The Green Hope Falcon

End of an Era

End of an Era

Kohl Abrams, Sports Writer

November 28, 2017


Filed under FOOTBALL, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

Last Friday, the Green Hope football team took on Garner in the third round of the NHSAA state championship tournament. They ended up falling 56-39 in a hard fought battle. Garner is moving on to the fourth round to play Wake Forest.   Green Hope came out hot, with touchdowns from both Blake Watson ...

Western Cary Track Club featuring members of GHXC- Portland Bound

Western Cary Track Club featuring members of GHXC- Portland Bound

Brandon Morton, Sports Writer

November 27, 2017


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

Saturday afternoon, members of the Green Hope Cross Country team raced in the Nike Southeast Regional. This event was held at WakeMed Soccer Park, the Green Hope home course, and gave the team an advantage over teams who have never raced there. The Falcons, running as the Western Cary Track Club, ha...

Falcon Football Flies by the Pride

Falcon Football Flies by the Pride

Peyton Barish, Sports Editor

November 21, 2017


Filed under FOOTBALL, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

Friday November 17th, 2017 was one of the biggest days in Green Hope football history.  The Falcons had received a first-round bye after dominating the Tri-6 conference, and running the table after a heartbreaking loss to Sanderson.  This season the Falcons have a real shot to match the phenomenal se...

Class of 2018 Commit: Camden Holbrook

Class of 2018 Commit:  Camden Holbrook

Sean Petersen and Brandon Morton

November 15, 2017


Filed under Men's Soccer, SPORTS

Camden Holbrook is a senior committed to App State. His brother, McClean,  plays for UNC Charlotte. Camden is a good student, as well as one of the honorary student section leaders. In Camden's junior year, he played soccer for Green Hope and won a state championship, as well as, Gatorade player of ...

Falcons Playoff Preview: Leesville Road

Falcons Playoff Preview: Leesville Road

Brandon Morton, Sports Writer

November 15, 2017


Filed under FOOTBALL, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

After one of Green Hope’s best regular seasons of all time, they are now hosting the second round of the NCHSAA 4A State Playoffs this Friday against Leesville Road. This is a rematch from an earlier game this season where the Falcons edged the Pride in a close game at Leesville winning 28-21. The...

GH vs. PC Preview

GH vs. PC Preview

Bradley Stewart, Sports Writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under FOOTBALL, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

The past two years, Green Hope has dominated the Fight for 55.  Despite the Falcon’s dominance of Panther Creek, the football games have been more competitive.  The Catamounts actually lead the series with the Falcons, but only due to Green Hope’s historic awfulness from 2007-2011.  Since Kwame D...

Crusaders No Match for Fighting Falcons

Crusaders No Match for Fighting Falcons

Brandon Morton, Sports Writer

November 1, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Volleyball

Tuesday night, the Green Hope volleyball team beat Cardinal Gibbons in the NCHSAA 4A Eastern Regional Final. The victory ensured a second straight state championship appearance for the Falcons. The team has had a repeat on their minds all season, and now they have a chance to meet that goal they set in A...

Falcons Fly into States

Falcons Fly into States

Brandon Morton, Sports Writer

November 1, 2017


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, SPORTS

Saturday Morning, the Green Hope men’s cross country team placed first at the NCHSAA Mid-East Regionals. The team was led by senior Peyton Barish who won the race, running a time of 15:28. He was the first individual to win the regional race in Green Hope history. The rest of the boys ran a great ra...

Class of 2018 Commit: Erin Boone

Class of 2018 Commit: Erin Boone

Noe Brady, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Volleyball

Erin Boone committed to the College of William & Mary in August. The 6’1 senior has been on varsity volleyball since sophomore year as a setter/rightside. She has also played for Triangle Volleyball Club for the past five years. Erin won WRAL’s extra effort award and the sportsmanship award at ...

Falcons Fly by Heritage

Sean Petersen, Sports Writer

October 25, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Volleyball

Green Hope volleyball dismantled Heritage in the second round of the NCHSAA playoffs. They swept all three sets with ease and now look onto the third where they will play Broughton. “We have to focus on keeping a consistent serve and serve receive because if we have that we can stay in system and ...

Green Hope Sports Weekly Wrap-Up: 10/16-10/22

Green Hope Sports Weekly Wrap-Up: 10/16-10/22

Bradley Stewart, Sports Writer

October 25, 2017


Filed under FALL SPORTS

With the State Playoffs approaching for nearly every fall sport, the intensity has been turned up.  Green Hope responded to the pressure with another dominating week in athletics.  Here is a weekly wrap-up of last week’s athletic performances:      Football: The Green Hope football team de...

Falcons Complete Season Sweep of PC

Falcons Complete Season Sweep of PC

Sean Petersen, Sports Writer

October 19, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Volleyball

Last night volleyball claimed the Tri-6 conference title. It was a significant night as the game was against Panther Creek, and it was senior night. The team also clinched a crucial fight for 55 point making the current score 5.5 to 0.5, in favor of Green Hope.   The night started off with a packed student ...

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