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March 4, 2022

UNC Athletic Facility Announcements Aids Six Programs

University of North Carolina Athletics will begin four new facility projects in the coming months that will directly impact six of its 28 sports programs and enhance the student-athlete experience. Construction and renovation will soon begin on a ...


nchsaa
November 18, 2021

NCHSAA Responds to Revised House Bill 91

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association released a letter Tuesday by Bobby Wilkins, President of the NCHSAA and Principal at Hendersonville High School, on the revised edition of House Bill 91 (HB 91) introduced in the North Carolina Gene...


nchsaa
September 1, 2021

NCHSAA Reform Bill Gets One Step Closer to Adoption

The North Carolina House bill that aims to reform the state's high school athletic association, NCHSAA, hit the Senate floor on Wednesday. If the bill is signed into law, the majority of the legislation would go into effect on October 15, provided...


umpire
May 14, 2021

Umpire Makes High School Softball Player Cut Hair

An umpire in a North Carolina softball game gave a high school player an ultimatum recently: remove the beads from her hair or not participate in the game. The player, Nicole Pyles, decided to have her teammates cut the beads out of her hair to pa...


north carolina
June 9, 2020

North Carolina Begins Process To Resume Athletics

North Carolina will begin the process of returning to sports by next Monday, June 15. The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) announced that the temporary moratorium on high school sports will be lifted on June 15, barring the...


nchsaa
August 22, 2016

North Carolina cracking down on profanity in prep sports

North Carolina's athletic association hopes a new rule will help crack down on profanity during high school games this fall. The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) counted 329 incidents of player ejections during the 2015 fo...


tortillas
February 15, 2016

Prep basketball fights could keep teams, players from postseason

Brawls at high school basketball games in North Carolina and South Carolina could keep the involved players or teams and from participating in the postseason. The first incident comes from South Carolina, where 12 players — six from each team ...


July 29, 2015

N.C. study finds correlation between winning and money

A North Carolina newspaper claims a study of the state’s high school sports champions found a direct correlation between money and winning. The News & Observer reviewed state champions from 2001-02 to 2012-13. The newspaper reported that the...