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Apr. 03, 2015 @ 10:05 PM

Tigers rally by Riverside

The Chapel Hill baseball team pulled out a narrow 5-4 victory over visiting Riverside in the Hilltop Invitational Tournament Friday night thanks to late inning heroics by senior Andrew Miller (triple, 2 RBI) and junior Connor Stough (RBI, run scored).


Apr. 03, 2015 @ 09:22 PM

Cedar Ridge rallies by Northern; Williams tops Carrboro

Cedar Ridge exploded for three runs in the bottom of the sixth, and pitcher Elliot Orlowski tamed a tough Northern lineup with a complete game gem to stun the Knights 5-2 Friday night in the Hilltop Tournament.


Mar. 25, 2015 @ 09:48 PM

Late goal lifts Riverside over Jags

In a hard fought match, the Riverside lacrosse team prevailed 10-9 over host Carrboro on Tuesday night to improve to 2-1 in the Conference 5 standings.


Feb. 28, 2015 @ 07:50 PM

Barkley’s return keys Northern playoff opening win

There were 15 lead changes and eight ties — the majority of them in the first half — before Northern broke away in the waning seconds to win 66-60.


Feb. 28, 2015 @ 08:59 PM

Hillside girls romp in playoff opener

Hillside coach Ovester Grays worried how his girls would play in the first round of the 4-A state playoffs on Saturday but it didn’t last long as the Hornets rolled by Southern Pines Pinecrest 65-25.


Orange County High Schools View All »

Apr. 03, 2015 @ 10:05 PM

Tigers rally by Riverside

The Chapel Hill baseball team pulled out a narrow 5-4 victory over visiting Riverside in the Hilltop Invitational Tournament Friday night thanks to late inning heroics by senior Andrew Miller (triple, 2 RBI) and junior Connor Stough (RBI, run scored).


Apr. 03, 2015 @ 08:54 PM

S. Granville rolls by Wildcats

Senior second baseman Zack Moore hit a lead off home run to spark a five-run first-inning outburst in South Granville’s 10-1 win at East Chapel Hill on Friday in the second day of the Hilltop Invitational.


Mar. 25, 2015 @ 09:48 PM

Late goal lifts Riverside over Jags

In a hard fought match, the Riverside lacrosse team prevailed 10-9 over host Carrboro on Tuesday night to improve to 2-1 in the Conference 5 standings.


Mar. 12, 2015 @ 08:13 PM

Chapel Hill seniors a special group for Norris

Most seniors are lucky to have two or three years with a coach but for Jessica Wall and Raziyah Farrington have known Chapel Hill coach Sherry Norris since they were in kindergarden.


Mar. 09, 2015 @ 08:20 PM

3-A title game offers interesting rematch

A year has passed since Chapel Hill coach Sherry Norris and Hickory coach Barbara Helms last matched wits in the 3-A state championship game at the Smith Center.


Granville County High Schools View All »

Feb. 15, 2015 @ 12:05 AM

PAC-6 Tournament schedules moved up; regular-season wrapup

The PAC-6 4-A moved up the start of its boys’ and girls’ basketball tournaments at Saturday’s coaches’ meeting because of the threat of wintry weather this week. The tournaments will now begin on Monday instead of Tuesday.


Jan. 31, 2015 @ 06:36 PM

Orange High captures Big Eight wrestling crown

Northwood’s Queen brothers were kings for a day at the Big Eight 3-A Conference wrestling tournament at Chapel Hill on Saturday. But Orange, winner of the regular season team championship, crowned five individual champs to seize the team trophy.


Jan. 17, 2015 @ 09:36 PM

100 is magic number as Vikes sweep to The Belt mat duals title

South Granville turned in a perfect 5-0 performance and dumped East Wake 48-22 to claim first place Saturday in The Belt team duals wrestling tournament.


Jan. 05, 2015 @ 09:44 PM

High school teams turn focus to conference play

Conference play gets into full swing on Tuesday night across the area as teams jump back into action after the holiday break.


Jan. 05, 2015 @ 09:30 PM

High school teams turn focus to conference play

Conference play gets into full swing on Tuesday night across the area as teams jump back into action after the holiday break.


Chatham County High Schools View All »

Nov. 08, 2014 @ 02:59 PM

Final football brackets: Southern nabs top seed; changes many

Reigning and undefeated 3-AA state champion Southern, fresh off a miraculous comeback win at previously undefeated Orange Friday night has earned the No. 1 seed in the 16-team state 3-AA football playoffs that begin Friday. ... Complete list of all area teams' playoff seedings and Friday night matchups ... Updates from preliminary brackets are many, including Granville Central losing home opener, seeding drops and opponent changes.


Nov. 08, 2014 @ 12:43 AM

Northwood rips Gibbons for No. 3 Big Eight seed

Northwood romped over Cardinal Gibbons 31-6 on a night that their offense wasn’t even firing on all cylinders, but Coach Bill Hall assured he would take care of those miscues this week in practice headed into Friday’s 3-A state playoffs.



Oct. 31, 2014 @ 02:22 AM

Northwood rips Chapel Hill in Big Eight tussle

“We tried to come back from their opening and we just played flat,” Marsh said. “This was not one of our better games. It was a series of things that led to everything going in their favor. Northwood was just the better team tonight and it showed.”

Northwood got the opening kickoff and marched to the Chapel Hill 10 before stalling and settling for a 27-yard field goal by Tyler Whitaker.

But after that defensive stand by the Tigers, everything else went awry.


Oct. 25, 2014 @ 08:34 PM

PREPS: Bad day on state playoff front for some, good for others

Durham Academy loses NCISAA field hockey title 1-0 in sudden-death to Charlotte Country Day ... Area 2-A and 4-A state tennis finalists all fall in championship round ... Many area programs advance through regionals to state cross country championships.


Person County High Schools View All »

Nov. 08, 2014 @ 01:38 AM

UNBEATEN NO. 1: Southern ends Orange perfection

Reigning state champion Southern won the battle of the unbeatens Friday night, handing Orange its first loss of the season 27-23 en route to the Big Eight 3-A Conference championship and likely the No. 1 seed in the state 3-AA playoffs.

Click on live links below for complete Friday night football coverage.

Southern 27, Orange 23
Northern 34, Riverside 22
Chapel Hill 42, Cedar Ridge 30
Hillside 57, Roxboro Person 0
Northwood 31, Cardinal Gibbons 6
Granville Central 42, Northwest Halifax 0
South Granville 14, Roanoke Rapids 0 ...
Reidsville 56, Carrboro 6 ...
Northern Vance 36, Oxford Webb 19


Nov. 01, 2014 @ 02:03 AM

Strothers, Riverside clinch 4-A playoff berth with road win

Riverside survived a five-turnover performance and pulled away for a 44-24 victory at Person Friday. Quarterback Diante Strothers accounted for four touchdowns for Riverside in the win.



Oct. 25, 2014 @ 08:34 PM

PREPS: Bad day on state playoff front for some, good for others

Durham Academy loses NCISAA field hockey title 1-0 in sudden-death to Charlotte Country Day ... Area 2-A and 4-A state tennis finalists all fall in championship round ... Many area programs advance through regionals to state cross country championships.


Oct. 25, 2014 @ 01:26 AM

ECH fields a team, but no match for Person

The Person High School football team took advantage of a couple of early breaks and pulled away for a 42-6 victory at East Chapel Hill Friday.