High School: Orange

Feb. 26, 2014 @ 10:39 PM

No. 1 Orange dunks rival Chapel Hill, moves into 3rd round

That explosive fast break was just part of J.D. Brooks' 18-point scoring barrage in helping the No. 1 seed and host Panthers bounce Chapel Hill out of the state 3-A playoffs, 72-63.


Feb. 22, 2014 @ 11:10 PM

HS PLAYOFFS: Who's in, who's out and when will they play

The N.C. High School Athletic Association on Saturday announced its brackets for the state 1-A/2-A/3-A/4-A boys’ basketball tournaments which begin Monday night. No. 1 seeds went to the Chapel Hill (3-A) and Granville Central (1-A) girls and to the Orange (3-A) boys.


Feb. 21, 2014 @ 10:22 PM

BIG EIGHT BOYS: Southern wins inaugural tournament title

The No. 3 seed Spartans defeated No. 1 seed Orange 67-53 at Chapel Hill High School, giving the Spartans the title in their first year in the new league since moving down from the 4-A ranks after last season.


Feb. 19, 2014 @ 10:50 PM

Chapel Hill gets Big Eight sweep, to face Southern (twice) in semis

With 2 seconds remaining in the game, Northwood junior point guard Ti Pinnix muscled his way into an interior shot that had been money for him all night. A basket would tie the game and send it to overtime.


Feb. 19, 2014 @ 06:23 PM

PREP WRESTLING: Carpenter begins title defense Thursday

Area 2-A, 3-A and 4-A wrestlers who finished in the top four of their weight classes in regional competition Sunday and Monday will take to the mats at the Greensboro Coliseum Thursday through Saturday for NCHSAA championship competition. Area 1-A qualifiers will begin state title competition Friday and continue on Saturday.


Feb. 04, 2014 @ 12:04 AM

Orange pinning hopes on peaking in postseason

Orange captain doesn’t believe the Panthers' past success will haunt the team.


Feb. 01, 2014 @ 10:15 PM

Orange High wrestles its way to historic 1st Big Eight 3-A title

The latest version of the Orange wrecking crew left little doubt Saturday it is as powerful as its mat predecessors. The Panthers compiled four pins and a major decision to crush Chapel Hill 55-6 and claim the inaugural Big Eight 3-A Conference wrestling crown.


Jan. 31, 2014 @ 10:39 PM

Southern gets downright pithy, peels Orange in venge match

The visiting Panthers couldn’t match Southern’s intensity this time around, as the Spartans (10-8, 7-2 Big Eight 3-A) blitzed Orange 70-53 on Friday night. Amari Hamilton scored 20 of his game-high 28 points in the second half, including 14 in a clutch performance in the fourth quarter.


Jan. 26, 2014 @ 09:42 PM

Basketball adds to successful year at Orange

Deep, talented boys team off to 16-2 start on hardwood


Jan. 24, 2014 @ 11:46 PM

Prep Roundup: A look at Friday's high school sports action

Chapel Hill sweeps Big Eight 3-A Conference boys and girls swim meet ... Wrestling, girls basketball, boys basketball results


Jan. 23, 2014 @ 10:43 PM

Big Eight 3-A basketball leader Orange nips rival Cedar Ridge

Cedar Ridge was gunning for an upset over heavily favored Orange. With just seven ticks of the clock left in the game, Red Wolves point guard Peyton Pappas fired up a 3-pointer to tie it. The ball circled round and round the rim. But instead of dropping in with a dramatic flair, the rotating ball more closely resembled the Red Wolves’ comeback bid going down the drain. It popped out after its brief tease and Orange went on to win the cross-town rivalry 65-61.


Jan. 04, 2014 @ 07:49 PM

Former Georgia Tech QB to host camp

Donnie Davies played at Cummings High School, in Burlington, before heading to Georgia Tech.


Dec. 19, 2013 @ 04:33 PM

Big Eight 3-A Conference names fall sports all-star teams

All-conference teams named for football, volleyball, girls' tennis, boys' and girls' cross country, boys' soccer. Southern High's Kendall Hinton named football's offensive player of the year, Orange's J.D. Brooks named defensive player of the year.


Dec. 18, 2013 @ 05:46 PM

Area schools among Wells Fargo Conference Cup fall leaders

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.


Nov. 29, 2013 @ 11:53 PM

QB Garrett Cloer's loss late sounded death knell for Orange

Orange, trailing by a touchdown, lost its starting quarterback on a keeper when he was pounded by Southern defenders, perhaps costing the Panthers a shot at victory.