Panther Creek football player Mike Sutton received an invite to tryout for the Under-19 Team USA Football Team.
Should the Wake County school system continue to limit access to school board meetings to the nearly 30 protesters who were arrested last year?
Middle Creek High student Seth Keel and his fellow N.C. HEAT members argued against the restrictions during Tuesday's school board meeting. They insisted the board should listen to any of the arrested protesters who wanted to speak at the meetings.
Here's how it unfolded Tuesday.
Green Hope has surpassed Leesville Road as the top-ranked 4-A girls soccer team in the state. The move comes after Green Hope's 3-2 overtime win over Apex (a team that Leesville tied 0-0).
Cardinal Gibbons is still the top-ranked 3-A team in the state.
Among the others ranked in this week's Eurosportscoreboard polls (by classification):
L.J. Hepp has had his contract terminated in Japan after American players left the program.
Several area wrestlers at the 4-A, 3-A and 2-A levels have a shot at state championships later today. We will have the story from Greensboro plus Twitter updates at twitter.com/prepsnow.
Northern Durham (21-3), the Piedmont Athletic 4-A regular-season champion, looks to be the team to beat in its NCHSAA 4-A girls basketball sectional.
Travel will be at a minimum in the bottom bracket of the NCHSAA 4-A bottom sectional. Jordan, Panther Creek, Broughton, Lee County, Enloe, Millbrook and Southern Durham are in the same bracket.
The Apex boys basketball team will play Panther Creek this Friday at Green Hope High School to determine which team is the higher seed out of the Tri-9 Conference in the state playoffs. The two teams tied the regular season third in the conference standings and are 1-1 in head-to-head meetings.
Game time is 4:30 and the cost is $5.00. Apex will be the visiting team for this game.
Today starts the wrestling dual-team playoffs. Teams meet in four-team pods today, with the advancing team moving on to Thursday for another four-team pod. The state championships will be held at school sites on Saturday.
West Johnston, the Greater Neuse River 4-A Conference dual team wrestling champion, will host a pod of the NCHSAA 4-A dual team state playoffs at 6 p.m., Tuesday. The Wildcats (20-1) meet Holly Springs (18-3) in the opening round, while Panther Creek (18-2) takes on Hoke County (10-11) in the corresponding first round match.