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Falcons Strike Out Bengals

Falcons Strike Out Bengals

Abbie Daltorio and Thomas Quinn

March 8, 2017


Filed under Baseball, SHOWCASE, Softball, SPORTS, Spring Sports

Last night softball defeated Fuquay Varina 8-6, for the first time since losing three times to them last year. Senior, Kameron Phillips also added 2 hits and 2 RBIs to the winning effort. Freshmen Savannah Harrison had a game to remember going 3-4 with a big Home Run to give the Falcons the lead and t...

Weekly Sports- Spring Startup

Weekly Sports- Spring Startup

Abbie Daltorio, Sports Editor

March 3, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Men's Lacrosse, Men's Tennis, Outdoor Track, SHOWCASE, Softball, SPORTS, Spring Sports, Women's Lacrosse, Women's Soccer

This week winter sports came to a close and spring sports kicked off.  Basketball wrapped up winter with a historical run to the Elite Eight.  Soccer and tennis started spring sports with two shutouts on Monday.  So far spring sports are 10-3 and hope to improve this record tonight when baseball and...

Soccer Kicks Off Strong

Soccer Kicks Off Strong

Thomas Quinn, Staff Writer

February 28, 2017


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS, Spring Sports, Women's Soccer

The Green Hope Women's Varsity soccer team opened the 2017 spring sports season with a strong showing and win against SWAC conference rival the Holly Springs Golden Hawks. With a score of 3-0 it was an impressive game for the Falcons. Senior, Audrey Cooke, received the ball in the midway part of th...

Spring Sports Preview

Spring Sports Preview

Abbie Daltorio, Sports Editor

February 17, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Men's Golf, Men's Lacrosse, Men's Tennis, Outdoor Track, SHOWCASE, Softball, SPORTS, Spring Sports, Women's Lacrosse, Women's Soccer

As winter sports come to a close, spring sports are just getting started.  Last year spring sports had a few conference titles and this year they are going for more.  The teams are striving to win states, which is a high possibility this year.  We wish the best of luck to spring sports as they kick...

Seve Swings His Way to SWU

Seve Swings His Way to SWU

Griffin Burke, Staff Writer

December 8, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, Men's Golf, SHOWCASE, Spring Sports

Senior Seve Anfindsen just fulfilled one of his biggest dreams, signing a letter of intent to play college golf.He will be playing at Southern Wesleyan University.  As a kid who was told time and time again that he wasn’t big enough, strong enough, or good enough to play at the college level, Seve...

Green Hope Baseball Survives Extra Innings, moves to 1-0

Green Hope Baseball Survives Extra Innings, moves to 1-0

Allie Winiecki, Senior Sports Writer

May 25, 2016


Filed under Baseball, SHOWCASE, Spring Sports

The Green Hope baseball team traveled to Wilmington yesterday to play Hoggard in first game of the 4A Eastern Regional Series. Going into extra innings, the Falcons finished game up 5-4, securing their first win in the three game series. The Falcons came out strong scoring three runs in the first...

Green Hope Takes down JR Rose,
Moves on to Wilmington- Hoggard

Green Hope Takes down JR Rose, <br> Moves on to Wilmington- Hoggard

Timmy Leonard, Senior Sports Writer

May 24, 2016


Filed under Baseball, SHOWCASE, Spring Sports

On Friday night, the Green Hope baseball team won perhaps the most meaningful game in the program's history as the Falcons took down traditional powerhouse J.H. Rose at home with a score of 2-1, advancing them to the Final Four for the first time ever. Similar to the first three playoff victories, ...

Green Hope Baseball Advances to Elite Eight

Green Hope Baseball Advances to Elite Eight

Timmy Leonard, Senior Sports Writer

May 18, 2016


Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Spring Sports

Led by another stellar pitching performance from senior Mitch Spence, Green Hope edged out Pine Forest at home on Monday with a score of 2-1 to advance to the quarterfinals of the 4A state playoffs. The Falcons have been led by strong pitching and sound defense all season long and this playoff run h...

Green Hope Women’s Soccer Falls 1-0 to Sanderson

Henry Hollinshead, Sports Editor

May 17, 2016


Filed under Spring Sports, Women's Soccer

Green Hope women’s soccer season ended on Friday night with a 1-0 overtime playoff loss to Sanderson. The game stayed neutral through the first 80 minutes of play, with the Falcons failing to convert on some decent looks at the goal. Regulation ended with a score of 0-0. On a fast break late in th...

Baseball Advances 1-0 in Rain-soaked Pitcher’s Duel

Baseball Advances 1-0 in Rain-soaked Pitcher’s Duel

Timmy Leonard, Senior Sports Writer

May 13, 2016


Filed under Baseball, SHOWCASE, Spring Sports

The men’s baseball team won their second round playoff match-up yesterday in a rain-shortened pitchers duel with East Wake at home. Led by a remarkable performance on the mound by senior Chris Joyner, the Falcons needed just one run to win the five inning game. That lone run was scored by fres...

Women’s Soccer Survives 2OT Thriller, hosts Sanderson Tonight

Women’s Soccer Survives 2OT Thriller, hosts Sanderson Tonight

Henry Hollinshead, Sports Editor

May 13, 2016


Filed under SHOWCASE, Spring Sports, Women's Soccer

Women’s soccer won 3-2 in a thrilling double-overtime playoff victory over Ashley High School on Wednesday night.  After the first half of play, Green Hope was leading 1-0 off of a goal from sophomore Anna Bevan. She was able to find the back of the net again in the second half, but Ashley was abl...

Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse Fall in State Tournaments

Allie Winiecki and Timmy Leonard

May 13, 2016


Filed under Men's Lacrosse, Spring Sports, Women's Lacrosse

The women’s lacrosse team lost 22-8 in the second round of the NCHSAA playoffs on Friday night at Wilmington-Ashley HS. With the loss, the Falcons finish the 2015-16 season with an overall record of 9-6, and an in-conference record of 6-4, good enough to place third overall in the SWAC. Along ...

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