Jaden McKenzie is being recruited by UNC Tar Heels football. He comes from a long line of football players like Bryce Love, Xach Gill, Javon Terry and Dexter and Devon Lawrence to come out of Wake Forest High.
The Wallace-Rose Hill football team has won six state championships, including each of the past four years. Hurricane Florence and its aftermath is the biggest challenge this team and its community have ever faced.
Wake County Public Schools tweeted Friday that high school football and other athletic events are canceled for Oct. 12 after Tropical Storm Michael passed through North Carolina. Orange, Durham and Chapel Hill canceled games, too.
Heritage High School linebacker and NC State recruit Drake Thomas took a ride with Jonas Pope IV and talked about the name he shares with the most famous rapper in the world, a house divided and how close he was to committing to a rival school.
The starting 11: The top players from week five of high school football. Each week, The News & Observer honors the top 11 high school football performances from around the Triangle and Eastern North Carolina.
Jalen Lecque (6-4, 190) posted on twitter Friday afternoon that he will be making his announcement on Oct. 2. Lecque, a native of New York, played his junior season at Christ School in Arden before enrolling at Brewster Academy in New Hampshire.
The North Carolina High School Athletic Association announced Monday that an adjustment has been made to the playoff calendar for fall sports after historic flooding and devastation in several areas of eastern North Carolina.