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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...

Falcons Throttle Middle Creek 78-68

Falcons Throttle Middle Creek 78-68

Timmy Leonard, Senior Sports Editor

February 10, 2016


Filed under Men's Basketball, SHOWCASE, Winter Sports

The Falcons played their best offensive game of the season on Tuesday night as they scored a season-high 78 total points in their home victory over Middle Creek. This was an opportunistic time for the Falcons to find their shooting touch as Middle Creek entered the game regarded as one of the best d...

Green Hope Falls At Cary

Green Hope Falls At Cary

Timmy Leonard, Staff Writer

February 8, 2016


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

The Falcons traveled to Cary high last Friday night to take on the undefeated Imps. The Gymnasium was packed on senior night as the Imps looked to clinch the SWAC conference title with a victory. Green Hope quieted the sellout crowd quickly by starting the game on an impressive 8-0 scoring run. U...

Apex Snaps The Falcons’ Four Game Win Streak

Apex Snaps The Falcons’ Four Game Win Streak

Timmy Leonard, Senior Sports Writer

February 3, 2016


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

The Apex Cougars outlasted the Falcons at Green Hope last night by a final score of 60-54. Apex used strong perimeter shooting and their size inside to snap the Falcons four-game winning streak. The Cougars opened up a 2 point lead after a tightly contested first quarter ended at 17-15. Then, beh...

Men’s Basketball Prevails in “Fight For 55”

Men’s Basketball Prevails in “Fight For 55”

Timmy Leonard, Sports Writer

February 1, 2016


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

The Falcons traveled to cross-town rival Panther Creek on Friday night for the biggest game of the season so far and they walked out of the PC gym with the Fight for 55 sign in hand and their biggest victory of the season so far. Panther Creek trailed the visiting Falcons for most of the night. However, the...

Falcons Win Big on Senior Night

Falcons Win Big on Senior Night

Timmy Leonard, Sports Writer

January 29, 2016


Filed under Men's Basketball, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

The Falcon seniors were honored before last night’s game and then they were rewarded after the game with a victory over Apex Friendship in dominating fashion by a final count of 60-18. This is the second time the Falcons have defeated Apex Friendship by a significant margin this season. Earlier ...

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