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All NCHSAA finals in Chapel Hill in 2015

CHAPEL HILL — Commissioner Davis Whitfield of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association confirmed this week that the eight NCHSAA basketball championship games culminating the 2014-15 season will all be played in Chapel Hill.Four games will be played at the Smith Center and four games at Carmichael Arena, both on the campus of the University of North Carolina, all on Saturday, March 14. The 2A and 4A games for men and women will be played at the Smith Center while t...

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Schedule, results announced

*Dates, times, and locations subject to changeMonday, September 15Men’s soccerElkin 9, Alleghany 0North Wilkes 2, East Wilkes 0Ashe County 7, Starmount 2VolleyballNorth Wilkes 3, Forbush 1Tuesday, September 16Cross CountryElkin at Ashe Country, 4:30Men’s soccer...

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Macemore legacy lives on in race

YADKINVILLE — Saturday, the Race More for Macemore will be held for the second time.The first one was held Jan. 27, 2013 — two days before Starmount graduate Austin Macemore died after a lengthy battle with Squamous Cell carcinoma.Wayne Macemore, Austin’s father, said the event’s intent is “to carry on Austin’s legacy.”Macemore said the money raised will help children and their families dealing with cancer; sponsor mis...

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Falcons remembers Debbie Greene

EAST BEND — Tuesday night, Sept. 23, is Pink Night at Forbush High School.It won’t be just a night where two volleyball powerhouses meet - it will be a night when the Falcons pay tribute to longtime program supporter Debbie Greene, who died April 4 at the age of 61 after an 18-year battle with multiple myeloma.“I think their desire to honor my mom is a testament to how many lives she touched,” Laura Cloud, her daughter, said. “There have bee...

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Huskies slow down Rams

BOONVILLE — Miguel Ramos scored three goals and Cesar Ruiz scored twice as Ashe County sped past Starmount, 7-2, in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference game Monday night.“It’s easy to coach when you have as many fast weapons as we have,” Ashe County Coach Wes Rousseau said. “It’s hard to contain us.“We finished the opportunities we had.”“I knew how fast they were,” Starmount Coach Edgar Zamora said....

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Parker, Atkins derail Bailes at Friendship

The dominance of Ross Bailes at Friendship Motor Speedway has been at least temporarily halted as Ron Parker of Belwood won the SeCA Crate Late Model feature and Ryan Atkins of Mount Airy won the FUEL Racing Series feature.Other winners included some familiar faces: Chad Call of North Wilkesboro in the Super Stock 4 class; Shaun Robinson of West Jefferson in the Renegades class; Randy Powell of Lincolnton in the Xtreme Stock 4 class; and Kenneth Miller of Wilkesboro in the UCars....

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Elkin rips Alleghany

SPARTA — Elkin improved to 2-6-1 (2-1 Mountain Valley Athletic Conference) with a win over Alleghany Monday night.Elkin is at Surry Central Wednesday at 6. They host Starmount Thursday at 5:15.

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Defense the word at Starmount this season

BOONVILLE — For 12 years and through four state championships, Starmount has been known for its offense.Not this year.“This is the first defensive team I’ve ever had,” Starmount Coach Jon Symons said. “We hang out hats on our defense.“Seeing our opponent’s frustration. That’s what I want our kids to understand. We’re being successful at what we’re doing.“It’s the mentality of ac...

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Eagles topple Elks, 24-14

ELKIN — Surry Central earned a 24-14 victory against Elkin on Friday night, for the Golden Eagles’ first win against Elkin since 2000.Central (3-1) scored the first touchdown when the Eagles recovered a fumble in the end zone. After the first quarter, the Eagles led 6-0. The Buckin’ Elks blocked a punt and recovered the ball in the end zone to tie the game at 6 after the extra point try failed.Central regained the lead 9-6 on a 23-yard field goal from U...

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Cardinals fall to North Iredell

RONDA — North Iredell, doing all of its scoring in the first half, defeated East Wilkes, 36-12, in a nonconference game Friday night.The Raiders scored on two touchdown runs by Brian Ellis; a touchdown run by quarterback Dupre Falls; a touchdown pass from Falls to Matthew Doan; and a 65-yard fumble recovery and run by Kadree Campbell.The Raiders led 36-6 at the half.“We didn’t play very well in the first half,” East Wilkes Head Coach J....

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Local sports roundup

BOONVILLE — Starmount took doubles wins at No. 2 and No. 3 to clinch a hard-fought 5-4 win over Alleghany Thursday evening.Olivia Greene and Alyssa Hicks put the Rams up 4-3 with an 8-2 win at No. 3 doubles. Rubi Martinez and Emily Mendenhall, at No. 2 doubles, clinched the match with an 8-5 win - making the No. 1 doubles match academic.“I knew it was going to be close,” Starmount Coach Ryan Norman said. “We barely beat them the first time.”...

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