The Green Hope Falcon

Football Falls Short in Final Forge Ahead

Football Falls Short in Final Forge Ahead

Shea Kofkin-Hansen, Staff Writer

October 7, 2016


Filed under Fight for 55, FOOTBALL, SHOWCASE, SPORTS, VIDEO

This week's Fight for 55 unfortunately ended in Panther Creek's favor. In the football showdown last night, Green Hope  was edged out by one grueling point in final minute drama.  The Falcons were down 28-21 before scoring another touchdown to close the gap to 28-27.   The coaching staff were f...

Falcons Fall to Fuquay-Varina

Falcons Fall to Fuquay-Varina

Abbie Daltorio, Staff Writer

September 25, 2016


Filed under FOOTBALL, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

This past Friday, the Fuquay-Varina Bengals escaped the Falcons with a 20-6 win.  Green Hope moved to 3-3 overall with a conference record of 2-1.  Fuquay-Varina is now 5-1 overall and 3-0 in the conference.  Before Friday, both teams were undefeated in the conference.  Green Hope is now third in th...

Football and Friendship?

Abbie Daltorio, Staff Writer

September 15, 2016


Filed under FOOTBALL, SPORTS

Football and friendship don’t usually go together, but starting this year Apex Friendship has their first varsity football team step onto the field.  This Friday, it’s Falcons vs. Patriots at Apex Friendship.  Kickoff is at 7:00 and the theme is a white out.   So far this season, the Falcons have an over...

Falcons Block Golden Eagles

Falcons Block Golden Eagles

Bradley Stewart, Staff Writer

September 12, 2016


Filed under FALL SPORTS, FOOTBALL, SHOWCASE, SPORTS, VIDEO

In a game that saw many offensive miscues for the Falcons, their defense stepped up and imposed their will on Holly Springs.  Green Hope was able to knock off the Golden Hawks 14-13, bouncing back from their tough loss against Cardinal Gibbons on Monday.  The game was exciting to watch from beginnin...

Far and Wide with Blake Watson

Far and Wide with Blake Watson

Will Hoffmann, Staff Writer

September 10, 2016


Filed under FALL SPORTS, FEATURES, FOOTBALL, SPORTS

Green Hope Football star wide receiver Blake Watson has already posted some impressive stats this season.The junior and returning starter has gained nearly 350 receiving yards and has scored six TDs in only three games; Watson’s 115.7 yards per game has earned him 2nd best receiver in Eastern Caroli...

Green Hope falls at Cardinal Gibbons 24-21

Katie Bradley, Senior Staff Writer

September 6, 2016


Filed under FOOTBALL, Uncategorized

Last night, the Green Hope Falcons battled valiantly against Cardinal Gibbons, ultimately falling in the end with a final score of 28-24. Green Hope and Gibbons dueled it out for in the lead last night. The Crusaders scored early and took a 7-0 lead in the beginning of the 2nd quarter. The Falcons r...

Football Falls in First Round of Playoffs

Football Falls in First Round of Playoffs

Timmy Leonard, Sports Writer

November 16, 2015


Filed under FALL SPORTS, FOOTBALL, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

The Falcon football season concluded on Friday night with a loss at Fuquay Varina in the first round of the NCHSAA 4A playoffs. The Bengals scored the first two touchdowns of the game to jump out to a quick 13-0 lead. Then, midway through the second quarter, Bryce Dixon hauled in a touchdown pass fro...

Falcon Football Takes on Fuquay Varina in First Round of Playoffs

Falcon Football Takes on Fuquay Varina in First Round of Playoffs

Timmy Leonard, Sports Writer

November 13, 2015


Filed under FALL SPORTS, FOOTBALL, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

The Green Hope varsity football team travels to Fuquay Varina tonight to take on the Bengals in the first round of the 4A NCHSAA state playoffs. Fuquay earned the number five seed in the playoffs after finishing the regular season with an impressive 10-1 record. Green Hope is seeded twelfth and ende...

Football Dominates Athens in Final Regular Season Game

Football Dominates Athens in Final Regular Season Game

Timmy Leonard, Sports Writer

November 9, 2015


Filed under FALL SPORTS, FOOTBALL, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

The Falcon football team finished off the regular season with a blowout victory at Athens Drive on Friday night. The Falcons struck first in the season finale, when sophomore Aidan Callahan returned an Athens Drive punt all the way to the house for a touchdown. Then in the second quarter, quarterb...

Falcon Football Loses in Hard-Fought Road Game

Falcon Football Loses in Hard-Fought Road Game

Timmy Leonard, Sports Writer

November 2, 2015


Filed under FALL SPORTS, FOOTBALL, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

The Falcons put up a valiant effort last Friday night, losing in a close game against the unbeaten Middle Creek Mustangs on the road, 28-17. The Mustangs, who came into this contest ranked #2 in the Greater Triangle High School Football rankings, started off the scoring with a 52 yard touchdown pa...

Falcons Continue Late Season Surge

Falcons Continue Late Season Surge

Timmy Leonard, Sports Writer

October 27, 2015


Filed under FALL SPORTS, FOOTBALL, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

The Falcon football team extended their impressive winning streak on Friday night with a key 31-17 victory over rival Cary at home. The Falcons started off the scoring on senior night, when junior receiver Blake Watson secured a touchdown pass from Tucker Burkinshaw on their very first possession...

Falcons Take Down the Cougars at Homecoming

Falcons Take Down the Cougars at Homecoming

Timmy Leonard, Sports Writer

October 19, 2015


Filed under FALL SPORTS, FOOTBALL, SPORTS

The Falcons outlasted conference rival Apex last Friday night, winning 41-33. Green Hope struck first Friday night as quarterback Tucker Burkinshaw connected with running back Trevor Losito on a 12 yard touchdown pass. Apex responded with a touchdown early in the second quarter. On the next Green Hope p...

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