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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...

Women Win in Crucial Road Game

Women Win in Crucial Road Game

Henry Hollinshead, Sports Editor

February 3, 2016


Filed under SPORTS, Winter Sports, Women's Basketball

Women’s basketball won in a crucial conference road game, taking down the Cougars 52-44 at Apex High School. The Lady Falcons move to 17-4 overall and 11-2 in the conference. The Falcons outscored the Cougars in the first three quarters, with a commanding 42-31 lead going into the fourth quarter. ...

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...

Women’s Basketball Falls Short Against Panther Creek

Kate Moore, Sports Writer

February 1, 2016


Filed under SPORTS, Winter Sports, Women's Basketball

On Friday night, the Green Hope Women’s basketball team played rival Panther Creek. The quad games were away, and the women’s team fell short with a final score of 51-48. This upset left the Catamounts with another point in the “Fight for 55” battle. This loss removed the Falcons from the ti...

Men’s and Women’s Swimming Fall to Apex in SWAC Championship

Men’s and Women’s Swimming Fall to Apex in SWAC Championship

Katie Bradley and Chloe Ruffieux

February 1, 2016


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS, Swimming, Winter Sports

This past Saturday the Green Hope boys and girls swim teams competed in the SWAC conference meet taking place at the Triangle Aquatic Center. Both teams had a second place finish but still beat Panther Creek putting Green Hope up 11-8 in the Fight for 55. The girls finished second to Apex High Schoo...

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...

Men’s and Women’s Swimming Win in Tight Dual Meet

Chloe Ruffieux, Sports Writer

January 8, 2016


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS, Swimming, Winter Sports

Last night both the Green Hope girls and boys swim teams competed at their fourth meet of the season at Triangle Aquatic Center. The Green Hope girls swim team pulled out a tough win last against Leesville Road High School, Panther Creek, and Millbrook High School. The girls finished with a score...

Women’s Basketball Dominates in Conference Blowout

Women’s Basketball Dominates in Conference Blowout

Henry Hollinshead, Sports Editor

January 6, 2016


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

Green Hope women’s basketball solidified their dominance in the SWAC last night with a 49-21 victory over the 7-8 Middle Creek. After starting off with a 14-0 run in the first quarter, the team didn’t back down offensively or defensively. The Falcon’s strong defensive effort limited Middle Creek’s...

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