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Falcons Defeat Cougars 63-60

Abbie Daltorio, Sports Editor

December 19, 2016


Filed under Men's Basketball, Winter Sports, Women's Basketball

Friday night the men’s basketball team hosted the Apex Cougars.  The game was big for both teams, as each was ranked in the top 15 and the winner would rise to first in the SWAC.  Green Hope took the lead early and stuck with it for the rest of the game.  The Falcons had a 32-29 lead at the half. ...

Basketball Roundup

Bradley Stewart, Staff Writer

December 19, 2016


Filed under Men's Basketball, Winter Sports, Women's Basketball

About a third of the way into the season, the Green Hope Varsity Basketball teams are a combined 15-2.  The men’s team is currently sitting in a share for first place with an overall record of 7-1 and 4-0 in conference play.  With their loss to Panther Creek on Tuesday, the women’s team is in third ...

Falcons Share Points with PC in Fight for 55

Falcons Share Points with PC in Fight for 55

Abbie Daltorio, Sports Editor

December 14, 2016


Filed under Fight for 55, Men's Basketball, SHOWCASE, Winter Sports, Women's Basketball

Last night the Falcons traveled to Panther Creek for the second quad of the season.  With two Fight for 55 points on the line the Falcons came away with one point as the men defeated PC 61-56 and surrendered the other point in a nail-biter loss for the women 54-51. The women suffered their first loss of the s...

Falcons Hoops Defeat Fuquay

Falcons Hoops Defeat Fuquay

Abbie Daltorio, Sports Editor

December 7, 2016


Filed under Men's Basketball, SHOWCASE, SPORTS, Winter Sports

Last night the basketball teams played against the Fuquay-Varina Bengals.  The men traveled away while the women played at home.  The women continue their dominate, undefeated streak to move to 7-0 after a 54-31 win against the Bengals.  The men remain undefeated in the conference and 6-1 overall ...

GH Sweeps Quad Against Apex Friendship

GH Sweeps Quad Against Apex Friendship

Abbie Daltorio, Sports Editor

December 5, 2016


Filed under Men's Basketball, SHOWCASE, SPORTS, Winter Sports

On Friday, the Falcons hosted the first quad of the season against Apex Friendship.  The Falcons went 4-0 against the Patriots.  The JV girls started the night with a 40-21 win, followed by the JV boys who outpaced the opponent 71-29.  The varsity girls remain undefeated and move to 6-0 after winning 5...

Green Hope Survives against Jordan 70-69

Abbie Daltorio, Sports Editor

December 2, 2016


Filed under Men's Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

Last night the men’s basketball team defeated the Durham-Jordan Falcons 70-69 at home.  The game was a nail-biter, with many lead changes.  With ten seconds left in the game, Jordan had the ball with Green Hope ahead 70-69.  A Jordan player attempted a last second shot as time expired, but it fe...

Falcons Prevail in Bird of Prey Battle

Abbie Daltorio, Sports Editor

November 30, 2016


Filed under Men's Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

Last night was the first conference game of the season, and both basketball teams came out with the win.  Starting undefeated in the conference, the women traveled to Holly Springs and the men played at home.  The women were down by one at halftime, but were able to make up this deficit by dominatin...

Falcon Basketball Season Tips Off

Falcon Basketball Season Tips Off

Abbie Daltorio, Staff Writer

November 17, 2016


Filed under Men's Basketball, Winter Sports

As the 2016 fall sports season comes to a close, Green Hope winter sports are getting started and are looking to continue the recent run of athletic successes.  Last night, the first basketball games of the season took place.  Both teams tipped-off against Sanderson. The women traveled to face the ...

Green Hope Sports Update: 3/15/16

Green Hope Sports Update: 3/15/16

Henry Hollinshead, Sports Editor

March 15, 2016


Filed under Men's Basketball, SHOWCASE, SPORTS, Spring Sports, Women's Basketball

Men’s Lacrosse- Green Hope men’s lacrosse won in an easy 17-3 victory at home on Friday against Fuquay-Varina. The Falcons had an excellent game on the offensive and defensive ends, as they held the Bengals to one goal or less per quarter. The heavy scoring effort was lead by Aidan Callahan, Nolan ...

Men’s and Women’s Basketball Survive and Advance

Men’s and Women’s Basketball Survive and Advance

Timmy Leonard, Senior Sports Writer

February 24, 2016


Filed under Men's Basketball, SHOWCASE, SPORTS, Winter Sports, Women's Basketball

The men's and women's varsity basketball teams both extended their seasons on Tuesday night with victories in the first round of the 4A state playoffs. Both teams lit it up offensively as the men scored 70 points and the lady Falcons scored 65. The men pulled off an upset on the road in convincing fashi...

Green Hope Bounced in First Round of SWAC Tournament

Green Hope Bounced in First Round of SWAC Tournament

Timmy Leonard, Senior Sports Writer

February 17, 2016


Filed under Men's Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

Arch-rival Panther Creek mounted an impressive second half comeback on Tuesday night to take down the Falcons at home, 55-46 in the first round of the SWAC tournament. Panther Creek took control early on as they led by 2 points at the end of the first quarter. Then, the Catamounts, strengthened the...

Green Hope Wins Regular Season Finale

Green Hope Wins Regular Season Finale

Timmy Leonard, Senior Sports Writer

February 12, 2016


Filed under Men's Basketball, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

Senior Quavis Johnson scored a career-high 20 points as the Falcons defeated conference opponent Athens Drive 60-55 in their regular season finale at home on Thursday night.   This game was close the entire way. The Falcons held a 1 point lead at the end of the opening quarter, at 16-15. Then, A...

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