Stories by Charlie
Friday night’s Pinecrest football game against New Hanover has been designated Military Night at the John W. Williams Athletic Complex.
According to Pinecrest girls’ cross country coach John Buchholz, Carolina Horse Park got good reviews from runners and spectators alike at Saturday’s first Patriot Derby Classic.
At least for one time, the Pinecrest junior varsity football team took the drama out of Thursday night football.
Conference play begins in two weeks for Pinecrest (2-2) and next week for tonight’s opponent on the road, Western Harnett (1-3).
The Pinecrest girls allowed a golden opportunity to take a first step toward ending Scotland High’s seven-year conference volleyball reign slip away at James Moore Gym Tuesday evening.
On the same weekend that San Francisco 49ers' kicker David Akers tied the NFL record with a field goal of 63 yards against Green Bay, Maples’ kick was the second longest in the history of high school football in North Carolina.
Maples was the 14th round draft choice of the Cubs in June 2011. He opted to sign a $2.5 million contract with the Cubs rather than play football and baseball at UNC.
Pinecrest’s first regular season meet is the annual Jungle Run at South View High School on Saturday, Sept. 1.
Patriot coach Barbara Foxx has always had the quick attack in her playbook, but not always the personnel to execute it as well as Amber Goodwin and Megan Thomas do.
Except for one untidy stretch during the second set, the Patriots outplayed the Buccaneers in all departments.
The 6-foot-3 rising senior accepted a scholarship offer by phone Wednesday evening to begin playing for the Division I Ospreys in the 2013-14 season. The school, located in Jacksonville, is a member of the Atlantic Sun Conference that includes among its members Stetson, USC Upstate, Lipscomb, Belmont and East Tennessee State.