The S.J.G. Greater N.C. Pro-Am summer basketball league is deepening its reach into the community, both organizers and Durham leaders said.
Wells Fargo Cup goes to repeat winner Jaguars in 2-A ranks ... Last year's 1-A No. 1, N.C. Science & Math, falls to 4th.
NCPreps.com included nine area high school players on its all-state teams which were announced on Friday.
Now Chuck Jones' dream can materialize in earnest. As successful as the S.J.G. Greater N.C. Pro-Am has been over the years, this sixth season of the summer league will allow Jones, one of the league's founders, to fully embrace why it all started in the first place.
Jordan's Jared Hendryx, Tyrone Outlaw Jr. of Roxboro Person and Chapel Hill's Anthony Vanhook will team up in the N.C. Coaches Association East-West All-Star Game July 22 in Greensboro
Jordan, Chapel Hill and Carrboro won the Wells Fargo Conference Cup in their respective leagues, the N.C. High School Athletic Association announced Monday.
Voyager Academy, which has dominated the league and challenged for state titles in each of its two years fielding a varsity baseball team, provided the player of the year (Chad Sykes), co-pitcher of the year (Loy Stone) and coach of the year (Pete Shankle).
Area athletes and coaches dominated player of the year and coach of the year selections in 2-A all-Carolina 12 1-A/2-A Conference coaching honors for spring sports.
ACC releases crossover football partners for 2014-24 ... Duke lands top WR ... ECH star Ben Griffin falls short in U.S. Open qualifying bid ... Ex-Jordan High star Phil Williamson leaves UNC football program after one season ... Wolfpack to host Rice in Super Regional baseball best-of-3 ...
Retiring Chapel Hill track and field coach Ron Olsen has been named Carolina 6 3-A Conference coach of the year in both boys’ and girls’ disciplines. Spring sports honors for the conference were announced following the completion of all conference programs’ spring seasons.
Carrington Middle School recently completed a remarkable 12-0 Durham Athletic Conference season in which it outscored its opponents 209-0, allowed only one opposing runner to reach third base, and ended its scheduled seven-games in a mercy-rule shortened three innings per game on average.
South Granville’s quest for an eighth state softball title ended in a barrage of errors Saturday, West Stanly coming back from a 3-0 third-inning deficit for the second straight game and sweeping the best-of-three 2-A title series two games to none.
No. 1-ranked North Carolina topped Canisus in an NCAA Tournament baseball game at Boshamer Stadium. Meanwhile, South Granville High School lost the first game of the state 2-A softball championship series in Raleigh
South Granville saw a 3-0 lead evaporate in back-to-back four-run bursts as West Stanly won Friday’s opening game of the best-of-three state 2-A softball championship series 8-5.
Only West Stanly High School (26-4) stands in the way of South Granville (24-1) and its eighth state softball championship when the teams meet tonight and Saturday in a best-of-three 2-A title series at Walnut Creek Softball Complex in Raleigh.