High Schools Stories

High Schools: Nyheim Hines: Record-Setter's Limitless Future

2016-07-19 19:12:26 UTC – # comments here

A 10-4 record and a third round state playoff exit is not something that Garner Trojan football fans will look to remember for very long. However, the record-breaking season of their running back, Nyheim Hines, will not be soon forgotten. Hines was a bright spot in a somewhat mediocre season by Garner’s standards, and his emergence this past year holds a lot of promise for Trojan football next season. View Complete Story

High Schools: Mykia Jones: Hardwood Pedigree from Raleigh to Wake

2016-03-21 16:13:30 UTC – # comments here

Whether it was a gathering to watch a relative play in the NBA, a group to watch a state championship game, or a father blowing off dust from tapes from his college playing days, basketball has always been a family affair for this Triangle family. When it came time for Raleigh’s Mykia Jones to look for her college “family” to continue her basketball career, the family tree only had to extend a short drive west to Winston-Salem. View Complete Story

High Schools: Middle Creek’s Miss NC Adrienne Core: The Little Boy Dad Never Had

2016-02-20 14:01:11 UTC – # comments here

Adrienne Core is defined by a myriad accomplishments. She won Miss North Carolina and represented the Tar Heel state in the 2010 Miss America pageant in Las Vegas, even winning the talent competition. She’s a math whiz and an enormous sports fan. She’s also an emerging high school volleyball coach, leading the Mustangs to their best-ever season, in her first year. Core is also the epitome of her father, in whose memory she continues to coach and inspire, years after his passing. View Complete Story

College: Cary Academy's Mickayla Sanders: Wolfpack Family Cheering Liberty's Budding Star

2016-01-26 16:12:09 UTC – # comments here

After missing the first eight games of the season with a balky back injury, there was no chance Mickayla Sanders would miss another moment. That moment came at the 16:25 mark of the first half when the reigning Big South All-Freshman team member and Clayton, NC native shed her warm-up jersey and reported to the scorer’s table. The horn sounded and she came onto the same court she did in 2006 when attending legendary NC State head coach Kay Yow’s basketball camp. View Complete Story

High Schools: Pride In Berrios: Leesville High's Star WR Shines At National Combine

2015-12-26 22:51:34 UTC – # comments here

Despite being only 5 feet 9 inches and 181 pounds, Braxton Berrios is not hard to spot on the football field. The rising senior out of Leesville Road has amazed fans, players, and coaches since his freshman year. However, it wasn’t until the spring of his junior year that he jumped onto the national radar. With Berrios, the Triangle high school football fans are in for a major treat this fall. View Complete Story

High Schools: The Dukes' Miracle: A Family Back from the Brink

2015-11-28 23:05:42 UTC – # comments here

That special bond between a parent and a child is unlike any other. Sharing all of life’s moments from precious to poignant, heavy to heartache. However, the Dukes’ family story pivoted in a hospital delivery room. It was a relationship that nearly ended far too soon. View Complete Story
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