The N.C. High School Athletic Association indoor track and field championships will be moving to the JDL Fast Track in Winston-Salem next spring. The meet is scheduled for February 9, 2013.
The second round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association dual-team boys tennis tournament continues Tuesday, May 8.
NCHSAA team tennis playoffs
EAST: Panther Creek a Wilmington Laney; Apex at Broughton; Wakefield at Durham Jordan; Garner at Green Hope
The four singles players and four doubles teams left over from the first day of the 4A Mideast individual boys tennis regionals played for seeding in next weekend's state tournament on Saturday
Here are the results for the first day of the 4A Mideast individual boys tennis regional. Today's four winners will play tomorrow for seeding in next weekend's individual state championships.
Chapel Hill High School wide receiver and defensive back Rodney (R.J.) Quick, pictured above left, is one of four Triangle players to have been selected to play in this summer's 2012 East-West All-Star Football Game.
The all-conference list, final regular season standings, list of regional qualifiers and conference tournament results from the 2012 Tri-Nine Conference boys golf season.
By Nate Taylor – firstname.lastname@example.org
CHAPEL HILL – The N.C. High School Athletic Association has approved to change its policy to require all non-faculty coaches to complete the National Federation of State High School Associations’ fundamentals of coaching class.
The policy was changed by the board of directors of the NCHSAA during its spring board meeting Wednesday afternoon. The vote was 17-4 in favor of changing the policy.
In the past, coaches could be hired by a school whether they knew anything about coaching or not. Teachers, game officials, counselors, principals and bus drivers are all required to be certified.
As of now, 43 states require high school coaches to have some sort of national certification based on a coaching education program before being hired.
North Carolina is not among them.
Delaware, Iowa, North Dakota, Maryland, Michigan and Pennsylvania are the other states that do not require its coaches to have any type of certification.
Completing the fundamentals course would be the first step in becoming a nationally certified interscholastic coach. Coaches will also need to complete a first aid course and a sport specific course – or a teaching sports skills course if a specific sport course isn’t available – to become nationally certified.
Most states, and some systems in North Carolina, now require coaches to complete a national coaching education program in addition to having a background check before working with children.
At its December meeting, the board of directors, which regulates interscholastic athletics in North Carolina for public schools and for a few non-boarding parochial schools, considered requiring all non-faculty coaches to complete the NFSHA fundamentals of coaching class. But the recommendation was tabled for the spring meeting.
The N.C. High School Athletic Association girls lacrosse playoffs begin Friday, May 4. Conference champions East Chapel Hill, Green Hope and Cardinal Gibbons received first-round byes. Defending state champ Apex is a 2-seed.
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The boys lacrosse playoffs start this Friday. Holly Springs and Carrboro earned wild-card spots while Broughton, Jordan, Chapel Hill and Cardinal Gibbons are No. 1 seeds after winning their respective conferences.
East Chapel Hill, a 2-seed, is the defending East regional champ while Northwest Guilford is the defending state champion.
Wake County's record holder for most goals in a season - Fuquay-Varina's Adrian Gonzales - has signed to play at Louisburg Junior College.
Gonzales had 56 goals for the Bengals in his only season of high school soccer. That number was second in the state last season and ranks 10th all-time in NCHSAA history.