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Catherine ‘The Spark’ Holbrook

Catherine ‘The Spark’ Holbrook

Peyton Barish and Noe Brady

September 19, 2017


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, SPORTS

Catherine Holbrook is starting out her senior year XC season strong, returning as a consistent presence in the top 7. She is the only senior currently in the top 7 and has also played basketball and soccer for Green Hope in the past. Catherine’s 5k personal best is 19:35.46, making her an All-Conference a...

Cross Country Stumbles at Oatlands

Cross Country Stumbles at Oatlands

Brandon Morton, Sports Writer

September 19, 2017


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, SPORTS

The Oatlands Invitational was nothing but a wake-up call for both Green Hope cross country teams. Both varsity teams fell, the men to #1 rated Loudoun Valley finishing in second, and the girls finishing 7th. The JV men & women’s teams finished in first, both in dominating fashion. The most anticipat...

A (Satirical, Yet Serious) Letter To The Men’s XC Team

A (Satirical, Yet Serious) Letter To The Men’s XC Team

Peyton Barish, Sports Editor

September 6, 2017


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, FALL SPORTS, OPINION, SPORTS

A Letter to Men's Cross Country Dictated By: Colin Fegeley / Ghost Writer: Peyton Barish Dear Men’s Cross Country, There has been a lot of talk since the end of last cross country season about the men’s cross country program and the potential that you guys have.  Your team returns 6 of th...

Falcons Finish Fight for 55

Falcons Finish Fight for 55

Abbie Daltorio, Sports Editor

April 5, 2017


Filed under Baseball, CROSS COUNTRY, FALL SPORTS, Fight for 55, FOOTBALL, Indoor Track, Men's Basketball, Men's Golf, Men's Lacrosse, Men's Soccer, Men's Tennis, Outdoor Track, SHOWCASE, Softball, SPORTS, Spring Sports, Swimming, Volleyball, Winter Sports, Women's Basketball, Women's Golf, Women's Lacrosse, Women's Soccer, Women's Tennis, Wrestling

North Carolina is home to the two greatest rivalries in sports history: the UNC and Duke rivalry, and most importantly the Green Hope and Panther Creek rivalry.  Last night men’s tennis defeated Panther Creek to clinch the eighteenth and final point needed to win the Fight for 55.  This is the se...

GHXC Re-focuses for Regionals

GHXC Re-focuses for Regionals

Falcon News Feed, Staff Writers

November 17, 2016


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, FALL SPORTS, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

On November 5th, the NCHSAA Cross Country State Championship lost by one point to Broughton High School. This was an especially stinging loss, as the entire team was riding a massive wave of confidence after previously defeating Broughton in the regionals a race which saw 5 of the top 7 runners set ...

Barish Hits Pey-Dirt

Barish Hits Pey-Dirt

Will Hoffmann, Staff Writer

October 4, 2016


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

Peyton Barish made running history recently at the Great American XC Festival. This local meet at Wake Med Soccer Park attracts teams from the entire east coast from Rhode Island to Florida to compete on one of the fastest 5K courses in the state, and Barish made good use of the optimal venue. The j...

Green Hope Cross Country Races to the Finish

Green Hope Cross Country Races to the Finish

Allie Winiecki, Sports Writer

November 10, 2015


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, FALL SPORTS, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

Saturday marked the end to the cross country season at the NCHSAA 4A state championship in Kernersville. The boys team finished in fourth place and the girls team received state runner-up. In rainy and muddy conditions, sixteen of the top teams in the state raced for a state championship. The boys team i...

Cross Country Races Off to States

Cross Country Races Off to States

Katie Bradley, Staff Writer

November 6, 2015


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, FALL SPORTS, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

The Green Hope men’s and women’s cross country teams will compete in the NCHSAA 4A state championships this Saturday in Kernersville. The men’s race will begin at 10:30 AM and the women’s race will start at 11:30 AM. Both men’s and women’s teams both took second place in the 4A Mi...

Cross Country Places Second at Regionals

Cross Country Places Second at Regionals

Allie Winiecki, Sports Writer

November 2, 2015


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, FALL SPORTS, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

This Saturday, the cross country team competed in the 4A Mideast Regional at Wake Med Park. Both the boys and girls teams won regional runners-up in the Halloween race. The Green Hope varsity girls fell behind in the Mideast Regionals for the first time in 7 years. The team ended with a scor...

Green Hope Cross Country Dominates the SWAC

Green Hope Cross Country Dominates the SWAC

Katie Bradley, Staff Writer

October 22, 2015


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, FALL SPORTS, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

On Wednesday, October 21st the cross country team competed in the Southwest Wake Athletic Conference championships at Wake Med Park. The girls varsity team took first in the conference with the lead of senior captain Elly Henes, the 2015 SWAC individual champion. The boys varsity team took second in the...

Cross Country Excels in NCRunners Invitational

Cross Country Excels in NCRunners Invitational

Kate Moore, Staff Writer

October 19, 2015


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, FALL SPORTS, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

On October 10th, Green Hope's top runners attended the NCRunners Elite Invitational in Kernersville, NC. Just under 3000 runners from 100 different teams competed in a 5000m race on the Ivey Redmon course in soggy conditions. The invitational consisted of a Frosh/Soph race, in which only freshm...

Green Hope Cross Country

Green Hope Cross Country

Lucas Saacks, Staff Writer

September 1, 2015


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, FALL SPORTS, SPORTS

The Green Hope Cross Country team showed up big last Saturday at the Providence Invitational in Charlotte. The boy’s team finished 4th overall, with a score of 133 points. The top five Green Hope boys had an average time of 16:11 in the 5 kilometer race. This was the best non-championship performance...

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