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Green Hope Indoor Track All-Americans

Green Hope Indoor Track All-Americans

Allie Winiecki, Staff Writer

March 15, 2016


Filed under Indoor Track, SHOWCASE, Winter Sports

This past weekend multiple members of the Green Hope indoor track team traveled to New York City to compete in the New Balance Nationals. Athletes from across the country went to compete in the final meet of the indoor track season. In order to qualify for Nationals, each runner had to have qualified a...

Indoor Soccer Highlight: Glori Goalz FC

Indoor Soccer Highlight: Glori Goalz FC

Brian Huitt, Editorial Editor

March 7, 2016


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS, Uncategorized, Winter Sports

Sweaty men running around mindlessly kicking a soccer ball: that’s what you can see every Friday night at Netsports. Indoor soccer has become a common pastime of high schoolers in the area, calling all levels of talent to the turf-coated field for forty-six minutes of light-hearted soccer. The games...

Lady Falcons Go out Swinging:
Team looks to next year’s return of four starters

Lady Falcons Go out Swinging:<br>Team looks to next year’s return of four starters

Timmy Leonard, Senior Sports Writer

March 1, 2016


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

The lady Falcons basketball season came to a close on Saturday night after a nail-biting loss at #1 overall seed Hillside, 33-30, in the third round of the NCHSAA state playoffs. Despite the lost, the Falcons have nothing to hang their heads about. This is the second time the Falcons have faced Hil...

Women’s Basketball Advances to the Sweet 16

Women’s Basketball Advances to the Sweet 16

Timmy Leonard, Senior Sports Writer

February 26, 2016


Filed under SHOWCASE, Winter Sports, Women's Basketball

The Falcons offense came out of the gates sluggish on Thursday night, at home, in the second round of the NCHSAA 4A state playoffs, but they rallied in the second half to comeback and defeat Wakefield, 61-46,and advance to the sweet 16. After a wire-to-wire victory over Panther Creek on Tuesday in round...

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 Wins SWAC Title Over PC

Green Hope Wins SWAC Title Over PC

Timmy Leonard, Senior Sports Writer

February 22, 2016


Filed under SHOWCASE, Winter Sports, Women's Basketball

OThe Green Hope Girls outlasted Panther Creek on Friday night at Panther Creek to claim the SWAC conference tournament title, their first SWAC title since 2012. After cruising past Apex in the second round of the SWAC conference tournament. The Falcons continued to shoot the ball efficiently in the c...

Green Hope Track Teams Make History

Green Hope Track Teams Make History

Allie Winiecki, Sports Writer

February 19, 2016


Filed under Indoor Track, SHOWCASE, Winter Sports

The men’s and women’s track team made Green Hope history last Saturday at the NCHSAA 4A State Meet. The men’s team was able to obtain their first ever State Championship, beating out other strong programs including Mount Tabor and Durham HIllside. The women’s team wasn’t far off, placing 2nd i...

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...

Women’s Basketball Prepares for SWAC Tournament

Women’s Basketball Prepares for SWAC Tournament

Katie Bradley, Staff Writer

February 14, 2016


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

On Tuesday February 9, the Green Hope Women’s basketball team defeated the Middle Creek mustangs. The final score of the game was 47-22, as the Falcons took home another victory. With this game, the Green Hope women’s basketball team ended their season with a total of 20 victories to just 4 loss...

Men’s and Women’s Swimming Place at State Meet

Men’s and Women’s Swimming Place at State Meet

Chloe Ruffieux, Staff Writer

February 12, 2016


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS, Swimming, Winter Sports

Last night, the Green Hope swim team competed in their final meet of the season. The meet at Triangle Aquatic Center was for all NCHSAA 4A State Championship Meet qualifying schools. The Green Hope girls finished second behind Hough High School from Charlotte. The girls finished with 222 points pla...

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...

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