19 on East Chapel Hill.
The way Hillside’s Robert Robinson Jr. was shooting Tuesday night, his “Big Shot Bob” nickname just might stick. So named by Hornets coach Crasten Davis, Robinson hit big shot after big shot against East Chapel Hill, pouring in a career-high 32 points in a 76-59 victory over the Wildcats.
Freshman attacker Sydney Holman scored five goals, three unassisted, and contributed two assists for the defending NCAA champs and No. 1-ranked Tar Heels on Saturday, helping to lift UNC to a surprisingly easy 20-8 win over No. 4 Florida in the season opener for both teams.
In an explosive fourth-period fusillade and a seeming blink of the eye, the Knights ripped off 32 points in the final period to avoid disaster and down the host Wildcats 68-55.
After falling behind in the first period, Jordan went on a 12-2 run to take the lead for good.
Riverside looked to have a laugher against visiting East Chapel Hill on Friday night, blowing out to a 31-10 lead at halftime. But the Wildcats had no designs on being the punch line, playing tough ball and outscoring the Pirates in the second half but falling 77-62.
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Ricky Council led Northern with 20 points, including four 3-pointers for the Knights (13-1, 2-0 PAC-6), who are off to their best start for fifth-year coach Ronnie Russell
East Chapel Hill, N.C. Science & Math, Carrboro and Granville Central high schools are area leaders in fall sports Wells Fargo Conference Cup competitions, the N.C. High School Athletic Association announced Wednesday.
All-PAC-6 teams named in football, field hockey, boys' soccer, girls' and boys' cross country and girls' tennis.