The brackets for the state playoffs for softball, baseball and girls soccer are out. First round state playoff games in most cases will be played on Tuesday.
Ashley defeated Wakefield on Wednesday in a first round NCHSAA state playoff boys lacrosse game; meanwhile, changes and adjustments have been approved by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association.
Longtime sports official Larry Honeycutt worked three NCHSAA state football championships, four soccer state championships and two more finals in high school basketball. The Wilmington resident will be honored next month in Chapel Hill for his lifetime commitment to high school officiating.
North Carolina schools will have to improve the quality of emergency help on hand when students suffer sports injuries.
The Hoggard girls basketball team overcame a five point halftime deficit on Friday in the 4-A Eastern Regionals against Broughton High School in Fayetteville. Julia Buehler led Hoggard with 18 points. .
The high school basketball state playoffs were scheduled to start on Tuesday in North Carolina, but there weren't any games around our area until Wednesday night due to Tuesday's snow and ice. Most first round games will be played on Thursday or Friday instead. We have updates on games that involve local schools.
The high school basketball state playoffs will start on Tuesday all around the state. Some games will be played in our area on Tuesday, but a handful of schools have decided to push games back to Wednesday instead. We have an updated list.
The indoor track team at North Brunswick High captured the state title on Friday. The Scorpions are down right dominant in indoor track.
Broughton High School will play for a state soccer championship on Saturday after beating New Hanover on Tuesday in the "4-A East Finals" for boys high school soccer. WWAY made the trip to Raleigh. Check out our game highlights and postgame reaction. The latest AP rankings are out for high school football. Hoggard finally breaks into the top ten. Plus, we have an update on Wil Baumann, a former Hoggard punter who leads the ACC in punting.
The pairings are now locked in for the 2014 high school football state playoffs. Several area schools have been awarded a home game for first round play. Some teams will have to open on the road. A few of our local football squads missed out on extending their season.