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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 ...

Falcons Look to Continue Winning Streak on Senior Night

Timmy Leonard, Senior Sports Writer

January 27, 2016


Filed under Men's Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

The men’s varsity basketball team hosts senior night tonight as they take on Apex Friendship. The Falcons have been defending their home court well lately as they have won two games at home in the past two weeks. The first Falcon victory came over finals break on Friday, January 15th when Green Hope...

Falcons Lose to Middle Creek on the Road

Falcons Lose to Middle Creek on the Road

Timmy Leonard, Sports Writer

January 6, 2016


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

The Falcons struggled in the second half on Tuesday night and fell to the Middle Creek Mustangs on the road 73-59. The Falcons trailed by only four at the break, then Middle Creek found their shooting touch in the second half. The Mustangs used a 13-6 scoring run to increase their lead to double...

Men’s Basketball Shines in Holiday Tournament

Men’s Basketball Shines in Holiday Tournament

Timmy Leonard, Sports Writer

January 4, 2016


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

Some teams were relaxing over the holiday break, the Green Hope men’s basketball team was not one of those teams. The Falcons continued their impressive season as they turned in a fine performance in the South Granville Invitational, advancing all the way to the championship game. The Falcons’...

Falcons Fall to Undefeated Cary

Falcons Fall to Undefeated Cary

Timmy Leonard, Sports Writer

December 18, 2015


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

Cary’s talented defense proved too much to handle for the Falcons on Thursday night as Green Hope lost to the Imps 58-31 at home. Cary came into this game undefeated on the season at 9-0 and they proved why from the opening tip. The Imps used strong rebounding to build a 15 point halftime lead at...

Falcons Fall to Reigning Conference Champs

Timmy Leonard, Sports Writer

December 16, 2015


Filed under Men's Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

The Falcons struggled defensively in the second half Tuesday night and fell to conference rival Apex on the road by a final score of 69-60. Senior captain Quavis Johnson added a season-high 16 points and junior Alex Clinkscales contributed 11 points. But, the Falcons struggled to keep the Apex big...

Falcons Fall in OT Thriller

Falcons Fall in OT Thriller

Timmy Leonard, Sports Writer

December 14, 2015


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

The Falcons who have been on the winning side of many close games this season, were handed their first loss of the season on Friday night in an OT thriller at home to rival Panther Creek. Panther Creek was the hotter team in the first half and jumped out to a 32-21 lead at the intermission as Gree...

Varsity Basketball Makes History

Varsity Basketball Makes History

Timmy Leonard, Sports Writer

December 8, 2015


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

The 2015-16 varsity basketball team set a new Green Hope record last night. The Falcons defeated Fuquay Varina on the road and became the first men’s basketball team in Green Hope history to start a season with seven consecutive victories. Senior Luke Romeo scored a team-high 15 points, and juniors...

Men’s Basketball Eyes History Tonight

Men’s Basketball Eyes History Tonight

Timmy Leonard, Sports Writer

December 7, 2015


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

Men’s basketball continued their winning ways last week as they claimed two more road victories to improve to 6-0 on the season. The first victory came on Wednesday, December 2nd at Hillside HS in Durham. The Falcons struggled a bit offensively in the first half and trailed by 3 at the intermission....

Men’s Basketball Remains Unbeaten

Men’s Basketball Remains Unbeaten

Timmy Leonard, Sports Writer

December 2, 2015


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

Men’s varsity basketball continued their red hot start to the season by notching two more  impressive victories to improve their record to 4-0. Their first victory came right before the break on November 23rd, when they won convincingly at home over Pine Forest HS, by a final score of 58-37. T...

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